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Sunday, Oct 23: Albuquerque Record Convention
By Devin D. O'Leary [ Sat Oct 22 2016 11:00 AM ]
Find LP, 45s, EPs, 78s, T-shirts, music-related books and posters, turntables, cassettes, 8-tracks, reel-to-reel tapes, DVDs, VHS and miscellaneous rock'n'roll debris.
The Daily Word in Real X-Files, Real Dragons and Real Ducks
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Oct 22 2016 10:14 AM ]
Not enough scary clowns in your life this Halloween? Check out this collection of creepy clown portraits.
Tin foil fans reached a mouth-foaming crescendo after a well-known UFOlogist died under mysterious circumstances during an investigation into "black magic" practiced by "elites." He was appearing as a speaker at a convention in Poland when they found his body, sitting on a couch in his hotel room, supposedly with "black liquid" coming from his mouth. Just days before, he had told his mother that he was in trouble, and she should investigate if anything happened to him. Shades of X-Files ...
A chunk of metal was discovered in Romania in the 1970s that turned out to be 90% aluminum. Romanian officials claimed it was 25,000 years old. The story only just broke for the rest of the world, and now some internet folk are saying it's proof we were visited by aliens.
Did I freak you out too much today? I'm sorry, dear reader. Consider getting an emotional support duck to help you get through this time of apprehension.
Sunday, Oct 23: Third Annual Acequia Celebration and Fun Run
By Joshua Lee [ Sat Oct 22 2016 10:00 AM ]
Support a benefit for a small South Valley organization that aims to protect and preserve ways of life and local traditions in our community.
The Daily Word in dams, birthdays and dam birthdays
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Oct 21 2016 3:53 PM ]
VP hopeful Mike Pence visited the Duke City today. Then, he split.
Isleta Pueblo and the Federal Government have resolved a long standing dispute over a dam on pueblo land.
Happy Birthday ... Elephant Butte Dam! The dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when completed in 1916.
A major hack affected users of Twitter, Netflix and other popular websites.
Saturday, Oct 22: Naturalist Series: Bats Found Around the World
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Oct 21 2016 11:00 AM ]
Dr. Ernie Valdez from the U.S. Geological Survey discusses different shapes, sizes and colors of bats that occur around the world and their unique behaviors that reflect their amazing morphology.
Pittie the Fool
Saturday, Oct 22: Eighth Annual Pittie Parade
By Renee Chavez [ Fri Oct 21 2016 10:00 AM ]
Celebrate your favorite pet with adoptable dogs and several rescue groups. Participate in the Pittie Parade and canine costume and tricks contests.
The Daily Word in Udall, the flu, the legislature and hotdog-eating catfish
By August March [ Thu Oct 20 2016 12:59 PM ]
Yesterday, US Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) campaigned for Clinton in the Beehive state.
This year's piñon harvest is the best our state has seen since 2005.
Over at USA Today, former KUNM reporter and current Penn State journo lecturer Cindy Simmons makes fun of Gary Johnson.
NM Department of Health officials confirmed the first cases of influenza for the 2016-2017 flu season here in New Mexico. Department of Health Secretary Designate Lynn Gallagher used the announcement to reiterate an important scientific concern about this phenomenon, saying, "... I want to remind New Mexicans about the importance of getting influenza vaccine as the best way to protect yourself, loved ones, and the community from flu."
Heath Haussamen of NMPolitics.net reports on the aftermath of legislation that made it to La Tejana's desk as a consequence the recent special session of our state's glorious legislature.
Stephanie Gurule-Leyba has been named New Mexico's Teacher of the Year.
A recent survey conducted by ZiaPoll indicates that a heroic HRC is favored over misogynist monster and Putin plaything Donald Trump by 10 points in New Mexico.
There is a gender pay gap among academics at the University of New Mexico, says a report issued by the school's office of the provost.
The 550th Special Operations Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base was deactivated earlier this month. The squadron specialized in combat search and rescue.
Dig catfish? Well, they dig hotdogs! Check out this week's NM fishing report to find out how you can make your angling dreams come true at Burque's Tingley Beach or any number of cool water holes around the state.
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Stand Up and Be Counted
Friday, Oct 21: We Stand With Standing Rock Benefit • InnaState • rock • The Riddims • roots, reggae • Definition Rare • Clara Natonabah • Lyla June Johnson • K. Benally & LetsJusB • LetsJusB
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Oct 20 2016 11:00 AM ]
We stand with Standing Rock.
Calling all Beautiful Necks
Friday, Oct 21: Nosferatu
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Oct 20 2016 10:00 AM ]
A screening of the original film while Texas Tech's Elegant Savages OrchestraÂ andÂ Balkan Ensemble perform the live score.
The Daily Word in Free Local Food, T-Mobile and Pop Up Weed Gardens
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Oct 19 2016 11:28 AM ]
Most people have stolen something, but have you ever considered stealing Venetian blinds? One man did and almost succeeded.
Is your doctor just pretending they know what they're talking about? Like really, are they even a doctor?
During a demonstration against the US, police got brutal with protesters by beating them with batons and running them over in a van.
What if Donald Trump controlled the NSA?
There's a group in Albuquerque handing out fresh food for free.
T-Mobile was punished by the FCC for being huge liars.
The Philadelphia Museum will host a pop-up weed (as in marijuana) garden on Thursday.
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