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Under the plan, based on a similar one in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a city social worker in Portland will drive a van around to busy intersections and offer panhandlers a chance to earn $10.68 an hour cleaning up parks and other light labor jobs.
On July 16, 1945, scientists from the then-secret city of Los Alamos successfully exploded the first atomic bomb at the Trinity Site.
The attorney general said the Justice Department would even attempt to "claw back" or recoup grant money already awarded if the local governments can't prove compliance.
Miguel Angel Mancera hailed the Jewish community's decision to invest in the city as seen by its decisiom to erect the new building of the Kehila Ashkenazi, which is located in Mexico City's Roma Norte district in the Cuauhtemoc borough. The official ...
Albuquerque - State employees could face the prospect of furloughs as New Mexico considers closing museums and other cultural sites and limiting the time children are in the classroom as officials look to save cash in the midst of what Gov.
A state official says New Mexico is only a few steps away from being able to backfill a giant underground cavern before it collapses underneath a community of mobile homes and critical transportation routes in southern New Mexico. Energy, minerals and ...
New Mexico's city has a valid claim to being the first Las Vegas in the country, predating Nevada's by 70 years. The Nevada city was briefly called "Los Vegas" in an attempt to avoid ... Although Las Vegas started as a sleepy village, when the railroad ...
City manager Stuart Ed announced on Friday that Jennifer Vega-Brown will be the new city attorney while Philip San Filippo will run the economic development department.
A small New Mexico City is going to be the home of a first-of-its-kind Starbucks. Espanola is getting a ... He also said he doesn't expect the coffee giant to spark too much competition in town with only a few "mom and pop" coffee shops open at the moment.
Republican plans to overhaul former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act were derailed indefinitely Friday, but not before state insurance regulators warned of a "major potential impact" for New Mexico if some of the GOP bill's provisions are ...
David Morales teaches social studies at Mayfield high school, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, a city of a hundred thousand people, located fifty miles north of the Mexican border.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday ordered a hiring freeze for all agencies under her control, a move designed to save cash pending a political standoff over the funding of state government and public schools.
But the group has some concern that school candidates and questions will be washed out in the broader election debate. "We want more people to be participating in elections," said John Dyrcz, a spokesman for AFT New Mexico. "We think that's a critical ...
Communities in every corner of the state rely on federal Community Development Block Grant dollars to fund everything from road, water and wastewater projects to senior citizen centers and community center renovations.
The City Council's powerful governance Committee deliberated a call from Councilman Ron Nirenberg to pass a resolution opposing the transit of the radioactive material - mostly spent fuel rods from nuclear power plants around the U.S.
SILVER CITY - Ziryab's Body Brew of Silver City was placed on the New Mexico True Certified Spring Gift Guide - found at NewMexico.
The head of New Mexico's child welfare agency is frustrated that a string of measures aimed at closing loopholes and toughening penalties for those convicted ...
Stark choices lie ahead for New Mexico about which residents continue to receive Medicaid coverage and to what extent if congressional Republicans enact a plan to overhaul Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, according to first detailed analysis from ...
One thing elected officials from southwestern New Mexico agree on is that the region has a vital need for the chemical dependency treatment services Yucca ...
An international partnership between Mexico City and New Mexico state University's Arrowhead Center continues to expand and provide new opportunities for cross-border collaboration and job creation.
New Mexico - the 47th state - was also destination No. 47 toward my goal of having an adventure in ... Some of them built complex adobe villages in the valley while hundreds of others inhabited cliff dwellings in the soft volcanic walls of the canyon ...
An empty West Mesa high school is shown in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during spring break. Cheerleaders at the Albuquerque high school took photos and video of a nude teammate then posted those images on social media before ...
A resolution expressing the city of Santa Fe's desire to take part in the State Land Office's evaluation of lease bids for redevelopment of the state-owned Garrett's Desert Inn property advanced through the city finance Committee on Monday night. The ...
