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6:34 pm
Wed May 18, 2005

Saving New Mexico Ranches

Las Cruces, NM – With falling cattle prices and other difficulties New Mexico ranchers often face the predicament of selling the ranch and ending their way of life. But, As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports selling the ranch is not their only option.

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3:06 pm
Wed May 18, 2005

Martinez Retained as LCPS Superintendent

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces Public Schools Board has voted to keep embattled Superintendent Louis Martinez at the helm. KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports.

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3:05 pm
Wed May 18, 2005

Conservation Easements: Can they Save New Mexico's Ranches?

Las Cruces, NM – With falling cattle prices and other difficulties, New Mexico ranchers often face the predicament of selling the ranch and ending their way of life. But as KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports, selling the ranch isn't the only option.

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5:48 pm
Sun May 15, 2005

New Labor Management Board to Meet

Las Cruces, NM – A new board calling itself the "Labor Management Relations Board" will meet tomorrow (Monday May 16) on the NMSU Campus. Bob Mitchell reports.

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10:21 am
Sun May 15, 2005

Mexico says it will Protest New U.S. Immigration Laws

Las Cruces, NM – Mexican officials say their government plans to formally protest recently passed U.S. immigration laws. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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10:20 am
Sun May 15, 2005

New Labor Management Board to Meet

Las Cruces, NM – A new group calling itself the Labor Management Relations Board will meet tomorrow (Monday, May 16) on the NMSU campus. Bob Mitchell reports.

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11:30 am
Sat May 14, 2005

States to Regulate Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Las Cruces, NM – Pres. Bush has signed into law a measure affirming state authority over the regulation of hunting and fishing licenses. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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7:18 pm
Fri May 13, 2005

Cannon Air Force Base Recommended for Closure

Las Cruces, NM – The Pentagon is proposing to close Cannon Air Force Base near Clovis. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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7:17 pm
Fri May 13, 2005

Richardson Proposes International Energy Council

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Richardson is proposing an international energy council be created for the western hemisphere. He says the council will help guide energy policy in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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7:14 pm
Fri May 13, 2005

Base Realignments, Their Impacts on the State

Las Cruces, NM – The Pentagon has recommended closing about 180 military facilities in an effort to save money. Thirty-three major bases - including Cannon Air Force Base near Clovis - are on the list. Bob Mitchell speaks with an NMSU economics professor about the financial impacts on the region if Cannon is closed.

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1:38 pm
Fri May 13, 2005

Base-Closure List to be Released

Las Cruces, NM – Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is scheduled to submit his recommendations to an independent base-closing commission today (May 13). As Bob Mitchell reports, the impact on New Mexico's economy could be tremendous if any bases in the state are picked.

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1:31 pm
Thu May 12, 2005

Conservation or Development: The Debate Continues

Las Cruces, NM – Crude-oil prices continue to rise because of concerns over a shortage of U.S. oil. As Marco Grajeda reports, environmental groups and the federal government don't see eye to eye on how to satisfy the need for energy, while protecting public lands.

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1:27 pm
Thu May 12, 2005

Southern New Mexico Farmers to Get More Water

Las Cruces, NM – Farmers in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District will receive more water this irrigation season. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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1:20 pm
Thu May 12, 2005

Suspect in Murder, Child Abduction Likely in Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – According to law-enforcement officials, the man who allegedly kidnapped the infant son of his murdered wife is probably hiding in Mexico. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports new developments in the ongoing investigation.

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12:57 pm
Wed May 11, 2005

State Engineer Discusses Water Resource Management, Part II

Las Cruces, NM – In this second part of a two-part series, State Engineer John D'Antonio discusses the flow of water into the Elephant Butte Irrigation District, as well as the Bush Administration's proposed cuts to the middle Rio Grande. Bob Mitchell reports.

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12:43 pm
Wed May 11, 2005

Amber Alert Called Off in Missing Child Case

Las Cruces, NM – A 16-month-old boy is still missing after he was allegedly abducted from his home in Ruidoso by his stepfather. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports new developments in the case.

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1:58 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

State Engineer Discusses Water Resource Management

Las Cruces, NM – State Engineer John D'Antonio was in Las Cruces to discuss the state Water Resource Management Initiative and other ongoing projects. Bob Mitchell has this first part of a two-part interview.

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1:56 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

PRC to Appoint Committee to Review Baca Drug Charges

Las Cruces, NM – The state Public Regulations Commission will appoint a committee to review complaints filed against Commissioner E. Shirley Baca for possession of marijuana. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the state.

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1:48 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

Richardson Gets Early Start on Fund Raising

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Bill Richardson is getting a financial jump-start on his re-election campaign. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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1:42 pm
Tue May 10, 2005

Trial Delayed for Couple Charged with Son's Death

Las Cruces, NM – The trial has been delayed for a Las Cruces couple accused of causing the death of their 15-month-old son. Stephan Apodaca delivers news from around the region.

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2:18 pm
Mon May 9, 2005

Search Begins for Secretary of Higher Education

Las Cruces, NM – The state has launched a search committee for the Cabinet secretary who'll head the new Department of Higher Education. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the state.

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2:02 pm
Mon May 9, 2005

Judge Orders Rape-Crisis Center Workers to Disclose Information

Las Cruces, NM – A New Mexico judge has ordered two rape-crisis center workers to disclose information about a woman they counseled. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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1:57 pm
Mon May 9, 2005

Amber Alert Issued for Missing Ruidoso Infant

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 16-month-old Ruidoso boy. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:20 pm
Thu May 5, 2005

Ogas Returns to Work

Las Cruces, NM – Mayfield High School Principal Robert Ogas will be back to work on Monday, after his earlier dismissal from the job caused an uproar in the community. Bob Mitchell has this report, which begins with a statement from Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Louis Martinez.

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1:34 pm
Wed May 4, 2005

NM Racing Commission Violates Open Meetings Act

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Racing Commission apparently broke open-government laws when its members discussed a contract behind closed doors. Stephan Apodaca reports news from around the region.

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1:26 pm
Wed May 4, 2005

State Lobbyists Disclose Expenditures

Las Cruces, NM – Lobbyists of the New Mexico legislature have filed their expenditures from the first part of the year with the Secretary of State's office. Stephan Apodaca delivers news from around the region.

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1:23 pm
Wed May 4, 2005

Martinez Contract Extension Overturned

Las Cruces, NM – The Board of Education for the Las Cruces Public Schools has rescinded the contract extension for Superintendent Louis Martinez. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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1:21 pm
Wed May 4, 2005

Bill would Tighten Driver's-License Requirements for Immigrants

Las Cruces, NM – Legislation being considered in the U.S. Congress could force New Mexico to tighten its policies on issuing driver's licenses to non-citizens. Stephan Apodaca delivers news from around the region.

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4:13 pm
Tue May 3, 2005

Border Patrol Seizes Cocaine at Checkpoint

Las Cruces, NM – U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized a large amount of cocaine at a checkpoint North of Las Cruces. Stephan Apodaca delivers news from around the region.

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12:23 pm
Tue May 3, 2005

Drought Expected to Continue, Despite Recent Moisture

Las Cruces, NM – Drought remains a concern for New Mexico, although this past winter was the wettest on record in New Mexico. Stephan Apodaca delivers news from around the region.

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