Buzz Adams is a proud Okie -- hailing from the 41st largest city in the Sooner state. After stints in the manufacturing and agriculture sectors, a young Buzz realized early on that he wasn’t “cut out” for “real work”. Realizing his predicament, he decided to do something about it. Buzz listed the “top 100 cushiest jobs someone will pay you actual money to do”. He narrowed down his list to “toll booth operator”, “house-sitter” and “radio deejay”. Buzz heard back from KLAQ-FM first (they narrowly beat the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority) and Buzz began his meteoric rise to local radio stardom.
Smuggling Through Sewers: Juarez’s Migrant Crisis
El Diario reports a large number of migrants have illegally crossed into the US through the sewers in Juarez. The Mexican AG and US Homeland Security are jointly investigating criminal enterprises in El Paso.
Remembering the Time the Balloon Fiesta Turned into a Horror Movie
At the 2004 Balloon Fiesta a “bumpy ride” turned into more of a “basis for a yet-to-be-made horror movie”.
New Mexico to Experiment with “Guranteed Basic Income” for Immigrants
A group of over 300 undocumented and mixed-status families in thirteen different New Mexico counties will receive $500 a month starting in March.
Albuquerque Makes Numerous Gun Arrests, None Related to Governor’s Ban
Many people wondered what New Mexico governor Michele Lujan Grisham’s temporary gun would accomplish if anything.
Texas Denied Drivers 9,000 Vanity License Plates
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has reported that they denied nearly 9,000 requests for personalized license plates in 2021 alone.
3 Fascinating Ghost Towns You Can’t Miss When Traveling Near El Paso, Texas
Find three ghost towns worth going out of your way when traveling near El Paso, Texas.
Teen Complains iPhone Dock Doesn’t Work; Not iPhone Dock at All
In New York, a teenager bought a used car. Days later, he took the car back to the dealership to complain that the iPhone dock wasn't working. Not only was it not charging his phone, it was scratching up the screen of his phone whenever he tried to put it in. Turns out, the youth's car didn't have a malfunctioning iPhone dock. It didn't have an IPhone dock at all.