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V.23 No.47 |

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The Daily Word in Grandmas Who Get High, Ryan Gosling's "Twin Soul" Stalker and America Doesn't Need Gun Regulations, Duh!

The Daily Word

It’s Friday November 21st 2014 and people still send things in the mail!

Meanwhile in California, a totally stable and pretty nice lady left a doll catalog on the front steps of Ryan Gosling's house, because she is his “twin soul”. This happened after Gosling's sister didn’t respond to the woman’s countless emails. RUDE.

And turtles really loved Truth or Consequences 90 million years ago.

If any of you wondered what your grandma does between reading Readers Digest and eating at Crackle Barrel, here’s a clue ,

Add College Universities to the most terrifying places to coexist.

AnD cOpS hErE rEaLly Do JuSt Go WiTh ThE *f~l*o~w*~*!

Truly meaningful things happen all the time,

And this Golden Retriever lived out what we all dream of doing at buffets.

CALL THE FBI! WE NEED TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF HOW THIS MISSING NEW MEXICAN KITTEN ENDED UP IN A DUFFEL BAG IN MAINE!

And even though the world is mostly terrible, this 100 year old woman visited the ocean for the first time in her life on an all expenses paid vacation.

V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
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Crib Notes: Nov. 20, 2014

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From Arkansas to Scotland, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.46 |

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The Daily Word in snowin', poppin' and smokin'

The Daily Word

The weather here is cold, and it may snow.

An Albuquerque app developer wants to hip you to “What’s Poppin."

The DOJ complaint against APD was assigned to U.S. District Judge Robert C. Brack.

A Sandia Labs management team misused federal funds to influence government leaders, says the Department of Energy’s Inspector General.

For Burque’s National Institute of Flamenco, there is life after the fire.

Gregg Scruggs discusses new urbanism and mass transit in “this Sun Belt city of 550,000” over at Next City.

Dogs can test their agility at a new city park.

UNM distinguished prof Vince Calhoun and 100 local volunteers contributed important research on the effects of long-term marijuana use on the brain.

Albuquerque resident Ravil Sidtikov caught a rainbow trout near Pilar; it was nearly 21 inches in length. [via August March]

Burque '90s rocanrol legend The Drags has an official Facebook page. Like the hell out of it, okay?

V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014

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Crib Notes: Nov. 13, 2014

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From France to Kentucky, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014

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The Daily Word in officer retention, UNM athletics and decriminalizing marijuana

The Daily Word

In an effort to keep “seasoned officers” on the job protecting this city and its denizens, the Albuquerque City Council passed legislation intended to offer extra income to police officers willing to postpone retirement.

It was damn warm last month in Burque; in fact, it was the third-warmest October in a century in these here parts.

Autumn means our city will soon host wild avian visitors from up north; just don’t feed them.

Albuquerque Little Theater is bringing an Irving Berlin work to life in time for the winter holidays.

Marijuana decriminalization efforts made progress nationally and locally this week.

A Mexican child with a massive tumor on his neck and shoulder is having the ailment treated here in Albuquerque.

UNM Lobo starting quarterback Cole Gautsche has been injured, and Coach Davies said he may be out for the rest of the season.

In more UNM sports news, the captain of the UNM women’s basketball squad was charged with throwing a knife at her significant other.

Here’s this week’s New Mexico fishing report, courtesy of the Portales News-Tribune.

Over at Duke City Fix, New Mexico history writer Ben Moffett reviews Robert Turner Wood’s new book about Burque’s postwar transformation.

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From Pennsylvania to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.44 |

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The Daily Word in voting, cruelty and Gareth Pugh

The Daily Word

It's time to rock the Bernalillo County vote, y'all. Peruse the 2014 Alibi Election Guide to learn more about key races and for translations of ballot-speak on advisory questions and constitutional amendments. Contrary to propaganda that voting doesn't matter, it totally does. And local and state elections are a way to make a real positive impact on our community. And you know you want a sticker. So vote early through Saturday, Nov. 1, or rock the ballot on Election Day proper.

