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Judge: New Mexico Fraud Law Can’t Apply Retroactively

SANTA FE, N.M. – (AP) A judge has tossed out a whistleblower lawsuit seeking to recover hundreds of millions of dollars for the state because of alleged fraud and a "pay-to-play" scheme involving public investments. In a decision issued Wednesday, District Judge Stephen Pfeffer invalidated...

Man Claims Wrongful Firing From Turner's N.M. Ranch

RATON, N.M. - (AP) A former wildlife manager for a northern New Mexico ranch owned by media mogul Ted Turner alleges he was wrongfully fired after a new general manager began pushing religion on employees. James Baker's complaint does not charge religious discrimination, but says his three-decade...

New Mexico Woman Sues Chili's Over Needle In Food

FARMINGTON, N.M. - (AP) A New Mexico woman says a sewing needle pierced her tongue after she bit into a plate of ribs and mashed potatoes at a Chili's restaurant. Ashley Phillips says she pulled a needle about 2-inches long from her mouth at the Chili's in Farmington last July. Full version available...

Border Gun Shop Owners Sue Over New Requirement

PHOENIX - (AP) Gun store owners in states along the U.S.-Mexico border sued the acting director of the federal agency that oversees firearms to halt a new requirement that they alert authorities if someone buys multiple high-powered rifles in a five-day span. The requirement, which goes into effect....