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    Albuquerque Ready for ART

    By Nathan Barnes / NM News Port / As the Albuquerque Rapid Transit system readies for full service in 2018, city leaders are also looking forward to the economic development the project is expected to bring. “The other cities that have put in this higher level of transit service have seen quite a bit of […]

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    “Instantly Homeless” Foster Youth Struggle with Aging Out of System

    By Jazzmin Zama, Katherine Whiting and Sarah Ihlefeld  / NM News Port / Spending your childhood in foster care is no easy feat, neither is aging out of it. According to the National Foster Youth Institute more than 23,000 children will age out of the U.S. foster care system every year upon reaching the age […]

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters Building Bridges Between Community and Law Enforcement

    By Justina Grant and Cayla Montoya-Manzo / NM News Port / “If we’re able to change a life, just one life, it makes it worth it,” said Sebastian Martinez, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico. Martinez announced a new program that aims to pair young people with mentors […]

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    One Wall, Two Sides, Three Minutes

    By Celia Raney and Danielle Prokop / NM News Port / SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — After waiting behind caution tape and waving through a fence for more than an hour, families from the U.S. and Mexico finally got what they were waiting for — three minutes with their families through the steel rods of the […]


    Project Invites Refugees And Students Into Cultural Exchange

    By Kevin Maestas and Andrew Lucero / NM News Port / During the school year at the University of New Mexico, the Refugee Well-Being Project holds “learning circles” at the University Heights United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. There students and refugee families meet twice a week to enjoy each other’s company and find ways to […]

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    New Mayor Assumes Contentious Reform of APD

    By Nichole Harwood and Dani Prokop / NM News Port / Albuquerque’s newly elected mayor Tim Keller took the oath of office Dec. 1st, inheriting a police reform process that has dogged city leaders since 2014. Among Keller’s first acts was naming a new interim chief of the Albuquerque Police Department to replace Gordon Eden. […]


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