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V.25 No.36 | 09/08/2016

Event Horizon

Beast Mode

Saturday, Sep 10: Beastly Bash

By Renee Chavez [ Thu Sep 8 2016 1:00 PM ]
Giant beer pong, pin ball, pedal boats, a rock climbing wall, corn hole and more with a special performance by the Red Light Cameras.
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V.25 No.29 | 07/21/2016

Event Horizon

Y'all City Slickers Listen Up

Thursday, Jul 28: Edgewood Music and Arts Fest

By Megan Reneau [ Tue Jul 26 2016 12:08 PM ]
Sunset Chuckwagon barbecue, Western swing music, raptor show and wildlife zoo.
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V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016


The Daily Word in Lawsuits, Zoo Escapes and The Easter Bunny

By Desiree Garcia [ Mon Mar 21 2016 3:43 PM ]
The Daily Word

A Siamang monkey escaped from the Biopark Zoo this weekend and I missed it.

Oklahoma and Nebraska no to the Colorado ganja.

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ through a New Jersey mall, throwin’ punches in a brawl.

When Starbucks gives you a little instead of a latte.


First impressions are literally everything.

It’s been proven that the early 2000’s will obviously never die. Now what about bringing back those 2000’s fashion trends?

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


January Half-Price Weekend

[ Tue Jan 12 2016 5:47 PM ]
Meet animals and see exotic plants for half price.
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V.24 No.50 | 12/10/2015

The Daily Word in Star Wars dress code, the sentence of Dianna Duran, and what we do about climate change.

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 16 2015 11:57 AM ]
The Daily Word

Star Wars A Cappella performed by the cast.

Republican debate shows stunning ignorance of how technology works.

What we do now to prevent climate change.

Don't bring your Light Sabers to the Star Wars premiere.

ABQ zoo gives gifts to animals today and it's gonna be cute as hell.

Dianna Duran did not get off easy.

A dissection and explanation of behavior in office parties.

V.24 No.45 | 11/5/2015


The Daily Word in the KKK, Star Trek and cats

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Nov 2 2015 1:27 PM ]
The Daily Word

Police wives plan support rally for Officer Webster's procession on Tuesday.

Anonymous plans to reveal identities of 1,000 Ku Klux Klan members this Thursday, in wake of the anniversary of the Ferguson protests.

Native Hawaiians seek their own government.

An Omaha woman gets her hand bitten by a tiger after sneaking into the zoo.

Attention Trekkies: New Star Trek series coming in 2017!

Pictures of show cats reveal how they really feel about the whole process.

In men trying to control women news: Principal says dress code is there to preserve girls' virginity.

Ever wonder the history of the backpack? Wonder no more!

Tom Jones, the singer, plans to take a DNA test to see if he has any black ancestry.

V.24 No.26 | 6/25/2015
News Monkey

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: June 25, 2015

By August March
If you can’t remember this, then copy it to the inside of your wrist for the next time someone asks you about Albuquerque area news.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: April 9, 2015

By August March
Test your knowledge of last week’s 505 news with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.46 | 11/13/2014

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Nov. 13, 2014

By August March
What do you know about last week’s New Mexico news? Find out with the Alibi pop quiz.
V.23 No.43 |


The Daily Word in coyotes, concealed baseball bats and the history of mourning attire

By August March [ Thu Oct 23 2014 10:23 AM ]
The Daily Word

According to Mayor Berry, APD faces a shortage of 200 officers (or one-fifth of its police force) owing to changes in New Mexico’s government employee retirement schedule; officers who retire in 2015 will receive fewer benefits than those retiring this year.

The reward for information on the killing of Tasmanian devil Jasper is now $10,000. Yesterday, the Mayor's Office reached out to the Australian zoo that Jasper was on loan from. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers at call 843-7867.

Nationwide scrutiny of Job Corps follows an investigative report; claims about the Albuquerque site include fraudulent certifications, testing problems, violence and illegal drug use.

A Rio Rancho man who stands accused of armed robberies had a baseball bat hidden in his pants.

State lawmakers were briefed about ebola readiness yesterday.

Residents of Bosque Farms are on the alert for hungry coyotes.

Someone at The Onion wrote about Albuquerque.

City officials held the first of several community meetings to discuss oversight of Albuquerque Police Department's use of force.

The Isotopes are auctioning off some of their Dodger-related clothing.

CSA Group has consolidated its photovoltaic certification and testing facilities here in New Mexico.

Two folks from Burque caught fish at Navajo Lake by using “LED light-up pink fishing poles.”

