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UNM potentially could use Santa Fe art college

David Lynch, KOB Eyewitness News 4
Albuquerque, Dec 14, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Its enrollment count is dwindling and nature has begun to overtake it, but the Santa Fe University of Art and Design may see new life not long after it closes in the spring of 2018.

New Mexico native named to fill Franken seat

KYLE POTTER, KOB Eyewitness News 4
Albuquerque, Dec 14, 2017
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill fellow Democrat Al Franken`s Senate seat until a special election in November, setting up his longtime and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 special election.

What Trump’s Supreme Court pick holds for Indian Country

Anna V. Smith, High Country News
Denver, Dec 14, 2017
During the Senate hearings that put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court this year, Democrats made it clear they were leery of his conservative judicial record. Gorsuch was confirmed in April along party lines, and no Western Democrat voted in his favor. But Gorsuch has a strong background in Indian law and a record of recognizing tribal sovereignty and self-determination, and, those concerns notwithstanding, his nomination may well represent a potential positive development on big cases in Indian Country.

New Mexico oil and gas companies sign on to reduce emissions

Associated Press
Albuquerque, Dec 14, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some of the biggest names in energy production in New Mexico have signed on to a national effort within the oil and gas industry to curb methane emissions as pressure mounts for states to enact more pollution laws.

UNM “Greek Life” Suspended

770 KKOB News Radio
Albuquerque, Dec 14, 2017
IT’S APPARENTLY BEEN 10 YEARS SINCE THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO ORDERED A SUSPENSION OF GREEK LIFE ON CAMPUS. IT’S ON HOLD FOR NOW AND THROUGH FEBRUARY 19TH AND FOLLOWS THREE FRATS ALREADY IN “EMERGENCY SUSPENSION” AFTER THEY ALLEGEDLY HAZED OR VIOLATED UNM ALCOHOL POLICIES.

A Year After Girl Killed, Navajo Nation To Get Alert System

KRWG News and Partners
Las Cruces, Dec 14, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a year after a Native American girl was killed and her tribe was criticized for not having an alert system in place when children go missing, the Navajo Nation has signed a contract to purchase the software it needed to get the notification system running by the end of this month.

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