• Scout troop sells Christmas trees to buy new camping gear
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    Scout troop sells Christmas trees to buy new camping gear

    SHELLYE: THAT’S WHAT THE WEEKEND AFTER THANKSGIVING SOUNDS LIKE.>>[CHAINSAWS] TREE LOTS ALL OVER THE CITY ARE NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS. THIS ONE AT 725 JUAN TABO NORTH EAST IS RUN BY BOY SCOUT TROOP IT’S AN ANNUAL FUNDRAISER THEY RUN TO HELP THEM BUY THINGS THEY NEED FOR FUTURE CAMPING TRIPS. BUT THIS YEAR IS A LITTLE DIFFERENT. OUR STORAGE UNIT GOT BROKEN INTO . SOMEONE CUT A HOLE IN THE ROOF TO DROP DOWN IN AND STEAL A BUNCH OF OUR CAMPING SUPPLIES. SHELLYE: SO THIS YEAR THEY ARE NOT ONLY WORKING TO FUND FUTURE TRIPS AND PROJECTS, THEY WILL ALSO NEED TO REPLACE WHAT WAS TAKEN.>>IT WILL HELP…

  • Tent City And Camping
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    Tent City And Camping

    THE LAST TIME WE REPORTED A HOMELESS PERSON WAS CAMPING ILLEGALLY IN OPEN SPACE… HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED. NOW, ALBUQUERQUE POLICE ARE FACED WITH A SIMILAR PROBLEM. TRANSIENTS ARE SETTING UP TENTS IN PUBLIC PARKS. ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER LAURA THOREN ASKED THE CITY HOW THEY’RE DEALING WITH THE PROBLEM, THIS TIME. RIGHT NOW, SOME HOMELESS PEOPLE IN ALBUQUERQUE ARE MAKING CITY PROPERTY, THEIR BEDROOM. A STRETCH OF STREET BY FIRST AND IRON IS BEING CALLED “TENT CITY.” NOW TRANSIENTS ARE MOVING INTO PUBLIC PARKS. WHAT THEY’RE DOING IS AGAINST THE LAW. “It is illegal to camp in public areas and parks.” BUT MAYOR BERRY’S CHIEF OF STAFF, GILBERT…