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Poll shows New Mexico split on business incentives

September 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Nearly half of New Mexico voters support luring employers to the state with financial incentives, according to an Albuquerque Journal poll. Forty-nine percent of voters said they are behind offering as much as $1 billion worth of financial incentives to attract a large company, the Albuquerque Journal reported...

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Arkansas motorcyclist killed riding in New Mexico

September 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA ROSA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Arkansas man was killed while riding his motorcycle on a New Mexico interstate. New Mexico State Police say 56-year-old Thomas Farina, of Texarkana, was traveling westbound on Interstate 40 near Santa Rosa shortly...

Carlsbad Caverns to stay closed due to flooding

September 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad Caverns will remain closed because of hazardous road conditions caused by recent flooding. National Park Service officials say crews are working Sunday to clear debris on a road brought in by high water. The park has been...

Albuquerque workers want to halt pay raises

September 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 2,000 Albuquerque municipal employees say a proposed pay raise by the city would come at the cost of an unapproved contract. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1mvN43I) that representatives for more than 2,000 workers have...

New Mexico prisoner cuts himself with razor

September 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man who was about to be sentenced for a murder conviction cut himself with a razor blade and had to be forcibly removed from a court holding cell and rushed to a hospital. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1p65sLV)...

32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

September 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In a Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, a truck passes one of several homes that burned in the recent King fire near Icehouse in El Dorado County, Calif. Officials said Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, that nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in...

Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge

September 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Charlottesville Chief of Police Tim Longo speaks during a news conference about missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Charlottesville, Va. Graham was last seen early Saturday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/The Daily...

Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons

September 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 2013 file still frame from a video produced by the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles police take part in a downtown counterterrorism drill. A Lenco Bearcat, an armored vehicle purchased by the LAPD from a Massachusetts...

Global marches draw attention to climate change

September 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, from left, primatologist Jane Goodall, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participate in the People’s Climate March in New York, Sunday, Sept....

Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

September 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy’s mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on...