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How Mexico's López Obrador Has Become The Man To Beat In His 3rd Run For President

If the polls are right, Mexico's next president will be a veteran leftist for whom the third time may very well be the charm. Andrés Manuel López Obrador is running for president once again. But this time around, it appears his populist message is striking a chord with Mexicans exasperated with disturbing levels of violence and corruption. Polls now put López Obrador at least 15 points ahead of his nearest rival, Ricardo Anaya of the right-of-center National Action Party. His loyal followers...

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Commerce – The A&M-Commerce basketball team moved up to number 5 in the last national poll of the season. The top seeded team in the NCAA Division 2 South Central regional that begins this weekend at the A&M-Commerce field house, the Lions moved up 3 spots in the final coaches' poll after winning the Lone Star Conference Championship. A&M-Commerce guard Jermart Miller was also named Co-player of the Year in the 2005 Daktronics ALL-South Central Regional Team announced yesterday.

Listen as we talk to Texas A&M-University President Dr. Keith McFarland in this month's episode of A&M-Commerce Today.

Commerce – A stabbing victim in Commerce last week is doing well and back at school. The stabbing occurred as a fight broke out at a party on the A&M-Commerce campus last week. Campus police are investigating the incident where 2 people were injured with a knife, and a shooting that occurred later at Mitchell Hall, while Commerce Police are investigating a robbery at the West Gate apartment complex in Commerce that may be linked to the incident.

Commerce – An exciting weekend for A&M-Commerce basketball as the Lions come up with the Lone Star Conference Championship. Friday night showed tournament MVP Jermart Miller getting fouled on a 3 point shot with 1.7 seconds left to play and the Lions trailing Tarleton State 67 to 65. Miller stepped up to the line before the 3,500 person crown, and sunk 3 consecutive free throws to hand the Lions the victory in dramatic fashion.

Greenville – 29 year old Commerce man Charles Parrish has been sentenced to concurrent 20 year sentences for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated kidnapping. Parrish pled guilty in January to both charges in connection with a hold up of the New Way store in Commerce in October 2003. Parrish allegedly used a knife while holding a person hostage while committing the act.

Commerce –

The City of Commerce
PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, April 7th, 2005, marks the 30th anniversary of the day that KETR began broadcasting to the Commerce community from the first floor of the Journalism and Graphic Arts Building on the Texas A&M University-Commerce Campus; and

WHEREAS, when KETR first hit the airwaves in 1975, it radiated at only 10,000 watts and because of a state appropriation, had a total cost of $57,000; and

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