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Archive for February, 2013

  • Report: US job market looks surprisingly strong

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, job seekers fill a room at the job fair in Sunrise, Fla. U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in January, and hiring was much stronger at the end of 2012 than previously thought, providing reassurance that the job market...

  • NFL’s Goodell aims to share blame on player safety

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during an NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game news conference at the New Orleans Convention Center, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger...

  • Detroit, Toyota see big US sales gains in January

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 photo, Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors all reported double-digit gains for January as last year’s momentum in U.S. auto sales continued into 2013, according to...

  • Healthier schools: Goodbye candy and greasy snacks

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, side salads, apple sauce and plums await the students of Eastside Elementary School in Clinton, Miss. The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move...

  • Healthier schools: Goodbye candy and greasy snacks

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, side salads, apple sauce and plums await the students of Eastside Elementary School in Clinton, Miss. The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move...

  • Obama offers faith groups new birth control rule

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    x FILE – In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in Bethesda, Md. The legal challenges over religious freedom and the birth control coverage requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care...

  • Area Scene: See featured artist Bryan Taylor’s work at ENMU library

    February 1, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    Featured artist PORTALES—”Translated Landscapes,” an exhibition by featured artist Bryan Taylor, opened Friday, Feb.1, at the Runnels Gallery inside the Golden Library at Eastern New Mexico University’s main campus in Portales. The exhibition...

  • Around Town: The Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club to meet, RSVP soon

    February 1, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    Newcomers Club The Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club will meet for lunch and cards at 12 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. Reservations for the meeting must be called in Saturday, Feb.2, by 11 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. For more...

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    February 1, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Out with the old …

    February 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Demolition work by Waide Construction has begun on the old Missouri Avenue Elementary School, Wednesday. Workers on site estimate the project will take about 4 weeks. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...