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Archive for September 21st, 2011

  • What happens when you let Farmers® insure everything that’s important to you?

    September 21, 2011 • Local Business Review • • Comments Off

    Gina Dwyer (standing) and Rocio Borunda invite everyone to come in for a free quote on their homeowners, auto, life and business insurance. The Gina Dwyer Farmers Insurance Agency, 101 West 6th Street, is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Mon. through Fri....

  • Beaten NM baby had marijuana in system

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A toxicology report says a 17-month-old girl allegedly beaten to death by a 24-year-old man just outside Espanola in March had marijuana in her bloodstream, and it probably wasn’t from secondhand smoke. The Albuquerque Journal...

  • Mexican national entered US on NM school bus

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A Mexican national is facing multiple immigration violations after authorities say he hitched a ride from the U.S. port of entry on a New Mexico public school bus. The Deming Headlight reports (http://bit.ly/pjBcnW ) that U.S. Border...

  • Family: Brass thieves raid NM Marine's gravesite

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico family says thieves have raided the gravesite of a U.S. Marine who served during World War II. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/rt9D1Y ) that Al Mantelli says someone stole an ornate brass vase that was connected by a chain...

  • Hobbs man killed in oilfield incident

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A Hobbs man has been killed after authorities in Eddy County say he was crushed by a piece of oilfield equipment near White’s City. The Carlsbad Current Argus (http://bit.ly/pQD23F ) reports Eddy County Sheriff’s Office...

  • NM school district eyes alcohol ban in housing

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    NASCHITTI, N.M. (AP) — Central Consolidated School District board members are considering banning alcohol possession for teachers and staff who live in district housing on the Navajo Nation. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/q8nBCJ ) that...

  • PD raid pot grower close to Albuquerque school

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police raided a pot growing operation just steps from a Northeast Heights school. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/mQkRZy ) reports police carted off at least 47 pot plants growing in the garage of a home near Barstow Street and...

  • Syrian-born NM astronomer set to become US citizen

    September 21, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    MAGDALENA, N.M. (AP) — A Syrian-born astronomer is slated to become a U.S. citizen at a special naturalized ceremony at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Magdelena, N.M. Emmanuel Momjian (mom-JEE’-ahn) and his wife Mari Jananian...

  • Ga pardons board done with condemned man's appeals

    September 21, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 22, 1991 file photo shows Troy Anthony Davis entering Chatham County Superior Court in Savannah, Ga., during his trail in the shooting death of off-duty police officer Mark MacPhail. Georgia’s pardons board on Tuesday, Sept. 20,...

  • Ga. bars polygraph for condemned man

    September 21, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Troy Davis. Georgia’s pardons board on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, rejected clemency for Davis despite high-profile support for his claim that he...