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V.22 No.19 |

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The Daily Word in Cleveland kidnappings, Rodman heads back to North Korea, athletic language ban

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Prosecutor may seek death penalty for Cleveland kidnap suspect Ariel Castro for forcing the women he imprisoned to suffer miscarriages.

The ISS has sprung a leak.

Two brothers in Santa Fe convicted in real estate scam.

Woman working in a downtown Albuquerque hotel fights off naked attacker.

Dennis Rodman says he's planning a second trip to North Korea to try to use his budding friendship with Kim Jong-Un to free a jailed American.

There's no Spanish in tennis.

Police in Florida get a little help from a local gator in catching a fleeing man.

V.22 No.17 |

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The Daily Word in Moscow fire, Bangladesh collapse, naked doggy door break-in

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Fire at a wooden psychiatric facility north of Moscow leaves at least 38 dead.

South Korea to withdraw staff from jointly-run industrial complex in North Korea.

Susana for prez?

This just in: people like smartphones.

Rescuers tunneling into the rubble of the eight-story building that collapsed Wednesday in Bangladesh have discovered another 50 people trapped on what remained of its third floor. Two women who gave birth under the debris have been rescued along with their infants.

Kermit Gosnell defense rests without calling any witnesses.

21-year-old Albuquerque corrections officer accused of giving alcohol to youths.

Woman arrested after allegedly breaking into a home naked through the doggy door before found by the homeowners sitting in their bathtub.

Cats with their heads stuck in yogurt containers is sort of hilarious.

V.22 No.15 |

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The Daily Word in Alamogordo's Africanized bees, rat-sized snails, a cow infestation and boobs

Remembering the Dingo Bar

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The Department of Corrections wants to move their Albuquerque-area parole office from Nob Hill to the Plaza Maya building downtown.

Alamogordo is a haven for Africanized, "killer" bees.

There's a cow problem in Rio Rancho.

There are rat-sized, tire-eating, meningitis-spreading SNAILS in Miami-Dade county.

Here's a link to the Boston Herald coverage of the marathon bombs. Here is a summary of what we actually know at this time.

A Marine helicopter crashed near the border of North Korea.

A large earthquake occurred in the border region of Pakistan and Iran.

One of the founders of Pirate Bay has been charged with hacking into a bank.

Important revelations from a French scientist on the necessity of bras and their relation to boob firmness.

It's "Michele Bachmann is a kook" time again.

Calling this a "phone" doesn't seem right.

Tycho Brahe's nose. And his moose.

Remembering Albuquerque's Dingo Bar.

20 years ago this month the demolition of Kowloon Walled City began.

V.22 No.15 | 4/11/2013

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The Daily Word in North Korea targets Tokyo, bitcoins, jail bird wannabe

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Teen abortion clinic worker is the latest to testify in murder trial of Kermit Gosnell.

North Korea reportedly warned Japan that Tokyo would be the first target if Pyongyang decides to play its nuclear card.

New study by a UNM professor claims to be able to predict which convicted criminals will reoffend after they’re released from jail.

Cyber thieves target owners of bitcoins.

Balloon Fiesta park gets a makeover.

A man who repeatedly used phony credentials to sneak into New York City's jails may get his wish to do more time.

RIP Paolo Soleri.

V.22 No.14 |

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The Daily Word in the eternal Thatcher obituary, North Korea may bomb Portland and John Wesley Coleman

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North Korea can bomb Portland.

Uhps, sorry, you're pregnant.

If I ever buy a ferret in place of a dog just slap me.

John Wesley Coleman ladies and gentlemen.

No lawyers here.

Is Gawker a right wing.

An appropriate Thatcher obit.

Thatcher obits are going to keep coming, get used to it.

Nothing compares to a Caddyshack supreme court reference.

Pablo Neruda was murdered. Llamas, wolves, killing.

Somebody put together a collection of Let's Make a Deal prizes by make.

On this day in 1937 Carl Perkins was born.

V.22 No.14 | 4/4/2013

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The Daily Word in Castro advice, Alford owes a million, KFC goes boneless

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Roger Ebert passed away yesterday at the age of 70.

