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2:46 pm
Mon December 15, 2003

David Bacon

Las Cruces, NM – Former labor organizer and photographer David Bacon discusses his work and new book "Children of NAFTA".

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Regional
11:59 am
Mon December 15, 2003

Jose Oranga

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom talks with Jose Oranga, a 1969 graduate of NMSU who went on to work in the U.S Attorney General's Office during the Carter administration. He discusses his work with the NMSU Foundation and promotes his new book, "The Buena Vida Dilemma".

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Regional
10:54 am
Mon December 15, 2003

Rio Grande

Las Cruces, NM – Beatrice Vera, Executive Director for the Rio Grande and Rio Basin Coalition, talks with Greg Bloom to discuss the diminishing Rio Grande River. Because the river is now better traveled by foot than by boat, Vera suggests how it can one day become viable again.

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Regional
12:04 pm
Fri December 12, 2003

USDA Program Helps New Mexico Farmers and Ranchers

Las Cruces, NM – One Mesilla Valley farmer says the EQIP program has been a lifesaver in this past year of drought and rising prices of farming the land.

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Regional
1:58 pm
Wed December 10, 2003

Plan aims to fill holes in education of minority

Las Cruces, NM – Closing what seems to be an educational gap between minority and non-minority students is the focus of a plan that will soon be pitched to the New Mexico legislature.

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Regional
11:03 am
Tue December 9, 2003

Shirley Baca discusses Joe Skeen

Las Cruces, NM – When Shirley Baca ran against incumbent Congressman Joe Skeen in 1996, Baca lost. She ran against him again two years later. She lost again, but got more votes the second time around. Shirley Baca now serves on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, but her memories of running against Skeen are still quite fresh.

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Regional
1:55 pm
Fri December 5, 2003

Cuts to state's Medicaid system likely in 2004

Las Cruces, NM – Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish says changes to New Mexico's Medicaid system could be in store.

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Regional
10:31 am
Thu December 4, 2003

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

Las Cruces, NM – Rates of domestic violence are known to rise around the holidays. The New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is expecting to get more calls and reports as a result of a media campaign it's initiating with the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

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Regional
3:56 pm
Mon December 1, 2003

Christmas Tree Permits

Las Cruces, NM – The holidays are here again, and the Forest Service is in the spirit with Christmas tree permits now available.

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Regional
11:36 am
Wed November 26, 2003

Jaguar discovery in Mexico prompts conservation effort

Las Cruces, NM – What began five years ago as a search for rare, wild jaguars has transformed into a bi-national conservation effort.

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Regional
2:49 pm
Mon November 24, 2003

MADD recognizes problems in American Indian communities

Las Cruces, NM – Mothers Against Drunk Driving have started a campaign targeted at a new "at risk" group.

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Regional
1:03 pm
Fri November 21, 2003

Teen Pregnancy

Las Cruces, NM – The conference will be Dec. 3. More information can be found at www.nmtpc.org

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Regional
1:10 pm
Thu November 20, 2003

Student poll conducted

Las Cruces, NM – Efforts to bring alcohol to campus prompted an NMSU public opinion class to gauge student responses.

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Regional
9:07 am
Thu November 20, 2003

Memorial Medical update

Las Cruces, NM – An advocate for keeping Memorial Medical Center a "public" hospital says December is too soon for a decision on the matter.

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Regional
1:07 pm
Tue November 18, 2003

Chrissy Gephardt Stumps For Her Father In New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – Her father by the way is Missouri Congressman Dick Gephardt. He is a Democrat running for president. Chrissy is an advocate for mental health. She spoke to April Padilla and her social policy class at New Mexico State University. April was pleased that Chrissy has taken on a significant role in the Gephardt for President Campaign.

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Regional
1:07 pm
Mon November 17, 2003

Gila Medical faces transition

Silver City, NM – People receiving oxygen from a Silver City hospital will now have to purchase it elsewhere.

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Regional
3:56 pm
Fri November 14, 2003

Leonid Shower

Las Cruces, NM – The shower will be easier to see than last years', with a waning moon that night. NMSU astronomer Kurt Anderson talks about the best places to view the shower and exactly where it will be in the night sky.

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Regional
10:33 am
Wed November 12, 2003

Hope for employees

Las Cruces, NM – According to the State Economic Secretary, there is hope for Excell employees in Las Cruces.

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Regional
11:07 am
Fri November 7, 2003

Listen to the top headlines for the week of 11/3

Las Cruces, NM – Penny Rae has the top local, regional and state stories of the week.

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Regional
1:42 pm
Tue November 4, 2003

Upset in city council race

Las Cruces, NM – One of the five races in Las Cruces municipal elections resulted in the defeat of the incumbent.

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Regional
4:44 pm
Fri October 31, 2003

Elephant Butte Lake levels expected to hit record low

Las Cruces, NM – The state's largest and most popular lake is expected to continue receding to record-low levels next year, a forecast that could have major economic impact on southern New Mexico.

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Regional
3:28 pm
Wed October 29, 2003

Child abuse prevention conference garners new ideas

Las Cruces, NM – In response to child abuse resulting in death in southern New Mexico's recent past, area health and child care professionals are discussing ways to reduce such tragedies.

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Regional
3:13 pm
Wed October 29, 2003

Sen Edwards Asks Las Cruces For Help In White House Bid

Las Cruces, NM – First term Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) was once viewed as the Democratic candidate to beat. When candidates started to report their fundraising this election Edwards claimed the blue ribbon in the race for cash. Now he is a distant third in campaign cash and ahead in the polls only in his native state of South Carolina. With campaign cash going out faster than it is coming in, it seems that Edwards is spending as much time trying to rationalize how he is still a contender for the nomination as he is fundraising.

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Regional
12:47 pm
Wed October 29, 2003

Solar flares unleashed

Las Cruces, NM – Solar flares taking place may have an effect on communications.

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Regional
10:16 am
Wed October 29, 2003

Alamogordo water schedule changes

Las Cruces, NM – The Alamogordo City Commission has approved a new watering schedule for the city.

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Regional
2:24 pm
Mon October 27, 2003

Executive Director of LEAP speaks out

Las Cruces, NM – Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is serving as a board member for LEAP, an acronym for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. The executive director of the organization is Jack Cole who says the war on drugs has actually increased drug addiction, crime, disease, and death. Cole discusses how the organization wants to change that by creating alternative public policies.

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Regional
1:15 pm
Mon October 27, 2003

Mayoral race continues

Las Cruces, NM – As this year's election campaign winds down, the mayoral race in Las Cruces is heating up.

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Regional
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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