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PNS Daily Newscast - August 18, 2017 


In our rundown spotlight today: at least 13 are dead in Barcelona after a driver ran his van into pedestrians; a researcher examines ways to resolve racial inequality; and a new study finds Latinos will fuel a quarter of America's economic growth in 2020.

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Public News Service - NM: Arts & Culture

The annual Indian Market comes to Santa Fe this weekend as lawmakers attempt to bolster federal laws to curb the flow of fake merchandise posing as Native American art. (Pixabay)

SANTA FE, N.M. - More than 100,000 people will descend on Santa Fe for the annual Indian Market this weekend, and many may not realize lawmakers are working to make sure they buy genuine Native American art - not fakes or imports. New Mexico's U.S. senators held hearings on the spread of bogus Nati

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is just one attribute that helped launch the city onto a new national list for wellness. (Creative Commons/Flickr)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque is on a new list of the top 15 cities in the country where wellness is a top priority. Yelp! and Women's Health magazine have compiled the list of metro areas they're calling the "well-thiest," using information gathered from the review site used by millions o

PHOTO: New Mexico's arts and culture industry means billions of dollars and thousands of jobs for the state's economy, according to a recent study. Photo credit: Utah Courts.

SANTA FE, N.M. - A recent study by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs shows arts and culture means thousands of jobs and billions of dollars to the state's economy. Dr. Shelle Sanchez, the department's director of strategic initiatives, conducted the study. Entitled, "Building on the Pas

PHOTO: Black History Month in New Mexico means there are plenty of events celebrating the history and culture of African-Americans. Photo courtesy of the U-S Air Force.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – February means it's the heart of winter in New Mexico, and it's also a time for celebrating the culture and history of African-Americans. Cathryn McGill, founder of the New Mexico Black History Organizing Committee, says her organization is holding several events in the Al

PHOTO: Hispanic organizations in New Mexico are expressing support for an Organ Mountains Desert Peaks national monument.<br />Courtesy of:  Mike Groves.<br />

DOÑA ANA COUNTY, N.M. – Members of the New Mexico Hispanic community are expressing their appreciation for the national monuments honoring César Chávez and protecting Rio Grande del Norte, and they'd like the same status awarded to the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region. Once

PHOTO: Krista Stoot looks at a tarantula held by a park ranger while Julia Armstrong focuses camera at Aguirre Springs Campground. Photo credit: Eliza Kretzmann.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Sierra Club's Mission Outdoors program introduced the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region to New Mexico military families this month as part of its effort to offer them an opportunity to enjoy the outdoor treasures they have in their own backyard. Stacy Bare, director o

PHOTO: Rio Grande del Norte<br />Courtesy of Organizers in the Land of Enchantment (OLÉ).<br />
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TAOS, N.M. - When it comes to recognizing the contributions of Hispanic people, it's hard to overestimate the work of farm worker and labor activist César Chávez. His contributions to working people will be recognized today in Keene, Calif., when President Obama designates a national monum

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Whether it's a tourist spending a night near one of the state's many national monuments or spending money at local businesses, the value of these special places, established by the federal Antiquities Act, adds up to $54 million a year for rural communities in New Mexico. Alla

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