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police lights Bulletin report The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has scheduled multiple sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols during the month of May. These activities are part of an ongoing effort to reduce DWI-related crashes, injuries and deaths. Checkpoints and patrols will be conducted May 1 through May 31 at various undisclosed locations throughout Doña Ana County. Checkpoints are usually set up between 6 p.m. and 4 a.m. Deputies will be looking for all types ...

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Bulletin report The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has scheduled multiple sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols during the month of May. These activities are part of an ongoing effort to reduce DWI-related crashes, injuries and deaths. Checkpoints and patrols will be conducted May 1 through May 31 at various undisclosed locations throughout Doña Ana County.

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NMSU tabs Weir as next bench minder Bulletin report New Mexico State University announced the hiring of NM State associate head coach Paul Weir as the 25th men’s head basketball coach of the Aggies. NM State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia introduced Weir at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, April 26. “After a nationwide

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Downtown Cruces ready for Avenue Art By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Las Cruces artist Bob Diven gave a how-to demonstration on Saturday morning, April 23 for the artists competing in the fifth annual Avenue Art, which will be held beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 30 Downtown on Main Street. Diven said 16

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Spring fashion gets cool at Barnett’s Harley Davidson This gear not just for bikers By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruces Bulletin Are you gonna’ get your motor running and head out on the highway? Are you looking for adventure in whatever comes your way? If these words strike a chord with you, then you’re surely familiar

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Bulletin photo by Brook Stockberger There is a chalkboard on East Las Cruces Avenue – between Campo Street and San Pedro – that reads ‘Before I die.’ There are pieces of chalk so people can write something they want to do or accomplish. Some on there include: Travel to Cuba; Be Forgiven; Go see SE

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Taking over the reins New Mexico State University Athletics Director Mario Moccia presents new men’s basketball coach Paul Weir with a commemorative Aggie jersey Tuesday, April 26 at the Pan American Center. Weir, who replaces previous coach Marvin Menzies, became the 25th coach in the program’s history. Read more about Weir on PAGE A4, A26.

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‘Ground zero’ for control of Legislature By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Albuquerque pollster Bruce Donisthorpe thinks the balance of power in one or both houses of the New Mexico Legislature may come down to races in Doña Ana County. “Las Cruces and Doña Ana County are ground zero for the control of the state

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Country Music Festival arrives Bulletin report Thousands of country music fans – and others who just like a plain, old good time – will descend on Downtown Las Cruces Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 for the fourth annual Las Cruces Country Music Festival. Las Cruces natives Bri Bagwell and Josh Grider will perform

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