V.25 No.31 | 08/04/2016
Saturday, Aug 13: Estevan the Black: Journey into the Unknown
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Aug 11 2016 12:00 PM ]
Learn about the first European to set foot in what is now the states of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.
V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
The Daily Word in Looting, SCOTUS and Affirmative Action
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jun 23 2016 2:47 PM ]
The maximum prom level has been achieved.
How do human rights and global warming intersect?
It's not just congress that can't agree on anything.
Texas is surprisingly holding true to their affirmative action program, albeit barely.
For many homeowners whose homes were spared from the Dog Head Fire, they weren't spared from looting.
V.25 No.14 | 4/7/2016
The Daily Word in a weird day for news
By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Apr 4 2016 2:55 PM ]
When you’re a grown adult and you’re stereotyping a young child, that’s when you know you’ve actually failed at being a decent human being.
Simpsons character subtlety comes out as gay and I think that’s super great.
It’s not a phase, mom! I just want to focus on my music right now, you just wouldn’t understand.
V.25 No.8 | 02/25/2016
The Daily Word in manure, guard wigs and #vajayjaygate
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 2 2016 12:57 PM ]
A trial date has been set for the mother of Omaree Varela.
A city bus driver is under investigation after trying to kick a passenger off the bus for holding a conversation with no one.
Sometimes you just need that nicotine.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has the opportunity to roll back the new laws in Texas that closed about half of the state's abortion clinics.
Some people have no imagination: Here's a map of the US by what is most searched for on Pornhub.
Do you know about #vajayjaygate?
A farmer in Ohio spelled out "NO TRUMP" in manure across his field.
Get your "guard wig" now to win a Donald Trump look-alike contest while also protecting your noggin from assassins.
V.24 No.50 | 12/10/2015
The Daily Word in the Golden Globes, Islamophobia, and Texas
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Dec 10 2015 11:33 AM ]
The Golden Globe nominations are IN.
Kendrick Lamar is perfect and I want him to win everything at the Grammys, and it looks like he very well could.
Okay, I actually believe that this is a missile.
Trying to understand millennials politically? This may help.
Ever since I realized people take Hitler—I mean Trump—seriously, I can’t stop worrying about it.
The Planned Parenthood shooter can’t shut the fuck up.
Take note, Susana: Syrians are definitely, legally allowed to go to Texas now.
V.24 No.39 | 9/24/2015
The Daily Word In killer whales just wanna have fun, balloon fiesta and invisibility cloak isn’t just for Harry Potter
By Desiree Garcia [ Fri Sep 18 2015 11:28 AM ]
Teen drivers won’t like the new 2016 Chevy Malibu’s like their parents will.
Balloon Fiesta says hello to new shapes!
Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak isn’t just going to be used at Hogwarts.
Catch a glimpse of awe with the most memorable astronomy pictures of the year!
Long Island parents welcome home identical triplets!
V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015
The Daily Word in the confederate flag, the KKK and the Queen of Española
By Constance Moss [ Fri Jun 19 2015 12:58 PM ]
Texas says no to confederate flags on license plates.
Two men from South Africa became stowaways on a British Airlines flight to London. The adventure didn't go so well.
A cruise ship in upstate New York suffered a collision while 274 passengers and crew members were on board. Only minor injuries were reported.
Adult summer camps are all the rage this season.
Dylann Roof is said to possibly be affiliated with Neo Nazis. Here's the current 411 on the KKK and other US supremacy groups.
243 medical professionals were charged with false billings to the tune of $700 million in a giant Medicare scam.
Thousands of international travelers are S.O.L. after the US government's visa system crashed.
A woman's dismembered body was found in an abandoned home in Niagara Falls three years after a relative's body was discovered in a similar fashion.
The Queen of Española's crown has been stolen and now she may lose the throne.
Triple-digit weather is coming to the metro this weekend. Wear your sunscreen, drink your h2o, and have a Happy Father's Day!
V.24 No.22 | 5/28/2015
The Daily Word in lightning, moustaches, couch abuse and erectile dysfunction
By Constance Moss [ Mon May 25 2015 11:00 AM ]
Severe weather is killing and disappearing people in Texas and Oklahoma.
