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3 hrs ago | Reuters

New Mexico nuclear waste dump was cited for workplace violations

An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico that leaked radiation in February was cited by federal mine safety inspectors for dozens of workplace violations, almost all of which have been remedied, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives

3 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

2014 shaping up as good year for film, TV in NM

It's been a busy summer for movies and television in New Mexico and filming schedule momentum is expected to carry into the fall.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bob Odenkirk

5 hrs ago | The Westerner

2014 Hatch Chile Roasts in Southern California Begin August 2

It's that time of year again: Hatch chile season is right around the corner. And while expat New Mexicans have always lined up for green chile to assuage their homesickness, the peppers have started to worm their way into the hearts of non-New Mexican Californians.

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Related Topix: California, California Government

9 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

New Mexico Governor Announces Back-to-School Programs for Foster and Low-Income Children

The annual children's clothing allowance through HSD provides a $50 payment per qualifying New Mexico child to purchase clothes for the upcoming school year.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, US Governors, Susana Martinez

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Hickey: 'court rulings have no impact on New Mexicans'

July 25, 2014: Dr. Martin Hickey discusses the implications of the latest court rulings on ACA coverage subsidies (Dennis Domrzalski Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections and New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board member, told Albuquerque Business First on Friday that New Mexicans won't lose their federal health insurance ... (more)

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, US News, US Supreme Court

10 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Secretary Jacobson to visit Carlsbad, tourists sites

New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson will visit Carlsbad's tourist attractions this week, including the Carlsbad Caverns, Sitting Bull Falls and the Pecos River Riverwalk Recreation area.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, New Mexico Government

15 hrs ago | Washington Times

Dog found with chemical burns to undergo surgery

A dog will undergo surgery and then be placed in a foster home in Colorado after being found in New Mexico with chemical burns that will likely force removal of an eye.

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20 hrs ago | American Reporter

On Native GroundIT'S not Perfect, but Obama's Stimulus is a Needed Start

What if you woke up and found out the "recession" means that the number of your unemployed friends and neighbors in your home state, New Mexico, rocketed up an astounding 6.3% in one single, solitary, sad and sorry day? You won't hear any tv or radio reports or read any news articles framing the crisis in these terms, but I actually went to the raw ... (more)

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Related Topix: Questa, NM

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Deming Headlight

Higher learning alive, well in community

WNMU President Dr. Joseph Shepard, left, presented Columbus Mayor Phillip Skinner with a gift for his dedicated work in bringing continued higher education to the village south of Deming.

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Related Topix: Deming, NM, Western New Mexico University, New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico, Mimbres, NM

Washington Times

GOP 2014: In New Mexico, Susana Martinez the hope for Hispanics

Buoyant, bilingual, upbeat and the first female Hispanic governor of any state, New Mexico's Susana Martinez seems a good fit for chief executive officer of a Western state where almost half the 2.1 million population is Hispanic.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, US News

KOAT-TV

Tribal Officer Checkpoint Training

Drinking and driving a not only a big problem in New Mexico, but also on pueblos and reservations.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Santa Fe hospital staff withdraw strike threat

A union that represents workers at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center has withdrawn a threat to strike, even as a vote on a contract is due.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KOAT-TV

New Mexico Pride

NEW MEXICO IS A PROUD PLACE AND A NEW SURVEY RANKS US HIGH FOUR OUR LOCAL LOVE. BUT THERE'S ONE STATE THAT REPORTEDLY HAS US BEAT.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

CNN

Lawyer: Marine's Tijuana counsel blew it

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Marine Corps, Bill Richardson, US Governors, New Mexico Government

Lansing State Journal

TV Weekend: 'Manhattan' profiles the race to build A-bomb

WEEKEND'S MUST-SEE: "Masterpiece Mystery," 9 p.m. Sunday, PBS. Separated by almost a century, two wonderfully eccentric writers combine for a tangled tale.

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Related Topix: Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mark Gatiss

News and Star

Don't fret - Maryport blues festival headliner loses guitar

Talking before the show, he said the day had been stressful, but in the end it was the music that mattered.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

Los Angeles Times

'Manhattan' traces a culture of secrecy, nuclear anxiety

John Benjamin Hickey, left, as Frank Winter and Daniel Stern as Glen Babbit in WGN America's "Manhattan."

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Related Topix: John Benjamin Hickey, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Santa Fe police returning to four-day work week

SANTA FE >> The Santa Fe Police Department is reversing a controversial 2011 decision that had police officers switch to a five-day work week from a four-day schedule.

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Business Journal

New issuer to sell policies on NM insurance exchange

The newest insurer is CHRISTUS Health Plan of Texas, Franchini said during a meeting of the NMHIX board in Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Santa Fe, NM

The Wichita Eagle

New Mexico to continue using federal exchange

The state's health insurance exchange governing board voted 11-1 to continue using the federal computer system for determining eligibility and to enroll individuals starting in November when the next open enrollment begins.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Health

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