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V.25 No.23 | 06/09/2016

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The Daily Word in the Senate Filibuster, Gun Control and the Dog Head Fire

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Looks like two senators are finally taking a stand on gun control in a "filibuster-style blockade."

You can watch it live right now!

In Florida, it's easier to get a gun than solar panels, a driver's license, an abortion, an exotic pet...

The Dog Head Fire is burning without containment.

A badass Twitter user is calling out politicians who are "praying for Orlando" but refuse to support gun control laws.

Check out this heroic Rio Rancho teen.

Look back at the history of the gun control debate.

A state worker started a relationship with Nehemiah Griego.

What does a map of a hallucination look like?

This is the first mammal to go extinct from global warming.

Did you know noise has color?

V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015

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The Daily Word in cutting power to "Yallquaeda", conforming to the Real ID law, a lot of pink bottles and one huge Mao statue

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In order to conform to Federal "Real ID" law, New Mexico may start issuing two different driver's licenses.

Lawyers for the two former APD officers charged in the James Boyd shooting want the trial moved out of the Albuquerque area.

A beach in England is covered in pink bottles.

A remote rural area in China is now home to an enormous, gold Mao statue.

Obama gave an emotional speech today, introducing his executive action on gun control.

Disgraced former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, had a very expensive "sobriety coach" after he got out of rehab.

Design your own outrageous, 18th century wig. No, really. Try it.

Learn about "Canuxploitation" films!

Authorities are preparing to cut off heat and power to the—literally, soon—numb nuts who took over a building and a gift shop in a bird refuge in Oregon.

V.23 No.52 |

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The Daily Word in a toddler killed a woman in Walmart with her own concealed-carry gun

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You got problems? These comics have PROBLEMS.

New Mexico's antiquated liquor sales restrictions may loosen up some more.

Would eliminating cheap booze reduce the incidence of DWI?

TLC Driving School finally (not really) explains why they closed without notice.

The new overseer of the EPA is a climate-change denier.

You can't drink beer in an alligator herd.

Looks as though parts of the missing Air Asia plane and some bodies of passengers have been recovered.

A toddler shot and killed a woman in a Walmart. The questions this raises about America and gun safety would seem too large to ignore–but I bet we'll have no problem ignoring them anyway.

If you aren't familiar with Hip Hop Family Tree Comics, start with this week's Boing Boing installment, then gorge on archives or buy a copy. Ed Piskor's comic has become something I greatly anticipate every week.

V.23 No.22 |

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The Daily Word in an Edward Snowden film, the latest APD protest and van Gogh's ear

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13 protesters were arrested after forcing their way into the mayor's office yesterday.

The family of lawyer Mary Han, who died under suspicious circumstances in 2010, is suing her former partner, lawyer Paul Kennedy.

Some folks grew a replica of van Gogh's ear.

Ride share company Lyft continues its operations despite a PRC order to cease and desist.

The United States made a prisoner exchange with the Taliban.

Mother Jones put together a spreadsheet detailing all the mass shootings in the US from 1982-2012.

The Russian troll army.

There was a precedent-setting judgement against a patent troll in California.

Someone stole Miley Cyrus' Maserati.

Read about the Satyrs, America's oldest gay motorcycle club.

An Edward Snowden film is in the works and is to be directed by Oliver Stone.

The shin-kicking championships.

George Jung, the cocaine cowboy portrayed by Johnny Depp in Blow, is out of prison.

V.23 No.2 |

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The Daily Word in assisted suicide, an APD shooting settlement and Third Reich space aliens are running the United States

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The third season of "Longmire" will commence shooting this spring in and around Santa Fe.

"Human Waste Disposal" APD cop Economidy cost the city about $300,000 by justifiably shooting a man three times in the back.

A New Mexico District Judge's decision paves the way for changes to the state's assisted suicide law.

Farmington has Blue Meth. It's real, but of low quality apparently.

An Iranian news agency is reporting that a new Snowden leak proves that since 1945 the US has been run by the same space aliens that comprised the Third Reich.

Here are some laughably misogynistic ads of yore.

Meet the "Swiss Cheese Pervert."

There was an argument over texting in a theater that ended in a fatal shooting.

Vice Magazine headlines are inherently fake-sounding.

Not "doing all right" in South Korea.

Ford is going to start making aluminum trucks.

-Look! A woolly pig.

Swamp pizza.

Another Juggalo lawsuit against the FBI. And DOJ.

It appears that the DEA has been backhandedly assisting the importation of muchas drogas into the US.

Kanye West punched a guy in Kim Kardashian's chiropractor's office.

V.22 No.36 |

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The Daily Word in Syrian stalling, Putin the house elf and Captain America in a turban

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Twelve years ago, a horrific act of terrorism changed our country forever. Which makes it kind of weird that some people say "Happy 9/11 day."

To celebrate 9/11, the President called for a "time-out" on consideration of a military strike on Syria. Let the chemical weapons takers do their jobs!

But McCain is not impressed.

It's State Fair time! Too bad it's raining.

New York voters have bad news for Carlos Danger and Client #9. I mean, Anthony Weiner and Elliot Spitzer.

And Colorado voters have bad news for gun-control supporting Democrats.

Bullies rule the roost at one of Albuquerque's public housing complexes. Their reign of terror is solidified by chasing people through the halls in their wheelchairs and throwing urine onto doors of their enemies.

Putin is ready to sue because the most annoying character in the Harry Potter movies looks too much like the most annoying character in Russia.

And finally, Captain America wears a turban.

V.22 No.28 |

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The Daily Word in creepy gun technology, fudged water samples and an arroyo fail

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An Albuquerque arroyo was washed down an arroyo yesterday

Ruidoso water treatment plant employees manipulated water samples before testing.

