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2:30 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

Anti-Terrorism Training Center Brings New Life to Ghost Town

Las Cruces, NM – A transfusion of federal tax dollars may bring new life to Playas, a ghost town in the southwestern corner of the state. What was once the home of a major copper-smelting operation could become the pre-eminent training ground for first responders. KRWG's Michael Olson reports.

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2:22 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

NMSU Looking to Reduce Student Alcohol Abuse

Las Cruces, NM – Following the alcohol-poisoning death of an NMSU student, university officials are gathering ideas to help curb alcohol abuse among students. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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2:20 pm
Fri December 10, 2004

NMSU Student Regent to Graduate

Las Cruces, NM – Felicia Ybarra will graduate from NMSU, thus vacating her position as student regent. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca has a look back on Ybarra's term as student regent.

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3:52 pm
Wed December 8, 2004

State Commissioner Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

Las Cruces, NM – Public Regulation Commissioner E. Shirley Baca was arrested at the Albuquerque airport after a small amount of marijuana was found in her luggage. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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2:29 pm
Wed December 8, 2004

Burn Lake Restocked, Post-Botulism Scare

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico Game and Fish Department delivered 2,500 trout to Burn Lake, four months after it was closed because of a botulism scare. As Lindsey Bilovesky reports, the restocking came as good news to eager local anglers.

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6:13 pm
Tue December 7, 2004

Greg Bloom speaks with Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Emily Guerra: A conversation with Author Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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3:57 pm
Mon December 6, 2004

Former Magistrate Judge may be Indicted

Las Cruces, NM – Former Magistrate Judge Ruben Galvan is accused of bribing a woman for sex in exchange for leniency on her husband. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports that Galvan may soon be indicted on charges of criminal sexual penetration and bribery.

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2:27 pm
Mon December 6, 2004

Burn Lake Reopens after Botulism Closure

Las Cruces, NM – Burn Lake has reopened after a four-month closure prompted by the discovery of botulism. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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6:47 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Vision: AIDS and the Hispanic Community; Numerologist and Author Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with Dr. Britt Rios Ellis, director of the National Council of La Raza, who laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing among Hispanics. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews numerologist and author Ruth Drayer, who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

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6:33 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Dr.Britt Rios Ellis, Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population.

Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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5:50 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Guests: Dr.Britt Rios Ellis & Ruth Drayer

Las Cruces, NM – Vision Host Greg Bloom speaks with Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis. Dr.Ellis, laments that new cases of HIV/AIDS are increasing in the Hispanic population.

Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Numerologist/Author Ruth Drayer who recently penned Wayfarers: The Spiritual Journeys of Nicholas & Helena Roerich.

 

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4:01 pm
Sun December 5, 2004

Former State Commissioner Confident Charges Will be Dropped

Las Cruces, NM – A former Public Regulation Commissioner is confident that extortion charges filed against him by an insurance company will be dismissed. Bob Mitchell reports.

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2:36 pm
Sat December 4, 2004

World AIDS Day 2004: Preventing the Spread in New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – More than 2,000 New Mexicans were diagnosed with the HIV virus this year. As Michael Olson reports, a professor of medicine says the spread of the virus can be curbed with more community education.

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4:21 pm
Fri December 3, 2004

New Long-Term Care Facility may Benefit Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – A long-term care company has announced it will begin construction of a new facility in Las Cruces. But as KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the company has not said where the facility will be located.

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2:38 pm
Fri December 3, 2004

Long-Term Care Facility will Benefit Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – A Texas-based long-term acute-care company recently announced that it will construct a facility in the Las Cruces area. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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4:24 pm
Thu December 2, 2004

Union Organizers File Complaint against NMSU

Las Cruces, NM – A group of NMSU employees attempting to establish a union has filed charges with the state's Labor Relations Board. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, the complaint claims university officials illegally blocked employees' attempts to unionize.

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2:24 pm
Thu December 2, 2004

Homeland Security Training Center Opens

Las Cruces, NM – The abandoned mining town of Playas, New Mexico, is now a training center for police officers and other first responders. Michael Olson reports that the New Mexico Tech-owned facility will prepare law enforcement and homeland security agencies to deal with catastrophes.

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2:41 pm
Wed December 1, 2004

Sheriff Retires because of Illness

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Sheriff Juan Hernandez earlier announced he will retire, now explaining that's because of a brain disease. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports that while the community will miss Sheriff Hernandez, his legacy will continue.

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2:44 pm
Mon November 29, 2004

Police Investigate Carjacking

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces Police Department is investigating a carjacking that happened this past weekend. As KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports, the suspects had earlier met with the owner earlier about buying the car.

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5:55 pm
Fri November 26, 2004

Local Activist, Others Sue City of New York and NYPD

Las Cruces, NM – A local activist is joining in a class-action lawsuit against the City of New York and its police department. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, the suit alleges the two agencies violated protesters' constitutional rights during the Republican National Convention.

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2:45 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

NMSU Head Football Coach Fired

Las Cruces, NM – The NMSU athletics director announced that, after a string of lackluster seasons, Head Football Coach Tony Samuel would no longer be a part of the university's football program. KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports.

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2:49 pm
Tue November 23, 2004

2005 Legislation: Bills aim to Stiffen Penalties for Child Abuse

Las Cruces, NM – Democrat Senator Mary Jane Garcia says she'll introduce two new bills during the upcoming legislative session. The bills aim to toughen the penalties on those convicted of child abuse. KRWG's Bob Mitchell reports.

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6:08 pm
Mon November 22, 2004

Contaminated Milk Exported as Baby Formula to Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – An El Paso company allegedly repackaged contaminated milk as baby formula and then exported it to Mexico. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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2:52 pm
Mon November 22, 2004

Elderly Homeless Population on the Rise in Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – According to studies, southern New Mexico's population of elderly homeless people is increasing. Las Cruces has seen a 175-percent increase in homeless people over the age of 55. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the story.

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2:58 pm
Sun November 21, 2004

State Fitness Council Resurrected

Las Cruces, NM – Gov. Richardson revived the New Mexico Fitness Council last year to again promote health awareness and the value of exercise. The council includes such high-profile New Mexicans as golfer Notah Begay and boxer Danny Romero. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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2:46 pm
Sat November 20, 2004

Immigration: Bush's Temporary-Guest-Worker Program; International Mariachi Conference

Las Cruces, NM – In one of his first mandates since being re-elected, President George W. Bush is poised to strike a sweeping immigration agreement with Mexican President Vicente Fox. Producer Michael Olson speaks with Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Western Field Director Rick Altman. FAIR has taken a strong stand against immigration from Mexico. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra shares the sounds of the 2004 International Mariachi Conference.

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6:10 pm
Wed November 17, 2004

To Casino or not to Casino: The Debate Continues

Las Cruces, NM – The debate to introduce Indian gaming to southern New Mexico rages on. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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7:04 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

MDS Bone Marrow Drive

Las Cruces, NM – Dr.Laurie Abbott a Professor at New Mexico State University has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome commonly known as MDS. In order to combat her illness Dr.Abbott needs a Stem Cell transplant. Bob Mitchell has the story.

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3:07 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

Pecan Growers Expect Strong Season

Las Cruces, NM – Pecan growers in the southeastern U.S. are expecting a light harvest this year. Consequently, growers in the Mesilla Valley will more than likely dominate the market. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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3:03 pm
Tue November 16, 2004

New Mexico's Senators React to Election Results

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Senators Jeff Bingaman (D) and Pete Domenici (R) react to the 2004 General Election. KRWG's Michael Olson reports.

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