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2 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Cops: Fake medical cards sold to truck drivers

The cards are required by the New Mexico Department of Transportation to be obtained by truck drivers who want to get a commercial driver's license.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Santa Fe City Council votes to decriminalize pot

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Gone for good: why the state's R&D drove one New Mexican to Colorado

So in September 2012, Burge, who grew up in Aztec and who was a prominent figure in New Mexico's technology and economic-development world, left for Boulder, Colorado.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

14 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Artesia chile farmer benefits from production delay in Hatch

ARTESIA >> Heavy rains in New Mexico's chile growing capital have caused delays in harvesting the state's most popular vegetable, and the situation has benefitted one Southeastern New Mexican producer.

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Related Topix: Hatch, NM, Artesia, NM, Life, Food, Vegetables, Las Cruces, NM

18 hrs ago | ABC News

Santa Fe City Council Votes to Decriminalize Pot

City officials said in a news release that the council voted 5-4 Wednesday night to approve the pot ordinance The measure makes possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil infraction punishable by a fine of no more than $25.

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22 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Pot measure may not fit on SF ballot

The Santa Fe City Council is asking the secretary of state to put a proposal to decimalize small amounts of marijuana on the November general election ballot, but it might not fit.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Economic expert: NM job growth too slow

A New Mexico manufacturer is expanding and says it is adding hundreds of high-paying jobs to the metro area.

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Related Topix: Los Lunas, NM, Valencia County, NM

Deming Headlight

Pulse: WSIFF continues to showcase local, national, global film talent

There is no better way to relax and unwind than watching movies for five days straight; and that's possible with the White Sands International Film Festival, which kicks off on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: White Sands, NM, Dona Ana, NM, Albuquerque, NM

JD Supra

Freedom to Contract Prevails in New Mexico

Is freedom to contract a good thing for everybody? First Baptist Church of Roswell v.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Carlsbad Current-Argus

More Carlsbad veterans are using free ride services

CARLSBAD >> Officials with a local organization which transports veterans to Veterans Affairs facilities in the region say the number of people using their services is rising.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Life, Veteran Affairs, Eddy County, NM, Chaves County, NM, Lea County, NM

Washington Times

NM--New Mexico News Digest, NM

Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Santa Fe, NM

Southwest Farm Press

West Nile Virus in horses and human in New Mexico

Season's first cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in New Mexico. Two horse and one human case has been confirmed.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Bernalillo, NM, San Juan County, NM, Albuquerque, NM, South Valley, NM

Washington Times

UNM gets grant to study rise in rural Hepatitis C

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is getting a $1.3 million grant to study the rise of Hepatitis C infections in rural New Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Michelle Lujan, New Mexico Government

KOAT-TV

Tuesday evening forecast: Aug. 26, 2014

THIRDS OF NEW MEXICO, CITIES INCLUDED ARE: ALBUQUERQUE, TAOS, SANTA FE, ALAMOGORDO, LAS CRUCES, SILVER CITY, GRANTS, GALLUP, FARMINGTON AND DURANGO.

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Related Topix: Weather, Albuquerque, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Alamogordo, NM

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KOAT-TV

'Breaking Bad' creator thanks NM at Emmys

"Breaking Bad" won five Emmys Monday night and as the stars and the show's creator took the stage to accept their award, they also thanked New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Anna Gunn, Bryan Cranston, Albuquerque, NM

KRQE Albuquerque

Cop defends allegations of time-card fraud

A new audio recording shows just how close a Santa Fe Police Lieutenant came to being fired after being accused of lying on his time card but he claims he was working from home.

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KOB-TV New Mexico

'Breaking Bad' success gives hope to state for next big NM show, 'Better Call Saul'

New Mexico's world famous TV series "Breaking Bad" won five Emmy awards Monday night for its fifth and final season, with three of the show's main players paying tribute to the state's growing cadre of TV and film technicians.

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Albuquerque, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Flash flood watch, flood advisory in effect for Do a Ana County

The National Weather Service in Santa Teresa has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Las Cruces and much of southern New Mexico, and far west Texas.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Santa Teresa, NM, Las Cruces, NM

KOB-TV

Infant death rate declines in New Mexico

Last year, the state recorded 5.4 infant deaths per 1,000 births, or 143 deaths in total.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

ACE Cash Express payouts could benefit New Mexicans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it has taken enforcement action against ACE Cash Express, resulting in a $5 million fine and $5 million in refunds to ACE customers.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

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