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

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The Daily Word in donuts, rabies and the Italian mob

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A Texas resident was the first person to have a partial skull and scalp transplant.

This man sang and played guitar during his brain surgery.

Happy Donut Day! Here are a few creative ways to show your love for donuts.

Smoking reefer could actually improve your mental health.

In local news, a Walmart shopper on Coors unknowingly gave a rabid bat-hitchhiker a lift on her motorized wheelchair.

A man broke into a home in Hobbs, baked himself a potato, and did some yard work.

A 91-year-old man backed into a garage door for kicks.

Technology is shortening your life.

Several dozen politicians and mobsters were arrested in Rome yesterday as the Mayor cracks down on organized crime.

Two years after he blew the whistle on the NSA, Edward Snowden is seeing the fruits of his efforts.

V.24 No.22 | 05/28/2015

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The Daily Word in East Mountains Google drones, a big loss for Big Tobacco and commercials on Netflix

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Super creepy APD action results in yet another payout by the city over excessive force.

Despite a crash involving one of it's large drones, Google continues research and development in the East Mountains area.

APD's SWAT team responded to a domestic violence situation that seems less than SWAT-worthy.

Think the NSA is scary? Meet the NSAC.

Nearly half of Americans can't handle an unexpected expense of 400.00 or more.

Say it ain't so, Netflix!

Learn what is going to (temporarily) change about the Patriot Act.

Confirmation that the TSA exists solely to make air travel a pain in the ass and does not make things safer.

Big Tobacco lost big in Canada today.

V.21 No.12 | 3/22/2012

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The Daily Word in NCAA, Clooney and portrait gourds

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Lobos victorious, will face Louisville in the second round of the NCAA tourney.

Santa Fe's Casanova con man released from jail.

Jury finds Rutgers student who spied on his gay roommate with a webcam guilty of a hate crime. His roommate committed suicide.

George Clooney arrested while protesting Sudan's president.

50 Native American foster kids in San Juan County but only two Native American foster homes.

Feds cough up $4 million to help N.M. schools that are in bad shape.

Aboriginal attorney says Rodarte's fall fashion collection is sickening.

Skip the TSA security lines after paying $100 application fee.

Martin Chavez' former roommate has been accused of embezzlement. Problem for the campaign?

Osama bin Laden sought to kill President Obama so Biden would be prez.

Senators say we'd be shocked to know how the government uses the Patriot Act.

How the music industry works.

How to make a portrait gourd.

People who hate Radiohead.

Fruit flies drink booze when they don't get laid.

V.20 No.23 | 6/9/2011

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The Daily Word: Brown haze, war on drugs, gluten free

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The haze in the sky is smoke from wildfires.

Chief justice of the state Supreme Court says he did not buy his job.

Driver facing vehicular homicide charge after cyclist’s death last month.

Arizona sues the feds over medical marijuana.

Unemployment fell in New Mexico.

Google says hackers in China got into hundreds of Gmail accounts. Chinese government says that’s baloney.

Lady Gaga killed the notion of “the album.”

Two senators warn that the government is using the Patriot Act in alarming ways. But they say they can’t talk about it because it’s classified.

The war on drugs hasn’t worked, say politicians around the world. The United States and Mexico disagree.

T-Pain renounces auto-tune.

Europe’s mutant E.coli killed almost 20 people so far.

Nudism is on the decline.

Demand goes up for gluten-free, vegan baked goods, which means they’re becomming more delicious.

You can’t scrub yourself off the Internet.

V.20 No.21 | 5/26/2011

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The Daily Word with fights, Chihuahuas and Lady Gaga

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Serbian general accused of massacring 8,000 Muslims has been captured.

Patriot Act expires tonight at midnight—and Congress is rushing to renew it.

Cibola student taken to the hospital after a fight leads to broken facial bones and seizures.

Errant golf ball kills Chihuahua.

Gov. Martinez ditches her own No. 2 and sits nonchalantly near Heather Wilson.

