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Las Cruces superintendent mourned by community

New Mexico's education community was stunned Thursday to learn about the death of Las Cruces Public Schools superintendent Karen Trujillo. Trujillo, 50, died Thursday evening after being struck by a...


County clerks ask for primary by mail

More than two dozen county clerks in New Mexico — including Quay County’s — have asked the state Supreme Court for an order that would allow the June 2 primary be conducted by mail. The clerks...


DA asks court to rescind contempt order

Tucumcari’s district attorney said he was held in contempt of court after “heeding the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency” and failing to attend a hearing in Carlsbad earlier...


Borehole test drilling project abandoned

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday it is abandoning a test meant to determine whether nuclear waste can be buried far underground. That’s because of changes in budget priorities, the...


Racino license still in limbo

Representatives from Raton, Tucumcari and Lordsburg told New Mexico racing commissioners on Thursday they are interested in applying for the state's sixth racino license, even though discussion of... Full story


Governor, DA uninjured in plane mishap

SANTA FE — A private plane carrying Gov. Susana Martinez and Clovis-Portales District Attorney Matt Chandler landed without its landing gear down Wednesday in Santa Fe, but there were no injuries,... Full story


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