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V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016

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The Daily Word in the UNM Seal, the wind, nuclear waste, controlled explosions and a large rattle lure

The Daily Word

The regents of the University of New Mexico have decided to begin the process of redesigning the school's official logo.

There will be much wind flowing through the state and into our lives today.

Officials from the United States Department of Energy are busy inspecting the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. They are doing this in order to determine if the nuclear waste storage facility is capable of resuming operations after a radiation leak in 2014 forced the facility's closure.

Senator Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) is the new vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

An armed student at New Mexico State University was shot in the leg by campus police after he refused to put his gun down.

Here's some information about the new federal regulations governing driver's license issuance and renewal in the land of enchantment, care of the Los Alamos Monitor.

The University of New Mexico Lobo football team hopes to continue its winning ways.

On Tuesday, Sandia Labs conducted a controlled explosive test at the Coyote Test Field south of town.

Duke City Fix blogger Scot Key examines pedestrian deaths in Burque, using bubbles as metaphors, Roman numerals as references and car culture as a culprit.

A dude from Burque with a healthy beard and a kind heart caught and released a 43-inch northern pike at Navajo Lake recently. He was using a large rattle lure.

V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
News City
Robert Maestas

Newscity

State to Issue REAL ID Cards

MVD will begin issuing REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses, Webster murder video will be released and Albuquerque’s foreclosure rate is down.
V.25 No.6 | 02/11/2016

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The Daily Word in Scalia's death, setting bail and cannabis oil

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died.

New Mexico's system of capital outlay will remain business as usual.

There's a new bill proposing to give New Mexico judges more leniency when setting bail.

An Albuquerque child is having their epilepsy treated with cannabis oil with encouraging results.

Construction on the Albuquerque Rapid Transit line could begin as soon as May.

State legislators are making progress toward Department of Homeland Security ID compliance with a new REAL ID bill.

A new house bill make exempt insurers and employers from having to make workers compensation reimbursements for medical cannabis.

V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016

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The Daily Word in Google Cardboard, an unhappy anniversary and a cat mobbed by toy mice

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Today is the anniversary of the discovery of 11 women's bodies on Albuquerque's West Mesa.

Google is bringing their "Google Cardboard" virtual reality to local schools.

New Mexico Senators begin discussing the Real ID bill today.

This woman is demanding a lifetime supply of Kit Kat bars.

Government officials worry about stronger encryption thwarting their surveillance

Uber drivers complain that they aren't being compensated fairly.

Here's a great cat picture from the internet.

V.25 No.2 | 01/14/2016

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The Daily Word in protecting the Petroglyph National Monument, pharma bro and hangover-less booze

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New Mexico may soon have two different driver's licenses in order to comply with the Federal Real ID law.

Albuquerque may purchase land adjoining the Petroglyph National Monument in an effort to thwart development near the ancient site.

A local teen with Down Syndrome was robbed of his tablets, computer and other electronics he uses for school and to communicate with others.

Here is Stephen Hawking's list of top ways humans will destroy themselves and the planet.

Donald Trump proves lacking in knowledge of the Bible.

Experts agree Sarah Palin must be the surprise guest at a Trump rally today.

Univision Inc. now owns the controlling interest in the satire publication The Onion.

North Korea claims to have invented booze that won't give one a hangover.

Bro, don't call him "pharma bro" anymore, bro.

V.25 No.1 | 01/07/2016

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The Daily Word in REAL ID, Bosque Trails and dinosaur lovin'

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The REAL ID can got kicked further down the street, at least for airports.

The city is asking for comment on where the new trail should run. If and how wide are already decided, so stifle those complaints.

New Mexico's less shitty teen pregnancy rate isn't reflected in rural communities.

Insurance companies failing to pay the Department of Health for vaccines has doctors turning away patients.

An Oklahoma company is pushing for a zoning exemption to begin drilling for oil in Rio Rancho.

Arizona and the US Department of the Interior are making plans for a diversion of the Gila river that threatens its ecology.

Babe I love you, but I'm a T-Rex

V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015

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The Daily Word in cutting power to "Yallquaeda", conforming to the Real ID law, a lot of pink bottles and one huge Mao statue

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In order to conform to Federal "Real ID" law, New Mexico may start issuing two different driver's licenses.

Lawyers for the two former APD officers charged in the James Boyd shooting want the trial moved out of the Albuquerque area.

A beach in England is covered in pink bottles.

