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  1. Thousands visit Trinity on anniversary of bomb explosionRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Washington Times

    Thousands of visitors converged Saturday on the New Mexico site where the first nuclear bomb was detonated nearly 70 years ago.

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  2. Documentary explores Atari dig in New Mexico desertRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Washington Times

    A documentary explores Atari's decline and the secret dumping of a flopped "E.T." game in the New Mexico desert. "Atari: Game Over" details the downfall of video-game giant Atari.

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  3. Bill revamping base realignment commission passes NM HouseRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Washington Times

    A bill streamlining the New Mexico commission that works to shield the state's military bases from federal realignment and closure is headed to Gov. Susana Martinez's desk for her signature. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Bill Burt of Alamogordo to trim the commission from 17 to 12 members unanimously passed the House Wednesday, following approval by the Senate last week.

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  4. Bill revamping base realignment commission passes NM SenateRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Washington Times

    The New Mexico commission that works to shield the state's military bases from federal realignment and closure would be streamlined under a measure passed by the state Senate. The bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Bill Burt of Alamogordo would trim the commission from 17 to 12 members.

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  5. 115-year-old New Mexico lodge purchased by Texas coupleRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Washington Times

    A Texas couple have purchased and plan to renovate the Lodge At Cloudcroft, a 115-year-old southern New Mexico property that includes a 59-room hotel. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that Joe and Lanna Duncan of Fort Davis, Texas, purchased the lodge from Great Inns of the Rockies Inc., which bought it in 1992 and which previously owned it in the late 1980s.

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  6. New Mexico House votes to ban late-term abortionRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved a ban on late-term abortions and is now debating a bill requiring parental notification within 48 hours when a minor is seeking to end a pregnancy. Supporters say the late-term abortion ban is designed to bring New Mexico in line with 42 other states that prohibit some abortions after a certain point in pregnancy.

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  7. New Mexico House to take up abortion billsRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    The New Mexico House is expected to consider two abortion bills, one banning late-term abortions and the other requiring parental notification within 48 hours when a minor is seeking to end a pregnancy. The bills go further than others proposed in statehouses around the nation, according to the New York-based Guttmacher Institute.

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  8. Atari games left in landfill brings $56K to New Mexico cityRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Washington Times

    What some have called the worst video game ever made is still bringing in thousands of dollars for a city in New Mexico. KRQE-TV reports that Alamogordo officials say old "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" game cartridges have brought $56,000 to the city.

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  9. New Mexico House committee votes to ban late-term abortionsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Washington Times

    The House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee voted 4-3 Friday - with Republicans in the majority - after a five-hour hearing to prohibit abortions after five months' gestation and if the doctor determines the fetus is viable. The committee is now considering a bill that requires minors to notify parents within 48 hours before ending a pregnancy.

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  10. Archaeologist donates Atari cartridge from dig to universityRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Washington Times

    A University of North Dakota researcher who took part in a famous dig for discarded video games at a New Mexico landfill has donated one of the cartridges to the school to preserve a slice of late-20th century history. Bill Caraher, an associate professor of history, bought the Atari 2600 Centipede game from the city of Alamogordo, New Mexico, for $60 via eBay.

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  11. New Mexico VA director aims to rebuild veterans' trustRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    The new director of the Veterans Affairs' health care system in New Mexico is embarking on a tour of the state, with town halls planned from Alamogordo and Silver City to Gallup and Rio Rancho. Andrew Welch will be meeting with veterans and their families as part of an effort to restore trust after VA hospitals and clinics around the country were rocked by allegations of mismanagement, delays in care and secret waiting lists.

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  12. Atari's 'E.T.' game joins Smithsonian collectionRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Washington Times

    One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. He included a photograph of the crinkled game sitting next to an official cataloging number that was assigned to it by the city of Alamogordo, New Mexico.

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