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V.25 No.18 | 05/05/2016

The Daily Word in Millennials, Art and David Cameron

By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 5 2016 12:00 PM ]
The Daily Word

I don't know why anyone is surprised that Beyonce performed in North Carolina when she's kind of ignored the LGBT community in the past.

People will no longer be jailed if they aren't able to pay court fines in Colorado Springs.

Millennials are so _________.

By white men, for white men.”

If you don a sombrero, a fake mustache or utter “Cinco de Drinko” today (or ever) please don't talk to me.

This doctor said the hospital she works at told her not to talk about abortions with her patients.


David Cameron respects Donald Trump. I think we can agree that the UK and the US are in the shitter right now.

This feminist artist makes jabs at famous artists.

V.25 No.18 | 5/5/2016
Councilors (L-R) Ken Sanchez, Pat Davis, Trudy E. Jones, Brad Winter, Dan Lewis, Don Harris, Diane G. Gibson, Klarissa J. Peña and Isaac Benton
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Council Watch

Your City Council, Hard at Work

Making Burque better for all citizens

By Carolyn Carlson
May proclaimed Mental Health Awareness Month, the make-this-area-not-creepy brigade raises concerns about Silver Street Market traffic, officer Daniel Webster has a park named after him and a councilor reveals her expertise with dogs.
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V.25 No.17 | 4/28/2016

Council Watch

Council Chooses Watchdog, Allows Pets on Bus

Brief meeting is productive

By Carolyn Carlson
The council postponed putting public finance changes on the ballot, chose the new Inspector General, allowed dogs on buses (sometimes) and bumped up the Police Oversight Board’s lawyers.
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V.25 No.16 | 04/21/2016

News

The Daily Word in space menses, Vietnamese brides and the moon of Makemake

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Apr 27 2016 2:56 PM ]
The Daily Word

Ever pondered space menses?

Hillary Clinton is setting up offices in ABQ.

A local high school baseball team is cheering up a sick teen for her birthday.

This article will bridge the gap in your knowledge of bridges.

There is a massive and awful market in China for Vietnamese brides.

A moon has been discovered that orbits the dwarf planet Makemake.

For all those adults who don't have a squad, here's how to get one.

Curious about demonology?

Don't feel bad, plankton get drunk too.

This is the most polluted city.

V.25 No.14 | 4/7/2016
Klarissa Peña, Dan Lewis and Isaac Benton

Council Watch

Council Considers Flags, Films and 911 Response Times

ART and DoJ also discussed

By Carolyn Carlson
There are ART lawsuits, the film office gave an update on the industry's economic impact, budget document claims 911 response times have increased, it's proposed that APD command staff not receive raises unless they comply with the DoJ settlement, and city is looking at how to buy land for open space.
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V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016
City Councilors Trudy E. Jones and Ken Sanchez strike a patriotic pose

Council Watch

Council Approves ART Funding

A majority of city leaders favor the new transit plan

By Carolyn Carlson
Burque city residents came out in force to let the Albuquerque City Council know what they thought about the proposed Albuquerque Rapid Transit bus route. In the end, the majority of Councilors gave a 7:2 thumbs up for the city to accept a “Small Starts” federal grant of $70 million.
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V.25 No.10 | 3/10/2016

Council Watch

Trucks, Buses, Trash and Cops

Council faces touchy subjects

By Carolyn Carlson
Council discusses APD's slow progress on complying with the DoJ consent decree, the Edith Transfer Station's zoning change, ABQ Rapid Transit, food trucks and Huning Highland breweries.
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V.25 No.8 | 2/25/2016
Council at work

Council Watch

Council Considers Group Hugs

Unanimous decisions fill session

By Carolyn Carlson
The City Council passed all debated items unanimously and then went into closed-door executive session to discuss pending litigation with PNM.
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V.25 No.6 | 2/11/2016
Albuquerque City Council meets

Council Watch

Council Considers Casitas, Comments and Ethnic Cleansing

All in a day’s work for busy officials

By Carolyn Carlson
Though City Councilors postponed many items, the meeting buzzed on for more than four hours.
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V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
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News

Trump Fails in Iowa

Clinton/Sanders Race Too Close To Call

[ Mon Feb 1 2016 9:19 PM ]
The results are in.
V.25 No.4 | 1/28/2016

Council Watch

Council Considers DWI, Lady Lobos and the Bosque

By Carolyn Carlson
The City Council applauds the Felony DWI Court, loves Lobos and hears about APD recruitment difficulties.
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V.25 No.2 | 1/14/2016
Homelessness continues to be a problem

Council Watch

City Council Lite

Voting, electrical Lines, homelessness on agenda

By Carolyn Carlson
Gotta give some kudos to the council for the patience it takes at some meetings to listen to some citizen commenters.
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V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
Dr. James Ginger addresses the public about APD
City of Albuquerque

Council Watch

City Council Ends Year

Raises, DOJ, Downtown, TV and development on agenda

By Carolyn Carlson
Albuquerque City Councilors ended 2015 by approving a new senior housing project, polishing up Downtown and giving some well deserved raises at their Dec. 21 meeting.
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news

The Daily Word in Isis, Motorhead and Trump v. Jeb Bus

By Desiree Garcia [ Tue Dec 29 2015 11:45 AM ]
The Daily Word

U.S. coalition has taken out 10 Isis leaders.

Suicide bombing in Northern Pakistan has left many injured and killed.

The world says goodbye to Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by Donald Trump. *Shifts eyes to Jeb Bush*

My only goal is to be as brave and badass as this local Albuquerque girl.

Dear Olive Garden, I can use $400 to buy endless amounts of alcohol for New Years Eve and probably 10 more New Years Eve parties that I’ll never remember instead of using it on one night I’ll never remember.

Sometimes the internet can be a great place. Check out this video of a Kendrick Lamar and Mario Kart mashup!

V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015

The Daily Word in a cafe for cats, a lost Lobo player, and the Beatles

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 23 2015 11:03 AM ]
The Daily Word

As of tomorrow night Apple will no longer hold the monopoly on the Beatles.

An analysis of political branding in 2015.

Though Donald Trump is now leading republican polls, Huffington Post tells us why we may still have hope.

Bernie Sanders lays a sick burn on Donald Trump and that's all I wanted to happen.

Albuquerque will open it's first cat cafe in 2016!

The latest information on the Lobo football player killed last night.

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