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ABQ to host World Cup Watch Party

June 30th, 2014 at 7:18 pm by under Latest Posts

Albuquerque soccer fans, you can watch Tuesday’s World Cup match between the U.S. and Belgium stadium-style.

The city of Albuquerque will be hosting a free watch party for the 2 p.m. game at the Kimo Theater downtown.

The Kimo seats 650 people and it will be on a first-come first-serve basis.

Doors open at 1 p.m., and there will even be free parking at the Fifth Street and Copper parking garage.

The winner of Tuesday’s game with face either Argentina or Switzerland this Friday.


New program to teach NMSU students about NM heritage

June 30th, 2014 at 5:13 pm by under Latest Posts

New Mexico State University Carlsbad wants students to learn the culture and heritage of the southwest through a new certificate program.

The program is designed to prepare students for careers as interpreters, tour guides, technicians and docents.

School officials said students will be able to practice what they learn in internships at state and national parks in the area.


Free pet health clinic to be held this weekend

June 27th, 2014 at 12:25 pm by under Latest Posts

Animal Humane New Mexico and the Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department are hosting a free pet health clinic in northeast Albuquerque this Sunday.

It’s sponsored by the ASPCA.

They will provide free spay and neuter vouchers for cats, chihuahua and pit bull type dogs.

They are also offering free vaccinations and microchips as well as free training advice, custom tags and collars.

Animal humane officials say the pet health fair does have a restriction of zip code to 87112. Health fairs in other zip codes will be done in the coming months.

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Workforce Connection holding career fair

June 27th, 2014 at 11:59 am by under Latest Posts

Workforce Connection is having a career fair that focuses on education jobs, from Durham Bus Services to Rio Rancho Public Schools and UNM.

The career fair is at Workforce Connection’s office off Mountain, near Edith, and goes until 2 p.m. Friday.


Power restored at ABQ, Bernalillo Government Center

June 25th, 2014 at 11:56 am by under Latest Posts

Power was restored quickly at the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center.

The building located at One Civic Plaza was without power for less than an hour Wednesday.