Maya Angelou, a 6 foot multi-talented ex-Arkansan, has been hired as Hollywood's first black woman movie director, November 3, 1971.  She'll write the script and music, as well as direct "Caged Bird," which is based on her best-selling 1969 autobiography.  She's been a professional singer, dancer, writer, composer, poet, lecturer, editor, and San Francisco streetcar conductorette.(AP Photo/stf)

Photos: Maya Angelou over the years

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and th…

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Kassandra’s Wednesday Morning Forecast

Good Wednesday Morning!  It’s going to be another hot and sunny day for most, with daytime highs reaching the upper 80s and 90s. Some locati…

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Video: Morning News May 28, 2014

Alameda at Loretta is now open after a crash involving a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputy. It happened over night at Alameda and Bosque Ci…

Parts of NM to get 911 texting

Parts of NM to get 911 texting

DONA ANA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Soon some New Mexican’s will not need to dial 911 to get help, they’ll be able to text it in an emergency. Th…

NM Fashion Week kicks off Thursday

NM Fashion Week kicks off Thursday

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Move over New York and Paris, the first New Mexico Fashion Week kicks off Thursday. It’s being held at the Albuquerque …

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Mark’s Tuesday Evening Weather Report

After an incredible weekend for rain statewide things have calmed down significantly to start this work week. We will see you spot showers o…

Beggin promoted to assistant coach

Beggin promoted to assistant coach

ALBUQURQUE (KRQE) – Amy Beggin calls it her dream job. When Yvonne Sanchez needed to fill a coaching vacancy she looked no further than the …