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Navajo Prep breaks ground on new offices

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Preparatory School is one step closer to getting new offices. Officials gathered Friday to break ground on the long-awaited project. Water was sprinkled on the construction site as part of the ceremony. The administration offices were included in the master plan but were put off for several years in favor [&hellip...

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DA clears Albuquerque officers in 2 shooting cases

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Albuquerque police officers who were involved in separate non-fatal shootings have been cleared by the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office. The office announced its findings Friday, saying no criminal charges...

A year after IPO, Facebook aims to be ad colossus

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 18, 2012, file photo, provided by Facebook, Facebook founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, rings the opening bell of the Nasdaq stock market, from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Amid the hype and excitement...

Albuquerque student to graduate with a 5.0

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Manzano High School senior Katherine Cordwell will be graduating with a 5.0 GPA. Officials with Albuquerque Public Schools say that’s the highest GPA earned by a student in the district’s history. A La Cueva High School...

Cross-country ride for vets cruises through NM

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALGODONES, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of motorcyclists are being greeted by honks and waving flags as they make their way across parts of central and southern New Mexico. The riders are passing through New Mexico as part of the annual Run For The Wall, a...

Santa Fe marijuana dispensary robbed at gunpoint

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are looking for three men who robbed a licensed medical marijuana distributor in Santa Fe on Friday. Lt. William Pacheco with the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office says three men armed with handguns entered the New...

Jill Biden speaks to Navajo Tech graduates in NM

May 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

CROWNPOINT, N.M. (AP) — Graduates at Navajo Technical College got to hear from Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, during their commencement ceremony Friday. A longtime educator, she shared some lessons about the importance of community and...

Ex-NM paramedic gets 41 1/2 years for arroyo rape

May 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Gallup paramedic convicted of raping of an 11-year-old boy in an Albuquerque arroyo was sentenced Friday to more than 40 years in prison after the victim’s family gave emotional statements and the victim publicly...

New Mexico jobless rate drops slightly in April

May 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Department of Workforce Solutions reports that New Mexico’s unemployment rate dropped last month and that job growth has improved. State officials said Friday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in...

Endean-Singh running for NM’s 2nd District seat

May 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Alamogordo Democrat Leslie Endean-Singh has announced her candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District seat now held by Republican Steve Pearce. Endean-Singh is an attorney and manager of her husband’s medical office. Before...