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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, January 23rd, 2015:





In her State of the State Address to the New Mexico Legislature Tuesday, Jan. 20, Gov. Susana Martinez calls for bipartisan efforts to improve the economy and education as the 60-day session begins. The Republican governor is beginning her second term with the GOP in control of the House for the first time in more than 60 years. The Senate, however, remains in Democratic control.


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Bulletin Staff Report

The 2015 Southwest New Mexico Legislative Guide hits the newsstands Friday, Jan. 23.

Inside the 148-page glossy publication, an array of articles covers eight counties in the southwest region of the state, including Doņa Ana, Otero, Catron, Grant, Hidalgo, Sierra, Lincoln and Socorro.

In addition to articles detailing the bright spots andissues facing each county – as well as in-depth information on various facets of their communities – the...


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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

The Las Cruces City Council gave the go ahead Tuesday, Jan. 20, for officials to begin talks about the Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) resurrecting the White Sands International Film Festival.

Organizers of the film festival recently announced that the volunteer-driven annual film festival couldn’t afford to keep going. The film festival was started 10 years ago in Alamogordo, but soon movedto Las Cruces to draw more films, audiences and...


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By Marissa Bond

Las Cruces Bulletin

When the Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase returns for its fifth year from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, the Las Cruces Convention Center will fill with cakes, photographers, chocolate fountains, elegant gowns and sharp suits – and you don’t need an exclusive invitation to get in.

Staci Delvin, event director for Helping Hands event planning, said, “Dawn Starostka, the original owner (of Helping Hands event planning) saw that...


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By Darrell Pehr

For the Las Cruces Bulletin

New Mexico State University’s College of Education will host the International Academic Conference for Taekwondo Friday, Jan. 23, and Saturday, Jan. 24, on the NMSU campus.

The event is taking place in collaboration with local taekwondo schools, Maximum Martial Arts and Gold Medal Taekwondo.

The theme is “Taekwondo as a Martial Art and Martial Sport in 2015: A Collaboration of Physical Training and Academic Discourse for All.”

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