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Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

J. Paul Taylor's 94th birthday celebrated with parties

J. Paul Taylor, here in his historical home on the Mesilla Plaza, which dates back to the early 1800s, will be honored at celebrations of his 94th birthday this week.

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Related Topix: Mesilla, NM, New Mexico, Las Cruces, NM, Chamberino, NM

Yesterday | KOB-TV

New Mexico same-sex couples celebrate one year of marriage equality

It's been a year since Dona Ana County started issuing same-sex marriage licenses, kicking off a movement across the state as other counties followed suit.

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Related Topix: Bernalillo County, NM

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces motorcyclists hit the road to benefit 4-H groups

Riders in the 2013 Ride for the Clover travel on U.S. 180, north of Silver City, with the mountains of the Gila National Forest in the background.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Silver City, NM, New Mexico, New Mexico State University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Journal-Advocate

Thing To Do 8/21-8/27

Big Band Dance Club: 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court Ave. Dance ballroom, country, swing and Latin styles.

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Related Topix: Life Itself, Las Cruces, NM, Faywood, NM, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Sound Off: Aug. 19

NBA >> Sim Bhullar was not signed by the Sacramento Kings for his athletic ability; it's because of his nationality.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Opinion

KOB-TV New Mexico

Inmate suffers apparent overdose after hiding drugs inside body

Dona Ana County Dentention Center officials say a 28-year-old inmate is recovering after suffering an apparent overdose in his booking cell.

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Related Topix: Dona Ana, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

DASO: Detainee recovering after apparent overdose

LAS CRUCES >> The 28-year-old male detainee at the Dona Ana County Detention Center who was hospitalized in critical condition last Thursday after he was found unresponsive in a booking cell at the facility has recovered and is back in the jail's medical wing.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Fundraisers

Second time around fashion show and luncheon: At 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Methodist Church.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Sunland Park to consider annexation of Santa Teresa Country Club

At Tuesday's 6:30 p.m. meeting at Sunland Park City Hall the council will consider adoption of a resolution that would allow Mayor Javier Perea to enter into formal discussions with representatives of Santa Teresa homeowner associations.

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Related Topix: Sunland Park, NM, Santa Teresa, NM

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

November election an option for min wage question, city official says

LAS CRUCES >> A city of Las Cruces attorney told councilors Monday it's possible for a minimum wage proposal by the group NM CAFe to be added to a November general election ballot.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Homeless man accused in Las Cruces killing on his deathbed

LAS CRUCES >> The man accused of murder in last November's brutal stabbing of a homeless man outside a Las Cruces restaurant is apparently on his deathbed.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Big Box Retailers

Las Cruces Sun-News

Yappy Hour at St. Clair Wednesday

LAS CRUCES >> Yappy Hour returns from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Clair Winery and Bistro, 1720 Avenida de Mesilla, on the outside lawn and patio.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Life, Food, Dining, Mesilla, NM

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

New bail process coming next month for Do a Ana County

LAS CRUCES >> Over the next couple weeks, Dona Ana Magistrate Court personnel will be working to install a new procedure that changes how bail is set.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Dona Ana, NM, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Law enforcement agencies experimenting with best use for cameras

LAS CRUCES >> As part of a 2010 settlement with the family of a man fatally shot by Las Cruces police, city officials agreed to make significant efforts to outfit the department with cameras that would record interactions between officers and the public they serve.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Las Cruces Sun-News

County commission to again discuss spaceport sales tax

LAS CRUCES >> Dona Ana County commissioners on Tuesday will again discuss proposed changes to educational dollars that stem from a countywide sales tax.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, Sierra County, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Detainee hospitalized after apparent overdose

LAS CRUCES >> A Dona Ana County Detention Center detainee is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in a booking cell Thursday, according to a county news release Officials are withholding the name of the 28-year-old man until they notify his family, according to the release.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KVIA-TV El Paso

Officials: Dona Ana County Jail inmate overdoses on heroin

An inmate at the Dona Ana County Detention in Las Cruces is in critical condition after a possible heroin overdose, officials said.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

New Mexico jail detainee taken to a hospital

Authorities say a detainee at the Dona Ana County Detention Center is hospitalized in critical condition after being found unresponsive in a booking cell.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces authorities warn of phone scam threatening arrest

LAS CRUCES >> A recent phone scam in which the perpetrator claims to be local law enforcement and threatens to have people arrested for outstanding debts has been reported recently to local authorities.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Sun-News

Flood risk plagues La Union neighborhood

Robin Zielinski Sun-News Matilde Ortiz, who has lived in La Union for more than 50 years, walks down Conejo Street on Wednesday after rainfall flooded the roadway with at least five inches of fast moving water.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane

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