from USA Today
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Plans to begin installing new synthetic turf at New Mexico State University's football stadium have temporarily gone to the birds.
from The New York Times
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — On the edge of this parched southern New Mexico city, Phillip Arnold surveyed his rows of neatly pruned pecan trees with a satisfied smile.
from New York Times
CARLSBAD, N.M. – Half a mile beneath the desert surface, in thick salt beds left behind by seas that dried up hundreds of millions of years ago, the Department of Energy is carving out rooms as long as football fields and cramming them floor to ceiling with barrels and boxes of nuclear waste.
Mental health professionals are scarce in Doña Ana County, N.M., a federally designated health professional shortage area. "The most recent estimate is that there are 100 psychiatrists for 2 million people" in the state, says Christina Vento, PsyD, training director in New Mexico State University's psychopharmacology program. The New Mexico Board of Psychologist Examiners estimates that 720 psychologists are practicing statewide. "There is a huge unmet need," Vento adds.
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