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  1. Aztec's Feat of Clay Gallery features three artists in new showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Curt Stafford's mother was a florist, and his wife loves flowers. So even though the Flora Vista oil painter found himself working primarily in landscapes a few years ago, he said he figures he had little choice but to start painting floral scenes, as well.

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  2. Independent movie filmed in San Juan County gets extended stay at Allen 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    An independent movie filmed in San Juan County is getting an extended stay at the Allen 8 Theatre in Farmington. The film is the brainchild of writer and director Justin Hunt, a Bloomfield native and former Aztec High School football coach who now lives in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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  3. New Mexico U.S. Attorney appointed to Native American issues subcommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico has been appointed vice chairman of the Native American Issues Subcommittee of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys. U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez was appointed as vice chair by Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday, according to a Department of Justice press release.

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  4. Weekend auction last hurrah for San Juan County companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    What it couldn't give away to area charities, the defunct Construction Supply Company will sell to the highest bidder this weekend. Company CEO Brian King said shutting the doors of his family's business that has supplied San Juan County with drywall, lumber, hammers and other building supplies for 62 years was a natural conclusion after the death of owner Barbara Doolittle in 2013.

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  5. Baseball: Durango grand slam lifts Demons past Piedra VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The Piedra Vista bats provided plenty of offense, but the defense and pitching let the Panthers down against an out-of-state rival. PV allowed six runs in the top of the fifth inning, including a grand slam to Durango's Kyle Duran, in a 14-12 loss on Friday at Ricketts Park.

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  6. Baseball: Piedra Vista shuts down LovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The Panthers shut out Lovington 7-0 in the first round of the Piedra Vista Invitational on Thursday at Ricketts Park. It took a couple innings for the PV offense to get going, but the Panthers finally came through in the third inning.

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  7. Softball: Lady Panthers roll past Bloomfield 6-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The Piedra Vista softball team brushed off a rough weekend at the Southern New Mexico Softball Invitational and rolled to a 6-1 victory over Bloomfield at the Farmington Softball Complex Thursday afternoon. Leading the way for Piedra Vista in the circle was junior Megan Risner, who pitched a complete game, striking out four while giving up six hits and allowing one run.

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  8. New Mexico Dems flunk bill to put student test data in teacher ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    An effort by Republican lawmakers to put into state statute a teacher evaluation system that incorporates student test scores failed Tuesday morning when Democrats on the Senate Education Committee voted to table the bill. With just five days left in this year's legislative session, that means almost certain death for House Bill 144, introduced by Rep. James Smith, R-Sandia Park.

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  9. New Mexico Senate OKs bill requiring info on brain injuries for student-athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The vote was 18-16. Most Republicans and a few Democrats opposed the bill on grounds that it might mimic existing programs or create expenses for school districts and the New Mexico Activities Association.

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  10. Softball Roundup: Piedra Vista takes three of four to win tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    PV defeated Cleveland 7-3 on Friday, then knocked off Bernalillo 10-0 and Los Alamos 14-0 on Saturday at the Farmington Sports Complex to win the Linda Crabtree Softball Challenge. The Lady Panthers also dropped a game on Friday to Silver 8-4, but won the tournament after Cleveland defeated Silver, thanks to the runs-allowed tiebreaker.

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  11. State Sen. Bill Soules vows another attempt to cap storefront loan rates next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Alexa Rogals The Daily Times A payday loan store is seen, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, on West Main Street in Farmington. Alexa Rogals The Daily Times A payday loan storefront is seen, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the corner of Auburn Avenue and Broadway Avenue in Farmington.

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  12. Outside of New Mexico, several states require lobbyists to report compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    New Mexico's lobbyists already publicly say how they spend money, although it varies lobbyist by lobbyist how detailed those reports are . Now New Mexico's state lawmakers are being asked to require lobbyists to disclose the issues they're working and the sources of their compensation - and how much that is.

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  13. Letter: Party Affiliation Should Not Dictate Supporting Coyote LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    I am pleased to see the amount of opinions in New Mexico newspapers regarding SB 253, "Coyote-Killing Contests Prohibited." It reveals citizens are engaged.

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  14. 'Payday loan' industry holds sway at New Mexico Capitol as lawmakers push for reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Twice in the last three weeks, state Sen. Bill Soules has been scheduled to present his bill to cap interest rates of storefront lenders that regularly charge customers 400 percent or more. Both times, Soules saw his bill removed from the agenda of the Corporations Committee by Sen. Phil Griego, the chairman.

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  15. Lobbyist disclosure bill hits snag in House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Rep. Jeff Steinborn, D-Las Cruces, right, and his expert witness Viki Harrison, executive director of Common Cause New Mexico, introduce House Bill 155 at the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee on Monday. In a straight party-line vote, a bill that would have required more information from legislative lobbyists and the people who hire them stalled Monday in the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee.

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  16. Lobbyist disclosure bill hits snag in House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Rep. Jeff Steinborn, D-Las Cruces, right, and his expert witness Viki Harrison, executive director of Common Cause New Mexico, introduce House Bill 155 at the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee on Monday. In a straight party-line vote, a bill that would have required more information from legislative lobbyists and the people who hire them stalled Monday in the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee.

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  17. With list of exemptions, governor's reading bill wouldn't end 'social promotion' of third-gradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    For the last four years, Gov. Susana Martinez has been relentless in saying that thousands of third-graders in New Mexico with subpar scores on standardized reading tests should be held back, no matter who disagrees or complains. "When children cannot read, and yet they are passed along anyway, we do them no favors," Martinez said last month in her State of the State speech.

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  18. New Mexico state senators block bills furthering status of Fort Sill ApachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The Fort Sill Apaches, who had to sue to win long-awaited recognition as a New Mexico tribe, saw two of their bills seeking to further re-establish themselves blocked Thursday by state senators. One bill would have amended a state code so the Cabinet secretary of the Indian Affairs Department could enter into cooperative agreements with the tribe on administration and collection of tax revenues.

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  19. Governor-backed retention bill tops list of high-profile proposals before lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Gov. Susana Martinez, now in her fifth year in office, has a legislative agenda that resembles her first one from 2011. Martinez, a Republican, is again supporting a bill to retain third-graders who are not proficient on standardized reading tests.

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  20. Editorial: Time to vote on SkanderaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    It has been four years now since Gov. Susana Martinez selected Hanna Skandera to head the state's Department of Education, and yet that critical appointment has still not been taken up by the state Senate for confirmation. Senate President Pro-tem Mary Kay Papen, D-Las Cruces, has called on her colleagues to finally give Skandera an up or down vote in the full Senate this year.

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