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The Daily Word in Bill Cosby, cops taking people's stuff, and rocket-powered Frenchmen
A Las Cruces city attorney offered tips on how police departments can make more money: Just take people’s stuff, even if they’re not guilty of a crime. “It’s a gold mine!” he said. “We could be like Czars!”
One of the controversial and soon-to-be-dissolved Mars Hill Church’s leaders will soon be holding services in Albuquerque.
Noted comedian and possible rapist Bill Cosby just discovered that a lot of people think he’s probably a rapist.
And behold! The world’s fastest bicycle-mounted Frenchman!
The Boys Are Back: Dropkick Murphys at Sunshine
Dropkick Murphys bring some Celtic sounds to Sunshine Theater.
"I Saw You" on Día de los Muertos
Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?
“So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in them." –Sylvia Plath | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.
The Daily Word in Homeless Veterans, landing a spacecraft on a comet and the Russians are coming
A controversial New Mexico coyote hunt is on for the third year.
The National Institute of Flamenco is being sued by their former landlord over the fire that gutted their space.
Two Grey Wolves were found dead in New Mexico.
Were pulp characters Philip Marlowe and Sam Spade based on a real life black private detective?
A eulogy for Car Talk's Tom Magliozzi by his eldest daughter.
600 Indian women sterilized in a matter of hours leads to deaths.
European Space Agency about to land a spacecraft on a comet.
The Daily Word in a virus that makes you dumb, horned helmets and crock pot lids.
Researchers have identified a virus that makes people stupid. Er.
Snow in Minneapolis is already screwing up the morning commute and canceling flights.
Most kids don’t even have a TV anymore.
I broke the lid to our crock pot last night. It smashed in pieces all over the floor like a windshield.
Here’s more support for the theory the Vincent Van Gogh was murdered.
There are lots of dumb ways to die.
Here’s a lovely chart of Common MythConceptions supporting my claim that a 19th-century production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle is responsible for the idea that vikings wore horned helmets.
A woman was dead for 45 minutes, then revived without brain damage.
Iraqi officials claim the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was wounded in an airstrike.
The internet has a new mug shot handsome guy.
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan flipped out and attacked people on an airplane like a zoh-hom-beh.
A cold front is going to hit New Mexico tonight.
A man threatening to jump off the San Mateo overpass shut down I-40 yesterday. I got stuck in it and saw him—he was on the lowest ledge, which didn’t seem all that high.
Right before that, I got stuck in traffic created by a standoff with an armed suspect at the Luxury Inn on Central.
Happy birthday, Neil Gaiman.
(Special thanks for links from Sarah Bonneau, Susan Petersen and Stefanie Enochs.)
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
Writer Mark Lopez muses on FKA Twigs’ Fallon performance, Loretta Lynn’s upcoming records and a new video by Die Antwoord.
Turning Over a New Leaf
Flyleaf play some tunes at the Sunshine Theater in support of their new record Between the Stars.
A True People's Gathering
ABQ People's Festival 2014
Featuring matanza, chile and salsa competitions, a job fair, a kids zone, a motorcycle run/show and more.
The Daily Word in bin Laden's shooter, Detroit's bankruptcy and brains
A judge has delayed the sentencing for friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, due to a question still pending before the US Supreme Court over what is considered “tangible” evidence.
Due to recent marijuana legalization victories in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC, pot proponents are looking toward California to make it legal for recreational use.
After the name of Osama bin Laden's shooter was revealed, other members of SEAL Team Six are speaking out in disagreement over who actually fired the fatal shot.
A judge is expected to rule today on a restructuring plan that could get Detroit out of bankruptcy.
New Zealand has withdrawn its charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd for allegedly trying to “procure a murder.”
A priest in Gallup, N.M., up and left the church, leaving parishioners wondering why he left and if he took any of the church's money with him.
Dr. Kent Kiehl of the Mind Research Network in Albuquerque says that the brains of child killers are “strikingly different” from those of other children.
The city council voted 8-0 last night to approve the Department of Justice's agreement, which gives APD four years to make necessary reforms aimed at their use of excessive force and how they deal with mentally ill people.
Elaine, a 38-year-old chimpanzee, gave birth to twins at the BioPark Zoo this past week!
This little guy was really upset that he couldn't vote.
The Daily Word in officer retention, UNM athletics and decriminalizing marijuana
In an effort to keep “seasoned officers” on the job protecting this city and its denizens, the Albuquerque City Council passed legislation intended to offer extra income to police officers willing to postpone retirement.
It was damn warm last month in Burque; in fact, it was the third-warmest October in a century in these here parts.
Autumn means our city will soon host wild avian visitors from up north; just don’t feed them.
Albuquerque Little Theater is bringing an Irving Berlin work to life in time for the winter holidays.
A Mexican child with a massive tumor on his neck and shoulder is having the ailment treated here in Albuquerque.
UNM Lobo starting quarterback Cole Gautsche has been injured, and Coach Davies said he may be out for the rest of the season.
In more UNM sports news, the captain of the UNM women’s basketball squad was charged with throwing a knife at her significant other.
Here’s this week’s New Mexico fishing report, courtesy of the Portales News-Tribune.
Over at Duke City Fix, New Mexico history writer Ben Moffett reviews Robert Turner Wood’s new book about Burque’s postwar transformation.
Bruce Jennings at Corrales Bistro Brewery
Thanksgiving on Mayflower Food Drive for Storehouse at Albertsons Grocery Store
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