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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is seeking community input on possible reforms for the Albuquerque Police Department over its use of force. Federal officials will meet later this month with Albuquerque community stakeholders, police officers, and police and city officials to gather insights and recommendations on how the police department should be reformed.

SANTA ROSA, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will begin a routine release of water from Santa Rosa Lake and Dam into the Pecos River south of Santa Rosa starting Wednesday morning. The release follows a request by the Bureau of Reclamation and the Carlsbad Irrigation District for 30,000 acre-feet of water.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The Game and Fish Department is closing a fishing and hunting area along the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico while stream and access improvements are made. The agency says the 80-acre Hammond Tract Wildlife Management Area will close until June 20. The area is about 14 miles downstream from Navajo Dam near the community of Blanco.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Google officials are in Santa Fe today to help small businesses build an Internet presence. Congressman Ben Ray Luján partnered with Google to host the event, where Google experts will help small business owners create their own websites. Businesses will also receive free web hosting for one year.

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