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Cibola County Newswire

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  1. Baby Brianna's mother released from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... members and later became a symbol in efforts to toughen child abuse laws in New Mexico - walked out of a Cibola County prison as a free woman on Wednesday. Stephanie Rene Lopez, the mother convicted in the brutal death of her infant daughter Baby ...

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  2. Pilot, passengers uninjured in small plane crash near GrantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 21 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Gallup Independent reports that the plane was on its way to Utah when it crashed Monday evening, causing a small fire that was extinguished in about 30 minutes. Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace says that when the plane took off from the Grants-Milan Municipal Airport it would not gain altitude and the engine was sputtering.

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  3. Gov. Martinez names Dem, Republican to legislative seatsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 9 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... d in House District 69 by the resignation of former Rep. Kenny Martinez. He has been a small business owner in Cibola County for more than 30 years.

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  4. sanrafaelevansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... the road to a solution will wind through magistrate court. The problem, as best anyone in the neighborhood or Cibola County offices can tell, is that old maps weren't accurate enough to catch whatever mistake caused Evans' mobile home to be placed ...

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  5. With prison closure, New Mexico towns worry about economyRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 4 | KOB-TV

    The Cibola County Correctional Facility employs a staff of 300, all of whom reside in the towns of Milan, where the prison is, and nearby Grants. Prison spokeswoman Traci Quintana told the Santa Fe New Mexican Saturday that many residents fear the local economy will suffer.

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  6. NM senators seek more time for prison contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    New Mexico's two U.S. senators are asking the federal Bureau of Prisons to extend its contract with the operator of a private prison in Cibola County so workers have adequate time to find new jobs before the lockup closes. NM senators seek more time for prison contract GRANTS, N.M. - New Mexico's two U.S. senators are asking the federal Bureau of Prisons to extend its contract with the operator of a private prison in Cibola County so workers have adequate time to find new jobs before the lockup closes.

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  7. New Mexico senators seek more time for prison contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | KOAT-TV

    New Mexico's two U.S. senators are asking the federal Bureau of Prisons to extend its contract with the operator of a private prison in Cibola County so workers have adequate time to find new jobs before the lockup closes. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich made their request in a letter to Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates.

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  8. 3 children kidnapped in California found in Grants, NMRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | KOB-TV

    ... The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Those children have been found alive and safe in Grants. The Cibola County Sheriff's Office says that the children were left at a Motel 6 in the care of a Good Samaritan that notified the local ...

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  9. Hiring Guards From Private PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | KOAT-TV

    FOR CIBOLA COUNTY. A PRIVATE PRISON WILL CLOSE AND HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WILL NOW BE OUT OF WORK.

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  10. U.S. aims to phase out privately run lockupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... her order a reality. Three weeks ago, she wrote, the bureau declined to renew a contract for 1,200 beds at the Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico. Yates wrote that the bureau also would amend a solicitation for a 10,800-bed contract to ...

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  11. Justice Department says it will end use of private prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Day

    ... her order a reality. Three weeks ago, she wrote, the bureau declined to renew a contract for 1,200 beds at the Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico. According to a local TV station, the county sheriff said the facility's closure would ...

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  12. U.S. Justice Department to phase out use of 'less safe and less effective' private prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... her order a reality. Three weeks ago, she wrote, the bureau declined to renew a contract for 1,200 beds at the Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico. According to a local TV station, the county sheriff said the facility's closure would ...

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  13. Man sentenced 10 years after beating, robbing elderly coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... He is still serving his sentence at the State Pen in Santa Fe. The Atencios also filed a lawsuit against Cibola County following the crime after learning Swick was accidentally released from custody before the beating and murder. They later dropped ...

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  14. The Feds Will Shut Down the Troubled Private Prison in a 'Nation' InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Nation

    A storm forms over Interstate 40 in New Mexico near Cibola County Correctional Facility, a private prison that will close at the end of September. The BOP notified one of the country's leading private prison companies, Corrections Corporation of America, on July 29 that a long-troubled federal prison the company had operated for 16 years will be closed down.

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  15. Middle school principal calls 911 on New Mexico MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    ... State Police were called to respond to the call and the middle school was placed on a brief lockdown. The Cibola County Sheriff's Office told KRQE News 13 State Police were called because it would have been a conflict of interest for Grants Police ...

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  16. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    State Corrections Secretary Gregg Marcantel says the closing of a privately operated federal prison in northwest New Mexico could help the state prison system, which is currently understaffed and overcrowded. The Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan this week confirmed that its contract isn't being renewed.

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  17. Private prison closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | KOAT-TV

    ... STATE LAWMAKERS ARE CAN TO HELP 300 NEW MEXICANS, WHO MAY SOON BE OUT OF WORK. WE TOLD YOU THE PRIVATELY OWNED CIBOLA COUNTY CORRECTION CENTER IN MILAN, WILL CLOSE IN OCTOBER. 2 STATE SENATORS SAY THEY ARE WORKING WITH NEW MEXICO'S CORRECTIONS ...

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  18. Privately run prison in New Mexico set to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A privately run prison in northwest New Mexico that employs about 300 staffers will close at the end of next month. The Albuquerque Journal reports the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan received notification earlier this week that its contract isn't being renewed.

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  19. Privately-run prison in NM set to close on Septa .Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... that employs about 300 staffers will close at the end of next month. The Albuquerque Journal reports the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan received notification earlier this week that its contract isn't being renewed. Employees are being ...

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  20. Grants soon will open Route 66 Neon Drive-ThruRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Route 66 News

    ... comprised of members from various area organization directors including the City of Grants, Grants Mainstreet, Cibola County Economic Development, Future Foundations, The Chamber of Commerce, Arts Council, NMSU, Cibola County and the National Park ...

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