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The Daily Word in weiner-less Weiner scandals, crazy rhubarb ladies and the return of Breaking Bad

Beware the Angry Rhubarb Lady!

School shopping will be less taxing this weekend.

Here's a new Anthony Weiner scandal that somehow does not involve his penis.

Somebody tried to set the new Roswell horse slaughterhouse on fire.

Looks like Albuquerque's mayoral candidates have something to say about abortion.

"Breastfeed your baby as long as possible," say researchers from Harvard, citing evidence that breast milk improves IQs. Now I'm worried that in a few decades we'll be overrun with still-suckling, 30-year-old super-geniuses.

Breaking Bad's season premier is on the horizon, and judging by this (spoiler-free) teaser, Walt is in for some serious shit.

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The Daily Word in Ariel Castro, Roe v. Wade, baby kingfisher

Accused kidnapper Ariel Castro agrees to plea bargain to avoid the possibility of the death penalty.

"As more laws are passed and are challenged in federal courts, the more likely a Supreme Court challenge to Roe v. Wade becomes."

Vehicular homicide inmate mistakenly released from a Farmington jail is back behind bars.

The Lincoln Memorial has been shut down after vandals splashed green paint on it.

The lunar cycle could be messing with our sleep cycles.

Were my dog and I the only ones totally freaked out by last night's lightning storm?

Beanie. Baby. Ruin.

Witty-bitty rare kingfisher hatched at Albuquerque zoo.

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The Daily Word in Detroit, Texas, Iraq

The city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy.

Gov. Perry successfully signs sweeping abortion restrictions in Texas. Meanwhile, in New Mexico, pro-life supporters seek to add restrictions in a state that has absolutely none.

Fancy shmancy "fake farms" dotted all over Bernalillo County taking in huge tax breaks.

Suicide bombing leaves 20 dead in an Iraqi mosque.

Dash-cam footage shows diabetic woman with dangerously low blood sugar being dragged out of her car by Santa Fe police and thrown on the ground.

The Isotopes have made Forbes' list of Minor League Baseball's Most Valuable Teams.

Remember how excited we all got about the new-and-improved awesomesauce Winrock Town Center? Well, it's still four to six years away from completion.

"Malicious fecal distribution."

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The Daily Word in abortion restrictions, Egypt’s unrest, Wimbledon upset

Huge changes to go into effect this week in five states as the fight for the right to life marches on.

The Egyptian military may be on the verge of overthrowing their elected president.

Man accused of dozens of random attacks across Albuquerque is finally getting charged with battery.

U.S. Military to dispatch planes to aid in Yarnell Hill wildfire.

It’s time to irrigate the Rio Grande.

It is now a law in China that grown children have to visit and call their aging parents.

No. 1 Serena Williams is upset at Wimbledon.

NBC to collaborate on a sequal to the miniseries “The Bible.”

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The Daily Word in India flood, bee happenings, supermoon

Death toll in India flood passes 500.

Suspect in girlfriend slaying confessed to KOB news team.

25,000 dead bumblebees found in an Oregon parking lot. Meanwhile, swarms of bees are invading the Duke City.

Forget Superman, it's all about the supermoon.

The Heat top the Spurs to win second consecutive title.

Theft at Espanola soup kitchen may lead to the kitchen closing.

Michael Jackson may have gone 60 days without real sleep leading up to his death.

Texas House moves forward with sweeping abortion restrictions, met with much opposition.

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The Daily Word in chemical explosion, NSA, child tattooing

One dead and nearly 75 injured after a chemical plant explosion in Louisiana.

Good news, Verizon and T-Mobile users: Your phone might be safe from the watchful eyes of the NSA.

Trio of heroes (like the rhyme?) save a group of people and several dogs from a burning apartment building in the heights.

Albuquerque man charged with illegally tattooing his 3-year-old nephew.

Mega Man, the Villager from Animal Crossing and the Wii Fit Trainer are all joining the Super Smash Bros. crew.

Christmas is saved!

British researchers have solved the mystery of how sea mammals hold their breath for so long.

Southwest Women's Options doctor compares death injection to 'flu shot.'

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The Daily Word in donuts, racists and dead old people

New Mexico kids are the hungriest in the country.

But hey, now you can have donuts downtown!

And Sadie's takes another step toward its goal of becoming the new Garduños.

The world's oldest man just died. I bet that happens a lot, actually.

Them Mexicans are taking our jobs and now they're even singing our anthem! Why don't they just go back to, uh… Texas…

Sometimes we in the newspaper business make mistakes. Like when we write "stolen groceries" instead of "homicide."

And here's what happens when you take away a woman's right to choose.

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The Daily Word in Breaking Bad school boards, really expensive coffee and vaginal displays

This just in: Presidenté Hugo Chavez is still dead.

The bad news: You spent 22 months in solitary confinement in a Dona Ana county jail without being convicted and had to remove your own tooth. The good news: The county just paid you $15.5 million dollars.

