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Sheriff Suggests Deputizing School Teachers/Staff

Scott Michlin, KSJE
Farmington, Feb 23, 2018
During an appearance Wednesday morning on 90.9FM KSJE`s "The Scott Michlin Morning Program" San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen said he would consider deputizing school teachers and staff who want to have concealed carry permissions on school grounds.

CBP Officers Stop Meth, Heroin and More in Multiple Drug Busts

US Customs and Border Patrol
Washington, DC, Feb 23, 2018
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry made four drug seizures Thursday. They confiscated 1.6 pounds of heroin, 30.6 pounds of methamphetamine, 112 pounds of marijuana and three pounds of an unknown substance in pill form.

Did a New Mexico nonprofit deliver on promises to save pets?

Gabrielle Burkhart, KRQE News
Albuquerque, Feb 23, 2018
State Attorney General`s Office investigating complaint about New Mexico Pets Alive
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico nonprofit has taken public donations for projects aimed to save homeless pets for years. But what’s happened to those projects? And what exactly is the local nonprofit doing with your money?

UPDATE: BHS social media threat actually from New Mexico

News 5 WKRG
Mobile, AL, Feb 23, 2018
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - The screen capture circulating social media, distressing students and parents at Baker and Blount HS in Mobile is actually a threat out of New Mexico. The Mobile County Public School System says this threat is actually from a student from Belen High School in New Mexico.

Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers

SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, The Associated Press
Santa Fe, Feb 23, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some stretches of New Mexico have gone months without meaningful moisture, leaving farmers and ranchers to make difficult decisions as long-term forecasts call for drought to intensify across the already arid state.

UNM researchers tackle next gen power devices

Vanessa Tan, UNM Today
Albuquerque, Feb 23, 2018
Understanding materials challenges for vertical GaN-based power electronic devices
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. What happens when technology demands something we have yet to achieve? Researchers from The University of New Mexico have teamed up with Sandia National Laboratories to address this very question that faces next generation power electronic devices.

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