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3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Homeland Security secretary visits New Mexico detention center for immigrant women, children

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visited a New Mexico detention facility housing 400 Central American women and children Friday and warned immigrants that "we will send you back" if they try crossing into the country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

EDITORIAL: Commuting comes at a cost to Santa Fe [The Santa Fe New Mexican :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 11--More than half of Santa Fe's workforce lives outside city limits.

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Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Rio Rancho, NM, Espanola, NM, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Sadie's hits the - top of retail food chain'

Four months ago a big moment happened for Sadie's of New Mexico and its senior vice president Jim A. Garcia .

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

State officials refute report of Paseo/I-25 funding shortage

This is a rendering of the finished interchange. A report circulating the Internet this week says the massive $93 million Paseo del Norte/I-25 interchange project is in jeopardy of losing funding.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee hears update about Tribal Infrastructure Fund

That is according to a report the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department presented to the Legislative Finance Committee on Thursday at San Juan College.

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Related Topix: San-Rafael, NM, Navajo, NM, Gallup, NM, San Juan, NM, Socorro, NM

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Amtrak CEO to stop in New Mexico about train route

But New Mexico Transportation Department spokeswoman Melissa Dosher said no official from Gov. Susana Martinez's administration plans to meet with Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman because the agency didn't learn of the tour until receiving a news release from the rail operator Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Martin Heinrich, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Santa Fe, NM, Raton, NM

Business Journal

Most NM Stem grads not working in Stem fields, Census Bureau reports

Three quarters of New Mexicans who have a STEM-related bachelor's degree aren't employed in science, technology, engineering or mathematics occupations, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, New Mexico Government

Las Cruces Sun-News

Los Alamos post office closer to historic designation

LOS ALAMOS >> The Los Alamos post office is on its way to being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Report claims illegal immigrants carry deadly diseases

A new report claiming illegal immigrants awaiting deportation to Central America are carrying potentially deadly diseases has some neighbors in southeastern New Mexico concerned.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Family, Kids, Chickenpox, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Deming Headlight

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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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

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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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

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

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