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Archive for February, 2014

  • Death toll rises to 16 from Indonesia volcano

    February 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flows during an eruption in Namantaran, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The rumbling volcano in western Indonesia has unleashed fresh clouds of searing gas, killing a number people and...

  • Americans grapple with income inequality

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 photo, Neal Breen, 21, works at the Ashburn Bagel & Sandwich Shop in Ashburn, Va. Breen, who quit college a year earlier with hopes of saving money to start his own business, is keenly aware that the wealth in the...

  • Christie going on offensive over accusation

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, center, stands between Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, left, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, showoff souvenir football helmets after a ceremony to pass official hosting duties of next year’s Super Bowl to Arizona,...

  • Activists: Syrian forces launch new Aleppo strikes

    February 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    In this citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center (AMC), an anti-Bashar Assad activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians inspect the rubble of destroyed buildings following a Syrian...

  • Farm bill plows under direct payments

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments 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...

  • Campaign committees raise almost $500M

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 23, 2013 file photo, Florida Democratic Congressional candidate Alex Sink works the phone in Clearwater, Fla. Need proof outside money is going to matter in this year’s elections? Just look at spending this week. Republicans are...

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

    February 1, 2014 • National NewsComments 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....

  • Helen Joy Padilla

    February 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Helen Joy Padilla, 45, of Roswell, will be Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Jesus Herrera officiating. Burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. Joy passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014....

  • Ofelia A. Carrillo

    February 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel with interment at South Park Cemetery for Ofelia A. Carrillo, 70, of Dexter, who passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Lubbock, Texas. Ofelia was...

  • Jack L. Beeson

    February 1, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jack L. Beeson, 80, of Roswell, passed away Jan. 13, 2014. Jack was born April 16, 1933, in Hartford City, Ind., to Earl Beeson and Mary Beneditto. Jack enjoyed going to J.O.Y. Center for lunch and fellowship. Jack will be greatly missed by all who knew him....