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  • Teen regrets botching anthem at Zozobra

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico teen says panic is what led him to fumble a performance of the national anthem at this year’s Zozobra. Fifteen-year-old Adan Gallegos told the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/ZcQ4ah) Thursday that he wasn’t...

  • Albuquerque police cancel Amber Alert for boy

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have canceled an Amber Alert for a 4-year-old boy. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says Adam Chavez is home safe with family members. Police initially reported early Saturday that he was last seen with his mother,...

  • Arizona man dies in New Mexico crash

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    WAGON MOUND, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say an Arizona man died when the vehicle he was riding in overturned on an interstate. Authorities say a Ford pickup truck heading northbound on Interstate 25 about 8 miles north of Wagon Mound rolled over...

  • Obesity rates decline in New Mexico

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say New Mexico is one of only 14 states to report a decrease in obesity rates. The Health Department says new data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal a decrease in the prevalence of...

  • Gustavo Arellano to headline food conference

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Syndicated columnist and author Gustavo Arellano is scheduled to headline an annual food conference in Santa Fe. The “Ask a Mexican” columnist is slated to give the FUZE.SW Sept 13. keynote speech entitled “Mexican...

  • Churches urge high court to act on gay marriage

    September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This photo taken on Monday, May 12, 2014, shows the certificate of marriage presented to Kathy Chambery, and her partner, Marilyn Haring of 23 years, after they were married at Magistrate Court in Santa Fe, N.M. More than half of marriage...

  • Monsoon rains kill 128 in Pakistan, 108 in India

    September 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A migrant Indian worker sits with her children, wrapped in a blanket to keep warm, as they camp on a highway after the area they were living in was inundated by floodwaters in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. Heavy monsoon rains have caused flash...

  • Mystery shrouds US couple’s crash off Jamaica

    September 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Jamaican Defence Force members return to Port Antonio Marina in Portland, Jamaica, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, after a fruitless search for a plane that crashed into the ocean a day earlier. Rescue crews searching off Jamaica’s coast on Saturday said they...

  • Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

    September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 30, 2014, file photo President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, pauses while making an announcement about immigration reform in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Then the president said he was...

  • Memoir puts abortion back in Texas governor’s race

    September 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis presents her new education policy during a stop at Palo Alto College in San Antonio. Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir called “Forgetting to be...