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9:47 am
Tue July 27, 2004

New Mexico's Candidates Avoiding Issue Positions

Las Cruces, NM – As television's role has grown in political campaigns political observers say image can often trump substance. This appears to be especially true in New Mexico. KRWG's Michael Olson highlights the difficulty of a non-partisan organization to get straight answers from people seeking political office.

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11:11 am
Mon July 26, 2004

Test Scores Cause N.M. Legislators To Be Suspicious

Las Cruces – New Mexico's Education Secretary is receiving criticism from some state republicans for not releasing test results. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains why.

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2:36 pm
Fri July 23, 2004

Mismanagement at Los Alamos

Las Cruces, NM – After recent concerns related to the safety of top secret data at Los Alamos National Labs, a watchdog organization, Project on Government Oversight, is asking for a complete change in Administration. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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1:00 pm
Fri July 23, 2004

Implemented Program Helps Kindergarteners

Las Cruces – One elementary school in the Las Cruces District has taken a new approach to educating youngsters. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:20 pm
Thu July 22, 2004

Search Begins For New City Manager

Las Cruces – Former Las Cruces City Manager Jim Ericson retired last week. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains how the search for a new one will be conducted.

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9:06 am
Wed July 21, 2004

INVESTIGATORS FIND POSSIBLE CONNECTION TO SEPICH MURDER

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Sheriff's investigators helped capture a man wanted in Green Bay, Wisconsin for the rape and attempted murder of a woman. And as Marco Grajeda reports the murder in Wisconsin may have a connection with an unsolved murder case in Las Cruces.

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2:56 pm
Tue July 20, 2004

Troops Get Chile

Las Cruces – New Mexico's troops in Iraq will soon receive a little taste from home. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky fills you in on the delicious details.

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9:16 am
Mon July 19, 2004

Timing of Airplane Purchase Questioned

Las Cruces – The Legislative Finance Committee is questioning the use of $4 million dollars from a repealed tax by Governor Richardson. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:54 pm
Sat July 17, 2004

Kerry Camp Says Bush Ignores Family Earnings

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's Bush-Cheney and Kerry-Edwards surrogates trade barbs on jobs and the economy.

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10:35 am
Fri July 16, 2004

County Manager's Contract Extended

Las Cruces, NM – The evaluation of County Manager Brian Haines' contract has led one commissioner to accuse Haines of favoritism and non transparent behavior. And as Marco Grajeda reports his accusations have produced no tangible political results.

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10:08 am
Fri July 16, 2004

NM Teacher's Salaries Very Low

Las Cruces – Salaries for New Mexico's teachers are among the worst in the nation. According to a survey released about the 2002-2003 school year, salaries ranked 46th.

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9:40 am
Thu July 15, 2004

Bus System Sees Changes

Las Cruces – The Transit Advisory Board met at Branigan Library Thursday to vote on several issues facing the bus system. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky was there.

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2:13 pm
Wed July 14, 2004

Council May Adopt Economic Plan

Las Cruces – Las Cruces City Council is considering adopting an economic development plan that may contribute to growth in the valley. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains.

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4:35 pm
Tue July 13, 2004

Constitutional Marriage Amendment Splits NM Sens

Las Cruces, NM – Debate in the U.S. Senate over a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage has members from the Land Of Enchantment on opposing sides. Senior Senator Pete Domenici (R) says the outlook for the nation is bleak without a clear definition of marriage being solely for one man and one woman. Junior Senator Jeff Bingaman (D) says it is inappropriate to deal with this contentious issue at the federal level.

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1:43 pm
Tue July 13, 2004

N.M. Water Projects Could Bring Millions

Las Cruces – New Mexico could receive millions of dollars for water projects if an agreement with Arizona is reached. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has the details.

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9:09 am
Tue July 13, 2004

Record Year for Oil and Gas Royalties

Las Cruces, NM – A record year in oil and gas royalties for New Mexico will secure education funding for year's to come. KRWG's Marco Grajeda has the details.

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1:00 pm
Mon July 12, 2004

Commercial Air Service May Come to New Mexico

Las Cruces – Westward Airways may be headed to New Mexico to provide service to Albuquerque and Phoenix. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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11:39 am
Fri July 9, 2004

NMSU Receives Funding For Biomedical Research

Las Cruces – New Mexico State University has just received over $3 million to encourage biomedical research. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:15 pm
Thu July 8, 2004

Possible Elevated Terror Threat

Las Cruces – Secretary of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge, has announced that the nation's terror threat could heighten as the election nears. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has Senator Bingaman's response.

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11:42 am
Wed July 7, 2004

Ongoing Battle Between Southwest Environmental Center and BLM Continues

Las Cruces – The Center continues its suspicions that the Bureau of Land Management has been lying to New Mexicans regarding drilling on the Otero Mesa. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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11:37 am
Wed July 7, 2004

Vado Area Recovers From Flood

Las Cruces, NM – More than two hundred people in Vado are still recovering from last weeks floods. And as Marco Grajeda reports the Red Cross is still there to help make the recovery a little easier.

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3:46 pm
Tue July 6, 2004

Meeting Held to Assist Flood Victims

Las Cruces, NM – A flood disaster meeting will be held at the Vado/ Del Cerro Community Center Tuesday to assess the damage caused by floods last week. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the details.

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12:49 pm
Tue July 6, 2004

Kerry Chooses Running Mate

Las Cruces – Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry has chosen a running mate for this year's election. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky has local reactions.

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3:31 pm
Fri July 2, 2004

New Mexico Battles Against D.O.E to Keep Waste Out

Las Cruces – The Southwest Research and Information center comments on the hazards of bringing high-level radioactive waste to New Mexico. Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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12:44 pm
Thu July 1, 2004

Senator Bingaman Condemns Actions in Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – U.S Senator Jeff Bingaman has met with the Border Security Task Force at the US/Mexico Center for Conflict Resolution on the NMSU campus. They discussed a Resolution condemning certain actions in Mexico. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story.

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9:54 am
Thu July 1, 2004

Southern Dona Ana County Declared Disaster Area

Las Cruces – The Board of Commissioners declared southern Dona Ana County a disaster area Thursday morning. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains why.

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9:27 am
Thu July 1, 2004

New NMSU president discusses faculty and staff pay raises, the state legislature, diversity in foreign languages and... rock-n-roll....

Las Cruces NM – In his first day as President of New Mexico State University, Dr. Michael Martin addressed pay raises for faculty and staff, working with the state legislature, diversity in foreign languages and more. Bob Mitchell reports...

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11:27 am
Wed June 30, 2004

New Home For Casa de Peregrinos

Las Cruces – Excitement was high at a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday for Casa de Peregrinos' new location. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky explains why.

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12:28 pm
Tue June 29, 2004

Supreme Court Rules Against Pornography Act

Las Cruces, NM – The Supreme Court says a law passed to protect children from on-line porn may be unconstitutional. As expected the New Mexico chapter of the ACLU is applauding the decision. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the details.

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1:10 pm
Mon June 28, 2004

Elephant Butte Expected to Draw Crowd

Las Cruces – With the July 4th holiday approaching, Elephant Butte staff readies themselves for a large crowd. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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