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Hobbs looking to build on oil and gas boom

Laura Thoren, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Jul 06, 2015
HOBBS, N.M. —The drive toward the town of Hobbs is filled with pumpjacks, gigantic rigs and lines of tank cars ready to transport fuel across the country.

Police: Motel 6 shootout investigated as homicide

Shelby Perea, KRQE News 13
Albuquerque, Jul 06, 2015
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) –Albuquerque Police say they are investigating the shooting at a Motel 6, involving a former CNN anchor and her husband, a former CNN reporter, as a homicide.

Talman crowned Mrs. New Mexico

Deming Headlight
Albuquerque, Jul 06, 2015
Hobbs wife advances to national pageant in August
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. >> Sheree Talman, executive state director for the Mrs. New Mexico Pageant announces Amanda Ponce of Hobbs, NM is the 2015 Mrs. New Mexico Pageant winner. The pageant was held June 27 at the African American Performing Arts Center in Albuquerque, with the Albuquerque Sheraton Uptown being the official host hotel. Delegates from all over the state of New Mexico competed for the coveted crown.

Man spots 6 raccoons on power pole

Doug Fernandez, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Jul 06, 2015
Raccoons on the loose in NE Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Raccoons were spotted in an odd place in northeast Albuquerque. A resident noticed the family of six raccoons above his house on a power pole Sunday morning. He called the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, but the animals ran off before someone arrived.

What`s the Worst That Can Happen? New Mexico Shows You in Brutal Road Safety Ads

David Gianatasio, AdWeek
New York, Jul 06, 2015
Placid scenes turn horrific
"What`s the worst that can happen?" That`s a loaded question, especially for a road-safety campaign. And it`s posed in a series of graphic spots from Albuquerque agency RK Venture for the New Mexico Department of Transportation.

Civil forfeiture law protects public, cuts into law enforcement budgets

Dan Schwartz The Daily Times
Farmington, Jul 06, 2015
FARMINGTON — A state law intended to prevent police from seizing money or assets from people unless they`re convicted of a crime took effect this month, and law enforcement officials say it`s going to cut deeply into their budgets.

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