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Watergate figure Charles Colson has died at 80

April 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 21, 1974 , file photo former Nixon White House aide Charles W. Colson arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington to be sentenced for obstructing justice. Colson, the tough-as-nails special counsel to President Richard Nixon who went to prison for his role in a Watergate-related case and became a Christian [&hellip...

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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch forced into primary fight

April 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 7, 2011, file photo Republican Senator of Utah Orrin Hatch, 78, serving in his sixth term on Capitol Hill, calls on the president to kick start a dormant U.S. trade agenda in Washington. Every handshake counts in Utah’s unique...

UN monitors visit Syria opposition stronghold

April 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of an Islamic group and Lebanon’s Future Movement of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, hold up their party flags and shout slogans as they march during a demonstration against the Syrian regime and to show their solidarity with the Syrian...

Hugo Chavez's weeklong silence spurs uncertainty

April 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A girl stands by a closed storage area where a poster hangs of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 20, 2012. Chavez is in Cuba to continue with cancer treatment. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

Campus diversity suffers under race-blind policies

April 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo from April 6, 2012, high school students Alexis Reyes, second from left, and Latios de la Cruz, third from left, sit with protesters and students while staging a sit in protest at Sproul Hall Student Services Office at the University of...

Let’s watch that fire, fellas

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Church on the Move members serve up BBQ steaks to area first responders at the Roswell Central Fire Station to show appreciation for their service to the community, Friday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Beeton carries on family air traffic controller tradition

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Air Traffic Controller Frank Beeton IV stands in front of a southwest airspace map in his garage, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo Frank Beeton IV, third-generation air traffic controller, knows how to maintain our air space. At the Roswell Air Control Tower,...

Students leave classrooms, mark Earth Day in park

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Young students learn with a hands-on approach during an Earth Day classroom held at Loveless Park, Friday morning. Courtesy Photo by Sara Hall The Loveless Park that local children visited, learned, and played in Friday in honor of Earth Day is vastly...

Industry, conservationists compromise

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Praised by politicians and agreed upon by many members of New Mexico’s oil and gas and agricultural industries, Candidate Conservation Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurance, accords between industry and species, are being viewed as...

New Mexico fat cat weighs in at nearly 40 pounds

April 21, 2012 • State NewsComments (1)

This Thursday, April 19, 2012 photo provided by the Santa Fe Animal Shelter Meow, a 2-year-old tabby tops the scale at over 39 pounds at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter in Santa Fe, N.M.. Meow, came to the shelter after his elderly owner could no longer care for...