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 Sep 10 - 16, 2009 
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Mayor, mayor, mayor: An interview with mayoral contender Richard Romero, Gene Grant ponders the municipal election and, wait, there's an election?
Websclusive: Extras from the Romero Interview
Mayoral candidate Richard Romero chats with the Alibi about term limits, red-light cameras, LGBT issues, public financing, all-ages shows and, of course, Martin Chavez.
An interview with Dandy Warhols guitarist Peter Holmström, and The Thermals conduct indie heat. Plus, the Alibi's Nautical Dance Party.
Persian Market is a magic carpet ride for your mouth, and Ari dishes about aluminum cookware.
9 is a serious treat for the eyes—but the animated sci-fi film stops there.
Here come the giant puppets at the We Art the People Folk Art Festival. Plus, a review of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo's latest work.

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The Daily Word in a prairie dog playground, killifornia and circuitous "right to bear arms" arguments

The Daily Word

Albuquerque's Huning Highland neighborhood gets Burque on a list of "secretly cool cities".

The playground at Chelwood Elementary has really gone to the prairie dogs.

Balloon Fiesta truly underway now that there have been some balloon collisions with power lines and vehicles.

Assisted suicide is now legal in California.

The father of the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage last week in Oregon blames, in part, the country's gun laws. Ironically, the mass-shooting suspect's mother was stockpiling guns out of fear that stricter gun laws in response to mass shootings would make it impossible to stockpile guns.

There's no such thing as a "sexy Donald Trump costume".

Watch this man set his apartment on fire while live streaming a demo of cigarette lighters.

Check out this groovy coffee table book of grindhouse cinema posters!


The Daily Word in spicy foods, hamsters, the lottery and slavery

The Daily Word

We're all in this together (student loan debt), but at least we have our college degrees.

Finland kindergartners focus more on playing than testing.

Your chances at winning the jackpot just got cut in half, but maybe that's a good thing.

The nuances of staging a musical with deaf actors.

Eating spicy foods may increase your life expectancy.

Raj the blind dog is finally adopted.

Going against the grain, one Dunkin Donuts refused to serve cop.

Textbook changes using the terms “immigrants” and “workers” back to “slaves,” after a Texan mom complained.

It's Monday, so here, have hamsters reenact the Friends theme song.

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Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop

Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.
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