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V.22 No.29 |

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The Daily Word in clogged drains, pushed off the bay bridge, third in line to the throne and someone else's whiskey

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 23 2013 9:07 AM ]
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New Mexico basketball coach has her rape charges dismissed due to technicality.

There's nowhere for the rain to go in Albuquerque.

Eight activists from the National Immigrant Youth Alliance orchestrated their detainment as an act of civil disobedience at the border in Nogales.

Bryan Cranston is Bryan Cranston as Heisenberg.

Why the UK's proposal to filter all online pornography (unless you opt-in for porn) is stupid.

The news station that broadcast the obviously fake names of the Asiana 214 pilots is trying to erase the broadcast from the internet. Good luck with that.

David Cameron says "they'll make wonderful parents." Up-to-the-minute coverage of the royal baby.

China has banned the construction of official buildings....

Man drinks 102,000 dollars worth of someone else's rare whiskey.

A woman's vehicle went off the Chesapeake Bay bridge.

You are not supposed to click on this link.

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V.22 No.28 |

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The Daily Word in stand your ground, electric Apple and Cory Monteith's death

By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jul 15 2013 10:11 AM ]
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George Zimmerman trial outcome causes speculation on the "stand your ground" law.

Taking photos of the secretary of state's house and a pellet gun in your car? Someone's been a busy boy.

Apple is set to investigate a claim that a woman was electrocuted by her iPhone.

"Glee" star Cory Monteith was found dead in a Vancouver hotel over the weekend. Police have ruled out foul play.

"Angel" the dog is said to be recovering well after having her throat slashed.

Heavy rain catches Albuquerque citizens in the metro area off guard.

Jury deliberations for the Levi Chavez murder trial started at 8:30 this morning.

K-Y Intense Arousal gel causes Alabama post office evacuation. No joke.

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V.22 No.27 | 7/4/2013

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

By E.J. Maliskas [ Tue Jul 2 2013 10:42 AM ]
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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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V.22 No.22 |

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The Daily Word in China's fire, the Chavez case and bites on the buttocks

By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 3 2013 10:08 AM ]
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You have the right to remain silent, now take this cotton swab and swirl it around your mouth for a spell.

Michael Douglas says that you can get throat cancer from an STD. Who'd have thought?

A fire at a poultry plant in Dehui, China kills 119 and injures 50.

Three storm chasers killed in Oklahoma; among them was veteran storm chaser Tim Samaras.

After a lengthy SWAT standoff, police have arrested a father and son in connection with the murder of 8-year-old Sunni Reza.

New Mexico fire crews hope to have two fires (Pecos and Tres Lagunas) fully contained by the end of Monday.

The Levi Chavez trial breaks ground almost six years after the shooting of his wife, Tera Chavez.

Tonight, we say "NO!" to fireworks!

Man arrested for aggravated battery after biting his wife's butt.

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V.22 No.18 |

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The Daily Word in the incredible story of the Cleveland hostages, pink dolphins and hairy visors

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue May 7 2013 8:19 AM ]
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Reported cases of HIV infection are on the increase on the Navajo Reservation.

Colorado pot legalization involves some new taxes that may not have the support of pro-marijuana groups.

KOAT reports a rash of bike thefts downtown.

Are some of our contemporary English words identical to words from a 15,000 year old "proto-Eurasiatic" Ice Age language?

Kidnapped in Cleveland, hostages for ten years and an instant-classic TV interview.

The United States finally came out and accused China of cyber-espionage.

The pink dolphins of Hong Kong are dying.

I bet Bill Richardson could get Led Zeppelin back together.

The ABBA museum in Stockholm is now open!

This article explains the origins the conservative Islamist movement in Bangladesh.

There's only enough room in this world for one manufacturer of "visors with simulated hair," AKA hairy-hats.

On this day in 1980, Yugoslavian dictator Josip Tito was buried.

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V.22 No.7 |

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The Daily Word in Albuquerque's "voluntary" minimum wage, Ganymedean slime mold and the Chubby Checker

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 19 2013 8:07 AM ]
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Albuquerque restauranteur's decision not to pay the new minimum wage has sparked a call to boycott the business.

Some high ranking APD cops are the subjects of a new internal affairs investigation.

Competitive mass-shooting?

Documentary about the file-sharing site Pirate Bay premieres Friday.

Assange for Senator? Interesting new interview with the Wikileaks founder.

There was a diamond heist in Brussels.

There are Ganymedean slime molds all over the part of Siberia that was struck by a meteor.

Are drones armed with shotguns and grenade launchers and operated by local police departments in our terrible and absurd future?

The Chubby Checker app.

It appears the Chinese military is responsible for a great amount of cyber espionage world wide.

