NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer is prepared to start its season this weekend even if there isn’t a labor deal with its referees and other on-field officials.
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico public school students will be taught about sexual abuse prevention under legislation that Gov. Susana Martinez has signed into law.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday that the state will hire outside attorneys to appeal a decision granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states and countries after the attorney general announced that he would not pursue the case further.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Just months after stepping down as head of the nation’s largest civil rights organization, former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous is changing his career from an East Coast political activist to a West Coast venture capitalist, a switch he hopes will help further his goal of growing opportunities for blacks and Latinos in the booming tech economy.
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico school district says it’ll be taking disciplinary action against an employee who took a fake bomb to an elementary school for training purposes.