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San Juan County law enforcement sweep arrests 41

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say more than three dozen San Juan County residents have been arrested as part of an operation targeting gang members and repeat offenders. The Farmington Daily Times reports ( http://bit.ly/N7E9RT ) that 41 people were arrested in a law enforcement sweep last week. The San Juan County Sheriff’s...

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Eddy County to consider building design proposals

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The Eddy County Commission is preparing to pick an architectural firm to design a nearly $9 million law enforcement complex. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/OE0qau) that the commission is to consider bid proposals at...

Counselors: More young people turning to heroin

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities and drug counselors say young people in the Santa Fe area are increasingly turning to heroin after initially forming prescription drug addictions. Brian Parkhill, executive director and a counselor with Millennium Treatment...

NM official welcomes prevalence of breastfeeding

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s top health official says it’s good news that more New Mexico mothers are breastfeeding their babies. Health Secretary Catherine Torres says she’s encouraged by findings of a recent report released by the...

NM man back in prison after being released early

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is back in prison after being released too early. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/RA1TfJ ) reports that 37-year-old Anthony Madrid was taken back into custody Wednesday after serving 1½ years for burglary. That was after...

NM archaeology course lets all ages keep digging

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

David Hoefer, left, from Louisville Ky. and Francie Goodrich, right, from Seattle, excavate chard wood as Richard Binggeli, center, the crew leader, watches, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Eddie Moore)...

'Maometto' takes Santa Fe Opera by storm

August 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

In this undated photo provided by the Santa Fe Opera, Brian Jagde performs in the Santa Fe Opera production of Puccini’s “Tosca.” (AP Photo/Santa Fe Opera, Ken Howard) SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Midway through Act 1 of Rossini’s...

Presidential TV ad spending focused on 9 states

August 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 6, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. Republicans say Mitt Romney has a chance to win Wisconsin. Democrats backing Obama insist Arizona could come into play. But if...

NM archaeology course lets all ages keep digging

August 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

David Hoefer, left, from Louisville Ky. and Francie Goodrich, right, from Seattle, excavate chard wood as Richard Binggeli, center, the crew leader, watches, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Eddie Moore)...

UNM law school dean nominated for federal job

August 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tribal leaders and others are praising the nomination of a University of New Mexico Law School dean to oversee the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, saying he’s well-qualified and understands the issues facing American Indian and...