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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, August 29th, 2014:

NMSU Marching Band





In formation, assistant drum major Courtney Lucero leads the Pride of New Mexico – New Mexico State University’s marching band – to a concert on the green next to the Corbett Center Student Union Tuesday, Aug. 26.


LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTOS BY CHRIS BELARDE


Bulletin Staff Report

Once again southern New Mexicans have plenty to do this Labor Day weekend with two regional festivals celebrating two of the state’s best beloved products: chile and wine.

HARVEST WINE FESTIVAL

Southern New Mexico stands as the the oldest winemaking region in the country, besting even California to the honor.

The area’s wine history dates back to the 1500s, when Spanish settlers found the climate to be ideal for

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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

The City of Las Cruces will be closing the Munson Center starting Saturday, Aug. 30, through most likely the end of the year for upgrades and expansion of the nearly 40-yearold senior center, with most of its services being temporarily relocated to other centers.

The main objective of the work is to install an improved – and safer – heating,ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, said David Dollahon, the city’s director of...

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By Lewis Harry

For the Las Cruces Bulletin

The New Mexico State University volleyball team is ready to get back to action and begin its season. The Aggies return as back-to-back Western Athletic Conference champions, as well as regular-season champions last year.

The team opens its regular season at the Utah Classic in Salt Lake City with a match against Missouri State on Friday, Aug. 29, and matches against Montana State and host Utah on Saturday,Aug. 30. Head coach Michael...


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BY ALTA LECOMPTE

Las Cruces Bulletin

The mysterious yellow signs with CF in big, black letters that appeared the week of Aug. 18 directed motorists up Picacho Hills Drive to parking spots for crew.

More CF signs signaled a right turn at Via Norte and another right at Vista de Oro.

There, in a residential neighborhood, a New Mexico film truck and a catering truck were parked.

In the yard, crew members were setting up tents. Two men were constructing a Styrofoam...


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By Beth Sitzler

Las Cruces Bulletin

As attendees settle into their seats and the lights inside the four designated Allen Theatres Cineport 10 theaters go dark Wednesday, Sept. 3, the movies will begin to roll, kicking off the fiveday 2014 White Sands International Film Festival.

The festival began in Alamogordo in 2004 and moved to Las Cruces in 2009. Since then, WSIFF has taken off, bringing in industry legends, local and international filmmakers and moviegoing enthusiasts,...

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By Beth Sitzler

LAS CRUCES BULLETIN

As attendees settle into their seats and the lights inside the four designated Allen Theatres Cineport 10 theaters go dark Wednesday, Sept. 3, the movies will begin to roll, kicking off the five-day 2014 White Sands International Film Festival.

The festival began in Alamogordo in 2004 and moved to Las Cruces in 2009. Since then, WSIFF has taken off, bringing in industry legends, local and international filmmakers and movie-going...


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