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  • Mich. gov. denies knowing donors for manager fund

    October 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder presents his third state budget before the state Legislature in Lansing, Mich. Snyder is taking questions under oath as labor unions and other creditors in Detroit’s bankruptcy try to...

  • Ford board meeting ends with no word on Mulally

    October 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2009 file photo, Ford Motor Company CEO and president Alan Mulally, right, shakes hands with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, during Mulally’s keynote address at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas....

  • Democrats assail Gov. Martinez over chopper flight

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez is drawing fire from Democratic campaign challengers for flying on a state helicopter to Albuquerque to avoid missing a commercial flight to Texas to attend political fundraisers Jim Farrell, the...

  • Family seeks rabbit that went missing from NM fair

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An El Paso County family is seeking help to find a pet rabbit that went missing from the Southern New Mexico State Fair last week. Meagan Francis told the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/15rjQI5) on Thursday that Keagan, a...

  • Attorney general, others appeal copper mine rules

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney General Gary King, environmentalists and a New Mexico ranch owned by billionaire media mogul Ted Turner went to court Thursday to overturn new state regulations on groundwater pollution by copper mines. King, the Gila...

  • NM youth ranch sues over abuse probe

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The operators of a southern New Mexico troubled youth ranch have sued the state, accusing investigators of illegally interviewing students and telling parents to pull their children from the program or face abuse charges. The filing...

  • Several empty boxcars derail west of Albuquerque

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say several empty freight cars have derailed west of Albuquerque. New Mexico State Police say the BNSF train was traveling near Interstate 40 on Thursday when strong winds seemed to cause a few boxcars to tip over....

  • Gallup OKs pact with Navajo Nation on detox center

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — An agreement approved by the Gallup City Council would have the Navajo Nation take over operation of the Gallup Detox Center in several weeks. The agreement approved by the City Council Tuesday is now subject to approval by the Navajo...

  • Albuquerque eatery to hold Walter White funeral

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque steakhouse is planning a make-believe funeral for Walter White, the chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin on the popular AMC drama “Breaking Bad” that was filmed in the city. Fans will have to pay to...

  • ‘Wet’ shelter proposed for Farmington area

    October 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A proposed new homeless shelter in San Juan County would provide a refuge for people still abusing drugs or alcohol. San Juan Catholic Charities Executive Director Debe Betts says she wants her organization to have a so-called...