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A New Motto for New Mexico?

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A New Motto for New Mexico?

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A New Motto for New Mexico?

A New Motto for New Mexico?

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New Mexico state Sen. Joseph Carraro wants to change his state's motto. It's now "Crescit Eundo" (It Grows as It Goes). He prefers "Antiqua Suspice, Crastina Accipe" (Cherish the Past, Embrace the Future). Why? Carraro tells Scott Simon that no one knows what "It Grows as It Goes" means.

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