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 Sep 2 - 8, 2004 
New Mexico State Fair 2004 Ford Pavilion Entertainment
Go! The New Mexico State Fair's good for a lot more than gorging yourself on fried foods and puking on the Tilt-A-Whirl. Don't miss the year's biggest string of all ages performances under one roof, eagerly awaiting you right now at the Ford Pavilion.
NEWS/OPINION
News Feature
Could issuing code orange terror alerts be the White House's clever way of combating faltering ratings, rather than terrorist attacks? An Internet blogger's "Terror Alert Timeline" seems to think so.
A High Old Time
Can we hear an Amen! Steven Robert Allen and Gwyneth Doland attend the Bush revival--er, rally, at the convention center and marvel at the platitudes that win the prez a whole lotta love.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
For the unfortunate few who missed it, Michael Henningsen serves up a Fall Crawl redux without all the parking woes and cotton mouth.
FOOD
Eating In
Just in time for the state fair, our food editor delves into the finer points of ritually slaughtering and roasting a whole pig. The kiddies won't want to miss this one!
FILM & TV
Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair is a lengthy parade of pretty people, English wit and period costumes--a good bet if that's your cup of tea.
ARTS/LIT
Culture Shock
516 Magnífico Artspace is one of the most beloved nonprofit arts organizations in the city, so why the devil are they shutting down?

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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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The Daily Word in the crimes of Blanco Diablo

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 25

and drug dealer Eugene Crane, aka “Blanco Diablo” aka “The Boogie Man,” has been arrested for allegedly wrapping the body of one of his customers in plastic and then dumping her in an empty lot near Roller Skate City after the woman overdosed. Before dumping her, but after she died, he allegedly made time to join his family for dinner,

Geologists with the United States Air Force are set to begin construction on a well to extract poisonous chemicals from Albuquerque’s water supply. The well will be located in a church parking lot, right next to the basketball court,

the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg wonders if it’s time for “the Jews to leave Europe,”

a Detroit eviction crew discovered the corpses of two children stashed in a deep freeze inside of a vacant apartment. The mother of the children has been taken into custody,

in some of the least depressing news to come out of Iraq, ISIS apparently blew up Saddam Hussein's tomb,

a baby eagle hatched live on eagle-cam,

and a restaurant in Africa has closed down after attracting negative attention for their “no blacks” policy.

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