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Archive for November 17th, 2012

  • 2 years after IPO, GM is piling up cash

    November 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 19, 2012 file photo shows the familiar Chevrolet bowtie logo displayed on the grille of a 2012 Cruze sedan, foreground, with a 2012 Sonic sedan in the background at a Chevrolet dealership in the south Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo....

  • Court denies attempt to tap NM plains for water

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district judge has ruled against a commercial venture that sought to drill more than three dozen water wells in western New Mexico. In a ruling issued Friday, the court found the state engineer was justified in rejecting the...

  • NM governor names new Lea County magistrate

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Hobbs lawyer Craig La Bree has been appointed to an open seat on the Lea County Magistrate Court bench. Gov. Susana Martinez’s office announced La Bree’s appointment Friday. La Bree will be filling the vacancy left by...

  • NM road reopens following deadly motorcycle crash

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies say a mountain highway east of Tijeras is back open following a deadly motorcycle crash. Sgt. Sam White says two motorcycles were traveling on N.M. 14 when one of the riders lost control and...

  • Las Vegas woman arrested in embezzlement case

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — The office manager of a Las Vegas nonprofit has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly embezzling about $2,300 from the organization during a three week-period. The Las Vegas Optic reports (http://bit.ly/T6mzkk )...

  • NM police identify body found near Bernardo

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNARDO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police investigators have identified the body of a man who was found near a charred vehicle in Socorro County. They say 28-year-old Adrian Burns of Los Lunas was found Monday night by firefighters who were called to...

  • Jobless benefits could end for 7,000 in New Mexico

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — About 7,000 jobless New Mexicans will lose unemployment benefits at the end of the year if Congress and the president don’t agree to extend the assistance, legislators were told Friday. That represents about a third of the New...

  • Fort Sill Apache celebrate reservation anniversary

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One year after being granted reservation status in New Mexico, the Fort Sill Apache raised their flag Friday on their 30-acre plot in the Akela Flats of southern New Mexico. But tribal Chairman Jeff Haozous says it will likely take...

  • Sipapu to kick off NM’s ski season

    November 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    VADITO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will be kicking off the start of the ski season Saturday with the opening of the Sipapu resort. Snowmaking has started at some ski areas around New Mexico, but Sipapu will be the first to open. The resort is reporting an...

  • Judge backs Calif. high-speed rail over farmers

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE — In In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo a sign against the proposed high-Speed rail system is seen on Highway 43 near Hanford, Calif. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley is expected to decide Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 whether to grant a...