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Thanks due to law enforcement and alert informants

February 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Thanks to a well-coordinated law enforcement effort led by the FBI, as well as to alert informants, it appears that Milwaukee may have been spared the blood and carnage of a terrorist-style attack such as occurred last month in San Bernardino, Calif., where 14 died and 22 were injured. If that’s the [&hellip...

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Letters have an impact on the RDR

February 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

A Muslim woman is on my news team; Bethany Freudenthal, who came from Alaska to Roswell a few months ago as a reporter. On her first day on the job, she asked me if her being a Muslim would be a problem. I said it wouldn’t be at the Daily Record but it...

Powerhouses are being challenged

February 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

All across America, the establishment is being challenged. It’s true in politics and, with the big game today, on the NFL gridiron. In the primaries, established powerbrokers are being challenged in both parties. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders...

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No one should live in fear of the person they love

February 6, 2016 • Editorial, Police BlotterComments (0)

By Steve Wolfe Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault were in the news a great deal in 2015. There were incidents involving university campuses, major sports figures, and even a beloved television star. Roswell and Chaves County, of course, were no exception. I...

Low-cost spay-neuter clinic needed in Roswell

February 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Roswell has a pet overpopulation problem. That’s something we can all agree on. Every week, the Daily Record takes pictures of homeless animals at both the city’s Animal Control shelter and the Roswell Humane Society shelter on East McGaffey Street. While...

Dealing with being a loner and feeling abandoned

February 4, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

There are some teens out there who are usually loners and don’t have many friends. Loners stay back where they are not noticed because they would rather not be. I know this because I am a loner and this is how I feel. As a loner, you pay better attention to...

Zika infection a serious threat

February 4, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

New York Times The World Health Organization (WHO) and its director general, Dr. Margaret Chan, were right to declare the Zika virus an international public health emergency, even if its suspected link to severe birth defects has not been proved. The...

Planned Parenthood probe based on facts

February 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Houston Chronicle In today’s hyperpartisan political climate, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson’s straightforward description of the grand jury’s findings in its investigation of charges that Planned Parenthood was selling fetal tissue for...

In search of a coffee (or tea) culture in town

February 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

They’re everywhere in Anchorage. Bright pink siding with white trim, or yellow with purple trim, or teal with yellow trim; maybe cedar sided for a more Alaskan rustic look. They have cute names like Heavenly Cup Espresso and Rae Rae’s. Pin-Ups Espresso is...

The latest, and best, ethics commission push

February 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Perhaps this will be the year when we actually get some decent ethical standards in place for state officials. It’s a long-running issue that seems to resurface every time someone gets in trouble, but for various political and provincial reasons, nothing...