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Archive for June 9th, 2012

  • RI eyeing liability in Schilling firm bankruptcy

    June 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE-In this Oct. 25, 2007, file photo, Boston Red Sox’s Curt Schilling pitches against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the baseball World Series at Fenway Park in Boston. Schilling has dabbled in politics, World War II history and raised millions for...

  • Group alleges political meddling in wolf program

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 file photo, a female Mexican gray wolf looks to avoid being captured for its annual vaccinations and medical checkup at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central New Mexico. A watchdog group has filed a...

  • Gov. Susana Martinez applauds tribal-state summit

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    MESCALERO, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez says a tribal-state summit in southern New Mexico has strengthened her administration’s relationships with Native American leaders. Education, water rights and natural resources, and tribal infrastructure...

  • Sunland Park candidate petitions NM Supreme Court

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — Sunland Park mayor hopeful Gerardo Hernandez is asking the state Supreme Court to intervene in a dispute about filling the troubled city’s vacant mayoral seat. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/L7p28h) Hernandez...

  • NM governor declares county emergency due to fire

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RESERVE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has declared an emergency in Catron County due to a record-setting lightning-sparked blaze that has charred 423 square miles in southwestern New Mexico. The Whitewater-Baldy fire is the largest in the state’s...

  • Indian casino proposal ignites turf wars in NM

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    AKELA FLATS, N.M. (AP) — It’s a 30-acre tract along Interstate 10 with a temporary building where travelers can stop for a burger and beer. It’s also the nation’s newest Indian reservation, designated as such last year for the Fort Sill...

  • Ex-NM police officer accused of witness threat

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque police officer accused of killing his wife may face jail time before his trial. KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/KOuIHo) reports prosecutors filed a motion Thursday charging that Levi Chavez violated conditions of his...

  • Health insurance rate to rise for UNM students

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico students will likely see a rise in the cost of school-sponsored health insurance. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/LzBtLh) reports a regents finance committee approved a 22 percent increase in...

  • US Air Force delaying low-altitude flying in NM

    June 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force is temporarily scaling back planned training missions amid noise and safety concerns from New Mexico residents. The Farmington Daily Times (http://bit.ly/LIqWLT) reports the Air Force is re-evaluating whether to...

  • 2 US attorneys to lead criminal probes of leaks

    June 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    v Attorney General Eric Holder testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2012, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. attorneys will lead a...