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New Mexico Family Finds Out About Man’s Death In Online Story – 5 Days After Accident

A New Mexico man’s family say they found out about his death after reading about it online, 5 days after the car accident that killed him.

11/06/2013

N. Mex. governor says there is evidence of abuse at a youth camp. (Phillippe Diederich/Getty Images)

New Mexico Gov: Evidence Backs Abuse Claims At Youth Ranch

Evidence found at a New Mexico youth ranch for troubled kids corroborates allegations by current and former students of abuse, the governor said Monday.

10/14/2013

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Police: Search On For 9 Boys From New Mexico Youth Camp

Authorities were searching Friday night for nine teenagers reported missing from a ranch for troubled youth despite an earlier statement from the facility’s attorney that the boys were safe and being returned to their parents.

10/11/2013

Officials say two people were hurt at the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

2 Hurt When Balloon Hits Power Line In New Mexico

A balloon flying in Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta hit a power line as it tried to land Wednesday, sending two men to the hospital with burns and injuries from a 40-foot fall, officials said.

10/09/2013

Screen shot of Gov. Susana Martinez. (credit: http://www.governor.state.nm.us/)

Martinez Used State Helicopter On Trip To Aid GOP

New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, who criticized her Democratic predecessor’s use of government aircraft and called a state jet the “ultimate symbol of waste and excess,” hopped on a state-owned helicopter to avoid missing an airline flight to attend political fundraisers in Texas.

10/09/2013

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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

File photo of a teacher reading to her pre-kindergarten class. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Knowledge Universe)

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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