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  1. Softball: Carlsbad hammers Gallup in Rio Rancho TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Senior third baseman Zuriah Leyva went with 3-for-3 with three RBIs, while senior second baseman Lia Granger hit 2-for-3 with an RBI. At the plate, junior second baseman Garret Day hit 2-for-3, while senior third baseman Daniel Ruiz hit 1-for-3 with the game-winning RBI in the top of the fourth inning.

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  2. News Briefs: Firm looks to push Native Americans into pot businessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... for one tribe in New Mexico that will harvest their first crop in July. They declined to identify the tribes. CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - Three Carlsbad men were killed in a single vehicle crash. According to the accident report, Patrick Silva, Peter ...

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  3. Cat Litter Caused $240 Million Radiation Leak in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | People

    Last February, a radiation accident occurred at the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico. A drum containing radioisotopes like plutonium was improperly packaged at the Los Alamos National Laboratory near Santa Fe and ruptured, causing a leak.

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  4. Kitty Litter to Blame for Nuclear Waste LeakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Live Science

    That's the take-away of a 277-page report , just released by the Department of Energy , on a radioactive leak that occurred at the underground Waste Isolation Pilot Plant east of Carlsbad, New Mexico, on Feb. 14, 2014. Investigators confirmed that a 55-gallon metal drum of nuclear waste burst open after it was packed with the wrong kind of cat litter , as had been suspected since last year.

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  5. Cat litter caused nuclear accident in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The February radiation leak at a Carlsbad, NM nuclear waste storage site may have been caused by a change in kitty litter, according to a scientist who used to work at the facility. Cat litter is to blame for a nuclear accident in New Mexico , according to government scientists.

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  6. Track and field: Carlsbad has strong performances at Gene Wells RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Carlsbad track senior distance runner Kevin Johnson won a pair of races at Thursday's Gene Wells Relays in Hobbs. Johnson won the 800-meter event in two minutes and .4 seconds and later won the 1600-meter run at 4:34.5, coach Ron Egan said in a text message early Friday morning.

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  7. Cat litter was responsible for $500m radiation leak, nuke waste site shutdown - US Energy DeptRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Cat litter was among the "chemically incompatible" contents of a barrel of nuclear waste, which prompted explosive chemical reaction and a radiation leak at US's only underground nuclear waste repository, an investigation has found. Just one barrel of waste leaked radiation that prompted the whole of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico, suspend its operations indefinitely, the US Energy Department said in a report Thursday about an incident in February 2014.

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  8. Beer will be sold at Bar-B-Que Challenge in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> Beer will be sold at the Bar-B-Que Challege in April, but the decision to allow alcohol sales at the Beach Bandshell Park area was far from unanimous. The Carlsbad City Council was divided when voting on whether to allow the alcohol sales by Lucy's Restaurant at the event, with five councilors voting yes and three voting no.

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  9. Secretary of Energy intends for WIPP to be opened safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> Reopening the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant remains one of the top priorities for U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, he said at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. Moniz gave a presentation and emphasized President Barack Obama's support for interim storage of spent fuel and Obama's call to move forward with a repository for defense-related, hazardous waste.

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  10. Softball: Cavegirls' bats go off again in Rio Rancho Tournament openerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Current-Argus Cavegirls junior first baseman Rylan Gonsalez makes contact at the plate against Manzano on Saturday, March 14. Carlsbad beat Del Norte 20-7 in Thursday's Rio Rancho Tournament opener. The Carlsbad softball team's bats caught fire again, thrashing Del Norte 20-7 via sixth-inning mercy rule in Thursday's Rio Rancho Tournament opener at Cleveland High.

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  11. Three Carlsbad men killed in head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> Three Carlsbad men were killed and another man was injured in a head-on collision Wednesday morning just north of Pecos, Texas. According to an accident report, Patrick Silva, 24; Peter Silva, 24; and Jamie William Warrior, 41, were traveling south on U.S. 285 in a 2005 Ford pickup when for an unknown reason they crossed lanes and collided with a Terex Crane.

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  12. Baseball: Piedra Vista defense falters in Coach Bob finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    ... "Two of them beat us, but we had chances to win those games." The Panthers will be off until April 3 when they play Carlsbad in Rio Rancho before a pair of games in Albuquerque against Volcano Vista and St. Pius X on April 4. Farmington High bounced ...

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  13. Little Argus: March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... is also delivery on orders of five or more plates. To place an order call 885-5792. Special Board Meeting: The Carlsbad Municipal Schools Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:00 am in the Board Room at ...

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  14. P.R. Leyva students in awe of school's new weight roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Current-Argus P.R. Leyva eighth grader Wyatt Hotter works on squats Tuesday at the school's renovated weight lifting facility. CARLSBAD >> Up until this past summer, the P.R. Leyva Intermediate School's weight room was just like it was 15 years ago when football coach Brad Brewer went to school.

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  15. Youth baseball: Albuquerque Baseball Academy coming to CarlsbadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> The Albuquerque Baseball Academy will hold an All Skills camp from 9 a.m. 2:30 p.m. next Thursday at the Bob Forrest Youth Sports Complex, instructor Ryan Brewer said in an email earlier this week. Lauro Felix, a New Mexico State baseball alumnus who played for the Chicago White Sox and Oakland Athletics, will teach hitting and infield drills.

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  16. Three Carlsbad men killed in accident near PecosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    According to a report from NewsWest 9, three Carlsbad men were killed in a head-on collision Wednesday morning just north of Pecos, Texas. The station reports that Patrick Silva, 24, Peter Silva, 24 and Jamie William Warrior, 41, were traveling in a 2005 Ford truck south on U.S. 285 when for unknown reasons they crossed lanes and collided with a Terex Crane traveling in the same direction.

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  17. Public input asked for Highway 82 improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... fatal crashes, yellow dots represent injury crashes and green dots represent property-damage-only crashes. CARLSBAD >> A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at the Central Valley Electric Cooperative in Artesia to discuss proposed ...

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  18. Carlsbad City Council approves three union contracts, tables oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> The City Council approved three union contracts Tuesday night, but tabled a fourth because the union came back with a counterproposal. The agreements approved by the council were with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, The International Association of Fire Fighters and the United Steel Workers.

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  19. Ninja Turtles to star in anti-bullying showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> The live action Ninja Turtle show will be in Carlsbad on Saturday at the Walter Gerrells Performing Arts Center at 5 p.m. to spread an anti-bullying message to children. The show will feature ninja turtles Raphael, Mikey, Donatello and Leonardo in an interactive performance that promotes an anti-bullying message in a positive way.

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  20. Annual Spring Fling and 5K run will be SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD>> The Sixth annual Carlsbad Spring Fling is Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Carlsbad Beach Band Shell. The event was created as a way for Carlsbad's kids to kick off spring break in a fun but safe way, said Cpl.

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