SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Lawmakers are poised to resurrect legislation that would have helped New Mexico's largest electric utility recoup some of its costs from closing a coal-fired power plant in the northwestern corner of the state. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports many lawmakers say they are in talks with Public Service Company of New Mexico representatives and some legislative leaders about the bill _ or at least pieces of it.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Police in Albuquerque say an armed robbery resulted in a police pursuit and an officer-involved shooting in which one suspect died and another was arrested. The names of the two suspects in Saturday afternoon's incident haven't been released yet. Police say the two allegedly were involved in the robbery of a cellphone store. A foot pursuit ended in the parking lot of a supermarket. Police say one suspect died at a hospital. Witnesses say one of the suspects fired at officers during the pursuit.
(AP) - Critics in the U.S. and abroad are railing against President Donald Trump's move separating immigrant parents from their children, but the situation has been brewing since Trump took office. That's when he issued his first order launching a tougher approach with asylum-seekers. Since then, his administration has chipped away at protections previously provided to immigrant children and families. Trump's administrations say the changes will deter immigrants from coming to the U.S. illegally.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - A program designed to promote the purchase of wool and mohair from producers on the Navajo Nation has returned to the reservation as part of a project developed through a partnership between Black Mesa Water Coalition and Dine College's Land Grant Office. The Daily Times reports the Mid-States Wool Growers Cooperative Association Wool Manager Stanley Strode says the wool and mohair will be examined to determine their grade then weighed before the pricing is finalized.
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