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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. MDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico youth soccer league is investigating reported racial slurs and an assault on a girl by an adult in a game that turned violent. The Duke City League said Tuesday it's looking into allegations that a white man choked and groped a 14-year-old Hispanic female player following a match Saturday filled with racial tensions in Bernalillo, New Mexico.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The largest zoo in New Mexico is going green by ditching plastic bags and offering more eco-friendly food serving and storage options for visitors. The group that manages catering at the Albuquerque BioPark along with the cafes at the zoo and aquarium is implemented a number of green initiatives to limit the use of plastics.

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New state data show African Americans have the highest rate of babies born with low birth weight in New Mexico. KUNM-FM in Albuquerque reports New Mexico Department of Health numbers show that the rate of babies born with low birth weights to African-American moms hasn't improved in New Mexico for almost two decades.

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - Another bus has been added for a special tour of the spot of the world's first atomic test during a special one-day open house. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that the New Mexico Museum of Space History has secured a third bus for a special tour of the Trinity Site after souring ticket sales.

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