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 Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2009 
Find out how to prepare for the conversion to DTV happing on Feb. 17. The new format means more free channels, but it also spells the end for static.
NEWS/OPINION
Could the death penalty get the ax in New Mexico? And Councilor Michael Cadigan spars with the mayor's right-hand men over the city's red-light cameras.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
We got your weekly news quiz right here.
Websclusive: Making Sausage
Find out what the Legislature's grinding out.
MUSIC
Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham admits he's scared about being a father and a hardcore punker hell-bent on hurting himself. And Two Tongues' self-titled release combines the talents of emo all-star outfits Saves the Day and Say Anything. Plus, keep your eyes peeled for the TV playlist.
Websclusive: I'm the Slime
Listen to "I'm The Slime," 13 TV-related tracks.
FOOD
The Alibi takes TV dinners to task and separates the inedible crap from the edible crap. And add some color to your Super Bowl party with watermelon radish bites.
FILM & TV
The animated import Fear(s) of the Dark runs though a gamut of common phobias, including insects, needles, dogs and fire. Meanwhile, after languishing on studio shelves for more than a year, Inkheart brings Cornelia Funke’s beloved juvenile fantasy series to the big screen. And discover the perils of cheering for the underdog in our Super Bowl preview.
ARTS/LIT
Pulling Strings: The Marionettes and Art of Gustave Baumann offers a glimpse into New Mexico’s past through the work of an old European art form. Plus, The Nation: Guide to the Nation provides a list of places where like-minded progressives can eat, drink and be Commies. Plus, we want to hear your creative ideas for disposing of your old TV sets.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival

The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
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