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The Daily Word in a very personal End of the World, a broken carcass eater and antiquing in "the Burq"

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The Dallas Morning News has an article about antiquing in Albuquerque, or "The Burq" as locals apparently call it. (Hat tip to Duke City Fix for spotting this.)

Give the man a hand and a leg up. Because his severed hand was grafted to his ankle for safe keeping until it could be reattached, and therefore puns are in order.

It may not quite be Mission Impossible, but the secret bidding war to repatriate long-lost Hopi artifacts to the tribe was still pretty cool.

The End of the World has finally come for Doomsday prophet Harold Camping.

Stores like Toys R Us are going to stay open for nearly 100 straight hours in the run up to Christmas. So you can get your toy shopping done at 3am on Sunday night if you're the creepiest person on the planet.

New Mexico Agriculture Department's huge, two-story tall "animal carcass grinder/digester" is still not working. And thank God, I say, because that sounds terrifying.

V.21 No.48 | 11/29/2012

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The Daily Word in Black Friday, Black Widow and Giant Tortoise.

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Nerves still high in Israel, despite cease-fire.

Black Friday started on Thursday this year, and some people are really unhappy about it.

Tragedy strikes the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Scientist believe they can bring a particular species of giant tortoise back from extinction.

World famous pool player “Black Widow” sues Albuquerque company over endorsment deal.

Chickenpox outbreak in Indiana is apparently the largest in US history.

Family of Hector Camacho wrestles with life support decision.

Bernalillo County commissioners gain international attention over upcoming vote to amend animal ordinance.

Yesterday in the NFL: The Texans won, the Cowboys lost and the Patriots embarrassed the Jets.

Black Friday in a nutshell: an incredibly overwhelming nutshell.

I hope you had a better Thanksgiving than this cat had.