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The Daily Word in the Ferguson shooting, World of Warcraft and the Pope

World of Warcraft memorializes late comedian Robin Williams.

Darren Wilson has been identified as the police officer who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

North Korea says projectiles fired during the Pope's visit were just a coincidence.

A mother in South Carolina was arrested for dropping the F-bomb in front of her kids in a grocery store. Wait … that's it?

Three Fort Lauderdale men face criminal charges for digging up the cremated remains of relatives in an effort to move them to a cemetery in Maine.

The APS board voted unanimously for Superintendent Winston Brooks' resignation.

Santa Fe police apprehended a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday evening.

An Albuquerque woman allegedly had sex with two German shepherds, then tried to poison her roommates when they found out about it.

APD is investigating a “slaying” after a woman's body was found in a vacant lot in southeast Albuquerque.

Booty shorts, boxers, bourbon and beer, oh my!

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The Daily Word in hipsterism, #Ferguson and green burial

In Alibi-centric news:

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Our Back to School Guide is on stands (and online, natch) now. Therein, your favorite alt.weeklythat's us!provides a foolproof guide to becoming the uber-hipster of your dreams.

Features and food editor Ty Bannerman shares his Intro to Cool syllabus. From vinyl records to vintage threads to facial hair to books-with-a-history to local/organic eats and indie film, music and transportation, learn from the chicken-keeping, concertina-playing master of hep.

Music and news stringer August March proffers a survey of 10 local venues for your concert-going bucket list. Audit his Intro to Venues-ABQ 505 micro-course.

Foodist/freelance writer Nora Hickey leads a study session on Albuquerque's poetry, spoken word and storytelling scene in "The Literary Beat."

Author Mike Smith lectures on Burque's thriving micro-publishing culture in "Zine Scene 101."

Blogger and food freelancer Eric Castillo drops custard, paleta and fresh-squeezed juice knowledge in "Follow the Bells."

In national and local news:

If anyone can empathize with the outrage and protest against militarized police violence in Ferguson, Mo., it's Burqueñas y Burqueños. We stand in solidarity with you, #Ferguson.

Test your knowledge of last week's New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz, Crib Notes.

Green burial is where it's at, y'all.

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The Daily Word in War Machine vs. Dog, freaking out about West Nile virus, and Sharklumbo

An MMA fighter who legally changed his name to War Machine is on the run after assaulting his ex-girlfriend and breaking 18 of her bones. Both parties have been tweeting about the experience, and Dog the Bounty Hunter is tracking War Machine down because this is the world we live in.

Meet the Tyrant King of Beer Bottle Labels, and shudder at his bureaucratic might.

Perhaps you’d like to pour a bucket of ice water on your head? For some reason?

Increased rain means that you might have a few more mosquitoes buzzing around.Which means hey, why not? time to worry about West Nile virus.

Death came to town. And did a little dance. And freaked people out on the Interstate. As always when it comes to this sort of thing, we suspect Alibi correspondent Mike Smith had something to do with it.

And the Internet has turned Peter Falk into a shark.

Finally, a reminder: Don’t feed the coyotes. They’re on a special diet of outdoor house cats and backyard chickens.

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The Daily Word in repetitive headlines about the death of Robin Williams, the sad state of individual rights in the digital age and WIPP!

New York Times obit for Robin Williams.

How far in advance are obituaries written?

Even the President of the United States loves Mork.

Marcos Delgado, suspect and fugitive in the murder of three women in Albuquerque shot himself in the head.

LANL is under fire for even considering biodefense/biological warfare programs as part of its mission.

APS superintendent Winston Brooks is the subject of a school board investigation as a result of a 911 call. And a tweet that offended "Public Education Secretary Designate" Hanna Skandera.

Let Ferguson, Missouri show us how to really say F**k tha Police.

Drag when the props in your political ad get hard.

The evil overlords could remotely kill your smartphone if this bill passes in California.

Who among the youth of Baltimore will obey a severe blanket curfew?

"Make no bones about it, WIPP has to come back" says the energy secretary.

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The Daily Word in driving, shooting, falling and dying.

Tony Stewart ran over Kevin Ward, killing him during NASCAR training.

A police shooting sparks violence and looting in MO.

A rocket attack assist resulted in a Ukraine jail break.

James Corden will be the newsest face of late night talk.

A double-decker bus crashed in Times Square.

Be careful what you eat in Colorado.

Which states smoke the most pot?

Cigarette butts can help store electricity.

Don’t take a selfie by a cliff.

