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13 Workers Were Exposed To Radiation At New Mexico Plant

Biological samples show employees at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump were exposed during a radiation leak.

02/27/2014

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NM Official: ‘No Risk From This Event That Would Be A Hazard To You Or Your Children’

Officials investigating a leak from the federal government’s only underground nuclear waste dump tried to reassure skeptical southeastern New Mexico residents Monday night that their health is safe.

02/24/2014

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DOE: Crews Monitors Nuclear Site For Radiation

The U.S. Department of Energy stressed Sunday that no surface contamination has been found after airborne radiation was detected underground at a southeastern New Mexico site where the government stores low-grade nuclear waste.

02/16/2014

Crews are working to isolate the source of the leak. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Nuclear Repository Monitored For Radiation

Officials say testing shows no danger to people or the environment.

02/15/2014

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Legislators Ask Navajos To Renegotiate Compact

A legislative panel asked the Navajo Nation and Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration on Friday to renegotiate a proposed compact to restrict the state’s largest tribe to their existing casinos rather than allowing an expansion of gambling.

01/31/2014

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N.M. Health Officials Offer Flu Shot Clinics

New Mexico health officials are hosting a series of flu shot clinics around the state.

01/23/2014

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Restraining Order Extended In Horse Slaughter Case

A Santa Fe judge has extended a temporary order that prevents a Roswell horse slaughterhouse from opening.

01/03/2014

$80M Judgment Awarded In Sand Suffocation Death

A judge has awarded nearly $80 million to the family of a New Mexico woman who died in 2002 when a tractor-trailer struck her car and buried it in sand, suffocating the woman as teachers and students at a nearby school frantically tried to dig her out.

12/10/2013

Video of the shooting taken from a dashboard cam drew national attention. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Officer In Van Shooting Is Fired

Officer Elias Montoya fired shots at a minivan full of children during a traffic stop in October.

12/07/2013

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Thief Steals Items From ‘Church On Wheels’

A brazen thief has made off with a New Mexico pastor’s “church on wheels,” taking about $40,000 in equipment and dozens of donated toys.

12/06/2013

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