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Today's News

  • Luna softball continues homestand

    Luna Community College

    The Luna Community College baseball team took one game from Odessa College on the road this past weekend.

    The Rough Riders beat Odessa 4-0 in the third game of the series. They lost the other games 4-2, 12-7 and 4-2.

    The team takes on Clarendon College on the road this Friday and Saturday.

    The Rough Riders are now 7-16 overall and 3-5 in Western Junior College Athletic Conference play.

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  • Looking Ahead - Sports - March 14, 2014

    Friday
    Baseball
    • LCC at Clarendon (DH), noon, Clarendon, Texas
    • NMHU at Metro State, 3 p.m., Denver
    • Robertson JV vs. Capital, 3 p.m., MMS field
    Basketball
    • Class 3A boys’ semifinal: West Las Vegas vs. Hope Christian, 9:45 a.m., The Pit, Albuquerque
    • Class 2A girls’ state championship, teams TBA, 5:30 p.m., The Pit
    • Class 3A girls’ state championship, teams TBA, 3:30 p.m., The Pit
    Softball
    • LCC vs. Western Texas (DH), noon, Rodriguez Park

  • Campos reverses course

    Eight months ago  — amid continued deteriorating relations with the board — Luna Community College President Pete Campos announced that he planned to retire when his contract with the school expired on June 30, 2014.

    Then in February, Campos rejected an offer from the school’s board of trustees to stay on an extra year to help get Luna through its accreditation process.

    But with a little more coaxing from some on the board, Campos has changed his mind.

  • Taking the oath
  • Runoff election set for April 15

    The City Council voted unanimously Monday to hold the runoff election for the Ward 1 Council seat on April 15 but not before incumbent Tonita Gurule-Giron and her supporters accused the mayor and city manager of conspiring with her opponent.

  • King to stay in governor’s race

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — Attorney General Gary King is committed to staying in the race for governor despite his last-place finish at a Democratic pre-primary nominating convention, his campaign manager said Monday.

    King has more than enough nominating petition signatures to secure a place on the ballot for the June primary election, said Jim Farrell, his campaign manager.

  • In Brief - New Mexico - March 12, 2014

    The Associated Press
     

  • Insurers denied details on poor

    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange is refusing to give commercial insurance companies personal information from thousands of the state’s poor residents.

    Health exchange lawyers recently decided that names, home addresses and phone numbers were proprietary and have denied requests from insurance companies seeking to obtain the information, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported.
    Insurance companies sought the data to sell those residents policies.

  • Looking Back - March 12, 2014

    In 1964

  • Looking Ahead - News - March 12, 2014

    NERC to conduct screenings
    The Northeast Regional Education Cooperative is sponsoring its annual Child Find Developmental Screening Fair, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at NMHU Teacher Education Building. Developmental screenings are free and focus on children between the ages of birth to six years.