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 2020-09-17 23:50 

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Senators push bipartisan plan to 'finish fixing' the FAFSA...

Twenty million families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid every year, but lawmakers say many others give up because the form is too complicated. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 23:42 

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City spends $1.4M on improvements to Isotopes Park...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) While New Mexico United is on the road and Istoples are taking the season off, their stadium is getting much-needed upgrades. The city says the closure created the perfect opportunity to make $1.4 million in long-awaited improveme...

 2020-09-17 23:40 

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APD looking for leads in 1986 cold case...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The Albuquerque Police Department is looking for information in a nearly 35-year-old cold case. They say back in August of 1986 they were called out to I-25 and Jefferson about a hit and run. According to witnesses, 22-year-old Se...

 2020-09-17 23:38 

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Daycare workers convicted of leaving kids in hot car released from prison pending appeal...

A mother and daughter sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for the death of a toddler at their daycare are being released from prison, for now. On Wednesday, May and Sandi Taylor took their case to the supreme court, their lawyer arguing this was jus...

 2020-09-17 23:33 

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New mural to put controversial Zero Tolerance immigration policy in spotlight...

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 2020-09-17 23:33 

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$8M more in CARES Act funds allocated for South Texas region, but entities must apply...

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, the senior Republican lawmaker from Texas, this week announced that nearly $8.2 million in additional federal CARES Act funds were being sent to Hidalgo County and seven cities in South Texas that are suffering physically and econom...

 2020-09-17 23:32 

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Chihuahua to relaunch ravaged tourism industry despite pandemic...

The state of Chihuahua is relaunching its tourism industry with a marketing campaign focusing on health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 23:14 

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Animal Welfare picks up piglets at local cemetery...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Two piglets are waiting to go home after they were found in a local cemetery. A good Samaritan called Wednesday after spotting the pair at Sunset Memorial Park. Animal control picked them up after they ran to a nearby home. The ba...

 2020-09-17 23:03 

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Grant's Thursday Evening Forecast...

Our quiet weather pattern continues with warm weather, sunshine and mostly dry conditions. An isolated rain chances returns to the northern and western mountains this weekend. High pressure over the Four Corners continues its influence across New Mexico, ...

 2020-09-17 22:56 

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Lea Co. sheriffs warn residents of stolen van being used in crimes...

LOVINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) The Lea County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a stolen work van, they say is now being used in other crimes. The Sheriff's Office says Wednesday afternoon a janitorial van was stolen outside Body and Soul Gym in...

 2020-09-17 22:53 

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Curry Co. Sheriff's Office employee tests positive for coronavirus...

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) An employee at the Curry County Sheriff's Office has tested positive for coronavirus. They began feeling symptoms Wednesday and had contact with two other workers. All three are now in self-quarantine. This is the second positive cas...

 2020-09-17 22:49 

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San Juan County receives grant for freight rail service feasibility study...

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) A project aimed to bring freight rail service to the Four Corners is moving forward. San Juan County was awarded a $2 million grant for a feasibility study on a new railway. The money will allow the county to look at designs, railroad al...

 2020-09-17 22:39 

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Babe: Dallas needs to win at home...

When the Dallas Cowboys take the field at home this Sunday their new Head Coach will walk onto a field where he has never lost an NFL game. Mike McCarthy's Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium when McCarthy was the Packers coach. ...

 2020-09-17 22:35 

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Claims of ICE detention center hysterectomies spark investigations...

Investigations are underway into claims that an Immigration and Customs detention facility in Georgia performed unnecessary and involuntary hysterectomies on immigrant women. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 22:31 

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2020 USA National Boxing Championships to be held in Louisiana...

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Team USA Boxing announced Thursday that the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships will now take place at the convention center in Shreveport, Louisiana December 5 to 12. "Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc on the city o...

 2020-09-17 22:30 

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Interactive film wall at Sunport showcases New Mexico's film industry...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) There's something new to do for people going in and out of the Sunport. It showcases New Mexico's ever-growing place in the TV and film industry, and it may also give tourists some tips on places to visit. The Sunport, New...

