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New Mexico tourism sees 7 percent increase

ROSWELL >> Gov. Susana Martinez announced a record-breaking year for tourism in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Business group's bid to get state numbers blocked

Members of the Legislature's Interim Economic and Rural Development Committee were told Tuesday that the state doesn't always help local companies.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

KOB-TV New Mexico

NM Film Chief: New Mexico's film industry is thriving

New Mexico's film industry gets a glowing report card from the head of the State Film Office the agency in charge of helping the industry grow and develop.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

KRQE Albuquerque

Report: 19-percent of New Mexicans still uninsured

According to a new report released Wednesday by wallethub.com , New Mexico is among the top five states with uninsured Americans.

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Examiner.com

New Mexico wines enhance spicy dishes

When you think of wine-producing states, which states come to mind? California, Oregon, New York, Washington State? Do you ever think of New Mexico? Probably not, but our group of wine reviewers thinks you should.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Weather

KOB-TV

Partial traffic closure of Santa Fe Plaza delayed

Santa Fe's partial closure of its downtown plaza to traffic is taking longer to implement than planned.

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Business Journal

Walmart outlines gifts to New Mexico charities

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation said that in the last fiscal year they gave more than $18.5 million in cash and in-kind contributions to charitable organizations in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Charitable Organizations

Business Journal

State receiving more federal money for conservation

New Mexico has been awarded $507,107 through the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund for state-certified outdoor recreation and conservation projects.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Lamar Daily News

Dept. of Health: Too hot for your health

It's July in New Mexico, where the monsoon season begins, and the average temperature is 92 degrees.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Is New Mexico quickly processing applications for benefits? Agency and lawyers disagree

SANTA FE >> The New Mexico Department of Human Services and lawyers for low-income people are at odds on whether the state is complying with a judge's order to quickly process applications for food and medical benefits.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico tourism increase helped add jobs in 2013

Sam and Abby Solomon go for a swim at Hotel Encanto on Tuesday. The Solomons, from Oregon, stopped in Las Cruces on their monthlong road trip.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Roswell, NM, Santa Fe, NM

Ruidoso News

Three-day art loop draws shoppers from all over New Mexico and surrounding states

Mark and Teresa Chittock from Clovis visited gourd artist Betty Day in Ruidoso Downs Sunday morning, the last day of the 19th Annual Lincoln County Studio Tour Art Loop.

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Related Topix: Clovis, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Lincoln County, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Capitan, NM

Sunherald.com

Lawsuit: Inmate left untreated in New Mexico jail

The lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque says Michael Faziani, 57, was thrown in a Sierra County solitary confinement jail cell for days after getting arrested on misdemeanor charges for a minor accident in a McDonald's parking pot.

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Related Topix: Prison, Sierra County, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lawsuit: Inmate left untreated in New Mexico jail

The lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque says Michael Faziani, 57, was thrown in a Sierra County solitary confinement jail cell for days after getting arrested on misdemeanor charges for a minor accident in a McDonald's parking pot.

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Related Topix: Prison, Sierra County, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

The Miami Herald

Unions give $180,000 to group for New Mexico races

Labor unions have contributed $180,000 to a Democratic-leaning political committee that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to influence legislative and other state races in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Susana Martinez, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson

Business Journal

Rural hospitals get infusion of funds

New Mexico's rural hospitals should soon be getting $210 million in indigent care money, an injection of cash that will save some of them from having to shut down.

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Silver City Sun-News

Community notices

The Alzheimer's Association, New Mexico Chapter third annual Southern Regional Caregiver Conference will take place July 19 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave., in Las Cruces.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Las Cruces, NM, Medicine, Dementia, Gila, NM

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Study: NM internet speed among slowest in U.S.

A recent study shows New Mexico has some of the slowest internet service in the country.

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Related Topix: Gallup, NM, Espanola, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Truth or Consequences, NM

KOB-TV

Tourism revenue up in New Mexico

In Roswell on Monday, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that spending by visitors to New Mexico increased by 7 percent in 2013, totaling around $300 million in new revenue for communities across the state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susana Martinez

KCBD-TV Lubbock

New Mexico wildfire at 95 percent containment

A wildfire that charred about 5.6 square miles in northern New Mexico's Jemez Mountains is nearly fully contained, thanks in part to an assist from Mother Nature.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, New Mexico Government

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