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From left, Joseph Brown, Matthew Pavlik, Emily Hervol and Aleice Mitchell of Carlsbad Sixth Grade Academy react to winning the New Mexico Electric Car Challenge on Saturday. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

Making learning electrifying

You’d be right if you said the atmosphere was electric in the Highland High School gymnasium in Albuquerque on Saturday as aspiring automotive engineers from close to 30 middle schools from across the state competed in the New Mexico Electric Car Challenge.

Merrillee Dolan, left, in 1971 with Catherine Albright, then president of the Albuquerque chapter of the National Organization for Women. Dolan was seen as an energetic, local pioneer of NOW. (Albuquerque Journal File Photo)

Goodbye to a feminist friend

Merrillee Dolan fought for women’s rights, lived life at full volume

Brenda Valenzuela, left, and her sister, Magaly Luna, discuss President Obama's executive action on immigration on Thursday. Valenzuela was 6 months old when her parents packed her and Luna into a car and drove from the family home in Chihuahua, Mexico, to the United States 25 years ago. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

New hope for NM immigrants

Obama’s executive action raises feelings of relief, hopes for legal residency