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Las Cruces, New Mexico is located in Dona Ana County. Zip codes in Las Cruces, NM include 88006, 88003, and 88007. The median home price in Las Cruces is $179,900 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Las Cruces information.

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8 min ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Plenty to pick from this year at Arnold Brothers apple orchard

Sun-News Jayce Arnold, 4, chooses an apple to pick on Friday at U-Pick-It apples, located at 2330 Shalem Colony Trail. The orchards has had a bumper crop this season.

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4 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Do a Ana County commissioners to talk franchise fees Tuesday

Franchise fees are assessed to utilities using public rights of way throughout the county. They're usually passed along to customers, officials have said.

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8 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

City officials consider putting up welcome signs along major roads into Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces is at the crossroads and city officials want to let visitors and motorists passing through know they are welcome. City officials are considering putting up "Welcome to Las Cruces" signs at each of the major entry points into Las Cruces, on Interstate 10, I-25, and U.S. Highway 70. The signs would be 40 feet long by 20 feet tall - about the size of a billboard, and could also tout the city's relationships with New Mexico State University and White Sands Missile Range.

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9 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Police search for missing Las Cruces teen

LAS CRUCES >> A Las Cruces teenager was reported missing Sunday and Las Cruces Police are asking for the public's help in locating her. Nayeli Castillo, 13, of 1955 Colorado Ave., told family that she was going to a friend's residence in the same apartment complex but never showed up, according to a news release.

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20 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Editorial: City should now implement CAF proposal

For the second time in the past several weeks, the Las Cruces City Council has voted 4-3 to increase the minimum wage, with those on the council who oppose raising the minimum wage voting in support of the measure, and those who support raising the minimum wage voting against. The political machinations can be a bit hard to follow, but it will become crystal clear soon enough whether this was an honest effort to help full-time workers in our community lift themselves out of poverty, or a political sleight of hand to subvert the will of the voters.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces trash fees to rise

LAS CRUCES >> Trash fee rates for Las Crucens are about to rise, mainly to pay for new garbage trucks and related equipment. The new fee schedule, OK'd last week, will mean increases for city residents and businesses in most categories of trash pick-up and dumping services.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Burn Lake park sees summer upgrades

The city of Las Cruces is making improvements to Burn Lake park. A project, which began in June and will wrap up in late October, entails building pavement along a dirt portion to the south of a soccer complex at the park.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Frontier Day offers a blast into the past

Dave Harkness, of Las Cruces, shows off a crank-powered rotisserie - like what soldiers stationed at Fort Selden in the 1800s might have used - on Saturday during the 26th annual Frontier Day. Re-enactors celebrate the days of yesteryear and honor the soldiers and civilians who lived at the fort built in 1865.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Food service upgraded at Red Hawk Golf Course

LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico Environment Department officials on Friday said food service at Red Hawk Golf Course has been upgraded to "approved" status after months of being in a downgraded status, according to a news release. The facility, 3601 Arroyo Road in Las Cruces, was reinspected by the Environment Department on Friday and upgraded from "unsatisfactory" to "approved," the news release stated.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Video: Bishop Cant in Jerusalem on peace mission

JERUSALEM >> Las Cruces Bishop Oscar CantAo talked about his trip to holy sites in Jerusalem, Galilee, Nazareth and Bethlehem in a video sent to the Sun-News on Friday. CantAo, is with 17 other bishops from across the country on a Sept.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

NMSU professor teaches the good, bad, ugly about mushrooms

LAS CRUCES >> Throughout history, mushrooms have had a varied reputation as a delicious source of food, poisonous venom thanks to Shakespeare and even a hallucinatory drug. Soum Sanogo, New Mexico State University professor of fungal plant pathology, conducts research on soilborne plant pathogens.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

FootGolf coming to NMSU Golf Course

LAS CRUCES >> The New Mexico State University Golf Course will be allowing FootGolf, a sport started less than a decade ago, at 5:30 p.m. Monday. There will be no cost for the inaugural event, but golf carts can be rented at $6.50 per rider.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Ex-Las Cruces city supervisor accused of kickback scheme could be reinstated

LAS CRUCES >> An attorney has recommended that city officials reinstate Jeffrey Honeycutt, the former administrator fired after police arrested him in April for allegedly orchestrating an illegal kickback scheme involving phony overtime assignments. The attorney, Larry White, oversaw Honeycutt's personnel hearing Tuesday then made the recommendation, City Manager Robert Garza confirmed Friday.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Landmark La Mesa eatery Chope's freshens its classic look

Amelia Rivas, who owns Chope's with her sisters Cecilia Yanez and Margie Martinez, points out the grass Friday that is growing in the adobe walls of the building. "The adobe is good, we are just trying protect the building," Rivas said regarding the replastering project.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

McCamley to hold meet-and-greet

LAS CRUCES >> State Democratic Rep. Bill McCamley of Mesilla Park will answer questions at a meet-and-greet 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25 at Cafe de Mesilla, 2190 Avenida de Mesilla.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Enjoy historic adventures at Fort Selden Frontier Day

Kenneth Strong, Stephanie Strong, Israel Sanchez and Mesmerize Strong listen to Ken Dusenberry as he explains the artillery used for an 1860 three-inch ordnance rifle cannon at Frontier Day at Fort Selden. This year's event on Saturday will feature a variety of family-friendly activities.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Symphony season opener features prodigy Sujari Britt

Cello prodigy Sujari Britt appears with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra Saturday and Sunday at NMSU's Atkinson Hall. LAS CRUCES >> Area kids with an interest in music will have a chance to see a musical prodigy who, at age 13, has already performed at the White House and with leading symphony orchestras.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest honors 10 Las Cruces Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest will hold its second annual Women of Distinction luncheon that honors 10 Southern New Mexico women who "distinctly serve as role models by demonstrating leadership in making a profound difference in their communities and creating lasting change for tomorrow," according to a release. Honorees receiving this year's awards are Caroline Baldwin, Jo Tice Bloom, Mary Carter, Dawn Hommer, Rosemary McLoughlin, Megan McQueen, Jennifer Montoya, Linda Ott, Nema Rivers Le-Cuyer and Michel Meunier.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Remembering 9/11: Hundreds of Las Crucens gather to commemorate 13th...

Robin Zielinski Sun-NewsLas Cruces Police detective Dustin Lockridge holds a corner of the American flag as part of the honor guard made up of Las Cruces police and fire department members on Thursday during the Patriot Day Ceremony in remembrance of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

D'Antonio, other defendants deny allegations in harassment lawsuit

LAS CRUCES >> One of Mark D'Antonio's chief attorneys knew a female employee had a sexual relationship with a deputy district attorney but believed it was consensual, according to a response to the woman's lawsuit alleging she was fired for reporting sexual harassment after the deputy district attorney forced her to have sex with him to keep her job. The woman filed a lawsuit in June alleging deputy district attorney Pedro Pineda intimidated her into having sex with him, sexually harassed her and threatened to fire her if she reported the conduct.

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