AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM
AP-NM--New Mexico News Advisory, NM
Sep. 12, 2018
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NEW MEXICO COMPOUND
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Five residents of a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico are scheduled for arraignments and detention hearings after being indicted by a federal grand jury on firearms and conspiracy charges. Federal prosecutors say the group was preparing for violent attacks on government, military, educational and financial institutions at the time of their arrests last month. SENT: 400 words. Will be updated after 1 p.m. MST court appearances.
STRAIGHT PARTY VOTING-NEW MEXICO
SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Supreme Court is considering whether voters should be allowed to select candidates from a particular party in all races by marking a single ballot box. The court was scheduled to hear oral arguments Monday in a request to prohibit straight-party voting on November ballots. Democratic Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver has announced plans to provide a straight-party option for the first time since 2010. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated following oral arguments scheduled for 1:30 p.m. MST.
COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY-ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE
SANTA FE, N.M. — A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition, while acknowledging that steady price increases in pursuit of prestige had inadvertently driven away many qualified students from families of moderate or modest economic means. By Morgan Lee. SENT: 550 words, photos.
— OFFICER KILLED-APPEAL — The New Mexico Supreme Court has heard arguments that a man sentenced to serve life in prison in the 2015 killing of a police officer received an unfair trial.
— NEW MEXICO TRAFFIC DEATHS — New Mexico saw a spike in traffic fatalities in August as a deadly crash involving a passenger bus and a semi-trailer killed nine people
— WINSLOW POLICE SHOOTING — Attorneys for the U.S. Justice Department want a federal judge to drop a lawsuit that faulted the office for not prosecuting an Arizona police officer in a Navajo woman's death.
DENVER — The Arizona Diamondbacks send lefty Patrick Corbin to the mound Wednesday night against the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies. He's 6-1 with a 2.33 ERA against the division this season. The Rockies will throw righty Jon Gray (11-7, 4.69), who is 4-0 with a 3.17 ERA since being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game time is 8:40 p.m. ET.
TV GAMBLING BOOM
LOS ANGELES — As legalized sports gambling rolls across the nation, the people who make sports television are ready to ride the boom with a series of shows explicitly about betting. Fox Sports 1's "Lock It In" began daily production this week as the first of several planned major-platform shows focused on pointspreads, odds and helping their viewers to make better bets. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words by 6 p.m. PDT.
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