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FAMU hazing persisted despite suspensions, probes

November 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Julian White, center, former director of Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band, and his wife Dennine White, listen as their attorney Chuck Hobbs speaks at a news conference Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Tallahassee, Fla. White, who was fired by the college following the death of drum major Robert Champion, said he feels he was [&hellip...

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American Airlines files for bankruptcy protection

November 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

American Airlines’ planes are parked at a gate at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. American Airlines and its parent company are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as they seek to cut costs and unload massive debt built up...

Greece gets $10.7 billion but rescue plan stalls

November 30, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, right, puts his arm around Spain’s Finance Minister Elena Salgado during a round table meeting of the eurogroup at the EU Council building in Brussels on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. The 17 finance...

Labor Department accuses Cargill of discrimination

November 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 4, 2011 file photo, the company logo is displayed at the Cargill plant in Springdale, Ark. The U.S. Labor Department said Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, one of the nation’s largest meatpackers systematically discriminated against more...

Importance of Fla. primary brings Romney to state

November 30, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, in Medley, Fla. While others focus on Iowa’s caucuses or the early primaries in New Hampshire and South Carolina, Romney is...

‘Hurry Santa, pack it up!!!’

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa straps presents on the back of his motorcycle at the third annual Guerreros Toy Drive at the Roswell Mall, Sunday. All the toys collected went to benefit the children of CASA. (Rey Berrones Photo) [/auth...

City wraps 2nd workshop

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell city councilors left Monday night’s second redistricting workshop with remaining inquiries and desiring further mapping concepts concerning the redistricting of their respective wards. Redistricting is a process of drawing United States electoral...

AWA and Animal Services to hold spay and neuter clinic

November 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Animal Welfare Alliance, on 927 East McGaffey Street, is holding a special spay and neuter clinic on Dec. 10 specifically for dogs. The AWA is working in conjunction with Roswell Animal Services, 703 East McGaffey Street. Roswell City Council voted...

Las Cruces judge retires to avoid discipline

November 29, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces judge has agreed to step down at the end of the year to avoid discipline by the New Mexico Supreme Court, the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/sdIYua) reported Monday. According to records unsealed by the Supreme...

Court rules against Albuquerque water permit

November 29, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has ruled against the city of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County in a dispute over diverting water from the Rio Grande to supply drinking water for the metropolitan area. The court ruled on Monday that the...