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Archive for February 7th, 2012

  • Campaign costs soaring

    February 7, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, Several days ago, I read a news report that former Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent an average of $1,000 per vote during his campaign to be the party’s nominee for president. The story went on to say that Mitt...

  • Obama plan would prolong pain

    February 7, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    It was predictable that President Barack Obama would pander again to entitlement sentiments. This time it involves the misguided belief that everyone is entitled to homeownership, even at the government’s — the taxpayers’ — expense. But the...

  • Budgets and driver’s licenses in focus at session

    February 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Finally reaching a decision on House Bill 2, which encompasses the state’s budget, the House Appropriations and Finance Committee made several alterations to the bill, specifically cutting the amount allotted to be spent in...

  • Dog park and renovations discussed

    February 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer A plan to go forward with the establishment of a dog park, Wool Bowl renovations and a proposal for a J. Kenneth Smith Bird and Nature Center were all discussed at the Roswell Parks and Recreation Committee meeting Monday...

  • Police Blotter 2-7-12

    February 7, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Property seized Police confiscated a handicapped placard from a vehicle, Sunday, after they learned that the information on the card had been altered and the card was being used illegally. Harassment Police received a walk-in report of harassment, Monday,...

  • APNewsBreak: Chris Brown to perform at the Grammys

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 21, 2011 file photo, singer Chris Brown makes an appearance on BET’s “106 & Park” show in New York. Brown will perform at this year’s Grammy Awards, the event where his career almost ended three years...

  • ‘Halftime in America’ ad creates political debate

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This advertisement provided by Chrysler Group LLC, shows actor Clint Eastwood, featured in an ad titled “It’s Halftime In America,” which aired during Super Bowl XVLI, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. AP Photo/Chrysler Group LLC) DETROIT (AP) —...

  • ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ footage teased for fans

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this film image released by Sony Pictures, Andrew Garfield is shown in a scene from “The Amazing Spider-Man, set for release on July 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Columbia – Sony Pictures, Jaimie Trueblood) LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Amazing...

  • Clooney, Pitt, other pals gather for Oscar lunch

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS SPELLING TO DUJARDIN – Academy Awards Best Actor nominees, from left, Jean Dujardin of “The Artist,” Brad Pitt of “Moneyball” and George Clooney of “The Descendants” mingle at the 31st Academy Awards Nominees...

  • Censors MIA on M.I.A.’s finger flip

    February 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    EDS NOTE: OBSCENE GESTURE – This image taken from video broadcast on NBC shows M.I.A. giving an obscene gesture during the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/NBC) NEW YORK (AP) — Less than a second stood...