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Archive for September, 2013

  • Facts, figures as students return to the classroom

    September 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, first-grade teacher Allyson Strider reads to her students at Plaza Towers Elementary school on their first day of classes in their temporary location in Central Jr. High school in Moore, Okla. Parents across the...

  • Park City ski area served with eviction notice over lease dispute

    September 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lease dispute between two Park City ski resorts has escalated with one resort serving an eviction notice on the other, the rivals said Thursday. Park City Mountain Resort is supposed to vacate its ski area — and leave the chair...

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    September 1, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Countdown in Damascus

    September 1, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

      The clock is ticking away as the United Nations inspectors try to find traces of chemical agents. The fear is that they may have been dissipated. But as far as the world body chief is concerned, he is already judgmental. In a brief media talk in Seoul,...

  • Session should not be disrupted

    September 1, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    The ongoing partisan standoff over the alleged meddling of the National Intelligence Service in the December presidential election is likely to continue into September, disrupting the imminent regular session of the National Assembly. Under the law, the...

  • Better use of money

    September 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    To Anyone Who Really Cares: I have a question that I feel, every hard working, United States Citizen should want the answer to . Why our government, (that at this time, really needs to find ways to use government funding on things that can bring our Country...

  • Nuclear waste disposal

    September 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: A recent editorial by the Denver Post that your publication printed suggested a “less than ideal but workable fallback plan” for cleaning up our nation’s nuclear waste, in light of the paralysis at Yucca Mountain. I disagree because “less...

  • A firm stand on marriage

    September 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    To Whom It May Concern: With regard to the business of issuing marriage licenses to gay partners, I am hoping and praying that Chaves County will speak loud and clear to the rest of New Mexico on this subject. I have always believed that New Mexico was a...

  • Justifying war

    September 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

      Dear Editor Between Feb 13th and 15th, 1945, the allies bombed the city of Dresden creating a firestorm that killed 25,000 people, mostly civilians. Firebomb Raids on Tokyo on March 9th and 10th of 1945 created another firestorm that left over 100,000...

  • Our children’s future

    September 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: Pathetically, New Mexico is currently ranked, by the national Kids Count organization, as our nation’s worst state in which to raise kids. Unfortunately, the vast majority of parents weren’t a voice for their children during our state’s...