Ever wondered who invented Memorial Day?
Daily coffee consumption could be the reason your wiener is working properly.
Colorado is throwing $100 Million in good taxpayer money after bad for the completion of this colossal construction failure.
While on the way to Ruidoso via motorcycle, a woman was struck by lightning.
A male Flight Attendant was caught smuggling passports in his skivvies and has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.
It’s the 10th anniversary of Tom Cruise jumping on Oprah’s couch.
A Santa Fe vandal almost won the Darwin Award.
V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015
The Daily Word in the DOJ, Nike and lots of pot
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 8 2015 9:31 AM ]
The Department of Justice is launching a “federal civil rights probe” on the entire Baltimore Police Department after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.
A federal appeals court ruled that the NSA exceeded their authority by collecting and storing phone records.
Nike says it will create 10,000 jobs if President Obama's Trade Promotion Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership deal goes through.
Footage has been released showing a Delaware police officer kicking a black suspect in the face as he followed orders to get down on the ground.
The city of Santa Fe has settled a lawsuit with a former police officer who pleaded no contest to charges involving women who sued him civil court. The charges included stalking, harassment and unauthorized computer use.
US Customs and Border Patrol officials found 3,846 lbs. of pot in a semi truck at the Santa Teresa port. Dayumn!
Sex offenders are all up on Facebook, even though the social media site says sex offenders aren't allowed.
A retired cop has sued the Albuquerque Police Department, claiming they retaliated against him when he raised questions about police instructors' certifications.
A woman in San Antonio, Texas, found a small package of cocaine in a Nature Valley granola bar.
V.24 No.18 | 04/30/2015
The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 9:11 AM ]
Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.
The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.
New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.
A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.
Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.
KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!
District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.
A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 27 2015 11:00 AM ]
A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.
It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.
Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.
McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.
The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.
In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Ohio to Idaho, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 20 2015 1:59 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on a Sam Cooke biopic, Juliette Lewis’ new band and Ameriie’s new single.
V.24 No.12 | 03/19/2015
The Daily Word in Dr. Pepper, arsenic and workin' for the money
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 20 2015 9:27 AM ]
“Unsafe levels of arsenic in the wine"? I ain't drinkin' it!
A New York City man was sentenced to 20 years to life for killing his 5-year-old son with rat poison.
About 50,000 chickens perished in a fire at a New York poultry barn.
The body of Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird was found in the New Jersey River more than a year after he'd first been reported missing.
Think you work a lot? Washington Post has compiled a list of US cities where people work the most.
Talk about a heist gone wrong: Two employees at a Verizon in Roswell confessed they fabricated a robbery in an attempt to steal phones and cash.
Albuquerque elementary teacher Sonya Romero got spotlighted on “Ellen” yesterday for fostering two of her students. Get ready to cry y'all.
Elizabeth Sullivan, 104, says drinking three cans of Dr. Pepper is one of the reasons she's still alive. Go figure.
V.24 No.11 | 03/12/2015
The Daily Word in mean tweets, overdue library books and Frozen 2
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 13 2015 9:35 AM ]
President Obama joined the “mean tweets” gang on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
Well, it looks like the craze is continuing. Disney has announced Frozen 2.
Hours after the Ferguson police chief resigned after a Justice Department reported the police department acted on racial bias, two policemen were shot in a home on Thursday. An official believes it may have been an ambush.
One person was killed and two were injured after a medical helicopter crashed outside of Tulsa, Okla.
After a 19-year-old's video of her plea for citizenship went viral, a Texas legislator is introducing a bill to allow people to apply for delayed birth certificates in the county they are born in.
Police in Alamogordo are investigating a double homicide.
An APS teacher has resigned after being “bullied” by her students and receiving a death threat from one student.
Hey y'all! The National Wildlife Federation announced on Tuesday that Albuquerque is a top 10 US city for wildlife. Get it!
Johnathan Masters, a candidate in the race to be Kentucky's new lieutenant governor, was arrested for an overdue library book. Wait, what?
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