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City union chief charged

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Accused of punching critic of housing program

By Mercy Lopez

The president of one of the city’s unions has landed in hot water after a local activist accused him of battery.

Benito Anthony Lujan, 32, who works in the city’s housing department, has been changed with battery, a petty misdemeanor for allegedly punching longtime activist Lorenzo Flores in the face. The charge stems from an Oct. 17 incident outside of KNMX radio station.


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