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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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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new track by José González, a video by Jawbreaker Reunion and L7’s comeback!

Alibi Picks

The Satanists: Behemoth at Sunshine

Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse stop by Sunshine Theater on their North American tour.

news

The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

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