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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 1 - 7, 2007 
Feature
Money can't buy you love, but it sure is useful when you're trying to purchase nifty anniversary gifts. Luckily for you, we've got more romantic suggestions than Cupid has dimples! Now all you have to do is scare up some cash.
NEWS/OPINION
News Bite: Insurance for Domestic Partners
The thought of insurance for domestic partners makes us all hot and bothered, but will our fantasy ever become reality?
Not Chicken
New Mexico lawmakers say, "Don't abuse your cocks this Valentine's Day!"
MUSIC
Spotlight: One For Hope and Labels and Numbers
Two local bands love to do it on stage. (Make music, that is.)
FOOD
FILM & TV
Smokin' Aces
Smokin’ Aces is scattershot, plagiarized love letter to Quentin Tarantino, but it's fun as long as people are either bleeding or pulling triggers.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Poetry Review
We can't all be poets, but at least we can cultivate their lovely, poetic sensibility. Start with these five recent arrivals from the Southwest.
Best of Burque Ballot
It's finally here! Our best-ever Best of Burque ballot is signed, sealed, delivered and yours.

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The Daily Word in coyotes, concealed baseball bats and the history of mourning attire

The Daily Word

According to Mayor Berry, APD faces a shortage of 200 officers (or one-fifth of its police force) owing to changes in New Mexico’s government employee retirement schedule; officers who retire in 2015 will receive fewer benefits than those retiring this year.

The reward for information on the killing of Tasmanian devil Jasper is now $10,000. Yesterday, the Mayor's Office reached out to the Australian zoo that Jasper was on loan from. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers at call 843-7867.

Nationwide scrutiny of Job Corps follows an investigative report; claims about the Albuquerque site include fraudulent certifications, testing problems, violence and illegal drug use.

A Rio Rancho man who stands accused of armed robberies had a baseball bat hidden in his pants.

State lawmakers were briefed about ebola readiness yesterday.

Residents of Bosque Farms are on the alert for hungry coyotes.

Someone at The Onion wrote about Albuquerque.

City officials held the first of several community meetings to discuss oversight of Albuquerque Police Department's use of force.

The Isotopes are auctioning off some of their Dodger-related clothing.

CSA Group has consolidated its photovoltaic certification and testing facilities here in New Mexico.

Two folks from Burque caught fish at Navajo Lake by using “LED light-up pink fishing poles.”

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. According to the exhibit overview, "The thematic exhibition is organized chronologically and features mourning dress from 1815 to 1915 ..." Death Becomes Her runs through February 1, 2015.

Alibi Picks

A Spooky Night at the Museum

Featuring planetarium shows, live music by Soul Kitchen, a cash bar, night sky viewing from the observatory, cocktails and more.

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The Daily Word in drive-thru house hunting, murderer look-alikes, and a very Kirk Cameron Halloween

The Daily Word

Some guy turned two apartments in the NE Heights into his personal garage. The current residents aren’t too pleased.

We at the Alibi are bored with freaking out about Ebola. Let’s freak out about tuberculosis instead.

Cop killer Eric Frein is still at large in the PA woods, which is especially bad news for this other guy who looks just like him and would like for the police to stop pointing guns at him and making him lie on the ground.

The cost of the Hobbit trilogy is edging ever-closer to the $1 billion mark, perhaps due to the enormous costs associated with feeding a live dragon.

Syria is the hot new vacation destination for theocracy-inclined teenagers in Colorado this fall.

Good news, everybody! Kirk Cameron says it’s okay to celebrate Halloween!

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