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Economist Says Shutdown Perilous For N.M., May Cause Another State Recession

Heavily reliant on federal spending, New Mexico could be thrust into another recession if the partial government shutdown lasts for weeks, a University of New Mexico economist said.

10/03/2013

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UNLV Snaps 23-Game Road Losing Streak

The streak is finally over. The Rebels picked up their first road win in almost four years Saturday night, back where it all began in Albuquerque New Mexico, as they out gunned the Lobos 56 to 42.

09/28/2013

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Ex-Las Cruces Detective Is Indicted In 2 Sex Cases

A former Las Cruces police detective accused of sexually assaulting two young girls has been indicted in both cases.

09/27/2013

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Group Backs Higher Minimum Wage To Help Kids

A group advocating for policies to help children and low-income families recommends New Mexico raise its minimum wage and boost spending on early childhood programs, including child care and pre-kindergarten.

09/24/2013

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Counties Ask N.M. High Court To Decide Gay Marriage

New Mexico’s 33 counties asked the state’s highest court Thursday to decide whether gay marriage is legal in the state and to stop the spread of lawsuits that have forced some county officials to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

09/05/2013

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130 Animals Found At Home Of Dead Woman

Clovis authorities say there were 130 animals, many sick and dying, in and around the home of a 47-year-old woman found dead in the home.

08/28/2013

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NM Detective Arrested For Having Sex With Teen

A New Mexico police detective has been arrested on charges of having an inappropriate relationship with a teenager.

08/24/2013

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N.M. County To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A southern New Mexico county clerk announced Wednesday that his office will begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses, just as lawyers for same-sex couples are challenging state laws that they say contradict whether the practice is legal in this southwestern state.

08/21/2013

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Navajos Round Up Horses On Drought-Stricken Land

Navajo Nation rangers have rounded up numerous horses in northwestern New Mexico under an operation conducted as part of the tribe’s response to the continuing drought.

08/19/2013

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New Mexico Boy Set To Go To Court In Dad’s Killing

The 10-year-old New Mexico boy lived in an abusive, filthy home and had tried desperately to get help to stop the beatings he and his younger siblings had for years faced at the hands of their abusive father, his attorney says.

08/15/2013

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