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Weekly Alibi
 May 29 - Jun 4, 2008 
The war. Health care reform. The Economy. Find out where the primary candidates stand on the issues that matter most. Plus, see which ones earned our recommendation. It's our endorsement guide, primary style.
NEWS/OPINION
Many Albuquerque legislators are being challenged by political newbies—the candidates lobby for your vote. And some New Mexicans running for national office have their political courage questioned.
MUSIC
The sudden stardom of Balkan brass-inspired Beirut. And nearly three-dozen metal bands tear Albuquerque a new one at the Gathering of the Sick festival.
FOOD
Taming the food crisis. Plus, remembering America's pre-eminent winemaker, Robert Mondavi.
FILM & TV
The crappiest toys inspired by this year's summer blockbusters. Plus, CJ7 is aimed squarely at kids, families and adults with easily triggered tear ducts. It comes complete with an alien pet.
ARTS/LIT
David Leigh urges art-buyers to snatch up local work before its crafters become household names. And book critics list their favorite reads of spring.

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news

The Daily Word in Peyton Manning, mood swings, intestines, and Monica Lewinsky.

The Daily Word

Police captured a serial killer in Indiana.

Peyton Manning broke the touchdown record.

People born in the summer are prone to mood swings.

A mouse-grown intestine signals hope for organ growth.

Soft drinks lead to accelerated aging.

For chocolate addicts, it might actually be time to panic over the Ebola outbreak.

Bernalillo County will have deputies guarding the abandoned Sandia Ranch insane asylum against trespassers this Halloween season.

Does anyone care that Monica Lewinsky has joined Twitter?

This is how you draw a perfect circle, while listening to A Perfect Circle.

Test your knowledge of Iron Maiden.

Still don’t have a costume idea for Halloween? Get some help from ex-con Martha Stewart.

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on an alternate recording of “Rock and Roll,” album reissues from Pixies and Cursive and a slick Rihanna cover.

Alibi Picks

Watsky Slams Words

Spoken word artist and speed-rapper Watsky takes the stage at Sunshine Theater.
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