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Archive for October 20th, 2012

  • Romney ups criticism of Obama’s second-term plans

    October 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left in front of bus, gives a thumbs-up to supporters as he arrives for a campaign rally at the Valley View Campgrounds in Belmont, Ohio, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, where he talked about economic...

  • Israeli naval vessels take control of Gaza boat

    October 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    This photo released by the Israel Defense Forces, shows the Swedish-owned, Finnish-flagged boat, Estelle as it near the waters off the Gaza Strip Saturday Oct 20, 2012. Israeli naval vessels thwarted the advance of a pro-Palestinian boat attempting to reach...

  • Luxembourg royals tie knot in religious ceremony

    October 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Luxembourg’s Prince Guillaume and Countess Stephanie wave from the balcony of the Royal Palace after their wedding in Luxembourg, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Geert vanden Wijngaert) LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Under a canopy of soldiers’ drawn...

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    October 20, 2012 • CartoonsComments (1)

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  • Fifty years before Felix, Wayne Dotts claims unique skydive achievement

    October 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Wayne Dotts holds a Carlsbad Daily Argus newspaper clipping Thursday that details his early morning New Year’s Day skydive in 1963. Noah Vernau Photo An ambitious skydiver made history above New Mexico. Sounds familiar, right? But no, not that skydiver....

  • Character Counts! Week kicks off

    October 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy color guard stand at attention in the rotunda of the Skeen Building, readying to kick off a press conference proclaiming the third week of October as National Character Counts! Week, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo It was...

  • Playful day at the pumpkin patch

    October 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kindergartners from Washington Avenue Elementary visit Graves Farm and Garden and haul off their prizes from the pumpkin patch during a field trip, Friday morning. The fifth annual Farm Festival & Corn Maze begins today at 9 a.m. and the Scary Corn Maze...

  • Benjamin Garcia

    October 20, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    LUBBOCK — A prayer service will be held for Benjamin “Benny” Garcia, 52, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Church on the Move with...

  • World Opinion

    October 20, 2012 • EditorialComments Off

    Cuba lifting travel restrictions It has taken half a century but Cuba has finally bowed to the inevitable and announced the lifting of foreign travel restrictions on its citizens. From next January they will no longer require exit permits to go overseas,...

  • Puerto Rico enthralled by cheeky newscaster puppet

    October 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Oct. 17, 2012, a TV show called “La Comay” (roughly translated to “The Godmother”), is seen on a TV set in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This five-foot tall puppet with outlandish red lips, a shrill voice and a penchant for salacious details...