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Archive for December, 2013

  • Egypt police clear protesters; constitution agreed

    December 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Egyptian security forces detain one of the protesters demonstrating against the government in Talaat Harb Square in Cairo on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. Police on Sunday used heavy tear gas to clear hundreds of supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president...

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    White House: On track for website goal

    December 1, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    AP Photo This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, on Friday. The beleaguered health insurance website has had periods of down times as as the government tries to fix the problems. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama...

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    Market brings the world to Roswell

    December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amy Vogelsang Photo A fashion show took place while people rummaged through an ecclectic mix of merchandise from India, Africa and Nepal at the World Market Saturday. Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer As “Jai Ho” — a Hindi song made popular by the film...

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    Mica the border collie follows her nose to a career in search and rescue

    December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy photo Mica searches for items with human scent in a pile of rubble off Chickasaw Road in Hagerman. Tess Townsend Record Staff Writer “Go search.” Mica wanders the living room, sticking her nose into corners and sniffing. She lies down next to a...

  • Wounded-Warrior

    Wounded warriors get hero’s welcome

    December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jill McLaughlin Photo U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kurt Mason hugs a member of the Southeast New Mexico Patriot Guard Riders at Roswell International Air Center, Saturday. Mason and veteran Kenneth Kaighn are headed to Alto for an elk hunt, sponsored by Base...

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    Hanukkah: a small light can banish a lot of darkness

    December 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer The following is the first part of a three-part series: The History of Holiday Traditions. In her window stands a menorah, a candelabrum of sorts also called a hanukkiyah. Eight candles burn brightly through the curtains,...

  • Cholesterol risk calculator is too risky

    December 1, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    While the health care system might be a fit topic for newspaper advice, medical care is not. This was proven yet again when it was widely reported this month that the nation’s leading heart-health organizations had unveiled a “risk calculator” expected...

  • Troy Ray Waggoner

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Troy Ray Waggoner, 81, died Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, in Duncan, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Lovett officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Creek Cemetery....

  • Frances Burkstaller-Goodson

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Frances Burkstaller-Goodson, 91, of Belen, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 22, 2013. She and her husband Harry raised their family in Roswell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Burkstaller; and her brother, Ben...

  • Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves passed away following a sudden illness Nov. 27, 2013, at Lovelace Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. Gwen was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Alden, Minnesota, to Salve and Clara Olsen. A child of immigrants from Norway and...