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The Daily Word in the debt ceiling, pesky interest rates and political superheroes

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With three days before the debt-ceiling deadline, the White House and the House Republicans are still having discussions and working toward avoiding a default.

A San Francisco man is recovering after having spent 19 days lost in the woods in Mendocino County, surviving on squirrels, lizards and berries.

Your medical insurance won't cover this procedure? Sure, we can help you, but watch out for those interest rates!

Three Americans won the Nobel prize in economics for their work in assets.

A man wanted in connection with a Georgia murder was found in Albuquerque during a drug raid.

After nine missing children were reunited with their parents on Sunday evening, inquiries of abuse and an investigation of the Tierra Blanca Ranch still looms.

The 42nd Annual Balloon Fiesta wrapped up last night, and what a good finale it was!

What do your favorite superheroes think about political issues?

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The Daily Word in the Albuquerque mayoral election, copper mining, a negative assesment of NSA data-collecting and the Devil and Antonin Scalia

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It's time for Albuquerque voters to elect a mayor, select city councilors and approve (or not approve) city bonds. Here be a map to voting locations, yar.

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is overwhelmed by claims from workers furloughed during the government shutdown.

A bunch of truckers are planning to congest DC beltway traffic on Friday in protest of the government shutdown.

The one nay-saying member of a panel charged with passing weaker regulations for copper mining has stepped down, which is a victory for Susana Martinez.

A redesigned U.S. $100.00 bill goes into circulation today.

A new report concludes that NSA data collection is a really, really bad idea for many, many reasons.

It is 300 years after the Age of Reason and an American Supreme Court Justice believes the Devil exists.

Ohio is considering banning "gay conversion therapy."

The Tesla electric car is big in Norway.

The 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded today.

There's an app for controlling cockroaches in this day of nightmare-producing technological advancements.

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The Daily Word in Steve Jobs, Occupy Adbusters and a quadruple rainbow

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Apple's Steve Jobs dies at age 56.

A commencement speech Jobs gave.

The good folks at Westboro plan to protest his funeral.

Occupy Albuquerque protesters still at UNM.

Man says he tried to withdraw his money from Bank of America in St. Louis and was prevented by police.

Snarky writer charges that Occupy Wall Street was started by Adbusters (which, he says, owns the URL).

Guy charged in Sunflower Market's yogurtgate is going to court.

Dr. Barry Ramo on foods that make your skin healthy.

Men as pinups.

Why do we love stories about people with too many cats?

Santa Fe orders cleanup of "Hobo Hill."

This Swede won the Nobel Prize for literature.

Quadruple rainbow all the way.

Palin says she's not running for president.

Judy Jetson is boy crazy.

Speech pathologist eats school lunches for a year.

Cafeterias in France ban ketchup.

Hear all of Björk's new album Biophilia.

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The Daily Word 10.4.10: Tiger Woods, chicken nuggets and cows in Rio Rancho

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Three die in a fiery Pakistan tanker attack.

A mad scientist won the Nobel Prize for grusome experiments involving test-tube babies.

Michael Vick was injured in a dogpile.

Tiger Woods is playing real golf again.

Watch this bluegrass band play “Walk Like an Egyptian.”

Walk like a two-legged pig.

Now listen to this John Lennon/David Lee Roth collaboration.

More severed feet wash up, but in Europe.

Toshiba introduces glasses-free 3D TV.

What are chicken nuggets made of?

Yoda with blueberries on his ears.

A fish with human teeth bit a fisherman. With picture.

Buy a jetpack.

The Italian Coast Guard is calling off its search for Abruzzo and Davis.

That was an awe-inspiring hail storm in the East Mountains Saturday.

Craigslist scams abound right here in Albuquerque.

Cows are wandering into Rio Rancho.

Bernalillo County deputies endorse the sheriff’s opponent.

It’s Charlton Heston’s birthday. Goddamn you all to hell.

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The Daily Word 10.08.09: Barefoot Burglars, Asperger's, Matt Damon

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Eighteen-year-old plane-stealing, barefoot burglar lives in trees.

Berry gears up for icky Albuquerque economy.

So-so Senate health care plan could cut deficit.

Mislabeled DNA sample keeps a serial killer free for a decade, during which he killed others.

Another New Mexican dies of H1N1.

Romanian-born German novelist Herta Müller wins Nobel Prize for Literature.

Genealogists establish Michelle Obama's roots back to a South Carolina slave and an unknown white man.

French culture minister surprised by calls for his resignation after his confession that he bought Thai boys for sex.

Men's channel website lists 10 actresses "past their prime," as in hotness. Like that hag, 34-year-old Drew Barrymore.

New NBC show "Community" character has Asperger's; the depiction is very accurate and still very funny.

It's Matt Damon's birthday. And my sister's! Happy birthday, Korkers!