New Mexico Dem leader unsure on GOP driver’s license fix

November 27, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The ranking New Mexico House Democrat says he’s not ready to support a GOP-sponsored proposal creating a “two-tier” driver’s license system modeled after Utah. House Minority Leader Brian Egolf of Santa Fe said this week that he needs to see details on a plan to grant state driving privilege cards for...

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Cold front brings rain, snow to northeastern New Mexico

November 27, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mass of cold air that moved through northeastern New Mexico on Thursday brought a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow. The wintry weather began moving into the state Wednesday evening, is expected to peak Friday and likely to...

Protest over Chicago teen’s shooting set for retail district

November 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — After days of protests in Chicago since the release of a video showing a black teenager shot 16 times by a white police officer, demonstrators were poised to disrupt Black Friday shopping with a march through the heart of the city’s...

Super Bowl of shopping starts

November 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

(AP) — The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn’t over yet. Early numbers aren’t out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving, but it’s expected that more than three times the number...

Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade

November 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New...

White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

November 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges,...


Volunteers serve about 600 people on Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Raider Odom, 7, volunteered at Thursday’s Thanksgiving feast with her family. She said she wanted to help people becausethey didn’t have anywhere to go for Thanksgiving. (Bethany Freudenthal Photo) Volunteers of all ages and ethnicities dressed in white...


‘Jus Rope’n’ around

November 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

With some help from a snowman made out of horseshoes, Artist Jane Nevarez gives her lasso wreaths a final look at her booth — Jus Rope’n Kreations — Wednesday afternoon after setting up for the Christmas Fantasy Arts and Crafts Show at the Roswell...


Altrusans host coat giveaway

November 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

All American Cleaners assisted the Altrusa International Club of Roswell in collecting and cleaning more than 150 coats and jackets for the first Coats for Kids project held in the Altrusa Park across from Missouri Avenue Elementary School on Saturday. All...


Boy Scout’s project is to improve park

November 27, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Evan James, 15, takes measurements Tuesday for a wheelchair-accessible ramp he is building at Linda Vista Park. (Submitted Photo) Evan James, a 15-year-old Boy Scout, is in the middle of a project that is part of his pursuit to become an Eagle Scout....