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Pojoaque sues state Tribe seeks redress for perceived lack of good-faith negotiations on gambling contract

State halts Blue Corn alcohol sales after crash South-side location to pay $10,000 fine, suspend liquor sales for 15 days for serving driver who killed 2 teens By Phaedra Haywood The New Mexican

A south-side Santa Fe bar accused of overserving alcohol to a man who then caused a crash that killed two teenage sisters and injured four other people has been sanctioned by the state Regulation and Licensing Department. The state agency announced Tuesday that Blue Corn Cafe and Brewery on Cerrillos Road will be fined $10,000 and will be required to suspend alcohol sales for a 15-day period for its role in the 2010 tragedy. The crash resulted in the deaths of 19-year-old Del Lynn Peshlakai and 17-year-old Deshauna Peshlakai of Naschitti, who were in Santa Fe to participate in a high school basketball tournament. “A suspension of a liquor license is a significant consequence for a business,” Alcohol and Gaming Division Director Jennifer Anderson said in a statement issued Tuesday, “and these administrative penalties send a strong message that putting New Mexi-

Please see ALCOHOL, Page A-4 Pojoaque Pueblo has filed a lawsuit against the state, accusing Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration of failing to negotiate on a new gambling compact in good faith. Pojoaque Pueblo Gov. George Rivera, above, says, ‘We need to make the gaming industry in New Mexico competitive with other states.’ CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN

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ojoaque Pueblo has filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration has failed to negotiate on a new gambling compact in good faith. In the lawsuit filed in federal court on Friday, the pueblo, which operates two large gambling operations north of Santa Fe — the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino and the Cities of Gold Casino — claims the Martinez administration wants an agreement that would further restrict tribal gambling opera-

tions and increase taxes and other fees. In a news release issued Tuesday, Pojoaque Pueblo Gov. George Rivera said, “We need to make the gaming industry in New Mexico competitive with other states. This requires eliminating many prohibitions and limitations placed on the industry going back two decades when tribal gaming was introduced in this state.” But a spokesman for Martinez insisted Tuesday that the administration has negotiated in good faith for well over a year. “It’s incredibly unfortunate that Pojoaque has chosen to litigate, not negotiate,” spokesman Enrique Knell said. “This is an unnecessary

and potentially costly tactic on their part, one that, unfortunately, tribal leadership has been seemingly determined to take for the past year.” The lawsuit asks the court to appoint a mediator to work with the two sides for no more than 60 days. Pojoaque’s current compact expires June 30, 2015. The lawsuit is just the latest flare-up in the long-running series of disagreements over revenue sharing between the pueblo and the state government. As the lawsuit itself notes,

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WASHINGTON — The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn’t bad just for individuals. It’s hurting the U.S. economy. So says a majority of more than three dozen economists surveyed last week by The Associated Press. Their concerns tap into a debate that’s intensified as middleclass pay has stagnated while wealthier households have thrived. A key source of the economists’ concern: Higher pay and outsize stock market gains are flowing mainly to affluent Americans. Yet these households spend less of

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ment, the more likely it will be sustained,” said Michael Niemira, chief economist at the International Council of Shopping Centers. A wide gap in pay limits the ability of poorer and middle-income Americans to improve their living standards, the economists say. About 80 percent of stock market wealth is held by the richest 10 percent of Americans. That means the stock market’s outsize gains this year have mostly benefited the already affluent. Those trends have fueled an escalating political debate. In a speech this month, President Barack Obama called income inequality “the defining challenge of our time.”

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Santa Fe Public Schools took another step toward implementing a plan aimed at boosting high-school graduation rates when the school board Tuesday night committed to spending more than $457,000 next school year to fund reforms proposed by Superintendent Joel Boyd. While the board still has to formally allot that amount when it adopts its 2014-15 operating budget in the spring, Boyd said Tuesday’s vote allows administrators to start laying the groundwork for the rollout of an ambitious five-year plan come March or April. The first-year money will cover the cost of an Alternative Pathways program ($172,013), a magnet school ($85,231), a high school curriculum redesign that includes creating freshman academies and expanding Advance Placement and Advancement Via Individual Determination courses ($128,394), and the cost of the district’s secondary-reform facilitator ($72,032). Some costs — including staff and supplies — will be recurring, but some of the funding will be one-time expenditures, according to facilitator Michael Hagele, who presented a brief report on the plan to the board. Though some specifics remain unclear, the district seems committed to opening an International Baccalaureate magnet school with a new principal (at a $90,000 salary) as well as four teachers and a specialist ($279,000) at De Vargas Middle School. De Vargas, which serves grades seven and eight, will remain

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Obama picks gays for Sochi Olympics President Barack Obama sent Russia a clear message about its treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is — and isn’t — sending to represent the United States at the Sochi Olympics. Billie Jean King will be one of two openly gay athletes in the U.S. delegation for the opening and closing ceremonies, Obama announced Tuesday. For the first time since 2000, however, the U.S. will not send a president, former president, first lady or vice president to the Games. Russia has come under fierce criticism for passing national laws banning “gay propaganda.”

Woman dies from new bird flu strain BEIJING — Chinese authorities said Wednesday that a 73-year-old Chinese woman died after being infected with a bird flu strain that had sickened a human for the first time, a development that the World Health Organization called “worrisome.” China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the woman in the city of Nanchang had been infected by the H10N8 bird flu virus, a strain that had not previously been found in people, the Jiangxi province health department said on its website. This is the second new bird flu strain to emerge in humans this year in China. Timothy O’Leary, spokesman for the World Health Organization’s regional office in Manila, said said though its source remains unknown, birds are known to carry it. The Associated Press

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Fae Montgomery, a manager at the Heritage Restaurant in Wichita, Kan., sells a Mega Millions ticket on Monday. The jackpot soared Tuesday amid a frenzy of ticket purchases, a jump that pushed the prize closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year. BRIAN CORN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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DES MOINES, Iowa — At least one winning ticket was sold in California for Tuesday night’s $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, which was the second largest in U.S. lottery history. There might be other winners. Mega Millions lead director Paula Otto said Tuesday night that game officials’ count was not complete yet. California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said on Tuesday night that the ticket was sold at Jennifer’s Gift Shop in San Jose, Calif. “For us, the main thing we’d like to get across is the level of excitement we saw all across California,” Traverso said. “At one point, we were selling about 25,000 tickets per minute. “It’s been an amazing experience. It’s unbelievable.” The winning numbers were:

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cally provides the greatest insight into the world’s collective mindset because the company’s technology processes about two out of every three search requests made on the Internet. Google’s pecking order of the most-searched people in the U.S. consists exclusively of singers, with the exception of reality-TV show star Kim Kardashian, who is engaged to be married to one of her peers on the list, hip-hop artist Kanye West (she ranks No. 3, while he came in at No. 10). The top spot is held by Miley Cyrus. Google was on its own list of trending stocks this year, ranking No. 4. That was still not enough to surpass Google rival Facebook Inc. on the list of trendiest stocks. After Facebook came electric car maker Tesla Motors, whose stock has more than quadrupled this year.

NEW YORK — Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty. The black Lab bravely leapt on to the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tuesday after his blind owner lost consciousness and tumbled in front of an oncoming train. Cecil Williams, 61, and Orlando both escaped serious injury when the train passed over top of them — a miraculous end to a harrowing ordeal that began when Williams began to feel faint on his way to the dentist. “He tried to hold me up,” the emotional Williams said from his hospital bed, his voice breaking at times. Witnesses said Orlando began barking frantically and tried to stop Williams from falling from the platform. Matthew Martin told the New York Post that Orlando jumped down and tried to rouse Williams even as a train approached. “He was kissing him, trying to get him to move,” Martin said. Witnesses called for help and the train’s motorman slowed his approach as Williams and Orlando lie in the trench between the rails. “The dog saved my life,” Williams said. As Williams regained consciousness, he said he heard someone telling him to be still. Emergency workers put him on a stretcher and pulled him from the subway, and made sure Orlando was not badly injured. Williams was taken to a hospital where he is expected to recover, with Orlando at his bedside. Williams, of Brooklyn, has been blind since 1995, and Orlando is his second dog. The lab will be 11 on Jan. 5, and will be retiring soon, Williams said. His medical benefits will cover a new guide dog but won’t pay for a nonworking dog, so he’ll be looking for a good home for Orlando. If he had the money, Williams said, “I would definitely keep him.”

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In brief JUBA, South Sudan — Fighting in South Sudan has killed up to 500 people, U.N. diplomats said Tuesday, and the United Nations fears the violence in the oil-rich East African country is “largely along ethnic lines.” The United States ordered its citizens to leave South Sudan immediately. The president of South Sudan, which is also the world’s newest country, has blamed the violence on a coup attempt by soldiers loyal to his former deputy, who belongs to a different ethnic group. As many as 20,000 people have taken refuge with the U.N. mission in the capital, Juba, the president of the Security Council, French Ambassador Gerard Araud, told reporters. Araud said the council received only “patchy information” in a special briefing Tuesday evening by the U.N. peacekeeping chief, with the cause of the violence yet unknown.

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Wednesday, Dec. 18 BRAINPOWER & BROWNBAGS LECTURE: At noon, the monthly series continues with photographer Cliff Mills on Deconstructing Hacienda de Los Martinez, Ranchitos Taos.” 120 Washington Ave. VISUALIZING SURVIVANCE: At noon at the School for Advanced Research, historian Amy Lonetree speaks on Reclaiming Ho-Chunk History Through the Photographs of Charles Van Schaik, 660 Garcia St. FREE DREAM WORKSHOP: At 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe Public Library, Main Branch, 145 Washington Ave., “Understanding the Language of Dreams” is offered by Jungian scholar Fabio Macchioni. Reservations required. Call 982-3214.

NIGHTLIFE Wednesday, Dec. 18 COWGIRL BBQ: Alt-country singer-songwriter Ariel Abshire, 8 p.m. 319 S. Guadalupe St. EL FAROL: Nacha Mendez with Santastico, 8 p.m. 808 Canyon Road. LA FIESTA LOUNGE AT LA FONDA: Bill Hearne Trio, classic country, 7:30 p.m. 100 E. San Francisco St.

Lotteries LA POSADA DE SANTA FE RESORT AND SPA: Omar Villanueva, Latin fusion, 7 p.m. 330 E. Palace Ave. THE PALACE RESTAURANT & SALOON: Neil Young cover band Drastic Andrew & The Cinnamon Girls, 7:30 p.m. 142 W. Palace Ave. THE PANTRY RESTAURANT: Acoustic guitar and vocals with Gary Vigil, 6 p.m. 1820 Cerrillos Road. TINY’S: 505 Electric Jam with Nick Wimett and M.C. Clymer, 8 p.m. 1005 St. Francis Drive. VANESSIE: Pianist David Geist with guest vocalist Julie Trujillo, 6:30-10:30 p.m. 427 W. Water St.

SKI RESORTS Be sure to check with individual ski area for conditions before you head to the slopes. SKI SANTA FE: Distance from Santa Fe: 16 miles. Call 982-4429. Visit www. skisantafe.com and call 983-9155 for snow report. PAJARITO: Distance from Santa Fe: 35 miles. Call 505-662-5725. Visit www. skipajarito.com and call 505-662-7669 for snow report. SIPAPU SKI & SUMMER RESORT: Distance from Santa Fe: 75 miles. Visit www. sipapunm.com and call 800-587-2240 for snow report.

TAOS SKI VALLEY: Distance from Santa Fe: 90 miles. Snowboarding is allowed. Call 575-776-2291. Visit www. skitaos.org and call 505-776-2916 for snow report. ANGEL FIRE: Distance from Santa Fe: 94 miles. Call 575-377-6401. Visit www. angelfireresort.com and call 800-633-7463, ext. 4222 for snow report. RED RIVER SKI AREA: Distance from Santa Fe: 106 miles. Visit www. redriverskiarea.com and call 575-754-2223 for snow report. SKI ENCHANTED FOREST CROSSCOUNTRY SKIING & SNOW-SHOE AREA: Distance from Santa Fe: 106 miles. No downhill skiing or snowboarding. Call 1-800-966-9381. Visit www.enchantedforestxc. com and call 575-754-2374 for snow report. SKI APACHE: Distance from Santa Fe: 200 miles. Call 575-336-4356. Visit www. skiapache.com and call 575-257-9001 for snow report.

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Budget compromise clears Senate hurdle steps toward rebuilding our broken budget process. And, hopefully, toward rebuilding our broken Congress,” said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who negoBy David Espo tiated the compromise with Rep. Paul The Associated Press Ryan, R-Wis. The first major test of that is likely to come in February, when WASHINGTON — Year-end legisla- Congress faces a vote to raise the govtion to ease Congress’ chronic budget ernment’s debt limit. brinkmanship and soften across-theTuesday’s vote to send the measure board spending cuts moved to the cusp toward final approval was 67-33. But of final passage Tuesday, a rare display even as it was advancing, Republicans of Senate bipartisanship that masked vowed that the requirement for curtailstrong complaints about slicing into ing the growth in cost-of-living benmilitary retirement benefits. efits for military retirees under age 62 The measure is expected to clear wouldn’t long survive. The Democratic the Senate and go to President Barack chairman of the Senate Armed Services Obama for his signature on WednesCommittee, Sen. Carl Levin of Michiday, marking a modest accomplishgan, has said the panel will review the ment at the end of a year punctuated change, estimated to trim some $6.3 by a partial government shutdown, a billion in benefits, early next year. near-default by the U.S. Treasury and “This provision is absolutely wrong; congressional gridlock on issues rang- it singles out our military retirees,” ing from immigration to gun control. protested Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., at a news conference shortly before the vote. “This bipartisan bill takes the first

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By late afternoon, the bipartisanship had faded as Republicans ratcheted up their criticism and maneuvered for political gain. A proposal aimed at removing the retirement provision failed on a near party-line vote of 46-54. Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina, who faces a difficult challenge for re-election, was the only senator to switch sides. In a further indication of the issue’s political importance, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and more than a dozen other Democrats announced they were backing separate legislation to restore the military retirement benefits and make up the money by closing a tax loophole on offshore corporations. How could any commander in chief sign a bill that does this,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who faces a primary challenge back home in 2014. He did not mention that the legislation drew overwhelming support from

House Republicans only last week, including Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and the rest of the leadership. The provision related to military retirement was a relatively small part of legislation that itself was born of less-than-lofty ambitions. Rather than reaching for a so-called grand bargain to reduce long-term deficits, lawmakers decided to reduce across-the-board cuts already scheduled to take effect, restoring about $63 billion over two years. The legislation includes a projected $85 billion in savings elsewhere in the budget. Because spending would rise immediately but many of the savings would take place later in the decade, deficits would increase as a result of the measure for the current budget year and the two that follow. Over the 10-year period, the legislation measure shows a $23 billion cut in red ink — a trifle compared with the government’s overall debt of more than $17 trillion and rising.

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday discussed the troubled federal health care website, government surveillance and other issues with executives from Google, Twitter, Apple and several other leading technology companies. The White House says the meeting was focused on the administration’s efforts to repair the HealthCare.gov website and reform government information technology, but National Security Agency surveillance programs also were on the agenda. Some of the companies represented at the meeting, including Yahoo!, Microsoft and

Facebook, have urged Obama to curb surveillance programs after the extent of the information the United States collects through their systems was revealed. Several companies are introducing more encryption technology to shield users’ data from government spies and other prying eyes. The White House said afterward that Obama had the opportunity to hear directly from the CEOs as he and his aides study dozens of recommendations on government surveillance programs that a special task force delivered late last week, and as the White House finalizes its own internal

Snowden seeks asylum, offers to help Brazil investigate NSA spying RIO DE JANEIRO — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wrote in a lengthy open letter to the people of Brazil that he’s been inspired by the global debate ignited by his release of thousands of NSA documents and that the agency’s culture of indiscriminate global espionage “is collapsing.” In the letter, Snowden commended the Brazilian government for its strong stand against U.S. spying. Snowden wrote that he’d be willing to help the South American nation investigate NSA spying on its soil, but could not fully participate in doing so without being granted political asylum. The documents revealed Brazil is the top NSA target in Latin America, with spying that has included the monitoring of Brazilian President Dilma Rous-

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Comcast, LinkedIn, Etsy and AT&T attended the meeting. Obama had some fun with Reed Hastings, the co-founder and CEO of Netflix, to underscore his own troubles with Congress. “I was just wondering if Reed brought advance copies of House of Cards,” Obama asked, referring to the Netflix series about a hardnosed politician played by actor Kevin Spacey. Reed suggested Obama could make a cameo appearance on the show. “I wish things were that ruthlessly efficient,” Obama said. “I was looking at Kevin Spacey. I was saying this guy is getting a lot of stuff done.”

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Continued from Page A-1 “The course of negotiations between the State and the Tribes, Pueblos and Nations within New Mexico, including Pojoaque, over the gambling issue has been lengthy and litigious.” Pojoaque Pueblo was one of two tribes that refused to sign compacts that other tribes agreed to in 2001. Pojoaque didn’t sign on until 2005. In 2007, the state agreed to extend the term of the 2001 compacts for tribes that agreed to a tax increase of up to 10.75 percent of net win, or gross gaming revenue. Pojoaque Pueblo again balked. According to the lawsuit, the “most glaring demonstration of the state’s failure” to negotiate in good faith is insisting that Pojoaque pay the increased tax under the 2007 compact. That would raise the revenuesharing requirement from 8 percent to 9.5 percent of the tribe’s gross gambling revenues. This percentage would increase gradually to 10.5 percent over the 23-year life of the compact. This “illegal tax” would result in “a substantial percentage of the Pueblo’s critical governmental revenue being deposited directly into the state’s general fund,” the lawsuit says. The lawsuit notes that while the state is demanding what the pueblo calls a “tax,” the state has lowered the corporate income tax from 7.6 percent to 5.9 percent. Pojoaque also objects on the state’s insistence that the pueblo limit its gaming operations to two, as well as “numerous provisions that are not directly related to the licensing

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Pojoaque Pueblo business managers and attorneys held a conference call with investors Tuesday to update them on the lawsuit against the state. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN

or regulation of Class III gaming.” Among these are certain restrictions related to alcohol service, such as not allowing drinks on the gaming floor, prohibiting complimentary food, drinks or lodging, and mandating certain employment benefits. Pojoaque, according to the suit, has been requesting compact negotiations with the state since June 2010. The state didn’t appoint a negotiator until April 2012. “Since May 23, 2012, representatives of the state and the tribe have met on numerous occasions in the context of negotiating a new compact. Although there has been progress made on a few, nonsubstantive issues, the state’s demands regarding the crux of critical issues have not changed,” the lawsuit said. Knell said: “We’ve engaged in nearly

20 months of good-faith negotiations with several tribes and nations, striving for an agreement that would be fair for both the tribes and the state. The terms being discussed in our current negotiations are very reasonable — consistent with federal law and previously negotiated compacts.” The Navajo Nation also is pushing for a new compact that would allow the tribe to open three more casinos in New Mexico and to lower the percentage of winnings it shares with the state. That proposed new compact originally passed through legislative committees in March, but the Legislature adjourned before it could be approved. The Legislature is expected to consider the new Navajo compact in the legislative session that begins in January. New Mexico currently has 27

tribe-owned-and-operated casinos and five non-Indian racetracks, each of which may operate up to 750 gaming machines. The state has gambling compacts with 14 tribes and received more than $134 million in taxes and a share of tribal casino profits during the last fiscal year. Pojoaque Pueblo has contributed a total of $10,000 to the campaign of Attorney General Gary King, who is running in next year’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in hopes of running against Martinez in the general election. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Contact Steve Terrell at sterrell@ sfnewmexican.com. Read his political blog at roundhouseroundup.com.

Alcohol: MADD to receive 10 percent of food sales Continued from Page A-1 cans at risk by contributing to drunk driving will not be tolerated in New Mexico.” Jim Hargrove, president of Santa Fe Dining — the company that manages Blue Corn and several other restaurants owned by Santa Fe businessman Gerald Peters — said in a written statement Tuesday that the company has “seriously examined its procedures” since the March 5, 2010, incident and has instituted new training protocols for employees concerning the serving of alcohol. The sisters died after Albuquerque resident James Ruiz, now 38, slammed a pickup into the back of their family’s vehicle on Cerrillos Road near the Santa Fe Auto Park after spending several hours drinking with friends, first at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar and then at the Blue Corn Cafe and Brewery. The sisters’ parents, David and Darlene Peshlakai, also were injured in the accident, as were Ruiz and his two passengers, according reports at the time. The Peshlakai family’s dog also died in the incident. Ten hours after the crash, Ruiz’s blood alcohol level was recorded as 0.22, almost three times the level at which a driver legally is presumed drunk in New Mexico. Ruiz was found guilty of two counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of causing great bodily harm with a vehicle while driving under the influence. He was sentenced to 42 years in prison — his sentence was increased by 24 years because he had four prior DWI arrests — and is serving that time at a state prison in Grants. Nearly four years after the tragedy, its effects continue to ripple through the community. In addition to the sanctions announced Tuesday, at least two civil lawsuits stemming from the incident are still pending. One is a wrongful death claim filed

Albuquerque resident James Ruiz caused a deadly crash on Cerrillos Road after spending several hours drinking, first at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar and then at the Blue Corn Cafe and Brewery on March 5, 2010. Two sisters were killed and several others injured. The state has fined Blue Corn $10,000 and halted the sale of alcohol at the bar for 15 days. NEW MEXICAN FILE PHOTO

against Blue Corn, The Peters Corporation, Applebee’s International and related corporations by the Peshlakai family in 2010. The mother of the deceased girls — who now uses the name Darlene Thomas — said Tuesday she was afraid to make any comment because of ongoing litigation related to the incident. Another case involving the 2010 incident is a personal injury complaint that Ruiz filed in March against Applebee’s International, Blue Corn II Inc., Santa Fe Dining Inc. and The Peters Corporation. In that complaint, Ruiz seeks damages from the establishments that served him, claiming they violated their “common law duty of care” when they sold liquor to him even though he was obviously intoxicated.

The complaint also blames Gilbert Mendoza, the owner of the truck Ruiz was driving the night he smashed into the Peshlakai family, saying Mendoza knew Ruiz was drunk and knew he had previous arrests for driving while intoxicated, but gave him the keys to his truck anyway. Online court records indicate that complaint is still pending, though the most recent action was a request for a hearing filed in November. The final order by state regulators imposing sanctions on Blue Corn Cafe and Brewery was issued Dec. 4. It allowed the restaurant 30 days to pay the $10,000 fine and 60 days to fulfill the requirement for suspension of alcohol sales for 15 consecutive days. Hargrove said the business plans to fulfill that requirement in “mid-

January.” The bar and restaurant will donate 10 percent of all food sales made during that period to Mothers Against Drunk Driving in memory of the victims of the crash, according to a written statement from Hargrove. In a separate action announced Tuesday by the state Regulation and Licensing Department, El Alto Bar and Station in Las Vegas, N.M., was sanctioned for overserving a customer who subsequently caused a fatal crash in March 2010. An 18-yearold girl returning home from college was killed in that case, according to the state agency. The establishment was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and cease serving alcohol for eight days. Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068 or phaywood@ sfnewmexican.com.

Reforms: Formal allotment expected in the spring Continued from Page A-1 open and share some resources with the International Baccalaureate school, to be located at the back of the campus on Llano Street. Under the plan, the district will open a Transition Education Program at the Zona del Sol facility on the south side of town in January and a “twilight school” offering evening classes come next fall. Over time, it also plans to expand from its current offering of four career/college pathway programs to nine, specializing

in such topics as the arts, medicine, digital design and sustainability. Boyd started promoting this plan shortly after he came on as superintendent in the summer of 2012 in an effort to offer more options to students and keep them engaged in school. Just before Boyd was hired, the district approved a five-year strategic plan aimed at increasing its graduation rate from about 62 percent to 70 percent, but Boyd recently said his goal is to hit the 80 percent mark by the end of the five years. Some of the initial funding for the

startup money may come from the district’s impending closure on a sale of its vacant Manderfield Elementary School on Canyon Road, which should net almost $1 million dollars. Santa Fe developer Clare Maraist has announced her intent to transform the site into living spaces for artists and others. Board member Glenn Wikle said Tuesday that by the time the budget approval process rolls around in the spring, “We will need to know what’s what” in terms of specific recurring expenses under the plan.

During the meeting, Boyd announced that the Santa Fe district did not win approval of its application for a $10 million Race to the Top grant, though the district was one of about 30 national finalists among about 200 original applicants. The district submitted a plan for the grant money that included summer instructional programs and reducing the student-to-counselor ratio in schools. Contact Robert Nott at 986-3021 or rnott@sfnewmexican.com.

Obama also called for an increase in the federal minimum wage, now $7.25. Republican leaders in the House oppose an increase, arguing that it would slow hiring. Several states are acting on their own. California, Connecticut and Rhode Island raised their minimum wages this year. Last month, voters in New Jersey approved an increase in the minimum to $8.25 an hour from $7.25. Income inequality has steadily worsened in recent decades, according to government data and academic studies. The most recent census figures show that the average income for the wealthiest 5 percent of U.S. households, adjusted for inflation, has surged 17 percent in the past 20 years. By contrast, average income for the middle 20 percent of households has risen less than 5 percent. The AP survey collected the views of private, corporate and academic economists on a range of issues. Among the topics were what policy decisions, if any, the Federal Reserve might announce after it ends a policy meeting Wednesday. Three-quarters of the economists surveyed don’t think the Fed is ready to announce a pullback in its economic stimulus. Speculation has been rising that the Fed will soon scale back its $85 billion in monthly bond purchases because of the economy’s steady gains. The bond purchases have been intended to keep long-term loan rates low to induce people to borrow and spend. Most of the economists think the Fed will begin slowing its bond buying in January or March. And most don’t think the economy needs the Fed’s help. Just over half say they believe growth could reach a healthy 3 percent annual pace even without the Fed’s extraordinary help. As Janet Yellen prepares to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman early next year, most of the economists expect the Fed to become more “dovish” — that is, more focused on fighting unemployment than on worrying about higher inflation that might result from the Fed’s actions. The Senate could confirm Yellen as soon as this week. The economists are also confident that U.S. growth is picking up. Threequarters said the recovery, which officially began 4½ years ago, has yet to reach its peak. And nearly all think the next recession is at least three years away; half think it’s at least five years away. The economists forecast that growth will average 2.9 percent in 2014. That would be the healthiest annual pace since 2005. One reason they expect healthier growth is that the effects of tax increases and government spending cuts that kicked in early this year should fade. A budget bill that passed a pivotal test in the Senate on Tuesday will reverse some of those spending cuts. That should add slightly to economic growth. The bill also removes the threat of another government shutdown next year. Among the economists’ other views: u The Obama administration’s health care law will make little or no difference to the job market. About two-fifths said the law would cost jobs. None said it would increase hiring. The law has drawn fierce opposition from many small business owners, who say it will raise hiring costs by requiring companies with 50 or more employees to provide coverage starting in 2015. u The stock market isn’t in a bubble. While the Dow Jones industrial average reached record highs earlier this year, most economists said that higher profits largely justified the gains. u Europe will keep growing and avoid a recession in 2014. But growth will remain so tepid that inflation will be nearly non-existent. Nearly twothirds of the economists forecast that inflation won’t consistently reach the European Central Bank’s inflation target of 2 percent until 2016. u Inflation in the United States will remain low for the long run. A majority of economists think consumer inflation won’t consistently meet or exceed the Fed’s 2 percent target level until 2015 or later. Economists appear to be increasingly concerned about the effects of inequality on growth. Brown, the Raymond James economist, says that marks a shift from a few years ago, when many analysts were divided over whether pay inequality was worsening. Now, he says, “there’s not much denial of that … and you’re starting to see some research saying, yes, it does slow the economy.”


