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Archive for July 5th, 2012

  • NM auditor looking into state drug court program

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The State Auditor’s Office says it is investigating a complaint of money missing in the First Judicial District’s Drug Court Program. The probe was launched after State District Judge Sheri Raphaelson reportedly made the...

  • NM woman puts 'soul' up for sale on eBay

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman has something for sale on eBay that most of wouldn’t even consider selling at any price — her soul. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/N9K4VL) that a woman identified as Lori N. recently put her soul up for...

  • NM museum director leaving to take Calif. position

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Shelby Tisdale, the director of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe, is leaving her post. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/M5YF1m) that the Autry National Center in Los Angeles recently announced Tisdale...

  • Albuquerque, UNM team up on Route 66 project

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The city of Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico are teaming up for a project to revitalize the historic Route 66 corridor. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/OoJwMN) that the plan is for graduate students from UNM’s...

  • Police: Equipment to aid Navajo farmers stolen

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — More than $300,000 in equipment used to aid Navajo farmers has been stolen near Shiprock. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/N9IIKL) that the theft from the San Juan River Dineh Water Users Inc. happened late Saturday or early Sunday...

  • NM Marine files lawsuit in burglar shooting arrest

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A Marine from Belen arrested for shooting and killing a burglar on the Fourth of July three years ago is now going after the lawmen who put him behind bars. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/L071LP) that Luke Sanchez filed a lawsuit this...

  • 'The Vow's' real-life couple's story goes on

    July 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Vow was a box office success and became a money-maker its first weekend in movie theaters, and the book soared to the No. 1 spot on the New York Times best seller list. That was all in February and March. So what has Farmington...

  • Rain cools Colo. fires, other wildfires grow

    July 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A wildfire burns in Lambert Park Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Alpine, Utah. Fire officials say a wildfire in Utah County destroyed a barn and forced the evacuation of Alpine neighborhoods. The Lone Peak Fire District says no houses have been damaged and the fire...

  • Many Americans have throwback Fourth without power

    July 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Brianna Honis participates in the Port Carbon Citizens Committee’s annual Fourth of July Parade nicknamed the “Baby Parade” in Port Carbon, Pa. Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Republican-Herald, Jacqueline Dormer) MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP)...

  • New tests revive debate over Arafat death

    July 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 24, 2002 file photo, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat talks to the media during a press conference at his headquarters, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Yasser Arafat’s body may be exhumed to allow for more testing of the...