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NTSB sets April 10 meeting on fatal New Mexico rail wreck

Associated Press
Roswell, Mar 16, 2018
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) Federal safety officials have rescheduled a meeting to determine the probable cause of a fatal 2015 collision involving two freight trains in New Mexico and issue safety recommendations aimed at preventing similar wrecks.

New Mexico pharmacists train to prescribe birth control

Colton Shone, KOB 4
Albuquerque, Mar 16, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Women in New Mexico could soon bypass the doctor if they want a prescription for birth control. They could just visit their pharmacists and get their medicine at the same time.

Experts To Give Update As Drought Hits Southern High Plains

KRWG News and Partners
Las Cruces, Mar 16, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Federal and state experts in drought assessment and long-range forecasting are expected to provide an overview of the critical situation facing much of the United States` southern high plains.

Aggies get ready for first round of NCAA Tournament

KRQE Media
Albuquerque, Mar 16, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State University is gearing up to meet Clemson on the court in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

APS board passes resolution to ban arming teachers

Chris Guardaro, KOAT 7
Albuquerque, Mar 16, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. The Albuquerque Public Schools board voted 6-1 in favor of a resolution that bans arming teachers. The measure is part of an alliance with the Council of the Great City Schools to urge Congress to take action to protect students.

Gun-toting teddy bear causes stir in Socorro

Caleb James, KOB 4
Albuquerque, Mar 16, 2018
SOCORRO, N.M. -- A giant stuffed teddy bear aloof on a park bench holding a toy gun would grab attention anywhere, but this display spotted near a Socorro elementary this week sent police and parents scrambling.

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