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Judges, cops worry state change will affect court cases

Kim Holland, KRQE News 13
Albuquerque, May 03, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – There are changes coming to downtown Albuquerque — changes that have the courts and cops a bit worried. The state is closing the Motor Vehicle Division office near 4th Street and Marble Avenue, as soon as next month. The building sits right next to Metropolitan Court and is owned by the court.

VIDEO: What you need to know about REAL ID compliance

Matt Howerton, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, May 03, 2016
Here’s everything we know so far about the transition to REAL ID in New Mexico.

FBI: Abducted child found dead in Shiprock

Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com
Albuquerque, May 03, 2016
The FBI confirms the body of an 11-year-old girl who was abducted in San Juan County Monday afternoon has been found.

Political action committees affiliated with elected officials proliferate

Sandra Fish, New Mexico In Depth
Santa Fe, May 03, 2016
They’re sharing visions, moving New Mexico forward, promoting families and prosperity, empowering and advancing the state. Political action committees are proliferating this election year as Democrats and Republicans battle for control of the state House and Senate.

Senator Tom Udall challenges New Mexico companies to conserve water

Daniel Trujillo, KRQE News 13
Albuquerque, May 03, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Water is precious in New Mexico and now one of New Mexico’s US Senators is asking local companies to find ways to save it.

"Freedom Riders" Film Coming To Las Cruces

City of Las Cruces
Las Cruces, May 03, 2016
Attracting a diverse group of volunteers—black and white, young and old, male and female, secular and religious, northern and southern—the Freedom Rides of 1961 took the civil rights struggle out of the courtroom and onto the streets of the Jim Crow South. “The Freedom Riders” tells the terrifying, moving, and suspenseful story of a time when white and black volunteers riding a bus into the Deep South risked being jailed, beaten, or killed, as white local and state authorities ignored or encouraged violent attacks. The film includes previously unseen amateur 8-mm footage of the burning bus on which some Freedom Riders were temporarily trapped, taken by a local twelve-year-old and held as evidence since 1961 by the FBI.

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