Archive for September 5th, 2013

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    Peru the global leader in dollar counterfeiting

    September 5, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    AP Photo A police officer inspects an alleged counterfeit $100 U.S. dollar note, Aug. 17, 2012, during a media presentation in Lima, Peru.   LIMA, Peru (AP) — The police colonel was stunned by the skill of the 13-year-old arrested during a raid on...

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    US: Syria threatens national security

    September 5, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    AP Photo President Barack Obama arrives to make a statement about Syria, Aug. 31, in the Rose Garden at the White House.   WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in more than two years of a bloody civil war, President Barack Obama has declared Syria a...

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    Court date set for Valley Meat Co.

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Record Staff Writer The attorney representing Valley Meat Co. said Thursday a federal judge’s decision to expedite a hearing to decide whether the horse slaughter plant can operate, might allow the plant to open as soon as November. Last...

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    Counties ask NM high court to rule on same-sex marriage

    September 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico’s 33 counties asked the state’s highest court Thursday to decide whether gay marriage is legal in the state and to stop the spread of lawsuits that have forced some county officials to start issuing marriage licenses to...

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    September is National Preparedness Month for Red Cross

    September 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer Throughout 187 countries, 13 million volunteers respond to roughly 700,000 disasters a year, but the American Red Cross does more than show up when these diasters strike. With a branch in Southeastern New Mexico, Red Cross is...

  • District judge orders a hearing in suspended Medicaid funding case

    September 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Why a Roswell psychiatrist had his since-restored Medicaid funding suspended in 2012 could be the subject of a court-ordered hearing. A lawyer says the Department of Human Services may appeal, but the Albuquerque Journal reports that a...

  • NM visited with Ariz. providers before audit

    September 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — New Mexico officials visited at least one Arizona company that took over mental health services in the state before an audit into the New Mexico nonprofits that previously provided those services even began, according to a representative...

  • Ray Mitcham

    September 5, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Ray Mitcham, 81, who passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • Juanita Mae Graves Haines

    September 5, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., September 9, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Juanita Mae Graves Haines, age 78, of Roswell, who passed away on September 4, 2013. Pastor Tim Arlet of the Adventure Bible Church will officiate with interment to follow at...

  • State Briefs

    September 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    2 horses in southeastern NM get West Nile HOBBS (AP) — Two horses in Lea County have tested positive for West Nile. The Hobbs News-Sun reports that Mary Cap, a veterinarian who operates Mountain States Equine near Hobbs, confirmed that two horses had the...