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Archive for November 3rd, 2013

  • NM police look for teens who left treatment center

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police are looking for three teenagers who walked away from a treatment center in Albuquerque. Police spokesman Tony Lynn says the girls, who range in age from 17 to 19, were under a court order to stay at the...

  • Day of prayer gives thanks for NM, Texas rain

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A similar chorus was repeated in congregations throughout eastern New Mexico and West Texas on Sunday as parishioners gathered for a special day of prayer to give thanks for recent moisture that has helped ease drought conditions...

  • Lawsuits could be costly for NM electric co-op

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Lawsuits stemming from a 2011 wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes as it raced across more than 230 square miles of northern New Mexico’s Jemez Mountains could end up costing a local electric cooperative millions of dollars....

  • Sunland bankruptcy leaves NM farmers scrambling

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Peanut farmers have a different pay schedule than most. Once they harvest their peanuts in the fall, typically about mid to late-October, they are paid for their crop for the entire year. When Sunland Inc., declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy...

  • NM governor receives arts, sciences award

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is among four women who have been recognized for their contributions to the arts and sciences. Martinez attended a dinner at New Mexico State University on Saturday night and was named this year’s...

  • Lincoln Forest begins selling tree permits

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — The Lincoln National Forest in southern New Mexico is now selling Christmas tree permits. Forest officials say the sales began Friday at the forest supervisor’s office in Alamogordo and district ranger offices in Ruidoso,...

  • Matthew Broderick movie filming in NM

    November 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A movie starring Matthew Broderick is currently being filmed in Albuquerque. Officials with the New Mexico Film Office say about 60 New Mexico crew members, nearly a dozen actors from the state and 140 background talent are working...

  • Gunman told police he acted alone in LAX shooting

    November 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Lighted pylons at the Century Boulevard entrance to Los Angeles International Airport, which normally flash in a multicolored sequence, shine a steady blue Saturday evening, Nov. 2, 2013, in honor of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Security...

  • Toronto mayor apologizes but says he won’t resign

    November 3, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother, Toronto city councillor Doug Ford, right, appear on a radio show in Toronto, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Mark Blinch) TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized Sunday for “a lot of...

  • Employers’ wariness thwarts many blind jobseekers

    November 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Marie Hennessy, president of the Perkins School for the Blind alumni association leaves a job fair for the visually impaired with her guide dog “Azalea” and a volunteer guide, left, on the Radcliffe Yard campus in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Oct....