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Archive for August 2nd, 2013

  • Judge blocks planned horse slaughter at 2 plants

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This April 15, 2013 file photo shows Valley Meat Co., which has been sitting idle for more than a year, waiting for the Department of Agriculture to approve its plans to slaughter horses. A federal judge in Albuquerque is expected to decide...

  • Chaves County 4-H & FFA Results

    August 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Market lamb show Fine Wool and Western Whiteface 1st place, Destiny Harper, Goddard FFA; 2nd place, Jessica Franklin, Hagerman FFA; 3rd place, Destiny Harper, Goddard FFA. Fine Wool Mutton Cross Class 1 — 1st place, Hannah Vaz, Roswell FFA; 2nd place,...

  • Storms cause damage across wide swath of Montana

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A mobile home is damaged after a severe storm passed through the area, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 in Acton, Mont. Strong thunderstorms that moved across Montana left a trail of damage to crops and buildings along with downed trees and power outages. (AP Photo/The...

  • Police Blotter: Fire at middle school

    August 2, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Fire Police were dispatched to Sidney Guitierrez Middle School, 69 Gail Harris St., around 3 a.m. Thursday, by the Roswell Fire Department for an agency assist after a fire. Some lacquer rags and dry rags were located outside of the building. According to the...

  • American economy adds modest 162,000 jobs in July

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, July 15, 2013 file photo, a woman waits to talk with employers at a job fair for laid-off IBM workers in South Burlington, Vt. The government issues the jobs report for July on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)...

  • Dell CEO ups ante in buyout battle for PC maker

    August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2010, file photo, Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc., speaks during a meeting in Hong Kong. Dell’s board has agreed to an increased offer from founder Michael Dell that would add a special...

  • Judge puts hold on Valley Meat

    August 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE—A federal judge ruled Friday in favor of animal activists to halt U.S. horse meat slaughter until the USDA completes further environmental analysis. “The injunction is in place as of this moment,” said Chief U.S. District Judge Christina...

  • NM Deputy State Police chief elevated to top job

    August 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police Deputy Chief Pete Kassetas was named Friday to take over as head of the statewide law enforcement agency. Kassetas is a 20-year veteran of the State Police and replaces Chief Robert Shilling, who is retiring....

  • Gallup school sustains extensive vandalism damage

    August 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been arrested after police investigating as much as $250,000 of vandalism at a Gallup middle school found a backpack with a pawn receipt inside. The Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/15At5oa ) reports that damage...

  • Albuquerque police chief says goodbye

    August 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s embattled police chief is saying farewell. Police Chief Ray Schultz is stepping down Friday after eight years on the job. City leaders and officers paid homage to the outgoing top cop of New Mexico’s...