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In recent, local developments:

Allegedly, a very drunk couple took a stroll with their children and a marijuana pipe. They were arrested.

A naked intruder was allegedly found sleeping in someone else’s bed. He was arrested.

According to APD, a woman pulled a gun on a Comcast technician. She was arrested.

APD is getting rid of its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle.

The School of Rock will be housed in downtown Burque.

The Sunport was at the center of a copper theft ring.

Developers are planning to build a hotel modeled after the ruins at Chaco Canyon.

Someone left the sprinklers running in the rain.

UNM’s Director of Government and Community Relations has now been arrested three times for DWI. He has been previously convicted twice for this offense.

After numerous setbacks and a countless number of losing seasons, UNM’s football coach looks to the future.

V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Manny Rettinger
Manny Rettinger

Aural Fixation

A History of Rock in Burque, Pt. II

By August March
August March continues his exploration of Albuquerque’s music history in the second installment of “A History of Rock in Burque.”

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Week in Sloth

Reality goes fantasy with “The Quest,” Wrestlemania turns 30 and Syfy gives us Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda

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FYI

16 Swim-O-Riffic Spots in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho

Enjoy these swimming pools before the summer’s out

With summer lurching its way to a hot and humid finale of sweaty misery, nothing feels better than cooling off in a bit of the ol’ chlorinated H2O. Check out our list of watery oases, and take a dip before hours change after Aug. 10.

Be sure to scroll down to the bottom for additional information about everything from passes to classes.

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The Daily Word in the president's popularity, porcelain presents and one big fart

Authorities believe bad weather caused an Air Algerie plane to crash in Mali, resulting in the deaths of 118 people on board.

The Palestinian Fatah movement calls for a “day of rage” in honor and respect for those suffering in Gaza.

Obama is meeting with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador today to urge them to slow the number of immigrants coming toward the US.

Speaking of President Obama, according to a CNN poll, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached.

A Michigan dog-owner may be charged with involuntary manslaughter after his two canines fatally mauled a man.

California Police are investigating a number of incidents where porcelain dolls have been left in front of homes of little girls they resemble. Cause that's not at all creepy.

Albuquerque police and the Department of Justice “announced progress in reaching a deal designed to fix the problems the [DOJ] report identified.”

Two men who did construction work without licenses and ripped off numerous individuals will face criminal charges.

The sister of a homeless man who was beaten to death by three teenagers speaks out.

According to the ABQ Journal, the two APD officers who shot and killed Jeremy Robertson on Tuesday have shot and killed other men within the last four years.

Feeling flatulant? Head to Dover!

V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
King Richard & the Knights
Lewi Longmire

Aural Fixation

A History of Rock in Burque, Pt. I

By August March
There is no single, authorative history of high desert sound. And thank goodness for that. Here, one Burqueño looks back, asks questions and posits this is “one hell of a rocking town.”

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Week in Sloth

Around the TV dial this week: “Phineas & Ferb” do Star Wars, “Finding Bigfoot” comes to New Mexico and Syfy gives us Sharknado 2: The Second One.

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V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014
VH1 goes “Naked Dating,” Nicole Ritchie gets another shot at reality, Syfy says aliens have landed on the moon.

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V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014
Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jóse Hernàndez
Courtesy of artist

Festival News

By August March

Honoring tradition, growth

Festival News delivers deets on Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque and ABQ Ladyfest 2014. Now with A/V!
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Crib Notes

Crib Notes: July 10, 2014

By August March
From carnivorous birds to fireworks to railway revamp, test your knowledge of last week’s New Mexico news with the Alibi pop quiz.

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