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The Big Event LOGO 2 The Big Event is really … a big event! The second annual celebration of southern New Mexico food and traditions benefits local cancer patients and their families. The four-day Big Event – also known as La Gran Fiesta – will be Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 21-24 in various locations around Las Cruces. Most events will be on the Plaza de Las Cruces downtown. The itinerary (see sidebar) includes a golf tournament, parade, the ...

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Birthdays are endings and beginnings, a reason to look back and forward. I recently turned 39 for the eighteenth time, celebrating another successful year of not dying, and I thought I’d add up my life. Literally. 33.3 billion miles traveled around the sun. I can’t take credit for this one. Gravity and Newton’s laws of

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: The review in the Sept. 15 print edition of the Bulletin should have said the restaurant is open every day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. You know how you find yourself moaning a bit because the food you’re eating is so good? Then you remember that

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The City of Las Cruces’ Patriot Day Ceremony was held Monday morning, Sept. 11, at Veterans Memorial Park. The event included a flag-raising ceremony (with the flag then lowered to half-staff), the laying of the wreath, a three-volley salute, a bell ceremony and an honor guard.

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nmpolitics.net Report Pete Domenici, a Republican who served New Mexico in the U.S. Senate from 1973-2009, has died, the Albuquerque Journal is reporting. Domenici was 85. His death was confirmed to the newspaper by his wife, Nancy, and his son, Pete Domenici Jr. Domenici had recently undergone abdominal surgery. He suffered a setback and was

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WHO: Presenters will discuss U.S. foreign policy, equity in education, workforce issues WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 8 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 WHERE: Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. The 2017 Domenici Public Policy Conference at New Mexico State University will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the conference, and this

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The City of Las Cruces’ Patriot Day Ceremony was held Monday morning, Sept. 11, at Veterans Memorial Park. The event included a flag-raising ceremony (with the flag then lowered to half-staff), the laying of the wreath, a three-volley salute, a bell ceremony and an honor guard.

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Houston, we have a donation Barbara Hubbard shows volunteers where donations should be placed during a clothing drive held at the Pan American Center on the New Mexico State University campus Wednesday, Aug. 30. All donations will be given to the American Red Cross to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey, which slammed the Houston area

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The Hometown Dirtballs team of Xochitl Molina, Jordan Lewis, Valarie Parra, Rhena Phillips and DayAna Cerna wallowed in the mud Aug. 26 during the annual Mudd Volleyball Tournament. For more dirt on the charity event, see page 23. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE

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