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Author Archives: Richard Metcalf / Journal Staff Writer


NM bankruptcy filings still going down

During the first half of the year, 2,043 petitions were filed in New Mexico seeking bankruptcy court protection, a 13 percent drop from 2,351 a year earlier

Krankenschwester redet mit einem alten Mann im Rollstuhl im Pflegeheim

$10MIL rehab center opens in ABQ

Rio at Las Estancias has 80 beds for long-term or skilled nursing care and 40 private rooms for post-surgery recovery


ABQ retail sector doing well

A 7.3 percent retail vacancy rate is remarkably low in the Albuquerque metro area

A West Side neighborhood seen from an escarpment with Downtown Albuquerque in the background.  (Greg Sorber / Albuquerque Journal)

Housing in flux

Millennials could ignite home buying as they emerge from economic hibernation

(C. Cunningham/Albuquerque Journal)

College degree still desirable goal

Despite soaring tuition, staggering debt load, a new study says higher education pays off for graduates