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Weekly Alibi
 May 21 - 27, 2009 
Feminist icon Judy Chicago discusses the convergence of identity, place and art and also explains why she chooses to live in Belen.
NEWS/OPINION
A report says global warming threatens corn crops, but can wind power save America from a corn catastrophe? And Duke City Derby's all-star team can't quite trap the Rat City Rollergirls.
Websclusive: Pleather for the Win
Derby brutes battle it out before your very eyes.
MUSIC
Albuquerque's The Oktober People tinkered with Explore The Sky Too for five years—and it shows. Meanwhile, The Maccabees' Wall of Arms gets drowned in a sea of "Wa-ows."
FOOD
All aboard! Feast on Rail Runner snack stops south of Albuquerque.
FILM & TV
Devin D. O'Leary breaks down Terminator Salvation. Plus, Absurdistan is an inordinately enjoyable throwback to '90s cinema, when the foreign/art house environment was filled with films that were cute, charming, exotic and slightly naughty.
ARTS/LIT
Judy Chicago's K-12 Dinner Party Curriculum highlights the oft-ignored contributions of women. And a group of art tourists come to New Mexico to discover the folk art treasures the Land of Enchantment harbors.

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Pin-Ups and Hot Rods Save Prom

A benefit car show where attendees can donate old prom dresses and men's suits for the Albuquerque Public Schools Clothing Bank.

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The Daily Word in weathermen, WIPP, stolen garbage bins and disorder

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Dr. George Fischbeck, a beloved Albuquerque science teacher and weatherman who went on to fame and fortune in the city of angels, has died at age 92.

Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union, discusses the use of police body cameras in Albuquerque.

A hearing undertaken by the Bernalillo County Commission on a proposed real estate development west of town raised drought-related citizen concerns.

Long-haired US Energy Secretary Edward Moriz says the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant will be back in business soon.

Oil industry experts are worried about New Mexico production and job losses in the coming months.

Daily Lobo reporter Skylar Griego reports that tattoos are becoming more visible in the workplace.

More than 150 trash and recycling bins have been stolen in Albuquerque during the past couple of months.

Yesterday, a mobile home in the Southeast Heights caught fire and burned.

Andrew Church, a meteorologist based in Burque says it could be a wet spring in these parts.

A fight over a cell phone caused violence and disorder in our humble burg.

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The Daily Word in the crimes of Blanco Diablo

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Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 25

and drug dealer Eugene Crane, aka “Blanco Diablo” aka “The Boogie Man,” has been arrested for allegedly wrapping the body of one of his customers in plastic and then dumping her in an empty lot near Roller Skate City after the woman overdosed. Before dumping her, but after she died, he allegedly made time to join his family for dinner,

Geologists with the United States Air Force are set to begin construction on a well to extract poisonous chemicals from Albuquerque’s water supply. The well will be located in a church parking lot, right next to the basketball court,

the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg wonders if it’s time for “the Jews to leave Europe,”

a Detroit eviction crew discovered the corpses of two children stashed in a deep freeze inside of a vacant apartment. The mother of the children has been taken into custody,

in some of the least depressing news to come out of Iraq, ISIS apparently blew up Saddam Hussein's tomb,

a baby eagle hatched live on eagle-cam,

and a restaurant in Africa has closed down after attracting negative attention for their “no blacks” policy.

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