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ENMU ranked 14th for Lowest student debt Regionally

Eastern New Mexico University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the 14th best regional University in the west for lowest student debt load at graduation in the 2019 U.S., Dr. Jeff Elwell, president of ENMU, stated in a press release.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-09-17 21:09:00

New Mexico Suing Google & Twitter for Knowingly and Illegally Exploiting Children Online

As YouTube, Google, and Twitter crack down onpeaceful channels, censoralternative media, and allowchild exploitation videosto flourish, New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against them and several app developers for illegally collecting data from children under the age of 13 without parental consent.

THEFREETHOUGHTPROJECT.COM - 2018-09-17 19:06:36

Madden shooting survivor dies in car crash in Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A Texas man who survived a mass shooting during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, last month died Sunday in a car crash. Ryen Aleman, 25, of Robstown, Texas, died in a single-vehicle accident Sunday, said Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the Texas Departm

USA TODAY - 2018-09-17 15:29:12

New Mexico Sheriff Bashes FBI Over Observatory Closure Silence | AM 740 KTRH News Radio

A New Mexico Sheriff is accusing the FBI of bungling public disclosure about the National Solar Observatory shut down. Otero County SheriffBenny Housesays the federal agency's failure to disclose any details about why the observatory was shut down last week put public safety at risk. Sheriff House

IHEART.COM - 2018-09-18 13:05:00

Fry Bread and Indian Taco Sale - Western New Mexico University

Enjoy traditional fry bread and Indian tacos on Wednesday, September 19. Hosted by the Native American Student Organization, the sale starts at 11 a.m. and goes until sold out.

WNMU.EDU - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

New Mexico Health Sec. Refuses to Allow MMJ for Opioid Addiction | Ganjapreneur

New Mexico’s Medical Advisory Board is made up of board-certified physicians appointed by the Governor, who advise the state on medical matters. The Advisory Board has recommended adding OUD to the list of qualifying conditions once before, in 2017.

GANJAPRENEUR.COM - 2018-09-17 17:48:29

Amtrak may soon replace a major train route in New Mexico with bus service

The Southwest Chief currently stops in New Mexico in Raton, Las Vegas, Lamy, Albuquerque and Gallup.

MSN.COM - 2018-09-17 23:05:00

New Mexico Observatory Finally Gives Explanation for Mysterious Shutdown

Ever since the National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico, was evacuated and visited by the FBI on September 6, the organization that runs the facility has been mum on the "security threat" that led to the closure. The relative silence on the part of Association of Universities for Research

GIZMODO - 2018-09-17 14:10:00

New Mexico Solar Observatory Re-Opening Monday After Criminal Investigation

Aerial view of the Sunspot Solar Observatory site on Sacramento Peak in New Mexico. Sunspot will re-open Monday (Sept. 17) after having been closed for 10 days while authorities investigated criminal activity.Credit: National Solar Observatory/NSF It wasn't aliens, or a doomsday solar flare. No, t

SPACE.COM - 2018-09-17 11:30:00

Albuquerque Downs Reports 24 Percent Handle Increase During New Mexico State Fair - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

According to figures reported to Equibase, a total of $3,010,221 was wagered on The Downs' 104 live races from September 6-16, compared to $2,427,891 bet on 103 live races during the 2017 State Fair meet. On-track handle rose 7 percent to $637,030, compared to $595,655 in 2017, and off-track handle

PAULICKREPORT.COM - 2018-09-17 19:35:09

Josh Adkins to start at quarterback for New Mexico State against UTEP

Not only has Romero not looked good in his first four starts, he looks as though he’s not quite ready for FBS level play, at least not yet. It is nice to see the coaching staff finally admit that they may have been wrong about him and put in another quarterback.

UNDERDOGDYNASTY.COM - 2018-09-17 14:30:02

Feds Indict New Mexico Terrorist Trainers

The five accused Muslim terrorists arrested in rural New Mexico near the Colorado state line this summer after an alleged school-shooter terrorist training facility was raided Aug. 3 were indicted last week on weapons and conspiracy charges by a federal grand jury.This is the case in which five adul

FRONTPAGE MAG - 2018-09-17 04:40:00

FBI Investigates Mysterious Evacuated Solar Observatory In New Mexico

No explanation has been shared to the public thus far, but several sources claimed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations is involved in the issue. By Friday, Sept. 14, the facility managed by a consortium of universities has remained closed to visitors.

TECH TIMES

New Mexico sues Google, Twitter for illegally collecting data on children

Sept. 16 (UPI) -- New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against Google, Twitter and several app developers for illegally collecting data from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. New Mexico Attorney General Balderas said the companies are violating the 1998 Children's Online Privacy Prote

UPI - 2018-09-17 03:02:18

Clients who received ‘vampire facial’ at New Mexico spa may have been exposed to HIV

Dr. Michael Landen, state Health Department epidemiologist, said the client's infection may have occurred in May or June.

MSN.COM

Saturday morning house fire leaves one dead

Firefighters made entry into the home encountering heavy fire conditions. One victim was found in the rear of the home. Firefighters were able to pull the victim from the home, but despite efforts to resuscitate by AFD and AMS, the victim was declared deceased at the scene. The victim's identity has

ABC7AMARILLO.COM

New Mexico observatory closed for 'security issue' to reopen

The Sunspot Solar Observatory, located near the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico was closed over an unspecified 'security issue.'

FOX NEWS - 2018-09-16 14:41:37

Health care a top issue in New Mexico race for U.S. Senate seat

Johnson has staked positions on issues such as immigration and drug reform that may appeal to some left-leaning voters. And the Affordable Care Act, which Heinrich supported, is hardly universally popular. But Heinrich is sticking to bread-and-butter issues such as health care and Social Security th

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-09-17 03:30:00

Soccer: Storm Fall at Eastern New Mexico

After a scoreless first half, ENMU came out aggressive in the second. The Greyhounds controlled possession throughout the second half, outshooting the Storm 15 shots to two. The Greyhounds eventually found the back of the net in the 62nd minute to take the 1-0 lead. They added three more goals in th

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM

New Mexico solar observatory denies aliens involved in ‘security’ closure

“I can tell you it definitely wasn’t aliens,” a spokeswoman for the National Solar Observatory, part of the Sunspot Solar Observatory consortium, toldThe Washington Post.

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