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2:11 pm
Tue August 3, 2004

Images 1/17/1998: Coach Lou Henson

Carrie talks to NMSU Basketball Coach Lou Henson, about his hopes with current players.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 01/17/1998

NMSU Basketball Coach Lou Henson. He talked about his time in Indiana,

his time previously at NMSU and how glad he is to be back. He talks

about his hopes with the current players.

Commentator: Michael Clifford

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1:56 pm
Tue August 3, 2004

Images 11/08/1997: Chris Good

Carrie talks with Chris Good of the City of Las Cruces.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 11/8/1997

Public Information Officer for the City of Las Cruces, Chris Good. He talked about playing music, learning the insides of government politics, and how to handle the public.

Commentator: Michael Clifford

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12:05 pm
Tue August 3, 2004

Images 12/20/1997: Louanne Johnson

Carrie talks with Louanne Johnson about her book.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 12/20/1997

Louanne Johnson, author and educator. Her book, ?My posse dont do homework? was the inspiration for the film ?Dangerous Minds.? She talked about the kids she?s encountered, the struggles of teaching challenging barrio kids and what she gets out of it.

Commentator: Leora Zeitlin

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11:33 am
Tue August 3, 2004

Images 01/03/1998: Christina Trowbridge

Carrie talks to Christina Trowbridge, the Director of the Natural History Museum.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 01/03/1998

Christina Trowbridge, director of the Natural History Museum at the Mesilla Valley Mall. She talked about her history with art exhibits, how she came to Las Cruces, her focus with the museum and its importance in the community.

Commentator: Sunny Conley (Sky's the Limit, Las Trancas, The Gadsden Purchase)

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11:30 am
Tue August 3, 2004

Images 11/22/1997: Juanita Fisher

Carrie interviews Juanita Fisher, founder of Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 11/22/1997

Juanita Fisher, founder of the Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary in Las Cruces. She talked about having a no-kill place for stray animals, talked about what it was like to get it started and the future for the animals.

Commentator: Leora Zeitlin

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11:21 am
Tue August 3, 2004

Images 12/06/1997: Mayor Rueben Smith

Carrie interviews Mayor Rueben Smith about his family and the city.

Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 12/6/1997

Las Cruces Mayor Rueben Smith. He talked about the history of his family, what Las Cruces means to him and how he sees the city growing.

Commentator: Michael Clifford

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12:53 pm
Mon August 2, 2004

Infant Dies in Abuse Case

Las Cruces – Police are investigating the death of 15-month-old Uriah Vasquez who died as a result of child abuse. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the details.

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7:42 pm
Sat July 31, 2004

Vision: Population, Pollution, Water, and Crime: Growth in the Borderland

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Economics Professor Chris Ericson talks with Vision about urban growth and its environmental impacts on the border region. El Tratado De La Mesilla Committee Chair Chris Alexander speaks with Emily Guerra about the Gadsden Purchase and its effects on the border region 150 years after its ratification.

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10:26 am
Fri July 30, 2004

Bus Shelters Recovered After 10 Years

Las Cruces – Numerous bus stop shelters were found in a storage space at Apodaca Park. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains what the city is going to do with them.

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4:23 pm
Thu July 29, 2004

Crime can be reduced if people are not hungry. (Part 2)

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces policewoman says, when children are not hungry, the crime rate can go down. Bob Mitchell reports in this second part of a series on hunger in Dona Ana County.

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3:07 pm
Thu July 29, 2004

Terror Threat in N.M.

Las Cruces – The F.B.I. has put local law enforcement on a terror watch. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the details.

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2:47 pm
Thu July 29, 2004

Several factors contribute to the elderly not getting adequate nutrition. (Part 3)

Las Cruces, NM – In February 2003, the Center on Hunger and Poverty at Brandeis University published a report in which researchers found that several factors contribute to the problem of the elderly in the U.S. not getting adequate nutrition. The high cost of health care, a lack of resources, social isolation and the inability to acquire, prepare or eat food without assistance are some of the factors. Bob Mitchell has this third part of a series on hunger in Dona Ana County.

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11:51 am
Thu July 29, 2004

What happens to people who cannot make it to social service agencies for their food? (Part 4)

Las Cruces, NM – A variety of social services exists throughout Dona Ana County for people who need food, but oftentimes, the person in need of food cannot physically make it to these agencies. What happens then? Bob Mitchell examines that question in this fourth part of a series on hunger in Dona Ana County.

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11:09 am
Thu July 29, 2004

Hunger is a year-round problem in Dona Ana County (Part 1)

Las Cruces, NM – Hunger is a problem that gets attention over the holidays, but that exists all year long. In this first part of a series on hunger in Dona Ana County, Bob Mitchell looks at the hungry - and the poor.

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9:02 am
Thu July 29, 2004

A Las Cruces man is leading the charge to ensure that the people who live in colonias do not go hungry. (Part 5)

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County has 38 colonias - more colonias than any other county in New Mexico. Besides not having water or wastewater systems, paved and lighted roadways, adequate housing, adequate transportation and parks, many of the residents also don't have enough to eat. In this final segment of a series about hunger in Dona Ana County, Bob Mitchell reports on a man who frequently volunteers his time to take food to the residents of colonias.

