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8:09 pm
Wed December 21, 2005

Fire Destroys Building

Las Cruces, NM – Every Las Cruces Firefighter unit on call Tuesday evening reported to a blaze at the property of a local Senator. Despite efforts to control the fire a building was severly damaged. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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8:28 pm
Tue December 20, 2005

City Council Approves Resolutions After Heated Debate

Las Cruces, NM – After a lengthy City Council meeting, officials voted on two major issues involving a lease extension and city growth. KRWG's Cynthia Grajeda has the details.

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8:55 pm
Fri December 16, 2005

City Of Las Cruces Holds Budget Meetings

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces City Council held Strategic Budget Meetings to decide what funds are needed for 2006's day to day operations. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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8:00 pm
Wed December 14, 2005

Group Helps Local Seniors With Prescription Drug Program

Las Cruces, NM – Medicare's new prescription drug program, Part D, is supposed to make life easier for seniors by reducing their medicine cost but, even President Bush said this week that signing up can be a daunting task . As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, local seniors got help today from a group of Medicare Counselors touring the country.

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7:45 pm
Wed December 14, 2005

Group Helps Local Seniors With Prescription Drug Program

Las Cruces, NM – Medicare's new prescription drug, Part D Program, is supposed to make life easier for seniors by reducing their prescription drug cost but, even President Bush said this week that signing up can be a daunting task . As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, local seniors got help today from a group of Medicare Counselors touring the country.

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5:14 pm
Wed December 14, 2005

County Commission Stops ETZ Exit

Las Cruces, NM – The Dona Ana County Commission killed a resolution brought forth by District 1 representative Oscar Vasquez-Butler which would have taken the county out of the Extra Territorial Zone. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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7:47 pm
Mon December 12, 2005

Thousands of Acres May be Protected From Development in Dona Ana County

Las Cruces, NM – Former U.S. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt was in Las Cruces talking about proposed wilderness areas for Dona Ana County. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, if accepted over two hundred thousand acres would be protected under the Wilderness Act.

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4:39 pm
Mon December 5, 2005

'Ni Una Mas'- International Protest for Murdered Women of Juarez and Chihuahua

'Ni Una Mas'- International Protest for Murdered Women of Juarez and Chihuahua

El Paso, TX/Cd. Juarez, Mexico – On December 3, over 400 marchers rallied from El Paso into Cuidad Juarez. Their inspiration? To bring renewed attention to the hundreds of murdered and missing women in the Mexican State of Chihuahua. KRWG's Jodi Breisler has more.

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8:27 pm
Sat December 3, 2005

Tree lighting ceremony fun for all ages...

Tree lighting ceremony fun for all ages...

Las Cruces, NM – On Friday, members of the community gathered to watch the annual Christmas tree and park lighting. KRWG's Eric Walker has this report.

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7:35 pm
Thu December 1, 2005

Man Arrested After Breaking Into Ex Girlfriend's House

Man Arrested After Breaking Into Ex Girlfriend's House

Las Cruces, NM – Police arrested a Las Cruces man Wednesday night after he stormed his ex-girlfriend's house and hit her with a gun. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the details.

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8:11 pm
Wed November 30, 2005

State Allocates More Gas Money to Needy Families

State Allocates More Gas Money to Needy Families

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico low income residents are getting more help from the state this winter to help keep their homes warm. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the details.

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9:49 pm
Fri November 25, 2005

Fat-Man-Cycling Across America to Lose 150 Pounds- Part Two: Eldon's Adventure

Fat-Man-Cycling Across America to Lose 150 Pounds- Part Two: Eldon's Adventure

El Paso, TX – Eldon Ward began biking across America at 432 pounds. He's made it across 4 states and through countless adventures including teen girls giving him a "freak ya" and a car crawling a little too close for comfort. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this story.

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9:28 pm
Fri November 25, 2005

Fat-Man-Cycling Across America to Lose 150 Pounds- Part One: Meet Eldon Ward

Fat-Man-Cycling Across America to Lose 150 Pounds- Part One: Meet Eldon Ward

El Paso, TX – About two months ago, a man- an over four hundred pound man- began a cross country trip to St. Augustine, Florida... on his bike. KRWG's Marco Grajeda met Eldon Ward on his stop in El Paso.

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7:27 pm
Wed November 23, 2005

Drunk Drivers Targeted on Thanksgiving Weekend

Drunk Drivers Targeted on Thanksgiving Weekend

Las Cruces, NM – With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, both law enforcement agencies and AAA New Mexico have created projects in an attempt to deter drunk driving. KRWG's Sergio Robali has more.

