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  • ELECTION 2020-HOUSE-NEW MEXICO

New Mexico GOP hits US House hopeful for 'false statements'LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Republican Party of New Mexico sharply is criticizing one of its candidates in a closely watched GOP primary for a U.S. House seat in the southern part of the state.The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the state the party last week accused candidate Chris Mathys of Las Cruces of making "intentional misstatements of the facts and untrue accusations" against former state Rep.

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A Colorado historian is leading a team to survey inscriptions left by settlers and others on the ceilings of 900-year-old ruins in northwestern New Mexico.Fred Blackburn and his team will study the lengthy messages, or graffiti, left at the Aztec Ruins National Monument to gain insight on how others saw the engineering marvel, the Farmington Daily Times reports .

  • AZTEC RUINS-HISTORIC INSCRIPTIONS

Team to study historic inscriptions at New Mexico ruinsAZTEC, N.M.

  • AZTEC RUINS-HISTORIC INSCRIPTIONS

Team to study historic inscriptions at New Mexico ruinsAZTEC, N.M.

  • OBIT-JOE WILSON

Joe Wilson, skeptic on Iraq War intelligence, dies at age 69SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The former ambassador who disputed U.S. intelligence on Iraq that was used to justify going to war has died. Joseph Wilson was 69.Wilson's ex-wife Valerie Plame confirmed in a text message that Wilson died Friday of organ failure in Santa Fe. She called him a "patriot" with "the heart of a lion."Wilson traveled to Niger to investigate allegations Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein tried to purchase uranium and later alleged that the administration of President George W.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs will stand trial on embezzlement and other charges next year.A state district judge on Thursday scheduled Kreb's trial for October 2020. Attorneys say the proceedings could last three weeks.An indictment filed in August charges Krebs with embezzlement for using $24,500 in public money to pay for three people not affiliated with the university to go on a lavish golf trip.

  • SAFETY VIOLATIONS-SANTA FE

Santa Fe cited for 7 safety violations after worker's deathSANTA FE, N.M.

  • SAFETY VIOLATIONS-SANTA FE

Santa Fe cited for 7 safety violations after worker's deathSANTA FE, N.M.

  • RAPE CASES-MULTIPLE ARRESTS

More than dozen charged in New Mexico rape kit backlog cases(Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

  • NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE

Holtec prepping to build nuclear waste storage facilityALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

  • NAVAJO COAL PLANT

LECHEE, Ariz. (AP) — One of three generating units at a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation has closed.The 2,250-megawatt Navajo Generating Station near Page is scheduled to completely shut down before the end of the year. It's run by the Phoenix-based utility, the Salt River Project.Utility spokesman Jeff Lane says Unit 3 went offline last week.

  • SANTA FE-TOURISM CAMPAIGN

Santa Fe launching new tourism campaign aimed at 'emotions'(Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican, http://www.santafenewmexican.com)SANTA FE, N.M.

  • SANTA FE-TOURISM CAMPAIGN

Santa Fe launching new tourism campaign aimed at 'emotions'(Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican, http://www.santafenewmexican.com)SANTA FE, N.M.

  • MEDICAL MARIJUANA-NEW MEXICO

Court could break standoff over access to medical cannabisSANTA FE, N.M.

  • ADIOS AMOR-MARIA MORENO

Film explores mystery of Latina union leader who disappearedALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new film dives into the mystery around a Latina labor leader who organized farmworkers years before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and then disappeared."Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno" on PBS focuses on a Mexican American mother of 12 who galvanized poor agricultural workers during the late 1950s and early 1960s until she vanished.Director and producer Laurie Coyle says finding archive photos of Moreno sparked the idea.

  • ADIOS AMOR-MARIA MORENO

Film explores mystery of Latina union leader who disappearedALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new film dives into the mystery around a Latina labor leader who organized farmworkers years before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and then disappeared."Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno" on PBS focuses on a Mexican American mother of 12 who galvanized poor agricultural workers during the late 1950s and early 1960s until she vanished.Director and producer Laurie Coyle says finding archive photos of Moreno sparked the idea.

  • ADIOS AMOR-MARIA MORENO

Film explores mystery of Latina union leader who disappearedALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new film dives into the mystery around a Latina labor leader who organized farmworkers years before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and then disappeared."Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno" on PBS focuses on a Mexican American mother of 12 who galvanized poor agricultural workers during the late 1950s and early 1960s until she vanished.Director and producer Laurie Coyle says finding archive photos of Moreno sparked the idea.

By GLEN ROSALES Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tevaka Tuioti threw for a career-high 355 yards Saturday and three touchdowns, two to Jordan Kress, leading New Mexico to a 55-52 win over downstate rival New Mexico State.
Kress finished with 122 yards receiving and Ahmari Davis added a career-high 133 rushing yards and two TDs for New Mexico (2-1).
Aggies quarterback Josh Adkins had 335 passing yards with three touchdowns and ran for three more scores, while Jason Huntley rushed for 114 yards and a TD.

  • EDDY COUNTY-JAIL FENCE

Eddy County jail in Carlsbad to be ringed by security fence
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The Eddy County jail will get a security fence to provide an additional layer of separation between inmates in the facility in downtown Carlsbad and the public.
The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that the county Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $40,000 contract with Roswell-based Waide Construction Co.  for an 8-foot (2.4-meter) chain link fence around the jail's main building.

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