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Archive for November 29th, 2013

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    Roswell welcomes Santa

    November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Santa Claus arrives at the Roswell Mall with the assistance of the American Legion Riders, Friday morning, officially kicking off the Christmas season.(Mark Wilson Photo)  [/auth...

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    Washington Federal responds to ‘bumpy’ start

    November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

    Washington Federal Bank officials continue to work on smoothing out a transition for former Bank of America customers after acquiring the branch on Fifth and Main streets, said a senior marking representative in Seattle this week. But bigger changes may be in...

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    1 dies in shooting

    November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The victim of a shooting that occurred around noon on Wednesday in the 2900 block of Emerald Drive died of wounds that same night at a Lubbock hospital. According to the criminal complaint, the shooting resulted following an argument. The victim, Victor...

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    Locally-owned businesses benefit from Black Friday

    November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Hippie Chicks salesperson Britt Lindberg, left, assists Zena Studdard and her daughter, Keely, on Black Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Black Friday conjures images of streams of shoppers queuing up for that big screen TV or new tablet on clearance at national...

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    Main Wells Fargo Bank set up for Donations

    November 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In Wednesday’s Daily Record, a story appeared about a mother who is struggling to pay her son’s medical bills. The child suffers from a rare blood disorder, with prescriptions costing up to $4,500. The article noted Wells Fargo Bank, 400 N. Pennsylvania...

  • For inaugural poet, a journey home to America

    November 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Jan. 21, 2013 file photo, poet Richard Blanco speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington during the inauguration for President Barack Obama, left, and Vice President Joe Biden right. Blanco describes writing the inaugural poem in his new book, “For...

  • Sign language interpreter’s moves a hit in concert

    November 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Nov. 22, 2013, photo, Holly Maniatty, rear, an American Sign Language interpreter, signs during a performance by a contestant in the the Royal Majesty Drag Show and Competition in Portland, Maine. The 33-year-old has become an Internet sensation for...

  • Shrunken head? Ripley’s NY to shoppers: Believe it

    November 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by Ripley’s Times Square Odditorium shows a vampire killing kit from India at Ripley’s Times Square Odditorium in New York. The item is one of many from a featured collection up for sale until Dec. 24. (AP...

  • ‘If/Then’ brings new life to DC’s National Theatre

    November 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Nov. 4, 2013, image released by The National Theatre shows Idina Menzel as Elizabeth and the Company of the original musical If/Then at the National Theatre in a scene of the world premiere of the original musical in Washington. Although long neglected...

  • Elvis items featured at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    November 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Nov. 25, 2013 photo, John Sloboda positions a souvenir menu from a string of 1973 shows at the Sahara Tahoe in the Elvis Presley exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. The rock hall will reopen their Elvis exhibit with over...