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Weekly Alibi
 Nov 27 - Dec 3, 2008 
How did wine from New Mexico end up in the pages of the New York Times? Should we worry about terroir? And what vino does Rudolfo Anaya drink on the first day of Christmas? Find out in our Holiday Wine Guide.
NEWS/OPINION
Before pollutants get thrown in the air, the city's Air Quality Division wants you to know about it. But is it doing enough to keep you informed? And a local sci-fi novelist gets to talk with a real-life space commander.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Your weekly news quiz (where the right answer isn't always C).
Websclusive: Up Close to Suffering
An interview with Amy Costello, who was nominated for an Emmy for her reporting on Darfur.
MUSIC
Singer-songwriter Shara Worden uses her penetrating insight to dissect the epic, cultured, dark and beautiful My Brightest Diamond. And The Killers' Day & Age keeps the magic of pop music alive.
FOOD
Michael Cooperman, the director of education for Southern Wine and Spirits in New Mexico, helps dissolve the stereotype that wine experts are snobs. Plus, take a day trip to the region's ultra-hip wine-tasting locales.
FILM & TV
If you’re into loud, frantic and aggressively unsubtle cinema, Transporter 3 is the bomb. And the Sci-Fi Channel's identity crisis deepens with new reality-game shows “Estate of Panic” and “Cha$e.”
ARTS/LIT
Graphic novelist Maureen Burdock fights the powers that be.

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.

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The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming

The Daily Word

It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.

After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.

Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.

The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.

MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.

Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.

A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.

The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.

The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.

Alibi Picks

A Nutcracker Navidad

The Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment

Featuring choreography by Patricia Dickinson Wells and a full live orchestra under the baton of Guillermo Figueroa.

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The Daily Word in friends of the court, Jackalopes, stolen dogs and cool laboratories

The Daily Word

Citizens are encouraged to submit Friend of the Court Briefs to U.S. District Judge Robert Brack ahead of an upcoming settlement between the Department of Justice and the City of Albuquerque. The settlement is designed to restructure the city's police department.

City Councilor Dan Lewis is also a vice president at Desert Fuels, our state's largest petroleum wholesaler. Plus which, gas now costs about 2 bucks a gallon.

APS Board of Education member Kathy Korte is suing UNM over her termination from University Hospital following a controversial Facebook post. The suit alleges "retaliatory actions undertaken in violation of Korte’s (First Amendment) civil rights."

Cattleman Aubrey Dunn finally beat incumbent veterinarian Ray Powell in the race to be New Mexico State Land Commissioner.

A local man allegedly spied on his wife with hidden cameras.

Los Alamos National Bank is planning to foreclose on a Jackalope.

The former director of our local Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base has died.

Harley the dog, stolen from a local gas station on Wyoming Boulevard, has been gratefully returned to his owners.

There's a really cool laboratory at UNM's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

An Albuquerque man caught two huge rainbow trout at Escondida Lake.

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