The Daily Word 11.20.09: Oprah’s Done, Is Berry Conservative?, Hug an Arab Day

The Daily Word

UNM to host drag show and queer prom.

NMI writer asks: Why not raise taxes on sodas for more state revenue?

Local companion dog killed for no good reason.

Is Berry really fiscally conservative with all these new city appointees?

40 Taos Pueblo tribal members arrested for contempt of court after judge refuses to reduce the sentence of a Pueblo man.

Drunk driver hits family of five in Northeast Heights. Family is OK.

Today is Hug an Arab Day.

Oprah’s ending her show.

Wait, so we’re not supposed to get mammograms or Paps now? Hopefully, cervical cancer will detect itself.

Congress is pissed at Obama re: economy.

Peruvian officials arrest gang members accused of selling human fat they got off dead people.

Gay-friendly Catholic diocese in San Jose comes out.

Drinking alcohol every day cuts the risk of heart disease for men by one-third, study from Spain says.

The 50 most significant recordings of the decade, according to NPR.

10 insane quotes from Coolio’s new cookbook. Teaser: “Everything I cook tastes better than yo’ momma’s nipples.”