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V.24 No.35 | 8/27/2015

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The Daily Word in super lice, impending global doom and Kenny Rogers

By Constance Moss [ Fri Aug 21 2015 11:43 AM ]
The Daily Word

Teenagers from North and South Korea competed in an international soccer tournament in Pyongyang, despite the threat of war between the two nations.

A woman on the New York City subway scratched and bit another female passenger for trying to sit next to her.

Mutant super lice are wreaking havoc on scalps in Western New York and have been reported in 25 states.

In a band? Here are five band photo clichés to avoid.

According to NASA, rumors of impeding global doom are greatly exaggerated.

July was planet earth's hottest month on record ever.

We have the best food trail in the nation: The Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail.

Charges against the New Mexico man who threw a banana peel at Dave Chappelle have been dropped.

Kenny Rogers turns 77 today!

Thanks to John Hankinson for the link!

V.24 No.24 | 6/11/2015

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The Daily Word in tiny frogs, fossil fuels and Mickey Rourke’s new face

By Constance Moss [ Thu Jun 4 2015 12:20 PM ]
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Some very tiny frogs were discovered.

The fossil fuel industry's new campaign to mislead the public may be bordering on racketeering.

Facebook won't leave this Taos man alone, prompting him to sue the company.

ISIS has cut off the water supply to loyalist Iraqi towns.

Check out Mickey Rourke's newest face.

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre are also under attack in Suge Knight’s murder trial.

A shifting gravitational field is causing Pluto's moons to wobble chaotically.

Stephen Hawking is open to assisted suicide.

Ever wondered where the various " Keep Calm" slogans originated from?

Sexpert Dr. Ruth Westheimer turns 87 today!

V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Mars One finalist Zachary Gallegos
Courtesy of Zachary Gallegos

Interview

Martian Dreams

Mars One finalist Zachary Gallegos talks life and death on an angry red planet

By Courtney Foster
Burqueño Zachary Gallegos, in the final 100 contenders for a spot on the Mars One mission, chats about everything from scam allegations to Mars food sources.
V.23 No.29 | 7/17/2014

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Fast fest

New Mexico Film Foundation sponsors acting showcase and NASA filmmaking contest, Meryl Streep gets a summer film festival at KiMo Theatre.
V.22 No.49 | 12/5/2013

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The Daily Word in exploding whales, Nexus Brewery and aging rockers

By Carl Petersen [ Fri Nov 29 2013 10:55 AM ]
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NASA is starting a moon garden.

The Denver Post has appointed a pot editor.

Think up a really good nuclear launch code.

Remember these G.I. Joe PSA parodies?

Dad colored in his kids’ drawings.

This exploding sperm whale is pretty much what I felt like last night.

Does your house have a creepy door?

A nearby skate park bothers Rob Zombie.

Enjoy this seemingly endless menagerie of aging rock stars.

Here’s the scary version of a Miley Cyrus song.

A local man gave a very unhappy Thanksgiving to two dogs.

There were also some very unhappy Thanksgiving car crashes.

Guy Fieri visited Nexus Brewery.

Happy birthday Kim Delaney.

V.22 No.42 |

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The Daily Word in moon lasers, larcenous ghosts and topless Facebook videos

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Oct 23 2013 9:38 AM ]
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New Mexico Supreme Court to decide on gay marriage once and for all today. So finally we can all stop arguing about it.

No more topless videos on Facebook. So leave your shirts and your heads on for now.

Definitive proof of the afterlife caught on camera as a ghost robs a convenience store! What do you say to THAT Benjamin Radford?

Those guys in Roswell who want to kill horses for food are in court, arguing for their right to kill horses for food.

An Australian billionaire is not only building an exact replica of the Titanic, he's also filming a new Titanic movie that will be "a lot better" than the one with Leo and Kate. He then screamed "Nothing can stop me now! I'm invincible!" and cackled insanely for 20 minutes.

It doesn't matter how good your dog is. Don't give them jerky treats. Sorry pup.

Finally, NASA shot lasers at the moon. Yes, there's a reason, but it's boring, so I'm just going to leave it at that: NASA shot lasers at the moon.

V.22 No.33 |

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The Daily Word in epic mustaches, tasteless paternity tests and heroic bookkeepers

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Aug 21 2013 9:30 AM ]
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A school shooting was thwarted by empathy and compassion.

An Albuquerque man is a sensation on Breaking Bad. Because of his epic mustache.

It's super lame that "blue moons" are in no way blue.

Has a young girl just been rescued from a psychotic creep who killed her family? What a great time to demand a paternity test!

What do you have to do to get banned from every farm in the UK? Fuck a goat? Oh.

NASA is selling off the huge crawlers it used to transport space shuttles to the Cape Canaveral launch platform. They'll probably go to a company in the private space industry, but if you act quickly you might be able to snag one. Shoot them an offer at public-inquiries@hq.nasa.gov.

And finally, SEO + Google = crappy information.

V.22 No.22 |

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The Daily Word in Zumba prostitution, giant asteroid, hotel zombies

By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri May 31 2013 9:26 AM ]
The Daily Word

Man arrested in Albuquerque with crime-scene-television-grade murder charges.

A Zumba instructor who pleaded guilty to using her studio as a front for prostitution is going to jail.

