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33 min ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Parole denied yet again for Lennon's killer

A woman is to be sentenced next month for setting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon because her firefighter friends were bored and needed work.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Oregon Government, Oregon, New Mexico, New York Government, New York

6 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

If This Isn't a Russian Invasion of Ukraine, What Is It?

Damn, the border situation is getting bad. Mexico just sent around 200 mysterious, mostly empty cargo trucks across the border and into Arizona.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, New Mexico

11 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Editorial: AG should review decision to shield audit

It now seems apparent that Gov. Susana Martinez, even if she wins re-election in November, could be long out of office before the public ever has the opportunity to fully and fairly evaluate her decision to freeze Medicaid funding for mental-health agencies in the state, then turning most over to an Arizona provider.

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

15 hrs ago | CNN

James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

These were the details emerging about the final months of the life of American journalist James Foley , whose execution at the hands of Islamic extremists was captured on video and posted online this week as a warning to the United States.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bill Richardson, US Governors, New Mexico, North Korea, World News, Asia

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSL-TV

Governor urges suicide prevention at Taos bridge

Gov. Susana Martinez wants the state Department of Transportation to do more to prevent suicides at the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge near Taos.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susana Martinez, New Mexico

Business Journal

Jobs Council plans legislative initiative

The New Mexico Jobs Council was in full swing on Wednesday morning, with 75 people hashing out employment numbers and figures for four counties.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

KCBD-TV Lubbock

New Mexico signs off on Air Force clean-up plan

State environmental regulators have signed off on a preliminary proposal by the U.S. Air Force to clean up a huge plume of jet fuel before the contamination reaches Albuquerque's drinking water wells.

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Related Topix: Kirtland Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, New Mexico

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KVIA-TV El Paso

New Mexico Mobile Newsroom: The chile police

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But a chile posing as one of New Mexico's signature crops is not only misleading -- but also an offense in the state of New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Agriculture, Science

KOB-TV New Mexico

Department of Health: Woman not showing common symptom of Ebola virus

A New Mexico Department of Health spokesman says a patient at UNM Hospital who is currently being tested for Ebola does not have a common symptom associated with the virus.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

Business Journal

Viewpoint: An Arizona neighbor's view on how to reinvent New Mexico's economy

Dr. Beverlee J. McClure 's recent viewpoint [July 22, 2014: "McClure's Take On Why New Mexico Can Reinvent Its Economy" ] resonated with me since my company has succeeded in placing 12 people in a wide variety of jobs throughout New Mexico in the past year alone.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

Business Journal

Berry goes to Mexico for ribbon cutting

Mayor Richard J. Berry and University of New Mexico President Robert G. Frank were in Mexico City Tuesday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the New Mexico Trade and Higher Education Center.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, University of New Mexico, World News, Mexico

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards

Fresh green chile and chile products are displayed as state officials announce a new certification program aimed at protecting the reputation and integrity of New Mexico-grown chile during an event at The Range restaurant in Bernalillo, N.M., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Bernalillo, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Insurance Journal West

New Mexico Traffic Deaths Up 20% This Year

According to preliminary figures from the Department of Transportation, 204 people have died in traffic accidents from January through July.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

JD Supra

Empire State High: New York Joins Ranks of States Legalizing Medical...

New York's Compassionate Care Act, enacted on July 7, 2014, places New York in the company of 22 other states and the District of Columbia who permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New York, New Mexico, Drug Testing, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Las Cruces Sun-News

NM chile police on 'green' alert as harvest ramps up

For the Sun-News On Monday New Mexico Department of Agriculture inspector Juan Rodriguez makes sure chiles for sale at Lowe's Fiesta Foods on North Main Street in Las Cruces were grown in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Agriculture, Science, Las Cruces, NM, Hatch, NM

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KOAT-TV

NM inmate releases new Bieber threat

After a New Mexico inmate made another death threat toward pop star Justin Bieber, the state's Department of Corrections said it should have been more closely monitoring his outbox.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

The Press-Enterprise

TemeculaTEMECULA: New Mexico Chile Fest set for September

Fresh chile powder and fresh strung chile ristras will also be available. The event will also include food vendors, hot sauce vendors, children's activities and performances by local musicians.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

Business Journal

New Mexico chile will now be certified

In a news release, the organization said it's unveiling a new "New Mexico Certified Chile" label to go on chile grown in the state in order to prove its authenticity.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Bernalillo, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

Traffic deaths up 20% in New Mexico this year

A government report shows that traffic deaths in New Mexico have increased about 20 percent this year.

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Related Topix: New Mexico

Norwalk Citizen News

Bishops criticize New Mexico plan on food stamps

Roman Catholic bishops are criticizing the plan of Gov. Susana Martinez 's administration to again impose work-related requirements on some low-income New Mexicans trying to qualify for food stamps.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Governors, Susana Martinez

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