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Santa Fe weighs same-sex marriage resolution

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Mayor David Coss and three city councilors are taking their first formal step to push state officials to recognize same-sex marriage under current New Mexico law. Coss and Councilors Patti Bushee, Chris Calvert and Ronald Trujillo introduced a resolution at Wednesday’s council meeting that aims to persuade county...

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NM Finance Authority’s bond ratings reaffirmed

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Moody’s Investors Service has decided to make no changes in the credit worthiness of the New Mexico Finance Authority because of a fake audit scandal. The authority announced Wednesday that Moody’s has reaffirmed its bond...

Radon detected in NM state government building

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Government officials are advising workers to stay out of part of a nearly 80-year-old state office building in Santa Fe to avoid exposure to radon. Attorney General Gary King said Tuesday that agency workers will not use a section of...

Gov signs NM law requiring 72-hour meeting notice

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico residents will have more notice about public meetings under legislation signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Susana Martinez. Governmental groups, ranging from city councils to school boards and state regulators, will be...

NM Native legislative rep. all about service

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Albert Shirley grew up learning the importance of helping others. His parents and grandparents set a great example of working for the community and assisting those in need. Shirley, a former Iyanbito Chapter president and member of the...

Santa Fe man sentenced for armed robbery of store

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for a firearms conviction stemming from a 2011 store robbery. Prosecutors say 43-year-old Anthony Gutierrez was sentenced Wednesday and will be on three years of...

Ex-Los Alamos bank officer sentenced in fraud case

March 27, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Bank trust officer has been sentenced to eight months in federal prison in New Mexico for bank fraud. Prosecutors said Wednesday that 56-year-old Deborah Gayle Wood must serve five years of supervised...

ABC Family says ‘Pretty Little Liars’ spinoff a go

March 26, 2013 • Entertainment, State NewsComments (0)

This publicity image released by ABC Family shows, from left, Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson and Shay Mitchell in a scene from “Pretty Little Liars.” On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, ABC Family approved a new series called “Ravenswood,” a...

Police: Wanted man fatally shot at Carlsbad motel

March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say agents with the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force have fatally shot a wanted man at a Carlsbad motel. New Mexico State Police say task force agents on Monday were trying to locate 35-year-old Wesley Davis, who had an...

Albuquerque policeman won’t be charged in shooting

March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities say they won’t seek charges against an Albuquerque police SWAT team officer in a 2011 fatal shooting. County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg and Chief Deputy District Attorney Troy Davis wrote...