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  • Obama: US must retrain workers who lose jobs

    July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Friday, July 18, 2014, as he boards Marine One helicopter to the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama...

  • New Mexico governor tours immigration facility

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Saturday that hundreds of detained immigrants represent the humanitarian consequence of false beliefs that anyone can stay in the U.S. Martinez made the remarks after touring a temporary detention...

  • 2 bodies found in vacant lot in Albuquerque

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say two people have been found dead in a vacant lot in Albuquerque. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says a man and woman reported to authorities Saturday seeing two bodies near Central and 60th Street. Drobik says the couple...

  • Man pleads guilty in border agent assault case

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a citizen of the Czech Republic has pleaded guilty to impeding a U.S. Border Patrol agent in New Mexico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says 54-year-old Andrej Grecik entered his plea Friday...

  • Santa Fe tennis coach accused of sex with minor

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe tennis instructor is facing criminal charges stemming from allegations he carried on a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. The New Mexican reported (http://bit.ly/1lfIhNa) Friday that 28-year-old Victor Hugo...

  • Woman accused of embezzling $70K from church

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman is accused of siphoning more than $70,000 from her church. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1mZZH57) that 39-year-old Misty White was free on bond Thursday following her arrest on an embezzlement charge. According...

  • Clovis man indicted in fatal shooting

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Clovis man for murder in the shooting death of another man inside a vacant home. Prosecutors say a Curry County grand jury charged 40-year-old Eric Valdez on Friday with second-degree murder and tampering with...

  • Las Cruces trio plead guilty to drug trafficking

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say three Las Cruces residents have pleaded guilty to charges of methamphetamine trafficking. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico said 42-year-old Jennifer Sanders entered a plea Friday in federal...

  • Lengthy fatal DWI sentencing upheld in New Mexico

    July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A lengthy prison sentence for woman whose drunken-driving car crash led to the deaths of three people and serious injury to another has been upheld. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a 16 year prison sentence...

  • Second chance? Perry in Iowa again courting voters

    July 19, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to local party activists, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Algona, Iowa. After his presidential bid crashed in 2012, Iowans now have to decide whether to give Perry another spin. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —...