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NM firefighter fighting for seat in Legislature

January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Despite allegations that she is breaking city rules, state Rep. Emily Kane is trying to hold down her second job as an Albuquerque firefighter. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1gFfhgI) Republican Mayor Richard Berry’s administration is appealing a 2012 court ruling that found Kane, a fire captain and a [&hellip...

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Airplane misses landing at Albuquerque airport

January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say no one was hurt when a single-engine airplane ended up landing in a field near an Albuquerque airport. The Albuquerque Fire Departments says the small plane missed its landing at Double Eagle Airport because of...

Missing Farmington teen with autism found

January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington teenager with autism who was reported missing by his family has been found. The Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1f0WMCc ) authorities say 17-year-old Travis Brown was found Friday night at a gas station in...

Albuquerque police investigate downtown stabbing

January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a man was stabbed multiple times in an altercation in downtown Albuquerque. Authorities say officers kept a few blocks of the downtown area closed early Sunday morning to investigate the late-night incident. Albuquerque...

Santa Fe surgery center to close next month

January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Facing a decline in surgeries, a Santa Fe medical facility is closing its doors next month. The New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/LmyQjB ) 30 employees will lose their jobs at Physicians Plaza Surgery Center when it closes its...

NM town fighting oil firm’s shipment proposal

January 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Communities south of Santa Fe are meeting Saturday to discuss how to fight a proposed railway loading site for crude oil in Lamy. The New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1hxPtEm) residents say that Pacer Energy Marketing’s plan to...

4 NM school districts get funding for college prep

January 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The college-prep programs in four New Mexico school districts got a big financial boost this week. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1diLZjV) Gov. Susana Martinez announced Thursday that each district will receive a...

Audit finds Santa Fe College finances are ‘sound’

January 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A recent state audit has found the finances of Santa Fe Community College are “sound.” The New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/LxjysR) a state auditor’s report released Friday cited only about half the number of...

NM deputy arrested in child custody dispute

January 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A San Juan County Sheriff’s Office deputy and his wife have been arrested after state police tried to take custody of the deputy’s 6-year-old stepson. Authorities say 50-year-old Kenneth Clarke, of Aztec, has been charged...

Albuquerque zoo welcomes baby siamang

January 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Zookeepers at the Albuquerque BioPark are celebrating the birth of a siamang. Native to the forests of Malaysia, siamangs are the largest species of lesser apes and are in the gibbon family. The tailless apes have long arms and...