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  1. 40-foot sculpture the new star at Spaceport America entranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KOB-TV

    The installation of a 40-foot long sculpture marks the end of a long process to bring art to the entrance of Spaceport America. Arizona artist Otto Rigan tells the Las Cruces Sun-News he has received mostly positive feedback since his 11,000 pound sculpture went up last month.

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  2. Study of rail crossing in Santa Teresa on fast trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KOB-TV

    The head of the New Mexico Border Authority says a $2 million study on the feasibility of building an international rail crossing at Santa Teresa is on a fast track. Bill Mattiace tells the Las Cruces Sun-News the feasibility study could be completed as early as July.

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  3. Some NM seniors will have to choose between graduation and golf state championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KOB-TV

    Golf or graduation? Dozens of students across New Mexico have to make that choice. It's been this way for many years, but this time, some parents are getting upset.

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  4. Dona Ana County commissioners approve sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KOB-TV

    Dona Ana County is going to increase its sales tax and plans to spend part of the revenue on criminal-justice agencies. The Las Cruces Suns-News reports that county commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve its sales tax by three-eighths of a percent on July 1. The tax increase will replace $1.9 million in annual state funding that the state plans to phase out over 15 years.

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  5. Thousands turn out for 26th Bataan Memorial Death MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    More than 5,000 people are taking part in an annual walk honoring those who died in the Bataan Death March. The Las Cruces Sun-News says the thousands of marchers include 12 prisoners of war survivors will be navigating the dessert terrain at White Sands Missile Range.

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  6. Thousands turn out for 26th Bataan Memorial Death MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KOB-TV

    More than 5,000 people are taking part in an annual walk honoring those who died in the Bataan Death March. The Las Cruces Sun-News says the thousands of marchers include 12 prisoners of war survivors will be navigating the dessert terrain at White Sands Missile Range.

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  7. New Mexico jail detainee is injured after cellblock jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KOB-TV

    A woman detainee is recovering from multiple injuries after jumping from a second-floor cellblock at a Las Cruces jail. Authorities say 29-year-old Stephanie Sepulveda jumped Friday morning from a railing at the Dona Ana County Detention Center.

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  8. Hearing set in fatal shooting of Santa Fe deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A lawyer for a New Mexico sheriff's deputy who authorities say killed a fellow deputy during an alcohol-fuel brawl wants the slain deputy's employment records. John Day, attorney for Tai Chan, is scheduled Wednesday to make his case at a motion hearing in a Dona Ana County District Court in Las Cruces.

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  9. NM Senate confirms nomination of child welfare agency headRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | KOB-TV

    The New Mexico Senate has confirmed Gov. Susana Martinez's nominee to head the state's beleaguered child welfare agency. Secretary of the Children, Youth and Families Department Monique Jacobson's nomination sailed through with a 35-2 vote Monday.

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  10. Las Cruces man found guilty in firebombing of tattoo parlorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KOB-TV

    A federal jury has found a Las Cruces man guilty of all charges stemming from the 2012 firebombing of a tattoo parlor. The U.S. Attorney's Office for New Mexico says jurors handed down the verdict Wednesday afternoon in a four-count indictment, which includes a count of conspiracy, explosives and firearms charges.

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  11. New Mexico GameDay HS Basketball State Tournament Special 3/10/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The New Mexico High School Basketball State Tournament continued into the quarterfinals Tuesday, as girls teams statewide tried to head on to the state semifinals. The top-seeded Clovis girls beat Valley 57-35.

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  12. Spaceport director: Virgin Galactic flights will resume this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | KOB-TV

    New Mexico Spaceport Authority executive director Christine Anderson says test flights of the spaceship being developed by anchor tenant Virgin Galactic are expected to resume later this year. Anderson provided an update to Dona Ana County commissioners during their meeting Tuesday in Las Cruces.

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  13. District attorney seeks help in holding cell investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | KOB-TV

    The Dona Ana County district attorney's office is asking for help in the investigation of a holding cell incident that left a Las Cruces man hospitalized. The district attorney's office announced Monday that it's seeking the help of New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas.

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  14. Spaceport director to give update in Dona Ana CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | KOB-TV

    The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that spaceport authority executive director Christine Anderson is scheduled to speak Tuesday morning at a county commissioners meeting. Anderson will make a presentation to the five-member panel about the spaceport, which is about 60 miles north of Las Cruces.

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  15. Day before PARCC testing begins, APS again warns of consequences for walkoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    For many in New Mexico, Monday marks the first day of the polarizing PARCC tests in our state. The test will be taken by New Mexico students grades 3-11, and many who disagree with the standards of the test and the teaching methods necessary for it have opted their children out of taking it.

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  16. Dona Ana County sheriff says vehicle fleet at crisis pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | KOB-TV

    The Dona Ana County sheriff says the woeful condition of his department's fleet of vehicles has reached a crisis point. Sheriff Enrique "Kiki" Vigil says many vehicles' high mileages pose a risk to deputies and the public.

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  17. New Mexico lawmakers want to create 500-mile statewide trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico lawmakers say they want to establish a statewide 500-mile recreation trail from Colorado to Texas weaving through many of the Land of Enchantment's iconic vistas, monuments and cultural areas. A bipartisan group of legislators introduced a bill Thursday to create a commission to define the best routes and reach necessary agreements to designate a path through the many jurisdictions along the river.

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  18. Armed robbery leads to police evacuating Las Cruces mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Las Cruces police are searching for an armed robbery suspect after he failed to turn up in a sweep of a shopping mall. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that the Mesilla Valley Mall was evacuated and closed for about four hours Friday afternoon while authorities searched for the suspect.

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  19. Strange looking billboards puzzling New Mexico motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Motorists in southern New Mexico are stumbling upon a series of puzzling billboards along highways and fear they be warnings in hieroglyphics. No, it's just public art.

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  20. Slain New Mexico deputy sued over 'tight' handcuffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KOB-TV

    A Santa Fe County man is suing the county commission and the estate of deceased Sheriff's Deputy Jeremy Martin over an allegation that the lawman handcuffed him too tightly during an arrest.

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