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Archive for August 29th, 2013

  • Fast-food workers stage largest protests yet

    August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Protestors demonstrate outside a fast food restaurant on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Los Angeles. Fast-food protests were under way Thursday in U.S. cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in...

  • Feds won’t sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

    August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee, left, is joined by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson as he talks to the media in Olympia, Wash. about the federal government’s announcement that it will not sue to stop Washington and Colorado from taxing and...

  • Altrusa awards fall scholarships

    August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Altrusa Club of Roswell and the Altrusa Club of Roswell Foundation have awarded $4,400 in scholarships to Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell students this fall semester. Chairman of the Vocational Services Committee, Deborah Goluska, said there were...

  • J&J launches new cap to curb Tylenol overdoses

    August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated product image provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a bottle of Extra Strength Tylenol bearing a new warning label on the cap alerting users to potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the pain reliever. Johnson & Johnson, the company...

  • Slash pit near Cloudcroft to open for one day

    August 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    Cloudcroft — The Sacramento Ranger District will provide access to the slash pit, located one mile northeast of Cloudcroft, on Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., before closing for the remainder of the fall and winter seasons. The primary purpose of the Forest...

  • Respiratory-Scholarship

    Respiratory care scholarship awarded to ENMU-R student Erik Valadez

    August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Erik Valadez has been selected as the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell recipient of the New Mexico Society for Respiratory Care Cory Sufrin Scholarship. The award is “for outstanding academic achievement.” The recipient chosen exemplifies the ideals...

  • Stronger US growth may lead Fed to slow bond buys

    August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo, Jeff Caldwell, 29, right, a chassis assembly line supervisor, checks a vehicle on the assembly line at the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit. The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent...

  • Stocks post mild gains following economic data

    August 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 photo, trader Michael Hagis works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock futures rose on an improving employment landscape and new figures released Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that show that U.S. economic growth has been...

  • Erica Marie Navarrette

    August 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A Rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013, at St. Peters Catholic Church, a Resurrection Mass is scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, August 30, at St. Peters Catholic Church for Erica Marie Navarrette, 34, of Albuquerque, who passed away on...

  • Ruby Whitman Davis

    August 29, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ruby Whitman Davis, age 97, of Carlsbad, NM, passed away on August 28, 2013, at Lakeview Christian Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 31, at First United Methodist Church, 207 West Hagerman St., in Carlsbad, with Rev. James Baker...