Tag archive for ‘New Mexico’
By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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New Mexico student reading scores up, math stagnant

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico student reading tests scores across the state rose slightly, but math scores remain stagnant, according to results released Monday The new numbers show around 29 percent of students More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Business sued over tax-refund-anticipation loans

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - In a federal class-action lawsuit, an Albuquerque law firm accuses a loan company with offices in New Mexico and Arizona of making predatory tax-refund-anticipation loans to people living in More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Acting chief justice for Navajo Nation to resign over health

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - The acting chief justice for the Navajo Nation is stepping down. The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports (https://goo.gl/2f71hL) the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch recently announced More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Shady deal? Santa Fe shade tents chided for lack of shade

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A shady deal in Santa Fe is drawing scrutiny because it's not a complete cover up. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (https://goo.gl/JCFXTJ) a $320,000-state-funded project that installed 94 More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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New Mexico marks private-sector job growth

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico labor officials are touting the largest gain in private-sector job growth in over a decade. Figures released Friday by the Department of Workforce Solutions show a 3 percent increase More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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D.H. Lawrence Ranch Initiatives, UNM to host writing classes

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - D.H. Lawrence Ranch Initiatives is partnering with the University of New Mexico Continuing Education to host a series of online creative writing workshops. The University of New Mexico recently More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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New Mexico Land Office marks record oil and gas lease sale

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The State Land Office says this month's oil and gas lease sale marked an all-time high for the agency, with more than $30 million being earned through the leasing of dozens of tracts in southeastern More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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New Mexico museums’ revenue increases, attendance declines

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Revenue is up at New Mexico's state-run museums, despite the fact that fewer people are visiting them. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2uNc6of ) both results can be attributed More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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New Mexico lawmakers question utility’s exit from coal

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - State lawmakers from coal industry-dependent regions of northwestern New Mexico urged utility regulators to consider the local economic consequences of utility plans to shut down two coal-fired More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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New Mexico land commissioner announces run for Congress

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Republican New Mexico State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has announced he will run for election to Congress for New Mexico's southern district instead of seeking a second term in state office. More...