As a local entrepreneur I have attempted many types of businesses in the Albuquerque metro area,most of my ventures were in the realm of online websites and blogs,over the years I have created a Vast empire of online websites and blogs,however many of them failed,as it was a learning process,and then coupled with my education in English literature from New Mexico State University I wanted to create a blog where I could just write,After making personal blogs and journals to no avail my journey suddenly blossomed into a site I just created on a whim called the DukeCityTimes.Com This site is my most prized online publication reflecting the beauty and culture found in Albuquerque New Mexico, The DUKE CITY!The growth of this online newspaper has exploded exponentially and is ever expanding into print! I don''t have enough man hours or time to handle the work alone and am always looking for people to help me write,edit,report,publish,its truly is the media publishing business at its best.So thats how it happened,I'm still an entrepreneur and I'm looking at starting other publications/ventures,but it all started with the DukeCityTimes.Com ! thank you and please stop by and visit us again! sincerely,
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Santa Fe, NM – Today the Children Youth and Families Department Cabinet Secretary, Brian Blalock resigned. House Republican lawmakers today issued the following statements concerning Blalock’s exit and serious concerns over the department’s performance.
“I am not surprised that Secretary Blalock would resign- during the past two interim hearings bipartisan lawmakers asked tough questions about how CYFD is protecting our most precious asset- our children,” said House Republican Caucus Chair Rebecca Dow (Truth or Consequences). “Blalock and his staff evaded every question with excuses and stall tactics, which is representative of what most families involved with CYFD face every day. We have had ample opportunity to reform CYFD, and create a system with accountability and transparency that puts the children first instead of endless excuses.”
Blalock’s department has faced increasing scrutiny over the past year. Recently it was revealed in Searchlight NM that “at least a half a dozen high-level” staff were reprimanded, fired, or resigned for questioning a major software contract. The department’s usage of the Signal app also brought the Lujan Grisham administration under investigation for blatantly disregarding public transparency laws in what the administration calls “transitory” messages. Transparency and staff controversies aside, CYFD has also faced media scrutiny over several scandals involving abuse of children within their system.
“I have heard from many New Mexicans that independent oversight and accountability are needed from the top down within CYFD- this is not a new issue and it is troubling that three years into Lujan Grisham’s term we are still having the same conversations,” said Representative Kelly Fajardo (R-Los Lunas). “Community activists have asked Santa Fe for an independent ombudsman to provide everyone within CYFD fairness and honesty and unfortunately those efforts have stalled. I look forward to working with the new secretary, however until the culture in the department changes I worry that the same headlines will continue to repeat themselves and CYFD will continue to fail to protect New Mexico’s children.”
Blalock did not attend Lujan Grisham’s press conference announcing her new CYFD secretary.
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All people are priceless in the eyes of the father, none are expendable ,whoever crosses your eyes is royalty just as you are and will be treated as such, for it is written “Love God with all your heart mind and soul and love your Nieghbor as thy self “these are keys to heaven , as quick as you can judge your brother is just as quick as he can turn and return to the father and be adorned with fine lenin and a ring placed on his finger , he loves the lowest amongst them more than the stars in the sky , he dwells in the hearts of those who walk with him , they are never forgotten , he never leaves there side , for it is written “ and lo I am always with you “ , just as the rejected stone becomes the capstone, so too he does with the lowest amongst them , for it is written “ today you will be with me paradise , “ just as he was lifted from death , so too are they.
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NM State Police Arrest High School Coach for Exploitation of a Child in Valencia County
Valencia County, NM– On July 16, 2021, the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was called to investigate the sexual exploitation of a child between an adult male and a 15-year-old female in Los Lunas, NM.
During the investigation, State Police agents learned between June 13-15, 2021, a parent discovered her 15-year-old daughter had been sexually communicating via cellphone through text messages, videos, and pictures with a male, identified as Johnathon M. Bindues (30) of Los Lunas, NM who is the girls’ track and basketball coach at the Los Lunas High School. Agents discovered and confirmed the sexually explicit conversations between Bindues and the 15-year-old female.
Through further investigation, agents learned during the 3-day exchange of sexually explicit text messages, photos, and videos, Bindues had made requests for the 15-year-old to send him videos and photos of her to him. During a search of the laptop, agents discovered numerous nude videos and photos of the 15-year-old. Agents confirmed both cellphone numbers utilized belonged to Bindues and the 15-year-old.
