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Danny Villanueva (submitted photo) Danny Villanueva, a former Aggie football star, former NFL football player and Spanish-language television pioneer, leaves behind a lifetime of success, a loving family and a legacy of giving that has benefited New Mexico State University in many ways. His support for various university programs over decades included several million dollars. Villanueva passed away after suffering a stroke earlier this week. He was 77. “Danny Villanueva was an outstanding Aggie, a ...

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The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has seized approximately 100 pigs, piglets, ducks, chickens, goats and dogs in an ongoing investigation of animal cruelty south of Las Cruces. Several Doña Ana County Animal Control Officers assisted with executing a search warrant in the 1100 block of Carver Road Tuesday afternoon. After several hours spent on the property, eight goats were seized, along with nine dogs, two cats, 16 ducks, a chicken, a rooster and nearly 70 pigs and piglets. While deputies, animal ...

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Gov. Susana Martinez is scheduled to sign the $295 million capital outlay bill and the announce new road funding for Santa Teresa, at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17 in Santa Teresa. The event will take place at TE Connectivity’s distribution center in the Santa Teresa Airport Park. State lawmakers returned to Santa Fe Monday, June 8, for a four-hour special session to pass the bill and a package of tax incentives. Months of negotiations between legislative leaders and Martinez made the quick special ...

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A new $100,000 federal grant will help New Mexico State University’s entrepreneurship incubator, Arrowhead Center, build greater participation in two federal programs that fund collaborative efforts between researchers and small companies working to take new technologies to market. Arrowhead Center was one of just 20 universities and organizations nationwide to receive the grant this year from the U.S. Small Business Assistance Federal and State Technology, or FAST, Partnership Program. FAST improves participation of small businesses in federal Small Business Innovation Research ...

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No more teachers, no more books, but still chances for fun and learning Bulletin Staff Report Schools may be out for the summer, but it doesn’t mean there’s a lack of things for children to do in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County. No matter your child’s interests, there are abundant activities to provide a perfect remedy to the common childhood summer complaint of, “I’m bored.” Athletic and Energetic A great ...

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turtle races Contestants compete in the annual turtle races in Tortugas, Sunday, June 28. Las Cruces Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre

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Residents object to power rate increase By Las Cruces Bulletin At its first public meeting on a proposed rate increase, El Paso Electric Co. (EPE) officials took questions from southern New Mexico residents about how it will cost low-electrical users more and why Texas users pay less. The Doña Ana County Commission Chamber was full Wednesday, June 3, for the first of a Great Conversations town hall series on the rate proposal that EPE officials ...

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Players arrive for 40th North-South baseball classic Senior high school baseball players around New Mexico will participate in the 40th Annual Bob Ogas North-South All-Star Baseball Classic, Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at Apodaca Park, at 2300 N. Solano Drive. First pitch for the opener is 7:30 p.m. while a double-header will start at noon Saturday. For many players this will be the last chance of showcasing their skills and ...

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