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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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7:27 pm
Tue August 2, 2005

Pearce Seeks Opinions on Immigration Policy

Pearce Seeks Opinions on Immigration Policy

Las Cruces, NM – For the second time this year U.S. Representative Steve Pearce is touring Southern New Mexico- this time to discuss immigration reform. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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12:37 pm
Tue August 2, 2005

Yes for Downtown Revitalization

Yes for Downtown Revitalization

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces City Council voted Monday to move one step closer toward downtown revitalization. Bob Mitchell has this report on the discussion- that was a little heated at times.

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7:33 pm
Fri July 29, 2005

Tourism Strong in New Mexico

Tourism Strong in New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico continues enchanting more and more tourists. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports tourism rates have increased continously for several years.

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7:29 pm
Fri July 29, 2005

Millions to Patch Up Roads

Millions to Patch Up Roads

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces and Silver City are one step closer to getting millions of dollars for road improvement projects. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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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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