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A Mother’s Love, a Father’s Determination

Imagine going to the hospital to give birth to your first child, so full of hope and elation, and being completely unaware of...
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Focus Carlsbad Spring 2019: Letter from the Editor

We’ve covered a lot of topics during the seven years we’ve been in print, from dirty jobs and education to the outdoors and...
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Local Finds! Gift Guide for Mom

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it, so now is a great time to start thinking about the perfect gift for the special Mom...
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A Father’s Legacy

Nothing shows — or tests — the love of a father quite like starting a family-owned business. Defying the odds, the Forrest...
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When it comes to fatherhood, I know I’d be way down the list if selections were made for “Father of the Year.” Looking back, it...
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   Regional News

Ruidoso Downs’ Job Fair

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (April 10, 2018) — The Job Fair this Saturday at Ruidoso Downs and Billy The Kid Casino offers summer...
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Press Release: Ruidoso Downs Race Track Announces Major Corporate Sponsors for 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (February 12, 2018) — Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino has announced its...
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NMDA Working with Law Enforcement on Gas-Pump Skimming Cases

LAS CRUCES – Have you ever used a credit or debit card to purchase gasoline at the pump? If so, you may want to brush up on your...
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Pecan Weevil Quarantine In Effect

**FAQs have been added to this release** SE NEW MEXICO – The New Mexico Department of Agriculture issued an emergency pecan...
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Ruidoso Downs Announces Trial Purse Increases And Supplemental Nomination Incentive

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (October 27, 2017) – The trial purses for the 2018 Triple Crown series – both futurities and derbies –...
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