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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:51pm

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NMSU concrete canoe team takes second place at regional competition, advances to nationals

The New Mexico State University College of Engineering Concrete Canoe Team placed second behind first place Utah State at the American Society of Civil Engineers Regional Conference in Fort Collins, Colo., earlier this month.

Miss Native American NMSU crowned

New Mexico State University student Savannah Lee was crowned Miss Native American NMSU 2014-2015 during the university’s celebration of American Indian Week in April.

Las Cruces woman wins two NM Lottery prizes in April

Vicky Vasquez of Las Cruces is on a lucky streak, winning two New Mexico Lottery Scratcher prizes in the past two weeks.

Las Cruces Country Music Festival kicks off this weekend

The second annual Las Cruces Country Music Festival and Rodeo will be headlined by the legendary Charlie Daniels Band and rising country music superstar Cassadee Pope.

NMSU undergraduate research, creative arts projects in the spotlight

When you think about research in an academic setting, it’s often the purview of faculty members, doctoral candidates or those working toward a master’s degree.

ADA public meeting scheduled for Tuesday

The Doña Ana County Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, April 24 at 4pm, in multi-purpose room 1-117 at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces.

Schools recruiting students for summer classes

Staying in school longer has proven to help children in the Land of Enchantment. The Las Cruces Public Schools Kindergarten to Third grade plus program(K-3+) will grow by about 400 students for next year.

New adoption center hopes to find homes for strays

An organization whose hope is to find homes for stray dogs and cats has found their own home... ACTion Program for Animals in Las Cruces is moving to 800 W. Picacho and will open in May.

Las Cruces man charged with burglarizing neighbors' home

Las Cruces Police have arrested and charged a 34-year-old man with aggravated burglary and theft of a credit card after they allege he broke into a neighbors' home and stole credit cards and jewelry from the residence.

Las Cruces elementary school raises money for leukemia society

At Jornada Elementary School, on a beautiful Friday morning in March 2014, one student from each of the school’s 29 classrooms and the winning classroom's teacher were able to throw a pie in the face of Principal Julio Martinez.

Report: Transient found burned on NMSU campus likely died of natural causes

The New Mexico State Police have released the findings from the Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque regarding the 55-year-old transient who was found burned in a culvert near the NMSU campus.

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office seeks fake attorney victims

DONA ANA COUNTY SHERIFF'S INVESTIGATORS ARE SEARCHING FOR A MAN WHO THEY SAY PRETENDED TO BE AN ATTORNEY..

NMSU Regents give final approval for revenue bonds to support energy savings

At a special meeting April 16, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents gave final approval to issue $15.9 million in system subordinate lien revenue bonds.

Doña Ana liquor store robbery caught on camera

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for a man who walked into a north valley liquor store Monday evening, stole a 12-pack of beer and threatened to kill the clerk. The man was caught on surveillance video.

Professor receives multi-million dollar grant for smart grid technology

A New Mexico State University professor will help launch research to develop technologies for smart grids. Smart grids are like power grids, but use digital data and communications technology to operate.