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Archive for September 4th, 2013

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    Gov. ‘proud’ of Roswell’s developments

    September 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Photos Above: Gov. Susana Martinez addresses a crowd at Reischman Park on Main Street, Wednesday.   Martinez: “I brag about this part of the state all the time.”   Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Gov. Susana Martinez...

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    Emergency drill

    September 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Photo The Roswell International Air Center carried out a full-scale emergency exercise Wednesday night, simulating a crash of a commuter airplane carrying 42 passengers and crew. Regional emergency responders from Roswell Fire Department, law...

  • ADDC

    Annual banquet honors oil industry, employees

    September 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amy Vogelsang Photo Congressman Steve Pearce and Desk and Derrick Club of Roswell Vice President Esther Hoskin spoke at the club’s 61st annual Industry Appreciation Banquet.   Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Autumn leaves accompanied twinkling lit...

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    State officials discuss prospect of vet cemetery

    September 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer Regional leaders and veterans heard from Gov. Susana Martinez and Cabinet Secretary Timothy Hale Wednesday about the possibility of creating a local veterans cemetery. Martinez announced, in July, the State Veterans’...

  • A1-9-5-Sky-Vet-Caregivers

    Many vets’ caregivers cut out from federal benefit

    September 4, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    AP Photos Above: Chris Ott, right, helps her son, former Marine John Thomas Doody. J.T., who was shot while serving in Fallujah, Iraq., subsequently suffering an infection and a series of strokes that left him in a coma and relying on a ventilator to...

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    Two-vehicle accident

    September 4, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Photo A Smart car, right, suffered significant damage after it was apparently involved in a two-vehicle accident on Main Street, Wednesday afternoon. Emergency responders processed the accident, in front of the AT&T Store, at about 1:45...

  • State Briefs

    September 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    Judge upholds gay marriage ruling LOS ALAMOS (AP) — A judge has upheld a ruling that a northern New Mexico county must begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. District Court Judge Sheri Raphaelson upheld the decision Wednesday and told the Los...

  • Court hears case over educator pension cuts

    September 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court will issue a decision later in a potentially far-reaching legal challenge over whether the state can cut cost-of-living increases for retired government workers to shore up a pension system’s long-term...

  • MLK’s dream

    September 4, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    Fifty years ago, at the Lincoln Memorial, during the dog days of summer, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his memorable “I Have a Dream” speech to a crowd of more than 250,000 and to the world. The speech and the moment have become legendary in...

  • Doris Marie Dunlap

    September 4, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Doris Marie Dunlap, resident of Owasso, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, two days short of her 91st birthday. Doris was born August 23, 1922, at Fort Worth, Texas, to Albert and Alice (Norton) Green. She was raised and received her...