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Archive for December 7th, 2013

  • NMSU gets grant to boost border businesses

    December 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The development of manufacturing and aerospace businesses in southern New Mexico and Arizona could get a boost thanks to a $457,000 grant. The grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce has been awarded to New Mexico State...

  • Nigella Lawson: A brand blemished but unbowed

    December 7, 2013 • National NewsComments 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...

  • Anthony (Tony) Bloise

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A celebration of life will be held at the family home at a later date for Anthony Bloise, 68, of Roswell. Anthony passed away on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Anthony was born Aug. 26, 1945, to Joseph Bloise and Jennie Caruso Bloise in Olean, New York. He loved to...

  • Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

    December 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this October 2012 photo provided by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Emily Whitehead is checked by pediatric oncologist, Dr. Stephan A. Grupp, at the hospital. In early 2012, she was the first child given gene therapy for acute lymphocytic...

  • Suffering from Alzheimer’s, Ga. man fatally shot

    December 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The house where Ronald Westbrook was mistakingly killed by homeowner Joe Hendrix, is seen, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Chickamauga, Ga. The last walk that Westbrook took began as early as 1 a.m. when he slipped unnoticed from his North Georgia home with his...

  • Pearl Harbor ceremony marks bombing anniversary

    December 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    With the USS Arizona in the background, Navy rifleman stands at attention at the ceremony commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — About 50...

  • Senate proposal: open Mexico oil to private firms

    December 7, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A protestor holds a signs that reads in Spanish; “No to the handover of oil and electricity to foreigners,” as he walks by a police barricade outside the Senate building in Mexico City, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. For a second day, the Mexican Senate...

  • Dr. Eric R. Jensen

    December 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for Eric Reinhard Jensen, 703 W. Mann Ave., Artesia, New Mexico. Dr. Jensen, 89, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad. Rev....

  • Police: Pa. newlyweds killed man from Craigslist

    December 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 photo, Miranda K. Barbour is led into District Judge Ben Apfelbaum’s office in Sunbury, Pa., by Sunbury policeman Travis Bremigen. Elytte Barbour told officers before his arrest Friday, Dec. 6, that he and his wife,...

  • France, AU send more troops to African nation

    December 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Internally displaced people line up to access the Don Bosco Center outside Bangui, Central African Republic, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, fearing reprisal attacks from the Muslim ex-rebels who control Central African Republic. Thousands fled on foot Saturday, as...