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6 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards

Fresh green chile and chile products are displayed as state officials announce a new certification program aimed at protecting the reputation and integrity of New Mexico-grown chile during an event at The Range restaurant in Bernalillo, N.M., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Bernalillo, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Insurance Journal West

New Mexico Traffic Deaths Up 20% This Year

According to preliminary figures from the Department of Transportation, 204 people have died in traffic accidents from January through July.

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JD Supra

Empire State High: New York Joins Ranks of States Legalizing Medical...

New York's Compassionate Care Act, enacted on July 7, 2014, places New York in the company of 22 other states and the District of Columbia who permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New York, New Mexico, Drug Testing, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Las Cruces Sun-News

NM chile police on 'green' alert as harvest ramps up

For the Sun-News On Monday New Mexico Department of Agriculture inspector Juan Rodriguez makes sure chiles for sale at Lowe's Fiesta Foods on North Main Street in Las Cruces were grown in New Mexico.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KOAT-TV

NM inmate releases new Bieber threat

After a New Mexico inmate made another death threat toward pop star Justin Bieber, the state's Department of Corrections said it should have been more closely monitoring his outbox.

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The Press-Enterprise

TemeculaTEMECULA: New Mexico Chile Fest set for September

Fresh chile powder and fresh strung chile ristras will also be available. The event will also include food vendors, hot sauce vendors, children's activities and performances by local musicians.

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Business Journal

New Mexico chile will now be certified

In a news release, the organization said it's unveiling a new "New Mexico Certified Chile" label to go on chile grown in the state in order to prove its authenticity.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Bernalillo, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

Traffic deaths up 20% in New Mexico this year

A government report shows that traffic deaths in New Mexico have increased about 20 percent this year.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Bishops criticize New Mexico plan on food stamps

Roman Catholic bishops are criticizing the plan of Gov. Susana Martinez 's administration to again impose work-related requirements on some low-income New Mexicans trying to qualify for food stamps.

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Business Journal

UNM touted on 'best value' list for law schools

PreLaw magazine has ranked the University of New Mexico School of Law 11th on its list of "Best Value Law Schools.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Crofs Blogs

US: Patient in New Mexico being treated for Ebola-like symptoms

Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for sending the link to this Oregon News report datelined Santa Fe: UNMH patient being tested for Ebola-like symptoms .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: The campaign questions you don't hear about

During the political season, while you're listening to what candidates want to tell you, there's another form of communication that most of us don't see.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Official clears contested contributions to King

New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran now says Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gary King can keep nearly $11,000 in campaign contributions that Duran previously said exceeded campaign finance limits.

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Business Journal

Uninsured rate will fall steeply by early 2015, NMHIX says

August 15, 2014: NMHIX board chair Dr. J.R. Damron says the percentage of uninsured New Mexicans has fallen dramatically since October.

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Business Journal

More weekend shutdowns planned for Paseo del Norte

The eastbound lanes of Paseo Del Norte will be closed at I-25 from 8 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Monday so crews can remove old concrete and place new concrete at the intersection.

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Business Journal

Business group says it has no need for state records

The business group had sought the records, saying it wanted to know how many contracts were being given to out-of-state companies.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Quay County Sun

Tony Day sentenced to treatment until age 21 in double murder case

Tony Day, left, with his attorney Jeff Buckels, pleads guilty Thursday to two counts of first degree murder in the November 2012 deaths of his adoptive mother, Sue Day, and her daughter, Sherry Folts.

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