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11:25 am
Thu April 29, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #18

Las Cruces to El Paso






In this entry, Tammy talks about the sites she showed the group while they were in Tammy's home area.




Breakfast at the Bean in Mesilla, New Mexico.


The group sitting at the Bean.


Dirk, Paul, Hal, Mike and Ewan in Mesilla, New Mexico


Heather and Paul reading the historical plaque in the Mesilla Plaza



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11:22 am
Thu April 29, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #21

Van Horn to Davis Mountain State Park (84 miles)




In this entry, Tammy talks about the things that can happen when you ride over 80 miles




Interesting old building in Kent, Texas. This was on the side of the road where they turned off to Fort Davis.


hal at the Davis Mountain State Park Lodge, surfing the interet. Whenever they get a chance and they have access to a computer, the group members check their email.

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3:48 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

Border Images Though The Eyes Of Luz Calvo

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom interviews Asst. Prof. Ohio State University Luz Calvo who wrote Let Me Stay I Wanna Watch. They discuss artist Alma Lopez and consider images of the U.S./Mexican border.

Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra interviews composer Manuel Gonzalez.

More on Calvo:
http://www.csupomona.edu/~plin/ews410/virgin_guadalupe.html

 

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1:32 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

Fear and Uploading In New Mexico. High Tech Impact: SMART Borders

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom interviews NMSU Govt. Prof. Jason Ackleson. They discuss the role and limits of technology on the border to support trade and fight terrorism.

Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra interviews New Mexico State University ENLACE coordinator Cristobal Rodriguez on efforts to increase Latino graduation rates.

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1:04 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

Apache Women and Apache Traditions In The Southwest

On the Bloody Road to Jesus: Christianity and the Chiricahua Apaches

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom interviews Apache edler Kathleen Kanseah and Henrietta Stockel author of On the Bloody Road to Jesus. They discuss Apache tradition in the Southwest.
Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra interviews author of The Ancestors' Fire Karena Cuilty Oberman.

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4:22 pm
Tue April 27, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #17

Caballo to Las Cruces






In this entry, Tammy played tour guide to her group. Then, at night, in Las Cruces, the crew had a party with some of the local cyclists.




Mike leaving that morning from Caballo State Park



Dirk leaving that morning from Caballo State Park


Paul waving


Mike and Paul posing at the Rio Grande


Tammy's bike on the road between Hatch and Radium Springs, New Mexico


Nice overlook of the Rio Grande

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12:58 pm
Mon April 26, 2004

NM-02: Polls Pushing Camps To Clash By The Numbers

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12:17 pm
Mon April 26, 2004

Special city council work session addresses deal between Province Healthcare and Memorial Medical Center.

Las Cruces, NM – Concerns about Province Healthcare Corporation taking over Memorial Medical Center were voiced at a Las Cruces city council work session this afternoon. With the help of a local attorney, the consultant working with the city and Dona Ana County tried to clear up any misconceptions, mistruths or misunderstandings that have been floating around town. Bob Mitchell has this report...

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2:16 pm
Sat April 24, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #16

Tour day #22, Tammy #14th back on the tour.






Now that Tammy is back on the trip, she talks about meeting up with the group again in Caballo, New Mexico




Heather and Dirk at dinnertime at Caballo State Park


This is a GAG photo. Since Tammy was in Las Cruces the night before rejoining the group at Caballo, she left her B.O.B. at home to pick up the next day. This trailer belongs to a friend, Lucia, who provided the little trailer in case Tammy needed it. They thought this would be funny shot.

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4:41 pm
Thu April 22, 2004

Specialty Crops Funds

Las Cruces, NM – NMDA is providing funds through one of its divisions to NM specialty crops growers.

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2:50 pm
Thu April 22, 2004

Chat with Tammy on 4/23/2004

Tammy has rejoined the group and all is well

Tammy had left the group for 9 days to recouperate at her home from heat exhaustion, almost heat stroke and a bit of food poisioning. She has rejoined the group and has settled in again, happily.

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2:29 pm
Thu April 22, 2004

Paso del Norte Protest For Poor Continue

Juarez, Chihuahua – In the last six days roughly 125-thousand dollars have gone uncollected in tolls on the Mexican side of the border between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Chihuahua. As KRWG's Michael Olson reports protesters have peacefully overrun a port of entry to the Unites States .

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4:02 pm
Wed April 21, 2004

Enviros protest BLM's Otero Mesa plan, theatrically

Las Cruces, NM – Another protest was staged against the Bureau of Land Management's plan to supervise oil and gas drilling on Otero Mesa. As Katie Goetz reports, the protest morphed from theatrical production to civilized question-and-answer session.

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2:44 pm
Wed April 21, 2004

Domenici blasts Bush administration critics.

Las Cruces, NM – In a speech to the upper chamber of Congress today (Wednesday), U.S. Senator Pete Domenici chastised critics of the Bush administration for what Domenici calls "partisan attacks" in assessing the events of September 11, 2001. Bob Mitchell reports...

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12:35 pm
Tue April 20, 2004

Spring Has Sprung: Allergies In Southwest Worsen

Las Cruces, NM – With what feels to be a late spring in the Mesilla Valley the sounds of birds chirping is frequently accompanied by the sound of coughing and runny noses. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story

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10:15 am
Tue April 20, 2004

Memorial Day Water Outlook

Las Cruces, NM – Penny Rae takes a look at expected conditions.

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4:30 pm
Mon April 19, 2004

King Of The Cash? Not So Fast Says Steinborn.

Las Cruces, NM – The primary race between two Democrats wishing to face Republican Congressman Steve Pearce is becoming more defined as victories in ballot position and fundraising are declared. KRWG's Michael Olson has more on how Gary King and Jeff Steinborn are casting themselves in the race for New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District

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3:02 pm
Mon April 19, 2004

NM-02 Democrat Primary Candidate Jeff Steinborn

Jeff Steinborn
via www.jeff4congress.org

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom interviews former Bingaman field representative Jeff Steinborn on his bid to represent the citizens of New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

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9:14 am
Mon April 19, 2004

NM-02 Democrat Primary Candidate Gary King

Gary King
via www.garyking.org

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom interviews former State Legislator Gary King on his bid to represent the citizens of New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

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4:46 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Dick answers...

How he has mentally prepared for this trip

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4:33 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Paul answers...

How he feel about the upcoming 90 mile in one day trip

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3:59 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Paul says...

What some of the challenges were that he personally faced on this trip

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3:09 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Dirk talks about...

Some of the challenges or worries he faced on this trip

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2:41 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Ewan explains...

How he prepared for this trip

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2:15 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Ewan explains...

The appeal about this trip to him

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2:03 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Dirk says...

What he would like to the folks back in Germany to know

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2:01 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Dirk says...

Why Italy was his favorite country to ride through

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1:52 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Keith admits...

he's learning alot about camping

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1:07 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Paul says...

What the appeal was about this trip

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12:57 pm
Sat April 17, 2004

Hal answers...

What the appeal was about this trip?

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