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3 officers wounded in NM shootout, suspect dead

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Albuquerque police officers and a Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputy were wounded during a shootout and chase that stretched from the south side of the city to the North Valley. Roads in various parts of the city remained cordoned off Saturday evening as authorities investigated the string of chaotic events that [&hellip...

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Teacher unions want to NM to slow evaluation plan

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Public Education Department is being asked by the state’s two teacher unions to slow its implementation of a new evaluation system for teachers and schools. One union is considering legal action, while the other...

Navajos seek new gambling compact with New Mexico

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is pushing for a new gambling compact with New Mexico that would allow for three more casinos and potentially less revenue sharing. Navajo President Ben Shelly told members of the Legislative Finance Committee on...

Search teams find body of missing NM

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

CHAMA, N.M. (AP) — Search and rescue teams have found the body of a man who had been missing for more than a week after becoming separated from his wife in the mountains of northern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police confirm 55-year-old Neda Labjevardi was...

Firefighting company moves headquarters to NM

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A company that supplies large air tankers and flight crews to fight wildfires throughout the West has moved its corporate headquarters to Albuquerque. The company 10 Tanker Air Carrier moved this month into a 7,600-square-foot...

NM commission to get funding for water planning

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Upcoming water planning efforts will get a boost now that the New Mexico Finance Authority has approved a funding request from the Interstate Steam Commission. Officials say the funding will go toward updating all 16 regional plans as...

Head of NM irrigation district to retire

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District will be stepping down after more than three decades on the job. The irrigation district says Chief Engineer and CEO Subhas Shah will announce his retirement during the...

Searches continue for men missing in NM mountains

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

CHAMA, N.M. (AP) — More than two dozen search and rescue workers are combing the mountains of northern New Mexico in search of a Tres Piedras man. The search for 55-year-old Neda Labjevardi began last Sunday when his wife was rescued by a group of hunters...

New Mexico IT project lauded for being on time

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M., (AP) — A new computer system to help determine whether New Mexicans qualify for public assistance programs such as Medicaid and food stamps is being lauded as a model for state government because it is on time and on budget. A report issued...

US provides disaster aid to Santa Clara Pueblo

October 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A disaster declaration by President Barack Obama for mid-September storms and flooding makes federal aid available to New Mexico’s Santa Clara Pueblo. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the federal assistance will...

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