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Citizen Survey Results In.

Citizen Survey Results In.

What do Albuquerque residents think about their city? The latest annual citizen satisfaction survey shows that just under half of those questioned say they’re hopeful about the direction the city is taking. That’s much lower than a year ago when the figure was 68-percent. Meanwhile, 47 percent say they’re concerned about Albuquerque’s future, compared to…MORE

Reward in Amber Case from Roswell

Reward in Amber Case from Roswell

More than two weeks after an amber alert was issued for a missing Roswell boy, there is still no sign of the three year old Osciel Ernesto Rico. the FBI is now offering a reward of up to 10-thousand dollars for information leading to the arrest of the boy’s father, Jorge Rico Ruvira. It is…MORE

Watching for a Deadly Virus

Watching for a Deadly Virus

The New Mexico Department of Health says it is alerting healthcare providers across the state to be on the lookout for the corona virus. Of particular concern are travelers returning home from abroad. The Health Department says no cases have been found in New Mexico. Only once case, so far, has been detected in Washington…MORE

Possibly New Fees at National Forests

Possibly New Fees at National Forests

It may get more expensive to enjoy the forest in New Mexico. The U-S Forest Service is considering increasing some fees and adding new ones, affecting campground and day-use sites on the State’s National Forests. Public meetings will be planned throughout the year to gather input on the idea. Officials say they need to cut…MORE

Legislative Session Underway

Legislative Session Underway

THE 2020 NEW MEXICO LEGISLATIVE SESSION HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN IN SANTA FE. IT’LL BE A 30 DAY SESSION…MOSTLY DEVOTED TO COMING UP WITH A BUDGET FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR. GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM HAS PUT FORTH AN AMBITIOUS AGENDA…INCLUDING PROVIDING TUITION-FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION…LEGALIZING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA…AND SPENDING MORE MONEY ON EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION. THE GOVERNOR…MORE

State Police Shooting in Albuquerque

State Police Shooting in Albuquerque

A MAN IS IN THE HOSPITAL BEING TREATED FOR INJURIES AFTER HE WAS SHOT BY A STATE POLICE OFFICER IN ALBUQUERQUE TUESDAY. THE OFFICER WAS CONDUCTING A WELFARE CHECK ON A JEEP CHEROKEE PARKED ON THE SHOULDER OF I-25 NEAR SAN ANTONIO, WHEN HE WAS CONFRONTED BY A MAN WITH A GUN IN HIS HAND.…MORE

PRC/PNM Hearing Underway

PRC/PNM Hearing Underway

THE NEW MEXICO PUBLIC REGULATION COMMISSION HAS BEGUN A HEARING ON PNM’S PLAN TO REPLACE THE POWER THAT WILL BE LOST WHEN THE COAL-FIRED SAN JUAN GENERATING STATION CLOSES IN 2022. THE HEARING IS EXPECTED TO LAST INTO NEXT WEEK…BUT IT MAY BE MONTHS BEFORE A DECISION IS REACHED. PNM SAYS THE LEAST COSTLY OPTION…MORE

Two Die in Car Crash

Two Die in Car Crash

A CRASH BETWEEN AN S-U-V AND A SEMI MONDAY IN SOCORRO COUNTY TOOK THE LIVES OF TWO ELDERLY PEOPLE FROM COLORADO SPRINGS. STATE POLICE SAY 94 YEAR OLD HARLAN SWANSON AND 92 YEAR OLD ELINOR SWANSON WERE KILLED IN THE COLLISION THAT HAPPENED AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 304 AND U-S 60. THE DRIVER…MORE

A Poor Showing for New Mexico Schools

A Poor Showing for New Mexico Schools

DEAD LAST. THERE’S WHERE NEW MEXICO RANKS IN A NEW REPORT ON THE BEST PERFORMING SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY. THE STUDY WAS DONE BY THE FINANCIAL NEWS AND OPINION COMPANY 24-7 WALL STREET. FOR ONE THING, IT SHOWS THAT NEW MEXICO HAS THE LOWEST HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE IN THE COUNTRY AT 71.1 PERCENT. OTHER…MORE

Session Gets Underway Tuesday

Session Gets Underway Tuesday

A PROPOSAL TO LEGALIZE RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA WILL BE ONE OF THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES NEW MEXICO LAWMAKERS FACE AS THE 2020 SESSION GETS UNDERWAY TUESDAY. POLITICAL ANALYST JOE MONAHAN TELLS NEWSRADIO KKOB HE’S NOT SURE THERE WILL BE ENOUGH VOTES TO PASS IT. MONAHAN SAYS PASSING A BUDGET WILL BE THE LEGISLATURE’S TOP PRIORITY. GOVERNOR…MORE

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