APD seeks a suspect in a home invasion on Coal.

There was a shooting at Wyoming and Central.

Happy birthday, Hulk Hogan.

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The Daily Word in US airstrikes, police chief woes and a porn freakout

US jet fighters hit an Islamic State artillery in Iraq in what's expected to be the first in a series of airstrikes.

Watergate “by the numbers.”

The remains of 6-year-old Jenise Wright, who went missing last week, have been found near her home in Bremerton, Wash.

President Obama signed a new bill into law yesterday that could provide veterans with better access to health care.

A toddler slipped through the White House gate. Talk about a threat to national security.

A Colorado man is being charged with sex trafficking an Albuquerque teen after he was arrested as a result of a crime spree.

Shane Harger, former Jemez Springs police chief, was indicted and arrested on rape charges.

Steve Tellez, former APS police chief, could be charged for roughly $1,000 worth of ammunition that went missing in March.

Marijuana petition comes up short.

A mother in South Carolina called the popo on her son after he watched porn.

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The Daily Word in cruel hierarchies, BrBa autopsy and sentinel wells

An alleged robber was really just scratching himself.

Our mayor is doing something about chronic poverty and homelessness.

Regular safety inspections at WIPP went undone because the agency in charge of those sorts of issues didn’t know if it had the authority to inspect a Department of Energy site.

The local board of education wants to meet in closed session about superintendent Winston Brooks but they keep postponing the matter.

In the cruel hierarchy of college football, UNM walk-on and Roswell native David Anaya gets a break.

In the southeast part of town, a "smiling man" was accused of automobile theft.

Starting today, scientists will begin drilling “sentinel" wells in the Trumbull Village neighborhood near Kirtland Air Force Base.

Here’s a new LA Times article about the autopsy of some teevee show called "Breaking Bad."

Warning fellow Scots about the dangers of police militarization using Albuquerque as an example, a resident of Dundee writes, “Get the guns back in the boot of the armed response team cars where they belong.”

A 26-inch catfish was caught at Tingley Beach using shrimp as bait.

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The Daily Word in bears walking upright

Today, we will begin with a bear walking on his hind legs in a quiet cul-de-sac.

Then, the noise of metal on metal and gunfire; cell phone footage from the latest police shooting.

An experimental serum has improved the conditions of two ebola-infected aid workers in Africa.

The clink of spoons on ceramics is silenced as Albuquerque’s first and only cereal bar closes up shop.

A controversial billboard for a plastic surgeon in Ann Arbor has been vandalized with a body-positive message.

And 13 years of warfare have not made us any safer.

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The Daily Word in methane craters, an officer-involved shooting and the Central Avenue underpass flood problem

A BernCo sheriff's deputy shot a man who rammed his patrol car and trapped the deputy inside.

A city councilman introduced a controversial proposal that would substantially reduce marijuana possession penalties.

The remains of a missing hiker were recovered from the Santa Fe forest.

The city may finally do something about the lake that forms in the Central Avenue underpass when it rains heavily.

An Afghan soldier killed an American General, the highest ranking US service member to die in conflict since Vietnam.

There's intense fighting in Ukraine.

Guardians of the Galaxy's James Gunn once made some funny porn spoofs.

Media giant Gannett is splitting its newspaper and broadcast/digital divisions in order to make the lackluster print portion debt-free. And then, presumably, they'll throw it into a black hole so that it remains debt-free. Forever.

Huge methane gas releases caused by global warming appear to be causing the mysterious Siberian craters.

Here are some of the scant details on the Ebola "cure" administered to two American aid workers.

Check out the Disobedient Objects in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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The Daily Word in Obama, ebola, Gaza, APD, EMF and ants.

Marion Barry caused a wrong-way car smash.

Israel declared a temporary cease-fire in Gaza.

Ebola is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids.

Ants help cool the earth.

Pow-Pow- Power Wheels.

The P. F. Chang’s data breach does not include New Mexico.

Cheryl Hines married Robert Kennedy Jr.

The New York Times opines on Albuquerque violence.

There was a shooting at 5th and Silver.

Old Town Chapel is haunted. Allegedly.

People were seen in ABQ.

Things are happening in ABQ today.

Happy birthday, Barack Obama.

Tomorrow's Events

The 90th Burning of Zozobra at Fort Marcy Park

Kick off the Fiestas de Santa Fe with the burning of Will Shuster's Zozobra, staged every year by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe.

AZ/NM Connection at El Chante: Casa de Cultura

Summertime in Old Town: Animal Opera at Historic Old Town

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