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Archive for December 26th, 2012

  • Cliff looms: Kicking the Can, Washington-style

    December 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, file photo, speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, joined by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, speaks to reporters about the fiscal cliff negotiations at the Capitol in Washington. Lawmakers...

  • Minn. soda shop rebuked for stocking candy smokes

    December 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Co-owner of Lynden’s Soda Fountain, Tobi Lynden, holds boxes of candy cigarettes, in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Lynden’s Soda Fountain was cited for selling candy cigarette’s to kids. The candy cigarettes are no longer...

  • Lion habitat features big cats that worked at MGM

    December 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Dec. 16, 2012, A lion cub looks up from a nursing area at the Lion Habitat Ranch in Henderson, Nev. The habitat used to provide lions to the lion habitat at the MGM Grand but is now open to the public. The MGM’s lion habitat closed...

  • Delays litter long road to vehicle rearview rules

    December 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 photo, Paul and Judy Neiman hold a photo of their daughter, Sydnee, in her bedroom at their home in West Richland, Wash. Sydnee died in late 2011 after Judy accidentally backed over her with her SUV. Although there is a law in...

  • Settlement reached in Toyota acceleration cases

    December 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this photo taken June 25, 2011, file photo, Toyota keys sit in a fish bowl at the Toyota of Tampa Bay dealership in Tampa, Fla. A plaintiffs’ attorney on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement in a...

  • Who’s exercising who?

    December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Shirley Tutor runs with her huskies, Jazz and Leiah, through Cielo Grande, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Check your home for CO; get a detector, too

    December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Be careful warming your home this winter, as blocked fireplaces and faulty fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stove ranges, water heaters and room heaters can cause carbon monoxide poisoning. “The big thing about carbon monoxide is you can’t see,...

  • City of Angels holds 6th annual Toy Run

    December 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The recent City of Angels Toy Run benefited local families by providing toys, clothing and food. (Courtesy Photo) Local community organization City of Angels recently held its annual Toy Run and Giveaway, which benefited hundreds of families in the Roswell...

  • Police Blotter: Festive decor goes missing

    December 26, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    On Tuesday, police received a report of a theft that took place in the 600 block of South Kansas Avenue. The victim told the officials that someone had stolen a snow globe, an inflatable snowman and two penguins from the front yard. Vehicle burglary •Police...

  • Mari Lyn Holderman

    December 26, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mari Lyn Holderman, 47, of Roswell, passed away on Dec. 25, 2012, surrounded by her family. Mari Lyn was born Oct. 30, 1965, to Marion Baldwin and Patsy West, in Hobbs. Mari and Kenny Holderman were married on Feb. 14, 2008. She is survived by her husband...