Archive for September 22nd, 2013

  • City: Diesel fuel leaked into Santa Fe reservoir

    September 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Officials say a small amount of diesel fuel has leaked into one of Santa Fe’s municipal reservoirs. Water utility director Nick Schiavo told the Santa Fe New Mexican ( that city water staff and the city...

  • Rising immigrant deaths put burden on Texas county

    September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Aug. 23, 2013, photo, rancher Lavoyger Durham checks a 55-gallon he keeps filled with water jugs and marked by a flag on his ranch, near Falfurrias, Texas. Brooks County, home to a Border Patrol checkpoint about an hour north of the border, handled...

  • Merkel triumphs in German vote but allies crushed

    September 22, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party CDU, holds a finger on her lips on the stage at the party headquarters after the national elections in Berlin Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives...

  • Obama says fight for gun laws ‘ought to obsess us’

    September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama comforts an unidentifed woman sitting in the family section at a memorial service for the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting at Marine Barracks Washington Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. A gunman killed 12 people in the Navy Yard on...

  • Stenson wins Tour Championship and $10M FedEx Cup

    September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, gives a thumbs up gesture as he celebrates with the trophy after winning the FedEx Cup along with the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club, in Atlanta, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA...

  • Surf industry hopes surf parks will expand sport

    September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A surfer rides the machine-made wave at Wavehouse San Diego Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in San Diego. Surf parks – massive pools with repeating, artificial waves – are the latest buzzword in the surf community. Momentum around surf parks has been...

  • Michigan’s ‘nerdy’ Snyder says he’s GOP model

    September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 19, 2013, file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference in Detroit. Snyder, the understated, self-described “nerd” and former CEO, is making one thing clear as he prepares for a challenging re-election...

  • Close ties between White House, NSA spying review

    September 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a woman talks on the phone outside the U.S. Courthouse in Washington, Thursday, June 6, 2013, where the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court resides. Stung by public unease about new details of spying...

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    Training Day

    September 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Roswell Fire Department assist two fellow firemen who are training to become drivers during a driving practicals course at the Louis Jones Training Facility, Saturday. The firemen, Bill Schwalm and Steven Bechtel, will take a drivers test...

  • Band

    Blues, Band and Barbecue outdoes last year’s profits

    September 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Goddard High School band performs during the Blue, Bands and Barbecue held Saturday at Roswell Honda. Monies raised were slated for both the GHS band and the band from Roswell High School. (Mark Wilson Photo) Attendees of the 2013 Blues, Bands and...