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    State champions

    March 14, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Hondo Valley boys basketball team celebrate following the Eagles’ win over Quemado in the NMAA Class B State Championship Game on Friday at The Pit. For full coverage, see our sports section. (Lawrence Foster Photo) [/auth...

  • Police Blotter: Shots fired at Variety Liquor

    March 14, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Aggravated assault Police responded to Variety Liquor, 1100 W. Second St., this week, after a fight erupted outside and shots were fired. A truck sustained damage as a result of gunfire. One woman was arrested for obstruction. The incident is under...

  • Celebrating the depths of Hellboy at 20 years

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This cover image released by Dark Horse shows “Hellboy: The First 20 Years,” by Mike Mignola. It’s been two decades since Mignola created a horned, red-hued devilish beast with a penchant for cigars and a really big gun. In that time, Hellboy...

  • South By Southwest goes on after crash kills 2

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    SXSW managing director Roland Swenson address the media during a news conference on Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Swenson said the festival will continue. A suspected drunken driver barreled through police barricades and drove down a crowded...

  • Review: ‘Rocky’ predictable until it gets puzzling

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Polk and Co. shows Andy Karl during a performance of “Rocky,” a play based on the iconic film, at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Polk and Co., Matthew Murphy) NEW YORK (AP) — A new drinking game comes to...

  • Soundgarden revisits its biggest LP at SXSW

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Soundgarden band members, from left, Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron, Chris Cornell and Ben Shepherd, pose for a photograph at the iTunes Festival showcase during the SXSW Music Festival on Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack...

  • Nigerian author Adichie wins fiction prize

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April. 27, 2013 file photo, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, speaks to Associated Press during an interview in Lagos, Nigeria. The latest novel by the acclaimed Nigerian author Adichie, “Americanah,” has won the National Book Critics Circle...

  • Shatner’s Twitter exit a joke with pal Bergeron

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, TV personality Tom Bergeron, winner Outstanding Host For A Reality-Competition Program, poses backstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Bergeron is leaving...

  • Martin Sheen joins governor to push minimum wage

    March 14, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Martin Sheen greets people at a church in Chicago, Thursday, March 13, 2014, after paying a visit to help Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn make his push to raise Illinois’ minimum wage. The two spoke say raising Illinois’ $8.25 rate is a moral issue....

  • Google cameras take rafting trip at Grand Canyon

    March 14, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This August, 2013 photo provided by Google shows a frame from a moving time-lapse sequence of images of rafters on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park., Ariz. Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few ever get to experience –...