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6 idyllic homes for horse lovers.

Chama, New Mexico. This 38-acre private ranch at the end of a winding drive offers views of Canones Canyon and the San Juan Mountains' Cumbres Pass. The three-bedroom home features exposed-beam ceilings, a great room with a floor-to-ceiling fireplace, and a master bedroom with a kiva, a spa bathroom, and a sitting area. ...

- The Week - US

Heather Wilson's Air Force nomination moves forward.

The Senate Armed Services Committee this week received the official White House nomination of former New Mexico Rep. Heather Wilson to become secretary of the Air Force, paving the way to a confirmation hearing in the coming days or weeks.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Amazon will collect state sales taxes nationwide April 1st.

While Amazon has resisted collecting state sales taxes, over the last few years it has bent, state by state. Now CNBC reports that as of April 1st, it will collect sales taxes in every state that imposes one, as Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico jo...

- Engadget - US

Where to eat in New Mexico.

Chile is what really sets New Mexican dishes apart from the rest of Southwestern cuisine. Here's a few of our favorite dishes and where to find them in the state.

- Matador Network - US

Lawsuit: New Mexico cheerleaders took nude video of teammate.

- Education Week - US

New Mexico budget standoff has no quick fix.

- Education Week - US

New Mexico governor rejects budget, will recall lawmakers.

- Education Week - US

2,000 terrified children skip school following an ICE raid in New Mexico.

Terrified immigrant parents kept thousands of children home from school following an ICE raid that targeted the New Mexico community of Las Cruces last month, resulting in a 60 percent spike in absences that the district's superintendent called alarming': On February 15th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers ...

- Daily Kos - US

Upside Surprise: Oil Superstar Permian Keeps Delivering.

Since the fall of 2016, the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico has seen one multibillion-dollar deal after the next. The current number stands at more than $23 billion in upstream deals… but nobody expects that to be the ceiling.

- Forbes.com - US

'He Will Not Divide Us': Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner & Nastja Säde Rönkkö's Anti-Trump Project Relocates Overseas.

Shia LaBeouf tweeted today that his four-year anti-Donald Trump exhibit, "He Will Not Divide Us," has found a new home overseas. As of today, the live-streaming protest was adopted by the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool, UK. The project, co-created with Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö, was ...

- Deadline.com - US

Spaceport America sets new record for student launched sounding rocket.

Spaceport America NM Mar 23, 2017 Spaceport America and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering Rocket Propulsion Lab announced a record-breaking rocket launch took place at 9:23 am MST from Spaceport America's Vertical Launch Complex-1 on the East Campus in New Mexico on March 4, 2017. USC ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Bataan Memorial Death March collects 27,500 pounds of food for charity

Sunday's commemorative march in New Mexico was the largest conducted. More than 6,300 people participated in either a 26.2-mile or 14.2-mile march through the desert on White Sands Missile Range's main post.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Upside Surprise: Oil Superstar Permian Keeps Delivering

Since the fall of 2016, the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico has seen one multibillion-dollar deal after the next. The current number stands at more than $23 billion in upstream deals… but nobody expects that to be the ceiling.

- Forbes.com - US

The Latest: Suspect in Navajo officer's death will be held

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " The Latest on the shooting death of a Navajo Nation police officer :12 p.m.A federal judge has determined there's probable cause for prosecutors to pursue their case against a man accused...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

She thought someone passed out drunk. Then she saw a uniform

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " What sounded like someone knocking on a window late one night turned out to be gunfire erupting in a small community on the nation's largest American Indian reservation.Police lights flashed in the distance,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

She thought someone passed out drunk. Then she saw a uniform

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — What sounded like someone knocking on a window late one night turned out to be gunfire erupting in a small community on...

- Townhall.com - US

Complaint: Man charged with killing Navajo officer was drunk

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man charged with killing a Navajo Nation police officer who was responding to a domestic violence call had been drinking and was intoxicated the night of the shooting, according to a criminal complaint.

- Billings Gazette - US

Marathon Oil agrees to second northern Delaware buy this month

Marathon Oil Corp., Houston, has agreed to acquire 21,000 net surface acres primarily in the Permian’s northern Delaware basin of New Mexico from Black Mountain Oil & Gas LLC, Fort Worth, and other private sellers for $700 million in cash, excluding closing adjustments.

