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12:26 pm
Tue February 15, 2005

Gay-Rights Advocates and Republicans Rally at Roundhouse

Las Cruces, NM – Valentine's Day provided a backdrop at the New Mexico State Capitol for both gay-rights advocates and Republicans to promote their ideas. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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12:23 pm
Tue February 15, 2005

Las Cruces Woman Found Dead in Lovington

Las Cruces, NM – Authorities have confirmed that the body of a woman found in a pasture near Lovington is that of Guadalupe Silva of Las Cruces. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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12:22 pm
Tue February 15, 2005

Bingaman will Seek Re-election

Las Cruces, NM – With his seat in the U.S. Senate up in 2006, New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman has officially announced he will seek re-election for a fifth term. KRWG's Michael Olson has more.

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7:58 pm
Mon February 14, 2005

Sen. Jeff Bingaman Will Seek Re-Election

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman (D) has announced that he will seek a fifth term in the U.S. Senate. Michael Olson reports.


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1:14 pm
Mon February 14, 2005

Environmentalists Oppose Falcon-Reintroduction Plan

Las Cruces, NM – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to reintroduce the aplomado falcon to southern New Mexico, but environmentalists say the proposed reintroduction plays into the hands of oil and gas developers. Michael Olson reports.

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1:08 pm
Mon February 14, 2005

Fort Bliss may Expand for Troops' Return

Las Cruces, NM – Ft. Bliss could triple in size to accommodate as many as 20,000 troops returning from overseas assignments. Michael Olson has this report.

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1:04 pm
Mon February 14, 2005

Richardson Sells "Unsafe" Plane to Commercial Fleet

Las Cruces, NM – Last year, the Richardson administration attempted to buy a larger and faster plane for the governor's office. It cited safety concerns as the primary reason for needing to replace the old plane. As Michael Olson reports, a new owner has safely flown the governor's old plane in California.

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1:00 pm
Mon February 14, 2005

Richardson Proposes $300 Million in Capital-Outlay Projects

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Bill Richardson wants to spend more than $300 million on capital-outlay projects throughout the state. Included in his proposals is a plan to spend $5 million for a new state airplane. Michael Olson has more.

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12:58 pm
Mon February 14, 2005

Vision: The Art of Curanderismo

Las Cruces, NM – We explore curanderismo, traditional folk healing in Mexican and South American culture. Greg Bloom's guest is NMSU photography professor Sterling Trantham, who has photographed indigenous religious ceremonies in Guatemala for many years. We also hear from author Dr. Eliseo "Cheo" Torres, who recently penned "Curandero: A Life in Mexican Folk Healing." These interviews, plus the Borderland Headlines.

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4:17 pm
Thu February 10, 2005

Dona Ana County and Sunland Park Reach Agreement

Las Cruces, NM – The Dona Ana County Commission and the Sunland Park City Council have reached an agreement as to what entity will provide water and wastewater services to Sunland Park and Santa Teresa. Dona Ana County Commission Chairman Bill McCamley says the plan will extinguish the argument that the county pays too much attention to development, and not enough attention to the people. Bob Mitchell has more.

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5:49 pm
Tue February 8, 2005

U.S. Offers Reward for Capture of Drug-Cartel Leader

Las Cruces, NM – Drug cartels in Mexico are consolidating their power, especially because smuggling cocaine and marijuana into the U.S. is so lucrative. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the U.S. is offering a large sum of money for information leading to the capture of a cartel mastermind.

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5:48 pm
Tue February 8, 2005

More Railroad Track to be Built

Las Cruces, NM – Shipping packages by freight is becoming very popular in the U.S. As KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports, railroad companies in the Southwest are trying to keep up with the growing demand for more service.

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1:05 pm
Sat February 5, 2005

Vision: Clean-Energy Advocates Oppose New Power Plants in Mexico

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5:44 pm
Tue February 1, 2005

Bill would Legalize Hunting Mountain Lions Year-Round

Las Cruces, NM – Protections for the mountain lion may be dropped if a bill introduced in the New Mexico House passes. The proposed measure has age-old rivals exchanging rhetoric once again and, in the absence of real scientific data, arguing the true meaning of the word "balance." KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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12:06 pm
Mon January 31, 2005

Woman Hit by Car, Dies

Las Cruces, NM – An elderly Truth or Consequences woman is dead after being hit by a car on I-25. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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5:52 pm
Fri January 28, 2005

Vision: Immigration

Las Cruces, NM – We look at different aspects of immigration to the U.S. Host Greg Bloom speaks with director Tommy Davis about his film Mojados Through the Night, in which he followed four migrants from Mexico into Texas. Producer Michael Olson takes the pulse of the the state's congressional delegation on the proposed guest-worker program. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra provides a firsthand account of immigration to the U.S.

