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Archive for June 6th, 2013

  • Berries blamed for California man’s Hepatitis A

    June 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 29, 2013 handout photo provided by Rita Soza, Geoff Soza poses for a picture in front of Spasm Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Soza may have exposed himself to a national outbreak of hepatitis A, possibly from his healthy morning...

  • Woman accused of bringing drugs into Hobbs prison

    June 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been accused of trying to smuggle drugs into a New Mexico prison to an inmate. Officials at the Lea County Correctional Facility in Hobbs say Ramona Lucero was taken into custody Thursday. They say she was a...

  • 2 Cibola County men plead guilty in meth case

    June 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Cibola County men have pleaded guilty to federal methamphetamine trafficking charges. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Anthony Lusk, of San Rafael, and 26-year-old Peter Valdez, of Grants, entered into plea agreements Thursday. They...

  • NMSU president could choose school’s new provost

    June 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — It appears that Daniel Howard may be in line to be the next provost at New Mexico State University. The Las Cruces Sun-News says NMSU President Garrey Carruthers has discussed the position with Howard. The 58-year-old Howard is a...

  • Demo Party leader leaves email question unanswered

    June 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Democratic Party Chairman Sam Bregman says he did nothing improper with an email apparently hijacked from Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s campaign account. Bregman issued a statement Thursday saying it was...

  • NM discovers it doesn’t have DNA for some inmates

    June 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state Department of Corrections has determined that DNA wasn’t collected as required from numerous state prison inmates, a lapse that hinders investigations into unsolved crimes. A department audit determined that 138...

  • Carruthers, Howard have discussed NMSU opening

    June 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Newly appointed New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers says he’s already discussed the open position of university provost with a Colorado academic who also was a finalist for the NMSU presidency. Carruthers...

  • Tropical Storm Andrea bearing down on Fla. coast

    June 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Mike McKinney rides a wave generated by Tropical Storm Andrea in Panama City Beach, Fla. on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Heavy rain poured down on much of Florida Thursday as the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season headed toward the state’s...

  • Stock market ends choppy day with modest gains

    June 6, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, May 31, 2013 file photo, trader Richard Cohen, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets in Europe recovered their poise Thursday June 6, 2013 despite a big retreat earlier in Asia earlier and a...

  • Monumental phone-records monitoring is laid bare

    June 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 19, 2007, file photo, shows the National Security Agency building at Fort Meade, Md. The government is secretly collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top-secret court order, according to the...