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10:08 am
Tue August 26, 2003

NMSU Interim President Has Big Plans for University

Las Cruces, NM – Interim President William Flores wants to make NMSU's campus more student friendly- he's also planning to apply for a permanent position as president.

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10:03 am
Tue August 26, 2003

White Sands Missile Range to stay open?

Las Cruces, NM – Officials at White Sands Missile Range are confident the Army post will not be closed by the federal government.

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10:00 am
Tue August 26, 2003

Gas prices soon to drop

Las Cruces, NM – With Labor Day weekend travel just around the corner, gas prices in southern New Mexico are soon to level off.

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4:18 pm
Fri August 22, 2003

West Nile Confirmed in City Limits

Las Cruces, NM – The city is redoubling efforts to control the mosquito population. Terrence Kelly with the city says the season should wind down in October, but people should still be taking precautions.

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2:40 pm
Thu August 21, 2003

MMC may have new owner before 2004

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12:49 pm
Thu August 21, 2003

City Manager discussed

Las Cruces, NM – In a closed-door meeting, the Las Cruces City Council recommended keeping Jim Ericson as City Manager.

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9:41 am
Thu August 21, 2003

Convention center funding

Las Cruces, NM – The debate continues over how to fund a convention center in Las Cruces.

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2:39 pm
Wed August 20, 2003

Las Cruces hotel & motel owners protest convention fee

Las Cruces, NM – Hotel and motel owners in Las Cruces have turned in petitions protesting the $2.50 per-night surcharge to build a convention center in Las Cruces.

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2:35 pm
Wed August 20, 2003

Las Cruces City Manager stays against mayor's wishes

www.las-cruces.org

Las Cruces, NM – Jim Ericson retains his post as Las Cruces City Manager, he does so with a boost in pay.

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11:31 am
Tue August 19, 2003

Interim President Flores on distance education

Las Cruces, NM – NMSU's interim president says he will continue to increase distance education opportunities.

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10:46 am
Tue August 19, 2003

New Mexico Secretary of State visits NMSU

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's Secretary of State was recently on campus encouraging students to vote.

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9:29 am
Tue August 19, 2003

First Step awarded $500,000 challenge grant

An architectural rendering of the planned First Step center.
www.firststepcenter.org/

Las Cruces, NM – A challenge grant from a Southwestern philanthropy will complete the First Step Women's Health Clinic $6 million capital campaign if the Memorial Medical Foundation can raise one million dollars before the first of the year.

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4:54 pm
Thu August 14, 2003

Healing Wall

Las Cruces – A replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. is travelling the country. It was spreading its message in July here in Las Cruces.

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3:07 pm
Wed August 13, 2003

West Nile in Dona Ana

Las Cruces, NM – West Nile virus continues to spread in southern New Mexico.

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10:52 am
Wed August 13, 2003

School standards increase

Las Cruces, NM – A Las Cruces School Spokeswoman feels that higher standards may be to blame for low ratings.

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10:29 am
Wed August 6, 2003

Deming graffiti

Las Cruces, NM – Deming's sheriff says a crackdown on graffiti is diminishing gang problems.

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9:12 am
Wed August 6, 2003

Border 2012

Las Cruces, NM – US and Mexican border states work to improve environmental conditions. The plan is called Border 2012.

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12:41 pm
Tue July 8, 2003

Heroin blues 2

Las Cruces, NM – In addition to syringe exchanges there are programs available to heroin users that promote a healthier lifestyle. But law enforcement officials say these programs may not be the best idea.

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9:33 am
Mon July 7, 2003

Heroin blues

Las Cruces, NM – Syringe exchanges for heroin users have been taking place in the United States since the nineties, and Southern New Mexico is no exception.

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2:05 pm
Mon June 30, 2003

New Charter School In Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NM – A new charter school is taking the place of the current Court Youth Center in downtown Las Cruces. Irene Oliver-Lewis has big plans for the high school, which is set to open next year.

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