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New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 29, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Mexico Governor Bans July Fourth Fireworks On State Lands

All fireworks and campfires will be banned on state lands as July Fourth approaches and crews continue to battle wildfires across New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday.

07/03/2013

File photo of wildfire. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Experts: New Mexico Wildfire Preview Of Things To Come In Western States

A massive wildfire in the New Mexico wilderness that already is the largest in state history spread in all directions Thursday, and experts say it’s likely a preview of things to come as states across the West contend with a dangerous recipe of wind, low humidity and tinder-dry fuels.

05/31/2012

File photo of forest. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hiker Missing For Month Found In New Mexico National Forest

A woman who was missing for nearly a month in a New Mexico national forest was found emaciated Wednesday in a sleeping bag with her cat by her side, authorities said.

03/09/2012

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