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Will Today you meet Will, the impromptu puppeteer and my stranger No. 94/100. For many, 911 is a date that reminds us of scary, unsettling times. On September 11, 2016, I attended an anxiety-erasing event: the 14th Annual OFFCenter Folk Art Festival in Robinson Park in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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New Mexico approves 50-megawatt public-private solar project New Mexico regulators have approved construction of a 50-megawatt solar facility to be developed on the Jicarilla Apache Nation under a public-private partnership, Kallanish Energy reports. The solar project with a price tag of up to $60 million was approved last week by the state's Public Regulation Commission.

NM school districts prepare for new plans for the last weeks of school Many parents across New Mexico will start this week with questions and concerns about their children’s education after the state’s Public Education Department last week announced schools will be closed through May. But to keep students engaged and to justify not making up missed weeks of school, PED has asked all school districts to submit.

Group focuses on a better future President, Leadership New MexicoLeadership New Mexico is proud to introduce its Core C…

Bronco Mendenhall on what a shortened season could look like Virginia Cavaliers head coach Bronco Mendenhall remains focused on faith, family, and football. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the UVA head coach has an eye to the future, while still addressing the safety and well-being of his team in the present.

The daily recap of New Mexico COVID-19 news Note: This daily recap of COVID-19 news from New Mexico from the previous day is available in a daily email. Sign up here. The same post will also appear on our website each morning. The state announced an additional 29 positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

Opera's Android Web Browser Adds Access to.Crypto Domains for 80M Users The “blockchain-ready” web browser has added support for Unstoppable Domains’ decentralized.crypto websites.

"Little Fires Everywhere" Actress AnnaSophia Robb Reveals The First Place She Wants To Go When Travel Restrictions Lift AnnaSophia Robb opens about about where she wants to go when travel restrictions lift. One look at AnnaSophia Robb's Instagram, and you can tell she's a travel lover. She's shared photos from places like New York, Missouri, Spain, and more. But now, like most people, she is self-quarantining to avoid becoming infected with the coronavirus.

Magseis Fairfield awarded Gulf of Mexico OBN contract Work is scheduled to commence in 3Q20 and will take approximately 60 days. The survey will be carried out in water depths of 2000 to 2600 m. The award adds further to the backlog for Magseis Fairfield's existing ZXPLR crew, led by the REM Saltire node handling vessel.

BLM Barrels Ahead with NM Oil and Gas Leases - Despite a global pandemic, it's down to the wire for New Mexico residents who want to comment on the May sale of oil and gas leases by the Bureau of Land Management. Wednesday is the end of a 10-day protest….

What we know — and don’t know — about possible coronavirus treatments promoted by Trump ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.

The Politics of the Coronavirus Donald Trump's dangerously ill-informed response to the coronavirus - including such basic failures as providing test kits and other basic resources to hospitals - has incredibly not spelled his political demise. According to a recent Monmouth poll, 50% of Americans think he's done a good job versus only 45% who give him poor marks.

Ranking the Top 25 College Baseball Pitching Performances of the 2020 Season Against the Golden Gophers, Ray gave TCU one of the best starts it got in 2020. A starting rotation that included Ray and senior Charles King was going to be a big reason for optimism for the Horned Frogs had the season continued. 19. Louisville's Reid Detmers vs Wake Forest-March 6.

States aren’t testing uniformly for coronavirus. That’s creating a distorted picture of the outbreak. Now, 10 weeks after the country's first case, testing in the U.S. is beginning to ramp up significantly, but not uniformly. As of Thursday, 20 states were only up to a testing rate of 1 per 1,000 people. And six states had tested fewer than 1,000 people.

West Downtown restaurants adapt to take-out business model in order to continue serving customers There are several Garcia’s locations across Albuquerque and the owner recently had to lay off 150 employees.

New Species of Feathered Carnivorous Dinosaur Discovered in New Mexico Yields Evolutionary Insights The discovery of a new species of dromaeosaurid - a family of generally small to medium-sized feathered carnivores that lived during the Cretaceous Period - is reported in Scientific Reports. The fossil furthers our understanding of dinosaur evolution during the Late Cretaceous.

Cocaine Hippos, A New Mexico Raptor, and One Weird Cat: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week We're heading into the last week of March, though it may not seem that way since 2020 feels like it's lasted a few decades at this point. A worldwide pandemic will do that. Here's to hoping that on April Fool's Day, we'll all wake up to find this has just been an elaborate, communal dream sequence put in motion by some wily deity or another.

Once fired, Don McGuire went on to great things In 1977, for reasons that remain unclear today, Don McGuire was fired as sports information director at the University of New Mexico. It's crystal clear, though, based on succeeding events in McGuire's life and career,…

UNM baseball plays the waiting game The University of New Mexico baseball team went from Austin, Texas, to limbo in a matter of days. What's next, no one really knows. The Lobos, who were 14-4 and had a promising season cut…

How Will Coronavirus Affect Our Food? The Pandemic and Our food Systems, a Dispatch From Mexico As COVID-19 spreads, it will have both an immediate and long-term impact on Mexico's food system and the world's.

Relief Package Billions Can’t Buy Hospitals Out of Shortages The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won't fix the problem facing doctors and nurses: a critical shortage of protective gowns, gloves and masks. The problem isn't a lack of money, experts say.

Fresh water runs for the first time in Navajo Nation homes More than 300 families on the Navajo Nation reservation have fresh running-water systems for the fist time, provided for free, and a non-profit group hopes its delivery model can expand to other remote Navajo households in New Mexico, Arizona and Utah.

Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in tough times Jim Klug's office phone rings off the hook with anxious anglers inquiring about the status of their upcoming fly-fishing trips. It's a stressful time for the co-owner of a fishing travel company as he postpones and re-books international and domestic expeditions due the coronavirus pandemic.

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