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V.22 No.7 |

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The Daily Word in secret Domenicis, Methopoly and Norwegian wood

The Daily Word

Let's all congratulate former Senator Pete Domenici on welcoming a baby boy into the world. Three decades ago. With someone who wasn't his wife.

Mad at Route 66 Malt Shop for refusing to pay their employees the minimum wage? Just make sure you're not accidentally boycotting the 66 Diner.

Get ready for a spring time dust up.

Maybe you're a Breaking Bad fan. Maybe you want to corner the meth market, but without all that blood and killing and crime and stuff. Maybe Methopoly is for you.

Violence and crime are dropping in Juarez, but people don't feel safe there yet.

Norwegian reality TV: 12 hours of chopping wood and then burning it. And then receiving angry emails about how the wood is stacked.

Finally, the last Harlem Shake video you ever need to see.

V.21 No.14 | 4/5/2012
Sister Rene Weeks (left) says she is motivated by the hard work of Centro Santa Catalina’s members, several of whom tend a community garden in their spare time.
Margaret Wright
Sister Rene Weeks (left) says she is motivated by the hard work of Centro Santa Catalina’s members, several of whom tend a community garden in their spare time.

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Hope and Faith in Ciudad Juárez

Writer Charles Bowden said in the May 2009 edition of Harper’s magazine that he “cannot explain the draw of the city that gives death but makes everyone feel life.”

The city he referred to was Cuidad Juárez. I was drawn there too, in search of forces of creation amidst much destruction. In a place so rocked by violence, militarization and economic hardship, it can be hard to believe that—like any other big city—there are many determined individuals striving for more than mere survival. The women I met during my research for this piece have banded together to forge a hopeful vision for themselves, their families and their community.

Values, faith and life on the border

Sister Rene Weeks (left) says she is motivated by the hard work of Centro Santa Catalina’s members, several of whom tend a community garden in their spare time.
Margaret Wright

News Feature

Valores, Fe y Vida

Values, faith and life on the border

A nun crosses the border into Juárez every day despite the risks to run a women’s work cooperative.
V.20 No.39 | 9/29/2011
Filmmaker Charlie Minn
Courtesy of Charlie Minn

Reel World

8 Murders a Day

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V.19 No.44 | 11/4/2010

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The Daily Word 11.2.10: election day, space alien research, red light cameras return

The Daily Word

It’s Election Day! Get out there and vote, damnit!

The San Francisco Giants win the 2010 World Series, the first since they moved to the left coast.

“The Governator” bans the use of welfare cards at psychics and medical marijuana centers.

A drunk Florida man groped a bunch of teens at a haunted house.

A teen is suspended for wearing medieval armor and riding a horse to school.

Two more Albuquerque massage parlors are shut down for prostitution.

Vote “yes” for space alien research on this Denver ballot.

The red light cameras will return modified; speeders no longer ticketed.

The I-25 rock chuckers have been arrested.

Three Americans are shot to death at the U.S.-Mexico border near Juarez.

V.19 No.43 | 10/28/2010

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The Daily Word 10.26.10: happy Marty McFly day, devastating earthquake in Indonesia, zombies in New York

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Happy Marty McFly Day! Where we’re going we don’t need ... roads.

At least 103 people are dead following a massive Indonesian earthquake.

Forget First Class; fly the “Cuddle Class” on Air New Zealand.

Madonna plans to open her own health club chain.

Charlie Sheen is hospitalized after he was found drunk and naked in a hotel suite with an escort.

Zombies invaded NYC during the morning rush to promote AMC show “The Walking Dead.”

Let’s all move to Norway, which tops all countries in this year’s prosperity list.

... Because a few hours south of us, people are still getting killed in Juarez in yet another cartel-related shooting.

Noooo! Paul the Octopus, the oracle of the World Cup that correctly predicted tournament matches, has passed away.

The “Burger Bandit,” responsible for robbing three Blake’s Lotaburger restaurants, is finally arrested.

Here’s a slideshow featuring cute dogs wearing even cuter Halloween costumes! My heart melts.

V.19 No.34 |

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The Daily Word 08.26.10: Glenn Beck and MLK, uranium drilling, pizza burger

The Daily Word

40 new plant and animal species discovered off the coast of Indonesia. Think: giant sea spiders and carnivorous flower sponges.

Fire tornado.

Where did the stimulus money go?

Glenn Beck to host a rally where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered "I Have a Dream" on the speech's anniversary.

Ex-RNC chair and Bush's campaign manager reveals that he's gay.

Women of Wal-Mart join together in a class-action discrimination suit.

German singer won't do jail time for exposing two men to HIV.

Cigarettes will no longer be free for those over 54 in Cuba.

Uranium drilling starts near Grants.

Old man in Santa Fe says the 15-year-old girl was teasing him.

Federal money will help New Mexicans buy food from farmer's markets.

President Obama will be in El Paso on Tuesday.

Rio Rancho may outlaw selling cats and dogs in pet stores.

Journal apologizes to Juarez, which is not the murder capital of the world.

Burger King's 2,500-calorie pizza burger.

V.19 No.29 | 7/22/2010

News Feature

The Secret School

A teacher struggles to educate in Juárez, where extortion is the cost of doing business

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V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
Menudo   con   all the fixings
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

El Sabor de Juarez

Juárez-style home cooking since 1980

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V.18 No.49 |

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The Daily Word 12.06.09: Real ID, Juarez, tainted beef, climate summit

Weekend Edition

The Daily Word

Protesters march against violence in Ciudad Juarez, which some considered the world's most dangerous city.

Bingamen and Udall request Real ID extension—because NM is not in compliance, NM licenses won't be valid for flight-boarding come Dec. 31.

State's expensive, federally-funded career seeker site has found only one person a job.

Beware of Safeway beef.

U.S. to stick around Afghanistan.

Piece of the genome missing in people with severe obesity.

Climate change summit, said to the most important the world's ever seen, set to open in Copenhagen.

Tiger Woods confirms that, yes, 2009 was the year of infidelity.

American student convicted of murder in Italy.

FCC investigates Verizon for upping early termination fees.

Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's daughter attempts singing career, suicide.

Radar's best and worst dressed of the week.

Weather: Highs in the mid '40s all week, snow Tuesday.

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