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The Daily Word in radiation fines, poop-free beards and Deflategate
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 6 2015 1:56 PM ]
It’s Wednesday, May 6,
And an “abstinence only” high school’s student population is suffering from a chlamydia outbreak.
Oh, hey, remember Deflategate? It’s back.
One employee has been released from the hospital and another remains critical after an accident at Los Alamos National Labs.
New Mexico cattle have been mysteriously disappearing. Probably stolen by rustlers. I mean, aliens. Obviously, aliens.
A rapist on probation was thrown back into jail after it was discovered he owned a copy of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD.
And the Department of Energy has agreed to pay the state of New Mexico $73 million dollars in fines following a radiation leak at the WIPP underground waste facility.
Have a great day!
Go With the Grain: opening reception for s(and): an introduction
By Holly von Winckel [ Wed May 6 2015 1:15 PM ]
Featuring photography, sculpture, paintings and works on paper from 13 artists. Runs through 5/30.
The Daily Word in list porn and dressing like a spider
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 5 2015 3:48 PM ]
The good folks of D.A.R.E. got duped by anti-pot satire. And they can't even use the "too stoned" excuse.
The Dodgers Stadium kiss cam zoomed in on a gay, male couple. They kissed, and the crowd cheered.
Here's a list of 10 female producers you should know about in 2015.
Jim Morrison super-fans want the Northeast Heights home that Morrison lived in for two years to be designated a historical site.
Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht's Spider 2.0 dress "uses biosignals and learned threat detection to defend the wearer’s personal space." How rad is that?!
Be Pussy Riot!
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 5 2015 12:00 PM ]
Hear a conversation with Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina.
The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar
By Constance Moss [ Mon May 4 2015 11:29 AM ]
The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.
Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.
Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.
China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.
This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.
Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.
Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.
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.
The Daily Word in Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs, the best '90s family The Winslows and removing mustard stains from your shirt
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.
Purple Rock • Dead City Radio • Drink Me • Voxburn • Cynical Bird • rock, pop, Americana at Duke City Sound Stage
Movies on the Plaza at Harry E. Kinney Civic Plaza
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