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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, November 14th, 2014:

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Veterans salute the U.S. flag as the Las Cruces High School Junior ROTC Color Guard opens Veterans Day ceremonies Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Parque de los Veteranos in Mesilla. For more photos from Veterans Day events, see pages A12 and 13.


LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY TODD DICKSON


By Marissa Bond

Las Cruces Bulletin

At a press conference Wednesday, Nov. 12, Las Cruces Public School officials announced nine football players involved in a fight following the football game between Las Cruces and Mayfield high schools Friday, Nov. 7, will be suspended from playing in their next game.

Five LCHS students will be suspended from their away game in Albuquerque Friday, Nov. 14. They will not be allowed to travel with or join their team on the bench. Four Mayfield...

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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

With recent improvements to its tent city, organizers of the annual Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (MVCH) open house are encouraging people to visit its campus at 999 W. Amador Ave. from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, especially those who have had little contact with the homeless population.

In addition to learning more about the scope of servicesprovided by MVCH and meeting residents of the Camp Hope tent city, there will be soup...

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Bulletin Staff Report

Right out of the gate, a pair of tests await the New Mexico State University men’s and women’s basketball teams.

The Aggie men, looking to win the Big West Conference title and make it to another NCAA Tournament, play at No. 11 Wichita State Friday, Nov. 14. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. MST.

Meanwhile, the NMSU women travel south down the highway to meet rival Texas-El Paso University, also on Friday, Nov. 14 with tipoff set for 5:30 p.m.

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By Alta LeCompte

Las Cruces Bulletin

Indiana transplant Rod Rance is looking for a site where the New Mexico Shrimp Co. LLC can scale up to produce shrimp for the marketplace.

The path to purchasing city-owned property in the West Mesa Industrial Park was cleared Monday, Nov. 3, when City Council approved an ordinance authorizing the sale of land at the corner of Mountain Vista Parkway and Trigg Loop, but no deal has been signed and Rance is still weighing other options that...

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By Zak Hansen

Las Cruces Bulletin

Each year in Las Cruces, local women set out to raise money for the March of Dimes through a variety of fundraising events running the gamut from wine dinners to dances and drag shows as part of the High Heels for High Hopes campaign, which then culminates with a stunning stage show where models are given a chance to strut their stuff for a good cause.

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BYFRANK J. KENNYEditor’s note: This article is reprinted from the National Chamber Review, Volume 3, No. 4 by permission.

Once upon a time, there was an eager, young businessman who was ready to take on the world and be a success.

The elders in his industry told him that he needed to goout and network to get clients and sales.

“Beat the bushes for prospects,” they said.

They taught him such networking 1.0 strategies as, “Don’t come back to the office without a lead,”...


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