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2:36 pm
Sat December 4, 2004

World AIDS Day 2004: Preventing the Spread in New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – More than 2,000 New Mexicans were diagnosed with the HIV virus this year. As Michael Olson reports, a professor of medicine says the spread of the virus can be curbed with more community education.

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4:21 pm
Fri December 3, 2004

New Long-Term Care Facility may Benefit Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – A long-term care company has announced it will begin construction of a new facility in Las Cruces. But as KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the company has not said where the facility will be located.

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2:38 pm
Fri December 3, 2004

Long-Term Care Facility will Benefit Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – A Texas-based long-term acute-care company recently announced that it will construct a facility in the Las Cruces area. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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4:24 pm
Thu December 2, 2004

Union Organizers File Complaint against NMSU

Las Cruces, NM – A group of NMSU employees attempting to establish a union has filed charges with the state's Labor Relations Board. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, the complaint claims university officials illegally blocked employees' attempts to unionize.

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2:24 pm
Thu December 2, 2004

Homeland Security Training Center Opens

Las Cruces, NM – The abandoned mining town of Playas, New Mexico, is now a training center for police officers and other first responders. Michael Olson reports that the New Mexico Tech-owned facility will prepare law enforcement and homeland security agencies to deal with catastrophes.

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Regional
2:41 pm
Wed December 1, 2004

Sheriff Retires because of Illness

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Sheriff Juan Hernandez earlier announced he will retire, now explaining that's because of a brain disease. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports that while the community will miss Sheriff Hernandez, his legacy will continue.

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2:44 pm
Mon November 29, 2004

Police Investigate Carjacking

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces Police Department is investigating a carjacking that happened this past weekend. As KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports, the suspects had earlier met with the owner earlier about buying the car.

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5:55 pm
Fri November 26, 2004

Local Activist, Others Sue City of New York and NYPD

Las Cruces, NM – A local activist is joining in a class-action lawsuit against the City of New York and its police department. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, the suit alleges the two agencies violated protesters' constitutional rights during the Republican National Convention.

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Regional
2:45 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

NMSU Head Football Coach Fired

Las Cruces, NM – The NMSU athletics director announced that, after a string of lackluster seasons, Head Football Coach Tony Samuel would no longer be a part of the university's football program. KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports.

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1:10 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

Images 10/04/04: Sylvia Acevedo

Carrie interviews former NMSU Alumni Sylvia Acevedo about her job as President and CEO of Communicard. Communicard helps bridge the gap between laborers and employees.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 10/02/04

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1:00 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

Images 09/18/04: Remembering Steve Pasternack

In this week's Images we remember Steve Pasternack and his impact on the journalism field and the university.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 09/18/04

Remember Steve Pasternack with Frank Thayer, Journalism Department Head. Frank talked about his friendship with Steve, what he meant to the students and the impact he had on the field and the university. Also featured in the show is a segment from my interview with Steve that originally aired in March of this year.

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10:58 am
Wed November 24, 2004

Images 09/25/04: Never Before Heard

This week Carrie presents Never Before Heard Images with Jack Noel, Jeannie Izzo, and Robyn Rivas from the Folk Festival/Garland Appeal Breast Cancer Fund.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 09/25/04

Never Before Heard with Jack Noel from the Southwest Environmental Center, Jeannie Izzo and Robyn rivas from the Bluegrass and Folk Festival/Garland Appeal Breast Cancer Fund.

Commentary: Bill Vuroala in the Beginning... Sunny Conley at the end

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9:38 am
Wed November 24, 2004

Images 10/09/04: Dr. Anil Mangle

This week Carrie interviews Dr. Anil Mangle, a disease specialist with the Minnesota United Nations Association and the chair of the Global Health and Infectious Disease Committee about the spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 10/09/04

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9:03 am
Wed November 24, 2004

Images 09/11/04: Pre-empted for

This week's Images is pre-empted for "Witnesses to Terror".

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 07/11/04

Pre-empted for "Witnesses to Terror"

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Regional
2:49 pm
Tue November 23, 2004

2005 Legislation: Bills aim to Stiffen Penalties for Child Abuse

Las Cruces, NM – Democrat Senator Mary Jane Garcia says she'll introduce two new bills during the upcoming legislative session. The bills aim to toughen the penalties on those convicted of child abuse. KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports.

