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Exhibit showcases images of Mexico border walls, fences

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it...

University of New Mexico president vows more transparency

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The president of New Mexico's flagship university promised Monday to adopt further reforms amid an investigation into the school's athletic...

Alamogordo man survives rollover, then fatally struck by car

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Alamogordo man is dead after surviving a rollover crash and then getting fatally struck by a passing...

Virgin Mary statue in New Mexico reportedly ‘cries’ _ again

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A Virgin Mary sculpture in a New Mexico Catholic church is "crying" — again. The Hobbs News-Sun reports parishioners say the bronze Our...

Troubled New Mexico city finally gets police chief, attorney

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico city plagued by lawsuits from former workers and infighting finally has hired a police chief...

Las Cruces priest accused of sexual misconduct on leave

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces has placed a priest on leave following allegations of sexual misconduct with adults. Bishop...

New Mexico candidates address concerns of racial inequality

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Candidates for governor of New Mexico responded to concerns about a limited opportunity for African Americans in state government and...

New Mexico Republican candidate will release tax returns

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor of New Mexico said he plans to make good on a promise to release...

Albuquerque’s mayor ends contract to host NRA police contest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's mayor says he's ending the city's contract with the National Rifle Association to host an annual shooting championship for...

Tax incentive proposal aims to draw film crews to Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces may become the first city in New Mexico to offer financial incentives to producers that make films...

Man returned from Mexico to face charges in 1994 killing

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man wanted in connection with a cold case in Las Cruces has been returned to...

Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has...

Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico has disclosed personal financial interests in the cannabis sector that include...

Judge rejects plea deal for woman accused in girl’s killing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has rejected a plea deal for a woman accused in the 2016 killing of a 10-year-old girl at...

Belgian tourist found dead at White Sands National Monument

WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities are investigating the death of a Belgian tourist at White Sands National Monument. Monument officials...

Figures show improvement in New Mexico’s child poverty rate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal figures show the poverty rate among children 5 years old and younger improved in New Mexico last year, but...

Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to...

New Mexico judges reject man’s sex trafficking appeal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A panel of New Mexico judges has rejected a man's appeal of his 2013 conviction in a sex trafficking case. The...

New Mexico reformats ballots ahead of midterm elections

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's top elections administrator is going back to the drawing board to draft ballots for the upcoming midterm...

NMSU gets $3.9M grant for computer science students

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The National Science Foundation has awarded New Mexico State University a grant worth nearly $4 million to prepare students...

Navajo VP faces challenge in bid for presidency

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez is facing a challenge in his bid for the tribe's top elected post. One of...

The Latest: Residents of New Mexico compound ordered held

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a remote New Mexico desert compound where 11 children were found living in filth and the body...

New Mexico Supreme Court rejects automated one-party voting

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a ballot option that would have allowed voters to select candidates...

New Mexico high court tosses complaint against PRC chairman

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has thrown out a conflict of interest complaint against the chairman of the Public...

Small private US college slashes tuition by $17K annually

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its...

Return of missing WWII airman’s remains years in the making

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Before his burial in Santa Fe late last month, Sgt. Alfonso Orlando Duran was one of nearly 73,000 American servicemembers...

New Mexico AG critical of rolling back methane rules

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is criticizing the Trump administration's move to roll back rules intended to reduce methane...

Special election to cost Albuquerque schools $1 million

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Changes in election law are leading to a projected $1 million in administrative costs for an upcoming bond election by...

New Mexico lawmaker’s DWI trial postponed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The trial for a New Mexico state lawmaker charged with aggravated drunken driving has been postponed. Court records show the trial...

New hunting options create buzz at New Mexico refuge

SEVILLETA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, N.M. (AP) — The phones are ringing at Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central New Mexico now that the U.S. government has...

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