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Albuquerque Police Close To 1,000 Officers, CIA Intelligence Officer To Work At UNM

Albuquerque Police Department Roster Nears 1,000 Officers – Albuquerque Journal, Associated Press Albuquerque police are expected to number nearly 1,000 in the next few months after the department added 116 officers over the past year.

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As Deadline Looms, More Than 200 To File Clergy Sex Abuse Claims

More than 200 people are bringing claims of sexual abuse against the Archdiocese of Santa Fe as the church goes through a bankruptcy. Anyone who still wants to file a claim has until next Monday to do it.

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TCH Live From National Hispanic Cultural Center

The Children's Hour, 6/22 Sat 9a: We're broadcasting live from the National Hispanic Cultural Center for Circo Family Day this Saturday June 22, and everyone is invited to join us! Learn about Circo Latino , enjoy a performance by the Niños in the National Institute of Flamenco , and try to keep up with master of puns, Chip Saltman. Featuring musical guest Frank Leto . Families of all ages are welcome to join us at the free festival at the NHCC, 1701 Fourth St. NW in Albuquerque. Doors open at 8:30a, show starts at 9am. Kids Public Radio!

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Albuquerque Police Department Roster Nears 1,000 OfficersAlbuquerque Journal, Associated Press

Albuquerque police are expected to number nearly 1,000 in the next few months after the department added 116 officers over the past year.

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Report Ranks New Mexico Last In Child Well-BeingKOB-TV, Associated Press

A new report ranked New Mexico at the bottom among the 50 states for child well-being.

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New Mexico County Near Border Invites Trump to VisitAlamogordo Daily News, http://www.alamogordonews.com

Officials in a southern New Mexico county near to the U.S.-Mexico border want President Donald Trump to visit.

The Alamogordo Daily News reports Otero County Commissioners issued an invitation in a letter this week amid calls to reopen closed checkpoints. 

The commissioners say the closed checkpoints have allowed an increase in narcotics and crime in the county.

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NBCUniversal To Build State-Of-The-Art Studio In New MexicoAssociated Press

NBCUniversal has announced plans for a state-of-the-art television and film studio in a warehouse district just north of downtown Albuquerque.

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Analysts Say Schools Falling Behind On Pension ObligationsAssociated Press

A major credit ratings agency says that pension obligations are outpacing contributions at an unusually fast rate for school districts and local governments across New Mexico when compared with nationwide averages.

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Groups Sue To Force Federal Protections For Prairie ChickensAssociated Press

Three conservation groups are suing the federal government to force it to protect the lesser prairie chicken and its habitats.

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Let's Talk New Mexico 6/13 8a: New Mexico has rich African American history and culture beginning with the arrival of Spanish explorers, continuing with the Homestead Act, through the Civil Rights era, and into the present day. In celebration of Juneteenth, we'll hear from folks who are working to preserve and share this legacy here.

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New Mexico Proposes New Cap On Cannabis Production - By Morgan Lee Associated Press

New Mexico is proposing new cannabis production rules designed to shore up supplies to its medical marijuana program without flooding the rapidly expanding market.

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More than 200 people are bringing claims of sexual abuse against the Archdiocese of Santa Fe as the church goes through a bankruptcy. Anyone who still wants to file a claim has until next Monday to do it.

Laura Paskus

New Mexico Plans Meetings For New Methane RulesAssociated Press

New Mexico environmental regulators say they will be reaching out to communities, environmental groups and industry to develop the state's first methane reduction regulations.

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Let's Talk Juneteenth And Black History In New Mexico

Let's Talk New Mexico 6/13 8a: New Mexico has rich African American history and culture beginning with the arrival of Spanish explorers, continuing with the Homestead Act, through the Civil Rights era, and into the present day. In celebration of Juneteenth , we'll hear from folks who are working to preserve and share this legacy here.

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Artists Find Synergy Between Solo Shows

Women's Focus, 6/15 Sat 9a: The earth and our relationship to it run through two new solo shows by New Mexico artists that will open at 516 ARTS in Albuqurque on June 22. Paula Wilson will present "Entangled," which explores unseen forces of nature at work and embraces an anthropomorphic world vie where nature and life are embodied and reflected. As part of the show, Wilson is creating a large-scale printmaking project with people in the community. Mira Burack's show "Sleeping Between the Sun...

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KUNM Newsroom Wins 6 State Journalism Awards

It's awards season for journalists and we're proud to annouce that the New Mexico Broadcasters Association has recogized KUNM news coverage for Excellence in Broadcasting with top awards for Breaking News, Feature News, Continuing Coverage, Legislative Coverage, Best Student Newscaster and Student Reporter.

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Most NM Kids Are Getting Measles Shots

Outbreaks of measles are popping up around the country, and more parents in New Mexico are requesting vaccine exemptions for their kids. But most kids here are getting vaccinated for measles.

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