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Dems expect to unify after leadership race


SANTA FE (AP) — A race for the top-ranking Senate leadership job will be decided when the Legislature convenes, and Democrats seeking the post say they don’t expect the contest to leave permanent fractures within the party during the 60-day session. Sens. Mary Kay Papen of Las Cruces and Pete Campos of Las Vegas are vying to become Senate president pro tem for the session beginning Tuesday. It’s among the most powerful positions in the Legis-

lature because the Senate president helps determine Senate committee assignments, including chairmen. The race could test the unity of Democrats, but both candidates said Monday they expect any political wounds to heal quickly as lawmakers turn their attention to the issues confronting them. “I am hoping that we will be able to come together and operate as a unified Senate,” said Papen. All 42 senators — 25 Democrats and 17 Republi-

Campos received the party’s leadership nod in a closed-door caucus meeting, but Papen decided to push ahead with her bid. Campos said he’ll try to unify Democrats regardless of who wins the leadership race. “Throughout my lifetime, what I’ve done is work to bring people together,” said Campos. The Senate president will succeed Democrat T im Jennings of Roswell, who was defeated in the general election. Jennings had

cans — get to vote on the chamber’s top-ranking leader. Papen, who describes herself as a moderate, said she’s confident of winning the leadership race with a coalition of Democrats and Republicans. She said she’s hasn’t bargained for support by offering committee chairmanships to senators. Traditionally, the liberalleaning Democratic majority has been able to elect the Senate president when its members support the party-nominated candidate.

The Yoga Alliance is now in place to help Roswell breathe, stretch and relax. Yoga Alliance is a national education and support organization in the United States. Their mission according to their website is to ... - PAGE A2


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Joe Anthony Chaves became the millionth person served by Community Kitchen Inc. Monday.

Community Kitchen serves its millionth guest ILISSA GILMORE RECORD STAFF WRITER

Just a few months shy of its 30th anniversary, Community Kitchen, Inc. served its millionth meal Monday. The organization began in 1983 with the goal of providing “a lunch meal for people who are hun-

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gry,” said President Larry Knadle.

The kitchen, 115 E. Deming St., serves hot meals without charge and there are no qualifications or conditions required to eat. People do not even have to sign in; they simply line up at the kitchen and once the door opens, they take a tray and

receive food. “We don’t even know who they are,” Knadle said. “But if you come down here, we will give you a meal.” Monday through Friday, the kitchen makes meals available for more than an hour, starting around 11 a.m. The kitchen also provides sack lunches Satur-

day and Sunday for a half-hour, beginning at 12:30 p.m. According to the organization’s annual report, it served close to 35,000 meals in 2012, with an average of 96 meals a day. Knadle said Kitchen Manager Brad Ussery

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been openly critical of Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and led opposition to her proposal to stop New Mexico from issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. During the election, Jennings came under heavy fire from a political committee formed by Martinez allies. The Senate president is a powerful position, but the majority leader exerts more day-to-day influence by

Weather wreaks havoc on highways

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Parts of Interstate 25 and some other highways in northern New Mexico are snow packed and icy as the latest winter storm moves across the state. The Department of T ransportation says its crews have spent much of Monday plowing and spreading salt and cinder on the roadways. Other highways with difficult driving conditions include U.S. 64 from Taos Canyon to north of Agua Fria and New Mexico 434 between Mora and Black Lake. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for much of north-central New Mexico on Monday. Forecasters say as much as six to eight inches of snow could fall in the northern mountains by Monday night. Of ficials are war ning travelers that even light snow could lead to hazardous driving conditions when coupled with the freezing temperatures. Tuesday is expected to be another cold day.

Obama backs gun limits, concedes Obama: Debt limit fight there is going to be a tough fight ahead imperils elderly’s checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama endorsed controversial bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines on Monday, as well as stricter background checks for gun buyers — but conceded he may not win approval of all in a Congress reluctant to tighten restrictions. “Will all of them get through this Congress? I don’t know,” said Obama. He said lawmakers would have to “examine their own conscience” as they tackle gun control legislation after the horrifying Connecticut school shootings but in the face of opposition from the National Rifle Association and other progun rights groups. Obama spoke at a midday White House news conference one month after the Newtown elementary school rampage, which See GUN CONTROL, Page A3

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President Barack Obama speaks during his final news conference of his first term in the East Room of the White House Monday.

The nature of stalking and what to do if you or someone you know is being stalked JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

A Bureau of Justice Statistics report indicates that 14 people of every thousand will fall victim to a stalker. The figure reveals only a portion of the problem. About 60 percent of victims never report the crime. What makes stalking insidious is the fact that many of the acts that make up stalking are not illegal. A phone call, a text, a visit, gifts, or a casual meeting are not illegal. Unlike other crimes, which

involve one act, stalking is a series of actions that occur over a period of time, and 11 percent of all victims report stalking lasting more than five years. Nearly half of all stalking victims report at least one unwanted contact per week or more. Many report more.

One Roswell woman said: “I wish it were only once. This person is waiting for me as I leave for work or retur n home. He’s standing at my gate or on my doorstep, or hiding someplace behind a wall just out of sight. He’ll

sneak up behind me when I‘m in my yard or my garage. He calls me at work and if he knows I am home, he drops in, uninvited and unannounced, or the calls start. If I don‘t answer the phone, he switches phones, hoping I won’t recognize the number, and if I don’t answer then he comes over. Eventually, I realized he had to be listening at the walls or observing my home, which is creepy. If I get within ar m’s length of

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring “we are not a deadbeat nation,” President Obama warned on Monday that Social Security checks and veterans’ benefits will be delayed if congressional Republicans fail to increase the government’s borrowing authority in a looming showdown over the nation’s debt and spending. Obama said he was willing to negotiate deficit reduction with GOP leaders but insisted that those talks be separate from decisions to raise the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling and avert a possible first-ever national default. “They will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy,” Obama said in a news conference one week before he is sworn in for a second term. “What I will not do is to have that negoSee DEBT, Page A3

2012 military suicides hit a record high of 349

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In this June 22, 2012, photo, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks about suicide prevention in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides in the U.S. military surged to a record 349 last year, far exceeding American combat deaths in Afghanistan, and some private experts are predicting the dark trend will grow worse this year. The Pentagon has struggled to deal with the suicides, which Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and others have called an epidemic. The problem reflects severe strains on military personnel burdened with more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, complicated by anxiety over the prospect of being forced out See SUICIDES, Page A3

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Stretch the stress away with yoga



The Yoga Alliance is now in place to help Roswell breathe, stretch and relax. Yoga Alliance is a national education and support organization in the United States. Their mission according to their website is to “ensure the thorough understanding of the benefits of yoga,” which is, according to registered yoga teacher and Roswell resident Branka Barrett, quite extensive. Chaunte’l Powell Photo “We are actually here to Yoga teacher Branka Barrett demonstrates one of the invite them to come to us, many yoga poses. Barrett said yoga is an extensive pracso we can teach them,” tice that goes beyond just stretching. she said. “It’s very important so people can learn in Roswell. She teaches at ly.” the right thing the right Senior Circle and at She’s seen first-hand way, because it’s not just church. ... I think she the effects yoga has on partial to know certain never stopped educating individuals, particularly poses. The energy, the herself, that’s why I ad- those who may be strugbreath, the control of the mire her.” gling with bad habits and breath, the mental issues Barrett said that thirst or addictions. are much more important of knowledge is what all Those interested can than just stretching and yoga instructors should take yoga at various locaputting your body in a cer- have in order to teach. tions around town includtain pose.” She said the issue is many ing the Roswell Racquet She described the Yoga young instructors are only Club and Spa, AscenAlliance as a group dedi- learning a few elements Dance Arts, Dance & Yoga cated to teaching future and not helping their stu- Studio and for members, yoga teachers in the city. dents as much as they the Roswell Adult Center. Being the only certified can. To become an instrucinstructor in Roswell, BarYoga is a practice Bar- tor, Barrett said one must rett said her goal is to see rett believes could benefit go through the extensive that number grow rapidly. the entire city, from the two-year program that Barrett credits Anne elderly on down to chil- covers anatomy, physioloGarrison as one of the first dren. gy, the methodology of yoga teachers in Roswell “They’ll know how to teaching and psychology. and an individual that promote their own energy Yoga Alliance classes are inspires her every day. without taking any med- free to members of Har“She’s an amazing ication,” she said. “It’s not mony and Art Internationwoman,” she said. “She’s only about flexibility, but al Yoga Association. the most dedicated person to teach young children as a yoga instructor here how to calm down instant-

Several shots fired over the weekend Shots fired

•Police received a call about gunfire, Saturday, near the intersection of College Boulevard and Michigan Avenue where officers located three .45 caliber shell casings in the street. •Police learned about an incident about shots fired, Saturday, after they were dispatched to 1200 block of East Walnut Street to take a report of a gun theft. The victim stated that when he heard about the first incident, which allegedly took place three blocks south of the Walnut Street residence, he went to his vehicle to get his firearm and realized it had been stolen. He provided the officer with a receipt for $98 used to purchase the Lorcin L380.

Criminal damage

•Police were called to the 400 block of West 12th Street, Sunday, where a subject did $2,220 worth of damages. The victim showed the officer holes punched in the walls, a hole cut into the mattress, three ceramic figurines and two cell phones broken. The victim also reported a class ring, an iPod and a Playstation3 removed from the residence. The missing items were valued at $1,800. •Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of South Madison Avenue after a subject threw a cinderblock through the driver’s side window of a vehicle.


•Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of North Kentucky Avenue, Sunday, where a Champion power generator, valued at $300, was stolen. The victim stated that he had video footage of the theft. •Police responded to the 200 block of Tierra Berrenda Drive, Sunday. The victim stated that someone removed a Bowtech bow with four arrows and bow case from the bed of a pick-up truck. The items were valued at $798.


•Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Rancho Road, Friday, where subjects cut the locks off a garden shed. The victim said two 16x3 Harley Davidson tires with 16inch rims, an 180-piece Craftsman tool set, a red tool box with tools, a green army tool bag with tools, a Stanley tool box and tools were taken. The victim estimated the items at $2,325. •Police were called to the 1500 block of Tulane Drive, Sunday, after a subject or subjects entered a home by removing a pane of glass from the kitchen window. The victim discovered a 55inch LG flat screen television, a 40-inch television and a jar full of change had been removed from the residence. The victim estimated the losses at $2,200. •Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of South


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Washington Avenue, Friday, after subjects cut the locks off several storage sheds and removed a Mig welder, a drill press, a 300watt gas generator, a 1000watt gas generator, a cut off saw, a Craftsman table saw, a Craftsman lawnmower, a Craftsman leaf blower, a Homelite weedeater, a hand grinder and miscellaneous electronic tools. •Police were called to the 400 block of East Albuquerque Street, Sunday, where a subject removed a 42-inch Vizio television, valued at $798.


Police responded to two separate Stripes stores over the weekend, with two reports of fraud against the same named victim. On Sunday, officials received a call from Stripes, 2500 N. Main St., after a woman attempted to cash a $297 check to purchase alcohol, cigarettes and motor oil. On Saturday, officers were dispatched to Stripes, 3800 S. Main St., where a woman tried to buy $350 worth of alcohol and cigarettes using a check and a pre-paid VISA card belonging to the same victim. The employee told officers that the subject must have been successful in cashing one of the victim’s checks previously in order to get the pre-paid VISA in the victim’s name. The victim, a resident of Villa Del Rey, said he had not given anyone permission to cash checks in his name.

Anyone having information about these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers at 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.


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Thelma Fox

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Thelma Mae Fox, age 85, of Roswell, who passed away peacefully at home with her family beside her on Jan. 13, 2013. Doug Austin with Country Club Road Church of Christ will officiate. Thelma was born Oct. 9, 1927, in Post, Texas, to Clarence and Alma Furlong. They have preceded her in death as well as brothers, Truman and Kenneth and sister Gloria Mendenhall. Thelma married Dorman Fox on April 6, 1946, in Roswell. He also has preceded her in death. Survivors include sons, Steve Fox and his wife Nancy of El Paso, Texas and Jack Fox and his wife Marvine of Placitas; honorary daughter Sharon Chrisman; sisters, Helen Franklin of Artesia and Velma “Midgie” Crisp of Hondo, Texas; four grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. Thelma was a housewife. She was a member of the Country Club Church of Christ. She enjoyed cooking, baking and reading. She took great pride in her family and extended church family. Memorials may be made to the New Mexico Children Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, N.M., 88130 and VistaCare Hospice, 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Roswell, N.M., 88201. Condolences can be made online at Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Elizabeth Goolsby

Elizabeth Jane (Beth) Stokes Goolsby was born on June 8, 1915, in Clifton, Texas. She was the second daughter born to Herbert E. Stokes and Ruby Lou Hunter Stokes. Later the family moved to Tahoka, Texas, where her dad farmed with his dad, before

Roswell Daily Record moving on to Abilene, Texas. Beth and her sisters and brother all grew up in Abilene and attended Abilene High School. During their adolescence they each picked cotton in order to help support the family. After high school she worked in a sewing factory in Abilene. She married William M. (Bill) Goolsby in Abilene on Sept. 17, 1937. Their daughter Kathryn was born in Abilene in 1940. In 1941, they left the Abilene area and moved to Prewitt where Bill worked for Moutry Refinery. Their son Billy was born in Gallup in 1944. In the late 1940s and 50s the family moved back to Abilene, then to Lubbock and finally back to Prewitt. Bill worked at Hanosh Chevrolet in Grants until Anaconda Miming built their uranium mill in the Grants area. When Anaconda built a housing area in Grants, the family moved to one of the Anaconda houses there. While living in Prewitt, Beth worked at LaFont’s Trading Post making Squaw Skirts and blouses, which were the rage for a while. Between Beth and her mother Ruby, Kathryn was one of the best dressed girls in Grants. The two made all of Kathryn’s clothes. After moving to Grants, Beth worked in a bank for a while and then went to work for the Rural Electric Association in Grants, from which she retired in 1980. After Bill’s death in 1978, she stayed in the Grants area and worked until her retirement. She then moved back to Abilene to live with her mother and sister. After the death of her sister Mildred, Beth moved to Roswell to live with Kathryn and her husband Jim until April 2011 when she became a resident of Bee Hive Home. Although she no longer sewed clothing, she had mastered the art of Counted Cross-Stitch Embroidery while in Abilene. She especially enjoyed the intricacy of Southwestern scenery and Kachinas painted with her needle and thread. Beth joined Senior Circle soon after moving to Roswell. Although unable to go on any of the trips she did enjoy the lunches and breakfasts the group enjoys. She really looked forward to the Thursday afternoon stitching group. Even after moving to Bee Hive she still looked forward to Thursday afternoons. Beth was predeceased by her husband Bill, her parents, Herbert and Ruby Stokes and two sisters, Mildred and Natalie. She is survived by her daughter Kathryn A. Goolsby Mangum and husband Jim; her son Billy J. Goolsby and his wife Ronni; her brother Herbert E. Stokes, Jr. and sisters Maxine Morgan and Jeanne Gordon and husband Robert; five grandchildren, six greatgrandchildren and one great-great granddaughter plus numerous nieces and nephews. Following her wishes, she will be cremated and her Roswell Daily Record

ashes will be taken to Grants and interred next to her husband, Bill. She passed away Saturday Jan. 12, 2013. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with VistaCare Hospice Rev. Herb Gage officiating. The family wishes to thank Jennifer and all the ladies at Bee Hive Home for their loving and wonderful care of our mother. She really did have another home and family there. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Robert Kille

Bob was born in Cleveland on June 25, 1930, to Samuel and Elliot Kille. He is predeceased by his younger brother Charles Kille and his parents. He moved to Roswell in the early 1990s from Glenville, N.Y. Bob married his college sweetheart, Carolyn (Pam) Ramsey on Aug. 16, 1953. Bob is survived by his wife of 59 years, a son Charlie (Betsy) Kille of Churubusco, Ind., a daughter Katie (Jeff) Syron of Schenectady, N.Y., two grandchildren and his beloved dog, Paddy. Bob served honorably in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War before completing his engineering degree and entering the General Electric Advanced Engineering Program. During 30 years with GE, Bob worked many cutting edge projects and was a senior member of the corporate consulting staff based in Schenectady, N.Y., retiring in the early 1990s before moving to Roswell. Bob was a craftsman and enjoyed gardening, stamp collecting and had a passion for genealogy which lead him to travel extensively in England and Scotland for research and to reconnect with distant family and to volunteer for many years at the Roswell Family History Center. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family in Roswell. Condolences maybe made at lagronefuneralchapels .com Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. See OBITUARIES, Page A7 USPS No 471-200

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largely controlling the flow of legislation. Martinez has long pointed to Michael Sanchez as a major hurdle in the Senate to much of her legislative agenda. Sen. Carlos Cisneros, a Questa Democrat, said he hoped majority Democrats would stick together to elect a president, but he doesn’t foresee lasting problems from the contest between Campos and Papen. “Historically we’ve gotten together and worked as best we can to address the needs of the state of New Mexico, and that’s what we need to do now,” said Cisneros, who lost the Senate president’s job in 2009 when minority Republicans joined with seven Democrats to keep Jennings. Democrats had sought to dump Jennings after he upset the party by supporting a GOP colleague in the general election.


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of a shrinking force. Pentagon figures obtained Monday by The Associated Press show that the 349 suicides among active-duty troops last year were up from 301 the year before and exceeded the Pentagon’s own internal projection of 325. Statistics alone do not explain why troops take their own lives, and the Pentagon’s military and civilian leaders have acknowledged that more needs to be done to understand the causes. Last year’s total is the highest since the Pentagon began closely tracking suicides in 2001. It exceeds the 295 Americans who died in Afghanistan last year, by the AP’s count. Some in Congress are pressing the Pentagon to do more. “This is an epidemic that cannot be ignored,” Sen. Patty Murray, DWash., said Monday. “As our newest generation of service members and veterans face unprecedented challenges, today’s news shows we must be doing more to ensure they are not slipping through the cracks.” Military suicides began rising in 2006 and soared to a then-record 310 in 2009 before leveling off for two years. It came as a surprise to many that the numbers resumed an upward climb this year, given that U.S. military involvement in Iraq is over and the Obama administration is taking steps to wind down the war in Afghanistan. “Now that we’re decreasing our troops and they’re coming back home, that’s when they’re really in the danger zone, when they’re transitioning back to their families, back to their communities and really finding a sense of purpose for themselves,” said Kim Ruocco, whose husband,

On Monday, members of the Legislative Council, a leadership group, praised Jennings for his bipartisanship and advocacy for children and the developmentally disabled.

“I learned a lot from you,” said Senate GOP Leader Stuart Ingle of Portales as Jennings hugged him.

Jennings urged his colleagues to work to control the influence of campaign money from political interest groups that can wage negative attacks against candidates.

“The thing about democracy,” said Jennings, “is it can’t be about hate.” On Tuesday, the House will elect a new top leader. Majority Democrats are expected to rally behind Ken Martinez of Grants to become speaker of the House. He will succeed the late Ben Lujan, who didn’t seek re-election and died last month after a long battle with lung cancer.

Marine Maj. John Ruocco, killed himself between Iraq deployments in 2005. She directs a suicide prevention program for a support group, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS. The Army, by far the largest of the military services, had the highest number of suicides among active-duty troops last year at 182, but the Marine Corps, whose suicide numbers had declined for two years, had the largest percentage increase — a 50 percent jump to 48. The Marines’ worst year was 2009’s 52 suicides. The Air Force recorded 59 suicides, up 16 percent from the previous year, and the Navy had 60, up 15 percent. All of the numbers are tentative, pending the completion later this year of formal pathology reports on each case. Suicide prevention has become a high Pentagon priority, yet the problem persists. “If you have a perfect storm of events on the day with somebody who has high risk factors, it’s very difficult to be there every moment, fill every crack, and we just have to continue to be aware of what the risk factors are,” Ruocco said. David Rudd, a military suicide researcher and dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Utah, said he sees two main categories of troops who are committing suicide at an accelerating pace: Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffering from depression, post-traumatic stress or substance abuse, and those who have not gone to war but face troubled personal relationships, money problems or legal woes. He is not optimistic about a decline soon. “Actually, we may continue to see increases,” he said.

