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10:06 am
Mon June 28, 2004

A Senate bill could mean more money to NMSU

Las Cruces, NM – The Senate has approved a bill that will make it easier for universities in New Mexico to qualify for additional government funding. Reporter Marco Grajeda has more.

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2:52 pm
Fri June 25, 2004

Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Las Cruces – New Mexico's gas prices are declining. The recent decline can be attributed to an improving supply of gas as well as lower prices for crude oil.

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2:20 pm
Wed June 23, 2004

District 2 Race for County Commissioner Even Closer

Las Cruces – The race for Dona Ana County's District 2 seat could hardly be closer. Results won't be official until police investigations concerning ballots allegedly found in a trash can are finished.

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4:38 pm
Mon June 21, 2004

Animal disease detected in Southern New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – An animal disease first reported in west Texas has been detected in southern New Mexico causing concern among livestock growers. Reporter Marco Grajeda has more.

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11:15 am
Mon June 21, 2004

New Mexico Wildfires Diminish

Las Cruces – Firefighters continue to mop up three large fires in New Mexico. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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4:30 pm
Sat June 19, 2004

Local water company sues Las Cruces.

Las Cruces, NM – A local water company is accusing the city of Las Cruces of encroaching on its rights. As Bob Mitchell reports, it will be up to the Third Judicial District Court to decide whose (water) line is it, anyway?

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12:31 pm
Fri June 18, 2004

Riverfront Pathway Opens

Las Cruces – The city of Las Cruces held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to commemorate the completion of a riverfront multi-use pathway. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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9:17 am
Thu June 17, 2004

LCPD Officer Fatally Wounds Robber

Las Cruces – The Dona Ana County Sherrif's Department is investigating the shooting of a robber by a Las Cruces Police officer after the suspect eluded police.

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9:38 am
Wed June 16, 2004

Friends Mourn Death of NMSU Student

Las Cruces – A prayer vigil was held for the 20-year-old New Mexico State University student that was found dead after a night of partying in Juarez. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky shows the degree to which she will be missed.

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2:24 pm
Tue June 15, 2004

Cause of Death of NMSU Student Still Unknown

Las Cruces – The cause of death of the 20-year-old New Mexico State University Nursing major remains to be seen. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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1:38 pm
Tue June 15, 2004

NMSU Mourns Loss Of Dr. Steve Pasternack

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Department Head Frank Thayer received a call that his esteemed colleague Doctor Steve Pasternack had died. NMSU now mourns the loss of a great scholar, journalist and friend. KRWG's Michael Olson examines Pasternack's commitment to journalism and democracy.

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1:35 pm
Sat June 12, 2004

Local senator decries choice of Manny Aragon to head New Mexico Highlands University.

Las Cruces, NM – A decision on Friday (June 11, 2004) by the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents to appoint Senate Majority Leader Manny Aragon as that university's next president is eliciting mixed local reactions. Bob Mitchell reports.

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10:58 am
Fri June 11, 2004

Border Patrol Investigates Death of Mexican Teen

Las Cruces, NM – Border Patrol investigates death of Mexican teen fifteen miles outside of Columbus, New Mexico. The boy and two older brothers apparently made arrangements to be smuggled into the U.S. leaving their home town of Puebla, Mexico.

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11:51 am
Thu June 10, 2004

Mesilla Park Couple Faces Animal Abuse Charges

Las Cruces – A couple from Mesilla Park is charged with animal abuse in mid-May. Their arraignment is scheduled for Thurday. KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports.

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2:02 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

New Mexico State University Student Missing

Las Cruces – A 20-year-old NMSU student is missing after celebrating her birthday in Juarez Saturday night. As KRWG's Lindsey Bilovesky reports, accounts of the night are conflicting.

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7:48 pm
Tue June 8, 2004

Vision: Wild, Wild West Exposed

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom interviews Desert Exposure's David A. Fryxell on his "Range War" article about rancher Kit Laney and wise-use groups. Read the PDF version of the article: http://home.earthlink.net/~dfryxell/dexsite/laney.pdf.

