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Starting at the school door is not soon enough Recently I read an open letter from Michael Hays to Senator Lee Cotter concerning how to fix the 79 percent deficit in student reading performance in the fourth grade. As I see it, Hays believes the fix for NM is to upgrade colleges of education as opposed to Cotter’s support of widespread third grade retentions. Both are ideas for serious discussion but they ...

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Fiddlers Fondue (Yield: About 2 cups 1 1/8 cups shredded extra- sharp white Cheddar cheese 1 1/8 cups shredded Swiss cheese 2 tablespoons freshly shredded Parmesan cheese 1 ½ tablespoons cornstarch ½ (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Irish stout beer (such as Guinness) 1 tablespoon steak sauce 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Cholula) 1/4 ...

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Aguilar outlines initiatives at Hispanic Chamber banquet Volunteer of the Year Award recipient Lita Lujan of Gents Barber Spa is congratulated by Board President Richard Aguilar at the 2016 Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet held Feb. 26 at Hotel Encanto. The attire was formal, the atmosphere festive when members and friends gathered Friday, Feb. 26 at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces for the 2016 Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce annual awards ...

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Cover photo (helicopter) http://lascrucesbulletin.com/site/wp-content/uploads/sites/46/2016/03/Cover-photo-helicopter-e1456949857515.jpg A vintage Huey helicopter is put in place as the finishing touch for the Vietnam War memorial Tuesday, March 1 at Veterans Memorial Park on Roadrunner Parkway. An official public ceremony for the rededication of the Vietnam War Memorial Monument is scheduled for March 26. Photo by Cecelia Levatino

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A final landing A vintage Huey helicopter is put in place as the finishing touch for the Vietnam War memorial Tuesday, March 1 at Veterans Memorial Park on Roadrunner Parkway. An official public ceremony for the rededication of the Vietnam War Memorial Monument is scheduled for March 26.

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District attorney’s office partners with Uber Bulletin report Doña Ana County District Attorney Mark D’Antonio announced a partnership with the ridesharing service Uber to promote a safe alternative to drinking and driving. As part of the partnership, Uber will offer new users a $15 credit and existing users a chance to win $100 in free transportation. “We always make it a point to curb drunk driving during the holidays but it’s a ...

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Pecan conference to draw 600 By Darrell J. Pehr For the Bulletin With an update on the proposed pecan marketing order and the excitement of an “on” year for pecan production, a big turnout is expected for the 50th annual Western Pecan Growers Association conference and trade show Sunday to Tuesday, March 6 to 8 in Las Cruces at Hotel Encanto, 705 S. Telshor Blvd. “We have a lot of interest ...

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Ancient game lives on in southern New Mexico In Santa Teresa children are climbing on horses and practicing for battle – and they are winning. Polo Coach Yvonne Golston, a certified U.S. Polo Association Umpire and Lt. Governor of the Border Circuit, through the past five years has transformed her local Interscholastic Team of 8th to 12th graders from novice riders into a winning polo team, Rancho Naranjo. The team tied for second ...

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