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 V.18 No.11 | March 12 - 18, 2009 
We sit down with the author of Forgotten Albuquerque to discuss the city's history and Albuquerque's schizophrenic attitude toward its past.
UNM students who want child care on campus have to contend with a mile-long waiting list. And is the media coverage of the 13 bodies found on the Mesa insensitive?
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Chug down a sweet cup of your weekly news quiz.
Websclusive: Making Sausage
Want to bring your concealed firearm to T.G.I. Friday's to knock back a couple cold ones? The Senate's right there with you.
Experimental punk duo No Age engineers chaos and rocks bridges at 3 a.m. And O+S' self-titled album gets ruined by clanking cans and barking dogs.
Websclusive: Mac-Tire of Skye
New pipes on the block: Mac-Tire of Skye makes Celtic waves in Albuquerque. Plus, we link to a rainbow of St. Paddy’s events.
Websclusive: Music to Your Ears
Read the full Foxx-y interview with a Burque band that's headed to SXSW. And this just in—South by NewMex!
Is APS' cheese sandwich policy ethical? Plus, find out how bad prisoners have it by making your own "Nutraloaf."
Watching the brutal, sexually charged, deeply humanist, neon-noir epic that is Watchmen is enough to convince us that nothing could have prepared viewers for this experience. Meanwhile, Fanboys is a genial love letter to Star Wars geekdom disguised as a mildly raunchy road movie.
Low-rider culture and imperialism blur in the de la Torre Brothers’ Meso-Americhanics. And ArtStreet strives to foster a creativity-centered cooperation for those with and without homes.

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The Daily Word in border bills, CIA spies and a penis cloud

The Daily Word

A three-day truce between Israel and Palestine was interrupted after Israel reported one of their soldiers went missing in the southern Gaza Strip.

The House Republican leadership will present a new border bill today that “further tightens a 2008 trafficking law.”

The FBI are assisting authorities in Oregon in trying to find a mother who went missing seven days ago.

Former president Bill Clinton says he had the chance to kill Osama bin Laden hours before the 9/11 attacks.

After an internal investigation, it was confirmed that the CIA spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Bernalillo County deputies took down an alleged drug and prostitution ring on Second and Alameda streets.

It's tax free weekend, y'all!

A nationwide warrant has been issued for a Las Cruces teen accused of voyeurism.

Teenager Tony Day is expected to plead guilty for the 2012 murders of his adoptive mother and her daughter in Tucumcari.

Penis cloud!

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Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used to Be

September: A New Show by Laurel and Ewen

Ewen Wright and Laurel Butler

Will you ever look back on right now with longing? When Ewen Wright and Laurel Butler left Burque for San Francisco in 2011, the couple—longtime performance collaborators—found themselves unexpectedly thrown out of sync as they tried to stay afloat in the pricey, tech-obsessed city. “We both had jobs that put us in front of computers most of the day,” says Wright, “and then had phones that we looked at on the way home, and then computers we could get in front of for the evening.”

Their burgeoning disconnection ultimately led to a new act that incorporated dance, physical theater and poetic narrative into absurdist vignettes about memory and togetherness. “We began to imagine having a sense of nostalgia, in the future, for all of the things as they are now—smartphones, Facebook, Buzzfeed, apps, etc.,” Wright says. September: A New Show by Laurel and Ewen captures real and imagined eras in a couple’s lifespan, and “gluing it all together is the outline of a love story.” The show comes to the Box (100 Gold SW) on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 10:30pm, and Sunday, Aug. 3, at 7:30pm. Get your $10 tickets at theboxabqtickets.com. Box Performance Space and Improv Theatre • Sat Aug 2 • 10:30pm • $10 • ALL-AGES! • View on Alibi calendar

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The Daily Word in Albuquerque, Burque and the Duke City

The Daily Word

In recent, local developments:

Allegedly, a very drunk couple took a stroll with their children and a marijuana pipe. They were arrested.

A naked intruder was allegedly found sleeping in someone else’s bed. He was arrested.

According to APD, a woman pulled a gun on a Comcast technician. She was arrested.

APD is getting rid of its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle.

The School of Rock will be housed in downtown Burque.

The Sunport was at the center of a copper theft ring.

Developers are planning to build a hotel modeled after the ruins at Chaco Canyon.

Someone left the sprinklers running in the rain.

UNM’s Director of Government and Community Relations has now been arrested three times for DWI. He has been previously convicted twice for this offense.

After numerous setbacks and a countless number of losing seasons, UNM’s football coach looks to the future.

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