- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State University is stepping up security at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

The university says it will conduct bag searches of people attending football games this fall as well other major events on the university’s main campus in Las Cruces.

According to the university, the bag searches are for illegal items such as explosives, guns and other weapons.

Alcohol and other prohibited items found such the bag checks will be subject to confiscation.

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