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  1. Another town seeks awareness on atomic bomb harmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | KOB-TV

    A small, New Mexico railroad town that received a large part of the residue from the world's first atomic bomb test is joining efforts to share stories about the test's health effects as advocates work to gather more information how the 1945 test affected generations of Hispanic and Native American residents. Advocates seeking recognition for the harms caused by the World War II-era test are trying to gather stories from residents of the tiny town of Carrizozo, New Mexico, the Alamogordo Daily News reported Tuesday.

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  2. QF-4 static display coming to AlamogordoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 19 | KOB-TV

    The City of Alamogordo has recently been granted a QF-4 for static display. The aircraft is currently at the Holloman Air Force Base.

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  3. State basketball scoresRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Cibola 43, Piedra Vista 31 The Panthers took a one point lead into halftime, but the Cougars outscored em 28-15 the final two quarters. Rio Rancho 40, West Mesa 36 Kamirah Decker had 14 points and Camryn Hawks added 11 as the Mustangs went cold in the 2nd and 3rd quarters, only scoring 5 points over a 16 minute span.

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  4. Astronauts in space station chat with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | KOB-TV

    On Feb. 21, K-12 students had the chance to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station. More than 1,200 students from different schools gathered at the Alamogordo High School's Tiger Pit for NASA's in-flight education downlink program.

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  5. State Police investigate pair of double-fatal crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | KOB-TV

    It happened about 11 a.m. on Friday on U.S. 82 near Mayhill. Police say a 2006 Chevy Impala was traveling east on U.S. 82 at a high rate of speed when the driver failed to make a sharp curve in the road.

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  6. Students to interview astronauts aboard the International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. Some students in Alamogordo are getting an opportunity of a lifetime to speak with astronauts in space. The New Mexico Museum of Space History was one of 14 lucky organizations nationwide, chosen to participate in an in-flight downlink program.

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  7. Holloman AFB gets $85M for drone training facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | KOB-TV

    Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., announced Monday that the base near Alamogordo will receive $85 million to build a new training facility for three MQ-9 Reaper drone squadrons. The squadrons will be training units for new pilots.

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  8. Bill looking to ease state's teacher shortage clears the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | KOB-TV

    SANTA FE, N.M. A bill aiming to reduce a teacher shortage in New Mexico is now on its way to the House. The state Senate on Friday unanimously passed Senate Bill 97, which would streamline the process for military family members with teaching credentials from other states to be licensed in New Mexico.

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  9. From Alamogordo to Volkswagen: Our state's controversial history of testing on chimpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | KOB-TV

    A scathing new report by the New York Times ties all three together, connected them to the auto company's emission testing scandal for which it has forked over billions of dollars. The controversy involving Volkswagen goes back several years, to when the automaker secretly installed software on more than half a million diesel vehicles in the U.S. and 10 million more worldwide.

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  10. Alamogordo legislator wants to make NM a landing spot for F16 training missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. A state senator from Alamogordo says his bill could have a big impact on New Mexico's economy. Republican Sen. Ron Grigg wants to provide a gross receipts tax deduction to the U.S. Air Force.

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  11. Deer, elk illegally killed, carcasses left to rot in Otero CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | KOB-TV

    The first case was Dec. 26 when a tip led the department to an area near Calico Peak where a conservation officer discovered a mule deer buck that had been shot and killed. The buck's head was removed, the meat left to waste.

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  12. Feds: 6 NM hospitals have higher rates of injury, infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Six hospitals across New Mexico, including two in the Duke City, are being fined after federal officials said their practices yield higher rates of injury and infections.

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  13. Alamogordo police chief resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Daron Syling told the Alamogordo Daily News that he's leaving the Alamogordo Police Department because "I am in a place where I had to make some personal decisions for me. It was the right thing that I needed to do."

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  14. Foundation donates $12K to police officer familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Hoping to spread some holiday cheer, the Albuquerque Police Officers Foundation announced Tuesday it donated $12,000 to the families of six New Mexico law enforcement officers. The foundation gave each family $2,000.

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  15. Several schools appeal NMAA's realignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    On Wednesday, the New Mexico Activities Association board of directors heard appeals from Logan High School, Navajo Pine, Roswell, Santa Fe Indian School, Wingate, Alamogordo, Atrisco Heritage, Bernalillo, Dulce, Fort Sumner/House, Pecos and Shiprock. The board voted to table the final approval of the proposed changes for the 2018-2020 block.

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  16. Health care options expanded for some New Mexico vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Specialized care for some veterans in southern New Mexico will be more accessible thanks to a recent decision by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say the agency is giving veterans in Alamogordo the new option to seek advanced care at the VA medical center in El Paso, Texas.

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  17. Four NM schools need 'rigorous intervention,' PED saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | KOB-TV

    The New Mexico Public Education Department has placed four struggling New Mexico schools on a "more rigorous intervention" track, where one option could involve their closure. PED officials on Tuesday said the four schools are considered chronically failing.

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  18. Family searches for missing daughter, Air Force member in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. DeAnna Gordon, an Air Force service member stationed at Holloman in Alamogordo, has been missing for 10 days after she disappeared seemingly without a trace. Gordon's family came to New Mexico from Texas, having spent the weekend searching for her.

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  19. Alamogordo police: 20-yr-old Air Force servicewoman missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | KOB-TV

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. Police in southeast New Mexico are searching for a 20-year-old member of the U.S. Air Force who has been missing since early November. Alamogordo police say Deanna Gordon originally from Dimmit, Texas was last seen Nov. 2. She is 5-feet-9-inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has a thin build.

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  20. Land managers drafting plan for NM's Otero MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Federal land managers are drafting a plan that will guide the management of resources and potential energy development in an area of southern New Mexico where environmentalists have sought protections for decades. The Alamogordo Daily News reports the Bureau of Land Management is expected to have a draft plan for the Otero Mesa area ready for public comment next spring.

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