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Archive for February 1st, 2014

  • Deadline nears for decision on Gila River

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Should the state’s last free-flowing river be allowed to keep running free, or should it be managed as a new supply of water for parts of southwestern New Mexico? New Mexico has rights to some of the Gila River and one of its...

  • Mother with 2 children arrested for DWI

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    MESQUITE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Dona Ana County woman was driving under the influence of alcohol with her two children in the backseat. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Blanca Borrego, of Mesquite, just before 2 a.m....

  • 3 arrested in Farmington for trafficking meth

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have arrested three Mexican nationals in Farmington for drug trafficking. The Region II Narcotics Task Force say 27-year-old Jesus Pena-Navarette, 33-year-old Juan Alvarez-Salazar and 25-year-old Heber Valdez face two...

  • Cell video of burglar in Santa Fe leads to arrest

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police have made an arrest after a woman recorded a cellphone video of a man trying to break into her home. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1bMMqDB ) authorities arrested 20-year-old Dariush Esfandi. It is...

  • HP pays Rio Rancho for falling short on hiring

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Computer giant Hewlett-Packard has paid the city of Rio Ranch after not fulfilling a hiring agreement made in exchange for $2 million in incentives. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1aPVexP) city councilors say the...

  • NMSU regents approve energy savings contract

    February 1, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Regents at New Mexico State University have signed off on an energy performance contract that aims to save the school millions of dollars over time. The regents approved the contract with energy services company Ameresco during their...

  • Guy, Brooks, Jones among 7 elected to Hall of Fame

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 31, 1993 file photo, Buffalo Bills’ wide receiver Andre Reed is upended by Dallas Cowboys’ strong safety Thomas Everett after a 13-yard reception in the third quarter of the Super Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Reed was elected...

  • Death toll rises to 16 from Indonesia volcano

    February 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flows during an eruption in Namantaran, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The rumbling volcano in western Indonesia has unleashed fresh clouds of searing gas, killing a number people and...

  • Americans grapple with income inequality

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 photo, Neal Breen, 21, works at the Ashburn Bagel & Sandwich Shop in Ashburn, Va. Breen, who quit college a year earlier with hopes of saving money to start his own business, is keenly aware that the wealth in the...

  • Christie going on offensive over accusation

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, center, stands between Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, left, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, showoff souvenir football helmets after a ceremony to pass official hosting duties of next year’s Super Bowl to Arizona,...