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 Apr 2 - 8, 2009 
Alibi readers voted on their favorite bars, movies, charities, musicians and more. Find out who climbed to the top of the list in this year's Best of Burque issue.
NEWS/OPINION
An illegal immigrant stays afloat by selling homemade burritos. Plus, notice anything different about your paycheck?
MUSIC
The unusually instrumented jazz quartet Fantastic Merlins summons the freedom of a jazz combo and the daring of an avant-garde aggregation. And Marianne Dissard turns heartache into a cathartic Americana record with big gulps of French lyrics.
FOOD
Brave the inevitable bad breath and order a slice of garlicky, New York-style cheese pizza from Pete's of Brooklyn. And a a bouquet of fresh rosemary will drive you nuts for pecans.
FILM & TV
Che Part One chronicles Che Guevara’s all-star Socialist team-up with Fidel Castro to overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. Part Two is more of a downer. And Adventureland jostles between bleak characters and childish boner jokes.
ARTS/LIT
The death row drama Coyote on a Fence avoids becoming polemic and instead focuses on human connection and dignity. And much of UNM's public art is hidden in plain sight.
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The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar

The Daily Word

The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.

Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.

A chihuahua was found living inside a tree.

Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.

China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.

This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.

Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.

Do you have a beard? It may have poop on it.

Learn what it's like to have two vaginas.

A very important baby was born over the weekend.

Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.

Happy birthday to Dick Dale, who turns 78 today!

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

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The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

The Daily Word

Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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