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire is now on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. According to the exhibit overview, "The thematic exhibition is organized chronologically and features mourning dress from 1815 to 1915 ..." Death Becomes Her runs through February 1, 2015.

V.22 No.41 |


The Daily Word in GOP demands, more NSA revelations, and a free tour of Old Main

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 15 2013 8:22 AM ]
The Daily Word

Survivors of the 1980 Penitentiary of New Mexico prison riot are offered a free tour of Old Main by the Department of Corrections.

The zoo wants you to name their baby elephant.

A rabbit stolen at a the southern New Mexico Fair was returned to its young owner.

"Neighbor From Hell"

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government considered awarding Susana Martinez for "doing the right thing."

Street artist Banksy's New York City "residence" and massive spew of high-profile artwork is gathering weird momentum....

Eating bacon lowers a man's sperm count.

Switzerland appears on the brink of instituting a "universal basic income."

Middle school bans unsupervised cartwheels.

Mike D. makes wallpaper.

The NSA is collecting our electronic address books.

Here are the details of GOP demands that would end the government shutdown.

V.22 No.33 |


The Daily Word in Mubarak's potential release, bear maulings and Pistorius' indictment

By Mark Lopez [ Mon Aug 19 2013 10:16 AM ]
The Daily Word

Egyptian officials are calling for the release of former President Hosni Mubarak from prison, which some say could result in more violence in Egypt.

A study shows that US unemployment rates increased in more than half the states in July, and hiring, which has been steady since January, took a slow decline in July as well.

Oscar Pistorius, Paralympic champion, is being indicted for premeditated murder for the shooting of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

This is why I don't go jogging in Michigan, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming … or pretty much anywhere.

I don't care if you raised the prices. We came to see some polar bears!

UNM has incorporated a new system where students can log in online to report crimes they witness on campus. … because phones are so last year.

It's not every day that you pay 25 cents upon receiving a parcel from China. … and then get arrested for it.

Just in case you ever wondered what would happen if you stuck a fork into your meat and two veg, a 70-year-old Australian man has the answer.

V.21 No.48 |


The Daily Word in Lindsey Graham, methadone at MDC, The Farm, and the unicorn's lair

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Dec 1 2012 10:36 AM ]
The Daily Word

The Metropolitan Detention Center is planning to end their methadone treatment program.

The Albuquerque Journal bought the Rio Rancho Observer.

What is the Journal publisher thinking?

The higher admission fees for the Rio Grande Zoo take effect on Sunday.

Comprehensive coverage of the Chinese "aircraft carrier style" meme.

The Chinese government finally got the owner of a house in the middle of the road to move out so they could demolish it.

A utility pole materialized in the middle of a road in Quebec.

"When I Say Jesus, You Say Die," Foggy Mountain Blasphemy" and other bargain bin record finds.

So you want to grow a mustache.

Why was Christian Slater's vote rejected in Florida?

Learn about Argentina's infamous "Death Flights" during the 1970's and 80's.

Stephen Gaskin's commune The Farm is still around.

The Farm founder Stephen Gaskin's wife, Ina May Gaskin, wrote the book on American midwifery.

The North Koreans have discovered the remains of a unicorn and it's lair.

Today is World AIDS Day.

Girls dressed as modern conveniences.

Lindsey Graham reminds us that the Guantanamo prisoners don't want to steal our cars.

There is a vampire in Zarozje,

On this day in 1986 the beautiful Musee d'Orsay opened in Paris.

V.21 No.47 |


The Daily Word in APD probe, Miley's pig and milk for inmates

By Nick Brown and Co. [ Tue Nov 27 2012 10:19 AM ]
The Daily Word

U.S. Justice Department announces it will investigate APD.

APD officer accused of encouraging neighbors to brawl to settle a dispute.

Smoking is dumb for you.

Best prank ever. By which we mean freaking scariest.

Napping baby art.

San Juan County inmates nearly riot over lack of milk at breakfast.

That Facebook privacy notice everyone's posting won't help you at all.

Bigfoot DNA results. Finally.

Albuquerque Authorities name their baby rhino Chopper rather than Bonbornio.

Scared red panda.

PETA gave Miley Cyrus a pig for her birthday. She didn't get it.

Fiona Apple cancels a tour to spend time with her dying pit bull, Janet.

L.A. might ban circuses from having pachyderms. (Also, best Primus song.)

Worst logos ever.

Happy birthday, Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix.

V.21 No.45 | 11/8/2012

Council Watch

Election Eve

By Carolyn Carlson
Zoo fees and Westland parks at a quiet Council meeting
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