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Cow causes deadly crash along New Mexico interstate

SANTA ROSA, N.M. — New Mexico State Police say a cow in the road caused a crash that killed two people over the holiday weekend. According to NMSP, a commercial motor vehicle was traveling east on Interstate 40 just east of Santa Rosa when it struck a cow in the roadway Friday afternoon.
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New Mexico Mom Takes Plea Deal in ‘Child Torture’ Case in Exchange for Testimony Against Girlfriend Who Allegedly Abused and Starved Her 4-Year-Old Son for Months

A New Mexico mother accused of allowing extreme and prolonged child abuse akin to “torture” took a plea deal in late November. The confines of that deal may see Marissa Gutierrez, 23, avoid prison time altogether, according to the Farmington Daily Times. According to court documents obtained by the outlet,...
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2 suspects dead after 2 separate New Mexico police shootings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in New Mexico are investigating two separate shootings where officers fired at suspects. Two suspects were killed and another wounded but no officers were hurt. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department said at least one deputy fired at a man in northwest Albuquerque at...
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Welcome to the Kill era: New Mexico State introduces Jerry Kill as head football coach

LAS CRUCES — Jerry Kill woke up in Las Cruces Monday morning and got out of bed, less than a day after New Mexico State's newest head football coach flew in to his new city on a Beechcraft King Air 90 with New Mexico State athletic director Mario Moccia and other NMSU administrators. He peeled back his curtains and saw the New Mexico morning sun shine bright off the Organ Mountains.  "This is a pretty good gig right here," Kill said. ...
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NMSU Parking Tickets? Pay with Peanut Butter!

LAS CRUCES, NM -- Spread the news: Before the semester ends, those who have “No Current Permit” parking citations at New Mexico State University have a chance to clear their record while helping their community. NMSU Parking Services is accepting at least 80 ounces (five or six small jars) of...
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A nutty idea: NMSU accepting peanut butter for parking citations this week

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State University is accepting jars of peanut butter to cover the cost of parking citations this week. In a news release, NMSU states that those with “No Current Permit” parking citations at the campus can cover the cost of the citation from Nov. 29 through Dec. 3 by bringing in at least 80 ounces, about five or six small jars, of peanut butter.
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Cow causes fatal interstate crash near Santa Rosa

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Two people are dead after a crash near Santa Rosa last week. New Mexico State Police say a semi crashed on I-40 east of Santa Rosa on November 26 at approximately 1:58 a.m. NMSP says a 2017 Peterbilt CMV, driven by 50-year-old Jorge Felix Martinez Sanchez of Orlando, Florida, was traveling east […]
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
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New Mexico goats used to restore nature, help reduce fire threat in Bosque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — TheCandelaria Nature Preserve in the North Valley is protected land. However, too many weeds are killing the native plants. Conservationists are deploying 120 goats to help protect the area. With every bite, goats are helping restore nature. "They love to eat everything," Sean Ludden, with Ciudad Soil...
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Jerry Kill named 35th head football coach at New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KTSM) – It’s a new era of New Mexico State football. In an introductory press conference on the campus of NMSU on Monday, director of athletics Mario Moccia officially naming Jerry Kill as the 35th head football coach in program history. “As the director of athletics and an alumni of New Mexico State […]
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Rio Grande Rivalry Resumes Tuesday Night in Las Cruces

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico men’s basketball team concludes its November schedule on Tuesday with the resumption of the Rio Grande Rivalry at New Mexico State. Tipoff at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces is 7 pm. and the game will be available to watch online on ESPN+ and broadcast on the Lobo Radio Network.
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Looking at New Mexico job loss during COVID

At the Rio Grande Foundation we have long been concerned about the negative impacts of Gov. Lujan Grisham’s policies (pre-COVID and especially during the pandemic). Numerous reports and analyses (such as Wallethub’s) have placed New Mexico at the very bottom when it comes to job creation (or destruction) during COVID.
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New Mexico woman enters plea deal over threat to trappers' association

A New Mexico woman has agreed to plead guilty to making a threat in May that caused the evacuation of a trappers’ association banquet, but has denied she mentioned a bomb and said the threat was made because her ex-boyfriend was in attendance, court documents say. Dora Sandra Gomez, 64,...
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