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  1. New Mexico House panel tables horse slaughter billRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A panel of House lawmakers has tabled a measure that would prohibit the slaughter of horses and the transportation of horse meat in New Mexico if it's intended for human consumption. The House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee took up the measure Monday along with a proposal that called for adding horses to the state's animal cruelty law.

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  2. Editorial: Strengthen campaign reporting lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Shortly after The Farmington Daily Times published a story revealing lax enforcement of New Mexico campaign finance reporting laws, the secretary of state, who is responsible for identifying scofflaws, and the attorney general, who can prosecute them, announced a joint task force to study the issue. Reporter Dan Schwartz detailed how Secretary of State Dianna Duran's office had collected only 4 percent of the fines assessed - waiving 34 percent and referring none of the remainder for investigation that could lead to prosecution.

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  3. Republicans block House bill to boost diaper-changing stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A new dad's bill to increase the number of diaper-changing stations in places of public accommodation failed Saturday on a party-line vote in the New Mexico Legislature. Freshman state Rep. G. Andres Romero has a 2-week-old son who helped inspire him to introduce the bill.

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  4. Bill creating body art oversight board easily clears state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico senators voted 39-1 Friday to create a separate board that would regulate tattoo and piercing artists. Small businesses that specialize in tattoos and piercings now are regulated by the same board that oversees barbers and cosmetologists.

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  5. Ice, snow cover some northern New Mexico roads after stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Snow falls in downtown Albuquerque across from the historic Kimo theater on Friday. The latest snowstorm created havoc for drivers and travelers in the area.

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  6. NM House panel tables bill to ban coyote-killing contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A Senate-approved measure that would ban coyote-killing contests in New Mexico has stalled in the House. The House Agriculture, Water and Wildlife Committee voted 8-2 Friday to table the measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mark Moores of Albuquerque and Democrat Rep. Jeff Steinborn.

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  7. Las Crucen sentenced to 20 years for violating US firearms lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A federal judge in Albuquerque sentenced a Las Cruces man, who shot at a Dona Ana County sheriff's deputy in April 2013 and was charged with attempted murder, to 20 years in prison on Friday for violating federal firearms laws, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Clemente Eduardo Vasquez-De La Cruz, 27, a naturalized citizen from Juarez who lives in Las Cruces, was also sentenced to three years of supervised release, the release said.

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  8. Nmsu Football: New Mexico State football schedule releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> The Sun Belt Conference released its 2015 football schedule on Friday, completing the schedule for New Mexico State. The Aggies open the season on Sept.

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  9. Things to know as New Mexico weighs new tribal casino dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> New Mexico lawmakers are facing a hard deadline as agreements that allow a handful of American Indian tribes to operate casinos approach their expiration date. Gov. Susana Martinez's office has spent the past three years working with tribes to craft a new gambling compact that supporters say would bring stability to New Mexico's gaming industry, protect jobs and increase revenues to the state.

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  10. Angst over new standardized test roiling New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> Several dozen students protested at the State Capitol on Friday and more plan to walk out of schools around New Mexico next week as frustration over a new standardized test grows. Some lawmakers say there's confusion over the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers or PARCC tests that start Monday, especially over whether students have the right to opt out if they so choose.

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  11. NM Senate panel OKs bill to allow hemp farming for researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A bill to allow New Mexico farmers to grow an industrial version of hemp for research only has passed a third Senate panel. The Senate Finance Committee Thursday approved Albuquerque Democrat Sen. Cisco McSorley's legislation.

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  12. Latest winter storm's snow, ice cover highways in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The Albuquerque public school system is closing all of its schools due to a winter storm that has left many highways and roads around the state covered with ice and snow. The Albuquerque district initially closed only schools in the east mountains Friday but later announced the closure of all schools.

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  13. Obie Award-winning traveling production 'An Iliad' opens at Black BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Algernon D'Ammassa, left, and Randy Granger share tales and music in "An Iliad," Saturday and Sunday at the Black Box Theatre. LAS CRUCES >> Two well-known area performers are continuing a year-long tour of their production of the Obie Award-winning production of "An Iliad," a play by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Robert Fagles's translation of Homer's epic.

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  14. New Mexico Senate panel to consider stream commission billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A Senate panel plans to consider measures that would provide legislative oversight of a powerful water committee and require more fiscal transparency. The Interstate Stream Commission has been criticized in recent months over its decision to move ahead with plans for a diversion project along the Gila River.

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  15. Crews keep cameras rolling in New Mexico post 'Breaking Bad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Jill Flint prepares for a scene on the set of NBC's "The Night Shift," at Albuquerque Studios on Feb. 19. ALBUQUERQUE >> When the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired almost two years ago, New Mexico officials feared film and television production might end in the state after the series brought welcome attention and tourism to Albuquerque. "Better Call Saul," a "Breaking Bad" prequel on cable channel AMC, just wrapped up filming of its first season and has drawn strong reviews.

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  16. New Mexico House panel OKs Uber, Lyft regulation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The House Transportation and Public Works Committee voted 8-3 on Thursday to approve a proposal that would require such services to provide insurance and conduct rigorous background checks on drivers Rep. Monica Youngblood of Albuquerque and Sen. Phil Griego of San Jose are sponsoring the bipartisan legislation as state officials wrestle with how to respond to the expansion of Uber and Lyft in the state. The approve came a day after New Mexico regulators tabled a decision to allow Lyft to operate in the state while lawmakers debate the future of such companies.

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  17. Film production continues in New Mexico post 'Breaking Bad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Almost two years after the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired, film and television production in New Mexico is showing no signs of slowing. AMC's "Better Call Saul," a Breaking Bad prequel, just wrapped up and NBC's "The Night Shift" is filming for its second season in Albuquerque.

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  18. New Mexico House panel eyes regulating Uber, LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    SANTA FE >> A New Mexico House committee is set to discuss a measure aimed at regulating ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft. The House Transportation and Public Works Committee is scheduled Thursday to discuss a proposal that would require such services to provide insurance and conduct rigorous background checks on drivers Rep. Monica Youngblood of Albuquerque and Sen. Phil Griego of San Jose are sponsoring the bipartisan legislation as state officials wrestle with how to respond to the expansion of Uber and Lyft in the state.

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  19. Storm makes driving difficult on many New Mexico highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Snow and ice from a winter storm has produced difficult driving conditions on numerous highways across large areas of northern and eastern New Mexico. The National Weather Service says snowfall should decrease in coverage and intensity across the northern mountains and eastern plains Thursday afternoon but be followed Thursday evening by a new storm.

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  20. Guilty plea for ex-leader of Albuquerque-based drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Authorities say the former leader of an Albuquerque-based drug trafficking organization has pleaded guilty to a cocaine charge and money laundering. They say Roybal is one of the 19 defendants charged in December 2012 with drug trafficking and money laundering charges.

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