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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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3:47 pm
Mon September 13, 2004

County to Build Administrative Complex

Las Cruces – Construction is underway on Dona Ana County's new administrative complex. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky describes how it will benefit residents.

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4:28 pm
Sun September 12, 2004

Memorial to mark Geronimo's alleged birthplace

Las Cruces, NM – A memorial and 12-foot bronze will mark what's believed to be the birthplace of Geronimo in the Gila Wilderness. KRWG's Katie Goetz spoke with the great-grandson of the legendary Chiricahua Apache and filed this report.

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3:00 pm
Sun September 12, 2004

Memorial to mark Geronimo's alleged birthplace

Las Cruces, NM – A memorial and 12-foot bronze will mark what's believed to be the birthplace of Geronimo in the Gila Wilderness. KRWG's Katie Goetz spoke with the great-grandson of the legendary Chiricahua Apache and filed this report.

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4:01 pm
Fri September 10, 2004

Meeting Held To Discuss Gang Problem

Las Cruces, NM – A summit was held Friday in the Superintendents office at the Las Cruces Public Schools Administration building. The Purpose of summit was to gather ideas on how to combat gang activity and violence in area public schools. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the details.

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10:36 am
Fri September 10, 2004

Pearce declines broadcast debate in district's largest city

Las Cruces, NM – Congressman Steve Pearce has declined a recent proposal to a broadcast debate with Democratic challenger Gary King in Las Cruces. As KRWG's Katie Goetz reports, Pearce is making no apologies - or changes to his campaign calendar.

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2:00 pm
Wed September 8, 2004

Voter ID Requirement Denied

Las Cruces, NM – State District Judge Robert Thompson nullified his temporary order, requiring first time voters who registered outside a County Clerk's Office to present a form of identification. As Marco Grajeda reports Republicans in New Mexico are displeased with the ruling.

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10:51 am
Wed September 8, 2004

LCPS May Adopt New Attendance Procedure

Las Cruces, NM – To reduce the amount of truancy among students, Las Cruces public high schools may require an exit exam if a student misses more than five days of class. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the story.

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10:02 am
Wed September 8, 2004

Drug Deaths Skyrocket

Las Cruces – Fatalities caused by drug use are on the rise in New Mexico. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky looks into the reasons for this trend.

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1:51 pm
Tue September 7, 2004

New Mexicans help Florida hurricane victims.

Las Cruces, NM – Several New Mexicans are already in Florida, helping victims of Hurricane Frances. More New Mexicans are on their way. Bob Mitchell has this report.

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9:57 am
Tue September 7, 2004

New Mexicans help Florida hurricane victims.

Las Cruces, NM – Several New Mexicans are already in Florida, helping victims of Hurricane Frances. As Bob Mitchell reports, more New Mexicans are on their way.

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7:40 pm
Sat September 4, 2004

Vision: Southwestern Landscapes with Painter Michael Berman

Las Cruces, NM – Painter and photographer Michael Breman talks about his Southwestern-influenced artwork. Cultural Correspondent Emily Guerra speaks with American Library Association President Carol Bray Casiano.

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2:42 pm
Fri September 3, 2004

Hearings Continue On Voter Identifications

Las Cruces, NM – Last Monday State District Judge Robert Thompson issued a temporary order requiring first time voters to present a form of identification, if they registered outside a County Clerks Office. His Decision is based on a law ratified on 2003, and signed by Governor Richardson. Democrats say the law signed last year only mentioned new voters who registered via mail. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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1:59 pm
Thu September 2, 2004

Candidate for Dona Ana County treasurer blasts current treasurer and opponent.

Las Cruces, NM – The Republican candidate for Dona Ana County treasurer is accusing the current treasurer of having no accountability in his office. Bob Mitchell reports.

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2:53 pm
Wed September 1, 2004

Faculty Thinks Test Unfairly Represents Schools

Las Cruces – A new standardized test used in New Mexico Public Schools causes some faculty to question its merit. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the details.

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3:20 pm
Mon August 30, 2004

Candidates Visits Cost

Las Cruces – Last week's visit by President Bush and Senator John Edwards rallied republican and democratic political bases. The lasting effects of the visits may include longer term economic costs. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:25 pm
Mon August 30, 2004

Resident Stung By Close To Two Hundred Bees

Las Cruces, NM – A Dona Ana resident was attacked by close to two hundred honey-bees early Saturday Morning outside his home. As Marco Grajeda reports the victim is recovering.

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