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 Apr 9 - 15, 2009 
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NEWS/OPINION
An environmental interest group says Sandia Labs' Mixed Waste Landfill could be putting our drinking water at risk. And America's running out of time to gain its energy independence.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
How many correct answers do you average on our weekly news quiz?
MUSIC
Get your clumsy pens ready for the Morrissey Singles Album Art Challenge. And sunny prog rock band The Smile Ease battles an Alaskan volcano.
FOOD
New Mexico foodies who proudly display their love of lunch by tattooing it on their skin. We've got the photos to prove it.
FILM & TV
Bizarro filmmaker Craig Baldwin talks saucers and rockets. Meanwhile, Alien Trespass probes fans of Z-grade sci-fi flicks.
ARTS/LIT
Larry Bob Phillips discusses the mural he scrawled in Atomic Cantina's bathroom: It's exploding with bombs, pasta and sex. Plus, the 2009 ABQ Grand Slam puts poets to the test.
Websclusive: 2009 ABQ Grand Slam
Will there be iambic pentameter at the ABQ Grand Slam? Find out here.

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The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

Alibi Picks

We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.

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The Daily Word in Sheriff Rodella's conviction, deficit destroying dildos, and outlawing the Confederate flag

The Daily Word

Family Guy mentioned New Mexico in last night's episode.

Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella was convicted of abusing his power yesterday.

I don't know what this means but Blue Cross/Blue Shield seems to be preparing for a shakeup.

Kansas is liquidating a large number of sex toys to make up for a budget shortfall.

Leg-lamp.

White House fence jumper made it further into the building than was previously disclosed.

Snoop Dogg interviews the news anchor who quit so abruptly recently.

California outlawed the Confederate flag.

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