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Archive for March, 2013

  • City hosts Easter parade

    March 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jaxon and Phoebe settle in their basket for the MainStreet Roswell 2013 Easter Parade at the Chaves County Courthouse, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) MainStreet Roswell offered a step back in time Saturday as children dressed in bright Easter dresses and straw...

  • APNewsBreak: Gas trade group seeks fracking probe

    March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo of Jan. 17, 2013, Yoko Ono, left, and her son Sean Lennon visit a fracking site in Franklin Forks, Pa., during a bus tour of natural-gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania. Ono and Lennon have formed a group called...

  • City hosts egg scramble

    March 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Youngsters race towards their prizes during the Easter Egg Hunt at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Joshua Woody collected as many eggs as his 4-year-old hands could grab, until his basket toppled over. Luckily for him, an...

  • End of the line for Roadrunner supercomputer

    March 30, 2013 • Business, State NewsComments Off

    This undated handout photo provided by IBM shows lead engineer Don Grice of IBM inspecting the world’s fastest computer, nicknamed “Roadrunner”, in the company’s Poughkeepsie, N.Y. plant. It’s the end of the line for the...

  • Bank of Cyprus big savers to lose up to 60 percent

    March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Seen through a bus stop bench, a woman passes an empty shop with a sign reading in Greek ‘for rent’ in central capital Nicosia, Cyprus, on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Big depositors at Cyprus’ largest bank may be forced to accept losses of up...

  • Algeria’s southern unemployed demand oil jobs

    March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo dated March 14, 2013, a demonstrator holds a sign reading “I am Algerian, where are my rights?” during a protest by thousands of young unemployed men in Algeria’s southern city of Ouargla. Protests by the unemployed in southern Algeria are...

  • Egypt, Iran resume direct flights after decades

    March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 file photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, center right, participate in an arrival ceremony at the airport in Cairo,...

  • Pale ale named after new national monument

    March 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — What better way to celebrate New Mexico’s new national monument than with pale ale? President Barack Obama this week designated a sweeping expanse of sagebrush, grasslands and volcanic cones near the New Mexico-Colorado border as the...

  • NMSU to hold ‘social justice’ symposium

    March 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is set to hold a conference on social justice. The school is scheduled Friday to start its annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium that aims to tackle quality of life issues in southern New Mexico....

  • LA police ID suspect in girl’s abduction case

    March 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A vehicle is dusted for prints in the driveway of a home on the 8800 block of Oakdale Avenue near Nordhoff Street Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Northridge, Calif., where 10-year-old Nicole Ryan disappeared during the night. Los Angeles police say the girl has...