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11:42 am
Wed July 7, 2004

Ongoing Battle Between Southwest Environmental Center and BLM Continues

Las Cruces – The Center continues its suspicions that the Bureau of Land Management has been lying to New Mexicans regarding drilling on the Otero Mesa. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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11:37 am
Wed July 7, 2004

Vado Area Recovers From Flood

Las Cruces, NM – More than two hundred people in Vado are still recovering from last weeks floods. And as Marco Grajeda reports the Red Cross is still there to help make the recovery a little easier.

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Regional
3:46 pm
Tue July 6, 2004

Meeting Held to Assist Flood Victims

Las Cruces, NM – A flood disaster meeting will be held at the Vado/ Del Cerro Community Center Tuesday to assess the damage caused by floods last week. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the details.

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Regional
12:49 pm
Tue July 6, 2004

Kerry Chooses Running Mate

Las Cruces – Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry has chosen a running mate for this year's election. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has local reactions.

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3:31 pm
Fri July 2, 2004

New Mexico Battles Against D.O.E to Keep Waste Out

Las Cruces – The Southwest Research and Information center comments on the hazards of bringing high-level radioactive waste to New Mexico. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
12:44 pm
Thu July 1, 2004

Senator Bingaman Condemns Actions in Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – U.S Senator Jeff Bingaman has met with the Border Security Task Force at the US/Mexico Center for Conflict Resolution on the NMSU campus. They discussed a Resolution condemning certain actions in Mexico. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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Regional
9:54 am
Thu July 1, 2004

Southern Dona Ana County Declared Disaster Area

Las Cruces – The Board of Commissioners declared southern Dona Ana County a disaster area Thursday morning. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains why.

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Regional
9:27 am
Thu July 1, 2004

New NMSU president discusses faculty and staff pay raises, the state legislature, diversity in foreign languages and... rock-n-roll....

Las Cruces NM – In his first day as President of New Mexico State University, Dr. Michael Martin addressed pay raises for faculty and staff, working with the state legislature, diversity in foreign languages and more. Bob Mitchell reports...

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Regional
11:27 am
Wed June 30, 2004

New Home For Casa de Peregrinos

Las Cruces – Excitement was high at a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday for Casa de Peregrinos' new location. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains why.

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Regional
12:28 pm
Tue June 29, 2004

Supreme Court Rules Against Pornography Act

Las Cruces, NM – The Supreme Court says a law passed to protect children from on-line porn may be unconstitutional. As expected the New Mexico chapter of the ACLU is applauding the decision. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the details.

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Regional
1:10 pm
Mon June 28, 2004

Elephant Butte Expected to Draw Crowd

Las Cruces – With the July 4th holiday approaching, Elephant Butte staff readies themselves for a large crowd. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
10:06 am
Mon June 28, 2004

A Senate bill could mean more money to NMSU

Las Cruces, NM – The Senate has approved a bill that will make it easier for universities in New Mexico to qualify for additional government funding. Reporter Marco Grajeda has more.

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Regional
2:52 pm
Fri June 25, 2004

Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Las Cruces – New Mexico's gas prices are declining. The recent decline can be attributed to an improving supply of gas as well as lower prices for crude oil.

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Regional
2:20 pm
Wed June 23, 2004

District 2 Race for County Commissioner Even Closer

Las Cruces – The race for Dona Ana County's District 2 seat could hardly be closer. Results won't be official until police investigations concerning ballots allegedly found in a trash can are finished.

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Regional
4:38 pm
Mon June 21, 2004

Animal disease detected in Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – An animal disease first reported in west Texas has been detected in southern New Mexico causing concern among livestock growers. Reporter Marco Grajeda has more.

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Regional
11:15 am
Mon June 21, 2004

New Mexico Wildfires Diminish

Las Cruces – Firefighters continue to mop up three large fires in New Mexico. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
4:30 pm
Sat June 19, 2004

Local water company sues Las Cruces.

