New Mexico

New Mexico is a state in the Southwestern region of the United States of America; its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México, while its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. New Mexico is also bordered by the state of Texas to the east-southeast, Oklahoma to the northeast, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the south and Sonora to the southwest. With an estimated population of 2,096,829 as of the July 1, 2019, U.S. Census Bureau estimate, New Mexico is the 36th largest state by population. With a total area of 121,590 sq mi, it is the fifth-largest and sixth-least densely populated of the 50 states. Due to their geographic locations, northern and eastern New Mexico exhibit a colder, alpine climate, while western and southern New Mexico exhibit a warmer, arid climate.

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New Mexico police arrest 2 students suspected of having guns - KVIA

New Mexico authorities have arrested two middle school students on charges of possession of deadly...

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Should New Mexico's bail rules be reformed? GOP lawmaker unveils proposal

ALBUQUERQUE - New Mexico Republicans unveiled Wednesday a proposal aimed at changing how state...

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New Mexico family hopes to create more resources for those battling Huntington’s Disease

A New Mexico family is fighting to make a change for those diagnosed with a genetic disorder....

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New Mexico environment officials want $1.2M to study plume

New Mexico’s Environment Department needs $1.2 million to study plumes of toxic chemicals seeping from two U.S. Air Force bases, the Environment Secretary ...

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New Mexico task force rolls out climate change strategies

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday reiterated her commitment to addressing the causes and...

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New Mexico lawmakers discuss criminal justice reform

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – How to keep criminals from winding up behind bars again? That was the question Thursday as state lawmakers looked at ways to...

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New Mexico climate task force releases report

The New Mexico Interagency Climate Change Task Force released its first report Thursday, citing progress that has been made to combat the climate crisis...

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New Mexico officials need $1.2M to study contamination at 2 Air Force bases

New Mexico’s Environment Department needs $1.2 million to study plumes of toxic chemicals seeping...

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New Mexico State vs. UTEP: How to watch, schedule, live stream info, game time, TV channel

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New Mexico lawmakers urge inquiry into conditions at Otero County facility, other ICE detention...

Two senators from New Mexico are asking the federal government to investigate conditions and...

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New Mexico state senator to propose buying small plane - KVIA

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state senator has announced plans to propose purchasing a plane...

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New Mexico family hopes to reopen site of unsolved ‘Budville murders’

Fifty-two years ago, a small New Mexico town made headlines for a gruesome double murder. About 50...

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New Mexico may form hate-crimes unit after Texas massacre

In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas gestures during a news...

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New Mexico GOP lawmaker unveils bail reform proposal - KVIA

New Mexico Republicans have unveiled a proposal aimed at changing how state judges decide who...

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New Mexico city calculates costs of Trump campaign rally - KVIA

President Donald Trump’s New Mexico rally cost the city of Rio Rancho nearly $240,000. Rio Rancho...

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New Mexico tribe to get more federal disaster help

Federal officials say a New Mexico tribe will see an increase in federal disaster aid as it continues to recover from flooding that occurred several...

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Anxiety grows in New Mexico over 2020 Census

New Mexico state officials want to spend an additional $8 million to ensure residents are not left out of the 2020 Census. Population-studies expert...

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New Mexico highway project wins federal grant funding - KVIA

LOVING, N.M. (AP) — A multimillion-dollar transportation project in southeastern New Mexico will get...

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New Mexico lawmaker wants bill boosting small businesses run by minorities, women

New Mexico’s oil boom is helping our economy but now, a state lawmaker is looking at other ways to...

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New Mexico leads US with high-hazard dams in poor shape

On the edge of southern New Mexico’s largest city is an earthen dam, built decades ago to keep storm...

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New Mexico sizes up potential of recreational pot market - KVIA

Legislators in New Mexico are sizing up the potential taxable market for recreational marijuana if...

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New Mexico family skipping the turkey this Thanksgiving in honor of beloved pet

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – Beef for Thanksgiving. One New Mexico family is passing on the turkey this...

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New Mexico picks new testing system for young students

New Mexico has selected a new annual testing system to assess academic progress in grades three through eight at public schools across ...

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Enchanting tree is New Mexico’s gift to America

New Mexico definitely can deliver on enchantment. Before the tree arrives in D.C., those of us in Santa Fe will be able to see it in person from 5 p.m.-...

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