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U.S. mulls military tribunal for Russian detainee By Adam Goldman and Karen DeYoung

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych chat after their talks in Moscow on Tuesday. IVAN SEKRETAREV/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Russia to buy $15B in Ukraine bonds By Maria Danilova and Vladimir Isachenkov The Associated Press

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened his wallet in the battle with the European Union over Ukraine’s future, saying Moscow will buy $15 billion worth of Ukrainian government bonds and sharply cut the price of natural gas for its economically struggling neighbor. The announcements came after Putin held talks in Moscow with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who is facing protests at home for his decision to shelve a pact with the EU in favor of closer ties with Moscow. Russia’s bailout package angered protesters, who immediately accused Yanukovych of selling out the country to the Kremlin and pressed for his ouster. Washington said the Kremlin agreements would not address concerns of the demonstrators in Kiev, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed what she described as a “bidding competition” over Ukraine. Putin’s move came as Ukraine said it desperately needs to get at least $10 billion in the coming months to avoid bankruptcy. The Fitch ratings agency has given Ukraine’s bonds a B-minus rating — “junk bond” territory. Putin sought to calm protesters in Kiev by saying he and Yanukovych didn’t discuss the prospect of Ukraine joining a Moscow-dominated economic bloc they fear will pull their country closer into Russia’s orbit. Yanukovych has maneuvered between Russia and the EU in an apparent search for the best possible deal. He has insisted Ukraine intends to sign the EU agreement but wants to negotiate better conditions.

other problems, only a handful of the detainees, described by The Washington Post officials as in the single digits, are being considered for trial in WASHINGTON — The the United States. Officials think Obama administration is most can be sent back to their actively considering the use of home countries, with security a military commission in the guarantees. “Repatriation would United States to try a Russian be our first option with respect who was captured fighting to the vast majority,” the senior with the Taliban several years official said. ago and has been held by the In recent years, the United U.S. military at a detention States has secretly charged and facility near Bagram air base moved to this country for civilin Afghanistan, former and ian trial several suspected tercurrent U.S. officials said. rorists captured overseas. But it The Russian is a veteran of has never attempted to bring a the Soviet war in Afghanistan detainee into the United States, in the 1980s who deserted from Bagram or elsewhere, for and ended up fighting U.S. prosecution by the military. forces after the Sept. 11, 2001, A military trial is likely to attacks. U.S. officials said the draw flak from human rights man, thought to be in his midactivists, who say that only to late 50s, is suspected of federal criminal courts offer a involvement in several 2009 full measure of justice. Andrea attacks in which U.S. troops Prasow of Human Rights Watch were wounded or killed. said the military commissions He was wounded during an system at Guantanamo Bay has assault on an Afghan border been plagued with problems post that year and later capand should be shut down, not tured. imported into the United States. Little else is known about “You can charge people with him except for his nom de material support [in federal guerre, Irek Hamidullan. court] and get a conviction,” she Any decision to move him said. “It’s not hard.” to the United States would But administration officials mark the first time a postsaid that not every case can be Sept. 11 detainee was brought made in federal court and that before a military tribunal here military tribunals are the proper and could lead to a clash with forum for war crimes. Moreover, Congress, which has barred they said, inaction risks the transfer to the United States release of dangerous terrorists, of prisoners held at Guantaespecially if no agreement is namo Bay, Cuba. No similar reached with Afghanistan over a barrier has been enacted to prohibit the transfer of detain- reduced, long-term U.S. military ees from Afghanistan, largely presence there after next year. Among the many lessons of because the question has the Iraq withdrawal that the never arisen. administration does not want to But as it nears the deadrepeat was the transfer to Iraqi line for the drawdown of custody of third-country nationU.S. forces in Afghanistan by als. Officials frequently cite the the end of 2014, the admincase of Ali Musa Daqduq, a Lebistration is faced with what anese citizen suspected of ties to do with several dozen to the Hezbollah militant group non-Afghans it retained cusand Iran, who was captured in tody of when it turned over 2007 over his alleged involvethousands of Afghan prisonment in an attack in southern ers to the Kabul authorities Iraq that killed a U.S. soldier. under an agreement signed Four others were kidnapped and in March. The remaining 53 later found dead. third-country nationals are Daqduq, the last prisoner held deemed a continuing threat to by U.S. forces in Iraq, was turned the United States, according over to the Iraqi government to U.S. officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to just days before the final Ameridiscuss internal deliberations. can withdrawal in December 2011. In May 2012, an Iraqi court A senior administration released him for what it said was official declined to discuss lack of evidence. individual cases and emphaThe Kabul government’s sized that no final decisions release of many of the 3,000 had been made on how to Afghan prisoners turned over deal with any of the detainthis year, most of them captured ees. “All possible options are under consideration,” the offi$ 95 cial said. “Family Owned Because of evidentiary and CHAIN SPECIAL & Operated

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Minnesota archbishop denies touching minor Roman Catholic leader steps down while probe ensues By Amy Forliti The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS — St. PaulMinneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt announced Tuesday that he’s stepping down from public ministry while police investigate an allegation that he improperly touched a boy during a public photo session four years ago, an accusation he strongly denies. The announcement is the latest blow to an archdiocese that has faced intense scrutiny since a former employee went public with claims that church leaders mishandled sexual abuse allegations. In a letter posted on the archdiocese’s website, Nienstedt said he is accused of touching the boy on the buttocks during a photo session following a confirmation ceremony in 2009. Confirmation is a Roman Catholic sacrament in which a person becomes a full adult in the eyes of the church. Nienstedt said he learned of the accusation over the weekend and doesn’t know who is making the claim. “I presume he is sincere in believing what he claims, but I must say that this allegation is absolutely and entirely false,” Nienstedt wrote. “I have never once engaged in any inappropriate contact with a minor.” Nienstedt already had been facing public calls for his resignation. In recent months, police have launched investigations into several abuse claims and Nienstedt’s top deputy stepped down. On Sunday, Nienstedt went before two services at a suburban Minneapolis church to apologize for the mess, telling parishioners: “I am here to apologize for the indignation that you justifiably feel. You deserve better.” Nienstedt was a polarizing figure in Minnesota even before the clergy abuse scandal flared. Some of the archdiocese’s 825,000 Catholics were angered in 2010 after he mailed out a DVD against gay marriage. They were angered again in 2012 after the church spent $650,000 in a failed effort to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota. Nienstedt referenced critics

Archbishop John Nienstedt, head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, is taking a leave of absence during an investigation that he touched an underage male. Nienstedt denies the charge. RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII/THE STAR TRIBUNE

in his letter Tuesday, saying he has “taken strong stands on the moral teachings of the Church and been criticized for it.” He added: “I am a sinner, but my sins do not include any kind of abuse of minors.” Nienstedt said he normally stands for photos with one hand on his staff and the other hand either on the right shoulder of the newly confirmed person, or on a stole that hangs from his chest. “I do that deliberately, and there are hundreds of photographs to verify that fact,” he wrote. Accusations of child sex abuse against individual bishops are rare. Since 2002, when the abuse crisis erupted in the United States, a few U.S. bishops have stepped down after being accused of molesting minors, including two in the Diocese of Palm Beach, Fla. Another, Bishop Thomas Dupre in Springfield, Mass., was indicted in 2004 on a child rape charge, becoming the first bishop in the nation to be indicted on an abuse claim. However, the case was dropped after the prosecutor concluded the statute of limitations had expired. There have also been highprofile cases of bishops being falsely accused, including Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago in the 1990s. Bradford Colbert, a resident adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law, said such allegations are difficult. “You shouldn’t be able to convict someone just because someone says it happened, but it becomes a matter of who do you believe?” Colbert said. “It

can be really difficult on both sides. … I think the thing to do is just to wait and see and not assume that he’s guilty.” The archdiocese said in a statement that it learned of the allegation last week after someone within the church brought it forward. The archdiocese said it instructed that person to go to police. St. Paul police said they opened an investigation Monday. At a news conference Tuesday, St. Paul police Chief Thomas Smith did not provide details about Nienstedt’s case. But he said the archdiocese has not cooperated fully with its other ongoing investigations and has declined to make clergy available to investigators. The archdiocese released a statement saying, “As we have stated repeatedly, the archdiocese seeks to cooperate with the police and all civil authorities.” The archdiocese said it has asked for an opportunity to meet with St. Paul police. That meeting is set for Wednesday. Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piche will cover Nienstedt’s public duties during the investigation. Nienstedt’s decision to remove himself from ministry comes as parishes are preparing for Christmas services, when they record their largest attendance of the year and many Catholics make large donations. “Any time you have an accusation of a serious nature such as this, it can be demoralizing, but especially in the context of all that’s happened in the archdiocese there and around the country,” said Mark Brumley, chief executive of Ignatius Press, which Pope Benedict XVI chose as his English-language publisher.

Ingredients disappearing as consumers eyeball food labels Chemicals can be bull’s-eye for criticism By Candice Choi The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Take another look at that food label. An ingredient or two might have vanished. As Americans pay closer attention to what they eat, food and beverage companies are learning that unfamiliar ingredients can invite criticism from online petitions and bloggers. The risk of damaging publicity has proven serious enough that some manufacturers have reformulated top-selling products to remove mysterious, unpronounceable components that could draw suspicion. Earlier this year, for example, PepsiCo Inc. said it would stop using brominated vegetable oil in Gatorade and find a another way to evenly distribute color in the sports drink. Last year, Starbucks said it would stop using a red dye made of crushed bugs based on comments it received “through a variety of means,” including an online petition, and switch to a tomato-based extract. Kraft Foods plans to replace artificial dyes with colors derived from natural spices in select varieties of its macaroni and cheese, a nod to the feedback it’s hearing from parents. Ali Dibadj, a Bernstein analyst who covers the packaged food and beverage industry, says the changes reflect a shift from “democratization to activism” by consumers. “It used to be that people

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SAMPLE OF REMOVED INGREDIENTS Here are some recent examples of changes made to satisfy online demands: u Starbucks last year removed cochineal extract, a red dye made from crushed bugs, from its food and drinks after an online petition. The company says the decision was the result of customer feedback received through “a variety of means.” u Earlier this year, PepsiCo removed brominated vegetable oil from Gatorade. An online petition had noted the ingredient’s link to flame retardants. PepsiCo said the decision was the result of broader customer feedback. u Kraft Foods says it will reformulate select varieties of its macaroni and cheese next year to use natural colors. A petition by a popular food blogger had asked the company to remove the artificial dyes. The Associated Press

would just decide not to buy the product. Now they’re actually agitating for change,” Dibadj said. “There’s a bullhorn — which is the Internet — so you can get a lot of people involved very quickly.” Companies stand by the safety of their recipes. Although they don’t typically provide details on production decisions, their reasons for using certain ingredients can include cost and manufacturing efficiencies. Still, food and beverage makers can be sensitive about broadcasting any changes. Chick-fil-A, for instance, has been removing artificial dyes and high-fructose corn syrup from its dressings and sauces. The Atlanta-based chain is also testing a “clean ingredient bun” but has not alerted customers. “The reason companies don’t publicize it is that they don’t want to bring attention to these ingredients. They want to slowly start to remove them

until they’re all gone,” said Vani Hari, who runs the site FoodBabe.com and has pressured companies to remove artificial dyes and other ingredients. There are no numbers tracking how many companies are reformulating products in response to consumer demand. High-fructose corn syrup, for example, has gained a negative image in recent years and has been blamed for fueling bad eating habits. The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a health advocacy group, says the sweetener is no more harmful than ordinary sugar in large amounts. But Kroger Co. decided to remove it from storebrand cereals following surveys with consumers in 2011. The Kroger isn’t alone. In the past decade, the use of highfructose corn syrup in foods and drinks has fallen 18 percent to 6.1 million tons last year, according to market researcher Euromonitor International.

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The West’s oldest newspaper, founded 1849 Robin M. Martin Owner

COMMENTARY: MIKE THOMPSON

After Newtown: Still waiting for a vote

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n Dec. 14, 2012, I was duck hunting in California when my phone buzzed with a breaking news alert. There had been a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. As the hours unfolded, more details surfaced. Twenty children — all of them 6 or 7 years old — and six adults had been gunned down in a senseless act of violence. In the days and weeks that followed the shooting, we pledged to never forget. We said this time would be different. We said that something must be done. It has now been a year. In that year more than 10,000 people have been killed by someone using a gun. And in the U.S. House of Representatives, the majority party hasn’t allowed a single vote to prevent further acts of gun violence. It’s not because there hasn’t been a bill on which to vote. I have written and introduced bipartisan legislation expanding comprehensive and enforceable criminal background checks to cover commercial firearm sales such as those at gun shows and over the Internet. It is the same legislation that was authored by A-rated NRA Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and supported by a bipartisan majority in the Senate. Sixteen states, including California, already require criminal background checks at gun shows and for Internet sales. However, the 34 other states only require checks for purchases made through a licensed gun dealer. That means criminals in California can drive across the state line, load up with guns at a gun show, then drive back into our state. If my bill was passed, criminals, terrorists, domestic abusers, the dangerously mentally ill and other prohibited purchasers wouldn’t be able to bypass a background check by simply going online or to a gun show. People on all sides of the gun violence prevention issue have said their goal is to keep

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S guns out of dangerous hands. But you cannot achieve this goal without background checks. Background checks are the only way of knowing if a person buying a gun is a criminal, a terrorist or dangerously mentally ill. The evidence shows background checks work when they are used. Nationally last year, background checks identified and denied 88,000 sales to prohibited purchasers at licensed dealers. However, there is no way of knowing if those 88,000 prohibited purchasers, after being denied at a licensed dealer, then bought a gun at a gun show or over the Internet with no questions asked. This is a huge loophole that costs lives. You don’t have to look any further than the sister of my State of the Union guest Elvin Daniel to see this is true. Elvin’s sister Zina had a restraining order against her husband that prevented him from passing a background check. Nevertheless, Zina’s husband was able to go online and buy a .40-caliber semiautomatic handgun with which he killed Zina and two others in Wisconsin. The House majority has refused to allow a vote on my legislation to close this loop-

hole. While they know 90 percent of the American public supports background checks, they fear a vote in favor of my legislation would upset their extreme-right base and cause political backlash from the beltway National Rifle Association. This political calculus has trumped voting on legislation that will help save lives. Critics of my legislation have used multiple arguments to justify their inaction. They have argued that it’s unnecessary because criminals never will submit to a background check. Under my bill, if a criminal is trying to buy a gun online or at a gun show and are unwilling or unable to pass a background check, then they will not get a gun. This drastically reduces the number of places criminals can easily access guns. Critics have also called my bill anti-Second Amendment. It is not. I am a gun owner and support the rights of lawful Americans to own firearms. In reality, my bill is pro-Second Amendment. It provides reasonable exceptions so people won’t have to get a background check if they inherit a family rifle, borrow a shotgun for a hunting trip, or purchase a gun from a friend, a hunting buddy or neighbor. It bans the creation of a federal registry. It allows active duty military

to buy firearms in their home states and the state in which they are stationed. And it authorizes the use of a recent state concealed carry permit in lieu of a background check. There are 187 members of Congress who have co-sponsored my background checks bill. More have said they would vote for the bill. Why hasn’t it been put up for a vote? Why isn’t every member of Congress a co-sponsor of an anti-criminal, pro-Second Amendment bill that strengthens gun rights and saves lives? Those are questions every constituent should ask their representative in Congress. Shortly after hearing of the tragic news out of Newtown, we learned about the heroism of a teacher named Victoria Soto. After hearing gunshots, she hid her students in a closet and put her body in between them and the gunman. Victoria was shot and killed, but she saved the lives of all the kids in her classroom. At 27, she was brave enough to give her life. The House majority should be brave enough to give her a vote. Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson represents California’s 5th Congressional District. He wrote this for The Sacramento Bee.

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Don’t forget humans in being humane

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erhaps the $559,000 the city has spent on “humane relocation” of prairie dogs (“Too much to be gentle?,” Dec. 16) in the last decade might better have been used for humane support of needy humans in Santa Fe. With many hundreds, if not several thousands, of homeless, hungry people in our city, sadly including children and teenagers, a contribution to Youth Shelters & Family Services, to the Interfaith Community Shelter Group, to St. Elizabeth Shelter or to the Food Depot, to name just four local organizations, seems infinitely more humane than spending $87 to move one prairie dog to a different location. That $87 would provide a dinner to more than a dozen people who are down on their luck. Are our priorities out of whack? Yes. Should we make some changes? Yes. Can we? Yes. Will we? George Simon

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Making a difference I was touched and impressed by the work of Mara Taub in the 10 Who Made a Difference series (“Fighting for the ‘invisible,’ ” Dec. 6) in The New Mexican. Perhaps there are other readers besides

myself who would like to make a contribution to her calling — serving those who are “invisible” to the rest of us. If any readers would like to join me in a contribution, here is the necessary information: Donations are tax-deductible, and checks can be made out to “Prison Project of Santa Fe.” If desired, the donor can earmark the donation for either Los Amigos del Parque or Coalition for Prisoners’ Rights. Checks can be mailed to: Coalition for Prisoners’ Rights, P.O. Box 1911, Santa Fe, N.M., 87504. Molly Hocking

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A bad play The city ethics board got it wrong! As one member stated, (Patti Bushee’s actions don’t) “pass the smell test.” Patti Bushee continues to call the complaints against her “political theater.” The fact is, she wrote the script! But for the ethics complaints, we never would have known how she secretly engaged in seeking private funds for her campaign (including $1,750 of her own funds) in violation of the public financing ordinance. Her claims of support for public financing

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The past 100 years Dec. 18, 1963: Nearly 8,000 New Mexico boys and girls took part in 4-H projects in 1963. Bernalillo County had the largest 4-H enrollment. San Juan County was second. Other counties in the order of their enrollments were San Miguel, Valencia, Santa Fe, Lea and Chavez. Each of New Mexico’s 32 counties has youngsters in the 4-H Club program. More than 800 Indian youngsters were enrolled in 4-H projects as well.

of campaigns are hollow indeed. The ethics board is not merely umpires calling balls and strikes. It has to give meaning to the laws it is enforcing. As Bushee has said, “If one of the candidates or any of the candidates don’t agree to playing by the rules and run a clean campaign, I hope the voters take notice.” Patti, they will! Edward T. Stein

anta Fe’s campaign finance law needs work. Its purpose — to keep special-interest money out of city elections — remains worthwhile, even noble. But we are troubled over the decision earlier this week by the city Ethics and Campaign Review Board that it lacks jurisdiction over what happens before a candidate decides to use public financing. The facts are clear. Earlier this year, longtime City Councilor Patti Bushee was thinking about running for mayor. She did not know whether she would seek public financing. In fact, she was ready to go private and fundraise. To that end, she hired a political consultant. That consultant, Tarin Nix, was paid $1,750 for services in June. She was let go by the Bushee campaign two days later. Eventually, Bushee decided to run a publicly financed campaign. In November, someone from Bushee’s campaign called Nix and asked her essentially to “swap checks,” handing back $1,750 so she could then be repaid from the seed money that candidates are allowed to spend under city statute. (Candidates can spend up to $6,000 in that period before they get public financing, although those dollars can only come from $100 contributions.) The ethics board decided it has no jurisdiction over the period before a candidate becomes public because of the way the statute is written. As several members rightly said, the finance law has a hole that needs to be plugged. After all, if someone is just “thinking” about a race and spends money, how will the public later be able to track their expenses? How will the public be able to identify donors? Should the previously private candidate be able to switch to public financing? These are questions that need answers so candidates can stay within the law’s requirements. Bushee, in a Facebook post to supporters, said, “the City’s Ethics and Campaign Review Board ruled this afternoon that the complaint was without merit and could not be heard or investigated.” That’s a generous spin on the actual decision — which is that the board decided it had little jurisdiction in the matter. That decision doesn’t mean the obviously conflicted board members weren’t concerned about what had happened. Board member Kristina Martinez had this to say: “I do agree that there appears to be a hole in the code. But I do have big concerns with sort of allowing someone to get by on a technicality, for lack of a better term. What went on in this case, for me, doesn’t pass the smell test.” Part of the failure to pass the “smell test,” as Martinez put it, comes from the oath that candidates take concerning how their money has been spent. Bushee signed a piece of paper saying all of her expenses were paid out of her seed money account. That might have been the after-the-fact intention, but it is not factual. Bushee paid Nix’s expenses initially, and in an amount exceeding the $100 limit in the law. Without allowing candidates to go hog-wild and spend thousands before changing their minds and dipping into the public till, the city statute needs to be amended to deal with the period before financing kicks in. A candidate sincerely can change her mind. We believe Bushee when she says she started out thinking she would run a privately financed race, switched gears and then tried to make it right. However, we also wish that she had been clearer when signing the oath about how her campaign was spending money — a fuller explanation at the beginning would have cut the complaint off at the pass. None of this is to say that Santa Fe should abandon public financing. Any new law — especially one this ambitious — needs reworking to become fully effective. Whoever is elected mayor come March should make it a priority to make this law stronger and more comprehensive. In New York City, where public financing of city elections works, the Campaign Finance Board holds hearings — required by law — after each election cycle and issues a report suggesting improvements. City officials and public interest groups also can suggest changes. Such self-examination is necessary to improve Santa Fe’s law. Otherwise, we will be left with gray areas and a board that — rightly, in this case — must wring its hands and give candidates a pass.

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Kiss band members, from left, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss and Paul Stanley take the ceremonial first step on their new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles in 1999. Kiss will be inducted into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10, 2014, at the Barclays Center in New York. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

Nirvana and Kiss head to Rock Hall By Mesfin Fekadu The Associated Press

NEW YORK irvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The Rock Hall announced Tuesday that Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens also will be inducted April 10 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Artists are eligible for induction 25 years after their first release. Nirvana received a nomination in its first year of eligibility, and next year the band will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its debut, Bleach. The induction comes 20 years after frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide at age 27. “For once … I’m speechless. From the basements, to the dingy clubs, to the broken down vans, to … the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,” former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, now the frontman for Foo Fighters, said in a statement Tuesday. “I’d like to thank the committee not only for this induction, but also for recognizing Nirvana for what we were: pure rock and roll.” “Thank you most of all to Kurt Cobain,” bassist Krist Novoselic said in the statement issued on behalf of Nirvana. “And to everyone who’s kept rock music going strong for 60 years and counting.” This year also marked firsttime nominations for Hall and Oates, Gabriel and Ronstadt. Kiss and Stevens, who have been nominated in the past, made the cut after being absent from the list for several years. Peter Criss, Kiss’ original drummer and vocalist, said the band changed rock forever by raising the bar for live performances. “We were four guys from New York City who brought Barnum & Bailey into rock and roll,” he told The Associ-

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Newsmakers Dial-a-Carol a holiday tradition at U. of Illinois

Carol singer Katherine Moss of U. of Illinois

CHICAGO — The phones are jingling off the hook at Dial-a-Carol, a student-run project on the University of Illinois’ Champaign campus. It’s a hotline of sorts for people who prefer hearing holiday music sung by a choir of amateurs who’ve been up all night studying. The carols echoing in the lobby of Snyder Hall may be out of tune at times, but the voices ring around the clock with youthful energy. “They’re there 24 hours, whether it’s 3 a.m. or 3 a.m. where you are,” said Kirsten Ruby, spokeswoman for the university’s housing department. “It doesn’t have to be business hours here.” Students received 3,450 total calls through Tuesday afternoon, coming in from all 50 states and 17 countries, Ruby said. The program was started in 1960 by a former hall secretary, Betty Gordon, and a group of dorm residents. Last year, the student volunteers took more than 4,000 calls from people all over the world requesting “Jingle Bells,” “White Christmas” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Phone lines are open until just before midnight Wednesday. The number is 217-332-1882. The Associated Press

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7 p.m. on CBS A Home for the Holidays With Celine Dion The Canadian crooner hosts and performs on this edition of the annual special celebrating adoption. Several adoptive parents and children share their stories, including a couple who adopted three siblings separated in foster care and a woman who adopted her son’s best friend who was about to age out of the foster system. In addition to Dion, the hour includes musical performances by Ne-Yo, Chris Young and others. 7 p.m. on CW The iHeartradio Jingle Ball 2013 Taped last week at New York’s Madison Square Garden, this two-hour event includes performances by Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo, Austin Mahone, Miley Cyrus and more. 7 p.m. TNT Mob City In the series’ conclusion, as Siegel’s (Edward Burns) trial approaches, a massacre destroys Parker’s (Neal McDonough) plans and leaves the LAPD at a loss. Jasmine (Alexa Davalos, pictured) realizes she’s overlooked a detail that could endanger her life, then Joe (Jon Bernthal) makes a move

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ated Press. Criss last toured with the band in 2003 and hopes to be asked to perform with the other three founding members at the induction ceremony at New York’s Barclays Center. The Hall of Fame is in Cleveland, but the location of the induction ceremony varies from year to year. “We wanted the makeup and the costumes and the bombs,” Criss said. “Our idea was to give people a hell of a lot more for their money. We changed music by insisting you can’t go up there and just sing anymore. That’s going to stand forever.” Singer/guitarist Paul Stanley, who with bassist Gene Simmons has anchored Kiss’ changing lineup for 40 years, said the band never cared when critics slammed them. And Ace Frehley, the band’s original lead guitarist, said news of the induction was a welcome pick-me-up just days after his suburban New York home was gutted by fire. “I’m sad about [the house] but the news I got last night will lift my spirits,” he told the AP. “It’s a great honor, and a long time coming. Our fans never gave up on us.” Also at the ceremony, Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham and the late Beatles manager Brian Epstein will receive Ahmet Ertegun awards, a non-performing honor. And Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band will get the award for musical excellence. N.W.A., one of the 16 nominees announced in October, did not make the cut. The iconic rap group includes Dr. Dre, who has launched successful solo albums and is the producer behind Eminem, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar. More than 700 Rock Hall voters determined the 2014 class. The 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be open to the public. Tickets go on sale next month. The event will air on HBO in May.

that puts his own life in jeopardy. Meyer (Patrick Fischler) has unwelcome news for Siegel in “Oxpecker; Stay Down.” 8:30 p.m. on ABC Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013 The soon-to-retire newswoman chats with some of the people who made headlines and captured hearts in 2013 in the final edition of her annual special — at least the final one with Walters herself in the interviewer’s chair. This year’s top 10 includes actress Jennifer Lawrence, Pope Francis, Edward Snowden, Robin Roberts, Prince George and the cast of Duck Dynasty, but as always, the identity of No. 1 won’t be revealed until the broadcast. 9 p.m. on PBS Life on Fire This series details the struggles required to survive around volcanoes. This episode, “Icelandic Volcano,” explores which volcano in that country may awaken next and what the consequences of an eruption are likely to be.

