Video: Morning News January 20, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The constitutional amendment  to legalize marijuana for recreational use, officially filed late last week, could allow the state to tax it.  Lawmakers would have to approve the constitutional amendment making marijuana possession, sale, distribution and recreational use legal, then it would have to be approved by voters before becoming law.

Nathanial Tavarez, the boy shot last Tuesday at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, is now breathing on his own.  Kendal Sanders, the other student hit, remains hospitalized as well following a second  operation.   The alleged shooter, 12-year-old Mason Campbell remains in Albuquerque at a psychiatric hospital.
Students and families at Roswell’s Berrendo Middle School, site of last Tuesday’s shooting by a student,  will be getting some extra support this weekend when 23 students at Arapahoe High School in Colorado travel to Roswell to share their experience after a student at their school shot a killed a 17 year old girl last month, then killed himself.
The Albuquerque Public School district is changing summer school curriculum this year.  Instead of going over information students have already learned during the regular school year, APS now intends to cover new information in summer classes, which the district says will help students progress even more. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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