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Archive for March 18th, 2014

  • Japan posts 20th straight monthly trade deficit

    March 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2014 file photo, a passenger plane prepares for landing near an oil refinery in Kawasaki, southwest of Tokyo. Japan has notched its 20th straight monthly trade deficit in February as soaring energy imports continued to offset the...

  • Canada’s longtime finance minister resigns

    March 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 18, 2013, file photo, Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty arrives for a G-20 dinner during the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Washington. Flaherty, a fixture on the world financial...

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    Mind that horse

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mine That Bird, handled by Jorge Nagra, meets a few of his fans during a reception for cast and crew members of “50 to 1” at Double Eagle Ranch, Tuesday evening. For the full story, see Page B1. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    Commission to hear results of financial audit

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Commissioners will learn Thursday the details of how well the county performed financially during the last fiscal year. An independent firm will present the board with the results of its annual financial audit using a live video feed during the regular...

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    Officials discuss acquisition of New Mexico Gas Co.

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Charles Hinson, a vice president with Tampa Electric Peoples Gas, at left, visits with Roswell Chamber of Commerce President Jim Burress, office manager Candace Lewis, Executive Director Dorrie Faubus-McCarty, and Gerges Scott, vice president of Agenda, on...

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    Fire destroys greenhouse and shed

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Firefighters douse flames that destroyed a greenhouse and shed at 1 McKay Place near N. Sycamore Avenue and W. Country Club Road around 1:30 p.m., Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    PDM recognizes two couples

    March 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Prison Door Ministries held an appreciation banquet Friday at Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen. Two volunteer couples were especially honored during the banquet for their years of service to the ministry. Honored, from left, were Tony Pena and Connie Pena, and...

  • Police Blotter: Tubing valued at $500 taken

    March 18, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police officers responded to the report of a theft of a 20-foot piece of vent tubing from the 100 block of West Hobbs. The theft occurred sometime between March 16 and March 17 and was reported on Monday. The value of the tubing was estimated at $500....

  • State senator files to remain in governor’s race

    March 18, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The secretary of state’s office reports that Democratic Sen. Linda Lopez of Albuquerque has filed the necessary nominating petition signatures to remain a candidate for governor in the June primary election. Lopez and Attorney...

  • Las Cruces woman is arrested in property spat

    March 18, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces woman is in custody for allegedly trespassing onto her mother in-law’s property to take back some belongings and sell an above-ground swimming pool. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies say 28-year-old Laura...