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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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9:54 pm
Fri October 28, 2005

Las Cruces Hospital Number One in Cardiac Care

Las Cruces Hospital Number One in Cardiac Care

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces hospital tops other cardiac care facilities in the state according to a national study and is among the best in the country. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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8:10 pm
Fri October 28, 2005

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park opens in March 2006

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park opens in March 2006

Las Cruces, NM – Twenty one years ago, the Mesilla Valley State Park was first envisioned, and in March 2006 it will be a reality.

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7:06 pm
Thu October 27, 2005

New Mexicans Join Campaign to End AIDS

New Mexicans Join Campaign to End AIDS

Las Cruces, NM – Part of a bus caravan on route to our nation's capital promoting AIDS awareness made a quick stop in Las Cruces- to pick up two southern New Mexicans. The campaign is a nationwide effort between AIDS-services-organizations to combat the disease. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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6:03 pm
Fri October 21, 2005

A Taste of the Wild West

A Taste of the Wild West

Las Cruces, NM – The seventh annual Cowboy Days was held October 15th and 16th at the Farm and Ranch Heritage museum. Around a thousand people enjoyed ranching culture through music, demonstrations, and even mock gunfights. KRWG's Lacey Daniell sends this audio postcard.

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5:50 pm
Fri October 21, 2005

NAACP- Not Just for African Americans

NAACP- Not Just for African Americans

Las Cruces, NM – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has served the Black community in the United States for almost one-hundred years. But the Dona Ana County chapter has its own unique challenge. KRWG's Natisha Hales has this report.

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7:18 pm
Fri October 14, 2005

NMSU Police Crack Down on Tailgating

NMSU Police Crack Down on Tailgating

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU Police crack down on the illegal activity during tailgates. KRWG's Danielle Goodman has this report.

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7:12 pm
Fri October 14, 2005

Illegal Immigrants Found in Trailer

Illegal Immigrants Found in Trailer

Las Cruces, NM – Border Patrol agents found forty-five illegal immigrants embarking on a difficult trip to Dallas. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has this report.

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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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