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Native American shield returned to New Mexico from France

Nov. 18, 2019 3:21 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A ceremonial Native American shield has been welcomed back to New Mexico by tribal leaders, in the culmination of a yearslong international campaign to reclaim the sacred object that held a place in a cycle of ceremonies until it vanished from a mesa-top indigenous village in the...

Liberal New Mexico lawmaker facing challenge from ex-aide

Nov. 18, 2019 2:32 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State Rep. Patricia Roybal Caballero, one of the most liberal lawmakers in New Mexico, is facing a Democratic primary challenge from a former campaign worker. Edwina Cisneros announced she would seek to unseat Roybal Caballero from her southwest Albuquerque seat, and Cisneros is...

Governor’s seldom publishes calendar of appointments

Nov. 18, 2019 11:04 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has halted publication of a running daily list of appointments that previously offered insights into her travels and interactions with legislators, business leaders and advocacy groups. As of Monday morning, the most recent calendar item for Lujan Grisham...

New Mexico utility embarks on energy planning mission

Nov. 17, 2019 11:15 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric utility is reaching out to vendors and energy companies around the world for ideas as it works toward going emissions-free. The Public Service Company of New Mexico announced Friday it’s seeking information on the types of resources and...

No. 19 Arizona runs past short-handed New Mexico State 83-53

Nov. 17, 2019 5:03 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona big man Zeke Nnaji is starting to get noticed around campus, coffee shops, almost everywhere he goes in Tucson. The rest of the college basketball world is paying attention now, too. Not bad for a player who didn’t get the same acclaim as freshman teammates Nico Mannion...

2 new lawsuits accuse Jesuit priests in Albuquerque of abuse

Nov. 17, 2019 12:56 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two new lawsuits have been filed that allege three Jesuit priests who once ministered at a downtown Albuquerque church sexually abused two victims. In a copyright story Sunday, the Albuquerque Journal reports one of the alleged victims contends he was sexually abused eight years...

Santa Fe Opera finds additional revenue streams

Nov. 17, 2019 11:28 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe Opera is collaborating with other venues and opening up its stage to other performers as a means to build up its bottom line. The money that comes in from non-operatic performances such as this season’s concerts by Ringo Starr and Bobby McFerrin and the sharing of...

Henderson throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Broncos beat New Mexico

Nov. 17, 2019 3:27 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Starting a third quarterback in a season for the first time in 26 campaigns, Boise State was counting on some help from its defense against New Mexico. Sonatane Lui and teammates were happy to oblige. No. 21 Boise State forced a turnover on the first play from scrimmage and went on to...

Manigault closes strong, New Mexico stops McNeese 90-80

Nov. 16, 2019 9:35 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Corey Manigault scored a career-high 24 points, including six straight points for New Mexico in the closing minutes Saturday in a 90-80 win over McNeese. Fittingly, it was Manigault’s steal — his third — with 25 seconds remaining that finally sealed it for New...

New Mexico State gets first win, 41-28 over Incarnate Word

Nov. 16, 2019 8:23 PM EST

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Josh Adkins threw two touchdown passes, Jason Huntley ran for 174 yards and New Mexico State beat Incarnate Word 41-28 on Saturday for its first win of the season. Adkins was 28-of-38 passing for 316 yards and threw 34- and 42-yard touchdown passes to Tony Nicholson in the first...