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Donald Trump to make stop in nation’s most Hispanic state

May 19, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

In this May 3, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in New York. Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of the gun debate over the next two days in events that will highlight the nation’s deep divide on the topic. Trump and other top Republicans will speak at [&hellip...

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Authorities commended in incident that led to man’s death

May 18, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Commendations are in personnel files of deputies and sergeants whose encounter with an elderly man led to his death. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/23Xwt8d) 88-year-old Fidencio Duran was in a mental health crisis when he met...

New Mexico health insurers propose rate hikes for 2017

May 18, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

This Wednesday, May 18, 2016 photo shows the Presbyterian Healthcare Services’ administrative center in Albuquerque, N.M. Presbyterian Health Plan Inc. is among the insurers nationwide proposing rate increases in response to the financial drain...

New Mexico man gets 54-year prison term in child abuse case

May 18, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former magic shop owner in Albuquerque has been sentenced to 54 years in prison for a 1999 child abuse conviction. Prosecutors say Neil Stammer was sentenced Wednesday. He spent 14 years in Nepal under a different name before he...

Public records audit details response of New Mexico offices

May 17, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An audit by the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government found it took anywhere from two days to several weeks for many government offices in the state to fulfill public records requests and more than a dozen failed to respond at...

Sen. Bernie Sanders plans rallies in New Mexico

May 17, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets students at the University of Puerto Rico Theater in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, May 16, 2016. Sanders arrived in Puerto Rico on Monday to talk about the U.S. territory’s worsening...

State Health Dept: San Juan County man dies of hantavirus

May 17, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say a 30-year-old man from San Juan County has died of hantavirus. New Mexico Department of Health officials also announced Tuesday that an 84-year-old man from Santa Fe County currently is hospitalized with...

Hiker found dead in New Mexico, ending monthslong search

May 16, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A missing hiker who disappeared along a remote stretch of the Continental Divide was found dead at a New Mexico campground over the weekend, about six months after he last spoke with relatives. It appeared Stephen Olshansky —...

Albuquerque weighs getting more power from solar sources

May 16, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by the City of Albuquerque shows the rows of solar panels installed on the top level of the parking structure at the city’s international airport in Albuquerque, N.M. Two Albuquerque city councilors have introduced a...

Dust forces another I-10 closure between Arizona, New Mexico

May 16, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

This photo is provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows conditions on Interstate 10 in Arizona, Monday, April 25, 2016. Blowing dust is causing the closure of a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 between southeastern Arizona and New Mexico....