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9:45 am
Wed July 28, 2004

New Pipeline May Come to New Mexico

Las Cruces – New Mexico may commit a massive amount of state dollars to fund a pipeline carrying natural gas around the state. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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4:48 pm
Tue July 27, 2004

DNC Diary: Delegate Emma Ortiz--Entry One

Boston, MA – NEW MEXICO'S DELEGATION AT THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION IN BOSTON IS GETTING A-LIST TREATMENT. THANKS TO CONVENTION CHAIR GOVERNOR BILL RICHARDSON THE NEW MEXICO DELEGATION IS SEATED BETWEEN SENATOR KERRY'S HOMESTATE OF MASSACHUSETTS AND SENATOR EDWARD'S NORTH CAROLINA. KRWG'S MICHAEL OLSON BRINGS US A SERIES OF DELEGATE DIARAIES THAT WILL FOLLOW THE EXPERIENCE OF TWO FIRST TIME DELEGATES. THIS SECOND INSTALLMENT COMES FROM EMMA JOHNSON-ORTIZ

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4:07 pm
Tue July 27, 2004

DNC: Delegate Diary--Joshua Davis--Entry One

Boston, MA – NEW MEXICO'S DELEGATION AT THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION IN BOSTON IS GETTING A-LIST TREATMENT. THANKS TO CONVENTION CHAIR GOVERNOR BILL RICHARDSON THE NEW MEXICO DELEGATION IS SEATED BETWEEN SENATOR KERRY'S HOMESTATE OF MASSACHUSETTS AND SENATOR EDWARD'S STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. KRWG'S MICHAEL OLSON BRINGS US A SERIES OF DELEGATE DIARAIES THAT WILL FOLLOW THE EXPERIENCE OF TWO FIRST TIME DELEGATES. THIS FIRST INSTALLMENT COMES FROM NEW MEXICO'S YOUNGEST DELEGATE JOSHUA DAVIS.

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2:34 pm
Tue July 27, 2004

Untested Waste Troubles State Environment Department

Las Cruces – The State Environment Department is at odds with the Department of Energy for potentially endangering workers in New Mexico. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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9:47 am
Tue July 27, 2004

New Mexico's Candidates Avoiding Issue Positions

Las Cruces, NM – As television's role has grown in political campaigns political observers say image can often trump substance. This appears to be especially true in New Mexico. KRWG's Michael Olson highlights the difficulty of a non-partisan organization to get straight answers from people seeking political office.

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11:11 am
Mon July 26, 2004

Test Scores Cause N.M. Legislators To Be Suspicious

Las Cruces – New Mexico's Education Secretary is receiving criticism from some state republicans for not releasing test results. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains why.

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2:36 pm
Fri July 23, 2004

Mismanagement at Los Alamos

Las Cruces, NM – After recent concerns related to the safety of top secret data at Los Alamos National Labs, a watchdog organization, Project on Government Oversight, is asking for a complete change in Administration. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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1:00 pm
Fri July 23, 2004

Implemented Program Helps Kindergarteners

Las Cruces – One elementary school in the Las Cruces District has taken a new approach to educating youngsters. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:20 pm
Thu July 22, 2004

Search Begins For New City Manager

Las Cruces – Former Las Cruces City Manager Jim Ericson retired last week. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains how the search for a new one will be conducted.

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9:06 am
Wed July 21, 2004

INVESTIGATORS FIND POSSIBLE CONNECTION TO SEPICH MURDER

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators helped capture a man wanted in Green Bay, Wisconsin for the rape and attempted murder of a woman. And as Marco Grajeda reports the murder in Wisconsin may have a connection with an unsolved murder case in Las Cruces.

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2:56 pm
Tue July 20, 2004

Troops Get Chile

Las Cruces – New Mexico's troops in Iraq will soon receive a little taste from home. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky fills you in on the delicious details.

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9:16 am
Mon July 19, 2004

Timing of Airplane Purchase Questioned

Las Cruces – The Legislative Finance Committee is questioning the use of $4 million dollars from a repealed tax by Governor Richardson. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:54 pm
Sat July 17, 2004

Kerry Camp Says Bush Ignores Family Earnings

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's Bush-Cheney and Kerry-Edwards surrogates trade barbs on jobs and the economy.

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10:35 am
Fri July 16, 2004

County Manager's Contract Extended

Las Cruces, NM – The evaluation of County Manager Brian Haines' contract has led one commissioner to accuse Haines of favoritism and non transparent behavior. And as Marco Grajeda reports his accusations have produced no tangible political results.

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10:08 am
Fri July 16, 2004

NM Teacher's Salaries Very Low

Las Cruces – Salaries for New Mexico's teachers are among the worst in the nation. According to a survey released about the 2002-2003 school year, salaries ranked 46th.

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