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ignited a national discussion on preventing mass shootings. The president will unveil a comprehensive roadmap for curbing gun violence within days, perhaps as early as Wednesday. His plan will be based on recommendations from Vice President Joe Biden’s gun task force and is expected to include both legislative proposals and several steps Obama can implement himself using his presidential powers. Biden identified 19 potential executive actions the president could enact on his own, said Jenny Werwa, communications director for California Rep. Jackie Speier, who joined other Democratic House members at a meeting with the vice president Monday. Among the executive actions Biden is believed to have recommended to Obama are tougher penalties for people who lie on background checks, elevating gun trafficking to a felony charge and ending limits that make it harder for the federal government to research gun violence. But the most sweeping and contentious elements — including an assault weapons ban — will require approval from a Congress that has been loath to tackle gun control legislation for more than a decade. The politically powerful NRA has vowed to fight any measure that would limit access to guns and ammunition, a hardline position that could sway some Republicans and conservative Democrats. Despite the opposition, Obama said he would “vigorously


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does a great job planning nutritionally balanced meals, which usually consist of a main meat entree and side dishes that include a starch, a vegetable, a salad and a dessert. Ussery is one of three of the kitchen’s part-time staff members. Other kitchen workers are volunteers from one of the 17 participating churches and organizations. A nonprofit, Community Kitchen, Inc. relies mostly on donations, Knadle said, though it does receive funding from federal grants. However, he said, the amount of funding given gets smaller and smaller every year. “We’ve been so blessed by the people of Roswell and the surrounding areas,” Knadle said.


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tiation with a gun at the head of the American people.” Bitter brinkmanship between the White House and congressional Republicans over spending has become a defining event over the past four years, testing both Obama’s leverage and his resolve at different moments of his presidency. House Speaker John Boehner brushed off Obama’s insistence on separating the debt ceiling from negotiations over spending cuts. “The American people do not support raising the debt ceiling without reducing government spending at the same time,” Boehner said. “The consequences of failing to increase the debt ceiling are real, but so, too, are the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved. Underscoring the urgency, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in a letter to Boehner on Monday that the government will exhaust its borrowing limit as soon as mid-February, earlier than expected. The Treasury has been using bookkeeping maneuvers to keep from surpassing the debt ceiling, but Geithner said those measures will be exhausted by mid-February to early March. In addition to noting possible effects on older Americans and veterans, Obama recited a litany of possible conse-


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him as I try to get out of my garage to get to work, he’s touching me, and he does any or all of the above on any given day. In other words, every day.” Skewing the statistics, the crime is often disguised under other names—domestic dispute, harassment, threats, or, at its worst, assault and battery. In a recent case, a stalking turned into arson as the stalker sought revenge against a woman who had successfully filed not one but several complaints with the police that were upheld in court. In December even though the stalker was in jail, she woke to find her car on fire. Stalkers are looking for some sort of interaction with their victims and will manipulate circumstances to have contact, such as finding or trapping them at a location where they cannot avoid their pursuer. The stalker counts on the victim feeling as if his actions are demonstrations of affection. Perhaps no particular incident stands out as dangerous; however, a pattern emerges and the entire picture alarms. The behaviors escalate. The victim’s personal privacy and personal safety become compromised. At best, it is a form of mental assault, in which the perpetrator repeatedly and disruptively breaks into the victim’s life. The acts have a cumulative effect. Stalkers exert subtle control on the victim. The victim will alter his or her

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pursue” measures to tighten gun laws. The president’s new resolve follows a lack of movement in tackling gun violence throughout much of his first term, despite several high-profile shootings. He called the Dec. 14 massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School the worst day of his presidency and vowed to take action. Parents of the slain Connecticut children added their voices to the national dialogue Monday. Members of the newly formed group Sandy Hook Promise called for an open-minded discussion about a range of issues, including guns, mental health and safety in schools and other public places. And lawmakers in New York state pressed ahead with what would be the nation’s first gun control measure approved since the school shootings. Among the items in a tentative agreement in the state Legislature are further restrictions on the state’s ban on assault weapons, limits on the size of magazines to seven bullets, down from the current 10, and more stringent background checks for sales. White House officials believe moving swiftly on gun proposals at a national level, before the shock over the Newtown shooting fades, gives Obama the best chance to get his proposals through Congress. Several pro-gun rights lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said in the days following the shooting that they were open to discussing possible control measures. Obama said Monday that if “everybody across party lines was as deeply moved and saddened as I was by what happened in Newtown, then we’re going to have to vote based on what we think is best.” The millionth meal, a tray including beans and sausage, corn, two types of salad and red velvet cake for dessert, went to Joe Anthony Chaves. Chaves knows the kitchen quite well. Not only does he visit it often, he had once worked there as a dishwasher. “They’re doing a great community service,” he said. “We all appreciate it.” He said the kitchen is an asset to the community and without it, “a lot of people would suffer and not eat.” “They are great cooks and they’re doing great for the community,” he said. “They care about people. They don’t judge.” In addition to being the millionth person served, Chaves also received a Walmart gift card worth $100.

quences if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling, including sending the economy back into recession.

“We might not be able to pay our troops, or honor our contracts with small business owners,” he said. “Food inspectors, air traffic controllers, specialists who track down loose nuclear materials wouldn’t get their paychecks. Investors around the world will ask if the United States of America is in fact a safe bet. Markets could go haywire, interest rates would spike for anybody who borrows money. Every homeowner with a mortgage, every student with a college loan, every small business owner who wants to grow and hire.” At this moment, the government faces three looming deadlines: The debt limit must be raised soon to meet spending obligations and prevent a first-ever default, a series of across-the-board spending cuts is to kick in on March 1, and funding for most government programs will run out on March 27.

After Obama won tax rate increases for wealthier Americans during budget negotiations last month, Republicans became doubly determined to win spending cuts. They see the confluence of events ahead of April 1 as their best opportunity. Just weeks from hitting the first of the deadlines, the two sides are neither on the same page nor pursuing a common approach.

behavior—not answering the phone, changing phone numbers, leaving for work at a different time or driving by a different route—all to avoid the stalker. The victim’s best defense is to record each event. The woman who obtained successful convictions against her stalker got pictures of each incident where he parked outside her place of employment. She took videos each time he followed her. She also got pictures of the license plate, so he could not say it was mistaken identity. If the function is available, experts recommend a date and time stamp, or the victim can take the photos immediately to the police station to be viewed. Collectively the photos indicate the number of incidents. As tempting as it may be, don’t delete telephone records, texts, voice messages and e-mails. Keep them. Record conversations, phone and otherwise, especially if confronting the stalker. These records will illustrate not only the severity of the problem and the number of incidents, but will document the fact that the individual has been informed that the attentions are unwanted. This takes the stalking out of the realm of he said/she said. The victim can obtain a temporary restraining order, but a TRO is subject to some limitations, not the least of which the stalker’s compliance. The temporary restraining order are precisely that, temporary. They only last until the court hearing when they may be extended for a period of up to one year.

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Mary Kay Papen best choice for Senate pro tem

During the last legislative session, a female scribe in the press gallery asked me, “Have you ever noticed that the women say what they need to say and sit down, and the men go on and on?” I had noticed. Now, this isn’t true of all legislators. There are a few longwinded women and some men who measure their words. Both chambers have too many lawyers (male) who never tire of exercising their vocal chords, even though everybody else tires of exercising their ear drums. When the session convenes this week, the Senate will have just six women, the smallest number in a decade, because some bowed out and others lost their races. The House gained six women, for a total of 25. So if the initial observation holds, House speeches should be shorter and more to the point. The usual argument about




having more women is that many of the issues af fect us more, but I argue that women do things differently. We’re inclined to be more collaborative and less competitive. A businessman once told me that he preferred to hire women. “They’re more loyal,” he said. “Guys are always working deals on the side.” Other men told me they’d become avid fans of UNM’s Lady Lobo basketball players “because they really play as a team.” Now comes Sen. Mary Kay Papen, D-Las Cruces, who aspires to follow Roswell’s Tim Jennings, a fellow moderate, as

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Senate president pro tem. You’re expecting me to plug Papen because she’s female. Nope. I’m plugging Papen because she’s best suited to the job. At this writing, the contest is still on, and Sen. Pete Campos, D-Las Vegas, was still a contender. One senator in the Papen camp told me, “Google both of them and see who you’d choose.” So I did. Papen looks like a Girl Scout: 2012 State Legislator of the Year Award from the American Psychological Association Practice Organization for supporting mental and behavioral services. Katie’s Hero Award for leadership in solving and preventing crime through forensic DNA technology. And the E for Effort award from the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce for pushing the Space Flight Informed Consent Act. This was only in 2012.

Campos, on the other hand, is the somewhat controversial president of Luna Community College, where rumors waft about poor morale and political hires. With his contract about to expire this year, he reportedly arranged for the LCC board, which is evaluating his performance, to meet for two days, courtesy of taxpayers, at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. Here’s another measure. The Association of Commerce and Industry, a statewide business group, used to issue a report card. A lawmaker’s votes with or against the association was a measure of who was on the right side of business issues. For years, Papen, a retired car dealer, scored higher than Campos, but more recently Campos improved his score. This is important in a year when we’re trying to climb out of a deep hole. It’s not a perfect

measure, but it indicates some understanding of what makes the economy tick and what might create jobs. We should also be asking who could best weld diverse interests and work with the gover nor. Well, Papen hails from Las Cruces, and knows the governor well. Now consider a dynamic not often heard north of Socorro: There’s a sense out yonder that the North takes care of the North, and Albuquerque takes care of Albuquerque, and everyone else is left to tread water. Look for a vote not just along ideological lines but along geographical lines. Mary Kay Papen is the woman for the job.

