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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 9 - 15, 2006 
Speaking Truth to Power
Laura Berg's letter to the Alibi got her investigated for sedition. Following a nationwide public outcry over her mistreatment, she has now courageously decided to speak out about this alarming attack on her constitutional right to free speech.
NEWS/OPINION
Punch Line
The words on the Statue of Liberty do not say "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free--but only if you're a desirable documented worker with a high-priced immigration lawyer."
MUSIC
Spotlight: Daddy Long Loin
Daddy Long Loin is gonna kill yer mama!
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Athena's Market Café
Not only does Athena's Market Café sell spectacular food, the restaurant also offers several fully equipped Mr. Potato Head dolls to distract fidgety youngsters so adults can chow down in peace. Now that's culinary brilliance.
FILM & TV
Failure to Launch
If only Failure to Launch had failed to launch--then we wouldn't have to be tortured by this formulaic, bottom-of-the-barrel dreck.
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Looking Out, Looking In
A picture might be worth a thousand words, but some of the photographs in a new exhibit at UNM's Art Museum may very well leave you speechless.

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news

The Daily Word in disciples, bike cops and a prostitute tester?

The Daily Word

President Barack Obama sat down with David Simon, creator of the hit HBO show “The Wire,” to talk about the drug trade.

The Disciples of Christ are considering moving their biennial convention out of Indiana after the governor signed a new state law allowing businesses to turn away gay customers.

A woman is being charged with fraud for allegedly milking benefits after false claims that she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Authorities believe Andreas Lubitz, a co-pilot for Germanwings Flight 9525 (which crashed en route to Dusseldorf and left 150 people dead), may have had an illness that he kept secret from his employers.

Yesterday, San Francisco's public defender called on an independent investigation of the sheriff's department after claims that four officers forced prisoners to engage in “gladiator-style fights.”

You might not see anymore ABQ cops on bicycles.

UNM's athletic department is trying to come up with $500,000 to $1 million to fund scholarships for student athletes.

A cash-snatching genius is on the loose in Rio Rancho.

An alleged sexual assault at a juvenile detention center has New Mexico's juvenile justice system in a tizzy.

A social media company in Germany wants to hire a “prostitute tester.”

Alibi Picks

Pin-Ups and Hot Rods Save Prom

A benefit car show where attendees can donate old prom dresses and men's suits for the Albuquerque Public Schools Clothing Bank.

news

The Daily Word in weathermen, WIPP, stolen garbage bins and disorder

The Daily Word

Dr. George Fischbeck, a beloved Albuquerque science teacher and weatherman who went on to fame and fortune in the city of angels, has died at age 92.

Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union, discusses the use of police body cameras in Albuquerque.

A hearing undertaken by the Bernalillo County Commission on a proposed real estate development west of town raised drought-related citizen concerns.

Long-haired US Energy Secretary Edward Moriz says the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant will be back in business soon.

Oil industry experts are worried about New Mexico production and job losses in the coming months.

Daily Lobo reporter Skylar Griego reports that tattoos are becoming more visible in the workplace.

More than 150 trash and recycling bins have been stolen in Albuquerque during the past couple of months.

Yesterday, a mobile home in the Southeast Heights caught fire and burned.

Andrew Church, a meteorologist based in Burque says it could be a wet spring in these parts.

A fight over a cell phone caused violence and disorder in our humble burg.

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