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PHOTO: People's Climate March events take place on Saturday in Albuquerque and Santa Fe in support of the national People's Climate March in New York City. Photo courtesy of People's Climate March.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – People's Climate March events are being held in New Mexico on Saturday to show solidarity with the national People's Climate March in New York City, ahead of next week's Climate Summit at the United Nations. Camilla Feibelman, director of the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter...Read More

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PHOTO: Fires, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes and other disasters can strike at almost any time. Experts say advance preparation can help people better respond and recover from the impacts of a disaster or other emergency. National Preparedness Month in September is a good time to make or update those plans. Photo credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture.

SANTA FE, N.M. - As National Preparedness Month continues, deadly flash floods in neighboring Arizona may serve as a reminder to New Mexicans how quickly a natural disaster can strike. Estevan Lujan with the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management says people should have...Read More

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PHOTO: As part of "Childhood Cancer Awareness Month," the American Cancer Society is promoting the need for more resources to be dedicated for the emotional needs of children with cancer and their families. Photo credit: National Cancer Institute.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The American Cancer Society is urging more resources be dedicated to caring for the overall well-being of child cancer patients and their families. Rebecca Kirch is director of quality of life and survivorship with the American Cancer Society, which is promoting "Childhood Cancer...Read More

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PHOTO: What could become the 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and reform political campaign spending limits, is being debated in the United States Senate. Photo credit: Library of Congress.

SANTA FE, N.M. - The U.S. Senate is involved in an historic debate over a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control of political campaign spending limits. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.)sponsored Senate Joint Resolution 19, which could become the 28th Amendment to...Read More

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GRAPHIC: The frustrating indicator of a slow download, known by many computer users as the spinning wheel of death, will be seen all over the Internet today. It's a symbolic protest of government plans to create online fast lanes and slow lanes. Graphic courtesy FreePress.org.

SANTA FE, N.M. - The Internet may seem to be slowing down today - but it's actually part of an effort to prevent a future where, according to Internet freedom advocates, some people online would have priority over others. If you go to websites such as Reddit, Netflix, Kickstarter, Foursquare or Vim...Read More

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PHOTO: Parents are encouraged to attend a public meeting in Santa Fe on Tuesday, which is focused on what some educators say is the over-testing of public schools students. Photo credit: Atlanta Public Schools.

SANTA FE, N.M. - The impact of what some educators see as the over-testing of public school students is the focus of a series of public meetings planned by the National Education Association New Mexico (NEA-NM). Charles Goodmacher, government relations director at NEA New Mexico, says the organizat...Read More

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PHOTO: The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today (Monday) on a proposed constitutional amendment that would help take big money out of politics, and that was originally sponsored by Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico. Photo credit: Library of Congress.

SANTA FE, N.M. – Advocates for campaign finance reform say the U.S. Senate is expected to make an historic vote today on Senate Joint Resolution 19. That's the proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control of political campaign spending limits. Jonah Min...Read More

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PHOTO: Conservation projects at New Mexico's Carson National Forest and around the country mark the 50th anniversary of Congress passing the Wilderness Act. Photo credit: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

TAOS, N.M. – A conservation project at Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico is under way in recognition of this week's 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Ben Thomas, executive director of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, says the young work crews are thinning about 160 acres of d...Read More

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