March 12, 1994 |
Circle K to Increase Staffing: The Phoenix-based company is speeding up plans to schedule at least two employees on every shift at its 2,500 convenience stores in the wake of a clerk's recent shooting death in New Mexico. The announcement came the same day that Circle K was sued by the estate and fiancee of another employee who was shot in August as he chased a man who tried to use someone else's credit card.
June 30, 1991 |
Gen. Lew Wallace, governor of the New Mexico Territory from 1878-81--the one who promised amnesty to Billy the Kid, then put a $500 reward on his head--wrote: "Every calculation based on experience elsewhere fails in New Mexico." That still sums up life in the state where the license plate slogan reads "Land of Enchantment." Translate that: Southwest Twilight Zone. People are "different" in New Mexico. They always have been. Especially the cowboys.
March 14, 1986 |
The Texas Longhorns rode their multi-dimensional offense to a 69-66 victory over New Mexico in a first-round National Invitation Tournament game at Albuquerque Thursday night. The Longhorns did it by getting double figure scoring from four of their starters to offset a sparkling 30-point effort by New Mexico forward Johnny Brown.