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Power Outage Sends Sewage Into Rio Grande

Power Outage Sends Sewage Into Rio Grande

Albuquerque’s wastewater treatment plant spilled nearly 6 million gallons of partially treated sewage into the Rio Grande last Friday. Public …

Kirtland AFB Threatens To Limit Media Access Over Our “Cheap-Shot” Coverage. Here Is Our Response.

Kirtland AFB Threatens To Limit Media Access Over Our “Cheap-Shot” Coverage. Here Is Our Response.

By: Elaine Baumgartel & Ed Williams Wednesday, March 4, 2015 We recently published the first two stories in an ongoing series on pollution and …

Nonprofits Cut Services In Arizona While Expanding Into New Mexico

Nonprofits Cut Services In Arizona While Expanding Into New Mexico

Another Arizona-based behavioral health provider is planning to shut down operations in New Mexico. La Frontera is one of five nonprofits that took …

The APD Files: Alan Gomez And Substance Abuse

The APD Files: Alan Gomez And Substance Abuse

Substance abuse treatment is not available for everyone who needs it in New Mexico, and this shortage is at the root of some tragic altercations with …

Lawmakers To Consider Limiting Solitary Confinement

Lawmakers To Consider Limiting Solitary Confinement

The use of solitary confinement on mentally ill inmates sparked expensive lawsuits in New Mexico in the last couple of years. Doña Ana County paid …

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Final 2015 Health Insurance Deadline Is Sunday

Final 2015 Health Insurance Deadline Is Sunday

New Mexico residents have only a few days left before the February 15 deadline to sign up for health insurance and to be covered by March 1, 2015.

5 Deaths From Flu In New Mexico

5 Deaths From Flu In New Mexico

Five New Mexicans have died so far this year from flu related illnesses, ranging in age from 29 to 92. The announcement from the state Department

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