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The Daily Word in Detroit carjackers, New Mexico oil and a jailhouse stripper

A postage stamp honoring Harvey Milk, a gay civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978, has been unveiled.

Carjackers are takin' over Detroit.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert thinks states not defending same-sex marriage bans is “the next step toward anarchy.” If that's the case, chaos couldn't be sweeter.

Google is creating a tablet with “advanced vision capabilities.” If it doesn't make you invisible, I don't care.

Last night, Albuquerque police shot and killed a man who is suspected of attacking a woman and then stabbing a good samaritan who tried to help her.

Nothing like an explosion to get rid of a fire.

According to New Mexico State Police, at least six people died in a car crash involving multiple vehicles on I-10.

The oil industry is drawing more folks to certain parts of New Mexico.

Birdland, a local store in Nob Hill, was broken into yesterday morning, apparently another in a series of Nob Hill businesses that have been “compromised.”

After Miami police arrested a strip club employee, she decided to give them a show right in the jail cell.

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Happy birthday, Bill Orcutt!

Bill Orcutt
Bill Orcutt

Harry Pussy guitarist/vocalist Bill Orcutt disappeared from the world of music after the dissolution of the notorious Miami noise rock outfit. Reappearing in 2009 with A New Way to Pay Old Debts, Orcutt has distinguished himself as an acoustic alchemist. Check out Orcutt A/V below.

Bill Orcutt - "Lip Rich"
Bill Orcutt - "The Visible Bosom"
Bill Orcutt and Sir Richard Bishop, Live at Zebulon
Bill Orcutt, Live at Reckless Records

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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 5.25.10: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, Smartphones, Corrales Fire

The proposal to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is expected to be voted on in Congress this week.

Obama’s approval rating drops to a record-low 42 percent.

Hackers in Miami changed a highway sign to read “No Latinos, No Tacos.”

Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio wants an apology for a Mexican tourism ad mocking SB 1070.

Smartphones may be the future of hotel room keys.

Rear-end collisions more than doubled in West Palm Beach due to the red light cameras. Albuquerque?

A truck carrying 17 million bees crashes in Minnesota. Yikes.

A rise in miscarriages may be linked to the effects of 9/11.

The Bosque fire in Corrales is 35% contained as the winds die down.

Albuquerque City Council approves a budget that includes pay cuts for city employees, balancing a $66 million shorfall.

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