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Survey: Fewer teens drinking alcohol, smoking in New Mexico

July 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A recent state survey has found that New Mexico teenagers are consuming less alcohol as well as smoking fewer cigarettes. The New Mexico Youth Risk & Resiliency Survey has determined binge-drinking has declined by half of what it once was, The Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/2alvNXT). Cigarette use has also...

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Remains found believed to be missing Ohio college student

July 23, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Delta Community Fire Department responders arrive on scene with a rescue boat at the property of James Worley, 57, of Delta, Ohio Friday, July 22, 2016. They are searching for Sierah Joughin who went missing while biking in rural Fulton County, Ohio. (Cameron...

Lines form ahead of Garafola’s funeral service

July 23, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This undated photo made available by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office shows deputy Brad Garafola. Garafola and at least two other Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, July...

Family fears for autistic man’s safety after police shooting

July 23, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016, frame from video, Charles Kinsey explains in an interview from his hospital bed in Miami what happened when he was shot by police on Monday. Kinsey, a therapist who was trying to calm an autistic patient in the middle of the...

After Munich shooting, tearful witnesses linger at scene

July 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman mourns in front of flowers near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before in Munich, Germany, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Police piecing together a profile of the gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall...

El Salvador looks for new ‘national reconciliation’ law

July 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this June 1, 2014 file photo, El Salvador’s President Salvador Sanchez Ceren sings the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front anthem during a rally with party supporters after his swearing-in ceremony in San Salvador, El Salvador. Sanchez Ceren...

IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people

July 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Afghans help an injured man at a hospital after an explosion struck a protest march, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Witnesses in Kabul say that an explosion struck the protest march by members of Afghanistan’s largely Shiite Hazara ethnic...

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MainStreet Roswell makes plan for monthly downtown fetes

July 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an effort to encourage people to shop and eat in downtown Roswell, MainStreet Roswell plans to offer an evening event on the first Friday of each month starting this fall. “We want to encourage people to spend time downtown,” said Juliana Halvorson, a...

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International narcotics official visits ILEA

July 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Foote, of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement office, along with International Law Enforcement Academy Director John Chavers, spoke at Roswell’s ILEA campus Thursday about the future of...

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Bankruptcy court judge approves Hastings sale

July 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The local Hastings store at 1705 N. Main St. In-store sales begin Saturday as part of the liquidation of the company, its affiliates and all of its retail stores and operations. (Tim Howsare Photo) The buyout of Hastings Entertainment Inc. and its affiliated...