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24 min ago | MyHighPlains.com

Heart Disease Screening for Newborns

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Chapter of the March of Dimes announced that all New Mexico hospitals will implement screening all newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease .

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

4 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Flooding expected in parts of New Mexico for 2nd day

ALBUQUERQUE >> Another round of severe storms was expected to produce hail, flooding and strong winds across northern and eastern New Mexico on Tuesday, a day after heaving rain produced pockets of flash flooding around the state.

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Related Topix: Weather, Albuquerque, NM, House, NM, Alamogordo, NM

9 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Back to school means back to the doctor

The New Mexico Department of Health wants to remind parents to make sure their children are up to date on immunizations before sending kids back to school this August.

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Related Topix: Medicine, New Mexico Government, Kids, Family

13 hrs ago | KOB-TV

New Mexico tax holiday starts Friday for shoppers

New Mexico's annual tax holiday is approaching and will provide shoppers with savings on purchases of school supplies, computers and some clothing and shoes.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Computers

16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

The end of hair dye? Device similar to hair straighteners could one ...

'He's placed his life in the hands of a loving God': Family prays for U.S. doctor, 33, infected with Ebola in Liberia as he and another American battle deadly disease amid worst ever outbreak 'My boys really need her': Husband of missing mother-of-two, 38, begs his wife to come home as police say they have run out of leads over her mysterious ... (more)

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

20 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

NM HPV vaccine coverage above national avg.

SANTA FE >> The New Mexico Department of Health announced that coverage levels for the three vaccines routinely recommended for adolescent boys and girls increased in 2013.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

New Mexico nuclear waste dump was cited for workplace violations

An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico that leaked radiation in February was cited by federal mine safety inspectors for dozens of workplace violations, almost all of which have been remedied, officials said Monday.

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

KOAT-TV

2014 shaping up as good year for film, TV in NM

It's been a busy summer for movies and television in New Mexico and filming schedule momentum is expected to carry into the fall.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bob Odenkirk

The Westerner

2014 Hatch Chile Roasts in Southern California Begin August 2

It's that time of year again: Hatch chile season is right around the corner. And while expat New Mexicans have always lined up for green chile to assuage their homesickness, the peppers have started to worm their way into the hearts of non-New Mexican Californians.

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Related Topix: California, California Government

MyHighPlains.com

New Mexico Governor Announces Back-to-School Programs for Foster and Low-Income Children

The annual children's clothing allowance through HSD provides a $50 payment per qualifying New Mexico child to purchase clothes for the upcoming school year.

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

Business Journal

Hickey: 'court rulings have no impact on New Mexicans'

July 25, 2014: Dr. Martin Hickey discusses the implications of the latest court rulings on ACA coverage subsidies (Dennis Domrzalski Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections and New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board member, told Albuquerque Business First on Friday that New Mexicans won't lose their federal health insurance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, US News, US Supreme Court

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Secretary Jacobson to visit Carlsbad, tourists sites

New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson will visit Carlsbad's tourist attractions this week, including the Carlsbad Caverns, Sitting Bull Falls and the Pecos River Riverwalk Recreation area.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, New Mexico Government

Washington Times

Dog found with chemical burns to undergo surgery

A dog will undergo surgery and then be placed in a foster home in Colorado after being found in New Mexico with chemical burns that will likely force removal of an eye.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundIT'S not Perfect, but Obama's Stimulus is a Needed Start

What if you woke up and found out the "recession" means that the number of your unemployed friends and neighbors in your home state, New Mexico, rocketed up an astounding 6.3% in one single, solitary, sad and sorry day? You won't hear any tv or radio reports or read any news articles framing the crisis in these terms, but I actually went to the raw ... (more)

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Related Topix: Questa, NM

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Deming Headlight

Higher learning alive, well in community

WNMU President Dr. Joseph Shepard, left, presented Columbus Mayor Phillip Skinner with a gift for his dedicated work in bringing continued higher education to the village south of Deming.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Western New Mexico University, New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico, Mimbres, NM

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

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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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

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