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3:21 pm
Tue June 8, 2004

NM Sens At Odds Over Border Patrol Staffing

Las Cruces, NM – Heightened security concerns along New Mexico's international border with Chihuahua has prompted varied responses from New Mexico's Senators. The massive federal debt is adding fuel to divergent approaches.

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7:51 pm
Mon June 7, 2004

New Mexico Border Heats up as Arizona Cracks Down on Migrants

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom interviews U.S. Border Patrol spokesman Doug Mosier on regional migration trends and arrest rates. Mosier, who has been with the agency for 16 years, says he's seeing an increase in illegal traffic on the New Mexico/Chihuahua border. Vision cultural correspondent Emily Guerra explores the world of Nopales.

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9:11 am
Mon June 7, 2004

Ethics Guidlines Considered By Las Cruces City Council

Las Cruces, NM – A series of questionable moves by City Councilors last year has helped fuel the drafting of new ethics guidelines for city leaders.

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12:21 pm
Sat June 5, 2004

Prescribed burn leaves Silver City area residents hot under the collar.

Las Cruces, NM – A prescribed burn on the Gila National Forest has some homeowners fuming, not only because of the burn, but also because of the way it has (or hasn't) been publicized. Bob Mitchell reports.

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2:28 pm
Fri June 4, 2004

Seat For 2nd District May Be Up For Grabs

Las Cruces – With almost all of the votes counted, Anastasia trails by only three votes. He does intend to challenge the count if the vote remains the same at the end of the canvassing session.

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1:07 pm
Fri June 4, 2004

NM Environment Department Tries to Stop Radioactive Waste From Coming

Las Cruces – The Department of Energy and the Environment Department reached an agreement Thurday to stop radioactive waste from entering New Mexico.

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12:22 pm
Fri June 4, 2004

Pearce "Running Scared" Against King

Las Cruces, NM – At the opening of his Las Cruces campaign headquarters, incumbent Steve Pearce says he isn't running unopposed so he is "running scared" against Democrat nominee Gary King. Pearce has raised over one-million dollars this puts King, who recently wrapped up a primary campaign, at a major disadvantage

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4:54 pm
Wed June 2, 2004

King For A Day?

Las Cruces, NM – Democrat Gary King says he is ready to take on incumbent Republican Steve Pearce in the Second District Congressional race. King who beat Jeff Steinborn in yesterday's primary election has an uphill battle against Pearce. That long, and some say unlikely trek to beat Pearce is off to an easier start. On Tuesday night Steinborn gave his opponent unequivocal support.

NM Election Results: http://nmelections.aswi.com/

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3:57 pm
Wed June 2, 2004

Tuesday's primary winners look toward November.

Las Cruces, NM – Now that the primary election is over, the winners who have opponents in November can plot their courses of action. Bob Mitchell reports...

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2:12 pm
Wed June 2, 2004

Incumbent Dona Ana County commissioner drops to third.

Las Cruces, NM – The race for Dona Ana County commissioner, District Two, has tightened up. The incumbent has now dropped to third place with the county clerk waiting for the results from one more precinct. Bob Mitchell reports.

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1:59 pm
Wed June 2, 2004

Peppin Fire Jumps Boundaries

Las Cruces, NM – Firefighters are still trying to combat the northeastern New Mexico Peppin fire even as it rages beyond containment lines.

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12:40 pm
Tue June 1, 2004

June 1st Voter Turnout Looking Bleak

Las Cruces, NM – Early primary voting and a survey of polling sites indicates low voter turnout in Southern New Mexico.

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1:41 pm
Mon May 31, 2004

NM-02 Democrats Rush To The Primary Wire

Las Cruces, NM – On June first at 7:00am polling locations will be open throughout the state. In Southern New Mexico the highest profile race belongs to the Democrats. This election will determine who will face Freshman Republican Congressman Steve Pearce in November. KRWG's Michael Olson reports on the final moments of the Gary King and Jeff Steinborn primary campaigns.

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3:26 pm
Fri May 28, 2004

NM-02 Democratic Primary Debate Part 2 of 2

Las Cruces, NM – Democratic House candidates Gary King and Jeff Steinborn face off in a debate discussing some of the pressing issues in New Mexico's 2nd congressional district.

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