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Details What: NM Gross Receipts Tax Holiday When: Friday, Aug. 7 to Sunday Aug. 9 Where: Throughout the state Info: www.tax.newmexico.gov/tax-holiday.aspx Get ready to go back to school with the tax-free holiday By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Taxes – what are they good for? Well, a lot, actually, but on an already strained budget they can be a burden, especially in families with children preparing to go back to school. Enter the tax-free weekend. During the New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax Holiday, held from 12:01 a.m. Friday, ...

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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin The Las Cruces City Council heard widespread support for the construction of a soundstage at its Monday, July 27, 2015 work session. Building the city’s first commercial soundstage is one of the projects being considered by the city council as a way to create economic development opportunities in Las

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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Philip San Filippo calls Las Cruces “the Kittyhawk of the future,” comparing it to the small town in North Carolina that became internationally famous after the Wright brothers made the world’s first controlled-power airplane flights a few miles south of there in December

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Details What: NM Gross Receipts Tax Holiday When: Friday, Aug. 7 to Sunday Aug. 9 Where: Throughout the state Info: www.tax.newmexico.gov/tax-holiday.aspx Get ready to go back to school with the tax-free holiday By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Taxes – what are they good for? Well, a lot, actually, but on an already strained

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Making it work: World Breastfeeding Week raises awareness By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Adrianna Rigales’ daughter, Elise, was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. She was unable to latch on to nurse, but Rigales knew the importance of breastfeeding and was committed to being able to provide her daughter with breast

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Time to get out and watch the Aggies College football coaches can be a paranoid bunch. Once, while I sat in an old, wine-colored Chevy Celebrity with a dent in the driver’s side door thanks to a large, Pennsylvania White Tail buck, and watched the New Mexico State University football team practice, a trainer —

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Men Who Cook offers fun, food for fundraiser By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin One Saturday each August, a cacophony of sounds bounces around the tables and appliances in the kitchen. Knives chop, blenders blend and oven doors slam, all the while jokes are traded, hands are repeatedly washed and cans are opened. Ah, Men

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Multi-faceted research on chipmunks enhances NMSU public education program By Jocelyn N. Apodaca For the Las Cruces Bulletin More than just a cute and cuddly critter, the Oscura Mountain chipmunk is providing New Mexico State University Fish and Wildlife researchers with vital habitat information on an entirely unique kind of animal. Chipmunks are found in

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On the way Members of the Las Cruces City Council and others take to their shovels during the groundbreaking ceremony for a new city plaza on Friday, July 24, in Downtown Las Cruces near the monument for the former St. Genevieve church. Nearby drive-through lanes for Bank of the West will soon be razed as

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