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Yesterday | KOB-TV

Little farmers want more opportunity for South Valley

But Bernalillo happens to be the only county in the state where folks aren't allowed to process the food they grow, and sell it.

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Related Topix: South Valley, NM

Wednesday | KRQE Albuquerque

Wreck shuts down eastbound I-40 in Tijeras

All lanes of Interstate 40 eastbound in Tijeras are currently closed as crews respond to a wreck in the area.

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Related Topix: Tijeras, NM

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KOAT-TV

Deputies surprise Robin Hopkins with custom bike

EXPECTED TO BE OKAY. SIX MONTHS AGO...A BERNALILLO COUNTY DEPUTY WAS NEARLY KILLED, SHOT BY A MAN WHO WENT ON A RAMPAGE IN A STOLEN POLICE CAR ...AMBUSHING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WITH GUNFIRE.

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Related Topix: South Valley, NM, Albuquerque, NM

The Miami Herald

Democrat top fundraiser in attorney general race

Democrat Hector Balderas has opened up a large fundraising advantage in the race for attorney general, according to the latest campaign-finance disclosures.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susana Martinez

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Bernalillo County settles lawsuit with ex-employee

Bernalillo County will pay $570,000 to settle a lawsuit involving a former attorney and spokeswoman for the sheriff's office.

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KOB-TV

Judges file lawsuit against state over Governor's veto of raises

"The court system suffers and slows down every time there's turnover on the bench," said Ray Vargas, the attorney suing Martinez.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Las Cruces Sun-News

Editorial: Justice denied in housing authority mess

We're not in position to criticize the state Attorney General's Office for its decision last week not to pursue further charges in the housing authority scandal of the last decade.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KOB-TV

APS squabble stalls popular pool's rehab

Families in the South Valley just became victims of a political squabble between the Albuquerque Public Schools and Bernalillo County leaders.

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Related Topix: South Valley, NM

KOB-TV

First responders collecting clothes, food for homeless students

If you see one of these bins at several locations around the city, Albuquerque and Bernalillo County first responders ask you to donate things like socks, underwear and non-perishable food.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

KRQE Albuquerque

State cracks down on Big Brothers Big Sisters

The state is cracking down on organizations that get state funding - like Big Brothers Big Sisters - hoping to hold them more accountable when it comes to money and the safety of children in the program.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Man with gunshot wound found north of Albuquerque

The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department says deputies were called Saturday around 9 p.m. to an area in the North Valley where a man was found with a gunshot wound.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, North Valley, NM

KOAT-TV

What officials are looking for in next MDC chief

THIS BREAK. METROPOLITAN DETENTION CENTER. CHIEF RAMON RETIRED PERSONAL REASONS MONDAY.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KOB-TV

Brandenburg defends review of officer-involved shootings

Although her office is not technically under the federal microscope, Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg acknowledges the gravity of Thursday's DOJ report.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

KOB-TV

CYFD to open new office in Valencia County

The first of its kind program is designed to be a place where numerous non-profits and law enforcement can come together to support children who have been victims of abuse.

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Related Topix: Valencia County, NM, Albuquerque, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

Bernalillo County reviewing taxes on unproductive farms

Higher property tax bills are on the way for about 500 Bernalillo County "farmers" who haven't grown crops or raised live stock in a long, long time.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, North Valley, NM

KOAT-TV

MDC Chief resigns for personal reasons

COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY IT WILL TAKE ABOUT SIX MONTHS, TO FIND A NEW CHIEF FOR THE METROPOLITAN DETENTION CENTER.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

Silver City Sun-News

Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino: Mandated mental health treatment is no solution

A recent Albuquerque Journal editorial expressing the need for a state law mandating out-patient treatment for seriously mentally ill persons, while provocative and while expressing a widely held point of view, reaches a faulty conclusion.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Opinion

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Deming Headlight

Gov. exercises executive order

SANTA FE >> Governor Susana Martinez issued two executive orders to take a more proactive and coherent approach to working with families who have faced multiple Children, Youth and Families Department investigations, and to improve communication between child welfare caseworkers and law enforcement officers.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susana Martinez

KOAT-TV

Victim killed in Albuquerque crash identified

HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 8 LAST NIGHT ON PAJARITO ROAD WEST OF COORS. BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES HAVE IDENTIFIED THE DRIVER AS 51 YEAR OLD MANUEL MARTINEZ OF ALBUQUERQUE.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

The Grant County Beat

GRMC puts out RFP soliciting ER proposals

Editor's Note: This article about the GRMC Board of Trustees Meeting of March 28, 2014, was written from the draft minutes, which have not yet been approved by the board.

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Related Topix: Gila, NM, Grant County, NM, Medicine, Nursing, Western New Mexico University

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