Tag archive for ‘New Mexico’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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New Mexico prosecutor calls on school board member to resign

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is seeking the resignation of a member of the Albuquerque Public Schools education board concerning her prior role as executive director at a charter More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Fort Sill Apache gets grant to build fuel station

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - The Fort Sill Apache Tribe has been awarded $800,000 from the federal government to help build a fuel station on its property in southern New Mexico. Tribal Chairman Jeff Haozous tells the More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Boil-water advisory lifted for Artesia water system, co-op

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) - A boil-water advisory has been lifted and New Mexico environmental regulators say Artesia residents can again use water from the municipal water system and the Morningside Water Users Cooperative More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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New Mexico regulators consider utility’s power plan

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's largest electric provider wants to add another 50 megawatts of solar energy to its portfolio. Public Service Co. of New Mexico also wants to boost output from its current wind More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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University students set up Affirmative Action Bake Sale

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Some University of New Mexico students held a campus bake sale, charging students based on their race. A group called Turning Point USA set up an "Affirmative Action Bake Sale" on campus More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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New Mexico panel seeks solutions for curbing crime wave

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A group of New Mexico lawmakers is scheduled to hold another meeting as they search for legislative solutions to reforming the state's beleaguered criminal justice system and curbing crime More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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New Mexico insurance regulator opposes GOP health overhaul

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's top insurance regulator says a Republican drive to erase the Affordable Care Act would cripple the state's efforts to provide health coverage to the poor. Insurance Superintendent More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Police: Northern New Mexico man arrested on 8th DWI

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) - A northern New Mexico man is facing his eighth drunken driving charge after police say he tried to avoid a sobriety checkpoint. The Las Vegas Optic reports (https://goo.gl/RmzvB1 ) that Arsenio More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Roosevelt County eyes disaster funds from August storms

PORTALES, N.M. (AP) - An eastern New Mexico county is still working on getting a federal disaster declaration from storms that caused an estimated $4.5 million in damage. The Eastern New Mexico News reports (https://goo.gl/vzYKGL More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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New Mexico sends crews to help with western wildfires

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Firefighters with the New Mexico State Forestry Division are answering the call for help as states around the West are dealing with large wildfires. At least 100 State Forestry personnel are More...