This record store only buys&sells copies of The White Album.

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V.22 No.3 | 1/17/2013

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The Daily Word in robot bands, poop snakes and forbidden spheres.

By Nick Brown and the Collective [ Tue Jan 15 2013 12:00 PM ]
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APD shooting declared justified.

Albuquerque is snowy.

Classified spheres!

An ambulance fell victim to a woman’s diabolical “ride home” scheme.

Robbers dug a tunnel into a bank, just like in the cartoons.

A snake made of poop.

Finally. A robot band.

Love song stories.

The Mystery of the Chinese Warehouse.

Thanks for the help Emily and Millington!

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V.21 No.50 | 12/13/2012

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The Daily Word in newspapers, DeLoreans and other nice dreams

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Dec 6 2012 11:31 AM ]
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Winners of the Albuquerque Walter White lookalike contest.

DA to resume probing officer-involved shootings. (The investigative grand jury process was suspended months ago after criticism that no jury had ever found a shooting unjustified.)

Santa Fe man gets his bass back 10 years later.

The terribly-named band fun. has gotten the most Grammy nominations.

Sen. Michelle Obama?

Gamelan ensemble covers Gang of Four’s “Not Great Men.”

R.I.P., Dave Brubeck.

Shit London photography contest. Awesome.

Some wealthy people are investing in newspapers.

5 things smart people do. 1) make numbered lists of things ....

DeLorean taxi.

Why X-Men continuity is forever hosed.

Also, Benedict Cumberbatch is in the next Star Trek movie as the villain.

China’s first jack-off competition is what it sounds like.

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V.21 No.48 |

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The Daily Word in Lindsey Graham, methadone at MDC, The Farm, and the unicorn's lair

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Dec 1 2012 10:36 AM ]
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The Metropolitan Detention Center is planning to end their methadone treatment program.

The Albuquerque Journal bought the Rio Rancho Observer.

What is the Journal publisher thinking?

The higher admission fees for the Rio Grande Zoo take effect on Sunday.

Comprehensive coverage of the Chinese "aircraft carrier style" meme.

The Chinese government finally got the owner of a house in the middle of the road to move out so they could demolish it.

A utility pole materialized in the middle of a road in Quebec.

"When I Say Jesus, You Say Die," Foggy Mountain Blasphemy" and other bargain bin record finds.

So you want to grow a mustache.

Why was Christian Slater's vote rejected in Florida?

Learn about Argentina's infamous "Death Flights" during the 1970's and 80's.

Stephen Gaskin's commune The Farm is still around.

The Farm founder Stephen Gaskin's wife, Ina May Gaskin, wrote the book on American midwifery.

The North Koreans have discovered the remains of a unicorn and it's lair.

Today is World AIDS Day.

Girls dressed as modern conveniences.

Lindsey Graham reminds us that the Guantanamo prisoners don't want to steal our cars.

There is a vampire in Zarozje,
Serbia.

On this day in 1986 the beautiful Musee d'Orsay opened in Paris.


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V.21 No.47 |

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The Daily Word in English royalty, Bigfoot, and the "I Dream of Jeannie" guy died

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 24 2012 4:21 PM ]
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Someone stole a Navajo blanket from a Santa Fe resort.

Slate wrote the least entertaining Bigfoot piece ever.

Boxer Hector Camacho died from his gunshot wounds.

You already knew J.R. died but did you know Larry Hagman was friends with Kieth Moon?

Collection of Larry Hagman clips.

A naked guy spent three happy hours on top of a statue of Prince George in downtown London.

Have the remains of cruel and hunchbacked Richard III been found under a parking lot in Leicester?

One obese squirrel eating a Snickers in a pear tree.

Check out hacker syndicate Anonymous' video message to Karl Rove about stealing the Ohio election.

Here. You need another reason not to patronize Walmart.

Dude Chilling Park.

This is China.

It is now law that people shall wear pants in the streets of San Francisco.

On this day in 1864 aristocratic dwarf Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born.


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V.21 No.47 | 11/22/2012

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The Daily Word in MMA arenas, botox and killer robots.

By Nick Brown [ Tue Nov 20 2012 11:04 AM ]
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A Santa Fe jail was a martial arts arena.

Monkeys and mid-life crises.

R. Kelly on Broadway.

The botox poker face.

Chinese sex toys.

Sleeping Beauty Syndrome.

Charlize Theron got a buzzcut.

45% of America wants to skip Christmas.

Kate Moss’ bird tattoos were done by painter Lucien Freud.

PSYOPS mission patches!

Slow motion dancing water drips.

Weird cars of 2012.

Leftover Halloween candy recipes. (At what point does candy become “leftover” candy?)

