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  1. Literacy program helps participants turn the page to a new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Jose Martinez, 39, reads Friday to his daughter Gabriella Martinez, 2.5, at their kitchen table in Cordova. Martinez has been learning to read with a tutor over the past four years, and was motivated to learn so he would be able to both read the Bible and read stories to his young daughter.


  2. Lawsuit: Silver City hired violent cop who later killed exRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The town of Silver City and its police department failed to stop a police captain from stalking his ex-girlfriend despite a number of complaints, and his violent behavior eventually led to her death, according to a lawsuit in federal court. In the lawsuit, which was moved this week to U.S. District Court in Albuquerque, Bascom's family alleges the police department hired Contreras despite his history of violence.


  3. Lawmakers must act quickly to keep N.M. in new nursing compactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    For some nurses at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, home is to the west - across the Arizona state line. Since 2004, New Mexico has been part of a compact with 24 states allowing nurses to move from one to another without going through the rigmarole of getting a separate license in each.


  4. Ex-senator and his prosecutor are feeling heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    One is Phil Griego, once a political heavyweight, who is scheduled to stand trial on public corruption charges. The other is Hector Balderas, the ambitious, publicity conscious state attorney general, whose staff is prosecuting Griego.


  5. Report: N.M. colleges risk driving off students because of costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    New Mexico offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the nation, but the state's 24 public colleges and universities still run the risk of pricing students out of a higher education unless they cut costs and improve efficiency, according to a new state report. The Legislative Finance Committee warns in the report, presented to lawmakers Tuesday, that tuition increases to deal with shrinking revenues from declining enrollment and dwindling financial support from the state government could make college unaffordable for a lot of people in a poor state such as New Mexico.


  6. Community college hires interim presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The Santa Fe Community College Governing Board voted unanimously Tuesday to hire a 68-year-old community college career educator to serve as interim president. Cecilia Cervantes, who lives in Minnesota, will likely start in November, board chairwoman Linda Siegle said.


  7. Song catchers: Bayou SecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    They have also played the song at gigs in France and the United Kingdom, where musicians who play traditional music are often eager to add the tune, along with other songs from New Mexico, to their repertoire. The couple have made it their mission to preserve New Mexico's traditional music - not just by recording it, but by learning it, teaching it, and supporting and promoting the old-timers who continue to play the waltzes, corridos, rancheras, polkas, and huapangos they heard as children.


  8. Enrollment slumping at most N.M. universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    New Mexico State University in Las Cruces has experienced a 15.8 percent drop in enrollment since 2012. Some of the school's regents cited Chancellor Garrey Carruthers' inability to reverse the decline as a factor in the board of regents' decision not to renew Carruthers' contract.


  9. Modern master's stolen piece returned after 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    An empty wooden frame sits in 2015 next to a composite drawing of two suspects in the heist of a valuable painting stolen 30 years ago from the University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson. Officials say they have recovered the stolen piece after a Silver City antiques dealer researched the painting bought at an estate sale.


  10. Feds put off decision on Texas hornshell's statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A person holds adult Texas hornshell mussels from the Black River in New Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service delayed a decision Thursday on whether to add the last remaining native mussel in New Mexico to the endangered species list, raising concerns about its future amid efforts in Congress to reform the Endangered Species Act.


  11. Erratic DA will say anything but goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Small-town defense lawyer Jim Foy has a busy practice with a spider's web of interconnections. His dealings with and on behalf of one elected prosecutor raise the question of whether the justice system can be impartial in New Mexico.


  12. 8 N.M. artists winners of Governor's Awards for ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gustavo Victor Goler, pictured in his Taos studio, is one of the 2017 winners of the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Courtesy image William deBuys of El Valle is one of the 2017 winners of the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts.


  13. Silver City DA charged with misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The New Mexico Attorney General's Office on Thursday charged a district attorney from Silver City with misconduct following an investigation into a traffic stop in which she appeared intoxicated but was released. Francesca Estevez, the Sixth Judicial District Attorney, is accused of trying to get an officer fired after the patrolman pulled her over in June 2016.


  14. Silver City teacher accused of having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A math teacher who is head volleyball coach at Silver City High School has been arrested and accused of having a sex with a student. The New Mexico State Police said Tiana Sanchez was arrested Thursday following an investigation that began May 12 when the student's mother provided the student's phone to authorities.


  15. Senate claims fourth annual victory in charity gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, left, and Sen. Benny Shendo Jr., D-Jemez Pueblo, defend against Rep. Gail Armstrong, R-Socorro, as she tries to control the ball Wednesday night during the New Mexico state legislators' 2017 Hoops 4 Hope basketball game. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, right, shoots under defensive pressure from Rep. Bill McCamley, D-Mesilla Park, during the New Mexico State legislators' 2017 Hoops 4 Hope basketball game Wednesday at Santa Fe High Schoool's Tony Roybal Gymnasium.


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