A remote rural area in China is now home to an enormous, gold Mao statue.

Obama gave an emotional speech today, introducing his executive action on gun control.

Disgraced former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, had a very expensive "sobriety coach" after he got out of rehab.

Design your own outrageous, 18th century wig. No, really. Try it.

Learn about "Canuxploitation" films!

Authorities are preparing to cut off heat and power to the—literally, soon—numb nuts who took over a building and a gift shop in a bird refuge in Oregon.

V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015

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The Daily Word in Amazon bookstores, more VW fraud and Bad Brains' Dr. Know is on life support

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New Mexico may resolve its impending driver's license problem by offering undocumented immigrants "driving privilege cards".

Uber isn't always cheaper than a taxi, this Halloween reveler discovered.

Stu Walker, the announcer at UNM Lobo basketball and Albuquerque Isotopes games, passed away yesterday.

17 mile procession will take fallen APD officer Daniel Webster on his final call today.

After destroying locally owned bookstores around the planet, dastardly Amazon begins opening their own brick and mortar stores.

Despite claims by VW that they had come clean about the scope of their emissions fraud, previously unimplicated Porsche and Audi vehicles are discovered to be running the illegal software.

Check out this nifty site that shows where your surname is most prevalent, how many people you share it with and where it originated.

The popular movie in Germany right now is a very funny Hitler comedy.

Dr. Know, guitar player from Bad Brains, is rumored to be dying.

The IRS is using "Stingray" location software to build cases against its suspects.

V.19 No.28 |

Video Games

This Week In Games 7.17.10

Check out these great Club Nintendo giveaway shirts.

Valve's new game, Alien Swarm, is a free, four player coop bug hunt, and will be available through Steam on July 19.

Season 4 of The Guild has launched!


PEGI replaces BBFC as the legally binding video game ratings standard in the UK.

Blizzard gives a calm and reasonable explanation of Real ID. Extremely calm, in fact, considering their forum goers' behavior during the debacle. Democracy in action?

Many, many people voiced their privacy concerns to the ESRB during the Real ID mess, and, with almost hilarious irony, the ESRB CC'd about 1000 of them at once.

A Song of Ice and Fire video game announced: A Game of Thrones: Genesis.

Red Dead Redemption is an unqualified success, and has held the top sales slot for the second month in a row. So that must be why Rock Star San Diego laid off a bunch of Red Dead developers.

For all of you retail-box haters, StarCraft 2 will be available digitally on day one.

Double Fine is working on 4 small games, and there will be no Brutal Legend 2.

Sony announces a variety of Playstation Move bundles and pricing.

V.18 No.49 |

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The Daily Word 12.06.09: Real ID, Juarez, tainted beef, climate summit

Weekend Edition

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Protesters march against violence in Ciudad Juarez, which some considered the world's most dangerous city.

Bingamen and Udall request Real ID extension—because NM is not in compliance, NM licenses won't be valid for flight-boarding come Dec. 31.

State's expensive, federally-funded career seeker site has found only one person a job.

Beware of Safeway beef.

U.S. to stick around Afghanistan.

Piece of the genome missing in people with severe obesity.

Climate change summit, said to the most important the world's ever seen, set to open in Copenhagen.

Tiger Woods confirms that, yes, 2009 was the year of infidelity.

American student convicted of murder in Italy.

FCC investigates Verizon for upping early termination fees.

Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's daughter attempts singing career, suicide.

Radar's best and worst dressed of the week.

Weather: Highs in the mid '40s all week, snow Tuesday.

V.18 No.37 |

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The Daily Word 09.13.09: Fiesta murder, Real ID, Norman Borlaug, falling temps

Weekend Edition

The Daily Word

Salon owner beaten to death amidst Fiesta de Santa Fe.

Udall joins Senate Drug Caucus.

New Mexico contests Real ID.

Farmington man steals cop car.

A review of Lifetime's Georgia O'Keeffe biopic.

All about enchiladas.

Week in photos: Fire truck sinks into sink hole.

Nobel laureate, plant scientist, famine fighter Norman Borlaug dies.

"You lie!" guy won't apologize again.

Great Road Trips in American Literature.

"Thanks, you little fucks." Customer appreciation at restaurants is obviously on the decline.

More people should play tricks on the (German) media.

Album of the day: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Professor by Mad Professor.

Weather: Temps in the low '80s, falling to mid '70s along with rain drops mid-week.