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Albuquerque students treated for rabies exposure

October 5, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Six students at an Albuquerque middle school are being treated for rabies exposures because they were found playing with a bat that later tested positive for rabies. The school districts sent warnings to the homes of additional students at Polk Middle School because officials are concerned there could be more students [&hellip...

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Woman on motorcycle killed in New Mexico crash

October 5, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque-area accident involved a large group of motorcycles has claimed the life of one of the riders. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department says the motorcyclists were traveling at a high rate of speed late...

New exhibition opens at O’Keeffe Museum

October 5, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new collection of work is on display at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe. The exhibition “Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George” opens Friday and will run through Jan. 26. Museum officials say...

NM spaceport to be featured in reality show

October 5, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Spaceport America will be featured in an upcoming reality show. NBC announced Thursday an exclusive deal with Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic and One Three Media to create a series called “Space...

Santa Fe man arrested after meth lab found in home

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man is jailed without bond after authorities say they found a suspected methamphetamine lab at his home. Santa Fe police say they were serving a heroin-related search warrant on the home about 1 p.m. Thursday. Officers say...

Body found north of Magdalena; No identity yet

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

MAGDALENA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a man has been found on a lower hillside of Concerro Mesa some 10 miles north of Magdalena. The body wasn’t immediately identified Thursday. But the discovery comes on the fourth day of a search for a...

ENMU student gets prison term for trafficking meth

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — A Portales woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for selling drugs. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Latisha Shipley was sentenced Thursday after being convicted by a jury in August of possession with the intent to traffic...

Economist says shutdown perilous for New Mexico

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Heavily reliant on federal spending, New Mexico could be thrust into another recession if the partial government shutdown lasts for weeks, a New Mexico State University economist said. Assistant professor of economics Christopher...

Pearce’s hometown to see large immigration rally

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The lone Republican of New Mexico’s congressional delegation faces an aggressive campaign from advocates who want him to support an immigration reform bill that grants citizenship. Rep. Steve Pearce, who represents the...

Jury rules in favor of Clovis police officers

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (1)

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A state District Court jury has ruled in favor of three Clovis police officers who were accused of using excessive force in restraining a man in 2006. The Clovis News Journal (http://bit.ly/172F23q ) reports that the jury Friday rejected...