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

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The Daily Word in Sosa, Luhan, Johnson, Balderas, the state fair and trout

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Influential New Mexican civil rights leader, former NM Supreme Court Justice, World War II fighter pilot and all around chingón Dan Sosa Jr. died at age 92. He passed through the gate while residing in the same home he was born at, an adobe home in Las Cruces built by his abuelo in the mid 19th century.

Over at the local daily, Winthrop Quigley writes lovingly about New Mexico icon Mabel Dodge Luhan and her inimitable influence on American intellectual and cultural thinking.

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson took a serious, foreign-policy related stumble while visiting with the folks at MSNBC.

The New Mexico State Fair comes but once a year; now it's here, now it's here.

Our state's Attorney General, Hector Balderas, wrote to the US Department of Education yesterday, asking them to protect students following the sudden closure of for-profit college ITT Tech, which had a campus in Burque.

Netflix new Western, "Godless," began filming in the land of enchantment this week.

Meanwhile, Thomas Lee at the San Francisco Chronicle says a "demonstration city" to be built in New Mexico faces "long odds."

The economy of Milan, New Mexico may suffer because of the Department of Justice decision to phase out private prisons across the United States.

"Roylee Luna of Albuquerque caught and released a 22-inch lake trout while fishing the river below Heron Dam on Sunday. He was using a black woolly bugger."


V.24 No.20 | 05/14/2015

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The Daily Word in "skin" milk, Uber and B.B. King's passing

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RIP B.B. King.

Packages of pot washed ashore in North Carolina and Alabama. So the takeaway is that mermaids like to get high too?

A Florida woman pleaded no contest in court and was convicted for drowning a puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom. That poor pooch.

Kevin Halpern says Uber was his idea!

While searching for a 24-year-old woman in the Sandia Mountains, authorities found some skeletal remains. The woman is still missing; send good vibes their way so they can bring her back safely.

The state of New Mexico is trying to return $151 million in unclaimed cash. I knew I'd left it somewhere!

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says there are no charges against District Attorney Kari Brandenburg.

A woman has been accused of putting dead foot skin in her roommate's milk. Ewwwwww ...

V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
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The Daily Word in a Baltimore sinkhole, penis pills and wild, wild horses

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Police in Minnesota say they prevented a disaster by stopping a teen from bombing schools and killing his family.

Joel McHale of “The Soup” and “Community” talks about being the emcee at the upcoming White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Hillary Clinton vs. the media

The US unemployment rate dropped 6.3 percent, “the best performance in two years,” as 288,000 jobs were added in April.

A carjacking last night at the CVS Pharmacy at Eubank and Menaul ended with a man being shot multiple times in the chest.

Alpha Kappa Alpha, a historic black sorority, brings an undergraduate chapter to UNM.

The Navajo Nation has come up with a plan to manage wild horses and keep them from going to slaughter houses.

State Auditor Hector Balderas is asking for an FBI investigation after former Tierra Amarilla Land Grant Board President Dennis Wells allegedly used tax payers' money on casinos and penis pills.

Yup, this would definitely ruin your day …

V.19 No.43 | 10/28/2010

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