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Hit the brakes on new ethanol blend

AAA, formerly the American Automobile Association, has warned that filling gas tanks with a blend of 15 percent ethanol could damage cars and void warranties. This follows 12 carmakers announcing that using the new “E15” blend may either void warranties or that warranties may not cover fuel-related claims. AAA, acting on behalf of its 50 million members, has called for the federal Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt sales of the fuel to reevaluate its potential harm. We agree. In addition, ethanol, which is manufactured from grain such as corn, produces questionable, if any, fuel economy benefits. Moreover, the government subsidies and mandates that pave the way for its entry into the market appear to benefit corn growers and ethanol manufacturers more than consumers and the environment. As with other government intrusions into the free market, the EPA’s ethanol love affair distorts supply and demand. If the fuel were beneficial enough on its own, the market would respond. But even in the Midwest, where E15 is more available, sales have not taken off, according to industry observer Dennis Simanaitis, a former Road and Track editor. Gasoline with a 10 percent mixture of ethanol already constitutes 90 percent of the U.S. market, following government approval decades ago. But in June, the EPA approved the sale of the higher percentage mixture, despite cautions from automakers who cited potential damage to vehicles. Private sector resistance has not dissuaded the EPA, which also doesn’t appear to be acting on behalf of motorists, as is the AAA, a federation of 51 independently operated motor clubs. Ethanol was advanced ostensibly as a more environmentally friendly option to 100 percent gasoline. Even that claim by the government has been challenged. In 2006, John A. Baden, chairman of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, argued that ethanol consumes more resources than it saves. That year, Consumer Reports tests using a Chevrolet Tahoe found that an 85-15 blend of gasoline and ethanol decreased, rather than increased, mileage — from 21 mpg highway to 15, and from 9 mpg to 7 in city driving. A later University of Minnesota study found that corn ethanol may be as harmful as gasoline, and an even worse health threat. BMW, Chrysler, Nissan Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen say their warranties will not cover fuel-related claims caused by the use of E15. Ford Motor Co., Honda Motor Co., Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors Corp., Mazda Motor Corp., MercedesBenz and Volvo said E15 may void their warranties. We agree with the AAA’s call for pulling E15 off the market until its consequences are better understood. In the meantime, the EPA also should reassess the entire ethanol fuel issue, which likely would not be viable without government mandates for increasing use of so-called renewable fuels and manufacturing subsidies. Guest Editorial The Orange County Register DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 60s who struggles with insomnia. A friend recommended melatonin. What do you think of this and other natural sleep aids? DEAR READER: Many of my patients have trouble with insomnia. Now and then, so do I. There are different types of sleep problems, each treated differently. People can have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up tired. Like you, some of my patients are interested in natural sleep remedies. The most commonly used herbal sleep aid is valerian root. Some studies suggest that valerian is mildly sedating and can help people fall asleep and improve their sleep quality.

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There was a knock at the door. When they answered it, a police officer was standing outside. ... “You are Lin Zhao’s mother? Your daughter has been suppressed. Pay the five-fen bullet fee.” The older woman was confused. The police officer spoke again, his voice rising: “Hurry and pay the five-fen bullet fee. Your daughter has been executed by gunshot.” As her mother stood stunned in the doorway, Lin’s sister



But the evidence is mixed. An analysis of multiple studies of valerian’s effect on sleep published in 2010 concluded that people fell asleep only about a minute sooner than with a sugar pill. There also is some risk of liver damage from valerian, and some women report headaches after using the herb. I’m not aware of good stud-

rushed into another room, fumbled through a drawer for five fen — the equivalent of less than a penny — then returned and gave it to the officer. It was not until the man left that her mother realized what had just transpired. Suddenly, she collapsed on the floor in grief, sobbing and crying. The scene above, taken from Philip Pan’s book “Out of Mao’s Shadow,” comes from the story of an idealistic and defiant young woman who was imprisoned, tortured and killed for criticizing China’s Communist Party. Lin Zhao, a gifted writer and

ies of the long-ter m use of valerian. Finally, the manufacture of herbal treatments, unlike conventional drugs, is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Impurities have been found in some herbal preparations that are available over-the-counter. For all these reasons, I don’t recommend valerian. Another popular natural sleep aid is the one you mentioned, melatonin, which is a hormone made in the brain. It influences body temperature, sleep and daily body rhythms (circadian rhythms). The question is whether melatonin taken as a pill can help with sleep. For most types of sleep problems, I don’t think mela-

poet, was completely loyal to the party — at first. When Mao Zedong, in his Hundred Flowers Campaign in 1957, decided to encourage some criticism of the government, Lin Zhao went along. Mao had expected a “mild rain” of criticism. When a typhoon hit instead, he reversed himself. In Mao’s subsequent AntiRightist Campaign, the party went after those who had accepted Mao’s invitation to speak up. Lin Zhao was the only student at Peking University who refused to “confess.” She was given three years. In 1960,

tonin has been shown in scientific studies to help sleep. Over-the-counter melatonin is sold as a food supplement in the United States, and like valerian, its manufacture is not regulated. One condition where melatonin may help sleep is in older adults. People over 60 with insomnia often have lower levels of nighttime melatonin (as measured in the urine) than those without insomnia. Some studies have found that such people may sleep better if they take melatonin supplements. I would check with a sleep specialist if you’re interested in pursuing this treatment. See DR. K, Page A5

she joined others in a risky gamble to start an underground magazine that was critical of the party. She and her fellow publishers were angry over the reports of mass starvation as a result of the Great Leap Forward — a scheme of Mao’s that drove farmers off the land and into primitive industrial projects. The lost farming productivity led to food shortages and starvation, and the party did nothing but deny it. A colleague of Lin Zhao’s said of the magazine: “We



Jan. 15, 1988 Melissa Baxley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Baxley, was chosen Student of the Month for Goddard High School. Baxley was a member of the Student Council for three years, the chorus for two years, newspaper staff for two years, book staff for two years and currently a member of the Spanish Club and the Science Club. She also is a member of the National Junior Honor Society and the National Senior Honor Society. Her honors included being named outstanding Student Council member, Girl’s State alternate, Who’s Who Among American High School Students, Student Council delegate at large and she received superior ratings in vocal solo and ensembles.



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Author Stefan Kiesbye will be visiting the Roswell Public Library on Saturday at 2 p.m. to read from his new book “Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone.” To add to the mood, Stefan will play music along with his reading. This program is for teens and adults. In the book, a group of childhood friends return to their small German village for a funeral, setting off a collection of stories culled from their suppressed memories about the extraordinary things which happened to the villagers 40 years earlier. Some are tinged with the supernatural: a traveling carnival worker hints at mysterious origins; an annual cooking contest ends badly. Others are truly horrifying: incest, child murder and a father’s brutal act of violence that leaves permanent scars. Too subtle to be lurid yet too spooky for comfort, this book should appeal to readers of psychological fiction and literary tales of the supernatural. Stefan is as an associate professor at ENMU in Portales teaching creative writing. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. The Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. To check out the library’s online catalog, renew materials or review a list of resources and services provided by the library, go to the website at For more information on any of these programs or to ask a question, visit the library, phone 575-622-7101,


send an email to using “Question” in the subject line, or text AskRPL to 66746. In addition, the library has 24 public computers (one in Spanish) offering access to the Internet, including web based e-mail, Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, along with several specialized databases for research. Users may sign in once per day with a maximum use of one hour a day, including downloading and printing. Printing is 15 cents per page. Residents need to have a library card to have computer access. The library strives to provide books and other materials and services to help area citizens meet their recreational, educational and cultural needs. One of the goals of the library is to satisfy the need for recreational reading materials for patrons of different tastes, interests, purposes and abilities. Of equal importance are the non-fiction materials that provide information, encourage continuing education and enrich lives.

Book Talk

Almost all people make New Year’s resolutions. For a tongue-incheek chance for those who are discouraged because they have already broken or given up their resolutions, Jan. 17 is “Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day.” However,

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were certain we would be punished for doing it. But we felt we had to do it. Somebody had to stand up. If nobody dared to speak out, there would be no hope for the nation.” In 1999, a man named Hu Jie, a cameraman and producer for Xinhua, the government’s official news agency, learned of the life of Lin Zhao and began pondering it as a subject for a film. A month later, he was fired — which solidified his commitment to the project. Hu was encouraged when he discovered a surprisingly bold 1998 article published in Southern Weekend, a newspaper in Guangdong province. The article described Lin Zhao as “a hero who 40 years ago insisted on the truth without fear of those with power.” Pan noted in his book that it was perhaps the first time in nearly 20 years that Lin Zhao’s name had appeared in a Chinese newspaper, and “it couldn’t have been easy for the editors at Southern Weekend to slip it in.” The editors at Southern Weekend still are doing bold things today. The paper’s editors and reporters erupted in protest last week when the top Communist Party propaganda official in Guangdong province rewrote a New Year’s Day editorial calling for enforcement of constitutional rights; it turned into an editorial praising the Communist Party. The move triggered a backlash from students, intellectuals and journalists and raised calls nationwide for free press and political reform. The central propaganda

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If melatonin and valerian root don’t help, you can try alternative approaches. However, their track record is less established. Acupressure appears promising. In acupressure, pressure is placed on acupuncture points without needles. Tai chi and yoga may help you fall asleep faster and improve your quality of sleep. Both have the added benefits of promoting mental relaxation as well as muscle relaxation. Meditation may help as a calming and relaxing technique as well.

Robert Briggs, circulation supervisor, suggests that instead of ditching your resolutions, check out the resources of the library for books providing information pertaining to your particular goals and aspirations. For example, the following titles represent learning new skills with a practical use. Sock yarn is fingering or sportweight yarn designed to make a durable fabric soft enough to wear next to the skin. Carol J. Sulcoski’s “Sock Yarn Studio: Hats, Garments and Other Projects Designed for Sock Yarn” features 27 non-sock projects. This is not a learn how to knit book, but the patterns are easy to follow and the pictures help to inspire a knitter to keep up with projects. This book is great for those who want to learn to create something a little unique for their wardrobe. Canning, smoking and pickling food may seem like a lost art to those living in the world of microwaves ovens and fast food joints, but those skills are preserved in the stacks of the library. Matthew Weingarten and Raquel Pelzel focus on a wide range of wild ingredients foraged from the sea, fields, forests and fresh water in their book “Preserving Wild Foods: a Modern Forager’s Recipes for Curing, Canning, Smoking, and Pickling.” The instructions are clear and as easy to follow as any other cookbook, and an explanation is given to each method of food

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preservation so that readers can fully understand each process. There are even ways shown to prepare unconventional food items such as dandelions, wild fennel pollen and Irish moss. Saving money is one of the most common resolutions people make, but it can be hard to save money in a house full of spenders. “The Money Smart Family System: Teaching Financial Independence to Children of Every Age,” by Steve and Annette Economides will help parents provide practical advice to their families about money and will help kids learn to become responsible spenders and savers. This book will teach readers about interest, instilling a work ethic into children and recreation with a limited budget. There are also sections about time management, giving and sharing and setting goals. This book is great at making a family into a well rounded and responsible group of individuals.