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7:10 pm
Tue November 22, 2005

XBOX-Mania Hits Las Cruces

XBOX-Mania Hits Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM – Tuesday night while most Las Crucens slept comfortably in their warm, cozy beds, a group of mainly college students dared the frigid wind and thirty-degree temperatures outside local stores. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports they weren't protesting, or selling anything- just waiting patiently for the stores to reopen.

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6:46 pm
Tue November 22, 2005

Las Cruces to Expand Bus Transit System

Las Cruces to Expand Bus Transit System

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Congressman Steve Pierce announced District 2 will receive about 5 Million dollars for transportation and community development projects. As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports some of the money will go to expand the Las Cruces Bus Transit system.

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9:52 pm
Mon November 21, 2005

NMSU Says Investigation Clears Mumme

NMSU Says Investigation Clears Mumme

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University officials announced results of an investigation clearing football coach Hal Mumme of religious discrimination. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the head of New Mexico's chapter of the investigation ignoring evidence of religious discrimination.

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6:10 pm
Sat November 19, 2005

Congress to Adjourn Soon

Congress to Adjourn Soon

Las Cruces, NM – With Congress winding down for the year, all spending bills must be passed before they can conclude their business. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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1:10 pm
Tue November 15, 2005

Las Crucens Celebrate to the Beat of Mariachi Music

Las Crucens Celebrate to the Beat of Mariachi Music

Las Cruces, NM – The twelfth annual Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference came to a close Sunday after numerous concerts and a week of specialty workshops for students. KRWG's Marco Grajeda gives us a peek into the final musical moments of this year's events.

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8:27 pm
Fri November 11, 2005

Save a Life Tour Visits New Mexico State University

Save a Life Tour Visits New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM – Save a Life Tour travels across the country teaching students the effects and risks of drunk driving.

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7:55 pm
Fri November 11, 2005

NMSU has launched a $150 million fundraising campaign

NMSU has launched a $150 million fundraising campaign

Las Cruces, NM – During Homecoming week, NMSU launched a campaign to raise $150 million dollars and they are already 1/3rd of the way there. KRWG's Eric Walker has this report.

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6:02 pm
Fri November 11, 2005

Veterans Memorial Wall Unveiled

Veterans Memorial Wall Unveiled

Las Cruces, NM – Today hundreds of Las Crucens gathered to unveil the new Veterans Memorial Wall at Veterans Park. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca and Mike Doiron teamed up to bring you all the sounds from the event.

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8:11 pm
Mon November 7, 2005

City Council Elections: District 3

City Council Elections: District 3

Las Cruces, NM – Election Day- Voters in Las Cruces' District 3- which encompasses a central area of the city around Triviz, Lohman, and Solano- will head to the polls to select between their incumbent and her challengers. Danielle Goodman has this election preview.

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7:59 pm
Mon November 7, 2005

City Council Election: District 5

City Council Election: District 5

Las Cruces, NM – Three candidates hope to fill Wesley Strain's soon to be vacated seat as City Councilor for District Five- which includes most of the area north of the Las Cruces- Woody Jenkins Jr., Gil Jones and William Ludtke. KRWG's Marco Grajeda Learned what the candidates want voters to know.

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3:02 pm
Fri November 4, 2005

Dispute over Uranium Plant in NM

Dispute over Uranium Plant in NM

Las Cruces, NM – An international business group has set its eyes on New Mexico- to build a uranium enrichment plant in Eunice south of Hobbs. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, there's opposition and a government commission to go through first.

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8:31 pm
Thu November 3, 2005

New Allegations in Religion Discrimination Case Against Football Program

New Allegations in Religion Discrimination Case Against Football Program

Las Cruces, NM – There are new allegations in the Muammar Ali case from the New Mexico chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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4:20 pm
Thu November 3, 2005

New Allegations in Religion Discrimination Case Against Football Program

New Allegations in Religion Discrimination Case Against Football Program

Las Cruces, NM – There are new allegations in the Muammar Ali case from the New Mexico chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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8:25 pm
Wed November 2, 2005

New Religious Discrimination Allegations Against Aggie Football Program

New Religious Discrimination Allegations Against Aggie Football Program

Las Cruces, NM – There are new allegations in the Muammar Ali case from the New Mexico chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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4:30 pm
Mon October 31, 2005

HOMECOMING!

HOMECOMING!

Las Cruces, NM – For students at New Mexico State Univerisy, Homecoming was a week full of free food and free entertainment. KRWG's Eric Walker has this report.

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10:04 pm
Sun October 30, 2005

Halloween: History behind the Screams

Halloween: History behind the Screams

Las Cruces, NM – Halloween is a time for costume parties, bobbing for apples, and carving jack-o-lanterns. But what lies behind the outward trappings of Halloween? KRWG's Red Hernandez tells us more.

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