Archive for November 9th, 2013

  • Protesters call for justice after porch killing

    November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The front cover of a funeral service program for 19-year-old Renisha McBride at House of Prayer & Praise Cathedral in Detroit on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. McBride was shot and killed by a Dearborn Heights home owner in the early morning hours of Saturday,...

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    RISD on par with state but has room for improvement

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Steve Stone Graphic The New Mexico Public Education Department School District Report Card for the 2012-13 school year shows schools in Roswell are performing at about the state average, according to PED. Results of PED’s A-F grading of districts and...

  • Kerry mounts diplomatic push on Iran nuclear talks

    November 9, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, centre, arrives at his hotel in Geneva Switzerland, Friday evening Nov. 8, 2013, following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. (AP...

  • Local fight with Mexican cartel a small victory

    November 9, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Nov. 5 photo, villagers who are members of the local self-defense group gather to block a road in response to soldiers allegedly confiscating a handful of their weapons in Las Colonias, Mexico. The group says that soldiers confiscated a few of their...

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    Sena apprehended after car chase with NMSP

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sena He drove over the speed limit in the wrong lane, popped his tire on a curb, then crashed — and he was sober. Jeremy Sena, 26, of Roswell, was arrested after leading New Mexico State Police on a car chase along Second Street, Thursday night. Sena has...

  • Q&A: More lenient lice policies bug some parents

    November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Over the counter products for controlling head lice are photographed in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the...

  • New rule demands parity for mental health coverage

    November 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius applauds as she announces easier access to mental health care during an address at former First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s 29th annual mental health policy symposium at the Carter Center on Friday, Nov....

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    Medical marijuana laws present dicey situations

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    As the city considers a prohibition on medical marijuana distribution centers, a few hundred card-carrying medical marijuana patients still live within city limits and grow the product. The New Mexico medical marijuana program’s rules present a few...

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    Watch and weave

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Zelma Wilcox of the Roswell Fiber Craft Guild gives a weaving demonstration to siblings Leena and Braxton Craven during the Pecos Valley Potters’ Guild 32nd Annual Art Sale Fiesta del Arte at the Roswell Convention Center, Friday evening. The event runs...

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    Local Australian Shepherd gets national top dog spot

    November 9, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Owner and handler Debra Allen leads Shandon’s The Magic of Macy around a park Friday afternoon. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Some judges go for pretty. Some go for a special look. Debra Allen hopes “Macy’s” smooth moves will catch their eye. “What is...