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Archive for November 6th, 2013

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    Preserving personal histories

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Noel Marquez works on his mural entitled “Journeys at Heartland Health Care” in Artesia, Tuesday. The mural, which will be completed at week’s end, was inspired by the stories and histories of the facility’s residents such as Natcho Galindo...

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    NMDOT to begin road sealing project

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin scrub seal operations on Tuesday along U.S. 70 from Pine Lodge Road to just north of the overpass in Chaves County. The pavement preservation project covers about two miles of highway. The area of road...

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    Enjoy an evening at Peppers, support United Way program

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    You may prefer to spend dinners at home — either to save money or because of anti-social behavior. Either way, no judgment. However, you would be lying if you said you never liked to go out for a nice dinner. No work in the kitchen, no cleaning up dirty...

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    NMED Secretary discusses Valley Meat permit

    November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The firestorm of publicity that Valley Meat Co. has ignited nationally has made New Mexico Environment Department Cabinet Secretary Designate Ryan Flynn’s first months on the job interesting. Tapped by Gov. Susana Martinez as head of the NMED in April,...

  • Paul Toro

    November 6, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Berrendo Baptist Church for Paul Toro, 76, who passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at his home. Pastor Troy Grant will officiate. Paul was born May 29, 1937, in Pittston, Pa., to Joseph and...

  • Nevada mine pollution deal brings residents $19.5M

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 28, 2004 file aerial photo shows the Yerington mine site, adjacent to the small farming town of Yerington, Nev. Rural neighbors of an abandoned World War II-era copper mine that has leaked toxic chemicals in northern Nevada for decades...

  • CBS 3Q profit grows, matches Wall St. expectations

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 4, 2009 file photo, a CBS camera operator videotapes Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias speaking at a news conference in Chicago. CBS Corp. reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green,...

  • Oreo maker Mondelez sees cookie troubles in China

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 28, 2008 file photo, a worker fixes the display of Oreo cookies at a market in Palo Alto, Calif. Earns Mondelez International reports quarterly eanrings on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Oreo...

  • RI gov ‘flips switch’ on new solar power array

    November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Officials’ shadows show as they look over New England’s most powerful solar rooftop array in the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown, R.I., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The array is the size of three-and-a-half football fields and will generate...

  • Lawmakers to revamp state’s criminal code

    November 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — For the first time in decades, the Legislature is preparing to tackle a complete rewrite of the criminal code, a job expected to take two years. Both Democrats and Republicans agree that the laws — amended piecemeal over the years...