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    Docent training at Living Desert Zoo

    January 28, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    CARLSBAD — You can make a difference at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park. Imagine watching the face of a child as he or she experiences his or her first visit to the zoo. You can be a part of this rewarding interaction as a volunteer educator at...

  • Emolument clause not ‘alternative fact’

    January 28, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is to clarify what the writers of our Constitution meant in the emolument clause in the United States Constitution. This is something I have yet to see in the news. Article I, Section 9, clause 8, states: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted...

  • Tucker must want to ‘mold’ the facts

    January 28, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I found the following quote of interest. It’s from a recent article written by RDR reporter and columnist Jeff Tucker regarding Trump’s inauguration. The quote was in reference to what should be expected of the modern American news media. “We must do a...

  • New ‘fad’ meters not needed

    January 28, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    I’m a 69-year-old retiree and Navy vet. When I moved into town from Midway, the City of Roswell Water Department made me buy my own meter. They DO NOT supply them for anyone free, except city buildings. I had to pay $1,400 for my meter, as does every...

  • Boosting the state economy

    January 28, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s the economy, stupid. Remember those words, which were posted at Bill Clinton’s campaign headquarters when he was running for president in 1992? It served as a reminder to the campaign that, above all else, the American economy was the paramount issue...

  • Teen dating violence increasing, not always reported

    January 28, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Dating violence was a hot news topic in 2016 and the statistics for teens is growing alarmingly, and the actual cases are dramatically under reported. Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a...

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    Discovery offers glimpse of history

    January 28, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Richard Romero brought some old issues of the Roswell Daily Record by the RDR office on Thursday. The newspapers from the 1940s were found under the sink of a home in Roswell that is being remodeled. One of the headlines reads, “Axis powers hope to use...

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    IRS warns of scam targeting payroll, HR departments

    January 28, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry have recently renewed their warning about an email scam that uses a corporate officer’s name to request employee Forms W-2 from company payroll or human resources departments. The IRS...

  • Man arrested on five warrants in possession of several drugs

    January 28, 2017 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    Tourism Council explains duties

    January 28, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Judy Stubbs from the Roswell Tourism Council speaks at a recent Sunrise Optimist Club meeting. She explained what the Tourism Council does for Roswell and who it represents. Besides planning and advertising tourist events, the council supplies maps and...