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Archive for March 17th, 2013

  • Bills seek end to farm animal abuse videos

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 22, 2010 image from video provided by the United States Humane Society, a Hallmark Meat Packing slaughter plant worker is shown attempting to force a “downed” cow onto its feet by ramming it with the blades of a forklift...

  • Colleges track former students to boost degrees

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this March 30, 2012 photo Allison Mitchell draws blood from Dwight Beeson at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Mitchell is one of nearly 300 Columbia College students who earned two-year associate degrees after the school...

  • Sheriff: Race crash victim was driver’s cousin

    March 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    This Sunday, March 17, 2013, photo shows the racetrack where a sprint car accident killed two people on Saturday, March 16, at Marysville Raceway Park in Marysville, Calif. A teenage race car driver taking warmup laps careened off the track and into pit row,...

  • 2 killed when jet crashes in Indiana neighborhood

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    South Bend police and fire officials examine the scene of a plane crash near the South Bend Regional Airport Sunday March 17, 2013 in South Bend, Ind. The private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed in a northern Indiana neighborhood,...

  • College mourns pregnant Pa. coach killed in crash

    March 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A lacrosse goal serves as a memorial for Seton Hill University’s women’s lacrosse coach Kristina Quigley on the school’s Greensburg, Pa. campus, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Coach Quigley and the tour bus driver were killed when a tour bus...

  • Indian police say 5 admit to raping Swiss tourist

    March 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 16, 2013 file photo, a Swiss woman, center, who, according to police, was gang-raped by a group of eight men while touring by bicycle with her husband, is escorted by policewomen for a medical examination at a hospital in Gwalior,...

  • Cyprus president tries to amend bailout plan

    March 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Cyprus’ Central Bank chief Panicos Demetriades, right, leaves the meeting with president Nicos Anastasiades at the presidential palace in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Cyprus’ parliament had postponed the debate and vote on the...

  • Adult Center holds annual cycle, hobby show

    March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Visitors young and old attend the Roswell Adult Center Hobby and Motorcycle Show, Saturday. Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon was one of seven first-place winners Saturday at the 12th annual Spring Motorcycle Show, as more than 200 people selected his more than...

  • New Mexico seniors play around on NMMI campus

    March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Competition was fierce during basketball games at the New Mexico Senior Olympics Senior Play Day at the New Mexico Military Institute Godfrey Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Senior competitors traveled from all over New Mexico to compete Saturday at New...

  • 8 one-eyed, one-horned flying purple bicycles

    March 17, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    From Left: Roswell Refuge officials Al Wilson, Karen Griffo and Michelle Royer with purple fundraiser bikes. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Purple bikes are expected to secretly begin rolling into yards across Roswell Monday, as residents wake up to the special...