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they did not abuse her child. FNC Special Report With Bret Baier 5:00 p.m. KASA Steve Harvey KCHF The 700 Club KASY Maury FNC On the Record With Greta Van Susteren 6:00 p.m. FNC The O’Reilly Factor 7:00 p.m. CNN Piers Morgan Live MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show 8:00 p.m. CNN AC 360 Later E! E! News FNC Hannity 9:00 p.m. FNC The O’Reilly Factor TBS Conan 9:30 p.m. KCHF Life Today With James Robison James and Betty Robison. 10:00 p.m.KASA The Arsenio Hall Show CNN Piers Morgan Live MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show

10:30 p.m. TBS Conan 10:34 p.m. KOB The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Christina Applegate; Kevin Nealon; The Voice winner. 10:35 p.m. KRQE Late Show With David Letterman Actor Ben Stiller; Brett Dennen performs. 11:00 p.m. KNME Charlie Rose KOAT Jimmy Kimmel Live CNN Anderson Cooper 360 FNC Hannity 11:30 p.m. KASA Dish Nation 11:37 p.m. KRQE The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Actress Natasha Lyonne. 12:00 a.m. CNN AC 360 Later E! Chelsea Lately Actor James Marsden. 12:02 a.m. KOAT Nightline 12:06 a.m. KOB Late Night With Jimmy Fallon 12:30 a.m. E! E! News 1:06 a.m. KOB Last Call With Carson Daly


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Late-game rally not enough for Lobos to beat Aggies.

Panel directs parks bond questions to committees Report indicated no misuse of funds By Daniel J. Chacón The New Mexican

A city parks advisory panel decided Tuesday to refer a series of questions about how Santa Fe spent proceeds from a $30.3 million parks bond to

two committees with more power and authority. The decision by Santa Fe’s Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission came after city administrators spent more than an hour going over spreadsheets and other documents in an effort to answer questions raised by the advisory board about staff reports on how money from the 2008

bond issue was spent. City officials said the reports were in draft form but had been mislabeled. Tuesday’s presentation didn’t provide any evidence of wrongdoing. The city staff responses confirmed that the city had moved some funds among projects and canceled others for vari-

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Officer shooting case heads to district attorney Manuel Franco, left, and Michael Ortega of the City of Santa Fe Parks Division begin construction on Herb Martinez Park in 2012. The park was one of the recipients of the Parks Master Plan Bond funds, which were approved in March 2008. NEW MEXICAN FILE PHOTO

Grand jury to determine fate of cop involved in high-speed chase, death By Uriel J. Garcia The New Mexican

Hiking policy petitioned

A New Mexico State Police spokesman said Tuesday the department’s investigation of a Nov. 7 incident in which one of the department’s officers shot and killed a 39-year-old Santa Fe woman after a highspeed chase has been turned over to the district attorney. District Attorney Angela “Spence” Pacheco said she will review the Jeanette case and present evidence to a grand Anaya jury to determine if the shooting was justifiable. Pacheco said she received part of the state police report on Friday and the rest of it on Tuesday. Pacheco said the grand jury most likely would hear the case some time in January. State police have said that the incident began about 1 a.m. near St. Francis Drive and Alta Vista Street when the officer, Oliver Wilson, saw Jeanette Anaya driving erratically and she refused to stop. Police have said he chased her at speeds up to 87 miles per hour before he bumped her vehicle with his patrol car and she crashed into a wall in a residential area, then backed up toward Wilson and hit his car before he fired his handgun into the car, killing Anaya. Lawyers for Anaya and a 34-yearold passenger in her car, Jeremy

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Caldera Action wants the Valles Caldera National Preserve board to reconsider its ban on open access to hikers. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN

Nonprofit seeks to reopen Valles Caldera to hikers after board halts program main visitors’ center. Hiking within the Valles Caldera, except for two trails along the east side, had been limited to nonprofit Santa Fe group is asking the guided events. Valles Caldera National Preserve board to Kent Salazar, the board chairman, said staff memreinstate a recent open hiking policy bers reported to the board in early December that on the 89,000-acre preserve in the Jemez there were concerns about the potential impact Mountains. of hikers on archaeological sites scattered around The board approved an unstructured hiking pol- the preserve. In addition, Jemez Pueblo said tribal icy for the preserve in September but then reversed governments hadn’t been properly consulted about itself in December and tabled the policy after com- the policy. plaints from nearby pueblos. Salazar said Jemez Pueblo pointed out that a Caldera Action said the Valles Caldera Trust, memorandum of agreement with the Valles Calwhich sets policy for the preserve, didn’t have a valid dera Trust on allowing some expanded public reason for halting the expanded hiking program. access did not cover “unstructured hiking.” Jemez The trust board on Sept. 26 voted to allow Pueblo asked that the open hiking program be sus“unstructured foot traffic to all areas of the prepended pending further consultation. serve for wandering and exploration.” The hikes The Valles Caldera Trust board voted to suspend were to be available to people who pay an access the hiking program on Dec. 5. “It is clear from fee of no more than $10 per day. The board further staff input that there are serious issues that must ordered staff to facilitate more open hiking by be addressed prior to the implementation of this action,” said a statement from the trust. “The open Dec. 3, but to limit it at first to the area around the By Staci Matlock The New Mexican

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access hiking program will be on hold until all concerns are properly addressed.” Salazar said the open access hiking program remains a goal for the board. Caldera Action argues that the open hiking program should immediately be reinstated. Tom Ribe, the group’s executive director, said in a statement that pueblo ceremonial activities and sites already are protected under the federal legislation that created the Valles Caldera preserve in 2000 and by the federal Antiquities Act. He said Santa Fe National Forest and Bandelier National Monument, lands adjacent to the preserve, also have ceremonial and archaeological sites but still allow open, unstructured hiking. He also noted that hunters, ranchers and researchers already have more open access to the preserve, outside of areas that are restricted due to pueblo activities.

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New Mexico got dinged recently in another one of those national rankings, this time for its animal protection laws. The Animal Legal Defense Fund, a national nonprofit, said in a new report that New Mexico’s animal abuse laws are the fourth worst in the nation, just ahead of South Dakota, Iowa and Kentucky. The five states with the strongest animal abuse laws in descending order are Illinois, Oregon, Michigan, Maine and California. Lora Dunn, one of the authors of the study, said Tuesday afternoon that the group considered 15 categories of

provisions in state law. Among the shortcomings in New Mexico’s law, according to the report, are inadequate felony provisions for neglect of animals, lack of felony provisions for abandonment, no increased penalties when the abuse is committed in front of children and lack of a requirement for veterinarians to report suspected abuse. Dunn also said most states have specific laws against animal sexual assault, but

New Mexico does not. Dunn said that in most states animal neglect is a felony after the first or second offense. But in New Mexico, animal neglect — defined as “abandoning or failing to provide necessary sustenance to an animal” — is a misdemeanor until the fourth offense. Michael Riggs, whose dog was found nearly starving to death earlier this year in Pojoaque, is facing a

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charge of cruelty to animals and four other animal-related offensives — all misdemeanor counts. Extreme cruelty to animals is a felony. But the statute refers to “intentionally or maliciously torturing, mutilating, injuring or poisoning an animal, or maliciously killing an animal,” but not neglect. New Mexico Animal Protection Voters Executive Director Lisa Jennings said her group has pushed the Legislature to make extreme neglect a felony. Jennings also said some district attorneys do charge some pet owners with extreme cruelty if they starve

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Contact Staci Matlock at 986-3055 or smatlock@sfnewmexican.com. Follow her on Twitter @stacimatlock.

Report lists the state’s animal abuse laws as the fourth worst in the nation, just ahead of South Dakota, Iowa and Kentucky.

By Phaedra Haywood

The assistant district attorney responsible for prosecuting a drunken-driving case against Santa Fe actor Wes Studi said Tuesday part of the reason for a recent plea deal was that there were circumstances that could have made a conviction difficult if the case went to trail. Studi — who was captured on a police video camera Wes Studi angrily cursing at police officers after he was placed in custody — received probation as a result of his arrest in July, during which he refused to submit to field sobriety tests or blood or breath alcohol tests and admitted to being drunk. “As intoxicated as the video shows him,” prosecutor Jason Lidyard said, “there was a passenger and she was not intoxicated. It was her car and she was going to take the stand and say she was driving.” However, in a police recording of the incident, after an officer tells Studi that the female passenger told an officer at the scene that Studi had been driving, Studi says, “Fine, I was driving,” which he followed by saying the officer should “throw me in … jail.” Lidyard said Studi was already out of the car when a passing motorist came upon him trying to repair a Volvo with two damaged tires in the

New Mexico ranks low on animal protection By Chris Quintana

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In brief Forest Service seeks staff The U.S. Forest Service is looking for vendors to provide support during wildfires and emergency services. The agency also is hiring for various positions. A teleconference meeting for vendors is scheduled for from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 8 at several Southwestern Regional Forest Service offices. The meeting in Santa Fe will be held at 11 Forest Lane. The contact is Joseph Varoz at 438-5341. The teleconference will cover how to become a government vendor and how to use the procurement system. Competitive bids are sought for mechanics with service trucks, fuel tenders, tents and heavy equipment. Vendors can obtain copies of the solicitations at www.fbo.gov. In addition, all 10 national forests in the Southwester Region are hiring staff in specialty areas including fire, range, wildlife, fisheries and

recreation. Permanent fire positions also are available for firefighters, engine operators and dispatchers, among other positions. Applications for the 2014 field season are due as soon as possible, but people can apply throughout the year. Fire positions close on Jan. 15. People must apply through the federal USA Jobs website at www.usa jobs.gov prior to the due date.

Trial begins in hospital lawsuit Testimony began Tuesday in a medical negligence case filed against Santa Fe’s general hospital by a woman who claims she stopped breathing and nearly died because she was not carefully monitored after being administered narcotic pain medication in 2010. In their complaint against Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, husband and wife Zelda and Simon Jiron ask that a jury award them damages related to what they say was Zelda Jiron’s near-death experience, which they claim exacerbated existing emotional problems and made it impossible for her to return to her

job as a tax examiner for the state of New Mexico. They also seek punitive damages and request that Simon Jiron be awarded damages for the “loss of consortium” he suffered as result of injuries to his spouse. The trial, which is being presided over by state District Judge Sarah Singleton, is scheduled to last five days.

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arold is in the National Guard but says his income was affected by the recent government shutdown. He works various jobs to support himself and a daughter, who lives with him and also works side jobs. Even though Harold is working when and where he can, he has fallen two months behind on his electric bill, totaling $166.20. He also is two months behind on his propane bill, totaling $174.59. He said he could use a little help. He is just one of the many members of the community asking for help from The New Mexican’s Empty Stocking Fund during the holiday season. uuu The Empty Stocking Fund is a project of The Santa Fe New Mexican. The Santa Fe Community Foundation, the First National Bank of Santa Fe, The Salvation Army and Presbyterian Medical Services donate services to jointly administer

Empty stocking fund the Empty Stocking Fund. Watch for daily stories featuring requests for assistance from local residents in The Santa Fe New Mexican. The names of the applicants have been changed to protect their privacy. The information from the initial application will be verified if the applicant is selected for assistance.

To donate Make your tax-deductible donation online at www. santafenewmexican.com/ empty_stocking or mail a check to: The New Mexican’s Empty Stocking Fund c/o The Santa Fe Community Foundation, P.O. Box 1827, Santa Fe, NM 875041827 If you can provide a needed service such as roofing, car repairs or home repairs, contact Roberta at Presbyterian Medical Services, 983-8968.

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico native Rebecca Avitia will be the new director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center Albuquerque, and its first female director. Avitia will assume the center’s top staff job position on Feb. 1. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the position has been vacant since Estevan RaelGalvez resigned as director in March 2011. The center has had numerous directors or interim directors in the past decade. The center conducted a national search to fill the position, resulting in the selection of Avitia. Staff and wire services

If you can contribute food, clothing, toys, housewares or furniture in good condition, or other items or services, please contact The Salvation Army, 988-8054

Donations u Anonymous (6), $700 u Ralph Atencio, in memory of Rafael Atencio, $500 u Mary Brannen, in memory of Marge Hensen, $250 u Marita Kelly-Dimon and Kenneth Dimon, $250 u Gladys P. and Joseph Guerrero, $25 u Tom and Janet Hirons, $200 u Ann Hosfeld, $50 u Cindy Simonetti and Jim Lutz, $250 u Geoffrey A. and Janet Marshall, $200 u Monroe Gallery of Photography LLC, $250 u Ray and Rosemary Moya, $250 u Order of the Eastern Star Santa Fe Chapter No. 19, $200 Elizabeth Raspolic, $100 u Those who are retired and those who would like to be Retired Book Club, $100 Jennie and Timothy Webster, $100 Cumulative total: $92,552

Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the following reports: u A laptop computer was stolen from a home in the 6600 block of Camino Rojo between 3 and 5 p.m. Monday. u Someone broke a car’s windows in the 3400 block of Zafarano Drive between 12:05 and 1:20 p.m. Saturday, but nothing was reported stolen. u Someone broke a glass door while unsuccessfully trying to enter a home in the 3900 block of Los Milagros Avenue between 2:20 p.m. Saturday and 3:20 p.m. Sunday. u A woman reported that someone stole her identity and used that personal information to collect unemployment benefits in Austin, Texas, between December 2012 and December 2013. u Someone stole a Blu-ray player and a surround sound speaker system from a home in the 300 block of Artist Road sometime Sunday. u Someone stole a Canon Rebel camera, five camera lenses, a camera bag, a tablet computer, a keyboard and a backpack from an unlocked car in the 2800 block of Calle de Molina between 8 p.m. Sunday and 7:45 a.m. Monday. u A laptop computer and a wallet were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2400 block of Camino Capitan between Sunday and Monday.

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following reports: u Electronics and clothing were stolen from a home in the 2000 block of Rufina Street between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday. u Lucas Garcia, 21, of Santa Fe, was arrested on charges of burglary, felony larceny and conspiracy after county deputies responded to a burglary in progress at about 3:30 p.m. Monday on Puye Road. u James Matise, 30, of Edgewood, was arrested on charges of battery against a household member and aggravated DWI late Monday. The victim told county deputies that Matise was drunk when he pushed her to the floor while trying to leave the house to go to work. u Someone stole two car batteries from vehicles parked on a property at Calle Hernandez between 6 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 a.m. Monday. u At 9:45 a.m. Monday, a resident of a mobile home park off Agua Fría Street reported that a man stole a chrome wheel from the victim’s yard and fled in a green Ford. County deputies found the car, and arrested the suspect on charges of larceny, false title registration and driving with a suspended license. Deputies did not provide the suspect’s name.

A SIX-MONTH REMEMBRANCE FOR

GEORGE YATES, 1938-2013

SR. CARLOTTA BACA

FROM HIS FAMILY

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Sometimes it seems like yesterday that we heard your voice or your laughter, and sometimes it feels like a long time ago. Either way, we feel sad that you’re not here with us anymore. In your memory and honor, we carry on, doing things we hope make you proud of us. As we move into our first Christmas without you, we ask you and all our family members there with you in Heaven, to continue to watch over and guide us. Our daily lives are hard without you, but we sustain ourselves with stories. We hope you all enjoy listening to us tell stories about the things we all did with, to, and for each other. We love and miss you! With our hearts and tears, We wish you a Merry Christmas.

104, Huntington, Indiana, December 12, 2013. Died peacefully at Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters Convent. Sr. Lota, as she was fondly referred to, was born in Pena Blanca, in the Territory of New Mexico on February 5, 1909. As a missionary sister she was stationed in many places including Nogales, AZ and finally at St John The Baptist Church in Santa Fe, NM. She is survived by nieces, nephews and many great nieces and great nephews as well. A vigil and memorial was held on December 15th in Huntington, Indiana at Victory Noll. Sister Lota has left her family with many years of great memories to cherish.

DOLORES H. GARCIA

CARLOS IVAN MOLINA

Dolores passed away peacefully on December 9. 2013. She was born on December 18, 1950 to Thomas and Lydia Quintana. Dolores was a very loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Dolores had a great sense of humor. No matter what life brought her she was always ready to accept it. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren meant everything to her. She was a strong person and was ill for many years. Dolores was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Lydia, her husband James (Jimmy) Garcia, her brothers Frank and wife Carla, Cruz, Aurelio, Santiago (Eddie), and Robert Quintana. Mother and Father in law Doroteo and Conferina Garcia, Brother in laws Doroteo II, Estevan Garcia and Greg Garcia. Sisters in Law Esther Garcia and Rita Morales. She is survived by her children David Quintana, Jacinta Garcia and Marianna Garcia and companion Ricky. Her grandchildren Brean, Jacob,, Andrew, Ambrose, Adrian, Jeremiah, Santiago, Vicente and Dominic. Her great grandchildren Kylie and Zavion. Her companion and caregiver who was very dear to her Richard Abeyta. Brothers and sisters Rita Armijo and husband Luis, Margie Montoya, Olivia Romero, Tom Quintana and wife Vivian, Patsy Garcia and husband Cosme, Larry Quintana and wife Veronica. Tony Quintana and wife Mary and Louie Quintana. Sister in law Marylee Quintana. Brothers and sisters in law Jose Inez Garcia and wife Celina, Roque Garcia and wife Mona, Anastacio Jose Garcia, Charlie Garcia, Tommy Garcia and wife Roberta, Gerald Garcia, Maria Elena Martinez and husband Jerry, Margie Martinez and husband Gilbert and Pauline Garcia. Many nieces. nephews, family and friends. Dolores is now resting in peace and will be missed by many. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque ,New Mexico 87108. A reception will follow at 12:00 p.m. at Veteran of Foreign Affairs, 2631 Bridge SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105.

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TENGO PRESENTE TU ROSTRO Y TU VOZ Y SIEMPRE LAS TENDRE AUNQUE PASE EL TIEMPO Y NO TE ENCUENTRES ENTRE NOSOTROS SIGUES VIVIENDO EN EN NUESTROS CORAZONES. DESCANSA EN PAZ FAM:MOLINA

CARLOS I. MOLINA 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY 8/4/85 ~ 12/18/09

Speed SUVs u The Santa Fe Police Department listed the following locations for mobile speedenforcement vehicles: SUV No. 1 at E.J. Martinez Elementary School from 7:25 to 8:15 a.m. and 2:10 to 2:55 p.m., and on West San Mateo Road between Galisteo Street and St. Francis Drive at other times; SUV No. 2 at Ramirez Thomas Elementary School from 7:25 to 8:15 a.m. and 2:10 to 2:55 p.m., and on Rufina Street between Senda del Valle and Lois Lane at other times; SUV No. 3 at Rufina Street between Fox Road and Zafarano Drive.

Help lines Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families hotline: 800-473-5220 St. Elizabeth Shelter for men, women and children: 982-6611 Interfaith Community Shelter: 795-7494 New Mexico suicide prevention hotline: 866-435-7166 Solace Crisis Treatment Center: 986-9111, 800-7217273 or TTY 471-1624 Youth Emergency Shelter/ Youth Shelters: 438-0502 Police and fire emergency: 911 Graffiti hotline: 955-CALL (2255)

DR. RICHARD KENNETH MONEY JR. Dr. Richard Kenneth Money Jr., born June 5, 1947 died peacefully on December 2, 2013. Rick was the oldest of twelve children. He is preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Robinson, his father, Richard Kenneth Money Sr., and his sisters, Judy Flynn and Diana Clara Money. Rick was an entrepreneur. He gained success in his career by taking risks. He was self-confident and smart and loved to take on business challenges. Rick was also a high achiever. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and later in life earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. His fulfillment in education was realized when he earned his PhD in 2012. Rick was adventurous and loved to travel. He accomplished so much in his life. He was very happy with the love of his life, Angela. He learned through her the true meaning of love and acceptance. We will miss Rick but hold deep in our memory and heart his zeal and courageous spirit. Rick is survived by his love, Angela Powers; his step-mother, Clara Money; brothers John Money (wife, Flo), Donald Money (wife, Kathy), Robert Money (wife Rebecca), Michael Money (wife Margaret); sisters Carol Lushbough (husband John), Valerie Hand (husband Daniel), Veronica Allander (husband Krag), Helen Quintana (husband Ray), Mary Money-Gallegos (husband Ronald). Services are pending at this time.

Papa I love you and miss you so much. I can’t believe it’s been 4 years since you left me. I miss you every minute of every day, you will always be with me and I will always remember the good time we had. Love you forever. Your son, Julian Carlos Padilla Molina

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Shooting: Officer appealed dismissal Continued from Page B-1 Muñoz, have expressed frustration because state police have withheld much information, including video from the patrol car’s dashboard camera and the initial incident report. “We’re trying to get as much information as we can from external sources because we’re not able to get anything from law enforcement, and we would really like to see the video,” said Mark Donatelli, lawyer for the uninjured Muñoz, who he described as a friend of Anaya’s. Because of the pending grand-jury investigation, Donatelli declined to discuss what Muñoz has told him about what happened that night. Tom Clark, lawyer for Anaya’s family, repeatedly has said the video should reveal what happened but he, too, hasn’t received much informa-

tion from the law enforcement agency. The case has added to public scrutiny of state police, which was heightened after the release of video of an incident near Taos that led to the firing of another state police officer on Dec. 5. The video of the Oct. 28 incident showed state Officer Elias Montoya shooting his handgun toward a fleeing minivan containing five children and a Tennessee woman who had refused to accept a speeding ticket. That incident gathered national attention after the video was released. Montoya, who had been with the force for 12 years, has since appealed his dismissal. Contact Uriel J. Garcia at 986-3062 or ugarcia@ sfnewmexican.com. Follow him on Twitter@ujohnnyg.

Animals: Author of study concerned over lack of laws for abusers dogs at her Edgewood home, avoid any contact with animals their animals or leave them to as she awaits trial. face hazardous weather, but othDunn said those conditions ers don’t think the law allows are helpful, but she said laws that interpretation. that prevent such people from Jennings said the report has adopting or buying new animals value, but she said it doesn’t would be more effective. represent the state as a whole. While Dunn said New MexFor example, she cited efforts ico doesn’t have laws requiring by local lawmakers to stop the or encouraging veterinarians to opening of a horse slaughter report animal abuse, local vet plant in southern New Mexico Bob Gruda, the lead doctor at in the past year. And, she added, Gruda Veterinary Hospital, said the majority of the state was he can detain an abused animal, opposed to cockfighting before and call police to take custody lawmakers made it illegal. of it. And he said any local vets “The public’s will is not can report abuse. always represented in the Legis“But from what I see day-tolature,” she said. day, I don’t see rampant abuse,” Dunn cited other concerns, he said. “I think there’s a differsuch as a lack of laws that preence between outright abuse vent convicted animal abusers and people who just don’t know from getting new pets. But some any better.” judges do make that a term of He said he would be uncomtheir probation. fortable with laws that required For example, Dominic Vigil, him to report animal abuse. And 33, who pleaded guilty to a num- he said he believes teaching ber of animal abuse charges clients about animal welfare is after his dogs killed his neigha more effective solution than bor’s pony and a goat, received punishing them with fines or a year minus a day of unsuperjail time. vised probation during which For a full report including a time he’s banned from buying rankings map and details about or caring for any animals, state laws, go to aldf.org/staterexcept for an old dog he already ankings. owned. Contact Chris Quintana at A judge also ordered that 986-3093 or cquintana@ Debra Clopton, the woman accused of hoarding four dozen sfnewmexican.com.

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BIG SUR, Calif. — An unusual late fall wildfire fueled by drought conditions destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 people to flee the forested mountains of the scenic Big Sur region overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The slow-moving fire in Los Padres National Forest near state Highway 1 had consumed 769 acres, or a little over a square mile, by Tuesday night and was 20 percent contained. It has destroyed 22 buildings, Los Padres National Forest spokesman Lynn Olson said. About 14 of those structures were homes, she said. No injuries have been reported. About 830 firefighters have deployed to the area, and thus far, weather has been working in their favor, said Mark Nunez, the incident commander of the team fighting the fire. But Wednesday would be another matter, depending on which way the wind blows. Olson said a weather front was approaching. “It could possibly help us. It could possibly hurt us,” she said. Big Sur — miles of rugged coast, cliffs and wilderness — is a popular tourist destination

Fire crews work to contain the fire atop Pfeiffer Ridge on Monday in Big Sur, Calif. NIC COURY/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

about 150 miles south of San Francisco with high-end resorts and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. The fire was burning a little more than a mile from Ventana Inn and Spa, a favorite spot among celebrities where former Facebook president and Napster co-founder Sean Parker got married in June.

In the summer of 2008, a lightning-sparked wildfire forced the evacuation of Big Sur and blackened 250 square miles before it was contained. That blaze burned more than a dozen homes. California’s fire season traditionally peaks by mid-fall, but the drought of the last several years has given the state essen-

tially year-round danger. The Big Sur fire began Sunday, fueled by dry vegetation and fanned by winds. Among the homes destroyed was that of Big Sur Fire Chief Martha Karstens. She tearfully told reporters Monday night that the loss of her home of 23 years had not yet sunk in.

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Parks: Adjustments approved by council city’s newly created Audit Committee. ous reasons, such as a decision “These questions are deeper not to plant trees in areas where than what I would expect an there wasn’t an existing irrigaadvisory committee to be tion system. doing,” Booth said. “It would have been futile to “I remember when [former put trees in a park that doesn’t councilor] Matt Ortiz told us, have an irrigation system,” Parks ‘Bette, this is not your job,’” Director Ben Gurule said. Booth said. “He’s no longer the The report presented Tueschair of Finance, but I feel this is day also indicated that the city now time that city staff needs to spent funds not just on capital be talking directly to the Audit improvements but recurring Committee and to Finance costs, including an estimated Committee.” $4.5 million on salaries for city Marc Tupler, an Audit Comemployees who worked directly mittee member who attended on park projects and $45,520 a Tuesday’s meeting, said that year to improve and maintain committee still is trying to the existing Marty Sanchez Golf determine whether to conduct a Course. special audit or include it in the Every reallocation and budget city’s regular annual external adjustment was approved by financial audit. The concern the appropriate City Council with including it in the larger committee or the entire City audit is that the results of the Council, said Isaac “Ike” Pino, regular audit won’t be published director of the city’s Commuuntil December 2014. nity Services Department. When voters approved the “There is a paper trail for bond issue in 2008, the bond everything,” he said. measure called for an annual A memo provided to the audit, said Booth, who camadvisory panel said, “The paigned for approval of the report demonstrates that the bond issue at the time. The city improved 58 city parks/ Audit Committee was unaware facilities and 7 trails in critically that the council had passed a important ways that enhanced resolution calling for an indethe quality of life for the city’s pendent audit of the bond residents.” spending, Booth said. Still, member Bette Booth, “We promised an annual who initially raised the quesaudit, and that didn’t happen,” tions, said the answers provided she said. “Now we’re calling for by city staff couldn’t replace an end-of-bond audit.” an independent audit. The Contact Daniel J. Chacón commission agreed to “bump” at 986-3089 or dchacon@ the questions to the council’s sfnewmexican.com. Finance Committee and the

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DWI: Studi may have been arrested in 1972 Continued from Page B-1 middle of Old Pecos Trial near San Mateo Road about 1 a.m. on July 26. Lidyard added that the deal Studi received is the standard plea bargain offered to a first-time DWI suspect who faces an aggravated DWI charge after refusing to submit to sobriety testing. Studi will be on supervised probation for 364 days, participate in drug and alcohol screening — and, if necessary, treatment — complete DWI school and have an ignition interlock device installed in his vehicle for a year, plus serve 24 hours of community service by working with film students at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. “We treated him just like any other DWI

offender and we obtained a conviction, which is important in the sense that if he offends in the future he will have a prior conviction,” Lidyard said. Lidyard said the only penalty Studi avoided via the deal was a mandatory two-day incarceration that would have been required if had he been convicted of first-offense aggravated DWI, and even that penalty could have been converted to electronic monitoring by a judge. Lidyard said there was a reference on Studi’s driver’s license record that he might have been arrested on a drunken-driving charge in Oklahoma in 1972. But, Lidyard said, said the court with jurisdiction in that decades-old case had no record of the matter so it couldn’t be used as evidence

of a prior DWI conviction for Studi, whose legal name is Wesley Studie. Studi’s attorney in Santa Fe, John Day, said his client — who has appeared in numerous films including Avatar and Dances with Wolves — “took responsibility for his actions from the start,” as evidenced by the fact that he issued a public apology soon after the arrest. “Both sides recognized the strengths and weakness of their cases,” Day said. “Given the facts, this was a very reasonable outcome for both sides. I’ve been impressed with how he’s handled this. This concludes the case and he’s moving forward.” Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068 or phaywood@sfnewmexican.com.

