Weekly Alibi
 Jan 24 - 30, 2008 
Stop pretending a new year will bring a new you and start loving yourself, hideous flaws and all. Our Resolutions Issue will teach you how to embrace the beautiful art that is failure, and show you a few things that are worth resolving.
NEWS/OPINION
New Mexico's GIs can give their new hotline a ring, the king of rock 'n' roll teaches English, and why visit haunted houses when you can haunt your own?
MUSIC
Magnetic Fields' new release harnesses various styles with cheeky grace and self-deprecating sophistication.
Websclusive: Fake It ’Til You Make It
Become a rockstar without deserving a cent!
FOOD
Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steakhouse is the top-secret locale for fine dining. Meanwhile, even cowardly bachelors can overcome their fears of French cooking in 2008.
FILM & TV
We've got the scoop on how to break into the state's movie biz. Plus, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is beautiful but frustrating.
ARTS/LIT
Learn how to create your own art collection in the new year. Plus, local photographer Cary Herz' new book captures the lives of New Mexico's crypto-Jews.

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The Daily Word in college woes, a handsy officer and BDSM

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Kentucky firefighters were hurt while trying to perform the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for charity.

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a 27-year-old police officer in Oklahoma City, has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting six women.

A Tallahassee federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

According to a new New York Times poll, most white people “reserve judgment” in regards to whether the Michael Brown shooting was justified. Blacks, on the other hand, stand firm that it was not.

Surprise, surprise: College students are wondering whether getting a degree is worth the cost and debt they'll undertake from acquiring it.

Today the APS board will interview four interim superintendents to take over for Winston Brooks, who resigned last Friday.

Alex Gallegos, an Albuquerque murder suspect, has been apprehended after a shootout on Wednesday afternoon that left several schools on lockdown and shut down Taylor Ranch Road.

A woman who was admitted to UNM Hospital and tested for Ebola is not infected with the virus. So don't be all paranoid.

According to police data: Despite recent acts of violence, Albuquerque is on course to have “far fewer” homicides this year than in past years. So … good news?

NSFW: In case you were curious, here are some photos of the dual lives of everyday people who practice BDSM. It beats 50 Shades, no?

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The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp

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Battery charges against UNM professor, local activist, and Alibi contributor David Correia have been dropped.

A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.

The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.

An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.

APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."

The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.

A Burque balloon factory is in the works.

Puddles of urine found at the BioPark Zoo may have human sources.

Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.

Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.

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The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5

Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!

This week comedian Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.

And calendars editor Mark Lopez hypes events, and we engage in a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque, N.M. vs. Corpus Christi, Texas.

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