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Archive for April, 2012

  • Hundreds flock to meet '50 Shades of Grey' author

    April 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

    Author E L James, left, greets Lynda Pyndall during a book signing for her new erotic fiction “Fifty Shades of Grey” in Coral Gables, Fla., Sunday, April 29, 2012. Publicist Russell Perreault watches at rear. (AP Photo/Jeffrey M. Boan) MIAMI (AP)...

  • Obama, Clintons deepen political and policy ties

    April 30, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

    FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2010, file photo President Barack Obama listens to former President Bill Clinton speak in the White House briefing room in Washington. Once a tense rivalry, the relationship between Obama and Clinton has evolved into a genuine...

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    April 29, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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  • $120 for the window; $1 for the gum

    April 29, 2012 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    •The RPD responded to a call in the 700 block of North Main Street after someone reported the front passenger side window on her vehicle had been broken. The only item missing from the vehicle was chewing gum. It is estimated the cost to replace the window...

  • City sure scrubs up nice, huh?

    April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Beau Roach reaches to pick up trash as his buddy Cale Taylor supervises during the Great American Cleanup, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

  • French Bros. open model home

    April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Jim French, Corrinne Bachman and Tom French during the grand opening ceremony for French Brothers’ new model home, Saturday. Vanessa Kahin Photo On the corner of Sorrento Drive and Positano Loop, just off North Union Avenue, an example of a new...

  • Roswell to receive cemetery land deed

    April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell is about to take a crucial step toward its very own veterans cemetery. The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve dinner will be held at the Civic Center on Saturday, at 6 p.m., where Ray Willis of McBride Oil and Gas will present Mayor Del Jurney...

  • City brings Pacific Islands to zoo

    April 29, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The NMMI Pacific Island Club welcome visitors to the Luau Party at Spring River Park & Zoo, Saturday evening. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell was transformed into a tropical paradise Saturday night at Spring River Park and Zoo, as residents embraced the unique...

  • Follow the money

    April 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: The last state house session revealed a lot about our Gov. Susana Martinez. Don’t let that disarming smile fool you, Gov. Martinez is a cold and calculating politico whose style of governing has more to do with personal ambition than doing...

  • Dick Clark

    April 29, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

    Some people can still remember Dick Clark’s earliest black-and-white American Bandstand telecasts. Television was young — so was he, and so were we. Now TV is old hat, losing ground to the Internet. Dance shows are rare if available at all. Despite the...