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NM candy store to give ‘Breaking Bad’ limo tours

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owner of an Albuquerque candy store is launching her own “Breaking Bad” tours. Debbie Ball, owner of The Candy Lady in Albuquerque’s Old Town, announced Friday that she will offer limo tours of popular sites from the hit AMC TV series. She says the personalize tours will give fans a [&hellip...

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Albuquerque Journal ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An attorney for the state’s chief insurance regulator says his client has been given a 10-day unpaid suspension for missing a meeting with his soon-to-be ex-boss and for letting his employees leave work an hour early on...

Federal Reserve says farm income may drop in 2013

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Reserve predicts U.S. farm income could decline in 2013, but it depends upon how long the drought continues. Roughly two-thirds of the nation has been in a severe drought since last summer. The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas...

New Mexico reports first flu deaths this season

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials on Thursday confirmed the first five flu deaths of this season. The cases involve a 91-year-old woman and a 94-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County, a 67-year-old woman from Bernalillo County, a...

NM Gov. declares emergency due to propane shortage

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — High demand for propane across much of the West has prompted New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to declare an emergency. Governors in Nevada and Arizona did the same Tuesday in an effort to speed up deliveries of liquefied petroleum by...

Bomb threats land former NMSU student in prison

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico State University student has been sentenced to two years in prison for making false bomb threats. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 30-year-old Daud Anwar will also be on supervised release for three years...

New chairmen for 3 NM Senate committees

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Three new chairmen will lead Senate committees, including ones dealing with the high-profile issues of education and health care, during the Legislature’s 60-day session. Despite turnover in the top-ranking Senate leadership post...

New computer system skews NM unemployment claims

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new computer system is skewing the data on unemployment claims in New Mexico. The state’s “fully integrated tax and claims system” launched Jan. 6. But because the switchover was done Jan. 1 to Jan. 6, those...

Ex-NM Congress candidate indicted in stalking case

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico congressional candidate accused of stalking a political rival and slashing the tires on her vehicles has been indicted by a Bernalillo County grand jury. The indictment accuses Gary Smith of aggravated stalking...

NM man facing charges in meat cleaver attack

January 17, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

FLORA VISTA, N.M. (AP) — A San Juan County man who was shot during an altercation last week is facing charges for allegedly threatening a man with a meat cleaver. The sheriff’s office says Tyson Mclemee is being held in the county jail on charges of...