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The Daily Word in bikers, cryptids and resuming construction on the ART project
Special late edition
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 19 2016 11:20 PM ]
Daily Beast has details about the end of Gawker as we know it.
Gawker broke the Rob Ford, crack-smoking-Mayor of Toronto story so it is fitting that they were able to release the entire, extremely damning video.
ART is on, the stay has been lifted, construction will resume.
Even I will admit this cryptic sighting is an old man with a bad limp.
BCSO Conducting DWI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols Today, Aug 12th Thru Saturday, August 13th
Construction-Related Lane Closures Around the Big I Aug. 12th to Aug. 15th
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 12 2016 2:53 PM ]
The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office will be be conducting saturation patrols this weekend, looking for people driving under the influence and driving aggressively. Checkpoints will be set up in the North Valley to further check driver's insurance compliance, seatbelt compliance as well as child safety restraints in vehicles.
These checkpoints and saturation patrols are in effect thru Saturday Aug. 13th.
Let us all take some responsibility for bringing down our state's drunk driving numbers. This can be accomplished with greater public awareness, in conjunction with more effective enforcement by local law organizations. Fundamentally, drivers can avoid trouble by designating a driver, driving respectfully, buckling your seat belts and knowing when to find alternate carriage home from any party or show if you've tied one on.
There are also some concomitant construction projects affecting the Big I area from Aug, 12 thru Aug. 15th. As Follows:
I-25 Southbound bridge over Menaul will have right lane closures.
I-40 Eastbound over University Blvd (east of the Big I) will have various lanes closed.
If you are heading north on I-25 to eastbound I-40: left lane will be closed during this time.
If in doubt as to your ability to drive, CALL A TAXI.
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The Daily Word in Trump's downward spiral, Adblock v. Facebook and how local law enforcement pad their budgets with seized cash
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 12 2016 10:36 AM ]
An MDC corrections officer once fired over allegations of excessive force is under investigation for mistreating an inmate.
NM Attorney General Hector Balderas has joined the ranks of those urging Public Service Company of New Mexico to fast track a contract to supply power to a proposed Facebook data center. The data center will also need water.
Time published an excellent chronicle packed with inside information that details Donald Trump's downward spiral and the GOP's strategic response to the Oompa Loompa presidential canditate's alienating style.
Using a network of industry informants the DEA has confiscated hundreds of millions of dollars from domestic air and train travelers, often without laying charges.
It's not safe to text while driving while steering with your feet.
The Daily Word in Tax Free holiday 2016, Gags The Green Bay Clown and new wheels for APD
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 5 2016 11:58 AM ]
This weekend is the annual Tax Free Holiday.
Health officials skipped a meeting that was to address the long length of time it takes to process New Mexico medical marijuana applications because they were too busy processing medical marijuana applications.
APD purchased new fleet vehicles to replace the Challengers no one likes.
The Daily Word in the lady in white, Florida Zika cases and a Chinese fireball in California
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Jul 29 2016 10:35 AM ]
Some folks think Sports Authority should have donated theses new shoes rather than cutting and dumping them.
UNM says it has changed how it responds to sexual assault claims.
Police are looking for this man in connection with the torture and demise of his girlfriend's little dog.
Four people in Florida appear to have the first cases of Zika contracted within the United States.
Another Chinese rocket created another huge fireball across the California sky.
Check out these portraits of what musical notes sound like.
The Daily Word in murder in Munich, the death of Hastings and THC in Colorado's water
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Jul 22 2016 6:16 PM ]
A contract for construction at the Sunport doubled in cost after a company had already won the bidding process.
It's official: Hastings is closing all of their locations in October.
Parking in downtown Albuquerque isn't likely to improve anytime soon.
A small town in Colorado discovered their water supply had been dosed with THC.
French authorities are wanting to destroy CCTV footage of the attacks in Nice.
One of the guards at the jail where Sandra Bland allegedly committed suicide has admitted he lied in his testimony.
Phoenix has a serial killer, say police.
The Daily Word in a Lotaburger makeover, yet another insane-sounding Trump speech and some '70s entertainment
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 12 2016 1:14 PM ]
Lotaburger will be getting makeovers. Bye bye squinty Uncle Sam guy.
If you follow proper procedure, yes, you can keep that 200 pound mountain lion roadkill you found beside the highway.
How the artwork behind politicians giving speeches or interviews is intended to influence our perception of that politician.
At about 51 minutes into this recent speech, Trump starts using the word "win" A LOT.
Does carrying a firearm make you safer? Probably not, but it dramatically changes your perception of the world around you.
Safety Woman educational film from the '70s will make your day. Or maybe you're more of an Osmonds-
The Daily Word in High Times 2.0 and the Isle of Wight National Poo Museum
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Apr 5 2016 1:10 PM ]
High Times has plans that basically ape Playboy's '60s expansion into nightclubs and merchandise but with frito pie ... I mean marijuana.
New Mexico Attorney General has cleared the last of the fifteen behavioral health providers of any wrongdoing.
Donald Trump, who is 100 percent scarier without his tan, has a balls to the wall plan that would virtually guarantee both the destabilization of the Mexican state and Mexico paying for Trump's border wall.
A National Poo Museum has just opened on the Isle of Wight.
The Daily Word in fake plane hijacking secrets,more violence at Trump rallies and goodnight and good luck from Al Jazeera America
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 29 2016 9:20 PM ]
One of the Donald's campaign aides has been charge with assaulting a journalist at a Trump rally.
Sunset Memorial Gardens cemetery lost a WWI veteran's headstone after replacing it with a headstone meant for another man of the same name.
Even repeat offenders have the same civil rights as all citizens have.
Details continue to emerge about the "fake hijacking" of an Egypt Air flight.
Oh Lord, no. Some dude in Taipei beheaded a three year old girl in the street.
Some last words from Al Jazeera America, soon to be no more.
The Daily Word in a dusty day in Dirt City, Longmire returns and RIP Rob Ford
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 22 2016 2:07 PM ]
The elderly, small children and those with respiratory conditions are advised to stay indoors as much as possible from noon today until 9am Wednesday due to unusually high amounts of blowing dust in the Albuquerque area.
Netflix series Longmire will film a fifth season in New Mexico.
This year, New Mexico state tax refunds will take six to eight weeks rather than two weeks.
ISIS has taken responsibility for the coordinated bombings in Brussels, Belgium.
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has died of cancer.
Trump barely answers a single question in his interview with the Washington Post editorial board.
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