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V.22 No.34 |

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The Daily Word in Gay Marriage in Albuquerque, intervention in Syria, crack in a cavity and change in the South Valley.

The Daily Word

Same-sex marriage is a reality in Bernalillo County.

Voice your opinion on a major makeover proposed for Bridge Boulevard today at 3:00 in the basement (Vincent Griego Chambers) of the City/County building (1 Civic Plaza).

Major improvements are also in store for Goff Road in the South Valley, however the Fourth Street Mall's future is uncertain.

Local Project Runway star Patricia Michaels was accused of stealing her own jewelry.

Monday rush hour traffic was all jacked up due to a driver with a bunch of crack shoved up their butt. Or, possibly, their hoo-ha. Police aren't saying which.

Donald Trump lashes out against everyone in the wake of a 40 million dollar lawsuit being launched against him and his university.

Part of Black Keys singer Dan Auerbach's divorce settlement dictates that the Bob Dylan hair goes to his ex-wife.

Russia is not cool with possible US/UK intervention in Syria. Ostensibly a response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, the US completely ignored its ally Saddam Hussein's use of WMDs in the eighties.

Why wouldn't you expect to get sick after eating something called a "cronut"?

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston may be playing the part of Lex Luther in an upcoming film.

Watch Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul on The Price is Right.

Oil of Gladness, Pain-Extractor, Pain-Exterminator, Eclectric Oil and other snake oils (gallery).

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The Slow Poisoner

The archetypal journey of a one-man band

After realizing that working in a band was not conducive to his lifestyle, Andrew Goldfarb crossed the threshold into performing solo, fingering a guitar with his hands and beating drums with his feet. He underwent a metamorphosis, inventing a new personality—a traveling snake oil pusher, or tent-city preacher, or possibly a whacked-out Vodou mambo. One thing’s sure: The essence of all of these characters is present in his music.