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    Candidates for N.M. Governor debate important issues

    By Cade Guerrero / NM News Port The gubernatorial race in New Mexico heated up Wednesday night, Sept. 20, as Democrat Michelle Lujan-Grisham debated with Republican Steve Pearce on KRQE TV.   The candidates, who are both leaving their congressional seats for the opportunity to lead New Mexico, took on a wide assortment of questions […]

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    NM District One congressional candidates debate job creation

    By Alyssa Bitsie / NM News Port Voters got a deeper look at the candidates for the U.S. House in New Mexico’s first district Thursday night. The candidate forum was hosted by KNME-TV in Albuquerque. The seat in congress is open after current occupant Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) decided to run for New Mexico’s open […]

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    Adult Child of Prison Parents Still Struggles

    By Taylor Rains, Brooklyn Green and Alea White / NM News Port / One in 10 children in the state of New Mexico have at least one parent that was or is incarcerated. Jacob Chavez is a New Mexican who has had both parents behind bars.   On Sept. 5, 2018, Chavez met for an […]

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    Albuquerque’s Newest Gym Touts New Way of Working Out

    By Courtney Salinger and Jennifer West / NM News Port Marissa Lopez and her mother Kristy Garduno, are two of the owners of Albuquerque’s newest gym, Body Mass Foundation, hope to change the way people make healthy gains — with “no rules.” Body Mass Foundation, BMF, opened Aug. 26 and is located on the first […]

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    Many grandparents raising kids locked out of state aid

    With few options, they describe skipping meds, selling possessions   By Ed Williams / Searchlight NM ALBUQUERQUE — Joan Marentes knew her career in the Albuquerque Police Department was over the moment a state worker said she was ineligible for public assistance.   Assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit, Marentes was a decorated detective, […]

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    Herrell and Torres-Small compete for open seat in U.S. House

    By Joshua Grajeda / NM News Port An Albuquerque Journal poll of the 2nd Congressional District shows that State Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) leads water attorney Xochitl Torres Small by 48 percent to 41 percent.  The remaining 11 percent were undecided or preferred not to comment. Only likely voters were surveyed for the poll which was […]

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