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Another Record Travel Report for the Holiday

Another Record Travel Report for the Holiday

IF YOU’RE TRAVELING 50 MILES OR MORE FROM YOUR HOME THIS JULY 4TH, EXPECT A LOT OF COMPANY. TRIPLE-A NEW MEXICO PREDICTS NEARLY 3-AND-A-HALF MILLION MOUNTAIN REGION RESIDENTS WILL SET A NEW TRAVEL RECORD NEXT WEEK. THAT’S UP 5-POINT-6 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR. IT’S ALSO THE HIGHEST NUMBER SINCE TRIPLE-A STARTED TRACKING THIS 18…MORE

NM Mayors Visit Tornillo, Texas

NM Mayors Visit Tornillo, Texas

NEW MEXICO’S DEMOCRATIC SENATORS TOM UDALL AND MARTIN HEINRICH WILL BE IN TORNILLO, TEXAS, ON FRIDAY. ALBUQUERQUE MAYOR TIM KELLER AND SANTA FE MAYOR ALAN WEBBER MADE A VISIT THERE ON THURSDAY WITH A BIPARTISAN GROUP OF MAYORS FROM AROUND THE U-S. KELLER, WEBBER AND THE OTHER MAYORS CALLED FOR THE FEDS TO REUNITE CHILDREN…MORE

Online Sales Tax Expected to Boost NM

Online Sales Tax Expected to Boost NM

GOOD NEWS FOR THE LOCAL ECONOMY. THAT’S HOW THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF “KEEP IT QUERQUE,” AN INDEPENDENT BUSINESS ALLIANCE, IS DESCRIBING A SUPREME COURT RULING. THAT DECISION SAYS STATES CAN FORCE ON LINE SHOPPERS TO PAY SALES TAX. ROBIN DOZIER OTTEN SAYS IT LEVELS THE PLAYING FIELD AND MAKES IT MORE FAIR FOR LOCALLY-OWNED BUSINESSES…MORE

Albuquerque Marks 44th Homicide

Albuquerque Marks 44th Homicide

ANOTHER MURDER FOR ALBUQUERQUE POLICE TO INVESTIGATE. APD OFFICERS WERE SENT TO NEAR MADEIRA DRIVE AND ROSS AVENUE NEAR SAN MATEO AND GIBSON ON THURSDAY, WHERE THEY FOUND A MAN DEAD IN THE SOMERSET PARK APARTMENTS. THIS MAKES THE 44TH MURDER IN THE DUKE CITY SO FAR THIS YEAR. POLICE HAVEN’T RELEASED THE NAME OF…MORE

Eye Scans for MDC Inmates

Eye Scans for MDC Inmates

EVERY INMATE WILL HAVE TO TAKE AN EYE SCAN STARTING IN JULY WHEN THEY’RE BOOKED INTO AND RELEASED FROM ALBUQUERQUE’S METRO DETENTION CENTER. A JAIL SPOKESPERSON SAYS THEY DECIDED TO USE THIS NEW TECHNOLOGY AFTER AN INMATE, DUWIN PEREZ-CORDOVA, WAS MISTAKENLY RELEASED FROM THE MDC USING HIS CELLMATE’S WRIST BAND AND PERSONAL INFORMATION. HUMAN ERROR…MORE

Councilor Proposes a Wider Paseo de Norte

Councilor Proposes a Wider Paseo de Norte

IF YOU LIFE ON ALBUQUERQUE’S WEST SIDE, YOUR COMMUTE COULD GET EASIER IN THE FUTURE. ALBUQUERQUE CITY COUNCILOR CYNTHIA BORREGO IS PROPOSING THAT A STRETCH OF PASEO DEL NORTE BE WIDENED. THERE’S JUST ONE LANE EACH WAY ON PASEO, AND BORREGO WANTS TO WIDEN THE AREA BETWEEN KIMMICK TO UNIVERSE. SHE SAYS ADDING A SECOND…MORE

Third Arrest Made In Dixon Triple Murder

Third Arrest Made In Dixon Triple Murder

ANOTHER PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARIZING A HOME IN DIXON, NEW MEXICO WHERE A TRIPLE MURDER OCCURRED IN LATE MAY. STATE POLICE SAY REDE STANTON OF EL PRADO WAS CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO BREAKING INTO THE HOME, AND TAKING MONEY AND DRUGS FROM THE BEDROOM WHERE THE THREE BODIES LAY. EZEKIEL MARTINEZ AND HIS…MORE

NM on the Losing End

NM on the Losing End

A NEW STUDY SHOWS NO WESTERN STATE HAS GROWN MORE SLOWLY IN POPULATION IN THE PAST DECADE THAN NEW MEXICO. POLLSTER BRIAN SANDEROFF SAYS IT’S THE FIRST TIME IN THE STATE’S HISTORY THAT POPULATION GROWTH HAS BEEN SO STAGNANT OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD. HE SAYS MORE PEOPLE ARE MOVING OUT THAN MOVING INTO NEW…MORE

Be Careful How You Water

Be Careful How You Water

DON’T LET THE RECENT RAINS LULL YOU INTO A FALSE SENSE OF WATER SECURITY. THAT’S THE MESSAGE FROM DAVID MORRIS WITH THE ALBUQUERQUE-BERNALILLO COUNTY WATER UTILITY AUTHORITY. HE SAYS THE RAIN WAS MOST WELCOME BUT IT REALLY DIDN’T CHANGE THE SITUATION. HE SAYS WE’RE STILL ILN A DROUGHT SO RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO BE PARTICULARY…MORE

Two NM Mayors Visiting Texas in Protest

Two NM Mayors Visiting Texas in Protest

TWO OF NEW MEXICO’S MAYORS ARE HEADED TO TEXAS. ALBUQUERQUE MAYOR TIM KELLER AND SANTA FE MAYOR ALAN WEBBER ARE NOW GETTING INVOLVED IN THE MEXICAN BORDER CONTROVERSY LINKED TO THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SEPARATING CHILDREN FROM THEIR PARENTS WHEN THE PARENTS ENTER THE U-S ILLEGALLY. BOTH WILL BE IN TORNILLO, TEXAS THURSDAY. KELLER AND WEBBER…MORE

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