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7:07 pm
Fri October 14, 2005

New Mexico Gets Money To Reduce Teen Suicide

New Mexico Gets Money To Reduce Teen Suicide

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Department of Health receives 400, 000 dollars to reduce the high rate of teen suicide. KRWG's Danielle Goodman has more.

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6:56 pm
Fri October 14, 2005

Romanian X Prize Team Wants a Piece of the Sky

Romanian X Prize Team Wants a Piece of the Sky

Las Cruces, NM – One of the teams hoping to take advantage of private space tourism is from Romania. They are a few young engineers who've managed to get past Romanian red-tape bureaucracy and a significant lack of capital. As KRWG's Anca Gradinaru reports, they are now one of the best in the world and the only team from Europe involved in the X Prize Cup to build their own shuttle.

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7:48 pm
Thu October 13, 2005

How do New Mexicans Benefit From X Prize?

How do New Mexicans Benefit From X Prize?

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico is on the verge of entering a new economic venture- attracting companies to develop reusable space shuttles. KRWG's Marco Grajeda looks at what this means to the state- in terms of money.

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7:41 pm
Thu October 13, 2005

Government Cracks Down on Illegal Immigrants From South and Central America

Government Cracks Down on Illegal Immigrants From South and Central America

Las Cruces, NM – Over four hundred illegal immigrants from Brazil and Honduras were arrested and awaiting deportation in Albuquerque.KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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7:58 pm
Wed October 12, 2005

County Commission Votes to Support Casino

County Commission Votes to Support Casino

Las Cruces, NM – In a vote of 3 to 2 the Dona Ana County Commission passed a resolution in support of a proposed casino near Anthony, NM. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.


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9:26 pm
Mon October 10, 2005

New Mexico Steps Into The Future

New Mexico Steps Into The Future

Las Cruces, NM – This week New Mexico took one giant step towards space travel at the Countdown to the X Prize Expo. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the event attracted thousands of people from around the world who want a glimpse into the future.

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7:21 pm
Fri October 7, 2005

Funding For Domestic Abuse Extended

Funding For Domestic Abuse Extended

Las Cruces, NM – The Violence Against Women Act is now being extended for five more years. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, advocates against domestic violence are relieved.

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6:04 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Special Session Begins

Special Session Begins

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Richardson's special session of the state legislature begins today. They're meeting to protect consumers from price gouging at the gas pump. As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports some state legislators say the session is costing the state unnecessary money while doing little to help reduce prices at the pump. While others say important legislation comes out of the session.

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5:52 pm
Wed October 5, 2005

Tiny Steps to Helping Children

Tiny Steps to Helping Children

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces community comes together in a miniature event to help homeless children. KRWG's Cynthia Grajeda sends this audio postcard.

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5:42 pm
Wed October 5, 2005

Walk For Diabetes

Walk For Diabetes

Las Cruces, NM – Many borderland residents, young and old, are afflicted with diabetes, a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. In New Mexico alone, over sixteen-hundred children are diabetic. While a cure may be many years away, some are taking action to speed up the process. KRWG's Michael Sears has the story.

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1:31 pm
Thu September 29, 2005

Federal Legislation for Protection of Otero Mesa not in the Works

Federal Legislation for Protection of Otero Mesa not in the Works

Las Cruces, NM – The ranking Democrat on the Senate Energy Committee says he has no plans to introduce legislation to protect New Mexico's Otero Mesa. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.


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7:38 pm
Mon September 26, 2005

Money To Improve Health Care for the Poor

Money To Improve Health Care for the Poor

Las Cruces, NM – A Federal Grant will make health care more accessible to needy families of southern New Mexico. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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11:12 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Long Time Aggie Supporter Passes Away

Long Time Aggie Supporter Passes Away

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Athletics lost a long-time team member this week. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, athletic directors say a true Aggie fan was lost.

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7:40 pm
Mon September 19, 2005

Homeless Shelter on the Street

Homeless Shelter on the Street

Las Cruces, NM – A local homeless shelter agreed to shut its doors after their lease renewal was denied early this month. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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5:09 pm
Fri September 16, 2005

Local students participate in National Anthem Project

Local students participate in National Anthem Project

Las Cruces, NM – This week, students in Las Cruces participated in a national project to learn more about the history behind the Star-Spangled Banner. KRWG's Danielle Goodman has this report.

