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Local news and weather for Las Cruces, El Paso, Alamogordo, Silver City, Ruidoso, Anthony, Cloudcroft, Deming, Truth or Consequences, Elephant Butte, and all of Southern New Mexico and Far West Texas.

Las Cruces, NM – One of the five races in Las Cruces municipal elections resulted in the defeat of the incumbent.

Las Cruces, NM – The state's largest and most popular lake is expected to continue receding to record-low levels next year, a forecast that could have major economic impact on southern New Mexico.

Las Cruces, NM – In response to child abuse resulting in death in southern New Mexico's recent past, area health and child care professionals are discussing ways to reduce such tragedies.

Las Cruces, NM – First term Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) was once viewed as the Democratic candidate to beat. When candidates started to report their fundraising this election Edwards claimed the blue ribbon in the race for cash. Now he is a distant third in campaign cash and ahead in the polls only in his native state of South Carolina. With campaign cash going out faster than it is coming in, it seems that Edwards is spending as much time trying to rationalize how he is still a contender for the nomination as he is fundraising.

Las Cruces, NM – Solar flares taking place may have an effect on communications.

Las Cruces, NM – The Alamogordo City Commission has approved a new watering schedule for the city.

Las Cruces, NM – Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is serving as a board member for LEAP, an acronym for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. The executive director of the organization is Jack Cole who says the war on drugs has actually increased drug addiction, crime, disease, and death. Cole discusses how the organization wants to change that by creating alternative public policies.

Las Cruces, NM – As this year's election campaign winds down, the mayoral race in Las Cruces is heating up.

Las Cruces, NM – The fate of Memorial Medical Center, area economic development, and the proposed convention center rests in the hands of Las Cruces City Council. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports on the two candidates vying for the council's district two seat.

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom interviews Jim Steitz about the environmental and cultural value of Otera Mesa.

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Prof. Neil Harvey speaks about his research and observations in Chiapas, Mexico.

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU is seeking public input in the hunt for a new president. The public meeting will be held next Wednesday.

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within party leadership.

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within the party's leadership.

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within party leadership.

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within the party's leadership.

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within party leadership.

Las Cruces, NM – The executive director for the state's Republican Party has resigned, suggesting a rift within the party's leadership.

Las Cruces, NM – Five candidates who want to be mayor of Las Cruces participated in an Advertising Federation forum which was billed as unconventional, yet turned out to be quite tame.

The discussion, which was moderated by conservative commentator Michael Swickard, didn't draw many distinctions between candidates. It did however, allow the challengers to create a general environment of anti-status quo sentiment.

Las Cruces, NM – The growing methamphetamine problem in New Mexico is going to be challenged even more with the help of a federal grant.

Bayard, NM – A new wastewater management treatment facility is in the works for the residents of Bayard, New Mexico and surrounding areas.

Las Cruces, NM – IMRT therapy, the most advanced technology available for cancer treatment, is now in use by the Southern New Mexico Cancer Treatment Center. John Senyszyn, an oncologist at the
Center, says the high-tech computer program minimizes side effects and damage to healthy tissue. However, it's about double the cost of normal treatment.

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom talks with NMSU professor Dr. Neil Harvey about the WTO and how it relates to the border region. He also discusses his recent trip to Chiapas and his impression of the communities there.

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom talks with Juan Melendez, a Florida death row inmate who was released in 2002. Melendez talks about his 18 years in prison.

Las Cruces, NM – With most of the November 3rd election coverage going to the mayoral race, KRWG 90.7 has teamed up with the Las Cruces Sun-News by hosting city council and municipal judge debates. These debates will be featured online and can be heard on demand. If you have a question for these candidates send it to election@krwgfm.org

Las Cruces, NM – With most of the November 3rd election coverage going to the mayoral race, KRWG 90.7 has teamed up with the Las Cruces Sun-News by hosting city council and municipal judge debates. These debates will be featured online and can be heard on demand. If you have a question for these candidates send it to election@krwgfm.org

Las Cruces, NM – The lieutenant governor of New Mexico will head a 100 person committee tackling the monstrous assignment of education reform.

Las Cruces, NM – Teacher retention is improving in southern New Mexico, according to new statistics.

Las Cruces, NM – The NM Human Services Department and an economist from the Rio Grande Foundation comment on some of the changes to the Welfare Act of 1996.

Las Cruces, NM – A registered sex offender sentenced to 30 years is back in custody after violating his parole.

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