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Weekly Alibi
 Oct 25 - 31, 2007 
Alibi staffers thumb their noses at the dark spirits and risk their souls for readers' entertainment with a series of harrowing horror dares. Plus, searching for spirits in Santa Fe and a chat with Alice Cooper.
NEWS/OPINION
An environmental group has troubling news for New Mexico water drinkers, city councilors aren't sure if the red-light cameras increase or decrease traffic accidents and Village Voice executives get sent to the slammer.
MUSIC
What they lack in clever costume ideas, experimental indie rock outfit Minus the Bear more than makes up for in musical proficiency. Hear what the New Mexico contingent in the band has to say about touring and leaving the Land of Enchantment.
FOOD
Snack pundits debate the value of candy corn. Meanwhile, our restaurant reviewer is all aglow after dining at the Sunshine Café and sipping the New Mexico Tea Company's wares.
FILM & TV
Lake of Fire examines both sides of the abortion issue while Dan in Real Life finds the romance in realism.
ARTS/LIT
Get the inside scoop on Albuquerque's haunted theaters, and Anne Enright's new novel The Gathering kicks the blarney out of Irish wakes.

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The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

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