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  • Waterman drops out of county council race

    In a one-paragraph e-mail to the Los Alamos Monitor, Republican candidate Roger Waterman announced he is withdrawing from the county council race Monday.

    The statement read: “Due to business and professional issues that have arisen over the last several weeks, I am withdrawing as a candidate for the Los Alamos County Council. I regret disappointing my many supporters. I will be returning any financial support I have received to those who supported me in that manner.”

    “I’m really disappointed,” Waterman said in a phone interview. “I really have an interest in governmental affairs. The timing was just bad.”

  • Flood Advisory until 2:30 p.m. for Los Alamos vicinity

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

    * ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... LOS ALAMOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO EAST CENTRAL SANDOVAL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO NORTHWESTERN SANTA FE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

    * UNTIL 230 PM MDT

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  • Sandoval County fire chief dies in crash

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — The fire chief in Sandoval County has been killed in a crash on Interstate 25 near Bernalillo.

    The Albuquerque Journal reports that Jon Tibbetts died Monday morning after his vehicle struck a barrier in the center of the interstate, and it flipped into the southbound lane.

    According to KOB-TV, the 59-year-old Tibbetts had been on duty and driving his county-issued vehicle at the time.

  • Raw Video: First Look at Colo. Shooting Suspect

    Colo. movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes, 24, is making his first court appearance and has reddish orange hair.

  • Colo. Massacre Suspect Could Face Death Penalty

    A Colorado prosecutor says James Holmes, the suspect in the mass shooting at a midnight Batman film screening could face the death penalty. Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney Chambers said Monday that her office is considering it.

  • Waterman withdraws from council race

    In a one-paragraph e-mail to the Los Alamos Monitor, Republican candidate Roger Waterman announced he was withdrawing from the county council race Monday.

    The statement read: “Due to business and professional issues that have arisen over the last several weeks, I am withdrawing as a candidate for the Los Alamos County Council. I regret disappointing my many supporters. I will be returning any financial support I have received to those who supported me in that manner.”

    "I'm really disappointed," Waterman said in a phone interview. "I really have an interest in governmental affairs. The timing was just bad."

  • Penn St fined $60M, wins vacated from '98-11--Video Extra

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

    Other sanctions include a four-year ban on bowl games, the loss of 20 scholarships per year over four years and five years' probation. The NCAA also said that any current or incoming football players are free to immediately transfer and compete at another school.

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