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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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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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