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Archive for May, 2013

  • Review: ‘The Last Cyclist’ is an affecting fable

    May 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater publicity image released by Richard Kornberg and Associates shows the cast of “The Last Cyclist,” currently performing in a limited run at the West End Theater in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Kornberg and Associates, Carol Rosegg) NEW...

  • NM high court orders back pay for state workers

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of state workers are owed back pay totaling millions of dollars, New Mexico’s highest court ruled Thursday in a victory for unions representing public employees. The state Supreme Court affirmed a Court of Appeals...

  • 2 arrested in NM after 3 pipe bombs found in SUV

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man and woman are in custody after three pipe bombs, two firearms and 20 pounds of marijuana were found in their vehicle in New Mexico. U.S. Border Patrol officials say an SUV towing a trailer was stopped on...

  • Man arrested in Albuquerque homicide case

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in an Albuquerque homicide case involving a woman’s body found in the trunk of a burning car. Albuquerque homicide detectives arrested 20-year-old Shaun Ryals on Wednesday. The body was found...

  • Couple in their 70s found dead in Albuquerque home

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of a couple in their 70s who were found in their Albuquerque home. Albuquerque police say the bodies were discovered just before noon Thursday by the couple’s son. He saw them through a...

  • Albuquerque proposal would allow vehicle seizure

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal being considered by the Albuquerque City Council would let police seize vehicles used in prostitution-related crime, including solicitations by so-called Johns in their vehicles. According to the Albuquerque Journal...

  • Chalk Noling

    May 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Charlie “Chalk” Noling, 75, a Roswell native and resident of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his home. He was born July 28, 1937 in Roswell to the home of Charlie Weldon Noling and the former Beulah Elizabeth Townsend. Chalk attended schools...

  • Santa Fe grand jury indicts ‘El Dentista’

    May 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An unlicensed tooth doctor who called himself “El Dentista” has been indicted on charges of illegally practicing dentistry, possession of dangerous drugs and other charges stemming from allegations he operated a mobile...

  • Asian stock markets mixed after US lukewarm data

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Passers-by watch an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, May 30, 2013. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index closed down 737.43 points, or 5.15 percent, at 13,589.03 on Thursday as concerns that the Federal Reserve might start scaling back...

  • Ex-Mexico president praises Wash. pot businessmen

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Vicente Fox waits to speak at a news conference Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Seattle. Diego Pellicer Inc. announced recent acquisitions of medical marijuana dispensary chains in Washington and Colorado, creating the first national brand of retail cannabis....