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V.25 No.38 | 09/22/2016

The Daily Word in the Senate, Tinder and Balloon Fiesta

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Look at your new favorite animal.

A Christian group in Fla. wants to convict abortion providers and their patients with first-degree murder.

The demotion of the Fox News anchor that filed a lawsuit against the “news source” shines light on how the company views their women employees.

We all know people play games when they date but the dating-app sensation Tinder was literally designed to be like a game.

What makes balloons float the directions they do during Balloon Fiesta?

The Senate just overrode Pres. Obama's veto for the first time.

A Disney classic is about to be remade.

Modern family continues to be a 10/10 show by casting an actual trans kid as a trans kid.

V.24 No.38 | 9/17/2015

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The Daily Word In Underwater travels, two animals to make your heart melt and a new species introduced to the world

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Newly discovered Homo Naledi species with primate and human features.

Female cartoonist sentenced to 12 years in prison for shaking her lawyer’s hand.

Last 9/11 Search-and-rescuce dog gets honored in New York City and Celebrates her 16th birthday.

60-year-old man travels the world swimming through the ocean.

Man remembers to pay his college parking tickets after 40 years.

Crane collapses at Islam’s mosques.

Flordia man arrested for plan to use a pressure cooker bomb at 9/11 memorial.

Check out these Disney characters in virtual reality!

Syrian man flees to greece but not without his kitten Olive.

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The Daily Word in police errors, guns and standing while peeing

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What were the “errors” made by Cleveland Police that led to the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice?

Thousands are gathering in Riyadh to pay their respects to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, who passed away yesterday.

66-year-old Rodney L. Halbower is being charged with two counts of murder in connection with the serial killings of six women in 1976.

TSA seized a record 2,212 firearms from carry-on luggage in 2014, 83 percent of which were loaded. Hot damn!

Tai Chan, a New Mexico deputy being charged for the murder of a former fellow deputy, is asking the judge to let him go home to Santa Fe while he awaits trial.

A kidnapping phone scam is plaguing New Mexico residents.

Since the GOP now has the majority in the New Mexico House, bishops want to restrict late-term abortions.

A special needs educational assistant at Belen High School is being charged with having a sexual relationship with one of her students.

A German judge rules: The man can pee standing up!

V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
Odds and Ends

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From Norway to Alabama, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014

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The Daily Word in baby names, APD sidearms and a Black Mass at Harvard.

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Mexican drug cartels will find you in Minnesota.

Noah and Sophia are the new most popular baby names.

In Saudi Arabia, a web editor was sentenced to 1,000 lashes.

A woman beat her child with a baseball bat for clogging the toilet.

It’s hard to make it through a whole song.

Check out these douche chill celebrity photos.

A Harvard student group plans to hold a Black Mass.

APD officers may no longer carry their lucky guns on duty.

KOAT did a nice story about the mentally ill in New Mexico.

There were silent protests at Thursday’s city council meeting.

What’s happening in ABQ today?

Happy birthday, Billy Joel.

V.23 No.13 |

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The Daily Word in Washington mudslides, a coin-flip removal and gay marriage in Michigan

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After two major mudslides occurred in Oso, Washington, authorities say up to 90 people are missing, and the death toll has risen to 17.

If Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriage, the federal government will.

President Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia today to smooth things over with King Abdullah.

Nine mid-level commanders charged with safe-guarding the US nuclear arsenal have been fired for “creating a culture that enabled” cheating on proficiency exams.

Mayor Richard Berry doesn't think a federal takeover of APD is a good idea.

Phillip Chacón flipped the coin, called heads and lost his city council seat.

A “new state-by-state comparison” puts New Mexico near the bottom in regards to university graduation rates.

Just in case you forgot why New Mexico is the Land of Enchantment

In case you're planning on playing basketball at the University of Georgia, know this: “Orgies and gangbangs are inappropriate.

V.22 No.44 | 10/31/2013
“I’m a loner, Dottie. A rebel.”

Film Review

Wadjda

Lovely childhood drama pushes buttons and boundaries in Saudi Arabia

In America (or just about any other country), Wadjda would be a perfectly normal tween. But in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, she sticks out like a sore thumb.

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The Daily Word in neutrino jokes, marijuana law and SPAM

Brought to you by the letter G.

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Borders employees leave a list of grievances.

Saudi women will get the vote in 2015. Maybe they will vote to change the law preventing them from driving.

A woman was decapitated by the Zeta gang in Mexico for posting comments on facebook about the Zetas.

Faster-than-light-neutrino jokes (scroll down to the comments for more.)

Read this excellent Santa Fe New Mexican overview of how the NM Medical Marijuana program is faring.

Part of this woman's job was to prevent people from doing anything illegal on Cook County Forest Preserve land....

Canada's Conservative government is likely to pass minimum sentencing laws for marijuana cultivation.

Two articles on former U.S. allies, "the Sopranos of Afghanistan," "goodness personified," the Haqqani clan of Afghanistan.

Sesame Street's "G" is better than post season one "Glee."

Pyramiden, Soviet ghost town.

Check out the SPAM Museum. AND the gift shop. AND this recipe for what should have been called "spamosas."

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The Daily Word 6.20.11: Fires, Green Lantern, Robot Pizza, Skinny Dippers, and Harry Potter.

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McCain blames Arizona wildfires on illegal immigrants.

Arson suspected as cause for East Mountains fire.

Even space is advertising for The Green Lantern.

Female drivers in Saudi Arabia stick it to the man by driving cars even though it's banned. They even have a facebook page.

They may be smarter than some human children, but dolphins still know how to have fun.

Robot pizza vending machines hit Europe.

Welsh skinny dippers break world record with giant dip.

Man arrested for drunken lawnmower driving.

Bigfoot DNA testing anyone?

The Oatmeal: How to make a restaurant insanely popular.

Harry Potter fans have something to look forward to besides the new movie, check out JK Rowling's mysterious new site set to fully launch on Thursday.

Grandma's cremated ashes still hanging out in Michigan Goodwill.

It may be scientifically possible to create a human-chimpanzee hybrid.

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The Daily Word: 5.27.11- Fake fish, Patriot Act, no drivin' ladies allowed

Extra school days and expensive coffee. Yuck.

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Just in the nick of time, four more years of the Patriot Act.

Hilary Clinton makes surprise visit to Pakistan

Your shark meat could be perch! A study shows that a large percentage of commercial fish is fraudulently labeled.

Saudi woman jailed for driving her car and posting a video of it on Youtube.

A new drug of choice on the prison scene.

Officials concerned that turning red light cameras off may increase red light running. Hmm.

Drought forces NM cattle to graze on federal land.

Russia offers to help Gadhafi exit; France wants heavier attack.

APS trying to force students to come to one last day.

Oh no, cost of coffee going up worldwide!

The Daily Word is late because I couldn't stop looking at XKCD.