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V.25 No.33 | 08/18/2016

The Daily Word in Bees, Instagram and Italy

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A 6.2 earthquake hit central Italy last night.

Not sure if you're depressed? Check your Instagram.

Business owners have already started to take proactive action against the negative affects of ART.

A spontaneous block party was filmed for a music video for the musician Jandro on Sunday.

#LetEmployeesVent or #NoRespect

France exploited three women who just wanted to enjoy the beach for an afternoon.

A project called Holobiont Urbanism is tracking microbes with bees and mapping the results.

V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015
Angels of Light
photo courtesy of The Dolls

Arts Feature

Real Beards, Real Ladies

New play about psychedelic drag legends The Cockettes gets a blessing from a living legend shimself

The Dolls unleash the crazy tale of San Francisco’s lovable drag disasters The Cockettes and their star-studded New York flop.
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V.24 No.12 | 03/19/2015

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The Daily Word in Dr. Pepper, arsenic and workin' for the money

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Unsafe levels of arsenic in the wine"? I ain't drinkin' it!

A New York City man was sentenced to 20 years to life for killing his 5-year-old son with rat poison.

About 50,000 chickens perished in a fire at a New York poultry barn.

The body of Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird was found in the New Jersey River more than a year after he'd first been reported missing.

Think you work a lot? Washington Post has compiled a list of US cities where people work the most.

Last night a Navajo officer and a gunman were killed near the Four Corners.

Talk about a heist gone wrong: Two employees at a Verizon in Roswell confessed they fabricated a robbery in an attempt to steal phones and cash.

Albuquerque elementary teacher Sonya Romero got spotlighted on “Ellen” yesterday for fostering two of her students. Get ready to cry y'all.

Corrales police officer Jeremy Romero is the new Robocop!

Elizabeth Sullivan, 104, says drinking three cans of Dr. Pepper is one of the reasons she's still alive. Go figure.

V.21 No.24 |

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The Daily Word in hot water, Vegas odds and animals gone wild

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A House of Representatives committee could vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over Operation Fast and Furious documents.

Ecuador's embassy in London may now be the only thing standing between Wikileaks leader Julian Assange and extradition to Sweden.

Egypt seizes with new political and constitutional upheaval as conflicting reports over ousted President Mubarak's failing health circulate.

China's reserves of rare earth minerals—essential to production of high-tech devices—are dwindling due to "excessive mining," says report.

Interactive map of West Africa's devastating drought conditions.

May's global hot flashes are not relenting in June.

Vegas roulette wheel beats 114 billion to one odds.

New state department study counts 20.9 million worldwide victims of modern slavery.

Charter schools may be underperforming when it comes to serving disabled students.

Former inmate now exonerated testifies before Senate subcommittee that solitary confinement in prisons "by its design is driving men insane."

Wildlife conservation group says black bears around the Duke City are being egregiously eliminated from the area.

Charlie Sheen's surge of "tiger blood" was in fact a "psychotic break."

Handy tip: If you're squeamish about squid sperm ruining your calamari dinner, remove the internal organs before cooking it.

Water tanks in NYC as public art.

Amorous prehistoric turtles immortalized.

V.20 No.52 | 12/29/2011
The Masa
Courtesy of Masa

Have Fork, Will Travel

Biting Into the Big Apple

A foodie’s pilgrimage to Prune and Masa

There’s a lot you can cram into two days in New York City. Over one weekend this fall, my friend Mike and I visited the Museum of Modern Art, took pictures at the Empire State Building and listened to Chick Corea at the Blue Note with Gary Burton and the Harlem String Quartet. But we came for the food.

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V.19 No.29 | 7/22/2010

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The Daily Word 7.20.10: Elena Kagan, Bill Richardson, Hillary Clinton

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The Senate Judiciary Committee votes on the nomination of Elena Kagan today.

North Korea requests the presence of our very own Governor Bill Richardson to ease tensions between the countries.

There’s a new vaginal gel on the market that reportedly cuts the chances of contracting HIV in half.

Apparently, Hillary Clinton thinks Pakistan knows the whereabouts of Bin Laden.

New York City is having its hottest July ever.

Meanwhile, 175 people die in South America due to a massive cold spell.

You’ll get arrested in Mexico for carrying 18 monkeys around your waist.

Seven other Latin American countries join Mexico in a lawsuit against Arizona’s SB 1070.

National Guard troops will be deployed to the Mexican border in light of increased drug-related violence.

V.19 No.18 | 5/6/2010
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The Daily Word 5.4.10: Times Square Car Bomb, Tasered Phillies Fan, Starbucks Sued

The suspect who planted a car bomb near Times Square in NYC says he acted alone.

The suspected was nabbed on a Dubai-bound plane.

While you’re in New York, stop at Cafe Grumpy for a $12 cup of coffee not made by Starbucks.

A 17-year-old Philadelphia Phillies fan tasered after running on to the field.

McDonald’s Coffee Mishap 2.0: Starbucks sued over burn-causing hot tea. Gasp!

Riders of the Mumbo Jumbo rollercoaster in Flamingo Land get stuck upside down for 20 minutes.

An Ohio man facing foreclosure locks himself in his home.

Nashville is flooded as rain and thunderstorms move across the southeast.

BP proposes to drop a four story metal container in the Gulf of Mexico to stop the oil leak.

Albuquerque City Council is questioning the cost effectiveness of APD’s take-home squad cars.