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 Aug 20 - 26, 2009 
Alex E. Limkin sits down with Congressional candidate and fellow Iraq War veteran Adam Kokesh.
NEWS/OPINION
After the city set aside millions for improvements, what's the state of Albuquerque's animal shelters? And American Cement will probably get its permit for increased pollution ... but with strings attached.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
This week's news quiz brings us pink slips and oh-so-many felony charges.
MUSIC
Jazzy, low-key folk quartet The Grownup Noise is 61 percent joy and 49 percent sobering truth. Plus, a tribute to guitar king Les Paul.
FOOD
The chile at La Casita might tear your head off (in a good way). And what's wrong with gluggling on the olive oil for frying?
FILM & TV
Shorts is another one of director Robert Rodriguez' juvenile fantasies aimed at the filmmaker’s five kids—and seemingly no one else. Meanwhile, “Being Human” discovers what happens when a ghost, a vampire and a werewolf share a flat.
ARTS/LIT
The characters in Four are pushed and pulled by their desires, but the production seems strangely passionless. Plus, Mountainair’s Poets and Writers Picnic has become an anticipated treat for city slicker wordsmiths.
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The Daily Word in Ebola, "Breaking Bad" toys and Ferguson PD's violations

The Daily Word

Dr. Craig Spencer, who's returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, has tested positive for the virus.

Amnesty International released a report outlining the human rights abuses carried out by Ferguson police during Michael Brown protests.

The White House is in a tizzy over what to do about its fence after several incidents of people getting onto the White House grounds.

If Aaron Paul thinks Barbies are more “damaging” than “Breaking Bad” toys, then you best believe it.

To get folks into the Halloween spirit, Huffington Post has come out with some interesting facts about All Hallows' Eve that you may not have known.

APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez probably won't face criminal charges in the federal system for the fatal shooting of James Boyd.

A man was shot in the head last night near Kit Carson Park. His condition is currently unknown, but this story is still being updated.

In an amazing tribute to a teammate's loss, the Estancia High School JV football team purchased new jerseys with the name of teammate Carlos Parra's late sister on the back. Parra's sister died from a brain tumor.

A lawsuit has been filed against UNM Hospital for failing to protect the medical and mental health records of 13-year-old Roswell shooter Mason Campbell.

A man in Pennsylvania is fighting a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.

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