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ST. JOHN'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Festival of Lessons and Carols - Sunday December 22 at 3 pm. Celebrate the season by joining us for an afternoon of traditional lessons and carols. Music from St. John's Chancel Choir, Grace Notes, Jubilate, JuBELLAtion plus a Drama Ministry presentation. Christmas Eve Worship Services Tuesday, December 24. Carols, Candlelight, and Communion at 5 pm; Refreshments at 6 pm; Carols, Choir, Candlelight and Communion at 7 pm; Casual Candlelight Communion at 9 pm. St. John's welcomes all for worship and celebration. 1200 Old Pecos Trail (corner of Cordova and Old Pecos Trail) www.sjumcsantafe.org and 505-982-5397. CHRISTMAS "LESSONS AND CAROLS" for All Ages-- Sunday, December 22 United Church of Santa Fe (8:30 and 11:00 am). We invite you to join the children, youth and adults to share Carols from Spain, Africa, Austria, Poland and around the world with United's Combined Choirs, directed by Karen Marrolli,

D.M.A. and additional special music offered by Steinway Artist and Music Director Jacquelyn Helin, D.M.A. and Trumpeter Jan-Willem Jansens. We'll also share the story of the journey to Christmas, along with contemporary readings. Beauty, warmth, and joy for all ages. Childcare for little ones. Please join us also on Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24) for our 5:00 pm Children's Service of Candles and Carols; 7:00 pm Candlelight Service with Combined Choir; or 11:00 pm Candlelight Communion with special special music offered by Jacquelyn Helin and Karen Marrolli. 1804 Arroyo Chamiso (at St. Michael's Dr.). 988-3295. Pastors Rev. Talitha Arnold and Rev. Brandon Johnson. unitedchurchofsantafe.org.

COMPASSIONATE CHRISTMAS GIFTS: Give Hope, Love, and Peace. United Church offers gifts that care for those in need and the environment: a backpack for a child at Solace Crisis Ctr.; phone card for client of Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families; lodging at St. Elizabeth

Shelter; disaster relief blanket for the Philippines; books for elementary students, support for Children's Creation Care Garden, etc. Certificates explaining your gifts offered. Also available: Equal Exchange Coffee/ Chocolate and the book Animal Companions, Animal People (benefits Pastoral Counseling Center). Sundays 8:00 to 1:00, weekdays 9:00 to 5:00, or online at unitedchurchofsantafe.org. 1804 Arroyo Chamiso (at St. Michael's) 988-3295.

"DON'T DO YOUR JOB HUNT ALONE!" The "50+ Employment Connection" at 2550 Cerrillos Road (the "glass" Toney Anaya Building) in Santa Fe, assists older workers in their job search. Get help with your resume, practice interviews, networking, one-on-one computer tutoring, or participate in our bi-weekly Thursday morning Job Club. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 am - 4 pm. Appointments Recommended. Phone, Georgia, at (505)476-4623. Sponsored by the NM Aging and Long-Term Services Department.

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League supports Man kills self, 1 other at Reno hospital applicant secrecy for top N.M. jobs By Scott Sonner

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close the names of individuals who had applied for its vacant ALBUQUERQUE — The city manager position. identities of applicants for top The city had denied a jobs in New Mexico local gov- request by The Daily Times for ernments could be kept secret a list identifying all 91 appliunder legislation supported by cants for the job. an advocacy group for cities. “It may be in some cases The New Mexico Munician individual will not wish pal League has endorsed a his current employer to know proposal to allow names and that he has applied for another applications to be withheld job,” Judge James J. Wechsler from the public at the appliwrote in his opinion. “That cants’ request, the Albuquerdesire is one which cannot be que Journal reported. accommodated where the job Bill Fulginiti, the league’s sought is a high public office.” executive director, said pubThe only exception that licly releasing the names of the state Inspection of Public applicants for city manager Records Act has for job appliand other top posts means some people are reluctant to cants is for university presiapply because they don’t want dents. to lose their current jobs. The exception specifies The New Mexico Foundathat the names of at least five tion for Open Government, finalists for such jobs must be a group that advocates for publicly announced at least government transparency, 21 days before a final hiring opposes the idea. decision, while allowing the Foundation President-elect names of other applicants who Greg Williams said the pubaren’t finalists to be withheld. lic has a right to know who The resolution endorsed applies for jobs funded with by the Municipal League public money. said there should be a similar “It’s bad public policy to exemption for high-ranking hide information about applilocal government posts. cants for public jobs,” WilThe league approved the liams said. “Courts around resolution during an August the country, including those membership meeting, but in New Mexico, have ruled Fulginiti said Monday that the that the public interest in idea was not given “priority” learning about the applicants outweighs the applicants’ sup- status for the 30-day legislative session that begins Jan. 21. posed right to privacy.” That session will cover only The New Mexico Court budget-related bills and other of Appeals in 2009 upheld topics approved by the gova lower court decision that ernor. required Farmington to disThe Associated Press

RENO, Nev. — A suicidal gunman opened fire at a Reno hospital campus Tuesday, killing one person, critically wounding two others and sending police on a door-to-door search within the facility amid the chaos. The wounded victims were in surgery and one of them is a doctor, the Nevada Department of Public Safety said. The gunman killed himself after the shooting, which Reno Deputy Police Chief Tom Robinson said doesn’t appear to be random. “I wouldn’t say they were targeted, but I don’t think it was just a random,” he told reporters outside the medical building on the campus of the Renown Regional Medical Center. Investigators said they were confident no one else was involved.

provide access. Uranium waste litters the land in Cove, Ariz., and a cell holds tailings at the FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Shiprock mill, where uranium Navajo Nation could receive a ore was processed near the San minimum $1 billion award for Juan River. cleanup of uranium-contamiStephen Etsitty, executive nated sites on the reservation as director of the Navajo Nation the result of a U.S. Bankruptcy Environmental Protection Court finding, tribal officials Agency, said the tribe doesn’t estimate. expect to receive a payout soon. The roughly 50 sites include Gropper hasn’t determined the abandoned uranium mines in exact amount for damages but the Lukachukai Mountains of has asked for more briefing northeastern Arizona and a materials. Anadarko officials uranium mill in Shiprock, N.M., have said they “vehemently that were run by Kerr-McGee disagree” with Gropper’s memoCorp. The corporation spun randum and will challenge his off a paint materials company, finding. Tronox, in 2005 before being Any money awarded will help purchased months later by the tribe do preliminary screenAnadarko Petroleum Corp. ing of the sites, determine the Judge Allan Gropper recently extent of contamination and found that Anadarko could be liaestablish cleanup goals, Etsitty ble for between $5 billion and $14 said. billion in a legal battle over the Tronox, which makes titaspinoff. He issued a memorannium dioxide pigments used to dum of opinion last week finding make paints and plastics bright Kerr-McGee legally responsible and more durable, said Kerrfor fraudulent transfers. The 50 Kerr-McGee sites on the Navajo Nation represent about 10 percent of the tribe’s inventory of abandoned mines. The mountainous sites rarely are visited, but a network of roads established for mining, logging and firewood gathering

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Robinson said he didn’t know how many shots were fired or what type of weapon was used. “I don’t even know if there were multiple weapons at this

In brief School board declares independence The Santa Fe school board on Tuesday unanimously approved an “Ode to Joy” resolution that stipulates that it will do everything in its power to restore a love of teaching and learning in the classroom in the face of state and federal mandates that, it states, limit creative methods of teaching. Board member Steven Carrillo, who introduced the resolution, said, “We are declaring our independence from our shackles and bondage being inflicted upon us by the government.” Board President Linda Trujillo said she supported the move, though the language of the resolution is “strong.” Board member

Navajo Nation could receive $1B for contaminated sites By Felicia Fonseca

Officers escort witnesses to a bus at the Renown Regional Medical Center after a lone gunman shot and injured four people before killing himself Tuesday in Reno, Nev.

McGee saddled the company with hundreds of millions of dollars of environmental legacy lawsuits and stripped it of its most valuable assets and cash. Gropper found that KerrMcGee “acted with intent to hinder and delay the debtors’ creditors.” He also determined the transaction left Tronox insolvent and undercapitalized, and financial damages are due. Other claimants in the case include the U.S. government, states and environmental response trusts. Tronox filed for bankruptcy protection in 2009 and emerged about two years later. The lawsuits were transferred to trusts as part of the bankruptcy restructuring. A bankruptcy settlement in 2010 provided $14.5 million to the Navajo Nation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address contamination at Kerr-McGee-run sites on the reservation.

Any money awarded will help the tribe do preliminary screening of the sites, determine the extent of contamination and establish cleanup goals.

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time,” he said. All three victims and the gunman suffered some kind of gunshot wound and were in the same general area on the build-

Glenn Wikle suggested the board incorporate the language into the district’s five-year strategic plan. Among other points, the resolution notes that state and federal mandates regarding testing, the state’s A-F school grading system and teacher-evaluation systems negatively impact “the quality and scope of instruction.” It also calls for the district to reinstate its Employee Assistance Program, which was dropped about five years ago in a budgetcutting move. The board will likely hold a second reading of the resolution early next year.

School board prepares notification process In the wake of a sometimes contentious dialogue with neighbors who live near Atalaya Elementary School, which is currently

ing’s third floor, Robinson said. Police didn’t release their identities and had yet to remove the bodies. “They are in the middle of a crime scene,” he said. “We’re in the middle of an investigation and we don’t want to compromise that by rushing up to identify them.” “As far as the suspect goes, we still don’t have a solid identity yet but we are working several leads on who he is,” Robinson said. Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Gail Powell said the wounded doctor is a woman but she had no other information about the shooting at the Center for Advanced Medicine, a modern structure connected by a second-floor walkway to the main hospital and a parking structure. Robinson said there were about 100 people in the building when the shooting was reported at 2:05 p.m.

under reconstruction, the Santa Fe school board is preparing a neighborhood-notification plan. The plan will include stakeholders in early discussions regarding any future school construction plans. The four-point plan includes holding a project kickoff meeting, a design-review meeting, a construction kickoff meeting and an open house upon completion of the project. The district’s plan to rebuild Atalaya angered many neighbors of the east-side school who claimed they knew nothing about its scope. Since then, the district has attempted to display more sensitivity regarding communication about construction plans, though as a state entity, the district isn’t required to do so under city ordinances. The board plans to continue shaping the process into early next year. The New Mexican

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Mosley, Sutton, Carey repeat as AP All-Americans The All-America teams were released Tuesday and selected by a panel of AP college football poll NEW YORK — A tackle-machine voters. linebacker, a tackle-busting running Heisman Trophy winner Jameis back and one of the most disrupWinston from Florida State added tive defensive tackles in the country All-American to his resume after made return appearances on The a spectacular redshirt freshman Associated Press All-America team. season. Heisman finalists Andre Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, Williams from Boston College and Arizona running back Ka’Deem Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch also Carey and Arizona State defensive made the first team. Williams joins tackle Will Sutton were selected Carey in the backfield and Lynch, to the first team for the second the dual-threat quarterback, was straight season. chosen as an all-purpose player. By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press

Arizona’s Ka’Deem Carey jumps into the end zone for a touchdown as teammate Drew Robinson watches during the Nov. 23, 2012, game against Arizona State in Tucson, Ariz.

Carey, a junior, is second in the nation in rushing after leading last year, but said he thinks he’s a better player now. “I worked hard to improve my speed and strength in the offseason while keeping my speed,” Carey said. “I put on 10 pounds of weight and I think that’s helped my durability. I also wanted to be a better blocker away from the ball. Blocking for our quarterback and our receivers is key to our system and

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LOBOS MEN’S BASKETBALL

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NMSU halts UNM

No. 1 UConn overwhelms No. 2 Duke

Late-game rally not enough for depleted Lobos

By Joedy McCreary The Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C. — No. 1 Connecticut came into Cameron Indoor Stadium and did something no other team in women’s basketball has been able to do. 1 UConn 83 The Huskies dominated Duke. 2 Duke 61 Again. UConn routed the second-ranked Blue Devils 83-61 on Tuesday night behind 21 points and a career-high seven 3-pointers from Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis in her first game back from an injury. Breanna Stewart had 24 points and 11 rebounds for the Huskies (11-0), and Stefanie Dolson had 14 points and Bria Hartley finished with 13. UConn shot 49 percent, held the Blue Devils without a field goal for a critical 8½-minute stretch while pushing its lead well into the 20s and turned the 52nd meeting of Nos. 1 and 2 into the latest blowout in this series. “I think I would be less than honest if I said I thought we could come in here and win by 20,” said coach Geno Auriemma, who earned his 850th career win. “Simply because we haven’t played in [12 days]. We weren’t sure what we were going to get from [Mosqueda-Lewis and Morgan Tuck]. And I thought Duke being at home and they’ve got a bunch of upperclassmen … it would be a little bit different.”

By James Barron The New Mexican

ALBUQUERQUE as this the cold splash of reality that woke up The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team? Or was it simply a case of a bad run of injuries that led to a bad run for the Lobos? Those questions will linger — for at least the rest of this week, and maybe for the rest of the season. NMSU 67 The Lobos were UNM 61 without the services of junior point guard Hugh Greenwood, who wore a grey polo shirt and a black brace over his right hand and wrist, for their rematch with in-state rival New Mexico State. And sophomore guard Cleveland “Pancake” Thomas sported a face guard to protect a broken nose suffered during practice Monday. Having to look to a much-maligned bench to offer some support, that contribution was left lacking on Tuesday night as the Aggies jumped out quickly on UNM and then held off a late-game surge to leave The Pit with a 67-61 win and split the season series at a game apiece. For the Aggies, it was a step in the right direction as they won their second straight game after a four-game slide that the Lobos (7-3) contributed to with a 79-70 win on Dec. 4. That’s even with UNM not at full strength. “Not having players are a part of the game,” NMSU head coach Marvin Menzies said. “You gotta have a bench, you gotta have a team willing to step up when there is a piece missing.”

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New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar shoots over UNM’s Alex Kirk during the first half of Tuesday’s game in Albuquerque. CRAIG FRITZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Stadium worker in Brazil fell 115 feet to his death Saturday By John Leicester The Associated Press

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ould you believe me if I St. Michael’s can be successful told you a boys basketwithout making the scorekeeper ball team that averages work too hard. just under 45 points per game has It doesn’t matter how many a 3-1 record so far this points you score in a season? game, so long as you don’t let your opponent Well that just described score more than you. the St. Michael’s boys Mind blowing, I know, basketball team. but it’s the truth. It’s really no secret that It’s really the defense head coach Ron Geyer’s and the discipline of the St. Michael’s routinely Horsemen that allows put up minimal points Edmundo them to be successful. over the years while remaining a favorite The Horsemen may Carrillo only average 45 points a in Class AAA to win a Commentary game, but they’ve given state championship at up an average of just the same time. It is not uncommon for a Horsemen game 36 points this season. to finish in the 30s. As a matter of After being tied with the Jaguars fact, they just beat Capital in the at halftime, the Horsemen ended third-place game of the Capital the game on a 15-2 run by forcing City invite by scoring just Capital into four turnovers while 38 points. keeping them to 0-for-6 shooting. The Horsemen kept the Jaguars Basically, solid defense led to the to 24 points in that game, and that momentum swing. alone tells the tale of why The turnovers led to quick

points for the Horsemen, as turnovers are usually prone to do, but scoring quickly usually isn’t their style. Unlike teams like the Santa Fe High Demonettes and the Hobbs Eagles — a 9-0 Class AAAAA team that paid a visit to the City Different for last week’s Invite — that pride themselves on playing a full-court game, pushing the pace and getting teams out of their comfort zone, St. Michael’s likes to slow the game down into a halfcourt affair and force other teams to do the same. While the style has plenty of good points, it can hurt St. Michael’s when it is facing a deficit. That was true in the Capital City semifinals, as St. Michael’s trailed 24-12 to Gadsden after three quarters. That demanded that the Horsemen pick up the scoring pace, but the problem right now is that St. Michael’s is not used to

that style. It didn’t help that the Panthers are almost a carbon copy of the Horsemen, but the weakness is glaring and clear. When you run an offense that takes time to isolate an open shot or an open drive to the basket, then overcoming a 10-point deficit can put you in panic mode and force you to speed up the offensive attack. That’s not meant to take anything away from St. Michael’s. Gadsden was on a 10-game win streak going into this game and is looking like a team that can shake things up in AAAAA. It just illustrates a weakness to a defensive-minded team, and it could be an issue when it comes to AAA teams that want to push the pace like Hope Christian and West Las Vegas. The flaw aside, good defense will always put you in a position to win games. That’s something you can believe.

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SÃO PAULO — Days after the latest death by a World Cup worker, organizers insisted Tuesday they aren’t sacrificing safety in a rush to complete stadiums for next year’s tournament. A laborer fell 115 feet Saturday in the jungle city of Manaus at the Arena Amazonia, one of Brazil’s stadiums that is behind schedule. That was the second death there in less than a year, and the fifth at a World Cup venue in the past two years. Ron DelMont, the managing director of FIFA’s World Cup Brazil office, and Deputy Sports Minister Luis Fernandes said safety isn’t being com-

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The construction firm building the Arena Amazonia stadium in Manaus, Brazil, says a worker fell 115 feet to his death Saturday from the stadium’s roof structure. RENATA BRITO/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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FOOTBALL FOOTBALL NFL American Conference East W New England 10 Miami 8 N.Y. Jets 6 Buffalo 5 South W y-Indianapolis 9 Tennessee 5 Jacksonville 4 Houston 2 North W Cincinnati 9 Baltimore 8 Pittsburgh 6 Cleveland 4 West W x-Denver 11 x-Kansas City 11 San Diego 7 Oakland 4

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National Conference East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 8 6 0 .571 364 349 Dallas 7 7 0 .500 393 385 N.Y. Giants 5 9 0 .357 251 357 Washington 3 11 0 .214 305 434 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 10 4 0 .714 359 270 Carolina 10 4 0 .714 328 208 Tampa Bay 4 10 0 .286 258 324 Atlanta 4 10 0 .286 309 388 North W L T Pct PF PA Chicago 8 6 0 .571 406 391 Green Bay 7 6 1 .536 353 362 Detroit 7 7 0 .500 362 339 Minnesota 4 9 1 .321 363 425 West W L T Pct PF PA x-Seattle 12 2 0 .857 380 205 San Francisco 10 4 0 .714 349 228 Arizona 9 5 0 .643 342 291 St. Louis 6 8 0 .429 316 324 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division Monday’s Game Baltimore 18, Detroit 16 Sunday, Dec. 22 Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 11 a.m. Indianapolis at Kansas City, 11 a.m. Denver at Houston, 11 a.m. Miami at Buffalo, 11 a.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 11 a.m. Dallas at Washington, 11 a.m. Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 11 a.m. Minnesota at Cincinnati, 11 a.m. Tennessee at Jacksonville, 11 a.m. Arizona at Seattle, 2:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at San Diego, 2:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 2:25 p.m. New England at Baltimore, 2:25 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 Atlanta at San Francisco, 6:40 p.m.

Monday Ravens 18, Lions 16 Baltimore 0 9 3 6—18 Detroit 7 0 3 6—16 First Quarter Det—Bush 14 run (Akers kick), 10:57. Second Quarter Bal—FG Tucker 29, 12:49. Bal—FG Tucker 24, 2:32. Bal—FG Tucker 32, :00. Third Quarter Bal—FG Tucker 49, 8:00. Det—FG Akers 40, 1:49. Fourth Quarter Bal—FG Tucker 53, 8:06. Det—Fauria 14 pass from Stafford (pass failed), 2:21. Bal—FG Tucker 61, :38. A—64,742. Bal Det First downs 18 19 Total Net Yards 305 349 Rushes-yards 21-90 28-119 Passing 215 230 Punt Returns 1-24 4-26 Kickoff Returns 2-60 2-38 Interceptions Ret. 3-21 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 20-38-0 18-34-3 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 1-5 Punts 5-48.0 5-46.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 7-60 8-89 Time of Possession 27:35 32:25 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Baltimore, Rice 12-56, Pierce 7-21, Flacco 2-13. Detroit, Bush 17-86, Bell 9-24, Stafford 2-9. PASSING—Baltimore, Flacco 20-38-0222. Detroit, Stafford 18-34-3-235. RECEIVING—Baltimore, J.Jones 6-80, T.Smith 4-69, M.Brown 4-31, Dickson 3-10, Pitta 2-24, Rice 1-8. Detroit, Johnson 6-98, Burleson 4-51, Pettigrew 2-23, Bush 2-15, Bell 1-23, Fauria 1-14, Riddick 1-6, Durham 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

NCAA FBS Bowls Saturday, Dec. 21 New Mexico Bowl Washington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6), 12 p.m. (ESPN) Las Vegas Bowl Fresno State (11-1) vs. Southern Cal (9-4), 1:30 p.m. (ABC) Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Buffalo (8-4) vs. San Diego State (7-5), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans Bowl Tulane (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 23 Beef ’O’ Brady’s Bowl Ohio (7-5) vs. East Carolina (9-3), 12 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 24 Hawaii Bowl Oregon State (6-6) vs. Boise State (8-4), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 26 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Bowling Green (10-3) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Poinsettia Bowl Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Utah State (8-5), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 27 Military Bowl Marshall (9-4) vs. Maryland (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas Bowl Minnesota (8-4) vs. Syracuse (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl BYU (8-4) vs. Washington (8-4), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl Notre Dame (8-4) vs. Rutgers (6-6), 10 a.m. (ESPN) Belk Bowl Cincinnati (9-3) vs. North Carolina (6-6), 1:20 p.m. (ESPN) Russell Athletic Bowl Miami (9-3) vs. Louisville (11-1), 4:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Kansas State (7-5) vs. Michigan (7-5), 8:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl Middle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Navy (8-4), 9:45 a.m. (ESPN) Music City Bowl Mississippi (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 1:15 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl Oregon (10-2) vs. Texas (8-4), 4:45 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl Arizona State (10-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Dec. 31 AdvoCare V100 Bowl Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 10:30 a.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl Virginia Tech (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3), 12 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl Rice (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6), 2 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl Texas A&M (8-4) vs. Duke (10-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl UNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4), 10 a.m. (ESPNU) Gator Bowl Nebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4), 10 a.m. (ESPN2) Capital One Bowl Wisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 11 a.m. (ABC) Outback Bowl Iowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3), 11 a.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 3 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl Baylor (11-1) vs. UCF (11-1), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl Alabama (11-1) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 3 Orange Bowl Ohio State (12-1) vs. Clemson (10-2), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Cotton Bowl Missouri (11-2) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 5:30 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Jan. 4 BBVA Compass Bowl Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. Houston (8-4), 11 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 5 GoDaddy.com Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Arkansas State (7-5) vs. Ball State (10-2), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 6 BCS National Championship Florida State (13-0) vs. Auburn (12-1), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 18 East-West Shrine Classic East vs. West, 2 p.m. (NFLN) Saturday, Jan. 25 Senior Bowl South vs. North, 2 p.m. (NFLN)

TRANSACTIONS TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Signed RHP Shunsuke Watanabe to a minor league contract. Released the contract of RHP Chris Carpenter to Yakult (Nippon) for cash. HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Albers on a one-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with INF Steve Tolleson on a minor league contract.

National League LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Named Willie Fraser and Gary Pellant advance scouts; Chris Smith, Ron Mahay, Peter Bergeron and Greg Booker scouts, and special assistants, player personnel Josh Bard and Aaron Sele will expand their duties to include pro scouting. Named Hidenori Sueyoshi senior manager, international scouting operations; Rafael Colon special advisor, international player performance and Juan Garcia-Puig as a scout for Spain.

BASKETBALL NBA NEW YORK KNICKS — Recalled G Chris Smith from Erie (NBADL).

FOOTBALL National Football League CHICAGO BEARS — Waived S Sean Cattouse. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed P Kevin Huber on injured reserve. Signed P Shawn Powell. DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed LB Justin Durant on injured reserve. Released RB George Winn from the practice squad. Re-signed LB Orie Lemon from the practice squad. DENVER BRONCOS — Agreed to terms with DE Jeremy Mincey. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed LB Pat Angerer on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with RB Shaun Draughn. Signed G Zach Allen to the practice squad. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Placed WR Cecil Shorts and G Will Rackley on injured reserve. Signed C Patrick Lewis from Cleveland’s practice squad. Signed G Drew Nowak from the practice squad. Signed DE D’Aundre Reed to the practice squad. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released S D.J. Campbell. Claimed DB Jalil Brown off waivers from Indianapolis. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released RB Joe Banyard. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Released K Garrett Hartley. NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed CB Corey Webster on injured reserve. Signed WR Julian Talley from the practice squad. Signed RB Kendall Gaskins to the practice squad. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed LB LaMarr Woodley on injured reserve. Signed LB Jamaal Westerman. TENNESSEE TITANS — Released QB John Skelton. Signed QB Tyler Wilson.

HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned F Luke Adam and D Mark Pysyk and Brayden McNabb to Rochester (AHL). Recalled F Kevin Porter and D Chad Ruhwedel from Rochester. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled F Jack Skille from Springfield (AHL). Sent G Jeremy Smith to Springfield. DALLAS STARS — Placed F Vernon Fiddler on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 7. Recalled D Cameron Gaunce from Texas (AHL). NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Recalled G M.Hellberg from Milwaukee (AHL). WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled C Casey Wellman from Hershey (AHL).

SOCCER Major League Soccer PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquired a 2014 fourth-round SuperDraft pick from Houston for the rights to D David Horst. SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES — Traded D Justin Morrow to Toronto FC for allocation money. SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC — Traded F Eddie Johnson to D.C. United for allocation money.

COLLEGE NCAA BENTLEY — Named Rick Edelmann men’s and women’s tennis coach. HAMPTON — Named Connell Maynor football coach. NORTH GREENVILLE — Named Corey Struss men’s lacrosse coach.

