Video: Morning News, Thursday, July 10, 2014

 

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – President Obama continues to try to garner support for the nearly $4 billion he’s proposing to handle the influx of people fleeing Central America. Many are being housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. Officials there say careful screening is being done to ensure the immigrants are not carrying any diseases into the U.S.

A couple remains jailed this morning, after police say they left their 5-year-old daughter in a hot car intentionally as a punishment for not eating her food. A reminder during these hot summer days, neither people nor pets should be left in a hot car, it can kill them.

You can help Animal Humane New Mexico by getting your car washed at any of the six Octopus Car Washes in the Metro area. The Paws-a-thon fundraiser offers one, five or ten dollar “paws” you can purchase while having your car washed. Purchased paws will hang at the car wash and 100% of the proceeds support Animal Humane NM.

If you’re looking for a little outdoor entertainment, head to the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo tonight and tomorrow night for two nights of Irish music. Makem and Spain Brothers perform tonight. The Young Dubliners perform tomorrow. Gates open at 6 p.m., the concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults.

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