Weekly Alibi
 Sep 24 - 30, 2009 
Ready, set, vote! The Alibi's Election Guide tells you everything you need to know about the Tuesday, Oct. 6 election, from who your next mayor should be to why you should approve bond requests. Get your voting needs satisfied.
Print-n-Save Voters Guide
The short version for your voting pleasure
Propositions
We decode the proposition jargon on the ballot so you know what you're voting for.
Candidate Questionnaires
Read candidates' responses to our exclusive questionnaires, only on alibi.com.
NEWS/OPINION
Bicyclists ride to honor their fallen friends. And are Albuquerque streets safe for two wheels?
MUSIC
Maria de Barros brings her beguiling sea breeze of a voice to ¡Globalquerque! And Felix da Housecat proves you can't have one foot in the music snob closet and the other on the nonexclusive dance floor.
FOOD
Casa de Benavidez does Old New Mexico right. And who ever thought peaches and tomatoes were a match made in culinary heaven?
FILM & TV
PBS comes to ABQ. Plus, "Titan Maximum" continues in the spirit of "Robot Chicken," drawing heavily from the pantheon of '80s kid TV.
ARTS/LIT
Downtown's GO! Arts Festival his the streets while Dispersal/Return at the UNM Museum demonstrates a collective psyche that reveres and revels in nature.
Websclusive: Skippyjon Jones creator Judy Schachner answers our call of the wild
Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese kittyboy who thinks he’s a chihuahua. The author of the wildly popular children's series answers our call of the wild.
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
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The Daily Word in college woes, a handsy officer and BDSM

The Daily Word

Kentucky firefighters were hurt while trying to perform the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for charity.

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a 27-year-old police officer in Oklahoma City, has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting six women.

A Tallahassee federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

According to a new New York Times poll, most white people “reserve judgment” in regards to whether the Michael Brown shooting was justified. Blacks, on the other hand, stand firm that it was not.

Surprise, surprise: College students are wondering whether getting a degree is worth the cost and debt they'll undertake from acquiring it.

Today the APS board will interview four interim superintendents to take over for Winston Brooks, who resigned last Friday.

Alex Gallegos, an Albuquerque murder suspect, has been apprehended after a shootout on Wednesday afternoon that left several schools on lockdown and shut down Taylor Ranch Road.

A woman who was admitted to UNM Hospital and tested for Ebola is not infected with the virus. So don't be all paranoid.

According to police data: Despite recent acts of violence, Albuquerque is on course to have “far fewer” homicides this year than in past years. So … good news?

NSFW: In case you were curious, here are some photos of the dual lives of everyday people who practice BDSM. It beats 50 Shades, no?

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The Daily Word in David Correia, homelessness and ancient shrimp

The Daily Word

Battery charges against UNM professor, local activist, and Alibi contributor David Correia have been dropped.

A local man allegedly rode to his appointment with a probation officer on a stolen electric shopping cart.

The Albuquerque Isotopes won on the road last night after losing 6 of 7 in their last home stand.

An ancient species of shrimp lives in Albuquerque.

APD has a brand-new “crisis vehicle."

The City Council is considering raising the gross receipts tax in order to assuage homelessness.

A Burque balloon factory is in the works.

Puddles of urine found at the BioPark Zoo may have human sources.

Some of the intersections downtown are dangerous.

Operations at the City’s Police Oversight Committee have officially been suspended.

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The Not Quite Weekly Podcast! #5

Events, interviews, rambling attempts at jokes!

This week comedian Genevieve Mueller joins us to discuss happenings in the ABQ comedy scene and her interview with Josh Blue.

And calendars editor Mark Lopez hypes events, and we engage in a discussion of the merits of Albuquerque, N.M. vs. Corpus Christi, Texas.

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