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Police: Female bicyclist dies in Rail Runner collision

Zia Road west of St. Francis Drive closed late Saturday morning after a female bicyclist was fatally hit by a southbound New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at about 11 a.m., Santa Fe Police Department officials said.

City looks to CVB hire to make changes

People in the local tourism industry say the city made the right move by hiring Randy Randall as the new director.

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Confusion, anger as sunken ferry’s relatives wait

Relatives of about 270 people missing have grown increasingly exasperated and distrusting of South Korean authorities, in part because of confusion, early missteps and perceived foot-dragging.

NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected

Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.

New shared lab is big opportunity for small biotech startups

But a nanowire gadget under development at the new BioScience Laboratory in Santa Fe could soon help medical professionals diagnose traumatic brain injuries in less than three minutes with a small blood sample.

James Beard Award finalist turns mescal into a world-class liquor

Ron Cooper and his company, Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, bottles and imports artisanal, certified-organic mescal from Oaxaca, each one produced by individual family producers, each mescal with it’s own distinctive flavor signature.

NNMC teachers vote ‘no confidence’ in administrators

The action comes on the heels of a faculty letter charging President Nancy “Rusty” Barcelo and others with fostering a state of “financial chaos" and "fear of retaliation."

The risks and rewards of cruising families

My husband and I are raising a child while traveling aboard our 40-foot sailboat Ceilydh. The world has two types of responses to our parenting choice: “Lucky kid!” and “That’s crazy!”

Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

For the Sherpas, the once-obscure mountain people whose name has become synonymous with Everest, the fatal avalanche was a brutal reminder of the risks they face.

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mo…

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

WASHINGTON — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December.

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