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6:08 pm
Mon November 22, 2004

Contaminated Milk Exported as Baby Formula to Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – An El Paso company allegedly repackaged contaminated milk as baby formula and then exported it to Mexico. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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2:52 pm
Mon November 22, 2004

Elderly Homeless Population on the Rise in Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – According to studies, southern New Mexico's population of elderly homeless people is increasing. Las Cruces has seen a 175-percent increase in homeless people over the age of 55. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the story.

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2:58 pm
Sun November 21, 2004

State Fitness Council Resurrected

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Richardson revived the New Mexico Fitness Council last year to again promote health awareness and the value of exercise. The council includes such high-profile New Mexicans as golfer Notah Begay and boxer Danny Romero. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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Regional
2:46 pm
Sat November 20, 2004

Immigration: Bush's Temporary-Guest-Worker Program; International Mariachi Conference

Las Cruces, NM – In one of his first mandates since being re-elected, President George W. Bush is poised to strike a sweeping immigration agreement with Mexican President Vicente Fox. Producer Michael Olson speaks with Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Western Field Director Rick Altman. FAIR has taken a strong stand against immigration from Mexico. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra shares the sounds of the 2004 International Mariachi Conference.

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Regional
6:10 pm
Wed November 17, 2004

To Casino or not to Casino: The Debate Continues

Las Cruces, NM – The debate to introduce Indian gaming to southern New Mexico rages on. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
7:04 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

MDS Bone Marrow Drive

Las Cruces, NM – Dr.Laurie Abbott a Professor at New Mexico State University has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome commonly known as MDS. In order to combat her illness Dr.Abbott needs a Stem Cell transplant. Bob Mitchell has the story.

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3:07 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

Pecan Growers Expect Strong Season

Las Cruces, NM – Pecan growers in the southeastern U.S. are expecting a light harvest this year. Consequently, growers in the Mesilla Valley will more than likely dominate the market. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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3:03 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

New Mexico's Senators React to Election Results

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Senators Jeff Bingaman (D) and Pete Domenici (R) react to the 2004 General Election. KRWG's Michael Olson reports.

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3:01 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

Election Results Certified, Six Weeks Later

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports from the Dona Ana County Courthouse as the 2004 General Election results are finally certified by the county commission.

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2:53 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

Legislative Issues 2005: Reforming Higher Education

Las Cruces, NM – Both Democrats and Republicans in the state legislature agree that the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education needs to be reformed, but they differ on what course of action to take. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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4:26 pm
Fri November 12, 2004

County to File Suit to Reopen Robledo Roads

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of filing a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Mangement to reopen roads in the Robledo Mountains. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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4:27 pm
Wed November 10, 2004

Case against Judge Galvan "85 Percent" Complete

Las Cruces, NM – Magistrate Judge Ruben Galvan remains suspended, though he was still receiving salary until just last week. A little more than one month after Galvan was ordered to step down from the bench, KRWG's Katie Goetz reports when and how the case against him might conclude.

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Images
4:03 pm
Wed November 10, 2004

Images 09/04/04: Encore

This week Carrie prepares an Encore of an Interview with Troy Franklin, Director of Black Programs at NMSU.

Las Cruices, NM – First Aired 09/04/04

Encore of interview with Troy Franklin, director of Black Programs at NMSU.

Commentary: Jackye Meineck (Talking about the signs of Fall)

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2:57 pm
Wed November 10, 2004

Images 08/21/04: Dr. Fancis Levine

Carrie interviews Dr. Francis Levine, Director of the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe about the challenges of remodeling the palace.

Las Cruces. NM – First Aired 08/21/04

Dr. Francis Levine, Director of the Palace of Governors in Santa Fe. She talked about the state of museums in New Mexico, the challenges directors face in the future, the challenges of remodeling the palace and what they hope will happen in the future.

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9:58 am
Wed November 10, 2004

Images 08/28/04: Never Before Heard

This week Carrie presents a Never Before Heard Images with Troy Franklin, Cecilia Lewis, Janet and Paul from Camino de Vida.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 08/28/04

Never Before Heard with Troy Franklin, Cecilia Lewis, Janet and Paul from Camino de Vida.

Commentary: Sunny Conley (A Chile Bite of History- The Franzoy Family)

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