On July 16, 2021, an arrest warrant was issued for Johnathon Bindues through the Valencia County Magistrate Court. In the early morning hours of July 17th, agents and uniformed NMSP officers located and arrested Bindues without incident at a residence in Los Lunas. He was booked into the Valencia County Detention Center in Los Lunas, NM. Bindues was charged with the following:
Sexual Exploitation of Child (causing or permitting to engage in act, under 18) (3 counts) (3rd Degree Felony)
Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor (3 Counts) (4th Degree Felony)
The names of the juvenile victim will not be released by State Police. This case is on-going investigation by the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau
Bernalillo County– On June 26, 2021, the New Mexico State Police was requested by the Albuquerque Police Department to investigate a hot air balloon crash with multiple fatalities in Albuquerque, NM.
At approximately 7:34 a.m., New Mexico State Police officers responded to the scene located near Unser Boulevard and Central Avenue in Albuquerque, NM.
Upon arrival officers located five occupants, the pilot and four passengers. The pilot, identified as Nicholas Meleski (62) of Albuquerque, along with three passengers; Susan Montoya (65), Mary Martinez (59) and Martin Martinez (62) all from Albuquerque, NM, sustained fatal injuries in the crash. They were pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of Medical Investigator. One other passenger, John Montoya (61) of Albuquerque, NM was transported from the scene by emergency personnel to an area hospital in Albuquerque. He later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
The initial investigation indicates the balloon descended towards the ground and struck an overhead power line. The basket became engulfed in flames. The Albuquerque Police and Fire Department arrived on scene, extinguished the fire, and rendered aid.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investigators were notified to investigate the crash. Inquiries into the cause of the crash should be made directly to the FAA.
The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau, Crime Scene Unit, Crash Reconstruction Unit and Aerial Drone Team assisted in the investigation.
Juneteenth , which celebrates when black union soldiers marched into Galveston Texas and enforced the end of slavery has been written into law by President Joe Biden as a national holiday , this is a big move giving African Americans the recognition needed to solidify a stronger more diverse America.
Bernalillo County- On May 19-20, 2021, the New Mexico State Police Crime Suppression Unit (street crimes south element) executed multiple arrest warrants in Albuquerque, NM. These warrants resulted from a three-month operation focused on the trafficking of illegal narcotics through social media platforms.
During the extensive operation, the New Mexico State Police Crime Suppression Unit identified 34 individuals selling illegal narcotics. Of the 34, Crime Suppression agents arrested 18 individuals. Those arrested were booked into the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque, NM without incident. More arrests are forthcoming.
As a result of this investigation, the New Mexico State Police seized a total of 3 pounds of Methamphetamine, 439 Fentanyl pills and 11 grams of Cocaine.
“New Mexico State Police will continue to target those who sell or are in any way involved in trafficking illegal drugs in this state” said Robert Thornton, Chief of the New Mexico State Police. “Large scale, long term complex operations like these are essential to help make our streets and communities safer.”
Our country is far from perfect , but we have done some great and beautiful things , recently we all banded together and voted out a dictator in one of histories greatest mass vote movements , our country and the people are very strong and their hearts are good , yes we need to push reparations and make things right and yes we still have a lot of work to do in the fight against hate and fascism , but I will tell you; despite all the problems we have , the greatest stories and legends ever created were done by Americans in the trenches fighting to defend the land of the free and the home of the brave, and that is worth remembering .
There have been so many injustices in this country, for some we ignore the injustices and move forward and for others we stop and we don’t move forward till the injustice is “ made right “ , some things need to be made right, especially what happend to the black community in Tulsa that was massacred with no justice found , this is a terrible terrible thing , and a great blemish on the fabric of our Nation, and it will not be made right till those innocent victims are repaid for the destruction done to them as they were trying to live a normal law abiding life , the blemish will not be removed until they are repaid, our country is the richest country in the world built on the backs of displaced Native Americans and African slaves , today is the day , now is the time , that all Americans , in good faith to your fellow man and country , must push to get reparations paid out of the overflowing coffers of this nation, reparations paid to the ancestors of those who have unjustly suffered at the hands of hate, we may not be able to give them the world like we would wish , but at least give them something, to show, that in America all have the right to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness and justice will be served , even in the form of a check , don’t rob these people of what they deserve , they were wronged and it needs to be made right , if this country doesn’t attempt to make these things right there will be racial tension and the ugly head of rascism will grow even worse as we have recently seen ,in a country so rich, let’s make things right , let’s move forward together ! I will pray to my god that he will soften the heart of this country and somehow bring justice to the victims of hate all across this nation , sometimes you have to apologize , sometimes you have to make things right , I hope we will find the strength to do so..
