ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The National Weather Service says the remnants of Hurricane Odile (oh-DEEL') are be headed into New Mexico. Flash flood watches are in effect through this evening in parts of northern and central New Mexico along the Rio Grande and in the state's southwest mountains. Forecasters say the storms will be capable of producing 1 to 3 inches of rain during short periods.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - Farmington officials have canceled a boil water order, saying tests detected no bacterial contamination of the water. The Daily Times reports the boil water order was imposed after a mechanical failure at the water treatment plant on Sunday. Officials say that allowed a small amount of untreated water to mix with the treated water.
CORRALES, N.M. (AP) - Speaking during a stop in Corrales (kor-AH'-lehs) yesterday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said she's not backing down on efforts to assert regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands. The U.S. House last week passed a bill that would block the EPA from implementing the rule.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Gary King's campaign manager has resigned after just two months on the job. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate tanked Keith Breitbach for what he said was a "positive impact" on his campaign. Breitbach was King's third campaign manager and has acknowledged that the campaign has struggled to raise money.
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