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Archive for May 8th, 2012

  • Jesús “ Paco” Martínez

    May 8, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jesús “Paco” Martínez de Roswell perdido la valiente lucha con el cáncer en el Domingo, 6 de mayo 2012, en Albuquerque. Tenía 73, años de edad. El hijo de Jesús y María (Coronel) Martínez, Jesús nació el 19 de mayo de 1938, en Delicias,...

  • Aurelia Espinoza Garcia

    May 8, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Roswell for Aurelia Espinoza Garcia known by friends as Lela or Lia, 80, who passed away Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Roswell. A funeral mass will also be held at St....

  • James Britton

    May 8, 2012 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The long goodbye ended for the Britton family on Friday, May 4, when James Britton succumbed to complications of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). He was preceded in death by his parents, Bynum and Elnora Britton, and his brother, Robert Britton. He is survived...

  • San Miguel County infant dies from whooping cough

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says a San Miguel County infant has died from whooping cough. It’s the first pertussis-related infant death in the state since 2005. Health officials say the 2-month-old child died late last...

  • NM governor unveils wildfire-warning system

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and state forestry officials on Monday unveiled a new statewide email notification system for alerting residents of potential dangers from wildfire. Martinez said the effort is aimed at raising...

  • City bus, van collide in Albuquerque, hurting 8

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A city bus and a van collided in Albuquerque on Monday, sending eight people to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Albuquerque fire spokeswoman Melissa Romero says seven people on the bus were taken to various...

  • Provost: UNM professors consider leaving over pay

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Regents for the University of New Mexico have been warned that the school could lose up to 10 well-regarded faculty members if salaries remain at their current levels. The Albuquerque Journal reports that (http://bit.ly/J7vxuH)...

  • 1 man arrested in Artesia double-shooting

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Artesia police have arrested a man in a double-shooting that left one person dead. Thirty-five-year-old Osmond Viernes was arrested after police responded to a call about a shooting on Saturday night. One man identified as 30-year-old...

  • NM gets nearly $11M for health center improvements

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is getting nearly $11 million in federal funding to make improvements at several community health centers around the state. The grant funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services. U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman...

  • Federal help sought to avert flooding at NM pueblo

    May 8, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

    SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are asking the federal government for help to prevent possible flooding at Santa Clara Pueblo. Sens. Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan say the northern...