Thunder 105, Nuggets 93

BASKETBALL BASKETBALL NBA Eastern Conference Atlantic Boston Toronto Brooklyn New York Philadelphia Southeast Miami Atlanta Charlotte Washington Orlando Central Indiana Detroit Chicago Cleveland Milwaukee

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Western Conference Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 19 5 .792 — Houston 16 9 .640 3½ Dallas 14 10 .583 5 New Orleans 11 12 .478 7½ Memphis 10 14 .417 9 Northwest W L Pct GB Portland 22 4 .846 — Oklahoma City 20 4 .833 1 Denver 14 10 .583 7 Minnesota 12 13 .480 9½ Utah 6 21 .222 16½ Pacific W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 17 9 .654 — Phoenix 14 9 .609 1½ Golden State 14 12 .538 3 L.A. Lakers 12 13 .480 4½ Sacramento 7 16 .304 8½ Tuesday’s Games Portland 119, Cleveland 116 Charlotte 95, Sacramento 87 L.A. Lakers 96, Memphis 92 Oklahoma City 105, Denver 93 Golden State 104, New Orleans 93 Monday’s Games Detroit 101, Indiana 96 Brooklyn 130, Philadelphia 94 Boston 101, Minnesota 97 Miami 117, Utah 94 Atlanta 114, L.A. Lakers 100 Washington 102, New York 101 Orlando 83, Chicago 82 L.A. Clippers 115, San Antonio 92 Wednesday’s Games Utah at Orlando, 5 p.m. Indiana at Miami, 5 p.m. Charlotte at Toronto, 5 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 5:30 p.m. Sacramento at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Washington at Brooklyn, 5:30 p.m. Portland at Minnesota, 6 p.m. New York at Milwaukee, 6 p.m. Memphis at Dallas, 6:30 p.m. San Antonio at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Chicago at Houston, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Chicago at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.

Lakers 96, Grizzlies 92 L.A. LAKERS (96) W.Johnson 3-8 1-1 7, Hill 1-2 0-0 2, P.Gasol 9-12 3-5 21, Bryant 9-18 2-2 21, Meeks 5-10 0-0 13, Williams 2-5 0-0 4, Young 6-11 3-3 18, Henry 2-8 1-2 5, Sacre 0-1 5-6 5. Totals 37-75 15-19 96. MEMPHIS (92) Prince 0-1 0-0 0, Randolph 7-22 4-4 18, Koufos 1-5 0-0 2, Bayless 6-13 1-1 13, Allen 6-13 4-6 16, Leuer 5-9 0-0 13, Franklin 0-5 0-0 0, Miller 4-10 0-0 9, Calathes 4-6 1-2 10, Davis 4-6 1-2 9, J.Johnson 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 37-91 13-17 92. L.A. Lakers 34 18 15 29—96 Memphis 24 23 20 25—92 3-Point Goals—L.A. Lakers 7-22 (Young 3-6, Meeks 3-8, Bryant 1-1, Williams 0-1, Henry 0-3, W.Johnson 0-3), Memphis 5-16 (Leuer 3-4, Calathes 1-1, Miller 1-5, Bayless 0-1, J.Johnson 0-1, Allen 0-2, Franklin 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Lakers 45 (P.Gasol 9), Memphis 55 (Randolph 16). Assists—L.A. Lakers 16 (W.Johnson 6), Memphis 20 (Miller, Randolph, Allen 5). Total Fouls—L.A. Lakers 18, Memphis 18. A—17,217 (18,119).

Bobcats 95, Kings 87 SACRAMENTO (87) Gay 1-6 2-3 4, Thompson 4-6 1-2 9, Cousins 9-13 12-15 30, Thomas 8-23 3-3 21, McLemore 2-10 2-2 7, Outlaw 1-9 0-0 2, Williams 2-4 1-1 5, Acy 2-2 1-1 5, Fredette 1-7 1-1 4. Totals 30-80 23-28 87. CHARLOTTE (95) Taylor 3-9 0-0 8, McRoberts 2-5 0-0 5, Jefferson 5-13 0-1 10, Walker 7-13 6-7 24, Henderson 7-13 6-8 20, Zeller 3-7 1-1 7, Sessions 6-11 4-5 16, Biyombo 0-1 0-2 0, Gordon 2-6 0-0 5. Totals 35-78 17-24 95. Sacramento 22 21 29 15—87 Charlotte 35 21 22 17—95 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 4-15 (Thomas 2-6, Fredette 1-2, McLemore 1-5, Williams 0-1, Outlaw 0-1), Charlotte 8-17 (Walker 4-8, Taylor 2-4, Gordon 1-2, McRoberts 1-2, Sessions 0-1). Fouled Out—Thompson, Jefferson. Rebounds—Sacramento 52 (Cousins 17), Charlotte 53 (Biyombo, Jefferson 9). Assists—Sacramento 18 (Cousins 6), Charlotte 26 (Sessions 6). Total Fouls—Sacramento 23, Charlotte 26. Technicals—Sacramento defensive three second, Charlotte defensive three second. A—11,339 (19,077).

Trail Blazers 119, Cavaliers 116 PORTLAND (119) Batum 3-13 6-6 14, Aldridge 11-22 4-6 26, Lopez 4-4 0-0 8, Lillard 11-23 6-7 36, Matthews 6-10 4-4 19, Williams 3-8 2-2 9, Freeland 0-0 0-0 0, Robinson 2-7 0-0 4, Wright 1-5 0-0 3. Totals 41-92 22-25 119. CLEVELAND (116) Gee 1-2 2-2 5, Thompson 7-11 1-4 15, Bynum 6-12 1-2 13, Irving 9-22 4-4 25, Miles 4-8 0-0 8, Waiters 11-19 1-1 25, Varejao 2-7 1-2 5, Jack 5-14 1-1 12, Clark 1-4 0-0 3, Bennett 1-1 0-0 2, Dellavedova 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 48-102 11-16 116. Portland 26 29 37 27—119 Cleveland 28 31 29 28—116 3-Point Goals—Portland 15-33 (Lillard 8-12, Matthews 3-6, Batum 2-8, Williams 1-3, Wright 1-4), Cleveland 9-17 (Irving 3-7, Waiters 2-2, Jack 1-1, Gee 1-1, Dellavedova 1-2, Clark 1-3, Miles 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Portland 62 (Aldridge 15), Cleveland 51 (Varejao, Bynum 9). Assists— Portland 26 (Lillard 10), Cleveland 26 (Irving 10). Total Fouls—Portland 16, Cleveland 17. Technicals—Portland defensive three second. A—15,689 (20,562).

NBA Calendar Jan. 6 — 10-day contracts can be signed. Jan. 10 — Contracts guaranteed for rest of season. Feb. 14-16 — All-Star weekend, New Orleans. Feb. 20 — Trade deadline, 1 p.m. April 16 — Last day of regular season. April 19 — Playoffs begin.

OKLAHOMA CITY (105) Durant 11-23 6-7 30, Ibaka 7-11 3-4 17, Perkins 1-1 1-2 3, Westbrook 9-16 2-4 21, Sefolosha 1-4 0-0 2, Adams 0-1 1-2 1, Collison 4-7 0-0 8, Jackson 4-10 0-0 8, Lamb 4-9 0-0 9, Fisher 2-5 1-1 6, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Roberson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-88 14-20 105. DENVER (93) Chandler 6-15 0-1 13, Faried 6-12 1-2 13, Hickson 7-13 6-9 20, Lawson 6-11 4-5 17, Foye 1-5 1-1 3, Robinson 4-9 2-2 12, Mozgov 2-5 0-0 4, Arthur 0-4 2-2 2, Hamilton 2-6 0-0 4, A.Miller 0-2 0-0 0, Fournier 2-5 0-0 5, Q.Miller 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-87 16-22 93. Oklahoma City 29 23 23 30—105 Denver 24 20 21 28—93 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma City 5-22 (Durant 2-4, Westbrook 1-4, Fisher 1-4, Lamb 1-5, Collison 0-1, Sefolosha 0-2, Jackson 0-2), Denver 5-19 (Robinson 2-6, Fournier 1-1, Lawson 1-2, Chandler 1-4, Hamilton 0-3, Foye 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Oklahoma City 63 (Westbrook 13), Denver 45 (Hickson 14). Assists—Oklahoma City 19 (Westbrook 8), Denver 25 (Lawson 13). Total Fouls—Oklahoma City 22, Denver 20. Technicals—Oklahoma City defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—Hamilton. Ejected— Hamilton. A—17,035 (19,155).

Warriors 104, Pelicans 93 NEW ORLEANS (93) Aminu 4-7 2-2 10, Anderson 6-16 7-7 21, Smith 6-10 0-0 12, Holiday 4-9 3-3 11, Gordon 1-9 2-2 5, Amundson 2-4 1-6 5, Miller 1-5 0-0 2, Rivers 4-12 3-6 11, Roberts 1-6 4-4 6, Morrow 3-9 0-0 8, Withey 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 33-88 22-30 93. GOLDEN STATE (104) Iguodala 1-4 0-0 2, Lee 10-15 1-2 21, Bogut 4-5 0-0 8, Curry 11-19 4-4 28, Thompson 6-14 3-4 16, Barnes 3-8 1-2 8, Speights 4-11 4-5 12, Green 2-10 2-4 7, Douglas 0-2 1-1 1, Bazemore 0-1 1-2 1, Armstrong 0-0 0-0 0, Nedovic 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 41-91 17-24 104. New Orleans 19 20 26 28—93 Golden State 26 31 31 16—104 3-Point Goals—New Orleans 5-18 (Morrow 2-3, Anderson 2-6, Gordon 1-3, Rivers 0-1, Holiday 0-1, Miller 0-2, Roberts 0-2), Golden State 5-20 (Curry 2-7, Barnes 1-2, Green 1-2, Thompson 1-4, Nedovic 0-1, Douglas 0-2, Iguodala 0-2). Fouled Out— Amundson. Rebounds—New Orleans 54 (Aminu 8), Golden State 66 (Lee 17). Assists—New Orleans 22 (Holiday 6), Golden State 25 (Curry 12). Total Fouls—New Orleans 20, Golden State 23. Technicals—Amundson, Golden State defensive three second. A—19,596 (19,596).

NBA Leaders Through Dec. 16 Scoring G Durant, OKC 23 Anthony, NYK 24 James, MIA 24 Love, MIN 24 Harden, HOU 21 Curry, GOL 22 George, IND 24

FG 206 224 220 197 158 182 194

FT 205 152 137 148 159 94 120

PTS 656 631 606 601 518 531 571

AVG 28.5 26.3 25.3 25.0 24.7 24.1 23.8

NCAA Men’s Top 25 Tuesday’s Games No. 5 Michigan State 78 North Florida 48 No. 6 Louisville 90 Missouri State 60 No. 7 Oklahoma State 75 Delaware State 43 No. 11 Wichita State 72 Alabama 67 No. 13 Oregon 91 UC Irvine 63 No. 16 Florida 77 No. 15 Memphis 75 Monday’s Result No. 8 Duke 85 Gardner-Webb 66 Wednesday’s Games No. 3 Ohio State vs. Delaware, 5 p.m. No. 10 UConn vs. Stanford, 7 p.m. No. 12 Baylor vs. Northwestern State, 7:30 p.m. No. 14 North Carolina vs. Texas, 5 p.m. No. 22 UMass at Ohio, 5 p.m. No. 24 San Diego State vs. Southern Utah, 8 p.m.

Men’s Division I Tuesday’s Games East Cincinnati 44, Pittsburgh 43 Duquesne 78, St. Francis (Pa.) 71 East Stroudsburg 76, Slippery Rock 64 Georgetown 85, Elon 76 Providence 76, Yale 74 Southwest Abilene Christian 90, Bacone 63 Incarnate Word 98, Open Bible 53 North Texas 64, Cent. Arkansas 55 Oklahoma 91, Texas-Arlington 89 Oklahoma St. 75, Delaware St. 43 Toledo 78, Arkansas St. 65 Far West New Mexico St. 67, New Mexico 61 South Fayetteville St. 84, Virginia Union 81 Florida St. 106, Charlotte 62 Hanover 73, Thomas More 72 Jacksonville St. 82, Cent. Michigan 73 Liberty 77, Howard 59 Longwood 80, Va. Intermont 61 Louisiana Tech 64, McNeese St. 50 Louis-Lafayette 103, Centenary 69 Louisville 90, Missouri St. 60 Manhattan 86, South Carolina 68 Marshall 121, Alice Lloyd 57 Middle Tenn 102, Tenn. Temple 52 Mississippi St. 78, Florida A&M 65 Mount Olive 72, Chowan 68 Murray St. 73, S. Illinois 65 Pikeville 113, Cincinnati-Clermont 55 SC State 83, Coastal Carolina 78 South Alabama 82, Dillard 73 Sth Florida 68, Fla Gulf Coast 66, 2OT Stetson 64, FAU 62 Transylvania 98, Piedmont 94 UCF 104, Jacksonville 64 VCU 72, Wofford 57 Vanderbilt 58, Austin Peay 56 Wake Forest 77, St. Bonaventure 62 Washington 73, Tulane 62 Wichita St. 72, Alabama 67 Xavier (NO) 71, Spring Hill 66 Midwest Cardinal Stritch 92, Trinity (Ill.) 71 Creighton 88, Ark.-Pine Bluff 51 Ferris St. 84, Tiffin 81 Grnd Valley St. 67, Ohio Dominican 62 Green Bay 76, Tennessee Tech 49 Ill.-Chicago 88, Purdue-Calumet 61 Indiana-East 96, Indiana-Kokomo 78 Madonna 76, Taylor 66 Marquette 91, Ball St. 53 Michigan St. 78, North Florida 48 North Central 70, Macalester 59 Purdue 79, Md.-Eastern Shore 50 Winona St. 90, Viterbo 52 Wis.-Oshkosh 72, Silver Lake 62 Youngstown St. 71, Beth-Cookman 59

Women’s Top 25 Tuesday’s Results No. 1 UConn 83 No. 2 Duke 61 No. 3 Tennessee 94 Tennessee St 43 No. 7 Louisville 105 Ball State 67 No. 12 LSU 69 Florida Gulf Coast 46 No. 16 Georgia 81 Lipscomb 46 Wednesday’s Games No. 9 Baylor vs. Mississippi, 5 p.m. No. 10 South Carolina vs. No. 14 North Carolina at the Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Convention Center, 5 p.m. No. 18 Purdue at Green Bay, 6 p.m. No. 20 Oklahoma at Fairfield, 5 p.m.

HOCKEY HOCKEY NHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Boston Montreal Tampa Bay Detroit Toronto Ottawa Florida Buffalo Metro Pittsburgh Washington Carolina Philadelphia N.Y. Rangers New Jersey Columbus N.Y. Islanders

GP 34 36 34 36 36 35 35 34 GP 35 34 34 34 34 34 34 35

W 23 21 20 15 17 14 13 8 W 24 18 14 15 16 13 14 9

L OL Pts GF GA 9 2 48 94 70 12 3 45 91 76 11 3 43 93 82 12 9 39 91 99 16 3 37 99 105 15 6 34 99 113 17 5 31 81 110 23 3 19 59 98 L OL Pts GF GA 10 1 49 108 75 13 3 39 107 102 13 7 35 79 94 15 4 34 81 93 17 1 33 76 91 15 6 32 78 85 16 4 32 87 95 19 7 25 85 121

Western Conference Central GP W L OL Pts GF GA Chicago 37 25 7 5 55 138 102 St. Louis 33 22 7 4 48 114 80 Colorado 33 22 10 1 45 96 78 Minnesota 36 20 11 5 45 84 83 Dallas 33 16 12 5 37 95 101 Nashville 34 16 15 3 35 78 95 Winnipeg 36 15 16 5 35 95 106 Pacific GP W L OL Pts GF GA Anaheim 36 24 7 5 53 116 91 Los Angeles 35 23 8 4 50 97 68 San Jose 34 21 7 6 48 112 84 Vancouver 36 20 10 6 46 100 86 Phoenix 33 18 10 5 41 105 103 Calgary 34 13 16 5 31 86 108 Edmonton 36 11 22 3 25 93 123 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Tuesday’s Games Tampa Bay 3, N.Y. Islanders 2, SO Minnesota 3, Vancouver 2, SO Boston 2, Calgary 0 Buffalo 4, Winnipeg 2 Florida 3, Toronto 1 Montreal 3, Phoenix 1 Anaheim 5, Detroit 2 Philadelphia 5, Washington 2 San Jose 4, St. Louis 2 Chicago 3, Nashville 1 Dallas 3, Colorado 2 Los Angeles 3, Edmonton 0 Monday’s Games Pittsburgh 3, Toronto 1 Winnipeg 3, Columbus 2 Ottawa 3, St. Louis 2, OT Colorado 6, Dallas 2 Wednesday’s Games Ottawa at New Jersey, 5:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.

Stars 3, Avalanche 2 Colorado 1 1 0—2 Dallas 1 1 1—3 First Period—1, Colorado, Duchene 15 (Johnson, Barrie), 2:37 (pp). 2, Dallas, Whitney 2 (Horcoff, Chiasson), 7:31. Second Period—3, Colorado, Johnson 4 (Duchene, Holden), 10:20. 4, Dallas, Whitney 3 (Chiasson, Gonchar), 17:19 (pp). Third Period—5, Dallas, Sceviour 2 (Peverley, Ellis), 17:08. Shots on Goal—Colorado 12-2-13—27. Dallas 7-14-7—28. Goalies—Colorado, Giguere. Dallas, Ellis. A—15,143 (18,532). T—2:27.

Flyers 5, Capitals 2 Washington 0 2 0—2 Philadelphia 0 4 1—5 First Period—None. Second Period—1, Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Backstrom, Johansson), :40 (pp). 2, Philadelphia, Voracek 7 (Coburn, Timonen), 1:38. 3, Washington, Fehr 5 (Brouwer, Erat), 5:31. 4, Philadelphia, Read 10 (Downie, Grossmann), 11:54. 5, Philadelphia, Streit 3 (Read, VandeVelde), 17:04 (pp). 6, Philadelphia, Voracek 8 (Timonen, Giroux), 18:16 (pp). Third Period—7, Philadelphia, Simmonds 6 (Hartnell, Gustafsson), 7:29. Shots on Goal—Washington 9-512—26. Philadelphia 10-12-13—35. Goalies—Washington, Holtby. Philadelphia, Mason. A—19,788 (19,541). T—2:26.

Sharks 4, Blues 2 San Jose 2 1 1—4 St. Louis 0 2 0—2 First Period—1, San Jose, Pavelski 13 (Havlat, Irwin), 9:38. 2, San Jose, Irwin 1 (Braun, Marleau), 12:34. Second Period—3, San Jose, Burns 9 (Thornton, Hertl), 2:00. 4, St. Louis, Shattenkirk 4 (Cole), 15:31. 5, St. Louis, Bouwmeester 3 (Pietrangelo, Steen), 19:35. Third Period—6, San Jose, Havlat 3 (Marleau, Braun), 8:19. Shots on Goal—San Jose 10-10-7—27. St. Louis 4-10-8—22. Goalies—San Jose, Niemi. St. Louis, Halak. A—16,323 (19,150). T—2:19.

Wild 3, Canucks 2, SO Vancouver 1 1 0 0—2 Minnesota 1 0 1 0—3 Minnesota won shootout 1-0 First Period—1, Vancouver, Hansen 6 (D.Sedin, H.Sedin), 8:46. 2, Minnesota, Parise 15 (Koivu, Suter), 11:46 (pp). Second Period—3, Vancouver, Booth 5 (Weber, Santorelli), 11:01. Third Period—4, Minnesota, Coyle 4 (Koivu, Brodin), 8:47. Overtime—None. Shootout—Vancouver 0 (Santorelli NG, Higgins NG, Kesler NG), Minnesota 1 (Parise NG, Koivu NG, Pominville G). Shots on Goal—Vancouver 12-11-53—31. Minnesota 9-7-11-5—32. Goalies—Vancouver, Luongo. Minnesota, Harding. A—18,531 (17,954). T—2:43.

Canadiens 3, Coyotes 1 Phoenix 1 0 0—1 Montreal 0 0 3—3 First Period—1, Phoenix, Boedker 10 (Chipchura, Murphy), 6:14. Second Period—None. Third Period—2, Montreal, Markov 3 (Pacioretty, Desharnais), 2:26 (pp). 3, Montreal, Pacioretty 13 (Desharnais, Subban), 13:18 (pp). 4, Montreal, Pacioretty 14 (Gionta), 19:57 (en). Shots on Goal—Phoenix 15-7-5—27. Montreal 3-11-14—28. Goalies—Phoenix, Smith. Montreal, Price. A—21,273 (21,273). T—2:26.

Blackhawks 3, Predators 1 Chicago 2 1 0—3 Nashville 1 0 0—1 First Period—1, Chicago, Keith 3 (Hossa, Toews), 1:29. 2, Nashville, Weber 8 (Josi, Legwand), 3:03 (pp). 3, Chicago, Kane 20 (Sharp, Keith), 16:14 (pp). Second Period—4, Chicago, Leddy 4 (Saad, Seabrook), 11:33 (pp). Third Period—None. Shots on Goal—Chicago 10-8-9—27. Nashville 17-4-7—28. Goalies—Chicago, Raanta. Nashville, Hutton. A—16,219 (17,113). T—2:27.

NHL Calendar Dec. 19-27 — Holiday roster freeze. Dec. 24-26 — Holiday break. Dec. 26Jan. 5 — IIHF World Junior Championship, Malmo, Sweden. Jan. 1 — NHL Winter Classic: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium.

Lightning 3, Islanders 2, SO Tampa Bay 0 0 2 0—3 N.Y. Islanders 0 1 1 0—2 Tampa Bay won shootout 2-1 First Period—None. Second Period—1, N.Y. Islanders, Okposo 11 (Tavares, Nelson), :11 (pp). Third Period—2, N.Y. Islanders, Nielsen 11 (Grabner, Bailey), 10:21. 3, Tampa Bay, Filppula 11, 17:07. 4, Tampa Bay, Filppula 12 (Brown, St. Louis), 19:56. Overtime—None. Shootout—Tampa Bay 2 (Filppula G, Kucherov G), N.Y. Islanders 1 (Vanek NG, Nielsen G, Tavares NG). Shots on Goal—Tampa Bay 13-8-141—36. N.Y. Islanders 12-11-10-1—34. Goalies—Tampa Bay, Bishop. N.Y. Islanders, Nabokov. A—13,618 (16,170). T—3:02.

Panthers 3, Maple Leafs 1 Florida 1 2 0—3 Toronto 0 0 1—1 First Period—1, Florida, Fleischmann 5 (Barkov, Olsen), 3:29. Second Period—2, Florida, Bergenheim 4 (Barkov, Kulikov), 5:54. 3, Florida, Boyes 9 (Bergenheim), 16:50. Third Period—4, Toronto, Raymond 11 (Holland), 3:43. Shots on Goal—Florida 9-9-5—23. Toronto 8-8-13—29. Goalies—Florida, Clemmensen. Toronto, Reimer. A—19,076 (18,819). T—2:27.

Ducks 5, Red Wings 2 Anaheim 4 1 0—5 Detroit 1 0 1—2 First Period—1, Detroit, Jurco 1 (Miller, Quincey), 3:15. 2, Anaheim, Silfverberg 5 (Beauchemin, Cogliano), 3:40. 3, Anaheim, Bonino 10 (Winnik, Selanne), 5:29. 4, Anaheim, Perry 22 (Lovejoy), 18:17. 5, Anaheim, Vatanen 4 (Cogliano, Koivu), 19:59. Second Period—6, Anaheim, Koivu 4 (Cogliano, Vatanen), 12:26. Third Period—7, Detroit, Cleary 3 (Glendening), 18:02. Shots on Goal—Anaheim 12-10-8—30. Detroit 5-7-6—18. Goalies—Anaheim, Hiller. Detroit, Gustavsson, Mrazek. A—20,066 (20,066). T—2:19.

Bruins 2, Flames 0 Calgary 0 0 0—0 Boston 0 1 1—2 First Period—None. Second Period—1, Boston, Chara 8 (Krejci, Iginla), 7:38 (pp). Third Period—2, Boston, Chara 9 (Iginla, Krejci), 3:19 (pp). Shots on Goal—Calgary 9-4-8—21. Boston 10-15-6—31. Goalies—Calgary, Berra. Boston, Rask. A—17,565 (17,565). T—2:29.

Sabres 4, Jets 2 Winnipeg 0 2 0—2 Buffalo 0 1 3—4 First Period—None. Second Period—1, Winnipeg, Scheifele 5 (Clitsome), 1:02. 2, Winnipeg, Scheifele 6, 1:38. 3, Buffalo, Ott 4 (Stafford, Weber), 10:16. Third Period—4, Buffalo, Foligno 4 (Hodgson, Myers), :50. 5, Buffalo, Moulson 12 (Ehrhoff, Ennis), 2:31 (pp). 6, Buffalo, Ellis 1 (Porter, Flynn), 13:38. Shots on Goal—Winnipeg 7-12-8—27. Buffalo 19-5-7—31. Goalies—Winnipeg, Pavelec. Buffalo, Miller. A—17,795 (19,070). T—2:19.

Kings 3, Oilers 0 Edmonton 0 0 0—0 Los Angeles 1 0 2—3 First Period—1, Los Angeles, King 9 (Doughty, Carter), 16:38. Penalties— Muzzin, LA (interference), 11:23. Second Period—None. Penalties—N. Schultz, Edm (hooking), 2:57; Yakupov, Edm (holding stick), 16:09. Third Period—2, Los Angeles, Nolan 5 (Greene), 15:22. 3, Los Angeles, Brown 7 (Stoll), 19:20 (en). Penalties— Brown, LA (interference), 17:14. Shots on Goal—Edmonton 7-12-5—24. Los Angeles 13-15-12—40. Power-play opportunities—Edmonton 0 of 2; Los Angeles 0 of 2. Goalies—Edmonton, Bryzgalov 1-3-0 (39 shots-37 saves). Los Angeles, M.Jones 6-0-0 (24-24). A—18,118 (18,118). T—2:19.

AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic GP W Manchester 29 19 St. John’s 29 15 Providence 27 14 Portland 24 10 Worcester 22 10 East GP W WB-Scranton 26 16 Binghamton 26 14 Norfolk 27 13 Syracuse 25 12 Hershey 24 10 Northeast GP W Springfield 25 18 Albany 26 17 Adirondack 25 12 Bridgeport 27 10 Hartford 26 9

L OL SL PtsGFGA 5 1 4 43 90 73 11 1 2 33 87 76 9 1 3 32 95 89 9 1 4 25 67 75 10 1 1 22 53 64 L OL SL PtsGFGA 7 1 2 35 81 64 9 0 3 31 91 82 9 1 4 31 73 73 10 1 2 27 64 70 9 2 3 25 77 77 L OL SL PtsGFGA 4 1 2 39 81 60 7 1 1 36 86 66 11 0 2 26 60 63 13 1 3 24 69 91 14 0 3 21 63 87

Western Conference Midwest GP W L OL SL PtsGFGA Gr. Rapids 26 19 5 1 1 40 100 59 Rockford 29 15 12 2 0 32 86100 Milwaukee 24 12 7 4 1 29 62 66 Chicago 26 12 12 0 2 26 72 73 Iowa 24 10 13 1 0 21 57 68 North GP W L OL SL PtsGFGA Toronto 24 14 9 1 0 29 68 60 Rochester 27 12 11 2 2 28 81 87 Lake Erie 26 12 11 0 3 27 72 82 Hamilton 27 12 12 0 3 27 69 77 Utica 25 8 15 1 1 18 56 78 West GP W L OL SL PtsGFGA Abbotsford 29 20 7 1 1 42 100 80 Texas 28 16 8 2 2 36 96 78 Okla. City 29 10 14 0 5 25 78 94 San Antonio 28 11 15 0 2 24 74 85 Charlotte 26 11 14 0 1 23 69 80 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Tuesday’s Games No games scheduled. Monday’s Games No games scheduled. Wednesday’s Games Hamilton at Chicago, 10 a.m. Syracuse at Hershey, 5 p.m. Abbotsford at Utica, 5 p.m. Toronto at Rochester, 5:05 p.m. Grand Rapids at Iowa, 6:05 p.m. San Antonio at Texas, 6:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Norfolk at Charlotte, 5 p.m.

