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Archive for May 2nd, 2013

  • Expansion plans at UNMH put on hold

    May 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Plans to expand the strained University of New Mexico Hospital have been delayed while hospital officials await federal approval of the state’s Medicaid program. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/11Zp2Pc ) the...

  • Day of Prayer

    May 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The faithful pray during the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer held at Christ’s Church, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • NMSU president close to being selected

    May 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University’s next president is set to be announced next week. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/103TdSn ) reports regents plan tentatively to reveal their pick on Monday. Finalists include NMSU business...

  • Roswell Realtors honor Kraft

    May 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Attorney Rick Kraft, center, alongside his wife Tanya, and Roswell Association of Realtors President Bill Davis, left, holds a plaque presented to him from the organization during its Citizen of the Year luncheon, Thursday. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) The Roswell...

  • Santa Fe mayor says he won’t run for a 3rd term

    May 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Mayor David Coss says he won’t seek a third term. Coss made his announcement Thursday in a statement. He has spent the past eight years as the city’s mayor after being a Santa Fe city council member for four years....

  • Blue collar union to see pay increase

    May 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Starting today, members of the blue collar union will see a two percent pay increase, after the City Council approved ratification of a collective bargaining agreement Thursday night during a special meeting. The council also approved audited financial...

  • Santa Fe imposes watering restrictions

    May 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Citing the continued drought, Santa Fe is imposing outdoor watering restrictions. The restrictions prohibit residents from watering outdoors between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and no more than three times a week. Washing vehicles...

  • Cyclists to raise money for foster kids

    May 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In an effort to raise money for foster kids, a group of men previously in the fraternity Pi Kappa Phi at New Mexico State University will cycle from Las Cruces to Aztec, stopping in Roswell May 20, as part of the second annual Tour de Nuevo Mexico. Cycler...

  • Wife re-indicted for man’s death at NM party

    May 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The wife of a man who was shot and killed at a foreign-exchange student party in Albuquerque has been re-indicted for murder. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/16qmpey) that Amy Herrera was recently re-indicted by a grand jury for...

  • Foreclosure workshop will be July 11 at Legal Aid offices

    May 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Legal, CAFe and Tierra del Sol Housing Corporation will be holding foreclosure workshops all across the state of New Mexico. The workshops are part of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office initiative, the Homeowner Preservation Program which...