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  • Eagle Ford oil transforming Corpus Christi port

    November 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This Oct. 28, 2013, photo shows a refinery near Port Corpus Christi, Texas. (AP Photo/The San Antonio Express-News, Bob Owen) RUMBO DE SAN ANTONIO OUT; NO SALES CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — It’s a Monday afternoon at the edge of Texas, but this might...

  • NMSU to help with lottery scholarships

    November 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Officials at New Mexico State University are bracing for changes that may come next spring as uncertainties remain about how much tuition lottery scholarships will cover. NMSU announced this week that it is prepared to cover up to 60...

  • NM authorities investigate 2 fatal fires

    November 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities are investigating two deadly fires. Firefighters responded Saturday evening to reports of a travel trailer on fire behind a home in Albuquerque’s South Valley. Inside the RV, crews found the body...

  • NM couple find 1969 Pa. high school ring in yard

    November 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — A Northern Arizona University lecturer is getting back his class ring from Pennsylvania’s Norristown High School thanks to a New Mexico couple. Roland Erwin was recently raking leaves in the front yard of his Portales home when...

  • New area discovered at Carlsbad Caverns

    November 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — It’s been more than two decades since a discovery this big has been made at Carlsbad Caverns National Park in southeastern New Mexico. Park officials announced this week that a new room has been discovered high in the ceiling of...

  • Facebook post leads to NM animal cruelty charges

    November 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Bernalillo County woman and her son are in trouble thanks to a Facebook post. Sgt. Aaron Williamson with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department says a concerned citizen contacted deputies Saturday after seeing a...

  • Carlsbad hopes special housing keeps teachers

    November 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The beginning of the school year saw Kelli Barta, director of secondary education at Carlsbad Municipal Schools, scrambling together a list of rentals and hotel rooms which she could pass to inquiring teachers. The service is not part...

  • Pakistan to try ex-President Musharraf for treason

    November 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE — In this Monday, April 15, 2013 file photo, Pakistan’s former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf addresses his party supporters at his house in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan’s interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said...

  • Broader lessons in Obama immigration reform

    November 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, Pilar Quinn, a volunteer, teaches a GED preparation class at Marist School, in Atlanta, Ga.. The class is for immigrants who are applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Government...

  • Trial to decide fate of Warhol portrait of Fawcett

    November 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This March 5, 1989 file photo shows actors Ryan O’Neal, left, and Farrah Fawcett at the premiere of the film. “Chances Are,” in New York. Jury selection could begin as early as Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in a Los Angeles courtroom...