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Blueprint for Apodaca Park neighborhood improvement online | Las Cruces Sun Blueprint for Apodaca Park neighborhood improvement online
The Apodaca Blueprint is a planning effort designed to promote neighborhood vitality and investment to the east and southeast of Apodaca Park        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Santa to arrive via train to Holiday Open House at Las Cruces Railroad Museum | Las Cruces Sun Santa to arrive via train to Holiday Open House at Las Cruces Railroad Museum
Throughout the evening, visitors can view the specially decorated model trains, take in the festive holiday decorations, and complete a craft project.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
New Mexico brings in $156M from gambling, spends $70K to address problem gambling | Las Cruces Sun New Mexico brings in $156M from gambling, spends $70K to address problem gambling
The Compulsive Gambling Council, created by law in 2006, hasn't met for at least seven years despite a legal requirement that it meet regularly.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Las Cruces Police Deployment in Puerto Rico Extended | KRWG Las Cruces Police Deployment in Puerto Rico Extended
Some Las Cruces Police officers are volunteering their time to help with disaster relief. The Las Cruces Police Department issued the following statement: The deployment of the s ix Las Cruces police officers who volunteered to assist with law enforcement duties in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria has been extended two weeks. The officers, who departed Nov. 10 for a 14-day deployment wer
KRWG | November 24, 2017
Univ. of New Mexico hires athletics chief financial officer | KRWG Univ. of New Mexico hires athletics chief financial officer
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico has hired a chief financial officer for its athletics department in the wake of controversy over spending and other fiscal matters. The new athletics CFO is Rob Robinson, who also will serve as senior associate athletic director. Robinson is currently senior associate athletic director for finance and administration at the University of Tenne
KRWG | November 24, 2017
EPA's work on Navajo Nation uranium sites under review | KRWG EPA's work on Navajo Nation uranium sites under review
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A federal watchdog says it will review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to clean up abandoned uranium sites on the Navajo Nation. The EPA received funding in 2015 from a $1 billion settlement to address 50 sites in northeastern Arizona. The sites were run by Kerr McGee Corp., later acquired by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. The EPA's Office of Inspector Gene
KRWG | November 24, 2017
Las Cruces school board OK's measure setting $50M bond election | Las Cruces Sun Las Cruces school board OK's measure setting $50M bond election
The February 2018 bond election, a union impasse and school funding were among items at a Nov. 14 Las Cruces Public Schools board meeting.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Branigan exhibit to focus on Native American healthcare | Las Cruces Sun Branigan exhibit to focus on Native American healthcare
Native people describe the impact of epidemics, federal legislation, the loss of land and the inhibition of culture on the health of Native people.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
HUD commends city affordable housing efforts | Las Cruces Sun HUD commends city affordable housing efforts
HUD approved the city’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the program year.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Wisconsin Avenue closed for improvements | Las Cruces Sun Wisconsin Avenue closed for improvements
A section of Wisconsin Avenue just west of Triviz Drive will be closed for approximately two weeks for roadway improvements.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Water outage planned along Lavender Drive | Las Cruces Sun Water outage planned along Lavender Drive
Residents along Lavender Drive between Rio Bravo Way and Elks Drive will experience a water outage between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Tiny fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction in New Mexico | KRWG Tiny fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction in New Mexico
