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The Daily Word in offshore oil, US earthquakes and same-sex marriage

A judge overturned Florida's ban on same-sex marriage; however, it only applies to Florida Keys.

Police in Pontiac, Mich., have identified “mummified” remains found in a garage.

16 US states have an increased risk of experiencing earthquakes in the coming years.

Obama administration approves offshore oil exploration on the East Coast.

Researchers find a possible connection between vasectomies and prostate cancer.

The massive number of toxicology reports to a state laboratory has caused delays with issuing death certificates.

Joy Junction's photos of the food they serve have ruffled someone's feathers.

Three people were killed yesterday morning in a helicoptor crash in Guadalupe County.

Uh oh, the Albuquerque Police Officers’ Association's president got a stern warning from a state law enforcement board.

Walter White went to space!

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The Daily Word on the City Council meeting, APD violence and Mickey Rooney died.

Today at 5pm, the Albuquerque City Council meeting will exclusively consider the issue of public safety and APD violence.

Meanwhile, APD got their own rally of support on Sunday.

Rest in peace, Mickey Rooney and John Pinette.

There were earthquakes in Oklahoma.

Cops and firemen duked it out in a charity hockey game.

Watch what happens when an alligator bites an electric eel.

Oxygen injections make breathing unnecessary.

They’re making a Goonies sequel.

Scientists have given names to 15 more emotions.

New MU-MIMO chips will triple wifi speeds.

Someone is pooping on slides in Michigan.

The Supreme Court ruled that Elane Photography’s refusal to photograph gay weddings is discriminatory.

Happy birthday, James Garner.

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The Daily Word in dog cop, Hoffa and Morrisey

27-year-old Abiquiú writer wins $53,000 on “Jeopardy.”

A KRQE interview with Chris Johnson, co-ower of the Weekly Alibi who also founded The Onion.

Schools around town give Breathalyzer tests to see if students are drunk.

In Vaughn, N.M., the only member of the police force is a dog.

How to casually exit a semitruck smash.

Is the Earth trying to shake us off?

British words creeping into American English.

What’s the deal with gluten?

Samuel L. Jackson curses his way through a children’s story in the name of politics.

Hand gestures can tell you what’s really going on.

Police look for Jimmy Hoffa under a driveway in Detroit.

Romney can’t keep his lines straight on health care.

Mexican navy captures top Los Zetas guy.

Controversial Morrisey stances.

A letter from teenage Morrisey about how the Ramones are rubbish.

Honey Boo Boo nickname generator.

The worst children’s toys ever.

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The Daily Word 10.11.10. Coming out Columbus Day.

Happy Columbus Day.

Earthquakes hit Arkansas.

Google cars drive themselves.

George Michael is out of jail.

Chinese scientists hunt for the Yeren.

Reporters destroy things.

Can a fetus smile?

Autism may be linked to jaundice.

A city of staples.

It’s National Coming Out Day.

There’s one more Steig Larsson book.

Albuquerque schools received racist and “smoke weed” graffiti.

There was a bomb scare at K-Mart.

Who would shoot a pregnant horse and cut its legs off?

Happy birthday Darrell Hall.

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Big ass earthquake hits Christchurch New Zealand

I was really sad to hear this afternoon that the New Zealand city of Christchurch was hit with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake today.

Last month my mom took a super-epic roadtrip around both of New Zealand's islands and loved it. She said the coffee there sucked but otherwise, two thumbs up. (I totally stole the picture of this adorable kiwi bird from her Facebook, thanks ma!)

Check out MSNBC's photoblog of the devastation.

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The Daily Word 09.02.09: Mutants, drugs in the water, earthquakes, death beam, bigfoot discovery center

All humans are mutants.

Caffeine found in the Rio Grande, now the water utility is trying to keep other drugs out of the river.

Pfizer is paying $2.3 to settle its illegal drug promotion case.

State Fair does a series on films, new and old, made in New Mexico.

Socorro is experiencing a scourge of earthshakes.

A much more serious quake shakes Java.

Read about the new death beam, tested at White Sands Missile Range.

World in upheaval over Google’s 100 minutes of Gmail nothingness yesterday.

Job loss didn’t really slow down in August.

Underwear sales may determine economic health.

The late DJ AM appears to have been taking painkillers and smoking crack.

Good news “Mad Men” fans, there will be another season.

Niche museums: Read about Velveteria, the Museum of Velvet Paintings in Portland, and The Bigfoot Discovery Museum in California.

Album of the day: Viva Hate by Morrissey.

Weather: Clear today, rain predicted for the rest of the week.

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