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Virgin Galactic wants informed consent

January 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Virgin Galactic representatives are touring New Mexico this month in an effort to rally citizens to support legislation they believe is critical to the future of Spaceport America. Liability laws in New Mexico do not protect spaceflight manufacturers and suppliers from lawsuits, which has led many companies to look elsewhere for operations, according to...

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‘Mommy?’

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A newborn calf is startled from its sleep while being cleaned and groomed by its mother at Tom Visser Dairy, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Salinas murder trial begins

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury trial for Harvey Salinas, who is charged with second-degree murder, began under heightened security at 5th District Court on Tuesday. Salinas was 17 when 18-year-old Arnulfo Villela Jr. was shot and killed outside a residence at 826 E. Hendricks St.,...

51st Legislature begins

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

State legislators convened at the in Santa Fe Tuesday to begin the 51st legislative session, which is scheduled to run 60 days this year. In her State of the State address, Gov. Susana Martinez said the focus of the session should be on making New Mexico more...

Tim holds last meeting

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Jennings capped off his 34-year senatorial career Monday by presiding over his last committee hearing in the Roundhouse. In November, Jennings lost his longtime Roswell seat in a high-profile race against Cliff Pirtle. His final act in office saw him...

Community Kitchen serves its millionth guest

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joe Anthony Chaves became the millionth person served by Community Kitchen Inc. Monday. (Ilissa Gilmore Photo) Just a few months shy of its 30th anniversary, Community Kitchen, Inc. served its millionth meal Monday. The organization began in 1983 with the...

The nature of stalking and what to do if you or someone you know is being stalked

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

A Bureau of Justice Statistics report indicates that 14 people of every thousand will fall victim to a stalker. The figure reveals only a portion of the problem. About 60 percent of victims never report the crime. What makes stalking insidious is the fact...

Stretch the stress away with yoga

January 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Yoga Alliance is now in place to help Roswell breathe, stretch and relax. Yoga Alliance is a national education and support organization in the United States. Their mission according to their website is to “ensure the thorough understanding of the...

Teen mom arrested on charges of child abuse

January 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 19-year-old mother, Bridget Jasmine Murillo, was arrested Wednesday on charges of child abuse resulting in grievous bodily harm. The charges stem from a series of injuries inflicted on Murillo’s 9-month-old daughter. The case came to the attention to the...

Tim Jennings honored by SNMEDD

January 11, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tim Jennings sits in on the SNMEDD board of directors’ 42nd annual meeting at ENMU-R, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) During its 42nd annual board of directors meeting Friday, the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District/Council of Governments...