SOCCER SOCCER 2013 FIFA Club World Cup SEMIFINALS Tuesday, Dec. 17 At Agadir, Morocco Bayern Munich (Germany) 3, Guangzhou Evergrande 0 Wednesday, Dec. 18 At Marrakesh, Morocco Raja Casablanca vs. Atletico Mineiro (Brazil), 12:30 p.m.


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NMSU: Early turnovers doom the Lobos Continued from Page B-5 There is the rub. The Lobos are still looking for players to fill roles and make plays. Guards Arthur Edwards and Deshawn Delaney had their opportunity to define their roles, but they combined for just two points on a combined 1-for-8 shooting. Perhaps the most telling play came as New Mexico rallied from a 49-34 deficit to get within 61-59 with less than a minute remaining. Edwards gobbled up a steal under the NMSU basket and appeared to have an opening going the other way, but he passed off to freshman Cullen Neal, and his layup was blocked by Daniel Mullings and KC Ross-Miller grabbed the loose ball. Ross-Miller was fouled, and iced the game with a 6-for-6 performance from the line down the stretch. At issue for the Lobos, though, was whether Delaney passed up the look or did the

unselfish thing and passed to Neal. “I don’t know if he was tentative,” said Craig Neal, UNM head coach. “I don’t think he had a handle on it. Usually, it would have been a breakaway layup, but he didn’t have a good handle on it.” That was one of a few things UNM didn’t have a handle on against the Aggies. Greenwood’s absence jolted the Lobos, and they came out of the gate erratic. They turned the ball over six times in the opening nine minutes and had a stretch where they gave the ball back to NMSU (9-5) three straight times. That coupled with a hotshooting Aggies team led to a 23-5 deficit with 13:51 left in the first half on Kavin Aronis’ 3, one of four NMSU hit in that stretch. “We weren’t playing at a good pace, and we looked … skittish,” Neal said. “That might not be the right word, but we looked skittish.”

The Aggies were 7-for-12 from the perimeter in the first half and took a 39-26 lead into the locker room. “We just took what the defense gave us,” said Mullings, the junior guard who had 14 points. “In the first half, we were hot. We got a couple of our shooters open, and KC hit a couple. We saw how they were playing and sagging off of us and taht gave us an opportunity to get hot.” NMSU didn’t hit a 3 the rest of the night, but the Aggies had an answer for every UNM spurt in the second half. The Lobos got within 43-34 on Cameron Bairstow’s free throw with 16:11 left, but NMSU scored six straight points. When Bairstow, who had 25 points to lead all scorers, reeled off seven straight points to cut the margin to 51-43, Mullin scored five straight points to help the Aggies keep pace and his floater in the lane at 9:10 of the second half made it 56-46. That’s when the Aggies hit

a dry spell, failing to score for the next 5:41 and the Lobos chipped away to within 56-52 on a pair of free throws by Kendall Williams at 6:40. Nobody scored for the next 3 minutes, until 7-foot-5 Aggies center Sim Bhullar made his presence felt. His putback dunk that led to the three-point play broke the ice and made it 59-52 with 3:29 to go. His block of an Alex Kirk layup at 2:01 preserved a 59-54 margin, and he followed that with a crucial offensive rebound with 1:24 left to allow more time off the clock. Granted, he did have three turnovers down the stretch that helped UNM get to within 61-59, but the plays he made were important to overlook that. “We needed him,” Mullings said. “He came through when we needed him. He was down there, with a couple of fouls, but he came in with the right mindset.” Right now, the Lobos mindset might need a change.

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Today on TV Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. All times local. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. on ESPN2 — Texas at North Carolina 6 p.m. on FS1 — USF at St. John’s 7 p.m. on ESPN2 — Stanford at UConn (Hartford, Conn.) 7:30 p.m. on FSN — Northwestern St. at Baylor NBA BASKETBALL 5 p.m. on ESPN — Indiana at Miami 7:30 p.m. on ESPN — Chicago at Houston NHL HOCKEY 6 p.m. on NBCSN — Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers SOCCER 12:30 p.m. on FS1 — FIFA, Club World Cup, semifinal, team TBD vs. Atletico Mineiro, in Marrakech, Morocco WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. on FSN — Mississippi at Baylor

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL Ortiz Middle School Eighth grade girls basketball tournament Capshaw 52, Eldorado 5

Ortiz 27, Gonzales Community School 19 Santa Fe Indian School 41, Aspen 24 St. Michael’s 20, DeVargas 19

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UConn: Huskies win 7th straight in series Continued from Page B-5 It wasn’t. UConn won its seventh straight in the series — and the previous six were decided by an average of nearly 30 points. Chelsea Gray had 13 points and Haley Peters finished with 11 for Duke (10-1), which had its 24-game winning streak at Cameron snapped — a run that dated to UConn’s last visit in 2011. “We didn’t do what we needed to do defensively,” coach Joanne P. McCallie said. “We didn’t rebound the way we need to rebound. And we showed little patience on offense at critical times.” The Huskies, the only visitors to beat Duke on its home floor since 2008, now have done it three times since anybody else has found a way to do it once. They also spoiled the Blue Devils’ undefeated start with a rout for the third time in four seasons. Stewart did much of the early damage in her first appearance in front of the Cameron Crazies — or at least what was left of them, with the Duke students on winter break. She was four points shy of the career high she matched last month against Oregon. And every time Duke threatened to make a run, the Huskies found a way to get Mosqueda-Lewis a clean look from behind the 3-point line. She was especially accurate from the corners while showing no signs of rust after missing eight games with

Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart, front, and Duke’s Tricia Liston reach for the ball during Tuesday’s game in Durham, N.C. GERRY BROOME/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

a nerve contusion on her right elbow. “I don’t think we would have won the game the way we won it without her,” Auriemma said. The Blue Devils, who spent the second half trying to claw their way back into the game, pulled to 65-52 on Elizabeth Williams’ layup with just under 8 minutes left. After a timeout, UConn worked the ball around the perimeter to Mosqueda-Lewis,

who swished her fifth 3 to restore the Huskies’ 18-point lead and help them pull away for their 17th straight win. “That’s something that coach has been telling me since last year — that I need to shoot every shot like it’s the last shot, and shoot every shot like it’s an important shot,” Mosqueda-Lewis said. Tricia Liston and Alexis Jones each finished with 10 points for Duke, which earned just five free throws and was 4 of 18 from 3-point range. “Horrible shot selection,” McCallie said. “Chucking up shots.” The Blue Devils were denied their first win over a No. 1 team since 2007 — and were in serious danger of being run right off its home floor in the first half. Stewart scored 15 points in the half, and 12 of those came during the 13-minute span in which the Huskies outscored Duke 35-11 and turned a one-point deficit into a 38-15 lead. “You can’t necessarily win a game in five minutes, but you can lose a game in five minutes if you don’t do certain things, and then your body language and the way you react in those five minutes,” Auriemma said. “If we score enough points during those six minutes and you don’t, it’s going to be hard to catch up.” For the Blue Devils, this one couldn’t have started much worse. They missed 12 consecutive shots during that drought before things finally started to click late in the half behind Gray.

Danella Hall did something that most post players don’t usually do. The senior made two 3-pointers for the Santa Fe Indian School SFIS 35 Lady Braves in a 35-20 Taos 20 nondistrict girls basketball win over Taos in Otero Gymnasium to go along with her team-high 10 points. “She’s been practicing her 3-pointers in P.E.,” SFIS head coach Jo Jo Valdez said with a laugh. “Not many post players make two 3-pointers.” The Lady Braves (5-3) also kept the Lady Tigers (0-4) to one field goal in the first half and went into the halftime break with a 13-6 lead. “I think our defense is finally com-

ST. MICHAEL’S 52, BERNALILLO 38 After being down 21-19 at halftime, the Lady Horsemen increased their defensive effort at the start of the second half and outscored the Lady Spartans 16-7 in the third quarter to turn the tide. “We pressed better than we did in the first half,” St. Michael’s head coach Martin Romero said. “Our energy was poor in the first half. We weren’t real focused.”

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Adreian Payne scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half, and fifth-ranked 5 Mich. St. 78 Michigan N. Florida 48 State rolled to a victory over North Florida on Tuesday night. Branden Dawson added 12 points and Denzel Valentine scored 11 for the Spartans, who were ranked No. 1 in the country before a loss to North Carolina on Dec. 4. Michigan State (9-1) narrowly avoided an upset against Oakland last weekend

NO. 6 LOUISVILLE 90, MISSOURI STATE 60 In Louisville, Ky., Montrezl Harrell had 17 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Louisville manhandled Missouri State. The Cardinals (10-1) took control early and never let up against the Bears (8-2). They combined dominant rebounding and offensive accuracy during a 15-0 first-half run for a 19-4 lead in the first meeting between the schools since 2006.

Today Boys basketball — Capital at Grants, 7 p.m.

Thursday Boys basketball — Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley, quarterfinals: Socorro vs. Raton, 11:30 a.m.; Penasco vs. LagunaAcoma, 2:30 p.m.; Santa Fe Indian School vs. Mesa Vista, 5:30 p.m.; Monte del Sol at Pojoaque Valley, 7 p.m. Springer at Mora, 7 p.m. Clayton at West Las Vegas, 7 p.m. Taos at Shiprock Round Robin, pairings TBA Girls basketball — Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley, quarterfinals: Taos vs. Grants, 10 a.m.; Socorro vs. St. Michael’s, 1 p.m.; Tularosa vs. Santa Fe Indian School, 4 p.m.; Mesa Vista at Pojoaque Valley, 8:30 p.m. Questa at McCurdy, 5:30 p.m. Mora at Springer, 7 p.m. West Las Vegas at Bernalillo, 7 p.m.

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MCCURDY 69, QUESTA 57 The Bobcats led by as much as 22 points over the host Wildcats in Tuesday night’s nondistrict game in The Mini-Pit. McCurdy was up 31-21 at halftime and maintained a double-digit lead for most of the game. “We came out and pressed them the entire time and kept control for the majority of the game,” McCurdy head coach Gilbert Archuleta said. Markie Chavez had a game-high 18 points to lead Questa (3-4) while Daniel Arroyo paced the Bobcats (6-2) with 17.

No. 5 Michigan State routs North Florida before routing an overmatched North Florida team. Jalen Nesbitt scored 11 points for the Ospreys (5-7), who have also lost big to Ohio State and Indiana this season.

This week’s varsity schedule for Northern New Mexico high schools. For additions or changes, call 986-3060 or email sports@sfnewmexican.com.

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Forward Alex Groenewold scored 20 points to lead the Lady Horsemen (5-3) while Cristiana Gabaldon added 14. Alleah Cand finished with a team-high 15 points for Bernalillo.

Hall’s two 3-pointers lead SFIS over Taos ing around,” Valdez said. “I was really impressed with our defense.” Feliz Espinoza led Taos with nine points, seven of which came from the free throw line. She and the rest of the Lady Tigers will be looking for their first win of the season against Grants on Thursday in the first round of the Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley.

Girls Bloomfield 42, Ignacio, Colo. 38 Clovis Christian 42, Lubbock Southcrest Christian, Texas 24 Cuba 72, Navajo Pine 56 Hatch Valley 60, Socorro 44 Las Cruces 52, Deming 21 Miyamura 48, Aztec 30 Mosquero 32, Channing, Texas 13 NMMI 72, Hondo 25 Santa Fe Indian 35, Taos 20 Shiprock 59, Kirtland Central 44 St. Michael’s 52, Bernalillo 38 Tatum 65, Eunice 35 Texico 46, Fort Sumner 18 Valencia 64, Moriarty 16

Boys basketball — Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley, semifinals: Socorro/Raton winner vs. Penasco/Laguna-Acoma winner, 5:30 p.m.; Santa Fe Indian School/Mesa Vista winner vs. Monte del Sol/Pojoaque Valley winner, 7 p.m.; Consolation: Socorro/Raton loser vs. Penasco/Laguna-Acoma loser, 10 a.m.; Santa Fe Indian School-Mesa Vista loser vs. Monte del SolPojoaque Valley loser, 11:30 a.m. Santa Fe High at St. Michael’s, 7 p.m. Española Valley at Las Vegas Robertson, 7 p.m. Pecos at Estancia, 7 p.m. Santa Rosa at Mora, 7 p.m. Dulce at McCurdy, 7 p.m. Taos at Shiprock Round Robin, pairings TBA Girls basketball — Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley, semifinals: Taos/Grants winner vs. Tularosa/Santa Fe Indian School winner, 4 p.m.; Socorro/St. Michael’s winner vs. Mesa Vista/Pojoaque Valley winner, 8:30 p.m.; Consolation bracket: Taos/Grants loser vs. Tularosa/Santa Fe Indian School loser, 1 p.m.; Socorro/St. Michael’s loser vs. Mesa Vista/Pojoaque Valley loser, 2:30 p.m. Pecos at Estancia, 5:30 p.m. Las Vegas Robertson at Portales, 5:30 p.m. Piedra Vista at Los Alamos, 6 p.m. Dulce at Questa, 7 p.m.

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Boys Centennial 65, EP Riverside, Texas 60 Channing, Texas 64, Mosquero 25 Durango, Colo. 41, Farmington 29 Eunice 73, Tatum 66 Ignacio, Colo. 63, Bloomfield 48 Laguna-Acoma 90, Crownpoint 48 Lovington 47, Goddard 39 Lubbock Southcrest Christian, Texas 35, Clovis Christian 31 Mancos, Colo. 78, Shiprock Northwest 61 McCurdy 69, Questa 55 Shiprock 67, Piedra Vista 61 Silver 59, Deming 42 St. Michael’s 59, Bernalillo 25 Texico 62, Fort Sumner 41 Valencia 66, Moriarty 61

Harrell was among four Cardi- added 11. nals with at least eight rebounds NO. 11 WICHITA STATE 72, each, a combination that alone ALABAMA 67 outdid MSU in Louisville’s In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Clean51-30 domination of the boards. thony Early scored 26 points NO. 7 OKLAHOMA STATE 75, and Fred VanVleet made two DELAWARE STATE 43 free throws with 11 seconds left to lift No. 11 Wichita State to a In Stillwater, Okla., Le’Bryan victory over Alabama. Nash had 14 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 7 OklaEarly scored nine straight homa State to a win over Delapoints for Wichita State (11-0) ware State. during one late stretch and the Markel Brown added 14 points Shockers extended the program’s for the Cowboys (10-1), Stevie best start, answering every time Clark had nine points, and Marthe Crimson Tide (5-5) threatcus Smart and Michael Cobbins ened to overtake them. finished with eight apiece. Early made 7 of 11 from the Kendall Gray led the Hornets field and hit all 11 free throw (2-9) with 12 points and eight attempts. The Shockers were rebounds. Kendal Williams 25 of 27 from the line.

Boys basketball — Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley, final round: 7th place, 11:30 a.m.; 5th place, 2:30 p.m.; 3rd place, 5:30 p.m.; championship, 8:30 p.m. McCurdy at Escalante, 3:30 p.m. Taos at Shiprock Round Robin, pairings TBA Girls basketball — Ben Luján Tournament at Pojoaque Valley, final round: 7th place, 10 a.m.; 5th place, 1 p.m.; 3rd place, 4 p.m.; championship, 7 p.m. Questa at Escalante, 2 p.m. West Las Vegas at Portales, 3 p.m. Santa Rosa at Mora, 3:30 p.m. Capital at Manzano, 7 p.m.

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Basketball u The Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot contest, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been moved to Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. at Gonzales Community School. The event is for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13, and registration begins at 9 a.m. Parents must bring a birth certificate and participants must be present at registration. For more information, call Carl Marano at 424-8208. u The Genoveva Chavez Community Center will hold a winter youth league. Divisions include elementary, middle school and high school for both boys and girls, and teams will play an eightgame season with a postseason tournament. Registration packets can be pick up at the Chavez Center. Registration fee is $320 per team. For more information, call Dax Roybal at 955-4074. u The Genoveva Chavez Community Center will hold a 3-on-3 tournament on Dec. 28-29. Divisions include elementary, middle school, high school and adults for both boys and girls. Teams are guaranteed three games, and there will be a singleelimination tournament. Register at the front desk before Dec. 21. Registration is $50 per team. For more information, call Dax Roybal at 955-4074.

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Figure skating to air live on television By Rachel Cohen The Associated Press

NEW YORK — The first full day of February’s Sochi Olympics, American television viewers can watch a marquee event live from Russia — in the morning. In a shift from NBC’s coverage of past games outside North America, nearly every figure skating performance will air on cable during the day, with the key moments shown on tape delay on the main network that night as in previous Olympics. So if fans want to, they’ll see the women’s gold-medalwinning performance on NBCSN when it happens, instead of waiting until that evening. But they can also watch it again hours later, accompanied by the polished features that are the staple of NBC’s prime-time broadcasts. For years, the network’s argument for holding back the most high-profile events was that nighttime is when the most people are free to watch TV — and when advertisers and local affiliates benefit most. In one sense, nothing has changed. “First and foremost, our mission is to protect prime time — that’s still the No. 1 priority,” said Jim Bell, the executive producer for NBC Olympics. But the other priority is to get more people to pay attention, and for those who already care to stick around longer. Meanwhile, technology kept evolving, and at the 2012 Summer Games in London, NBC started streaming every sport live online.

Asada Mao of Japan skates her free program to win the gold at the ISU figure skating Grand Prix Final event Dec. 8, 2012, at Iceberg stadium in Sochi, Russia. All figure skating will be shown live on TV in the United States during the Sochi Olympics. Every performance will air on cable channel NBCSN during the day, with the key moments shown on tape delay on NBC that night as in previous Olympics. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

The network discovered it didn’t hurt prime-time ratings — and may have even helped. “We think based on London those two goals align perfectly,” Bell said Tuesday. “We took a risk in streaming everything live from London. The biggest takeaway was we amplified and enhanced the audience’s Olympic experience.” Even with the success of the streaming in 2012, the network still received some criticism for not airing popular events live on TV. Especially on weekends, sports fans are used to watching important

games in the early afternoon. And some people are unwilling or unable to log into the online broadcasts, which will again be available for every sport from Sochi. With the last Winter Olympics in Vancouver, NBC could broadcast figure skating live in prime time. But there is a nine-hour difference between Sochi and the U.S. Eastern time zone. The NBCSN figure skating coverage starts the morning of Feb. 8 with the new team event and goes through the pairs, ice dance and men’s and women’s short programs

AP: Florida State has the most players on teams Continued from Page B-5 it’s important that I do my part even when I’m not carrying the ball.” Carey and Williams are set to compete on the same field this bowl season when Arizona and Boston College meet in the Advocare V100 Bowl in Shreveport, La., on Dec. 31. It will mark the first time since the 1977 Rose Bowl that two players selected first-team AP All-America at running back then faced off in a bowl. That game featured Michigan’s Rob Lytle and Southern California’s Ricky Bell. Mosley, a senior, was the leading tackler for a defense that ranked fifth in the country in yards allowed per game. Sutton, a senior, was named Pac-12 defensive player of the year for the season straight season. Winston, a landslide Heisman winner last week, is joined on the first team by three Florida State teammates — center Bryan Stork, kicker Roberto Aguayo and cornerback Lamarcus Joyner — to give the top-ranked Seminoles more than any other school. Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan made the second team, along with offensive tackle Cameron Erving. The Seminoles had six players on the three teams, the most of any school. No. 2 Auburn, which plays Florida State on Jan. 6 in the BCS championship game in Pasadena, Calif., placed Heisman finalists Tre’ Mason on the second team at running back and offensive lineman Reese Dismukes and Gregory Robinson on the third team. Texas A&M Heisman finalist Johnny Manziel, last year’s Heisman winner and All-American quarterback, made the second team. Alabama’s AJ McCarron,

another Heisman finalist, is the thirdteam quarterback for the second consecutive season. The first-team receivers are Oregon State’s Brandin Cooks, who leads the nation in yards receiving (139.2 per game), and Texas A&M’s Mike Evans, who is averaging 20.3 yards a catch. Texas Tech’s Jace Amaro is the firstteam tight end. The senior leads all tight ends in catches (98) and yards (1,240). Joining Stork on the offensive line are Texas A&M tackle Jake Matthews and Alabama tackle Cyrus Kouandjio, as well as Baylor guard Cyril Richardson and Stanford guard David Yankey. Richardson and Yankey were second-team AllAmericans last season. Mosley and Sutton are on the firstteam defense with Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald, who won the Nagurski and Bednarik awards as the nation’s best defensive player and the Outland and Lombardi as the country’s best lineman. Missouri’s Michael Sam, the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year, and Jackson Jeffcoat, the Big 12 defensive player of the year, are the defensive ends. UCLA’s Anthony Barr and Ohio State’s Ryan Shazier round out the linebackers. Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard, one of the leaders of the nation’s topranked defense, is the other cornerback with Joyner. The safeties are Mississippi’s Cody Prewitt and Washington State’s Deone Bucannon. Tom Hornsey of Memphis made the first team as the punter. Florida State helped the Atlantic Coast Conference put six players on the first team, to match the Pac-12 and SEC for the most from any conference.

and free skates. Figure skating was the perfect sport for this experiment because it’s popular, lasts nearly the entire Olympics and doesn’t risk weather delays, Bell said. Hard-core fans will get to see every performance of the free skate, not just the last group as would typically air in prime time for a non-North American games. A separate announcing team will call the live broadcasts, with former Olympians Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir providing commentary. There won’t be much in the

way of profiles, which will be saved for the night. Other networks still must wait until after the prime-time broadcasts to air highlights. The figure skating coverage is an opportunity to attract viewers to the network formerly known as Versus, which became part of NBC Sports with the Comcast merger in January 2011. It has drawn strong ratings for popular events such as soccer at the London Olympics and the NHL playoffs, but its audience drops off sharply at other times. The channel is in approximately 80 million homes — about 70 percent of the country’s households with televisions. NBCSN will show 230 total hours of coverage across multiple sports from Sochi, which NBC said is a record for a cable channel. Its broadcasts will include 16 men’s hockey games through the bronzemedal round. There will be three qualifying games featuring the U.S. team, highlighted by its matchup with host Russia on Feb. 15. Seven women’s hockey games will include the meeting of the powerhouse American and Canadian squads Feb. 12. NBCSN will also broadcast live gold-medal coverage of events in bobsled, Nordic combined, cross-country skiing, speed skating and ski jumping. “Lots of people found NBCSN for the first time,” Bell said of the 2012 Games. “Hopefully we’re giving them a reason to stick around.”

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Cougars’ Leach says RBs are important team as they head to their first bowl SPOKANE, Wash. — Washgame since ington State coach Mike Leach 2003. disputes the notion that runThis season ning backs are underutilized in they threw the his Air Raid offense. ball 698 times, Washington State may run the completing ball less than half as much as the Mike Leach 433 passes for Cougars’ opponents, but the run4,374 yards and ning backs catch a lot of passes. 30 touchdowns. Record-setting “They are the best athletes quarterback Connor Halliday out there, with rare exceptions,” did most of that work. Leach said this week as Wash“He’s finally started enough ington State (6-6) prepared to games to develop into a really face Colorado State (7-6) in good college quarterback,” Saturday’s New Mexico Bowl. Leach said of Halliday, a junior “You have to get running backs who shared the starter duties the football.” with Jeff Tuel last season. This season, the Cougars’ Halliday’s efforts started at ground game — led by Marcus the end of last season, when he Mason, Teondray Caldwell and took a leadership role in offseaJeremiah Laufasa — accounted son conditioning. for 704 yards on 224 carries. “He immersed himself in the Opponents amassed 2,210 yards weight room and enthusiastion 500 carries. cally committed to it,” Leach But those three players com- said. bined to catch 83 passes for Other players followed. 542 yards. Leadership is important for Mason, a junior, is a real dual the Cougars, who remain prithreat. He led the team in rushmarily a team of freshman and ing with 424 yards, on an aversophomores in Leach’s second age of 5.1 yards per carry. He also season at the helm. caught 49 passes for 372 yards. It was particularly important Even though he doesn’t talk because the Cougars played much, Mason has also become one of the toughest schedules a team leader. “He is a guy you in the nation — Leach contends could lean on,” Leach said. it was the toughest — including “He’s very dependable.” games against Auburn, StanBut there is little doubt that ford, Oregon, Southern Califorthe Cougars remain a pass-first nia and Arizona State. By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press

The Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard jumps to the basket against the Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving during Tuesday’s game in Cleveland. TONY DEJAK/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Lillard’s 3 lifts Blazers to defeat Cavaliers The Associated Press

CLEVELAND — Damian Lillard made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining, lifting the Portland Trail Blazers 119 Blazers to a 119-116 win over Cavaliers 116 the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Lillard had a career-high eight 3-pointers while scoring 36 points. The 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year also had a fadeaway jumper as time expired to give Portland a 111-109 overtime victory over Detroit on Sunday. Portland (22-4) has the best record in the NBA and is 11-0 against the Eastern Conference. The Blazers have won five straight and are 12-2 on the road. Kyrie Irving’s bid for a tying 3-pointer bounced off the back of the rim at the buzzer. Irving and Dion Waiters scored 25 points apiece for Cleveland. LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds for Portland. LAKERS 96, GRIZZLIES 92 In Memphis, Tenn., Kobe Bryant scored 21 points in his sixth game of the season, and the Lakers closed out a four-game road trip with a victory. Pau Gasol added 21 points and nine rebounds for the Lakers, who were coming off a 114-100 loss at Atlanta on Monday night. Nick Young had 18 points, and Jodie Meeks finished with 13. Zach Randolph had 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds for Memphis. The Grizzlies played without Mike Conley, who sat out after bruising his left thigh in Sunday’s loss to Minnesota. The Grizzlies led 69-67 in the fourth quarter before the Lakers went on a 17-4 run. Bryant played 32 minutes, matching his most action since returning from his torn left Achilles’ tendon. He was 9 for 18 from the field, both season highs, despite running the offense most of the night.