Las Cruces, NM – A local water company is accusing the city of Las Cruces of encroaching on its rights. As Bob Mitchell reports, it will be up to the Third Judicial District Court to decide whose (water) line is it, anyway?

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12:31 pm
Fri June 18, 2004

Riverfront Pathway Opens

Las Cruces – The city of Las Cruces held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to commemorate the completion of a riverfront multi-use pathway. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
9:17 am
Thu June 17, 2004

LCPD Officer Fatally Wounds Robber

Las Cruces – The Dona Ana County Sherrif's Department is investigating the shooting of a robber by a Las Cruces Police officer after the suspect eluded police.

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Regional
9:38 am
Wed June 16, 2004

Friends Mourn Death of NMSU Student

Las Cruces – A prayer vigil was held for the 20-year-old New Mexico State University student that was found dead after a night of partying in Juarez. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky shows the degree to which she will be missed.

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Regional
2:24 pm
Tue June 15, 2004

Cause of Death of NMSU Student Still Unknown

Las Cruces – The cause of death of the 20-year-old New Mexico State University Nursing major remains to be seen. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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Regional
1:38 pm
Tue June 15, 2004

NMSU Mourns Loss Of Dr. Steve Pasternack

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Department Head Frank Thayer received a call that his esteemed colleague Doctor Steve Pasternack had died. NMSU now mourns the loss of a great scholar, journalist and friend. KRWG's Michael Olson examines Pasternack's commitment to journalism and democracy.

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Regional
1:35 pm
Sat June 12, 2004

Local senator decries choice of Manny Aragon to head New Mexico Highlands University.

Las Cruces, NM – A decision on Friday (June 11, 2004) by the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents to appoint Senate Majority Leader Manny Aragon as that university's next president is eliciting mixed local reactions. Bob Mitchell reports.

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Regional
10:58 am
Fri June 11, 2004

Border Patrol Investigates Death of Mexican Teen

Las Cruces, NM – Border Patrol investigates death of Mexican teen fifteen miles outside of Columbus, New Mexico. The boy and two older brothers apparently made arrangements to be smuggled into the U.S. leaving their home town of Puebla, Mexico.

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Regional
11:51 am
Thu June 10, 2004

Mesilla Park Couple Faces Animal Abuse Charges

Las Cruces – A couple from Mesilla Park is charged with animal abuse in mid-May. Their arraignment is scheduled for Thurday. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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People
4:19 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #58

Paynes Prarie Perserve State Park to East Palatka, Florida




In this entry, Tammy talks about how the group is planning life after the tour.




Ewan in Citra, Florida



St. John's River bridge


Bike buddies Tammy and Dick aka "full of beans"


Last camp in East Palatka, Florida. Heather's tent has seemed to lose its shape


Breakfast at the last camping stop of the trip in East Palatka. Hal, Heather, Dick, Ewan and Keith. Now they are 6.

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3:18 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #57

High Springs to Paynes Prarie Preserve State Park




In this entry, Tammy talks about the critters they've seen, including a nice surprise.




Paynes Preserve State Park



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The infamous Armadillo

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2:59 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #55

Waukeenah to Spirit of Suwanee, Florida




In this entry, Tammy talks about Mike recouperating from dehydration




Grocery Stop with Keith, Heather and Hal

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People
2:50 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #59

East Palatka onward to St. Augustine, Florida!!!




In this entry, Tammy talks about the last day of riding with the group and how they plan on keeping in touch with eachother.




First sign to St. Augustine. (that's Dick on his bike)


Hostel in St. Augustine


At the hostel, waiting to leave for the beach photo (Heather, Mike and Hal)


Group photo with the front wheels in the Atlantic Ocean


Tammy and Heather

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2:46 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #56

Spirit of Suwanee to High Springs, Florida




In this entry, Tammy talks about the challenges of riding on rough surfaces and having few resources.




Buffalo in Florida

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