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FBI: Albuquerque Felon Charged With Unlawfully Possessing A Firearm And Ammunition

on August 11, 2017 - 7:02am
FBI News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Aug. 8 Abran Apodaca, 37, of Albuquerque, made his initial appearance before a U.S. Magistrate Judge on a criminal complaint charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
 
The charge arises from an Aug. 4, 2017 incident during which FBI Special Agents and a Task Force Officer fired at Apodaca after he allegedly pointed a rifle at an Agent.
 
The criminal complaint alleges that on Aug.

N.M. Delegation: Rebid Is Opportunity For DOE To Strengthen LANL’s Critical Role In NNM

on August 11, 2017 - 6:50am

NM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION News
  • Paramount concern is assuring the safety and health of the employees, the public and protecting the environment while enabling the lab to continue to meet its crucial national security missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), and U.S. Representatives Steve Pearce (R-N.M.), Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) sent a letter Thursday to U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Nuclear Security General Frank G.

FBI: Albuquerque Man Wanted For Bank Robbery

on August 11, 2017 - 6:43am
FBI News:
 
The FBI is looking for Dennis Anthony Saavedra, 34, of Albuquerque, who is wanted for bank robbery.
 
Aug. 3, 2017, a federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico after Saavedra was charged with bank robbery.
 
He has a tattoo on his neck, as well tattoos on his back, chest, arms, hands, and fingers. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
 
Anyone with information on Saavedra's whereabouts is asked to immediately call the FBI at 505.889.1300. The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to

Seven Things You May Not Know About Women’s Health

on August 10, 2017 - 4:43pm

CDC News:

You may be surprised to learn about some health issues that affect millions of women or girls each year.

Learn about some of them and what you can do:

1. Asthma occurs more often in women than men. Older adults, women, and African Americans are more likely to die due to asthma.[5.42 MB]

Women with asthma should always try to avoid asthma triggers. Known asthma triggers include but are not limited to outdoor air pollution, mold, and tobacco smoke.
Work with your doctor to develop an asthma action plan that will help you take your medications correctly and avoid your asthma

Mosquitoes Capable Of Transmitting Zika Virus Found In New Mexico

on August 10, 2017 - 4:38pm

NMDOH News:
  • Best Way to Prevent Zika Virus is to Prevent Mosquito Bites

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and New Mexico State University (NMSU) announced this week that Aedes aegypti, has been identified in Otero and Hidalgo Counties. This is the first time a species of mosquito that can transmit Zika virus has been found in this part of the state. There have been no identified human cases of Zika virus in either county to date.

Zika virus can be transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.

Traffic Division Tests School Flashing Lights Aug. 15-16

on August 10, 2017 - 10:42am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Public Works Traffic Division staff will be testing the school zone flashing lights throughout the community Aug. 15-16, in preparation for the beginning of school, which starts Thursday, Aug. 17.

Direct questions or concerns to the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150 or email lacpw@lacnm.us.

Security Summit Alert: Tax Pros Warned Of New Scam To Steal Their Passwords

on August 10, 2017 - 9:47am
IRS News:
 
PHOENIX  The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry warned tax professionals to be alert to a new phishing email scam impersonating tax software providers and attempting to steal usernames and passwords.
 
This sophisticated scam yet again displays cybercriminals’ tax savvy and underscores the need for tax professionals to take strong security measures to protect their clients and protect their business. This is the time of year when many software providers issue software upgrades and when tax professionals are working to meet the Oct.

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