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    After closing, patrons reflect on Winning Coffee

    By Matthew Narvaiz and Shelby Coen / NM News Port / Winning Coffee, a staple of the Bricklight District on Central Avenue of more than 20 years, closed down on April 20 — and its effects on the community have been felt by many. One unnamed customer at Winning wrote a letter saying how they’d […]

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    Social media creates digital drug market

    By Celia Raney / NM News Port / In the same way social media allows some people to see photos from their aunt’s cruise or friend’s baby shower, it allows others to advertise, buy and sell drugs undetected. Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp, even Tinder; these apps are downloaded onto smartphones everyday, and most people use […]

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    “Don’t Shoot” — Art provokes student reactions

    By Ally Rael and Madison Spratto / NM News Port / In response to the seemingly relentless mass shootings in the United States, one Central New Mexico Community College student spoke out against the violence through his art. Gerald Lovato, who was enrolled in Art Practices Two for the Spring 2019 semester, created an installation […]

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    Mexican grey wolf population is growing, but still endangered

    By Anthony Chavez and Gabrielle Hockstra-Johnson / NM News Port / By 1927 the mexican gray wolf had almost disappeared from the New Mexico wilderness. The once venerated wolf had been killed off as a result of trapping and hunting. By  1950 all but few wolves were left in the United States, but in 1998 […]

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    Irving Village has A slow start

    By Bethany Johnson / NM News Port / The first open air market on the westside of Albuquerque has yet to materialize. The Irving Village project was set to open in November of 2018, but remains mostly a vacant asphalt lot with some empty shipping containers. As manager Alan Pettit envisions it, Irving Village will […]

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    Albuquerque Rail Yards historic progression

    By Hayley Estrada and Steven DeAnda / NM News Port / Richard Gonzalez’ father worked at the Albuquerque Rail Yards for nearly 30 years, Gonzalez himself was born just down the street from the site’s largest building, the Machine Shop, where broken trains would go for repair. “I remember stories that my father would tell […]

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    MMA academy brings success and fame to Albuquerque

    Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque  has produced some of the most prominent names in professional mixed martial arts — names like Jon “Bones” Jones, the current defending Light Heavyweight champion, and Holly Holm, a former champion in the women’s Bantamweight division. “What makes us unique is the family aspect,” said Eric Dodson, a Jackson […]

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    NM’s pro soccer team leads in the rankings and among new fans

    By Matthew Narvaiz / NM News Port / NM News Port / A record-setting soccer crowd of 15,023 filled Albuquerque’s Isotopes Park on Cinco de Mayo, and were treated to a victory by the new professional soccer team, New Mexico United. New Mexico United (4-1-5) defeated visiting San Antonio FC (3-5-1) by a score of […]

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