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Archive for November 13th, 2013

  • Outcry over Sri Lanka clouds Commonwealth summit

    November 13, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague attends the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meeting on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. The palm-flecked island nation of Sri Lanka plays...

  • Organ-donor request delays Ohio killer’s execution

    November 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Ronald Phillips. Back-to-back rulings Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, pushed Phillips, a condemned child killer, closer to being executed next week by a lethal...

  • Federal probe questions TSA behavior profiling

    November 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 file photo, TSA officials check check passengers entering a security checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. A federal probe of a Transportation Security Administration program to...

  • 4 Marines killed in accident at California base

    November 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Vehicles file through the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Four Marines were reported killed today in an accident while clearing an unexploded ordnance. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) SAN DIEGO (AP) —...

  • Next generation of biofuels is still years away

    November 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2007, file photo, a dump wagon adds freshly gathered corn cobs to a pile on a farm near Hurley, S.D. The first trickle of fuels made from agricultural waste, including corn cobs, is finally winding its way into the nation’s...

  • Obama admin. posts low health care signups

    November 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Putting a statistic on disappointment, the Obama...

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    Smith discusses safety plans

    November 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Chief of Police Phil Smith answers a question from a resident Tuesday night at a community meeting organized by city councilors to discuss neighborhood safety. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Several residents gathered Tuesday night at Roswell High School to...

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    It’s fall, after all

    November 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Cooler temperatures and early morning rains stripped many trees of their seasonal foliage as leaves cover the ground at 13th Street and N. Kentucky Avenue, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    RISD maintenance staff recognized by state Legislature

    November 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education announced at its meeting Tuesday that the New Mexico Legislature had recognized district maintenance staff with an achievement award. The board also approved new social studies textbooks for middle...