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Sunday is Penguin Awareness Day and the 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday story and craft hours will share penguin stories and activities. On Saturday at 2 p.m., a variety of animal homes will be highlighted. The stories may vary between programs. Children who attend the story portion of the programs are invited to enjoy the related craft sessions. All materials are provided for these free programs, but the quantity of some craft items may be limited. Wednesday’s wonderful world of penguins could feature the books of “If You Were a Penguin,” “Ten Little Penguins,” “In The Snow,” “I am Pangoo the Penguin” or “Panda

officials in Beijing responded by forcing papers — including Beijing News — to run an editorial attacking Southern Weekend. One journalist from Beijing News blogged: “We don’t want to kneel down. ... We are kneeling down this one time while gnashing our teeth.” Lin Zhao was sentenced to 20 years for her role in publishing the underground magazine. In prison, she continued to shout out her protests until prison officials forced her to wear a helmet that covered everything but her eyes to muffle the sound of her shouts. After a time, officials recommended that she be executed, citing her practice of “insanely attacking, cursing and slandering our great Chinese Communist Party and our great leader Chairman Mao.” Lin Zhao was very ill and spitting up blood in the prison hospital when they came for her. “Incorrigible counterrevolutionary, your judgment day has arrived!” they shouted at her, and then they took her — not even allowing her to change out of her hospital gown. She went calmly, asking the nurse to say goodbye to the doctor. She left behind hundreds of pages of passionate, defiant passages, written from prison in her own blood. Among those words she first wrote after receiving her sentence of 20 years: “Justice will prevail! Long live freedom!” Maybe someday. Tom Rosshirt was a national security speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and a foreign affairs spokesman for Vice President Al Gore. Email him at COPYRIGHT 2013 CREATORS.COM You can also try drinking a cup of chamomile tea before bed. This age-old home remedy appears to help people relax and become drowsy. Chamomile is both mild and safe. (But avoid it if you’re allergic to plants in the daisy family.) An excellent, short and inexpensive e-book about treatments for women battling insomnia is “Successful Sleep Strategies for Women,” by Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Julia Schlam Edelman. You can learn more about this book at (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.)

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Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?” Kids will enjoy crafts, such as creating a snowy scene with a penguin, whale, mountains, snowflakes and fish; gluing a penguin and a snowy mountain landscape to a round tube; or making a penguin necklace. Animal homes may be found in many places and Saturday’s story time will share some fun stories about animals and their habitats. The books might highlight “Big Red Barn,” “A House for Hermit Crab,” “Animal Homes,” “Daddy’s Little Scout” or ask the questions “Who Lives Here?” or “Do Lions Live on Lily Pads?” For the related crafts, children will assemble a scene of farm animals around a red barn and fold a dog house and make a pom-pom puppy to go in the house.

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The winter weather may be frigid, but the January sale for non-fiction books at Books Again is a hot bargain. All non-fiction hardback books are $1 each and the store has titles for arts and crafts, history, biographies, religion, sports, travel, self-help, etc. Massmarket paperbacks are 25 cents each. VHS video cassettes cost 5 cents, with fiction and non-fiction videos for children and adults. Hardback fiction titles in many genres are priced at approximately one-fourth of the original price. Books Again is located at 404 W. Second St. The store is operated by Friends of the Library volunteers and all proceeds are used to benefit the library. Books Again is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Parking is located behind the store.

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Billie W. Longley

Memorial services for Billie Longley, 83, of Roswell, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Darrel D. Bethany officiating. Billie passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Billie was born in Eric, Okla., on Sept. 27, 1929, to William and Zora Turner. She married her husband, Garland Longley, on June 12, 1946. She moved to Roswell from Bernalillo 27 years ago. Billie was a Seventh-Day Adventist, an avid bowler for more than 30 years, enjoyed crocheting and had a tremendous love for her family, especially her grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Chester Longley of Bernalillo and Carl Longley and his wife Deb of Placitas; her daughter Ruth Eldridge and her husband Bert of Roswell; grandchildren, Wade Longley and his wife Cynthia of Placitas, Leslie Robertson and her husband Randy, Trisha Lair and her husband Eric, Travis Eldridge and his wife Lisa, Willie Eldridge and his wife Jessica, all of Roswell, Michelle of Las Vegas, N.M., Andrea of Alaska, Brett and Eric of Utah, Brenda of Rio Rancho and Robbie of Albuquerque; numerous greatgrandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, Blaze and Jace Lair; two sisters, Nancy Wood and her husband Bill of Florida, Patsy Brown and her husband Red of Texas and numerous nieces and nephews. Billie was preceded in death by her husband Garland Longley; her parents, Bill and Zora Tur ner; brothers, Carl Turner, Don Turner, and Benny Turner; sisters, Murlene Longley and Wanda Turner; greatgrandson Zack Longley and daughter -in-law Pauline Longley. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Robert Ratigan

Services are pending for Robert Ratigan, 87, of Roswell, at AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory. He passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

PUBLIC RECORDS Marriage Licenses

Jan. 2 Gilbert Manuel Vale, 23, and Maria Cristal Vale, 23, both of Roswell. Richard K. Otero, 28, and Ashley Gonzales, 25, both of Roswell. Jan. 4 David A. Garcia, 51, and Augustina R. Sigala, 48, both of Roswell. Jan. 7 Carl Ray Copeland, 65, and Rebecca Belshe Hanson, 64, both of Mesquite, Texas. Hector Cesar Jimenez Lajom, 26, and Suhey Calderon, 16, both of Roswell. Jan. 8 Gary W. Deines Jr., 45, and Teresa A. Escobedo, 49, both of Roswell. Jan. 9 Christopher P. Villa, 37, and Tiffani D. Garcia, 35, both of Hagerman.


Susan Elain Lucas

Susan Lucas, 64, passed beyond this life to join her Lord in heaven on Friday night at her home in Capitan. Susan was born Susan Elain Arnold to her parents, Carl and Clara Arnold of Roswell. She had one brother, Carl, who still lives in Roswell as well. Susan attended high school at Roswell High and later studied accounting at Eastern New Mexico University. She has three children from her first marriage who still survive her. She married Lawrence Lucas on January 28, 1981, and the two operated a far m in Dexter for almost 10 years. Upon selling the far m, Susan and Lawrence retired first to Cody, Wyo., where they were both very active in the church, until fate and fortune gave them the opportunity to build their dream home in Capitan. Susan has spent the past 19 years living on the mountain and pursuing her love of the arts. She painted many landscapes and enjoyed a modest living designing and selling fashionable turquoise jewelry and leather goods. She also was a recognized employee of the Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club, where she would design and layout ballroom events for club members. Susan was a devout Christian, mother and grandmother and is survived by her husband Lawrence, her father Carl Arnold, her brother Carl Arnold Jr., three children, Lisa Hill, Carol Lane and Carl Wayne Lucas. She had eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all. Memorial services will be held this Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Mountain View Baptist Church located at 206 E. Charleston Rd., Roswell, N.M., 88203. Rev. Terry Johnson and Rev. Terry Johnson Jr. will officiate the service to a grateful family. Potluck lunch to follow in the fellowship hall.

Virginia Mercer Harris

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Virginia Mercer Harris, 96, who passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

Jose L. Aguilar-Pacheco, 36, and Sandra Calvillo, 32, both of Ruidoso. Jan. 10 Juan C. Sotelo, 25, and Inez N. De Los Santos, 26, both of Roswell. Jan. 11 Anthony R. Aragon, 36, of Roswell, and Nicolette Yazzie, 25, of Albuquerque. Trinidad Malone, 24, and Elisa Aguilar, 25, both of Artesia.


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Marilyn Masse

Marilyn Autrey Masse, lifelong educator and Roswell resident for more than 48 years, died Dec. 26 in Friona, Texas, of natural causes. She was 90 years old. Ms. Masse is survived by her son Coach Bryan Masse of Friona, Texas, her daughter Ret. Col. Pamela Masse Funk of Reston, Va., her step-daughter Sherril A. McKinnon and step-son Frank McKinnon, as well as her grandchildren, Bryant Masse of Austin, Texas, David Kovarik, Michael Kovarik and Katie Funk of Reston, Va. and her brother Ralph Autrey of Ocean Springs, Miss. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Leroy Autrey of Texarkana, Ark. and Harry Autrey of Hot Springs, Ark., her for mer husbands, Charles N. Masse and Joseph S. McKinnon and her dear longtime friend and traveling companion Henry Garrett. Ms. Masse was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Miller County, near Garland, Ark., the daughter of Ernest Richard and Blanch Scholars Autrey. She was salutatorian of her Garland, Arkansas High School class and attended Souther n Arkansas University on scholarship and then transferred to Henderson State Teacher’s College where she was elected football queen in 1943 and graduated in 1944 with a major in English. She also received her Master of Science in education from Henderson University in 1965 and did post-graduate work at Eastern New Mexico University. After graduating college, Ms. Masse originally taught high school in Dyess, Ark., for one year before moving to northern Virginia. Ms. Masse worked in the Arlington and Alexandria school system, where she was hired by the famed educator TC Williams. After five years she moved back to Arkansas and taught school at North Heights Elementary/Vera Kilpatrick Elementary in Texarkana, before moving to Roswell in 1964. During her long educational career at Roswell, she taught at Valley View, Monterrey, Sierra, Del Norte, Edgewood and El Capitan, providing inspiration to countless children throughout the years. She served as the female counselor on numerous summer pathfinder trips teaching children the value of teamwork, cooperation and the Tommy Glass William Cavin vs Nancy Cavin Amber N. Youngblood vs Chris S. Youngblood Emily K. Enriquez vs Antonio Enriquez Raymond Samora vs Jill Samora Melissa Gail Thompson vs Robert Marvin Thompson Filed Jan. 4 Shane Gerstenberger vs Kelly Gerstenberger Final Rosie Dominguez vs Humberto Dominguez Robert L. Hendrickson vs Deborah L. Hendrickson Filed Jan. 7 Rosie M. Reyes vs Juan Carlos Campos Final Jaxmin Molina vs Eduardo Molina Filed Jan. 8 Jennifer Griffin vs Wade Whitman

democratic process while exploring our national treasures. After retirement, Ms. Masse was a regular supporter of the Roswell High School volleyball program and attended almost all home games for the team. Ms. Masse was a life-long Methodist and member of the first Methodist Church of Roswell. She was active in the Democratic Party and was named a Colonel, Aide to Camp on the staff of New Mexico Gov. Bruce King. She was a member of the National Education Association, the American Association of University Women, Delta Kappa Gamma educational sorority and a volunteer at the Community Kitchen, and Roswell Museum and Southwest Historical Society. Ms. Masse was noted for her love of educational pursuits including reading and traveling. She was very proud that the high premium she placed on education was transferred to her children who jointly posses seven higher degrees and to her grandchildren who have all graduated or are currently attending college. A memorial service will be conducted at the First United Methodist Church in Roswell on Saturday, Jan.19, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Ms. Masse’s favorite charities: The United Methodist Church Roswell Cowboy Bell Scholarship Fund and/or Ski Apache Disabled Skiers Program (SADSP), P.O. Box 2138, Ruidoso, N.M., 88355.

