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KRWG News This Week - Drought Impact On Water Supply; Las Cruces Plans Use Of Federal Money

Jul 16, 2021

Another busy week of news, and we have you covered.

We begin with the region’s in-depth coverage of the decline in the Colorado River’s water supply.  This affects New Mexico and many other states in the West.

Plus…An in-depth look at how Las Cruces is proposing to spend federal American Rescue Plan Act funding.

And…We’ll talk with researchers who looked at the news media landscape in New Mexico and in communities across the nation.  In less than two decades, the circulation for the nation’s newspapers has nearly been cut in half.  What does this mean for society and what can be done to address the loss?

All that, plus the week’s other top stories, commentary, and more.