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Archive for November 23rd, 2013

  • Modest deal breaks deadlock at UN climate talks

    November 23, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A delegate attends the closing session of the 19th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The talks intended to lay foundations for the new climate deal in 2015 were scheduled to...

  • When presidents die, power transfer can be fraught

    November 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, NOV. 17, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 22, 1963 photo from the White House via the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in Boston, Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as president as Jacqueline Kennedy stands at...

  • Security, military police dominate Honduras vote

    November 23, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    An artist’s adaptation of a promotional image for the TV series Battlestar Galactica, featuring politicians instead of actors, covers a wall days before elections in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The poster is the work of an artist who...

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    Wintry wetness to clear up for Thanksgiving

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Snow covers leaves still retaining their autumn colors in Cahoon Park on a wintry Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The winter weather that has dampened the weekend is expected to clear up in time for Thanksgiving, according to the National Weather...

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    State Champs

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Members of the Gateway Christian football team celebrate with the state championship trophy following the Warriors’ 72-55 win over Foothill on Saturday in the NMAA 8-Man State Championship. Below: Shawn Naranjo Photo The Hagerman football team...

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    RFD offers tips to protect against carbon monoxide

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department asks citizens to check and make sure their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in good working order and the batteries are fresh. Nearly 3,000 people die annually in home fires in the United States, most in homes that do...

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    Man in custody following officer-involved shooting

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    An officer-involved shooting occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday near Railroad Road and Pine Lodge Road, according to a Roswell Police Department press release. RPD officers, members of RPD SWAT and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office deputies were at the scene. A...

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    Goluska’s work is never done — but she still finds time for fun

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Goluska A relaxing weekend on the beach isn’t something most people would turn down, but it’s not really Deborah Goluska’s style. Sure, one may need vacations and some breaks from life, but for Goluska, staying busy is in her nature. From Altrusa and 30...

  • Blitz-crash

    Holiday Super Blitz is state’s effort to prevent DUI accidents

    November 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    After being hit by a drunk driver in 2011, Amy Ashlyn needed help getting out of her Jeep Cherokee. (Courtesy Photo) It’s 6:30 p.m. on the 18th of December. It’s already dark. Going a steady 55 mph, the headlights come out of nowhere. There is nothing Amy...

  • Scott Steven Madden

    November 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Scott Steven Madden, 38, of Roswell, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born in El Paso, Texas, on Jan. 9, 1974, to Angela Sue Franklin and Thomas Francis Madden. Scott had an amazing ability to bring comfort to people and was...