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Weekly Alibi
 Apr 5 - 11, 2007 
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We ain't never in our lives seen a Best of Burque issue as purdy as this one, thanks to all those pictures y'all done sent to our webby site. Come on in fer a spell. This thing's fresh as a daisy.
NEWS/OPINION
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is this HEART Ordinance gonna cost us when it kicks in April 10, anyways?
News Feature
Good ol' boy Burque got his name on some national lists once again.
MUSIC
Special Music Feature
The Shins? Never heard of 'em. Pretty good, huh? Better thumb through this here interview.
FOOD
It's Just Grape Juice
This here hotness flow chart oughta help you figure up your wine tab. Shoot, our Etta Mae's a real looker, and she's just fine with moonshine.
FILM & TV
2007 Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Shorts
We'll take us some short, smart documentaries over crappy Hollywood pabulum any day.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
It's time again to get all poetical with the Grand Slam Finals at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

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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