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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, November 28th, 2014:

HEAD OVER HEELS





Kayla Jones dazzles the audience with a burlesque rendition during the eighth annual High Heels for High Hopes “Viva Las Vegas” style show Friday, Nov. 21, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. The event raises funds for March of Dimes. For more photos see page

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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

Just as businesses depend on Black Friday shopping, nonprofit charitable organizations usually see a boost in donations between Thanksgiving and Christmas, perhaps prompted from feelings of guilt about the abundance of food and indulgence of gifts.

Although organizations such as El Caldito Soup Kitchen can use volunteers and donations year-round, the organization won’t turn away such holiday season- inspired giving, said Donna Woods,...

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By Marissa Bond

Las Cruces Bulletin

At a press conference on Monday, Nov. 24, New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers announced Mario Moccia as the new athletics director (AD) for NMSU.

“I will tell you the important part,” Carruthers said. “He is an Aggie.”

Moccia will take over NMSU’s Athletics Department, effective Jan. 5, 2015.

Moccia got his bachelor’s degree in psychology from NMSU and was named the most valuable player on the Aggies baseball...

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By Lewis Harry

For the Las Cruces Bulletin

The New Mexico high school football playoff brackets are getting tighter and only the best remain.

In class 6A, the top four teams still remain intact. No. 1 seed Rio Rancho will face Eldorado, while Mayfield will travel to Albuquerque to square off with La Cueva.

Just as in class 6A, all four top seeds remain in class 5A. Powerhouse and No. 1 seed Artesia will host Goddard and Centennial will square off against No. 2 Belen...

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By Alta LeCompteLas Cruces Bulletin

Equipped with a Ph.D., software expertise and extensive experience in the military and private industry, Steve Rogers is moving from Colorado to Las Cruces to start his first business.

He’s not sure what that business will be, though he hopes it will have something to do with Spaceport America. Although his future in business is uncertain, Rogers isn’t waiting for something to happen.

Rogers and other entrepreneurs and would-be small...


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By Zak Hansen

Las Cruces Bulletin

As we close the door on November, ushering in the coming holiday season, Las Cruces comes to life with a variety of seasonal concerts taking place throughout the month of December.

Kicking off the holiday concert with a bang, Trans-Siberian Orchestra will return to the Pan American Center, 1810 E. University Ave., performing its rock opera “The Christmas Attic” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1.

While 1998’s “The Christmas Attic” features one of...


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