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Albuquerque’s mayor ends contract to host NRA police contest

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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...

Jet pilot reports unidentified object in New Mexico skies

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — American Airlines has said one of its pilots flying a passenger jet sent a radio transmission reporting an unidentified...

Tax incentive proposal aims to draw film crews to Las Cruces

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

New Mexico candidates address concerns of racial inequality

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

Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

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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...

Health Dept: 1st cases of flu season reported in New Mexico

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The first cases of the flu season have been reported in New Mexico. State Department of Health officials say all...

Man returned from Mexico to face charges in 1994 killing

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

University of New Mexico president vows more transparency

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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...

Legislature passes $330 million virus relief bill

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SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bipartisan coronavirus relief bill that will deliver a one-time $1,200 check to all...

New Mexico Republican candidate will release tax returns

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

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

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

Troubled New Mexico city finally gets police chief, attorney

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

Hispanic group in Congress boycotts White House event

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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...

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

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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...

NMSU gets $3.9M grant for computer science students

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

Figures show improvement in New Mexico’s child poverty rate

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

Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

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

New Mexico tosses 75 vaccine doses over temperature issues

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SANTA FE — New Mexico has discarded a 75-dose shipment of the new COVID-19 vaccine this week after a digital device showed it overheated...

New Mexico judges reject man’s sex trafficking appeal

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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...

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

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

El Paso’s landmark Ranger Peak aerial tram closed to public

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso's landmark Wyler Aerial Tramway, which has carried passengers to the peak of the Franklin Mountains for the...
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Roswell businesswoman to run for Congress

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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...

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

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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 governor signs $200M pandemic relief measure

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SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday signed legislation that will provide some relief to businesses that lost money...

Bill advances to exempt New Mexico from time changes

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SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico would eliminate twice-annual seasonal time changes under a bill endorsed Friday by the New Mexico state Senate. On a...

Belgian tourist found dead at White Sands National Monument

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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...

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