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Gov. Martinez eyes bill aimed at ending Uber, Lyft stalemate

January 26, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a Republican, makes final edits to her State of the State speech in her office in Santa Fe, N.M. on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016. Her speech kicks off a 30-day legislative session where state lawmakers are expected to debate a budget and proposals to revise a state law that allows [&hellip...

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A look at anti-crime measures proposed in New Mexico

January 25, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, Nicole Chavez, left, mother of a teen killed in a drive-by shooting, listens while New Mexico House Majority Leader Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque, speaks about proposed legislation to punish repeat violent offenders, in...

New Mexico considers opening primaries to all voters

January 25, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a proposed constitutional amendment to open Democratic and Republican primary elections in New Mexico to all voters amid a surge in independent voter registration. Currently, only Republicans...

GOP-sponsored New Mexico REAL ID fix clears another hurdle

January 25, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 photo demonstrators from the Santa Fe-based immigrant advocate group Somos Un Pueblo Unido hold signs outside the capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. to protest New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s attempt to revise the state’s...

Brown scores 33, New Mexico State beats San Jose State 83-64

January 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

New Mexico’s Elijah Brown (4) is guarded by Wyoming’s Josh Adams (14), left, and Jason McManamen (23) during the first half an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche) SAN JOSE, Calif....

Nuclear trigger production could resume at Los Alamos lab

January 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Los Alamos National Laboratory could resume production of plutonium pit triggers for nuclear weapons. The Department of Energy endorsed lab changes listed by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, a Congressional oversight...

Teen, man hurt in bicycle-vehicle collision in Albuquerque

January 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A teenage boy was critically injured and a man was also hurt when a vehicle struck them as they were bicycling in the Albuquerque area. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputies say the collision happened at 11 a.m. Saturday near...

Interim Santa Fe police chief is named permanent chief

January 22, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The interim Santa Fe police chief has been named the permanent chief after a nationwide search and interview process. City officials announced Friday that Patrick Gallagher got the job over two other finalists. He has served as the...

Virus found in 5 horses at Sunland Park Racetrack

January 22, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Livestock Board and state Racing Commission are working with Sunland Park Racetrack to control a virus found in five horses. They say the horse-specific virus was confirmed this week. Several barns at the racetrack...

Albuquerque couple convicted on federal wire fraud charges

January 22, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque couple has been convicted on wire fraud charges and could each be facing up to 20-year prison sentences. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Matthew Channon and his 35-year-old wife Brandi Channon were found guilty Friday in...

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