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7 gun laws proposed in New Mexico
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Gun control legislation is a priority ... Gun control legislation is a priority this year; here’s a round-up of what proposed laws would do, and where they’re at in the process.
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From piñon to petrichor: 4 aromas that define Albuquerque ...
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A group of Las Cruces fifth ... A group of Las Cruces fifth graders recently pitched a bill that would name the scent of roasting green chile the official state smell. ...
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Senate decisively approves bill funding NM wildfire recovery efforts. ...
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While New Mexico waits for federal ... While New Mexico waits for federal disaster relief funds to arrive, a bill that would allow public repair work in the burn scar of ...
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Walmart near Highland High School to close next month
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The roughly 287 employees who work ... The roughly 287 employees who work at the store are eligible for transfers to nearby Walmart locations, the company said.
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Person fatally shot outside truck stop in Northwest Albuquerque
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A person was shot and killed ... A person was shot and killed at a truck stop Wednesday afternoon in Northwest Albuquerque. Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said police responded ...
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Forest Service conducts prescribed burns in New Mexico
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"We're doing everything we can to ... "We're doing everything we can to be prepared and prevent an unintended outcome," said Cibola National Forest Fire Fuels and Aviation Staff Officer Matt ...
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House committee endorses automatic voter registration in New Mexico
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In-person transactions at MVD offices would ... In-person transactions at MVD offices would register new voters, and Election Day would be a school holiday
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Man found slain at home in Northwest Albuquerque
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A man was found dead inside ... A man was found dead inside a home Wednesday afternoon in Northwest Albuquerque. Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said officer responded just after ...
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DNA links deceased New Mexico musician to three sexual ...
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Investigators have linked three decades-old sexual ... Investigators have linked three decades-old sexual assaults in Alabama and Colorado to a Jemez Springs man known in New Mexico as the longtime director ...
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Police investigating death in International District apartment complex
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Homicide detectives have been called out ... Homicide detectives have been called out to the scene.