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Article: 71-year-old store gives customers chance to ‘step back in time’

Article: 71-year-old store gives customers chance to ‘step back in time’

From the Las Vegas Optic Walk through the doors of Popular Dry Goods and you’re instantly transported back in time. That’s what customers tell Brenda Manning, one of the managers of the longstanding western wear store on Bridge Street. “You walk in, you smell the leather, and you just step back in time,” she said.…

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Article: West Las Vegas discusses testing, security issues

Article: West Las Vegas discusses testing, security issues

From the Las Vegas Optic The West Las Vegas Board of Education received details of a 90-day improvement plan for Don Cecilio Martinez Elementary, Union Street Elementary and West Las Vegas High School at its regular board meeting Thursday night. New Mexico schools are issued yearly grades from the state’s Public Education Department using an…

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Article: Man arrested after police chase comes to fiery end

Article: Man arrested after police chase comes to fiery end

From the Las Vegas Optic A 26-year-old Las Vegas man is scheduled to appear in San Miguel Magistrate Court next week to face several charges resulting from a police chase late last month. The most serious charge is aggravated fleeing of law enforcement, a fourth degree felony. According to an arrest affidavit, the morning of…

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Article: Man arrested on battery, other charges

Article: Man arrested on battery, other charges

From the Las Vegas Optic A 26-year-old Las Vegas man has been charged with two felonies and multiple other charges after an early-morning traffic crash, and, days later, a search of his jail cell. Antonio Goke-Martinez was arrested by Las Vegas police in the early morning hours of Sept. 23 after a rollover accident at…

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Article: LVCS approves creation of electronic sports team, drops STOPit app

Article: LVCS approves creation of electronic sports team, drops STOPit app

From the Las Vegas Optic The Las Vegas City Schools board approved the adoption of a competitive video game team at its regular meeting Thursday night. Recognized by the New Mexico Activities Association, the school-sanctioned activity known as “e-sports” pits a team of video game players from one school against other schools across the state.…

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