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V.24 No.20 | 5/14/2015

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The Daily Word in typhoid, grenades, breast milk and Glenn Danzig

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Self-driving cars are having accidents.

Drug-resistant typhoid may be the next pandemic.

Chris Christie allegedly spent over $80,000 of taxpayers' money on snacks and booze at football games over a 3-year period.

The artist curently known as Prince performed a surprise concert in Baltimore to promote peace after two weeks of protests.

The World Health Organization is very concerned about how diseases are named.

A W.W.II grenade was donated to a Goodwill in the state of Washington, causing an evacuation and shutting down the store for several hours.

A woman in New Zealand drank her own breast milk for sustenance while lost in a forest for 24 hours.

Salvador Dali was born on this day in 1904. Here are a few things you didn't know about the eccentric artist.

Glenn Danzig: some things never change.

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The Daily Word in bin Laden's shooter, Detroit's bankruptcy and brains

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A judge has delayed the sentencing for friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, due to a question still pending before the US Supreme Court over what is considered “tangible” evidence.

Due to recent marijuana legalization victories in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC, pot proponents are looking toward California to make it legal for recreational use.

After the name of Osama bin Laden's shooter was revealed, other members of SEAL Team Six are speaking out in disagreement over who actually fired the fatal shot.

A judge is expected to rule today on a restructuring plan that could get Detroit out of bankruptcy.

New Zealand has withdrawn its charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd for allegedly trying to “procure a murder.”

A priest in Gallup, N.M., up and left the church, leaving parishioners wondering why he left and if he took any of the church's money with him.

Dr. Kent Kiehl of the Mind Research Network in Albuquerque says that the brains of child killers are “strikingly different” from those of other children.

The city council voted 8-0 last night to approve the Department of Justice's agreement, which gives APD four years to make necessary reforms aimed at their use of excessive force and how they deal with mentally ill people.

Elaine, a 38-year-old chimpanzee, gave birth to twins at the BioPark Zoo this past week!

This little guy was really upset that he couldn't vote.

V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
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From New Zealand to New York, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.21 No.29 | 7/19/2012

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The Daily Word in prosthetic limbs, London cabbies and Tim Tebow

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Hillary Clinton warns about a potential terrorist haven in Sinai.

Mark Hamill says Mitt Romney is “not actually human.” You’d have to think Luke Skywalker has an eye for that sort of thing.

Meanwhile, the Obama campaign likens Mitt Romney to Batman supervillain Bane. Bain. Bane. Get it?

The FDA approves the first drug to reduce the risk of HIV infection.

Michael Johnson thinks runners with prosthetic limbs have an unfair advantage.

Hundreds of London cabbies protest the 30 miles of “Olympic Games Lanes.”

Yet another sign 2012 may very well be end times; church groups plan pilgrimages to the Jets’ training camp to see Tim Tebow.

Prostitutes are wreaking havoc on dozens of street signs in New Zealand.

The Albuquerque Police Department reveals mobile surveillance trailers to assist SWAT situations.

I had no idea I needed this Legend of Zelda key holder so badly.

It might pay to complain to DirecTV about their dropping of Viacom’s channels.

Marissa Mayer has been named Yahoo’s new CEO. She became Google’s first female engineer back in 1999.

Happy Birthday, David Hasselhoff!

V.21 No.19 | 5/10/2012

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The Daily Word in job drought, Kiwi tree-drinking, bin Laden’s memoirs

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Japan to go nuclear energy free.

Better buckle up if you’re out cruising today.

Dog kills its Santa Fe owner.

April’s unemployment rate lowest in three years.

Pakistani suicide bomber kills at least 19.

Best closer of all-time may have just suffered a career-ending injury.

A game in which you drink in a tree until you get drunk and fall off the tree is apparently all the rage in New Zealand.

Obama’s attention-seeking college girlfriend dishes on their love life, and on the Prez’ literary smugness.

South African cat survives almost two hours in the washing machine.

Remeber that bear from last week that got shot with a tranquilizer and fell out of a tree? It’s dead.

Inside the mind of bin Laden.

Buy Neil Armstrong’s ’67 Corvette.

The alco-bra. ... Kids these days.

V.20 No.21 | 5/26/2011

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The Daily Word With No Red Light Cameras, Panhandling Dogs, Crazy Violent Peter Fonda

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Peter Fonda is teaching his grandchildren how to use rifles in a conflict with President Obama.

... But how can you despise a man who calmly downs a Guiness pint during his visit to Ireland?

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis says crime will increase if there’s no NFL season next year.

Look at these 25 really awesome photos from China.

The ASPCA is investigating this panhandling dog that has become a fixture at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field.

Employees are forced to wear collars at this flea-infested casino in New Zealand.

The Supreme Court orders California to release nearly 46,000 prisoners to ease overcrowding.

New Rapture date! October 21st, 2011.

This first-person video of the Joplin, Mo. tornado is chilling.

That tornado is now recognized as the deadliest in the country since 1953 with the death toll at 117.

Russell Brand was kicked out of Japan.

All red light cameras have been turned off in Albuquerque after the city’s contract with Redflex ended.

There’s plenty more of this effing wind all week.

&#^&#%#^#*(! 47 percent of Facebook walls are covered in profanity.

V.19 No.46 |

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The Daily Word 11.19.10: Heath Ledger death pad, extra-galactic planet, accidental hero dog euthanasia

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Landlord: Kids should play along ditch bank instead of on street in trailer park.

State police confiscate 'last pedophile' sculpture from art fest.

First extra-galactic planet discovered. .

Fox News chief apologizes for calling NPR executives 'Nazis.'

Heath Ledger death condo for sale.

Afghan hero dog accidentally put to sleep.

Soldiers caught breaking into medical marijuana dispensary said they were there to destroy the doobage, not smoke it.

Tea Baggers rally to get Bristol Palin elected DWTS winner.

27 miners trapped in New Zealand.

Joan Baez falls out of tree house.

Chinese woman sent to labor camp for retweeting.

Fake doctor jailed for giving breast exams in bars.

Dude shoots television, apparently sick of Bristol Palin on DWTS.