• NM Congressman thinks unemployed persons need to be drug tested before collecting benefits.
• As the saying goes, "..water's for fightin’". Rio Rancho finds this out, as California developer decides not to sell its water rights, opting instead to "sit on the asset."
• Land of Enchantment's infrastructure earns a grade of "C" from American Society of Civil Engineers. Beats the national average of "D+".
• Commercial real estate developer group hosts event next week to focus on so-called "Right to Work" law. Could lobbying to enact such a statute in NM be in the group's future?
• Former Lobo football great Brian Urlacher will no longer be a Chicago Bear.
• UNM gives Lobo coach Steve Alford a big raise, extending his contract. Here are the details of how Alford could potentially earn up to $2 million per year.
• Meanwhile, Lobo Hugh Greenwood is named as one of the "Hottest Guys of March Madness" by Cosmopolitan.
• Speaking of Cosmo, a 23-year-old Duke City woman wins a job with the magazine by competing on a TV show.
• In other fashion news, Michael Kors is coming to ABQ Uptown later this spring.