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Department of Health provides COVID-19 testing Sunday in Hobbs

(PRESS RELEASE) Hobbs, NM (KKOB)  – The New Mexico Department of Health will provide drive up screening for the COVID-19 virus on Sunday, October 11th at the Hobbs Public Health Office, 1923 N. Dal Paso, from 7:00 to 10:00 am or while supplies last. Those wishing to be tested are asked to pre-register online at https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org/. The Department…MORE

2020 Perfect Prediction – Official Rules

2020 Perfect Prediction – Official Rules

96.3 NEWS RADIO KKOB’s “Perfect Prediction Contest” ContestOfficial Rules A complete copy of these rules can be obtained by contacting radio station KKOB ( “Station”), owned and operated by Cumulus Radio LLC, 500 4th Street NW Albuquerque NM 87102, during normal business hours Monday through Friday or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the…MORE

Santa Teresa growth

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Covid pandemic had cast a dark economic shadow over most of the New Mexico economy, one exception is the town of Santa Teresa, where the Santa Teresa Port of Entry has set a new record for inbound commerical truck crossings from Mexico into the U.S., and officials expect the upward…MORE

“Hamilton” at Popejoy

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Just remember that “patience is a virtue” when you find out that you will have to wait a little while longer to see the highly anticipated Broadway smash “Hamilton” here in Albuquerque. Originally scheduled to open on January 17th of 2021 at Popejoy, now, due to continued health concerns caused by…MORE

Bernalillo County reworks its budget

The Bernalillo County Commission is making changes to the budget in light of what is now a projected $24 million shortfall, brought on by a covid-related drop in revenue. But even with adjustment, the Albuquerque Journal reports that the county doesn’t plan to lay off or furlough any employees. And deputy county manager for finance,…MORE

Arizona man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter charge

 Albuquerque, NM (AP) –An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with a car crash in New Mexico and is facing up to eight years in federal prison, authorities said. Prosecutors said 28-year-old Maroquez Clah of Red Valley entered his plea Monday in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. He remains on release…MORE

Commissioners approve disaster relief aid of $1.4 million for indigents

Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) –Bernalillo County Commissioners have approved a resolution creating a program that allows the distribution of one-time financial assistance to help county residents who have been impacted by COVID-19 and are ineligible to receive money under the CARES Act. To qualify under the Bernalillo County Disaster Assistance Program, an applicant must be…MORE

2020 Perfect Prediction

2020 Perfect Prediction

Step 1: Click HERE to fill out your electoral prediction and then click Share Map button: Then click the bottom right button to generate your unique code. Copy your unique URL for step 2. Be sure to fill out every state, there should be no brown states or districts. Remember that Nebraska and Maine split…MORE

Family of NM Army soldier alleges foul play involved in death

Gallup, NM (AP) — An Army tank crewman from New Mexico who died at Fort Hood, Texas, messaged his fiance that he was concerned about three men who didn’t like him and that “something was wrong” shortly before his death, his family said. The Army said Pvt. Corlton L. Chee, 25, collapsed during fitness training…MORE

CBP to begin inspections for Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus

Washington, DC (KKOB) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will increase inspections on imported tomato and pepper fruit, seed lots and transplants entering at all U.S. ports of entry beginning Friday, Nov. 22, to prevent the introduction of Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus and protect the multi-billion dollar U.S. tomato and pepper production industry. The increased…MORE

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