The Daily Word in Udall, the flu, the legislature and hotdog-eating catfish
Yesterday, US Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) campaigned for Clinton in the Beehive state.
This year's piñon harvest is the best our state has seen since 2005.
Over at USA Today, former KUNM reporter and current Penn State journo lecturer Cindy Simmons makes fun of Gary Johnson.
NM Department of Health officials confirmed the first cases of influenza for the 2016-2017 flu season here in New Mexico. Department of Health Secretary Designate Lynn Gallagher used the announcement to reiterate an important scientific concern about this phenomenon, saying, "... I want to remind New Mexicans about the importance of getting influenza vaccine as the best way to protect yourself, loved ones, and the community from flu."
Heath Haussamen of NMPolitics.net reports on the aftermath of legislation that made it to La Tejana's desk as a consequence the recent special session of our state's glorious legislature.
Stephanie Gurule-Leyba has been named New Mexico's Teacher of the Year.
A recent survey conducted by ZiaPoll indicates that a heroic HRC is favored over misogynist monster and Putin plaything Donald Trump by 10 points in New Mexico.
There is a gender pay gap among academics at the University of New Mexico, says a report issued by the school's office of the provost.
The 550th Special Operations Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base was deactivated earlier this month. The squadron specialized in combat search and rescue.
Dig catfish? Well, they dig hotdogs! Check out this week's NM fishing report to find out how you can make your angling dreams come true at Burque's Tingley Beach or any number of cool water holes around the state.
The Daily Word in Racism, Periods and Linguistics
Morgan Stanley has to pay 3.2 billion for their involvement to the mortgage crisis.
“We’re all Africans,” says the rich white lady speaking to other rich white people.
The casual and cool NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talks about Mars and how he had to plead to get into the naval academy.
This one goes out to all my word-nerds.
No, Uber and Lyft are totally legal now!
Justice may exist in the US, starting with Ferguson.
Because bleeding out the hoohah is SUPER luxurious.
The City of Cleveland just told Tamir Rice’s family that they have to pay for the emergency medical services he required after being shot because why stop their trauma after killing their child?!
The Daily Word in Netflix is hungry for your money, ancient lakes on mars and science knows you better than yourself
Say it ain’t so! Netflix is raising their price by $1 more a month.
This man might love Comic Con more than you do.
Take a gander at what the famous Disney sea witch Ursula might have looked like if she was from different parts of the ocean!
Curiosity Rover discovers ancient lakes once existed on mars some billion years ago.
Odds & Ends
The Daily Word in Detroit carjackers, New Mexico oil and a jailhouse stripper
A postage stamp honoring Harvey Milk, a gay civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978, has been unveiled.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert thinks states not defending same-sex marriage bans is “the next step toward anarchy.” If that's the case, chaos couldn't be sweeter.
Google is creating a tablet with “advanced vision capabilities.” If it doesn't make you invisible, I don't care.
Last night, Albuquerque police shot and killed a man who is suspected of attacking a woman and then stabbing a good samaritan who tried to help her.
According to New Mexico State Police, at least six people died in a car crash involving multiple vehicles on I-10.
The oil industry is drawing more folks to certain parts of New Mexico.
Birdland, a local store in Nob Hill, was broken into yesterday morning, apparently another in a series of Nob Hill businesses that have been “compromised.”
After Miami police arrested a strip club employee, she decided to give them a show right in the jail cell.
The Daily Word in Pussy Riot, New Mexico tourism and Nintendo porn
Pussy Riot may be out of prison, but their work is far from over.
Conrad Alvin Barrett's getting charged with a hate crime, and he thought he was just playing a game.
A Louisiana man, who was in the middle of a custody battle for his four children, shot and killed three people before killing himself.
Monsignor William Lynn's case involving priest-sex abuse charges was overturned, and he could get released as early as this week after spending 18 months behind bars.
Utah wants to take same-sex marriage ruling to the US Supreme Court.
Speaking of same-sex marriage, now that it's legal in New Mexico, does that mean a boost in tourism?
Robert Ortiz, after drunkenly rolling his Chevy Blazer, goes into a giggle fit when cops issue a sobriety test. Oh, and he also has 10 DWI arrests to his name.
Thanks to good road crews, descansos remain on the highways.
A father in Virginia reported to local news that his son found pornographic images on a Nintendo gaming system he got for Christmas. Sorry buddy.
The Daily Word in Utah gorings, SNAP cuts and a lost Van Gogh
Are you sure that's an original Van Gogh? Where's my magnifying glass?
Russia calls on Syria to turn over its chemical weapons and place them under international control.
The new iPhones might have a fingerprint scanner? What will they think of next? An eye-laser identification system?
A man died over the weekend after falling from an elevated walkway at San Francisco's Candlestick Park during an NFL game.
A man in Utah was airlifted to the hospital after being gored by his buffalo. According to news reports, this is the third animal goring to happen in Utah in less than a month.
Amanda Hobbs, 24, died this morning due to injuries received from a triple shooting that happened in Valencia County on Saturday. Her father, Wesley Hobbs, 54, died after being shot twice in the head, and her mother, Patricia Hobbs, was also shot but is now out of the hospital. Police have yet to pinpoint suspects or a motive for the shooting.
A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday evening to honor fallen firefighter, Token Adams, who went missing on Aug. 30 in Jemez Springs Park. His body was found a week later, and officials specified that he died after crashing his ATV.
Some New Mexicans are going to have to make arrangements when the SNAP (food stamps) program loses some of its benefits within the next two months.
Move over Ancient Egypt; it looks like a modern Eurasian has the market cornered on mummification.
The Daily Word in ICP vs. FBI, Demonoid vs. The Man, and grieving parents vs. the estate of Ryan Dunn
Happy birthday, Hulk Hogan
Special effects creator Carlo Rambaldi died.
New Mexico's medical board passed new and strict rules governing the prescribing of pain medication.
Insane Clown Posse is suing the F.B.I. for classifying Juggalos as "gang members."
Photo gallery of turn of the century Utah saloons and breweries.
The Department of Veterans Affairs generates way too much paperwork.
Dead Jackass Ryan Dunn's estate is being sued.
About half of all New Mexico state workers will receive retroactive pay raises totaling nearly $20,000,000.
I didn't hear about the naked Randy Travis/Trans Am thing until today.
Someone in Spokane is making huge pyramids out of recreation area picnic tables.
I've always wanted a Dream Machine and here's some for sale.
Arguably the best torrent site on the web, Demonoid had their Ukrainian offices raided last week.
Neil Heywood murder trial details read like a cheap novel.
On this day in 1953, Hulk Hogan was born.
The Daily Word in Phonehenge, another birther politician, the El Rancho Murders and the solar eclipse.
Unbelievably bad music video paean to Facebook, "Thank You Facebook."
The DEA wants to scan every single license plate on cars traveling on Utah's Interstate 15.
Arizona Secretary of State is not sure the President is a citizen and wants proof before putting Obama on the ballot.
Jackie Chan is retiring from action films and beginning his DeNiro phase.
Audio-book version of the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, narrated by Gilbert Gottfried.
The Harry Potter franchise has joined the ranks of Finding Nemo, Babe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and other films that inspired people to buy pets they couldn't take care of and didn't really want.
Phonehenge West is no more. Garbage visionary Kim Fahey was fined and placed on probation -which includes five days community service at the coroner's office....
On this day in 1944, Joe Cocker was born.