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7:34 pm
Thu July 28, 2005

Las Cruces Lacks Airline

Las Cruces Lacks Airline

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's Aviation Director says Las Cruces needs an intrastate airline service. Meanwhile, the city manager is taking a more cautious approach. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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7:32 pm
Wed July 27, 2005

Las Cruces Man Shot

Las Cruces Man Shot

Las Cruces, NM – A shooting Tuesday left one man hospitalized and Las Cruces Police are asking for any information. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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7:10 pm
Tue July 26, 2005

New Mexico Prepares For Global Warming

New Mexico Prepares For Global Warming

Las Cruces, NM – Last month, Governor Bill Richardson announced the ambitious goals to slow down climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New Mexico. Wednesday in Santa Fe, his Climate Change Advisory Group will meet for the first time. Jodi Breisler has this preview.

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7:00 pm
Tue July 26, 2005

Border Watch Groups Spark Controversy

Border Watch Groups Spark Controversy

Las Cruces, NM – Border watch groups patrolling the southern border of the United States have sparked immense controversy, and are facing a barrage of accusations, particularly that they are racists. KRWG reporter Marco Grajeda investigates the conflict regarding the most recent border watch group created.

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11:09 am
Mon July 25, 2005

Las Cruces Man Killed During Police Chase

Las Cruces Man Killed During Police Chase

Las Cruces, NM – A high-speed pursuit early Monday morning culminated with an elderly Las Cruces resident dead and another man under arrest. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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11:38 am
Fri July 22, 2005

Win For New Mexico Cattle Industry

Win For New Mexico Cattle Industry

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's cattle producers now have one less fee to cover when moving their cattle nationwide. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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11:37 am
Fri July 22, 2005

Dispute over Casino Job Fairs

Dispute over Casino Job Fairs

Las Cruces, NM – Jemez Pueblo and art dealer Jerry Peters of Santa Fe will provide casino career information fairs in Dona Ana County Saturday and Monday . As Bob Mitchell reports this announcement has brought out the anti-casino people to once again condemn the idea of a casino in Anthony.

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7:45 pm
Wed July 20, 2005

Good News for Cannon

Good News for Cannon

Albuquerque (AP) – Cannon Air Force Base could benefit by the Base Closure and Realignment Commission's vote to study the possible closure of a naval air station in Virginia. KRWG's Marco Grajeda delivers AP news from around the region.

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7:33 pm
Wed July 20, 2005

Portion of Otero Mesa Leased

Portion of Otero Mesa Leased

Santa Fe (AP) – The Bureau of Land Management leased a portion of Otero Mesa to a Roswell oil and gas company for the starting bid of two dollars an acre. KRWG's Marco Grajeda delivers AP news from around the region.

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8:55 pm
Tue July 19, 2005

NMSU Fails at Recruitment and Retention

NMSU Fails at Recruitment and Retention

Las Cruces, NM – The President of the New Mexico State University Board of Regents says the University has failed miserably when it comes to student recruitment and retention. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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4:55 pm
Tue July 19, 2005

Democrats Hope to Turn Plastic Into Gold

Democrats Hope to Turn Plastic Into Gold

Albuquerque (Ap) – The New Mexico Democratic Party plans to make money by creating its own credit card. KRWG's Marco Grajeda delivers AP news from around the region.

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4:46 pm
Tue July 19, 2005

Oil and Gas Company Eyeing Otero Mesa

Oil and Gas Company Eyeing Otero Mesa

Santa Fe (AP) – The Bureau of Land Management gave preliminary permission to a New Mexico oil and gas company to test two gas wells in Otero Mesa. KRWG's Marco Grajeda delivers AP news from around the region.

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11:12 pm
Sat July 16, 2005

West Nile Attacks New Mexico

West Nile Attacks New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – West Nile Virus attacks New Mexicans for the first time this year. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, a representative for the department of health says residents in the area should be cautious.

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11:01 pm
Sat July 16, 2005

Changes to Noise Ordinance

Changes to Noise Ordinance

Las Cruces, NM – Modifications to the controversial Las Cruces Noise Ordinance go into effect this week. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports several clauses were changed.

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10:47 pm
Sat July 16, 2005

Las Cruces Man Will Represent New Mexico

Las Cruces Man Will Represent New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces man is one of twelve Americans selected to participate in a disabilities conference in Asia. KRWG reporter Marco Grajeda has more.

