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New Mexico oilman named to Pecos River commission

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell oil company executive has been named to a commission that oversees a compact between New Mexico and Texas governing Pecos River water. Gov. Susana Martinez appointed Ray Willis to the Pecos River Compact Commission. He is a petroleum engineer and geologist, and president of an oil and natural [&hellip...

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Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

July 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans, left, speaks during a security council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Monday, July 21, 2014. The council unanimously adopted a resolution demanding full access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight...

Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

July 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A firefighting plane drops water from Fishtrap Lake on a stubborn fire burning near the lake in Lincoln County, Sunday, July 20, 2014, near Cheney, Wash. The fire started Saturday afternoon and spread to several thousand acres, driven by high winds. (AP...

Netflix tops 50M subscribers as 2Q earnings soar

July 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This image released by Netflix shows Taylor Schilling, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from “Orange Is the New Black.” Netflix reports quarterly earnings on Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Netflix, Paul Schiraldi, File) SAN FRANCISCO...

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

July 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a news conference in the Governor’s press room, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Gov. Perry announced he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat...

$5M bond set for teens in homeless beating deaths

July 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Alex Rios,18, makes an appearance on video for an arraignment in metro court Monday, July 21, 2014 for participating in the beating of two homeless men on the westside in Albuquerque, New Mexico over the weekend. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Roberto E....

Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

July 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Family and friends of Maj. Tzafrir Bar-Or, 32, one of 13 soldiers killed in several separate incidents in Shijaiyah on Sunday, mourn during his funeral at the military cemetery in Holon, Monday, July 21, 2014. On Sunday, the first major ground battle in two...

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

July 21, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Rabbi David Saperstein, left, claps as President Barack Obama approaches to sign an executive order to protect LGBT employees from federal workplace discrimination in the East Room of the White House Monday, July 21, 2014, in Washington. Obama’s...

Las Cruces church has helped 200 immigrants so far

July 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Organizers behind a short-term shelter in Las Cruces for immigrants say more than 200 people have already passed through. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported (http://bit.ly/UkxTMX) Saturday that at least one group of families has come...

Las Cruces mental health provider cutting staff

July 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona company contracted to handle Medicaid-funded behavioral health care in southern New Mexico has cut nearly a quarter of its staff. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported (http://bit.ly/1nsF7eD) Saturday that La Frontera lost 87...