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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 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.
NEWS/OPINION
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.
MUSIC
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!
FOOD
Is APS' cheese sandwich policy ethical? Plus, find out how bad prisoners have it by making your own "Nutraloaf."
FILM & TV
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.
ARTS/LIT
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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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

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The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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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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