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Archive for January 4th, 2014

  • Restraining order extended in horse slaughter case

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell company that has been fighting for two years to restart the slaughter of horses in the U.S. was dealt another setback Friday when a Santa Fe judge extended a temporary ban on its operations. State District Judge Matthew...

  • New Mexico lawmakers propose pay raises

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A legislative committee has recommended pay raises for state workers with a budget proposal Friday that would increase New Mexico spending by nearly $254 million next year. The plan from the Legislative Finance Committee provides at...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing a bank in Espanola

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Espanola man is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in New Mexico. Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Stephen Gurule entered his plea Friday. He was arrested in October on a criminal complaint...

  • Summary of budget proposals by legislative panel

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Here are highlights of budget proposals released Friday by the Legislative Finance Committee for the upcoming 30-day session of the Legislature. —Spending on public school operations, the Public Education Department and other...

  • Legislator seeks NM vote on marijuana legalization

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state legislator wants New Mexico voters to decide whether to legalize sale of recreational marijuana. Democratic Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino of Albuquerque plans legislation for a constitutional amendment for marijuana legalization,...

  • Dulce man pleads guilty in 2011 fatal crash

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Dulce man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with a 2011 car crash that killed a resident of the Jicarilla Apache reservation. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Jeremiah Burns entered his plea Friday. Under the...

  • Albuquerque boy who was killed had reported abuse

    January 4, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 9-year-old Albuquerque boy who allegedly was killed by his mother had disclosed physical abuse to authorities a year ago. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/1a5ZM0A ) reports that police investigators have found documents...

  • Arguments on surveillance heard in terrorism case

    January 4, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshal’s office shows Adel Daoud, of Hillside, Ill. Defense lawyers want the government to disclose if it used enhanced surveillance to justify its wider investigation of Daoud who has pleaded...

  • Florida to pass New York State’s population

    January 4, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 photo, in Orlando, Fla., Adam Mayfield explains he moved to Florida because he knew he could easily find a job in Orlando after he was laid off in Atlanta last year. Sometime in 2014, Florida will surpass New York in population...

  • S&P 500 starts 2014 with a 2-day decline

    January 4, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 file photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. European stocks edged higher on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, recovering from a bad first day of the year, but Asian markets closed lower...