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Archive for December 23rd, 2013

  • Eunice Edwards

    December 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services are scheduled for Eunice Edwards, 82, of Roswell, who passed away on Dec. 20, 2013. Eunice was born in Muskogee, Okla., to Marion and Ima Webb on Feb. 16, 1931. She moved to Roswell in 1941, at the age of 10 years old. She married James Edwards on...

  • University leaders in NM support recruitment plan

    December 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several university leaders in New Mexico are supporting Gov. Susana Martinez’s plan to funnel $7.5 million into a state fund to recruit new college professors, scientists and researchers. The Albuquerque Journal reports...

  • 2 New Mexico cities opening car charging stations

    December 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico cities are preparing to begin operating public charging stations for electric vehicles. Last week, Gallup opened a Tesla Motors supercharger station and Farmington is scheduled to open one next month, The Farmington...

  • Santa Fe seeks to demolish deteriorating bridge

    December 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — City engineers will seek an exception under historic preservation rules to demolish and replace a deteriorating bridge in Santa Fe’s downtown district. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/199R8gH) that the engineers...

  • Last-minute insurance shoppers get 1-day extension

    December 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Friday, Dec 20, 2013 photo, certified enrollment specialist Richelle Baker, right, talks to Martha Medina, left, and her daughter Martha, both from Hialeah, Fla., at a Healthcare Insurance Marketplace office in Miami. The mother and daughter checked...

  • UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic

    December 23, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A French soldier tries to calm a hysterical boy, after at least two young men were wounded by passing Chadian troops, during a protest outside Mpoko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the...

  • Judge tells Calif. hospital to keep treating teen

    December 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 20, 2013 file photo, Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, cries before a courtroom hearing regarding McMath, in Oakland, Calif. McMath remains on life support at Children’s Hospital Oakland nearly a week after...

  • 5 ways Fed’s influence has expanded over 100 years

    December 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, Janet Yellen, of California, President Barack Obama’s nominee to become Federal Reserve Board chair, is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to testifying before the Senate Committee...

  • Rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94

    December 23, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with weapons designer Mikhail Kalashnikov, who invented the AK-47 assault rifle, in the central Russian city of Izhevsk, about 1000 kilometers (625...

  • Rain, ice taper; cold temps stay for parts of US

    December 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Shatora Thomas drags her suitcase along a snowy sidewalk in downtown Wichita, Kan., on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. She was on her way to the airport to fly to Ohio to visit family for the holidays. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Jaime Green) AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) —...