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2:08 pm
Thu December 16, 2004

Las Cruces may have New City Manager

Las Cruces, NM – The position of Las Cruces City Manager has been offered to one of three finalists. Bob Mitchell has more.

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12:28 pm
Thu December 16, 2004

Images 10/23/04: Encore

This week Carrie presents an Encore of the interview with Sherriff Hernandez. He announced yesterday that he will step down immediatley due to health reasons.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 10/23/04

Encore of interview with Sherriff Juan Hernandez, who announced yesterday (Friday) that he is stepping down immediatley due to health reasons.

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11:55 am
Thu December 16, 2004

Images 10/16/04: Preview of Live Oak Series

Carries presents a preview of the Live Oak Series to be broadcast throughout the month of November.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 10/16/04

Preview of the Live Oak Series to be broadcast throughout the month of November. On this program, we feature segments from my interviews with Kevin McIlvoy, Elizabeth Hamel, Barclay Kuhn and Frank Carden. They are all participants in the Live Oak Project, a program that features older writers who have focused their retirement years on developing and enhancing their writing.

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11:14 am
Thu December 16, 2004

Images 11/06/04: Kevin McIlvoy

This week Carrie interviews author Kevin McIlvoy about the formation of the Live Oak Project.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 11/06/04

Author Kevin McIlvoy. He's the director of the Live Oak Project, a writing group that features authors, poets, essayists all over the age of 55. This is the first part of a 4 part series this month. Kevin talks about the formation of the Live Oak Project, the authors that are featured and the benefit of a project like this to our community as well as others around the state.

Commentator: Jackye Meinecke

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11:07 am
Thu December 16, 2004

Images 11/13/04: Elizabeth Hamel

Carrie interviews poet Elizabeth Hamel about when she began writing and what she gets out of working with Desert Writers.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 11/13/04

Poet Elizabeth Hamel. Part 2 of 4 part series on the Live Oak Project. Elizabeth talks about when she began writing, her life experiences, why she writes and what she gets out of working with the Desert Writers, a local group of writers where the average age is 70.

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Regional
5:02 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

NMSU to Host Pro Soccer Match

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU plans to host an international professional soccer match. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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5:01 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

Crime Down in New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – The U.S. District Attorney for New Mexico was in Las Cruces to share some good news about crime statistics. Bob Mitchell reports.

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4:28 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

NMSU's Search for New Head Football Coach Continues

Las Cruces, NM – Before the ink on his hiring papers has dried, NMSU's new athletic director is already getting involved in the search for a new head football coach. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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Regional
5:04 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

County Commission Votes on Casino Agreement

Las Cruces, NM – The Dona Ana County Commission voted on one facet of a casino proposed to be built near Anthony. As Bob Mitchell reports, the vote was not about whether or not the commission supports or opposes a casino.

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2:13 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

Carbon Monoxide Temporarily Closes City Hall

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces City Hall was closed earlier today because of high carbon-monoxide levels. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:11 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

NMSU's New Athletic Director Associated with NCAA Scandal

Las Cruces, NM – Two months ago, NMSU President Michael Martin tapped McKinley Boston to head up a search committee for a new athletic director. The two have been friends since serving together at the University of Minnesota in the mid-90s. On Tuesday, Martin announced the search was over and, despite Boston's association with a scandal that rocked the NCAA, Boston himself is the new A.D. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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Regional
6:42 pm
Sat December 11, 2004

Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis & Numerologist Author Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population.

Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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Regional
6:41 pm
Sat December 11, 2004

Vision: Debating Bilingual Education; History of Santa Rita, NM

Las Cruces, NM – Debating bilingual education: Host Greg Bloom speaks with NMSU College of Education Professor Herman Garcia. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra talks with Rick Hendrix of the NMSU Archives & Special Collections Department.

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Regional
2:30 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

Anti-Terrorism Training Center Brings New Life to Ghost Town

Las Cruces, NM – A transfusion of federal tax dollars may bring new life to Playas, a ghost town in the southwestern corner of the state. What was once the home of a major copper-smelting operation could become the pre-eminent training ground for first responders. KRWG's Michael Olson reports.

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Regional
2:22 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

NMSU Looking to Reduce Student Alcohol Abuse

Las Cruces, NM – Following the alcohol-poisoning death of an NMSU student, university officials are gathering ideas to help curb alcohol abuse among students. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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Regional
2:20 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

NMSU Student Regent to Graduate

Las Cruces, NM – Felicia Ybarra will graduate from NMSU, thus vacating her position as student regent. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca has a look back on Ybarra's term as student regent.

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Regional
3:52 pm
Wed December 8, 2004

State Commissioner Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

Las Cruces, NM – Public Regulation Commissioner E. Shirley Baca was arrested at the Albuquerque airport after a small amount of marijuana was found in her luggage. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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2:29 pm
Wed December 8, 2004

Burn Lake Restocked, Post-Botulism Scare

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Game and Fish Department delivered 2,500 trout to Burn Lake, four months after it was closed because of a botulism scare. As Lindsey Bilovesky reports, the restocking came as good news to eager local anglers.

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Regional
6:13 pm
Tue December 7, 2004

Greg Bloom speaks with Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Emily Guerra: A conversation with Author Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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Regional
3:57 pm
Mon December 6, 2004

Former Magistrate Judge may be Indicted

Las Cruces, NM – Former Magistrate Judge Ruben Galvan is accused of bribing a woman for sex in exchange for leniency on her husband. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports that Galvan may soon be indicted on charges of criminal sexual penetration and bribery.

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2:27 pm
Mon December 6, 2004

Burn Lake Reopens after Botulism Closure

Las Cruces, NM – Burn Lake has reopened after a four-month closure prompted by the discovery of botulism. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
6:47 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Vision: AIDS and the Hispanic Community; Numerologist and Author Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with Dr. Britt Rios Ellis, director of the National Council of La Raza, who laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing among Hispanics. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews numerologist and author Ruth Drayer, who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

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Regional
6:33 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Dr.Britt Rios Ellis, Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population.

Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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Regional
5:50 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Guests: Dr.Britt Rios Ellis & Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population.

Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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Regional
4:01 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Former State Commissioner Confident Charges Will be Dropped

Las Cruces, NM – A former Public Regulation Commissioner is confident that extortion charges filed against him by an insurance company will be dismissed. Bob Mitchell reports.

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Regional
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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Regional
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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Regional
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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Regional
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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Regional
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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