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NMHIX seeks to prevent insurance coverage gaps

November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Graph showing how New Mexican residents are using the federal health insurance exchange. Below: Graph showing usage of the Small business Health Options Program (SHOP). SHOP is overseen by NMHIX and offers exchange plans to businesses with fewer than 50 employees. Enrollment in SHOP is optional for employers. (Steve Stone Graphics) The New Mexico...

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New health plan model available for New Mexicans

November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico is one of 23 states with a unique addition to the health insurance market as part of the Affordable Care Act. In these states, the federal government is funding new health insurance-company co-ops to promote competition among insurance carriers....

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Job Corps cuts the ribbon on new facility

November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Job Corps students line up outside the new Administration Building during an open house and ribbon cutting, Friday afternoon. The Administration Building along with the new Trade Building underwent an 18 month remodeling facelift, transforming them...

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Police Chief Smith brings a different approach to department, community

November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith brings more than 28 years and several generations of experience, along with a new perspective, to the RPD. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell’s new Police Chief Phil Smith is pleased with his new post and admits this is part of a...

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Helping hands

November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gateway Christian School fourth-graders help the Johnny Gonzales Community Volunteer Program by arranging canned goods for the free Thanksgiving Dinner to be held 11 a.m. Thanksgiving Day at Veterans Memorial Hall American Legion Post #28, located at 1620 N....

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Police investigating two armed robberies

November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Surveillance video footage shows a female employee trying to prevent three male subjects from shoplifting at Famous Footwear, Wednesday. As she confronts one, another points a gun at the back of her head. (Courtesy Photo) Detectives at the Roswell Police...

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Talk About It: RISD Health Centers promoting suicide prevention this month

November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suicide attempts among Chaves County high school students peaked in 2007, with 12.5 percent of students attempting suicide that year, according to the New Mexico Youth Risk Resiliency Survey. (Steve Stone Graphic) Between 2008 and 2012, 16 youth aged 5 to 24...

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AerSale, city work toward expansion

November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney, Air Center manager Jennifer Brady and Scott Stark, airport property manager, meet with other airport and city officials at AerSale, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) AerSale and the city are working on a plan that would allow the...

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Ruidoso, NMED settle over water violations

November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Environment Department announced Thursday it had reached a tentative settlement with the Village of Ruidoso over violations of federal and state drinking water regulations. Ruidoso Village councilors will consider adopting the agreement at its...

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Waterline Project to Continue through Winter

November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The City of Roswell Water Department has begun replacing waterlines from the 1930s. The construction will consist of 8-inch diameter lines on the east side along North Union Avenue, and 12-inch lines on the west side. The construction will be from College...