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US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk
Nation
Dealing the White House a stinging ... Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the ...
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New Mexico reports 5 cases of West Nile virus ...
ABQnews Seeker
State health officials say they have ... State health officials say they have identified five cases of West Nile virus infections across New Mexico and that wet weather may be a ...
3
A makeover for APS board: No incumbents running this ...
ABQnews Seeker
Influential local commercial real estate group ... Influential local commercial real estate group backing three candidates on the Nov. 2 ballot
4
Judge rejects challenge to NM vaccine mandate
From the newspaper
Ruling marks the latest legal victory ... Ruling marks the latest legal victory for Gov. Lujan Grisham
5
Redistricting proposals show shifts in CD-1 map
ABQnews Seeker
ABQ and Santa Fe could join, ... ABQ and Santa Fe could join, as citizens group seeks input
6
Prison gang defendant convicted of murder
ABQnews Seeker
Long-running federal racketeering case ends for ... Long-running federal racketeering case ends for Syndicato de Nuevo Mexico
7
New Mexico reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths
ABQnews Seeker
There were 882 new cases and ... There were 882 new cases and 388 people are hospitalized
8
Direct ABQ-Hollywood flight to begin in January
ABQnews Seeker
A new daily direct flight between ... A new daily direct flight between Albuquerque and Hollywood Burbank Airport ...
9
APD still looking for suspect in fatal bar shooting
ABQnews Seeker
The man accused in a quadruple ... The man accused in a quadruple shooting that left one man dead outside an Albuquerque sports bar is still on the loose. Gilbert Gallegos, ...
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Deputies shoot, injure person in Santa Fe
ABQnews Seeker
State Police, on Twitter, said no ... State Police, on Twitter, said no deputies were injured in the incident