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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 16 - 22, 2006 
“Happy” Birthday
In their own words--on the eve of the Iraq War's third birthday, two activists and a political refugee weigh in on where we stand and how we've fallen.
Ortiz y Pino
Ortiz y Pino laments the Democratic Party's turn from FDR and JFK to "GOP Lite."
Reaching Water
A new Sandia study shows that a contaminant from the Mixed Waste Landfill could reach the Albuquerque aquifer as early as 2010. Is it time to start worrying yet?
Spotlight: Our Music Showcase is Better Than Yours!
NM@SXSW: The New Mexico Music Showcase unofficially invades Austin's South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference for the second year running. Take that, Texas!
Restaurant Review: Juliani's Italian Bistro
This week on the menu: Juliani's Italian Bistro, where the portions are big and the paint is still wet.
Why We Fight
Why We Fight is a provocative picture of war that's no longer run by generals or politicians, but by corporate executives bent on a constant--and profitable--state of armed conflict.
Art News
Atomic bombs and hot air balloons--why one local artist wants to float his controversial first public work with your cold, hard cash.

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The Daily Word in spicy foods, hamsters, the lottery and slavery

The Daily Word

We're all in this together (student loan debt), but at least we have our college degrees.

Finland kindergartners focus more on playing than testing.

Your chances at winning the jackpot just got cut in half, but maybe that's a good thing.

The nuances of staging a musical with deaf actors.

Eating spicy foods may increase your life expectancy.

Raj the blind dog is finally adopted.

Going against the grain, one Dunkin Donuts refused to serve cop.

Textbook changes using the terms “immigrants” and “workers” back to “slaves,” after a Texan mom complained.

It's Monday, so here, have hamsters reenact the Friends theme song.

Tall Tumbleweed Vintage

Event Horizon

Shop and Sip

Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop

Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.

Event Horizon

Watch Those Teeth!


Join zookeepers and educators to learn all about crocodilian conservation efforts with hands-on discovery stations.
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