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Missing for 2 years, California dog turns up in Albuquerque

September 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A dog found in Albuquerque has been reunited with his owners after going missing two years ago and 800 miles away. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2d7n5f0) that Huxley, a paillon and collie mix, was flown Friday from Albuquerque to Reno, Nevada where his owners now live. Someone dropped the dog off [&hellip...

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Navajo Nation lawmakers want study on impact of fracking

September 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is seeking more investigation into the potential environmental fallout of hydraulic fracturing as it looks to update its energy policies. Tribal legislators are pushing for a better understanding of energy industry...

Farmington shelter halting cat adoptions due to illness

September 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington animal shelter is putting a temporary halt on all cat adoptions after several cats became ill. The Daily Times in Farmington reports (http://bit.ly/2d82BVq) that officials at the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter say...

Farmington-area customers demand more from water supplier

September 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Farmington-area residents affected by a months-long water crisis are demanding more from the water supplier. The Daily Times in Farmington reports (http://bit.ly/2dfnotm) that local activists protested Friday and released a list of...

Saturday’s Scores

September 24, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

PREP FOOTBALL Aztec 62, Cobre 31 Bloomfield 28, Hope Christian 21 Gateway Christian 30, Dora 26 Los Lunas 52, Rio Grande 0 Mayfield 35, Carlsbad 6 St. Pius 51, Lovington ...

Roswell approves deal to lease strip for drag races

September 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Drag races will continue in Roswell as the city has agreed to lease an airstrip to a local hot rod group for less than what it would charge other groups. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/2d6dW8J ) that the Legal Committee...

Candidate accused of illegally applying for absentee ballots

September 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former state Senate candidate has been accused of illegally applying for absentee ballots in the names of three dead people in 2014. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2ctrq0s ) that Carlos Villanueva, a Democrat, says...

Facebook forums look to engage Hispanic small businesses

September 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce spokesman Pablo Manriquez, right, and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas speak during a Facebook Live workshop for New Mexico Hispanic small businesses in Albuquerque Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, days after the social...

UNM President Robert Frank says he won’t seek a 2nd term

September 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With declining enrollment and a smaller allotment from the cash-strapped state, the University of New Mexico is bracing to have $22.5 million less to spend in fiscal year 2017. The school also will be looking to hire a new...

The Latest: New Mexico man convicted in officer’s death

September 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the trial for a New Mexico man charged in the death of a Rio Rancho police officer ((all times local): 4 p.m. A New Mexico man has been convicted in the shooting death of a suburban Albuquerque police officer during a...