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Today's News

  • Considering amendments and bonds is direct vote on issues

    This year, New Mexicans have the opportunity to vote on five constitutional amendments and four bond issues in addition to all the state and local candidates on the ballot.
    You may feel it a bother to read the small print on the reverse side of the ballot but this is the one part of state government in which citizens actually get a direct vote on issues facing the state.
    The rest of the ballot is just voting on the people who will make all the decisions for us.

  • College football: How the AP Top 25 fared

    No. 1 Oregon (7-0) beat UCLA 60-13, Thursday. Next: at Southern Cal, Saturday, Oct. 30.

    No. 2 Boise State (6-0) did not play. Next: vs. Louisiana Tech, Tuesday, Oct. 26.

    No. 3 Oklahoma (6-1) lost to No. 18 Missouri 36-27. Next: vs. Colorado, Saturday.

    No. 4 TCU (8-0) beat Air Force 38-7. Next: at UNLV, Saturday.

    No. 5 Auburn (8-0) beat No. 6 LSU 24-17. Next: at Mississippi, Saturday.

    No. 6 LSU (7-1) lost to No. 5 Auburn 24-17. Next: vs. No. 7 Alabama, Saturday, Nov. 6.

  • Giants eliminate Phillies to win NL pennant

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — San Francisco's in for a treat. The Giants are heading to the World Series.

    Juan Uribe hit a tiebreaking homer off Ryan Madson with two outs in the eighth inning and the Giants held off the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night in Game 6 of the NL championship series.

    Surprise star Cody Ross and the pitching-rich Giants reached the World Series for the first time since 2002 and will host the Texas Rangers in Game 1 on Wednesday night. The Giants have never won the championship since moving to San Francisco in 1958.

  • Tightening Senate races give pause to upbeat GOP

    BLUE BELL, Pa. (AP) — To understand Republicans' nagging fear that the Nov. 2 elections might not be quite the massive triumph that many have predicted, check out Pennsylvania's perplexing Senate race.

    Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak has trailed Republican Pat Toomey for months, and a GOP victory always has seemed likely, given that it's a Republican-trending year in this perpetually contested state. Yet recent polls suggest Sestak has closed the gap, and Republican leaders are imploring supporters not to panic even as they ask themselves: What's going on?

  • Iraq PM: WikiLeaks abuse leak designed to hurt him

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Reports of brutality and torture of fellow Iraqis at the hands of government forces threw the country's political scene into turmoil Saturday with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki attacking the leak as an attempt to malign him, and his rivals citing the documents as proof he is unfit to lead.

  • Los Alamos Hilltoppers trounce Espanola Valley

    Los Alamos 51, Espanola Valley 12 (check back here for full details of the game).

    Other prep football scores from around the state:

    West Las Vegas 32, Raton 13

    Aztec 48, Farmington 0

    Belen 58, Miyamura 14

    Bernalillo 48, Capital 14

    Cleveland 21, Cibola 7

    Clovis 54, Hobbs 14

    Clovis Christian 56, Roy 22

    Deming 29, Chaparral 24

    Dulce 47, Newcomb 0

    Elida 44, Dora 25

    Estancia 23, Lordsburg 0

    Goddard 39, Artesia 20

    Hagerman 42, Jal 10

  • All in: Rangers finally reach first World Series

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers did a victory lap, sharing the moment with their frenzied fans. They sprayed each other with ginger ale on the field to involve the AL championship series MVP in the celebration, and doused their manager with the contents of a water cooler.

    Fireworks and confetti filled the Texas sky. A flag proclaiming the Rangers as the AL champions was raised high above the ballpark, whipping in the wind alongside more than three dozen Lone Star state flags.

  • SOC wins muliple year contract!

    Los Alamos National Security has awarded SOC a multiple-year contract for protective force services.

    SOC's contract, which had been in effect for several years, had expired.

    The company was up against some stiff competition and prevailed.

    Check back for more details on this developing story.

  • Bible Answers 10-22-10

    What is the difference between
    infant baptism and believer’s
    baptism?”— Roy

    Infant baptism has its roots in the middle ages when the church was faced with a combination of a doctrine of original sin, a high infant mortality rate and hard questions from parents who feared for the mortal soul of their children.  

  • Religion listing 10-22-10

    Baha’i Faith
    For information, e-mail losalamosla@gmail.com. For general information, call the Baha’i Faith phone at 1-800-228-6483.

    Bethlehem Lutheran