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Elena Wirth has had a poster in her room since the day she was born that reads, "The power of a girl is to change the world." Dolma Rabgay saw a video of a boy in India who self-immolated and died to protest for Tibet's freedom. Veronica Toledo witnessed the effects of climate change unfold right be

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-01-19 02:00:00

Wallstrom to represent state in D.C.

Los Alamos High School student Miriam Wallstrom has been selected as one of two New Mexico students to represent the state in Washington, D.C. during the 56th annual United States Senate Youth Program in March. Wallstrom will join student Aaron Braddock of Carlsbad, who was also selected from among

LOS ALAMOS MONITOR - 2018-01-19 20:20:00

World-class: Geronimo restaurant shines in Santa Fe

In the classic 250-year-old adobe, Geronimo must be the Metropolitan Opera of settings. From the rack of antlers above the cheery hearth to a suffused amber glow and those towering flowing folds of golden drapes, it is positively Wagnerian. We prefer the chamber setting of the lounge; intimate, at t

ABQJOURNAL - 2018-01-19 08:02:00

"All Wall" at Santa Fe Clay

Santa Fe Clay, 545 Camino de la Familia, 505-984-1122 Santa Fe's resource for artists working in clay opens its first show of the year, All Wall, on Friday, Jan. 19, with a 5 p.m. reception. Abandoning the traditional view of ceramists as makers of functional wares and sculpture built for display on

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-01-19 12:00:00

Senate Dems respond to Martinez's address

Senate Democrats said Tuesday that New Mexico's future looks bright -- partly because it doesn't include outgoing Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, who also struck a combative tone at the start of the 30-day legislative session. "There's a new day on the horizon for the state of New Mexico," said S

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2018-01-19 05:38:00

District 2 Q and A

EDUCATION: St. John's College, Class of 1991, Bachelor of Liberal Arts OCCUPATION: Ecological landscape designer/contractor WHY I'M RUNNING: During this time of drought and shortage of affordable housing, I'm the water and ecological-development expert that Santa Fe needs. During this time of fin

ABQJOURNAL - 2018-01-19 08:01:00

Looking Ahead: Sports, Jan. 22-24

MONDAY (Jan. 22) Basketball West Las Vegas boys (B,C) vs. Santa Rosa, 5 p.m., Lopez Gym Valley Middle School boys at Penasco, 4 p.m., Penasco Las Vegas youth league girls' games, 5:30 p.m., Rec TUESDAY Basketball Robertson girls (A,B) vs. Mora, 5:30 p.m., Marr Gym West Las Vegas girls (A,B,C) a

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2018-01-19 08:47:00

Oil, gas spends big on campaigns, PACs

BY STEVE TERRELL The New Mexican Oil and gas industry revenues pay a huge share of the money that goes into the state budget. And lobbyists for big oil companies pay a huge amount of campaign contributions to New Mexico politicians. An analysis of lobbyist expense reports filed in recent days wit

LOS ALAMOS MONITOR - 2018-01-19 20:17:00

West Hartford man sentenced for supplying drugs in fatal Bristol overdose

BRIDGEPORT - A West Hartford man has been sentenced to a little more than a year in prison for selling drugs to a woman shortly before she died of an overdose in Bristol. Stephen Maldonado, also known as "Chewy," was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison, followed by three years of supervised

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-19 01:56:00

Silver Alert Issued For Teen Missing From Meriden

MERIDEN, CT - A Silver Alert has been issued for Christian Lonergan, 17, who has been missing from Meriden since Jan. 14. Lonergan is an endangered runaway, according to state police. Lonergan is described by police as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weig

PATCH - 2018-01-19 15:41:38

Lanes Reopen After I-95 Crash: PD

NEW HAVEN, CT - I-95 northbound is down to two lanes near exit 48 in New Haven after a crash involving a tractor trailer and another vehicle. There is congestion between exits 43 and 50 for three miles. The incident was reported at 11:41 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The

PATCH - 2018-01-19 17:03:20

Tractor trailer rolls over, spills grains across I-84 in Southington

DOT crews work to clear a tractor-trailer rollover crash that spilled grain across Interstate 84 in Southington (Image: Connecticut Department of Transportation) SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)-The right and center lanes near Exit 28 eastbound on Interstate 84 in Southington have been closed due to a tr

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 20:57:49

Man Caught Selling Cocaine Outside Of Home: Wallingford Police

WALLINGFORD, CT - A Wallingford man was arrested after police say he was caught selling cocaine outside of his home on Thursday. Police have been investigating the suspect, 54-year-old Manuel "Manny" Goncalves, over the past several months, according to Lt. Michael Colavolpe. Colavolpe said Goncalve

PATCH - 2018-01-19 13:30:00

North Haven police, CT NAACP, respond to controversial facebook post

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - After several people reached out to News 8 on social media about a controversial post on the North Haven Police Department facebook page, both the department and the Connecticut NAACP have responded. Last Sunday night (January 14) at 9:15 p.m., the North Haven Police Depa

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 21:16:48

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. Local media reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges related to an Oct.


Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 04:19:08

Fishkill man arrested after stealing from garage where he works

An employee of the Valvoline garage in the Town of Wappinger was arrested early Wednesday morning after attempting to steal from the business. Daniel Lorenzini, 29, of Fishkill, was charged with third-degree burglary and second-degree criminal mischief, both felonies, according to a state police pre

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 18:48:46

Poughkeepsie man arrested after traffic stop for possessing cocaine

A Poughkeepsie man was arrested early Friday morning after troopers pulled him over and found he was in possession of 1.2 grams of cocaine. Steven Vollaro, 38, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, as well as driving while ability impaired, a violatio

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 19:16:37

Grandma carjacked at gunpoint in front of school: cops

A 72-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint while picking up her grandchildren at a grade school in Chicago, police and school officials said. The victim was waiting for her grandchildren to come out of St. John's Lutheran School on West Montrose Avenue on the city's northwest side at about 2 p.m.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-19 20:15:11

Power strip faulted in fire that destroyed Newburgh mansion

CITY OF NEWBURGH - An overheated power strip is being blamed for the Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a historic 118-year-old City of Newburgh mansion whose previous owners included a future law school dean, a newspaper publisher and a famed local hat maker. An investigation determined that a p

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 15:53:23