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Vaughn Police and Vaughn Municipal Schools Conduct Active Shooter Drill

(Vaughn, NM) – On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., the Town of Vaughn Municipal Schools and the Town of Vaughn Police Department will be conducting a full active shooter drill which will include a building search, evacuation and reunification practice for staff and students, and full response from surrounding area law enforcement and emergency response agencies.  

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John’s Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

Winds pick up this afternoon as a warm southwesterly flow sets up. Afternoon highs will be well above normal as temperatures reach the mid 80s in the metro. A few storms will be possible over the higher terrain. However, there is less moisture to work with than yesterday, so dry lightning will be a concern. Combine that with the wind and warm temperatures, fire concerns will be rather high today. Red flag warnings are up for the northern half of the state, with the exception of the Northern Mountains.

State workers to get back pay

Had been shorted on a raise 6 years ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Around 10,000 state workers will receive back pay for a raise they were promised years ago. In 2008, then-Gov. Bill Richardson promised the union employees a 3 to 5.9 percent pay raise. Instead, they only got a 2.9 percent hike. That triggered a back-and-forth battle that finally reached its culmination six years later.

Surgeons in India find 12 gold bars in man`s stomach

New Delhi surgeons removed 12 gold bars, valued at $17,831, from the stomach of an alleged smuggler
NEW DELHI, April 22 (UPI) -- Surgeons in New Delhi, India, operating on a man who claimed he accidentally swallowed a plastic bottle cap, found 12 gold bars in his stomach.

State Rep. Sandra Jeff loses spot on primary ballot

State Rep. Sandra Jeff, one of New Mexico’s most controversial legislators, was removed from the ballot Monday by a judge who found that she did not file enough valid petition signatures to qualify for the June primary election.

‘Hidden Architecture’ of 1,000-Year-Old Village Discovered in New Mexico

For more than 40 years, archaeologists have been coaxing what they could from the traces of an ancient Puebloan settlement in New Mexico they call Blue J.

Candidate caught on tape threatening to cut Navajo funding

A state lawmaker was recently heard telling a group of Navajo veterans that if they continued to support the candidate running against her, she would make one simple phone call and cut their funding.

Court Approves Tax Sale Of New Mexico Property For Less Than 1% Of Its Value

Despite the ferocious reputation of the IRS, if you can’t pay your income taxes, it is possible to get quite a bit of slack. It is not hard to apply for a payment plan and before any serious collection activity, you will get notice of your right to a collection due process hearing.

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Shadow Wolves mark 40 year anniversary of tracking human smugglers and contraband in the Southwest D

Senators push for more wildfire funds

New Mexico Highlands professor throws book at disabled student