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Prison group in New Mexico faces lawsuit over immigrant wages

ALBUQUERQUE - The operator of one of the largest private prison systems in the United States paid detained immigrants at a New Mexico prison as little as $1 per day as part of “volunteer” work programs, and refused to pay them minimum wages even though they were not convicted of any crimes, a new fe

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New Mexico sect co-leader pleads no contest to abuse charges

Green and Deborah Green, his wife and also a co-leader of the sect, were arrested in August 2017 after authorities raided the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps' secluded Fence Lake compound in western New Mexico after a two-year investigation into concerns about child abuse.


State Police Arrest Cibola County Man for Raping Juvenile

Cibola County, NM – On October 31, 2018 the New Mexico State Police Uniform Bureau and Investigations Bureau were called to investigate allegations of criminal sexual penetration of a juvenile against Edwin Mariano (40) of Grants, NM.


How Xochitl Torres Small's dramatic victory played out

LAS CRUCES - Unusuallyhigh voter turnoutfor a midterm election,a newly appointed county clerkoverseeing a vote count by a small crew of poll workers in the media spotlight, and a premature declaration of victory in a highly competitive race for a congressional seat made for a dramatic election story


The Latest: Democrat Torres Small wins US House seat

It was open because the incumbent Republican, Rep. Steve Pearce, ran for New Mexico governor, a race he lost.


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With Cibola County votes tallied, Torres Small gains on Herrell

Courtesy photosYvette Herrell, left, and Xochitl Torres SmallWith all votes from Cibola County now tallied, Republican Yvette Herrell leads Democrat Xochitl Torres Small by 1,873 votes in the race to replace Steve Pearce in the U.S. House.Earlier in the day, Herrell led by 1,973 votes, so Torres Sma


So much winning! New Mexico is sending an ALL Democrat delegation to Congress, elected women up and down the ballot

There were record numbers of New Mexicans voting in this midterm election compared to 2014 and many of the races turned out in the ways that families needed them to- there were 163,347 more voters this midterm than in 2014, with 54% of eligible voters casting their ballots.


Four shot, killed in Tsayatoh

Four people were shot and killed early Tuesday morning in Tsayatoh, New Mexico, including the suspected shooter.


Heather 'Anish' Anderson Sets Triple Crown Hiking Speed Record | GearJunkie

In 2018, Heather ‘Anish’ Anderson hiked the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail faster than any woman before her.


'It's our time': U.S. midterm wins mean victory for Indigenous women worldwide, say voters and leaders

"I was smiling ear to ear. I was inspired. I thought, this is huge," Ahdemar told the CBC in Blaine, Wash.


All eyes on Doña Ana, Cibola counties as congressional race remains up in the air

Courtesy photosYvette Herrell, left, and Xochitl Torres SmallThe tallying of the final 4,000 or so votes in Doña Ana Countybegan just after 10 a.m.on Wednesday — a process that promised to impact a number of races, most notably the contest to replace Steve Pearce in the U.S. House.Meanwhile, there w


Democrats Dominate New Mexico Election, Results In Key House Race Still Unclear

Nez Elected To Lead Navajo Nation, Warns Of Tough Times-By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press


The race for the racino

Racinos, like the horses that run there, are ambitious entities. These combination racetrack-casinos promise jobs and economic investment to the cities where they are located, and bring in millions of dollars in revenue for racino owners and in taxes for the state.


Kirtland, Acoma honor community

Residents from Acoma Pueblo, N.M., partnered with members from Kirtland to conduct the first Air Force Day at Acoma Pueblo last month.


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Business brief: Meow Wolf to aid startups

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USDA Announces Investments to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure and Increase Grid Resilience

More than 7 million customers will benefit from improved or new service, including those serviced by the electric co-ops in Clayton and Grants, NM


The Latest: 2 key New Mexico counties still counting votes

New Mexico Secretary of State spokesman Alex Curtas said Wednesday that Dona Ana County still needs to count around 4,000 absentee ballots and submit 4,000 other votes.


Deb Haaland makes history; Becomes first Native American woman to serve in Congress

Haaland, a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, is projected to beat Janice Arnold-Jones, a Republican, and Lloyd Princeton, a Libertarian, for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District seat.Haaland’s victory keeps the seat in the Democrat’s possession for at least two more years.