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The Daily Word in bitcoins, bugs and brain tumors.

Russia is becoming a real problem.

Who won at the 2014 Academy Awards? Did Devin O’Leary guess right?

Sleep and longevity are closely linked.

A baby’s brain tumor had teeth.

You should eat more bugs.

Iranian law allows for creative sentencing.

How’s that bitcoin thing working for you?

Watch a cute panda cub play with a ball.

Try this new deep-fried confection.

Springsteen does Lorde.

Pecans like this weather, at least.

Texting while driving is now illegal in New Mexico.

Rio Rancho votes tomorrow.

What’s happening today?

Happy birthday, James Doohan.

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The Daily Word in assisted suicide, an APD shooting settlement and Third Reich space aliens are running the United States

The third season of "Longmire" will commence shooting this spring in and around Santa Fe.

"Human Waste Disposal" APD cop Economidy cost the city about $300,000 by justifiably shooting a man three times in the back.

A New Mexico District Judge's decision paves the way for changes to the state's assisted suicide law.

Farmington has Blue Meth. It's real, but of low quality apparently.

An Iranian news agency is reporting that a new Snowden leak proves that since 1945 the US has been run by the same space aliens that comprised the Third Reich.

Here are some laughably misogynistic ads of yore.

Meet the "Swiss Cheese Pervert."

There was an argument over texting in a theater that ended in a fatal shooting.

Vice Magazine headlines are inherently fake-sounding.

Not "doing all right" in South Korea.

Ford is going to start making aluminum trucks.

-Look! A woolly pig.

Swamp pizza.

Another Juggalo lawsuit against the FBI. And DOJ.

It appears that the DEA has been backhandedly assisting the importation of muchas drogas into the US.

Kanye West punched a guy in Kim Kardashian's chiropractor's office.

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The Daily Word in Coca-Cola's split, a two-headed pig and Senate battles

Retired FBI agent Robert Levinson has vanished in Iran, and according to AP, he was doing some work for the CIA.

The Democrats and Republicans are duking it out in the Senate … well, not physically.

Coca-Cola's split in two? What should we do?

Authorities say up to four people were stabbed outside the Sports Authority Field after the Denver Broncos lost to the San Diego Chargers.

A SWAT “situation” has ended peacefully after shots were reported at a home in Rio Rancho.

An Albuquerque school bus driver has been accused of punching a student in the face as he was headed home from Eisenhower Middle School.

The City has paid $900,000 to the family of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by APD in 2011.

Rio Grande High School transformed its gym into Italy for one of its students who has been battling leukemia for the past year.

You ever see a two-headed pig? I wouldn't recommend it.

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The Daily Word in Alamogordo's Africanized bees, rat-sized snails, a cow infestation and boobs

Remembering the Dingo Bar

The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.

Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.

There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.

There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.

Here's a link to the Boston Herald coverage of the marathon bombs. Here is a summary of what we actually know at this time.

A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.

A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.

One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.

Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.

It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.

Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.

Tycho Brahe's nose. And his moose.

Remembering Albuquerque's Dingo Bar.

20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.

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The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon

Death of a Player

A guy was found dead in a motel room at the Value Inn.

Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.

State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.

They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.

The Powerpuff Girls will return to battle their monkey nemesis.

Great story behind this super-rare coin.

That's a big cigar.

Facebook probably owes you ten bucks.

The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.

Dude, what happened?

Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.

RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.

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The Daily Word in a female president, Japan gun laws, APS suspensions

South Korea elects first female president, conservative Park Geun-hye.

The sky (of The Pit) is falling!

Penn State scandal voted top sports story of the year (again).

APD officer arrested and accused of theft.

Tebow’s sad, sad story.

American pastor imprisoned in Iran while visiting family.

Rumors of school violence lead to 7 suspensions at Manzano High School.

Those darn foxes getting their heads stuck in everything.

A menagerie of adorable things that happened in 2012.

Viral videos.

How gun control works for Japan.

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The Daily Word in Bun Stabbers, Monkey Smugglers and baby turtles.

It’s September 11.

Wrestler Jerry Lawler collapses.

