KRWG http://krwg.org en Suspect Shot And Killed By Albuquerque Police http://krwg.org/post/suspect-shot-and-killed-albuquerque-police <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Albuquerque police fatally shot an armed suspect wanted by federal authorities Tuesday after a foot chase that temporarily shut down parts of the city, officials said.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:07:12 +0000 KRWG News And Partners 71076 at http://krwg.org Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe's, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores http://krwg.org/post/fruit-recall-hits-trader-joes-costco-wal-mart-stores Fears of possible listeria contamination have led to a national recall of whole peaches, nectarines and other fruits packed by a California company. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:13:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 71075 at http://krwg.org Las Cruces Diocese: Local Donations Should Cease At This Time http://krwg.org/post/las-cruces-diocese-local-donations-should-cease-time <p align="left" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 19px; line-height: normal; text-indent: 0in;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 20.909090042114258px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;">Bishop Cantú,, Bishop of the Diocese of Las Cruces, would like to thank the many volunteers, and donors that came forward in support of our humanitarian outreach program, entitled&nbsp;<b><i>Project Oak Tree</i>.</b>&nbsp;<b>Today, we Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:53:27 +0000 Diocese of Las Cruces 71074 at http://krwg.org Las Cruces Diocese: Local Donations Should Cease At This Time Pearce Introduces New Organ Mountains Desert Peaks Monument Legislation http://krwg.org/post/pearce-introduces-new-organ-mountains-desert-peaks-monument-legislation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM 2) has introduced the&nbsp;<em>Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Corrections&nbsp;</em>Act.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:49:49 +0000 Office of Rep. Steve Pearce R-NM 2 71073 at http://krwg.org Pearce Introduces New Organ Mountains Desert Peaks Monument Legislation Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart http://krwg.org/post/flight-mh17-us-builds-its-case-plane-wreckage-reportedly-cut-apart American analysts say they've verified several pieces of evidence that show pro-Russian separatist rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, according to U.S. intelligence officials who briefed reporters Tuesday.<p>Here's a quick rundown of the officials' updates on what U.S. investigators have found, from notes taken by NPR's Pentagon reporter Tom Bowman:<p><ul><p><li>A U.S. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:57:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 71070 at http://krwg.org Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port http://krwg.org/post/maine-city-council-votes-keep-tar-sands-out-its-port South Portland, Maine, is known as the place where Liberty ships were built by tens of thousands of workers during World War II. Now, the city's waterfront is home to an oil terminal and the beginning of a 236-mile-long pipeline.<p>For more than 70 years, the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:51:00 +0000 Susan Sharon 71071 at http://krwg.org Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port Las Cruces Police Arrest Man For Knife Injury To Mother http://krwg.org/post/las-cruces-police-arrest-man-knife-injury-mother <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Las Cruces Police arrested a man suspected of using a knife to attack his mother during an argument&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_578737932" tabindex="0">Monday&nbsp;</span>evening.</p><p></p><p>Anthony Jaramillo, 24, of the 1500 block of La Fonda Drive, is charged with one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:43:58 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71069 at http://krwg.org Las Cruces Police Arrest Man For Knife Injury To Mother On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting http://krwg.org/post/immigration-americas-concerns-are-fiery-fleeting Americans today are most likely to name immigration the nation's biggest problem, but polling history suggests the alarm may have a limited shelf life.<p>In a Gallup <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/173306/one-six-say-immigration-important-problem.aspx">survey</a> released last week, 17 percent volunteered immigration as America's most pressing issue, narrowly topping concerns that weigh more consistently on the nation's mindset, like jobs and political leadership.<p>Though a small plurality, it was a sharp increase from the 5 percent who named the issue in Gallup's June poll, conducted jus Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:36:00 +0000 editor 71072 at http://krwg.org On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting Book Review: 'Angels Make Their Hope Here' http://krwg.org/post/book-review-angels-make-their-hope-here Alan Cheuse reviews Angels Make Their Hope Here, by Breena Clarke. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:18:00 +0000 Alan Cheuse 71068 at http://krwg.org New Mexico Economic Development Department: Study Supports State Film Incentives http://krwg.org/post/new-mexico-economic-development-department-study-supports-state-film-incentives <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 20.909090042114258px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><b style="font-size: 10pt;">Santa Fe</b><span style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;- Today, the New Mexico Film Office released the final Phase 1 report of a study on the economic impact of the state's film incentive program. