October 24, 2014

"Delayed launch from Spaceport America set for Thursday" – Las Cruces Sun News

Funded by NASA's Flight Opportunities Program, a rocket launch to suborbital space from Spaceport America on Thursday morning was deemed a success. The flight of the 20-foot-long rocket reached a new altitude record for the launch company. That may have been because the payloads were lighter than in past launches. - 10/23/2014

"Proposed legislation would protect NM health organizations" – Las Cruces Sun News

A top state senator wants a law requiring the state to prove wrongdoing before cutting off government dollars to health-care organizations suspected of committing fraud or overbilling Medicaid. Sen. President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen, D-Las Cruces, on Wednesday introduced the legislation to fellow lawmakers sitting on the Legislative Health and Human Services Committee during a hearing in Santa Fe.  - 10/24/2014

"19 left unclaimed buried in Doña Ana County service" – Las Cruces Sun News

Doña Ana County officials buried the remains of 19 people Thursday whose bodies weren't claimed by anyone after they died in recent years. 10-24-14