Weekly Alibi
 Apr 17 - 23, 2008 
The battle to save our planet begins with helping the disadvantaged. Plus, read up on this year's local Earth Day activities, all in the Alibi's annual Earth Day issue.
NEWS/OPINION
Bureaucracy makes accessing quality Native American health care a tough task. The city is flooded with bowlers, and is it time to stop bemoaning the death of newspapers?
MUSIC
Zakir Hussain brings Eastern sounds to Western ears. Meanwhile, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks turn friendship into guitar-churned indie-rock.
FOOD
The Whole Enchilada takes its slogan, "It's time for something different," to heart. And a boyfriend's incessant cuisine questions are well-meaning.
FILM & TV
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is the latest romantic comedy to get the Judd Apatow seal of approval.
ARTS/LIT
King Lear can be a tough play to put on, but the Vortex Theatre's production is a rewarding one. And for Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Schultz, failure is not a pejorative but a state of being.

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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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