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Archive for June 7th, 2012

  • Nasdaq tries to make amends for Facebook problems

    June 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This Wednesday, May 23, 2012, file photo, shows the pre-market price for Facebook at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. The Nasdaq stock exchange said Wednesday that it plans to hand out $40 million in cash and credit to reimburse investment firms that...

  • NM busts alleged driver’s license fraud ring

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (1)

    New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department Secretary Demesia Padilla, left, answers questions as Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday June 6, 2012. Padilla and Chandler announced...

  • Firefighters use burnouts to corral NM fires

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell talks about the recent deadly crash of an air tanker that was helping fight a wildfire in Utah, during a news conference at the agency’s Southwest regional headquarters in Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday, June 5,...

  • Gov. Martinez joins Romney team

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has been appointed to a new Hispanic leadership team announced Wednesday by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Romney, who won the New Mexico primary on Tuesday, said Martinez will be an honorary...

  • Crownpoint woman pleads guilty to embezzlement

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Crownpoint woman has entered a plea to charges of stealing thousands of dollars from a Navajo organization. The U.S. attorney of New Mexico says 36-year-old Shavna April Bebo pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzlement and theft...

  • Officials investigate death of wolf

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife officials are investigating the death of a female member of the Dark Canyon wolf pack. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/NJjmSY ) that the body of the Mexican gray wolf was found...

  • 2 NM men sentenced in Navajo shooting

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced two Navajo men for the murder of another tribal member and the assault of his son. The U.S. attorney’s office in Albuquerque said 21-year-old Brian Thompson of Standing Rock and 22-year-old...

  • NM teacher gets probation in texting case

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A former Belen school teacher is getting probation for allegedly convincing a 15-year-old girl to text him inappropriate photos of herself. The Valencia County News-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/L9UYYc) reports a judge Tuesday suspended an...

  • Los Lunas auctioneer facing animal cruelty charges

    June 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The owner of a Los Lunas auction business is facing criminal charges for the treatment of four emaciated horses found struggling for life. KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/MfQIWr) reports Dennis Chavez, owner of Southwest Livestock Auction, was...

  • DC Council chair resigns after bank fraud charge

    June 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 12, 2011 file photo, Washington D.C. City Council Chairman Kwame Brown testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Brown was charged Wednesday with lying about his income on loan applications, becoming the second person on the panel in...