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  1. New Mexico Dems eye changes after historic losses in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Eight months ago, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez won re-election by a wide margin and the GOP took control of the New Mexico House for the first time since Dwight Eisenhower was president. The 2014 losses were historic for New Mexico Democrats, who had long held power in the state with the highest percentage of Hispanic residents.

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  2. U.S. House examines heroin abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KOB-TV

    Heroin use is spiking sharply across the United States, and it's a problem New Mexico knows all too well. Tuesday, federal lawmakers heard testimony by a New Mexico District Attorney as they try to figure out how to stop this startling trend.

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  3. Local group calls for change in gun laws again after Louisiana shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A group of local moms demonstrated in front of the Century Rio 24 movie theater Friday afternoon, calling for a change in gun laws. The women were members of the New Mexico Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, an organization formed after the Sandy Hook shooting.

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  4. New Mexico Democratic lawmaker to stay on LULAC boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A New Mexico Democratic lawmaker says she will not resign from the board of the nation's oldest Latino civil rights group despite calls to step down. Rep. Patricia Roybal Caballero said this week she has the support from members of the League of United Latin American Citizens and looks forward to her role at the group's national treasurer.

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  5. Native American youth gather in DC for inaugural summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | KOB-TV

    Native American youth from across the nation are gathering in Washington, D.C., for a special summit called by the White House. More than 875 teens representing 230 tribes will meet Thursday with First Lady Michelle Obama and cabinet members to discuss economic opportunity, education, cultural issues and other topics.

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  6. Civil forfeiture reform among new laws in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A measure that keeps police from seizing money or assets from people unless convicted of a crime is one of many new signed bills that now are state law. A number of new laws go into effect Wednesday following a divisive New Mexico Legislative session that saw many proposals died amid partisan bickering.

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  7. Civil forfeiture reform among new laws in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A measure that keeps police from seizing money or assets from people unless convicted of a crime is one of many new signed bills that now are state law. A number of new laws go into effect Wednesday following a divisive New Mexico Legislative session that saw many proposals died amid partisan bickering.

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  8. New Mexico corrections halts halfway house connection over sexual assault suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico Department of Corrections says it will no longer send female inmates to a halfway house named in a sexual-assault lawsuit. Corrections spokeswoman Alex Tomlin said Monday the agency is ending its relationship with New Life Recovery House in Alamogordo out of safety concerns.

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  9. Ex-White House chef Scheib remembered for magnificent mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KOB-TV

    From spending more than a decade preparing food for some of the world's most influential people as the White House executive chef to appearing on the Food Network's "Iron Chef America" show in 2006, Walter Scheib is being remembered for his culinary creations and charity work. Scheib's body was found Sunday night after a weeklong search that started when his girlfriend reported him missing.

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  10. Searchers find body of missing ex-White House chefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | KOB-TV

    Authorities say searchers have found the body of a former White House chef who had been missing for more than a week after going hiking in the mountains above Taos Ski Valley. New Mexico State Police say the body of 61-year-old Walter Scheib was found Sunday night about 1.7 miles from the base of the Yerba Canyon hiking trail.

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  11. No leads in mountain search for ex-White House chefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | KOB-TV

    Authorities say they have no new leads in the search for a former White House chef who went missing more than a week ago while hiking in New Mexico. New Mexico State Police say volunteers and search teams fanned out Sunday morning in the mountains near Taos Ski Valley to look for any signs of 61-year-old Walter Scheib.

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  12. 2 New Mexico lawmakers join GOP group in diversify effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Two New Mexico state lawmakers have been named to a national Republican group seeking to recruit and train GOP candidates from diverse communities and backgrounds. Officials said this week Rep. Alonzo Baldonado, of Los Lunas, and Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage, of Kirtland, will join the Republican State Leadership Committee's "Future Majority Project."

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  13. Search launched in Taos-area mountains for missing ex-White House chefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico State Police said Friday that they have no leads yet on 61-year-old Walter Scheib, the White House chef for 11 years under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Scheib recently moved from Florida to Taos, New Mexico, and reportedly went for a hike last Saturday in the mountains near the Taos Ski Valley.

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  14. New Mexico legislative chamber to trade in old technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    It's been a witness to New Mexico's political history for the last three decades, but the old light bulb board that records votes in the state House of Representatives soon could be going away. The Legislative Council Service has issued a request for proposals to replace the voting system that the House has relied on since the 1980s.

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  15. Gov. Martinez to sign capital outlay billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is set to sign a capital spending bill that includes more than 1,000 projects lawmakers say will create jobs across the state. The Republican governor is scheduled Wednesday to sign the measure at St. Luke's Health Care Clinic in Las Cruces.

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  16. New Mexico Gov. Martinez praises Jeb Bush for hiring ex-aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says Jeb Bush made a good move in hiring one of her former top aides as his campaign manager. The nation's only Latina governor said Monday she considers Danny Diaz a friend and she believes Bush knows "how to pick the best."

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  17. Gov. Martinez set to sign tax incentives billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is expected to sign a tax incentives bill recently passed by lawmakers during a special session. Her office said Monday the Republican governor will sign the legislation at the Bioscience Center in Albuquerque.

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  18. House panel calls out nuke officials for repeated failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Members of a U.S. House panel say they're frustrated with decades of security and safety lapses at the sites that make up the nation's nuclear complex. They called out top officials with the U.S. Energy Department and the National Nuclear Safety Administration during a hearing Friday in Washington, D.C. The panel focused on oversight failures that contributed to a 2014 radiation release that forced the closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.

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  19. New Mexico lawmakers return for special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The GOP-controlled chamber voted 60-0 during a special session Monday in Santa Fe to send the funding proposal to the Democratic-led Senate, which is expected to pass the measure without amendments. The tax incentive bill passed 60-2.

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  20. Special session to pass capital outlay, other bills will happen MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez on Friday issued a proclamation for a special session of the state legislature, which will start at noon on Monday, June 8. Martinez and Senate and House leaders agreed Wednesday to have a special session to pass three pieces of legislation, including a $295 million capital outlay bill that will fund state highway and local infrastructure projects and projects for senior centers and higher education. The capital outlay bill, according to the governor, will split highway and highway infrastructure projects between general funds and severance tax bonds.

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