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Archive for November 16th, 2013

  • Church services held in typhoon-shattered city

    November 16, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A girl holds a statue of the Virgin Mary prior to a Mass at Santo Nino church, which was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country’s eastern...

  • SF transit agency calls for renewed labor talks

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a train in this Oct. 22, 2013 file photo taken in Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit’s contract with its two largest unions appears to be facing uncertainty late Friday Nov. 15,...

  • Ryan in Iowa, O’Malley in NH with all eyes on 2016

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a cheesehead hat with a drawing of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on the top while presenting to Branstad during the Iowa governor’s birthday bash and fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Altoona, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie...

  • GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Nov. 15, 2013, photo, Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., walks on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama’s health care law have...

  • Army scrapping 4 US chemical weapons incinerators

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, workers continue the process of demolishing chemical waste incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala. The Pentagon spent $10.2 billion over three decades burning chemical weapons stored in four states....

  • Brother of ex-strongman elected Maldives president

    November 16, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Supporters of former President Mohamed Nasheed monitor election result updates on a giant screen at the party campaign headquarters in Male, Maldives, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Voters in the Maldives lined up to cast their ballots Saturday in a presidential...

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    Painting the flag pole

    November 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Roswell Eagle Riders begin to paint the flag pole with supplies donated by West Lake Hardware at Memory Lawn Memorial Park, Saturday morning. The Eagle Riders regularly volunteer their time sprucing up the cemetery and are involved in a variety...

  • Legal wrangling ahead in Mich. porch shooting case

    November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Monica McBride, center, and Walter Ray Simmons, right, the parents of Renisha McBride address the media with attorney Gerald Thurswell, left, during a news conference in Southfield, Mich., Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Their daughter was shot on Nov. 2 in the face...

  • Dalton Truitt Waldrop

    November 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Dalton Truitt “Stogie, Cowboy” Waldrop, 81, will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Church of Christ in Dexter, with Robert Bowels officiating. Burial will follow at Hagerman Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the...

  • Leslie Marie Earnest

    November 16, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service will be held for Leslie Marie Earnest, 50, of Roswell, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Doug Mills of First United Methodist Church officiating. Leslie passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13,...