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7:16 pm
Thu June 16, 2005

Dona Ana County Commission Chairman Disputes Tribes Claims

Las Cruces, NM – The chairman of the Dona Ana County Commission says the Jemez Pueblo and developer Gerald Peters did not accurately reflect the County Commissioners' stance in reference to the proposed Anthony casino. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the application said commissioners are not fully content.

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6:26 pm
Thu June 16, 2005

Opponents of Proposed Casino Criticize Land Application

Las Cruces, NM – Critics of the proposed casino in Anthony, NM voiced their concerns about the Jemez Pueblo's application. As KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports, proponents of the casino feel they are just stalling the process.

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7:01 pm
Wed June 15, 2005

Federal Law Changes Requirements for Special Ed. Teachers

Santa Fe (AP)_ – A state education official says new federal requirements will put additional burdens on schools and teachers. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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5:02 pm
Wed June 15, 2005

Identity Thieves "Pharm" for Victims

Santa Fe (AP)_ – Attorney General Patricia Madrid says internet thieves are using a new way to steal personal information over the internet. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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4:59 pm
Wed June 15, 2005

Tougher Child Safety Seat Laws to go Into Effect

Santa Fe (AP)_ – Beginning Friday, New Mexico's law on child safety seats is getting tougher. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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7:12 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

Body Found In Burn Lake

Las Cruces, NM – A passerby found a car partially submerged in Burn Lake on Monday. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports that Las Cruces Police have found human remains inside the vehicle.

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7:06 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

El Paso County Commissioner Indicted in Campaign Finance Case

El Paso, TX (AP)_ – A grand jury has indicted an El Paso County Commissioner on charges that she didn't report campaign donations properly. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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6:52 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

NM Senators Reveal Personal Assets

Washinton D.C. (AP)_ –
New Mexico Senators Jeff Bingaman and Pete Domenici released a list of their personal assets complying with the U.S. Senate's annual disclosure statement. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.


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4:25 pm
Tue June 14, 2005

New Group Will Work to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Las Cruces, NM – A new group formed by Gov.Richardson will work to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions. Marco Grajeda reports.

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7:06 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Body of Suicide Victim Found

Las Cruces, NM – The body of a Las Cruces resident was found hanging from a tree near an NMSU research facility. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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7:03 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Area Organizations Unite to Prevent Heat Related Deaths

Las Cruces, NM – The heat related deaths of two El Paso residents have prompted the United Way to help cool residents who can't cool themselves. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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3:48 pm
Sat June 11, 2005

Planned Parenthood Attempts to Reestablish Las Cruces Clinic

Las Cruces, NM – Officials with Planned Parenthood of New Mexico say their organization is looking at ways to reestablish a clinic in Las Cruces. Bob Mitchell reports.

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3:46 pm
Sat June 11, 2005

Pearce to Head National Parks Subcommittee

Las Cruces (AP)_ – U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce (R) will head the House subcommittee on national parks. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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6:48 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Gray Wolf Reintroduction Debate Continues

Las Cruces, NM – Four public comment meetings will take place around the state next week to get a feel for what New Mexicans want to do about the Mexican Gray Wolf. As Lindsey Bilovesky reports, Animal protection groups and rancher advocates continue to strongly disagree.

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6:39 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Superintendent Awaits Results of Performance Survey

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent awaits results from a recent survey he designed to request information on his performance. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, for the first time since the failed attempt to remove the Superintendent from his position administrators can pinpoint any shortcomings.

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6:37 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Governor Forms Group to Study Global Warming

Las Cruces (AP)_ – Gov. Bill Richardson has formed a group to recommend ways New Mexico can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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6:28 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

EBID Farmers Getting More Water

Las Cruces (AP)_ – Farmers in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District are getting more water. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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5:02 pm
Wed June 8, 2005

Relatives of Juarez Femicide Victims Walk Out of Meeting with Federal Prosecutor

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (AP)_ – Relatives of Ciudad Juarez femicide victims walked out of a meeting with a recently appointed federal prosecutor. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.


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5:01 pm
Wed June 8, 2005

Fires Allowed to Burn in Gila

Silver City (AP)_ – The U.S. Forest Service is allowing four fires to burn in the Gila National Forest. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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7:20 pm
Tue June 7, 2005

Police Arrest Rape Suspect

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Police have arrested a suspect linked to Friday's raping of a 28 year old Las Cruces Woman. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.


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6:50 pm
Tue June 7, 2005

State Files Injunction to Stop Drilling Lease Sale on Otero Mesa

Santa Fe (AP)_ – The state plans to file a court injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management from including an Otero Mesa Land parcel in its upcoming gas and oil drilling lease sale. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.


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6:12 pm
Tue June 7, 2005

State Urges WTO to fight Internet Gambling

Salt Lake City (AP)_ – New Mexico has joined thirty other states who are urging the World Trade Organization to take a hard line against internet gambling. Stephan Apodaca delivers Associated Press news from around the region.

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6:52 pm
Mon June 6, 2005

City Hall Evacuated After Discovery of Suspicious Powder

Las Cruces, NM – After the discovery of a suspicious white powder, Las Cruces City Hall was evacuated. KRWG's Melanie Bowling has the report.

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5:46 pm
Mon June 6, 2005

State Launches Campaign to Warn of Lead in Food

SANTA FE (AP) – The state Health Department has launched a campaign to inform people about the dangers of lead in food. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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2:26 pm
Sun June 5, 2005

NMSU Studies Mosquitoes to Curb West Nile Threat

Las Cruces, NM – A New Mexico State University entomology professor is researching mosquitoes to prevent an outbreak of West Nile virus in southern New Mexico. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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2:28 pm
Sat June 4, 2005

State Health Officials: Flu Pandemic Possible

Las Cruces, NM – State health officials are warning of a possible worldwide flu pandemic. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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2:30 pm
Thu June 2, 2005

Predatory Fish Clears Lakes of Nuisance Fish

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – A predatory fish is being used to eliminate nuisance fish from two New Mexico lakes. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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8:28 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Washington Thinktank: New Mexico Headed for Budget Troubles

SANTA FE (AP) – A Washington D.C.-based thinktank says the state is headed for budget woes if it doesn't reform its tax structure. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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8:16 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Remodeled Courthouse to Open

LAS CRUCES (AP) – The newly expanded state courthouse in Las Cruces is set to open its doors. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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8:13 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Mexico Creates Fund for Femicide Victims' Families

Mexico City (AP) – The Mexican Attorney General's Office has announced a fund to compensate relatives of femicide victims. Stephan Apodaca delivers AP news from around the region.

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