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Archive for September 15th, 2013

  • AP IMPACT: Many US bridges old, risky and rundown

    September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE MONDAY, SEPT. 16, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – The sun sets behind the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Safety concerns about the Douglass bridge, which carries more than...

  • Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

    September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July, 18, 2013, file photo shows Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress” on Capitol Hill...

  • Police: Ohio mobile home fire kills man, 5 kids

    September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Anna Angel, right, is comforted by her mother Linda Ramirez, left, while exiting Tiffin Mercy Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2103 in Tiffin, Ohio. Angel is the mother of the five children that were killed during the fire that swept through a mobile home Sunday...

  • In Iowa, Biden touts diplomatic progress in Syria

    September 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, right, before speaking at Harkin’s annual fundraising steak fry dinner, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Joe...

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    TV mini-series to detail 9/11’s unspoken heroes

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Director and screen writer Robert Randall films a shot of actress Rachelle Krebs on Friday in a scene for an upcoming TV movie about 9/11. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) The lights are on, the camera is set and the airline passengers and flight attendants are all in...

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    Residents warned of credit card scam

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    County residents should look closely the next time they swipe their credit cards at a local gas pump to make sure they are not getting scammed, according to the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office is investigating recent incidents in...

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    Piñatafest: Annual event remains a hit with locals and visitors

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Folklorico performs traditional Mexican dances during Piñatafest at the courthouse in downtown Roswell, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The crowded sidewalk barely provided room to walk as people looked at wares being sold under tents and waited in...

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    GOP groups host first ever ‘Cowboy Prom’

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Representative Nora Espinoza and other Republican dignitaries serve up dinner during the Cowboy Prom, a Republican Party fundraising event held at The Liberty, Saturday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) An 1893 Chuck Wagon sits outside while smells of barbecue...

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    Record launches magazine for teens

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    It took a few months of planning, footwork and yes, humor. But somehow (with the help of IHOP and lots of coffee) a new magazine has been born. Odds n Ends will be a monthly publication all about entertainment, with sections on movies, television, video...

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    Rinker’s lively lecture enlightens about antiques

    September 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Antique enthusiast Harry Rinker appraises various items at the Roswell Library Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) Friends say I was born in the wrong decade, and after Friday, I’m thinking they are probably right. Making his way to Roswell, antique enthusiast...