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  • N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama over hack

    December 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo combination shows U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea has compared Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the movie “The Interview.”...

  • Food hubs link consumers with locally farmed food

    December 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Dec. 16, 2014 photo, a weekly delivery of food produced by area farmers is packed at Intervale Food Hub in Burlington, Vt. Food hubs around the country are getting more fresh, locally produced food out to consumers and giving farmers another avenue...

  • Insurers dogged by claims of slanted Sandy reports

    December 28, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 30 2012 aerial file photo, a vehicle drives on a flooded street in Little Ferry, N.J. after Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey. Lawyers representing about 1,500 homeowners are trying to prove that some engineering firms...

  • Target shooting group mistakenly wounds man

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a group target shooting in Bernalillo County accidentally wounded someone in another group also out shooting. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Capt. Edward Mims says 36-year-old Jason Kaercher was taken to a...

  • UNM wants to preserve DH Lawrence Ranch

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico ranch where novelist D.H. Lawrence once sought spiritual renewal is in need of its own renewal. The University of New Mexico, which owns the picturesque mountain ranch north of Taos, is seeking ways to preserve the...

  • Jal police force adds dog, body cameras and armor

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — New additions brought to the Jal Police Department in the form of a canine officer and body cameras have nothing to do with current events, the police chief said this week. Jal interim Police Chief Mauricio Valeriano said the city was...

  • Archbishop of Santa Fe set to retire

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The longtime archbishop of Santa Fe presided over his final Christmas Mass this month. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1xoGMEK) that Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan celebrated Mass on Thursday in the Cathedral Basilica of...

  • Deming man finds license plate from 1940

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A Deming man doing some digging has found a New Mexico license plate dating back more than 70 years. Alfred Castillo told The Deming Headlight (http://bit.ly/16VM0PB) this week that he recently discovered the plate at a construction...

  • 1 arrest in deadly Albuquerque apartment shooting

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man at an Albuquerque apartment complex. Albuquerque police spokesman Tanner Tixier says Gujuan Alfonso Fusilier was taken into custody Friday in the shooting at the Sun Pointe...

  • Woman found in Albuquerque road died of trauma

    December 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on a road Christmas Eve as a homicide. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1EuLWFs) that a family returning home from church came upon the body of...