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The Daily Word in Oscar Sunday, marriage licenses and New Mexico killers
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 20 2015 9:35 AM ]
The Oscars are on Sunday, y'all! The New York Times has the Oscar predictions here.
Holy crap! It's a real sharknado! Kinda ...
Two Detroit parents who reported their son missing while holding him captive in their basement have been charged with torture.
After a lesbian couple was granted a marriage license in Travis County, Texas, the state's attorney general is rushing to have their marriage declared “void” and “invalid.”
Silver City parents are outraged at the fact that the school ran out of lunches for the kids for the second time this year.
Hear some of the “bizarre” stories of New Mexico's most notorious female killers.
After being suspended for makin' whoopee with some of his patients, Dr. Christopher Driskill is being allowed to go back to work.
Ewwww ... that's a lot of poop on that road.
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 13 2015 2:09 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Jack White track, Babes in Toyland concert footage and more.
The Daily Word in racial bias, gay marriage and Friday the 13th
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 13 2015 9:09 AM ]
Sissy, a miniature schnauzer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, walked 20 blocks to be with her owner, who is recovering from cancer surgery at a nearby hospital. That's love, man.
More counties in Alabama are allowing gay marriage licenses after a federal ruling struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
On the other end of the spectrum, Oklahoma representatives voted to advance a bill that would provide immunity to clergy members who refuse to perform same-sex weddings.
Noted New York Times columnist David Carr passed away yesterday. He was 58.
FBI Director James Comey gave a talk on Thursday at Georgetown University, addressing “hard truths” police face concerning racial bias.
A group of high school kids are trying to help the homeless by making job kits.
It's Friday the 13th, y'all! And KOAT has compiled a list of strange events that have occurred on this day throughout history.
Always Something to Love
By Mark Lopez [ Thu Feb 12 2015 2:00 PM ]
Find the love of your life by adopting any pet or partaking in some Valentine's Day parties.
The Daily Word in courtroom Deflategate, a severed nose and Harvard sex
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 6 2015 9:38 AM ]
Aviation authorities have released data concerning TransAsia Airways Flight 235, which crashed on Wednesday, leaving 35 people dead, 15 injured and 8 missing.
Pro-Russia rebels and Ukraine have agreed on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians.
A 6-year-old boy's family conspired to have him kidnapped to teach him not to be “too nice” and alert him of “stranger danger.”
Apparently, jokes about Deflategate are not appropriate during a murder trial.
Harvard University updated a school policy to include a “clear prohibition” against professors and undergraduate students doing the nasty.
Taxes: It's that time of year, y'all. So obviously, the state of New Mexico released their “At Risk” audit list to point out which agencies have missed their audit deadlines.
Belen Middle School basketball coach Frankie Griego, who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 10th-grader, committed suicide.
A woman who is accused of assaulting a peace officer has made it onto the state's most-wanted list.
Hey y'all, “Better Call Saul” starts this Sunday! Read our interview with Café Lush owner Tom Docherty, whose restaurant appears in the premiere episode.
A man from Caracas, Venezuela, has undergone several procedures (including having his nose cut off) to look like a villain from Captain America. Warning: These photos are graphic, ewwwwwww.
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 30 2015 2:24 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new track by José González, a video by Jawbreaker Reunion and L7’s comeback!
The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 30 2015 9:48 AM ]
Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.
The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.
As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”
Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.
The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!
We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.
Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.
For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!
A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.
Time to Stand Up
From Flaccid To Fantastic!
By Mark Lopez [ Wed Jan 28 2015 12:00 PM ]
This lecture covers and discusses the common causes of erectile dysfunction.
Let the Healing Begin
2014 KOB 4 Health and Wellness Fair
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 23 2015 12:00 PM ]
Visit more than 200 exhibitors and health care experts as they showcase health and fitness programs and more.
The Daily Word in police errors, guns and standing while peeing
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 23 2015 9:30 AM ]
What were the “errors” made by Cleveland Police that led to the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice?
Thousands are gathering in Riyadh to pay their respects to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, who passed away yesterday.
66-year-old Rodney L. Halbower is being charged with two counts of murder in connection with the serial killings of six women in 1976.
TSA seized a record 2,212 firearms from carry-on luggage in 2014, 83 percent of which were loaded. Hot damn!
Tai Chan, a New Mexico deputy being charged for the murder of a former fellow deputy, is asking the judge to let him go home to Santa Fe while he awaits trial.
A kidnapping phone scam is plaguing New Mexico residents.
Since the GOP now has the majority in the New Mexico House, bishops want to restrict late-term abortions.
A special needs educational assistant at Belen High School is being charged with having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
A German judge rules: The man can pee standing up!
22nd Annual César Chávez Day Celebration at National Hispanic Cultural Center
Featuring a march, a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards, exhibits, food and live performances.
The People's Champions Tour: Immortal Technique • Talib Kweli • rap, hip-hop at Sunshine Theater
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