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Bill would ban enforcement of US gun laws in NM

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is among states where Republican legislators want to ban enforcement of federal gun laws, a backlash against new proposals for gun control in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting. Legislation introduced by Republican Rep. Nora Espinoza of Roswell would make it a felony for a government official, federal [&hellip...

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Jaguar at Albuquerque zoo euthanized due to cancer

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 12-year-old female jaguar at the Albuquerque zoo has been euthanized because she had cancer. Zoo officials say cancer was first detected in Merlina’s mammary glands in July. They say she started showing signs of discomfort...

Judge keeps lawsuit against Urban Outfitters in NM

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a bid by Urban Outfitters Inc. to move a trademark infringement case against the clothing retailer and its subsidiaries out of New Mexico. The Navajo Nation sued Urban Outfitters last year, alleging it...

Ralph Shamas dies; was 5th District judge in NM

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Ralph Shamas, a 5th Judicial District Court judge since 2005, died after a monthlong battle with cancer. He was 65. Shamas died Thursday, said Tamra Gibson, officer manager for Ballard Funeral Home. Shamas had a varied law practice that...

NM candy store to give ‘Breaking Bad’ limo tours

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owner of an Albuquerque candy store is launching her own “Breaking Bad” tours. Debbie Ball, owner of The Candy Lady in Albuquerque’s Old Town, announced Friday that she will offer limo tours of popular sites...

Albuquerque Journal ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An attorney for the state’s chief insurance regulator says his client has been given a 10-day unpaid suspension for missing a meeting with his soon-to-be ex-boss and for letting his employees leave work an hour early on...

Armstrong turns emotional in 2nd part of interview

January 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 6, 2004, file photo, U.S. Postal Service’s Lance Armstrong rides ahead of Team Phonak’s Tyler Hamilton,, center, and T-Mobile’s Jan Ullrich, of Germany, during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race...

Bieber’s mom produces anti-abortion short film

January 18, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2012 file photo, Justin Bieber, right, and Pattie Mallette arrive at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards, in Los Angeles. Mallette is an executive producer on an upcoming anti-abortion short film. The makers of...

Flu season ‘bad one for the elderly,’ CDC says

January 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 file photo, Carlos Maisonet, 73, reacts as Dr. Eva Berrios-Colon, a professor at Touro College of Pharmacy, injects him with flu vaccine during a visit to the faculty practice center at Brooklyn Hospital in New...

Playwright Anna Deavere Smith wins Gish Prize

January 18, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 15, 2011 file photo shows actress Anna Deavere Smith at The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit tribute to Pedro Almodovar in New York. The Gish Prize Trust announced Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 that Smith has been selected to receive the 19th...