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New Mexico shoppers brave cold for bargains

November 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Braving freezing temperatures and expecting large crowds, bargain hunters in New Mexico took to stores and malls Friday in search of much-hyped Black Friday deals. At ABQ Uptown open-air shopping center in Albuquerque, hundreds of coat-wearing shoppers early Friday ventured in and out of stores offering discounts of up to 40...

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Grant to help story of historic New Mexico trail

November 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A national monument in northwestern New Mexico will use a federal grant to develop part of an historic trail and tell its story. Aztec Ruins National Monument is receiving a $95,000 grant from the National Park Service to study and...

Arrest warrant issued for driver in fatal NM crash

November 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a driver who allegedly left the scene of an accident that killed one of his passengers on an Albuquerque street. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials say an arrest warrant has been issued for...

Judge issues temporary stay in NM land dispute

November 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal magistrate has issued a temporary stay in a court case seeking to blocking Texas investors from ousting cabin owners from a northern New Mexico property long used as a conference center. The Santa Fe New Mexican...

Man throws 2 dogs from truck in Albuquerque

November 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Animal welfare officers in Albuquerque are trying to locate a man who threw two dogs from a pickup truck onto a street. Officer Kathryn Waite says a bulldog suffered a serious leg injury during the incident Wednesday but that the...

White Sands Missile Range commander promoted

November 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The commander of the Army’s White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico is being promoted. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/1cbJX8A) reports that Brig Gen. Gwen Bingham will be getting a second star Monday when...

Los Alamos working to create national park

November 29, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

This undated image provided by the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows the Quonset hut where the bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki was assembled. Tucked away in one of northern New Mexico’s pristine mountain canyons is the birthplaces of a top-secret...

Nuke lab works on liquids scanner for airport use

November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are working to perfect a technology that could eliminate the need for travelers to toss their liquids when they go through airport security. A lab team has combined magnetic resonance...

Albuquerque tech center gets fed grant

November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The economic development arm of the University of New Mexico has received a $1.5 million federal grant for creating a new high-tech business district in downtown Albuquerque. U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich Wednesday...

Albuquerque set to settle police brutality suit

November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The lawyer for man who filed a police brutality lawsuit against Albuquerque police after his jaw was broken in an encounter with officers says the city has agreed to settle the case by paying him $60,000. Attorney Ryan Villa says an...