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November 20, 1999 | From Associated Press
A boy dressed in camouflage shot and critically wounded a 13-year-old female classmate in the lobby of their middle school Friday, police said. The boy, also 13, then pointed a pistol at the principal and assistant principal, who told him to "stay cool," Supt. Carlos Viramontes said. The youth was taken into custody by police shortly after the 12:45 p.m. shooting at Deming Middle School.
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November 20, 1999 | From Associated Press
A boy dressed in camouflage shot and critically wounded a 13-year-old female classmate in the lobby of their middle school Friday, police said. The boy, also 13, then pointed a pistol at the principal and assistant principal, who told him to "stay cool," Supt. Carlos Viramontes said. The youth was taken into custody by police shortly after the 12:45 p.m. shooting at Deming Middle School.
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August 3, 2001 | From Associated Press
A vivacious, dark-haired young woman disappears, then is found dead. The investigation sends shock waves through the political establishment. The murder is never solved. The story that gripped New Mexico half a century ago began with the killing of a teenage waitress in Las Cruces. As it unfolded, it exposed public corruption, sent law enforcement officers to prison and put a lid on the state's flourishing gambling industry.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1993 | JON NALICK
It wasn't billed as the ultimate long-distance call, but it could have been. As part of a program to acquaint children with global issues and other cultures, students at Glenn L. Martin Elementary School joined an hourlong conference call Wednesday linking classrooms on five continents.
SCIENCE
October 20, 2006 | John Johnson Jr., Times Staff Writer
Video game magnate-turned-space entrepreneur John Carmack predicted he would win at least one of two NASA-sponsored space prizes, following a successful test of his lunar lander model Thursday. "It went great," Carmack said after the 40-second flight over the southern New Mexico desert.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1990 | KRISTINA LINDGREN
Cal State Fullerton professor Maria R. Montano-Harmon has been awarded a $30,000 fellowship from the National Academy of Education at Harvard University to continue her groundbreaking research on Latino youngsters' command of English.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1990 | HILARY APPELMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Sixty years after he discovered the planet Pluto spinning 3 billion miles from Earth, Clyde Tombaugh can't keep his hands off telescopes. At age 84, Tombaugh is supposed to be retired, resting on his laurels as one of only four people ever to have discovered a planet. Instead, the snowy-haired astronomer is still crisscrossing the country, lecturing about Pluto to raise funds for postdoctoral astronomy students at New Mexico State University, where he taught for 12 years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1999
To have a healthy mind and body, it's important to avoid substances that can hurt you. Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs are addictive substances that cause many illnesses and can even kill you. How do these dangerous substances work in the body, and what can you do to help keep yourself, your family and your friends safe and healthy? To learn more about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and tobacco, use the direct links on The Times' Launch Point Web site: http://www.latimes.
BUSINESS
June 1, 1998 | LEE DYE
Peter Foltz was frustrated by the fact that it was impractical to give essay exams to his psychology students at New Mexico State University. With about 200 students in the classes, it would take him three or four weeks just to grade the exams. "So I go with multiple choice exams, and that's not a good learning experience for the student," Foltz said. "Making students have to write is actually one of the best ways to make them learn."
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