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  • Robert Scribner Jr.

    December 29, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for Robert Scribner Jr., 57, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at South Park Cemetery, with Matt Wade officiating. Robert passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Robert was born July 2, 1955, to Robert Scribner and...

  • Ryan Seacrest: ‘Rockin’ in another year on ABC

    December 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Ryan Seacrest, producer and host of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC, poses for a portrait Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images) NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Ryan Seacrest has a New Year’s...

  • Bolivia expropriates Spanish energy subsidiaries

    December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo released by Bolivia’s Presidency Press Office, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales signs a decree allowing the takeover of shares in Empresa de Electricidad de La Paz (Electropaz) and Empresa de Luz y Fuerza de Oruro (Elfeo), Vice...

  • 4 dead in Moscow airliner crash

    December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Rescuers work at the site where a plane careered off the runway at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. A Tu-204 aircraft belonging to Russian airline Red Wings careered off the runway at Russia’s third-busiest airport on Saturday, broke...

  • Obama: Congressional leaders may avoid cliff dive

    December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama pauses while he speaks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington after meeting with Congressional leaders regarding the fiscal cliff, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON...

  • Budget struggle raising anxiety for health care

    December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington after meeting with Congressional leaders regarding the fiscal cliff, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Confused...

  • Former Sunland Park manager reaches plea deal

    December 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A former Sunland Park city manager faces five years of supervised probation for his role in a political scandal that involved a secretly recorded video of a mayoral candidate getting a topless lap dance. The Las Cruces Sun-News...

  • NM cities announce gun disposal programs

    December 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque and Santa Fe city officials are moving forward with plans for gun disposal and buyback programs. Cities across the country have started similar programs in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Connecticut. Albuquerque...

  • Undersheriff: NM boy dies following dog mauling

    December 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PINE HILL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an 8-year-old Cibola County boy who was attacked by a pack of dogs. Undersheriff Tony Mace tells the Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/VoIuRd) that Tomas Jay Henio was attacked by nine dogs...

  • Funeral Mass for House Speaker Lujan draws crowd

    December 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A crowd of family members, longtime friends and politicians turned out Saturday morning to pay their final respects as House Speaker Ben Lujan, one of the most powerful and longest serving state legislators in New Mexico history, was...