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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, November 21st, 2014:

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Josh Anderson of Wooten & Sons Construction takes school officials on a “first-look” tour of the new Las Cruces High School sky bridge Wednesday, Nov. 19. The tour was part of a ceremony celebrating the completion of Phase 1 of the high school renovation.


LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY MARISSA BOND


By Todd G. DicksonLas Cruces Bulletin

At an annual preview of the upcoming legislative session Tuesday, Nov. 18, the state Association of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Beverlee McClure said the Republican turnover of the House to Republican control is an opportunity to address issues stifling economic growth in New Mexico.

But state Sen. Joseph Cervantes, D-Las Cruces, said the gubernatorial campaign was long on negative attacks and short on broadcasting issues newly...


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By Todd G. DicksonLas Cruces Bulletin

The Las Cruces City Council will review whether to apply exemptions to its new minimum wage law at a work session at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, prior to a final vote the following week.

First readings were held Monday, Nov. 17, for repealing the council’s first attempt at increasing the minimum wage to $8.50 by 2016 andadding federal minimum wage exemptions to the new minimum wage law that would bring it to $10.10 an hour by 2017.

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Bulletin Staff Report

Senior guard Daniel Mullings placed his name into the New Mexico State University history books Wednesday, Nov. 19, to lead NMSU to a home-opening 86-65 victory against Northern Colorado at the Pan American Center.

Mullings scored 20 points and once again led the team with eight rebounds and six assists as he ran his career total to 1,457 points to pass the late Aggie legend Sam Lacey’s 1,448 points as 10th on the NMSU career scoring list.

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By Alta LeCompteLas Cruces Bulletin

Weeks ago, Rachel Courtney, marketing director at Las Cruces Horse N Hound Feed N Supply, began stocking the store’s All I Want for Christmas Facebook album with photos of colorful gifts − from toddler cowboy boots to very grown up bling.

“A lot of people tag their friends,” she said.

Courtney placed Small Business Saturday posters on the front door of the Amador Avenue store so shoppers have a heads up: Local retailers’ festive...


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By Zak Hansen

Las Cruces Bulletin

As the holidays approach, Las Cruces’ theater companies are busy preparing seasonal productions to suit every taste – and with three companies producing three unique offerings in the coming weeks, your local theater may be the best place to beat the winter chill.

At the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St., home of No-Strings Theatre Co., Las Cruces actors David Reyes and Algernon D’Ammassa will reprise their myriad roles in “A Tuna Christmas”...


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