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The Daily Word in a virus that makes you dumb, horned helmets and crock pot lids.

The Daily Word

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.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd parties like a rock star and prostitution is legal in New Zealand.

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.)

Jesse Schulz

Music

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.

Alibi Picks

Turning Over a New Leaf

Flyleaf play some tunes at the Sunshine Theater in support of their new record Between the Stars.

Alibi Picks

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.

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The Daily Word in bin Laden's shooter, Detroit's bankruptcy and brains

The Daily Word

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.

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The Daily Word in officer retention, UNM athletics and decriminalizing marijuana

The Daily Word

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.

Marijuana decriminalization efforts made progress nationally and locally this week.

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.

Alibi Picks

Moving Heaven and Earth: Sway. Shift. Version 4.0 opening reception

A collaborative, living and static sculpture featuring artists Shola Cole, Debbie Hesse and Rashmi Talpade. Runs (minus the live element) through 12/13.

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The Daily Word in very important news that everyone should be talking about

The Daily Word

In a stunning upset that is sure to have far-reaching ramifications, a porcupine managed to fend off a pride of lions.

Many people this morning are very angry that Rob Lowe is making fun of those who suffer from “shy-bladder syndrome.”

Although they've been dealt a series of setbacks over the past few years, it turns out that fanged deer are still surviving in the wild.

Marijuana smokers have reason to be excited today: this video of a cute goat saying “what’ will surely benefit from being viewed while high.

In a move sure that may stoke illegal immigration fears, kissing bugs in Texas are now transmitting a disease previously though limited to Mexico.

And also I guess there was some kind of election yesterday.

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The Daily Word in Albuquerque City Council money matters, auctioning off the Atari dump games and RIP Tom Magliozzi

The Daily Word

It's time for the city to divide up all the leftover cash that was earmarked in hopes of luring Tesla to Albuquerque.

City Council approved police officer raises to the tune of $900,000 in hopes of preventing a large number of officer resignations.

It's election day.

The TSA confiscated a ray-gun replica belt buckle from some guy.

This guy can talk his way out of almost anything.

1970's Adidas time capsule.

Tom Magliozzi of NPR's "Car Talk" has died.

Some of the Atari games unearthed from an Alamogordo landfill will be auctioned on eBay.


Today's Events

The Good Shepherd (2006) at KiMo Theatre

Film stars Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and Robert De Niro. Part of the De Niro Done Right film series.

Bob Tate • solo piano at Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steakhouse

Tasty Wednesdays: Basic Cooking Salts at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm

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