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  1. Letters: Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... groups. The mayor and the three council members who want to reconcile the two wages have the best interest of Las Cruces at heart. The other council members who demand the $10.10 wage could not care less that such a huge jump in the minimum wage ...

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  2. Gubernatorial candidates to face off at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... The governor and King outlined their policy differences last week during separate appearances at a conference in Las Cruces at New Mexico State University.

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  3. Footgolf has come to Las Cruces; and players like itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... at least 10 times larger than a golf hole - in the fewest number of strokes. Steve MacIntyre - For the Sun-News Las Cruces residents Victor Paalvast, left, and Gus Guzman tee off during FootGolf at the NMSU golf course Monday afternoon. The ...

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  4. Wendler to challenge Garrett for County Commission District 1 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Charles R. Wendler looks at the proposed transit district that would increase gross receipts taxes in the county to pay for bus service for areas that previously have not had public transportation, and sees an example of government doing a job that should be left to private enterprise. Billy G. Garrett, who has served on the Dona Ana County Commission since 2010, looks at the same proposed transit district and sees an example of people coming together in the most impoverished areas of the county to petition government for changes needed to improve their lives.

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  5. Making sense of nonsense in wake of minimum wage issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Fact: the Las Cruces City Council, in 2013, approved a resolution in favor of then SB 416, increasing the minimum wage to $8.50 per hour. Fact: The city council held three "Great Conversation" events designed to allow a sharing of information on the minimum wage issue.

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  6. Profile: Farm meets florist at FloriographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... provides flower education, as well as arrangements for special occasions. (Steve MacIntyre - For the Sun-News) LAS CRUCES >> Emily Calhoun is a fourth-generation farmer, a rarity in today's society made even more rare by her crop of choice: flowers. ...

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  7. Finance NM: Public banking gets a hearing at symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> With tighter credit standards that have resulted in fewer loans since the recession of 2008, some are backing an effort to open a publicly owned and managed bank in New Mexico. These advocates are holding a symposium in Santa Fe on Sept.

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  8. Calendar: Economic forum update slated ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with New Mexico State University's College of Business, will present the second Economic Update Forum of 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at KRWG-TV studios in New Mexico State University's Milton Hall. The forum is free and open to the public.

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  9. Business briefs: How to be "Tougher Together"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... "pink pilates," tennis or golf tournament and bike rides with pledges. Advertising specials are available in the Las Cruces Sun-News and there is an event planning guide for those interested in doing large scale events. LAS CRUCES >> French Brothers ...

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  10. NM ag. leader to head policy organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte has been elected to preside over the organization that unifies the voices of state departments of agriculture in the West. Witte grew up on his family's ranch between Moriarty and Las Vegas, NM.

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  11. Lobos stun Aggies, 38-35 at Aggie Memorial StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KDBC

    The New Mexico State football team fell to 2-2 on the season after losing the Rio Grande Rivalry 38-35 to the New Mexico Lobos, now 1-2 on the season, Saturday, Sept. 20, at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, N.M. Aggie quarterback Tyler Rogers went 32-of-47 for 333 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

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  12. UVU golf: Wolverine women's golf heads to Idaho for Blue Lakes InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... 71, while Herman tied for fourth with a 2-over 73. Following Monday's Blue Lakes Invitational, UVU will head to Las Cruces, New Mexico, for the Prices Give 'Em Five Classic that will take place Oct. 6-8, at New Mexico State. James Warnick is an ...

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  13. TB testing provided for New Mexico babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deming Headlight

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> The New Mexico Department of Health announced today it is providing tuberculosis screening to approximately 50 New Mexico babies who may have been exposed to a hospital employee with an active case of Tuberculosis in the post-partum and newborn nursery area of Providence Hospital in El Paso, Texas between September 2013 and August 2014. There are two TB related conditions: active infectious TB disease and non-contagious TB infection.

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  14. Pursuit through Luna County ends in stand off in Las Cruces with driver shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Deming Headlight

    LAS CRUCES >> A high-speed chase out of Luna County, followed by a multi-hour standoff in Las Cruces ended Friday afternoon with the armed driver shot dead by a State Police officer. The as-yet-unidentified officer shot and killed 33-year-old William Smith of El Paso after an intense SWAT and police response in an Avenida de Mesilla neighborhood between Valley Drive and South Main Street.

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  15. Lobos use four passers in rivalry victoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Daily Lobo

    UNM quarterback Lamar Jordan drives through the Aggies' defensive line leading to a UNM fourth-quarter comeback, the first of Jordan's career, during the Rio Grande Rivalry game against NMSU Saturday night at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces. New Mexico defeated in-state rival New Mexico State in a wild and unconventional game that featured four different passers.

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  16. Prescription drug drop-offs not limited to yearly eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> In the past, those with unused prescription drugs would need to wait for Drug Enforcement Agency take-back events to properly dispose of them, but now those unused prescription drugs can be dropped off throughout the year at specific facilities. Earlier this month, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a new regulation that would allow pharmacies, hospitals, clinics and other collectors to serve as authorized drop-off sites for unused prescription drugs.

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  17. New Briefs: Sunday, September 21, 2014Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... is also going to enforce the rest of a contract that the two parties have not been able to agree on since 2010. LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A man who was about to be sentenced for a murder conviction cut himself with a razor blade and had to be forcibly ...

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  18. NMSU grads to lead NASA 'space taxi' programRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> When American astronauts once again launch into orbit from American soil, there will be a bit of Aggie pride pushing them aloft. Two of three team leaders in the recently announced deal that will see Boeing, SpaceX and NASA working together to once again ferry U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station are New Mexico State University graduates and both spent early portions of their careers working at White Sands Missile Range test facility.

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  19. New Mexico prisoner cuts himself with razorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A man who was about to be sentenced for a murder conviction cut himself with a razor blade and had to be forcibly removed from a court holding cell and rushed to a hospital. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that an investigation is being conducted into how 38-year-old Dominic Martin Montoya obtained the razor that he used to cut his arms and neck on Friday.

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  20. Few new details from police after officer-involved shooting in Las CrucesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> State police offered scant new details Saturday about Friday's officer-involved shooting that left an El Paso man dead. William Smith, 33, was shot and killed in his wrecked car on Avenida de Mesilla by an unidentified New Mexico State Police officer at the end a lengthy, high-speed chase and daylong standoff after starting in Luna County.

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