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23-year-old Ruidoso man was killed after a single vehicle accident on Hull Road Wednesday, according to New Mexico State…
10.07 / 04:44
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Beautician writes book about her experiences. She's planning to write second…
10.07 / 04:44
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The annual Aspenfest features a parade, a chili cook-off, a hot rod show and plenty of vendors, besides a welcome from store owners in…
10.07 / 04:44
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The tribal president and vice president signed a proclamation to declare the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day on the Navajo…
10.07 / 01:28
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If the local forecast is any indication, the clouds that have covered the Jemez Mountains for the last couple of weeks will soon be lifting, clearing the way for a beautiful fall weekend. However, Monday, Columbus Day, may see clouds and showers. For the past two weeks, Los Alamos County was pummelled with rain, which the county badly needed, according to Los Alamos National Laboratory Meteorologist David Bruggeman.  Until Sept. 26, the county was looking at rainfall well…
10.06 / 21:11
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Rob Metcalf/Courtesy Scott Bol, New Mexico Wildlife Center volunteer, holds Maxwell, a bald eagle, a permanent resident of the Center. Maxwell is believed to be almost 30 years old. He suffered irreparable wing damage from a gunshot wound. Melissa Moore, executive director of the New Mexico Wildlife Center in Española, spoke at Rotary recently, describing the work of the rehabilitation and … …
10.06 / 21:11
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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is primed to unveil its newest piece of history — a replica of the world's first nuclear bomb to be detonated. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2y4z8HJ ) that on Friday, the museum will introduce a nearly to-scale replica of the Trinity Tower, which held the bomb, called the Gadget. Jim Walther, executive director of the museum, says the tower comes from an old 50s-era fire observation…
10.06 / 21:11
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Two Los Alamos High School students urged residents at a Wednesday night discussion about the state’s proposed revamp of New Mexico’s science education standards to voice their concerns to the state. The New Mexico Public Education Department is looking to replace the current standards, which have been in place since 2003, with something called “New Mexico STEM-Ready Science Standards.” The move has garnered public criticism across the state because of some…
10.06 / 21:11
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A 31-year-old Los Alamos man was arrested Tuesday on charges of aggravated battery against a household member, committing great bodily harm, attempt to commit a felony and false imprisonment. Sachin Pandey was briefly held by police before being released on his own recognizance. Pandey’s arrest stemmed from a Sept. 24 incident involving a Los Alamos woman at Camp May in Los Alamos County. Camp May Recreation Site is 27-acre site located near Pajarito Mountain. It contains…
10.06 / 21:11
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Commentary: WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 6, 2017) - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee , cosponsored legislation led by U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) to standardize the metric used by federal agencies to measure the cost of climate pollution. The Pollution Transparency Act counters a directive from the Trump administration to federal agencies to ignore existing metrics—uprooting years of progress and economic certainty—and …
10.06 / 16:16
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Tropical Storm Nate was gathering force in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea on Friday as it made its way toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, which was bracing for a potential direct hit Sunday. The storm has already unleashed heavy rain and flooding over parts of Central America, where several people have died. In Nicaragua, the death toll reached at least 11 on Thursday, while thousands of people had to evacuate their homes and several others were reported missing, according to Vice President…
10.06 / 16:16
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The Trump administration is rolling back the Obama-era requirement that employer-provided health insurance policies cover birth control methods at no cost to women. According to senior officials with the Department of Health and Human Services, the goal of the new rule is to allow any company or nonprofit group to exclude the coverage for contraception if it has a religious or moral objection. "This provides an exemption and it's a limited one," said Roger Severino , director of the HHS…
10.06 / 16:16
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Since Hurricane Maria, people in Puerto Rico have been without easy access to electricity, clean drinking water, or food. Many are still staying in shelters; some are living in the ruins of their homes. The once-lush green trees were stripped bare and uprooted. But all is not lost. There are two quintessential Puerto Rican sounds that survived: One is the plaintive song of the tiny coqui frog. The other is the improvised Afro-Puerto Rican call-and-response musical tradition known as Plena.…
10.06 / 16:16
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A federal judge in Las Vegas on Friday will consider a motion to delay the start of next week's high profile trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates. In two motions filed by one of the defendants in the 2014 Bunkerville armed standoff this week, the court-appointed attorneys for militia sympathizer Ryan Payne argue that the trial should be delayed in light of Sunday's shooting rampage in Las Vegas at a country music concert that left 59 dead and almost 500 injured.…
10.06 / 15:15
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The State Street Corporation, a financial services company that put the "Fearless Girl" statue on Wall Street to promote the importance of women working in corporate leadership roles, will pay $5 million after an investigation found that it underpaid female and black executives. The company denies any wrongdoing, but will pay as part of a settlement with the Department of Labor. Law360 reported on the payout earlier this week , and Bloomberg posted the text of the conciliation agreement…
10.06 / 15:15
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The U.S. economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while unemployment fell to 4.2 percent. The September payrolls drop broke a nearly seven-year streak of continuous job gains, but economists caution that the drop is likely representing the short-term consequences of bad weather, not a long-term shift in the job market. Before this report, the economy had added an average of about 175,000 jobs per month; the unemployment rate…
10.06 / 15:15
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Good morning, here are our early stories: -- International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Peace Prize. -- Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive. -- Speaking Freely, Retiring Sen. Corker Warns GOP He Could Oppose Tax Plan. And here are more early headlines: Trump's Cryptic Reference To "Calm Before The Storm". ( NBC ) Nate Predicted To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Hurricane. ( NHC ) U.K. Leader Says She Has Support After Speech With Mishaps. ( BBC )…
10.06 / 15:15
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Good morning, here are our early stories: -- International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Peace Prize. -- Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive. -- Speaking Freely, Retiring Sen. Corker Warns GOP He Could Oppose Tax Plan. And here are more early headlines: Trump's Cryptic Reference To "Calm Before The Storm". ( NBC ) Nate Predicted To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Hurricane. ( NHC ) U.K. Leader Says She Has Support After Speech With Mishaps. ( BBC )…
10.06 / 12:55
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Time now for Your Weekend Pulse! your guide to what is happening in our area this weekend with Alexia Severnson, Pulse Editor for the Las Cruces Sun-News and Edmundo Resendez. This weekend, the 17 th Annual Jazz Happening in Mesilla, the 7 th Annual Cultural Bazaar, two new plays: Breakneck Julius Caesar and Breakneck Hamlet at the Black Box Theatre, and St. Luke’s Country Fair. The region's home page is only possible with your support. Become a member, renew, or make an additional gift n…
10.06 / 12:55
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A federal judge in Las Vegas on Friday will consider a motion to delay the start of next week's high profile trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates. In two motions filed by one of the defendants in the 2014 Bunkerville armed standoff this week, the court-appointed attorneys for militia sympathizer Ryan Payne argue that the trial should be delayed in light of Sunday's shooting rampage in Las Vegas at a country music concert that left 59 dead and almost 500 injured.…
10.06 / 12:55
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