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Congressman Joe Heck (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Heck Joins Dems To End Shutdown

The government is reopening its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring federal default.

10/17/2013

File photo of the White House. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of smoke from a fire. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Shutdown Snags N.M. Firefighter’s Widow’s Benefits

The widow of a Forest Service firefighter found dead in northern New Mexico says the partial federal government battle has snagged her late husband’s survivor benefits.

10/02/2013

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‘Carmageddon’ Forcing L.A. Residents To Las Vegas

The nation’s busiest freeway will be closed over the weekend, and we here in Las Vegas could be affected.

07/15/2011