Dennis Charles Russo

Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Ballard Chapel for Dennis Charles Russo, 69, who passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Lubbock,

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Texas. Rev. Mike Joy of Christ Church will be officiating. Dennis will be cremated according to his wishes. Dennis was born April 5, 1943, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Carl Julius Russo and Dorthea Ruth Donovan. His parents preceded him in death. Dennis married Gayle Ann Wilson on Aug. 3, 1963, in Long Beach, Calif. She survives him at the family home in Roswell. Also surviving him is his son Michael Russo of Roswell; daughter Laura Russo of Roswell; brother William Stanley Russo and wife Marcia of Buena Park, Calif.; sister Karla Marie Rima and husband Jim of Buena Park, Calif.; grandchildren, Lacy Leischner, Christy Hudson and Ashley Hudson; and one greatgrandchild Rylie Leischner. Dennis owned and operated American Transmission. He was a member of the Roswell Gun Club, Cottonwood Hunting Club and Masonic Lodge of Roswell and Hager man. Dennis enjoyed pheasant hunting with his dogs Oppy and Luke. He also enjoyed riding his horse Baxter. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Dennis’ name to the Leukemia Foundation, 4600 A Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, N.M., 87109. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

William Spencer

William “Dub” Jefferson Spencer was born in Marlow, Okla., on Sept. 24, 1912, to George Washington Spencer and his wife Emma Rhodes Spencer. He married a Texas girl, Bernice Roberts, Jan. 25, 1936, in Lawton, Okla. In 1937, the young couple


moved to Roswell looking for employment. He led a quiet, solitary life after the death of his wife Bernice in 1992. He worked as a far mer, carpenter, and became a certified auto mechanic who you could always trust, employed at Durham Ford until his retirement in 1976. He shares his birth year with the birth of our state New Mexico; the first anniversary of the NASCAR 500 races and the release of the first silent movie, “The Keystone Cops.” During his long lifespan of 100 years and 3 months, he has known of Pancho Villa’s raids, the development of nuclear bombs in Los Alamos and some terrible things, too, such as two world wars, The Great Depression, the Dust Bowl and the assassination of a president. He always said he had the best hobby in the world: fishing, fishing and fishing. Fishing was better than eating or sleeping. He loved to travel in his motorhome and enjoyed seeing forests, wild flowers, lakes, mountains and unusual rock formations. As you can see, he loved the outdoors. His surviving family includes a single son Nolen Lee Spencer and his wife Aderan; two grandchildren, Dawn L ynne Lepisto and her husband Tom, Renetta Lee Burson and her husband Jay; two great-grandchildren, Jon Hudson Burson IV and Lindsey Lee Lepisto; one great-greatgranddaughter A yrisLee Geneva Lepisto, who was the apple of his eye. He usually had jelly beans and orange slices waiting for her visit. We will all miss this gentleman. Our whole family extends its appreciation to all the staf f at Mission Arch Care Center for their loving care and passionate attention of W.J. Spencer. Arrangements are being directed by the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. The viewing will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, from 3 to 7 p.m. The graveside service will be held at South Park Cemetery on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. His life celebration will be officiated by Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church. Sean Lee will offer music selections. Friends may leave condolences online at

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) ### Your responses could be instinctual. Embrace them, and they will guide you through a sticky situation. You might not be as confident as usual. Do not undermine the process you are going through, even if you are uncomfortable. Tonight: Get some extra R and R. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ##### Zero in on the possibilities that surround a friendship. Though you could be distracted, do not miss a scheduled meeting. It is important for you to focus right now. Detachment will help you see the bigger picture. Get some much-needed feedback. Tonight: Not alone. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) #### Deal with people directly. As uncomfortable as you might be, you’ll be able to visualize a new situation that could be better for you. Make it OK to experience some risk-taking. Everyone gets cold feet, but it’s important to take a leap of faith. Tonight: A chat with a trusted friend. CANCER (June 21-July 22) ##### Your ability to see past the obvious usually kicks in when that skill is needed. Though others still might act dominant, you’ll feel as if their suggestions or plans are on target. Detach, and you’ll better understand your resistance. Tonight: Try something different. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) #### You will be in sync with a key person in your life. You might have been wondering which way to go in a very intense matter. After a discussion, your questions will dissolve, revealing what is possi-

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ble. Take action when you feel sure of yourself. Tonight: Be with a special person. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) #### Listen to news more openly. You might have mixed feelings about a situation. Others think they are open, too. Challenging them will not help; instead, try opening them up through conversations. Do nothing halfway. Listen to your instincts. Tonight: Let the fun begin. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ### Pace yourself, as you have a lot of ground to cover. On some level, the thoughts running through your mind might distract you from the here and now. You could be a little off-kilter and give an odd response. Be clear about your long-term goals. Tonight: To the wee hours. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) #### You might want to handle a situation in a more creative way. You still need to keep those involved in the loop. The importance of communication cannot be underestimated. In a sense, you are opening up their thinking, too. Tonight: Time for some healthy play or exercise. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ### An investment opportunity comes forward, and you might feel as if you have no choice but to take a risk. The issue revolves around a personal and/or a real-estate matter. Others might want to discuss the situation, but you could be unusually closed off. Tonight: Head home. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ##### You might want to think through an offer that easily could be too good to be true. Share your thoughts with a trusted adviser and friend. By the time you finish talking, you will know which way to go. Check out a potential problem

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area in your house. Tonight: Hang with a friend. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) #### You could be overtired and withdrawn. Your mind has been working overtime regarding a financial matter. Sort through the risks, if there are any, and make a choice accordingly. You might need some personal time, if you can take it. Tonight: Take a hard look at your budget. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ##### A friend or loved one whispers information in your ear. This person feels that these facts are important for you to know. Even if you do not agree, express your appreciation. A meeting could be more important to your life direction than you realize. Tonight: Make yourself happy.

‘Argo,’ ‘Les Mis’ win at Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ben Affleck got some vindication and Jodie Foster made a revelation at the Golden Globe Awards. Affleck’s “Argo” earned him best motion picture drama and director honors at Sunday night’s ceremony. The awards came just a few days after Affleck was surprisingly omitted from the best-director category at the Academy Award nominations. Affleck also stars in the real-life drama as the CIA operative who orchestrated a daring rescue of six American embassy employees during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. These wins seem to shake up the Oscar race, in which Steven Spielberg’s stately, historical epic “Lincoln” was looking like a juggernaut. Despite seven Golden Globe nominations, “Lincoln” earned just one award: best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis’ intense, richly detailed portrayal of Abraham Lincoln as he fought for passage of the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery. Spielberg’s film heads into the Feb. 24 Academy Awards with a leading 12 nominations. The other big winner of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s honors was “Les Miserables.” Based on the international musical sensation and Victor Hugo’s novel of strife and redemption in 19th century France, it won best picture musical or comedy, best actor for Hugh Jackman and best supporting actress for Anne Hathaway. But perhaps the biggest news of the night was from Foster, who came out without really coming out and suggested she was retiring from acting but then backpedaled a bit backstage. Foster was this year’s recipi-

ent of the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award, which is announced beforehand and is usually a pretty respectful and predictable part of the evening. But the 50-year -old Oscar -winner for “The Silence of the Lambs” and “The Accused,” who’s been protective of her private life and reluctant to discuss her sexual orientation, used this opportunity to speak from the heart in a rambling and emotional speech that confirmed what long had been an open secret. The veteran actress seized control of what is every year a noisy, boozy ballroom; the crowd of A-listers quickly quieted down as it became apparent that she had something serious and important to say. She was coy at first, suggesting she had a big announcement that would make her publicist nervous. (At this point, the audio inexplicably dropped out of the NBC broadcast, even though nothing off-color was said.) Then she stated: “I’m just going to put it out there, loud and proud ... I am, uh, single,” pausing for dramatic effect before that last word. “I hope you’re not disappointed that there won’t be a big coming-out speech tonight. I already did my coming-out about a thousand years ago back in the Stone Age.” She also made it sound as if this would be her last time on stage, but clarified for reporters afterward: “I could never stop acting. You’d have to drag me behind a team of horses. I’d like to be directing tomorrow. I’m more into it than I have ever been.” Among the other multiple winners of the night, “Django Unchained,” Quentin

Tarantino’s spaghetti Western-blaxploitation mashup, earned two awards: for supporting actor Christoph Waltz as a charismatic bounty hunter and for Tarantino’s script. The writer-director thanked his friends for letting him read scenes to them as he works through his scripts. “Zero Dark Thirty,” which also has been a major contender throughout awards season, earned Jessica Chastain a best-actress Globe for her portrayal of a driven CIA operative at the center of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. That film’s director, Kathryn Bigelow, also was left out of the best-director category at the Academy Awards even though it’s up for best picture — a result of having nine best-picture nominees and only five best-director slots. On the television side, “Game Change” and “Homeland” were the big winners

with three awards apiece. “Game Change,” the madefor-HBO movie about 2008 vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin, won for best motion picture or miniseries made for television, best actress for Julianne Moore and best supporting actor for Ed Harris’ portrayal of John McCain. “Homeland” was named best TV drama series, and its stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis received the dramatic acting awards. Co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, longtime friends and collaborators, had playfully snarky fun with several members of the audience including Taylor Swift, Day-Lewis, Bigelow and even former President Bill Clinton, who arrived on stage to rock-star applause when he introduced “Lincoln” as one of the best-picture nominees. Fey and Poehler were also competing against each other for best actress in a TV

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Jodie Foster salutes the crowd after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globe Awards, Sunday.

comedy series, Fey for “30 Rock” and Poehler for “Parks and Recreation.” Neither won. Lena Dunham claimed the comedy series Globe for “Girls.” After that, Fey and Poehler showed up on stage with cocktail glasses, with Fey joking that it was time

to start drinking. “Everyone’s getting a little loose now that we’re all losers,” Poehler said. Poehler’s final words also referred back to the biggest moment of the night. She cracked as she was signing off: “We’re going home with Jodie Foster!”

