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Ex-legislator Coll of Santa Fe dies at 82

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Coll SANTA FE — Former state Rep. Max Coll of Santa Fe, longtime legislative budget committee chairman, has died at age 82. Sen. Peter Wirth, a family friend, said Friday that Coll died Thursday night after suffering a stroke last week. Coll, who began his bifurcated political career as a Republican in one of the [&hellip...

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Street closures set for this weekend

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Two sections of roadway will be closed this weekend as the city continues its slurry seal pavement maintenance program. East Country Club Road from Garden Avenue east to the railroad tracks will close today. East College Avenue from North Main Street east to...

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Pearce accepts resignation from new press secretary

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, asked for and accepted the resignation of his new press secretary, Rebekah Stevens, saying her past had become a distraction. “When I hired Miss Stevens, I hoped she could transition from activist to become an asset to the...

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Birds of prey

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vultures soar over the historic district near downtown Roswell late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Feds list prairie chicken as threatened

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This March 2007 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. (AP Photo) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species...

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Library board discusses member nominations

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Public Library Board of Directors are looking at nominees for two open positions on the board. “We have two members leaving the board, and we are open to suggestions from board members for possible replacements,” said board...

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Colors of springtime

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A pedestrian walks her dog through a Cahoon Park teeming with the colors of springtime, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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US Senate candidate Weh believes in ‘importance of American leadership’

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican candidate Allen Weh is running for U.S. Senate in the primary election against David Clements. (Courtesy Photo) When asked how he describes himself, U.S. Senate candidate Allen Weh’s first two responses were quick and to the point. “I’m a...

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Pearce introduces bipartisan bill for immigration reform

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, introduced a bipartisan immigration bill with a Texas representative Wednesday that they say will help bring accountability, transparency and cooperation to border patrol efforts. The Border Enforcement, Accountability, Oversight...

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Committee discusses need for more medical professionals in city

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new committee convened Wednesday, brought together by Mayor Dennis Kintigh, that aims to provide solutions to medical care challenges in Roswell. Several physicians and administrators of local hospitals and health care groups met at City Hall to begin...