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  1. Poison control center warns New Mexicans about carbon monoxide riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOB-TV

    It can't be seen, tasted or even smelled, but it can be lethal. New Mexico Poison Control and Drug Information Center says during this time of year, they get an influx of carbon monoxide exposure.

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  2. NM Christmas: Farolitos or Luminarias?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    They're a New Mexico holiday tradition as synonymous as Christmas trees. Some call them luminarias, others say they're farolitos.

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  3. Sunshine Portal keeps New Mexico in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government is now reviewing the Sunshine Portal to see what information is missing or outdated. Sen. Sander Rue, R-Bernalillo, attends a Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee meeting.

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  4. Lobbyist reports harassment to attorneys for LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A registered lobbyist in New Mexico has submitted a detailed account of being sexually harassed by a former state lawmaker in writing to the Legislature's legal oversight agency. Lobbyist Vanessa Alarid on Monday submitted a letter to the Legislative Council Service that accuses former Rep. Thomas Garcia of offering to vote for a bill in 2009 if Alarid would have sex with him.

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  5. Rep. Lujan Grisham's office faces discrimination claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A recent New Mexico college graduate says she was fired from an internship in U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham's office because she is transgender. Riley Del Rey tells the Santa Fe New Mexican she's coming forward nearly three years after the internship because of the wave of news about harassment and discrimination.

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  6. New tool designed to help forecast tax revenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | KOB-TV

    New Mexico lawmakers are getting a new financial planning tool designed to help them forecast future tax revenues as they contemplate changes to the state tax code. Republican Sen. Bill Sharer said Monday that he hopes the forecasting tool will help lawmakers move forward with efforts to lower tax rates by closing loopholes in the state's complex gross receipts tax laws.

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  7. Transgender Woman said Lujan Grisham's Office Discriminated Against HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Roll Call

    A former intern said Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., fired her for being transgender. A former intern said she was fired from New Mexico Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham 's office for being transgender.

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  8. New Mexico lobbyist submits detailed account of sexual harrassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | KOB-TV

    A registered lobbyist in New Mexico has submitted a detailed account of being sexually harassed by a former state lawmaker in writing to the Legislature's legal oversight agency. Lobbyist Vanessa Alarid on Monday submitted a letter to the Legislative Council Service that accuses former Rep. Thomas Garcia of offering to vote for a bill in 2009 if Alarid would have sex with him.

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  9. Warm, dry conditions impacting New Mexico ski resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    It's been a slow start in New Mexico when it comes to snow. While a majority of ski resorts are open by now, the trails and lifts are pretty limited because of the lack of snow.

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  10. Nicotine may help treat Alzheimer's patients, according to UNM Memory & Aging CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Daily Lobo

    Nestled far back on the University of New Mexico's North Campus is a building dedicated to trying to cure what is arguably one of the most formidable conditions - its most common form: dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. UNM's effort to better understand, diagnose and treat dementia is embodied by the UNM Memory & Aging Center.

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  11. Josh Allen's shoulder still not at 100 percent as Wyoming nears Potato BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Progress

    Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen tries to evade New Mexico's Daryl Chestnut during their game Oct. 28 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie. Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen tries to evade New Mexico's Daryl Chestnut during their game Oct. 28 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

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  12. NM sees record increase in medical marijuana patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Deming Headlight

    At the same time, the program's patient count has also experienced ongoing enrollment adjustments by New Mexico Department of Health officials. In this Sept.

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  13. NM sees record increase in medical marijuanaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    At the same time, the program's patient count has also experienced ongoing enrollment adjustments by New Mexico Department of Health officials. In this Sept.

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  14. Devil Ousted in This Year's Las Posadas in Santa FeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KOB-TV

    A Santa Fe Plaza tradition went on without Satan on Sunday. For the last 30 years, actors portraying the devil have been seen on Plaza rooftops, denying lodging to Mary and Joseph as they searched for a place to give birth to Jesus.

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  15. No devils, no rooms at Las PosadasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Kayla Montoya as Mary, center left, and Ted Ortiz as Joseph lead the annual Las Posadas procession Sunday around the Plaza. Hundreds of people took part in the reenactment of Mary and Joseph searching for lodging so that Mary could give birth to Jesus.

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  16. Candidates: return certain donations to senderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    With the political air ripe with the stench of sexual misconduct allegations, I have some free advice for Democratic candidates who care to listen: If you start getting a bunch of campaign contributions for thousands of dollars from unknown companies you've never heard of, all using the same post office box in the U.S. Virgin Islands, don't cash those checks! Make like that Elvis Presley song and "Return to Sender." Gary King learned that the hard way back in 2014 when he was the Democratic Party's nominee for governor.

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  17. State effort to consolidate human resource offices floundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Justin Najaka, director of the New Mexico State Personnel Office, speaks to the Legislative Finance Committee on Thursday. Najaka said an effort to streamline and centralize human resources functions within state government is 'moving along well' despite being behind schedule.

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  18. A local fixture with a knack for carvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Ken Baker, a homeless man who learned how to carve by reading library books, works on one of his pieces last month on a bench on Marcy Street. Baker, 60, can be found whittling away on various locations on Marcy Street, including just a few feet from The New Mexican building.

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  19. Youth perform scenes from ShakespeareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    From left, Adrienne Rugg, Brooke Bauer and Cole Manske, students at New Mexico School for the Arts, perform a scene Saturday from As You Like It during the second annual Youth Shakespeare Festival at the New Mexico School for the Arts. Students from seven Santa Fe high schools and the Upstart Crows Shakespeare troupe performed more than 30 scenes Saturday from Shakespeare's works, including Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth and Julius Caesar.

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  20. Lobbyist: former lawmaker offered vote in exchange for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A female political lobbyist in New Mexico has accused a former state lawmaker of requesting sex in exchange for support of a bill during a legislative session in 2009. Lobbyist Vanessa Alarid said Friday that she met with former Rep. Thomas Garcia in March 2009 to discuss proposed legislation and that he offered his support if she would have sex with him.

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