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Navajo Nation searches for funding to replace decrepit jails

FARMINGTON – Navajo Nation officials are in search of funding to replace two deteriorating tribal jails. U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan toured one in Shiprock, New Mexico, last week that has asbestos,...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: Drought, heat in New Mexico wiped out acres of trees

SANTA FE – A new report says near-record heat and persistent drought in New Mexico wiped out more than 120,000 acres of ponderosa pine, spruce, piñon and other trees last year. The Santa Fe New...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Oklahoma attorney general sets announcement on opioid suit

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from Venezuela

A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor is facing sanctions in Uganda over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of pure gold earlier in March

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Texas sheriff's deputy shot during traffic stop dies

A West Texas sheriff's deputy, who was critically wounded Friday in a shooting during a traffic stop, has died

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Prince Charles and Camilla launch first royal visit to Cuba

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are beginning the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the Max planes 'might not have been enough'

DATE: March 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Former high school teacher convicted of raping student

TIERRA AMARILLA, N.M. – A former teacher at a northern New Mexico high school has been convicted of raping a student. The 1st Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that jurors late Thursday...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico raises concerns over proposed federal water rule

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Environment Department wants to withdraw from a federal lawsuit challenging Obama-era protections for waterways and wetlands across the country. The department filed a...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Girl dies after hitting tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort

BRECKENRIDGE – Authorities say a girl died after she hit a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The girl, whose name and exact age have not been released, crashed on Peak 10 on Thursday morning and...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Kansas State to lower tuition for students in 5 states

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University is becoming cheaper for good students from five more states. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the Kansas Board of Regents agreed this week to allow new...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tom Hanks surprises woman by singing ‘Happy Birthday’

ALBUQUERQUE – Tom Hanks surprised a New Mexico woman celebrating her birthday at an Albuquerque restaurant when he treated her to a special performance of “Happy Birthday.” KRQE-TV in Albuquerque...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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