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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 23 - 29, 2004 
A Tale of Two Town Halls
Dateline: Albuquerque. Dick Cheney spreads the party gospel with his trademark solemnity and false assertions. Then John Kerry comes to town for lots of applause--but why isn't he ahead in the polls if Bush is such a disaster?
NEWS/OPINION
Payne's World
Dan Rather's rush-job on fraudulent Bush documents is another nail in the coffin of legitimate mainstream journalism.
MUSIC
Blue Note
Lucy Kaplansky weaves alt.country, new folk and deeply personal themes into The Red Thread, her latest effort.
FOOD
Food News
Soon La Montañita Coop will have sister stores in Gallup and Santa Fe. The result? Widespread soy ice cream at a cheaper cost to you, Johnny Q. Shopper.
FILM & TV
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is a retro-futuristic delight, filled to the brim with eye-popping wonders.
FEATURE
Coming of Age
Sandia National Laboratories' Mixed Waste Landfill is home to more than 40 types of radioactive and hazardous substances--and it's perched precariously over our water supply. So should we risk playing with fire or let sleeping dogs lie?
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
Regardless of how chilly our political climate gets, global warming is still an increasingly dire issue. Ross Gelbspan's Boiling Point takes on the problem of global climate change with eloquence and vision.

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Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards

An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.

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The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks

The Daily Word

Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.

A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.

Just a few common-sense tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween.

A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.

Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!

Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.

UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.

A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.

A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?

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The Daily Word in voting, cruelty and Gareth Pugh

The Daily Word

It's time to rock the Bernalillo County vote, y'all. Peruse the 2014 Alibi Election Guide to learn more about key races and for translations of ballot-speak on advisory questions and constitutional amendments. Contrary to propaganda that voting doesn't matter, it totally does. And local and state elections are a way to make a real positive impact on our community. And you know you want a sticker. So vote early through Saturday, Nov. 1, or rock the ballot on Election Day proper.

Burque is one of only two cities nationwide recognized as an Urban Bird Treaty City, y'all. Translation: Our burg is for the birds ... in a good way.

A motion to dismiss charges against three teens charged with beating two Native homeless men to death in the South Valley was denied.

A man suspected of committing a string of home invasions of elderly women in southeast Albuquerque was arrested by SWAT.

A deer jumped in front of a motorcycle. The bike is totaled, the deer is dead and the biker? He's fine ... and headed back to work as a zookeeper.

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients, it's all in your head ... specifically your brain.

I'm not a huge fan of the fashion-industrial complex. But Gareth Pugh's Spring 2015 Read-to-Wear line is blowing my occult-obsessed mind ATM. Get your costume inspiration on, y'all.

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