Life balance ‘starts with passion’ Personal reflection leads former NFL safety to new career By Mike Cook The Las Cruces Bulletin When Siddeeq Shabazz was playing in the National Football League, he had a great career and was making good money — but he wasn’t happy or fulfilled. “My experience of life was not enjoyable,” he said. With guidance from his older stepbrother, Day Adeogba, who is also his mentor, and a lot of study ...

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Ags hope to build on 1st win Bulletin report Having been bitten by opponents’ rallies more than once this season, New Mexico State University’s football team found the gumption to pull off one of its own. The Aggies — who had not left the field as victors since Sept. 6, 2014 — erased a 30-7 deficit to beat Idaho 55-48 in overtime Saturday, Oct. 31 and snap its 17-game losing streak. ...

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Renaissance ArtsFaire returns for 44th anniversary By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin Hear ye, hear ye! The Doña Ana Arts Council’s annual Renaissance ArtsFaire returns for its 44th year, welcoming lords and ladies of all ages to Young Park for two days of post-medieval mirth and merriment from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Since its humble beginnings in 1971 as the Holy Cross ...

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NMSU to host talk on families’ reintegration after deployment By Dana Beasley For the Las Cruces Bulletin For military service members, a safe return home may not always signal the end of physical and emotional stress. In fact, transitioning back to pre-deployment life may pose a set of unanticipated challenges for many military families. To address these stressors associated with deployment and family reintegration, Jeanne Flora, associate professor of communication studies in New ...

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Mayor Ken Bulletin photo by Christopher Belarde Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyasighima hugs his wife, Rosie, as he celebrates his victory to retain his seat Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Bulletin report There were a couple of really close races in the Las Cruces municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3. What wasn’t close, though, was the mayor’s race where Mayor Ken Miyagishima won a third term with 51 percent ...

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FBI staying vigilant on church bombings By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Even though the investigation into the bombing of two Las Cruces churches is now more than 90 days old, it is “not on the back burner, nor will it be,” said Robert White, assistant special agent in charge of the FBI office in Albuquerque. “I encourage anybody anywhere who has information to share that information with us.” ...

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Mayor Ken Bulletin photo by Christopher Belarde Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyasighima hugs his wife, Rosie, as he celebrates his victory to retain his seat Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Bulletin report There were a couple of really close races in the Las Cruces municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3. What wasn’t close, though, was the mayor’s race where Mayor Ken Miyagishima won a third term ...

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Mesilla celebrates Dia de los Muertos By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican traditional holiday honoring and celebrating the souls of the deceased, who are believed to return to Earth once a year to visit loved ones. Each year, altars are constructed and adorned with colorful displays, and the favored food and drinks of loved ones are served in remembrance. The town ...

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