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  1. LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 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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  2. Charges against Duran fuel New Mexico's corruption reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | 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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  3. Albuquerque starts new superintendent search amid turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  4. New Mexico Lottery unveils new scratchersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  5. Pat Marshall honored for volunteer service to Mesilla Valley HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  6. Sixth-graders in space: First mission held at Challenger CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  7. Man arrested after threatening to sexually abuse a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  8. Board accepts APS superintendent's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  9. NM auditor questions spending under former border sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  10. Embattled Albuquerque school chief to learn fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Nmsu Men's Basketball: Former Aggie Brandon Mason joining Nmsu coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> Ever since his professional basketball playing career ended, former New Mexico State basketball player Brandon Mason has wanted to be on his alma mater's basketball staff. Mason now has that opportunity as NMSU announced on Friday that Mason has been added to Marvin Menzies' coaching staff as the new special assistant to the head coach.

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  17. Task force tackles homelessness among Native AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> A liaison has been named to bridge the gap between New Mexico's largest city, the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities as they work to address chronic homelessness among Native Americans. The appointment of community health worker Dawn Begay was announced Friday as Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry and other officials rolled out the recommendations of a special task force that has been working over the past year to develop culturally relevant solutions.

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  18. State senator proposes to reform bail systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Bail bondsman Randy "Moose" Gomez, at the 3rd Judicial District Court on Thursday, is serving on a statewide task force looking into the bail issue. He is opposed to a state Sen. Peter Wirth's proposed constitutional amendment to change the bail system.

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  19. Board punts decision on embattled Albuquerque schools chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The board that oversees New Mexico's largest school district has decided to delay making a decision on the fate of its embattled superintendent after he hired an administrator charged with child sex abuse. Albuquerque Public Schools Board President Don Duran announced the delay Thursday after board members met behind closed doors for more than four hours.

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  20. New Mexico considers easing hunt limits on bears, cougarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The New Mexico Game Commission is expected to vote on a proposal that would ease limits on hunting and trapping bears and cougars around the state. The commission is meeting Thursday in Santa Fe.

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