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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 11 - 17, 2007 
Return of the Big, Bad Wolf
The wolf is back in the Wild West, and ranchers want him banished. After eight years of a failing federal program to reintroduce the endangered Mexican gray wolf, ranchers might get their wish.
NEWS/OPINION
Mr. Harris’ Neighborhoods
If one city councilor has it his way, homeowners associations will be just as transparent as any democratic process in America.
News Feature
Ask a Lawyer--After picking up a Weekly Alibi while vacationing in Albuquerque, an Oregon man has been suspended for reading "¡Ask a Mexican!" at work. Can you say "lawsuit" in Spanish?
MUSIC
Spotlight: At Home with Left Brain
Left Brain may well be the hardest working band in Albuquerque. They all live together, for chrissakes!
FOOD
Hot Knives
The cute Brussels sprout has gotten a bad reputation from generations of overcooking and boring side dishes. Help rescue the little guy with this meaty meal.
FILM & TV
Idiot Box: Scandalous!
Leave it to FX to burrow deep into the tabloid trash heap and come up with the intermittently entertaining sleaze-fest that is “Dirt.”
ARTS/LIT
Poetry News
Voices of the Earth at the Harwood Art Center unearths poetry through threatened languages.

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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.

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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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