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Power of the press is in being the ‘Way to Know’ for news consumers

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WASHINGTON – The power of the press rests in the ability of journalists to hold government accountable, to mobilize public opinion on matters that are important to individuals, communities or the nation, and to provide necessary information of value.

Notice in those words not a mention of celebrity content, mobile...

Manufacturers reach future workers, customers through Mfg Day

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October 2017 marks the third year that Albuquerque-based window and door manufacturer Glass-Rite is participating in Manufacturing Day, a nationwide celebration of manufacturing and its impact on local economies.

“People want to see the manufacturing facility, so we walk them through it and try to have all the equipment operating — our automated glasscutter, frame welder — it’s what people are interested in,” said Steve Hoberg, vice president of sales and public relations for the company that employs about 30 workers.

Glass-Rite will open its doors to the public and student groups for tours on Oct. 25. “We also have groups of students from CNM once or twice a year as...

Majority of Benefits of Trump Tax Plan Would Go to NM’s Highest-Income Earners

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ALBUQUERQUE —The tax plan just released by the Trump Administration would largely benefit those who earn the most money, with 80 percent of the tax cut going to the top 20 percent of Americans, and about two-thirds going to the richest 1 percent. In New Mexico, 72 percent of the tax cuts would go to the top 20 percent of the state’s taxpayers. These are taxpayers earning $98,400 and up. In addition, the proposed tax cuts would impact how much tax revenue New Mexico collects, further reducing the amount of money the state has to invest in education, health care, and public safety. These are among the findings in a report released today by the Washington, D.C.-based Institute on...

Annual review yields stronger JTIP program

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The Job Training Incentive Program, the economic development tool better known as JTIP, is responsible for creating 10,000 New Mexico jobs since 2011, according to the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD).

Since 1972, JTIP has been providing incentives for qualifying employers who are expanding or relocating in the state. Incentives include money for on-the-job training for up to six months and reimbursement of up to 75 percent of an approved employee’s wages and training costs at an approved New Mexico public education institution.

“It’s a strong tool in place, and we will continue to use it to make positive changes,” said EDD communications director Benjamin...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 29

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Mercury enters Libra on September 29 and will remain there until Oct. 17. Libra’s influence on anything will incorporate balance and justice. You may find yourself flip-flopping on your ideas and this might just be progress. Madame G suggests you take time to reflect and evaluate your ideas. Be your own worst critic and dig deep for the answers. Dwell in ambiguity!


Aries (March 21-April 19)

You’re having a blast. You feel and look great! This momentum is heating up your libido and stamina. Good for you! Your enthusiasm is infectious and greatly appreciated by your partner and friends. Remember, we all possess different energy levels and though you may be up—your loved ones...

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