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Archive for March 3rd, 2014

  • Chris Johns

    March 3, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for Chris Johns, 64, on March 9, 2014 at 11:45 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church of Roswell. Dr. Doug Mills will officiate. Chris died January 14, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. His ashes will be placed in the First United Methodist...

  • Bitcoin exchange looks into criminal complaint

    March 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 28, 2014 file photo, Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, sitting at second right, attends a press conference at the Justice Ministry in Tokyo. The Tokyo bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox that filed for bankruptcy protection blamed theft through...

  • Hard Rock filing indicates interest in NJ casino

    March 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This Dec. 27, 2013 photo shows the exterior of Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. The Seminole Indian tribe, through its Hard Rock franchise, has been rumored for months to be interested in making a bid for the struggling casino. Hard Rock recently...

  • Sheriff: 1 man wounded in disturbance in Chaparral

    March 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CHAPARRAL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in southern New Mexico say a woman is in custody after allegedly shooting her live-in boyfriend in Chaparral. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s investigators say 37-year-old Margarita Flores is being held on suspicion of...

  • New Mexico governor OKs aircraft industry tax cut

    March 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez signed into law Monday a tax break to help New Mexico’s aviation industry. The new law, which takes effect in July, will remove the state’s gross receipts tax from the sale of commercial aircraft....

  • Blacklisted New Mexico film gets atonement

    March 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 1954 movie about a real-life miners’ strike that was blacklisted during the Red Scare is being celebrated in New Mexico as the 60th anniversary of the film approaches. “Salt of the Earth” was blacklisted in the...

  • New Mexico farmers prep for irrigation season

    March 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With the growing season approaching and the drought continuing to bear down on New Mexico, one of the state’s major irrigation districts said Monday it is getting ready to prime its canals. Officials with the Middle Rio Grande...

  • Request to oust judge from slaughter suit denied

    March 3, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court is refusing to bar a District Court judge from handling a lawsuit against a proposed horse slaughterhouse in Roswell. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/1kNgt3B) reports that an order by a...

  • Professor: More study needed on kids, gay marriage

    March 3, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Jayne Rowse and April DeBoer walk outside Federal Courthouse before a trial that could overturn Michigan’s ban on gay marriage in Detroit on Monday, March 3, 2014 in Detroit. Lisa Brown of Oakland County, the elected clerk of a Detroit-area county says...

  • Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

    March 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    U.N. Ukraine Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev listens during a U.N. Security Council meeting on Ukraine, Monday, March 3, 2014 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their...