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Archive for September 23rd, 2011

  • A look at key moments in the GOP debate

    September 23, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Big moment: A moderator asked Texas Gov. Rick Perry to explain how he would change Social Security — and whether the plan could work if it was run by 50 states instead of the federal government. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has claimed that’s...

  • House passes disaster aid, but Senate Dems object

    September 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Superintendent C.J. Huff, right, points out tornado damage at Joplin High School as he speaks with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, center, as Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, looks on, Thursday morning, Sept. 22, 2011 in Joplin, Mo....

  • Obama challenges Boehner, McConnell on home turf

    September 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama is greeted on the tarmac upon his arrival at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Ky., Thursday, Sept., 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) CINCINNATI (AP) — Needling his top Republican adversaries...

  • Pope warns Germans not to ignore religion

    September 23, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Pope Benedict XVI celebrates a mass in the Olympic stadium in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Pope Benedict XVI is on a four-day official visit to his homeland Germany. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer) BERLIN (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI addressed...

  • Illinois launches Asian carp anti-hunger program

    September 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Students line up for the taste of Asian carp at Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory High School on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in Chicago. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources held a public tasting event in Chicago with a Louisiana chef to start...

  • Romney, Perry go after each other in GOP debate

    September 23, 2011 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidates Texas Gov. Rick Perry, left, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, share a laugh during a Fox News/Google debate Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, Pool) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Side...

  • Biology 101

    September 23, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Washington Avenue Elementary School fifth grader Jonah Irmen, right, dissects a cow eyeball as classmate Jose Aragon looks on during Katie Hatch’s morning class Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Roe announces candidacy for Municipal Court judge

    September 23, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Kevin Roe has announced his candidacy for Municipal Court judge. (Courtesy Photo) Longtime Roswell resident, Kevin Roe has announced his candidacy for Municipal Court judge. Roe is the adopted son of David and Sheila Roe of Pepper’s Restaurant. This is...

  • Bomb threat forces evacuation

    September 23, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Firefighters respond to a bomb threat at the State of New Mexico Corrections Department, Probation & Parole Division building located at 5 Grand Avenue Plaza, Thursday morning.The offices of the New Mexico’s Region IV Probation and Parole at 5 Grand...

  • Solis adjusting well to new position

    September 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s Police Chief Alfonso Solis gave his impressions of his first two weeks at his interim position as New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Corrections. He said, “It’s a process.” Solis referred to the job as both interesting and...