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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2006 
Rhetoric v. Reality
We want you to care about your civil liberties! The Alibi's crack team of reporters dig deep into Lady Liberty's dirty laundry with three little things on their mind: The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. So help us, God!
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
The Big Five: George Bach, staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico, sits down with the Alibi to talk about the five biggest intrusions on New Mexicans' freedoms.
Commentary
Big Brother's information-hoarding may put you at risk for identity theft and other curses of the 21st-century.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Albuquerque Fourth of July Tricentennial Celebration
Fireworks--The Albuquerque Fourth of July Tricentennial Celebration lights up with local talent, Linda Ronstadt and her mariachis.
FOOD
Tasteful Reads
Put your money where your mouth is. The Ethical Gourmet claims you can save the world merely by making smarter food choices.
FILM & TV
Superman Returns
Superman Returns rescues us from a yawning summer of blockbuster boredom. Our hero!
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Performance Preview
It ain't over till the fat lady sings: The Santa Fe Opera's 2006 season opens with Bizet's gypsy masterpiece, Carmen.

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news

The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar

The Daily Word

The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.

Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.

A chihuahua was found living inside a tree.

Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.

China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.

This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.

Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.

Do you have a beard? It may have poop on it.

Learn what it's like to have two vaginas.

A very important baby was born over the weekend.

Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.

Happy birthday to Dick Dale, who turns 78 today!

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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