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Fast-food workers stage largest protests yet

August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Protestors demonstrate outside a fast food restaurant on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Los Angeles. Fast-food protests were under way Thursday in U.S. cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in a demand for higher wages. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and their...

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Feds won’t sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee, left, is joined by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson as he talks to the media in Olympia, Wash. about the federal government’s announcement that it will not sue to stop Washington and Colorado from taxing and...

Altrusa awards fall scholarships

August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Altrusa Club of Roswell and the Altrusa Club of Roswell Foundation have awarded $4,400 in scholarships to Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell students this fall semester. Chairman of the Vocational Services Committee, Deborah Goluska, said there were...

J&J launches new cap to curb Tylenol overdoses

August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated product image provided by Johnson & Johnson shows a bottle of Extra Strength Tylenol bearing a new warning label on the cap alerting users to potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the pain reliever. Johnson & Johnson, the company...

Slash pit near Cloudcroft to open for one day

August 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

Cloudcroft — The Sacramento Ranger District will provide access to the slash pit, located one mile northeast of Cloudcroft, on Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., before closing for the remainder of the fall and winter seasons. The primary purpose of the Forest...

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Respiratory care scholarship awarded to ENMU-R student Erik Valadez

August 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Erik Valadez has been selected as the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell recipient of the New Mexico Society for Respiratory Care Cory Sufrin Scholarship. The award is “for outstanding academic achievement.” The recipient chosen exemplifies the ideals...

Stronger US growth may lead Fed to slow bond buys

August 29, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo, Jeff Caldwell, 29, right, a chassis assembly line supervisor, checks a vehicle on the assembly line at the Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit. The U.S. economy grew at a 2.5 percent...

Stocks post mild gains following economic data

August 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 photo, trader Michael Hagis works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock futures rose on an improving employment landscape and new figures released Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that show that U.S. economic growth has been...

Terra Cotta Warriors to get a show and a theater

August 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

Two costumed members of “The Legend of Emperor Qin” show flank President Wang Yong, seated left, of Shaanxi Miracle Achievements Development Co., Chairman Robert Nederlander Sr., seated center, and President and CEO Robert Nederlander Jr., of...

NM wildlife biologists investigating elk deaths

August 29, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Department of Game and Fish is investigating the deaths of more than 100 elk in northeastern New Mexico that may be linked to a virus. Department biologists traveled to the area in Game Management Unit 46 north of Las Vegas after...