Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it’s discriminatory

March 29, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, March 28, 2015, for a rally against legislation signed Thursday by Gov. Mike Pence that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people. The law’s supporters contend the discrimination claims are overblown and insist it will keep the government from compelling...

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7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

March 29, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

This Saturday, March 28, 2015 photo shows a rental home, foreground, along Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach, Fla. where seven people were injured in an early morning shooting during a house party. (AP Photo/News Herald, Heather Leiphart) MANDATORY CREDIT:...

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

March 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People displaced by Islamist Militants attacks wait under the tree before casting their votes in one of the polling stations in Yola, Nigeria Saturday, March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be...

Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

March 29, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday, March 27, 2015. The jury are due back in court on Friday in Pao’s lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao says the firm discriminated against her because she...

Yemen’s president calls Shiite rebels ‘puppets of Iran’

March 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Buildings at the Jabal al-Hadid military camp burn as smoke rises in Aden, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemeni military officials said an explosion rocked the camp that houses a weapons depot and had been taken by security forces loyal to ousted leader...

US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks

March 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, rear left, waits on an elevator at an hotel in Lausanne Saturday, March 28, 2015. Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S....


Gone fishin’

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Six-year-old Joshua Woody of Roswell gets acquainted with a 12-1/4 inch rainbow trout he caught. Joshua snared the second largest fish in the annual fishing derby. (Jeff Tucker Photos)   Sunny skies and moderate temperatures prevailed as dozens of...


Mayor discusses splash pads, mental health

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kintigh    On Thursday, Mayor Dennis Kintigh came to the Roswell Daily Record for a monthly question-and-answer session covering a wide range of subjects. RDR: What are the primary effects, what would prioritize as the major effects of the Legislature...


Dexter fifth grader donates $250 to Walk for Hope

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alexia Loya, 11, hands a $250 donation to Julie Morrow, Walk for Hope chairwoman. Alexia raised the money herself and is the youngest team leader for this year’s event on May 15. Also pictured are Alexia’s mother, Cynthia Amaya, second from left, and...


Police Dept. kicks off awareness meetings

March 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The public is invited to a Community Awareness Meeting later this month at the Roswell Police Department. The presentation will focus on “Narcotics Awareness.” The meeting is the first in what will be an ongoing series of sessions that will cover a wide...