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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 19 - 25, 2009 
The busy streets of Juárez have been quieted by drug wars, corruption and mass-exodus. Businesses struggle to survive in the brutally silent city.
NEWS/OPINION
A peace group runs into trouble with the Environment Department for dishing out food without a permit. And the trash media looks up the metaphorical skirts of bailout companies.
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MUSIC
Prog-metal band These Arms are Snakes says the only way to survive is to tour like it’s the cure for cancer. And Thunderheist's self-titled release highlights the strengths and weaknesses of rave-rap.
FOOD
The Hispanic foods grocery store Pro's Ranch Market serves any kind of meat you could possibly want, including to-die-for carnitas. And embark on your own salsa verde fantasy.
FILM & TV
Wendy and Lucy explores the connection between a rambling woman and her loyal pooch. Meanwhile, check out the star-studded TV pilots that could be headed to your living room.
ARTS/LIT
Tricklock's one-man show The Velocity of Gary (not his real name) relies on the engulfing performance of local star Chad Brummett. And instead of focusing on teachers' performance, the best way to reform our education system is by funding the arts.

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Helping Nepal: Five organizations accepting donations and offering relief in Nepal

A list of five organizations accepting donations and offering relief to victims of the massive earthquake that happened on April 25 in Nepal.

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The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal

The Daily Word

A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.

It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.

Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.

Russian hackers have been reading the President's emails.

The mastermind behind Silk Road is being charged in the overdose deaths of six customers.

McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.

The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.

In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.

This APD Officer has a lot of explaining to do.

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Nepal Earthquakes Evoke Memories and Call for Action

August March remembers Nepal and considers recent earthquakes' impact on the region.
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