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TOP STORIES

RACE TRACK-CASINO

CLOVIS, N.M. — New Mexico officials are accepting applications for its sixth race track and casino license, and at least two eastern New Mexico are planning to submit proposals. SENT: 310 words.

COLD WAR BUNKER-THINGS TO KNOW

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AIR FORCE STATION, Colo. — A quarter-century has passed since the end of the nuclear standoff between the United States and the former Soviet Union, but the famous U.S. military command center inside Colorado's Cheyenne Mountain is still alive, tracking new threats from new enemies. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 880 words, photos.

ALSO:

— NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-APPOINTMENTS: A two-person leadership team will replace Garrey Carruthers when he retires as New Mexico State University chancellor and president.

— INDIAN PUEBLO-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Laguna Pueblo has received funding from the Bureau of Indian Education to rebuild its elementary school campus that serves about 220 students.

SPORTS:

BBN--BREWERS-ROCKIES

DENVER — Kyle Freeland goes for the Colorado Rockies against Milwaukee on Saturday night. The Brewers will throw Chase Anderson. By Dennis Georgatos. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:10 p.m. EDT.

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