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Police respond to stabbing report

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bystanders react Monday evening as Roswell Police respond to a report of a stabbing on College Avenue. The victim refused to identify his attacker to the police and was taken to a hospital for treatment. (Jerry Heck Photo)   Roswell Police responded to a...

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City’s $110M budget fails by one vote

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell’s proposed $110 million budget came up a vote shy of passage Tuesday night as city leaders literally scrambled after the meeting to find a solution. Not submitting a final budget to the state Department of Finance and Administration by...

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Showers bring city 2.77 inches

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

When the 2.77 inches of rain that fell from Monday night to Tuesday morning is added to the running total since the beginning of the year, Roswell is doing well above average with nearly 10 inches. The Roswell International Air Center reported 2.77 inches of...

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Arrivals, departures halted at FLETC over chicken pox

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Department of Homeland Security confirmed Tuesday that arrivals and departures of Central Americans at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center have been halted as they treat and vaccinate the population for Varicella (chicken pox). U.S. Rep. Steve...

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Commissioner: 89 at FLETC tested positive for TB

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

DHS tight-lipped on immigrant deportation flights from Roswell   Eighty-nine out of 603 Central Americans housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB), according to Eddy County Commissioner...

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New poll says state Senate race tightening

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

Udall Weh   A new poll taken 100 days before November’s general election says Republican challenger Allen Weh is closing the gap with U.S. Sen. Tom Udall in New Mexico’s Senate race, although another recent poll says Udall has a comfortable lead. The...

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Lujan: High school dropouts challenge district, community

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pat Lujan, director of instruction for the Roswell Independent School District, discusses graduation rates on Tuesday during the Roswell Kiwanis Club meeting. (Randal Seyler Photo)   High school graduation rates in New Mexico are low, and improving the...

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SWAT responds to report of burglar’s barricade

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

The Roswell SWAT squad was deployed to the 600 block of West Mathews Street Tuesday night after a report of a burglary suspect barricading himself inside a home. The city’s full SWAT unit responded with its Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle and...

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Parks wins reserve champion

July 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Reserve Champion Meat Pens winner is Haylie Parks. Haylie, 9, was competing for the first time, and on Monday, she showed three rabbits — Elvis, Chipmunk and Rose. Haylie is a member of the 4-H at Del Norte Elementary School and she has been in 4-H for...