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

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The Daily Word in the confederate flag, the KKK and the Queen of Española

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Texas says no to confederate flags on license plates.

Two men from South Africa became stowaways on a British Airlines flight to London. The adventure didn't go so well.

A cruise ship in upstate New York suffered a collision while 274 passengers and crew members were on board. Only minor injuries were reported.

Adult summer camps are all the rage this season.

Dylann Roof is said to possibly be affiliated with Neo Nazis. Here's the current 411 on the KKK and other US supremacy groups.

243 medical professionals were charged with false billings to the tune of $700 million in a giant Medicare scam.

Thousands of international travelers are S.O.L. after the US government's visa system crashed.

A woman's dismembered body was found in an abandoned home in Niagara Falls three years after a relative's body was discovered in a similar fashion.

A lesson on quinoa.

The Queen of Española's crown has been stolen and now she may lose the throne.

Triple-digit weather is coming to the metro this weekend. Wear your sunscreen, drink your h2o, and have a Happy Father's Day!

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The Daily Word in democracy, pizza and Hotel California

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Yesterday's Daily Word proffered in-depth coverage of the Paris terror attacks on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. In the spirit of promoting the universal values of democracy and freedom of expression, here's a link to an English translation of Charlie Hebdo's website. Parlez-vous français? Here's the original, untranslated link.

The drought-sapped rivers of the Southwest formally invite El Niño to kick up "the oomph."

Northbound Girard at Coal is closed as police investigate a city bus crashing into a home. According to APD, no one in the home was injured, and information on passenger injuries is forthcoming.

New Mexico residents don't love pizza enough.

FREE download OTD = Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove's truly creepy cover of the Eagles' "Hotel California." Stream and download it here.

Lori Nix’s post-apocalyptic dioramas are hella rad.

Wherever you're heading, "bring your Alibis" along for our websclusive weekly pop quiz, a review of dirty German sex comedy Wetlands, your weekly rock sermon, a Netflix-centric We Like to Watch (Instantly) column on Finding Fela!, The Weird World of Blowfly and Hit So Hard, an interview with awesome Native comedy troupe the 1491s and a review of Indian-slash-Nepali restaurant Taste of Himalayas.

Happy birthday, Elvis Presley, Stephen Hawking, Jenny Lewis and David Bowie!