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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. MDT

WILCOX, Ariz. (AP) - Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona has now reopened. Blowing dust in New Mexico had forced the highway closure Saturday.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Doña Ana County has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a man who was body-slammed by a jail officer in 2015 while being booked into the detention center. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports Timothy Black agreed to settle his lawsuit against the county.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A local architect and a pair of organizations that serve Santa Fe's homeless population have been working for nearly two years to develop a long-term solution to homelessness that extends far beyond a bed and a meal. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported earlier this week that the group's estimated $20-million proposal just lacks two primary ingredients: funding and a site.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Human Services Department has settled with a former Las Cruces behavioral health provider for a sliver of the amount it once demanded. More than four years ago, the department accused Southwest Counseling Center of overbilling the state by $2.8 million in Medicaid reimbursements. The state, however, lowered its demand to just under $485.

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