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Farmington eyes regional airport extension

November 15, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The city of Farmington is proposing a $23 million airport runway extension for the Four Corners Regional Airport. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/trl2Wx ) that the city’s proposal calls for extending Runway 5 by 1,000 feet to the Southwest. The additional space would allow regional jets to land, because they...

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Last Navajo Code Talker reflects on service days

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With gnarled fingers, Chester Nez reverently opened the small box his son Mike had fetched for him at their West Mesa home. Even at 90 years old, Nez’s face still beams as he proudly opens it. Careful not to touch the gold...

Trial begins for man in Dona Ana jail killing

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Trial has begun for the last of three men charged with killing a prisoner found strangled to death at the Dona Ana County Detention Center nearly seven years ago. Three prisoners who were in the cell with Philip T. Gantz, 32, of...

New Army radio system tested by White Sands

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A new radio system for Army soldiers is being tested by troops from the White Sands Missile Range to make sure it will work in forests and at high altitudes. Fifteen soldiers from White Sands set up an outpost east of Sacramento Peak...

Planned center to focus on NM civil rights leaders

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Ralph Bunche attended school as a child in Albuquerque and later became a civil rights activist who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. The Albuquerque-born George I. Sanchez was a pioneer educational...

Prisoner escapes from Curry Co. jail in Clovis

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A prisoner being held for aggravated assault and other charges has escaped from the Curry County Detention Center in Clovis. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 35-year-old Narcizo Soto, Jr., escaped from...

New Mexico tops UNLV 21-14 for 1st win of season

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

New Mexico’s Chase Clayton (25) and teammate Tevin Newman stop UNLV’s Deante’ Purvis (26) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Jim Thompson)...

New Mexico tops UNLV 21-14 for 1st win of season

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Demarcus Rogers scored a 2-yard touchdown with 1:15 left Saturday as New Mexico defeated UNLV 21-14 for its first victory of the season. Rogers’ run capped a 34-yard drive set up by Jaymar Latchison’s fumble recovery...

New Mexico State takes 48-45 win over Fresno State

November 14, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

Fresno State’s Robbie Rouse pounces on a loose football during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, against New Mexico State in Las Cruces, N.M. (AP Photo/The Las Cruces Sun-News, Robin Zielinski) LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — With 1:50...

Death of NM State student appears natural

November 13, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities at New Mexico State University say the death of a 19-year-old student from Albuquerque appears to be the result of a seizure. University Deputy Chief Stephen Lopez tells the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/u3tpjh )...