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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico youth soccer league is investigating a teen soccer game where racial tensions erupted into a chaotic brawl in which a parent is alleged to have physically assaulted one of the female players. The Duke City Soccer League confirmed Tuesday it's looking into reports that a man choked and groped a 15-year-old player during a match Saturday at a suburban soccer complex.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico regulators have approved a plan to build two massive wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border. The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of a $1.6 billion project that Xcel Energy says will add 1,230 megawatts of wind energy to the regional generating mix. The utility is still awaiting approval from Texas regulators.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - University of New Mexico's budget proposal recommends raising tuition next year to cover costs for campus safety measures and employee raises. The Albuquerque Journal reports the budget proposal includes a 2.5 percent tuition increase and a 2.39 percent increase in student fees. Officials say it would give many employees their first raise in four years.

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 32-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for stalking and abducting his ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas, chaining her to the floorboard of his van and driving her to New Mexico. Jack William Morgan was sentenced Tuesday after a jury found him guilty in December of conspiracy and kidnapping. A co-defendant, Samuel Brown, was previously sentenced to more than five years in prison.

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