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  • North Dakota celebrates 1M barrels a day in oil

    June 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Jack Dalrymple addresses guests at a celebration marking North Dakota reaching the million barrels a day oil production level in Tioga, N.D. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The state passed the million barrel a day production milestone in April. (AP...

  • Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole

    June 25, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 photo, cars lie in a sinkhole that opened up at the Skydome showroom in the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. The sinkhole that swallowed eight cars at the has become such an attraction that officials want to...

  • Video can’t be obtained from policeman’s lapel cam

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The manufacturer of the lapel camera an Albuquerque police officer was wearing during a fatal shooting can’t conclusively say why video wasn’t recorded. Officer Jeremy Dear was involved in an April 21 chase with...

  • New Mexico rep: Facility will encourage immigrants

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — A federal facility in Roswell that will temporarily house families suspected of entering the country illegally will encourage rather than deter the flood of immigration from Central America, a New Mexico state representative said. State...

  • Numerous cars vandalized in Santa Fe parking lot

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Santa Fe say they’re investigating criminal damage, vandalism and burglary to numerous cars in a Rail Runner parking lot. They say 26 cars either had windows damaged or tires slashed and seven batteries were stolen from...

  • Inmate at Albuquerque jail inadvertently released

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities at an Albuquerque jail say an inmate has been inadvertently released from custody. Bernalillo County officials say they are searching for Taylor Roberts. He had been booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center on...

  • Abortion protesters target GOP Gov. Martinez

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The group that forced the nation’s first, but unsuccessful, effort to ban late-term abortions at the municipal level is now targeting Gov. Susana Martinez, saying the Republican hasn’t done enough to fight abortion and...

  • Edgewood man pleads guilty to selling feathers

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Edgewood man arrested for allegedly selling feathers from federally protected eagles has pleaded guilty. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says 60-year-old Dale N. Smith entered the plea Wednesday morning in...

  • New Mexicans offering land to lure Tesla

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQEURQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several New Mexico residents have pledged to donate their own land if it will help lure electric car company Tesla to the state. KOAT-TV reported (http://bit.ly/1lpqw1K) Wednesday some citizens are offering land in metro Albuquerque...

  • Police: New Mexico man arrested for 9th DWI

    June 25, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    DEXTER, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico man has been arrested for his 9th charge of drunken driving. KRQE-TV reports (http://goo.gl/N2FvZp) that 53-year-old Michael Quiroz for was arrested Monday after a state police officer pulled over the Roswell...