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V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016

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The Daily Word in Trump's downward spiral, Adblock v. Facebook and how local law enforcement pad their budgets with seized cash

By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 12 2016 10:36 AM ]
The Daily Word

New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence are teaming up with Raw Tools for a guns-into-plowshares gun buyback in Santa Fe later this year. Alibi covered the related Guns into Gardens event this Summer.

An MDC corrections officer once fired over allegations of excessive force is under investigation for mistreating an inmate.

NM Attorney General Hector Balderas has joined the ranks of those urging Public Service Company of New Mexico to fast track a contract to supply power to a proposed Facebook data center. The data center will also need water.

The Adblock v. Facebook war goes on.

Time published an excellent chronicle packed with inside information that details Donald Trump's downward spiral and the GOP's strategic response to the Oompa Loompa presidential canditate's alienating style.

Using a network of industry informants the DEA has confiscated hundreds of millions of dollars from domestic air and train travelers, often without laying charges.

It's not safe to text while driving while steering with your feet.

V.25 No.22 | 06/02/2016

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The Daily Word in Hillary Clinton, Brock Turner and World Oceans Day

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 8 2016 12:10 PM ]
The Daily Word

Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic presidential nomination!

Happy World Oceans Day!

These are the two Swedish Stanford students who caught Brock Turner in the middle of attempting to rape an unconscious woman.

A father penned a response to the letter from Brock Turner's father.

Facebook is censoring a meme calling Brock Turner what he is.

A local man set fire to his apartment to escape the noise of his neighbors having sex.

American Apparel is launching #MakeAmericaGayAgain for Pride.

Raul Torrez won the Democratic nomination for Bernalillo County District Attorney.

Republicans feel "fear and loathing" for Trump.

Mishandled sexual assault cases are at epidemic proportions in NY schools.

V.25 No.20 | 5/19/2016

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The Daily Word in Sinead O’Connor, Baseball and Burning Birth Certificates

By Desiree Garcia [ Mon May 16 2016 4:03 PM ]
The Daily Word

Sinead O’Connor doesn’t go missing.

When it doesn’t work the first two times, I mean, it’s obviously going to work the third time, right?

Fuck your gender roles!

Take me out to the brrraaawl-game.

#RelationshipGoalsOnAisle2

V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016

The Daily Word in Crime, Animals and Global Warming

By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 12 2016 11:40 AM ]
The Daily Word

Step one to dealing with a smart phone when you have ADHD: Turn your notifications off.

“I like him!” Paul Ryan says smiling while submerging himself in a tank of bleach.

Um, Loretta Lynch for president, PLEASE!

These pups can bring world peace.

What is the most watched television show in New Mexico? Have you ever heard of it?

Instead of stopping our use of fossil fuels, let's give cows oregano to combat global warming.

For-Profit schools are watching this closely (unless they're swimming in a pool of money).

Police are on the lookout for a man who may be connected to a double homicide that happened on Tuesday.

The horrible nitwit George Zimmerman tried to auction off the gun he used to murder Trayvon Martin.

V.25 No.8 | 02/25/2016

The Daily Word in Environmental Disasters, the Patriarchy and Big Brother

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Feb 25 2016 11:09 AM ]
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Two main oil pipelines in Peru have leaked over 3,000 barrels of crude oil in two rivers in the Amazon Rainforest.

There’re laws about police body cams?

Wanna boycott the Oscars? Here’s some ideas.

Listen to M. Ward’s newest album (for free and legally!).

Gaga supporting Kesha gives me hope.

Let’s talk about why women are killed every day.

Faceplace is tracking your emotions now.

How male pop stars are changing the game of ~attraction~

V.25 No.6 | 2/11/2016

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The Daily Word in Democrats, Zika and Kurt Cobain

By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Feb 5 2016 1:50 PM ]
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Who wore being “progressive” better?

UNM might raise your tuition as if they haven’t done that enough times.

A group of disguised gunmen open fire at a Dublin hotel.

What you should know about the Zika Virus.

A funeral crasher at their own funeral. Priceless.

Kurt Cobain’s ex-girlfriend takes some low blow hits on Courtney Love.

