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Archive for January 7th, 2013

  • 100 White Sands soldiers ready to deploy

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. (AP) — About 100 soldiers based at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico are getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/10afrZb) that the soldiers with the 2nd Engineer...

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ actor seeks NM school board seat

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office has certified 10 candidates to run for spots on Albuquerque’s school board, and one of them is an actor from the TV show “Breaking Bad.” Steven Michael Quezada plays agent...

  • Santa Fe plans first gun buyback event

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The city of Santa Fe will kick off Operation Safe Streets with its first gun buyback program at police headquarters on Saturday. City officials say the goal is to provide a safe way for residents to dispose of unwanted firearms. Mayor...

  • Immigrants arrested in driver’s license scam

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say seven illegal immigrants from Brazil and Mexico have been arrested in connection with a driver’s license scam. Taxation and Revenue Secretary Demesia Padilla says the immigrants are accused of using...

  • Father of Homeland Security Secretary dies in NM

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Leonard Napolitano, the father of U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the former dean of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, died Monday in Albuquerque. He was 82. His death was confirmed by an...

  • Parents of dead NM boy face endangerment charges

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As state medical investigators try to determine what led to the death of an 8-year-old boy who was found face down in the snow in a remote part of New Mexico the day after Christmas, his parents are now facing Navajo tribal charges...

  • Minimum wage increase sought for Bernalillo County

    January 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — If a Bernalillo County commissioner gets his way, the minimum wage in unincorporated areas of the county would increase to match the minimum wage now in effect in Albuquerque. Commissioner Art De La Cruz says he plans later this...

  • CES unveils big TVs with ‘ultra-high definition’

    January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jung Jin Bae, of South Korea, tests a motion sensor at the LG booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The 2013 International CES gadget show, the biggest trade show in the Americas, is taking place in Las Vegas...

  • Drilling barge pulled from rocks off Alaska island

    January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    An Era Alaska helicopter lifts off from Kodiak State Airport, in Kodiak, Alaska, on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2012 en route to the floating drill ship Kulluk on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2013. Salvage teams conducted an in-depth assessment of its...

  • Colo. shooting families listen to police testimony

    January 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Aurora Police Officer Justin Grizzle leaves court after testifying at a preliminary hearing for James Holmes at the courthouse in Centennial, Colo., on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Investigators say Holmes opened fire during the midnight showing of the latest Batman...