 2020-09-17 22:24 

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Development plan for El Camino Real Historic Trail...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Bernalillo County plans to revive a historic trail. Along with the city, National Parks and the University of New Mexico, the county has created a plan for the development of El Camino Real De Tierra Trail within Bernalillo County...

 2020-09-17 22:21 

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Ahead of election, US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail...

The judge called the actions "a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service" before the November election. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 22:19 

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Hiker in Sandia Mountains reported missing...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The search continues for a missing hiker. Gibran Hernandez-Avila, 40, has not been seen since he went on a hike in the Sandia Mountains on Sunday. Albuquerque Police say the last contact he had with his family came in a video text...

 2020-09-17 22:15 

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Gov. Lujan Grisham eases some COVID-19 restrictions...

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) New Mexico is still moving in the right direction to stop the spread of COVID-19. That has prompted Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to ease some more restrictions including allowing youth sports to practice. The governor says, overall, N...

 2020-09-17 22:05 

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Albuquerque Solid Waste seeing record recycling costs; considers rate increase...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) The City of Albuquerque has seen record recycling costs over the last few years and because of that you may see an increase in your bill. Solid Waste officials say the coronavirus pandemic is partly to blame for the rise in costs....

 2020-09-17 21:44 

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Congress still can't compromise on a COVID-19 relief bill...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Democrats and Republicans remain stubbornly gridlocked over the details of the next coronavirus relief bill, still disagreeing on how much money it should include and where that cash should go. Democrats have dug in their heel...

 2020-09-17 21:44 

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Wynn Resorts reports more than 500 employees have tested positive for COVID-19...

Wynn Resorts Las Vegas is reporting there have been 548 positive cases of COVID-19 among employees leading up to and after the reopening of the property. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 21:40 

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Orange and Blue Report: What can the Broncos improve for Week 2?...

DENVER (KDVR) It was a tough loss for the Denver Broncos in Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans, but we're on to Week 2, and that means a chance for the orange and blue to get in the win column. KDVR Sports Director Nick Griffith looks at what's h...

 2020-09-17 21:34 

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Group of senators pressure DEA to prioritize opioid epidemic during pandemic...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — "What we've seen during the pandemic is a rise in opioid overdoses," West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito said. Capito is concerned the pandemic is making the opioid epidemic worse. "All the strides that we&...

 2020-09-17 21:28 

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New Mexico's utility regulation committee ousts chairwoman...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's utility regulation committee ousted its Navajo chairwoman for what she claims is retribution for pushing for more broadband access in rural communities. The state's Public Regulation Commission voted 3-2 on...

 2020-09-17 21:21 

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Blue Bell ordered to pay $17.25M after 2015 listeria contamination...

In May 2020, Blue Bell pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts of distributing contaminated ice cream. Three people died and 10 were hospitalized because of the outbreak. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 21:19 

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Winston Groom, 'Forrest Gump' author, Point Clear native dies...

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — Winston Groom, the famed author of "Forrest Gump" and Point Clear native, has died. Fairhope Mayor Karin Wilson posted on Facebook Thursday about his passing. "It is with great sadness that I share the passing of ...

 2020-09-17 21:18 

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Border agent allegedly violated woman's civil rights by forbidding cellphone recording of arrest...

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — A Border Patrol supervisor is accused of violating a person's civil rights by forbidding them to film the agent on their cellphone during their arrest, according to charges filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Co...

 2020-09-17 21:12 

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Texas activists rally to end 'political persecution' of Juarez labor lawyer...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) A group of border activists rallied Thursday in front of the Mexican consulate in El Paso, alleging persecution against a Juarez labor lawyer. The attorney, Susana Prieto Terrazas, spent 24 days in a Tamaulipas jail this yea...

 2020-09-17 21:03 

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New Mexico racinos ask governor to reconsider closure...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's racetrack and casino operators are asking Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to consider allowing them to reopen, saying hundreds of gaming operations across the U.S. already have shown that the industry can operat...

 2020-09-17 20:47 

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Barr under fire over comparison of virus lockdown to slavery...

