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Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 2:10 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.
The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 9:11 AM ]
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.
Fly Me There
Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival
By Mark Lopez [ Thu Apr 30 2015 2:00 PM ]
The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
By Amelia Olson [ Thu Apr 30 2015 12:53 PM ]
Good afternoon! Maybe you're thinking to yourself right now "Things are really bad all around. People are in pain and aren't always kind to one another. Money rules the world and I just spilled mustard on my shirt." Don't worry, friend! There are a few good things in the world, and here are some tips on removing stains from your clothes.
Two women survived being stranded in the freezing cold for two weeks by living off of Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs. Sadly, I've been living off the same things for 29 years.
If you live in one of Baltimore's wealthiest neighborhoods Roland Park your life expectancy is 19 years longer than if you were to be born in one of the poorest neighborhoods Downtown/Seton Hill. Wait! This is terrible news! Sorry.
Ignore the sad parts (like why we claim to know what is best for other people) and just rejoice knowing that for a brief time, Edddie Winslow and Teresa Tapia were married!
Let's take a trip down memory lane and visit the cast of America's number one family sitcom Family Matters. It wasn't #1? Whatever. It was a great show.
There are still mysteries in life that can't be explained or resolved by asking Siri.
Britney Spears' performance of a lifetime.
A teenage boy survived the devastating earthquake in Nepal after being stuck in rubble for six days.
Hope that stain doesn't ruin your shirt.
Restless Folk Art Syndrome: North Valley Art Fiesta
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Apr 30 2015 12:30 PM ]
Find punched tin and other nuevomexico art and jewelry plus live entertainment at the North Valley Art Fiesta May 2 and 3.
UNM Nepalese Student Association Hosts Vigil, Fundraiser
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 30 2015 9:31 AM ]
The Nepalese community of New Mexico and the Nepalese Student Association host a candlelight vigil and fundraising event tonight at UNM.
The Daily Word in rehab, UFC and a dildo-urn combo
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Apr 28 2015 2:19 PM ]
In the Baltimore riots' aftermath, security is being ramped up and cleanup of looting and fires has begun.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has been jailed in Albuquerque for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident.
The South Valley will welcome a new residential drug treatment center in May 2015.
Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom's 21 Grams is a multi-sensory memory box comprised of a scent diffuser, an amp and a blown-glass dildo with a built-in golden urn to hold your deceased lover's ashes.
Helping Nepal: Five organizations accepting donations and offering relief in Nepal
By Amelia Olson [ Mon Apr 27 2015 12:54 PM ]
A list of five organizations accepting donations and offering relief to victims of the massive earthquake that happened on April 25 in Nepal.
The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 27 2015 11:00 AM ]
A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.
It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.
Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.
McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.
The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.
In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.
Nepal Earthquakes Evoke Memories and Call for Action
By August March [ Sun Apr 26 2015 6:58 PM ]
August March remembers Nepal and considers recent earthquakes' impact on the region.
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