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1 hr ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Homeless beating raises curfew questions

For Roswell mayor Dennis Kintigh, the case is a clear example of why Albuquerque and communities around the state should have a teen curfew in place.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Family, Teenagers

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Presbyterian Health Plan, NM Health Connections report Q1 earnings

New Mexico Health Connections,the state's nonprofit startup health plan, reported a loss of $4.6 million for the first quarter.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Medicaid, Health

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Court ruling means New Mexicans could face massive ACA premium increases

New Mexicans who bought individual policies through the federal health insurance exchange would lose an average of $214 a month in subsidies under a decision regarding the Affordable Care Act Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board member Dr. J. Deane Waldman said the decision would mean ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Hickey says today's ACA court rulings won't affect New Mexicans

He added that also on Tuesday, the 4th Circuit of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, acting in a separate but similar case, upheld the subsidies for the federal exchanges.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, US News, US Supreme Court

15 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

New Mexico ranks 49th in nation for overall children's well being

The 2014 National Kids Count Data Book is out, and it lists New Mexico as the 49th state for overall children's well-being.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Kids, Family

16 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Santa Fe hospital preparing for possible walkout

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that a union that represents the workers presented the hospital with a strike notice Monday after workers voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract proposal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

17 hrs ago | Business Journal

Udall urges expansion of radiation-related sickness coverage

Sen. Tom Udall is asking Congress to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to expand coverage for those sickened by nuclear testing in the Tularosa area decades ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

21 hrs ago | Water Online

Augustin Plains Ranch Files New Application For NM Water Permit

The Augustin Plains Ranch, LLC has submitted its application for a permit to pump, reclaim, and then transport 54,000 acre-feet of water per year from its location near Datil, New Mexico to those Rio Grande River communities that are most in need.

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Related Topix: Datil, NM, Environment, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Central Consolidated School District officials, union at impasse in salary negotiations

It appears an impasse in negotiations between Central Consolidated School District officials and a union representing teachers and other workers could result in no rases for some district employees.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KOAT-TV

'Hot Seat' invention could save lives

CHILDREN LEFT IN HOT CARS IS A NATIONAL PROBLEM... BUT A YOUNG NEW MEXICAN SAYS SHE HAS COME UP WITH A SOLUTION.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico oilman named to Pecos River commission

A Roswell oil company executive has been named to a commission that oversees a compact between New Mexico and Texas governing Pecos River water.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susana Martinez, Geology, Science

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Santa Fe sees more revenue from parking tickets

The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Saturday that the city collected more than $436,000 in parking citations last year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

New Corrections Department program employs veterans

State Probation and Parole officers now have more time to keep an eye on offenders, thanks to a new program that employs veterans.

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The Westerner

Idaho could get a new national monument in Boulder, White Cloud mountains

The chances of a national monument being designated in central Idaho are better than 50 percent, the executive director of the 2.4-million-member Sierra Club says.

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Los Alamos Monitor

Update 07-20-14

The Arts in Public Places Advisory Board will meet Thursday. The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KOAT-TV

You know you are New Mexico when...

If you keep back up chile or know that special Lobo hand sign, then you might be in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Queen Anne View

New Mexican restaurant Nana's set to open in early August

There's been a lot of work done to the building's exterior - paint, building dA©cor, and a giant rooster in the courtyard.

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KRQE Albuquerque

I-25 NM off-ramp to St. Francis Drive Closure scheduled

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that the I-25 northbound off-ramp to St. Francis Drive will be closed on Sunday, July 20 starting at 3:00 a.m. and will be re-opened on July 20 at 12:00 p.m. Motorists can use Old Pecos Trail to access St. Francis Drive during this closure.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

KOAT-TV

Vigil held for crew killed in medical helicopter crash

Tonight, a memorial for the three victims in that helicopter crash. Emergency room crews from the Christus Saint Vincent medical center in Santa Fe Organized the ceremony on the hospital's helicopter pad.

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San Juan College, Farmington, NM

Spring 2014 Graduation Photos.

San Juan College held graduation ceremonies for its students, as well as students who have earned degrees from New Mexico Highlands University Farmington Center and the University of New Mexico-San Juan Center, Saturday, May 10, in the Learning Commons Plaza.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Highlands University, University of New Mexico

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