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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 20 - 26, 2006 
Hell or High Water
Reeling in New Mexico--the best fly-fishing spot in North America is closer than you think.
NEWS/OPINION
News Feature
Swimming upstream--the endangered silvery minnow struggles to survive an exceptionally dry summer.
MUSIC
Spotlight
Two bands for the price of none! The Giranimals and Santa Fe's The Cherry Tempo release two new albums at the same free show this weekend.
FOOD
Eating In
Eat the ditch: Laura Marrich tells you how to cook crawdads from your own backyard.
FILM & TV
Film News
High noon at the camcorder corral: The Duke City Shootout brings digital filmmaking to the Wild West for the sixth year running.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: By Invitation Only
New Mexico Pics zooms in on local photography at the Harwood Art Center.

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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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Fly Me There

Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival

The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
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