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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. MST
News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. MST

A street photo project more than a half century in the making is set to go on display in Albuquerque. KRQE-TV reports the exhibit called “Let the Sunshine In” is scheduled to begin Dec. 21 at the Albuquerque Museum and...

Study: Albuquerque needs about 500 new homeless shelter beds
Study: Albuquerque needs about 500 new homeless shelter beds

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A new report has shown the city of Albuquerque needs about 500 new beds to accommodate all of the adults who are sleeping on the streets, in parks and other unsheltered locations. The Albuquerque...

December 14th, 3:26 PM CST
Pima County official: Federal grant adds to pension burden
Pima County official: Federal grant adds to pension burden

TUCSON, Ariz. - Pima County's manager says a federal grant for border security costs is contributing to the county's excess pension obligation costs. The Arizona Daily Star reports that a county analysis found that...

December 14th, 9:38 AM CST
Nuclear tech company to locate research center in New Mexico
Nuclear tech company to locate research center in New Mexico

A California-based nuclear energy technology company has chosen New Mexico’s largest city as its home for a new engineering center to support the development of its reactor technology. Kairos Power LLC plans to take up...

December 13th, 11:09 PM CST
Visitor center along historic Route 66 gets more funding
Visitor center along historic Route 66 gets more funding

Elected officials in New Mexico's most populous county plan to spend another $1.5 million to further support the construction of a visitor center along historic Route 66. Bernalillo County commissioners voted...

December 13th, 11:05 PM CST
Saudi college student arrested on gun charge in New Mexico
Saudi college student arrested on gun charge in New Mexico

A Saudi Arabian student at the University of New Mexico was arrested Friday by federal authorities on accusations of illegal possession of a firearm as a student visa holder. Authorities say a search of his Albuquerque...

December 13th, 9:01 PM CST
US officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water
December 13th, 7:05 PM CST
Governor taps longtime lawmaker to fill state Senate vacancy
Governor taps longtime lawmaker to fill state Senate vacancy

State Rep. Bobby Gonzales has been picked to fill a state Senate seat vacated with the death of Democratic Sen. Carlos Cisneros in September. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham nominated the Democrat from Rancho de...

December 13th, 5:17 PM CST
New Mexico has goal to boost rural art, culture partnerships
New Mexico has goal to boost rural art, culture partnerships

A top priority for officials who oversee New Mexico's system of museums and cultural offerings will be forming more partnerships with rural communities and Native American tribes over the next year. The secretary of...

December 13th, 4:09 PM CST
Brazilians arrive in waves at the US-Mexico border
Brazilians arrive in waves at the US-Mexico border

A patchwork of Trump administration policies has virtually ended asylum for migrants from Central America but left what immigration officials call “loopholes” open to migrants from non-Spanish speaking countries. In New...

December 13th, 1:33 PM CST
Officers report busy night of births at US border checkpoint
Officers report busy night of births at US border checkpoint

It was a busy night for officers stationed at a U.S. border checkpoint in New Mexico, where three women in labor turned up for help in a matter of hours. One woman arrived in a Mexican ambulance and officers at the...

December 13th, 1:17 PM CST