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V.23 No.27 |

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The Daily Word in Doritos Roulette, Sarah Palin opened her mouth and Insane Clown Posse fans are a "gang"

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 8 2014 1:57 PM ]
The Daily Word

A Mason Jar exploded in the Jemez Mountains.

A prisoner escaped from MDC.

New Mexico made the top of another list, this time for slowest internet speeds in the nation.

Obama is asking Congress for 4 million dollars to help deal with all the unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the US-Mexico border.

Insane Clown Posse's lawsuit over their "gang" status was tossed out.

State declarations and nuclear-free zones.

Sarah Palin is calling for President Obama's impeachment.

"Doctor Death" Jack Kevorkian's Deathmobile (a bubble window VW microbus, a real deathtrap!) was purchased from a Detroit pawnshop.

One fifth of Detroit is slated for demolition.

Three new species of mushroom were found in a package of dried mushrooms from China.

If you live in Canada you can try the new Doritos flavor: "Doritos Roulette".

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V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
Ronald Chavez aka Dreamer

Arts

Their Hearts Into Art

Incarcerated students’ work exhibits ingenuity and passion

By Alison Oatman [ Tue May 20 2014 3:38 PM ]
Where Juli Cobb teaches, the school uniform is orange, the attendance rate is almost perfect, and the atmosphere can be stressful, to say the least.
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V.22 No.44 |

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The Daily Word in Anal Obsessed Cops, Crack Smoking Mayors and Perfect (Mechanical) Students

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Nov 6 2013 9:45 AM ]
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Don't forget to use your turn signal in New Mexico. Our cops are waaaay into butts.

Bill de Blasio becomes New York City's first Democratic mayor in 20 years. Some say his son's impressive Afro made the difference.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking crack, but it was probably when he was "in a drunken stupor," so no big deal.

Teachers who complain about students on social media should probably stop doing that. Especially if their status update contains the words "I can just kill these kids."

But here's a perfect student: a 240-year old mechanical boy that can be programmed to write just about anything.

And the Metropolitan Detention Center faces more overcrowding: This time it's from 30,000 pounds of unpopped popcorn.

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V.21 No.52 |

news

The Daily Word in divorce, child support, gay marriage in Maine and Swedish pizza

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Dec 29 2012 10:36 AM ]
The Daily Word

Former Republican Congressional candidate Gary Smith is accused of slashing opponent Janice Arnold-Jones' tires.

Albuquerque Journal editorial endorses cessation of Metropolitan Detention Center's methadone program.

Joe Arpaio is in the news again.

Kansas seeks to force sperm donor to pay child support for lesbian couple's kid.

The woman who was gang raped in New Delhi died.

Congress renewed the FISA act without any of the amendments that might have protected Americans' digital privacy.

Gay marriage is now legal in Maine.

Video of Russian cops giving hugs.

Did the U.S. government kill Marilyn Monroe because she was a commie?

Interesting history of clothing sizes.

Silvio Berlusconi will pay his former wife 132,000 dollars a day according to their divorce settlement.

Kittens on album covers.

Swedes like kabobs on their pizza.

In 1997 this was a dark day for the fowl of Hong Kong.

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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 ]
The Daily Word

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.4 | 1/26/2012

News

City to pipe landfill methane to the jail

By Marisa Demarco [ Wed Feb 1 2012 1:54 PM ]

One of the tidbits in this week’s Council Watch got a lot of attention. Albuquerque is going to build a line from a local dump to our Westside lockup. The excess methane that’s usually burned off at the landfill with be used to heat water in the jail’s boiler room.

It’s predicted the project will save the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center thousands every year for about a century.

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Council Watch

A No-Bike Road

By Carolyn Carlson
Bicyclists spoke out about the first-ever bike ban on a 3,000-foot stretch of Chappell between Osuna and Singer. Signs stating "no bicycles" went up in early January. The city says that stretch is too dangerous for cycling.
V.20 No.2 | 1/13/2011

Culture Shock

By John Bear

Enter the Valentine’s Day Card Contest or Die

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