Can’t wait for some Super Bowl commercials? Check out these already viral gems.

V.24 No.25 | 6/18/2015

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The Daily Word in shark attacks, festival mishaps and space porn

By Constance Moss [ Mon Jun 15 2015 11:52 AM ]
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In the capital of Georgia, flooding killed a dozen people and freed zoo animals to run wild in the streets.

Two teens lost limbs in separate shark attacks on a North Carolina beach over the weekend.

Eating this Thai delicacy could give you liver cancer.

Here are some pointers for eating seafood.

You can finally have a conversation with your sex doll.

A man successfully got someone pregnant after a penis transplant.

Rachel Dolezal has resigned from her position at the NAACP. This could free her up to focus on her artwork.

You can be fired for being a stoner in Colorado even though it's legal.

The Belgian Privacy Commission is suing Facebook.

In local news, a Heights Summerfest attendee was struck by an drone.

The singer of Smash Mouth flipped out on a bread-throwing audience member in Fort Collins and threatened to "beat the fuck" out of him.

Porn in space is imminent.

V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015

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The Daily Word in tiny frogs, fossil fuels and Mickey Rourke’s new face

By Constance Moss [ Thu Jun 4 2015 12:20 PM ]
The Daily Word

Some very tiny frogs were discovered.

The fossil fuel industry's new campaign to mislead the public may be bordering on racketeering.

Facebook won't leave this Taos man alone, prompting him to sue the company.

ISIS has cut off the water supply to loyalist Iraqi towns.

Check out Mickey Rourke's newest face.

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are also under attack in Suge Knight’s murder trial.

A shifting gravitational field is causing Pluto's moons to wobble chaotically.

Stephen Hawking is open to assisted suicide.

Ever wondered where the various " Keep Calm" slogans originated from?

Sexpert Dr. Ruth Westheimer turns 87 today!

V.24 No.21 | 5/21/2015

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The Daily Word in cocaine fingerprints, rival bikers, a killer nurse and Ronnie James Dio

By Constance Moss [ Mon May 18 2015 10:46 AM ]
The Daily Word

Your fingerprints can reveal recent cocaine use.

Johnny Depp’s dogs were kicked out of Australia.

Enrollment in NM colleges has plummeted.

Another tragedy took place in Waco, Texas. This time, it involved two rival biker gangs.

Two extreme athletes died during a flying stunt.

A Filipino serial killer-nurse was convicted of murdering two and poisoning 20 in a hospital in Manchester, England.

Watch this Starbucks barista flip out.

Do you do this when you're home alone?

This girl performed an Adele song with her father, James Hetfield of Metallica.

On the 5th anniversary of his death, Ronnie James Dio was honored this weekend with a celebration by the rock music community.

V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015

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The Daily Word in the DOJ, Nike and lots of pot

By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 8 2015 9:31 AM ]
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The Department of Justice is launching a “federal civil rights probe” on the entire Baltimore Police Department after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.

A federal appeals court ruled that the NSA exceeded their authority by collecting and storing phone records.

Nike says it will create 10,000 jobs if President Obama's Trade Promotion Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership deal goes through.

Footage has been released showing a Delaware police officer kicking a black suspect in the face as he followed orders to get down on the ground.

The city of Santa Fe has settled a lawsuit with a former police officer who pleaded no contest to charges involving women who sued him civil court. The charges included stalking, harassment and unauthorized computer use.

US Customs and Border Patrol officials found 3,846 lbs. of pot in a semi truck at the Santa Teresa port. Dayumn!

Sex offenders are all up on Facebook, even though the social media site says sex offenders aren't allowed.

A retired cop has sued the Albuquerque Police Department, claiming they retaliated against him when he raised questions about police instructors' certifications.

A woman in San Antonio, Texas, found a small package of cocaine in a Nature Valley granola bar.

V.23 No.51 |

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The Daily Word in Facebook feuds, the Aurora shooter and egg shaming

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Dec 19 2014 9:13 AM ]
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It just goes to show that when you decline someone's Facebook friend request, things can get a little heated.

After Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana, some neighboring states are asking the US Supreme Court to deem it unconstitutional.

Rapper Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty after being arrested for gang conspiracy and gun charges.

