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Romney is the aggressor in final Florida debate

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS LOCATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA, INSTEAD OF UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA – Republican presidential candidates, from left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, stand during the National Anthem at the Republican presidential...

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Japan’s ‘Nuclear Alley’ conflicted over reactors

January 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Kansai Electric Power Co’s Ohi nuclear power plant No. 2, right, No. 3, center, and No. 4 reactors are seen in Ohi, Fukui prefecture, north of Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday began their...

Activists send hundreds of tacos to Conn. mayor

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

RETRANSMITTING WITH ALTERNATE CROP – East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr., center, delivers a proclamation to an employee in East Haven, Conn., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Maturo has expressed remorse for saying he “might have tacos” to do...

Immigrant license repeal falls short in first vote

January 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

In this Jan. 24, 2012 photo, immigrant advocates use an image of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on a mock state driver’s license during a rally in Santa Fe to protest her proposal to repeal a state law that allows illegal immigrants to obtain...

Memorial exposes anger over Paterno’s treatment

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Phil Knight speaks during a memorial service for former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. Knight, the Nike founder, received a standing ovation at Paterno’s...

AP source: Kelly’s accuser says she had abortion

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE — A Nov. 3, 2010, file photo shows Greg Kelly at the New York Comedy Festival’s Stand Up For Heroes concert in New York. Kelly, son of the city police commissioner, is under investigation by prosecutors and denies any wrongdoing, his lawyer...

Obama-Brewer friction on display on tarmac tiff

January 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer points at President Barack Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. Brewer greeted Obama and what she got was a book critique. Of her book. The two leaders engaged in an intense...

Scenic New Mexico

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A road sign warns motorists of a 90 degree turn on S. Nevada Road with the snow-covered Sierra Blanca mountains looming in the background, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Oropesa, Ward I contender, focuses on city growth, accountability

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Juan Oropesa Juan Oropesa, former executive director of the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce, said he is running for the Ward I City Council seat during the municipal election in March. Councilor Bob Maples currently represents the ward. A resident of...

Local doctor remembered

January 26, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The Roswell community is inevitably suffering the loss of one of its own; a woman, who under President Harry Truman was appointed to be a second lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps of the U.S. Army. Dr. Joann Levitt passed away in her Roswell home on Jan. 22,...