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Archive for January 5th, 2014

  • Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

    January 5, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, photo, Army Staff Sgt. Oskar Zepeda poses for a photo at the entrance to a Digital Forensics Lab at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office in Seattle, where he is serving a one-year internship. Zepeda, who served...

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    Crisp New Mexico winter sunset

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo Utility poles along the perimeter of the airport are transformed into silhouettes by Friday evening’s setting sun. [/auth...

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    Teenager arrested in Roswell for attempted murder

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kenneth Whiteside pictured above Tess Townsend Record Staff Writer Roswell Police Department officers arrested a teenager Saturday morning for the rape and stabbing of a 40-year-old victim and burglarization of the victim’s home on Pecan Drive, leaving the...

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Cinda Olvera nearing the finish line at the New York Marathon, 2013.

    Marathoner Olvera: ‘There is no almost. You either make it or you don’t’

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo Cinda Olvera nearing the finish line at the New York Marathon, 2013. Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Race for life is a term that might define Cinda Olvera, although the only person she is competing against is herself. Olvera is a runner....

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    Stolen items available for viewing

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department has set aside two days next week for victims of vehicle and residential burglaries and larcenies to view stolen items and perhaps recover their assets. Victims of such crimes will be able to view items Jan. 8 and Jan. 9 from 9...

  • The facts about Benghazi

    January 5, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    An exhaustive investigation by The Times goes a long way toward resolving any nagging doubts about what precipitated the attack on the United States mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans....

  • Care for animals

    January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Sirs: We find that the release of “wedding doves” at weddings and funerals is a cruel and unnecessary practice. It is not known by the general public that these birds will not survive. This practice is lucrative for wedding businesses and comforting...

  • New convention center

    January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, It was with great interest that I read the convention center article (Wed. 11/20). Correct me if I’m wrong, but the Roswell Hospitality Association questioned the process in which the city imposed the new $2.50 per night bed tax. There seemed...

  • Reasons for income gap

    January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editors, I know Keith Bell to be a decent human being, but I also know that, in his capacity as political cartoonist, it is his job to represent a specific political perspective. Of course, in this part of the state, that perspective is mostly one of...

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    American Legion to have meeting; Senior Circle celebrates new year

    January 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    American Legion American Legion post 28 will have a meeting Monday at 7 p.m. Meal at 6 p.m. The meeting is important for all to attend. There will be a discussion of the mid-winter conference in February and updates of gaming and liquor license. For more...