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33 min ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Think New Mexico: Job growth proposals will boost NM

Prompted by a large decline in federal spending, New Mexicans are now engaged in a healthy and useful dialogue about how best to diversify our economy.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

2 hrs ago | KOB-TV

Zozobra may move to Friday before Labor Day

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican , the city is reviewing a plan by the Kiwanis Club to move the burning of Zozobra this year to Aug. 29. The annual Fiesta, however, would still take place the week after Labor Day.

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6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Community notices

With Easter Sunday approaching, Animal Humane New Mexico reminds residents that baby bunnies and chicks make tempting gifts, but may not belong in your Easter basket.

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Related Topix: Pets, Rabbits, Las Cruces, NM, Mesilla, NM, Family, Teenagers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KOAT-TV

No more overnight family visits for inmates

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: Prison, New Mexico Government, Riot

KOAT-TV

Mother Jones Article Lujan Remarks

RECORDINGS, INCLUDE OFFENSIVE REMARKS BY STAFFERS, ABOUT LATE HOUSE SPEAKER BEN LUJAN.

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

KOAT-TV

No More Conjugal Visits

After exposing a policy that allowed a convicted rapist and murderer to have conjugal visits behind bars, well now that the sate is getting rid of that.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Riot

Daily Kos

NM-Gov: Susana Martinez (R) Goes After Mother Jones After MJ Reveals How Awful She Is

In the general election, Martinez ran as the clean-government advocate who would do away with everything New Mexicans disliked about her predecessor.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Bill Richardson, US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration, New Mexico Government

Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico Supreme Court revives election challenge against maverick Democrat

SANTA FE >> New Mexico's highest court revived a lawsuit on Wednesday that seeks to remove a maverick Democratic legislator from the June 3 primary election ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, Santa Fe, NM, Crownpoint, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors

Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico town hall yields water recommendations

ALBUQUERQUE >> Hundreds of New Mexico officials, business leaders and others finished hashing out recommendations Wednesday for improving the way the drought-stricken state uses its water and plans for the future.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Mexico prisons to end overnight family visits

Joining a growing trend nationally, New Mexico Department of Corrections announced Wednesday it is ending its 30-year-old policy of allowing inmates overnight visits with lovers and family.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Connecticut, California, Connecticut Government, California Government

KRQE Albuquerque

NM 'milk-man rapist' pleads guilty in Montana

An ex-con known in New Mexico as "The Milk-Man Rapist" has pleaded guilty to similar charges in Montana.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Carlsbad Current-Argus

NM Watchdog: New Mexico a little bit poorer in this year's 'Rich States, Poor States' survey

SANTA FE >> The Land of Enchantment did not prove to be much of a land of opportunity in the past year, dropping four places in the "Rich States, Poor States" ratings.

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Southwest Farm Press

Chili pepper production down in New Mexico

New Mexico commercial production fell sharply last year according to a USDA year-end crop production report and confirmed by the latest crop statistics from the New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, New Mexico State University, Life, Food, Vegetables

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Univ. of New Mexico campus to get more lighting

TV reports that installing additional safety lighting on some parts of the campus is a priority for student leaders because of potential risks at night.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad selected for veterans cemetery

Martha Mauritson/ Current-Argus A veteran's grave is marked by two small flags at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in east Carlsbad.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Albuquerque, NM, Bayard, NM

Business Journal

Land Office earns $69 M in March

Commissioner of Public Lands Ray Powell said the New Mexico State Land Office earned $69 million through royalties and other payments in March.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Concession stand closures eyed for Chimayo walk

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is asking law enforcement agencies to stop all concession and roadside stands along the annual Good Friday pilgrimage route to the El Santuario de Chimayo.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Five San Juan College honors students earn $1,000 scholarship to UNM

Faculty, students and families gathered on Tuesday for the 8th annual San Juan College Honors Forum and Reception at the Henderson Fine Arts Complex.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico

Ruidoso News

Fort Stanton could be veterans cemetery site

Gisela Crabb visits her huband Corroll's grave at Fort Stanton's Merchant Marine and Military Cemetery Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fort-Stanton, NM, New Mexico Government, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Ruidoso, NM, Alamogordo, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

New Mexico to receive new veterans cemeteries

New Mexico is finally in line for four new veterans cemeteries in far-flung corners of the state.

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Related Topix: Silver City, NM, Santa Fe, NM, Fort Bayard, NM, Bayard, NM

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