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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Much of northern and eastern New Mexico remains under a flash flood watch as another storm system moves across the state. The National Weather Service says another round of severe storms will likely pop up by late afternoon through the evening. The storms could lead to flood and possibly bring hail.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Albuquerque officials are reviewing petitions submitted by backers of a proposal to relax marijuana possession penalties to see whether the measure qualifies to go before voters. The Albuquerque Journal reports supporters submitted petitions with an estimated 16,000 signatures, nearly 5,000 more than needed to qualify for the ballot.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says he will ask the Supreme Court to settle a dispute over contributions to his Democratic gubernatorial campaign. Republican Secretary of State Diana Duran is asking King to return three donations that she says exceeded the state's contribution limits by nearly $11,000. King insists the donations are lawful.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A new television series starring Anne Heche and Jason Isaacs is moving some of its production from Israel to New Mexico because of the recent unrest in the Middle East. New Mexico Film Office director Nick Maniatis says the USA Network series "Dig" will film interiors in Albuquerque while looking for a new international location.

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