Attack of the Bun Stabber.

Scientology is mad at Vanity Fair.

Night of the Monkey Smuggler.

Iran unveils the Meshkat missile.

Everybody loves funny pictures.

I repeat, everybody loves funny pictures.

These are real sci fi children’s books. Not really.

Here’s a gentleman they say chased some kids with a chainsaw right here in town.

I’m a big fan of little turtles and promise not to touch my mouth.

Happy Birthday Virginia Madsen.

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The Daily Word in DREAMers, voters, bleeders and truckers

Today qualified young immigrants can begin applying for permits to avoid deportation.

Federally subsidized programs on Mitt Romney's fiscal hit list: Amtrak, PBS, arts, humanities.

Democratic voter registration is down in eight key "battleground" states with an uptick in registered independents.

Meanwhile, frays over voter registration issues heat up in key "battleground" states, including Florida, Iowa, Pennsylvania and New Mexico.

Two maps that track the impact of drought across the U.S.

Dusty Pop Art collection in Iran permitted to see the light of day.

Ailing Russian Kalishnikov factory buoyed by U.S. gun buyers.

Univision calls for inclusion of Latino perspectives in presidential debates.

Visine poisoning > diarrhea = jail.

Staying out of the woods because Aunt Flo is visiting and you're scared of getting mauled by a bear? Fear no more, says National Park Service.

Corrales votes down gun restrictions.

Horse slaughter plant plans nixed.

New Mexico trucking company tries to avoid workers comp payments, gets called out by Tennessee high court.

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The Daily Word in new Flickr bug, meat fights, recycling compactor survival skills

I think they should make a movie about this new insect species discovered via Flickr.

WTF NASA?

The 1904 Olympic marathon was super, super weird.

Man sues secutiry company after he was accused of tagging and then pepper-sprayed in Santa Fe.

How to dump alcohol in mass quantities.

At least 250 dead after Iran is hit with two earthquakes.

Bomb threat causes evacuations at an oil refinery near Gallup.

This super drunk guy survived being crushed in a recycling truck compactor twice.

Two female co-workers at a meat processing plant got into a giant fight. Their weapons of choice? Dried meat of course.

These zombie Disney princesses are, in my opinion, a little over-the-top.

I too thought the Olympic closing ceremony was a bit weird.

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The Daily Word in bird-flipping, mayoral flapping and game throwing

"The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so." R.I.P, Gore Vidal.

Happy Middle-Finger Day!

Onlookers laugh at the mayor of London stuck on a zip line.

Syrian government forces use warplanes in Aleppo, while rebels employ "heavy weapons, including tanks."

A.P.D. hasn't been adequately tracking their weapons, according to internal audit.

Albuquerque "spice" traced back to China.

Rio Grande Foundation takes the mayor to task for proposed Railyard redevelopment.

Romney's swing state woes.

Olympic badminton players lost on purpose.

A bipartisan deal actually moves forward in Washington, D.C.

Israel and U.S. defense secretary ramp up the tough talk about Iran's nuclear program as lawmakers approve more sanctions.

The "pepper-spray cop" of UC Davis doesn't work there any more.

Modern human behavior traced back 44,000 years.

Geez, these two are adorable.

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The Daily Word in Obama cyberattacks, Zombie Apocalypse, Kanye tweets

UN Rights Council looking into mass killings in Syria which many believe to be the work of Syrian government.

Obama’s role in cyberattacks on Iran.

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run on I-25.

Saturday is Free Fishing Day—no licenses or stamps required.

Looks like John Edwards will walk free.

Details on the Seattle man who killed five in a cafe on Wednesday and then offed himself.

Relatives of the homeless (and now faceless) man who was attacked in Miami didn't know he was still alive. In related news, a Baltimore student snacks on a man’s brain and heart. Meanwhile, CDC denies Zombie Apocalypse.

Bieber has a thing for walking into plate-glass.

Where to go for free doughnuts on National Doughnut Day.

If you've ever been pissed that your custom-ordered Persian rugs didn't come with the proper cherub imagery, maybe you'll sympathize with these embroidered Kanye tweets.

