V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 27 2015 11:00 AM ]
A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.
It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.
Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.
McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.
The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.
In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.
V.22 No.38 |
The Daily Word in Kenya's mall siege, the McCluskey trial and Viagra mishaps
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 23 2013 10:29 AM ]
“Breaking Bad” took home the big prize last night.
A hearing today for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is aiming to decide whether prosecutors will seek capital punishment for the Boston marathon bombing, since the state of Massachusetts does not have a death penalty.
A body found on Saturday evening in western New Mexico is believed to be an 83-year-old man by the name of Howard Bassett who went missing a week ago during a flood in Mogollon, but authorities haven't confirmed the identity.
The prosecution is scheduled to wrap up their case today in the trial of John McCluskey, who is accused of killing an Oklahoma couple in 2010.
Just some highlights from Albuquerque's mayoral debate, which was televised last night. The election happens on Oct. 8, so don't forget to cast your votes.
Let it be known that if you take too much Viagra, bad things can happen.
V.22 No.29 |
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 ]
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.
Why the UK's proposal to filter all online pornography (unless you opt-in for porn) is stupid.
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....
A woman's vehicle went off the Chesapeake Bay bridge.
V.21 No.28 | 7/12/2012
Webgame Wednesday on Thursday: Flooded Village
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Thu Jul 19 2012 2:55 PM ]
Dig a trench from the river to water the plants and float the boats. Don't drown the people. Sounds simple enough, but the grid-based puzzler Flooded Village throws enough twists and turns at you to keep the old think-box working overtime. Further impediments (like ice) rear their ugly heads, forcing you to make more convoluted excavations in the landscape. What are you waiting for? Get digging!
V.21 No.29 | 7/19/2012
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Swampy survival tale serves up a gumbo of the real and the fantastical
By Devin D. O’Leary
Riding high on a wave of film fest bonhomie (it snagged the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and four awards at this years’ Cannes), Beasts of the Southern Wild is one of those wildly creative, fiercely independent, proudly idiosyncratic films that will be regarded as little more than a curiosity in the harsh light of the American cineplex. That’s a shame, really.
V.20 No.19 |
The Daily Word: Melatonin-Laced Brownies, No Heaven For You, Oprah's Final Guests
By Tom Nayder [ Mon May 16 2011 8:42 AM ]
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the of floodgates on the Morganza Spillway, forcing almost 4,000 people to evacuate.
Man stabbed after parking space argument.
The abandoned Anasazi Building is getting some security upgrades.
Denver school district bans breast cancer awareness bracelet.
Roswell teen arrested and charged with posting a nude photo of his girlfriend on Facebook after she refused sex.
The most powerful atomic clock EVER!
Steven Hawking: There is no heaven.
Scientists discover an obesity master switch.
Netflix announces deal with Miramax to bring hundreds of films to it's popular streaming service.
Meet Albuquerque's Red Light Camera Queen.
NBC renews Celebrity Apprentice.
Chuck E. Cheese is sued for promoting gambling in kids.
Oprah reveals her final guest list.
Are Lazy Cakes the next Four Loco?
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