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'The Big Dog' Bill Clinton Turns Into The Attack Dog Against Sanders In N.H.

Former President Bill Clinton levied an extended criticism of Bernie Sanders at a campaign stop in which he took issue with "sexist" attacks against his wife.In the stretch run before the New Hampshire primary, the former president accused Sanders' supporters of slinging vitriol toward Clinton's female supporters, citing the tale of one female blogger who was bullied online."She and other people who have gone online to defend Hillary, to explain why they supported her, have been subject to...
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  Albuquerque, NM – BeWellNM, New Mexico’s Health Insurance Exchange, is pleased to announce that 54,865 New Mexicans selected a plan or were automatically re-enrolled through beWellnm as of Jan. 31, 2016.

“While we are excited to see that many more New Mexicans will have health insurance for themselves and their families, we realize that our team still has a lot of work to do,” said Amy Dowd, NMHIX CEO. “We want to make sure New Mexicans who missed the Open Enrollment deadline know they may still be able to get coverage through a qualifying life event.”

  David Anaya Garcia, 32, of Las Cruces, N.M., pleaded guilty today in federal court to a federal child pornography charge.  At the time he committed the crime, Garcia was employed as a janitor in a Las Cruces elementary school.

  University of New Mexico Hospital is among the top hospitals in the nation when it comes to high quality clinical care, according to a new report by the Denver-based company Healthgrades.

UNM Hospital was one of 260 hospitals nationwide and one of just two in New Mexico to receive the group’s 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.

  Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University was awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant last week for the Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Sites program. I-Corps is a National Science Foundation (NSF) initiative to leverage university research to create new innovative businesses and increase the economic impact of inventions created at research institutions around the country. 

Free Dental Clinic Coming To Las Cruces

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  Las Cruces -- There will be free dental care for underserved children in the community. Services will be provided by the DACC Dental Program faculty and students, as well as the NMSU Pre-dental Society, local dentists and hygienists.

Free dental exams, radiographs, dental cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments, and oral health education will be provided in the dental clinic on the Central Campus adjacent to NMSU at 3400 South Espina, Building DAMA, room 80. The clinic will take place next Saturday February 13th, from 9 am - 3 pm.

Poets Mark Wunderlich and Naima Woods to Read at NMSU

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Mark Wunderlich is an award-winning poet, and Naima Woods is an up-and-coming poet who attends NMSU. Together, these captivating authors will read from their work at 7:30 p.m. on Friday Feb. 5th on the NMSU campus, in the Health and Social Services Building auditorium, Rm. 101.

 

Presidential Politics Gets Interesting. A little. Maybe.

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Commentary:  It is probably taboo for a news columnist to state this: presidential politics can be rather dull.

 

  Srikanta Mishra, an assistant professor in the New Mexico State University College of Education’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, recently received a prestigious research grant to study hearing mechanisms in children.

The R03 grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health is the college’s first NIH grant, which is known to be highly competitive and supports outstanding research. It provides a total amount of $438,000 for three years.

  Moscow is the next stop for New Mexico State University’s “Global Connections” series.

Brian Rourke, English associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, will present “The ‘Punk Prayer’ performance in retrospect: Radical protest and authoritarian politics in Putin’s Russia,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the College of Health and Social Services Annex Auditorium, Room 101A.

Las Cruces Seeks Public Input On Downtown Master Plan

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  The public is invited to participate in the City of Las Cruces’ Community Development department’s Downtown Master Plan Charrette February 16-19.

The purpose of the charrette is to gather public and stakeholder input in order to update the downtown master plan. The current plan has been used since 2004 to guide all of the downtown activities and projects to date. The new plan will set a “road map” for the next ten years. More information available at the project website, lascrucesdowntownplan.org.

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The sighs we notice usually accompany emotions like relief or discontent. But our brains are programmed to make us heave an unconscious sigh every five minutes or so — no matter how we feel.

"Sighing is vital to maintain lung function," says Jack Feldman, a brain scientist at UCLA. These periodic deep breaths reinflate tiny air sacs in the lungs that have gone flat. But the brain circuitry behind those reflexive sighs has been a mystery.

The wife of a dead ISIS leader has been charged with having a "role in a conspiracy that resulted in the death of American citizen Kayla Mueller in February 2015," Justice Department documents say.

Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, also known as Umm Sayyaf, is an Iraqi citizen and was the wife of ISIS leader Abu Sayyaf before he was killed in a U.S. military operation last year.

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5 Things You Should Know Before The New Hampshire Primary

With the Iowa caucuses in the books, the focus of the political world has shifted to the first-in-the-nation-primary state, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters, with their contrarian reputation, head to the polls Tuesday. Expect the unexpected.Here are five things to know about how it all works:1. Voting is straightforwardKudos to those of you who mastered the complex caucus system that Iowa uses to pick its presidential nominees. But now you can breathe a sigh of relief. In New Hampshire, it...
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Musicians Across Globe Turn To Las Cruces Business For Custom-Made Horns

For more than 30 years Jim Patterson has been working on developing products and designs for horns. Jim and his wife Cora, both horn players, own and operate Patterson Hornworks, which repairs, designs, and handcrafts French horns in Las Cruces. Jim Patterson says he handcrafts his horns in a "old school" way. “It’s becoming more popular…There’s a number of people like myself that are making handcrafted horns. It’s directly related to what happens to the bigger companies. The larger...
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PBS and WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public television station in the nation’s capital, has announced that PBS NewsHour will produce the first Democratic presidential candidates debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7 PM MT. NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate, to be broadcast on KRWG-TV and KRWG-FM and nationwide on PBS/NPR stations. The...
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