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Weekly Alibi
 Oct 20 - 26, 2005 
Recasting New Mexico History
A new monument to Don Juan de Oñate, the man who led the first Spanish settlement to New Mexico, has stirred up controversies more than four centuries old.
NEWS/OPINION
Covering Our Tracks
What a shame that radioactive waste can't just be made into lava lamps. What are we gonna do with this stuff?
News Feature
Run! Hide! The ladies of the Duke City Derby are gonna roll you into the dirt.
MUSIC
Show Up!: Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Legendary American musical traditionalist Ramblin' Jack Elliott admits he's really only in it for the money.
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Howley's Place: An American Bistro
If you haven't sampled one of those ripper deep-fried hot dogs they're serving up over at Howley's Place, then you'd better add it to the list of things to do before you die, pardner.
FILM & TV
Film Preview
Take a gander at some of the niftiest and weirdest gems from the grand old days of early American film. Unseen Cinema, the largest touring film retrospective of all time, comes to the Guild this week.
ARTS/LIT
Performance Review
He'll kill you then he'll sing you a song ... and not necessarily in that order.

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news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

news

The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

Via MorgueFile

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Step Away from the Tylenol!

7th Annual Alternative Health Fair

Sample alternative health treatments at this outdoor event, including kinesiology, massage, aromatherapy, yoga, chakra balancing and more.
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