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4:53 pm
Sun October 24, 2004

Pres. Bush Stumps In Alamogordo

Alamogordo, NM – President Bush wooed supporters during a rally Sunday at Alamogordo High School. KRWG's Michael Olson has more...

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4:34 pm
Sun October 24, 2004

District 33 State House: Gutierrez vs. Palm

Las Cruces, NM – On election day, voters in House District 33 voters will elect a new state representative, no matter which candidate is chosen. Both Joni Gutierrez (D) and Sam Palm (R) are looking to replace longtime legislator J. Paul Taylor. KRWG's Katie Goetz has the story.

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7:15 pm
Sat October 23, 2004

Vision: Cuba, Island without Borders; Calvera Coalition

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with Dr. Jesus Barquet of NMSU's Language and Linguistics Department. The department celebrated Cuba during "Island without Borders," a weeklong cultural event that included exhibitions of Cuban-inspired cuisine, poetry, theatre and other performance arts. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra speaks with Presiliana Sandoval, president of the Calvera Coalition.

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4:42 pm
Sat October 23, 2004

Sen. Kerry Stumps in Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM – Senator Kerry defended his ability to keep the U.S. safe at a rally in Las Cruces on Saturday. Michael Olson has more...

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10:22 pm
Thu October 21, 2004

Richardson's plan to reform education raises some eyebrows

Las Cruces, NM – Governor Richardson visited New Mexico State University today (Thursday, October 21, 2004) to outline his comprehensive plan to reform education in New Mexico.
Reaction to his ideas was varied. Bob Mitchell reports.

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10:08 pm
Thu October 21, 2004

County commission challenger blasts incumbent for not accomplishing much.

Las Cruces, NM – Larry Garcia, the Democratic challenger to Republican Kent Evans in the Dona Ana County Commission District Four race, says Evans has not done too much in four years. Hear the full interview with Bob Mitchell.

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9:17 pm
Thu October 21, 2004

Incumbent county commissioner explains why he should be re-elected.

Las Cruces, NM – Kent Evans, the Republican incumbent commissioner for Dona Ana County Commission, District Four, says he has done a good job and that's why he should be re-elected. Hear the full interview with Bob Mitchell.

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7:19 pm
Sat October 16, 2004

Border Issues in the 2004 Election: Representatives from the Bush and Kerry Campaigns

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with representatives from both the Bush and Kerry campaigns: Deputy Director of Policy Greg Jacobs of the Bush camp, and United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta and former Deputy Chief of Staff Maria Echaveste of the Kerry camp.

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12:13 pm
Thu October 14, 2004

NMSU Athletics Director Promoted

Las Cruces, NM – The Athletics Director of New Mexico State University has been promoted. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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8:36 pm
Mon October 11, 2004

Governor Of Chihuahua Open To Work With Neighbors

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico and Chihuahua have depended on each other, to increase their states' financial resources. As Marco Grajeda Reports Chihuahua now has a new Governor which may mean new agreements between the two states.

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7:39 pm
Mon October 11, 2004

Dona Ana County Clerk Candidates Clash.

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Clerk Rita Torres is defending her staff after last week's snafu. However, her opponent, Patrick Curran, says this is not the first mistake made in the clerk's office.

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6:48 pm
Mon October 11, 2004

Some N.M. Schools May Get Added Funding

Las Cruces – Colleges and universities that enroll a high percentage of hispanic students could soon qualify for additional grants. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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12:26 am
Fri October 8, 2004

Governor Of Chihuahua Says He Will Make Juarez Safer

Las Cruces, NM – The recently elected Governor of Chihuahua held a press conference in Juarez for the first time since winning the election this summer. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports the Governor elect promised to do what the two previous administrations have been unable to do.

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4:26 pm
Thu October 7, 2004

NM Lt. Gov Pushes Pre-K Initiative

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7:27 pm
Wed October 6, 2004

New Security Requirements in New Mexico

Las Cruces – The New Mexico Environment Department will be imposing some new safety precautions that has some convenience store owners distressed. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the details.

