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Archive for August 28th, 2013

  • Resist urge to strike Syria

    August 28, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the fact that Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian government used chemical weapons against civilians in rebel-held areas of the war-torn country is “undeniable,” adding that the U.S. government will release additional...

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    ‘Camp’ celebrates DVD release

    August 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roughly 40,000 people in 85 cities viewed it in theaters last spring, and now the Roswell-based film “Camp” is being shown one last time to celebrate its release on DVD. A “nicely performed” film, as reviewed by the L.A. Times, “Camp” is based on...

  • Providers, advocates criticize behavioral health turnover

    August 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer State health officials came under fire from patients, behavioral health providers and advocates Wednesday during a telephone conference, during which officials repeatedly deflected criticism about the recent decision to...

  • Lawyers: Gay marriages legally solid

    August 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE (AP) — As hundreds of gay and lesbian couples flock to courthouses around New Mexico to get married, advocates are hopeful the state’s highest court will soon step in to resolve lingering legal questions and provide a uniform statewide policy on...

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A green frog sunbathes while resting atop a water lily at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary & Nature Center, Tuesday.

    Green and serene

    August 28, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo A green frog sunbathes while resting atop a water lily at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary & Nature Center, Tuesday. [/auth...

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Left: This 1965 photo provided by Maria Varela, shows striking farm workers as they are evicted from an abandoned Air Force Base in Greenville, Miss. The photo was taken by Varela, then a member of SNCC, and was one of the few Latinos involved in the black civil rights movement. Right: In this Aug. 21, photo, Varela, 73, discusses her role in the Civil Rights movement in Alabama and Mississippi and her photography, at her home in Albuquerque.

    1963 march inspired Latinos in civil rights fight

    August 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — As thousands of marchers made their way to the nation’s capital in August 1963 for what was officially billed as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Maria Varela stayed put in the Deep South with no plans to participate. Many...