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  1. Fed Judge: Pot ballot question is state issueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    A fight over whether voters in two counties can weigh in on decriminalizing pot in November will be settled Friday by the New Mexico Supreme Court after a last-second court decision cleared a federal hurdle. Both Santa Fe and Bernalillo County Commissioners want to poll voters on reducing pot penalties in an advisory question that wouldn't have changed law.

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  2. Federal court refuses to referee New Mexico pot disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A federal judge has refused to referee a legal fight over whether New Mexico's largest county can put nonbinding questions about marijuana and taxes on the November general election ballot. U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen Molzen Thursday said the court lacks jurisdiction in the dispute between Bernalillo County and Secretary of State Dianna Duran.

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  3. Federal court refuses to referee pot disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A federal judge has refused to referee a legal fight over whether two New Mexico counties can put nonbinding questions about marijuana and taxes on the November general election ballot. U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen Molzen Thursday said the court lacks jurisdiction in the dispute between Secretary of State Dianna Duran and Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties.

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  4. Video emerges of accused State Fair child molester being attacked while in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Somebody beat the tar out of an accused child molester at the Bernalillo County jail Tuesday night, and jail officials say it wasn't even the first fight he was in that night. The man who was attacked is 41-year-old Raymond Johnson, a State Fair midway ride operator who was being booked on a charge of criminal sexual contact with a minor.

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  5. Continuing coverage: Ballot debateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

    ... court and I believe they'll make a decision in a very fair manner. If the questions make the ballot, Bernalillo County voters will also be asked their opinion on a tax to fund mental healthcare. Reporting in downtown Albuquerque, Alana Grimstad KOAT ...

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  6. Marijuana ballot dispute before federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A federal court is to consider whether it will referee a legal fight over New Mexico's largest county trying to place nonbinding questions over marijuana and taxes on the November general election ballot. U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen Molzen has scheduled a hearing Thursday afternoon in a dispute between Bernalillo County and Secretary of State Dianna Duran.

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  7. 5 Things You Need to Know Before You GoRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    The U.S. Census Bureau says that 21.9 percent of New Mexicans lived in poverty last year, which is up more than 22,000 over 2014. Mississippi still leads the nation in poverty.

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  8. County wants ballot case heard in state courtRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Bernalillo County lawyers filed a motion to have a hearing on ballot questions held in the New Mexico Supreme Court instead of federal court. Bernalillo County lawyers filed a motion to have a hearing on ballot questions held in the New Mexico Supreme Court instead of federal court.

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  9. Video: Morning News September 18, 2014Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Bad news for poverty in New Mexico, it's getting worse. The U.S. Census Bureau says that 21.9% of New Mexicans lived in poverty last year, which is up more than 22,000 over 2014.

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  10. Court sets Friday hearing in marijuana ballot caseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... poll county's voters on whether they support lowering penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. Bernalillo County has filed a similar lawsuit with the Supreme Court over ballot questions, and a federal court has set a Thursday hearing on ...

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  11. BCSO: 92-year-old may have been sexually assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOAT-TV

    Bernalillo County deputies have requested a DNA samples from the caretaker of a 92-year-old woman they said may have been sexually assaulted. The woman was a patient at The Rio, a rehabilitation center in southwest Albuquerque for post-surgery patients and people who need long-term care.

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  12. Possible sexual assault: 92-year-old hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOAT-TV

    CONVICTION. BERNALILLO COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING INTO THE POSSIBLE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A 92-YEAR-OLD WOMAN.

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  13. DA: Vehicular homicide cases hard to proveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... sentence of 90 days in jail instead of the possible six year prison sentence for vehicular homicide. Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg said it was a game changer when the other driver in the case testified they weren't drag ...

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  14. BernCo. will try and move pot ballot question lawsuit back to Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Bernalillo County lawyers filed a motion Wednesday to move litigation regarding potential ballot advisory questions on marijuana and a mental services tax back to the New Mexico Supreme Court after the Secretary of State's Office removed the lawsuit to the U.S. District Court Tuesday night. The state Supreme Court originally scheduled a hearing for Tuesday on whether the two non-binding questions will be allowed on November's ballot.

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  15. Parajito Elementary locked down Wed. afternoon after shots fired in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Parajito Elementary School is on a precautionary lockdown as of 3:10 p.m. Wednesday after the principal heard shots fired in the area, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office. BCSO says it has no information that the shooting was on school grounds, nor do they have any suspect information.

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  16. Deputies: 92-year-old woman may have been rapedRead the original story

    Wednesday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Bernalillo County authorities say a 92-year-old female patient at an Albuquerque-area inpatient rehabilitation center may have been raped. The Albuquerque Journal reports that court papers prepared by a sheriff's detective say the woman was hospitalized Sept.

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  17. Group: CYFD not doing enough for NM day caresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KOAT-TV

    In the past four years 29 percent of day care centers in Bernalillo County have shut down, according to a study done by People for the Kids. SUNPORT.

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  18. a Substantivea changes coming for BernCo inmate labor programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRQE Albuquerque

    Bernalillo County public Safety boss Tom Swisstack on Tuesday hinted that he may move an inmate labor program that's been at the center of a controversy out from under the jail's supervision, following news reports and an investigation from a private firm that turned up evidence of inmates on private property, against county policy. The way requests for the county's "Clean Team" are handled also is getting an overhaul.The current system allows county commissioners to make direct requests for the inmates' services to the team's supervisor, Ernie Metzgar, a friend of Commissioner Art De La Cruz.

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  19. Santa Fe County sues over marijuana ballot disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deming Headlight

    ... with Secretary of State Dianna Duran. The court on Monday agreed to hear a similar lawsuit brought by Bernalillo County, which wants to put nonbinding questions on the ballot about decriminalizing marijuana and about taxes. The court has blocked ...

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  20. 2 Bernalillo County children reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Her brother, 12-year-old Daniel Velasquez, was reported missing as well, but was located by BCSO deputies around 9 p.m., according to a BCSO spokesperson. The sheriff's department says the two are brother and sister, and could be together or alone.

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