Santa Fe is initiating a pilot program that will place qualifying addicts in treatment rather than in jail when they are arrested.

You may now purchase a rifle with the same "lock-on-target" capabilities as jet fighters. If you have to ask, you can't afford it.

Zeta cartel leader "#40" Miguel Morales was busted. He is a number. He is not a free man.

The source was Betty Humpter, yet this TV station ran these supposed names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots anyway.

This is where secret identities come from.

"He was weird."

Japanese schoolgirl and boy demonstrate the many uses for this exoskeleton suit.

Another case of Transient Global Amnesia.

V.22 No.26 |

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The Daily Word in Zimmerman case, NBA draft, banned baby names

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Witness testimonies begin to pour in on Zimmerman case.

I spy a new James Bond plot: Senior Vatican accountant accused of plotting to sneak $26 million in bags of cash into Italy by stashing them away on a private jet, with the help of a former Italian spy.

Former Lobo Tony Snell selected no. 20 by the Chicago Bulls in the NBA draft, joins the pros with fellow Mountain West-ers Jamaal Franklin, Colton Iverson and no. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett.

UK takes step towards controversial 'three-parent baby' fertilization process.

Don't drink the San Juan water.

This list of banned baby names across the globe is surprisingly interesting.

A curious bear broke into a Tennessee zoo.

Woman scares off would-be home intruder with a fake gun.

V.22 No.6 |

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The Daily Word in gun control, papal possibilities and the thigh gap

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Governor Martinez is backing a bill that would require background checks for gun show purchases.

There is a public information meeting about the Paseo Del Norte/I-25 project.

Is the next Pope a Canadian?

Can the Pope even resign?

Horse meat for Swedish children.

How Ted Nugent avoided the draft.

How Arnold Schwarzenegger enjoyed Carnaval.

Classic porn paperbacks.

There was an emergency alert issued in Montana yesterday.

Things are getting less salty.

The thigh gap.

Did North Korea just blow up a nuclear bomb?

The fugitive LAPD cop may have gotten out of the country.

V.22 No.5 |

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The Daily Word in radioactive recycling, toilet thievery and lobbying success stories

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The New Mexico GMO labeling bill died on the Senate floor, despite a lot of apparent support. Last minute heavy handed lobbying suspected.

Need to unload some guns? Bring them to the Bernalillo County Safe Surrender Buy Back program and get some quick cash.

APS election results are in!

New Mexico metal thieves have found a new target for their nefarious burgling: toilet fixtures.

LANL may start recycling mostly, kind of, probably radiation free scrap metals (okay, maybe some not-so-radiation free scrap too).

Filled with right-wing rage and the desire to post Obama=Hitler pictures, but find that your Facebook "friends" keep blocking you? Check out the Tea Party Community. It's just like Facebook, but right-wing ragier.

Barnes and Noble, the last of the big box bookstores, may be on its way out. So ends the age of literary giants?

And the Boy Scouts of America still can't figure out what to do about those gosh darned gays.

V.22 No.5 | 1/31/2013

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The Daily Word in immigration, sleep, cuddling cats

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Police have arrested three people in connection with a nightclub fire that killed more than 230 people in southern Brazil over the weekend.

A bipartisan group of senators has agreed on a blueprint for a sweeping overhaul of the immigration system, including a pathway to American citizenship.

Head to room 308 at the capitol building in Santa Fe on a new gun control bill.

More sleep might equal a better memory. This makes my Monday morning just a bit better.

This handy dandy website lets you zoom in to your neighborhood and see how much rain was reported in the last 24 hours.

An Albuquerque police detective was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI on Saturday morning, but he said it was texting that made him drive badly, not the drinking.

New information has come out the a grand jury voted to indict the parents of slain child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey in 1999.

A giant visual list of 101 cats snuggling with stuffed animals.

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The Daily Word in abortion bill, Tina Turner and Tailly

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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.22 No.3 |

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The Daily Word in Long Lane Shooting, gun control (again), Craigslist scams

This is a sad Monday

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A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of his parents and three younger siblings. Media reports suggest that he had planned on continuing his killing spree at a nearby Wal-Mart before a Calvary Chapel security guard called him in.

Mayor Berry weighs in on gun control.

The inauguration was this morning. Here are some fun inauguration facts from throughout history.

A man was killed after a bar fight in Santa Fe.

Oh, Craigslist rental scams, how easily you seem to fool.

A cat is blamed for a large fire in West Philly.

Manti Te'o will chat with Katie Couric in first television interview.

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The Daily Word in hostages, suicide, fraud and sex

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A woman jumped or fell from Sandia Crest.

The Governor of NM signed her husband's name on an absentee ballot request.

Bad seed.

This guy brings his AR-15 to JC Penny's.

In case you haven't heard, the U.S. government recommends disabling Java.

A whiskey from Waco, TX won the latest "Best in Glass" competition.

Is Obamacare doomed?

The Algerian hostage crisis is over.

Those controversial "naked" security scanners will be removed from airports.

Torontonians are sexy.

Federal government has indicted New Orleans' former mayor Ray Nagin on fraud charges.

V.22 No.4 | 1/24/2013

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The Daily Word in hoarder problems, Colorado shooting and The Pit

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Michael J. Fox hopes that Taylor Swift never gets the chance to write a song about his son.

Local farmers are supporting a bill to keep home grown food in New Mexico schools.

Theater in Aurora Colorado reopens with remembrance ceremony and screening of “The Hobbit” for victims.

What did we learn from last nights interview with Lance Armstrong? Oprah is the most intense interviewer ever.

The New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association responds to the gun control debate.

A man that was trapped for two days in his own hoarded items may require amputation.

The Pit landed itself on ESPN’s list of top 10 home court advantage.