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4:23 pm
Sun July 3, 2005

AUTHORITIES COMBAT DWI'S

AUTHORITIES COMBAT DWI'S

Las Cruces, NM – Several agencies across the state are participating in an operation to apprehend drunken motorists during the holiday weekend. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the report.

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6:08 pm
Fri July 1, 2005

LETTER MAY SAVE CANNON AFB

LETTER MAY SAVE CANNON AFB

Washinton D.C. (AP)_ – New Mexico Congressional delegates are optimistic about a letter sent to Defense Secretary Rumsfeld questioning the decision to close Cannon Air Force Base. KRWG's Marco Grajeda delivers AP news from around the region.

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5:18 pm
Fri July 1, 2005

NEW MEXICO TARGET OF CONSERVATIVE GROUP

NEW MEXICO TARGET OF CONSERVATIVE GROUP

Santa Fe (AP)_ – A national conservative group is airing advertisements in New Mexico anticipating an opening at the U-S Supreme Court. KRWG's Marco Grajeda delivers AP news from around the region.

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6:45 pm
Tue June 28, 2005

Pres. Martin: One Year at the Helm Part 2

Las Cruces, NM – This Thursday will mark the end of Pres. Michael Martin's first year as the top official at New Mexico State University. In the final part of a two part interview, Martin talks about the controversial effort to form a union on campus.

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6:43 pm
Tue June 28, 2005

Pres. Martin: One Year at the Helm Part 1

Las Cruces, NM – This Thursday will mark the end of Pres. Michael Martin's first year as the top official at New Mexico State University. In this first part of a two part interview, Martin addresses the issues of administrative restructuring, communications coordination and the possible influx of more graduate students.

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6:40 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Attorney General to Investigate NMSU Labor Board

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Attorney General has asked for information from NMSU's Labor Management Board to investigate possible violations of the Open Meetings Act. As Marco Grajeda reports, the investigation was prompted by complaints from union organizers.

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6:39 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

New Facility May Help Increase Blood Donations

Las Cruces, NM – The increasing demand for blood donation in the Border region may be easier to meet at the end of the summer. Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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5:09 pm
Thu June 23, 2005

New Mexico Lawmakers Criticize Call for Iraq Timetable Withdrawal

Las Cruces, NM – Some members of Congress are calling for a timetable to withdrawal U.S. troops from Iraq. Both of New Mexico's Senators as well as Congressman Steve Pearce say a timetable for withdrawal would not be a wise move. Bob Mitchell reports.

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5:55 pm
Wed June 22, 2005

Debate over Possible CPB Funding Cuts Continues

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's two U.S. Senators disagree with some members of the House who want to cut federal funding for public broadcasting by 45 percent. As Bob Mitchell reports, even though both men say public broadcasting is a valuable resource, one of them says public television has moved too far to the left.

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5:44 pm
Wed June 22, 2005

Senate Energy Bill

Las Cruces, NM – The Senate has begun debate on a comprehensive Energy Bill which some say will be in contrast to an already passed House bill. As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports, New Mexico conservation and oil and gas advocates are already digging in for what maybe a long fight.

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6:26 pm
Mon June 20, 2005

Mexico Asks U.S. to Help Prevent Weapons Trafficking along the Border

Mexico City (AP)_ – The Mexican government has requested that the United States strengthen its efforts to prevent arms trafficking into Mexico. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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6:15 pm
Mon June 20, 2005

County Clerk's Office falls Behind in Recording Commission Minutes

Las Cruces (AP)_ – The Dona Ana County Clerk's office needs to catch up on County Commission meeting minutes. KRWG's Melanie Bowling delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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4:26 pm
Sun June 19, 2005

Officials: Border Violence is a Shared Problem

Mexico City (AP)_ – Officials in both the U.S. and Mexican governments say border violence is a shared problem that both countries must deal with. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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4:24 pm
Sat June 18, 2005

New Mexico Students Now Required to Take NM History

Albuquerque (AP)_ – New Mexico high school students now have a new graduation requirement, New Mexico history. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press News from around the region.

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7:17 pm
Fri June 17, 2005

Water in the Desert: State Engineer Discusses NM Water Use

Las Cruces, NM – Despite the record spring run-off New Mexico is still in a drought. As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports, the State Engineers office is using a combination of methods to put New Mexico's water resources to use.

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