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico pulls in millions of dollars in revenue from the state lottery, racetracks, tribal casinos and other operations each year, but little goes to preventing and treating problem gambling. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that in the last budget year, the state earmarked $70,250 to specifically address problem gambling. By comparison, gaming tribes and racetracks were
KRWG | November 24, 2017
Drought expands along Arizona-New Mexico border | KRWG Drought expands along Arizona-New Mexico border
ALBUQUERUQUE, N.M. (AP) — Drought is expanding its grip on New Mexico and parts of he Southwest once again thanks to a stretch of warm, dry weather. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque say Friday marks the 50th consecutive day without measurable rain in Albuquerque. While the state's most populous area is still far from setting any dryness records, many parts of New Mexi
KRWG | November 24, 2017
FBI: Customer shot at departing bank robbery suspect in White Rock, New Mexico | Las Cruces Sun FBI: Customer shot at departing bank robbery suspect in White Rock, New Mexico
The FBI says a customer at a northern New Mexico bank shot at a departing robbery suspect outside the bank but apparently didn’t hit anyone.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
Republican senators send letter of support for former Kirtland AFB colonel | Las Cruces Sun Republican senators send letter of support for former Kirtland AFB colonel
Leland Bohannon refused to sign a certificate that he said would have affirmed a same-sex marriage contrary to his religious beliefs.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 24, 2017
10 Pin Alley offers free bowling, Thanksgiving dinner to Las Cruces families | Las Cruces Sun 10 Pin Alley offers free bowling, Thanksgiving dinner to Las Cruces families
The bowling alley prepared to serve 500 people with a home-made Thanksgiving meal while they bowled for free.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
People from across the country share a Thanksgiving meal at El Caldito | Las Cruces Sun People from across the country share a Thanksgiving meal at El Caldito
About 400 people received a Thanksgiving meal at El Caldito Soup Kitchen Thursday afternoon.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Tai Chan mistrial: Chan's attorneys speak | Las Cruces Sun Tai Chan mistrial: Chan's attorneys speak
Attorneys John Day and Tom Clark speak to the media following a judge again declaring a mistrial in Tai Chan case.       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Tai Chan mistrial: Martin family speaks | Las Cruces Sun Tai Chan mistrial: Martin family speaks
Sarah Martin, Jeremy Martin's wife, speaks to media after judge again declares mistrial in Tai Chan case       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Brush fire off Watson Lane | Las Cruces Sun Brush fire off Watson Lane
Firefighters responded to a brush fire south of Las Cruces on Monday, May 22. Officials believe the fire, in a field off Watson Lane, is not believed to have burned any homes or structures. (Reader-submitted video)       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Las Crucens racking up debt along with rest of U.S. | Las Cruces Sun Las Crucens racking up debt along with rest of U.S.
The country will end 2016 with a net increase of roughly $80 billion in credit card debt, according to a recent study.       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Arrowhead program to support agricultural innovation | Las Cruces Sun Arrowhead program to support agricultural innovation
A new program by NMSU's Arrowhead Center is looking to develop innovative ideas related to agricultural technology.       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Indulgence Bakery & Cafe rises to the occasion | Las Cruces Sun Indulgence Bakery & Cafe rises to the occasion
Former sweet spot at former S.I. Bistro keeping the treats coming despite venue change       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Las Cruces Realtors thwart rental scams | Las Cruces Sun Las Cruces Realtors thwart rental scams
­­Picture this: You’re a property manager and receive a call from a couple who want to rent one of the homes you manage.       