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In everything I do I can never ever forget you ,because once I do , I’m done , I am a prisoner of your mercy , I realize that in the end the world will fall away and the only thing that will remain is the bright light of your love and I just pray that you let me live my life as a weapon for your will , fortify me against the forces of darkness , against the wiles of evil , guide our minds and make our path straight , speak for us ,
With just two websites I’m going to change your life and possibly the life of New Mexico. Digital literacy is the quickest way to lift a state out of poverty because it brings immense value to the populace and the opportunities it brings can be done from a computer at home. People that know how to code are extremely valuable and can earn a very high income.However , the current status quo system wants a degree in computer science , but we have that covered , here are the two sites used in combination will change your world ,
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How would you feel if a trailer was taken off your truck in broad daylight?or your moving across country and all your possessions are simply broken into and driven into the sunset.These things happen everyday in Albuquerque, people who work hard for their cars and tools are constantly becoming victims of theft.
New Mexico is a beautiful and wild state, but it’s not a place for lax theft laws , in order for us to help lift the state out of poverty we have to prevent craftsman from having their property taken.
Some say that private prisons and the justice system profits off of crime which may very well be so but we must change our strategy in a way to where the community will profit from deterrence more than private or government profiting from crime occurrence.
There are many solutions , one is to hire more officers or to increase social programs , all which are good , however , an all encompassing solution would be extremely tougher property crime laws to deter theft.
What is your solution to Albuquerque’s crime problem?
Be kind to all people and spend time with your loved ones and cherish them with all your heart ,no one can tell what the day will bring , the true treasures of life are not of the world and cannot be replaced ,wisdom is greater than gold and understanding greater than rubies how much more is the time with your loved ones or walking with god?
Our father had nothing to his name , but he drew a fish in the sand ,no great worldly possessions , but he said “ today you will be with me In paradise “ , how was the time spent with him ?we cherished him with thorns , but when he died , light defeated darkness ,life defeated death , good over evil and peace over war , the temple was rent in two , the dead walked the earth , and the good news spread throughout the earth that all men are saved , we cherished him with thorns.
How great did our father love us that he gave his only son that we may have eternal life in heaven ,
His spirit lives on in each and everyone one of us and I pray that in his name and spirit we cherish our loved ones every minute of our lives.
Double Fatal Rollover Crash on Interstate 10 in Luna County
Luna County, NM – On May 4, 2021, at approximately 11:42 a.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal rollover crash on Interstate 10 near milepost 109, east of Deming, NM.
The initial investigation indicated a 2006 Ford Expedition SUV, driven by a 36-year-old female from Texas, was traveling east on Interstate 10 when one of the vehicle’s rear tire sustained a blowout. The Ford left the roadway and rolled. There was a total of seven occupants in the Ford at the time of the crash. The driver along with two passengers, an 18-year-old male from Texas, and a 67-year-old female from Nevada, all sustained unknown injuries. All three were transported by Native Air to a hospital in El Paso, TX. Two other female passengers, a 28-year-old and a 70-year-old from Texas, sustained unknown injuries. They were both transported by emergency medical personnel to area hospitals. The 28-year-old was transported to a hospital in Deming, NM and the 70-year-old was transported to a hospital in Las Cruces, NM.
Two other passengers, Revy Mitchell (70) from Texas and Marvin Maxey (63) from Arkansas, were both ejected from the vehicle. They both sustained fatal injuries and they were pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of Medical Investigator.
Alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor and seat belts appear to have not been utilized. This crash is under investigation by the New Mexico State Police.
A failure from the get go the A.R.T program has been plagued with destroying businesses , electric busses that don’t work , and because of poor planning we now live with regular accidents up and down central because the busses are dangerously close to the burque drivers. Whether it was a money grab scam or something else we need to fix this A.R.T , a solution would be to place the busses on one side of the street and open up central medians to cross traffic again, but r even better get rid of the busses all together and put a train that goes under the intersections and stretches to Rio Rancho! Now that will bring added revenue , make it safer and connect Rio Rancho better, hey let’s go Albuquerque, let’s go train status !
New Mexico Is such a beautiful Place, Truly the land of Enchantment. With a History going back as far as trading with the Aztecs, the lands of new Mexico have Many Stories to tell, From the wild west days of Americas manifest destiny to the modern bustling city of Albuquerque, those who live in the land of enchantment are truly blessed. New Mexico is a prime spot to live, with opportunities in science, film and legalized marijuana the land of enchantment is a hidden gem of opportunity. New Mexico is a backdrop of ancient art, unique people and the most beautiful sunsets in the world, an oasis where you can relax and listen to the guitarrón while you enjoy La Tierra Encantada, VIVA Nuevo Mexico!
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The Biden administration is preparing an array of actions, including sanctions, to disrupt the digital finance infrastructure that facilitates ransomware cyberattacks, a national security threat traced to Russia.
The World Bank canceled a prominent report rating the business environment of the world’s countries after a probe concluded that senior bank management pressured staff to alter data affecting the ranking of China and other nations.