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V.24 No.15 | 04/09/2015

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The Daily Word in sci-fi, hummus and MDC

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 9 2015 1:56 PM ]
The Daily Word

For Swans and Mos Def fans in Albuquerque, today will be forever be known as Black Thursday—that day when both Michael Gira and Mos Def canceled their respective Burque gigs.

Wanna be in the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day? You're in luck because a) it's filming in Albuquerque and b) they're looking for extras.

Wait—don't eat that hummus!

Please don't trash the Bosque.

The Mayor's Office balks at Bernalillo County's request that the city of Albuquerque resume 50/50 cost-sharing of operating the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Photographer Giorgio Cravero's surreal portraits of fruits and veggies "express the pain and perseverance of nature."

V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: April 9, 2015

By August March
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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Ohio to Idaho, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.14 | 04/02/2015

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The Daily Word in cops, crime and Kastmasters

By Samantha Anne Carrillo and August March [ Thu Apr 2 2015 11:48 AM ]
The Daily Word

Felony charges related to an encounter with a UNM law student were filed against Albuquerque Police Officer Pablo Padilla.

Bernalillo County's district attorney is concerned about the timely processing of investigations related to APD officer-related shootings.

A local serial burglar who pretended to be a vacuum cleaner salesman was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his crimes.

There are outlaw motorcycle gangs in this town.

After a series of fires along the bosque, city police arrested a human male suspected of causing them.

Michael Chavez, Jr. allegedly beat his father with a baseball bat because the old man's alarm clock disturbed him.

A letter written to the local daily urges readers to follow the commands of police officers.

Fishing this past week at Tingley Beach was good if you used salmon eggs, Blue Fox spinners and Kastmasters.

V.24 No.14 | 4/2/2015
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Poland to California, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.13 | 03/26/2015

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The Daily Word in weathermen, WIPP, stolen garbage bins and disorder

By August March [ Thu Mar 26 2015 1:13 PM ]
The Daily Word

Dr. George Fischbeck, a beloved Albuquerque science teacher and weatherman who went on to fame and fortune in the city of angels, has died at age 92.

Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union, discusses the use of police body cameras in Albuquerque.

A hearing undertaken by the Bernalillo County Commission on a proposed real estate development west of town raised drought-related citizen concerns.

Long-haired US Energy Secretary Edward Moriz says the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant will be back in business soon.

Oil industry experts are worried about New Mexico production and job losses in the coming months.

Daily Lobo reporter Skylar Griego reports that tattoos are becoming more visible in the workplace.

More than 150 trash and recycling bins have been stolen in Albuquerque during the past couple of months.

Yesterday, a mobile home in the Southeast Heights caught fire and burned.

Andrew Church, a meteorologist based in Burque says it could be a wet spring in these parts.

A fight over a cell phone caused violence and disorder in our humble burg.

V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: March 26, 2015

By August March
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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From England to Indiana, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.12 | 03/19/2015

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The Daily Word in urban sprawl, bait dogs and Choctaw kindness

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Mar 19 2015 11:55 AM ]
The Daily Word

In a victory for urban sprawl, developer Jim Strozier announced plans for a new "city" west of Albuquerque.

It's taking longer than expected to find a suitable replacement for former APS superintendent Winston Brooks.

Bernalillo County officials say fears about having your dogs stolen—for use as "bait dogs"—have been blown out of proportion.

Attorneys for two boys charged with beating two homeless Native American men to death are asking for "amenability."

A sculpture is being installed in Ireland to honor the kindness and generosity of the Choctaw during the Great Famine.

Keep your head up, Liza. You are loved.

Have you heard of "disaster tourism"? This is the art world equivalent.

V.24 No.12 | 3/19/2015

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: March 19, 2015

By August March
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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From Florida to Germany, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.11 | 03/12/2015

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The Daily Word in police, fugitives and hot dogs

By August March [ Thu Mar 12 2015 2:12 PM ]
The Daily Word

Attorneys have 10 more days to submit documents before a district judge rules in a conflict of interest motion overshadowing the murder charges against Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez.

You'll be able to rent a bicycle in downtown Albuquerque beginning in May.

There is some decent art at Albuquerque's Sunport.

A US Airways jet airliner made an emergency landing at the Sunport this morning.

Our town's new Civilian Police Oversight Board meets for the first time today at 4:00 PM.

Fugitive Charlie Hill wants charges implicating him in the 1971 murder of State Police officer Robert Rosenbloom dismissed because of Susanna Martinez.

A staunch ally of La Tejana may not become a UNM regent after all.

The student government at UNM passed a resolution urging administrators and regents to replace Columbus Day celebrations with Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance and Resilience Day.

Climate change is a thing in New Mexico, says the latest edition of Rolling Stone Magazine.

The annual Free Fishing Derby is scheduled for this coming Saturday from 7:15am to 4pm at Tingley Beach. And Miguel Trujillo of Tome caught a 40-inch tiger muskie at Bluewater Lake. He was using a hot dog for bait.

V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
Simon Menner

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: March 12, 2015

By August March
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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
From New Jersey to Nebraska, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.10 | 03/05/2015

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The Daily Word in prom-munism, hobbits and Mars

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Fri Mar 6 2015 4:14 PM ]
The Daily Word

Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School embraces "prom-munism."

Drive carefully.

If you plan to watch the "Dig" premiere tonight on USA, spotting ABQ locations might make a fun drinking game.

George R.R. Martin donates a first edition of The Hobbit to Texas A&M's Cushing Memorial Library.

Mars ... needs ... women—I mean, may have once had an ocean.

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