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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2006 
Rhetoric v. Reality
We want you to care about your civil liberties! The Alibi's crack team of reporters dig deep into Lady Liberty's dirty laundry with three little things on their mind: The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. So help us, God!
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
The Big Five: George Bach, staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico, sits down with the Alibi to talk about the five biggest intrusions on New Mexicans' freedoms.
Commentary
Big Brother's information-hoarding may put you at risk for identity theft and other curses of the 21st-century.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Albuquerque Fourth of July Tricentennial Celebration
Fireworks--The Albuquerque Fourth of July Tricentennial Celebration lights up with local talent, Linda Ronstadt and her mariachis.
FOOD
Tasteful Reads
Put your money where your mouth is. The Ethical Gourmet claims you can save the world merely by making smarter food choices.
FILM & TV
Superman Returns
Superman Returns rescues us from a yawning summer of blockbuster boredom. Our hero!
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
It ain't over till the fat lady sings: The Santa Fe Opera's 2006 season opens with Bizet's gypsy masterpiece, Carmen.

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News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

Alibi Picks

Whirling Dialogue: Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert

Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.

news

The Daily Word In Zombie Cats, Early Menses and Disco

The Daily Word

The new Ghostbusters movie has an all female cast!

Drinking soda may cause early menses.

This woman had 13 pounds of pot hidden in her car and had no idea. I’ve only ever found a kind of scratched cd labeled “DAD’S MIX” in my car :(

A thoughtful piece on Tent City.

In Florida they have zombie cats!

Here is a disco version of "Suicide Is Painless" .

Some tips on surviving catastrophe.

and it's Sarah McLachlan's birthday today!

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