In separate events in Santa Fe on New Year's Day and over the past weekend, New Mexico's state officials from both major political parties took oaths of office for their new terms. Republican Governor Susana Martinez participated in a public inauguration event New Year's Day int he state Capitol's House Chamber. Martinez's remarks launching her second term in office:

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:53pm MDT

State regulators in Santa Fe began taking testimony today on a PNM plan that calls for shutting down part of their coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico. More than 200 protesters gathered in the frigid temperatures this morning. Dozens more crowded into the PRC chambers to give testimony on PNM's proposed energy plan that calls for an increase in nuclear and a limited reduction in coal power. Protesters today unanimously wanted more sol and less coal for the citizens of New Mexico.

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Monday morning's top news stories from KSFR.

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