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Rio Grande project aims to channel more runoff

November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERUQE, N.M. (AP) — With much of New Mexico still stuck in severe drought, water managers are improving miles of channel along the Rio Grande so more winter and spring runoff can find its way to Elephant Butte Reservoir. Officials with the Interstate Stream Commission said Friday that maintenance of the 20-mile-long channel is key [&hellip...

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Albuquerque police board member conflict alleged

November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The woman who leads a citizen body that reviews complaints against Albuquerque police officers is being accused of having a conflict of interest because she also directs the local auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Police. The...

Las Vegas spending $1.1 million on water meters

November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Las Vegas plans to spend about $1.1 million in grant and loan money to upgrade existing water meters so that they no longer need to be read manually. City Utilities Director Ken Garcia says about $825,000 is coming from a grant and...

2 pulled from car that that hit Albuquerque house

November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters in Albuquerque have pulled two people from a car that crashed into the living room of a house and ended up upside down. Firefighters had to shore up the damaged brick home to get to the victims in the BMW sedan on...

Martinez appoints SF lawyer as 1st District judge

November 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has named a Santa Fe personal injury and family law attorney as a judge in the 1st Judicial District. Sylvia LaMar will fill a vacancy created when District Judge Michael Vigil retired in September. Martinez...

Sick, frail struggle most in storm’s aftermath

November 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A gas line forms for free fuel from a tanker in the Far Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Despite power returning to many neighborhoods in the metropolitan area, residents of the Far Rockaways continue to live...

Petraeus’ biographer a military reservist, scholar

November 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 15, 2012 photo, Paula Broadwell, author of the David Petraeus biography “All In,” poses for photos in Charlotte, N.C. Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then...

Nancy Britton as busy now as before she retired

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Veteran Nancy Britton was one of the few military females in attendance at Goddard High’s Veterans Day Assembly, Friday. Chaunte’l Powell Photo Back in the late 1950s, women weren’t really seen working outside of the home, let alone serving in the...

Pecos hosts service veterans

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Michael Murphy of the Patriot Guard shakes hands with students at Pecos Elementary, Friday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Jack Fox and several other members of the Veterans Motorcycle Riders pulled up to Pecos Elementary School on their motorcycles toting large...

Goddard holds annual Veterans Day Assembly

November 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students mix with the Patriot Guard to greet veterans as they arrive at Goddard High School for the annual Veterans Day Assembly, Friday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo Goddard High School students provided a heroes’ welcome Friday for area veterans at the...