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  • In Brief - New Mexico News - June 3, 2013

    The Associated Press

    Girl killed in shooting
    ALBUQUERQUE — Police say an 8-year-old Albuquerque girl has been killed a day before her birthday following a shooting near an Albuquerque community center.
    KOB-TV reports that Albuquerque police said that Sunni Rae Reza was shot Friday as a man, the girl and the girl’s father were driving near the Alamosa Community Center. That when police say someone began shooting at the vehicle.
    It’s unclear the motive for the shooting.

  • Looking Back - June 3, 2013

    In 1963

  • Looking Ahead - News - June 3, 2013

    Free lunch for Pecos students

    Pecos Schools summer food program will provide free meals starting today to June 21. Breakfast takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both at Pecos Elementary. Meals will be available to all children. For more information, call Emily Ortiz at 505-757-4701.

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  • HU graduate featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University social work graduate Gina DeLuca was featured in Bloomberg Businessweek for advocating to increase the sub-minimum wage for waitresses.

    Congress is debating legislation that would increase both the national regular minimum wage of $7.25 per hour and the sub-minimum wage of $2.13 for workers who are tipped.

  • Fast-moving blaze causes evacuations

    BARRY MASSEY

    Associated Press

  • Crews fighting blaze near Pecos

    The Associated Press

    PECOS — New Mexico State Forestry crews are battling a wildfire near Pecos in the Santa Fe National Forest that has prompted evacuations.

    Officials say the blaze is burning Thursday evening about 10 miles north of Pecos and a mile west of the community of Tres Lagunas.

    State forestry officials say the fire burning through pine forest has prompted an undetermined number of evacuations of homes and cabins north of the fire.

  • Dodge: Recall threat to stability

    Large signs around Las Vegas urge voters to “Take Back Your City” and “Recall the Mayor,” but the city’s top appointed officials says such a move would likely plunge City Hall into gridlock.

  • World College president stepping down

    Lisa Darling, who has served as president of United World College-USA for eight years, is leaving the post “to explore other opportunities,” the school announced on its website Wednesday.

    Darling and the school’s board of trustees agreed that it was time for new leadership as UWC-USA begins implementation of a strategic plan and other projects, the school announced.

  • Senior profile - Michael and Marlene Tenorio

    At first glance, the travails of Michael and Marlene Tenorio might come across as a listing of poor grades on a report card, but this is not the context. It is a brief designation of the traits and forces that pervade Mike and Marlene Tenorio’s situation and inspire their own and others’ lives.