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The Daily Word in criminalizing teens, armed white men in Ferguson and a woman strolling across the surface of Mars
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 11 2015 12:10 PM ]
Albuquerque teens are opposing a proposed curfew, saying such a law would criminalize being a teenager.
Investigators in Ukraine think they have found pieces of a missile that brought down Flight MH17.
One of the images captured by the Curiosity Rover appears to show a woman walking across the surface of Mars.
Archeologists think they have solved the mystery of the 16th century colonists who vanished from Roanoke.
The paper lobby is losing yet another fight to keep the US Government using paper rather than digital communications and record keeping.
The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 4 2015 11:59 AM ]
A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.
It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.
Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.
Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".
Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.
Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.
North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.
"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.
The Daily Word in big ice cream, Rokudenashiko and a mysterious silver box in Jamestown.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 28 2015 12:29 PM ]
A local GOP official is in hot water after hosting a party featuring a Donald Trump piñata-smashing.
The remains of the 16th century leaders of Jamestown have been discovered.
Norway may now claim to be home of the world's largest ice cream cone.
Simply awesome photo series of 1970's-vintage motels.
Rad Japanese artist is facing criminal charges for transmitting data that can be used to create 3-D replicas of her hoo-ha.
Joyce Mitchell pled guilty to helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from Clinton Correctional.
There is a new Dr. Seuss book.
The Daily Word in naloxone, unicorns and bison.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 21 2015 1:29 PM ]
It may become more difficult for the public to access naloxone in New Mexico.
This is some seriously strange Cory Feldman right here.
The Daily Word in another Forrest Fenn buried treasure clue, El Chapo and Blue Bird flour
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 14 2015 9:36 AM ]
New clue for those hunting alleged Forrest Fenn treasure: "the treasure chest is wet".
Read about the Cortez, Colorado flour company that exists thanks to fry bread.
There is a big, new dog park on Albuquerque's West Side.
There is a Donald Trump buttplug.
Mexican President Pena Nieto is eating his words since the escape of El Chapo Guzman.
Most rad recorder playing and maybe the best story Gawker has ever published. Except that Rob Ford thing.
Much of Oregon is doomed.
It looks like there's a deal that will lift sanctions in Iran and eliminate any Iranian nuclear weapons development.
The Daily Word in a Calgary lawn chair balloon flight, a raid on Subway-Jared's house and setting your wifi on "pregnant"
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 7 2015 1:52 PM ]
Last night's storm set records for the Albuquerque area.
A man flew over Calgary sitting in a 20.00 lawn chair attached to helium-filled party balloons.
A Chinese company has added a "pregnancy" setting to its latest router.
Harry Shearer is not leaving The Simpsons after all!
Friends of the Weirder Side of Folk: BaBa CD Release Show!
By Geoffrey Plant [ Wed Jul 1 2015 2:00 PM ]
See a concert with banjo and tuba duo BaBa, as well as performances by Pawn Drive and Joe Daddy and Hoodoo Jeff.
The Daily Word in the tragic end of a bartending career, the dawn of a white minority and a reprieve for some Texas abortion clinics
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 30 2015 12:35 PM ]
An appeals court has resuscitated the Jemez Pueblo's claim on the Valle Caldera in the Jemez Mountains.
Because of Monday's Supreme Court decision, 10 Texas abortion clinics slated to close will remain open. For now.
"Legs really don't work": the Action Man series of battlefield casualties action figures.
One of the United States' last all-wood baseball stadiums burned to the ground in a dramatic 30 minute blaze yesterday.
Justin Bieber is changing his life thanks to a Pentecostal church in Australia.
The Daily Word in a Bernalillo County Commission meeting today about Santolina and some crayon talk
RIP Blaze Starr
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 16 2015 12:24 PM ]
Cloudcroft destroyed a 16 foot piñata last weekend.
The Bernalillo County Commission is meeting to discuss the Santolina development today at 1pm.
The Colorado Supreme Court says yes, you can be fired for being a pothead. Or a medical marijuana user.
Never mind the bollocks, here's your high-APR Sex Pistols-themed Virgin credit card.
The Daily Word in "moist"
Thats right. I said "moist"
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 9 2015 11:49 AM ]
A controversial Baptist BCSO undersheriff has resigned.
There's still no effective measure of marijuana intoxication.
Heads rolled at the Bernco Water Utility after a February sewage spill into the Rio Grande.
We now know why people don't like the word "moist".
Here's a VICE story on the prison from which two prisoners escaped Shawshank Redemption style.
Some nuns were trapped in an elevator for three days.
The lost Lester Bangs country album is found!
Manson prosecutor and writer Vincent Bugliosi died.
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