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  1. 2 teens charged for damaging New Mexico Vietnam War memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Police have charged two teens for damaging a memorial to Vietnam War veterans and a Vietnam War-era Huey Helicopter at a New Mexico park. KVIA-TV in Las Cruces reports 18-year-old Marvin Reyes and a 16-year-old boy were charged last week with one count each of criminal damage to property.

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  2. Briefs: Donor gives $1.33 million to Presbyterian Santa FeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Scottie Pierce of Santa Fe has donated $1.33 million to the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation to support the Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center, now under construction and expected to open in October, the health care provider announced. Pierce's gift will fund the Bringing Joy to Caregivers Fund, which will support staff initiatives, Presbyterian Healthcare Services announced last week.

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  3. New Mexico AG seeks resignation of embattled prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A southwestern New Mexico district attorney has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2016 traffic stop, and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas demanded Tuesday that she resign. Francesca Martinez-Estevez entered pleas Monday to a charge of reckless driving and two counts of disorderly conduct.

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  4. Confederate monuments removed from New Mexico highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The New Mexico welcome center in Lordsburg once held one of three markers in the state dubbing Interstate 10 as Jefferson Davis Highway. Alyson Hurt via Flickr The New Mexico welcome center in Lordsburg once held one of three markers in the state dubbing Interstate 10 as Jefferson Davis Highway.

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  5. Weeping' Virgin Mary statue in Hobbs under investigation by ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The Las Cruces Catholic Diocese, the governing body of all Catholic churches in Southern New Mexico, is investigating a statue of the Virgin Mary at a Hobbs church that appears to be shedding tears. Parishioners say recently tears have streamed down the face of the statue at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported. 7 comments

  6. Carruthers did good work and was shown the doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Legendary figures are scarce in New Mexico. That makes it especially sad to see one of them being removed from an important office for no good reason.

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  7. Group that helps Native Americans tell their stories gets grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A student holds one of the cameras Silver Bullet Productions provides to communities so they can film their own documentaries and preserve their history. Silver Bullet was one of 24 area nonprofits awarded $205,000 in grants this week from the Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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  8. New Mexico candidate aims to become 1st Native congresswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    State Rep. Yvette Herrell, R, smiles as she discovers she is in the lead in the Republican primary for the U.S. Representative District 2 race, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in Alamogordo, N.M. U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state Sen. Howie Morales celebrate in Albuquerque, M.M., Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Grisham won the Democratic nomination for governor, and Morales the nomination for lieutenant governor.

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  9. New Mexico candidate aims to become 1st Native congresswomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Xochitl Torres Small, center, hugs Fidel Sanchez, left, as he and his wife Rosemarie Sanchez, right, congratulate her for winning the democratic nomination for Congressional District Two, Tuesday June 5, 2018, at Amaro Winery in Las Cruces, N.M. Former state Democratic Party leader Debra Haaland will try to become the first Native congresswoman, while a woman will represent the most Hispanic congressional district in the most Hispanic state in the nation for the first time.

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  10. Jones headed to defeat in PRC raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Sandy Jones, the chairman of the state Public Regulation Commission, was trailing in his bid for re-election in the Democratic Party primary election Tuesday. Former state Sen. Steve Fischmann of Las Cruces was leading Jones by a significant margin in the Democratic primary for the PRC seat in Southern New Mexico.

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  11. Brian Col n wins auditor primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Former state Democratic Party Chairman Brian Colon handily defeated state Rep. Bill McCamley on Tuesday in the Democratic primary election for state auditor. Colon held a commanding 20-point lead, based on a strong showing in urban areas.

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  12. Second city in New Mexico opts for ranked-choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    New Mexico joins a handful other states where cities have adopted ranked-choice voting. Four Bay Area cities in California use ranked-choice; Minnesota has two cities, St. Paul and Minneapolis; and two small cities in Colorado have approved the format, though only one has used it.

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  13. Judge tosses first-, second-degree murder charges in Chan caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Tai Chan, center, talks with attorneys Tom Clark, left, and John Day during a hearing Thursday in Las Cruces. Chan faces a voluntary manslaughter charge in a third trial for the killing of fellow Santa Fe County Deputy Jeremy Martin in 2014.

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  14. Lawmaker questions NMSU hiring decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A state legislator is questioning the decision by New Mexico State University regents to hire two new top officials with large salaries to replace one person who is retiring. Democratic state Sen. John Arthur Smith has been critical of the regents' decision not renew the contract for Garrey Carruthers, who was paid $385,000 a year to serve as both president and chancellor for the university in Las Cruces, the Albuquerque Journal reported.

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  15. Judge tosses first-degree murder charge in Tai Chan caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A Las Cruces judge on Thursday dismissed the highest possible murder charges against Tai Chan - a move that means the former Santa Fe County sheriff's deputy will stand trial in August only on a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2014 shooting death of fellow Deputy Jeremy Martin. The decision to reduce Chan's charge to the lowest possible murder offense was based on double jeopardy issues and a technicality that occurred at the end of Chan's second trial last year.

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  16. Rancher's onions plundered following social media postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Onions intended as supplemental feed for cattle were plundered after a person discovered the piles and posted about it on social media, a New Mexico rancher said. A person stumbled across the more than 30,000 pounds of onions in a desert area west of Las Cruces and had assumed the vegetables were dumped as waste, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported.

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  17. A border town teeters on the edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Diana Murillo-Trujillo, mayor of the town of Anthony, is a regular at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church. Andres Leighton for Searchlight NM Anthony city Mayor Diana Murillo-Trujillo gets ready to go to work at her mobile home in Anthony.

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  18. Court program in Do a Ana County focuses on veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A new court program has opened in DoA a Ana County that focuses on the substance abuse and mental health issues facing military veterans who have been charged with nonviolent crimes. The first hearing in the 3rd Judicial District Court's Veterans Treatment Court program was held Wednesday, according to the Las Cruces Sun-News .

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  19. Education, poverty define agenda in New Mexico governor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    In this April 5, 2018 photo, candidates for New Mexico governor participate in a policy forum in Albuquerque, N.M., attended by, from left, state Sen. Joseph Cervantes of Las Cruces, U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham of Albuquerque and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce. New Mexico's next governor will inherit simmering discontent over teacher pay and evaluations, urgent calls to expand early childhood schooling and a lawsuit that may put the judiciary in charge of pivotal education funding decisions.

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  20. Democratic contenders business dealings in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Michelle Lujan Grisham at the Democratic Governor's forum at the Jemez Room at the Santa Fe Community College on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Photos by Jane Phillips for the New Mexican Jeff Apodaca at the Democratic Governor's forum at the Jemez Room at the Santa Fe Community College on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

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