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Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

EVERETT, Wash. — President Barack Obama braced to share sorrows once again as he visited Washington state Tuesday to meet with victims of the mudslide that killed more than three dozen people.

High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution in 2006 to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions.

Trail Dust: Community bands part of Santa Fe tradition

The history of marching bands in Santa Fe is a distinguished one, but it is scarcely known to today’s residents. Many people would no doubt be surprised to learn of the city’s long tradition o…

  • Local news in brief, April 23, 2014

    Pavement rehabilitation work on the Arroyo Chamiso Trail, which crosses Santa Fe’s south side, is scheduled to be completed in phases through mid-June, weather permitting, a city announcement said.

  • State news in brief, April 23, 2014

    Three U.S. senators are seeking support for capital improvements to Amtrak’s long-distance routes, including one that passes through New Mexico and Colorado.

  • Local news in brief, April 22, 2014

    Two Dems left in race for state treasurer nomination: Democrat Patrick Padilla has ended his campaign for state treasurer after a party rival successfully challenged his nominating petitions.

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