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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps...

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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Roswell businesswoman to run for Congress

A Roswell native and an oil and gas industry manager plans to challenge Democrat Xochitl Torres Small for New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District seat. Republican...

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...

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...

Hispanic group in Congress boycotts White House event

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Citing President Donald Trump's policies and comments about Latinos, members of the influential Congressional Hispanic Caucus boycotted a Hispanic Heritage...

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to capture methane — a key...

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