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PNS Daily Newscast - December 15, 2017 


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Public News Service - NM: Census

PHOTO: A new report says more Americans are retiring to communities in the West, like Las Cruces, that are home to protected public lands, such as the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Older Americans are three times more likely to retire in areas of New Mexico and other Western states that have protected public lands such as the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument near Las Cruces. That's the finding of a new report from the Center for Western Priori

Auto Mechanics Workshop<br />Photo Credit: The Annie E. Casey Foundation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) Policy Report on Youth and Work finds youth employment at its lowest level since World War II. AECF says business, government, philanthropy and communities need to work together to put 16- to 24-year-olds back on track and build a strong workf

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A recent Census Bureau report shows middle incomes down, upper incomes increasing and lower incomes pretty much unchanged. It's a trend that concerns Ona Porter, president and chief executive of Prosperity Works, who says the situation represents a foreclosure on the future of N

PHOTO: The Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2011<br />Report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that the 2011 median household income declined and the percentage of people without health insurance coverage decreased slightly.

ALBUQUERQUE - New Mexico's families look a lot like those around the country, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau report on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in 2011. Gerry Bradley, research director at New Mexico Voices for Children, says one of the biggest contributors to the s

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The ongoing recession is affecting New Mexico's children. According to newly-released Census data, income and jobs were down from 2009 to 2010. The poverty rate for New Mexico children went up two percent while the employment rate in the state decreased by the same amount. Ger

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