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1 hr ago | Farmington Daily Times

PNM, the NM PRC, and Water

The Public Service Company of New Mexico wants to replace the power of the San Juan Generating Station closing units mainly with coal, nuclear, and gas.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Reuters

Air testing lapse at N.M. nuclear waste dump blamed on staff vacancy

State regulators failed to collect air samples in the week following a radiation release at a New Mexico nuclear waste dump because of a vacancy in the office responsible for monitoring the site at the time, a state official said on Friday.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Environment, Science

9 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Parole denied yet again for Lennon's killer

A woman is to be sentenced next month for setting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

Half of all New Mexicans now on Medicaid and Medicare

Since October, 155,000 New Mexico residents have joined the state's Medicaid rolls, pushing total enrollment to more than 630,000, or nearly a third of the state's population.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Scientists urge rehiring of fired nuke lab worker

A group of scientists who work to limit the spread of nuclear weapons is urging the U.S. Energy Secretary to intervene on behalf of a fired Los Alamos National Laboratory worker.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

If This Isn't a Russian Invasion of Ukraine, What Is It?

Damn, the border situation is getting bad. Mexico just sent around 200 mysterious, mostly empty cargo trucks across the border and into Arizona.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, New Mexico Government

CNN

James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

These were the details emerging about the final months of the life of American journalist James Foley , whose execution at the hands of Islamic extremists was captured on video and posted online this week as a warning to the United States.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bill Richardson, US Governors, New Mexico Government, North Korea, World News, Asia

Las Cruces Sun-News

J. Paul Taylor's 94th birthday celebrated with parties

J. Paul Taylor, here in his historical home on the Mesilla Plaza, which dates back to the early 1800s, will be honored at celebrations of his 94th birthday this week.

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Related Topix: Mesilla, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Chamberino, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

KSL-TV

Governor urges suicide prevention at Taos bridge

Gov. Susana Martinez wants the state Department of Transportation to do more to prevent suicides at the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge near Taos.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KOAT-TV

NM green chile certification

THERE'S A NEW WAY FARMERS ARE WORKING TO WEED OUT NEW MEXICO GREEN CHILE IMPOSTERS.

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Related Topix: Weed, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico woman tests negative for Ebola

The New Mexico Department of Health and University of New Mexico Hospital received the results from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, University of New Mexico, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

KOAT-TV

Eric Weather Forecast for Thursday August 21st

LEFT EARLY... AND HIS CAR WAS FOUND AT across New Mexico this morning comfortable temperatures too we did a good job of cooling off underneath the clear skies were in the 50s and 60s this afternoon just a slight chance for storms with the best chance of her western New Mexico does look quite a bit rainy here for our Friday with more widespread ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Albuquerque, NM

Business Journal

Jobs Council plans legislative initiative

The New Mexico Jobs Council was in full swing on Wednesday morning, with 75 people hashing out employment numbers and figures for four counties.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Bishop's Lodge under new ownership

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, Lend Lease Corp., which is based in New York City, sold the resort to HRV Hotel Partners for an undisclosed sum.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

New Mexico signs off on Air Force clean-up plan

State environmental regulators have signed off on a preliminary proposal by the U.S. Air Force to clean up a huge plume of jet fuel before the contamination reaches Albuquerque's drinking water wells.

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Related Topix: Kirtland Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, New Mexico Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KVIA-TV El Paso

New Mexico Mobile Newsroom: The chile police

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But a chile posing as one of New Mexico's signature crops is not only misleading -- but also an offense in the state of New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Agriculture, Science

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Santa Fe ordered to give payroll records in probe

A prosecutor has ordered the city of Santa Fe to produce payroll records of a police commander as part of an investigation into possible payroll fraud.

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KOB-TV New Mexico

Department of Health: Woman not showing common symptom of Ebola virus

A New Mexico Department of Health spokesman says a patient at UNM Hospital who is currently being tested for Ebola does not have a common symptom associated with the virus.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Viewpoint: An Arizona neighbor's view on how to reinvent New Mexico's economy

Dr. Beverlee J. McClure 's recent viewpoint [July 22, 2014: "McClure's Take On Why New Mexico Can Reinvent Its Economy" ] resonated with me since my company has succeeded in placing 12 people in a wide variety of jobs throughout New Mexico in the past year alone.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Berry goes to Mexico for ribbon cutting

Mayor Richard J. Berry and University of New Mexico President Robert G. Frank were in Mexico City Tuesday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the New Mexico Trade and Higher Education Center.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, University of New Mexico, World News, Mexico

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