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Power restored at ABQ, Bernalillo Government Center

June 25th, 2014 at 11:56 am by under Latest Posts

Power was restored quickly at the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center.

The building located at One Civic Plaza was without power for less than an hour Wednesday.


Starbucks Sodas to go on sale in NM

June 23rd, 2014 at 8:24 pm by under Latest Posts

New Mexico is one of the few states that’ll start selling Starbucks Sodas starting Tuesday.

The sodas will be made to order and there will be a trio of flavors.

New Mexico is one of 16 states to get the new drink addition.

Also starting Tuesday, there will be a coffee price hike.

Some drink prices will go up a nickel to 20 cents.


Presbyterian’s Community Growers’ Market

June 23rd, 2014 at 4:22 pm by under Latest Posts

Presbyterian’s Community Growers’ Market returns Tuesday.

The growers’ market will open every Tuesday from 7 a.m. to noon through mid-October.

It’s aimed at providing easier access to a variety of fresh produce and homemade products.

The market will be set up in the parking lot on central across from the downtown hospital.

It’s the third year Presbyterian has hosted the market.


Staples looks to cast New Mexicans in national commercial

June 17th, 2014 at 1:24 pm by under Latest Posts

Staples is searching for New Mexico parents, teens and customers of all ages to showcase their excitement for low back-to-school prices with the shopping cart dance. Winners will appear in a Staples national back-to-school television ad campaign.

Parents, teens, kids and grandparents can enter Staples’ Make 15 Seconds of Fame Happen contest at www.staples.com/shoppingcartdance. Contest entrants will need to download the song, create a video doing the shopping cart dance, fill out an entry form and upload their video. One upload per person, per day. Staples will then select up to 40 submissions to star in back to school commercials.

Submissions will be accepted from June 2 to June 23 and the winners will be announced on July 8, 2014.

The winners of the contest will appear in a national Staples back-to-school ad campaign and will each receive a $250 Staples gift card.

For complete entry details and video requirements, visit www.staples.com/shoppingcartdance. Submissions will be accepted from now through June 23 at 5 p.m. EST.


Water main break fixed at 2nd Street and Roma

June 16th, 2014 at 9:24 pm by under Latest Posts

The Water Utility Authority said Sunday night’s big water main break at Second Street and Roma downtown has now been fixed but the intersection is still closed for road repairs.

Water service was cut off for a number of customers, including the Doubletree Hotel, but it has been restored.