Fidel Castro advises good ol’ buddy North Korea not to go to war.

UNM says Alford owes them $1 million.

KFC is going boneless. (Don’t you dare go boneless on me, Shawn.)

A team of scientists at Oxford University have printed what could be the predecessors to usable synthetic human tissue.

Two different bombs found at state parks across New Mexico.

Finally! Proof that walking is just as good for as you running (I loathe running).

If you haven’t seen the all-clucking version of “Hey Ho” as done by the Chickeneers, you are missing out.

V.22 No.13 |

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The Daily Word in Betty Page, valley fever, Bangladesh and Glorp!

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Do you have Valley Fever?

This little boy lost his ear on Easter.

The public meeting about the proposed Rio Grande and Candelaria roundabout was very long and inconclusive.

Don't forget about the treasure buried in the Sangre de Cristos.

Increasingly, it appears North Korea is serious.

Paul Rose, infamous member of the Quebec separatist group the F.L.Q, died last month.

35 Atlanta area teachers and administrators are turning themselves in to police this morning.

Upcoming auction of Betty Page photos gives us an excuse to look at Betty Page photos.

The topless fight against PTSD.

This article about the current war crimes tribunals in Bangladesh has a great timeline of the country's tragic history.

Your life isn't complete until you have watched the world's worst Pink Floyd cover.

A tragedy of amazing proportions befell this flea circus.

Glorp Gum!

On this day in 1947, Author Camille Paglia was born.

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The Daily Word in same-sex marriage and North Korea

RIP Paul Williams

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An Albuquerque landlord was judged to be discriminatory in his treatment of a man who has multiple sclerosis.

APD released night-vision helicopter footage of neighbors in Ventana Ranch shooting at each other.

North Korea is sustaining their rhetoric against the U.S. and South Korea. Here's why this is happening.

This article about North Korea has a great mixed metaphor.

Rush Limbaugh concedes (in his own way) the same-sex marriage debate.

Many of you probably heard Justice Scalia say this.

Surprise! A Republican National Committee guy posted something offensive about gays on his Facebook page.

Bacon flavored condoms.

The show was cancelled but Michelle Shocked showed up anyway.

The U.S. Navy's "Little Crappy Ship."

Florida "polo tycoon" loses bid to legally adopt girlfriend in order to avoid losing millions after a possible wrongful death judgement.

Paul Williams, founder of Crawdaddy and executor of P.K. Dick's literary estate, died.

V.22 No.12 |

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The Daily Word in recycling for all, Amanda Knox on trial forever and Tarzan 1968

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Soon every household in Albuquerque will have recycling bins.

Someone was arrested in connection with the break-in that caused a Breaking Bad script go missing.

A 30 percent tip is almost never deserved.

She won't have to return to Italy, but Amanda Knox will be retried.

Swine flu vaccine caused some recipients to come down with narcolepsy.

Nifty, weird and NSFW short documentary about a part of the Tokyo art-scene.

Ungoogleable.

North Korea says it is going to bomb the United States.

Give 'em enough rope.

In 1968 The Supremes guest starred as nuns in an episode of Tarzan. James Earl Jones was there too.

V.22 No.6 |

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The Daily Word in gun control, papal possibilities and the thigh gap

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Governor Martinez is backing a bill that would require background checks for gun show purchases.

There is a public information meeting about the Paseo Del Norte/I-25 project.

Is the next Pope a Canadian?

Can the Pope even resign?

Horse meat for Swedish children.

How Ted Nugent avoided the draft.

How Arnold Schwarzenegger enjoyed Carnaval.

Classic porn paperbacks.

There was an emergency alert issued in Montana yesterday.

Things are getting less salty.

The thigh gap.

Did North Korea just blow up a nuclear bomb?

The fugitive LAPD cop may have gotten out of the country.

V.22 No.2 | 1/10/2013

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The Daily Word in Sandy aid bill, anteater legs and Rex Ryan

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Malala Yousafz, the 15 year old who was shot in the head by a Taliban assassin, has been discharged after 3 months in a British hospital.

