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  • Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

    September 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, the iPhone 6, at left, and iPhone 6 plus are shown next to each other during a new product release in Cupertino, Calif. Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24...

  • No boil water advisory for Farmington residents

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The boil water advisory for Farmington residents now has been canceled. City officials announced Monday afternoon that tests to determine if there was bacterial contamination of Farmington’s water were negative. The Daily Times...

  • Court schedules hearing on marijuana question

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court will consider whether New Mexico’s largest county can put nonbinding questions about marijuana penalties and taxes on the November general election. The court on Monday scheduled a hearing Sept. 23 in a...

  • Mesilla restaurant takes top salsa honors

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Mesilla restaurant has taken top honors at the New Mexico State Fair’s annual salsa challenge. Hundreds of fairgoers sampled and voted during Saturday’s Battle of the Salsas and Andele Restaurante came out on top,...

  • Democrat Gary King’s campaign manager resigns

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial challenger Gary King announced Monday that his campaign manager has resigned after holding the job about two months. Keith Breitbach was King’s third campaign manager. The Democrat trails Republican...

  • 4-month-old in New Mexico tests positive for meth

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man has been indicted on child abuse charges after his 4-month-old tested positive for methamphetamine. Authorities in Las Cruces announced Monday that Jose Nino was indicted in Dona Ana County on one count of abuse of a...

  • Trial over Alamogordo back surgeries continues

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A trial for a federal judge to consider dozens of former patients’ claims that they were the victims of botched back surgeries at a New Mexico hospital is nearing a conclusion. The 71 former patients and their spouses contend...

  • Forecasters: New Mexico to see wetter weather

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s weather is about to get wetter and colder. The National Weather Service says a cold front, a surge of moisture, receding high pressure and the remnants of a hurricane are expected to produce showers and...

  • More police to patrol New Mexico State Fair

    September 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State police say there will be an increased law enforcement presence at the New Mexico State Fair. New Mexico State Police Lt. Kevin Bruno tells KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/1wu1YdN ) that more officers are patrolling the fairgrounds this...

  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    September 16, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 11, 2014, photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers raced Monday, Sept. 15, to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to...