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Archive for November 26th, 2013

  • Cuba to let islanders rent out their home phones

    November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 18, 2011 file photo, a man uses his home phone in Havana, Cuba. Cuban authorities said Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 they have approved a new area of private-sector enterprise under which islanders will be allowed to provide phone services...

  • US home permits rise at 5-year high on apartments

    November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 photo, Will Hostetler, a carpenter with Larry Block Builders, carries trim downstairs at a new home under construction, in Pepper Pike, Ohio. The Commerce Department reports on the number of permits requested in October and...

  • Lisa Ann Cobos

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Lisa Ann Cobos, 47, of Roswell, on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with...

  • Orban S. Waggoner

    November 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Orban S. Waggoner passed from this life to the next on Nov. 20, 2013. Orban was a lifelong farmer in the East Grand Plains area of the Pecos Valley. His parents, Benjamin Franklin Waggoner and Lenore Waggoner, were field workers in Oklahoma where Orban was...

  • Auditor troubled over altered mental health audit

    November 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Auditor Hector Balderas is questioning why a state agency provided his office with a behavioral health audit report that was altered to remove a conclusion that auditors found no “credible allegations of fraud” in a...

  • Shiprock man gets prison in fatal 2010 assault

    November 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Shiprock man has been sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison after his conviction on involuntary manslaughter, assault and firearms charges. Prosecutors say 29-year-old Clay O’Brien Mann also was ordered Tuesday...

  • Audit finds county treasurer violated NM law

    November 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Auditor Hector Balderas says an annual audit has found that the Bernalillo County Treasurer’s Office broke state law and violated the county’s investment policy. Balderas announced the findings Tuesday....

  • Horse auction owner pleads guilty to some charges

    November 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The owner of a Los Lunas livestock auction has pleaded guilty to some misdemeanor counts under an agreement that led to the dismissal of the most serious charges in a horse-abuse case. Dennis Chavez had faced12 misdemeanors, including...

  • Alamogordo man sentenced in 2012 bank robbery

    November 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Alamogordo man has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for robbing a bank in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Kenneth Morral received a 100-month prison term Tuesday followed by five years of...

  • Audio reveals details of NM State Police shooting

    November 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police never provided a reason to a Santa Fe police dispatcher for a high-speed pursuit the night one of its officers shot and killed a 39-year-old woman, a newly released dispatch recording reveals. As a result, Santa...