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  • Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    August 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Military road police direct one of several military vehicles of Russian peacekeeping forces to turn to customs control zone about 28 kilometers from Ukrainian border, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Russia let Ukrainian officials inspect...

  • ‘Buy the Farm’ ruling puts utility on hook

    August 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This May 31, 2006 file photo shows Dave Minar, who with his wife and family own Cedar Summit Farm near New Prague, Minn. The small organic dairy has prevailed in its legal effort to force a buyout by a utility building high-voltage power lines...

  • A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

    August 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Will Smith of Bud Bar Displays shows off a bud pod that allows a potential customer to see and smell a marijuana bud but not touch it, as stipulated in I-502 . The commercial fixtures company marketed their pods during the first “Cannacon”...

  • NM aircraft manufacturer lays off workers

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Eclipse Aerospace is blaming market conditions for its decision to lay off a number of workers Friday. A senior vice president with the company, Ed Lundeen, wouldn’t say exactly how many workers were affected. But city and...

  • New Mexico jail detainee taken to a hospital

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a detainee at the Dona Ana County Detention Center is hospitalized in critical condition after being found unresponsive in a booking cell. County Sheriff’s officials say the name of the 28-year-old man is being...

  • New Mexico State Police officer in custody

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico State Police officer in Tucumcari has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. State Police said Friday that Officer Isaac Vigil has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an...

  • New Mexico hospital returning overpayment by state

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Human Services Department says a Gallup hospital is returning a $5 million overpayment by the state from a program that helps hospitals cover health care for uninsured and poor New Mexicans. Department spokesman Matt Kennicott said...

  • Texas man pleads guilty in livestock killings

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A 20-year-old Texas man faces sentencing in a southeastern New Mexico court after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the shooting deaths and mutilation of livestock in 2013. Jade Ryan Jenkins of Fort Bend had been free on bond...

  • Police: 2 sped off from Albuquerque fatal shooting

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are looking for two people who fled in a pickup truck following a fatal shooting. Police say they’re looking for a white, two-door pickup of unknown make in connection with the Friday morning shooting in...

  • New Mexico game agency buys 1,100-acre ranch

    August 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s game agency has purchased a 1,100-acre ranch in southwestern New Mexico that includes a two-mile stretch of the Mimbres River. The Game and Fish Department said it paid $585,000 for the River Ranch, which is about 20...