Growers’ markets open today in Nob Hill and Downtown.

PayPal co-founder will pay college students $100,000 to drop out of college and start companies.

Parents won’t announce baby’s sex.

Maui Time ordered by police to turn over users’ IP addresses.

Supreme Court upholds Arizona law that punishes employers who hire undocumented immigrants.

The Isotopes’ policy on booze. (Not unlike most policies on booze.)

Legislators sue guv over vetoes.

Lost pyramids spotted from space.

The ADHD of Lady Gaga.

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The Daily Word 02.16.11: Missing Giant Cactus, Burning Hot Nacho Cheese

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New protests sweep Yemen, Lybia, Iran, and Bahrain.

American ICE agent killed in Mexico.

A giant fiberglass cactus stolen from an Albuquerque park is probably in some jackass' dorm room.

Texas refuses to compensate man wrongly imprisoned on death row for 18 years.

South Dakota proposes law that could legalize the killing of abortion providers.

CBS News reporter Lara Logan was sexually assaulted during the Egypt protests.

Looks like the Patriot Act may be extended after all.

Rep. Antonio "Moe" Maestas, proposes to ease penalties for selling alcohol to minors.

A Scottish deerhound named Foxcliffe Hickory Wind wins the Westminster Dog Show.

What happens to all those incorrect "Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl Champion" tshirts?

Disney sued for severe burns resulting from hot nacho cheese.

Birthers make up a majority of the GOP.

The Rock will be hosting this year's Wrestlemania.

Why does everyone get so bent out of shape when a new version of Monopoly is released?

Murdered over autocorrect.

Is this Coke's secret formula?

David Letterman tricked by Lindsay Lohan's fake friend.

More on what Fox News called the worst video game in the world.

Let's visit the remote town in Romania is specializing in cybercrime.

Online appliance retailer makes customers sign agreement threatening felony libel lawsuits for negative reviews.

If you were in Haley Barbour's fat shoes would you denounce the KKK?

Albuquerque firefighters want to FMB.

OOOOH, BURN!

Sweet gallery of Japanese graphic design from the 20s and 30s.

Happy birthday Hugh Beaumont!

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The Daily Word 02.09.11: Beer Marshmallows, Plastic Rice, Chicken Wyngz

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The House fails to extend the Patriot Act.

President Obama is having lunch with the GOP leadership today.

China is making fake rice from plastic and selling it as real rice.

Governor Martinez is blaming NM Gas for the gas shortage.

School bus accident in Mississippi leaves 3 dead, and 60 injured.

Sources say production has begun on Apple's next-generation iPad.

Ever wonder what would it look like if Disney made a Superman cartoon?

I have a feeling this guy is getting fired.

Astrology has been re-affirmed as a trusted science in India.

Why isn't the liberal media covering the boneless wyngz controversy?

CNN admits it has a Fox Problem.

No one knows the reason why all Wells Fargo ATMs went offline this week.

Pharmacist accidentally gives abortion-inducing drug to pregnant woman.

Police find drugs in a man's penis.

Fox News calls Bulletstorm the worst game in the world.

Nerdy website overthinkingit.com analyzes 10 years of Law & Order episode outcomes.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Mike, the Headless Chicken.

Most distant galaxy yet has been discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope.

If I had ever successfully watched an episode of Dr. Who this flowchart may be more interesting.

Have a look at 14 of the most expensive meals in the world.

If you pirated a copy of The Expendables you should think about getting a lawyer.

Beer marshmallows? Beer marshmallows!

The CIA's Flickr page sucks way worse than the Alibi's.

Family thinks they're buying a Dora the Explorer DVD, actually gets Bubble Butt Bonanza #17 instead.

400 Super Bowl ticket-holders who were screwed out of their seats are offered a pretty sweet deal.

10 things you you should know before you go furniture shopping.

Happy Birthday Jim J. Bullock!