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 Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2008 
With world oil prices climbing, electric cars have been thrust into the spotlight. The problem is, battery technology isn't good enough to make electro-cars a viable option. Solving this quandary could be the key to making alternative energy mainstream.
NEWS/OPINION
Could a decision by the secretary of state cause politically minded nonprofits to zip their lips? The inventors in the Idea Propulsion Lab have the best solar-powered fighting robots in town. And the City Council tinkers with the labor-management balance.
MUSIC
Folksy shoegaze duo Wye Oak has chemistry that could only be spawned by a romantic couple. Plus, the chill-hop effused from The 2Bers’ new record is never in a rush and always understated.
FOOD
For straight-up New Mexican comfort food that will have you licking your plate clean, head to Marlene's. And pistachio hummus is perfect for a midday snack or as a component for a clever canapé.
FILM & TV
Traitor crafts an honest and clear-eyed look inside the modern-day world of Muslim terrorism. And My Winnipeg director Guy Maddin finds himself emotionally stuck in his Manitoba hometown, posing the question, What if I filmed my way out of here?
ARTS/LIT
The pieces in Take Back at THE LAND/gallery draw inspiration from the New Mexico landscape and poetry from afar. Meanwhile, Unisex features the world premiere of The Politics of Hair by Lou Clark and David Schein's Out Comes Butch.

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The Daily Word in radiation fines, poop-free beards and Deflategate

The Daily Word

It’s Wednesday, May 6,

And an “abstinence only” high school’s student population is suffering from a chlamydia outbreak.

No, beards don’t naturally have poop in them, (ahem, Constance).

Oh, hey, remember Deflategate? It’s back.

One employee has been released from the hospital and another remains critical after an accident at Los Alamos National Labs.

New Mexico cattle have been mysteriously disappearing. Probably stolen by rustlers. I mean, aliens. Obviously, aliens.

A rapist on probation was thrown back into jail after it was discovered he owned a copy of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD.

And the Department of Energy has agreed to pay the state of New Mexico $73 million dollars in fines following a radiation leak at the WIPP underground waste facility.

Have a great day!

"Rosalind Franklin" by Kelly Eckel

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The Daily Word in list porn and dressing like a spider

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The good folks of D.A.R.E. got duped by anti-pot satire. And they can't even use the "too stoned" excuse.

The Dodgers Stadium kiss cam zoomed in on a gay, male couple. They kissed, and the crowd cheered.

Here's a list of 10 female producers you should know about in 2015.

Albuquerque's Mary & Tito's Cafe was ranked in the Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in the US.

Jim Morrison super-fans want the Northeast Heights home that Morrison lived in for two years to be designated a historical site.

Albuquerque's placement on a "best cities for car drivers" list prompts hell to freeze over.

Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht's Spider 2.0 dress "uses biosignals and learned threat detection to defend the wearer’s personal space." How rad is that?!

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