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4:06 pm
Fri April 9, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #5

Day 1 on the Road






In this entry, Tammy talks about the start of the "official" road trip.


A shot of the group at the Point Loma Hostel just before beginning Day 1 of the trip


Some members hanging around on the sidewalk outside the hostel


Tammy ready to rumble!!!


Camp at Alpine, California. Day 1




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1:53 pm
Fri April 9, 2004

NM's wolf recovery program changed...administratively

Las Cruces, NM – The battle surrounding the Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program in the Southwest is decades old. As Katie Goetz reports, a recent change in paperwork has the pro-wolf community applauding, while another stakeholder is doubtful the news will produce any changes.

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People
3:30 pm
Thu April 8, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #2

Tammy talks about the Wild Animal Park outside of San Diego






Tammy visits the Wild Animal Park outside of San Diego and talks about the animals she saw there.

The Wild Animal Park is located 32 miles Northwest of the San Diego Zoo. The park itself is located in Escondido, California and houses over 3,600 animals representing over 260 species


Rhinos grazing


Zebras roaming


A Elephant hanging around


Hungry Giraffe's


Lorikeets sitting on Tammy's arm

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3:18 pm
Thu April 8, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #2

Tammy talks about the Wild Animal Park outside of San Diego

Tammy visits the Wild Animal Park outside of San Diego and talks about the animals she saw there.

The Wild Animal Park is located 32 miles Northeast of the San Diego Zoo. The Park has over 3500 animals representing over 260 species


Rhinos


Zebras


Elephants


Giraffe's


Lorikeets on Tammy's arm

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Regional
3:05 pm
Thu April 8, 2004

Border environmental office to open in Dona Ana County.

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Environment Director Ron Curry visited Las Cruces today (Thursday) to field questions and comments from Dona Ana County residents. He also said a new field office will open in Dona Ana County within 90 days. Bob Mitchell reports.

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People
2:58 pm
Thu April 8, 2004

Tammy Falls ILL and is home for a short break on 4/9/2004

Tammy and 2 other group members become Ill and Tammy has to rest at home for a few days.

In today?s installment, we hear about the hardships of cycling across country. Tammy Schurr, along with two other group members, got food poisioning and Tammy became severely dehydrated, regardless of how much water she drank. With a combination of hard rides and irregular eating schedules , Tammy talks from her home in Las Cruces about the reality of cross country cycling.

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People
1:14 pm
Thu April 8, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #1

The Pre-Tour Experience




When taking a trip such as this, Tammy says that it's often a fun distraction to explore the town before you start the trip. In this audio journal, Tammy talks about some of the attractions around San Diego


"Queen Califias Magical Circle"

Kit Carson Park outside of San Diego in Escondido, California.

Queen Califia's Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden and the last major international project created by French artist Niki de Saint Phalle.

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11:52 am
Thu April 8, 2004

2nd Congressional Dem Primary Candidate Steinborn

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom has a conversation with Jeff Steinborn who is running against Gary King in the Democratic Primary for New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

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People
9:40 am
Thu April 8, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #3

Meeting the Group for the First Time






Tammy talks about meeting her group members for the first time

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9:12 am
Thu April 8, 2004

Environmental border office to open in Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ron Curry was in Las Cruces today (Thursday) to field questions and comments from Dona Ana County residents. He also said more help is on the way for this growing part of the state.

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2:49 pm
Tue April 6, 2004

Dona Ana County's audit in the clear

Las Cruces, NM – The investigation into Dona Ana County's audit has slowed to a near halt. Katie Goetz reports on how the state auditor's office and the firm that performs the audits for the county have resolved the issue.

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1:35 pm
Mon April 5, 2004

Pearce praises Medicare reform bill.

Las Cruces, NM – U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce visited Las Cruces today (Monday) to praise the recently-passed Medicare reform bill and to answer questions. Bob Mitchell reports...

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3:41 pm
Sat April 3, 2004

DWI advocate says more police visibility needed.

Las Cruces, NM – While families and friends continue to grieve over last Thursday morning's tragedy on Interstate Ten, a D.W.I. advocate says more law enforcement visibility is needed.

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10:27 am
Sat April 3, 2004

D.W.I. advocate wants more police visibility.