Rich people amuse themselves with fancy things.

Draw eyes on your hands!

What made you sad?

Want to play soccer?

Ban killer robots.

The mystery of the Bloop has been solved.

You can cut a Christmas tree.

Happy birthday Sean Young.

Thanks to Constance Moss, Susan Petersen and Tom Nayder for the help!

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V.21 No.38 |

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The Daily Word in icemelt, lacking luster and onstage freakouts

By Margaret Wright [ Mon Sep 24 2012 9:39 AM ]
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A draft of a new study runs down a list of APD shortcomings, offers some solutions.

Are these signs of restive laborers in China?

Arctic sea ice has retreated to the lowest levels ever recorded.

"Dull," "silly," "ridiculous" and "lackluster": Welcome to the 2012 Emmy Awards!

Evaporative twihistory.

Last year's attacks on the Sinai Peninsula have yielded death penalty verdicts.

But rejecting lies is such hard work!

Pricey Port Authority boat sinking linked to human error, "like opening a window during a carwash."

The U.S. still can't seem to get young students interested in science, technology, engineering or math. Meanwhile, Congress voted against granting green cards to visiting foreign scholars in those fields.

Middle school scrapbooking club = urinalysis.

Venerable NYC altweekly chain sells its papers, holds on tight to adult services ads.

Methinks thou dost protest too much.

iHeart expletive-riddled stage rants.

"I want to go on living the uncensored dream, the free unconscious."

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V.21 No.37 |

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The Daily Word in Occupations, Constitutionalism and other sundry protests

By Margaret Wright [ Mon Sep 17 2012 10:08 AM ]
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It's Occupy Wall Street's one-year anniversary.

(For some additional context, step into the Bureau of Public Secrets.)

Also, Happy Constitution Day!

Banking giants are in the crosshairs of a major money laundering investigation.

U.S. executive branch files trade complaints against China as Romney tries to go on the offensive.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel files a court injunction in an attempt to end teachers' strike.

Americans warned to avoid Lebanon today as anti-U.S. protests spread.

An Albuquerque woman is raising funds to help a vet who lost his guide dog.

Puzzling kidney disease affects farmers worldwide.

Aging nuclear bombs get costly upgrades here in town.

Rebels attack energy infrastructure in Colombia.

Obama's "Pop" drank Seagram's, neat.

South Korea is apparently the "male makeup capital of the world."

Miles Davis, pugilist.

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V.21 No.36 | 9/6/2012

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The Daily Word in Martinez at the RNC, onion nuggets and megalopolises

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 30 2012 9:49 AM ]
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Hurricane Isaac is grows weaker and heads inland, leaving a soggy mess in its wake.

Someone was keeping a military-grade rocket launcher in a Los Lunas storage unit.

The full text of Gov. Susana Martinez’ speech at the convention last night.

Theft is a big problem at UNM.

100-year-old driver injures kids in L.A.

Do vegetarians and vegans think they’re better than you?

McDonald’s archivist—yes, that’s a real job—says before chicken nuggets, there were onion nuggets.

23 musicians share their paintings. (Results are marginally better than when famous actors record albums.)

Speaking of, here’s cell-phone video of Johnny Depp playing guitar at the Lone Ranger wrap party.

Awkward political candidates: How do they happen?

China’s megalopolises are not fun to inhabit.

Space telescope spots millions of supermassive black holes.

How to listen.

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V.21 No.24 |

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The Daily Word in hot water, Vegas odds and animals gone wild

By Margaret Wright [ Wed Jun 20 2012 8:00 AM ]
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A House of Representatives committee could vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over Operation Fast and Furious documents.

Ecuador's embassy in London may now be the only thing standing between Wikileaks leader Julian Assange and extradition to Sweden.

Egypt seizes with new political and constitutional upheaval as conflicting reports over ousted President Mubarak's failing health circulate.

China's reserves of rare earth minerals—essential to production of high-tech devices—are dwindling due to "excessive mining," says report.

Interactive map of West Africa's devastating drought conditions.

May's global hot flashes are not relenting in June.

Vegas roulette wheel beats 114 billion to one odds.

New state department study counts 20.9 million worldwide victims of modern slavery.

Charter schools may be underperforming when it comes to serving disabled students.

Former inmate now exonerated testifies before Senate subcommittee that solitary confinement in prisons "by its design is driving men insane."

Wildlife conservation group says black bears around the Duke City are being egregiously eliminated from the area.

Charlie Sheen's surge of "tiger blood" was in fact a "psychotic break."

Handy tip: If you're squeamish about squid sperm ruining your calamari dinner, remove the internal organs before cooking it.

Water tanks in NYC as public art.

Amorous prehistoric turtles immortalized.

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