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  1. ACLU report: Border Patrol engaged in abusive behavior in southern NMRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> An ACLU report alleges "abusive behavior" including racial profiling and intimidation tactics by border agents in the 100-mile zone of New Mexico where the Border Patrol runs checkpoints inside the United States.

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  2. James JohnsonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chisago County Press

    ... he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served two years. He married Yvonne (Vonnie) Jonason on February 2, 1947 in Las Cruces, N.M. Upon his return from military duty he took a job as a custodian for the North Branch Schools for a few years. Jimmie then ...

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  3. Bicycle expedition from Las Cruces to Yellowstone starts SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> This summer, Kaleidoscope Las Cruces, in partnership with the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce, will embark on Kaleidoscope Bicycle Expedition 2015. Team members will gather at First Christian Church of Las Cruces on Sunday and leave on Monday.

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  4. Electric Light Parade applications availableRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Applications are available for the Las Cruces Electric Light Parade, to be held at 9 p.m. July 3. The theme is "Let Our Freedom Ring". Applications may be picked up inside the old city hall, 200 N. Church St., or by calling 575-541-2550 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

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  5. LCPD plans DWI checkpoints in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> The Las Cruces Police Department will conduct at least two sobriety checkpoints and four saturation patrols within city limits during the month of June, according to a news release from LCPD. Police also plan additional traffic safety activities in June, including Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement operations and enforcement of the city's cellphone ordinance that prohibits using a cellphone while operating a motor vehicle, the release said.

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  6. Ex-Las Cruces bishop recovering after emergency surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Bishop Emeritus Ricardo Ramirez is in intensive care in a Las Cruces hospital on Thursday, recovering from an emergency surgery a day earlier. Ramirez, 78, had attended the beatification of late Archbishop Oscar Romero in El Salvador within the past week, according to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces.

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  7. NMSU featured on Top 100 list for Hispanic studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    In the May edition of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, New Mexico State University is ranked among top institutions for Hispanics in the nation. LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico State University has been recognized as one of the best institutions for Hispanics in the United States, according to the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics as featured in the May edition of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.

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  8. UN's inaction on nuclear weapons disappoints Catholic advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | St. Anthony Messenger

    ... pose to humanity. "Just the lack of political will all the way around, it's discouraging," Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, New Mexico, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace, told Catholic News Service May 26, ...

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  9. Is This Planned Ghost Town the City of the Future?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wired

    ... city except for one thing: No one will live there. Groundbreaking is scheduled to begin in fall 2015 outside Las Cruces for the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation (CITE), a real-life SimCity that resembles a modest American town with a ...

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  10. DASO disputes recent salary studyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KTSM-AM El Paso

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. The Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office said a recent salary study doesn't show the truth when it comes to their salaries.Results from the study, done by Fox Lawson & Associates, said employees with the Sheriff&r

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  11. Providing cost of attendance unlikely at NMSU for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> In the months since the Power 5 college athletic conferences gained autonomy in January, the rest of the conferences have been left to determine if they can afford to keep up. Beginning in August, colleges across the country can offer athletes the full cost of attendance as part of their athletic scholarships.

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  12. Editorial: No city tax money to prop up TWEFRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... of directors announced this month it will no longer stage the event, which has been held for the past 34 years in Las Cruces. Miyagishima has said he would present a resolution at an upcoming City Council meeting to ask city staff to explore ideas ...

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  13. DA County Sheriff Struggles To Retain Veteran Deputies, Asking For Better PayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... the union found there is a 16-to-40 percent gap between the salaries the county offers its deputies and what the Las Cruces and El Paso police departments offer their police officers. For example, a five-year Dona Ana County deputy makes $18.45 an ...

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  14. Community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal-Advocate

    ... are available at PanAm ticket office, 646-1420, or Ticketmaster.com . Science Cafe: 5:30 p.m. today at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main St. Two presenters will be Gabriela Rodriguez and Kristin Corl. Info: 575-522-3120. ...

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  15. Community noticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal-Advocate

    ... is by cash or check only at this time, credit cards cannot be used. Please make checks payable to "City of Las Cruces." Tuesday to June 5: Exploring Ecosystems, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for grades sixth to eighth. Fee is $150. Visit local environments ...

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  16. Jail cell beating caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WWLP

    Two Las Cruces, New Mexico police officers have been fired after surveillance footage showed them beating a handcuffed suspect inside his holding cell. "They took away my faith in the local police department.

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  17. Sheriff: Patrols boosted in Chaparral in response to parks vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> County Sheriff Enrique "Kiki" Vigil during a county commission meeting Wednesday said he's hiked patrols Chaparral in response to a possible closure of the parks because of excessive vandalism. Also, Chaparral residents turned out at the same meeting, held at the Dona Ana County Government Center in Las Cruces, to oppose a possible closure of three recreation facilities in that southeastern Dona Ana County community.

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  18. $13.9M East Mesa safety complex breaks groundRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... Public Safety Complex. The project is expected to be completed in the summer of 2016. (Robin Zielinski Sun-News) LAS CRUCES >> The groundbreaking Wednesday for the $13.9 million East Mesa Public Safety campus turned out to be much more than just ...

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  19. Las Cruces school employees face 3-day furloughs next school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> A three-day furlough for all school employees, including administrators, and the closure of a popular alternative middle school were just two of the money-saving measures in the 2015-16 Las Cruces Public Schools budget, which the school board approved at a meeting Tuesday night. In a 3-2 vote, with board members Maury Castro and Ed Frank dissenting, the board approved the reduced budget, trimming $7.6 million from the operating budget.

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  20. Chihuahua mix at Las Cruces shelter seeks homeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces animal shelter officials are seeking a home for a well-behaved, Chihuahua mix dog named "Dulce." The 9-year-old, tan-colored pooch loves sitting in laps, doesn't bark and gets along well with other dogs, according to the shelter.

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