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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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7:05 pm
Thu February 17, 2005

Bill would Penalize Late Vehicle-Registrants

Las Cruces, NM – People who move to New Mexico and fail to change their vehicle registration could face a fine and jail time under a bill passed by the House. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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7:03 pm
Thu February 17, 2005

60-Day Legislative Session Reaches Midpoint

Las Cruces, NM – With the legislative session half over, Gov. Richardson is pressuring lawmakers to enact election reforms. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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7:02 pm
Thu February 17, 2005

Ex-NM Senator Announces Candidacy against Bingaman in '06

Las Cruces, NM – A former state senator has announced his plans to unseat U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D) in 2006. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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7:08 pm
Wed February 16, 2005

Richardson Dissolves Inactive Boards and Commissions

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Richardson has wiped out a sizable number of inactive boards and commissions and will ask the Legislature to eliminate more. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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6:48 pm
Wed February 16, 2005

Richardson Pressures Legislature to Pass Pre-K Bill

Las Cruces, NM – According to a public-opinion poll, four in five New Mexicans support the idea of establishing a state-funded pre-kindergarten program. But the poll also shows that residents view other issues as more important. Carrie Hamblen has more.

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6:14 pm
Wed February 16, 2005

Chemical Weapons Destruction Device Could Safely Dispose of Biological Weapons

Las Cruces, NM – According to Sandia National Laboratories a device used by the Army to dispose of old chemical munitions can also be used to destroy biological weapons. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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5:45 pm
Wed February 16, 2005

House Committee Tables Gay Marriage Measure

Las Cruces, NM – A bill that would have defined marriage as being between a man and a woman has been tabled by the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee. However, the issue is still alive in the Legislature. Carrie Hamblen reports.

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12:52 pm
Tue February 15, 2005

Homeless Population on the Rise in Southern NM

Las Cruces, NM – As the homeless population continues to grow nationwide, some people who locally provide services to the homeless are wondering, "What's next?" Bob Mitchell has this report.

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12:43 pm
Tue February 15, 2005

U.S. Pledges $5 Million for Judicial Reform in Chihuahua

Las Cruces, NM – The U.S. government plans to give Chihuahua a large sum of money during the next four years to help with reforming that state's judicial system. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the U.S. ambassador in Mexico says the money will benefit the entire border region.

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12:39 pm
Tue February 15, 2005

Bill would Bar Undocumented Immigrants from Getting Driver's Licenses

Las Cruces, NM – An Albuquerque Republican attempted to force the state house of representatives to debate the issuance of driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. KRWG's Carrie Hamblen has more.

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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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