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Archive for June, 2013

  • NKorea likely to get cold shoulder at Asia forum

    June 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    North Korean Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun, left, shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador to North Korea Liu Hongcai at Pyongyang airport, North Korea, Saturday, June 29, 2013 before leaving for Brunei to attend the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting. The regional...

  • Conn. man arraigned in ex-Patriot’s murder case

    June 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Carlos Ortiz, left, stands in Attleboro District Court for his arraignment on weapons charges, Friday, June 28, 2013 in Attleboro, Mass. Ortiz was arrested Wednesday in Bristol, Conn., in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots...

  • Re-enactment opens Gettysburg anniversary events

    June 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    George Proulx of Cumberland, R.I., plays revelry during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Friday, June 28, 2013, at at Bushey Farm in Gettysburg, Pa. Union forces turned away a Confederate advance in the...

  • Phoenix, Las Vegas bake in scorching heat

    June 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A tourist stops to cool off in a misting fan while walking along The Strip, Friday, June 28, 2013 in Las Vegas. A blazing heat wave expected to send the mercury soaring to nearly 120 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas settled over the West on Friday,...

  • Violence flares in Egypt before weekend protests

    June 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, June 28, 2013 file photo, an Egyptian man walks past graffiti Arabic writing that reads, “leave”, on new concrete barricades erected ahead of mass protests against the country’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi...

  • For stocks, a good first half is tough to match

    June 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    People walk outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, June 20, 2013. Asian stock markets plummeted Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it could start scaling back its huge economic stimulus program later this year. The announcement Wednesday in...

  • Sears, Penney sever ties with Paula Deen

    June 29, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 30, 2010 file photo, Paula Deen speaks in Pasadena, Calif. Sears Holdings Corp. announced Friday, June 28, 2013, that it is cutting ties with Southern celebrity chef Deen, adding to the list of companies severing their relationship...

  • Former Roswell mayor helped city through hard times

    June 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Brainerd Bill Brainerd, former mayor of Roswell, served two terms, from 1968 through 1974 and from 1986 to 1994. He saw Roswell through one of the darkest episodes of its history when Walker Air Force base was shut down and the city lost one-third of its...

  • Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon

    June 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jeremy Baggs, aka Gimli, from left, Shelby Halvorson as the Weeping Angel from Dr. Who and Tara Trever dressed as an alien, pose for photos during Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon at the Roswell Mall, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The inter-galactic worlds...

  • Fed OKs Roswell horse meat plant

    June 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell-area Valley Meat Co.’s epic fight to attain federal approval to open the nation’s first horse slaughterhouse after a seven-year ban has ended, the plant announced Friday. USDA’s move may allow the plant to open in early July, but the threat of...