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Bloomfield, New Mexico is located in San Juan County. Zip codes in Bloomfield, NM include 87413. The median home price in Bloomfield is $159,900. More Bloomfield information.

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22 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Officials approve raises for Aztec, Bloomfield city managers

On Monday, Bloomfield City Councilors approved David Fuqua, 54, for another three years as city manager and awarded him a $10,000 annual raise, giving him a yearly salary of $120,000.

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Wednesday | Farmington Daily Times

One man dead after police-involved shooting in Bloomfield

A man was pronounced dead at the San Juan Regional Medical Center emergency room this morning after a police-involved shooting in Bloomfield.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Charges dismissed against two people arrested in "Brown ICE" drug investigation

Charges have been dismissed against two local residents arrested as a result of the "Brown ICE" criminal investigation conducted by the Region II Narcotics Task Force.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fox News

Ten Commandments part of history, N.M. city leaders to say in appeal of court order

The small, northwestern New Mexico city of Bloomfield is choosing orders handed down to Moses over one issued by a judge, but they say it is a matter of history, and not religion.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

City of Bloomfield will appeal Ten Commandments monument ruling

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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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Farmington's Spare Rib BBQ Co. marks its 25th anniversary

Spare Rib BBQ Co. Owner Jimmy Evans talks on Friday at his Farmington restaurant about what has made the business successful for the past 25 years.

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Farmington Daily Times

Eleven San Juan County Sheriff's Office employees have left department since July primary election

Since the June primary election, 11 employees have left or have announced plans to leave the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, a move expected to cost the county at least $125,000.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Bloomfield woman behind Ten Commandments monument lawsuit speaks out

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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Goats and their owners play dress up at costume contest at San Juan County Fair

"She's one of the ladies you see dance in the bars," said the 10-year-old girl, kneeling next to her goat.

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Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County administrators outline ideas to deal with looming deficit

Closing McGee Park is one of San Juan County's options to prevent a more than $6 million deficit in a program that helps uninsured county residents pay medical bills and reimburses providers for care delivered to the uninsured.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Bloomfield School District Superintendent Joe Rasor will retire at end of school year

Rasor made the announcement during the district's board of education meeting on Tuesday evening.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

MyHighPlains.com

Court: Ten Commandments Must Go

Federal court says New Mexico town has 30 days to remove Ten Commandments monument from front lawn of city hall.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Bloomfield meeting will discuss state of San Juan County education

A local group will be hosting a community meeting about the state of the county's education system on Wednesday morning in Bloomfield.

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The Raw Story

Reagan appointee sides with Wiccans: NM town must remove Ten Commandments monument

A judge nominated by President Ronald Reagan upset Christians in Bloomfield, New Mexico when he sided with Wiccans and ordered the removal of a monument to the Ten Commandments from city property, the Christian News Network reports .

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Texas community mourns death of family in New Mexico crash

Michael Miller, his wife, Leann, and their two young children were all killed in a head-on crash on US 550, about 20 miles south of Bloomfield.

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Farmington Daily Times

Correctional officer charged with aggravated battery in beating at...

A 31-year-old man beaten by an officer at the San Juan County Adult Detention Center in July filed a tort claim notice last week alleging the officer violated his civil rights and caused serious injuries.

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Farmington Daily Times

a Ten Commandments monument on Bloomfield's City Hall violates the First Amendment

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.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

KOB-TV

Family of 4 killed in head-on crash in New Mexico

Authorities say a Texas family was killed when their vehicle collided head-on with another while they were traveling in New Mexico.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Judge: Ten Commandments monument must go

A federal judge agrees, a monument displaying the Ten Commandments in front of a New Mexico city hall is a violation of the First Amendment.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Federal judge rules Ten Commandments monument in front of 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.

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