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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 15 - 21, 2005 
District 1
Extra! Extra! Election Special! It's sure to raise the spirits of some and the blood pressure of others. On your behalf, we interviewed all of the candidates running for mayor and 13 of the 14 City Council wannabes, debated and deliberated, and came up with this year's winners of the coveted Alibi endorsement. Your voice is your vote!
NEWS/OPINION
Takin' It to the Limit
Will Albuquerque's water woes ever end? Not if New Mexico Utilities keeps selling too much water to its Westside clients.
The Real Side
Jim Scarantino uncovers a letter from Capt. Marie Miranda, a whistle-blower in the APD evidence room fiasco, written to the Albuquerque Federation of Republican Women. The captain ain't too pleased with City Councilors Sally Mayer and Tina Cummins.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Battle of the Bands: The New Mexico Music Commission Talent Showcase
The New Mexico Music Commission Talent Showcase at the State Fair is the only place on earth where you can enjoy over 20 local artists and hork down a chile relleno corn dog at the same time!
FOOD
FILM & TV
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
East meets west in John Freeman's exclusive interview with the inimitable author Salman Rushdie.

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Progress and Prosperity

22nd Annual Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.

news

The Daily Word in disciples, bike cops and a prostitute tester?

The Daily Word

President Barack Obama sat down with David Simon, creator of the hit HBO show “The Wire,” to talk about the drug trade.

The Disciples of Christ are considering moving their biennial convention out of Indiana after the governor signed a new state law allowing businesses to turn away gay customers.

A woman is being charged with fraud for allegedly milking benefits after false claims that she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Authorities believe Andreas Lubitz, a co-pilot for Germanwings Flight 9525 (which crashed en route to Dusseldorf and left 150 people dead), may have had an illness that he kept secret from his employers.

Yesterday, San Francisco's public defender called on an independent investigation of the sheriff's department after claims that four officers forced prisoners to engage in “gladiator-style fights.”

You might not see anymore ABQ cops on bicycles.

UNM's athletic department is trying to come up with $500,000 to $1 million to fund scholarships for student athletes.

A cash-snatching genius is on the loose in Rio Rancho.

An alleged sexual assault at a juvenile detention center has New Mexico's juvenile justice system in a tizzy.

A social media company in Germany wants to hire a “prostitute tester.”

Alibi Picks

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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