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Weekly Alibi
 Aug 10 - 16, 2006 
Rekindling the Faith
Holy tourist trap! There's a lot more to Santa Fe than tin crosses, overpriced burritos and pastel landscape art. The Alibi digs through a mesa of tchotchkes and unearths the stuff we love about the City Different.
NEWS/OPINION
Talking Points
Trained as a massage therapist, Michelle Cheney was thrust into the role of autism researcher when her 3-year-old son was diagnosed with the disease.
More Nukes?
Nuclear reaction: Activists are panicked that Los Alamos National Labs is seeking an increase in nuclear bomb materials production. Should you?
MUSIC
Spotlight: Ordered Mayhem
Tucked away on a remote gravel road in Santa Fe, High Mayhem is the most revolutionary New Mexico music venue you've never heard of.
FOOD
Feed Reader
Dinner in the City Different--Laura Marrich devours Santa Fe's hottest batch of books for cooks and comes back for seconds with an easy guide to growers' markets in the area.
FILM & TV
Film Interview
Oliver Stone's stars and stripes--the iconic director behind World Trade Center shows the Alibi his true colors in an exclusive interview.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Author Interview
We liked J.R. Moehringer's memoir The Tender Bar so much we started an online book club! Pick up the book, log on to alibi.com and join the nerd party.

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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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The Daily Word in weathermen, WIPP, stolen garbage bins and disorder

The Daily Word

Dr. George Fischbeck, a beloved Albuquerque science teacher and weatherman who went on to fame and fortune in the city of angels, has died at age 92.

Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union, discusses the use of police body cameras in Albuquerque.

A hearing undertaken by the Bernalillo County Commission on a proposed real estate development west of town raised drought-related citizen concerns.

Long-haired US Energy Secretary Edward Moriz says the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant will be back in business soon.

Oil industry experts are worried about New Mexico production and job losses in the coming months.

Daily Lobo reporter Skylar Griego reports that tattoos are becoming more visible in the workplace.

More than 150 trash and recycling bins have been stolen in Albuquerque during the past couple of months.

Yesterday, a mobile home in the Southeast Heights caught fire and burned.

Andrew Church, a meteorologist based in Burque says it could be a wet spring in these parts.

A fight over a cell phone caused violence and disorder in our humble burg.

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The Daily Word in the crimes of Blanco Diablo

The Daily Word

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 25

and drug dealer Eugene Crane, aka “Blanco Diablo” aka “The Boogie Man,” has been arrested for allegedly wrapping the body of one of his customers in plastic and then dumping her in an empty lot near Roller Skate City after the woman overdosed. Before dumping her, but after she died, he allegedly made time to join his family for dinner,

Geologists with the United States Air Force are set to begin construction on a well to extract poisonous chemicals from Albuquerque’s water supply. The well will be located in a church parking lot, right next to the basketball court,

the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg wonders if it’s time for “the Jews to leave Europe,”

a Detroit eviction crew discovered the corpses of two children stashed in a deep freeze inside of a vacant apartment. The mother of the children has been taken into custody,

in some of the least depressing news to come out of Iraq, ISIS apparently blew up Saddam Hussein's tomb,

a baby eagle hatched live on eagle-cam,

and a restaurant in Africa has closed down after attracting negative attention for their “no blacks” policy.

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