Burque is one of only two cities nationwide recognized as an Urban Bird Treaty City, y'all. Translation: Our burg is for the birds ... in a good way.

A motion to dismiss charges against three teens charged with beating two Native homeless men to death in the South Valley was denied.

A man suspected of committing a string of home invasions of elderly women in southeast Albuquerque was arrested by SWAT.

A deer jumped in front of a motorcycle. The bike is totaled, the deer is dead and the biker? He's fine ... and headed back to work as a zookeeper.

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients, it's all in your head ... specifically your brain.

I'm not a huge fan of the fashion-industrial complex. But Gareth Pugh's Spring 2015 Read-to-Wear line is blowing my occult-obsessed mind ATM. Get your costume inspiration on, y'all.

V.23 No.44 | 10/30/2014

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Crib Notes: Oct. 30, 2014

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V.23 No.43 |

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The Daily Word in coyotes, concealed baseball bats and the history of mourning attire

The Daily Word

According to Mayor Berry, APD faces a shortage of 200 officers (or one-fifth of its police force) owing to changes in New Mexico’s government employee retirement schedule; officers who retire in 2015 will receive fewer benefits than those retiring this year.

The reward for information on the killing of Tasmanian devil Jasper is now $10,000. Yesterday, the Mayor's Office reached out to the Australian zoo that Jasper was on loan from. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers at call 843-7867.

Nationwide scrutiny of Job Corps follows an investigative report; claims about the Albuquerque site include fraudulent certifications, testing problems, violence and illegal drug use.

A Rio Rancho man who stands accused of armed robberies had a baseball bat hidden in his pants.

State lawmakers were briefed about ebola readiness yesterday.

Residents of Bosque Farms are on the alert for hungry coyotes.

Someone at The Onion wrote about Albuquerque.

City officials held the first of several community meetings to discuss oversight of Albuquerque Police Department's use of force.

The Isotopes are auctioning off some of their Dodger-related clothing.

CSA Group has consolidated its photovoltaic certification and testing facilities here in New Mexico.

Two folks from Burque caught fish at Navajo Lake by using “LED light-up pink fishing poles.”

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. According to the exhibit overview, "The thematic exhibition is organized chronologically and features mourning dress from 1815 to 1915 ..." Death Becomes Her runs through February 1, 2015.

V.23 No.43 | 10/23/2014
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Crib Notes: Oct. 23, 2014

From first amendment litigation against UNM to ’80s radio, what do you know about last week’s New Mexico news?
V.23 No.42 |

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The Daily Word in the First Amendment, cannabis and green chile

The Daily Word

Democratic candidate for New Mexico Auditor Tim Keller's new attack ad uses the pop culture cachet of the A1A Car Wash from "Breaking Bad" to reference the dirt on Republican opponent Robert Aragon. Oh and the ad is narrated by "Gomie" (Steven Michael Quezada).

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides announced that Spaceport America, located in the Jornada del Muerto desert basin, is just four test flights away from its inaugural commercial travel flight .

Tierra Blanca High Desert Ranch High Desert Youth Program owner/operator Scott Chandler, who stands accused of abuse and torture of troubled teens, has filed a defamation/libel lawsuit against Steve Cowen (the father of a youth resident/alleged victim), reporter Rene Romo, the New Mexico Department of Public Safety and the New Mexico State Police.

Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden discusses efforts to combat a 10-49 (department code for "information") failure within APD and progress that he's made moving APD away from "siloing information."

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson posits that medical marijuana could be a potential treatment for ebola.

Historical teevee drama "Manhattan" was renewed for a second season by WGN America.

Former UNM student Monica Pompeo is suing the university for violating her First Amendment rights by forcing her to drop a course titled "Images of (Wo)men: From Icons to Iconoclasts." The academic conflict began when Pompeo critiqued mid-'80s lesbian romantic drama Desert Hearts by referring to lesbianism as perverse and using the word "barren" a lot.

PBS considers nuevomexicano farmers' concerns about the state green chile industry competition with out-of-state growers while coping with extreme weather's negative impact on crop yields.

Happy birthday, Oscar Wilde, Nico, Tim Robbins and Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar).


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