Global finance leaders see economy strengthening

April 18, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, left, shake hands with the Saudi Finance Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf before the group photo of finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Twenty nations at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings in Washington, Friday, April 17, 2015. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP)...

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Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

April 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Pictures of jailed veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu are displayed by protesters outside Chinese central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong Friday, April 17, 2015. A court in Beijing on Friday sentenced Gao to seven years in prison for leaking a...

Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya

April 18, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama listens as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 17, 2015. The leaders discussed Europe’s economy, a pending trade pact...

Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

April 18, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 27, 2010 file photo shows a shrimp boat in the Gulf of Mexico near the Chandeleur Islands, off the Southeastern tip of Louisiana. Five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, “The spill was _ and continues to be _ a...

Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

April 18, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

File – In this July 1946 file photo is the USS Independence near Bikini Atoll. Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier the U.S. Navy scuttled off the Northern California coast decades ago. The U.S.S. Independence was...


Commissioners order cleanup of property

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Tucker Photos Carlos Barela, part-owner of a hobby shop at 6107 N. Main St., looks at the mess of wreckage neighboring his property. The Chaves County commissioners have declared the wreckage a menace to public health, safety and general welfare. Jeff...

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NM-made movie to preview in Roswell

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ben Christman Photo Film director Justin Hunt in Oakland, California. Former Roswell resident and award-winning director Justin Hunt is bringing his latest film to the Allen family of theaters, including locations in Roswell, Las Cruces and Alamogordo. The...


Earning his stripes

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Bill Moffitt Photo Roswell Street Department worker Lorenzo Sanchez adds some finishing touches to a handicapped parking spot at the Roswell Industrial Air Center Friday morning. The parking lot had resurfacing work done to it last week, along with sections...

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Character Counts!

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Unfortunately, one deserving student was inadvertently left out of our Character Counts! insert tab published on Friday. Tanner Hamill — grade ninth, Dexter High School. Awards: Lettered in golf — one year, Dedication and Desire Award— golf, Honor Roll....

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TMNT tough on bullying

April 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Photo Dazy Deleon, left, and Nani Deleon pose with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo at El Capitan Elementary School Friday after an anti-bulling assembly. Michelangelo and the rest of the TMNT will be preforming Saturday at the Pueblo...