ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The federal government reports that New Mexico's high school graduation rate for the 2009-2010 was just over 67 percent.
That's below the national average of about 78 percent.
The rates indicate the percentage of ninth graders who go on to graduate within four years.
According to the report, Nevada had one of the lowest rates while Vermont had one of the highest.
The annual Holiday Shop and Stroll in OldTown is a New Mexican tradition. And here to tell us all about how you can go join in on the fun is James Dechamplon with the city of Albuquerque's Historic Old Town events.
The snow has fallen, the slopes are open and the skis and snowboards are a sliding! It's time to get your old gear ready to go or try out your new stuff. Jerry Shere and Lyndsi Johnson from Sport Systems is here with me.
The Toys for Tots campaign is coming into its final days of collecting and then distributing to the less fortunate kids around town. In the final push, a phone bank was held for people to donate monetarily and with any toys and Albuquerque…