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Archive for October 2nd, 2011

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  • School press conference focuses on early education

    October 2, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

    Nearly 200 parents and early educators from around the state came together Saturday to discuss the dire state of early education and child care in New Mexico in pursuit of forging a plan to save it. The founding convention of People for Kids brought activists...

  • American Legion Riders become official

    October 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    American Legion Riders listen as Mayor Del Jurney issues a welcoming statement Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Hall of American Legion Post #28. (Mark Wilson Photo) It took several years and a dedicated group of individuals who would not accept “no” for...

  • Changing Roswell hosts walk and run

    October 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Families and individuals participate in the Changing Roswell Walk and Run saturday morning at Cahoon Park. (Mark Wilson Photo) A diaper war raged between volleyball players and parents of small children at Cahoon Park, Saturday morning. The conflict was not...

  • Harvest Ministries works to rid hunger

    October 2, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Volunteers Donovan Fulkerson, left, and Chris LaDuca help during Harvest Ministries’ annual food drive in front of Walmart, Saturday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) It’s all about drive — to rid those in the area, especially children, of needless hunger; to show...

  • 'North Dallas Forty' author dies in Michigan

    October 2, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 26, 1974 file photo, former Dallas Cowboys flanker, and author Peter Gent poses with copies of his bestseller “North Dallas Forty,” in New York. Gent, whose book about the seamier side of football was made into a movie by...

  • Alton Brown wants next cookbook to be e-book

    October 2, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Food Network star Alton Brown speaks during an interview on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, in New York. Brown has recently published his third and last print installment of his best selling Good Eats series of cook books and is actively moving into innovative...

  • Paul Simon, Patriots owner inducted into academy

    October 2, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Musician Paul Simon, left, and film producer Kathleen Kennedy, second from right, stand at the beginning of the induction ceremony for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, At Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Simon and...

  • AP Interview: Robertson won't endorse candidates

    October 2, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 file picture, Rev. Pat Robertson talks to attendees at a prayer breakfast as part of inaugural ceremonies for Virginia Gov.-elect Bob Mcdonnell at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Televangelist and one time...

  • Congress addresses Chinese currency manipulation

    October 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Tourists gather near an electric signboard saying “62nd anniversary of establishment of Republic of China” in Tiananmen Square on China’s National Day in Beijing Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Hundreds of thousands foreign and domestic tourists are...