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Museum offering motor coach tour to Trinity Site BULLETIN REPORT The world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, at Trinity Site, in New Mexico on the north end of what is now White Sands Missile Range. In recognition of the event, Trinity Site is open to the public twice each year in April and again on the first Saturday in October. As part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, the New Mexico ...

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KRWG radio host Emily Guerra reads from “Daniel’s First Fireworks” to children attending KRWG’s community party June 17 at Milton Hall on the New Mexico State University campus. The party was held to promote the launch of PBS’ Kids channel, which airs 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. For more photos of the event, see page 13. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTRYE

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Aggie baseball players drafted by major league Bulletin report Junior Daniel Johnson was selected by the Washington Nationals in the fifth round as the 154th overall pick in the 2016 MLB First Year Player Draft in June. He is the 38th player drafted in program history, and the highest since Luke Hopkins was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth round as the 150th overall pick. “I am extremely excited ...

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Cross words over crosswords Our readers prefer more challenging puzzles When we changed our newspaper’s format, beginning with the Aug. 19 issue, I was curious and concerned about our readers’ response. Overwhelmingly, however, the feedback has been very positive. Almost unanimously, people have told me they like the shorter tabloid format. The brighter paper makes the color pop, I’ve been told a number of times. However, one camp has been ...

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BULLETIN REPORT Students who want to transfer to a school outside of their home attendance zone beginning in the fall of 2017 face several changes to the transfer process, according to a Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) press release. LCPS officials said transfer applications are being accepted through March 1. However, unlike in previous years, transfers will not be determined on a first-come-first-served basis. “There’s a clear outline in state law as to which students get a higher preference when wanting to transfer,” ...

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