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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 Malaysia Flight 370, LEGO’s gender stereotypes and athletes swimming in poo.

The Daily Word

Plane debris newly found on Reunion Island could be from Malaysia Flight 370.

An ABQ firefighter is in trouble after hanging up on a 911 caller.

Italian olives are the victim of a deadly disease.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a badass. That is all.

Water in Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Summer Olympics is basically raw sewage.

LEGO company is still hashing out its gender stereotype issues.

UNM is taking steps to make its campus free from sexual misconduct this fall.

Shell just needs to stop destroying the entire world.

Taos animal shelter is going to make major cuts but still won’t euthanize.

What will AIDS/HIV look like in 2020?

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