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Program highlights largest child migration

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Public Library is pleased to host a special program on Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. called “Riders on the Orphan Train-The Child Emigrants to New Mexico.” This is a multimedia historical presentation about the largest child migration in history presented by The National Orphan Train Complex Museum and Research Center in Concordia, Kansas, [&hellip...

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Coming up this week around town

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Del Norte hosting  math, science night Del Norte Elementary School, 2701 N. Garden Ave. is hosting a math and science night, Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the school building. All children are welcome. Methodist Church presenting musical Masterworks...

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New trail being blazed to Bitter Lake

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The proposed Hondo Spring Trail would begin across this street, North Atkinson Avenue, at the Spring River Park and Zoo and extend for about 6 miles to the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) In spite of some voiced concerns by city...

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Oratorical contest district winner ;Local takes third in international competition

February 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emilee Glenn shows off her award for third place in the New Mexico/West Texas International Optimist Oratorical District contest. She also received a $1,000 check. (Submitted Photo) Emilee Glenn, a senior at Goddard High School, placed third in the New...

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal...

4 men being tried in second Oregon standoff trial

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy’s call to take a hard stand against the government and occupy a national wildlife refuge in...

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the...

Authorities: Woman whose throat was cut by husband has died

February 21, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Lee Acres woman whose throat was cut by her husband has since died from her injuries. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/2m82613) that 49-year-old Roselyn Dennison died Sunday afternoon....

The Latest: Discussion delayed on powers for oil regulator

February 21, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on increasing New Mexico’s regulatory powers over oil and gas drillers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A New Mexico Senate panel is delaying its first deliberations about increasing the state’s authority to impose...

Las Cruces police: Restaurant robbery staged by ex-employee

February 21, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A former employee who reported an armed robbery at a Las Cruces restaurant allegedly is the person who planned the crime and conspired with relatives to stage it. Las Cruces police say the 26-year-old woman arranged with two...