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
20 Las Cruces non-profits that need your help this holiday season | Las Cruces Sun 20 Las Cruces non-profits that need your help this holiday season
Here are some ways to help the less fortunate in Doña Ana County this holiday season.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
10 Pin Alley offers safe place for Thanksgiving fun | Las Cruces Sun 10 Pin Alley offers safe place for Thanksgiving fun
For the second year, 10 Pin Alley offered Las Cruces families a place to have safe Thanksgiving fun.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
El Caldito Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving 2017 meal | Las Cruces Sun El Caldito Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving 2017 meal
About 400 people were served when the El Caldito Soup Kitchen opened its doors for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 23, 2017.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Las Cruces gelding places in top 10 at world show | Las Cruces Sun Las Cruces gelding places in top 10 at world show
The horse is owned by Teris Clayton of Las Cruces.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
LCPD officers extend stay in Puerto Rico | Las Cruces Sun LCPD officers extend stay in Puerto Rico
Six LCPD officers extend their stay in Puerto Rico for two weeks to assist with law enforcement duties in the wake of Hurricane Maria.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Topgolf to hire 500 for new El Paso site | Las Cruces Sun Topgolf to hire 500 for new El Paso site
The company plans 400 part-time and 100 full-time jobs, including cooks, bartenders, food and beverage servers, golf services staff and maintenance        
Las Cruces Sun | November 23, 2017
Fischmann Announces Run for District 5 Public Regulation Commission | KRWG Fischmann Announces Run for District 5 Public Regulation Commission
Former state Senator Steve Fischmann has announced he's running for a seat on the Public Regulation Commission. His campaign issued the following statement: Steve Fischmann is announcing that he will run for NM Public Regulation Commission, District 5. Fischmann will face current Commissioner, Sandy Jones, in the June 5 th , 2018 Democratic Primary Election. Fischmann previously represented State
KRWG | November 22, 2017
Native Voices Exhibit To Open In Las Cruces | KRWG Native Voices Exhibit To Open In Las Cruces
The traveling exhibit, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ concept of Health and Illness opens Dec. 8 , and runs through Jan. 13, 2018 , at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 North Main St . Native Voices examines how wellness and illness interconnect with cultural life. Stories drawn from both past and present examine how the determinants of health for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Haw
KRWG | November 22, 2017
AG Searching for Victims in Albuquerque & Las Cruces in Child Exploitation Case | KRWG AG Searching for Victims in Albuquerque & Las Cruces in Child Exploitation Case
Albuquerque, NM - In October, the Office of the Attorney General Internet Crimes Against Children Unit referred a cyber tip to Homeland Security Investigations (Las Cruces) and the Las Cruces Police Department that led to a search warrant at the residence of John Henry Bevel Jr. in Las Cruces. On October 24, John Henry Bevel Jr. was charged with three counts of sexual exploitation of children and
KRWG | November 22, 2017
New Mexico sheriff says body cam video unfair to officers | Las Cruces Sun New Mexico sheriff says body cam video unfair to officers
Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales will not require his deputies to use body cameras because he says footage can be used to unfairly criticize the officers.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 22, 2017
Authorities say more child victims possible in sexual exploitation case | Las Cruces Sun Authorities say more child victims possible in sexual exploitation case
Residents are asked to report information about possible additional victims.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 22, 2017
Ready, set, shop! Where to go Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping in Las Cruces | Las Cruces Sun Ready, set, shop! Where to go Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping in Las Cruces
With Black Friday Shopping starting earlier and earlier as the years go by, the pressure is on to find the best deals.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 22, 2017
Doña Ana County deputy recognized as 'True Hero' | Las Cruces Sun Doña Ana County deputy recognized as 'True Hero'
"I spend most of my time giving back to the community — even outside my job. A lot of that is because of where I came from." — Jamar Cotton        
Las Cruces Sun | November 22, 2017
Mayfield High School students give back to local community, hurricane victims | Las Cruces Sun Mayfield High School students give back to local community, hurricane victims
The student government collected money and canned goods to give to Houston Independent School District and La Casa.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 22, 2017
Santa Teresa Charitable Foundation supports GISD students | Las Cruces Sun Santa Teresa Charitable Foundation supports GISD students
The foundation's ability to support education is made possible by the kind donations of the industrial base in Santa Teresa and area businesses.        
Las Cruces Sun | November 22, 2017
Balderas Opposes President Trump’s Proposal to Dramatically Increase Entrance Fees at National Parks | KRWG Balderas Opposes President Trump’s Proposal to Dramatically Increase Entrance Fees at National Parks
Commentary: Carlsbad, NM – Joining a bipartisan coalition of 11 attorneys general, Attorney General Hector Balderas today expressed his strong opposition to the National Park Service’s (NPS) proposal to dramatically increase entrance fees at 17 national parks. Under the proposal, the per vehicle entrance fee during the five-month peak season would increase to $70 from $25 or $30. Motorcycle, b
KRWG | November 22, 2017