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Today's News

  • Hepatitis C testing urged for Baby Boomers

    By Mike Stobbe
    AP Medical Writer

    ATLANTA — All baby boomers should get a one-time blood test to learn if they have the liver-destroying hepatitis C virus, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

    It can take decades for the blood-borne virus to cause liver damage and symptoms to emerge, so many people don’t know they’re harboring it. Baby boomers account for about two-thirds of the estimated 3.2 million infected Americans.

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  • Que Pasa - August 17, 2012

    TODAY HOY
    • Registration for Immaculate Conception Religious Education Classes for 2012-13 will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Aug. 17. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 20 and will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information, call Rita Garcia at 454-0685 425-1455.

    SATURDAY SÁBADO

  • Gov finds new spot to post workers’ salaries

    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez has begun posting the names and salaries of classified state employees at a new online location after a judge ruled last month that she remove the names from the online New Mexico Sunshine Portal.

    Martinez added the names of classified workers, their titles and salaries to the Sunshine Portal last year. That added to a previously available list of employees exempt from civil service protection.

  • Suspect’s trial on hold over beard

    By Angela K. Brown
    The Associated Press

    FORT HOOD, Texas  — For the past two months, the military judge presiding over the high-profile case of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage has said he wanted to avoid disruptions in court.

    So after Maj. Nidal Hasan showed up for a June pretrial hearing wearing a beard, a violation of Army regulations, Col. Gregory Gross banned him from the courtroom until he shaves.

  • Thumbs - Our high country lowdown on the news - August 17, 2012

    THUMBS UP! CAUGHT. Two suspects who evaded law enforcement authorities in last week’s big drug bust have been captured. Ernestina Gallegos was caught Monday afternoon by U.S. Marshals, and Jose A. Herrera surrendered to the U.S. Marshal’s Office in Albuquerque on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
    They were among 25 people indicted on federal drug charges last week, following a 10-month investigation.

  • Nuestra Historia - The judgeship since 1965

    For more than a half century between statehood and Judge Luis Armijo’s passing in 1965, only three men occupied the district court bench in Las Vegas — Judge Armijo himself claiming 34 of those years. Ten judges have served in the half century since.

  • Editorial Cartoons - August 17, 2012
  • Cowgirl spikers picked 12th in RMAC

    Expectations are being kept humble for the New Mexico Highlands University volleyball team, which begins its first season under new head coach Bryan Crawford.

    The Cowgirls were selected to finish 12th in the 14-team Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and last within their RMAC West Division in the 2012 RMAC Preseason Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.

  • Women’s golf event