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 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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News

The Daily Word in impeaching New Mexico's Secretary of State, the Shigir Idol and King Tut's boner

RIP The Pizz

The Daily Word

Highly regarded lowbrow artist The Pizz died.

The Atari games unearthed in Alamogordo and sold online have brought in a tidy sum of money for the city.

Secretary of State Dianna Duran is facing allegations she violated campaign finance laws by transferring money between personal bank accounts and campaign fund accounts, among other questionable actions.

Former Deputy Superintendent of APS Jason Martinez bonded out of a Colorado jail.

Was a Rio Rancho Middle School teacher intoxicated in the classroom?

The Pope will allow women who have had abortions to be forgiven.

Here's a look at the controversial new American history textbooks.

Guinea man hid behind a Mercedes car motor in an attempt to sneak across the Spanish border.

King Tut had a boner.

A Russian statue found in a peat bog is older than previously thought, making the wooden icon the oldest wooden artifact in the world—older than the Pyramids.

news

The Daily Word in Nazis, bears, more Nazis and Kanye West, oh my!

The Daily Word

Kanye for president? Kanye's 2020 vision.

APS Superintendent resigns; will take settlement and salary through October.

Wanna grab lunch? Titanic's last lunch menu up for auction.

RIP Wes Craven. Relive A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Hurricane Fred hits Africa's Cape Verde Islands, which have been hurricane-free since 1892.

Misting showers set up outside Auschwitz dampen tourists’ moods.

First prayer, then medicine: India's new psychiatric clinic.

Yellowstone receives disappointing comment card about lack of bears.

Seeing double? The consequences of seeing your doppleganger face-to-face.

Poland police block access to the alleged Nazi “gold train.”

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