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3:48 am
Fri October 29, 2004

District Judge Race Division Seven

Las Cruces, NM – The District Judge race for the newly established Division Seven is contested by the incumbent appointed by Governor Richardson, and a highly educated attorney. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the report.

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4:24 pm
Thu October 28, 2004

Dist 36: NM State House Candidates Split on State Spending

Las Cruces, NM – DISTRICT 36 MAY BE THE SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO'S MOST HOTLY CONTESTED RACE. SPANNING THE WIDELY RANGING INCOMES OF PICACHO HILLS AND EAST LAS CRUCES, THIS CONTEST IS A REMATCH. AS MICHAEL OLSON REPORTS, THE DISTRICT IS EVENLY DIVIDED BETWEEN DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS

DEMOCRAT INCUMBENT ANDY NUNEZ WAS ELECTED TO THE SEAT IN 2000 BY A MARGIN OF ONLY 34 VOTES.

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4:41 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

State is Short on Flu Shots

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico will recieve about 35,000 doses of flu vaccine this season. Most of the shots will go to those who are considered high-risk patients, namely infants and the elderly. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky invesitgates.

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4:32 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

District 36 State House Race: Nunez vs. Thompson

Las Cruces, NM – In what is being anticipated as one of New Mexico's most hotly contested races, incumbent Rep. Andy Nunez and challenger Mary Thompson go head to head on election day, in a rematch from two years ago. Both candidates discuss District 36 issues with KRWG's Michael Olson.

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3:11 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

NM Secretary of State addresses election questions

Las Cruces, NM – With Election Day less than a week away, many New Mexicans still have questions about voter ID, their rights as voters and more. Bob Mitchell has this interview with New Mexico Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron.

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2:12 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

Steinborn vs. Boykin: experience the question for District 37 rep

Las Cruces, NM – District 37 encompasses Dona Ana, the east mesa, and a portion of Telshor Boulevard - spanning the spectrums of landscape and income. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, this year's race for the district's state representative features a two-term incumbent and a man who unsuccessfully sought his party's nomination for national office.

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2:16 pm
Tue October 26, 2004

Ex-party chair or political newcomer to replace Taylor in District 33

Las Cruces, NM – District 33 will elect a new representative this year - regardless which candidate is chosen - to fill the seat formerly held by veteran representative J. Paul Taylor. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, this year's race pits a former party chair against a newcomer to the political scene.

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12:08 am
Tue October 26, 2004

Candidates for NM's 2nd Congressional District seat spar in Roswell debate

Las Cruces, NM – Steve Pearce, the Republican incumbent, and Gary King, his Democratic challenger, jousted verbally at a debate Monday night (Oct. 25, 2004) in Roswell. Two of the topics they tackled were Iraq and health care. Bob Mitchell reports.

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11:15 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Senator Garcia Defends Her Position Against Challenger Cotter

Las Cruces, NM – The State Senate race in District thirty-six will be contested between a long time senator and a policy analyst who proposes a change in the senate. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the report.

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7:53 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Gray King (D) 2004 2nd Congressional District Canidate

Las Cruces, NM – Congressional canidate Gary King(D) talks with KRWG's Michael Olson about issues surrounding his 2004 congressional bid. Gary King earned his Chemistry degree in 1976 from New Mexico State University. Gary King is the son of former New Mexico Govenor Bruce King.

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3:20 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

County Commission candidate calls for return of Robert's Rules of Order. Bob Mitchell reports.

Las Cruces, NM – Bill McCamley, the Democratic candidate for the District Five seat on the Dona Ana County Commission, says the commission would run more smoothly if Robert's Rules of Orders were reinforced.
Bob Mitchell reports.

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2:46 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Joy makes big proposal, Lujan says his work's not done in District 35

Las Cruces, NM – District 35 is what its Republican seat-seeker calls "The Heart of Las Cruces": it contains NMSU, the Downtown Mall, and several business-laden streets. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, this race pits a political newcomer against a one-term incumbent.

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2:42 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

County Commission candidate calls for return to Robert's Rules of Order. Bob Mitchell reports.

Las Cruces, NM – Bill McCamley, the Democratic candidate for the District Five seat in Dona Ana County, says the commission would run more smoothly if Robert's Rules of Order were used. Hear the complete interview with McCamley. (McCamley's opponent, Republican Gretchen Koether, did not return calls to KRWG-FM.)

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5:49 am
Mon October 25, 2004

Rep.Steve Pearce (R) 2004 2nd Congressional District Canidate

Las Cruces, NM – Congressman Steve Pearce (R) talks with KRWG's Michael Olson about issues surrounding his 2004 re-election bid. Rep.Pearce earned his Economics degree in 1970 from New Mexico State University. During the course of his studies at NMSU Pearce served as Student Body President.

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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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