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Thursday Sep 11 | Ruidoso News

Ruidoso approves revenue guarantee for Phoenix flights

Showing their support for new scheduled flights from Roswell to Phoenix, Ruidoso village councilors pledged $25,000 per year for two consecutive years toward a revenue guarantee for American Airlines. Ruidoso Tourism Director Gina Kelley told councilors Tuesday that the money will come from lodgers tax in the years 2016 and 2017.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Roswell, NM, Eddy County, NM, Artesia, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Wed Sep 03, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Aiming for the Stars: Celebrating Rocket Scientist Robert Goddard

Roswell, New Mexico has more than UFOs to contemplate. On October 17-18, "Aiming for the Stars" - a public event honoring Roswell's most famous "star," rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard - showcases space history, New Mexico's observatories and science museums, and exhibits from NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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Related Topix: Roswell, NM, UFO and Alien, Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Las Cruces, NM

Tue Sep 02, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Student accused of threatening school shooting victim will not return to Berrendo

Berrendo Middle School officials say an eighth grader will not be returning to the school after he reportedly threatened a victim of the January school shooting.

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KOB-TV

Man convicted for role in Phoenix meth ring

A New Mexico man has been convicted of racketeering and conspiracy for his role in an interstate methamphetamine trafficking ring.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Otero County, NM

Sun Aug 31, 2014

SFGate

Boy allegedly threatened Roswell shooting victim

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Related Topix: Roswell, NM

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Loza guilty of racketeering

A Chaves County jury found Matias M. Loza guilty of racketeering and conspiracy to commit racketeering on Friday in connection with the AZ Boys' - Joe and Robert "Bob" Chavez - criminal organization that imported large quantities of methamphetamine into Otero County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Otero County, NM, Valdez, NM, Alamogordo, NM

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

2 men arrested in beating of Chaves County dairy worker

Two brothers are facing charges of beating and stabbing a Chaves County dairy worker who had been tasked with firing one of the suspects, authorities said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Fired dairy worker accused in brutal attack

Chaves County Deputies say two brothers accused of beating and stabbing a man at a New Mexico dairy are illegal immigrants who acted out because one had been fired.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News

Carlsbad Current-Argus

More Carlsbad veterans are using free ride services

CARLSBAD >> Officials with a local organization which transports veterans to Veterans Affairs facilities in the region say the number of people using their services is rising.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, New Mexico, Life, Veteran Affairs, Eddy County, NM, Lea County, NM

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Power Online

Xcel Energy Invests $30M In Roswell Upgrades

Xcel Energy has finalized plans for additional work on the high-voltage electric transmission loop serving Roswell as part of the company's larger Power for the Plains grid reliability and capacity improvement projects.

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Related Topix: Capitan, NM

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KOAT-TV

First Alert Weather: Aug. 25, 2014

HOBBS IS BEING IMPACTED BY THIS HEAVY RAIN. AT 3:36 PM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAIN AND PERHAPS SOME SMALL HAIL FROM A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER FAR EASTERN CHAVES COUNTY.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lea County, NM, Los Alamos, NM, Santa Fe, NM

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Monsoon season alleviating drought conditions in areas of the state

It's been a great monsoon season so far in New Mexico. Today's light rain has helped make a dent in the state's drought, so much so that the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that parts of New Mexico are drought-free.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lea County, NM

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

Latest Drought Monitor Report for New Mexico

National Weather Service forecasters in Albuquerque say the latest drought monitor report is encouraging news and represents significant improvement over dry conditions of the last two year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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