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4:04 pm
Sat February 26, 2005

Free Genetic Testing for New Mexico Children

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Department of Health will soon offer free testing for genetic disorders in children. Officials say the clinic will make such in-depth tests more accessible for New Mexico families. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:27 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

Carlsbad Caverns under New Supervision

Las Cruces, NM – A new superintendent has taken over day-to-day operations at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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3:20 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

ACLU Wants Administrative Order Retracted

Las Cruces, NM – State Economic Development Secretary Rick Homans has been asked by the ACLU to retract an administrative order which prohibits employees from visiting the Roundhouse. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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3:03 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

Antibiotic-Tainted Milk Recalled

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Department of Agriculture says an Albuquerque company has recalled its chocolate milk because of antibiotic residue found in the milk which could cause an allergic reaction. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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1:37 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

2 Mex!

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Stephan Apodaca speaks with Los Angeles HipHop artist and poet 2 Mex.

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1:33 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

2 Mex!

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Stephan speaks with Los Angeles HipHop artist and poet 2 Mex

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1:26 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

2 Mex!

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Stephan speaks with Los Angeles HipHop artist and poet 2 Mex

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1:26 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

2 Mex!

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Stephan speaks with Los Angeles HipHop artist and poet 2 Mex

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1:26 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

2 Mex!

2 Mex!

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Stephan speaks with Los Angeles HipHop artist and poet 2 Mex

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7:27 pm
Thu February 24, 2005

More Border Patrol Agents Coming to NM

Las Cruces, NM – Federal officials say that the number of border patrol agents in New Mexico will be increased. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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7:22 pm
Thu February 24, 2005

Mexican Lower House Approves Voting for Mexican Ex-Patriates

Las Cruces, NM – Mexico's lower house of Congress has overwhelmingly approved a measure which allows Mexican citizens living abroad to vote in the nation's presidential elections next year. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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7:42 pm
Wed February 23, 2005

Angry Senate Rebukes Richardson for Ignoring State Appointment Laws

Las Cruces, NM – The Senate, angered by Gov.Bill Richardson's disregard for the state's appointment laws sent him a serious message by adding an amendment to a proposed measure. Bob Mitchell has more.

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6:48 pm
Wed February 23, 2005

Bill to Ban Cockfighting, Tabled

Las Cruces, NM – A senate committee has shelved a proposal to end cockfighting in New Mexico. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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2:56 pm
Wed February 23, 2005

Authorities to Test DNA in Sepich Case

Las Cruces, NM – Detectives could soon know whether a man already charged with the attempted murder of a Wisconsin woman was involved in the 2003 slaying of an NMSU student. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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2:53 pm
Wed February 23, 2005

Senate Passes Cyber-Stalking Bill

Las Cruces, NM – The senate has changed the state's stalking laws to include the use of electronic devices such as computers, cell phones and GPS technology. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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7:42 pm
Tue February 22, 2005

Alleged Drug Smuggler Shot and Killed by Border Patrol Agent

Las Cruces, NM – A suspected drug smuggler was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent just north of the border between Arizona and Mexico. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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6:34 pm
Tue February 22, 2005

League of Women Voters to Conduct Public Forum about Affordable Housing

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces Chapter of the League of Women Voters is organizing a public forum to educate the public about affordable housing. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:46 pm
Tue February 22, 2005

Sandia National Labs Develops New Missile- Launching Method

Las Cruces, NM – Sandia National Labs scientists have developed a new method of launching missiles using magnetic forces. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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4:34 pm
Tue February 22, 2005

Proposed Uranium Enrichment Facility Could Bring Jobs to Lea County

Las Cruces, NM – Top officials with the Louisiana Energy Service say that a proposed uranium enrichment factory near Eunice would provide the region with 210 new jobs. KRWG's Carrie Hamblen reports.

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2:41 pm
Mon February 21, 2005

Agents Nab Money-Runner for Juarez Cartel

Las Cruces, NM – After eluding authorities for seven years, a money-runner for the notorious drug cartel in Juarez has been arrested by U.S. agents. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the money runner is the second of 17 fugitives to be captured.

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4:08 pm
Sun February 20, 2005

Bill Aims to Limit Tongue-Piercing

Las Cruces, NM – A measure proposed by Republican Sen. Leonard Lee Rawson would ban tongue-piercing from the state's tattoo parlors. As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports, the state senator cites health and safety concerns as reason for drafting the bill.

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1:41 pm
Sat February 19, 2005

Tourism Increases in Southern NM

Las Cruces, NM – In the last two years, Las Cruces has seen about a three-percent increase in the number of people visiting the city. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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4:15 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

Resolution Calls for Impeachment of E. Shirley Baca

Las Cruces, NM – Two Democratic lawmakers have introduced a resolution calling for the impeachment of Public Regulations Commissioner E. Shirley Baca, who was arrested for possession of marijuana just a couple of months ago. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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4:13 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

State Insurance Superintendent's Conflicting Interests

Las Cruces, NM – State Insurance Superintendent Eric Serna says he will advise a healthcare foundation he helps govern to stop taking contributions from an industry he regulates. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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4:11 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

House Republicans: Democrats are Heavy-Handed

Las Cruces, NM – House Republicans say their Democratic counterparts are treating them unfairly. GOP members say the partisanship puts the public's confidence in the House at risk. KRWG's Carrie Hamblen has more.

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4:03 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

Attorney General Files Motion to Close Casino

Las Cruces, NM – Attorney General Patricia Madrid has vowed to close Pojoaque Pueblo's casino if the tribe fails to abide by state gaming compacts. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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4:01 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

Fire-Ant Invasion Forces Closure of Park

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces park has been closed due to an infestation of fire ants. KRWG's Carrie Hamblen has more.

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3:04 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

Las Cruces Man Accused of Issuing Fake IDs

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces man has been charged in connection with an alleged scheme to issue fake driver's licenses. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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12:32 pm
Fri February 18, 2005

AWOL 1

Las Cruces, NM – KRWG's Stephan Apodaca has the exclusive interview with Southern California HipHop phenomenon and graffiti artist AWOL 1.

 

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7:07 pm
Thu February 17, 2005

Bill would Bring Mental-Health Facility to Southern NM

Las Cruces, NM – A mental-health advocate says the senate bill that would create a new mental-health facility in southern New Mexico stands a good chance of passing and being signed into law. He also says its companion bill will probably have the same good fortune in the House. Bob Mitchell has more.

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