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 Mar 20 - 26, 2008 
On the five-year anniversary of the Iraq War, Army Capt. Alex E. Limkin sends a letter to his deceased colonel.
NEWS/OPINION
Where did the bodies in the "Bodies Human" exhibit come from? A downtown Albuquerque store calls it quits after more than 80 years. Plus, is the Iraq War numbers game boring readers?
MUSIC
Singer/songwriter John Ralston talks about his nightmarish experience with a major label, “loudness wars” and flattering comparisons. Meanwhile, Ultraviolet Sound gets ready to unleash its female-fronted electro-cock-rock.
FOOD
Pacific Rim Asian Bistro and Buddha Lounge doles out classic Asian delicacies with a dab of Viagra salad ... if you're up for it.
FILM & TV
Under the Same Moon spins a rosy and well-meaning, but ultimately simplistic, portrait of America’s immigration crisis. And the award-winning Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days tells a harrowing tail of abortion under Communism.
ARTS/LIT
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is just a tad smutty, and it’s strange enough to satisfy those eager for something different. Meanwhile, The Death of the Critic by Rónán McDonald performs an autopsy on the field of literary criticism.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Soundgarden release, Heart’s ode to Foo Fighters and a new Bleachers video.
Sandunes
Sandunes, from India, a synth and keyboard player and sound designer

Alibi Picks

Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards

An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.

news

The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks

The Daily Word

Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.

A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.

Just a few common-sense tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween.

A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.

Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!

Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.

UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.

A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.

A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?

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