V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in engine snakes, LeBron's choice and 7/10
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jul 11 2014 8:43 AM ]
Police are looking for 10-year-old Joseph Carlos Rivera, who went missing yesterday in Santa Fe.
Former New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman calls for reforms after a Vietnam vet died at the VA hospital while waiting for an ambulance to take him around the building.
Wanna celebrate 7/10 with some hash oil?
If I found a 9-foot boa constrictor in my engine, I'd die right then and there. No joke.
Another county clerk in Colorado is gearing up to issue same sex marriage licenses, even though it's banned in the state.
Find out what various religious factions think of President Barack Obama.
A teenager whose family was massacred in Texas found the strength, despite being wounded, to save her grandparents by calling 911.
Everyone's waiting on LeBron James to make a decision.
A cancer patient who is recovering from chemotherapy and radiation found God in her hair.
V.23 No.25 |
The Daily Word in a handsome mug shot, Lance Armstrong and "The Visor"
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jun 20 2014 9:41 AM ]
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says the agency doesn't have to apologize following accusations of a cover-up.
All it takes is a good-looking mug shot to spark a lot of “likes.”
Judge Robert Wilkins rules against Lance Armstrong; therefore, he'll most likely have to pay some mad cash to the U.S. Postal Service.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he “stepped right in it” after making comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism, but he offered no apology.
The Obamas want their daughters to work minimum wage to see “what it's like to do that real hard work.”
RIP Stephanie Kwolek: the chemist who invented the tough fibers used in Kevlar body armor.
Take a tour of Downtown's Anasazi building before its Monday grand opening.
A female bicyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a garbage truck.
Anders Hsi wants to give “The Visor” to the homeless.
V.23 No.20 |
The Daily Word in a mad doggy, New Mexico's most wanted and police chief camera sex
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 16 2014 9:18 AM ]
In case you're sad about Barbara Walters leaving “The View,” you can read about how she wants to spend her retirement.
Police try to categorize what kind of killer Aaron Hernandez is … you know … in case he gets convicted.
Charity Johnson, a 34-year-old woman from Texas, was arrested after posing as a high school student for nearly a year.
Police unions across the nation are pushing for workers' compensation if they suffer from PTSD.
Since ABQ Pride is coming up, here's a little snippet of milestones in the effort to legalize gay marriage, as compiled by the Miami Herald.
Mason Campbell, the 12-year-old suspect in January's Roswell Middle School shooting, is expected to plead guilty at today's hearing.
It's “America's Most Wanted”—New Mexico style. Okay, it's New Mexico's Most Wanted.
“Naia” is apparently proof that modern Native Americans and the first Americans share common ancestors.
V.23 No.10 |
The Daily Word in New Mexico land, a general's court-martial and ninjas
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 7 2014 8:48 AM ]
CNM's getting a Downtown location, y'all.
Albuquerque is getting a “Living Cities” grant, which will help with Downtown revitalization, low-income residents and community improvement.
President Obama's budget proposal could result in more access to New Mexico public lands.
Three more accusers have come forward against Rusty Glanton, a tumbling coach who was accused of “criminal sexual contact of a minor” in January.
The court-martial is underway for a US general accused of sexually assault.
A transgender woman was told by CrossFit that she couldn't compete in the women's strength competition. Now she's suing them.
Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs is the first woman to take command of Fort Knox. Not bad.
An abortion clinic in McAllen, Texas closed its doors yesterday due to new state restrictions. The law is expected to be “fully implemented” in September, which will leave only six clinics in the state of Texas.
Wait … there's actual employment for ninjas? With no experience required? Guess I'm moving to Japan.
V.23 No.4 |
The Daily Word in the Keystone XL pipeline, the Mac's birthday and catching a Goodfella
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 24 2014 10:10 AM ]
Wow, the Mac is 30?
According to FBI, Vinny Asaro has been caught in connection with the Lufthansa heist.
The debate heats up over whether to end the life of a pregnant woman in Texas who has been declared brain dead.
