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Archive for May 30th, 2012

  • Governor orders audit of specialty plate program

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, May 15, 2012, an inmate gets some blank KIDS specialty license plates to be made by Prison Industries at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, Calif. The KIDS plate is one of 10 special-interest plates Californians can buy. Proceeds from...

  • Jury to hear No Doubt’s claims against game maker

    May 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this video game image released by Activision, a scene is shown from the game, “Band Hero,” is shown. A Los Angeles judge ruled Tuesday, May 29, 2012, that the band No Doubt can argue to a jury that gaming giant Activision misused their images...

  • Gov. Martinez fundraising in California

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is raising money in California for her political committees. Political adviser Jay McCleskey said Tuesday the governor is attending private fundraisers in the Los Angeles area for her re-election...

  • Theater’s conviction upheld for showing adult film

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has upheld a movie theater’s conviction for violating an Albuquerque ordinance that restricts where adult films can be shown. The court issued a split decision Tuesday, with the majority deciding the...

  • Sunport to get more solar power

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry says Albuquerque Sunport will be getting more solar panels to power elevators, lights and offices at the airport. Berry on Tuesday unveiled the final phase of a solar project for the airport, which...

  • Police arrest 2nd man in shooting of Los Lunas boy

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a 10-year-old boy during a home invasion is now in Belen police custody. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/N5RisK) reports authorities arrested Leroy Montoya on Monday afternoon after a police pursuit that ended in a...

  • NM man safe after falling into mine shaft

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A San Acacia man faces a trespassing citation after being rescued from an abandoned mine shaft near Polvadera Mountain. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/L0YeW9 ) says police reports show 48-year-old Luciano Lesperance fell...

  • UNM, ASU law schools see big drop in applications

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Applications to the University of New Mexico School of Law and Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have dropped off significantly since last year, with both schools blaming the economy. UNM saw...

  • Dona Ana County to debut voting centers in June

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Voters in Dona Ana County will be able to cast their ballots at special voting centers for the first time in the upcoming primary election. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/L0NOGb) reports officials plan to debut voting...

  • NM health official to take on job safety in Wyo.

    May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime state health official has been tapped to oversee job safety in Wyoming. New Mexico state epidemiologist C. Mack Sewell told the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/K8980b) on Monday that has accepted a position analyzing...