FILE - This May 10, 2014 photo provided by the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant shows waste stacks in a storage room with broken magnesium oxide bags and heat damage, seen as black streaks on the rim of the container at center, on top of a standard waste box at the WIPP site in Carlsbad, N.M.   New Mexico on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 levied more than $54 million in penalties against the U.S. Department of Energy for numerous violations that resulted in the indefinite closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository. (AP Photo/Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, File)

Radiological release at nuke dump was low

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) – A final report by independent researchers shows the radiological release from the federal government’s underground nuc…

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Lobos defeat winless Central Arkansas

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Central Arkansas came into Wise Pies Arena AKA The Pit, winless but up for the challenge. The Bears of the Southland Co…