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Archive for February 2nd, 2014

  • Obama defends himself from array of GOP criticism

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama arrives with PG&E apprentice electrician Erick Varela, a U.S. Army combat infantryman in Iraq, left, and Vice President Joe Biden, right, to the East Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Washington, to speak about...

  • Ukrainian president to end sick leave Monday

    February 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Anti-government protesters take part in a rally in central Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Protesters seeking Yanukovych’s resignation held one of their largest gatherings in recent weeks on Sunday, with about 30,000 people assembling at the main...

  • Woody Allen: Farrow claims ‘untrue,’ ‘disgraceful’

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Filmmaker Woody Allen, left, leaves late in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the New York Knicks Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in New York. Miami won 106-91. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Woody...

  • Super Bowl Ads: Anything Could Happen

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image released by GoDaddy.com on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, center, wearing a muscle suit, appears with bodybuilders in an upcoming Super Bowl commercial shot on location in Long Beach, Calif. The commercial is expected to...

  • Tea party favorite in 2nd bid for Senate in Colo.

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Jan. 24, 2014 photo, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck, seen as the front-runner in the GOP primary for the upcoming U.S. Senate race, speaks to supporters during a campaign dinner event at Johnson’s Corner, a truck stop and diner in...

  • Spokeswoman: Daley remains in hospital for tests

    February 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, June 10, 2013 file photo, former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley places his cap over his heart during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays. Daley was hospitalized Friday,...

  • Farm bill plows under direct payments

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Aug.7, 2013, farmer Ben Burgess examines a rice field near Coy, Ark. A new five-year farm bill could become law as soon as next week. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record...

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    They’ve got it!

    February 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fifth-graders at Pecos Elementary rehearse with the National Dance Institute of New Mexico’s Statewide Residency Outreach Program for the upcoming performance of “Eureka!,” which will be held at Pueblo Auditorium next Friday at 7 p.m. (Mark Wilson...

  • Analysis: Obama’s Asia policy set back by Democrat

    February 2, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama’s Asia policy took a hit this week, and it came from a stalwart of his own party....

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    Jurecek’s long journey from Japan to Roswell

    February 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jurecek The parents of Roswell resident Mike Jurecek had to go through a special process to bring home their baby boy in 1952. The couple had to get a bill passed by United States Congress to make Jurecek (pronounced jer-eck) their own. Jurecek was adopted by...