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Martinez GOP speech rescheduled, goes before Ryan

August 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The scheduled speech by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez at the Republican National Convention has been rescheduled thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac. Martinez is scheduled to speak Wednesday around 8 p.m. New Mexico time, right before GOP Vice Presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan is slated to speak. A primetime speaking [&hellip...

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Search on for victims of NM man in porn ring case

August 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say they are looking for possible victims of a New Mexico man who authorities say talked about raping and cooking children and is charged in a massive child porn investigation. Richard Dates was ordered held...

Colorado man, Virginia woman dead in NM crash

August 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA ROSA, N.M. (AP) — A Colorado man and a Virginia woman have died in a fiery New Mexico highway crash. New Mexico state police say the crash happened on Interstate 40 near the eastern New Mexico town of Santa Rosa late Saturday night. A semi-truck...

Curry Co. official questions report delay

August 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A Curry County Commissioner wants to know why county officials said a report about a jail assault was just being started when it appeared to have been nearly complete. County Attorney Steve Doerr had claimed the report was ordered after...

Man killed in Albuquerque motorcycle wreck ID-ed

August 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have identified a man who died when he lost control of his motorcycle on an Albuquerque freeway. Police spokeswoman officer Tasia Martinez says 52-year-old Albuquerque resident Fred Drake was riding his...

Green chile cookbook to go toward cancer fight

August 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — How’s this for fine dining; a menu consisting of Mini Green Chile Stew Spring Rolls; Green Chile Bacon Corn Chowder Goodness; Green Chili and Cheese Fritatta or maybe Chile Relleno Meatballs; and a dessert of Hatch Green Chile...

Dems pick Vigil as nominee for Supreme Court race

August 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State Democrats on Saturday chose Chief District Judge Barbara Vigil of Santa Fe as their party’s general election candidate for the New Mexico Supreme Court. The Democratic state central committee picked Vigil over four...

NM's 2011 pecan crop ranked as 2nd-largest in US

August 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A new federal report shows New Mexico’s crop of pecans was the second biggest in the nation last year in both size and cash value. The state’s growers produced about 61 million pounds of the nuts in 2011. The amount was...

40 percent of seniors still need graduation test

August 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 40 percent of New Mexico’s high school seniors still need to pass the state’s exit exam if they are to earn their diplomas without jumping through additional hoops. About 10,000 students statewide failed the...

SF officer out following domestic violence arrest

August 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe police officer has resigned after an internal investigation into criminal charges stemming from a domestic dispute with his wife led to a recommendation that he be fired. Police Chief Ray Rael told the Santa Fe New Mexican...