Las Cruces, NM – While families and friends continue to grieve over last Thursday morning's tragedy on Interstate Ten, a D.W.I. advocate says more law enforcement visibility is needed.

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2:43 pm
Fri April 2, 2004

Las Cruces Wins Another National Award

Las Cruces, NM – Sports Illustrated Magazine has named Las Cruces the New Mexico Sports Town of the Year as part of the magazine's 50th anniversary celebration.

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People
3:53 pm
Thu April 1, 2004

Tammy Reports from the Road on 4/2/04

We hear about the start of the tour which began March 23rd in San Diego, California.

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Regional
2:13 pm
Thu April 1, 2004

Richardson Visit to Las Cruces Aims to Boost Downtown

Las Cruces, NM – New Meixco Gov. Bill Richardson spent the day in Las Cruces highlighting capital outlay commitments to revitalize the downtown mall. As KRWG's Michael Olson reports some legislators think Richardson is allowing partisanship to get in the way of what is good for the Southern New Mexico.

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12:26 pm
Fri March 26, 2004

Cruces Pilot Recycling Program Will Kick It Curbside

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11:12 am
Fri March 26, 2004

Many NMSU students still unaware of new president.

Las Cruces, NM – Even though the NMSU Board of Regents picked the university's new president on Monday, Spring Break has precluded many students from knowing who the regents picked.

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10:46 am
Fri March 26, 2004

House GOPers Pass Budget, NM Reps. At Odds

Las Cruces, NM – On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have pushed through a $2.4 trillion budget. Congressman Steve Pearce, a Republican from New Mexico, says for now the deficit will need to continue and will lead to economic growth.

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Regional
10:26 am
Fri March 26, 2004

Many NMSU students still unaware of new president.

Las Cruces, NM – Even though the NMSU Board of Regents picked the university's new president on Monday, Spring Break has precluded many students from knowing who the regents picked.

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3:19 pm
Thu March 25, 2004

NM-02 Partisans Clash Over Future of Medicare

Las Cruces, NM – About the only thing that congressional Democrats and Republicans can agree on with current Medicare legislation is that aging baby boomers are the biggest challenge the insurance program has ever seen. KRWG's Michael Olson reports that the massive piece of legislation raises key differences between the Republican and Democrat approach to health care

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People
9:23 am
Wed March 24, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling with Tammy

To some, making a career change after working 19 years in the same job can be unsettling. However, New Mexico native Tammy Schurr has embraced this new chapter in her life by taking to the road.

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1:22 pm
Wed March 17, 2004

NMSU presidential candidate Martin visits

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Las Cruces, NM – All five of the final candidates for the next president of New Mexico State University have visited the campus. As Katie Goetz reports, Michael Martin spoke of his experiences - good and bad - to an audience of faculty, staff, and students.

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4:27 pm
Mon March 15, 2004

New Mexico Democratic Party Chair resigns.

Las Cruces, NM – The chair of the state's Democratic Party has resigned.

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2:52 pm
Mon March 15, 2004

NMSU Pres. Search: Michael Martin An Aggressive Leader

Las Cruces, NM – University of Florida's Dr. Michael Martin is in the vetting process to become NMSU's next president. He brings extensive experience from land-grant institutions.

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Regional
2:12 pm
Mon March 15, 2004

NMSU Pres. Search: Michael Martin An Aggressive Leader

Las Cruces, NM – University of Florida's Dr. Michael Martin is in the vetting process to become NMSU's next president. He brings extensive experience from land-grant institutions.

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1:30 pm
Mon March 15, 2004

NMSU presidential candidate Ringeisen visits

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Las Cruces, NM – The third of five candidates to visit the campus of New Mexico State University, Richard Ringeisen prides himself on being a consensus builder and proven fund raiser.

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12:12 pm
Sat March 13, 2004

NMSU presidential candidate Guerrero visits

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Las Cruces, NM – The second of five final candidates to visit the campus of New Mexico State University, Tito Guerrero says he's a product of the land-grant institution and has a strong appreciation for diversity.

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9:33 am
Fri March 12, 2004

Rape in NM

Las Cruces, NM – La Pinon is an organization that works closely with the LC police department and the community, promoting education about sexual assault. Now, one of its pilot programs is in danger of not being able to continue its work because of funding concerns. KRWG's Penny Rae addresses this and other issues surrounding sexual assault in the state.

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