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11:53 am
Mon October 4, 2004

Another Child Abuse Victim

Las Cruces – Police have arrested a Las Cruces woman suspected of abusing her daughter. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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7:25 pm
Sat October 2, 2004

Vision: Migrant Workers and the International Transfer of Money; Chamizal National Memorial

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom talks with El Paso Times Reporter Louie Gilot about the phenomenal amounts of money sent from migrant workers in the U.S. back home to Mexico. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra speaks with Virginia Ness, spokesperson for the Chamizal National Memorial, about the history of the Borderland park.

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4:31 pm
Fri October 1, 2004

Voter Registration Deadline Is Near

Las Cruces, NM – If after viewing the presidential debate last Thursday you would like to put into practice your right to vote, but haven't registered, don't fret you still have time. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the report.

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4:15 pm
Thu September 30, 2004

Another Meeting With No Results

Las Cruces, NM – Closed Meetings were held Tuesday at the Dona Ana County Courthouse in an attempt to end a longstanding quarrel between Sunland Park and Dona Ana County. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports despite pressure from the Governor a resolution was not reached.

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9:07 am
Wed September 29, 2004

New Cabinet Position May Open Up In N.M.

Las Cruces – A cabinet secretary for higher education may be added to the Governor's staff. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains what may happen to the commission if the position is created.

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1:02 pm
Mon September 27, 2004

N.M Public Accountancy Board Investigates Audit Agency

Las Cruces – The New Mexico Public Accountancy Board has joined California's Board and the Securites and Exchange Commission in disciplining Ernst & Young over the firm's audits of former client PeopleSoft. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains.

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7:28 pm
Sat September 25, 2004

Vision: Healthcare in the Borderland

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with Vanessa Johnson of FEMAP (Federacion Mexicana de Asociaciones Privadas) Foundation about healthcare on the border. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews author Mary Taylor, joined by her husband and state representative, J. Paul Taylor.

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3:41 pm
Sat September 25, 2004

BORDER HEALTHCARE

Las Cruces, NM – Vanessa Johnson of FEMAP foundation talks with Vision about Border Healthcare. Emily Guerra Interviews Author Mary Taylor she is also joined by her husband State Representative J.Paul Taylor.

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12:03 pm
Fri September 24, 2004

Domestic Abuse Shelter Gets Less Money

Las Cruces, NM – The city failed to secure funds for a domestic abuse shelter that helped finance operations in the past. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports the Las Cruces mayor says it's not the cities fault.

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12:36 pm
Thu September 23, 2004

Gift For NMSU Comes With Condition

Las Cruces, NM – Stan Fulton owner of the Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino promised to offer NMSU a gift, which would provide the University with a substantial amount of money each year. As Marco Grajeda reports the gift comes on one condition.

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4:50 pm
Tue September 21, 2004

Ex-Weatherman urges Americans to fight imperialism, but not with violence.

Las Cruces, NM – Ex-Weathermen leader Mark Rudd, who once advocated violence, says American imperialism must still be fought but through non-violent measures. In this conclusion of an interview with Bob Mitchell, Rudd discusses how his experiences with the Weathermen shaped his life and parts of his life of which he is proud (or not proud).

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3:06 pm
Mon September 20, 2004

Ex-Weatherman Renounces Violence

Las Cruces, NM – In the late 1960s, Mark Rudd led a group of students called "The Weathermen" in an effort to get the U.S. government's attention over the war in Vietnam. Rudd's group advocated the use of violence, saying peaceful approaches were no longer working. In this first part of an interview with Bob Mitchell, Rudd renounces violence and discusses the impact of the Black Panthers and Cuban revolution on The Weathermen.

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7:34 pm
Sat September 18, 2004

Vision: Border Politics in the Second Congressional District

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Steve Pearce (R) and Democratic challenger Gary King talk political issues surrounding their election bids. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra interviews Benjamin Saenz, author of Sammy & Julian in Hollywood.

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1:43 pm
Wed September 15, 2004

Las Cruces To Drill Wells on East Mesa

Las Cruces – In a ceremony Wednesday at Las Cruces City Hall, New Mexico State Land Commissioner Patrick Lyons helped to secure the city's water supply. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains how.

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9:48 am
Wed September 15, 2004

Oldest Zoo In The Southwest Is Not What It Used To Be

Las Cruces, NM – The oldest zoo in the southwest has seen numerous renovations throughout the years. As krwg's Marco Grajeda reports the zoo in Alamogordo is no longer reminiscent of the nineteenth century.

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