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Albuquerque Journal ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

December 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials are considering whether to fix or replace a hulking machine that’s supposed to safely grind up and sterilize disease-infected animal carcasses. The two-story tissue digester has already cost the state nearly $1.4 million, and it still doesn’t work three years after it was installed. The state is...

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Parts of NM get dusting of snow, rain

December 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parts of New Mexico are waking up to a dusting of snow, rain and frigid temperatures, but forecasters say the winter weather is expected to clear out by Sunday. The band of snow and rain moved across central New Mexico overnight...

NM business tapped to develop Native Food Hub

December 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials have reached an agreement with a New Mexico company to develop a plan for marketing produce grown by Native American farmers. Rural development officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they have...

NM to get federal grants for school meals

December 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is among several states that will share $11 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for improving the quality of school meals. The funding will help schools purchase needed equipment to make preparing and serving...

Albuquerque Museum to start preschool program

December 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The younger crowd is being targeted as part of the Albuquerque Museum’s latest campaign to share art with the community. Starting in January, the museum says it will be offering special gallery experiences for preschoolers....

Ice and snow frustrate US holiday travel rush

December 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A traveler walks through Terminal 3 at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for north central Illinois, northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana Saturday...

Hospital: Teen who was shot at Colo. school dies

December 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson holds a picture of Claire Davis, the 17-year-old student who was shot in the head by a classmate, during a briefing at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo....

US nuclear missiles are a force in much distress

December 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This file photo provided by the National Park Service shows the inside of the deactivated Delta Nine Launch Facility near Wall, S.D., that is now open to the public. The hundreds of nuclear missiles that have stood war-ready for decades in...

US releases more documents on surveillance origins

December 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 29,2013 file photo, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Clapper is declassifying more documents that show how the National Security Agency was first authorized to start collecting...

In Hawaii, Obama tries for uninterrupted vacation

December 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Palm trees are reflected in President Barack Obama’s motorcade vehicle as he is driven through the Kailua, Hawaii, neighborhood where he is spending his annual holiday vacation with his family, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, en route to Marine Corps Base...

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