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Argentine Senate approves ‘dignified death’ law

May 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Patients sit in the garden of a hospice facility for terminally ill patients in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Terminally ill patients and their families would have more power to decide how they die in Argentina under a “dignified death” law being debated Wednesday in the Senate. If the measure is passed as [&hellip...

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Romney stands by his opposition to gay marriage

May 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign stop held at KP Kauffman Co., an oil and gas production and drilling company in Fort Lupton, Colo., Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)...

AP source: Feds investigate leak in terrorism case

May 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This April 30, 2012, photo shows a traveler passing through a security check point at Portland International Airport, in Portland, Ore. Airport security procedures, with their intrusive pat downs and body scans, don’t need to be toughened despite the...

Court victory for ex-Village People lead singer

May 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This 2007 file photo released by Victor Willis World shows former Village People lead singer Victor Willis in costume. A judge in Los Angeles said Willis can reclaim at least partial ownership of the copyrights to more than two dozen of the...

Obama voices his support for gay marriage

May 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 8, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Washington. President Barack Obama faced mounting pressure Wednesday to express support for same-sex marriage after a setback for gay-rights advocates in North Carolina. (AP...

Time flies like an arrow; damselflies like a lily

May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Damselflies hover near a water lily in full bloom at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary & Nature Center, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Chad Hamill on Senate District 32: It’s time for some new blood in there

May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Indicating he could render the most change through the position, Fire Chief Chad Hamill says he is seeking election to the District 32 Senate seat. A Republican, Hamill will face Roswell farmer Cliff Pirtle in the primary. If successful, he will then face...

Lawrence trial, Day 2

May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

Wednesday was second and final day of state’s witnesses in the case of State of New Mexico versus David Lawrence. The former Goddard High School coach is facing charges of criminal sexual contact with a 17-year-old student. GHS Principal Andrew Sweet...

Look out, DC, here we come!

May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The city has called in reinforcement in the form of the state’s congressional delegates to aid in its appeal of the 2010 Census population and housing data. The 2010 Census revealed the city’s official population count as 48,366, just three percent short...

Donald Wenner explains aortic aneurysm repair

May 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

There are only a handful of New Mexico doctors who can perform the newest procedure to repair a silent yet deadly condition. One resides in Roswell. Donald Wenner, chief of surgery at Lovelace Regional Hospital, is the only physician in southeast New Mexico...