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8:20 pm
Fri September 9, 2005

Las Cruces Police Catch Runaway Robber

Las Cruces Police Catch Runaway Robber

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Police caught the second suspect who eluded arrest after responding to a burglary in progress. KRWG's Eric Walker has this report.

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8:46 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

Agriculture Secretary Meets With Local Ranchers

Agriculture Secretary Meets With Local Ranchers

Las Cruces, NM – Over the weekend the National Association of Latino/ Hispanic Farmers and Ranchers held its first annual conference in Las Cruces. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns came to Las Cruces to participate at the event. He also met with farmers last week to discuss the Farm Bill.

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3:48 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

NBA-Development League In New Mexico

NBA-Development League In New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – Basketball is a popular sport among many New Mexicans. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, this year residents get to root for a team closer to the NBA.

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7:47 pm
Mon August 22, 2005

Las Cruces Police Get Tough on DWI's

Las Cruces Police Get Tough on DWI's

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Police are cracking down on people driving drunk and vendors selling alcohol to minors as part of a statewide initiative. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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9:28 pm
Fri August 19, 2005

Pistol Pete Loses Pistol

Pistol Pete Loses Pistol

Las Cruces – New Mexico State University's Pistol Pete is no longer packing-heat. Krwg's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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5:09 pm
Tue August 16, 2005

Having Fun, Raising Money For Camino

Having Fun, Raising Money For Camino

Las Cruces, NM – The Camino de Vida's Seventh Annual Red Ribbon Benefit raised approximately $46, 000 this weekend. Held in Las Cruces on Saturday night, over 300 people ate, drank, and bid on auction items. KRWG's Jodi Breisler sends this Audio Postcard.

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5:03 pm
Sat August 13, 2005

New Mexico Gets Money for Highways

New Mexico Gets Money for Highways

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico is getting close to two billion dollars in the next five years to improve transportation. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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7:23 pm
Thu August 11, 2005

Police Pick-Up Pic Quick Robber

Police Pick-Up Pic Quick Robber

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Police arrested a twenty-seven-year-old El Paso man who couldn't control his thirst for free alcohol. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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8:14 pm
Tue August 9, 2005

State Land Commissioner Swaps Sides in Mining Debate

State Land Commissioner Swaps Sides in Mining Debate

Las Cruces, NM – A high-ranking New Mexico official has changed his mind about a sand and gravel mine in Faulkner Canyon. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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7:52 pm
Tue August 9, 2005

New Mexico Chile Under Attack

New Mexico Chile Under Attack

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico chile generates millions of dollars to the state's economy- and is a must have for many tourists. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, this year many chile plants also lured an unwanted consumer.

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5:22 pm
Mon August 8, 2005

Demolition Marks Beginning of Revitalization Project

Demolition Marks Beginning of Revitalization Project

Las Cruces, NM – On Friday afternoon, construction crews demolished the north gate of Las Cruces' downtown mall. Jodi Breisler was there for the fanfare and reaction.

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1:01 pm
Mon August 8, 2005

Residents Unite to Find Cure for Alzheimers

Residents Unite to Find Cure for Alzheimers

Las Cruces, NM – Alzheimers is the fourth-largest killer of adults in the U.S. As Robert Mitchell reports, Las Cruces residents are invited to help find a cure for the degenerative disease.

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11:48 am
Mon August 8, 2005

NMSU Astronomers Observe Our Galaxy

NMSU Astronomers Observe Our Galaxy

Las Cruces, NM – For several years New Mexico State University astronomers have explored a region far beyond our own galaxy. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports they're now preparing for a new mission- closer to home.

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1:58 pm
Thu August 4, 2005

Forum to Foster Communication

Forum to Foster Communication

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University President Michael Martin met with university employees and members of the public at an open forum on Wednesday. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports many touchy issues were addressed at the forum.

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11:51 am
Thu August 4, 2005

Dispute Over Pay Raise

Dispute Over Pay Raise

Las Cruces, NM – Despite the pleas of a former student, the Las Cruces School Board voted Tuesday to give Superintendent Louis Martinez a pay raise. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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