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Rail Runner plans upset Balloon Fiesta neighbors
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Rail Runner plans upset Balloon Fiesta neighbors

A proposed train spur to take the New Mexico Rail Runner to Balloon Fiesta Park as a way to help alleviate traffic congestion during the annual...

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Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text
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Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook had stored millions of user passwords in plain text for years, the social media company confirmed on Thursday after a...

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Harvard profits from early photos of slaves, lawsuit says
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Harvard profits from early photos of slaves, lawsuit says

BOSTON - Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos...

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US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change
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US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

BILLINGS, Mont. - A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and says the government...

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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores
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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

SEATTLE - Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle,...

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Lawmakers want NM to host space agency
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Lawmakers want NM to host space agency

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. - Elements of the newly created Space Development Agency will be calling New Mexico home if members of the state's congressional...

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Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth
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Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth

BEND, Ore. - There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using...

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Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth
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Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth

BEND, Ore. - There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using...

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US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.31 percent
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US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.31 percent

WASHINGTON - U. S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year home loan reaching its lowest level in more than a year as a...

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Dick's to halt sales of rifles, ammo at 125 of its stores
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Dick's to halt sales of rifles, ammo at 125 of its stores

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. - Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. said on Tuesday that it will stop selling hunting rifles and ammunition at 125 of its stores,...

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NM debates launching recreational cannabis biz
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NM debates launching recreational cannabis biz

SANTA FE - An unusual idea is propelling this year's push to allow recreational marijuana in New Mexico. The state itself would get into the...

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Target hits on all cylinders in the fourth quarter
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Target hits on all cylinders in the fourth quarter

MINNEAPOLIS - Strong online sales, traffic growth in newly remodeled stores and expanded delivery options pushed Target beyond most expectations in...

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Bill would make Los Luceros state historic site
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Bill would make Los Luceros state historic site

SANTA FE - A bill that would make the historic Los Luceros property north of Española part of the Museum of New Mexico passed the House on Monday....

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Office Depot and Alibaba opening online store
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Office Depot and Alibaba opening online store

NEW YORK - Office Depot and Alibaba.com are creating a co-branded online store to expand the reach of both companies with small and medium size...

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BernCo taps funds for supportive housing
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BernCo taps funds for supportive housing

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. - They don't have a location yet, but Bernalillo County officials do have $8 million available to fund a new supportive housing...

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Las Cruces mayor declares 'these are great days for the city' in annual address
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Las Cruces mayor declares 'these are great days for the city' in annual address

LAS CRUCES - Highlighting the value of Las Cruces' community schools program, the revitalization of downtown, the recruitment of two technology...

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Developer gets OK for road on public land at remote ski area
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Developer gets OK for road on public land at remote ski area

DENVER - The U. S. Forest Service on Wednesday approved construction of a road across public land to reach private property where a developer plans...

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Home Depot sales cool along with real estate market
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Home Depot sales cool along with real estate market

ATLANTA - Home Depot's fourth-quarter profit is short of expectations with rising real estate prices cooling home sales. Shares fell 2.6 percent...

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Listening session focuses on Navajo gov. reform
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Listening session focuses on Navajo gov. reform

SHIPROCK - Community members from the Northern Agency attended a listening session to discuss ideas for Navajo government reform on Wednesday at...

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Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry
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Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry

RIMINI, Mont. - Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most...

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Letter to the Observer: ‘Golf option’ has been disregarded
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Letter to the Observer: ‘Golf option’ has been disregarded

Editor: At the April 18, 2018, Rio Rancho Governing Body hearing on Land Development 2's (LD2) rezoning application for the Club Rio Rancho golf...

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Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity
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Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

NEW YORK - Retailers and top fashion brands like Gucci and Prada keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity. The big question...

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Humbug holidays: US retail sales drop 1.2 pct. in December
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Humbug holidays: US retail sales drop 1.2 pct. in December

WASHINGTON - U. S. retail sales fell in December, posting the biggest drop since September 2009 and delivering more evidence that last year's...

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Fed Chairman Powell doesn't see elevated recession risks
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Fed Chairman Powell doesn't see elevated recession risks

ITTA BENA, Miss. - Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday he does not feel the probability of a recession "is at all elevated," and...

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Famous Belenites work to bring art space to town
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Famous Belenites work to bring art space to town

The future of art in Belen is near, and two famous Belenites - internationally known feminist artist Judy Chicago and her husband, photographer...

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Mayor's plan would support Rail Yards clean-up
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Mayor's plan would support Rail Yards clean-up

It will cost an estimated $8 million to $9 million to remove lead-based paint, asbestos and soil contamination at the city-owned Rail Yards site....

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Edward Zigler, an architect of the Head Start program and a scholar of childhood, dies at 88
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Edward Zigler, an architect of the Head Start program and a scholar of childhood, dies at 88

Edward Zigler, a psychologist and children's advocate who was a principal architect of the Head Start program in the 1960s, called for schools to...

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Conservation group sues over federal oil, gas leases in Utah
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Conservation group sues over federal oil, gas leases in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - A conservation organization has filed a lawsuit against the U. S. Department of Interior over oil and gas leases offered in...

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Survey: More than half of U.S. retailers said they are just surviving
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Survey: More than half of U.S. retailers said they are just surviving

Generally, retailers are considered an optimistic bunch, but a new survey has revealed some sobering results about the opportunities they see ahead...

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Proposals aim to boost affordable housing supply in Las Cruces
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Proposals aim to boost affordable housing supply in Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES - The City Council on Monday approved three resolutions that could result in the development of more than 200 affordable housing units...

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