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City of Bloomfield will appeal Ten Commandments monument ruling

Support: All residents who spoke at special meeting supported marker
08/20/2014 10:03 PM MDT
BLOOMFIELD — City councilors unanimously voted on Wednesday to appeal a federal judge's ruling stating a monument at City Hall inscribed with the Ten Commandments is unconstitutional. 
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Bloomfield woman behind Ten Commandments monument lawsuit speaks out
08/18/2014 12:34 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — A federal judge's ruling earlier this month ordering the city of Bloomfield to remove the Ten Commandments monument at City Hall has stirred up reaction online, but the woman who brought the case against the city says she stands by her lawsuit and hopes the marker will find an appropriate home. Full Story

Bloomfield School District starts refinancing about $14M in bonds
08/14/2014 07:20 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — The Bloomfield School District is taking steps to refinance about $14 million in bonds to yield a slightly lower property tax rate. Full Story

Bloomfield School District Superintendent Joe Rasor will retire at end of school year
08/13/2014 07:55 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield School District Superintendent Joe Rasor has announced he will retire at the end of this school year. Full Story

Federal judge rules Ten Commandments monument in front of Bloomfield City Hall violates First Amendment
08/09/2014 12:50 AM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — A federal judge on Thursday issued a ruling against the city of Bloomfield for placing a Ten Commandments monument on the front lawn of its City Hall and ordered that it be removed by Sept. 10. Full Story

Bloomfield church's block party on Saturday offers free food, fun
08/06/2014 10:57 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — First Baptist Church of Bloomfield will celebrate summer with a free party for the community on Saturday. Full Story

Gov. Susana Martinez delivers campaign stump speech in Bloomfield
07/31/2014 10:03 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — Gov. Susana Martinez stopped in Bloomfield on Thursday and delivered a stump speech in her bid for re-election, touting the progress New Mexico has made in education. Full Story

Wagner Equipment Company breaks ground on new facility in Bloomfield
07/30/2014 06:41 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — Officials on Wednesday broke ground for two new buildings that will house parts, services and sales operations for Wagner Equipment Company. Full Story

Bloomfield city council approves River Stewardship funding application
07/28/2014 07:27 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — City councilors on Monday approved the city's application for grant money from the state's River Stewardship program that would be used to build a recreation area near South Church Street. Full Story

Bloomfield 11-year-old sets her eyes on the Indian National Rodeo Finals
07/19/2014 10:16 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Rodeo has been a tradition in the Pioche family for generations, so it wasn't surprising that a few years ago Cheyenne Pioche's parents put her on the family's paint mare, Patches. Full Story

Woman pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized. Full Story
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'Motown the Musical' to take a break from Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — "Motown the Musical" is taking a break from Broadway. Producers said Friday the $18 million show will play its final performance at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre on Jan. Full Story