More young students in Las Cruces will be able to get a head start on their education next school year.
The Kindergarten through 3rd grade Plus Program provides an additional 25 days of instruction in early in August.
For residents of this town just across the bridge from Mexico, it's hard to understand how a Washington political fight could end up threatening the livelihood of people charged with securing the border.
The New Mexico State Aggies (19-10, 11-1) have had to wait a few extra days, but will go for a 20-win season in the final regular season road contest at Texas-Pan American on Wednesday at 6 p.m. (MST).
The New Mexico State baseball team has five games in five days with two on the road and three at Presley Askew Field. The Aggies take on the University of Arizona in Tucson, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3-4 with game time set for 6 p.m.