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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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6:09 pm
Wed January 12, 2005

Mexico Issues Informational Immigrant Guide

Las Cruces,NM – A comic book designed to aid Mexicans attempting to cross into the U.S. has come under fire. As KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, an immigration-control advocacy group is accusing the Mexican government - which produced the guides - of promoting illegal immigration.

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1:14 pm
Wed January 12, 2005

El Paso Zoo Criticized by Animal-Rights Group

Las Cruces,NM – The El Paso Zoo has come under fire from national animal-rights group In Defense of Animals. The group claims elephants at the zoo are cramped. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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1:11 pm
Wed January 12, 2005

Child Abuse Series, Part III: The Role of Agencies

Las Cruces, NM – During the past three years, six children in Dona Ana County died after being abused. In part three of his five-part series, KRWG's Bob Mitchell examines the agencies for abused children, and why they go beyond law enforcement and the courts. We'll hear from four of these agencies - including one that believes one of its counterparts should be investigated.

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1:17 pm
Tue January 11, 2005

Child Abuse Series, Part II: Abusers and the Abused, in Court

Las Cruces, NM – During the past three years, six children in Dona Ana County died after being abused. In part two of his five-part series, KRWG's Bob Mitchell gets answers to some important questions: Who represents children in child abuse cases? And who represents the parents accused of abuse? We hear from lawyers who represent both sides, as well as from a judge who says his job is getting tougher.

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1:21 pm
Mon January 10, 2005

Child Abuse Series, Part I : The DA's Perspective

Las Cruces, NM – During the past three years, six children in Dona Ana County died after being abused. In his five-part series, KRWG's Bob Mitchell examines the problem of child abuse in the county. In the first part, we hear from District Attorney Susana Martinez.

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6:35 pm
Sat January 8, 2005

Vision: Cynthia Kieker, Award-Winning Author Max Evans

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with Cynthia Kieker, who was recently found not guilty of a Chihuahua City femicide, a crime she had been tortured into confessing to. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra talks with award-winning author Max Evans, author of The Rounders of the Southwest.

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1:56 pm
Fri January 7, 2005

Las Cruces Police and Teachers Combat Drug Use in Schools

Las Cruces, NM – Drug use in the Las Cruces Public Schools has prompted the police department to join forces with the school system to combat the problem. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:42 pm
Mon January 3, 2005

NMSU Hires New Head Football Coach

Las Cruces – New Mexico State University has named its new head football coach. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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1:45 pm
Mon January 3, 2005

Local Business to Send Aid to Tsunami Victims

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces restaurant plans to send a day's worth of profits to victims of the tsunamis that devastated Thailand and 10 other countries. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, the eatery plans to send to Thailand, the proceeds it makes from selling the cuisine of that country.

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6:38 pm
Sat January 1, 2005

Vision: Arizona's Controversial Prop. 200; El Paso Authors and Teachers

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom speaks with Tom Berry, director of policy at the Inter-Hemispheric Research Center, about Arizona's controversial Proposition 200. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra talks with El Paso teachers and authors Suzan and Denise Gonzales-Abraham.

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1:59 pm
Sun December 26, 2004

State Police Go High-Tech

Las Cruces, NM – The New Mexico State Police Department hopes to combat identity theft through its new Computer Forensics Unit. KRWG's Stephan Apodaca reports.

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1:59 pm
Fri December 24, 2004

Drilling Otero Mesa: Political Tug-of-War

Las Cruces, NM – Drilling on Otero Mesa has become a political tug-of-war, with each side claiming its respective plan is the more balanced approach. KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports.

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2:01 pm
Thu December 23, 2004

County Health Center Closes because of Plumbing Problem

Las Cruces, NM – Flood damage has forced the Dona Ana County Health Center to close. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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4:49 pm
Wed December 22, 2004

City Council Approves Controversial Annexation

Las Cruces, NM – The Las Cruces City Council has approved the annexation of land on the northeast side of the city. However, the move does not come without controversy. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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4:50 pm
Tue December 21, 2004

Drilling Otero Mesa: The Battle Continues

Las Cruces, NM – The BLM's plan to manage oil and gas drilling at Otero Mesa has met constant resistance from both environmental groups and Gov. Richardson. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has more.

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2:04 pm
Mon December 20, 2004

Legislative Issues 2005: Proposed Budget Completed

Las Cruces, NM – The state's Legislative Finance Committee has proposed its budget for the new fiscal year. Bob Mitchell reports.

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2:03 pm
Mon December 20, 2004

Three Die in Cloudcroft Shooting

Las Cruces, NM – State police are investigating a shooting that left three dead in Cloudcroft. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:53 pm
Sat December 18, 2004

NMSU Gets Development Grant

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU and the University of Chihuahua have received a $300,000 grant to promote development. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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2:06 pm
Fri December 17, 2004

Flu Vaccine Made More Available

Las Cruces, NM – Flu shots are now readily available for high-risk New Mexicans. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:08 pm
Thu December 16, 2004

Las Cruces may have New City Manager

Las Cruces, NM – The position of Las Cruces City Manager has been offered to one of three finalists. Bob Mitchell has more.

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5:02 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

NMSU to Host Pro Soccer Match

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU plans to host an international professional soccer match. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has more.

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5:01 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

Crime Down in New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – The U.S. District Attorney for New Mexico was in Las Cruces to share some good news about crime statistics. Bob Mitchell reports.

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4:28 pm
Wed December 15, 2004

NMSU's Search for New Head Football Coach Continues

Las Cruces, NM – Before the ink on his hiring papers has dried, NMSU's new athletic director is already getting involved in the search for a new head football coach. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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5:04 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

County Commission Votes on Casino Agreement

Las Cruces, NM – The Dona Ana County Commission voted on one facet of a casino proposed to be built near Anthony. As Bob Mitchell reports, the vote was not about whether or not the commission supports or opposes a casino.

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2:13 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

Carbon Monoxide Temporarily Closes City Hall

Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces City Hall was closed earlier today because of high carbon-monoxide levels. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:11 pm
Tue December 14, 2004

NMSU's New Athletic Director Associated with NCAA Scandal

Las Cruces, NM – Two months ago, NMSU President Michael Martin tapped McKinley Boston to head up a search committee for a new athletic director. The two have been friends since serving together at the University of Minnesota in the mid-90s. On Tuesday, Martin announced the search was over and, despite Boston's association with a scandal that rocked the NCAA, Boston himself is the new A.D. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports.

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6:42 pm
Sat December 11, 2004

Director of National Council of La Raza Dr.Britt Rios Ellis & Numerologist 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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6:41 pm
Sat December 11, 2004

Vision: Debating Bilingual Education; History of Santa Rita, NM

Las Cruces, NM – Debating bilingual education: Host Greg Bloom speaks with NMSU College of Education Professor Herman Garcia. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra talks with Rick Hendrix of the NMSU Archives & Special Collections Department.

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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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