Albuquerque Journal halts local home deliveries

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer

Falling on hard financial times, the Albuquerque Journal is canceling distribution of its paper to more than 30 New Mexico towns including Clovis, Portales and Tucumcari.

The paper will terminate home delivery and rack sales in outlying communities on Jan. 31 because of falling advertising revenue and rising production and shipping costs, according to