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US Air Force gunship training unit to relocate to New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Air Force has selected a base in New Mexico as the future home for its AC-130J aircraft and training force. Officials say Kirtland Air Force Base is their preferred site for...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Average daily coronavirus deaths keeps rising in New Mexico

SANTA FE – A rolling average of statewide deaths from the coronavirus has surpassed 25 per day as New Mexico nears the end of a two-week period of heightened restrictions. The seven-day rolling...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico authorities to crack down on drunken drivers

SANTA FE – New Mexico authorities will be cracking down on drunken drivers throughout the month of December. State police issued the warning this week, saying sobriety checkpoints will be set up...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How the Cardboard Cory protest in Colorado helped Democrats defeat Gardner

Days before the election, even as the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Colorado looked all but certain, Katie Farnan refused to believe it. The mother-turned-activist from Boulder worked for the...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico reports 2,142 additional COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico on Saturday reported 2,142 additional known COVID-19 cases and 23 new deaths. The statewide totals increased to 93,982 cases and 1,527 deaths. Friday saw New Mexico report a...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Archdiocese of Santa Fe in New Mexico cuts 20 positions

ALBUQUERQUE – The Archdiocese of Santa Fe is cutting 20 positions and ending publication of its People of God magazine. Archbishop John C. Wester announced the layoffs in a letter to parishioners...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

SANTA FE – Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo homes get electricity with money from CARES Act

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah (AP) – Chastity De Guzman and her four children have lived in a home on the Navajo Nation without power since 2015. She said they had been on a waiting list for more than two...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pumping aims to boost Pecos River amid drought losses

CARLSBAD, N.M. – New Mexico water managers are pumping water from state reservoirs into the Pecos River to account for losses during a devastating drought. The move was meant to augment supplies...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Count of new virus cases falls in New Mexico, but danger persists

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s daily count of confirmed COVID-19 cases has been trending down over recent days from the record highs reported earlier this month, but nearly every county remained deep...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Audit: Money stolen from New Mexico inmates’ accounts

ALBUQUERQUE – An independent audit has found that more than $15,000 was stolen from inmates’ accounts at the Bernalillo County jail over a four-year period. The forensic audit recently made public...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Election of war veteran puts focus on wheelchair access at Colorado Capitol

Soon Colorado will get its first state lawmaker known to use a wheelchair. Democrat David Ortiz was elected by voters in south Metro Denver and will be sworn into office in January. But the Capitol...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

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