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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

GOP 2014: In New Mexico, Susana Martinez the hope for Hispanics

Buoyant, bilingual, upbeat and the first female Hispanic governor of any state, New Mexico's Susana Martinez seems a good fit for chief executive officer of a Western state where almost half the 2.1 million population is Hispanic.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, US News

4 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Tribal Officer Checkpoint Training

Drinking and driving a not only a big problem in New Mexico, but also on pueblos and reservations.

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8 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Santa Fe hospital staff withdraw strike threat

A union that represents workers at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center has withdrawn a threat to strike, even as a vote on a contract is due.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KOAT-TV

New Mexico Pride

NEW MEXICO IS A PROUD PLACE AND A NEW SURVEY RANKS US HIGH FOUR OUR LOCAL LOVE. BUT THERE'S ONE STATE THAT REPORTEDLY HAS US BEAT.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

CNN

Lawyer: Marine's Tijuana counsel blew it

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Marine Corps, Bill Richardson, US Governors, New Mexico Government

Lansing State Journal

TV Weekend: 'Manhattan' profiles the race to build A-bomb

WEEKEND'S MUST-SEE: "Masterpiece Mystery," 9 p.m. Sunday, PBS. Separated by almost a century, two wonderfully eccentric writers combine for a tangled tale.

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Related Topix: Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mark Gatiss

News and Star

Don't fret - Maryport blues festival headliner loses guitar

Talking before the show, he said the day had been stressful, but in the end it was the music that mattered.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

Los Angeles Times

'Manhattan' traces a culture of secrecy, nuclear anxiety

John Benjamin Hickey, left, as Frank Winter and Daniel Stern as Glen Babbit in WGN America's "Manhattan."

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Related Topix: John Benjamin Hickey, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Santa Fe police returning to four-day work week

SANTA FE >> The Santa Fe Police Department is reversing a controversial 2011 decision that had police officers switch to a five-day work week from a four-day schedule.

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Business Journal

New issuer to sell policies on NM insurance exchange

The newest insurer is CHRISTUS Health Plan of Texas, Franchini said during a meeting of the NMHIX board in Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Santa Fe, NM

The Wichita Eagle

New Mexico to continue using federal exchange

The state's health insurance exchange governing board voted 11-1 to continue using the federal computer system for determining eligibility and to enroll individuals starting in November when the next open enrollment begins.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Health

Business Journal

NMHIX postpones state individual exchange

The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board voted Friday to stay with the federal health insurance exchange for individuals in 2015.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

KMAG99.1

The Heat is on This Weekend...Watch for Heat Stroke

When the sun beats down and the temperature goes up, more New Mexicans are making a visit to Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque.

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USA Today

California courts Tesla for its battery 'Gigafactory'

California's Legislature has another bill on deck that could bolster its chances of becoming home to Tesla Motor's giant battery plant, and the up to 6,500 jobs it could create.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Texas Government, Texas, Arizona, Arizona Government, New Mexico Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Autos

The Navajo Times

50 Years Ago: Nakai supports freedom of the press

He basically said in his resignation announcement that readers of the two-year-old paper could not trust what they read in the paper, a statement that created a lot of controversy not only on the reservation but also in New Mexico where the Albuquerque Journal picked up the story and assigned a reporter to look into it.

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KOAT-TV

Joe's Overnight Weather Forecast July 24th

AD LIB TOSS As expected across portions of New Mexico the heat went up and the threat of thunderstorms went down.

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Related Topix: Weather, Albuquerque, NM, Deming, NM

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

55 non-violent offenders help battle wildfires

When wildfires pop up across New Mexico, it can be taxing on the State's resources.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico auditor: No federal agency review of alleged fraud

SANTA FE >> State Auditor Hector Balderas says a federal Medicaid agency isn't planning to review a decision by Gov. Susana Martinez's administration last year to freeze payments to mental health providers because of alleged fraud and overbillings.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Medicaid, Health

The Modesto Bee

New Mexico tribe proposes ending gambling payments

The Interior Department has asked Gov. Susana Martinez and Attorney General Gary King to comment on Pojoaque Pueblo's proposals for casino gambling on tribal lands north of Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Pojoaque, NM, Games, Card Game, Poker, Blackjack

News Max

Bill Richardson: UN Must Probe Attacks on Christians in Iraq

The State Department and the U.N. Human Rights Commission must become involved in stopping the escalating slaughter of Christians in the Middle East, according to Bill Richardson, the former governor of New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Bill Richardson, US Politics, US News, US Governors, New Mexico Government, Israel

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