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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Netflix has announced a new movie filmed in New Mexico is expected to hit U.S. theaters for a limited time.The Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday that the streaming company announced the release of "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" in select New Mexico theaters from Oct.

  • SHOOTING-DEPUTIES INJURED

Deputies injured during gunfire while conducting drug raidALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

  • PUEBLO LIBRARIES

New Mexico pueblos to get funding for library servicesALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a dozen New Mexico pueblos are being awarded grants to expand and create library services.Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say the pueblos will receive funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The money can be used to organize and preserve the historical records of Native American communities.U.S. Rep.

  • OPIOID CRISIS-PURDUE-NEW MEXICO

New Mexico has joined opioids settlement with PurdueSANTA FE, N.M.

  • TRUMP-NEW MEXICO VISIT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she believes Donald Trump could win New Mexico in 2020.

Speaking with Fox News on Tuesday, Martinez described turnout as "huge" at Trump's rally in Rio Rancho the previous night. She noted that the presence of Hispanics who applauded the president's hardline stance on border security.

By BRIAN SLODYSKO and KEVIN FREKING Associated PressRIO RANCHO, New Mexico (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely passes up the chance to throw a sharp elbow at left-leaning California but he's more than happy to cash in there with a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to scoop up $15 million from wealthy Republicans in two days."There's not been a president in living history that is as unpopular in the state of California as Trump," said Mike Madrid, a GOP political consultant who is an outspoken Trump critic.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials say a 72-year-old woman from Bernalillo County has died from the West Nile virus.The Health Department says 20 cases have been confirmed in the state since the first human case was reported in early August. The patients have been from Dona Ana, Socorro, Sandoval, Valencia, San Juan, Taos and Bernalillo counties.New Mexico has had cases of West Nile every year since the virus migrated to the state in 2003. There were seven cases in 2018 and 33 cases in 2017.The virus is commonly spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTH-NEW MEXICO

Report: New Mexico needs to boost mental health servicesALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Independent federal investigators say there's a need for mental health services in New Mexico, but many counties in the sparsely populated state lack licensed providers who can serve patients who rely on government assistance.A report released Monday by the U.S.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former Republican New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she believes Donald Trump could win New Mexico in 2020.Speaking with Fox News on Tuesday, Martinez described turnout as "huge" at Trump's rally in Rio Rancho the previous night. She noted that the presence of Hispanics who applauded the president's hardline stance on border security.Trump campaigned in New Mexico in 2016 but lost the state by 8 percentage points to Hillary Clinton.

  • TRUMP FUNDRAISING

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in CaliforniaRIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a rare visit to the Democratic stronghold of California, where a series of high-dollar fundraisers will likely be met with protests.Trump routinely mocks the state's liberal culture, policies and politics. Yet his visit signals there are still plenty of wealthy California Republicans who support him.The events will be spread across two days and are expected to bring in $15 million.

  • JEFFREY EPSTEIN-SANTA FE INSTITUTE

Santa Fe Institute received $275,000 through Jeffrey Epstein(Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

  • BODY FOUND-SANTA FE PARK

Dead body of a man found in Santa Fe park; may be a homicideSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Santa Fe are investigating a possible homicide after a dead body was found in a park.They say officers responded to De Vargas Park shortly before noon Sunday.Police say the dead body of a man was discovered under a bridge spanning the Santa Fe River near the downtown skate plaza at De Vargas Park.They say the body showed signs of blunt force trauma.The name of the man isn't immediately known.

Trump targets border state with rally amid defiant Democrats

Sep 15, 2019

 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Donald Trump lost New Mexico by 8 percentage points in 2016. Last year, his party lost a House seat and the governor's mansion. Last week, a congressional candidate went viral by taunting the president by name in an ad.Still, Trump is headed to New Mexico on Monday for a campaign rally that is making some politicos scratch their heads.Is New Mexico, a state that hasn't voted for a Republican for president since George W. Bush 2004, in play?

  • TAOS-HOMICIDE ARREST

State Police: Taos homicide victim, suspect had disputesTAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Taos man gunned down when he went to feed his livestock and the man arrested in the early morning killing previously had disputes.The New Mexico State Police said Gregg Steele was arrested Friday on suspicion of second-degree murder, armed robbery and tampering with evidence in the Aug.

  • ELECTION 2020-HOUSE-NEW MEXICO

GOP House candidate under fire for old anti-Trump postsALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

  • ALBUQUERQUE-SHOOTINGS

6 people die in shootings in AlbuquerqueALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say six people were killed in separate shootings in the city.There have been no arrests in Thursday night's shootings, which also left five people wounded.Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. to a call of shots fired at 1028 Lura Place. Three people were found dead, a fourth died at the hospital and two others suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.At 8:44 p.m., officers received a report of gunfire at the Rio Volcan Apartments at 1919 Ladera.

  • ALBUQUERQUE-SHOOTINGS

6 people die in shootings in AlbuquerqueALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say six people were killed in separate shootings in the city.There have been no arrests in Thursday night's shootings, which also left five people wounded.Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. to a call of shots fired at 1028 Lura Place.

  • ALBUQUERQUE-SHOOTINGS

6 people die in shootings in AlbuquerqueALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say six people were killed in separate shootings in the city.There have been no arrests in Thursday night's shootings, which also left five people wounded.Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. to a call of shots fired at 1028 Lura Place.

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