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PNS Daily Newscast - December 14, 2017 


GOP leaders reach an agreement on their tax bill, we have a report on the likely squeeze on state and local revenues; also on our nationwide rundown; should ex-felons have the right to vote or own guns? And we will clue you in on the most dangerous place to drive this holiday season.

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Public News Service - NM: Arts & Culture

58 percent of respondents told pollsters they dread talking about politics on Thanksgiving, with only 31 percent eager to engage on the topic. (pcldc.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Thanksgiving is associated with bringing family together and a majority of Americans say they don't want that spoiled by political talk over the dinner table. Of people planning to celebrate the holiday Thursday, 58 percent told pollsters they dread talking about politics

A rally and forums are planned in Albuquerque as part of the grassroots Campaign Nonviolence Week that continues through Sunday across the country.  (ourshelves.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Thursday is the United Nations' International Day of Peace, and groups in New Mexico are taking part. A forum tonight by the Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice is just one of the activities of Campaign Nonviolence Week. Campaign Nonviolence advocates for people ac

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

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