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Tillerson Says 'All Of The Options Are On The Table' In Dealing With North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. doesn't want to take military action against North Korea, but "all of the options are on the table" if a serious threat arises. Tillerson made his frank remarks in a visit to South Korea on Friday, a day after saying diplomatic efforts "have failed" to persuade North Korea to abandon its nuclear program. Tillerson's Asia tour began in Japan and will end in China. The top American diplomat is traveling without a press contingent. "The policy of...

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The Industrial Internet Of Things

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The “Internet of Things,” is defined as: “the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data.” The “Industrial Internet of Things” is this definition applied to value-added processes and manufacturing. At a recent Department of Commerce-hosted international trade/manufacturing conference in Arizona, I had the opportunity to listen to a talk by Mr.

Pearce Calls Trump Budget "Great First Step"

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Rep. Steve Pearce (R) New Mexico

Commentary: Congressman Steve Pearce today issued the following statement after the Trump administration released its budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018:

Phone Scammers Up Their Game To Rip You Off

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  Scammers who hope to profit off of unsuspecting residents in Doña Ana County are now using phone numbers with recorded messages saying callers have reached the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department.

NMSU Foundation receives Nonprofit of the Year award from Chamber

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The New Mexico State University Foundation was recently honored by the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce as its Nonprofit of the Year for 2016. The award was presented during the business organization’s annual Chamber Choice Awards & Gala last month.

Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Debbi Moore said the NMSU Foundation was selected for its outstanding contributions to the community. 

Free Uber Rides for St. Patrick’s Day In Las Cruces-Area

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LAS CRUCES – District Attorney Mark D’Antonio announced Thursday that the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office has again partnered with Uber to encourage Las Cruces residents to plan ahead this St. Patrick’s Day.

As part of the ongoing partnership, Uber will offer new users a $15 credit and existing users a chance to win $100 in free transportation. The $15 discount is enough to cover the majority of rides requested in the Las Cruces area.

Las Cruces Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect

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Las Cruces Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of unauthorized use of a credit card in February.

Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2017, the suspect entered the Murphy Express store at 1290 S. Valley Dr. and used a credit card belonging to someone else.

Images of the suspect were captured on a surveillance camera inside the store.

Heinrich: 10 Reasons President Trump’s Budget Is Terrible For New Mexico

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US Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM)

Commentary: Today, following the release of the Trump administration’s preliminary 2018 budget proposal, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) outlined the severe impact it would have on New Mexico.

March For Public Education Friday In Las Cruces

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Commentary: The state has already cut millions from Las Cruces Public Schools budget. Now Governor Susan Martinez is threatening to cut an additional 5% from LCPS equaling $8,870,234 punishing an already depleted school budget and hurting thousands of Las Cruces students.

Brooklyn Museum Highlights Georgia O'Keeffe As Style Icon

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City museum is highlighting Georgia O'Keeffe's role as a style icon.

The Brooklyn Museum exhibit — titled "Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern" — features clothing, paintings and photos. It's part of a yearlong project celebrating feminist thinking.

Guest curator Wanda M. Corn studied six decades worth of O'Keeffe's garments and accessories.

She concluded that O'Keeffe — who made many of her clothes — also was an artist "in her homemaking and self-fashioning."

Spokesman: Governor Martinez Has Torn ACL From Ski Accident

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Office of the Governor

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has a torn ACL resulting from a skiing injury in Utah. Martinez spokesman Chris Sanchez told The Associated Press an MRI confirmed the Republican governor torn her ACL during her skiing accident. Martinez was in Utah for a meeting of the Republican Governors Association.

While in Utah, Martinez has criticized the Democrat-led state Legislature for wasting time on matters such as selecting a state dance instead of addressing a crisis in state finances.

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The Industrial Internet Of Things

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The “Internet of Things,” is defined as: “the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data.” The “Industrial Internet of Things” is this definition applied to value-added processes and manufacturing. At a recent Department of Commerce-hosted international trade/manufacturing conference in Arizona, I had the opportunity to listen to a talk by Mr.

A Listener's Dissenting View: Climate One

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Greg Dalton hosted two guests on the 11 March broadcast; as of 11PM on 15 March, the show had not yet been posted to the CLIMATE ONE at the COMMONWEALTH CLUB section on ITUNES.

The last three minutes of the program were the most egregious; this was the segment that suggested that the notion of catastrophic human-caused CO2-fueled global warming (or climate change) was not broadcast enough times and with enough fervor, and therefore there should be, both in broadcasts, and in a to-be-developed application on smart phones, which would drum in the following, as Truths, to listeners:

Lily Eskelsen García-President, NEA / NEA photo

  Commentary—NEA President Lily Eskelsen García today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which would slash the federal investment in public education programs by a whopping 13.5 percent for the upcoming fiscal year. 

 

“The priorities Donald Trump outlined in his budget are reckless and wrong for students and families. If enacted, the Trump budget will crush the dreams of students and deprive millions of opportunities. 

 

Pearce Fights For National Park Service Accountability

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Commentary: The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing today on infrastructure needs and management accountability at the National Park Service (NPS) and Forest Service.

Las Cruces: What is the Real State of the City?

Mar 15, 2017
Richard Kadzis

‘In his annual state of the city address, Mayor Ken Miyagishima reported last month that Las Cruces is in good shape. “The state of the city is strong,” he proclaimed.

His remarks focused mainly on downtown redevelopment, including the brand-new civic plaza on Main Street.

The mayor also cited the conversion of old city hall into space for the federal courts and some downtown redevelopment projects to add more entertainment and restaurants as positive steps.

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Every year, the SXSW Music Festival serves a daunting, days-long feast of sounds from around the world. And once again, NPR Music's Austin 100 is here to distill it all down to a digestible meal of music discovery. Picked from a playlist that spanned more than a hundred hours, these 100 songs represent a broad and exciting cross-section of SXSW's many highlights. Here's how you can listen: Stream the songs via the NPR One app . You can find the channel at the top of the app's Explore tab....

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