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3 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

Martinez attends Cottonwood festival Saturday

US Press Corps Gov. Susana Martinez and Republican candidate for Attorney General Susan Riedel listen to constituents at Alamogordo's Cottonwood Festival Saturday.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Alamogordo, NM, Farmington, NM, Santa Teresa, NM, Los Lunas, NM

6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico Harvest Wine Festival lures samplers, stompers

Winston Au, of El Paso, samples a pomegranate-flavored wine from Taylor Schmitz on Saturday at St. Clair Winery's specialty wine booth at the Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Las Cruces, NM, Hatch, NM, Alamogordo, NM

10 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumHOW Very High School

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

14 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Sound Off: Aug. 30

Immigration >> My great-grandfather was an immigrant to this country and he participated in throwing the people who were here off their lands.

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18 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Richardson's of New Mexico

CenPho favorite Richardson's of New Mexico burned down in a fire in 2010 and was finally resurrected in early 2012 with the same menu.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Life, Dining

21 hrs ago | ABC News

Sunday on 'This Week': The ISIS Terror Threat

And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week's politics, with Rep. Tom Cole , R-Oklahoma, ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd , former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson , and ABC News' Cokie Roberts .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Bill Richardson, US Governors, New Mexico Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about New Mexico's elections

New Mexico voters will be choosing a lot more than a governor this November. They will also be electing a new attorney general and deciding whether Democrats will retain control of the state U.S. Senate seats and the statehouse.

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Related Topix: Representative Ben Ray Lujan, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Michelle Lujan

Washington Examiner

Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged

The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by advocates of renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Examiner.com

The burning of Zozobra is a long-standing New Mexico tradition

This year marks the 90th annual Burning of Zozobra , a New Mexican tradition since 1926.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Watch for road closures this weekend

The New Mexico Department of Transportation has announced a number of closures related to the reconstruction of the interchange that will take place over the Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Hospitals are facing 'internal bleeding'

At the same time more New Mexicans are getting health insurance, the state's hospitals are having to reduce services because of lower reimbursement rates for government health programs like Medicaid and Medicare, Dye said.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, New Mexico Government

Hispanic Business

Lois Viscoli, 1928-2014: Theater 'kept her fires lit'

An only child, Viscoli was born . She graduated from high school at the age of 16, and by 18 she was working in summer stock in the area.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOAT-TV

Cops: Fake medical cards sold to truck drivers

The cards are required by the New Mexico Department of Transportation to be obtained by truck drivers who want to get a commercial driver's license.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

The Miami Herald

Santa Fe City Council votes to decriminalize pot

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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Business Journal

Gone for good: why the state's R&D drove one New Mexican to Colorado

So in September 2012, Burge, who grew up in Aztec and who was a prominent figure in New Mexico's technology and economic-development world, left for Boulder, Colorado.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Las Cruces Sun-News

Artesia chile farmer benefits from production delay in Hatch

ARTESIA >> Heavy rains in New Mexico's chile growing capital have caused delays in harvesting the state's most popular vegetable, and the situation has benefitted one Southeastern New Mexican producer.

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Related Topix: Hatch, NM, Artesia, NM, Life, Food, Vegetables, Las Cruces, NM

ABC News

Santa Fe City Council Votes to Decriminalize Pot

City officials said in a news release that the council voted 5-4 Wednesday night to approve the pot ordinance The measure makes possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil infraction punishable by a fine of no more than $25.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Pot measure may not fit on SF ballot

The Santa Fe City Council is asking the secretary of state to put a proposal to decimalize small amounts of marijuana on the November general election ballot, but it might not fit.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Economic expert: NM job growth too slow

A New Mexico manufacturer is expanding and says it is adding hundreds of high-paying jobs to the metro area.

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Related Topix: Los Lunas, NM, Valencia County, NM

Deming Headlight

Pulse: WSIFF continues to showcase local, national, global film talent

There is no better way to relax and unwind than watching movies for five days straight; and that's possible with the White Sands International Film Festival, which kicks off on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: White Sands, NM, Dona Ana, NM, Albuquerque, NM

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