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LAS CRUCES >> The majority of the city's 1,483 employees are bringing home a little more money this year, about $842 for the average worker.
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Robin Zielinski Sun-News Adelin Tucker, 2, of Las Cruces, plays at the Springfest chalk station Saturday at Young Park.
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LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico State University has launched a program aimed at helping educators be more effective at teaching reading and at identifying children who may have dyslexia.
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LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State University Library will celebrate Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros, or "Children's Day/Book Day," at 1 p.m. April 26 with a free public program featuring native New Mexican author Cristina Ortega.
Ellen Striepeke stars as Celimene and Josh Horton portrays Alceste in American Southwest Theatre Company's production of Moliere's "The Misanthrope," opening today at the Medoff Theatre at NMSU's Center for the Arts.
Cloud cover increased Friday over Las Cruces and southern New Mexico. The humidity rate and dewpoint temperature also climbed and that raised the potential - and hopes of many Las Crucens - that much needed rain could fall Saturday and Sunday.
A MacArthur Elementary School teacher instructs her kindergarten class. Las Cruces Public Schools is expanding is K-3+ program, which aims to give students in grades K-3 a jump start with summer classes.
LAS CRUCES >> About 200 parents and students attended Jornada Elementary School's Family Math and Science night on April 16. The project NEO Lego Robotics Team brought their robots and interacted with the audience and gave students the opportunity to drive the Lego robots.
LAS CRUCES >> An unsuccessful attempt to purchase gas led to the arrest of a Las Cruces man accused of burglary and stealing a credit card.
NMSU photo Lizbeth Ellis will become New Mexico State's general counsel in July.
NMSU Photo Sam Fernald of the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute and the Department of Animal and Range Science discusses a 3.7 million EPSCoR grant project during a research rally event at O'Donnell Hall.
Courtesy Photo "Can canola be grazed," and "what canola varieties are good for the region?" These are some of the topics to be discussed in the upcoming field day at Agricultural Science Center at Clovis on Tuesday, April 22. LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> "How well is canola adapted to the region?" "Are there any differences between conventional and ... (more)
Las Cruces police officers help investigate at the scene of deadly crash involving a DASO unit and a Mesquite woman, who was struck about 8 p.m. April 1 as she walked along N.M. 192.
LAS CRUCES >> A former Las Cruces Police Department detective admitted Thursday in federal court that he violated the civil rights of a former teenage intern in May 2011 when he sexually assaulted her after a ride-along.
ALBUQUERQUE >> A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Pawan Kumar Jain, 61, of Las Cruces, with the unlawful dispensing of opioid pain medication and health care fraud charges.