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Rio Arriba Not On Feds’ Priority List For Opioid Funding

The federal government is distributing grant money to counties to fight opioid addiction. But Española and the surrounding area might not get any of it, even though communities there have struggled for years with some of the highest overdose death rates in the country.

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UNM Regents Approve Nearly $3B Budget, Ag Secretary Tours Rockies Amid Farm-Aid Debate

UNM Regents Approve Nearly $3B Budget For Fiscal Year 2019 – Albuquerque Journal & Associated Press University of New Mexico regents have approved a budget for fiscal year 2019 that climbs to $2.96 billion when including the main campus, Health Sciences Center and UNM's four branch campuses.

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Sat. 4/21-If you are worried whether your vote will count or whether it will be counted, you can rest assured. Women's Focus talks to Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver.                                                                                              

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The federal government is distributing grant money to counties to fight opioid addiction. But Española and the surrounding area might not get any of it, even though communities there have struggled for years with some of the highest overdose death rates in the country.

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UNM Regents Approve Nearly $3B Budget For Fiscal Year 2019Albuquerque Journal & Associated Press

University of New Mexico regents have approved a budget for fiscal year 2019 that climbs to $2.96 billion when including the main campus, Health Sciences Center and UNM's four branch campuses.

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When patients are faced with bias and racism, they can end up receiving poor treatment or get a wrong diagnosis. But over the years, more and more medical schools have introduced cultural competency training to try to address these issues. At the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, students have been learning how to treat diverse patients for more than a decade.

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Earlier this week, President Donald Trump asked Congress to claw back $7 billion in federal funding for children’s health insurance coverage. But Washington, D.C.,’s decisions probably won’t have an immediate impact here.

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Congressional Candidate Says 'F--- The NRA' In TV Ad – KRQE-TV, Association Press

A Democratic candidate for Congress in New Mexico is using an expletive in television ads to condemn the National Rifle Association and inaction by U.S. lawmakers on gun control.

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In 1838, the U.S. Government relocated thousands of Cherokee people from their homeland in the southeastern U.S. west to the newly designated Indian Territory.  During this brutal removal to present-day Oklahoma one-third of the evacuees died.  Cherokee actress DeLanna Studi has retraced this journey along the infamous Trail of Tears and documented it in her one-person show, And So We Walked, which she brings to the Lensic Center in Santa Fe on May 23.

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New Mexico Increases Funding For State Pre-K ProgramThe Associated Press

New Mexico will pump in an additional $10 million into the state pre-K program for the next school year, bringing the program to 11 school districts for the first time.

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Results Unclear As Federal Money Flows To New Mexico SchoolsThe Associated Press

An analysis of public school funding in New Mexico shows federal financial support is on the rise without necessarily boosting student academic performance.

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New Mexico Authorities Ask For Tech Company's User PracticesThe Associated Press

The New Mexico Attorney General's Office says it has sent a letter to a data sharing company, asking for information on user practices as prosecutors investigate how technology is used to distribute child pornography.

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Let’s Keep Talking Food Assistance And Hunger

Let’s Talk New Mexico 5/10 8a: About one in four New Mexicans has an EBT card in their wallet that they use to buy food. We’re continuing the conversation this week about food assistance and new work requirements that Congress is considering in the 2018 Farm Bill.

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State Buries Official's School Gun Violence Findings

The head of the state department that oversees behavioral health services is at odds with Governor Susana Martinez’s administration over how to handle gun violence in local schools.

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ABQ's Cannabis Decriminalization Could Be Boon For Patients

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UNMH Receives Flying Colors In LGBTQ Health Equity Survey