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Study: Superstorm Sandy’s ‘freaky’ path may be less likely in the future

September 2, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

AP Photo This Nov. 9, 2012, aerial-file photo shows damaged homes in New Jersey after the region was pounded by Superstorm Sandy. WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made global warming may further lessen the likelihood of the freak atmospheric steering currents that last year shoved Superstorm Sandy due west into New Jersey, a new study says. But [&hellip...

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Police: Boy, 3, pregnant woman killed in NM crash

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say three people, including a 3-year-old boy and a pregnant woman, were killed when the driver of a truck fell asleep and the truck overturned. New Mexico State Police spokesman Emmanuel Gutierrez said the deadly accident...

Police: Girl, 5, killed in single-vehicle NM crash

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

RAMON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has died from injuries in a single vehicle crash north of Roswell, N.M. New Mexico State Police spokesman Emmanuel Gutierrez said the accident took place Friday in Lincoln County and the girl, identified...

Albuquerque joins protests on Syria

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A small group of protesters in Albuquerque joined worldwide rallies against a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/14hV0Xs) that around 70 or so protesters took part in a rally Saturday...

Lawsuit: NM attorney fired after audit complaint

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawyer fired by the state Human Services Department says she was let go because of her criticism of an audit of government-funded mental health care, according to a lawsuit against the state agency. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports...

Whooping cough cases in NM still high

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Whooping cough has sickened more than 300 people in New Mexico this year, a drop from last year’s record pace, but still a high enough rate that state health officials have expressed concern. The Albuquerque Journal reports...

NM Presbyterian church to lead classes on Islam

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — With turmoil in the Middle East appearing in the news on an almost daily basis, the Rev. Glenn Perica of Farmington’s First Presbyterian Church believes now is the time to educate people about Islam and how it compares to...

Los Alamos police chief candidates down to 5

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The list of candidates for Los Alamos police chief has been reduced to five. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/14b6l0K) that County Administrator Harry Burgess officials have narrowed the list of candidates and will begin...

Chaco Culture Park gets ‘dark sky’ designation

September 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Chaco Culture National Historical Park has earned another international designation: the refuge of dark night skies. The International Dark-Sky Association recently certified the park, known for its monumental ancient buildings, as...

Las Alamos clerk to make gay marriage ruling Tues.

September 1, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A clerk in a New Mexico county ordered to start granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples or appear in court says she will make a decision Tuesday. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/1a927cD) that Los Alamos County...