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Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings

September 1, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence. The penalty phase of Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.’s trial will get underway after jurors convicted him Monday of capital murder...

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Latest on Texas deputy: Lawyer says man had mental illness

September 1, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A former attorney for the man accused of fatally shooting a suburban Houston officer says he was told the...

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action

September 1, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska. In a...

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Dems talking SOS impeachment

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Duran Democratic state lawmakers have wasted little time in calling for the resignation or impeachment of Secretary of State Dianna Duran after the state’s Democratic attorney general on Friday charged the Republican secretary of state with embezzlement,...

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Panda Express on its way

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Workers lay in the infrastructure for the new Panda Express, which is being built on North Main Street in front of Walmart. According to the city, the expected opening date for the fast food restaurant with a Chinese menu is Nov. 21. (Curtis Michaels Photo)...

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NMMI volleyball players injured in bus rollover

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A recent photo of the NMMI volleyball team. (Submitted Photo) Several players on the New Mexico Military Institute volleyball team sustained minor injuries Saturday when the chartered bus they and fellow teammates were riding overturned on a highway near...

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Pot farm applicants pruned to 17

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Health announced Monday a committee has narrowed the applicants for licenses to grow medical cannabis from 86 to 17. The DOH said Secretary of Health Retta Ward will now review and determine the number of producers that will...

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Tree trimming

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers maintain the trees outside the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Curtis Michaels Photo) [/auth...

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RFD Call Log — Aug. 28

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug. 28 • At 8:08 a.m., motor vehicle accident, South Atkinson Avenue and East McGaffey Street. • At 11:16 a.m., carbon monoxide check, 2000 block of...

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Police seeking driver in fatal hit and run

September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Police is seeking an unknown driver involved in a hit and run crash that claimed the life of a male pedestrian around 10:30 p.m. Friday. The crash occurred at mile marker 339 on U.S. Highway 70 in Chaves County. When officers arrived at...