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Archive for September 14th, 2011

  • McBride to launch album with cross-country train

    September 14, 2011 • Entertainment, State NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 8, 2011 file photo, Martina McBride arrives at the 2011 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. McBride is releasing her new album, “Eleven,” in October with a cross-country train ride from Los Angeles to New York. (AP Photo/Charles...

  • Diplomatic flurry ahead of Palestinian UN bid

    September 14, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Palestinian authority President Mahmoud Abbas presents a gift to Egypt’s Coptic Christian leader Pope Shenouda III before their meeting in Cairo Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. (AP Photo) JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. and international envoys kicked off a new...

  • NATO commander says 27 dead in Kabul attack

    September 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT – Afghan police forces carry the dead body of one of the six Taliban militants who were killed during a gun battle with Afghan and NATO forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011. The 20-hour insurgent attack in the...

  • US gov't prepares to release BP oil spill report

    September 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 21, 2010 file photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. A BP scientist identified a previously unreported deposit of flammable...

  • New global killers: heart, lung disease and cancer

    September 14, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This photo released in 2008 by Egypt’s Ministry of Health shows one of a series of four new tobacco warning labels which will appear on packets of cigarettes sold in the country. Message in Arabic reads “Warning, smoking damages the...

  • GOP wins in NY House race, seen as Obama rebuke

    September 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2011 file photo, congressional candidate David Weprin listens while being introducted at a campaign stop in Queens, N.Y. Weprin, a Democrat and a member of the state assembly, made the campaign stop to seek the support of seniors...

  • C of C search is on

    September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce is accepting resumes until Oct. 7, to fill its executive director position, soon to be vacated by Dorrie Faubus-McCarty. Faubus-McCarty, who has been the executive director of the chamber since July 2009, resigned from her...

  • Roswell Reads (and sings) Emily Dickinson’s poetry

    September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sarah Parson checks out her new, free copy of “The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson” during The Big Read, Tuesday evening, at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) With a folk song and a commercial jingle, Annemarie Oldfield, director of...

  • Warner will stand trial for 8/27 incident

    September 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Defense attorney Jesse Cosby filed a motion, Tuesday, to dismiss the charges against Ezekial Jamal Warner, 17, on the grounds that he had been denied due process when his client had been moved to a facility in Clovis. Warner is charged with aggravated assault...

  • Green drops pipeline appeal

    September 14, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Lawyers representing a Roswell businessman seeking to build a water pipeline from Fort Sumner to Santa Fe have dropped their appeal of the state engineer’s order denying applications for the pipeline. However, efforts to build the pipeline continue....