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  1. Prep Basketball: Las Cruces boys fall short at CarlsbadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The Carlsbad boys basketball team played tenaciously down the stretch en route to a 54-50 home win Friday against Las Cruces. The Cavemen constantly attacked the post, fighting for rebounds and getting as many loose ball as they could get their hands on.

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  2. Cavemen win a "grinder"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Current-Argus Carlsbad senior shooting guard Trevin Ramirez dribbles down the floor against Las Cruces junior point gaurd Mikey Uribe in the second quarter Friday. The Cavemen won 54-50.

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  3. Las Cruces police arrest driver in Picacho Avenue hit-and-run crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Three days after two 16-year-old twin sisters were injured in a hit-and-run-crash on Picacho Avenue, Las Cruces police arrested the driver on Thursday evening, charging him with a slew of offenses, including a felony. Rudalfo Villegas, 81, was charged with two counts of failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, two counts of failure to render aid, one count of leaving the scene of an crash resulting in injury, one count of leaving the scene of an crash resulting in great bodily injury and one count of failing to immediately provide notice of an crash, according to a news release issued Friday by LCPD spokesman Dan Trujillo.

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  4. Legislator proposes 'Green Chile' tune for official state children's songRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    According to former Mesilla Elementary School music teacher Melanie Williams, it's green chile - the inspiration for a proposed official state children's song. During the upcoming legislative session in January, state Rep. Bill McCamley, D-Las Cruces, will introduce a bill to do just that, he said.

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  5. Las Cruces elementary school principal resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Arsenio Romero, principal of Valley View Elementary School, has resigned effective Jan. 5, according to a Las Cruces Public Schools news release. Romero was hired by the Roswell Independent School District as the executive director of Turnaround and School Advancement, an offer Romero said he couldn't turn down, the news release stated.

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  6. Horse-therapy travelers on 2,500-mile trek make Las Cruces stopRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Verne Kemble of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, drives a wheelchair-accessible horse-drawn carriage earlier this week at Spirit Ranch in Las Cruces. The carriage rides are a part of The Caravan, a group of about 30 people traveling across the United States to raise awareness about what a horse can provide for people with limited mobility.

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  7. Neil Patrick Harris, Kevin Costner may speak in Las CrucesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The lecture series is slated to begin in the fall of 2015 with screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin . Actors Neil Patrick Harris and Kevin Coster have said they will be lecturers, said Ross Marks, a playwright and educator who is helping coordinate the series.

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  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KHEY-AM El Paso

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. An 81-year-old man faces several charges after leaving the scene of a hit-and-run pedestrian crash that injured twin teenage girls.

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  9. Dirty River Boys return to El Paso for hometown showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... can't remember the last time we (performed) there. We played at the Southern New Mexico State Fair (in October in Las Cruces), but I can't remember the last time we were (in El Paso) and that bums me out," he said. The band's latest offering was ...

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  10. Company launched at Arrowhead Center ready for marketRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... development support from NMSU's Arrowhead Center throughout the process. (Courtesy photo by Darren Phillips) LAS CRUCES >> A startup company launched at New Mexico State University's Arrowhead Technology Incubator is taking its show on the road, ...

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  11. Last-minute holiday happenings offer fun for family, friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Ryan Thorp and Daniel Lindsey perform Christmas classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," presented by the Las Cruces School of Dance. The performance will be held today and Saturday at the Onate Performing Arts Center.

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  12. Sound Off: Dec. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... of dollars per new home built. Minimum wage >> Why did Bishop Oscar Cantu authorize the Catholic parishes in Las Cruces to allow the radical community activist CAFe to collect signatures? CAFe is not about improving lives. It is about political ...

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  13. Crosswalk concerns following Las Cruces hit and run pedestrian crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVIA-TV El Paso

    A hit and run incident involving Las Cruces twin sisters, is shedding light on the dangerous situation pedestrians face daily. Our New Mexico Mobile Newsroom demonstrated the difficulties when crossing the crosswalk on Picacho Avenue near Melendres Street-where Anabel and Alejandra Dorado were struck Monday afternoon.

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  14. 'Cat wrestlers host invitational SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deming Headlight

    ... to be tournament shy. They recently competed in one of the largest tournaments in the Southwest by attending the Las Cruces Invitational last weekend. The tournament was a two-day event, featuring 35 teams. The roster for Saturday's meet will ...

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  15. Las Cruces police continue probe of hit-and-run crash on Picacho AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Newly released 911 audio files from Monday's hit-and-run crash that injured 16-year-old twin sisters reveal the strong sense of urgency from witnesses to aid the injured sisters in the moments immediately after the crash. Alma d'Arte Charter High School students Alejandra and Anabel Dorado were hit while walking home from school on what many have called a dangerous crosswalk off Picacho Avenue near Melendres Street.

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  16. Las Cruces police to beef up patrols to stop drunken drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTSM-AM El Paso

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. The Las Cruces Police Department has several sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols scheduled until Jan. 30, police said.

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  17. Photo exhibit shows 'Heavy Metal' at NM Farm and Ranch MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deming Headlight

    Richard Ondrovic Photo "Heavy Metal" is the theme of a new photo exhibit at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces. Photographer Richard Ondrovic captured still images of farm machinery that helped shape the Land of Enchantment.

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  18. Aggie program helps students reach finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deming Headlight

    Darren Phillips Photo Aggie Capstone Graduation Challenge cross campus advisor Marissa Macias meets with a student in her office. LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> In spring 2014, New Mexico State University launched a new program to help seniors who left without graduating return to complete their degrees.

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  19. Survey says 34 percent of Grant County males 25-54 out of workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silver City Sun-News

    ... close the Silver City office because the business wasn't bringing in enough money. Crescent also has an office in Las Cruces. While Chavez is slightly older than the men polled in the Kaiser Family Foundation survey, David Norvell, 48, fits the ...

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  20. Las Cruces man faces child exploitation chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Police have arrested a Las Cruces man suspected of possessing and distributing child pornography, according to a Las Cruces Police Department news release. Eric Pyle, 26, of the 100 block of West Willoughby Avenue, was charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a child.

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