• Judge's opinion may be needed to get Duke City minimum wage increase question on November ballot. Deadline looms next Tuesday.
• Guv appoints prominent ABQ criminal attorney to vacant slot on NM Supreme Court. New justice Paul Kennedy faces Demo challenger on fall ballot.
• Isotopes even playoff series at 1-1 with win in Omaha. Need two wins in weekend series starting tonight to move on. Dodgers renew commitment to ’Topes through 2014.
• Looking for a canine companion? Find one starting this morning at ABQ's animal shelters during fee-free adoption weekend.
• Congressional candidates open political season with first debate this Sunday at Congregation Albert.