In remarks Wednesday night at an event hosted by Hillsdale College, Barr had called the lockdown orders the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 20:20 

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Travel restrictions between Canada, US hurting local economies, lawmakers say...

Lawmakers in Upstate New York say their economy has been hit hard by the closure of the Canadian border. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 20:08 

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Erica's Thursday Afternoon Forecast...

A few isolated showers are still moving southwest across Lea and Eddy counties in southeast NM. These are very spotty but will come to an end throughout the afternoon. A few mountain showers possible in the San Juans and Tusas Mountains are possible this ...

 2020-09-17 20:06 

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Suspect in killing of Kenosha protesters listed in 'hero' assignment...

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option. Kyle...

 2020-09-17 20:04 

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Mexico: Border travel restrictions again extended, now in place through October...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) -- Travel restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 between the U.S. and Mexico have been extended through October, Mexico...

 2020-09-17 20:03 

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St. Patrick's Cathedral vandalism suspect says statue was wrong color...

The man accused of destroying a historic statue at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Wednesday told police the statue was "the wrong color." | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 20:01 

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Trump announces '1776 Commission' to promote 'patriotic education'...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) President Trump announced Thursday that he will sign an executive order to promote "patriotic education" in the United States. "I will soon sign an executive order establishing a national commission to promote patriotic ed...

 2020-09-17 19:59 

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Walmart raising hourly wages for some employees...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Walmart is restructuring the leadership roles at its Supercenters and raising pay for some of its salaried and hourly employees, according to a company press release on Thursday. The retail giant announced the followi...

 2020-09-17 19:57 

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Embudo Valley Library selected for 2020 Civil Society Award...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) In Dixon, New Mexico, the Embudo Valley Library is more than just a place to rent books. The library has had an incredibly positive impact on the social, cultural, educational, and economic life of their community and people are t...

 2020-09-17 19:57 

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Remaining New Mexico United games will be played on the road...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) New Mexico United will be road warriors for the rest of the regular season. The team announced Thursday the remaining four matches on its schedule will take place away from Albuquerque. The team has not been able to host opponents...

 2020-09-17 19:39 

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Cher tapes emotional PSA for South Texas county ravaged by COVID-19 after her concert...

Singing diva Cher, who was the last major entertainer to perform in the Rio Grande Valley before the COVID-19 pandemic, has made a public service announcement expressing her concern for the South Texas region and especially hard-hit Hidalgo County. Hidalg...

 2020-09-17 19:38 

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Tijuana landmarks defaced to shed light on burgeoning feminist movement...

Women who say they are fighting for equality and respect admitted to defacing and vandalizing the city...

 2020-09-17 19:38 

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Ellen to discuss controversy when her show premieres on Monday...

"I can't wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we're gonna talk about it." | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 18:26 

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Meow Wolf's 'Area15' exhibit opens in Las Vegas...

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) Meow Wolf is finally opening its new Area15 exhibit in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday. This is the first phase of the opening with more experiences to come, early next year. The exhibit on the Las Vegas Strip is designed to look like ...

 2020-09-17 18:15 

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'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case...

"Cheer" star Jerry Harris has been arrested and charged in federal court with the production of child pornography, the Chicago Tribune reported. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2020-09-17 18:13 

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US agency denies petition to strip protections from songbird...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has denied a petition that sought to end federal protections for the western yellow-billed cuckoo, saying the rare songbird continues to face threats. The agency published its finding Wednesday, s...

 2020-09-17 18:00 

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Nuclear Museum now offering in-person Extended Care Program...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Is assisting your child with remote learning stressing you out? You are not alone as many parents are in uncharted territory due to COVID-19. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is offering a helping hand to parents w...

 2020-09-17 17:09 

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Albuquerque officials to provide update on COVID-19 impact on Solid Waste Dept....

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) Mayor Tim Keller and City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Director Matthew Whelan will provide updates on the current status of the Solid Waste Department during the coronavirus pandemic at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 17. KRQE Ne...

 2020-09-17 16:41 

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Hurricane Teddy becomes major storm, expected to grow to Category 4...

Some strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and Teddy could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday evening. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

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