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A Glimpse at Native American Culture Through the Aston Collection

In 1999, Rogers and Mary Ellen Aston donated their collection of American Indian and Old West clothing, art, taxidermy, and...
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Hispanic Culture in Roswell

In her 13th year, Daniela Garcia told her parents that she wanted her Quinceañera celebration to happen on the date of her...
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Recipe: Biscochitos

 “This is a just one of several variations that I have. My grandmother and mother used the traditional lard to make these...
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Aztlan a Revolution Redux for Language & Culture

People may not realize just how apt the name New Mexico is for our state. As it is, New Mexico is indeed a place where the old...
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An Olympian in Our Midst

Coincidences happen by the grace of God. One day this past January, I was in Mardel’s Bookstore in Lubbock, Texas, where my...
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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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