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Archive for July 31st, 2013

  • Court sets aside NM chiropractor drug regulation

    July 31, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has invalidated a government regulation spelling out the drugs that can be injected by certain chiropractors in New Mexico. The court said Wednesday the state Board of Chiropractic Examiners failed to get...

  • UNM Law School eyes change amid applications drop

    July 31, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A steep decline in applications at the University of New Mexico’s School of Law is forcing the school to reevaluate its future and put faculty expansion on hold, university officials announced this week. The school’s new...

  • Man arrested minutes after NM credit union robbed

    July 31, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — FBI officials say a man is in custody with the robbery of a credit union in Las Cruces. They say 26-yeare-old Dominic Holland, of Las Cruces, was arrested minutes after the First Light Federal Credit Union was robbed Wednesday...

  • Jury selection continues in Okla. couple’s killing

    July 31, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jury selection is in its second week for an Arizona inmate who escaped from prison and is accused of killing a retired couple who was traveling through New Mexico. John McCluskey is the last defendant to face federal carjacking and...

  • NM court: Ending parent rights halts child support

    July 31, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new ruling by a New Mexico appellate court says that people whose parental rights are terminated don’t have to pay child support previously ordered under a divorce decree. Termination of parental rights severs the...

  • Udall has $1.5M for NM Senate re-election race

    July 31, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The latest fundraising disclosures show that Democratic Sen. Tom Udall has stockpiled $1.5 million so far for his re-election campaign next year. Udall raised nearly $875,000 from April through June, and spent almost $264,000. No...

  • Nuptials at midnight as gay marriage hits Minn.

    July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak takes a moment to himself as he prepares for the evening’s weddings at City Hall, Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Minneapolis. Dozens of Minnesota gay couples made last-minute preparations Wednesday for midnight marriages,...

  • Puerto Rico sees more rain, wetter times to come

    July 31, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this July 28, 2013 photo, cars drive on wet pavement in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Sunday, July 28, 2013. Puerto Ricans are used to wet tropical weather, but the past few weeks have been the wettest ever recorded in the U.S. island territory. (AP Photo/Ricardo...

  • NYC mayoral hopefuls adjust to Weiner collapse

    July 31, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 14, 2013 file photo, New York City Democratic mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn listens during a discussion about health and wellness at Barnard College in New York. While rivals have called for embattled mayoral candidate Anthony...

  • Lohan completes rehab stint; more therapy ordered

    July 31, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan attends the Mr. Pink Ginseng launch party at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A Los Angeles judge ordered Lohan on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, to undergo 18 months of therapy...