Tres Lagunas fire near Pecos has burned about 500 acres and prompted a slew of evacuations.

A gigantic asteroid (so big it has its own moon) is whizzing by Earth this afternoon.

Forget regular exercise, it's all about Prancercise now.

Homeless man accused of throwing pieces of concrete at a hotel, claims that he was trying to escape from zombies.

Does this grainy sonar image show a piece of Amelia Earhart's plane?

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V.22 No.21 |

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The Daily Word in launch pad for lease, park flasher, glow-in-the-dark cockroaches

By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri May 24 2013 9:28 AM ]
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British police arrested two men on board a Pakistan International Airlines plane that was diverted to an airport near London.

Bernalillo corrections officer said he was fired over medical marijuana use.

Finally what I've been looking for: The NASA shuttle launch pad is up for lease.

As if cockroaches weren't disgusting enough, now they glow in the dark.

Cibola High School teacher was arrested yesterday on charges of criminal sexual contact of a minor.

What a nice day at the park, too bad that flasher had to come ruin in.

Scientists may finally know why we itch.

Friday is for space pictures.

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V.22 No.19 |

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The Daily Word in Cleveland kidnappings, Rodman heads back to North Korea, athletic language ban

By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri May 10 2013 10:14 AM ]
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Prosecutor may seek death penalty for Cleveland kidnap suspect Ariel Castro for forcing the women he imprisoned to suffer miscarriages.

The ISS has sprung a leak.

Two brothers in Santa Fe convicted in real estate scam.

Woman working in a downtown Albuquerque hotel fights off naked attacker.

Dennis Rodman says he's planning a second trip to North Korea to try to use his budding friendship with Kim Jong-Un to free a jailed American.

There's no Spanish in tennis.

Police in Florida get a little help from a local gator in catching a fleeing man.

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V.21 No.38 |

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The Daily Word in iPhone 5, Amanda Palmer and Endeavour

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 20 2012 10:08 AM ]
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Chick-fil-A bows out of homophobe politics.

Students protest racist anti-abortion propaganda at UNM.

At 11:30 a.m., Endeavour will fly over White Sands.

The Mars rover got some snaps of an eclipse.

Register to vote.

OK, so why isn't New Mexico big in solar?

Oh, that Jon Stewart: Chaos on Bullshit Mountain

Beyoncé is a good role model for the Obama daughters, says the president.

Maybe we should elect Canada as POTUS.

How will LGBT youth fare in a new Tunisia?

iPhone 5 lines are forming around the country.

It's OK if you don't want kids. In 2008, you could just drop them off in Nebraska.

A woman screaming "I'm Jack Sparrow" hijacks a passenger ferry and crashes it into other boats.

Amanda Palmer got more than $1 million through Kickstarter to make an album. People are wondering what the hell she's spending it on.

Work backward out of a creative rut.

What's next in body mods?

V.21 No.37 | 9/13/2012
Laurie Anderson
Leland Brewster

Aural Fixation

A Question of Scale

Laurie Anderson’s shrunk her setup and grown her sound

By Marisa Demarco
Though "Dirtday!" was initially intended to be an instrumental work, lyrics started creeping in—then a narrative, then a flood of them. "It's a long shaggy dog of a story that goes between politics, economics, dreamscapes, theories, personal stories, and it's glued together by this weird violin."
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V.21 No.32 |

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The Daily Word in new Flickr bug, meat fights, recycling compactor survival skills

By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Aug 13 2012 10:20 AM ]
The Daily Word

I think they should make a movie about this new insect species discovered via Flickr.

WTF NASA?

The 1904 Olympic marathon was super, super weird.

Man sues secutiry company after he was accused of tagging and then pepper-sprayed in Santa Fe.

How to dump alcohol in mass quantities.

At least 250 dead after Iran is hit with two earthquakes.

Bomb threat causes evacuations at an oil refinery near Gallup.

This super drunk guy survived being crushed in a recycling truck compactor twice.

Two female co-workers at a meat processing plant got into a giant fight. Their weapons of choice? Dried meat of course.

These zombie Disney princesses are, in my opinion, a little over-the-top.

I too thought the Olympic closing ceremony was a bit weird.

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V.20 No.52 | 12/29/2011

Year in Review: News

Best and Worst of 2011

It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times

By Marisa Demarco
It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. In 2011, the happenings of the world—and Burque—loomed large. Inspect the Alibi’s highlight reel.
V.20 No.49 | 12/8/2011

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The Daily Word in snow cone machines, snobars and snow storms

By Adam Fox [ Tue Dec 6 2011 10:22 AM ]
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More wintery closings and delays take effect in the East Mountains and Rio Rancho.

North Korea is working on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S.

The job market’s not so abysmal in Florida if you want to be an alligator hunter.

The religious far-right will just love this; the FDA considers making the morning-after pill available at supermarkets.

Homeland security gets 13 new snow cone machines.

Not surprisingly, the Chevrolet Volt is another GM piece of fire-causing crap.

Two recently discovered black holes are the largest ever found, each 10 billion times the mass of the sun.

Meanwhile, an earth-like planet is discovered by NASA spacecraft.

Alcoholic popsicles hit store shelves in Arizona with flavors including cosmopolitan and margarita.

Thanks to Lynn for some of today’s links.

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