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  • Group to protest over NM minivan shooting

    November 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A routine traffic stop that turned to chaos when a teen physically confronted one New Mexico State Police officer and another officer fired shots at a minivan carrying children has sparked protest. A group of residents is planning to rally...

  • New Mexico lawmakers commonly become lobbyists

    November 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Kent Cravens is among the more than two dozen former state legislators who have made the switch to lobbying. The Albuquerque Republican resigned from his Senate seat in 2011 to take a government relations job with the New Mexico Oil...

  • Los Alamos Lab launches podcast series

    November 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory is launching a new series of podcasts and webinars in an effort to reach a broader audience. The series will focus on education, economic development and community giving. Kurt Steinhaus is the director...

  • Feds report drop in homelessness in NM

    November 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials are reporting a decline of nearly 19 percent when it comes to homelessness in New Mexico. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released its latest national estimate of homelessness. HUD...

  • 3 NM communities named as art, culture districts

    November 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — There are three new arts and culture districts in New Mexico. Gallup, Mora and Artesia were selected by the New Mexico Arts Commission after a competitive application and review process. They mark the first arts and culture district...

  • Montana appeals teacher’s rape sentence

    November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 26, 2013 photo shows Stacey Rambold standing in a courtroom after sentencing by Judge G. Todd Baugh in Billings, Mont. The state is due, Nov. 25, 2013, to file arguments in its appeal of a 30-day sentence given to Rambold, a Montana...

  • Thai political protesters clash violently, 1 dead

    November 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Anti-government protesters gather in front of the Democracy Monument during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. 2013. Aggressive political protests in the Thai capital turned violent late Saturday with at least one man killed and several...

  • Mother on crashed plane led searchers to wreckage

    November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This image provided Saturday Nov. 30, 2013, courtesy of Alaska State Troopers shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed Friday near St. Marys, Alaska. Authorities said the pilot and three passengers died in this crash of the single-engine turboprop Cessna...

  • White House: On track for health care website goal

    November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, on Nov. 29, 2013. The beleaguered health insurance website has had periods of down times as as the government tries to fix the problems. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

  • Obama shops at well-known Washington bookstore

    November 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, pays for his purchase the the local bookstore Politics and Prose in northwest Washington, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is...