Celebrating 25 years of nation’s Americans with Disabilities Act By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H. W. Bush, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications and governmental activities. Over the past four years, the Doña Ana ADA Committee has held a celebration commemorating the event. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the signing, and committee members hope to ...

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Gimme Shelter Acoustic concert series to benefit St. Andrew’s Hospitality House By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Not all visitors to Las Cruces come in the happy flush of guest and traveler. For some people, it is cold circumstance bringing them to our sunwarm valley. Unpleasant events demand energy and resources, and sometimes, there is not enough of either. St. Andrew’s Hospitality House, a non-denominational guest house being built by ...

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Raising six figures Mayfield High School football coach Jim Bradley of Mayfield holds a check for $306,000 along with Mayfield Booster Club Treasurer Brenda Folkman and Mayfield Booster Club President Alicia Swinson Friday, July 10 at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. The money came from the 2015 Burger Time All Activities High School Golf Tournament which raises money for Las Cruces high schools. BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE    

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Company is expected to create 100 jobs By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin Dumitiru Popescu spent about 24 hours on planes and in airports on his way from Romania to Las Cruces. He said the trip was well worth all the time being spent in a flying tube with wings. In fact, flying tubes with wings — an oversimplification of course — are the main reason he left Eastern Europe for the desert ...

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Workers, business owners debate minimum wage at Council work session By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin It’s a hot topic, but it was a very polite discussion Monday, July 13, as the Las Cruces City Council held a work session and listened to members of the public discuss the impact of the city ordinance passed last December that raised the local minimum wage. According to City Treasurer Mark Krawczyk, on Dec. 1, 2014, ...

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Can Ag football exploit talent? For a football team on a 10-game losing streak and considered one with a big hill to climb – cbssports.com ranks New Mexico State University No. 123 out of 128 teams in the country – NMSU has still found respect in the form of preseason award nominees. The Aggies, 2-10 in 2014, enter their 2015 campaign with several potential all stars. Let’s take a look: ...

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Mesilla Summer Music Series kicks off Friday evening By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin The town of Mesilla is a destination and draw year-round thanks to its numerous festivals and happenings – from its bi-weekly farmers and crafts market Friday and Sunday afternoons to its annual cultural festivals celebrating the town’s hundreds of years of tradition – and beginning this Friday, add a new one to that list as the Mesilla Summer Music Series ...

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Video Protesters rallied at noon, Wednesday July 15, in front of Rep. Steve Pearce’s Las Cruces office to speak out against a bill organizers say will strip protections away from Mexican gray wolves. They say the legislation, H.R. 2910, would nullify two federal rules that list the Mexican wolf as an endangered subspecies and prescribe management of the reintroduced population that spans the New Mexico and Arizona state border.

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