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4 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

5 things to know about New Mexicoa s elections

New Mexico voters will be choosing a lot more than a governor this November. They will also be electing a new attorney general and deciding whether Democrats will retain control of the state U.S. Senate seats and the statehouse.

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Related Topix: Representative Ben Ray Lujan, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Michelle Lujan

8 hrs ago | KOB-TV

Santa Fe schools to launch tech program

The move marks one of the first steps in the district's $55 million plan to provide every one of its 14,000 students with a digital device.

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12 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Trinitite: The radioactive rock buried in New Mexico before the Atari games

Four months ago, Ars Technica sent me out to Alamogordo, New Mexico to be present at the unearthing of a landfill that was long-rumored to hold a trove of Atari games, dumped at the site after the video game crash of 1983.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Carrizozo, NM

Sun Aug 31, 2014

News Max

Rep. Tom Cole: Take Time on ISIS Strategy

There is "too much emphasis on acting now" when it comes to dealing with the threat posed by the Islamic State , Oklahoma Republican Rep. Tom Cole said Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, New Mexico Government, Bill Richardson, US Governors, Barack Obama

KRQE Albuquerque

Hatch chile makes name for itself far and wide

New Mexico-grown chile is now protected more than ever as its popularity grows, but there is one city that's getting most of the attention.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

ABC News

Richard Clarke Calls Obama 'Wrong' on World's Dangers

President Obama is "wrong" to downplay the dangers facing the United States, longtime counterterrorism official and ABC News contributor Richard Clarke said in response to the president's attempts to calm concern over the escalating threat from ISIS and turmoil in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, New Mexico Government

BroadwayWorld.com

NHCC Presents When the Stars Trembled in Rio Puerco, Sept '14-May '15

When the Stars Trembled in Ro Puerco, an oral history play which premiered earlier this year to sold-out audiences in Santa Fe, will kick off the National Hispanic Cultural Center's first-ever Latino Theatre Festival, Siembra in September 2014.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Cuba, NM

Daily Kos

Sunday Talk: If you build it (all by yourself), he will come

Anthony Zinni , Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy MichA le Flournoy and Former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Michael Leiter .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Nathan Deal, Tom DeLay, Representative Adam Kinzinger, New Mexico Government

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Martinez attends Cottonwood festival Saturday

US Press Corps Gov. Susana Martinez and Republican candidate for Attorney General Susan Riedel listen to constituents at Alamogordo's Cottonwood Festival Saturday.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Alamogordo, NM, Farmington, NM, Santa Teresa, NM, Los Lunas, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico Harvest Wine Festival lures samplers, stompers

Winston Au, of El Paso, samples a pomegranate-flavored wine from Taylor Schmitz on Saturday at St. Clair Winery's specialty wine booth at the Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Las Cruces, NM, Hatch, NM, Alamogordo, NM

American Reporter

MomentumHOW Very High School

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

Las Cruces Sun-News

Sound Off: Aug. 30

Immigration >> My great-grandfather was an immigrant to this country and he participated in throwing the people who were here off their lands.

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Phoenix New Times

Richardson's of New Mexico

CenPho favorite Richardson's of New Mexico burned down in a fire in 2010 and was finally resurrected in early 2012 with the same menu.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Life, Dining

ABC News

Sunday on 'This Week': The ISIS Terror Threat

And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week's politics, with Rep. Tom Cole , R-Oklahoma, ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd , former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson , and ABC News' Cokie Roberts .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Bill Richardson, US Governors, New Mexico Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about New Mexico's elections

New Mexico voters will be choosing a lot more than a governor this November. They will also be electing a new attorney general and deciding whether Democrats will retain control of the state U.S. Senate seats and the statehouse.

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Related Topix: Representative Ben Ray Lujan, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Michelle Lujan

Washington Examiner

Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged

The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by advocates of renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Examiner.com

The burning of Zozobra is a long-standing New Mexico tradition

This year marks the 90th annual Burning of Zozobra , a New Mexican tradition since 1926.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Watch for road closures this weekend

The New Mexico Department of Transportation has announced a number of closures related to the reconstruction of the interchange that will take place over the Labor Day weekend.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Business Journal

Hospitals are facing 'internal bleeding'

At the same time more New Mexicans are getting health insurance, the state's hospitals are having to reduce services because of lower reimbursement rates for government health programs like Medicaid and Medicare, Dye said.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, New Mexico Government

Hispanic Business

Lois Viscoli, 1928-2014: Theater 'kept her fires lit'

An only child, Viscoli was born . She graduated from high school at the age of 16, and by 18 she was working in summer stock in the area.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

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