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Luxury Home Sales Grow 11 Percent Worldwide

Worldwide sales of million-dollar-plus homes in primary housing markets were up 10 percent year-on-year, the strongest annual gains in this luxury housing cohort recorded in the previous three Luxury Defined reports...

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Santa Fe County to take up controversial truck stop plans

SANTA FE, N.M. – It’s expected to be a packed house at tonight’s Santa Fe County Commission meeting. The hot topic on the agenda is a proposed Flying J Truck Stop.

Flying J has been attempting to build the truck stop on a 26-acre lot since last year. The proposed site is on the south side of I-25 at the Cerrillos Road and NM-14 interchange.

Developers applied for a land-us...

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San Diego County Board of Supervisors candidate Jerry Kern: The Union-Tribune interview

Democrats Jacqueline Arsivaud and Michelle Gomez and Republicans Jim Desmond and Jerry Kern are running to replace termed-out San Diego County supervisor Bill Horn in the county’s fifth supervisorial district, which has about 620,000 residents and spans nearly 1,800 square miles of North County...

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Santa Fean wins Pulitzer for “Prairie Fires”

Santa Fe’s Caroline Fraser, photographed at the Hotel St. Francis, won a Pulitzer for biography for her book ‘Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Engalls Wilder.’ Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican

As a girl, Caroline Fraser invested a chunk of her childhood into reading and re-reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books.

Fraser, who lives in Santa Fe, won ...

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Health agency reports case of plague in Santa Fe County dog

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – State health officials report a case of plague in a dog from Santa Fe County, making it the first diagnosed case of plague in New Mexico this year.

The Department of Health says it’s checking the home of the dog’s owner for risks to others and sending personnel around the neighborhood to inform residents and provide information on reducing risks.

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Texas Tech gaining momentum with dunks

Texas Tech guard Justin Gray throws down a dunk on the fast break after a Purdue turnover. A couple of possessions later, guard Niem Stevenson drives baseline for a two-handed jam to extend the Red Raiders’ lead.

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe showcased at 2018 Geneva Motor Show

Hyundai is showcasing the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Here are its live images from the Swiss show. The SUV was officially unveiled on February 6, 2018 and went on sale in Hyundai’s home market towards the end of last month.

The Hyundai Santa Fe has now incorporated the new design language for SUVs that was introduced by the Hyundai Kona last year.

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The Latest: New Mexico ex-senator gets 18 months in prison

FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2017, file photo, former New Mexico state Sen. Phil Griego testifies at his own trial on corruption charges in Santa Fe, N.M. Democrat Griego will soon learn whether he will spend time behind bars for fraud, bribery and other convictions. A sentencing hearing for Griego is scheduled Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Santa Fe...

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NM Lottery should put students first, not vendors

For the fourth consecutive year, the New Mexico Lottery is pushing legislation to repeal the guarantee that at least 30 percent of lottery revenues must go to college scholarships.

This fight goes back more than a decade. Prior to 2007, the lottery was not required to deliver any amount to the scholarship fund...

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NM firms sell $5.6 billion in homes in 2017 – Albuquerque Business First

In 2017, the average price of a single-family detached home was $235,206, according to the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS. But some of the residential real estate firms on this year’s List, went above and beyond that with the homes they sold.

The most expensive home sold by a firm on The List was sold for $5.16 million...

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