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The ‘Special Genius’ of Dogs

The Atlantic
New York, Oct 22, 2018
When dogs domesticated themselves around 40,000 years ago, they became far more like human infants than their wolf ancestors, according to Brian Hare, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University. In a video filmed at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival, Hare details some of the many types of canine intelligence, including the most important to the success of their species: the ability to cooperate and communicate with humans.

4 Investigates discovers extravagant perks in UNM administrators` contracts

Chris Ramirez, KOB 4
Albuquerque, Oct 22, 2018
Missed budget projections, lingering debt and low game attendance have all contributed to serious financial troubles at the University of New Mexico Athletics Department. Months before UNM administrators head to the New Mexico Legislature to ask for additional funding, key lawmakers are already warning anything is free game for scrutiny, including the high salaries and many perks UNM Athletics administrators and coaches receive.

Forrest Fenn treasure hunter`s family asks for help getting him home

KRQE Media
Albuquerque, Oct 22, 2018
Man stuck in New Mexico after alleged break-in
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The family of a man accused of breaking into Forrest Fenn`s house in Santa Fe is asking for help raising $25,000 for his attorney`s fees. Santa Fe police officers arrested Robert Miller last Friday.

Celebrating 40 Plus Years with Mary Lynn

KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Oct 22, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As Mary Lynn Roper embarks on her upcoming retirement we take a look back at KOAT`s President and General Manager, Mary Lynn Roper.

Midterms: Poorest states have Republican legislatures, and richest have Democratic ones

USA Today
Washington, DC, Oct 22, 2018
On Oct. 4, USA TODAY published a breathtaking economic profile of all 50 states, ranked by household income. Embedded within it is arguably the greatest unseen political truth of our time. Eighteen of the 19 poorest states have legislatures where both chambers are Republican controlled. New Mexico (46th richest, fifth poorest) is Democratic. But there isn’t another blue or purple state until you get to purple Maine (31st richest, 20th poorest) with its “split” legislature of one party in each chamber.

New Mexico agency turns away disabled job seekers

KRWG News and Partner
Las Cruces, Oct 22, 2018
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico agency that helps people with disabilities find work is telling many job seekers to look elsewhere for assistance because of a policy adopted in August that limits help to those people with the most significant disabilities.

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