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NMSU discontinues food and drink sales during sporting events

70 Views   LAS CRUCES, NM – Citing inconsistent fan compliance with the state’s indoor mask mandate, New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu announced Monday that all food and beverage sales during indoor sporting events at NMSU will be discontinued until New Mexico’s mask mandate is lifted statewide.

Nurses speak at Roundhouse in support of bill expanding nursing programs

157 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Thursday, the state legislature is hearing from nurses as lawmakers figure out how to solve the state’s nursing shortage. “We are woefully lacking in being able to immediately spin up and be able to graduate hundreds of more students. Yes, it does take resources, lots of

U.S. Rep. Stansbury Says She Has Tested Positive For COVID-19

56 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury says she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining at home due to what she says is a breakthrough case. Stansbury announced in a statement released late Tuesday that she sought medical guidance after experiencing respiratory symptoms.

Mutation of omicron variant called ‘BA.2’ found in New Mexico

60 Views   The New Mexico Dept. of Health lab director tells KOAT “BA.2” doesn’t appear to be more deadly at this point. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed to KOAT they found a mutation of the omicron variant. NMDOH Director for the State Scientific Lab Dr. Michael Edwards said

Gov. Lujan Grisham registers to be a substitute teacher

60 Views    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to teach in an elementary school classroom this week, according to a governor’s office spokesperson. The governor is registered to be a substitute in New Mexico.