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 Feb 12 - 18, 2009 
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NEWS/OPINION
A landlord evicts a couple expecting a baby. And can legislators breath life into domestic partnership legislation?
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MUSIC
The theatrical, meaty Americana of Murder by Death plots the perfect crime at the Launchpad. And Omar Rodriguez Lopez of The Mars Volta releases Old Money, a psychedelic barrage of Latin and funk-based roots.
FOOD
In an area weighed down by chains and big brands, Blue Cactus Grill rekindles the love affair between New Mexicans and New Mexican food. And sticky-sweet fried baby beets will get your sweetheart's blood pumping.
FILM & TV
Following the year of the vampire, we take a look at a gem from the golden era of Blaxploitation: Blacula. Meanwhile, there’s no avoiding the cultural impact of the Snuggie.
ARTS/LIT
The Strauss/Warschauer Klezmer Duo headlines the weekend of music, dance and instruction that is Klezmerquerque. Plus, with President's Day fast approaching, we play Do, Date or Dump with America's commanders-in-chief.

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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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The Daily Word In Kidnapped Puppies, Selena Gomez Freaking Out And A List Of All The Things To Do In ABQ Today!

The Daily Word

It's Wednesday December 17th!

Prince turned down an opportunity to be on The Simpsons and less surprisingly so did Tom Cruise!

"NO ONE UNDERSTANDS ME!" says Selena Gomez at Taylor Swift's 25th birthday party.

If your life feels terrible right now, or you're nursing an incredible hang over from a work holiday party, watch this video of puppies playing with their mom in the snow. It'll make you feel better.

Proof that you can return all the expensive gifts you got for your children and give them onions and bananas instead!

Oh SNAP! BBC is gettin' real with this list of the worst CEOs of 2014!

Garfield! Because everyone needs more Garfield in their life.

Everything is actually more terrible than we realized, because someone stole a disabled veteran's dog from a gas station on Wyoming.

And for anyone who says there isn't anything to do in Albuquerque, here is a comprehensive guide to ALL the things to do today!

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