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Archive for January 17th, 2014

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    DA appoints special prosecutor in Campbell case

    January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    District Attorney Janetta Hicks has appointed Matt Chandler, district attorney for Clovis, as special prosecutor for the Mason Campbell case. Campbell, 12, is charged with three counts of aggravated assault for Tuesday’s shooting at Berrendo Middle School,...

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    Judge rules in favor of attorney general in Valley Meat case

    January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Santa Fe judge ruled in favor of Attorney General Gary King’s request Friday to prevent Valley Meat Company from opening, disregarding a request by the plant to have him removed from the case. Valley Meat’s attorney filed an emergency motion earlier...

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    Art contest welcomes entries from local youth

    January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Salvation Army-Roswell and the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art are co-sponsoring a youth art contest aimed at helping students in Roswell heal after the Tuesday shooting at Berrendo Middle School. Elementary, middle and high school students, ages 7 and...

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    Bank sets up fund for shooting victims

    January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    First Convenience Bank and the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce have partnered to create a fund to support victims of the Tuesday shooting at Berrendo Middle School. Donations to the fund will go toward helping the two hospitalized victims and their...

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    City employees recognized for long-time service

    January 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Twenty-four City of Roswell employees were honored Friday for their dedication and service. Mayor Del Jurney, foreground, City Manager Larry Fry, left, Councilor Steve Henderson, right, and Councilor Savino Sanchez, not pictured, attended. Fernando Hernandez,...

  • Company files for bankruptcy after W.Va. spill

    January 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, workers,left, inspect an area outside a retaining wall around storage tanks where a chemical leaked into the Elk River at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, W.Va. Department of...

  • Horse slaughter blocked by federal law

    January 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 16, 2004 file photo provided by the Bureau of Land Management, wild horses are seen on the at the Pryor Mountain National Wild Horse Range in south-central Montana. The attorney for a New Mexico company that has been fighting to open...

  • Shoppers fret about authenticity of Target emails

    January 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 19, 2013, file photo, a passer-by walks near an entrance to a Target retail store in Watertown, Mass. The security breach that hit Target Corp. during the crucial holiday season seemed to be part of a broader and highly sophisticated...

  • NTSB: Pilots confused by wrong airport’s lights

    January 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2014 file photo, Southwest Airlines Flight 4013 sits at the M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport in Hollister, Mo. The plane was supposed to land at the nearby Branson Airport on Sunday evening, but instead landed at Clark Airport,...

  • California drought felt from forests to farms

    January 17, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Hugh Beggs of Santa Rosa, Calif., searches for coins in the middle of the Russian River, Tuesday Jan. 14, 2014 at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach in Healdsburg, taking advantage of the low 50cfs flows that during a normal winter would run at 1500cfs. In...