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  1. Jay Miller, political observer, parade float meister, dies at age 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    John Cloyd Miller II, known to friends as "Jay," was a teacher, a union man, a lobbyist, a political columnist, an author and the king of funny Fiesta de Santa Fe parade floats. He died last week of liver cancer in Phoenix at the age of 80. Miller was born in Lordsburg but spent much of his childhood in Deming, where his father was superintendent of schools.

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  2. Udall adds voice to those blasting proposed changes to Endandered Species ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    U.S. Sen. Tom Udall joined leaders of environmental and animal advocacy groups Friday in blasting the Trump administration's new proposal for sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act that critics fear would put many populations at risk of extinction. "The Trump administration's determination to dismantle bedrock environmental protections, turn a blind eye to science, and roll over for special interests apparently knows no bounds," Udall, a New Mexico Democrat, said in a news release a day after the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the proposed revisions.

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  3. N.M. child welfare workers being trained on sex trafficking signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    New Mexico child welfare workers are being trained on how to spot signs of child prostitution after the arrest of two Albuquerque parents suspected of prostituting their 7-year-old daughter. A subsequent review of the case found 25 prior referrals about the girl and her family dating back to 2004, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported Thursday.

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

    Jun 13, 2018 | 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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  5. Educating adults has generational payoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    When Connie Flores received her high school equivalency diploma last year at the age of 39, she was honored by the New Mexico Coalition for Literacy as Student of the Year. Courtesy Connie Flores Mary Beth Folia, at right, looks over HiSET assessment records with student Jennifer Williams at the Silver City Public Library.

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  6. Insects and violence: Bugs and other monsters in cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gangster movies can be scary. So can war pictures, and thrillers. But ounce for ounce, is anything more terrifying than giant-bug movies? You know the kind I'm talking about - where the bugs have mutated into monsters so big and overwhelming that they can no longer be swatted down.

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  7. Auditor, lieutenant governor and land commissioner: Col n, Morales and VeneKlasenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Candidates chosen as the Democratic nominees will be facing GOP opponents come fall. Thankfully, in races for lieutenant governor, land commissioner and auditor, voters aren't making a final decision in June.

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  8. GOP primary draws two for open seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Is it the strict constitutionalist who advocates a return to "traditional values" and vows to provide more conservative representation to residents of this Republican-leaning district that touches Southern Santa Fe County? Or is it the handpicked successor of the bipartisan-inclined incumbent who emphasizes aquifer health, gross receipts tax reform and improved internet connectivity before social conservative chestnuts? The race to replace four-term incumbent Jim Smith, the retired science teacher from House District 22 who recently stepped down, could in some ways be a bellwether for the direction of the Republican Party in New Mexico.

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  9. Three Democratic candidates vow to be asset to new governorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    They are running for an $85,000-a-year job that doesn't come with a whole lot of official responsibilities. But all three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor say they would use the position to be a resource and champion for New Mexico's chief executive officer.

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  10. Democrats running for land chief make case for oil, gas royalty bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A few candidates for commissioner of public lands argue the state is not getting a big enough cut from the natural resources behind a renewed boom in southeastern New Mexico. The campaign talking point raises the question of whether a state that was strapped for cash just last year is making the most of higher oil prices and more drilling or whether it might be missing out on millions of dollars in revenue.

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  11. N.M. threatens cuts at schools switching to 4-day weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gov. Susana Martinez has until March 7 to act on a general fund spending bill that would place a moratorium on additional four-day school scheduling. Russell Contreras/Associated Press file photo Gov. Susana Martinez has until March 7 to act on a general fund spending bill that would place a moratorium on additional four-day school scheduling.

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  12. New Mexico threatens funding over four-day school schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    New Mexico is threatening to cut off funding at public schools that try to switch to a four-day week as the practice has spread to more than four in 10 school districts across the state. State lawmakers this month placed a moratorium on additional four-day school scheduling within a general fund spending bill that has yet to be signed by the governor.

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  13. Sen. Smith gets a bad rap, grows strongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    I recently criticized state Sen. John Arthur Smith for pulling the kind of power play you would find in a dictator's handbook. Smith, D-Deming, painted a bull's-eye on his pinstriped suit the minute he unilaterally killed legislation to expand early childhood education across New Mexico.

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  14. Political roundup, Feb. 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Spoiler alert: The American Federation of Teachers New Mexico will announce its endorsements on Tuesday, but one riled Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor has already dropped a spoiler. In an email to supporters on Monday, Carr said the union that once elected him its treasurer will instead endorse state Sen. Howie Morales of Silver City.

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  15. Senator calls on NMSU regents to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The president pro tem of the New Mexico Senate on Wednesday called for the resignation of the five regents of New Mexico State University, saying they had wrongly stripped powers from Chancellor Garrey Carruthers. The measure by Sen. Mary Kay Papen, D-Las Cruces, said the board of regents had "inappropriately and, arguably, unlawfully delegated its responsibilities to one individual" while taking away authority from Carruthers.

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  16. Legislative Roundup, Jan. 25, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Mariachi Plata from Western New Mexico University in Silver City perform for the House Appropriation and Finance Committee on Wednesday. The group was invited by state Sen. Howie Morales, D-Silver City, to represent Grant County at the Roundhouse.

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  17. During session, Rotunda is state s most coveted spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Children, parents and educators gather in the Rotunda of the Capitol to listen to opening remarks from Allen SA nchez, president and CEO of the nonprofit Catholic Health Initiatives St. Joseph's Children, during last week's 1,000 Kid March, a rally for early childhood education. Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican Children from the Joyas Del Futuro child care in Albuquerque sit in the Rotunda during last week's 1,000 Kid March.

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  18. In response, Dems signal they're ready to move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    State Sen. Howie Morales delivers a response to Gov. Susana Martinez's State of the State address Tuesday on behalf of the Senate Democratic caucus at the Capitol. Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican State Sen. Howie Morales delivers a response to Gov. Susana Martinez's State of the State address Tuesday on behalf of the Senate Democratic caucus at the Capitol.

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  19. Clock ticking on nursing compactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Wayne Littlejohn, clinical manager of critical care services at St. Vincent's Regional Medical Center, speaks Friday with Pam Sisneros, center, and Quaila Vigil, both registered nurses at St. Vincent's. The Legislature has 30 days to pass a budget, but only a few days to pass a nursing compact - a bill that will ensure nurses from other states can use their licenses in New Mexico.

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  20. A gutsy lieutenant governor would eliminate his own jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Six Democrats are running for lieutenant governor of New Mexico, and at least one more is making noises about entering the race. It would be easy.

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