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Freddie Mac earns $5 billion in second quarter

August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 30, 2013, file photo, A home is seen for sale Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Gilbert, Ariz. Freddie Mac reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt York) WASHINGTON (AP) — Freddie Mac earned $5 billion from April through June, the seventh straight profitable quarter for the [&hellip...

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US consumer borrowing rose $13.8 billion in June

August 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, June 12, 2013 file photo, Jani McAllister browses through a sales rack outside Festivity, a boutique in Virginia Highlands, in Atlanta. The Federal Reserve reports how much consumers borrowed in June on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP...

Eyebrow waxing and cafe lattes at the drugstore?

August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This Wednesday, May 15, 2013, photo, shows frozen yogurt machines at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, in New York .The nation’s major drugstore chains are opening more in-store clinics in response to the massive U.S. health care...

Weak earnings tug stocks lower on Wall Street

August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, Specialist Fabian Caceres, background right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets fell Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 led by a plunge in Japan’s benchmark...

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Pecos Elementary receives supplies

August 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jon Hitchcock of Pioneer Bank announces the donation of school supplies to Pecos Elementary School’s principal Dr. Barbara Ryan during an employee luncheon, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Council to consider couple’s appeal for apartment complex

August 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jim and Jennifer Campbell will appeal to City Councilors at their regular meeting today, hoping they will allow the couple to build a 16-unit, high-end apartment complex on their land. “It is definitely a need in Roswell,” Jim Campbell said. “We’re...

Dodgin shows her version of the Land of Enchantment for True Stories contest

August 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico True Stories contest has reached its final stages, and the Grand Prize voting period has begun. Finalists include not one, but two locals. Not only did Juliana Halvorson make it to the top 20, but Gail Dodgin, a 31-year New Mexico resident,...

Singleton arrested for drugs, attack involving garden shears

August 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Singleton A warrant was issued on Tuesday for the arrest of Elias Singleton, 34, who allegedly was involved in aggravated battery Sunday night, when he entered a residence on 300 South Pennsylvania and assaulted a man with garden shears. Singleton has been...

Dragonfly fishing

August 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children use hand-out frisbees to scoop up dragonflies skimming the surface of the pond at Cahoon Park during National Night Out, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

National health survey comes to Roswell

August 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Since the early 1960s, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) has traveled to 15 different counties each year, collecting data from U.S. residents. This year, Chaves County will be one of those 15 sites visited. Starting August 9,...