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Archive for August, 2013

  • Mark Wilson Photo
Tomas Barrientos of Dean Baldwin Painting preps a C-130 for a new paint job, Friday.

    Prepping for paint

    August 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo Tomas Barrientos of Dean Baldwin Painting preps a C-130 for a new paint job, Friday. [/auth...

  • A3-8-31-Syria-Protest

    Scant foreign support for US strikes on Syria

    August 30, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    AP Photos Members of the local Syrian community march in protest against the United States’ involvement in Syria, Friday, in Allentown, Pa.   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is poised to become the first U.S. leader in three decades to...

  • AP Photo
Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans against the U.S. and wave Iraqi and Syrian flags during a demonstration in Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday.

    Syrians brace for possible US strike

    August 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    AP Photo Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans against the U.S. and wave Iraqi and Syrian flags during a demonstration in Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday.   WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria,...

  • Amy Vogelsang Photo
Lance Redman sees his singing as a blessing and a talent God uses to touch people.

    Redman: Sharing the gift of gospel to glorify God

    August 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amy Vogelsang Photo Lance Redman sees his singing as a blessing and a talent God uses to touch people.   Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer His eyes close, his entire face portraying the emotion he feels in the music and words he sings. This performance...

  • State campaigns for water conservation

    August 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico’s top water official and the state Environment Department are launching a water-saving campaign. State officials announced the campaign Friday, unveiling a list of ways residents can use less water as the state deals with a...

  • 2 linked to immigrant smuggling

    August 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Two men, including an active member of the U.S. Army, have been linked to a “transnational criminal organization” involved in smuggling immigrants through New Mexico, according to federal court documents. A criminal complaint recently...

  • NM GOP seeks to block gay marriage

    August 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE (AP) — A group of Republican legislators has brought the first lawsuit to try to block gay marriage in New Mexico since six counties began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the past week. The lawsuit targets one southern New Mexico...

  • AIANTA hosts annual conference in Tulsa, Okla

    August 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE—The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association proudly presents the 15th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference “Tourism: The Economic Engine for Indian Country” hosted by the Cherokee Nation at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in...

  • Nation’s racial progress

    August 30, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Fifty years ago this week, a seminal moment in history was off many Americans’ radar. This was the era before cable news and the Internet, so the only view most had of the event was on the evening news and in the daily newspaper the next day. Even then,...

  • National Opinion – Stay out of Syria

    August 30, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Please, not again. Yet there it was in a news report: Finding of strong evidence that the regime in Syria used chemical weapons against its own people raises chances of “a U.S. military strike.” It would not be a major incursion, administration officials...