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Human plague case confirmed

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SANTA FE—The New Mexico Department of Health announced on Sept. 23, a laboratory confirmed case of plague in a 73-year-old woman from Santa Fe County. The case was confirmed at the Department of Health’s Scientific Laboratory Division.  This is the fourth human case of plague in New Mexico this year and the second in...

Miyamura High School Homecoming 2015

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Robbery suspects still at large

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Surveillance video filmed the same two suspects robbing two gas station convenience stores within an hour apart, starting close to the midnight hour Sept. 17.

Now police are asking for the public's help in identifying and catching the two, armed bandits. During the robberies, one suspect brandished a semi-automatic handgun and the other a tire iron.

The first store that the duo hit was the Mustang located on 3340 East Highway 66 at 11:37 pm.

Subsequently, at 12:27 am, Sept. 18, at the Conoco on 3302 West Highway 66, the suspects repeated the deed.

They made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and at least one bottle of water.

The suspect pointing the gun stands about 5"11," has...

Navajo Nation to leave detox center

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Tribe remains tight lipped

As the city scrambles to replace the Navajo Nation Department of Behavioral Health Services, the current entity running Gallup Detox Center, the Oct. 3 deadline given by the tribe looms closer with each passing day.

The city sent out an emergency Request For Proposals in the hopes of getting a qualified entity to take over by the deadline.

The Nation submitted their termination letter to the city Sept. 3. According to the memorandum between the Nation and the city, the original termination date was set for Oct. 31, 2018.

Tribal officials remain tightlipped, failing to provide an explanation for their withdrawal. District 2 City Councilor Allan...

Our Readers Rock!

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Citizen journalists Jacob M., Crystal S., and Valerie S. shot these dramatic photos of a fiery truck crash on Interstate 40, around 3 pm, Sept. 12. No one was hurt in the accident, except some of the precious cargo of strawberries didn’t fair too well and traffic headed eastbound was snarled for hours.

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