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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 6 - 12, 2008 
It wasn't easy, but the Alibi's Christie Chisholm spent an entire winter week eating only locally grown foods and lived to tell about it.
What is “Grass Farming”?
Find out with an exclusive interview with renowned grass farmer Joel Salatin.
NEWS/OPINION
How to attract birds, bees and butterflies to your backyard. Multimillion-dollar slaves. And "To Catch a Predator" on trial.
MUSIC
Musicians reflect on the loss of the burned-down Golden West Saloon and we look at what the future holds for the fixture of the Downtown music scene. Plus, fireworks, bikinis and an all-drum sonic seizure.
FOOD
We sample everything Saratori’s di Tully and Cupcakeology bakeries have to offer, and UNM teams up with local farmers for a fresh approach to scholastic food options.
FILM & TV
Semi-Pro doesn't tinker with Will Ferrell's winning gameplan. And 2004's Double Dare covers the lives and careers of two legendary Hollywood stuntwomen.
ARTS/LIT
The Global DanceFest shrinks our planet, while author Natalie Goldberg, founder of the "Just Write" movement, sits down for a chat.

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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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