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Archive for January 26th, 2014

  • Lagarde warns of risks to global economic recovery

    January 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, right, gestures as she speaks while Governor of the Bank of England Mark J. Carney, sits next to her during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. (AP...

  • NM fugitive extradited back from Mexico

    January 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A convicted child killer who escaped from a New Mexico prison and was captured in Mexico more than a year ago has been extradited back to the state. The U.S. Marshals Service announced that Edward Salas was taken back Saturday to Curry...

  • NMSU specialist seeks to preserve green spaces

    January 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A cooperative extension specialist at New Mexico State University is looking for ways to preserve green spaces in places where water is scarce. The research focuses on water conservation, said Bernd Leinauer, who has been studying...

  • Study: Planned NM mine has 50-year life span

    January 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A planned potash mine in southeastern New Mexico would be economically viable for the next 50 years, according to a new study by a consulting group. Intercontinental Potash Corporation recently released the study just before the...

  • State auditor targeted by fake Twitter account

    January 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico state auditor says someone has been posing as him on Twitter, posting offensive and racist tweets. Democrat Hector Balderas tells KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/1lax8SL) that other New Mexico politicians have been mistakenly...

  • Santa Fe schools seeing high truancy rates

    January 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Students at Santa Fe schools are showing some of the highest truancy rates in the state, a new report says. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/1mHgR38 ) reports a school district study says nearly one-third of public high school...

  • AAA rates 13 New Mexico hotels as Four Diamond

    January 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Thirteen New Mexico hotels have earned the AAA’s coveted Four Diamond rating. The rank is the second highest given by AAA, which reserves its Five Diamond Award for a very select group of luxury properties. Making the Four...

  • Family promise gave life to man in 31-year coma

    January 26, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated handout photo provided by Paul Cortez shows 15-year-old Mikey Cortez, center, and his parents, Paul and Roonie Cortez. As his 7-year-old son Mikey lay in a hospital bed on life support, the victim of a drunk driver who had smashed into the car he...

  • Police disable devices found in Md. gunman’s bagv

    January 26, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Shoppers are evacuated by police after a shooting at The Mall in Columbia on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Columbia, Md. Police say three people died in a shooting at the mall in suburban Baltimore, including the presumed gunman. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)...

  • Woods shoots 79 to miss cut at Torrey Pines

    January 26, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Tiger Woods watches his approach shot on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in San Diego. Woods bogeyed the hole. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) SAN DIEGO...