Three Santa Fe city councilors, including mayoral hopeful Ron Trujillo, want to bring back unmanned speed-enforcement equipment to city streets, citing police statistics on accidents and complaints about speeders since the city dropped its contract ...
A mix of large city schools and small charter schools make up the list of New Mexico's top high schools., a website that analyzes neighborhood and schools data, recently released it's 2017 Best High Schools in America list.
Griselda Martinez, center, director of Arrowhead Center's Activando Emprendedores, or "Activating entrepreneurs" program, works with a group of students in Mexico City. Activando Emprendedores has been instrumental in developing an ongoing ...
A Mexican gray wolf walks inside a large fenced-in area at the Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood. A recent report on the wild Mexican gray wolf population said there were 113 of the breed roaming in New Mexico and Arizona. (Journal File ).
A political standoff over how to fund New Mexico state government and public schools during the coming fiscal year showed no sign of quick resolution on Monday.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A standing-room-only crowd of about 500 people showed up Saturday to participate in a Republican congressman's town hall meeting in southern New Mexico, with some in the crowd interrupting with jeers and chants. People packed ...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A standing-room-only crowd of about 500 people showed up Saturday to participate in a Republican congressman's town hall meeting in southern New Mexico, with some in the crowd interrupting with jeers and chants.
The National Weather Service reported record highs in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah for March 18. In Arizona, Phoenix hit 95 degrees, beating by one degree the record high that had held for 10 years.
Mayor Richard Berry says the city is considering replacing the damaged fountain with a family-friendly splash pad, possibly with lighting features.
FARMINGTON - A bill recently passed by the state Legislature and awaiting action by the governor may help clear up some confusion between various cities and counties in the state and the New Mexico taxation and Revenue Department. ... "The bill is ...
Standing room only crowd of as many as 500 people attend Pearce town hall.
Failed: Far-reaching tax reform plan designed to improve the business climate in New Mexico by sweeping away an array of tax breaks that would dramatically increase state revenues from nonprofit organizations such as hospitals and health clinics; ...
The Latest on the end of the New Mexico Legislature (all times local):. 2:15 p.m.. New Mexico Democratic state senators are dismissing predictions by Gov.
The new replacement proposal was released more than a week ago. "There is a lot that we could have done that we should have done.
The office of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says a special Legislative session could be called as early as Monday or Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce says he'll meet Saturday with constituents in the largest city in his district. The Hobbs Republican recently held town halls in Hobbs and Ruidoso. Republicans who want to repeal the Obama administration's health care reforms are ...
The US Department of Transportation provides about $9 million dollars a year to Boutique airlines to provide what is called Essential Air Service (EAS) to the New Mexico cities of Carlsbad, Clovis and Silver City. Passengers are flown to major hubs in ...
New Mexico voters will decide next year whether to create an independent political ethics commission in an effort to shore up trust in government after a string of corruption scandals.
... N.M. (AP) - The only Republican member of New Mexico's congressional delegation has scheduled a town hall meeting in the Democratic stronghold of Las Cruces.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - March Madness came to the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships as 19-year-old New Mexico freshman Josh Kerr took down 23-year-old Oregon senior Edward Cheserek and destroyed the rest of the mile field to win a shocking ...
Former oil and natural gas industry executive Ken McQueen has been confirmed to lead New Mexico's Department of Energy, minerals and natural resources.
The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved a proposed constitutional amendment to boost spending on early childhood education with money from a state sovereign wealth fund.
A proposal to increase New Mexico's tax on cigarettes to $3.16 a pack has been approved by the state Senate. Senate ... Howie Morales of Silver City would raise taxes on other tobacco products including electronic cigarettes to 75 percent from 25 percent.
This image shows one of the glass walls that clad the University of New Mexico arena, known as The Pit, in Albuquerque, N.M on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed two bills designed to extend high-speed internet access to the farthest reaches of the state.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A group in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, is launching a campaign about safety in the border city in hopes of sparking more tourism.





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