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Supreme Court Backs Push To Remove Ten Commandments Monument.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a lower court that ordered a New Mexico city to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall. Civil liberties advocates behind the case called the decision involving the city of Bloomfield a victory for the separation of church and state. ...

- TPM News - US

US judge hears fight over New Mexico campaign contributions.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It will be up to a U.S. district judge whether Republican Steve Pearce will be allowed to tap nearly $1 million in political contributions he collected while in Congress to use in his gubernatorial run.

- Billings Gazette - US

Proposed New Mexico science standards omit global warming.

A proposed overhaul of New Mexico's state science standards for public schools came under intense criticism Monday at a packed public hearing in the state capital for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.

- PhysOrg - NL

Justices reject New Mexico city's Ten Commandments appeal.

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a New Mexico city that is fighting a court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall.

- WRAL.com - US

New Mexico holds hearing on education standards omitting references to global warming.

Public Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski says the new standards will give teachers and families flexibility and local control around science materials, curriculum and content

- CBS NEWS - US

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: The world's most photographed event.

An estimated 600 hot air balloons attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: The world's most photographed event.

An estimated 600 hot air balloons attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.        

- USA TODAY - US

Image of the Day.

An astronaut balloon floats in the sky above an inflatable model of NASA's F/A-18 supersonic jet at the 46th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico.

- Space.com - US

New Mexico plane crash kills two.

Two men died when a small plane crashed near an airport in Las Cruces, N.M., state police said.

- UPI - US

Walter White doesn't live here: US owners of Breaking Bad house fence property to stop pizza on roof.

A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White.

- Stuff - NZ

Chicago Cubs plane diverted to Albuquerque for medical issue.

- Townhall.com - US

Swiss balloon team departs Labrador by road after record-breaking odyssey

Nicolas Tieche and Laurent Sciboz landed in a remote area near Labrador City Tuesday after an epic 3,666-kilometre transcontinental flight from Albuquerque, earning them top spot in the America's Challenge distance balloon race.

- Global News - CA

Albuquerque school board opposes state education proposal

- Education Week - US

Albuquerque school board member resigns amid funding probe

- Education Week - US

The Amazon Effect: How taxpayers are funding the disruption of the U.S. economy

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has built a net worth of roughly $85 billion with the sort of discipline and scale refined by corporate titans before him — Rockefeller, Ford and Gates among them — though no one has so efficiently tapped America's collective impatience and love for a bargain. What Albuquerque's favorite ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Breaking Bad House Owners Put Up a Fence Because People Can’t Stop Throwing Pizzas

Fans of Breaking Bad, you no longer can have nice things. At least, tourists making a pilgrimage to Albuquerque, NM and visiting the house in which unexpected drug mastermind Walter White once lived will no longer be able to snap the photos they seek , and will probably also have limited opportunities to toss pizzas…

- TIME Magazine - US

Chairman of the Litro Gas Company removed following arrest

Oct 11, Colombo: The Secretary to the Ministry of Public Enterprise Development Ravindra Hewavitharana has informed the chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Hemaka Amarasooriya to take necessary action to suspend all powers N.M.S. Munasinghe held as chairman of the Litro Gas Company.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

One of the only remaining World War II Navajo code talkers has died at 94

U.S. Marine Corps Photo A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico, Navajo Nation officials said. David Patterson Sr. died Sunday in Rio Rancho at age 94 from pneumonia and complications from subdural hematoma. Few Navajo Code Talkers are still alive. ...

- Business Insider - US

Annual balloon fiesta lifts off in Albuquerque

        

- USA TODAY - US

Dallas Fed: 11th District oil, gas activity grew at slower pace in 3Q

Third-quarter oil and gas activity in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District encompassing Texas, southern New Mexico, and North Louisiana expanded for a sixth straight quarter, but growth slowed compared with the second quarter, according to the latest Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Survey of upstream industry ...

- OGJ - US

Open thread for night owls: On making Indigenous People's Day more than a soundbite

Jennifer Denetdale, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is an associate professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico. She serves as the chair of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and is a direct descendant of the 19th century Diné/Navajo leaders Hastiin Ch'il Hajiin and his wife Asdzáá Tl'ógi who ...

- Daily Kos - US

Tribe: Navajo Code Talker dies in New Mexico

David Patterson Sr. died Sunday in Rio Rancho at age 94 from pneumonia and complications from subdural hematoma. Few Navajo Code Talkers are still alive.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Tribe says Navajo Code Talker has died in New Mexico at 94

A Navajo code talker who used the Navajo language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico, Navajo Nation officials said.

- FOX News - US

Previous audits of New Mexico school did not uncover fraud

- Education Week - US

New Mexico questions spending on college courses for kids

- Education Week - US

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