Hundreds of students walked out of class this week in protest of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, or PARCC. We spoke with outgoing Albuquerque board of education member Kathy Korte about what the test is and why and how parents are opting out.

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The State Legislature’s Committee on Compacts will be taking public comment Saturday on the proposed new gambling compacts negotiated between Governor Susana Martinez’ office and the Navajo Nation, the Mescalero and Jicarilla Apache tribes and the pueblos of Jemez and Acoma. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has the story. 

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The ethnic group known as the Kurds is spread across Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey, leaving it "the largest nation in the world without its own state."  Journalist Christian Caryl told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, the closest the Kurds have come is their very autonomous region in northern Iraq, a place, Caryl says, very different from the rest of the country.

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KSFR's Kate Powell brings you local news at noon. 

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Wednesday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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