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Weekly Alibi
 Feb 19 - 25, 2009 
Heath Ledger and Slumdog Millionaire are heavy favorites as the tussle for Oscar gold gets underway. Will there be any surprises when the Academy Awards curtain opens? Devin D. O'Leary provides his analysis.
NEWS/OPINION
Funds could be yanked from UNM's ethnic centers. And the Somos Primos campaign brings native Hispanic New Mexicans and Latino immigrants together.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Quiz yourself on last week's news.
Websclusive: Making Sausage
State legislative action at the Roundhouse.
MUSIC
If James Brown jammed with Steve Reich, Johann Sebastian Bach and Duke Ellington, the sessions would sound like jazz quartet Thrascher. Plus, Albuquerque's Dirt City Radio's Old Country Blues puts forth the kind of country you can sway to while swilling whiskey on your back porch.
Websclusive: EarWin V
Listen to the indie pop-tastic Hi ... Story mix.
FOOD
Pizza 9 may not sling authentic Chicago-style pie, but judged on its own merits, the slices satisfy. And find out where to get the best spuds for your spring garden.
FILM & TV
Financial companies become the new go-to villains in The International. Meanwhile, Virtual JFK: Vietnam If Kennedy Had Lived asks whether one man can effectively dictate national policy.
ARTS/LIT
The Route 66 Revelers turn Fat Tuesday into a huge party. Plus, Let There Be Night illuminates the dangers of light pollution.
Websclusive: The Trillion Space
Young, fresh art.
Websclusive: Sándor Márai’s Beloved Hungarian Novel
A tale of guilt and ghosts. And political persecution.

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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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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