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V.25 No.33 | 08/18/2016

The Daily Word in College, The Science of Expectations and Albuquerque Rapid Transit

By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Aug 23 2016 11:08 AM ]
The Daily Word

In the spirit of a new school year, let's all remember that despite our frantic pursuits, college won't prepare anyone for The Real World. (But in all honesty, nothing will.)

Hey web designers, I have a project for you.

Peer inside the life of two Syrian refugees striving to become part of German society. In the small town, they spend the majority of their days studying the German language in hopes of getting jobs and contributing to the community.

Scientists speculate timing in the big scheme of things and conclude that life seems to be “more likely” in the future than now. Apparently we overeager Earthlings arrived at the cosmic mashup a bit early.

I think we should all move to Cormorant, Minnesota. They just reelected a dog as their Mayor.

In more local news, commissioners in Albuquerque plan to discuss a resolution to put the ABQ Rapid Transit project on the November ballot. This will give voters the chance to state whether they support or oppose ART.

A new study surveying 111 women with breast cancer found that those who held negative expectations regarding their treatment experienced twice as many side effects.

V.25 No.27 | 07/07/2016

The Daily Word in Hiddleswift, Eternal Debt and Dope

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jul 7 2016 10:29 AM ]
The Daily Word

Jon 'Bones' Jones was pulled from UFC 200 because he was all doped up.

The girlfriend of Philando Castile, a recent victim of a fatal police shooting, speaks about his death.

Germany passed a bill today to help victims of assault file charges against their attacker.

Could there be a mutiny at the RNC? I sure hope so.

Have you heard of Hiddleswift? Of course you have. What if I told you it wasn't real?

Welcome to the park of the future.

Death is no excuse to not pay your student loans, kids. There is no escape.

The next prime minister of Britain will be a woman.

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

The Daily Word in Dragons, The Lonely Island and Heroin

By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jun 2 2016 12:46 PM ]
The Daily Word

Another cyclist was hit and killed by an Albuquerque driver.

I want a baby dragon.

Have you tried any Instagram diets?

Would you rather...” with The Lonely Island. (Yes. Yes, everything with The Lonely Island)

Hey! Can we play trade-sies real quick? I have a gun, you have some heroin so why not, ya know?

German Government officials decided they actually did commit genocide. HUH.

What a teacher in Colorado Springs did to prevent any of her students from committing suicide might make you cry.

Gawd, another independent candidate that's running for president?

V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
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Event Horizon

Calm Down

Friday, Dec 25: All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

By Maggie Grimason [ Wed Dec 23 2015 11:15 AM ]
On the frontlines of WWI, the true story of camaraderie, music and peace between fellow humans.
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V.24 No.37 | 9/10/2015

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The Daily Word in one man's trash is another man's treasure, twerking stormtroopers and same-sex marriage in Kentucky

By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Sep 4 2015 1:02 PM ]
The Daily Word

Pro sufer takes on waves in cocktail dress and high heels.

HIV prevention pill to show effective outcome.

Same-sex marriage licences now issued in Kentucky.

These 6 intense airplane landings will make you want to put on your oxygen mask!

Force Friday has Stormtroppers twerking in excitment.

Refugees head to Germany on foot after being denied train rides.

11-year-old boy takes down an attempted burglar.

California man finds $20 bill and wins $1 million lottery ticket.

V.24 No.36 | 9/3/2015

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The Daily Word: Zombies on a plane, living life on a train and the FBI getting sued

By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Aug 28 2015 1:52 PM ]
The Daily Word

Man found doing household chores in woman’s house.

Missing cat causes taunting phone calls to owner.

The Associated Press sues FBI for fake news story.

Virginia teen faces 11 years in prison for controlling Twitter account in supports of ISIS and helps friend travel to join group.

Why pay rent when you can live in a train and travel?

50 bodies found in an abandoned truck in eastern Austria.

Driving instructor leaves 70 teenagers high and dry by taking their money and leaving them without receiving their drivers license.

Sea-level rising could be potentially disaster.

AMC puts Zombies in the sky.

V.24 No.13 | 03/26/2015

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The Daily Word in disciples, bike cops and a prostitute tester?

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 27 2015 9:47 AM ]
The Daily Word

President Barack Obama sat down with David Simon, creator of the hit HBO show “The Wire,” to talk about the drug trade.

The Disciples of Christ are considering moving their biennial convention out of Indiana after the governor signed a new state law allowing businesses to turn away gay customers.

A woman is being charged with fraud for allegedly milking benefits after false claims that she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Authorities believe Andreas Lubitz, a co-pilot for Germanwings Flight 9525 (which crashed en route to Dusseldorf and left 150 people dead), may have had an illness that he kept secret from his employers.

Yesterday, San Francisco's public defender called on an independent investigation of the sheriff's department after claims that four officers forced prisoners to engage in “gladiator-style fights.”

You might not see anymore ABQ cops on bicycles.

UNM's athletic department is trying to come up with $500,000 to $1 million to fund scholarships for student athletes.

A cash-snatching genius is on the loose in Rio Rancho.

An alleged sexual assault at a juvenile detention center has New Mexico's juvenile justice system in a tizzy.

A social media company in Germany wants to hire a “prostitute tester.”

V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Florida to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Germany to Florida, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
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Odds & Ends

The Oddest Ends of 2014

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Iceland in January to Tennessee in September, it’s funny because it happened to someone else in 2014.
V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From California to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014

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The Daily Word in celebrity deaths, Germanic sport victories and amazing saucepans.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Jul 14 2014 11:09 AM ]
The Daily Word

Germany won the World Cup.

Rest in peace, Tommy Ramone.

Rest in peace, Charlie Haden.

Rest in peace, David Legeno.

Bowe Bergdahl returns to duty.

An inflatable pool could save your life in a scooter accident.

In restaurants, your phone slows down service.

Why do we refrigerate eggs?

The world’s tallest girl … “walked into a ceiling fan.”

Brace yourself for some scary photos.

Making a better saucepan actually is rocket science.

Terrorists: they’re out to get us.

American Idol auditions in Old Town.

Albuquerque could lose Amtrak.

APD filmed Ken Ellis on accident.

What’s happening in Albuquerque today?

I saw you, weirdo.

Happy birthday, Gerald Ford.

V.23 No.18 | 5/1/2014
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Kansas to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
Odds and Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Denmark to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.21 No.22 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in crazy Canada killer, Idaho Bigfoot, vacuum trains

By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Jun 4 2012 9:33 AM ]
The Daily Word

White-water baldy fire now 18 percent contained.

Police in Germany believe they have arrested the porn actor accused of killing and dismembering a man, and then mailing parts of the body to Canada.

Who else didn't know that kids under 13 weren't allowed on Facebook? Well, this is possibly changing.

ABQ Ride brings back the late night schedule for those thrillingly sketchy summer night rides.

Introducing: Vacuum trains!

Students in southeast Idaho capture possible Bigfoot sighting on camera.

Ahh the cycles of life.

Products that are useful, but too humiliating to actually use.

Olivia Culpo crowned Miss USA 2012.

Some beach communities are considering fleeing inland as seas rise due to global climate changes.

Roger Clemens’ attorneys seek to force lawmaker to take the witness stand in perjury trial.

Misheard lyrics to O Fortuna.

5 stories of stupid people getting caught for felonies because of posting stuff on Facebook.

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