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Democratic incumbent legislator bumped from ballot

April 22, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Sandra Jeff of Crownpoint, a maverick lawmaker who has sided with Republican Gov. Susana Martinez on several high-profile legislative votes, was removed from the June 3 primary election ballot on Monday by a judge who determined she had failed to qualify as a candidate. District Judge Louis DePauli ruled [&hellip...

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Albuquerque police officer fatally shoots woman

April 22, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police said an officer shot and killed an auto theft suspect early Monday, the third shooting by officers in the troubled department in just over a month and the first on the heels of a federal investigation that faulted...

Espanola man ordered to pay $50K in back taxes

April 22, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — An Espanola man has been ordered to pay more than $50,000 in back taxes, penalties and interest after pleading no contest in a tax fraud case. The state Taxation and Revenue Department says John Alex Salazar must also serve five years...

Santa Fe bicyclist fatally hit by train identified

April 22, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Santa Fe have identified a bicyclist who was killed when struck by a Rail Runner passenger train over the weekend. Police spokeswoman Celina Westervelt says 60-year-old Suzanne LeBeau of Santa Fe was killed late Saturday...

Franciscan order leaving parishes in Carlsbad area

April 22, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church’s Franciscan brotherhood is withdrawing from the Carlsbad area of southeastern New Mexico because of a flurry of priests reaching retirement age. Franciscan father Tom Smith says it’ll be up to the...

Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

April 22, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Swan Lockett stands for a photo in the doorway of her Houston apartment, Monday, April 21, 2014. Lockett said she was unable to get an affordable health care plan on the federal marketplace. The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions...

In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon

April 22, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Double amputee Celeste Corcoran, center, a victim of last year’s bombings, reaches the finish line of the 118th Boston Marathon, Monday, April 21, 2014, in Boston, with the aid her sister Carmen Acabbo, left, and daughter Sydney, right, who was also...

US: Russia has ‘days, not weeks’ to follow accord

April 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

These printed copies of a presentation released by the U.S. Department of State on Thursday, April 17, 2014, purport to show Russian involvement in Eastern Ukraine. The 11-page document contains images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that the State Department...

Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

April 22, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, April 11, 2014 file photo, trader Joseph Lawler, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks were mixed Monday, April 21, 2014, in light trading after Japan reported a record annual trade deficit and...

AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet

April 22, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2009 file photo, the AT&T logo is on display at a RadioShack store in Gloucester, Mass. AT&T on Monday, April 21, 2014 said that it plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100...