Ags look for win against rivals Miners Bulletin report Each year, no matter what the records, two football programs separated by about 50 miles and an invisible state line tangle in a game with regional pride on the line. The New Mexico State University football team plays host to rival Texas-El Paso Saturday, Sept 19 at Aggie Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. The rivalry dates back to ...

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Every Kid in a Park program introduces kids to public lands Bulletin Staff Report Fourth graders, this one’s for you. If you are not fortunate enough to be a fourth grader, hopefully you know one, because this is a great opportunity. From now until August 31, 2016, all fourth graders can attend national parks for free through the Every Kid in a Park program. The program provides an opportunity for fourth grade ...

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Join ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ on Sept. 12 at Young Park The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing fast. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the US, with 5.3 million currently afflicted with the disease. Sixteen million are expected to have the disease by 2050. There is no cure, no treatment and no prevention. Statewide, 36,000 New Mexicans are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, a number expected to swell ...

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Crucen’s shop wins national recognition Christophe Chino Las Cruces Bulletin Las Cruces businesswomen Marsha Cowen has been sewing and making quilts since she was 5, and now has more than 50 years of experience. Her passion turned from a hobby to her life’s work and a decade ago she opened the store Bernina Sewing and Design. And now, the rest of the nation will know about Cowen, her work and her store. ...

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Aggies host Panthers in home opener Bulletin report The opening game was supposed to be rough, and it was. New Mexico State University’s football team fell 61-13 at the University of Florida, Saturday, Sept. 5. The Aggies, though, get a chance for a fresh start as they play their home opener and their first Sun Belt Conference game of 2015 against the Georgia State Panthers, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 ...

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Las Cruces Comic Con strikes back By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin Last year, Troy Stegman, owner of Zia Comics, had a dream: To put on Las Cruces’ first ever full-fledged comic and pop culture convention. And he succeeded; nearly 7,000 superfans came from all over to stroll through the exhibition halls of the Las Cruces Convention Center, browsing the best in gaming, anime, fantasy, sci-fi, collectibles, pop culture, toys and, of ...

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Grape-stomping fun While barefoot and stomping on grapes, El Pasoan Marisol Lara braces herself as she laughs at the grape-stomping competition during the 2015 Harvest Wine Festival, held Labor Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, Sept. 6-7, at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE

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