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  • Stepfather of slain NM boy faces abuse charges

    A Bernalillo County grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Albuquerque man on numerous charges related to a deadly child abuse case that has prompted major reforms in the way child-abuse cases are investigated in New Mexico.


  • In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, hip hop artists from the group the Flobots, and Youth on Record founders James Laurie, left, and Stephen Brackett work on a new song inside their work space in Denver. Youth on Record recruits artists, trains them to teach, and puts instruments and professional recording equipment in the hands of young people. It reaches 700 students a year, and currently is working in four Denver high schools and two residential treatment centers. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Flobots classroom project takes off in Denver

    The Flobots, a Denver hip-hop band that gained fame with the hit single "Handlebars," are known for social activism and supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement. Drew Elder, a senior vice president of the investment firm Janus, is more familiar with the cello than with Chuck D.


  • Delaware targets depression in LGBT youth

    With the National School Climate Survey reporting that as many as 64 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths likely to suffer from depression, suicide attempts and substance abuse, organizations across the state are joining together to implement early-intervention services in schools and the community.


  • New Mexico youth ranch hit with 3rd lawsuit

    A central New Mexico ranch for troubled youth became embroiled in a third lawsuit this week.


  • Lawsuit targets NM child welfare agency

    New Mexico's embattled child welfare agency is the target of a federal lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.


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