Attention Breaking Bad fans with kids in APS: Gomie is now on your school board. Thank God it isn't Tuco.

Governor Martinez' anti-illegal immigrant driver's license bill has been tabled and is probably dead. She'll just have to comfort herself with a really expensive cup of coffee.

Feeling dry? That's because it's a drought. Feeling thirsty? Try to drink around the jet fuel.

Images of aborted fetuses publicly displayed on campuses make an important political point. Images of women's vaginas, though, are exploitative and grody.

Just when you think you're finally done with the frigging Harlem Shake, YouTube decides to go meta.

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The Daily Word in abortion bill, Tina Turner and Tailly

President Obama to name Denis McDonough as new White house chief of staff.

It is possible that some New Mexico school employees will be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus.

Tina Turner is becoming a citizen of Switzerland.

The lawyer of teen murder suspect is criticizing the sheriffs office for releasing “inflammatory information.”

Tailly: the latest in mood-telling technology.The faster your heart beats, the faster it wags.

New Mexico bill threatens to criminalize abortion after rape.

Kim Kardashian’s hopes of being a divorced woman have been rejected … again.

V.21 No.41 | 10/11/2012
Taking a break from the rigors of protesting
Maren Tarro

Freedom of Assembly

Preaching to the Prez

Christian groups shout mixed messages at the White House

By Maren Tarro
A coalition of Christian groups goes to Washington, D.C., to protest prayerfully.

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Free speech on campus

Students protest anti-abortion group’s signs
Mary Bowannie
Students protest anti-abortion group’s signs

Reporter Jes Abeita covers controversy at UNM about racist anti-abortion posters.

V.21 No.39 | 9/27/2012
Students protest anti-abortion group’s signs
Mary Bowannie

Newscity

Freedumb of Speech

Racist anti-abortion posters draw student ire

By Jes Abeita
Native American students were shocked by posters displayed on UNM campus. They led a demonstration of their own in response.

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The Daily Word in iPhone 5, Amanda Palmer and Endeavour

Chick-fil-A bows out of homophobe politics.

Students protest racist anti-abortion propaganda at UNM.

At 11:30 a.m., Endeavour will fly over White Sands.

The Mars rover got some snaps of an eclipse.

Register to vote.

OK, so why isn't New Mexico big in solar?

Oh, that Jon Stewart: Chaos on Bullshit Mountain

Beyoncé is a good role model for the Obama daughters, says the president.

Maybe we should elect Canada as POTUS.

How will LGBT youth fare in a new Tunisia?

iPhone 5 lines are forming around the country.

It's OK if you don't want kids. In 2008, you could just drop them off in Nebraska.

A woman screaming "I'm Jack Sparrow" hijacks a passenger ferry and crashes it into other boats.

Amanda Palmer got more than $1 million through Kickstarter to make an album. People are wondering what the hell she's spending it on.

Work backward out of a creative rut.

What's next in body mods?

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The Daily Word in dead turtles and a missing Congressman

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh releases his report on the investigation into the coverup at Penn State.

House Republicans vote for the 30th time to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.

The Las Cruces doctor who wrote more prescriptions than the entire UNM medical school has had his license suspended.

The Bosque will reopen on Friday.

Workers in Trinadad are totally sorry about crushing thousands of endangered leatherback turtle eggs.

Mississippians will still be able to get abortions, for now.

Pantone chart of all human skin colors.

Scientists finally discover a new moon orbiting Pluto.

Netflix is your new babysitter.

Who drinks the most soda? USA! USA! USA!

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has been missing since June.

Five classic movies you'll never get to see because they were never made.

If you want to eat french fries at Olympic Park in London head to McDonald's.

Happy Birthday Curly Joe DeRita!!!

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The Daily Word: extreme Nuge; low tolerance of nude public art or abortion in AZ; bikini guitars and the Whole Foods effect

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A fight broke out at the last Sunland Park council meeting, postponing the process of finding a suitable mayor.

Some people won't let this sculpture in Tempe be.

The trial of former APD officer Levi Chavez is delayed for at least a year.

Ted Nugent takes more dying boys and girls on last fishing trips than anyone else.

Russians invented everything.

This bee's nectar is your tears.

Albuquerque Public Access Television meeting this Monday May seventh at City Hall.

The Whole Foods effect.

The New York Times was able to claim a staggering 73 percent increase in circulation since last March. Here's the why.

Here's a Gretsch guitar catalogue from 1961.

Arizona Governor signs bill that would cut off any funding to Planned Parenthood and other health providers who perform abortions.

One can't expect the Olympics in London to go on without a Falkland Islands flap.

Fifty hottest female inmates, the webpage.

“If an act is designed to arouse or the result is arousal, than it’s adult entertainment.”

Notman's World.

Japan took the last of its fifty nuclear reactors offline.

Suit yourself.

Connecticut passed a medical marijuana bill.

On this day in 1943 Michael Palin was born.

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