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  1. New Mexico collects more than $150K in unpaid child supportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Gov. Susana Martinez says New Mexico's annual bench warrant sweep has collected more than $150,000 in unpaid child support this year. The governor's office says this year's bench warrant round up led to 110 arrests with a total of almost $77,000 collected so far.

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  2. Auditor: New Mexico had $100M special education shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> New Mexico saw a shortfall of more than $100 million in special education funding for three years, and that shortfall put the state at risk of losing important federal funding, the New Mexico State Auditor's office announced Wednesday. An independent accounting firm found the shortfall in special education funding from July 2009 to June 2012 during the audit, according to the office.

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  3. Driver injured in Las Cruces moved to Denver for rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    The words still weren't there, but Joshua Jackson's actions spoke volumes last week from his hospital bed in El Paso, even if they weren't exactly the things Hallmark cards are made of. The 17-year-old Albuquerque race car driver, who has been hospitalized in El Paso's University Medical Center since suffering severe brain trauma in a horrific crash Aug. 8 at the Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces, was having yet another session with a respiratory therapist using yet another contraption pushing on his chest and sticking tubes down his throat causing painful coughs.

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  4. Bernalillo County Deputies say dad forced 4-year-old to be accompliceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Authorities say they believe a man instructed his 4-year-old daughter to break into homes and steal from stores as the two travelled from Bernalillo County to Texas. Torrance County Sheriff Heath White says 32-year-old Jered McMeans was arrested Monday after driving with his daughter across the state on a crime spree.

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  5. Opening arguments to begin in stepfather's child abuse trialRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The trial for an Albuquerque man charged in connection with the child abuse death of his 9-year-old stepson is expected to go before a jury Wednesday, when lawyers deliver opening arguments in a case that exposed faults in the handling of child welfare investigations in the state. Stephen Casaus, 43, is accused of taking part in the abuse that led to Omaree Varela's death on December 2013 - six months after a 911 operator overheard the boy crying and saying he was hurt as a man told him how much he hated him in a profanity-filled tirade.

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  6. LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Las Cruces, now a city of over 100,000, is at the crossroads of I-10 and I-25. With lengthy trips north to Albuquerque, west to Deming and northeast to Alamogordo, these would be risky getaways for crimes committed in Las Cruces.

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  7. Charges against Duran fuel New Mexico's corruption reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Dianna Duran won two terms as secretary of state on the promise she would clean up the office after her predecessors were investigated for wrongdoing. Duran now faces a similar fate after she was accused by the state attorney general of funneling campaign contributions to her personal bank accounts all while withdrawing hundreds of thousands of dollars at casinos around New Mexico.

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  8. Albuquerque starts new superintendent search amid turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> Albuquerque Public Schools must enter another superintendent search after its new school chief resigned following the hiring of an administrator facing child sex abuse charges. And some worry that amid all the unrest just as the school year began it may be hard to attract strong candidates to lead one of the nation's largest school districts.

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  9. New Mexico Lottery unveils new scratchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> On Tuesday, the New Mexico Lottery launched another round of Super Tuesday Scratchers. Included in the lineup are the $1 Double Doubler, the $2 Triple Tripler, the $3 $25,000 Treasure Hunt and a $5 Crossword 10X.

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  10. Pat Marshall honored for volunteer service to Mesilla Valley HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Molina Healthcare of New Mexico recently celebrated the good deeds of six community heroes at its seventh annual Community Champions Awards. The ceremony was held at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque.

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  11. Sixth-graders in space: First mission held at Challenger CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Robin Zielinski Sun-NewsSierra Middle School student Eduardo Martinez, 12, works in mission control with his classmates on Monday during the first mission at the new Challenger Learning Center of Las Cruces. LAS CRUCES >> On Monday morning, the six-graders in Lino Castillo's science class took off on the first mission of the new Challenger Learning Center of Las Cruces .

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  12. Man arrested after threatening to sexually abuse a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A man police say wanted to taunt them by threatening to rape a 6-year-old has been arrested and booked into an Albuquerque jail. Bernalillo County Sheriff's Detective Kyle Hartsock told the Albuquerque Journal that Martinez had self-reported his threats Aug. 17 in a tip to a Department of Justice website where people can report child abuse.

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  13. Board accepts APS superintendent's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The board that oversees New Mexico's largest school district unanimously voted Monday to accept the resignation of its embattled superintendent, who hired an administrator charged with child sex abuse. The decision regarding Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino follows a controversy that has enveloped the troubled district just two months after he took the position.

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  14. NM auditor questions spending under former border sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A state audit says lack of oversight in the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department allowed high-ranking officials to use federal grant money to boost their overtime pay. State Auditor Tim Keller on Monday released the report reviewing how federal funds meant for enhancing law enforcement along the U.S.-Mexico border were managed under the Dona Ana County sheriff in 2012 to 2013.

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  15. Embattled Albuquerque school chief to learn fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The board of New Mexico's largest school district is scheduled Monday to decide the future of its embattled superintendent following the hiring of an administrator facing child sex abuse charges. Albuquerque school board members are expected to vote on Superintendent Luis Valentino after two previous meetings and more than nine hours behind closed doors.

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  16. Real estate connection: Ensure your home inspector is qualified for the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Have you ever considered becoming a professional home inspector? No problem. If you are at least 18 years old and breathing, you already meet the qualifications to be one.

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  17. Trump's mass deportation threat brings back memories of forced removal in 1930sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. >> Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the U.S. over concerns they were taking jobs away from whites despite their legal right to stay.

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  18. Editorial: An investment in women's health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Even though Las Cruces does not have a Planned Parenthood clinic in our community, we still recognize the valuable work the organization does, and are troubled by current efforts to strip it of government funding. According to its website, Planned Parenthood has six health centers in New Mexico, but none south of Interstate 25. El Paso had been served by Planned Parenthood for 72 years before that clinic was forced to shut its doors in 2010 due to a lack of funding.

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  19. Business briefs: Bernina recognized as top quilt shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Bernina of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, has announced that Bernina Sewing and Design in Las Cruces has been recognized as one of North America's top quilt shops by Quilt Sampler magazine, a Better Homes and Gardens publication. Quilt Sampler has been profiling top quilt shops for the past 18 years and will feature Bernina Sewing and Design in a multi-page profile in the Fall/Winter 2015 issue, available on newsstands in September.

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  20. Finance NM: How to avoid common presentation pitfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> If you've ever had to pitch a business or product idea to an investor or potential partner, you know the presentation can make or break the deal. Because the stakes can be high, serious entrepreneurs quickly learn what to avoid when giving a presentation, whether it's a 30-minute speech before a peer group or six-minute proposal to Demo Day investors.

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