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Weekly Alibi
 Sep 20 - 26, 2007 
From the first sassy 12-page black-and-white issue in 1992 to this week's 72-page behemoth, the Alibi's been putting type to page for 15 years. We've got our dress all laid out for our Quinceañera. Say goodbye to Editor Steven Robert Allen as he joins the ranks of other former staffers in our "Where Are They Now?"
NEWS/OPINION
The Church of Scientology sets its sights on a big building Downtown. Only dirt stands between Albuquerque and radioactive waste. (P.S. Your regularly scheduled letters section will return next week. Peruse the Hall of Fame here instead.)
MUSIC
A festival of discovery! The third-annual ¡Globalquerque! lets you travel without discomfort or much of a budget. Plus, the songwriter from The New Pornographers spills his guts.
FOOD
There's something to be said for a little old-school kindness and top-notch customer service, like the kind you'll find at Oak Tree Café.
FILM & TV
Shot in New Mexico, In the Valley of Elah starring Tommy Lee Jones, is a war-weary mystery sure to stir up controversy.
ARTS/LIT
Ah, art photography, the tacit way for aristocrats to look at naked people. Twenty photographers examine Rose in 1x20 at the Downtown Contemporary Arts Center.

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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

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The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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