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2:42 pm
Fri October 24, 2003

District Two candidates square off

Las Cruces, NM – The fate of Memorial Medical Center, area economic development, and the proposed convention center rests in the hands of Las Cruces City Council. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports on the two candidates vying for the council's district two seat.

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New Mexico Politics
3:52 pm
Mon October 20, 2003

Municipal Judge Candidates Trade Barbs In Debate

Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – The fate of the judge who deals with owners of loud dogs, speeding tickets, DWIs and other misdemeanor crimes in the City Limits of Las Cruces is up for election. Whoever will be in charge of 26 employees a 1.5 million dollar budget as well as hear the trials in the city must garner the support of the majority of Las Cruces voters.

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Regional
3:11 pm
Fri October 17, 2003

Otera Mesa

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom interviews Jim Steitz about the environmental and cultural value of Otera Mesa.

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New Mexico Politics
1:33 pm
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces District Two Council Debate

Dolores Connor discusses the issues at the KRWG debate against Scott Moore.
Katie Goetz

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Scott Leon Moore and Dolores Connor square off on the issues facing the city of Las Cruces and District 2.

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New Mexico Politics
10:06 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces District One City Council Debate

Sanchez, Frietz, and Soular debate at the KRWG studio.
Ashly Parks

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Jose V. Frietze, Christopher W. Sanchez, Raymond Jaramillo Soular, Allen D. Crawford and Joseph A. Ferrell make their case as to why they are best to represent Las Cruces citizens of the 1st district.

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New Mexico Politics
9:58 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces Municipal Judge Debate

Municipal Judge Melissa Miller-Byrnes debates with Richard M. Jacquez in the KRWG studio.
Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – Municipal Judge Melissa Miller-Byrnes responds to charges from her opponent Richard M. Jacquez in this debate for the Las Cruces Municipal Judgeship.

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New Mexico Politics
9:39 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces District Four City Council Debate

Candidates for District Four tackle the issues in the studio.
Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Steve Trowbridge faces off with challengers Vincent C. Ortega, Charlie Sanchez, Kimmarie Hartley and Danny Zertuche Ortega to defend his tenure as the District Four Councilor.

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Regional
9:00 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Reflections on Chiapas

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Prof. Neil Harvey speaks about his research and observations in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Regional
3:28 pm
Thu October 16, 2003

NMSU President Search Continues

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU is seeking public input in the hunt for a new president. The public meeting will be held next Wednesday.

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Regional
4:31 pm
Wed October 15, 2003

NM GOP executive director resigns

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within party leadership.

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Regional
1:30 pm
Wed October 15, 2003

NM GOP executive director resigns

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within the party's leadership.

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Regional
1:18 pm
Wed October 15, 2003

NM GOP executive director resigns

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within party leadership.

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Regional
12:40 pm
Wed October 15, 2003

NM GOP executive director resigns

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within the party's leadership.

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Regional
11:00 am
Wed October 15, 2003

NM GOP executive director resigns

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within party leadership.

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Regional
9:18 am
Wed October 15, 2003

NM GOP executive director resigns

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within the party's leadership.

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Regional
9:47 am
Thu October 9, 2003

LC Mayoral Candidates Begin Series of Public Forums

Las Cruces, NM – Five candidates who want to be mayor of Las Cruces participated in an Advertising Federation forum which was billed as unconventional, yet turned out to be quite tame.

The discussion, which was moderated by conservative commentator Michael Swickard, didn't draw many distinctions between candidates. It did however, allow the challengers to create a general environment of anti-status quo sentiment.

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Regional
2:55 pm
Wed October 8, 2003

Grant to fight methamphetamine use

Las Cruces, NM – The growing methamphetamine problem in New Mexico is going to be challenged even more with the help of a federal grant.

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Regional
11:19 am
Wed October 8, 2003

Bayard sewage plant

Bayard, NM – A new wastewater management treatment facility is in the works for the residents of Bayard, New Mexico and surrounding areas.

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Regional
2:17 pm
Tue October 7, 2003

New Cancer Treatment Technology in Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM – IMRT therapy, the most advanced technology available for cancer treatment, is now in use by the Southern New Mexico Cancer Treatment Center. John Senyszyn, an oncologist at the
Center, says the high-tech computer program minimizes side effects and damage to healthy tissue. However, it's about double the cost of normal treatment.

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Regional
11:42 am
Mon October 6, 2003

World Trade Organization

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom talks with NMSU professor Dr. Neil Harvey about the WTO and how it relates to the border region. He also discusses his recent trip to Chiapas and his impression of the communities there.

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Regional
10:30 am
Mon October 6, 2003

Former death row inmate speaks out

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom talks with Juan Melendez, a Florida death row inmate who was released in 2002. Melendez talks about his 18 years in prison.

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Regional
1:27 pm
Sun October 5, 2003

KRWG To Conduct LC Council and Municiple Judge Debates

Las Cruces, NM – With most of the November 3rd election coverage going to the mayoral race, KRWG 90.7 has teamed up with the Las Cruces Sun-News by hosting city council and municipal judge debates. These debates will be featured online and can be heard on demand. If you have a question for these candidates send it to election@krwgfm.org

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Regional
1:16 pm
Sun October 5, 2003

KRWG To Conduct LC Council and Municipal Judge Debates

Las Cruces, NM – With most of the November 3rd election coverage going to the mayoral race, KRWG 90.7 has teamed up with the Las Cruces Sun-News by hosting city council and municipal judge debates. These debates will be featured online and can be heard on demand. If you have a question for these candidates send it to election@krwgfm.org

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Regional
10:15 am
Thu October 2, 2003

Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish visits Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM – The lieutenant governor of New Mexico will head a 100 person committee tackling the monstrous assignment of education reform.

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Regional
2:34 pm
Wed October 1, 2003

Teacher retention rates up in southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – Teacher retention is improving in southern New Mexico, according to new statistics.

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Regional
1:41 pm
Tue September 30, 2003

Food Stamps Now Available to Legal Immigrants

Las Cruces, NM – The NM Human Services Department and an economist from the Rio Grande Foundation comment on some of the changes to the Welfare Act of 1996.

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Regional
9:19 am
Tue September 30, 2003

Sex offender captured after violating parole

Las Cruces, NM – A registered sex offender sentenced to 30 years is back in custody after violating his parole.

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Regional
10:55 am
Mon September 29, 2003

Ecuadorian environmentalist speaks out against oil

The leader of Pacha Mama, Cristina Gualinga, discusses the hazards of oil in Ecuador.
Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – A renowned activist for indigenous people in Ecuador is pleading for help.

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Regional
2:32 pm
Fri September 26, 2003

Water restoration org files suit against EPA, others

Las Cruces, NM – An Alamogordo organization has filed a lawsuit against three federal agencies, blaming them for the group's water battle against the city.

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Regional
11:44 am
Wed September 24, 2003

Test scores show improvement in NM grade schools

Las Cruces, NM – Recent test results suggest public education at the grade school level may be improving in New Mexico.

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