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Weekly Alibi
 May 17 - 23, 2007 
Summer Film Guide 2007
This summer’s all about the sequels to sequels (unlike last summer, which was riddled with … sequels). Find out where all these part threes were filmed, including a couple in good ol’ New Mexico.
NEWS/OPINION
Thin Line
That nasty "most e-mailed" list on papers' websites strengthens the media-as-business link, turning news reporting into a popularity contest.
Their Turn
Albuquerque's under-21 population give the Council a what-for in an attempt to salvage the budget for an all-ages, city-run venue in the old Ice House building.
MUSIC
Spotlight
Val Kilmer and local musicians pitch in on a Farmington native's meth documentary. The filmmaker’s also got some good advice for musicians looking for work in the blooming flick industry.
FOTW: Space, Maybe?
So much to do! So many flyers! Dig through this week's music section for four real beauties. Don't forget to submit yours before your show at alibi.com.
FOOD
Cocktail Culture
The hard science of divination mixes with stern alcoholic practicality: Experts tell you what kind of person you are, deep down inside, based on your beverage choices.
FILM & TV
Film News
With Hollywood making its way to our corner of the desert Southwest, some unlikely local businesses are chowing down on hunks of that financial boon.
ARTS/LIT

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

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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