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Report: Store called 911 on student for being `black`

Associated Press
Albuquerque, Dec 05, 2018
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Advocates have filed a complaint in New Mexico on behalf of a college student who says a convenience store employee called police on him for "being arrogant because he`s black."

Aretha Franklin In Conversation With NPR`s Michel Martin

All Things Considered
Washington, DC, Aug 20, 2018
And finally today, as many continue to remember the legacy of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, we`re going to take a moment to revisit a conversation my colleague Michel Martin had with her back in 2009. They spoke not long after Franklin`s memorable performance of President Barack Obama`s inauguration. Here`s their conversation.

Federal Court: Border Agent Doesn`t Have Immunity In Teen`s Killing At Mexican Border

Bill Chappell, KANW
Albuquerque, Aug 08, 2018
A federal appeals court is allowing a lawsuit over a Border Patrol agent`s killing of a Mexican teenager to proceed, saying if the plaintiff`s version of events is correct, the agent "violated a clearly established constitutional right and is thus not immune from suit."

Public Clinics Fear Federal Cuts To Planned Parenthood Would Strand Patients

Albuquerque, Mar 07, 2017
Opponents of abortion rights have long argued that public funds for services like cancer screenings and contraception should go solely to health clinics that don`t provide abortions. They`ve made "defunding Planned Parenthood" or, to be more precise blocking the organization from receiving funding through federal programs like Medicaid a major goal.

When A Politician Says `Fake News` And A Newspaper Threatens To Sue Back

Albuquerque, Feb 17, 2017
A news outlet publishes a story that a Republican politician dismisses as "fake news." Sounds familiar, right? But in this case, there`s a twist. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel in Colorado is accusing state Sen. Ray Scott of defamation and threatening to sue. If filed, legal experts said it would be the first suit of its kind, potentially setting a legal definition for what is considered fake news and what is not.

A Pinworm Medication Is Being Tested As A Potential Anti-Cancer Drug

Albuquerque, Jan 30, 2017
Cancer researchers are testing whether a generic drug that`s been used for more than 40 years to treat parasitic infections may also help fight cancer.

Young Girls Are Less Apt To Think That Women Are Really, Really Smart

Albuquerque, Jan 26, 2017
Girls in the first few years of elementary school are less likely than boys to say that their own gender is "really, really smart," and less likely to opt into a game described as being for super-smart kids, research finds.

LISTEN: Trump Favors Moving U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem, Despite Backlash Fears

Albuquerque, Nov 15, 2016
A massive stone building with a big eagle insignia on the front belongs to the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem. Israelis and Palestinians come here to apply for visas. It looks like an embassy. But it isn`t.

The Latest: Polls across New Mexico open

Tom Trowbridge, KANW
Albuquerque, Nov 08, 2016
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) The Latest on Election Day activity across New Mexico (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Polls across New Mexico have opened this morning. So far, no locations have reported any major problems or long waits after opening at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Political observers believe more than half of New Mexico`s registered voters have already cast ballots during early and absentee voting, surpassing totals in the 2008 and 2012 general elections.

State prosecutors will monitor New Mexico polling places

89.1 FM KANW
Albuquerque, Nov 07, 2016
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is deploying investigators and attorneys to help ensure proper conduct at polling locations across the state.

Cannabis Growers Seek Blue Ribbons For Their Buds At Oregon`s State Fair

Albuquerque, Aug 30, 2016
Whether you`re in Maine or Michigan, state fairs have their own smell a mix of hot oil from the curly fries, and that unmistakable livestock tent. One exhibit at this summer`s Oregon State Fair, though, has a particularly distinctive funk. It`s the one introducing a new crop: marijuana.

GOP Delegate: Trump Primary Wins `Absolutely Irrelevant` At Convention

Albuquerque, Apr 14, 2016
Just how far could Republicans go to deny Donald Trump the party`s nomination? A delegate to this summer`s convention in Cleveland asserts that the GOP gathering could do anything it wants.

FDA Orders 4 Cigarette Brands Pulled From The Market

Albuquerque, Sep 15, 2015
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has ordered a major tobacco company to stop selling brands of cigarettes. The FDA on Tuesday ordered the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to stop selling for brands: Camel Bold Crush, Vantage Tech 13 and the regular and menthol versions of Pall Mall Deep Set Recessed Filter cigarettes.