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3:46 pm
Sat June 11, 2005

Pearce to Head National Parks Subcommittee

Las Cruces (AP)_ – U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce (R) will head the House subcommittee on national parks. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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6:48 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Gray Wolf Reintroduction Debate Continues

Las Cruces, NM – Four public comment meetings will take place around the state next week to get a feel for what New Mexicans want to do about the Mexican Gray Wolf. As Lindsey Bilovesky reports, Animal protection groups and rancher advocates continue to strongly disagree.

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6:39 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Superintendent Awaits Results of Performance Survey

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent awaits results from a recent survey he designed to request information on his performance. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, for the first time since the failed attempt to remove the Superintendent from his position administrators can pinpoint any shortcomings.

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6:37 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Governor Forms Group to Study Global Warming

Las Cruces (AP)_ – Gov. Bill Richardson has formed a group to recommend ways New Mexico can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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6:28 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

EBID Farmers Getting More Water

Las Cruces (AP)_ – Farmers in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District are getting more water. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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Regional
5:02 pm
Wed June 8, 2005

Relatives of Juarez Femicide Victims Walk Out of Meeting with Federal Prosecutor

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (AP)_ – Relatives of Ciudad Juarez femicide victims walked out of a meeting with a recently appointed federal prosecutor. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.


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5:01 pm
Wed June 8, 2005

Fires Allowed to Burn in Gila

Silver City (AP)_ – The U.S. Forest Service is allowing four fires to burn in the Gila National Forest. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
7:20 pm
Tue June 7, 2005

Police Arrest Rape Suspect

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Police have arrested a suspect linked to Friday's raping of a 28 year old Las Cruces Woman. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.


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Regional
6:50 pm
Tue June 7, 2005

State Files Injunction to Stop Drilling Lease Sale on Otero Mesa

Santa Fe (AP)_ – The state plans to file a court injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management from including an Otero Mesa Land parcel in its upcoming gas and oil drilling lease sale. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.


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Regional
6:12 pm
Tue June 7, 2005

State Urges WTO to fight Internet Gambling

Salt Lake City (AP)_ – New Mexico has joined thirty other states who are urging the World Trade Organization to take a hard line against internet gambling. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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Regional
6:52 pm
Mon June 6, 2005

City Hall Evacuated After Discovery of Suspicious Powder

Las Cruces, NM – After the discovery of a suspicious white powder, Las Cruces City Hall was evacuated. KRWG's Melanie Bowling has the report.

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Regional
5:46 pm
Mon June 6, 2005

State Launches Campaign to Warn of Lead in Food

SANTA FE (AP) – The state Health Department has launched a campaign to inform people about the dangers of lead in food. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
2:26 pm
Sun June 5, 2005

NMSU Studies Mosquitoes to Curb West Nile Threat

Las Cruces, NM – A New Mexico State University entomology professor is researching mosquitoes to prevent an outbreak of West Nile virus in southern New Mexico. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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Regional
2:28 pm
Sat June 4, 2005

State Health Officials: Flu Pandemic Possible

Las Cruces, NM – State health officials are warning of a possible worldwide flu pandemic. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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Regional
2:30 pm
Thu June 2, 2005

Predatory Fish Clears Lakes of Nuisance Fish

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – A predatory fish is being used to eliminate nuisance fish from two New Mexico lakes. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
8:28 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Washington Thinktank: New Mexico Headed for Budget Troubles

SANTA FE (AP) – A Washington D.C.-based thinktank says the state is headed for budget woes if it doesn't reform its tax structure. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
8:16 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Remodeled Courthouse to Open

LAS CRUCES (AP) – The newly expanded state courthouse in Las Cruces is set to open its doors. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
8:13 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Mexico Creates Fund for Femicide Victims' Families

Mexico City (AP) – The Mexican Attorney General's Office has announced a fund to compensate relatives of femicide victims. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
6:14 pm
Tue May 31, 2005

State to Investigate Helena Chemical Company

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Environment Department has approved a plan to investigate The Helena Chemical Company in Mesquite for groundwater contamination. KRWG's Bob Mitchell has this report.

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Regional
6:12 pm
Tue May 31, 2005

Construction of Sewer Lines Begin in Mesilla

LAS CRUCES, NM (AP) – Mesilla has begun construction on additional water and sewer lines. KRWG's Melanie Bowling delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
6:10 pm
Tue May 31, 2005

State Prepares for Potential Flu Pandemic

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – The state Department of Health is planning to deal with a potential flu pandemic. KRWG's Melanie Bowling delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
5:58 pm
Sun May 29, 2005

Mexican Migrants Staying Longer in U.S., Report Says

Mexico City (AP) – A report says Mexican migrants are staying in the U.S. longer. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
6:08 pm
Sat May 28, 2005

Unemployment Rate Up in New Mexico

Albuquerque (AP) – New Mexico's unemployment rate is rising. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
6:17 pm
Fri May 27, 2005

More Mexican Agents to Investigate Juarez Femicides

CD. JUAREZ, MEXICO (AP) – More Mexican federal agents have been assigned to investigate the Ciudad Juarez femicides. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
6:15 pm
Fri May 27, 2005

Sportsmen File Lawsuit Against BLM

Las Cruces, NM – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is being sued by sportsmen and conservation groups over its plans for oil and gas development on Otero Mesa. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

Regional
6:11 pm
Fri May 27, 2005

Companies to Expand Operations in Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa, NM (AP) – Governor Richardson's office says three companies plan to expand their operations in southern New Mexico. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
11:34 am
Thu May 26, 2005

Governor's Office Releases Names of Pre-K Bidders

SANTA FE (AP) – The Governor's office has released the names of the public school districts that bid for the state's new pre-kindergarten program. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
11:29 am
Thu May 26, 2005

NM Ed. Dep't: More Funding Needed for No Child Left Behind

SANTA FE (AP) – The New Mexico Education Department says the state needs more funding from the federal government if it is to implement the No Child Left Behind Act. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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Regional
11:24 am
Thu May 26, 2005

Congressional Delegation Presses against Cannon Closure

SANTA FE (AP) – The state is ratcheting up its efforts to save Cannon Air Force Base. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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11:20 am
Thu May 26, 2005

Colonias to Get Funding to Improve Infrastructure

Las Cruces, NM – Five million dollars will underwrite the infrastructure-improvement projects set to begin in the colonias of southern Dona Ana County. As KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports, the 15 separate projects address water, wastewater, and street problems. Bob Mitchell reports.

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