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Live! From New York! It's Monday Night! And Possibly The Most-Watched Debate

More than 100 million people are expected to watch the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday night, potentially the largest audience for a campaign event in American history.Why?What do we expect from this 90-minute faceoff? A watershed moment in our history? A basis on which to choose between the candidates? Or just a ripping good show?Obviously, many of us hope to get all three.[The debate from Hofstra University in Hempstead N.Y. will be broadcast live on NPR...
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Albuquerque Woman Accused Of Hitting Man With Car Over Parking Spot

3 hours ago

Bernalillo County authorities say a woman is accused of hitting a man with her car in a fight for a parking spot.

County sheriff's Capt. Andi Taylor says 45-year-old Yvonne Aragon was booked on several felony charges.

Taylor says the incident began Friday when the victim tried to save a parking spot for his wife outside Route 66 Casino.

Aragon allegedly struck him with her vehicle.

The victim threw a cup of coffee at Aragon's car. Aragon then allegedly pulled out a pistol.

Goodman: Some Thoughts On Two Local Races

4 hours ago

Commentary: The Doña Ana County Clerk and Treasurer races each present an obvious choice – the Democrat and the Republican, respectively. 

Deputy County Clerk Scott Krahling faces Maria Rodriguez. Deputy County Treasurer Eric Rodriguez faces former treasurer's office employee Jill Johnson. 

In each race the deputy's history is adequate grounds for decision. 

Las Cruces – VR First, an International Virtual Reality (VR) Initiative has announced plans to collaborate with twelve academic institutions around the world including the Creative Media Technology Program (CMT) at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) as the demand for dedicated VR learning facilities at colleges and universities continues to grow.

DACC is the only community college named in this group to partner with VR First.

Don’t Forget Small Business Contributions to Job Creation

10 hours ago
USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner

  Commentary: We’ve witnessed meager economic growth and rising unemployment in New Mexico since the Great Recession.  So it comes as no surprise that New Mexicans are very excited about the new Facebook facility coming to Los Lunas, NM.

 

For all the attention garnered by that high-profile victory, we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that a comprehensive economic recovery strategy for our state must also give strong consideration to our largest job creators in New Mexico: small businesses.

 

NMSU assistant professor explores the history of hops and beer

10 hours ago

From the first beer brewers in Mesopotamia to the craft beer revolution, a New Mexico State University history professor’s new book pulls together the science and history of beer’s most celebrated ingredient – hops.

“The contents of your pint glass has a much richer history than might be imagined,” says Peter Kopp, assistant professor of history in NMSU’s College of Arts and Sciences. 

The New Mexico State University College of Business will host events next week to celebrate its many scholarship recipients and alumni of distinction. It’s part of a series of events during the 2016 Homecoming celebration, taking place Sept. 26 to Oct. 1.

The college will recognize 164 students who’ve received scholarships this academic year during its annual scholarship luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road.

NMSU Borderlands Writing Project to show New Mexico teachers’ value

10 hours ago
Patti Wojahn

New Mexico State University’s Borderlands Writing Project will showcase teachers from the southwest region of New Mexico during the “Teachers Write” exhibit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. onSaturday, Oct. 1 in the Roadrunner Room at the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces.

“Teachers Write” provided professional development during the 2015-2016 school year for teachers interested in sharing and gaining experience in writing and photography while reinforcing their love for teaching. 

I-10 Closures This Week

10 hours ago

I-10 West

Overnight

Sunday, Sept. 25 through Thursday, Sept. 29

9 p.m. each night to 5 a.m. each morning.

·   I-10 Westbound will be reduced to one lane between the Executive Center Overpass and the Paisano (US 85) Overpass.

Crews will continue concrete paving of the new westbound lanes. [Map 1]

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Democrats: New Mexicans Won't Be Deceived By Trump's Appointment

Sep 24, 2016
dpnm.net

Commentary: Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice-Chair Juan Sanchez III released the following statement after the Trump campaign announced a new advisor on issues affecting Hispanic communities.

 “New Mexicans won’t be deceived by this appointment. After all, Donald Trump launched his campaign insulting our Hispanic communities and he has continued to insult them ever since. Trump is the same divisive and dangerous candidate he's always been, he's unfit to be President, and that isn’t going to change regardless of who’s on his advisory board. 

NMSU Las Cruces Police Seek Help In Search For Attempted Robbery And Sexual Assault Suspects

Sep 24, 2016

This is an update and suspect description re-release regarding the two attempted robberies and the attempted criminal sexual contact case from last week.  As of this time, the suspects have not been identified, but there have not been any subsequent reports of similar crimes on campus since last Friday.  If you witnessed any of the incidents, please call NMSU Police at (575) 646-3311 and ask to speak with an investigator so we can document what you saw or heard.

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Goodman: Some Thoughts On Two Local Races

4 hours ago

Commentary: The Doña Ana County Clerk and Treasurer races each present an obvious choice – the Democrat and the Republican, respectively. 

Deputy County Clerk Scott Krahling faces Maria Rodriguez. Deputy County Treasurer Eric Rodriguez faces former treasurer's office employee Jill Johnson. 

In each race the deputy's history is adequate grounds for decision. 

Don’t Forget Small Business Contributions to Job Creation

10 hours ago
USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner

  Commentary: We’ve witnessed meager economic growth and rising unemployment in New Mexico since the Great Recession.  So it comes as no surprise that New Mexicans are very excited about the new Facebook facility coming to Los Lunas, NM.

 

For all the attention garnered by that high-profile victory, we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that a comprehensive economic recovery strategy for our state must also give strong consideration to our largest job creators in New Mexico: small businesses.

 

Democrats: New Mexicans Won't Be Deceived By Trump's Appointment

Sep 24, 2016
dpnm.net

Commentary: Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice-Chair Juan Sanchez III released the following statement after the Trump campaign announced a new advisor on issues affecting Hispanic communities.

 “New Mexicans won’t be deceived by this appointment. After all, Donald Trump launched his campaign insulting our Hispanic communities and he has continued to insult them ever since. Trump is the same divisive and dangerous candidate he's always been, he's unfit to be President, and that isn’t going to change regardless of who’s on his advisory board. 

Big Step Forward for Conservation in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

Sep 22, 2016

Commentary:  Today a diverse coalition  applauded the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act (S. 3049) .  A wide variety of stakeholders successfully worked to create the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, and has been advocating for wilderness protection of this area for nearly a decade.  

Pearce Continues Pressure Over Wolf Recovery Program

Sep 21, 2016
Rep. Steve Pearce (R) New Mexico

Commentary:  Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing on the status of the Federal Government’s management of wolves.  This follows a recent Inspector General report that confirmed numerous allegations of lies, falsification, mismanagement, and manipulation of data made by Catron County residents against the Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) management of the Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program.

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