From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

May 17, 1920: Movies One Of Chief Causes Of Numerous Divorces In America, Committee Reports

Lax Laws and Booze Also Blamed By Baptists for Breaking Up Homes.

May 17, 1945: On recommendation of the State Parole Board, Governor Dempsey has granted seven conditional releases and commuted sentences of 25 penitentiary inmates.

May 17, 1970: Santa Fe Fire Chief Tom Broome said today fire protection for Santa Fe is in no way jeopardized by the announced resignation of the Fire Department Administrator and a paid fireman Friday.

May 17, 1995: Santa Fe lost the competition for a huge new state prison as Lt. Gov. Walter Bradley announced Tuesday that the 1,200-bed facility will be built in Hobbs.

Rep. Ben Lujan, D-Nambé, maintained that politics cost Santa Fe about 200 jobs with a payroll of $5 million or $6 million.

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