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Weekly Alibi
 May 12 - 18, 2005 
Dive Into Summer
Don't let rising temperatures or summer ennui drive you up the wall. Chill out with the coolest summer guide under the sun!
NEWS/OPINION
Pools, Ponds and Patience
The Rio Grande and Highland Pools should be open just in time for summer. Normally, that might not sound like big news. But, we're talking about a city renovation project years in the making.
Commentary
Opponents of the newest minimum wage proposal could use a lesson in economics.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Coachella Art and Music Festival 2005
The 2005 Coachella Art and Music Festival recently treated 100,000 visitors to two days of musical bliss. If you missed the mayhem, we've got all the juicy details right here.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Mindhunters
The Mindhunters script is loaded with more red herrings than an Oslo fish market.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Smears and Splatters
You'll feel your cholesterol rising just reading about the sumptuous southern fare at Country Vittles.

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Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Soundgarden release, Heart’s ode to Foo Fighters and a new Bleachers video.
Sandunes
Sandunes, from India, a synth and keyboard player and sound designer

Alibi Picks

Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards

An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.

news

The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks

The Daily Word

Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.

A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.

Just a few common-sense tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween.

A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.

Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!

Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.

UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.

A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.

A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?

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