Could the Keystone XL pipeline bring on a new frontier in our nation's environmental politics?
Synthia Varela-Casaus pleads not guilty after being accused of kicking her 9-year-old son to death.
A former employee of Redflex, a company that manufactures red light cameras, says they paid hefty bribes to score deals in several cities in the US, including cities in New Mexico.
This flu season sees more hospitalization rates than usual.
A man in Florida has been arrested after trying to perform an exorcism on his “demon” son and then violently resisting arrest.
V.22 No.29 |
The Daily Word in roll-coaster mishaps, a royal baby and Carlsbad farmers
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jul 22 2013 11:20 AM ]
Something royal this way comes ...
Police have identified one of three murder victims in East Cleveland, and they've charged 35-year-old Michael Madison with three counts of aggravated murder.
German roller-coaster manufacturer is sending experts to Arlington, Texas to investigate the death of a victim who died while riding the Texas Giant over the weekend.
Mohammed Morsi, recently ousted president of Egypt, has gone missing, and family claims he was "abducted by army."
Police are investigating the drowning of 19-year-old Matthew Mares in Los Lunas that happened over the weekend.
APD to testify today in court in a wrongful death lawsuit in relation to the shooting of 27-year-old Christopher Torres in 2011.
Carlsbad farmers could possibly receive less than half the water allotted to them from a network of wells that pump groundwater into the Pecos river.
In a nutshell: If you fake cancer and take $9,000 in donations from your community, then you're probably gonna go to jail.
V.22 No.27 |
The Daily Word in Levi Chavez, water-swiping Texans and Sarah Palin redux
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Jul 10 2013 9:03 AM ]
The recent rains mean that the National Forests aren't quite as likely to catch on fire if you camp in them. But you're still not allowed to do it yet.
Something something Levi Chavez trial something!
The Texans are coming for your water.
Behold, the strange and convoluted saga of the worst video game in the world! And charity marathon!
Sarah Palin is planning on running for senate.
Australia is spying on phone records too. But for really important reasons, like catching litterbugs.
You should be ashamed for giving up on Catch-22 after only 20 pages, but hey, at least you're not alone. Goodreads presents a graphic of the most commonly abandoned books.
V.22 No.25 |
The Daily Word in sea monkey collections, gay marriage and Wendy Davis
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Jun 26 2013 9:45 AM ]
The Rio Grande has become way less grande.
And county employees are broiling in their building.
A Las Vegas, NM school district ruins it for everyone. Because somebody wrote its name down wrong.
The Supreme Court went gay! Let's all get married!
Texas hero-lady Wendy Davis successfully fights for reproductive rights and shows everyone how a filibuster is really done.
A Florida entomologist found the wasp boss-level.
Here's a dude who collects all the crap they used to sell in the back of old comic books. I love this dude.
The Daily Word in affirmative action, transgender rights and possible fraud
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 24 2013 2:39 PM ]
First the Food Network and now Smithfield! You're making some enemies, Paula!
Affirmative action takes the backseat ...
Berlusconi gets seven years, but will it stick? No pun intended.
Colorado court rules in favor of a transgendered girl who was denied access to the girls' bathroom.
Phillip Garcia found guilty of kidnapping.
Have some mental health providers been mishandling funds? Tsk Tsk Tsk ...
When did they start letting people in Aransas Pass have monkeys? Should I move back to Texas?
V.22 No.20 |
The Daily Word in transgender rights, twisters in the US and an arrested "Worm"
By Mark Lopez [ Mon May 20 2013 10:13 AM ]
Weather experts warn that more devastating weather can be expected on Monday after tornadoes ripped through the U.S. from Texas all the way to Minnesota on Sunday, May 19.
Yahoo buys Tumblr, promises not to "screw it up."
Kim case adds focus to how the feds probed a working journalist.
Miranda Pacheco, who killed a bicyclist three years ago, is in jail again for reckless driving.
DEA claims that marketing heroin to teens is making Albuquerque's drug problems worse.
