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October 8, 1996
11 a.m. MDT


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Mescalero Gaming Appeal Denied
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver rules the Mescalero Apache's casino must remain closed and the Jicarilla Apache casino may remain open, at least through Nov. 20.
  • Go to text of the ruling.
  • Background stories:

  • Go to Ruling on Casino Expected Soon (09-27-96)
  • Go to Court To Weigh Casino Appeal (09-26-96)
  • Go to Waiting Is Only Game Being Played at Casino (09-26-96)
  • Go to Mescaleros Fold Hand (09-25-96)
  • Go to Tears, Triumph for N.M. Tribes (09-25-96)
  • Go to Senators Seek Gaming Moratorium (09-25-96)
  • Inmates May Work in Forests
    State officials have announced plans for inmate work camps where prison labor would be used for conservation and forestry projects on public lands.

    Richardson Permits PAC Donations, Stops at 33%
    While New Mexico Rep. Bill Richardson is still taking campaign contributions from Political Action Committees, this year's contributions are about 33 percent, down from earlier levels.

    Business Outlook

    N.M. Stock Index Gains in Quarter
    Strong performances by a handful of companies saved what otherwise was a meager third quarter for stock investments in New Mexico-based companies.

    Bingaman Reflects on Justice Post
    After more than three years as head of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, Assistant U.S. Attorney Anne Bingaman will step down to return to private practice.
    Where The Buffalo Roamed
    Lawrence Maestas bought three acres of land on Rio Grande NW, in the area known as "Buffalo Curve," and is building his dream home where a herd of the animals once grazed.

    Rising to the Occasion

    New Balloon Fiesta Video!
    Glowing in the dark - 546K - .mov format
    Filling the Envelope - 975K - .mov format
    Take Off - 924K - .mov format
    Balloons Everywhere! -878K - .mov format
    Flying Cows? - 677K - .mov format
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    Balloon Fiesta Photo Gallery
    Photographs of the Balloon Fiesta taken by Journal photographers.

    The 25th anniversary Kodak Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta launches with a new field and more balloons than ever. Here's a guide to the fiesta, as well as some things to do after the early morning events are over.

    Guide to the New Mexico Symphony From Beethoven to Michael Martin Murphey, the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra's 1996-97 season promises to be a great one. Here you'll find a complete guide to the orchestra, including profiles of the symphony's music director David Lockington, guest artists, a complete schedule, ticket information and even suggestions for your classical CD collection.

    Air Jordan on Schedule for Game at the Pit
    The Bulls are running through Albuquerque this week for about 30 hours as they play the Seattle SuperSonics Friday at the Pit. And, yes, Michael Jordan will be here.

    You are about to enter what might be a first for Albuquerque - a high school football and soccer web site. All high schools in Albuquerque will be included in this supplement to regular daily coverage in the Journal. On Wednesdays, look for game previews, plus updated schedules and rosters. So, take a look! Opponent's Nightmare
    Edmund Ekeoha is making a big impact as middle linebacker for the Las Vegas Robertson Cardinals.

    Bye Week Provides Time to Rest, Heal
    Four Western Athletic Conference football teams are off this week. Four were off last week.

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