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Archive for February 4th, 2013

  • Weston wins contest

    February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Daily Record Publisher Charles Fischer, right, presents Susan Weston with $100 and a copy of the New Mexico Centennial book after she won the Record’s Super Sunday Prediction Contest. Weston, a Green Bay Packers fan, correctly predicted that Baltimore would...

  • Man dies in RPD custody

    February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department reported an in-custody death that occurred early Monday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block South Union Avenue around 2 a.m. following a call reporting a disorderly subject. According to RPD spokeswoman Sabrina...

  • GOP opposes increase

    February 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Democratic leaders of the state House of Representatives and Senate announced Monday a proposal that would increase minimum wage statewide, from $7.50 to $8.50. Speaking at a press conference, Sens. William Soules, of Las Cruces, and Richard Martinez, of...

  • Police Blotter: Police respond to domestic battery

    February 4, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Assault •Police were contacted, Sunday, by a woman who was the subject of a domestic battery where her partner knocked her down and kicked her repeatedly. The alleged incident took place on a Thursday. She went to a doctor who told her she had a concussion...

  • Ruth Hulse

    February 4, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    SEATTLE, Wash. — Ruth Hulse, maiden name Brown, was born on Dec. 15, 1931, in Mountainview, Okla., and passed away on Jan. 24, 2013, in Seattle, Wash. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Robert Hulse, her parents Calvin Jewel Brown and...

  • Polly Ann Porter

    February 4, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    5/25/40 — 1/15/13. Polly Ann (Lair) Porter passed away quietly at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. Polly was the beloved youngest daughter of W.E. and Ruby Jewel Lair. She trained as a dancer, performed and taught dance and worked as a...

  • Asian star Karen Mok looks West with jazz album

    February 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Hong Kong actress Karen Mok smiles during an interview with the Associated Press at a hotel in Hong Kong Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Karen Mok is releasing a jazz album and filming Keanu Reeves’s directorial debut “Man of Tai Chi.” (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)...

  • NJ Gov. Christie, Letterman laugh about fat jokes

    February 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo released by CBS Broadcasting, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, chats with David Letterman, right, during his first visit to CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman,” on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/CBS Broadcasting,...

  • Damon guest stars on TV comedy ‘House of Lies’

    February 4, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity photo released by Showtime shows Don Cheadle, left, as Marty Kaan and Matt Damon, as himself, in “House of Lies,” Season 2, Episode 4, on Showtime. Damon is practically becoming a TV comedy regular. Showtime said Damon will guest...

  • Joe Pesci settles dispute over ‘Gotti’ film payday

    February 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 23, 2012 file photo, actor Joe Pesci sits court-side at the NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers, in Los Angeles. An attorney for Pesci said Monday Feb. 4, 2013, that the Oscar-winning actor...