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Archive for May 3rd, 2013

  • NM governor tightens control over capital projects

    May 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration is tightening controls over capital improvement financing by requiring local governments, school districts and others in New Mexico to have a current audit before state money is released for...

  • NM firefighters battle blaze in Sandia Mountains

    May 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire is burning in the Sandia Mountains just north of Albuquerque. The fire began around 2:30 a.m. Thursday and grew to an estimated 50 acres by the evening. Officials say no structures are in danger and the cause of the blaze...

  • Shot NM intruder may have entered wrong home

    May 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Investigators say a man suspected of intruding into an Albuquerque home and was later shot by the homeowner may have been unaware that he walked into the wrong home. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Williamson said the...

  • Archbishop Sheehan blesses NM church after attack

    May 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Archbishop Michael Sheehan has blessed an Albuquerque church after a man stabbed three churchgoers in a bizarre attack. Sheehan reconsecrated St. Jude Thaddeus Church on Wednesday by sprinkling holy water and spreading...

  • NM man sentenced to prison for assaulting his wife

    May 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Laguna Pueblo man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for assaulting his wife outside a New Mexico casino. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Laurence Kasero also was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Albuquerque to...

  • Expansion plans at UNMH put on hold

    May 3, 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...

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    May 3, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

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