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Wins have been hard to come by for the NMMI men’s basketball team this season. Entering Monday’s affair with visiting Frank Phillips at the Cahoon Armory, the Broncos had just four wins in 15 games. Thanks to some solid shooting from the field, a decided rebounding edge and some clutch free throws by Desmond Barnes, the Broncos now have five victories. They held off the Plainsmen 84-80 to move to 5-11 overall and 1-2 in WJCAC play. “We were due for one,” said Bronco coach Sean Schooley. “The way we did it was a team effort. “Anytime you can get a win with a young group like

MEN’S BASKETBALL NMMI 84, Frank Phillips 80


this, in this league, I’ll take it anywhere I possibly can.” The Broncos connected on 30 of their 62 field-goal attempts on the night, outshooting the Plainsmen by nearly 10 percentage points. NMMI also outrebounded FPC by 17, 42-25. Still, they had to stave off a second-half rally after letting FPC back into the game. NMMI led by as many as 12 in the first half and had a double-digit lead four different times in the second half. The last of those doubleSee FIFTH, Page B3

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RIGHT: NMMI’s Desmond Barnes (2) dribbles around Frank Phillips defender Jordan Whelan during the Broncos win, Monday.

Louisville to No. 1 in poll



JAL — Jal outscored the Lady Panthers 13-5 in the opening quarter and then won the third 14-6 en route to a 4527 win over Lake Arthur, Monday. “The first half, we came out pretty well,” said Panther coach Jordon Cooney. “The game was won underneath on the boards and we didn’t do a very good job of boxing out and getting defensive rebounds. “We gave (Jal) too many second-chance opportunities.” Mayra Davila led the Panthers (1-6) with eight points. Cristina Caro added five.


The Cleveland Browns are close to selling naming rights for their stadium to an energy company based in Akron, Ohio, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The deal with FirstEnergy Corp. could be announced as early as Tuesday, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team and the company haven’t discussed it publicly. The Plain Dealer first reported the negotiations with FirstEnergy, which is a sponsor for numerous professional sports teams, including Cleveland’s Browns, Indians and Cavaliers. Former Browns owner Randy Lerner declined to sell naming rights to Cleveland Browns Stadium, which opened on the shore of Lake Erie in 1999 when the team was reintroduced as an expansion franchise. Art Modell moved his team to Baltimore after the 1996 season. The deal could bring millions to new owner Jimmy Haslam, who bought the Browns from Lerner for around $1 billion last October. When he acquired the team, Haslam said he was open to selling naming rights. “While we remain committed to partnering with local community leaders and businesses to make our communities attractive places to live and work, we have no new announcements regarding any major sponsorships at this time,” FirstEnergy said in a statement. The Browns formerly played at Cleveland Stadium, which was razed after Modell moved the franchise to Baltimore and renamed it the Ravens. The 73,000-seat Cleveland Browns Stadium was built on site and has never had naming rights. The Cincinnati Bengals also have resisted selling name rights for the other NFL stadium in Ohio, which is called Paul Brown Stadium after the team’s founder and the former Browns coach.


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Finally, Falcons win in playoffs

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws a pass over Seattle defender Marcus Trufant during the Falcons’ win over the Seahawks in the NFC divisional playoffs, Sunday.

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan won’t have to answer that question anymore. Neither will Tony Gonzalez. They’re both playoff winners. Finally. Ryan got over the postseason hump in his fifth season, guiding the Atlanta Falcons to an improbable comeback in the final half-minute for a 30-28 victory over the gritty Seattle Seahawks in an NFC divisional game Sunday. If R yan was feeling relief, imagine what was going through Gonzalez’s mind. The

16-year veteran, in what is likely the final season of a Hall of Fame career, removed the only blotch from his brilliant record with his first playof f win. No wonder he broke down in tears when it was over. “I’ve cried after a loss. But never a win,” said Gonzalez, who had been 0-5 in the postseason. “I thought it was over. Sixteen years. Six playof f games. I was like, ‘Here we go again.’ Especially with that big lead. I thought it just wasn’t meant to be.”

Pats back in AFC title game

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Lance admits doping

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the interview is to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey’s network. Armstrong was stripped of all seven Tour titles last year following a voluminous U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report that portrayed him as a ruthless competitor, willing to go to any lengths to win the

The Falcons (14-3) led 20-0 at halftime, and were still up 27-7 going to the fourth quarter. No team had ever blown such a daunting lead in the final period of a playoff game. But the Seahawks, led by Russell Wilson, nearly pulled off a historic win. Wilson passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, then led a drive that looked like the game winner. He completed three passes for 50 yards, the last of them a short throw to

Rick Pitino is guessing his Louisville Cardinals won’t be the last team to be No. 1 this season. The Cardinals took advantage of losses by Duke and Michigan to move up two spots to No. 1 on Monday in The Associated Press’ Top 25 poll. This is just the second time in school history they’re on top. The other time was the final poll of 2008-09, a season in which they reached the final eight of the NCAA tournament. Louisville (15-1) was one of five teams to receive a first-place vote this week, and that backs Pitino’s point. “I think the top teams will play musical chairs for No. 1 for the next two months and it will be really significant at the end of the year,” Pitino said Monday, hours before the Cardinals took their No. 1 ranking into a game at Connecticut. “We played a tough nonconference schedule and I’m really happy the way our guys have battled through injuries. We’ll try to hold the musical top as long as we can.” The Cardinals, who have won 10 straight since losing to Duke in the finals of the Battle 4 Atlantis, received 36 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. That’s 23 more than Indiana, which moved up from fifth. Indiana was No. 1 in the preseason poll and for the first five weeks of the regular season. Duke, which was No. 1 for the last four weeks, was third with 14 No. 1 votes. The Blue Devils were followed by Kansas and Michigan, which drew one first-place vote each. Four teams entered the week unbeaten: Duke, Michigan, then-No. 4 Arizona and unranked Wyoming and they all took their first loss. It was the first time three of the top four teams lost in the same week since

prestigious race. USADA chief executive Travis Tygart labeled the doping regimen allegedly carried out by the U.S. Postal Service team that Armstrong once led, “The most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.” After a federal investigation of the cyclist was dropped without charges being brought last year, USADA stepped in with an investigation of its own. The agency deposed 11 former teammates and accused Armstrong of masSee ADMITS, Page B3

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady made history. Now it’s his coach’s turn. The Patriots’ quarterback added to a string of postseason success that stretches back more than a decade, earning his 17th playoff win to break a tie with his boyhood idol, Joe Montana, for most by a quarterback. After New England’s 4128 victory over the Houston Texans on Sunday night, Bill Belichick needs two more playoff wins to match Tom Landry’s NFL high of 20. If Belichick gets there this season he’d also tie Chuck Noll for most Super Bowl championships by a coach with four. First, the Baltimore Ravens stand in the way next Sunday in a rematch of last year’s AFC title game. “Right now our focus is just (being) happy to win this game and get on to Baltimore,” Belichick said. “We can reflect back on some other years some other time.” See BACK, Page B3

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Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd celebrates a touchdown during New England’s win over Houston, Sunday.

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Champion Djokovic charms Australian Open crowd

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic had a big, adoring crowd at Rod Laver Arena, and he knew exactly how to work it. Writing “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie” on a live TV camera lens with a felt-tip pen was the perfect way to sign off after his 15th consecutive win at the Australian Open. Having the confidence to charm a crowd of thousands comes with experience — he has won the last two Australian titles and is aiming to be the first man in the Open era to win three in succession. “Hello, everybody, it’s great to be back,” he said after his 6-2, 64, 7-5 win over Paul-Henri Mathieu of France, his first match at Melbourne Park since his epic five-set win over Rafael Nadal in last year’s final. “I have great memories. ... Twelve months ago, played a six-hour final. Thanks for coming and supporting me.” David Ferrer, who took the No. 4 seeding when fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal withdrew because of illness and injury, had only a couple of hundred people watching in cavernous Hisense Arena on Day One at Melbourne Park. He opened with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Olivier Rochus of Belgium. Ferrer knows that without his compatriot in the draw, there’s a semifinal spot up for grabs, but he’s content to stay under the radar. “Of course, Novak, Roger and Rafael and Murray — they’ve won Grand Slams. It’s very difficult for

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November 2003, when the top four teams — Connecticut, Duke, Michigan State and Arizona — all were defeated. Syracuse, Arizona, Gonzaga, Minnesota and Florida rounded out this week’s top 10. There were four newcomers to the poll this week: No. 21 Oregon, No. 22 Virginia Com-

College basketball

The Top Twenty-Five By The Associated Press The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 13, total points based on 25 points for a firstplace vote through one point for a 25thplace vote and last week’s ranking: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Record Pts Prv 1. Louisville (36) . . . . . .15-1 1,591 3 2. Indiana (13) . . . . . . .15-1 1,527 5 3. Duke (14) . . . . . . . . .15-1 1,501 1 4. Kansas (1) . . . . . . . .14-1 1,416 6 5. Michigan (1) . . . . . . .16-1 1,415 2 6. Syracuse . . . . . . . . .16-1 1,284 7 7. Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .15-1 1,205 4 8. Gonzaga . . . . . . . . . .16-1 1,141 9 9. Minnesota . . . . . . . . .15-2 1,041 8 10. Florida . . . . . . . . . . .12-2 1,019 11 939 15 11. Ohio St. . . . . . . . . . .13-3 896 13 12. Creighton . . . . . . . . .16-1 855 14 13. Butler . . . . . . . . . . . .14-2 14. NC State . . . . . . . . .14-2 836 20 704 16 15. San Diego St. . . . . .14-2 16. Kansas St. . . . . . . . .13-2 670 18 17. Missouri . . . . . . . . . .12-3 598 10 18. Michigan St. . . . . . .14-3 426 22 19. New Mexico . . . . . . .15-2 368 25 295 17 20. Notre Dame . . . . . . .14-2 21. Oregon . . . . . . . . . .14-2 238 — 212 — 22. VCU . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-3 23. Illinois . . . . . . . . . . .14-4 199 12 185 — 24. UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . .14-3 177 — 25. Marquette . . . . . . . .12-3

Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 121, UConn 70, Georgetown 56, Mississippi 55, UNLV 26, Wisconsin 25, Boise St. 9, Miami 9, Wichita St. 6, Temple 5, Pittsburgh 2, Baylor 1, Utah St. 1, Wyoming 1.


