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Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

May 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Oil spill clean-up crew members gather for a morning briefing at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. More than 6,000 gallons of oil had been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast in a cleanup effort that is now going 24 hours [&hellip...

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Obama’s trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle

May 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama listens to the translations of remark made by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Appeals court delays transgender California inmate’s surgery

May 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Inmate Michelle-Lael Norsworthy, right, listens to her attorney Kate Brosgart talk during her parole hearing at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. A federal judge ordered The California Department of Corrections and...

Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

May 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

These undated photos provided by the Baltimore Police Department, show Baltimore police officers, top row from left, Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Garrett E. Miller and Edward M. Nero, and bottom row from left, William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice and Alicia D. White,...

Purple Heart recipient among bikers killed in Waco shooting

May 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 20, 2015, roses rest on the seat of Jesus Delgado Rodriguez’s motorcycle in front of his home in New Braunfels, Texas. Rodriguez was killed last Sunday in a deadly shootout last Sunday, involving rival motorcycle gangs...

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 1971 file photo, prison guards and New York State troopers gather outside Attica State Prison as they prepare to enter the prison and retake it after inmates rioted and held the prison for five days, in Attica, N.Y. More than 40...

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Police: No evidence of forced entry after vandalism

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

Though no windows were smashed and nothing was broken, the students left quite a mess. (Photos courtesy of KRQE ) A senior prank at RHS went too far.     It has been four days since vandals trashed the Roswell High School in what some are calling a...

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Proposed marijuana farm withdrawn

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  The applicant for a proposed medical cannabis commercial nursery just northeast of Roswell has withdrawn his application. Marlin Johnson, director of the Chaves County Planning & Zoning Department, said Jon Rose has withdrawn an application to have...

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Trujillo chosen as Dem party boss

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

  The Democratic Party of Chaves County has a new chairman who says he’s committed to making Chaves County once again a two-party county. Michael A. Trujillo, a former Chaves County commissioner, has been elected chairman of the local party for the...

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NMMI Lusk Hall reopens

May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

After an extensive renovation, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday for the stately Lusk Hall on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. The $5.8 million renovation, done by local contractor Waide Construction, adapts the building to be suited to...