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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.