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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 17 - 23, 2005 
Point of Crisis
According to New Mexico health care advocates, cuts in Medicaid funding not only place the poor, the young, the elderly and the disabled at enormous risk--they're also fiscally irresponsible.
NEWS/OPINION
Under the Microscope
Labor's loves lost: When U.S. employment regulations get Bushwhacked, workers in every sector lose.
Council Watch: SimCity
It's 11:15 p.m. on a school night: Do you know what your city councilor is up to? Laura Sanchez does, and it's got something to do with drugs.
MUSIC
Spotlight:
From L.A. to El Rey, Kathy Zimmer is working full speed to bring big talent to Albuquerque's music scene.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Deli Mart West
Searching high and low for a real hero? Deli Mart West offers sandwich salvation in our deli-less Duke City.
FILM & TV
Ice Princess
After 92 shimmering minutes of Disney's Ice Princess, Devin D. O'Leary has at last made peace with his inner teenaged girl. We'll call her Devina.
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
Steven Robert Allen gets personal with Albuquerque's street Poet Laureate, Jimmy Santiago Baca. Don't miss him this Thursday evening at Bookworks!

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news

The Daily Word in selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

Personals

"I Saw You" at The Shop

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

news

The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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