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Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To Desertion, Misconduct

Updated at 11:45 a.m. ET Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held by the Taliban after leaving his base in Afghanistan in 2009, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl was freed in 2014 in exchange for five Taliban detainees. Bergdahl, a native of Idaho, pleaded guilty before the military judge in the case, Army Col. Jeffery R. Nance, at a hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C., on Monday, according to The Associated Press . The AP adds, "It's not clear if Bergdahl, 31,...

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Las Cruces, NM – A nonpartisan group called "The Concord Coalition" is watching Congress closely as the nation's lawmakers tackle the issues of the federal debt, the federal budget, and Medicare. The coalition is led by two former senators- Warren Rudman of New Hampshire and Bob Kerrey of Nebraska. Gayle Gerdes is the Western Regional Director for the coalition. Bob Mitchell talks with Gerdes about the coalition, and about its goals.

Las Cruces, NM – The renovation of a historic theater may help revitalize downtown business in Las Cruces.

Las Cruces, NM – A national study suggests urban sprawl in Las Cruces may lead to obesity and heart disease among the city's residents.

Las Cruces, NM – A viewing at NMSU's Clyde Tombaugh Observatory was well attended, but cloudy skies left everyone disappointed. Another event is set for this weekend.

Las Cruces, NM – Another narcotics bust has been made in Las Cruces.

Las Cruces, NM – Economic Development is a phrase used loosely by politicians and business leaders. It isn't always clear what they are talking about. The rhetoric, frequently coupled with notions of job creation and growth, acts like a steamroller through city hall and the state house to influence ordinances and legislation. One organization which seems to have the corner on the phrase "economic development" in Southern New Mexico is MVEDA, the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance.

Las Cruces, NM – Although the recent plea for more blood donations has been answered in part, supplies in southern New Mexico are still low.

Las Cruces, NM – A new Cultural Affairs Secretary has already been chosen to replace Ruben Smith.

Las Cruces, NM – Interim President William Flores wants to make NMSU's campus more student friendly- he's also planning to apply for a permanent position as president.

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Commentary: In late July, some Doña Ana County Sheriff's Deputies played in a basketball tournament in Las Vegas, which you and I helped pay for.

All Natural, Award Winning, and striving for Zero Waste

Oct 15, 2017

Commentary: She is a poster child for Zero Waste; Dr. joni newcomer [sic], is a big fan and promoter of “PeopleTowels” - teeny little cloth towels you carry to wipe your hands, instead of using disposable paper towels. In restaurants, she always carries in PeopleTowels to avoid using disposable paper napkins provided by restaurants; and she carries in her own carryout box, so she does not use styrofoam or any other disposable product provided for takeaway foods.

Commentary: As a boy, I was fascinated and horrified by news on the television about tornadoes in the Midwest, typhoons in Asia, flooding in India, and especially earthquakes around the world. I remember being glued to the set when the 1985 earthquake hit Mexico City killing thousands of people, and feeling deep sorrow for the victims. Having grown up in northern New Mexico at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the only natural disasters I ever witnessed were blizzards and a little flooding. I always wondered what an earthquake experience would be like. In 1993, I finally found out.

Commentary: New Mexicans across the state are condemning  the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee for moving forward a bill that would undermine the authority of the Antiquities Act.

Finding Strength Amid Tragedy

Oct 11, 2017

Commentary: In the last few weeks we have witnessed a series of traumatic world events. The massive Texas flooding. The Florida hurricane devastation. The earthquake and loss of life in Mexico. The destruction of much of Puerto Rico. And the Las Vegas mass shooting. Any single one of these events is difficult to deal with. In so short a time, the pain and misery of all these together is almost beyond measure.

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