Archive for December 12th, 2013

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    ENMU-R honors largest fall grad class in its history

    December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    ENMU-R graduates clown around prior to commencement ceremonies at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) The largest fall graduating class in the history of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell attended its...

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    Council discusses medical cannabis zoning

    December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A medical marijuana distributor could open a store in Roswell, City Councilors concluded after discussing whether to change a zoning ordinance Thursday. But a final vote to remove restrictions was postponed. Several councilors spoke in favor of a medical...

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    K-Bob’s Steakhouse open for business

    December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bartender Brian Schwarz and Jazmon Miller, corporate bar trainer for K-Bob’s Steakhouse, a restaurant chain based in Santa Fe, stand behind the new steakhouse’s bar during lunch hour traffic. (Tess Townsend photo) Business is already booming at the new...

  • Labor group sees progress at major Apple supplier

    December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A woman walks by a banner advertising iPhone 5c at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. A Seoul court rejected Samsung’s claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents, another setback for the South Korean...

  • North Korea executes leader’s uncle as a traitor

    December 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2012 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks past his uncle Jang Song Thaek, left, after reviewing a parade of thousands of soldiers and commemorating the 70th birthday of the late Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang, North Korea....

  • Gridlock in the Senate, progress in the House

    December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., announce a tentative agreement between Republican and Democratic negotiators on a government spending plan, at the Capitol in Washington,...

  • California prostitutes win victim compensation

    December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Sex worker Cyd Nora holds his dog Farrah as he speaks at a meeting with others who claim that the California Victims Compensation Board discriminates against sex workers by denying them benefits after having been raped in San Francisco, Tuesday, Nov. 12,...

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    Mulcahy takes reins at EDC

    December 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A reception was held Thursday at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce for newly hired Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director John Mulcahy, center. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Newly hired Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development...

  • Injuries, losses prompt MLB to seek collision ban

    December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona leaves after the conclusion of baseball’s winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Baseball officials are up front about...

  • Wis. man gets 145 years for child sex assaults

    December 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Alexander R. Richter, 30, prepares to leave the courtroom following his sentencing hearing at the Racine County Circuit Court on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Racine, Wis. Richter was accused of sexually assaulting multiple children, for whom he would baby-sit....