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1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Mexico prisons to end overnight family visits

Joining a growing trend nationally, New Mexico Department of Corrections announced Wednesday it is ending its 30-year-old policy of allowing inmates overnight visits with lovers and family.

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1 hr ago | KRQE Albuquerque

NM 'milk-man rapist' pleads guilty in Montana

An ex-con known in New Mexico as "The Milk-Man Rapist" has pleaded guilty to similar charges in Montana.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

3 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

NM Watchdog: New Mexico a little bit poorer in this year's 'Rich States, Poor States' survey

SANTA FE >> The Land of Enchantment did not prove to be much of a land of opportunity in the past year, dropping four places in the "Rich States, Poor States" ratings.

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3 hrs ago | Southwest Farm Press

Chili pepper production down in New Mexico

New Mexico commercial production fell sharply last year according to a USDA year-end crop production report and confirmed by the latest crop statistics from the New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, New Mexico State University, Life, Food, Vegetables

4 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Univ. of New Mexico campus to get more lighting

TV reports that installing additional safety lighting on some parts of the campus is a priority for student leaders because of potential risks at night.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

5 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad selected for veterans cemetery

Martha Mauritson/ Current-Argus A veteran's grave is marked by two small flags at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in east Carlsbad.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Albuquerque, NM, Bayard, NM

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Land Office earns $69 M in March

Commissioner of Public Lands Ray Powell said the New Mexico State Land Office earned $69 million through royalties and other payments in March.

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11 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Concession stand closures eyed for Chimayo walk

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is asking law enforcement agencies to stop all concession and roadside stands along the annual Good Friday pilgrimage route to the El Santuario de Chimayo.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Five San Juan College honors students earn $1,000 scholarship to UNM

Faculty, students and families gathered on Tuesday for the 8th annual San Juan College Honors Forum and Reception at the Henderson Fine Arts Complex.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico

Ruidoso News

Fort Stanton could be veterans cemetery site

Gisela Crabb visits her huband Corroll's grave at Fort Stanton's Merchant Marine and Military Cemetery Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Fort-Stanton, NM, New Mexico Government, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Ruidoso, NM, Alamogordo, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

New Mexico to receive new veterans cemeteries

New Mexico is finally in line for four new veterans cemeteries in far-flung corners of the state.

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Related Topix: Silver City, NM, Santa Fe, NM, Fort Bayard, NM, Bayard, NM

KRQE Albuquerque

Drone images uncover 1,000-year-old NM village

Drones have helped archeologists uncover a 1,000-year-old village in northwestern New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Judge orders station to surrender full interview

A judge in Santa Fe is ordering an Albuquerque television station to turn over raw video of its interview with a Farmington man who was shot when a title-loan company's workers tried to repossess his vehicle.

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Jurist

New Mexico Supreme Court rules state must recognize Fort Sill Apache tribe

The New Mexico Supreme Court [official website] ruled on Monday that the state must recognize the tribal status of the Fort Sill Apache [official website].

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Related Topix: New Mexico Government, Susana Martinez, US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carruthers visits Artesia Wednesday

Carruthers will meet with community leaders during a luncheon at noon at the Artesia Country Club to discuss university programs and how changes in the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship may affect educational opportunities.

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The Daily Lobo

UNM must reassess goals for the welfare of students

Board of Regents approved an increase of the tuition differential for graduate students in the School of Architecture and Planning by 50 percent, effective summer 2014.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Gov. Martinez celebrates sale of historic hotel

The governor and her economic development secretary, Jon Barela, traveled to the northern New Mexico town Monday to promote the sale and planned restoration of the Hotel Castaneda as a project that will transform downtown.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susana Martinez

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Gov. Martinez reports $4M in re-election coffers

Martinez reported cash-on-hand of $4.2 million in her campaign account, which far exceeds the fundraising of any of the five Democrats seeking their party's nomination in the June 2 primary election.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, New Mexico Government, Devon Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas

KRQE Albuquerque

Governor Martinez makes EBT card restrictions rule

Lawmakers failed to pass a bill restricting EBT card use this session. Yet, with the threat of a federal funding cut looming, the governor took matters into her own hands and made it a rule.

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

Newswise

Award-Winning New Mexico Artist Shares Work at UNM Cancer Center

Jeff Potter is a renaissance man. After more than 25 years in scientific research at the University of New Mexico, he retired in 2006 to focus on his interest in fine art.

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, University of New Mexico, Photography, Arts

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