Protest to take place on Monday morning for Damian Garcia, a transgender student at St. Pius High School, over which cap and gown he will wear on graduation day.
"Worm" arrested for alleged assault and throwing a rival's moped into the ocean ...
V.21 No.43 | 10/25/2012
The Daily Word in James Blunt, Billy Idol and the Daily Planet.
By Nick Brown [ Tue Oct 23 2012 10:07 AM ]
Watch last night’s presidential debate sober.
There was a giant rectangular UFO in Texas.
Billy Idol is playing a birthday party.
New York’s highest court declares that lap dances are not art.
The Manson Family may be linked to 12 additional unsolved homicides.
Here’s a brain-like scalp.
Florida cops shot a naked lady.
Enjoy these old-timey photo manipulations.
The sad little dotted zebra has no herd.
Pretending to love cats on the internet.
Billy Graham left some final advice about voting.
A woman was raised by monkeys then sold into prostitution.
Ralph Davis has been found.
UNM researchers have help for your burned tongue.
Happy birthday Weird Al Yankovic.
Thanks for the many assists from Constance Moss, E.J. Maliskas, Tom Nayder and Robert Masterson.
V.21 No.40 |
The Daily Word in debate hangovers
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Oct 4 2012 10:08 AM ]
Facebook has a billion daily users and none of them will like the picture of your kid doing that thing you posted.
White college kids from Texas do the craziest things.
Food prices rising at Balloon Fiesta.
Chicago police find 1,000 pot plants growing in a field.
Arrests made following this weekends shooting at Fantasy World.
Miguel Cabrera wins baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.
Cheese smugglers busted in Canada.
What if everyone on earth pointed a laser pointer at the moon at the same time?
Chevy dealer totally sorry he had you arrested over pricing error.
Can a new font help dyslexic readers?
V.21 No.38 |
The Daily Word in Mullet vs. beard, man vs. fish, woman vs. sandwich and Fiona Apple vs. The Man
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Sep 22 2012 12:30 PM ]
New Mexico's Spaceport development has problems.
Yes, you can play golf at the Angola Penitentiary golf course.
The ex-controller of the New Mexico Finance Authority has been indicted.
Unintentional, run-away double entendre strikes when Jill Biden introduces the Vice-President.
The Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department planned to buy a boat three days after cutting hours of service due to lack of funds.
150 years of lesbians photo gallery.
Verdict in the Amish beard-cutting case: "Mullet guilty in beard case."
A woman ate a "Stellanator" in Omaha.
A weird effigy of Obama was lynched in Austin.
This may be the first good, in-depth news item about bath salts.
Groundbreaking video illustrates the best way to clean mushrooms.
Not so groundbreaking: we are running out of fish.
An Intel worker called the police because a coworker put a "kick me" sign on his back. And people kicked him.
Some companies are instructing employees NOT to use work email after hours.
Snoop Dogg was the celebrity guest on The Price is Right yesterday.
Like many before her, Fiona Apple was busted for pot possession at the Sierra Blanca border checkpoint.
Hypnotic map of the 2012 presidential election swing states.
The Daily Word in drugged driving, class warfare, the 47 percent and fire tornados
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Fri Sep 21 2012 10:33 AM ]
New Mexico's Court of Appeals ruled that convicted "drugged drivers" must install ignition interlocks, though the devices don't detect drugs.
Extremist mobs protesting the anti-Islamic film made by some American nut job get violent in Pakistan.
Some crazy people spent days in line to get the new iPhone.
An article about the tiny home movement and new, tiny apartment units in New York (I thought they already had those).
Fiona Apple joins Willie Nelson and Snoop Dog in the arrested-
Another officer-involved shooting in Albuquerque.
Republican First Congressional District candidate Janice Arnold-Jones portrays birth control benefits as an obligation to "pay for your recreational sex."
Places to go before global warming ruins them.
Weather: Highs in the low '90s through the weekend.
V.21 No.26 | 6/28/2012
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A reading and signing with writer William DeBuys.
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