Catholic dioceses planning 'Border Mass' near Ciudad Juarez

A group of Catholic dioceses is planning a Mass along the U.S.-Mexico border in the city of Sunland Park amid rising political tensions around immigration
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Republican in key US House race accused of avoiding debates

The Democrat in a closely watched U.S. House race in southern New Mexico says her GOP opponent has yet to agree to any debates despite offers from three media o
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2 US-Mexico border communities fight may create new city

Two U.S.-Mexico border communities in New Mexico _ one wealthy, one poor _ are locked in a legal fight that may result in the creation of a city
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Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith returns to New Mexico

Mike Smith, the 12th jockey in history and the only one from New Mexico to win the Triple Crown after flying across the finish line atop 3-year-old Justify in J
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Illinois meat supplier to bring 1,200 jobs to Sunland Park

An Illinois meat supplier has chosen New Mexico for its first out-of-state expansion, bringing more than 1,200 jobs to a border community
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New Mexico approves rules for industrial hemp cultivation

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents has approved a rule to govern the industrial cultivation of hemp starting next year
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Former tax secretary pleads not guilty to corruption charges

New Mexico's former state tax chief has pleaded not guilty to seven corruption counts, including a charge that she embezzled money from a former client
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DC clerk stalls marriage over 'foreign' New Mexico ID card

A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexi
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Hello again: Boise State hosts Fresno State for MWC crown

There will be a lot of familiar faces when No. 25 Fresno State plays No. 19 Boise State in the Mountain West Conference title game in Boise on Saturday night
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El Nino teases as Southwestern US remains in drought

National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pa
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DC clerk stalls marriage over 'foreign' New Mexico ID

A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexi
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Ben Ray Lujan is commencement speaker at community college

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan to give fall commencement address at Santa Fe Community College
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Texas Tech hires Wells after success at alma mater Utah St

Texas Tech has hired Matt Wells as its new football coach after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State
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New Mexico archdiocese to file for bankruptcy over sex abuse

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced Thursday it will soon be filing for bankruptcy protection, as the Catholic church in New Mexico has settled numerous claim
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Lawmakers press for fingerprinting of detention camp staff

Lawmakers say detention camp holding thousands of teens in the Texas desert must start putting staff through rigorous background checks and provide adequate men
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The Latest: New Mexico archdiocese to file for bankruptcy

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe says it will file for bankruptcy protection next week, citing depleted reserves as the Catholic church in New Mexico has settled num
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Lawmakers call for detention camp reforms

Lawmakers say detention camp holding thousands of teens in the Texas desert must start putting staff through rigorous background checks and provide adequate men
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Warrants detail clergy sex abuse in New Mexico

Search warrants describe in graphic detail the sexual abuse endured by children years ago at the hands of two Catholic priests, providing more fuel for prosecut
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The Latest: Warrants detail clergy sex abuse in New Mexico

Search warrants obtained by The Associated Press reveal graphic allegations of sexual abuse of New Mexico children by members of the Catholic clergy
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Abortion foes seek Trump's help to offset midterm setback

Anti-abortion leaders seek help from Trump administration as they shift their strategies now that the U.S. House is controlled by Democrats who support abortion
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Nevada RB Taua named Mountain West freshman of year

Nevada running back Toa Taua has been named the Mountain West Conference freshman of the year
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Texas A&M engineering experts to advise Pantex nuclear plant

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station will provide technical advice and workforce training at the nation's top site for assembly, disassembly and mainten
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Search locates teen girl 900 miles from North Carolina home

Investigators tracked a kidnapped girl across multiple states and found her safe in Oklahoma, 900 miles from her North Carolina home
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