New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran was charged Friday with identity theft as she faces dozens of other counts alleging campaign finance fraud. The state attorney general's office filed the new criminal complaint in state district court accusing Duran of listing a former state lawmaker as treasurer of her campaign without his knowledge. Show More Summary
The New Mexico secretary of state, who oversees campaign finance reporting and once bemoaned a "culture of corruption" in the state, has been accused of using her election fund as a personal piggy bank at jewelry stores, ATMs and casinos. Secretary of State Dianna K. Duran already faces allegations...
The Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project has the largest concentration of historic petroglyphs in New Mexico, and unlike most archaeological sites of this magnitude, it's assured that they will remain both protected and accessible to all. Located...Show More Summary
Before 1965, the United States was 85% white. Today, racial and ethnic minorities make up one-third of the population. Before 1965, the immigrant stream was largely European. Today, most new arrivals to this country come from Mexico, China and India. The passage of the 1965 Hart-Celler Immigration...
This spring, Adriann Barboa and her colleagues at Strong Families New Mexico went on a five-county tour, fanning out across the state to share findings from the Breaking Barriers study they'd conducted on progress under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Show More Summary
This spring, Adriann Barboa and her colleagues at Strong Families New Mexico went on a five-county tour, fanning out across the state to share findings from the Breaking Barriers study they'd conducted on progress under the Affordable...Show More Summary
Cowboys for Cancer Research and the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center will continue their 33-year tradition with this year's annual fundraiser.
A state trial court in Albuquerque, New Mexico, ended its relationship this week with a mediation provider who allegedly required single mother Holly Salzman to participate in prayer and religious assignments as part of court-ordered family counseling. Show More Summary
Obesity rates in Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio and Utah are on the rise, while rates in other states are holding steady, according to a new report on the state of obesity in America from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert...Show More Summary
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The border between the United States and Mexico has been interjected into the national conversation as a literal thing - a line where a wall can be built. But in the new film "Sicario," the border is more conceptual than that, a zone of anxiety and often violent transformation.
Teachers often spend their own money on classroom supplies, and the unions often tell us about it. In New Mexico, the state appropriated $2 million in one-time funding to help offset those costs. It was delivered in the form of $100 debit cards for teachers to use at approved vendors. The teachers are required to […]
Race and history in New Mexico are contested in a way unique to the United States. This has to do with discrete historical events that took place in the Land of Enchantment and the layers of conquest the state deals with today. What you had in 16th century New Mexico was a lot of small, […]
New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran pled not guilty to charges of embezzlement and fraud on Tuesday, accused of funneling over $400,000 in campaign funds into her personal accounts and spending the money at casinos. Duran, a Republican, has served two terms as secretary of state. Show More Summary
A group of former ‘Just Say No’ law enforcement officers is now getting into the public pot business. The State of New Mexico, where medical marijuana can only be sold by state-approved non-profits, received some surprise applications to a recent request for new medical marijuana providers. Show More Summary
Time to check in on the Boston College-Howard game DEAR GOD. The Eagles, who are only playing the FCS Bison because New Mexico State backed out of their scheduled game, scored those points on just 13 offensive plays, as one of the scores was on an interception return for a touchdown and another came one […]
Cucumbers grown in Baja, Mexico and distributed by a Californian company are being recalled after having been identified as the source of a salmonella outbreak that has reached 27 states, including New York. [ more › ]
New Mexico State’s season opener was even tougher than its 61-13 loss to the Florida Gators: When they returned to their bus, they (...)
The new Mexican film The Golden Dream takes on a timely subject in a timeless way. It’s an expressive, touching look at four teenagers making their way from Guatemala through Mexico in an attempt to reach the United States, and it arrives in theaters at a time when the “immigration debate” has... More »
Starting off the season with a 61-13 loss to Florida is a lousy way to begin the college football seasons. For New Mexico State, that feeling was made insurmountably worse after finding out that its bus was broken into and possessions had been stolen. We'll it's a first. Show More Summary