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Archive for May 25th, 2013

  • San Antonio flooding kills 2; 200-plus rescued

    May 25, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A kayaker pulls a raft with children around a flooded baseball park in San Antonio, Saturday, May 25, 2013, in San Antonio. San Antonio International Airport recorded more than nine inches of rain since midnight. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) SAN ANTONIO (AP) —...

  • Fragments of biblical treasure are up for sale

    May 25, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – Lena Libman, right, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Dead Sea Scrolls Conservation Lab holds fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Jerusalem on Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Dan...

  • Key senators tightly control immigration debate

    May 25, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 18, 2013, file photo, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, holds a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee about immigrant women and immigration reform on Capitol Hill in Washington. For all the soothing words she heard from fellow...

  • Obama refocuses terror threat to pre-9/11 level

    May 25, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 23, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama is seen at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington during a speech in which he sought to refine and recalibrate his counterterrorism strategy, and asserted that al-Qaida is...

  • Mo. highway buckles after rail cars hit overpass

    May 25, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Damaged railcars lie on the ground near Rockview, Mo. on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Authorities said a highway overpass collapsed when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge’s pillars after a cargo train collision. Seven people were injured, though none...

  • La Villa celebrates Memorial Day

    May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kaitlyn Roe of the Girl Scout Troop 18044 Color Guard, helps to kick off a Memorial Day ceremony at La Villa Assisted Living, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Residents at La Villa Assisted Living Community celebrated Memorial Day early this year with a...

  • Tough childhood molds ‘man who started World War II’

    May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Andy Deshotel. (Courtesy Photo) Memorial Day is a day to commemorate those who died in the service of their country and a time to celebrate those who survived. All made their mark in history. Andy Deshotel is a vet who is known in Roswell as “the man...

  • Officials warn of fire danger; fierce weather expected

    May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Public lands officials across New Mexico urged the public Friday to beware of fire danger this weekend as forecasters predict continued stormy weather this weekend. Fire and weather forecasters are keeping an eye on areas of Chaves County affected by the...

  • Arias guilty of involuntary manslaughter

    May 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell City Councilor Elena Velasquez collapsed Friday night when she heard the jury verdict that Jose Arias was guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of her granddaughter, Victoria Valesquez-Arias. “It proves people can get away...

  • Stone Temple Pilots sue ex-frontman Scott Weiland

    May 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 30, 2010 file photo shows the Stone Temple Pilots, from left, Dean Deleo, Eric Kretz, Robert Deleo, and Scott Weiland from the band Stone Temple Pilots, pose for a portrait in Santa Monica, Calif. Stone Temple Pilots have accused the...