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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 22 - 28, 2007 
From musical slashers to animated biopics, we'll fuel your winter film obsession with our Holiday Film Guide. Plus, the Alibi talks with the Coen brothers and the stars of their latest release about filming in the 505.
NEWS/OPINION
An asphalt plant's stench has workers fuming, Democrats are a little late hitching a ride on the anti-war bandwagon and some hopeful news for print journalism.
MUSIC
You never know quite what you'll get at a house show. Plus, a new study says head-banging is actually good for kids.
FOOD
The ugly, sturdy running shoe of cooking guides jogs alongside the cult of food celebrity.
FILM & TV
I'm Not There is a fragmented look at six different versions of Bob Dylan. And The Mist gives viewers a chance to wash down their Thanksgiving turkey with severed limbs and extradimensional monsters.
ARTS/LIT
SITE Santa Fe's Los Desaparecidos/The Disappeared draws inspiration from the lives lost under dictatorships.

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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.

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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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