• Happy New Year, and Happy 150th, Emancipation Proclamation! Unless you make over $400K, it looks like you've avoided the fiscal cliff, for now. Both NM US Senators vote in favor of the fix.
• ABQ area loses 3900 jobs in 12-month period ending Nov. 30. NM fails to keep up with neighboring states.
• Duke City's minimum wage increases by $1 an hour starting today.
• Columbia U. research study: More evidence that our water supply is at risk.
• Troubled Sunrise Bank to be sold.
• West Mesa High honors memory of alum Randy Castillo by naming performance space in his honor.
• Looking to get rid of unwanted guns? Here's how to do it every Saturday this month.