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Archive for March, 2013

  • Business, labor get deal on worker program

    March 30, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Several southwest Michigan pastors along with immigrant families and members of the general public take part in a pray-in for immigration reform event outside of Representative Fred Upton’s office in downtown Kalamazoo on Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP...

  • Patients of Oklahoma doctor line up for tests

    March 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This 1977 license picture provided by the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry shows Dr. Scott Harrington. Health officials urged thousands of patients of Harrington, an oral surgeon, to undergo hepatitis and HIV testing, saying unsanitary conditions behind his...

  • Pope presides over trimmed Easter Vigil service

    March 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Pope Francis leads the Easter vigil service in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, March 30, 2013. Pope Francis is celebrating a trimmed back Easter Vigil service after having reached out to Muslims and women during a Holy Week in which he...

  • Authorities: $600M scheme incubated in NC town

    March 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Sarah Chavez stands on the porch of her home in Lexington, N.C. Desperate to raise money for their 6-year-old daughter’s cancer treatments last summer, friends told Jose and Sarah Chavez of a way to quickly turn their meager...

  • Phil Ramone, Grammy-winning producer, dead at 79

    March 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    In this Oct. 6, 2008 photo, Arts Advocacy Award honoree Phil Ramone attends the 2008 National Arts Awards presented by Americans For The Arts at Cipriani’s 42nd St. in New York. Ramone, the Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer whose platinum touch...

  • Syrian rebels enter strategic Aleppo neighborhood

    March 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday March 28, 2013 image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian Free Army fighters in Dael less than 15 kilometers (10 miles) from the...

  • NKorea says it is in a ‘state of war’ with SKorea

    March 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Visitors look at a giant relief map of Korean Peninsular at the unification observation post near the border village of Panmunjom, that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, March 30, 2013. North...

  • Robert Seaman

    March 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services will be held for Robert Seaman, 72, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Brent Allender officiating. Bob passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, after a long, hard-fought battle with...

  • Janis I. Waldroop

    March 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A gathering is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Ballard Chapel, for Janis I. Waldroop, 81, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Janis was born July 20, 1931, in Christoval Village, Texas, to James Thomas “Jim” Clements...

  • Wanda Jean McDaniel

    March 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Wanda Jean Napier McDaniel was born July 15, 1938, in Alamogordo, and grew up in the Sacramento Mountains. Wanda attended school in Weed, until the family moved to Alamogordo in the late 1940s. She graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1956. Wanda was...