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  1. 16-year-old teen flies in the Alamogordo skiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Washington Times

    At 16, an age when most are learning to drive a car, one Alamogordo teen is taking to the skies. Bo Perry , a student at Alamogordo High School, has been working hard for the last five months learning to fly powered aircraft at Ed's Flying Service, located at the Alamogordo-White Sands Regional Airport.

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  2. Federal funds go to New Mexico flood control projectsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 12 | Washington Times

    Flood control and water infrastructure projects around New Mexico will be getting a boost thanks to $13 million in federal funding. U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich had requested the money from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of a spending bill that funds the federal government through September.

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  3. Highway closures planned Thursday for test of Army missileRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    Portions of three southern New Mexico highways will be closed for an hour Thursday morning for a test launch of an Army tactical missile. U.S. 54 and adjacent railroad tracks will be closed between Orogrande and the McGregor Range exit.

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  4. Holloman AFB investigates cause of drone crashRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | Washington Times

    Officials at an Air Force base in southern New Mexico say no one was injured after a drone crashed during a training mission. The Alamogordo Daily News reports the 49th Wing Public Affairs at Holloman Air Force Base says first responders arrived at the Tuesday crash site to assist military and civilian personnel.

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  5. County commissioners weigh nuclear waste storage projectRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    County commissioners in southern New Mexico are in debate over a federal project that aims to determine whether nuclear waste can be stored far underground. The Otero County Commission discussed a proposed resolution in opposition of the project Thursday, but the panel decided to hold off on taking any action, The Alamogordo Daily News reported .

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  6. Authorities: Alamogordo student gives Xanax to classmatesRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    Alamogordo police are conducting a criminal investigation after an estimated 16 Chaparral Middle School students were transported to a hospital after a classmate gave them prescription medication. Alamogordo Public Schools officials say an eighth grade student brought a bottle of Xanax to school Thursday morning and distributed the medication.

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  7. Holloman AFB unit retires drone, transitions to new modelRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | Washington Times

    A U.S. Air Force training unit at a base in southern New Mexico has retired a widely used armed drone to transition to a newer remotely piloted model. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that the 6th Attack Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base is transitioning to the MQ-9 Reaper from the MQ-1 Predator, some of which remain in operational status.

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  8. Tularosa Basin museum presents New Deal art exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Tularosa Basin Museum of History in sponsorship with the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts and First National Bank has brought 50 pieces of historic New Deal art from Santa Fe to Patron's Hall for their Federal Arts Project art exhibit. The art was provided by Executive Director of the National New Deal Preservation Association Katherine Flynn.

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  9. Producers of 'Horse Soldiers' seek New Mexico extrasRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Alamogordo Daily News reports that the movie will film in New Mexico in early December to mid-February and will need extras throughout the shoot. Extras casting director Sande Alessi says they will need to fill 2,000 to 3,000 rolls of primarily soldiers and Afghan insurgents.

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  10. Base: New Mexico licenses good for entry until Oct. 10, 2017Read the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    Officials at a military base in New Mexico say the state's driver's licenses and IDs will continue to be accepted as identification good for entry into the base until Oct. 10, 2017. An announcement Wednesday by the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis cites an update to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's website.

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  11. Trinity Test Site tour met with protest from descendantsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    New Mexico residents living near the site of the first atomic bomb have held their annual demonstration as visitors caravanned into the Trinity Test Site for a tour. The Alamogordo Daily News reports Tularosa Basin Downwinders protested Saturday as caravanners enter the site that is opened twice a year to visitors.

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  12. Temporary shelter in New Mexico to house immigrant childrenRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    Children who immigrated alone to the United States will soon be housed at a Fort Bliss complex in New Mexico's Dona Ana County. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say the facility will have the capacity for 1,800 beds, although the actual number of children who will stay there is difficult to predict.

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  13. Gannett names Castillo Jones to head Texas-New Mexico groupRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | Washington Times

    Gannett Co. has named veteran Texas newspaper executive Lilia Castillo Jones to head a newspaper group that includes the El Paso Times and newspapers in six New Mexico communities.

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