The parents of accused Aurora shooter James Holmes sent a letter to prosecutors asking for their son's life to be spared.

MSNBC lists 10 topics to expect at President Obama's 2014 year-end press conference.

Two people were left dead and one in the hospital after a high-speed chase ensued on US 550 in Bernalillo County.

A teenage kid was harassed by a Walgreens manager for buying eggs for his mama. The nerve of some people.

The historic Old Mountain Lodge was lost in a fire yesterday in Carnuel, N.M.

The DA's Office says Kari Brandenburg is still weighing whether to charge APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the shooting of James Boyd.

V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014

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The Daily Word in kissing, assisted suicide, Facebook, dementia and bike tricks.

By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Nov 17 2014 12:23 PM ]
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Leave it to Web MD to take the fun out of kissing.

The international movement to legalize assisted suicide has pissed off the Pope.

The Hollywood Film Awards get interesting with the help of Johnny Depp and Kristen Stewart.

Here's what 200 calories looks like.

Facebook is making a Facebook for your job in addition to the current one for bitching about your job.

There's a town for people who can't remember.

The president of Turkey contends Muslims discovered America.

An old-timey lady did your bike tricks first.

The Poop Boat: exciting and new.

You may want to think twice before taking that elephant ride on your next vacation.

Miss Honduras has gone missing just days before the Miss World pageant.

If you’re up late, don’t forget to bundle up and check out tonight’s meteor shower.

Thanks for the links, Geoff Plant and Sarah Bonneau!

V.23 No.44 | 10/30/2014

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The Daily Word in bananas, crooked cops and a sex fest road trip.

By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Oct 27 2014 12:18 PM ]
The Daily Word

Donations pour in to buy a car for the Eric Frein lookalike, James Tully, who has been hassled by police countless times on his daily five mile walk to work.

Meanwhile, the hunt for Frein is now being conducted by an unmanned, giant, silent balloon.

A Brazilian orange juice maker has gone bananas.

CHP officers in the Bay Area are stealing nude photos from women’s cell phones and using them as virtual trading cards.

Another brilliantly choreographed video from OK Go.

Oprah did damage control after her driver ran over a fan’s foot.

Facebook is worse than you think.

In case you were wondering, it’s a crime to swim naked with your baby in the state of New Mexico.

In order to fund her roadtrip, this Chinese teenager plans to sleep with a different man in each city.

The American teenager was not invented until the 1920s.

Behold the python’s virgin birth.

Beware of retailers peddling unsafe Halloween costumes for children.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

Happy birthday, Simon Le Bon.

V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014

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The Daily Word in Atari, Netflix, Nike and DOJ hearings.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Apr 28 2014 10:00 AM ]
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Paul Simon and Edie Brickell were arested at their home.

A woman died in a car crash while posting to Facebook.

Introducing the edible water bottle.

Donald Sterling made racist remarks.

They can turn off your brain with flashes of light.

A Nike employee sold rare sneakers on the black market.

When Netflix works again I will try Netflix Roulette.

The DOJ will hold the first of three public meetings on APD reform tonight.

They dug up the Atari mass grave.

Happy birthday, Jay Leno.

V.22 No.42 |

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The Daily Word in dirty needles, dirty air and decapitations on Facebook

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 22 2013 9:20 AM ]
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A Downtown Grower's Market vendor was poked by a used needle in Robinson Park last weekend.

A vote on the proposal that would see the city seizing the vehicles of people suspected of soliciting prostitutes while in their cars has been delayed.

Live near Central Ave? Free WiFi for you then.

Cancer diagnosis spurs Walmart employee to skim from his cash register in order to pay for treatment.

Another sea monster washed up on a beach.

Smog in and around Beijing is bad. Really bad.

With some caveats, Facebook is once again allowing beheading videos to be posted.

Malcolm Gladwell (writer for The New Yorker, author of The Tipping Point) may make local independent bookstore Bookworks a stop on his tour promoting his new work David and Goliath but only if you vote (only takes five seconds) for Albuquerque/Bookworks here.

Kool-Aid Man blooper reel.

Happy Birthday, so-called High Priest of LSD/CIA&FBI collaborator Timothy Leary.

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