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:14:36 +0000 Office of New Mexico Economic Development Department 71067 at http://krwg.org New Mexico Economic Development Department: Study Supports State Film Incentives Las Cruces Championship Marathon Course Certified As 2016 United States Olympic Trials Qualifier http://krwg.org/post/las-cruces-championship-marathon-course-certified-2016-united-states-olympic-trials-qualifier <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 19px; line-height: normal;"><div><p style="margin-bottom: 0px;">LAS CRUCES, NM -&nbsp;Dust off your running shoes and rinse out your favorite wine glass for the inaugural Run Then Wine Marathon&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_578737820" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">September 20, 2014</span></span>&nbsp;in Las Cruces.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:04:17 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71066 at http://krwg.org Heinrich Meets With VA Secretary Nominee http://krwg.org/post/heinrich-meets-va-secretary-nominee <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia; font-size: 16px; line-height: 17.600000381469727px; margin-bottom: 1em;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 20.909090042114258px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) met with Veterans Administration (VA) Secretary Nominee Robert McDonald in his Washington D.C. office yesterday where they discussed ways to improve veteran care and address systemic problems at the VA.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:02:36 +0000 Office of Senator Martin Heinrich D-NM 71065 at http://krwg.org Heinrich Meets With VA Secretary Nominee Las Cruces Woman Charged With Stabbing Boyfriend http://krwg.org/post/las-cruces-woman-charged-stabbing-boyfriend-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Police arrested a Las Cruces woman suspected of stabbing her boyfriend following a heated argument this past weekend.</p><p></p><p>Genevieve M. Reyes, 34, of the 1300 block of Gladys Drive, is charged with one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:27 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71064 at http://krwg.org Las Cruces Woman Charged With Stabbing Boyfriend School Official Allegedly Failed To Report Child Abuse http://krwg.org/post/school-official-allegedly-failed-report-child-abuse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A Las Cruces physician and operator of a private school is suspected of failing to report child abuse and neglect that ultimately resulted in the death of 7-month-old Shania Smith.</p><p></p><p>Ann Mercer, 69, who oversees the Mercer School at 2801 E. Missouri Ave., is charged with three misdemeanor counts of failure to report child abuse or child neglect.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:57:50 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71063 at http://krwg.org School Official Allegedly Failed To Report Child Abuse WNMU To Host Joint Exhibits For Upcoming Clay Festival http://krwg.org/post/wnmu-host-joint-exhibits-upcoming-clay-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Silver City, NM –&nbsp;Western New Mexico University Museum and the Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art will be the joint venues for&nbsp;<em>Neo-Mimbreño 2014</em>, a Silver City ClayFestival exhibition, on&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_578737776" tabindex="0">Saturday, August 2</span>.&nbsp;&nbsp;<em>Neo-Mimbreño 2014</em>&nbsp;is a juried fine art exhibition of contemporary works influenced or inspired by designs of the ancient Mimbres potters of the Southwest.&nbsp;Artists entering the exhibition were encouraged to creatively reinte Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:55:35 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71062 at http://krwg.org WNMU To Host Joint Exhibits For Upcoming Clay Festival Las Cruces Man Charged With Beating Ex-Girlfriend http://krwg.org/post/las-cruces-man-charged-beating-ex-girlfriend <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Police arrested a Las Cruces man suspected of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and beating her<span data-term="goog_578737762" tabindex="0">Saturday</span>&nbsp;evening.</p><p></p><p>Stephen Brandon Guthrie, 28, of 1401 Alamo Street, is charged with one count each of battery against a household member, false imprisonment, breaking and entering, criminal damage to property, and resisting or evading an officer.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:52:17 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71061 at http://krwg.org Las Cruces Man Charged With Beating Ex-Girlfriend Pop Quiz: 20 Percent Chance Of Rain. Do You Need An Umbrella? http://krwg.org/post/pop-quiz-20-percent-chance-rain-do-you-need-umbrella This week, <em>All Things Considered</em> is exploring <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/333708682/risk-and-reason" target="_blank">how people interpret probability</a>. What does it mean to us, for example, when a doctor says an operation has a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/07/21/332074963/what-the-odds-fail-to-capture-when-a-health-crisis-hits" target="_blank">70 percent chance of success?</a><p>One of the most common encounters with percent probabilities has to do with weather. Take a moment to consider the question below. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:39:00 +0000 editor 71056 at http://krwg.org Pop Quiz: 20 Percent Chance Of Rain. Do You Need An Umbrella? University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted New York Town http://krwg.org/post/university-would-study-health-issues-polluted-town Residents of an upstate New York town who've long associated their illnesses with the air they breathe may finally get some answers about the health effects of living next to a toxic polluter.<p>The town of Tonawanda lies in the shadow of Tonawanda Coke Corp., whose ovens heat coal into material used for the iron and steel industries, and release toxic chemicals into the air.<p>The residents' long fight to definitively link the pollution with their illnesses, and to hold Tonawanda Coke accountable, were profiled in NPR's 2011 investigation <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/11/10/142189390/tonaw Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:37:00 +0000 Robert Benincasa 71059 at http://krwg.org University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted New York Town D.C. Washington's Voice Shines On The Diamond In Nation's Capital http://krwg.org/post/dc-washingtons-voice-shines-diamond-nations-capital During a recent visit to a Washington Nationals game, Robert Siegel was struck by the singer of the national anthem — by both his smooth baritone and his curiously apt name: D.C. Washington. So, he invited Washington into the studio for a conversation and a few songs. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=D.C.+Washington%27s+Voice+Shines+On+The+Diamond+In+Nation%27s+Capital&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MDcwNjYzMDEzMTQ4MjA1NThkNjc1Mg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:23:00 +0000 editor 71060 at http://krwg.org Near Crash Site, Stories Of The Jet Cleave Closely To Russian Version http://krwg.org/post/near-crash-site-stories-jet-cleave-closely-russian-version Following the downing of the Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, local residents have been talking about the event — but the picture is being distorted by a propaganda campaign in local media. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:12:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 71058 at http://krwg.org VA Nominee Steps Before Senate Committee http://krwg.org/post/va-nominee-steps-senate-committee Robert McDonald, President Obama's nominee to run the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, is appearing before the Senate for his confirmation hearing. He faces the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, which will vote on whether to send his nomination to the Senate floor. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=VA+Nominee+Steps+Before+Senate+Committee&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MjIzNjkwMDEzMTcwNjcxNzNmYmMzMA004)"/></div><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:12:00 +0000 Ailsa Chang 71057 at http://krwg.org Glass Or No Glass? That Is The Grill Lid Question http://krwg.org/post/glass-or-no-glass-grill-lid-question We love cooking on our grills, especially in the summertime. Keeping the house cool and avoiding the dish pile up are two major draws – not to mention the flavor of food cooked over fire.<p>When we saw a glass-topped grill, shining like Cinderella's slipper in a YouTube <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0il1bFM0vc">video</a> posted by commercial glass maker SCHOTT, we were intrigued. But, we wondered, how the heck do you clean it?<p>First, let's back up. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:11:00 +0000 April Fulton 71055 at http://krwg.org Glass Or No Glass? That Is The Grill Lid Question Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Is Killed By Beetles http://krwg.org/post/tree-planted-honor-beatle-killed-beetles Flowers may grow so incredibly high, as the Beatles once sang, but trees — not so much.<p>Actually, a pine tree planted in Los Angeles a decade ago to honor former Beatle George Harrison reached a height of 12 feet before succumbing recently.<p>To an infestation. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:00 +0000 editor 71040 at http://krwg.org Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Is Killed By Beetles Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles? http://krwg.org/post/inflation-came-low-again-are-there-bubbles Want to borrow money for a car or a home this fall?<p>Oddly enough, the interest rates available months from now for big-ticket items may be determined by the prices you pay today for everyday consumer goods. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:39:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 71041 at http://krwg.org Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles? The Polish Case For Tougher Russia Sanctions http://krwg.org/post/polish-case-tougher-russia-sanctions In the wake of the Malaysian airliner's downing, many Europeans are now calling for tougher sanctions against Russia. Among them is Radek Sikorski, Poland's foreign minister, who explains to Robert Siegel why the West should ratchet up sanctions. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 editor 71051 at http://krwg.org A Spicy Take On An Old Standby: This Ketchup's Ripe For Return http://krwg.org/post/spicy-take-old-standby-ketchups-ripe-return When life gives you tomatoes, make ketchup. With those fruits of the vine in high season, <em>All Things Considered</em> reaches into the archives for an heirloom tomato ketchup recipe, which produces a spicy sauce you'll likely not to find anywhere else. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=A+Spicy+Take+On+An+Old+Standby%3A+This+Ketchup%27s+Ripe+For+Return&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyOTk4OTc0MDEyNzcxNDIzMTZjM2E3Zg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 editor 71050 at http://krwg.org In A Crowded Gaza, A Growing Sense That Nowhere Is Safe http://krwg.org/post/crowded-gaza-growing-sense-nowhere-safe Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Emily Harris 71048 at http://krwg.org Amid CAR's Bloodshed, Thousands Dead And Little Help For The Living http://krwg.org/post/amid-cars-bloodshed-thousands-dead-and-little-help-living Sectarian violence erupted between Muslims and Christians in the Central African Republic just over a year ago. According to Sylvain Groulx of Doctors Without Borders, the conflict's casualty count is staggering: One in three families there have lost at least one family member. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 editor 71047 at http://krwg.org Newark Police Placed Under Federal Microscope For Rampant Misconduct http://krwg.org/post/newark-police-placed-under-federal-microscope-rampant-misconduct After a lengthy investigation, the U.S. Justice Department has found that the Newark Police Department, the largest in New Jersey, has frequently violated residents' civil rights and engaged in unreasonable use of force. Sarah Gonzalez of WNYC reports that the department will be placed under federal oversight. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 editor 71046 at http://krwg.org As Rockets Encroach, Israel's Main Airport Sees Canceled U.S. Flights http://krwg.org/post/rockets-encroach-israels-main-airport-sees-canceled-us-flights U.S. airlines have canceled flights to Israel after reports of Hamas rockets landing near Ben Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 71045 at http://krwg.org