- OGJ - US

Vigil held in memory of Cannon airmen who died in training

Hundreds of people gathered in eastern New Mexico to honor three Air Force service members who died in a crash while on a training flight.

- Stars and Stripes - US

The Latest: Officials: Suspect drunk before officer's death

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " The Latest on the shooting death of a Navajo Nation police officer :11:45 a.m.Investigators say the man accused of killing a Navajo Nation police officer responding to a domestic violence...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Incestuous mother and son plead guilty, spared jail in New Mexico

A mother and son who fell 'madly in love' after meeting each other for the first time 18 years after the son was given up for adoption has pleaded guilty to incest.Monica Mares, 37, and Caleb Peterson, 20, of Clovis, New Mexico,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

New Mexico cheerleader moves cyberbullying suit to fed court

A former high school cheerleader is suing the Albuquerque school district in federal court over nude images of her posted by teammates on social media.

- FOX News - US

Bataan Death March memorialized with record-setting crowd

The 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March drew a record field of 7,200 retired and active-duty military personnel and civilians to the hot sands of New Mexico to honor victims of one of World War II's worst atrocities.

- FOX News - US

These Cities Are Pulling Billions From the Banks That Support the Dakota Access Pipeline

Jimmy TobiasFrom Seattle to San Francisco, Albuquerque to Raleigh, cities arejoining the fightto defund the controversial pipeline.

- The Nation - US

These Cities Are Pulling Billions From the Banks that Support the Dakota Access Pipeline

Jimmy TobiasFrom Seattle to San Francisco, Albuquerque to Raleigh, cities arejoining the fightto defund the controversial pipeline.

- The Nation - US

NASA's ICESat-2 to Provide More Depth to Sea Ice Forecasts

Greenbelt MD Mar 17, 2017 In March, the Arctic sea ice pack is supposed to reach its greatest extent - but this year it's far below average, off by an area about the size of Texas and New Mexico combined. Satellite observations currently reveal how much of the ocean surface is covered by ice, but there is another critical ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 19, 2017

On March 19, 1916, eight Curtiss JN-3 "Jenny" airplanes with the First Aero Squadron took off from Columbus, N.M., to aid troops that had invaded Mexico in pursuit of the bandit Pancho Villa. It was the first U.S. air combat mission in history.

- UPI - US

New Mexico GOP lost its first House majority since Eisenhower, and it won't be easy to get it back

Daily Kos Election's project to calculate the 2016 presidential results for every state legislative seat in the nation hits New Mexico, where Democrats hold majorities in both chambers. Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump 48-40 here, while ex-Gov. Gary Johnson took 9 percent as a Libertarian; as a bonus, we've calculated ...

- Daily Kos - US

New Mexico Legislature Sends Bill to Protect Youth from So-Called Conversion Therapy' to Governor

Today, HRC hailed the New Mexico legislature for passing a bill banning so-called “conversion therapy” for minors. After clearing the Senate last month, the bill, SB 121, passed through the House this week by a vote of 44-23 and will now head to the governor’s desk. New Mexico is a majority-minority, ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

New Mexico students rally at Capitol for education funding

- Education Week - US

New Mexico won't tap permanent fund for early education

- Education Week - US

New Mexico Legislature curbs physical restraint of students

- Education Week - US

New Mexico Legislature races clock to fix budget shortfall

- Education Week - US

New Mexico Senate approves tax increases, spending plan

- Education Week - US

Voters to decide on Santa Fe soda tax proposal

- Education Week - US

New Mexico may tap wealth fund for early education programs

- Education Week - US

Vintage US nuclear test films declassified and publicized

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " From the deserts of southern New Mexico and Nevada to islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s until the early 1960s.Vintage rolls of film...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vintage U.S. nuclear test films declassified and publicized

From the deserts of southern New Mexico and Nevada to islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s until the early 1960s. Vintage rolls of film collected from high-security vaults across the country show some of the blasts sending incredible mushroom clouds into ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Boeing's Starliner Capsule Lands 'Gently' in Successful Parachute Test

A commercial spacecraft scheduled to ferry humans to the International Space Station underwent a successful parachute test in New Mexico last month, according to NASA.

- Space.com - US

Deal-Making Frenzy In The Permian Basin Expected To Spread

The rush for high returning oil and gas properties in West Texas' and New Mexico's Permian Basin could lead to more company mergers as well as infrastructure and services deals, experts at the annual CERAWeek conference said last week.

- Forbes.com - US

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