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Program enables some immigrants to earn livings, attend college By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin At a Sept. 29 immigration forum, topics relating to legal immigration into the United States were discussed. Anna Hey, an immigration attorney for Catholic Charities of Southern New Mexico, which put on the immigration forum with the help of City Councilperson Olga Pedroza, gave a presentation on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which was ...

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Amanda AskinAmanda Askin BULLETIN REPORT By a 3-2 vote along party lines, the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners chose Amanda Lopez Askin as the next Doña Ana County clerk. Askin will resign her position with the New Mexico Department of Health to assume the duties of county clerk, and her swearing-in ceremony will be scheduled soon. Askin pledged to work toward a seamless transition. She is a native of Las Cruces, having graduated from Oñate High ...

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Eagle Scout candidate Gunnar Smith completes his Eagle Scout project levelling concrete for the headstone of the late U.S. Army Private First Class Gordon Gary Freeman Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Masonic Cemetery. Eagle/Boy Scouts also initiated and installed headstones for indigents buried in infancy with crude signs. McCoy’s Building Supply donated concrete; Valley Pizza donated lunch. Boys poured the headstones in the morning, then cleaned the cemetery before installing the headstones after they set. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE


Memorial Medical Center patients to benefit from improved stent technology By Susie Ouderkirk The Bulletin In October, 2015, a progressive new stent, a tiny but powerful tool to combat narrowed arteries, was approved for use by the FDA. In April of this year, Dr. Leon, Dr. Cannon and Dr. Zaeem of Memorial Medical Center (MMC) began treating their patients at MMC with the newly approved Everolimus- Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent from Boston Scientific. ...

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SalsaFest heats up Downtown BULLETIN REPORT SalsaFest 2016 will be held Friday to Sunday, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in downtown Las Cruces. The eighth annual event is sponsored by Las Cruces Downtown Partnership and will include live music, dancing and a salsa-making competition that will earn $1,000 for the winner. The festival kicks off Friday evening on the new downtown plaza with a “Salsas From Around the World” five-course sitdown ...

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