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Archive for December 7th, 2013

  • Harry’s South Pole race curtailed; trek goes on

    December 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated photo made available by Walking with the Wounded (WWTW) on Saturday Dec. 7, 2013 shows Britain’s Prince Harry, right, during training near Novo, Antarctica, ahead of an Antarctic charity race. Organizers of the race involving Prince Harry...

  • Like Strega Nona, Tomie dePaola’s stories endure

    December 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Sunday Dec. 1, 2013 artwork from a new book by children’s author and illustrator Tomie dePaola is seen in his studio in New London, N.H. For nearly 50 years dePaola has been working on children’s books selling more than 15...

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    Icy weather causes road closures, car wrecks

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Cold and icy conditions along U.S. 285 made for hazardous driving conditions north of Roswell, early Saturday afternoon. The highway was later closed at 4:48 p.m. from mile marker 114 to Vaughn. New Mexico State Police had investigated eight car accidents in...

  • Ohio auction features items from Nancy Drew author

    December 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE-In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 file photo shows Millie Benson holding up one of the Nancy Drew mystery books in Toledo, Ohio. Benson wrote more than 130 books, including the 1940s Penny Parker mystery series, but is best known for creating Nancy Drew,...

  • Not so justified: Justin Timberlake’s Grammy snub

    December 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 21, 2013 file photo shows Bruno Mars performing at IHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nev. Mars’ “Count on Me,” is part of a collection of 39 hits for “Songs of the Philippines,” available on iTunes...

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    Get to know the Santa of Roswell Mall

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    J.J. Harris, 4, receives a hug from Santa, Saturday, at the Roswell Mall. He excitedly ran up to Santa to ask for a special present: a Thomas the Tank Engine set. Harris said he plans to leave strawberry milk and strawberry cupcakes out for Santa on Christmas...

  • ABC’s ‘Scandal’ reduced to 18 episodes this season

    December 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo released by ABC shows Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in a scene from the season finale, “White Hat’s Back On,” from ABC Television Network’s show, “Scandal.” This third season for “Scandal”...

  • Nigella Lawson: A brand blemished but unbowed

    December 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, food writer, journalist and broadcaster, Nigella Lawson of Britain poses during the 28th International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite in Cannes, southeastern France. In...

  • Greece passes 2014 budget

    December 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras delivers a speech during a parliament meeting for a vote on 2014 country’s budget in Athens, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Greece is struggling to complete its latest round of negotiations with bailout lenders, with the...

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    Perry announces bid for re-election

    December 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Councilor Jason Perry (R-Ward 4), his family and a number of supporters braved the cold, rainy weather, Saturday, to meet on the west steps of City Hall, where Perry announced his bid for re-election in the 2014 election. Among those who faced the 19...