CYFD says it has dramatically reduced intake times

CYFD Cabinet Secretary Brian Blalock: “The safety and welfare of the children and other victims is and will always be our first priority.” (AP Photo/Russell Contreras) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state Children, Youth and Families Department on Friday said it has reduced the peak-call wait times at its Statewide Central Intake system from hours to […]

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Oversight of NM nuclear facilities needed

The Albuquerque Journal recently published two op-eds – “NM has already done its share for the nuclear age,” March 31 and “Country must use WIPP to its fullest” April 1. The first piece correctly points out New Mexico has received a lot of out-of-state nuclear waste and is a target for much more. The second, […]

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Tribal tradition: Albuquerque’s the Gathering of Nations coming soon, a flight away from Raleigh

Photo: iStock If your ideal getaway includes taking in the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a one-of-a-kind cultural event, then Albuquerque in late April is the destination for you. New Mexico’s largest city is home to the annual Gathering of Nations Powwow, the largest celebration of Native American culture on the continent. The event […]

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VIDEO: Volunteers restore historic Montco cemetery

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) — Volunteers are busy at work to restore a cemetery in Montgomery County dating back 120 years that serves as the final resting ground for hundreds of veterans. Action News photojournalist Dan Sheridan captured the effort to bring back the beauty at Edgewood Cemetery in Pottstown. —— Send a News Tip to […]

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TRU Air Experts give advice on keeping homes cool

TRU Air is a HVAC company committed to servicing Albuquerque and surrounding areas. It focuses on converting or replacing refrigerated air units. The company’s experts appeared on New Mexico Living. TRU Air uses high quality, energy efficient products by Trane, the industry leader in innovation and reliability. Their vastly knowledgeable sales team is available to […]

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Downtown’s Innovate ABQ location bustling with activity

Design work is underway on the old First Baptist Church, at the northwest corner of Central and Broadway, to convert it into a modern facility as part of Innovate ABQ. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Innovate ABQ’s new president and executive director, John Freisinger, is snuggled into a small working space on the far […]

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N.M aids families with housing, but pilot program ends

The $30-a-night motel, on a seedy stretch of Albuquerque’s East Central Avenue, was what her parents could afford. The Preeces were struggling with drug and alcohol abuse when, in 2015, a caseworker from the Children, Youth and Families Department knocked on their door to investigate an allegation of neglect. “I was really mad,” recalls C.J.’s […]

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