ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) - Officials in Eddy County are lifting a boil water advisory that was issued nearly 10 days ago after they found E. coli in it. The New Mexico Environment Department says only customers of the Artesia Municipal Water System and Morningside Water Users Cooperative were affected.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New results show New Mexico student reading tests scores across the state rose slightly, but math scores remain stagnant. Numbers released Monday show around 29 percent of students tested this spring are proficient or better in reading and about 20 percent are proficient or better in math. That was a slight jump for reading scores in 2017 while math results fell .2 percentage points.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico health insurance regulators say nearly one-third of medical patients have received large surprise bills over the past two years for services that were outside an individual's provider network. Preliminary results of a statewide survey show that 31 percent of respondents were charged for medical care that they thought was in-network at more expensive out-of-network rates. State Insurance Superintendent John Franchini said consumer groups and industry stakeholders will meet Thursday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico is set to receive $18 million following a settlement connected to the Volkswagen smog device emissions scandal. The New Mexico Environment Department announced Monday that the agency will disburse $18 million in settlement funds, most likely for projects that will reduce nitrogen oxide levels.
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