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Stories for September 7, 2013

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Elderly Health Care Costs Could Spike Under Federal Health Law

Sept. 7
Tristan Ahtone / Fronteras Desk

When the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented, many consumers buying health insurance could take a big hit to their checkbooks, and New Mexico may take the biggest hit of all.

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The Zozobra Goes Up In Flames

Sept. 7
Carrie Jung / Fronteras Desk

About 30,000 people gathered in Santa Fe, New Mexico recently to watch the annual burning of Zozobra , a fifty-foot tall marionette effigy. The event has been held in New Mexico for nearly 100 years and celebrates the burning away of the world's gloom.

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Best Of The Border (9/2 - 9/6)

Sept. 7
Crystal Chavez / Fronteras Desk

Illegal Crossings Increasingly Deadly Along South Texas Border

Air National Guardsman Killed In Afghanistan

Air National Guardsman Killed In Afghanistan

Sept. 7
By Beth Ford Roth

A New York Air National Guardsman was killed September 5 in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Todd J. Lobraico Jr., 22, died when he was shot by enemy forces near Bagram Field.