School bridge program boosts a New Mexico county’s graduation rate.

Rex Ryan may think a little too highly of Mark Sanchez … and Tim Tebow?

The House passes a $9.7 billion Sandy aid bill.

Selena and the Biebs broke up again.

Bill Richardson is taking a potentially risky trip to North Korea.

Naomi Campbell was apparently mugged last month in Paris, but no official report was filed.

Los Lunas police are willing to pay in order to retrieve the stolen Wal-Mart guns.

Patrick Dempsy is now the proud owner of a coffee shop.

Young Christopher Walken looks freakishly like Scarlett Johansson

Ever seen an anteater with panda bear legs?

V.21 No.41 | 10/11/2012

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The Daily Word in missiles, meth and mind reading.

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There are 350 million depressed people.

North Korea says its missiles can hit the US mainland.

A 132 year old woman died.

Fart teasing led to murder.

When was the last time you played with your sound effect buttons?

Here's a bird falling into a chocolate fountain.

Look at this optical illusion and shake your head side to side. It looks kind of like there's a person there.

Try this creepy mind reader!

Who is Benjamin Kyle?

The Amityville house is back on the market.

A man died in a deadly bug eating contest.

He is actually Luke's father.

The super-sonic skydive is on hold. But might happen … I don’t know.

The cops caught a guy with three pounds of meth.

Happy birthday John Entwistle.

V.21 No.25 |

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The Daily Word in Nora Ephron, drought and community relations

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R.I.P., Nora Ephron. The multi-talented writer and filmmaker died Tuesday of leukemia.

More than 32,000 residents were evacuated as a wildfire grows near Colorado Springs.

U.S. West isn't the only region suffering from severe drought and heat.

Unclear affiliations of gunmen who attacked a pro-regime TV station in Damascus. Syrian leader Assad said last night that the country is "at war."

A boat full of asylum-seekers capsized.

Significant handshake in Belfast.

Mississippi's last remaining abortion clinic could be on the verge of closure.

APD chief says new recruitment measures are helping address the department's high-stakes community relations problems.

Meanwhile, a new charity solicits funds for an officer battling cancer and a SWAT standoff with a man who committed suicide "is being investigated as an officer-involved shooting."

Hungry for the 4th best burger in the country?

What tomorrow's possible Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act could mean to you.

"Male chimpanzees are well known for violence … and the human encroachment on chimpanzee territory, such as in zoo environments, may exacerbate them."

Ye olde Tyne faire.

V.21 No.22 |

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The Daily Word in Tapia memorial service, celebrity death, and Italian Spider Man

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Public Johnny Tapia memorial service tonight.

Why don't my pants fit?

How the Canadian "internet snooping bill" could have stopped dismembering-porn-killer Luke Magnotta.

North Korean propaganda film about Western propaganda.

The Wikipedia list of fried dough foods.

The most awesome film ever: Italian Spider Man. Must see.

Betty Grable had nice legs, insects have pretty eyes.

The last days of Amelia Earhart.

Legendary guitarist Peter Cosey died.

Plop plop, fizz fizz, Dick Beal died.

Match Game celebrity panelist Richard Dawson died.

On this day in 1906 Josephine Baker was born.

V.21 No.15 | 4/12/2012

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The Daily Word in Bacon Sundae, black Jesus, North Korean nukes

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Failed North Korean rocket launch evokes fears of nuclear testing.

Arrest made following five New Hampshire cops being shot, with one dead.

Jesus was a black Muslim, says Louis Farrakhan.

A take on how image dissemination has played into the Trayvon Martin case.

So long, Dixon’s Apple Orchard.

Man caught with 89 bags of various drugs tied to his penis.

Having a case of the Mondays?

Vietnamese cop goes for a ride on the front of a bus he was trying to pull over.

The mayor of Newark saved his neighbor from her burning house.

Steve Bartman, vindicated.

Craig Sager is basketball sideline reporting’s fashion equivalent of Joe Namath. See some of Sager’s more ridiculous getups.

The Bacon Sundae at Burger King proves there is no end to American culinary shamelessness.

Do it like they do on the Discovery Channel ...