The Daily Word in kids at work, volcanoes and the new Attorney General
By Renee Chavez [ Thu Apr 23 2015 12:26 PM ]
Today is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day!
Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the new Attorney General.
A US drone accidentally killed an American and an Italian.
A billionaire casino mogul might back Rubio’s 2016 campaign.
Chile’s Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 40 years.
City of ABQ wants your advice on park design.
Taos burglars bit man trying to get his stuff back.
The Daily Word in gay heroes, concussed athletes and Queen Elizabeth
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Apr 22 2015 2:21 PM ]
X-Men hero is revealed to be gay.
Happy Birthday to Queen Elizabeth!
The difference between life and death is 2 degrees Celcius.
NFL is going to lose big with $1 billion payout to concussed players.
Inmates are artists, too.
Kids’ cancer camp in NM is struggling to stay open.
The Daily Word in Postcommodity, Alexander Skarsgard and BuzzFeed
By Samantha Anne Carrillo and Lisa Barrow [ Tue Apr 21 2015 3:02 PM ]
Hyperallergic hypes Southwest-based artist collective Postcommodity's exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in "Glimpses of a Pastoral Dystopia."
Gawker wants your BuzzFeed dirt, and they're willing to make it "worth your time."
Alexander Skarsgard is in town filming War on Everyone, but he hasn't asked me out for coffee yet. Talk about cognitive dissonance.
The Daily Word in methane mystery, machete murder and Mary Jane
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 20 2015 11:30 AM ]
In the Four Corners area, researchers are attempting to locate the mysterious source of a methane "hot spot."
A museum commemorating the figure skating scandal of the 1990s involving Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding has been built by a couple in Brooklyn in their apartment.
The Red Rocker ordered a new car in 2014. The cost: $1.4 Million. He's still waiting for it to be delivered.
In Spain, a substitute teacher was killed and four others wounded after a 13-year-old brought a machete and cross bow to school.
In local news, a driver drove his vehicle through a parking lot, a brick wall, and through the living room of two residents in the Loma Del Norte 'hood. He is under investigation for possible DWI.
Norway is expected to be the first country to do away with FM radio.
Dude! It's 420! Don't Bogart that doobie!
Favorite bartender or drink: Our biweekly Instagram Photo Contest
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 17 2015 3:43 PM ]
Take a long, cool sip of this week's Instagram Photo Contest winner.
The Daily Word in WikiLeaks, an angry gorilla and an uptight health clinic
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 17 2015 9:30 AM ]
The parents of an 8-year-old who died during the Boston Marathon bombing are urging officials against the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
“I Wish My Teacher Knew” draws some sad and touching responses from third graders.
Police found five adults who apparently died from a shooting at a Phoenix home after a dispute over the family business.
WikiLeaks put over 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment on a searchable web archive.
An Ohio man who apparently trained with a terrorist group in Syria has been accused by federal prosecutors of planning an attack in the United States.
An Albuquerque Metropolitan Detention Center officer has been arrested after being accused of raping an inmate.
A Rio Rancho clinic is turning away patients who've had a cigarette less than 30 minutes before their appointment. Say what?
“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston narrated a video for the series “New Mexico True Stories,” during which he reads from Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian. Yeah, you know you wanna watch it.
Lawyer Randi McGinn has been named as the special prosecutor in the murder case against APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the killing of James Boyd.
Don't piss off this gorilla … obviously.
The Daily Word in powdered alcohol, baby hippos and how to play songs on your telephone keypad!
By Amelia Olson [ Thu Apr 16 2015 11:03 AM ]
It's Thursday! My baby kept me up all night and now I'm pretty crabby! Here are some news articles for you since I guess you guys can't find your own damn news!
Some jerky thieves stole veterinarian equipment from a mobile equine veteranarian truck. Help solve the crime!
Dr. Sanjay Gupta is calling for a medical marijuana revolution!
We think Joel White would agree!
Bill Cunninghan attends the Easter Parade on 5th Ave where churchgoers were dressed in "styles from the 17th century" and wearing hats that were "either towering fantastical creations or vintage pieces." Oh, New York! You're so fancy and cool!
Finally, some useful information online. This website gives you the telephone keypad codes to play songs like, You Are My Sunshine, The Itsy Bitsy Spider and much more. Don't act like you're above it.
Six states have already banned powdered alcohol and the creator of the powder is rushing to get it on the shelves in remaining states. Critics are concerned people will snort the powder and that drinks might be spiked easier.
A baby hippo was born at the Albuquerque Zoo two days ago! Hallelujah!
Have a good day, sorry I said that thing about finding your own news. We love you!
The Daily Word in taxes, divorce, and human head transplants
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 15 2015 11:07 AM ]
Good morning! It’s April 15, 2015
And it is Tax Day!
The Hugo Awards for science-fiction literature have become yet another cultural battleground as an organization called the “Sad Puppies” attempt to game the system away from rewarding “literary” works and those that portray “minority or victim groups,”
Getting a divorce can give you a heart attack, especially if you’re a woman,
UNM’s student government will be eliminating all gender specific pronouns from their constitution,
A pharmacist at a Georgia Walmart declined to fill a woman’s miscarriage medication because she “couldn’t think of a valid reason why you would need this prescription”
Arkansas police are installing spyware on lawyers’ computers,
And a man with a degenerative disease is “excited” to be first in line for a head transplant.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in mountain lions, painting goats and Bigfoot
By Carl Petersen and Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Apr 14 2015 11:38 AM ]
Headline OTD? “Mountain lion has left crawl space under Los Feliz home”
You’ve probably heard of fainting goats, but what about painting goats?
Larry Bob Phillips’ mural puts the R back in Albuquerque.
Hillary Clinton hasn’t driven a car since 1996.
A woman is pregnant with quadruplets at 65.
Scientists: Evidence of Bigfoot exists.
Michael Jackson prank called Russell Crowe for years.
The Daily Word in barfing in public, Troll Dolls and Mazzy Star!
By Amelia Olson [ Mon Apr 13 2015 2:04 PM ]
Where the hell did the sun go? If the overcast weather is making you feel murky and bummed out, here is a list of things that will make you feel better.
Mazzy Star's Give You My Lovin'.
Ever barfed unexpectedly in public? This kid did and he promptly sent an apology note to the "barf cleaners."
It'll be sunny tomorrow!
There are a lot of really beautiful, good people in the world.
wikiHow has solved depression. Turns out all we need to do is try things like being optimistic and making more money!
But seriously, if you're struggling right now there are people who care about you!
Sloths only go to the bathroom once a week! Read more weird facts about sloths here!
Basically the only reason Pinterest should exist is to worship Troll Dolls.
Enjoy the rest of your day, it won't be Monday soon.
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