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Archive for October 9th, 2012

  • That feeling like you’re being watched

    October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Carnival-goers ride the Mardi Gras Fun House slide at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, last week. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Erratic behavior, running from police lands man in jail

    October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell police officers responded to a report of a man fighting with a stop sign on Thursday and when officers arrived at Deming and Main streets they found a male subject sitting on the curb. The man, identified later by police as Raymond Garcia, 45, refused...

  • Lockdown at schools after patient escape

    October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Five Roswell schools were shut down around 10 a.m. Monday after a patient escaped from Sunrise Mental Health Center, 405 W. Country Club Rd. According to police reports, the patient jumped from the roof of the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Police...

  • Lions saddened to learn of Alex Karras’ condition

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This 1971 file photo shows Detroit Lions’ Alex Karras. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News reported Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, that the former All-Pro defensive lineman and actor has kidney failure and has been given only a few days to live....

  • Kid Rock helps VP hopeful Ryan, risks irking fans

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, is introduced by recording artist Kid Rock at a rally at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Kid Rock...

  • David Blaine wraps up high-voltage stunt in NYC

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Magician David Blaine stands inside an apparatus surrounded by a million volts of electric currents streamed by tesla coils during his 72-hour “Electrified: 1 Million Volts Always On” stunt on Pier 54, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in New York. The stunt,...

  • China art auctioneers face off with foreign rivals

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Staff members listen to collectors’ offers on the phone during the autumn sale of China Guardian Auctions Co., in Hong Kong Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chinese and international auction houses are encroaching on each other’s territory in Hong Kong and...

  • Dunham, Rushdie among big names at New Yorker fest

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Oct. 7, 2012 photo released by The New Yorker Festival shows author Salman Rushdie during The New Yorker Festival in New York. (AP Photo/The New Yorker Festival, Todd France) NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, not many people had heard of Lena Dunham. This...

  • Review: Ambitious ‘Argo’ one of year’s best films

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Bryan Cranston, left, as Jack O’Donnell and Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez in “Argo,” a rescue thriller about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. (AP Photo/Warner Bros., Claire Folger) A movie...

  • Woman on ‘Wife Swap’ as teen to plead not guilty

    October 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A photo released by the New York State Police shows Alicia Guastaferro. Guastaferro, a former teen pageant princess once featured in the reality show “Wife Swap” is expected to plead not guilty this week to charges of prostitution and drug...