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Weekly Alibi
 Jan 3 - 9, 2008 
It was the best of years, it was the worst of years. We've compiled a staggering list of the good and the bad from 2007 for our annual Best and Worst issue.
NEWS/OPINION
Take a peek back at some national and local media snafus from '07 and look ahead to a few stories that should unfold in the coming year. Plus, what's up with White History Week?
MUSIC
The CDs to snag and the ones to burn. And The Zou's artsy prog-rock works for snobs and slobs alike.
FOOD
Slate Street Café is a place where you can wolf down a PB and J with your elbows on the table and still feel like a grown-up. Plus, gorge on the biggest food stories of 2007.
FILM & TV
The best and worst films of the year and the bullets, ballots and booze in Charlie Wilson's War.
ARTS/LIT
Scope out the top 10 local art happenings and read up on the top 10 books of the year.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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