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Boeing leads Dow lower; other indexes mixed

January 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, file photo Trader Jonathan Corpina, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, after the World Bank said that ongoing budget fights in Washington pose a significant risk to the global economy. (AP [&hellip...

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‘Mommy?’

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A newborn calf is startled from its sleep while being cleaned and groomed by its mother at Tom Visser Dairy, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Salinas murder trial begins

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury trial for Harvey Salinas, who is charged with second-degree murder, began under heightened security at 5th District Court on Tuesday. Salinas was 17 when 18-year-old Arnulfo Villela Jr. was shot and killed outside a residence at 826 E. Hendricks St.,...

51st Legislature begins

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

State legislators convened at the in Santa Fe Tuesday to begin the 51st legislative session, which is scheduled to run 60 days this year. In her State of the State address, Gov. Susana Martinez said the focus of the session should be on making New Mexico more...

Tim holds last meeting

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Jennings capped off his 34-year senatorial career Monday by presiding over his last committee hearing in the Roundhouse. In November, Jennings lost his longtime Roswell seat in a high-profile race against Cliff Pirtle. His final act in office saw him...

Americans Indians in NM hold ‘Idle No More’ rally

January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — American Indian activists and their allies have held a rally in New Mexico in solidarity with Native American protesters in Canada. Members of the “Idle No More” movement organized a demonstration Tuesday outside the New...

NM gov uses State of State to push economic plan

January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As the New Mexico Legislature returned to work Tuesday, Gov. Susana Martinez used her State of the State address to press lawmakers to focus on boosting New Mexico’s struggling economy. Martinez spoke to a joint session of the...

Kids Count report released at New Mexico capitol

January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico children’s advocacy group on Tuesday presented the latest troubling statistics on child poverty, teen birth rates and math and reading proficiency during the first day of the legislative session, hoping to spur...

Governor proposes tougher DWI penalties

January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is calling for tougher penalties for repeat drunken driving in New Mexico, including allowing authorities to seize their cars. The Republican governor recommended the proposals Tuesday in her state of the state...

Seagal movie begins filming in Albuquerque area

January 15, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A movie starring Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo and Ving Rhames starts filming this week in the Albuquerque area. The New Mexico Film Office says the production of “Force of Execution” will employ at least 65 crew members...