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Archive for March 29th, 2013

  • Senior community aide helps residents feel at home

    March 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kelly Leflar, a service coordinator at Summit and Wildwood apartment complexes. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Friday morning’s bright skies lit the adobe apartments at Summit Apartments but it couldn’t compare to the true sunshine that Kelly Leflar carried with...

  • Police Blotter: Vandals tag home, knock over wall

    March 29, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 1600 block of South Madison Avenue, Tuesday, where subjects entered the garage of the vacant home and sprayed graffiti on the interior walls. In addition, the subjects knocked over a decorative brick wall. Damages were estimated...

  • Governor vetoes increase in NM minimum wage

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has vetoed a proposal by the Democratic-controlled Legislature that would have increased New Mexico’s minimum wage to the fourth highest in the nation. Martinez followed through on an earlier...

  • New laws revamp New Mexico regulatory agency

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has approved measures revamping the Public Regulation Commission, including increasing qualifications for future members. Bills signed into law on Friday will transfer the registration of corporations to the...

  • New Mexico’s jobless rate edges up slightly

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials report that New Mexico’s unemployment increased slightly last month, and that job growth remains slow. The Department of Workforce Solutions said Friday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.8...

  • Governor OKs NM educational pension overhaul

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Retired educators will receive smaller cost-of-living adjustments for the next 30 years under a measure approved by legislators and signed into law Friday by Gov. Susana Martinez. The new law takes effect July 1, and also will require...

  • New Mexico to expand its Amber Alert system

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new state law will allow New Mexico to expand a warning system used to help search for abducted children. The state’s Amber Alert system will be able to send alerts about children abducted by a parent or other family member....

  • Pope’s foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

    March 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Pope Francis, right, looks up to the Crucifix during the Passion of Christ Mass inside St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, March 29, 2013. Pope Francis began the Good Friday service at the Vatican with the Passion of Christ Mass and hours...

  • Confederate flag at old NC Capitol coming down

    March 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A Confederate flag is seen on display at the old Capitol, which houses the governor’s office and still hosts numerous government events, Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C. State Historic Sites Director Keith Hardison says the flag raised last week...

  • NKorea says it is in a state of war with SKorea

    March 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    South Korea’s K-1 tanks take part in their military exercise in the border city between two Koreas, Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 29, 2013. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Friday that his rocket forces were ready “to...