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Archive for July, 2012

  • NE governors, Canadian counterparts talk energy

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS NAME OF CONFERENCE TO NEW ENGLAND GOVERNORS AND EASTERN CANADIAN PREMIERS CONFERENCE INSTEAD OF NEW ENGLAND GOVERNORS AND EASTERN QUEBEC PREMIERS CONFERENCE – New Brunswick Premier Davild Alward listens during the New England Governors and...

  • Some Olympians want marketing rules changed

    July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    United States runner Sanya Richards-Ross arrives at a news conference at Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. Richards-Ross is one of the U.S. athletes who are part of a Twitter campaign demanding changes in Olympic...

  • Store owner takes stand in NM gun raid trial

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico gun store owner accused of selling weapons to Mexican drug cartels testified Monday that he never took seriously comments from a customer-turned-informant who talked about taking guns and ammunition south of the border....

  • Open government advocates welcome court ruling

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Citizens have a right to access public records kept by an independent contractor on behalf of state or local governments in New Mexico, the state Court of Appeals ruled in a decision welcomed by open government advocates. The...

  • Man found dead in home near Silver City identified

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man found dead near Silver City has been identified. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Josiah Roybal was discovered inside a home Sunday in Arenas Valley. He reportedly was dead at the scene....

  • Judge awards nearly $3M for NM redistricting fees

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Taxpayers must pick up the tab for nearly $3 million in fees for attorneys who represented Democratic, Republican, Native American and Hispanic voter interests in redistricting trials, a New Mexico judge decided Monday. District Judge...

  • Moriarty serves as model for summer meal programs

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Beth Dennison climbs behind the wheel of a school bus loaded with sandwiches, milk, fruit and vegetables each weekday and rattles over 30 miles of dusty Torrance County roads delivering food to waiting children. “Just meeting...

  • NM balloon fiesta vendors seek contract change

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of food vendors is trying to renegotiate lower rent for an annual hot-air balloon fiesta to keep food prices from rising. The group plans to meet Monday with officials for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The...

  • Man acquitted of cockfighting charges sues county

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A La Cienega man acquitted of cockfighting charges is suing Santa Fe County, saying he was singled out in an investigation because he owned roosters and is Hispanic. Raul Trinidad-Enriquez and his two roommates allege in a lawsuit...

  • Voter guide offered for constitutional amendments

    July 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature’s research arm is helping voters get an early start on learning about proposed constitutional amendments to be decided in the November general election. The Legislative Counsel Service has published an...