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Weekly Alibi
 Apr 14 - 20, 2005 
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Don't blink. If a picture is really worth a thousand words (you knew that was coming), this issue speaks volumes. Thanks to all who entered our annual photo contest!
NEWS/OPINION
Council Watch: Billions and Billions of Bills


City councilors wade through a stack of backlogged bills yet are oddly silent on the APD snafu.
Leaving a Footprint
Brush the dust off the Uptown Sector Plan! Coronado Mall wants to transform, at least partially, into a "lifestyle center," but not until the City Council sees an air quality study and someone comes up with a clear definition of "new space."

MUSIC
Sonic Reducer
J. Lo has all a girl could ask for ... all, that is, but a decent record.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Dear Frankie
With a perfect mix of hard-won emotions, Dear Frankie is a feel-good film that actually feels good.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Touch Me
UNM's latest graduate student art show will make you all touchy-feely.

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news

The Daily Word in rehab, UFC and a dildo-urn combo

The Daily Word

In the Baltimore riots' aftermath, security is being ramped up and cleanup of looting and fires has begun.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has been jailed in Albuquerque for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident.

Ye shall be missed, Stumbling Steer.

The South Valley will welcome a new residential drug treatment center in May 2015.

Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom's 21 Grams is a multi-sensory memory box comprised of a scent diffuser, an amp and a blown-glass dildo with a built-in golden urn to hold your deceased lover's ashes.

news

Helping Nepal: Five organizations accepting donations and offering relief in Nepal

A list of five organizations accepting donations and offering relief to victims of the massive earthquake that happened on April 25 in Nepal.

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The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal

The Daily Word

A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.

It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.

Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.

Russian hackers have been reading the President's emails.

The mastermind behind Silk Road is being charged in the overdose deaths of six customers.

McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.

The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.

In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.

This APD Officer has a lot of explaining to do.

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