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lcb20160212 By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., is a total of 25 acres and utterly distinct in the Las Cruces landscape because of its huge chief sculpture. It’s also home to the Las Cruces Vaqueros baseball team. The eight-acre ball park that covers nearly onethird of total park space was acquired by the city in 1953, said city Parks and ...

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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., is a total of 25 acres and utterly distinct in the Las Cruces landscape because of its huge chief sculpture. It’s also home to the Las Cruces Vaqueros baseball team. The eight-acre ball park that covers nearly onethird of total park space was

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Council: Expanded bus service needed By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At its Tuesday, Feb. 8 work session, Mayor Ken Miyagishima and members of the Las Cruces City Council indicated their support for expanding and improving RoadRUNNER Transit service, the city-operated public transportation system. “RoadRUNNER Transit system ridership has grown at a steady rate over

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Hot Ags roll into Chicago State Bulletin report The Aggies have their groove back. More than that, the New Mexico State University men’s basketball team has rattled off eight-straight victories and sit atop the Western Athletic Conference standings. The Aggies (17-8 overall, 8-1 WAC) now head to Illinois to tangle with Chicago State Saturday, Feb.

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Advancing Leaders Program now seeking applications The Teaching Academy is seeking applications for participation in the 2016-2017 Advancing Leaders Program cohort. The Advancing Leaders Program is a nine-month leadership program offered every other year to faculty members and academic administrators wishing to widen their networks and hone their leadership skills. Those who participate must commit

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Therapy dogs bring down stress level at the Legislature Animal Protection Voters raise animal awareness One of the most effective ways to improve the lives of New Mexico’s animals is to help enact laws that protect them now and in the future. The Roundhouse is the place where that kind of systemic change happens. On

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Cruces eateries offer romantic meals As For the Love of Art Month marches on, the weather continues to warm and cupid strings his bow, sights trained, this Valentine’s Day weekend, love is in the air in Las Cruces. Unsure of what to do for your sweetheart? Don’t wait until two days before. Since you did,

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School board responds to Skandera By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin “I’m not trying to overstep my authority in any way, but that has been misunderstood,” Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education President Maria Flores told about 200 people attending a Tuesday, Feb. 2 board meeting. Flores was responding to a Jan. 26 letter

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Hoping for safety By Elva K. Österreich Thousands of children cross border to escape gang violence Las Cruces Bulletin They come in a variety of ways. They walk, climb on the top of freight trains and take busses. Somehow more than 20,000 unaccompanied children, ages 17 and under, have crossed the border from Mexico into

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