Accidents: Two killed in November crane collapse

BOBCATS 95, KINGS 87 In Charlotte, N.C., Kemba Walker scored 24 points, helping Charlotte snap a three-game losing streak. Gerald Henderson added 20 points and reserve Ramon Sessions scored 16 for the Bobcats, who went 8 for 17 from 3-point range. Walker also had five assists in his 10th game with at least 20 points. DeMarcus Cousins had 30 points and 17 rebounds for Sacramento, which shot 37.5 percent from the field. The Kings have dropped three of four. Kings forward Rudy Gay scored four points on 1-of-6 shooting in his worst game since he was acquired in a seven-player trade with Toronto on Dec. 9. He departed with 5:23 left in the third quarter due to right knee stiffness.

the safety of the spectators,” he said. “So we don’t compromise at all.” promised for speed. Fernandes, speaking in the same “There is never a discussion that interview with a small group of says you have to cut any corners to reporters, said he’s “pretty sure” accimake sure that you deliver the stadent rates on World Cup venues are dium,” DelMont said. “well under” those in other sectors of DelMont said FIFA has “at no Brazilian construction. point” suggested loosening its safety “It’s a tragedy for all of us but I requirements and “everything that we would not credit that to any undue ask for is within the legislation and pressure,” Fernandes said, referring the guidelines of the government.” to the death in Manaus. “There are “I have to say it’s a bit frustrating to accidents that are involved when you make that kind of suggestion that the have so many thousands of workers.” event is much more important than He noted that the construction the safety of the workers because it’s companies at nearly all stadiums are not only the safety of the workers, it’s “very experienced” and global. He

THUNDER 105, NUGGETS 93 In Denver, Kevin Durant scored 30 points and Oklahoma City beat the Nuggets for its seventh consecutive victory. Durant had 30 or more points in a game for the 12th time this season, most in the NBA. He is averaging a league-high 28.6 points. Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists for the Thunder. Serge Ibaka added 17 points and 10 rebounds. Denver had won 10 of 13. J.J. Hickson had 20 points and 14 rebounds, but the Nuggets dropped to 0-2 this season against Oklahoma City. Ty Lawson added 17 points and 13 assists.

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promised “full punishment under the rule of law” for any firm that violates Brazil’s “very strict, rigid, firm, labor protection laws.” Two workers were killed when a crane collapsed on Nov. 27 as it was hoisting a 500-ton piece of roofing at the stadium in Sao Paulo that will host the World Cup opener. Last year, a worker died at the construction site of the stadium in Brasilia. The other death in Manaus happened in March. The most delayed stadium is expected to be the one in São Paulo, where construction is to finish April 15, followed by test matches.

Among other venues, the westcentral city of Cuiaba also stands out because so much supporting infrastructure is still being worked on. For now, travelers there land at an airport bustling with construction, take a road half ripped up for promised tramlines and arrive at a stadium where the roof and facades aren’t finished. The muddy field was only recently seeded. “Cuiaba is a construction site,” Fernandes said. “But I think from the government perspective that’s a very good situation because it won’t be a construction site for the World Cup.”


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Holiday roast cuts fat, packs flavor

TRY YOUR HAND AT MAKING HOMEMADE TAMALES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH HELP FROM THE SANTA FE SCHOOL OF COOKING

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By Sara Moulton The Associated Press

Tamale masa at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. Masa for pork tamales is what most New Mexicans are used to eating, and it’s made with salt, pork stock and lard. ‘Mixing the masa is the most difficult thing for people. The masa is the key to tamales. You want the right texture — not too dry; not too moist. That’s why it has to be a hands-on class, so people can feel the consistency that they’re looking for,’ chef Cano says.

My choice for an elegant holiday dinner? It’s hard to beat a roast, and more often than not, my pick is a lean and moist pork tenderloin. But let’s face it, as much as we want to be healthy, there is such a thing as roast that is too lean. A lack of fat often means a lack of flavor. So how to make up this deficit? With plenty of high-flavor ingredients, like prosciutto, fresh herbs, mushrooms and wine. Prosciutto packs a ton of flavor, and the slight amount of fat it adds is well worth it. As for the herbs, I took a tip from the Italians, who often top off a grilled steak with fresh herbs and a drizzle of olive oil. Given the roast’s Italian inflections, I chose a mushroom Marsala sauce to go with it. Any mushroom will work, from the most affordable white button to the quite pricey shiitake. If you don’t have Marsala at home, you can swap in Madeira, dry sherry, white vermouth or even white or red wine. All pair up nicely with mushrooms. And, as ever, if you don’t want to use alcohol, leave it out.

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Chef Noe Cano prepares tamales on a banana leaf Tuesday at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. Cano, the chef de cuisine at the school, is one of the instructors who teaches the hands-on tamale classes. PHOTOS BY LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

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hristmas in New Mexico means a lot of things: farolitos, bizcochitos, ski bums and warming pans full of tamales left temptingly unattended at holiday parties. If you have enough friends, it is possible to spend half of December floating from party to party, hoovering up tamales until you look like one and have to roll yourself home in a corn husk because your clothes no longer fit. At its most basic, a tamale is made of masa, or cornmeal batter, filled with meat and/or vegetables, wrapped in corn husk or banana leaves and steamed. More substantial than a taco but less involved than a pastry, a tamale is its own type of food, a member of the wrapped-and-steamed-dumpling family. If you shop for tamales, you’ll typically find three varieties: red chile pork, green chile cheese and green chile chicken. If you’re really ambitious, or want something more exotic, you can try making your own. And because making tamales requires a certain tactile knowledge, and because not all of us have abuelitas to instruct us, the Santa Fe School of Cooking will happily teach you the way. The school offers two classes: Tamale 1, which focuses on traditional tamales, and Tamale 2, where students create nouvelle cuisine tamales. Students in the first class learn three varieties: one filled with red chile and pork, one filled with calabacitas and roasted corn (both wrapped in the familiar corn husk), and a third with a chicken filling wrapped in banana leaves. This last variety is more typical of Central America. “The idea is to highlight different styles of masa,” said Nicole Ammerman, director of the school, “because the masa is what people are most interested in.” “Mixing the masa is the most difficult thing for people. The masa is the key to tamales,” said Noe Cano, chef de cuisine at the school and one of the tamale instructors. “You want the right texture — not too dry; not too moist. That’s why it has to be a hands-on class, so people can feel the consistency that they’re looking for.” In the classes, students rotate between different work stations to make various types of tamales. Masa for pork tamales is what most New Mexicans are used to snarfing up by the pound, and it’s made with salt, pork stock and lard. Masa for vegetarian tamales is a bit different. It’s made with blue cornmeal, vegetable stock and vegetable shortening. The masa for Central American-style chicken

tamales is more like polenta, made with masa, lard, vegetable stock and achiote paste. The second class showcases the versatility of the tamale form. Students learn to craft pear, piñon and goat cheese tamales, duck confit tamales and mushroom-herb tamales. “The masas are similar,” Cano said. “I try to use more butter and shortening, though you make it the same way.” Cano grew up in Veracruz, Mexico, and he explains that “tamales are really traditional, for holy days. It’s one of the older foods in the world. Traditionally, I grew up with the banana leaf ones. Here, the red chile shredded pork in corn is the iconic tamale.” And though many abuelitas would disagree, there is apparently no right way to wrap a tamale. “You can either tie the end, fold it, tie in the middle — every state in Mexico has a different way to wrap the tamale,” Noe said. “I always like to show three or four different ways to wrap it, but in the end, people decide which way they like better.” No matter how they’re wrapped, they all have to be made the same size to cook at the same time, which takes anywhere from 25 to 30 minutes of steaming. Cano’s abuelita taught him a trick to make sure there’s enough water in your pot: “Put three or four pennies in the pot. If they make noise, you know you have water. If not, you need to add more water.”

The cooking school’s tamale classes can accommodate 16 participants. The three-hour classes cost $98 per person. The first two hours are spent learning the method and the last hour reaping the firm-yet-soft, deeply satisfying rewards. And while there may be a rush on tamale lessons this time of year, Ammerman said that the school “runs them year-round, even though it’s a very holiday-themed dish. It’s by far one of our most popular classes.” Tamales are ideal for feeding crowds at holiday events. “They’re labor-intensive,” Ammerman said, “so it’s a good thing to make a lot of, and they freeze very well.” You can also circulate with one tamale on a plate and appear to be having just a tiny snack when in fact that one tamale actually comes after nine or 10 identical-looking tamales, eaten one after the other. Just be sure to hide the husks.

IF YOU GO What: Santa Fe School of Cooking When: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday Where: 125 N. Guadalupe St. Upcoming tamale classes: Tamales 1 at 10 a.m. Dec. 23 and Dec. 30; Tamales 2 at 10 a.m. Dec. 20 and Dec. 29 More infomation: Call 800-982-4688 or 983-4511 or visit santafeschoolofcooking.com

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BELOW: Corn husk tamales made with red chile and pork at the Santa Fe School of Cooking.

DOUBLE PORK ROAST WITH MUSHROOM MARSALA SAUCE Total time: 1 hour, makes six servings 2 pork tenderloin roasts (¾ to 1 pound each), trimmed of all fat 2 tablespoons packed fresh rosemary leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons packed fresh thyme leaves, chopped 4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and black pepper ½ cup finely chopped shallots ½ pound mushrooms (cremini, white button, shiitake, oyster or a mix), trimmed and sliced ½ cup dry Marsala wine 1¼ cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour Preparation: Heat oven 350 degrees. Cut down through each tenderloin lengthwise so that you can open it up like a book, but do not cut all the way through. Sprinkle water on the cutting board under the tenderloin and sprinkle a little water on top of the tenderloin (this will help prevent the meat from tearing when you pound it). Cover the tenderloin with plastic wrap, and pound the meat using a meat mallet or rolling pin until it is about ½-inch thick. Sprinkle half the rosemary and thyme leaves all over the inside of each butterflied and pounded pork tenderloin and spread the prosciutto evenly in one layer over the herbs. Beginning with the long end, roll up the tenderloin tightly, tucking in the ends (as you would a burrito). Use kitchen twine to tie the roll in a bundle, tying it every 2 inches. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Season the pork lightly on all sides with salt and pepper, then add it to the skillet. Sear until golden brown on all sides. Transfer the pork to a shallow baking pan, then roast on the oven’s middle shelf until the center reaches 145 degrees, about 20 to 25 minutes; cover loosely with foil. Meanwhile, make the sauce. Return the skillet to medium heat. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and the shallots and cook, stirring, until the shallots are golden. Add the mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until the mushrooms give off all their liquid and are lightly browned. Add the Marsala and simmer until almost all of it is reduced. Add 1 cup of the chicken broth and bring back to a boil. In a small bowl whisk the remaining ¼ cup of chicken broth with the flour. Add the flour mixture to the skillet in a stream while whisking and simmer for 2 minutes. Add any juices that have accumulated from the resting pork to the sauce. Slice the pork crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices. Transfer several slices to each of 6 serving plates.

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TRAVEL By Lisa Rathke The Associated Press

FAMILY TRAVEL

Demand for von Trapps’ lodge soars after musical remake

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TOWE, Vt. — Even if it’s good for business, NBC’s revival of The Sound of Music wasn’t one of the von Trapps’ favorite things. Three-quarters of a century after they arrived from Austria, and in the weeks since the televised version of the musical classic became a national topic of conversation, the singing family and the vacation lodge it runs in the hills of Vermont are in high demand. And yes, the family was watching as Carrie Underwood, in a widely watched and panned performance, took over the role of Maria von Trapp, made famous on Broadway by Mary Martin and on film by Julie Andrews. Kristina von Trapp, granddaughter of the real Maria von Trapp, who died in 1987, visited guests as it was shown at the inn in Stowe. And in a blog post, Francoise von Trapp, daughter of Maria von Trapp’s stepson Rupert, questioned the casting. “For everyone who thought the whole thing was wonderful and that NBC did a spectacular job, I say maybe your expectations weren’t high to begin with,” she wrote. “If they hoped to have created a new holiday classic, I think they missed their mark.” But they aren’t denying the musical is helping business, even if the majority of callers are merely curious and not making reservations. “It definitely stirred up a lot of conversation wanting to know was the family watching, things like that,” said Jennifer Vincent, the lodge’s marketing director. It wasn’t entirely unexpected. Whenever the movie starring Andrews and Christopher Plummer airs on television — typically around Christmas — the lodge gets a lot of traffic on its website and social media, Vincent said. More than 18 million people tuned in to the revival, according to the Nielsen company. NBC plans an encore broadcast Saturday. The musical and movie are a fictionalized account of the life of Maria von Trapp and tell the story of a 1930s Austrian governess who teaches her charges to sing and falls in love with her employer, naval Capt. Georg von Trapp, and the family’s flight during World War II. They moved to Vermont in 1942 after visiting during a singing tour and vacationing in Stowe. “They enjoyed the kind of quality of people that were here in Vermont,” said Sam Messer, who gives tours of the lodge. “They loved kind of the work ethic and stick-to-itiveness.” They built a rustic farmhouse and started taking in boarders. As a ski industry developed in the area, they expanded. Fire destroyed it in 1980, but the family rebuilt. One of the captain’s daughters, also named Maria von Trapp, would play accordion and teach Austrian dance with sister Rosemarie at the lodge. Rosemarie also taught her sons how to play the recorder, said Phoebe Everson, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., who has been a visitor for decades. Four of the 10 von Trapp siblings are still alive, although none live at the lodge anymore. At least three are still in Vermont. The 96-room chalet style inn is the height of charm during the holidays. With its wide

Set out to see sights of holiday magic By Lynn O’Rourke Hayes The Dallas Morning News

Santa’s hometown. If you’ve always wanted to hang with the big guy in the red suit and white beard, or chat with an elf, gather the clan and head to Santa Claus, Ind. Roast chestnuts on an open fire, and take in the pet parade, an arts and crafts show, and holiday lights galore in this folksy town with a fancy name. You’ll wander down Jingle Bell and Candy Cane lanes and visit the Christmas museum. Check out the wood carvings and the historic church. You may want to mail your holiday cards at the local post office, where your notes will be stamped with a memorable postmark. Contact: 888-444-9252; santaclausin.com

1 The Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vt., is shown lit up for Christmas in 2004. Threequarters of a century after they arrived from Austria, the singing family and their vacation lodge in the hills of Vermont are in high demand. AP FILE PHOTOS

The hills are alive

Plan volunteer travel. During the season of giving, consider volunteering. The nonprofit organization Together for Good helps families give back to underprivileged children and teens in challenged areas of the world in several ways. They’ll provide detailed information and connections to enable your clan to incorporate social responsibility into a cruise’s shore excursion or resort stay. Assistance in organizing a trip focused solely on helping those less fortunate is also possible. Contact: togetherforgood.org

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New York City. The Big Apple lives up to its reputation during the holidays. With plenty of musical performances, lights and over-the-top decor, it is easy to immerse the family in the spirit of the season. Kids will love a visit to legendary FAO Schwarz, where toy soldiers roll out the red carpet for young shoppers eager to explore the world-class toy selection. Don’t miss the chance to skate alongside the storied tree at Rockefeller Center and take a carriage ride through snowy Central Park. Contact: nycgo.com; fao.com

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See the lights. Cities and towns around the country brighten the holiday season with glittery displays designed to tell stories, showcase destinations, stir memories and bring smiles to the faces of children of all ages. Consider a trip to Austin, Texas, or Albuquerque, where light shows are a family favorite. Or make the fanciful shows the centerpiece of a grander plan. Contact: freefuninaustin.com; itsatrip.org; visitphilly.com.

4 Cross-country skiers follow one another outside the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vt.

views of the mountains that reminded the family of their native Austria, the lodge is decorated with Christmas trees and poinsettias. In the restaurants, wiener schnitzel and apple strudel are on the menu, as well as the family’s beer and some dishes coming from the Scotch cattle and egg-laying hens they raise. Photographs line the halls showing the von Trapp girls in Austrian-style dresses, or the family pouring concrete for the foundation and doing the haying and maple sugaring — which they still do. Aside from a large network of cross-

country ski trails, the inn offers fitness and yoga classes, snowshoeing, mountain biking, summer concerts and wine tastings, as well as occasional harp lessons — and frequent music. On Christmas Eve, guests get a special treat: The von Trapp family sings Christmas carols with the guests. But no songs from The Sound of Music.

Road trip. Consider a quiet drive to escape the hustle and bustle. There are 150 distinct roads designated as National Scenic Byways and AllAmerican Roads for their vistas, history and cultural significance. View nature’s bounty and use the miles to connect with your loved ones. Our country’s natural beauty is one of the greatest gifts we all share. Contact: www.fhwa.dot.gov/byways/about

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ON THE WEB u Françoise von Trapp’s blog: http://realvontrapp.blogspot.com

In brief LASTING IMAGES THE ALHAMBRA In October, Max Underwood of Santa Fe visited the Alhambra, a 14th-century Moorish palace in Granada, Spain. ‘Alhambra’ in Arabic means ‘red,’ which refers to the sun-dried bricks used on the palace’s outer walls.

Fliers’ top pet peeve: Noisy kids If you are a parent who lets your children scream and go nuts on a plane, congratulations — you top the list of most annoying etiquette violators in the air. Parents who travel with loud children are considered more annoying than passengers who kick the seat in front of them and travelers with foul odors. Even fliers who take off their shoes and socks in the air-tight cabin are less offensive, according to a survey of 1,001 Americans by the travel website Expedia. Annoying children and their parents were ranked by 41 percent of those surveyed as the most annoying airplane etiquette violators. So it was no surprise that 49 percent of Americans surveyed said they would pay extra to be seated in a designated “quiet zone,” free of screaming children, the survey found. But the survey pointed out some hypocrisy: Travelers who fully recline their seats were ranked as the seventh worst violation even though 80 percent of travelers admitted they fully recline their seat at some point in the flight. “Most of us, when we look at the list of offending behaviors, can admit to having committed one or more of these violations,” said John Morrey, general manager of Expedia.

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Share your travel shot: Got a travel photograph you’d like to see in The New Mexican? Email your pictures to bbarker@sfnewmexican.com. All submitted photos should be at least 4 inches wide at 220 dpi. Submissions will be printed twice a week as space is available. No money will be paid for published photographs. Images must be original and submitted by the copyright owner. Please include a descriptive caption. The New Mexican reserves the right to reject any photo without notice or stated reason.

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When you go online to search for an airfare, you often see the lowest price appear at the top of your computer screen. But what if your airline search site instead offered you a customized flight package deal — adding extras such as wireless Internet access and a seat with extra legroom — based on what you have booked in the past? In the future, airlines will increasingly offer travelers customized airfares based on detailed information that carriers have collected, even data about your income, the neighborhood where you live and your travel patterns, according to industry experts. “We expect to see more airlines adopt this trend in commerce as they continue to offer passengers a more personalized travel experience,” said Vaughn Jennings, a spokesman for Airlines for America, a trade group for the nation’s airlines. Los Angeles Times

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The Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to announce our partnership with Palliative Care Services of Santa Fe in offering a new Blood Cancer Support Group in the Santa Fe area. The group is scheduled to start January 2014 and will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 2:003:30pm. Our first group meeting is scheduled to take place on January 14th. This group is facilitated by Eileen Joyce, Palliative Care Services Director and Caregiver, Hudson Institute Certified Coach, and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist. For location or more information about the group please contact Eileen at (505) 428-0670. LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. We offer a wide variety of programs and services in support of our mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS provides the following services at no cost to patients and families: -Patient Financial Aid Grant -Co-Pay Assistance Program -Peer-to-Peer Support -Family Support Groups -Local Education Programs -Trish Greene Back to School Program -Free Education Materials -Online Chats & Discussion Boards -Web Seminar/Teleconferences For more information about these services, please contact our Patient Access, Education Advocacy Manager, Ana Portillo, at (505) 8720141 or at Ana.Portillo@lls.org.

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SHAWN’S CHIMNEY SWEEP Accepting applications for Chimney cleaning and installers.Clean driving record, Experience a plus. 505-474-5857. The Santa Fe New Mexican is seeking a motivated candidate to join the Pre-Press team working behind the scenes in the daily production of the newspaper.

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Selected candidate will operate, troubleshoot and maintain platemaking equipment, Newsway and PageImposer production systems; RIPs, imagesetters, processors and printers as needed in the daily production of the newspaper; layout classified and obituary pages using QuarkXpress; and download files from SFNM FTP site and enter them into Newsway/PageImposer. Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent; (Associates degree preferred); be computer proficient on MAC OS9/OSX; have experience with Adobe InDesign, QuarkExpress, Photoshop and Acrobat and CMYK seps; be knowledgeable in graphic files (EPS, PDF, TIF, ETC.); have complete understanding of 2-up, 4-up and 8-up page imposition; and previous film & CTP output. This position is located at our southside location off the frontage road by I25. Pay rate is dependent upon experience. Selected candidate will be eligible to participate in our insurance and 401k plans after waiting period. Apply in person or send application/resume to: Geri Budenholzer Human Resources Manager The Santa Fe New Mexican 202 East Marcy St. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Or e-mail gbudenholzer@sfnewmexican. com Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

PART TIME Clerk to assist Attorney, in organizing records. 3 hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, $20 hourly. Send resume 221 Soreno Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87501.

SECRETARY DESK, 3 drawers, adjustable shelves, 2 doors with inside shelves. Very good condition. $425 OBO. 505-474-8291

MISCELLANEOUS A GOOD heavy Safe $400.00 OBO 28" X 22" X 22 Call 505-471-0007

BUILDING MATERIALS PLYWOOD. CABINET GRADE. 4’x8’ sheets. Never used. Different thicknesses. 505-983-8448

Steel Building Allocated Bargains 40x60 on up We do deals www.gosteelbuildings.com Source# 18X 505-349-0493 COMPUTERS

FAROLITOS. $7 per dozen pick up, $9 per dozen delivered. 505-660-2583.

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Bronson is a 6-month-old p it mix is currently in foster care, and his foster mom can’t say enough good things about him! She reports that in a low-key foster environment, Bronson is coming out of his shell. Other dogs give him confidence, and he would love to have a dog buddy in the house to help show him the ropes and bolster that confidence. He also loves play-dates with other dogs! Crate-trained and leash-trained. To meet Bronson, please call his foster home at 505-501-0790.

Call and talk to one of our friendly Ad-visors today!

986-3000 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS ADAGIO (Canada) ELECTRIC PIANO, perfect condition, full keyboard, stool, case. $475, 505-438-0008

SILVER, DOUBLE FRENCH HORN , Holton 177, $2000, 505-672-1292.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT AirPort Extreme 802.11n (5th Generation) sold "as is" in excellent condition. $70. Please call, 505-470-4371 after 6 p.m.

EXERCISE EQUIPMENT GOLD’S GYM POWER TOWER 2500. Brand new in the box. Asking $100, Sells for over $200. 505-490-2152.

LL BEAN SNOWSHOES, POLES, & BAG. Used once. $100. 505-490-2494 TOP-OF-THE LINE, ELECTRICAL FOLDING BIKE. Never used. $1800. DAHON MU P8 ELECTRIC BIONX. Speed 20 miles. Perfect Christmas Present! 505-466-3747

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FIREWOOD-FUEL

Sheila is a cuddly companion, the perfect house dog! She is 2.5 years old, brown, mixed breed, spayed female, 40 lbs. Sheila loves adults, is ok with cats, but asks for a home without kids or dogs. Crate trained, leash trained, house trained! Likes occasional walks but TV marathons on the couch are just as good! Call Jacinta at 505-433-8617. For more info or to see other pets you can go to the Friends of the Shelter, Los Alamos website at: http://w w w .petfinder.com /sh elters/nm07.html

Richard Virgin Director of Finance and Operations Rio Grande School 715 Camino Cabra Santa Fe, NM 87505; Fax 505-986-0012 Rio Grande School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and national or ethnic origin in its hiring practices.

MEDICAL DENTAL ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCED BILINGUAL TAX PREPARER WANTED . Must have prior experience and be willing to work Saturdays. Directax 505-473-4700.

ADMINISTRATIVE Accounting Manager

Needed for a fast paced, dynamic Santa Fe company. The Accounting Manager’s primary role is to provide information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that will assist management and the Board in making educated economic decisions about the Company’s future. Homewise is looking for an energetic, selfstarter, who is solution oriented and able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must have strong customer service skills; demonstrated strong computer skills; and be highly organized with strict attention to detail. A bachelors college degree in accounting and 3-5 years accounting experience is required. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to blange@homewise.org.

Marketing Associate Graphic Designer

To develop and translate marketing strategies and established brand into print and electronic design solutions including advertising (print and online), brochures, fliers, invitations, annual reports and website applications. Must be able to think creatively, be solution oriented, and have a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines with the ability to prioritize, organize and manage a substantial workload. Excellent written, oral and listening skills essential. Must possess strong computer and software skills, including Adobe Creative Suite. Desire to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible, team oriented environment. Related experience and Bachelor’s degree preferable. Fulltime, permanent position. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to skalyani@homewise.org.

OPERATIONQUALITY ASSURANCE MANGER: Full-time, preferred experience: DD waiver Program, Q.A. processes, compliance activities. Contact R-Way, 505-471-4433, for information.

Front Desk Position

Needed for busy dental practice. Dental Experience A Must! Some Saturday’s and later hours. Excellent pay. Fax resume to 505424-8535.

GENERAL DENTIST (Multiple Openings)

Dental Clinics seek General Dentist at the following locations: Familia Dental ROS LLC (Roswell, NM), Familia Dental Clovis LLC (Clovis, NM), Familia Dental HOB LLC (Hobbs, NM) to diagnose and treat diseases, injuries and malformations of teeth and gums and provide preventative and corrective services. Dental License Required. Multiple Open Positions. Please send hard copy Resume and cover letter to Familia Development LLC - ATTN: Vito Losuriello, 2050 East Algonquin Road, Ste. 601, Schaumburg, IL 60173. Please include the office location you wish to apply for in the cover letter.

LPNs Tired of Traditional Nursing? Try something new with an LPN role with Corizon. Corizon is an industry leader in the growing field of correctional nursing. Correctional nursing is different with every patient, every day. In this unique clinic setting you’ll get a chance to use anad enhance your nursing skills. Corizon has excellent opportunities on 12 hour Night shifts at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe. If you are ready for a change and enjoy learning new skills, give us a call! Corizon offers excellent compensation, great differentials, generous PTO and comprehensive benefits.

Call: Lianne Lopez or Tisha Romero 505-827-8535 Tisha.romero@ corizonhealth.com OR Quick Apply @ www.corizonhealth.com EOE/AAP/DTR

MISCELLANEOUS JOBS

RECEPTIONIST FOR 2014 TAX SEASON. Must have computer skills and willing to work on Saturdays. C a ll Directax 505-473-4700. THE SANTA Fe Opera is hiring a Production Assistant-Purchasing A g e n t. BA in Theatre Production or comparable professional experience. Acounting, omputer skills, knowledge of shop tools and materials. See application information at www.santafeopera.org. E-mail to emoore@santafeopera.org.

BARBER BEAUTY HONEST, RELIABLE, CARING, person with a passion for your profession. Must have clientele, provide references. 505-455-7623 (leave message).

Business Opportunity

Would you like to deliver newspapers as an independent contractor for the Santa Fe New Mexican? Operate your own business with potential profits of $1,600 a month. Call 505-986-3010 to make an appointment.

