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Taxpayer Funds Paid for Anti-Religious, Pro-Atheist 'Darwin Day,' Claims Intelligent Design Group

Did a state funded New Mexico museum pay for an anti-religion atheist event in February? Those are the allegations that Evolution News and Views, a publication sponsored by the pro-Intelligent Design group, the Discovery Center, has made.

BMW Confirms Mexican Plant

Just a week after Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz confirmed plans to build cars at a new plant in Mexico, BMW has confirmed that it will do the same. BMW’s Mexican plant will be located in the state of San Luis Potosi and will start building cars in 2019. It will have a capacity of 150,000 units annually and will cost $1 billion to establish. BMW...

Veteran Reportedly Dies Waiting for an Ambulance in VA Hospital

last weekNews : Mediaite

A United States Veteran died this week after he collapsed inside a VA hospital in New Mexico and had to wait for an ambulance, which took about a half an hour to get there.

New Mexico school shooter to be confined until age 21

A 12-year-old New Mexico boy who shot two students in his Roswell middle school was sentenced Wednesday to remain in state custody until he turns 21, the maximum allowed under state law.

Gary Johnson, Ex-Libertarian Presidential Candidate, To Become CEO Of Marijuana Company

Gary Johnson, former New Mexico governor and 2012 Libertarian presidential nominee, will be taking the chief executive role at a Nevada-based company that develops and supplies marijuana products for pot-friendly states like Washington and Colorado, according to Reuters. Johnson’s appointment as CEO of Cannabis Sativa Inc is in conjunction with the company’s merger with Kush,

BMW Mexico Plant To Build 150,000 Annually

Though BMW may announce Thursday where in Mexico it will build its second North American plant, sources close to the matter said the plant will pump 150,000 units annually into auto trains bound for the United States. Automotive News Europe also reports a Mexican government official claimed the new plant would come with a €1 […]

Sim Bhullar Signed by Kings: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

The biggest man of the 2014 NBA draft is soon to be the biggest man in Sacramento. Sim Bhullar, a 7'5" New Mexico State center who burst onto the scene at this year's NCAA tournament, wasn't selected in the draft itself, but the Kings...Show More Summary

Ride-sharing companies fight New Mexico regulators

IN NO MOOD TO SHARE: The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission insists that ride-sharing outfits like Lyft must follow the state’s Motor Carrier Law. By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog SANTA FE, N.M. — It’s called ride-sharing, a way to catch a ride using 21st century technology, embraced by millenials and free-market advocates as...

Today in history: The beginning of the Korean War

June 24 On this day in 1853: President Franklin Pierce signed the Gadsden Purchase — a treaty with Mexico that gave the United States what is today 29,000 square miles of Arizona and New Mexico. On this day in 1908: Grover Cleveland died. Show More Summary

Sim Bhullar: The Biggest Pick in the 2014 NBA Draft

At 7'5", Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA draft, and he is taller than any current NBA player. The two-time WAC MVP out of New Mexico State would be the first-ever NBA player of primarily Indian descent. Bhullar has taken some criticism for being too raw to make it in the fast-paced NBA. Show More Summary

New Mexico State

New Mexico State kicks off our 2014 tour of poster schedules. The Aggies, coming off their fourth 10-loss season in five years, move to the Sun Belt Conference after spending 2013 as an independent. The schedule — regarded as one...

Tom Ford Goes Americana for Spring/Summer 2015

Tom Ford Men Spring/Summer 2015–American designer Tom Ford finds a relaxed voice for spring/summer 2015. Inspired by the southwestern state of New Mexico, Ford reinterprets luxe, finding a place for suede, leather and slim-cut denim....Show More Summary

10 things you need to know today: June 21, 2014

1. Obama administration announces new measures to counteract illegal immigrationThe United States will not tolerate a surge of women and children crossing the Mexico border into Texas, administration officials said on Friday as they announced new measures to stymie the recent immigrant influx. Show More Summary

Why there’s a federal land dispute brewing out West

WHOSE LAND IS THIS LAND? Unlike states in the East, vast swaths of acreage in the West is owned by the federal government. By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Glance at a map showing the percentage of state land owned by the federal government and you’ll see a remarkable difference between...

Should New Mexico make a pension switch?

TIME FOR A CHANGE?: More states are converting to 401(k)-style pension plans. Should New Mexico lawmakers at least consider a change? By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog SANTA FE, N.M. — Three weeks ago, Oklahoma became one of a growing number of states switching from traditional retirement systems for new state employees to plans...

Clifford Alderson: Blind Man Graduates With Auto Mechanics Degree To Inspire Daughter Who Suffers From Same Genetic Disease

There is something about Clifford Alderson that makes him amazingly different from most mechanics we know. Alderson, who recently graduated from New Mexico State University – Dona Ana Community College Program with a degree in auto mechanics, is blind. Alderson has retinitis pigmentosa, a condition which eventually led to his blindness. Sadly, he is not

Bachelor Party Unearths 3-Million-Year-Old Elephant Fossil

Most bachelor parties are hazy memories of booze-addled debauchery. But one group of guys stumbled onto something lasting longer than a hangover. The men were hiking through Elephant Butte State Park near Albuquerque, New Mexico, when they saw a large object protruding from the ground. Show More Summary

North American National Park #14: Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

There are three sites with national park designations in the United States that are caves: Wind Cave, Mammoth Cave and Carlsbad Caverns. Of the three, Carlsbad is the most majestic by far. What makes it so special are the numerous named rooms, which are often quite large. The stalactites and stalagmites you can find in [...]

"Vast Oceans of Water May be Trapped in Earth's Interior"

Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of New Mexico report evidence for potentially oceans worth of water deep beneath the United States. Though not in the familiar liquid form -- the ingredients for water are bound up in rock...

Bachelor Partiers Find Fossilized Stegomastodon Skull

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

YouTube Link A group of friends having a bachelor party get-together were hiking around Elephant Butte Lake State Park in New Mexico when they found the fossil of what is thought to be the skull of a stegomastodon, a nine-foot-tall, 13,000-pound creature that lived approximately three million years ago. Show More Summary

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