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ENMU passes another tuition hike; University also plans to reduce 30 positions in 2017-18

March 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Students and employees of Eastern New Mexico University again face the impact of state budget cuts to higher education. The ENMU Board of Regents during a Friday afternoon meeting at the Ruidoso branch campus approved an additional increase in 2017-18 tuition and fees of about 1 percent, having previously passed a 6.5 percent increase in [&hellip...

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Alzheimer’s Association offers many resources

March 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Walk to end Alzheimer’s is an annual fundraising and awareness raising event which has been a great success for the Alzheimer’s Association. In this picture, the Mountainview Mustangs Cheerleaders cheered on walkers from the 2016 event. This year, the...

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GOP pulls plug on health care bill

March 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, left, arrives on Capitol Hill Friday as a showdown loomed on the Republican health care overhaul after President Donald Trump said he had finished negotiating with GOP holdouts. (AP Photo) Pearce The inability of...

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Martinez to consider bill to combine local elections

March 24, 2017 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE (AP) — A piece of legislation awaiting Gov. Susana Martinez’s signature would reshape the political landscape for school boards, cities and other nonpartisan local governments in New Mexico by consolidating elections and putting them before...

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RDR has limited color capacity; repairs coming

March 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

To our customers: The Roswell Daily Record is having problems with its color units in our pressroom, which is the reason for our black-and-white pages the past couple of days. We were waiting on parts and hope to fix the problems early next week. Until then,...

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Three people arrested in Mendes murder

March 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Roswell man earlier this month, the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has announced. In a news release, Sheriff Mark Cage stated that Michael Jimenez, 26, and Ryan Morgan, both of Artesia,...

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Local Briefs

March 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Free food basket giveaway today There will be a free food basket giveaway from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the kidney center at Wilshire Mall in northern Roswell. For more information, call Johnny Gonzalez at 317-1769. Carrie Tingley Clinic to visit Roswell Children...

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Firefighter union officially recognized; Police union withdraws wage complaint against RPD

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell firefighters, from left, Devin Espinoza and Kent Campbell look over sample ballots with City Clerk Sharon Coll on March 13, when firefighters voted 57-2 to form a union. A city board on Thursday certified the Roswell Professional Fire Fighters...

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Ready, set, plant your garden!

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Christina Stock Photo) Members of the four garden clubs that belong to the New Mexico State Garden Clubs, District V, met Thursday for their annual spring board meeting at the Historical Society of Southeast New Mexico Museum’s Archives Center. State...

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Water district loans money to agribusinesses

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A few local business interests received $415,000 in loans recently from a regional water district. The Salt Creek Farm and Ranch LLC of Roswell, managed by the Robert Armstrong family, and two separate business entities affiliated with Bogle Farms of Dexter...