METICULOUS PERFECTIONIST 2 CLEAN HISTORIC HOME & LIVE ON GROUNDS. 505-660-6440

PART TIME MACHINE ATTENDANT No Prior Machine Experience Required. Responsible for loading material, and cleaning, of production equipment. Collecting and stacking down of press, bindery, and inserted papers, Keeps all production equipment supplied with the correct materials to keep machine running at maximum efficiency. Must be able to communicate well with co workers and stand for prolonged periods with repetitive bending and lifting of 20 pounds and the ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds. This is an entry level position with opportunities to advance to full time employment with benefits as well as advancing to other positions in the production department. Shifts will vary based on availability, but will most likely be evening, night positions. Other full time positions also available in the department for qualified candidates with a mechanical or manufacturing background.

FIREWOOD FOR SALE Mostly cottonwood. Split and cut into Stove lengths. Good for fireplaces too. Load your own in Nambe. $150 for a full-measured cord. 505-455-2562.

PETS SUPPLIES 7 MONTHS old Border Collie, male. Loves people, good with other dogs, full of energy, work potential, would excel at any sports home visit, references and adoption contract nvadim@me.com

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FURNITURE AKC AKITAS, adorable, playful, bear like pups for sale. 6 weeks old, $500. 3 males, 4 females, white, black, brindle. 505-490-3523.

Submit application to: Tim Cramer 1 New Mexican Plaza No Phone Calls please.

LOBO, this gorgeous Siberian Husky, will be waiting for you at the Subaru Share the Love ASPCA Rescue Rides adoption event and celebration Premier Motor Cars in the Santa Fe Auto Park. Visit Lobo and all the other wonderful animals waiting to fall in love with you at the biggest adoption event of the holidays! Get a free digital photo with Santa Paws, enter a raffle for an iPod! Heated tents; hot beverages, lots of love! Friday: noon-6 p.m. Saturday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Premier Subaru Santa Fe Auto Park 4480 Cerrillos Road

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Successful completion of a drug test will be required prior to employment offer.

RETAIL FT-PT NEEDED days, evenings, weekends. Actively engage customers to tell story of our luxury fiber clothing. 6 months retail experience preferred. Email: hr@peruvianconnection.com.

SALES MARKETING EXPERIENCED WINDOW AND DOOR SALESPERSON. Base plus commission. Quality, saleable products. Contact Doug at 505-292-5665 or dthresher@daviskitchens.com

BEAUTIFUL COUCH WITH LOVELY ACCENTS. FROM A SMOKE AND PET FREE HOME. $350. PLEASE CALL, 505-238-5711 TO SCHEDULE A VIEWING. New repo Eames Chair and Ottoman, black leather still in the box. $750. 505-474-2866 or 505-4900695.

BENGAL KITTENS, Brown and Silver from Supreme Grand Champion. Almost ready for Christmas! $950, $1,200, $3,000. 7 2 0 - 4 3 4 - 6 3 4 4 , chateauxchampagne@gmail.com BORZOI (RUSSIAN WOLF HOUND) PUPPIES FOR SALE. READY NOW. 505988-1407

MINIATURE DACHSHUND, AKC. Longhaired female. Will stay small. Black & tan. 12 weeks old, 2 shots. Champion Sire. $600. 505-473-1622

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY 15 YEARS in business in Santa Fe with a great client base for the future. Past sales years have gross sales up to 4 million with close to 500K net. Please email twtrv@sbcglobal.net for more info on the company. We are not on market yet so confidentially is important for our continued operation.


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4X4s

1962 MERCEDES Unimog 404 . 23,000 original miles. Completely rebuilt. Gas engine. $16,000 OBO. 505-982-2511 or 505-670-7862

Airport Road and 599 505-660-3039

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2010 Audi Q7 Premium AWD. Pristine recent trade-in, low miles, new tires, recently serviced, clean CarFax $33,781. Call 505-216-3800.

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2010 Toyota RAV4 AWD Sport

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2006 BMW Z4 M

One owner, accident free, M series. Only 25k well maintained miles from new. 6 speed manual, high performance model. Pristine condition throughout. Winter sale priced $25,877. Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile limited warranty. 505-954-1054.

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2010 Land Rover LR2 HSE SUV. Climate Comfort Package, Bluetooth and Sirius Radio. One owner. 10,178 actual miles. No accidents! Showroom condition! $26,995. 505-474-0888.

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2010 BMW 535Xi AWD. Recent trade-in, factory CERTIFIED with warranty & maintenance until 3/2016, fully loaded, clean CarFax $25,741. Call 505-216-3800.

1995 BMW i525. Needs transmission. $1500 OBO. 505-554-6244

2010 Honda CR-V LX - AWD, only 37k miles! 1 owner clean CarFax, new tires & freshly serviced $18,231. Call 505-216-3800.

2005 SUBARU FORESTER2.5X MANUAL

Another One Owner, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, 85,532 Miles, Timing Belt, Seals, WaterPump done, New Tires, Pristine $9,450.

4X4s 2010 BMW X5d TURBO DIESEL. White with grey & black leather interior. 59,000 miles. Great stereo, GPS, bluetooth, satellite, heated seats, moon roof, running boards. Perfect condition. Service and extended warranty valid to 100k miles. BMW Dealership maintained. $40k or best offer. 505690-1984.

WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

2004 HONDA Accord LX, super clean in and out, clear title with only 86500 mi. $5200 firm. Call or even text me 717-902-9335. Thanks

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VIEW VEHICLE 2011 Nissan Rogue S AWD. Fresh trade-in, good miles, service up-todate, very nice, clean CarFax $15,211. Call 505-216-3800.

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2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic RWD

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Ultra clean, all wheel drive Forester. Premium package has heated seats, panoramic moon roof, power windows, locks and driver’s seat, cruise control and more. Get a sweet deal on this Subie. Only $10,949. Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile limited warranty. 505954-1054.

2005 Lexus GX 470 - Only 55k miles! 1 owner clean CarFax, every option, Navigation, Levinson sound, DVD, kinetic suspension, KBB over $30,000! now $25,972. Call 505-2163800.

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Another sweet one owner, low mileage Cherokee. Only 91k miles, accident free, smoke free, well maintained Cherokee Classic looks new. 4.0L 6 cylinder, automatic, new tires and brakes for your safety. Excellent condition inside and out. Final reduction $5,995! Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile limited warranty. 505-954-1054.

2007 Subaru Forester Premium

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Another sweet one owner, low mileage RAV 4. Only 41k miles from new. Automatic, all wheel drive, power windows and locks, CD. Roof rack, alloy wheels and more. Pristine condition, no accidents, clean title and CarFax. Only $17,950. Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile limited warranty. 505954-1054.

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2006 ACURA RSX - Low miles, recent trade-in, clean CarFax, leather & moonroof, immaculate! $12,972. Call 505-216-3800.

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2008 BMW 535-XI WAGON AUTOMATiC

Local Owner, Carfax, Service Records, Garaged, Non-Smoker, XKeys, Manuals, All Wheel Drive, Heated Steering, Navigation, So Many Options, Totally Pristine Soooo Beautiful $23,750.

WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! VIEW VEHICLE

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE SUV. Certified Pre-Owned, Climate Comfort Package, Satellite and HD Radio, and Anigre Wood. 30,296 miles. One owner. Showroom Condition! $51,695. 505-4740888.

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2002 Porsche Boxster S

Accident free with only 65k original miles. 6 speed manual, high horsepower 3.2 motor, tan leather with heated seats. Perfect electric top with glass rear window. 4 Michelin Pilots on alloy rims. Winter sale priced at $13,888. Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile limited warranty. 505954-1054.

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2012 Audi A3 TDI. DIESEL! Fun with amazing fuel economy! Wellequipped, 1 owner clean CarFax $25,871. Call 505-216-3800.

2012 TOYOTA PRIUS-C3

Another one Owner, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, 14,710 Miles, Remaining Factory Warranty, Navigation, Loaded, 53 City 46 Highway, Why Buy New Pristine $19,450.

2006 Kia Sportage AWD

Another sweet one owner, all wheel drive Kia. Only 75k original miles, V6, automatic, CD, new tires on alloy rims. Ashtray’s never been used. Excellent condition inside and out. $8,746. Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile limited warranty. 505-954-1054.

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1997 850 VOLVO. Automatic, FWD. White. Good condition. Sunroof, heated leather seats. 130k highway miles. $2,800 or best offer. 505-8198997

2008 BMW X5 3.0si AWD. Pristine recent trade-in, factory CERTIFIED with warranty & maintenance until 9/2014, low miles, clean CarFax $25,871. Call 505-216-3800.

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged SUV. 41,772 miles. Premium Logic7 Audio Package, Black Lacquer Interior Finish. One owner. Great Condition! $57,995. 505-474-0888.

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Paul 505-983-4945 2008 VW R32. V6, 3.2L, 250HP, AWD. Limited edition #1248 of 5000. Automatic with paddle shift option. Upgrades: Magnaflow exhaust system ($850), FK coil over suspension ($1000) carbon fiber front spoiler and paddle shift levers ($425). 55K miles. $20,000. Phone: 505-983-2557

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ATTENTION ADVERTISERS

EARLY CHRISTMAS 2013 DEADLINES 2010 Toyota Venza V6 AWD. Fully loaded with leather & panoramic roof, AWD, 1 owner clean CarFax, luxurious, practical & reliable! $24,371. Call 505-216-3800.

2006 Toyota Prius III. Only 45k miles! Hybrid, back-up camera, great fuel economy, immacualte, clean CarFax. $12,871. Call 505-2163800.

2011 VOLKSWAGEN JETTATDI WAGON

Another One Owner, 54000 Miles, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, Service Records, Manual-6Spd, Gas saver Mpg 36-45, Loaded, Pristine $19,650.

WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE

GET NOTICED!

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2004 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER-SUV 4X4

Another One Owner, Local, 85, 126 Miles, Every Service Record, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, XKeys, Manuals, Third Row Seat, New Tires, Pristine. $13,950

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Friday, December 20, Noon Friday, December 20, 5 p.m. Monday, December 23, Noon Monday, December 23, Noon Tuesday, December 24, 5 p.m.

Classified Liners Wed. & Thu., December 25 & 26

Tuesday, December 24, Noon

Obituaries Wed. & Thu., December 25 & 26

Tuesday, December 24, Noon

Legals Monday, December 30

Tuesday, December 24, 9:30 a.m.

Thrifty Nickel Display & Liners Thursday, December 26

Friday, December 20, 5 p.m.

WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! 2009 Toyota Corolla LE. Only 53k miles! Another 1 owner clean CarFax trade-in! Super nice, fully serviced $12,961. Call 505-216-3800.

For Death Notices after the above deadlines, please phone The New Mexican’s Newsroom at 986-3022 through Tuesday, December 24.

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The offices of The New Mexican will be closed on Wed., Nov. 25 and will re-open on Thurs., Dec. 26 at 8am. While normal distribution will occur on the 25th, Circulation Customer Service will be closed and the call center will reopen at 6 a.m. on the 26th.

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BMW X5 2001 Only 79,000 miles! 4.4i Big engine, Fully loaded, Sports package, Wide Tires, 5-cd changer, great sound, clean inside out. $11,500. Call 505 469-5396.

EARLY NEW YEAR’S DAY 2014 DEADLINES

2008 TOYOTA SEQUOIA 4X4 PLATINUM

Another One Owner, Local, Carfax, Service Records, Garaged, Non-Smoker, Navigation, Rear Entertainment, Third Row Seat, Leather, Loaded. Pristine $28,300.

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2013 Volkswagen Golf TDI - DIESEL!!! just 12k miles, 1 owner clean CarFax, save thousands from NEW at $21,951. Call 505-216-3800.

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ - Recent trade-in, loaded, leather, buckets, moonroof, DVD, new tires & brakes, super clean! $17,851. Call 505-216-3800.

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2010 Chevy Equinox AWD LT V6. 28,748 miles, Pioneer Audio, Leather, Backup Camera, and much more. One owner. No accidents! $20,995. Call 505-474-0888.

sfnm«classifieds LEGALS

Notice is hereby given that on September 4, and October 23, 2013, Mr. Sammy T. Montoya, 102 Entrada La Cienega, Santa Fe, NM 87507, filed Application No. RG-90336 et al., with the OFFICE OF THE STATE ENGINEER for Permit to Add a Groundwater Point of Diversion. The applicant seeks to add to a well that was drilled under an emergency authorization on September 4, 2012. Well RG-90336 (POD 2), drilled as a Supplemental Well, is located at a point where X=1,677,125 feet and Y=1,660,441 feet, NMCS, NAD 83 Central Zone. The applicant seeks to continue to use the old original well, RG90336 (POD 1) located at a point where X=1,677,199 feet and Y=1,660,468 feet NMCS, NAD 83 Central Zone. both wells will be metered for a total combined diversion of 3.00 acre-feet of water per annum used for domestic, livestock, and irrigation purposes, on 1.02 acres described as within Section 6, township 15 North, Range 8 East, NMSP. Well RG-90336 (POD 1) is identified as Well 13, on Tract 23.7 of Map Sheet 11, Volume 1 of the 1976 Santa Fe Hydrographic Survey and the new well RG-90336 (POD 2) is 260 feet deep and located 65 feet from the original well. both wells and the place of use are located directly south of La Cienega Creek on land owned by the

y applicant, located at 102 Entrada Lane, La Cienega in Santa Fe County. Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment you must specifically identify your water rights; and/or (2) Public welfare/conservation of water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show you will be substantially affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with the Office of the State Engineer, Water Rights Division, P.O. Box 25102, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 875045102 within ten (10) days after the date of last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is sent within 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protest can be faxed to the Office of the State Engineer, 505/8276682. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in the most appropriate and timely manner. Legal #96094 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on December 11, 18, 25 2013

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Friday, December 27, Noon Friday, December 27, 5 p.m. Monday, December 30, Noon Monday, December 30, Noon Tuesday, December 31, 5 p.m.

Classified Liners Wed. & Thu., January 1 & 2

Tuesday, December 31, Noon

Obituaries Wed. & Thu., January 1 & 2

Tuesday, December 31, Noon Tuesday, December 31, 9:30 a.m.

Thrifty Nickel Display & Liners Thursday, January 2

Friday, December 27, 5 p.m.

For Death Notices after the above deadlines, please phone The New Mexican’s Newsroom at 986-3022 through Tuesday, December 31. The offices of The New Mexican will be closed on Wed., Jan.1, 2014 and will re-open on Thurs., Jan. 2 at 8am. While normal distribution will occur on the 1st, Circulation Customer Service will be closed and the call center will reopen at 6 a.m. on the 2nd.

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL AWD Turbo. Navigation, panoramic roof, NICE, clean CarFax. $16,271. Call 505-216-3800.

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Legals Monday, January 6

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2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Another 1-owner Lexus trade-in! Super clean, recently serviced, clean CarFax $13,781. Call 505-216-3800.

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2079, page 698, as amended, and as shown in Plat Book 495, pages 12-13, as Document No. 1195,201, filed in the office of the County Clerk, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, and any amendments thereto.

disability is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, please contact the NMHIX office at 1505-314-5200 prior to the meeting. The agenda for the meeting shall be available at least seventy two (72) hours before the meeting at (1) the administrative offices of the NMHIX, located at 6301 Indian School Road NE #100, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and (2) on the NMHIX website, http://www.nmhix.co m/. Interested persons may also contact the NMHIX at 1505-314-5200 or by email at lgarcia@nmhix.com for a copy of the agenda.

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NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on Thursday December 19, 2013 the New Mexico State Agency for Surplus Property will open Store Front Operations to the public from 9:00am to 4:00pm; at 1990 Siringo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505. Items for sale will include: Vehicles ranging from $700.00 to $5,000 Computer equipment ranging from $10 to $300 Office furniture ranging from $5 to $300 Grab Bags $45.00 Items are subject to change. All items are used items they are "as-is" "where-is" with no guarantee or warrantee. Inspection of items will be on day of sale. All sales are final no refunds or exchanges. Only Cash, debit/credit cards or Cashiers Checks will be accepted; sorry no personal checks. For questions please call our office 476-1949. Legal#96143 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican December 16, 17, 18, 2013 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF SANTA FE FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT Case No. 2013-01324

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CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff,

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v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR LEGATEES OF JUAN M. RODRIGUEZ, DECEASED, OLYMPIA RODRIGUEZ, IF LIVING, IF DECEASED, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR LEGATEES OF OLYMPIA RODRIGUEZ, DECEASED, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY AND THROUGH THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, THE UNKNOWN SURVIVING SPOUSE OF JUAN M. RODRIGUEZ, IF ANY, DAVID P. RODRIGUEZ, SHANNON GWYN, JONAH OLIVAMA GARCIA, ARTHUR L. T. RODRIGUEZ, JUDY K. TORRES, JOANN DURAN, YVONNE ULANWICZ, SALLY R. DELOYA, ELIZABETH LEEWAY, LEONARD M. RODRIGUEZ, DARLENE T. LOPEZ AND JUNE B. RODRIGUEZ, Defendants NOTICE OF SUIT STATE OF New Mexico to the above-named Defendants Olympia Rodriguez, if living, if deceased, The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, or Legatees of Olympia Rodriguez, deceased, The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, or Legatees of Juan M. Rodriguez, deceased, and The Unknown Surviving Spouse of Juan M. Rodriguez, if any GREETINGS: You are hereby notified that the abovenamed Plaintiff has filed a civil action against you in the above-entitled Court

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STATE OF NEW and cause, the generMEXICO al object thereof beCOUNTY OF ing to foreclose a SANTA FE mortgage on properFIRST JUDICIAL ty located at 74 El DISTRICT Sitio Road, Espanola, NM 87532, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, Case No. D-101-CVsaid property being 2013-02220 more particularly deDEUTSCHE BANK NAscribed as: TIONAL TRUST COMTract "A", as shown PANY AS TRUSTEE on plat entitled "Lot FOR GSR MORTGAGE Line Adjustment for LOAN TRUST 2007Juan M. Rodriguez Ly- AR1, ing within a portion of P.C. 6234, Tr. 1, and Plaintiff, P.C. 6239, Tr. 1 within v. Sections 5 and 8, T20N, R9E, N.M.P.M. BARRY BLACK, VILLA within the Communi- DE LA PAZ ASSOCIAty of La Puebla...," TION, INC. AND THE SPOUSE filed in the office of UNKNOWN the County Clerk, OF BARRY BLACK, IF Santa Fe County, New ANY, Mexico, on February 24, 1993, in Plat Book Defendant(s). 244, Page 022, as Document No. NOTICE OF SUIT STATE OF New Mexico 805,051. to the above-named Barry Unless you serve a Defendants pleading or motion in Black and The Unresponse to the com- known Spouse of Barplaint in said cause ry Black, if any. on or before 30 days GREETINGS: after the last publica- You are hereby notition date, judgment fied that the aboveby default will be en- named Plaintiff has filed a civil action tered against you. Respectfully Submit- against you in the above-entitled Court ted, THE CASTLE LAW and cause, the general object thereof beGROUP, LLC ing to foreclose a By: /s/ __Steven J. mortgage on properLucero__ Electroni- ty located at 3220 La Paz Ln #20, Santa Fe, cally Filed NM 87507, Santa Fe Steven J. Lucero County, New Mexico, 20 First Plaza NW, said property being more particularly deSuite 602 Albuquerque, NM scribed as: Unit 20 of Villa de la 87102 Condominiums, Telephone: (505) 848- Paz created by the Ninth 9500 Amendment to the Fax: (505) 848-9516 Condominium DeclaAttorney for Plaintiff ration for Villa de la NM13-00702_FC01 Paz Condominium, recorded in Book Legal#96135 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican December 11, 18, 25, Continued... 2013

Unless you serve a pleading or motion in response to the complaint in said cause on or before 30 days after the last publication date, judgment by default will be entered against you. Respectfully Submitted, THE CASTLE LAW GROUP, LLC By: /s/ __Steven J. Lucero__ Electronically Filed Steven J. Lucero 20 First Plaza NW, Suite 602 Albuquerque, NM 87102 Telephone: (505) 8489500 Fax: (505) 848-9516 Attorney For Plaintiff NM13-01662_FC01 Legal#96134 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican December 11, 18, 25, 2013 The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX) Board of Directors will hold a Special Board Meeting at 8:30 AM to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid located at 5151 San Francisco Road NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico. If an individual with a

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Legal#96052 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican December 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 2013 The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX) has recently issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for A-133 Financial Audit. NMHIX is seeking proposals from qualified, independent certified public accountants that are capable of performing an A-133 compliant single audit for fiscal year 2013. RFP Issued: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Proposals Due By: Friday, December 23,

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2013 For more information, please see Financial Audit RFP at http://www.nmhix.co m / v e n d o r e m p l o y m e n t pportunities/vendoropportunities/ Legal#96162 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican December 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 2013

THE POJOAQUE VALLEY SCHOOLS Student Services Office has initiated the process for destruction of records. Students who were in attendance from 2004-2008 who received Special Education services may pick up their Special Education records at: Student Services, at Pablo Roybal Elementary, Room A1, 1574 State Road 502, Santa Fe, NM 87506, M-F, 8-4. Please call 455-0801 with any questions. Final destruction of records will occur on January 17, 2014. Legal #96126 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on December 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 2013

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Horoscope The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013: This year excitement and the unexpected will prevent you from being bored. Your ability to flex will be critical to your success and happiness. Cancer often demonstrates his or her caring for you. ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH You might need a shake-up to get going. The alternative of a slow, lazy morning also could hold unusual appeal. Tonight: Mosey on home. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHH Your morning provides an insight that energizes communication. You’ll want to clear up a problem before you have a collision of wills. Tonight: Don’t cut off communication. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHH You might not be aware of all the assets you possess. An unpredictable person could make you feel as if a mini-revolution is about to begin. Tonight: Your treat; be careful if shopping. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH No one can squelch your energy, regardless of how hard others might try. A loved one could display a need for more control. Tonight: Count on your lucky rabbit’s foot. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHH Take your time and consider your options. Question how much you are coloring the moment with a bias before taking action. Tonight: Listen to your inner voice. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHHH Know that you can’t manipulate someone to do what you want. You’ll want to present a case for following your suggestion. Tonight: Where the crowds are.

Super Quiz Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.

Subject: CAROLS AND CAROLS (e.g., The cast of her show included Harvey Korman. Answer: Carol Burnett.) FRESHMAN LEVEL 1. What is the snowman’s name in Winter Wonderland? Answer________ 2. Who traveled over field and fountain, moor and mountain? Answer________ 3. Which carol contains the lyrics “God and sinners reconciled”? Answer________ GRADUATE LEVEL 4. Translate the German: Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht. Answer________

5. By what name is Adeste Fideles popularly known? Answer________ 6. Which carol was originally known as Carol of the Drum? Answer________ PH.D. LEVEL 7. Provide one word to complete another title that begins Carol of the ____. Answer________ 8. She originated the role of Lorelei Lee in the Broadway musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Answer________ 9. Which carol is noted for the Latin refrain Gloria, Hosanna in excelsis? Answer________

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1. Parson Brown. 2. The Three Kings. 3. Hark the Herald Angels Sing. 4. Silent Night, Holy Night. 5. O Come All Ye Faithful. 6. The Little Drummer Boy. 7. Bells or Children. 8. Carol Channing. 9. Ding Dong Merrily on High. SCORING: 18 points — congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points — honors graduate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you? (c) 2013 Ken Fisher

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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HH Take a stand, and know your limits. Avoid getting into a contest of wills. Tonight: Make sure you don’t find yourself standing under the mistletoe with someone who is bad news.

Teenagers assault people for sport Dear Annie: I just finished watching a piece on the news about young people assaulting others and calling it a game. It seems they walk up to unsuspecting people and throw the hardest punch they can to the face in an effort to knock someone out. In one instance, a man was hit so hard, he fell face first to the curb and fractured his skull. He died, and the person who hit him was charged with manslaughter. The kids being interviewed were all laughing about it, as if it were some sort of party. They said it was a macho thing, to prove how tough or strong you are. The sad part is that they are raised as if their actions have no consequences. Parents, teach your children better before it’s too late. — Worried Adult Dear Adult: It’s sad to see a world where children think assault is a sport, where the constant media barrage publicizes and glamorizes violence, and where these immature teens either don’t understand the consequences of their actions or think prison is simply another badge of toughness. We doubt they would find this activity so much “fun” if the victim were someone they cared about. We’ve forgotten how to be civilized to one another, nor do we value it. Parents not only need to teach compassion and responsibility to their children, but they have the added burden of combating the multiple pernicious influences around them. It’s hard to raise kids these days, and we commend those parents who manage to do it well. Dear Annie: I have a friend who often asks: “What’s happening?” But when I attempt to tell her, she rudely interrupts and says, “I don’t want to hear about it!” It doesn’t matter what the subject is. She even interrupts for others, saying, “She doesn’t want to hear about it!” She also cuts me off mid-sentence and mockingly finishes my thoughts

Sheinwold’s bridge

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Forget about having a steady, scheduled day. The unexpected blows its winds in your direction, no matter how hard you try to dodge it. Tonight: Someone might think that you are being aloof. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHH Your strength comes from detaching when the unexpected occurs around a loved one. Initiate discussions on an individual level. Tonight: Relax over dinner, then talk. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH Others continue to run with the ball, which allows you to have more time for last-minute holiday details. onight: Go along with a suggestion. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH Recognize that you must deal with the more boring yet important aspects of your life. Tonight: Get some R and R — you’re going to need it. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHH You might wonder why someone always seems to trigger you. Decide to be impervious to this person’s actions. Maintain a sense of humor. Tonight: Find the mistletoe, then find the apple of your eye.

Cryptoquip

Chess quiz

The Cryptoquip is a substitution cipher in which one letter stands for another. If you think that X equals O, it will equal O throughout the puzzle. Single letters, short words and words using an apostrophe give you clues to locating vowels. Solution is by trial and error. © 2013 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.

WHITE WINS THE ROOK Hint: Block its defender. Solution: 1. Rb8ch! Kg7 2. Be6ch! (cutting off the queen) Kh6 3. Qxd6! [Mamedov-Sokolov ’13].

Today in history Today is Wednesday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2013. There are 13 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On Dec. 18, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was declared in effect by Secretary of State William H. Seward.

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for me. Attempting to carry on a conversation with her is hurtful and exasperating, and I find her to be extremely rude. However, if the conversation centers on her, it can go on forever. Also, if she is trying to impress people, no matter how boring the conversation, she hangs on their every word. I have to deal with this “conversation bully” often. How am I supposed to handle her? — Sharp Stick in the Ear Dear Sharp: You are already aware that your friend is self-centered and only interested in conversation that is somehow beneficial to her. When she asks, “What’s happening?” she doesn’t really want to know. It’s simply her way of saying hello. Here are your options: You can tell your friend how rude and upsetting this is and ask her to be more considerate; you can restrict your conversation to topics that stroke her ego; you can find other friends. Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Furious and Concerned,” whose physician cousin often treats and gives medication to family members. The Medical Board of California does not prohibit physicians from treating family members, but does require that any prescribing of medications (and giving samples is indeed prescribing) be accompanied by an appropriate history and physical examination. It also requires that adequate medical records be kept of the treatment, the same as for any other patient. In California, the actions described would put that physician at risk of losing his license for unprofessional conduct. I don’t know what state this cousin lives in, but “Furious” should advise her relatives to stop asking him for free medical care. We all receive such requests, and they are often difficult to refuse. She also could send the physician a copy of this reply, as he may be unaware that his actions are putting his license at risk. — Concerned MD in California

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