Archive for December 25th, 2013

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    Quam arrested for extreme animal cruelty

    December 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments (2)

    Quam The Roswell Police Department arrested a 27-year-old Roswell man on charges of extreme animal cruelty, Sunday. New Mexico statutes define extreme cruelty to animals as any act where a person intentionally tortures, mutilates, injures or poisons an animal...

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    Small changes for providers with ACA start date

    December 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    When the Affordable Care Act is implemented Jan. 1, do not expect a switch to flip. Low enrollment in the federal health insurance exchange means New Mexico health care providers will see a modest uptick, if any, in patient load. “I will tell you that...

  • Ex-anchorman enjoys comparison to Ron Burgundy

    December 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This January 1981 photo shows Detroit newscaster Mort Crim. Comedian Will Ferrell has said the inspiration for his character in the “Anchorman” movies was Crim, who moved to northeast Florida in 1998 after retiring as a WDIV-V news anchor in...

  • Israeli actors sit out show at settlement theater

    December 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    File – In this Aug. 29, 2010. file photo, Israeli children walk past the theater in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel. A trio of Israeli stage actors is refusing to perform in an acclaimed play before a theater in a West Bank Jewish settlement of...

  • Laureate puts own stamp on Illinois poetry

    December 25, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This November 2013 photo provided by Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., shows professor Kevin Stein. A decade after being chosen as Poet Laureate of Illinois, Stein has carried on the work of his famous predecessor, Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks,...

  • Santa’s sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, package handler Chris Addison arranges packages before loading a delivery truck at a FedEx sorting facility in Kansas City, Mo. Santa’s sleigh didn’t make it in time for Christmas for some this year...

  • Turkey: Government reshuffle after ministers quit

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken late Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, is flanked by his wife Emine Erdogan, right, and Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan, left, as he addresses supporers at the Esenboga Airport, Ankara,...

  • Seattle building that burned was site of massacre

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An estimated 90 firefighters battled a blaze that began around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Seattle. The fire forced more than 20 people living nearby to evacuate, fire officials said Tuesday. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said the...

  • Resort closely tied to NH primary lies fallow

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This May 10, 2012, file photo shows the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, N.H. The hotel is the site of the first voters every four years for the nation’s earliest presidential primary. Two years ago the hotel was sold, but the...

  • End of an era as smelter closes in Missouri town

    December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo, a “No Trespassing” sign is seen on a fence near Doe Run Co.’s lead smelter in Herculaneum, Mo. The nation’s only primary lead smelter and the unquestioned center of the tiny town 25 miles south of St....