Invention of the year— spray-bottle Sriracha. Somebody get a patent, stat!

Speaking of inventions, MIT students turn bananas, cat tongues and stairs into computer keys.

This guy should teach New Mexicans to parallel park. Just sayin’.

Gay Green Lantern.

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The Daily Word in tears, serpents and lucid dreams

Speculation on what killed Johnny Tapia

New Mexico's five corporate legislators

Meth-like bath salts may be to blame for attack of the Miami face-eater.

NYC looks to ban large sodas and sugary drinks.

"Sesame Street" composer reacts to news that his songs may have been used to torture people at Gitmo.

Buy salt made from human tears.

Serpent-handling pastor dies from a rattlesnake bite.

Porn star is suspected of murder and mailing body parts to the Conservative Party of Canada.

The rise of lucid dreaming

What it means to be gay in Iran

Supercars that go 200 mph

American nuns prepare a response to Vatican charges that they're radical feminists.

Your state in sandwich form

Nicolas Cage performs John Cage. Kinda.

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The Daily Word in Mi Vida Loca, close calls and deep sea treasure

Egypt’s polarized runoff election continues to heat up.

A damaging earthquake in Italy is the second to hit the country in 10 days.

Western countries increase diplomatic pressure on Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in the wake of civilian massacre.

Johnny Tapia’s New York Times obituary.

Miguel Abeyta, 72, thwarts his wife’s would-be purse snatcher.

The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire is still zero percent contained, and growing.

The Trust for America’s Health named New Mexico the
riskiest state in the country for leading in the number of preventable deaths.

A new poll shows Martin Heinrich and Heather Wilson leading the race for Jeff Bingaman’s vacant senate seat, while Eric Griego and Michelle Lujan-Grisham appear to be in a dead heat for the 1st Congressional District.

Zombie-averse residents in Miami witnessed a “growling cannibal” on an overpass before he was fatally shot by police.

The virus infecting Iranian computers is called “Flame,” and it’s part of a sophisticated cyberespionage project.

Ancient Roman shipwrecks were discovered in deep waters.

It won’t be long before you, too, can assemble your own underwater robot.

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The Daily Word in pink slime, Taos pipe bomb, Tea Party tussle

Electrical problems in the Heights cause evacuations.

Ex-Pakistani soldier digs into bin Laden’s death.

Pipe bomb found in Taos.

World leaders attempt to investigate possible nuclear research site in Iran.

USDA buying 7 million pounds of “pink slime” to make hamburgers for school lunches.

220 mph-plus trains coming to California?

Limbaugh losing advertisers.

Steampunk junk that’ll get you drunk.

Tea Party-related brawl in Rio Rancho.

James Cameron is sinking—on purpose.

More Nazis in a neighborhood near you.

Swedish teenager attacks a car with a sword.

Whitney Houston leaves entire will to her daughter.

British man raises a fit because he wasn’t allowed to wear capri pants in a swimming pool.

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The Daily Word in Mediocre Wednesday, money for Paseo and taco-flavored ramen

Super Tuesday, blah, blah, Ohio, blah, tortoise, blah, blah.

Money approved for the long-awaited Paseo del Norte/I-25 rebuilding project.

Iran agrees to nuclear inspections and talks.

U.S. military sued over rapes.

107% voter turnout in some of Checnya's precincts.

Billionaire Koch brothers trying to take control of the Cato Institute.

College student sues school after roommate has too much sex.

This is how you cite a tweet in an academic paper.

You really should be eating more lentils.

This Australian town covered in spider webs is the stuff on nightmares.

Peyton Manning to become a free agent.

Toddler swallows 37 high powered magnets, somehow survives.

R.I.P. the Miller sisters.

Batman Running Away From Shit is a blog about Batman running away from shit.

Speaking of Batman, why doesn't he just kill the Joker already?

Everyone knows the right way to wash pants, right?

R.I.P. Disney songwriter Robert Sherman.

The apex of human achievements: taco flavored ramen and the McRibster.

The Crazy Cuban Honey Badger doesn't give a shit.

Happy Birthday Wanda Sykes!!!

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