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Archive for July 21st, 2012

  • Will Cass: Teacher, singer, actor, the ‘ugliest girl’ at Mary Mount College

    July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Will Cass at Senior Circle, Thursday. Noah Vernau Photo You could hear him on the radio in Kansas and New Mexico. He served in the Army, worked with Danny Kaye, and graduated from a Catholic school for girls. He taught for 37 years, and his love for theater...

  • J.P. White House turns 100; celebrate!

    July 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Visitors to the 100th birthday party for the J.P. White House and the Historical Museum check out a wagon on display, Friday. Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico hosted the event. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell received a blast from the past Friday evening...

  • World Opinion

    July 21, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Taliban polio vaccine ban The reputation of the Taliban was already well-established and did not require the use of child hostages to convince anyone of the extremists’ venal nature. Even so, the ban on polio vaccination in northwestern Pakistan — and the...

  • Kaija Saariaho's 'Emilie' gets New York premiere

    July 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This July 18, 2012 photo released by the Lincoln Center Festival shows Elizabeth Futral performing a scene from the opera “Emilie,” presented by Lincoln Center Festival 2012 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College in New York. (AP...

  • Anti-Putin feminist punks on trial in Moscow

    July 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Maria Alekhina, right, a member of feminist punk group Pussy Riot is escorted to a court room in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 20, 2012. The trial of feminist punk rockers who chanted a “punk prayer” against President Vladimir Putin from a pulpit...

  • Shooting cancels Paris premiere of Batman movie

    July 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Workers dismantle an installation setup for the premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises”, scheduled to be held Friday night in Paris, Friday, July 20, 2012, which has been canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film,...

  • 'The Girl from Ipanema' turns 50

    July 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo, two men play soccer at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The bossa nova song, “The Girl From Ipanema” is turning 50, and to its legions of fans, the decades have only heightened its allure. The...

  • Judge refuses to dismiss celebrity burglary case

    July 21, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In a Feb. 12, 2012 file photo, Paris Hilton arrives at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. An attorney for Roy Lopez Jr., charged with burglarizing Hilton’s home, is seeking the case’s dismissal on Friday, July 20, 2012, arguing...

  • Work on salvaging barge, tugboat to start Saturday

    July 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Part of a 110-foot commercial dredge, the Arthur J, can still be seen above the waters of Lake Huron after it sunk about 2 miles off of Lakeport, Michigan, spilling an unknown amount of diesel fuel, early Thursday morning, July 19, 2012. The barge was...

  • Judge: Kleiner must fight lawsuit in open court

    July 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 4, 2006 file photo, venture capitalist John Doerr poses for a portrait with partner Ellen Pao outside of their office in Menlo Park, Calif. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn has scheduled a hearing Friday, July 20, 2012...