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1:09 pm
Thu January 27, 2005

Mexico to Aid Families of Femicide Victims

Las Cruces, NM – Pressure from human-rights groups and U.S. officials has prompted the Mexican government to more seriously address the Ciudad Juarez femicides. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, Mexico has announced a plan to distribute millions of pesos to the families of femicide victims.

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5:57 pm
Wed January 26, 2005

Las Cruces Mayor Delivers State of City Address

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Mayor Bill Mattiace touted the city's accomplishments in his State of the City address. But as KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports, there's a lot more to be done.

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7:50 pm
Tue January 25, 2005

Victims of Mexico's Dirty War Speak Out

Las Cruces, NM – Near the close of 2004, 532 Victims of Mexico's Dirty War were considered to be disappeared. The New Year marked a positive turn for a horrible period in Mexico's recent history when one of the covert war's victims was found alive in Washington D.C. This story and more on KRWG's weekly news magazine Vision

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4:18 pm
Tue January 25, 2005

BLM: Plan to Drill Otero Mesa is Restrictive

Las Cruces, NM – The BLM has issued its final decision on oil and gas development on Otero Mesa. Gov. Richardson and others - including an environmental group - say the BLM hasn't compromised with them. KRWG's Michael Olson reports that the matter is headed to the courts.

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3:45 pm
Tue January 25, 2005

Dona Ana Branch Seeks $14 Million Bond for Renovations

Las Cruces, NM – Enrollment is climbing at community colleges in southern New Mexico. Dona Ana Branch Community College officials say new facilities are needed to keep pace with growing enrollment. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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1:10 pm
Tue January 25, 2005

Proposed Legislation: Drug-Testing Elected Officials

Las Cruces, NM – With the drug arrests of two high-profile public officials in recent memory, a Republican state senator has proposed a bill that would call for the random drug-testing of all elected officials. As Katie Goetz reports, the office proposed to administer the program says the bill lacks thoughtful consideration of the numbers involved.

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1:11 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

Proposed Legislation: Changing the Lottery Scholarship

Las Cruces, NM – Many of New Mexico's top Democrats have proposed changes to the state's lottery scholarship. As KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports, many of the proposed changes are not welcomed by Republicans.

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5:59 pm
Sun January 23, 2005

Henson Retires from NMSU Basketball

Las Cruces, NM – The head coach of NMSU's men's basketball program has decided to step down. KRWG's Bob Mitchell has the story.

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6:32 pm
Sat January 15, 2005

Mexico's Beef with U.S. Cattle

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6:02 pm
Fri January 14, 2005

Child Abuse Series, Part V: Senator Aims to Toughen Laws

Las Cruces, NM – During the past three years, six children in Dona Ana County died after being abused. In the final segment of his series on child abuse in the county, KRWG's Bob Mitchell talks with state Senator Mary Jane Garcia. The senator plans to propose two bills at the legislative session that would stiffen the penalties for child abuse.

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1:54 pm
Fri January 14, 2005

Infant in Critical Condition, Child Abuse Suspected

Las Cruces, NM – A five-week-old Las Cruces baby remains in critical condition in Albuquerque. As KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports, police suspect the baby is a victim of child abuse.

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12:52 pm
Fri January 14, 2005

Former Physics Professor Named New NMSU Food Production and Natural Resources Chair

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University has named a former physics professor to the Gerald Thomas Food Production and Natural Resources Chair. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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1:12 pm
Thu January 13, 2005

Special Prosecutor Appointed for Galvan Case

Las Cruces, NM – District Attorney Susana Martinez has appointed a special prosecutor in the case against suspended Judge Ruben Galvan. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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1:04 pm
Thu January 13, 2005

Child Abuse Series, Part IV: The Role of Anger

Las Cruces, NM – During the past three years, six children in Dona Ana County died after being abused. In part four of his five-part series on child abuse in the county, KRWG's Bob Mitchell hears from two mental-health professionals on the role anger plays in child abuse - both in adults and the abused children.

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