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11 hrs ago | The Navajo Times
The governor rejected a measure passed by the Legislature that would have overhauled the membership of the Water Trust Board, which recommends financing for water projects.
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15 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
While Utah averages more than 500 deaths a year due to excessive drinking, the state still has the lowest rate among 11 select states, according to a report released Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
19 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque
In February Bueno issued a voluntary recall on all frozen green chile products processed in 2013 after a test on some uncooked product turned up trace amounts of listeria bacteria.
SANTA FE >> Governor Susana Martinez announced that fatal alcohol-related crashes on New Mexico's roads and highways decreased by 13.7 percent from 2012 to 2013, demonstrating that the state's increased measures to make the roads safer are working.
New data from the New Mexico Department of Transportation shows the number of DWI crashes in the state dropped by 38 percent over the past ten years.
SANTA FE >> A New Mexico Department of Health report confirms adults and children from counties in the southeast region of the state continue to be more likely to visit the emergency department or be hospitalized for asthma than adults and children from other regions of the state.
A New Mexico computer store says crooks have come up with a new way to take residents for a ride.
IF YOU'RE HEADED OUT ON I-40 TODAY, OR HAVE DRIVEN THE INTERSTATE RECENTLY...YOU MAY NOTICE THE START OF A MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.
UNM says that its School of Medicine's rural medicine program is ranked second in the nation in the upcoming issue of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools" for 2015.
Governor Susana Martinez signed New Mexico's Fiscal Year 2015 State Budget Tuesday, a bipartisan compromise that enacts several initiatives to increase New Mexico's healthcare workforce, invests in key job creation efforts, and expands education reform initiatives as a means of getting more education dollars into the classroom to help struggling ... (more)
PRIMARY CONVENTION. BUT THAT'S NOT STOPPING HIM FROM TRYING TO BECOME NEW MEXICO'S NEXT GOVERNOR.
Public health organizations have used text messaging for years to improve pre- and post-natal care, but now the operators of the state health information exchange in New Mexico are using the same basic mobile telephone technology to try to boost health insurance enrollment under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .
Certain New Mexico foster children will be able to attend college in the state without paying tuition and fees under legislation signed into law Monday by Gov. Susana Martinez.
Thanks to the community's support of a crowd-funding campaign, Teatro Paraguas and Recuerdos Vivos New Mexico are pleased to present a full stage production of the oral history play When The Stars Trembled in Ro Puerco at Teatro Paraguas in April 2014.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by chairman of APCO Worldwide's Global Political Strategies group, former Governor of New Mexico, the U.S., Bill Richardson.