The 5 Facts You Need to Know
1. Albuquerque will wait even longer for the entertainment and living hub slated for downtown. It’s expected to include a parking garage, apartments, room for retail businesses, restaurants and even a bowling alley. But, developers didn’t get the tax break they needed. Bernalillo County Commission limited the tax-break to 15 years.
2. Santa Fe could lose millions of dollars if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on a promise to cut federal funding to sanctuary cities. Santa Fe has been a sanctuary city for 17 years and receives federal grant money annually. That means police won’t look into suspect’s immigration status or deport low-level offenders if they’re in the country illegally. The mayor says he will fight to keep the sanctuary status.
3. Wednesday, partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60’s to lower 70’s. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30’s to mid 40’s.
4. A New Mexico couple is asking for help after thieves stole their pickup truck and their two dogs who were inside. Sue Hendrick says the truck was stolen when her husband was working inside a home near the petroglyphs Tuesday morning. Their two labs, Mocha and Pena Blanca, were inside the truck.
5. A 6-year-old boy is getting a lot of attention after starting a coat drive. Vicente Rivera says he started the drive after seeing a little boy without a coat. He put out a box at a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department substation and spread the word on Facebook. The Sheriff’s Department stepped up efforts even further by putting collection boxes at all of their substations. They’ll be collecting until November 22nd.
Full Story: Albuquerque boy gathering coats gets some help
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