National Basketball Association At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct New York . . . . . . . . . .24 13 .649 Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . .22 15 .595 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .20 17 .541

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(another) player to win the first Grand Slam of his career. For me, I am trying to do my best.” The four majors in 2012 were shared by Djokovic, Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray, the Scotsman who finally ended the 76-year drought for British men at the Grand Slam events by winning the U.S. Open. With Nadal out, the so called ‘Big 4’ has become the ‘Big 3,’ with nobody else in the top 10 given a realistic chance of winning. Djokovic doesn’t have another Grand Slam winner in his half of the draw after his Serbian Davis Cup teammate Janko Tipsarevic ousted Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt, a former U.S. Open and Wimbledon winner, in a night match. “If you want my opinion, it’s that the top four, they are better,” Ferrer said. “The last years, they were in all the semifinals and finals.” Federer, who has four Australian titles among his 17 majors, and Murray, who broke his Grand Slam drought by winning the U.S. Open, have their first-round matches Tuesday in what shapes as a blockbuster day session at Rod Laver Arena. Murray is against Robin Haase in the first match and Federer is against Benoit Paire of France in the third — women’s champion Victoria Azarenka takes in Monica Niculescu of Romania in between. Congestion on center court means Serena Williams, the big favorite to win the women’s title, monwealth, No. 24 UCLA and No. 25 Marquette. It is VCU’s first ranking since the 1984-85 season. Oregon is back in for the first time since 2007-08. Marquette was ranked last season and UCLA, which was No. 13 in the preseason poll, is back after being out for the last seven weeks. They replaced Georgetown, Cincinnati, Wichita State and UNLV, who all lost once last week.

Philadelphia . . . . . . . .16 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Orlando . . . . . . . . . . .13 Charlotte . . . . . . . . . . .9 Washington . . . . . . . . .7 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .21 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .19 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .9

22 .421 8 1⁄2 23 .378 10

L 12 16 24 28 28 L 15 15 17 24 30

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L San Antonio . . . . . . . .29 11 Memphis . . . . . . . . . .24 12 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .21 17 Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 23 New Orleans . . . . . . .11 26 Northwest Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Oklahoma City . . . . . .30 8 Denver . . . . . . . . . . . .23 16 Portland . . . . . . . . . . .20 17 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 19 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .16 19 Pacific Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L L.A. Clippers . . . . . . .29 9 Golden State . . . . . . .23 13 L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . .16 21 Sacramento . . . . . . . .13 24 Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . .13 27

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Novak Djokovic stretches to hit a forehand return during his first-round win over Paul-Henri Mathieu at the Australian Open, Monday. Djokovic won 6-2, 6-4, 7-5. will play her first-round match at Hisense Arena against Romania’s Edina Gallovits-Hall, who is ranked No. 110. Williams had a good look at the setting Monday, sitting in the stands with her coach Patrick Mouratoglou to watch older sister Venus win her opening match. Serena, who is ranked No. 3 and has won 35 of her last 36 matches including titles at Wimbledon, the Olympics and the U.S. Open, had left long before Ferrer was to play the third match at Hisense. The 30-year-old Spaniard drew polite applause rather than raucous cheering from the small crowd in a match punctuated by long periods of silence. Four American men advanced Monday, led by No. 20 Sam Querrey, the highest-ranked U.S. man in the tournament after John Isner pulled out with an injury. Querry beat Daniel Munoz-de la Nava of Spain 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2, 64. Brian Baker fended off Russia’s

Pct GB .725 — .667 3 .553 7 .410 12 1⁄2 .297 16 1⁄2

Pct GB .763 — .639 5 1 .432 12 ⁄2 1 .351 15 ⁄2 .325 17

NFL Playoff Glance The Associated Press All Times Mountain Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 5 Houston 19, Cincinnati 13 Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10 Sunday, Jan. 6 Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 9 Seattle 24, Washington 14

Pct GB .605 — .583 1 .528 3 .368 9 .231 14 1⁄2

Pct GB .789 — .590 7 1⁄2 1 .541 9 ⁄2 .525 10 .457 12 1⁄2

Alex Bogomolov Jr. 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-7 (0), 3-6, 6-2; Tim Smyczek beat Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 76 (5), 7-5; and Ryan Harrison’s reward for beating Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 was a second-round match against Djokovic. Among the other men’s seeds advancing were No. 10 Nicolas Almagro, No. 15 Stanislas Wawrinka, No. 16 Kei Nishikori and No. 22 Fernando Verdasco, a semifinalist in Australia in 2009. No. 11 Juan Monaco of Argentina lost to Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-1. Tipsarevic thought he had to overcome the most difficult challenge of the day. Australia’s Hewitt, a two-time major winner and former No. 1, was playing his 17th consecutive Australian Open. “Lleyton Hewitt is as tough as it gets for a first round Australian Open, first Grand Slam of the year,” he said. “With all the respect to all the other guys who are potential threats, I think this


Tuesday’s Games Indiana at Charlotte, 5 p.m. New Orleans at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. Toronto at Brooklyn, 5:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 6 p.m. Portland at Denver, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Chicago at Toronto, 5 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 5 p.m. Brooklyn at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 6 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m. New Orleans at Boston, 6 p.m. Memphis at San Antonio, 6:30 p.m. Cleveland at Portland, 8 p.m. Washington at Sacramento, 8 p.m. Miami at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday’s Games New York 100, New Orleans 87 Milwaukee 107, Toronto 96 Brooklyn 97, Indiana 86 San Antonio 106, Minnesota 88 Denver 116, Golden State 105 Oklahoma City 87, Portland 83 L.A. Lakers 113, Cleveland 93 Monday’s Games Washington 120, Orlando 91 Boston 100, Charlotte 89 Chicago 97, Atlanta 58 L.A. Clippers 99, Memphis 73 Dallas 113, Minnesota 98 Oklahoma City 102, Phoenix 90 Utah 104, Miami 97 Cleveland at Sacramento, 8 p.m.

PGA-Sony Open Scores By The Associated Press Sunday At Waialae Country Club Honolulu Purse: $5.6 million Yardage: 7,044; Par: 70 Final Russell Henley (500), $1,008,000 . . . . . . . . . . .63-63-67-63 — 256 Tim Clark (300), $604,800 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64-66-66-63 — 259 Charles Howell III (163), $324,800 . . . . . . . . . . .66-64-67-66 — 263 Scott Langley (163), $324,800 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62-66-65-70 — 263 Matt Kuchar (100), $204,400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-63-70-65 — 264 Brian Stuard (100), $204,400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-68-65-65 — 264 Chris Kirk (100), $204,400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-62-68-66 — 264 Jeff Overton (85), $173,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-68-67-65 — 265 Harris English (73), $145,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-62-66 — 266 Marc Leishman (73), $145,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-68-64-67 — 266 Dicky Pride (73), $145,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-64-67 — 266 Pat Perez (73), $145,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-63-67-68 — 266 Shane Bertsch (0), $112,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-65-66 — 267 Danny Lee (0), $112,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-66-66-69 — 267 Josh Teater (54), $89,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-65-65 — 268 Justin Hicks (54), $89,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-64-67 — 268 Scott Piercy (54), $89,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64-64-72-68 — 268 Scott Gardiner (54), $89,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-64-65-71 — 268 Matt Jones (54), $89,600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-68-64-70 — 268 Webb Simpson (49), $60,667 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-69-68-66 — 269 John Rollins (49), $60,667 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-66-70-65 — 269 Vijay Singh (49), $60,667 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-67-68-67 — 269 Stephen Ames (49), $60,667 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65-67-70-67 — 269 Ricky Barnes (49), $60,667 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-65-66-68 — 269 Y.E. Yang (49), $60,667 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-68-63 — 269 Kevin Streelman (43), $41,440 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-66-66 — 270 Charlie Wi (43), $41,440 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-69-69-65 — 270 Jimmy Walker (43), $41,440 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-68-64 — 270 John Senden (43), $41,440 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-66-69 — 270 Tim Herron (43), $41,440 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-66-68-70 — 270 Brian Gay (38), $33,208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-66-67 — 271 David Lingmerth (38), $33,208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-66-68 — 271 David Hearn (38), $33,208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-70-66-68 — 271

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Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 12 Baltimore 38, Denver 35, 2OT San Francisco 45, Green Bay 31 Sunday, Jan. 13 Atlanta 30, Seattle 28 New England 41, Houston 28

Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 20 San Francisco at Atlanta, 1 p.m. (FOX) Baltimore at New England, 4:30 p.m. (CBS)

Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 27 At Honolulu AFC vs. NFC, 5 p.m. (NBC)

Erik Compton (38), $33,208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-68-67-69 — 271 John Huh (38), $33,208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-63-68-69 — 271 Brad Fritsch (33), $26,376 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-70-67-68 — 272 Justin Leonard (33), $26,376 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-67-67 — 272 Alistair Presnell (33), $26,376 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-66-68-70 — 272 Tommy Gainey (33), $26,376 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-69-65-72 — 272 George McNeill (33), $26,376 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-69-65 — 272 Nicholas Thompson (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-67-69 — 273 Chad Campbell (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-68-68 — 273 Ben Kohles (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-70-68-68 — 273 Henrik Norlander (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-64-71-68 — 273 Peter Tomasulo (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-67-70 — 273 David Mathis (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-66-72 — 273 Russ Cochran (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-66-71 — 273 Bart Bryant (27), $19,068 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-71-67 — 273 Keegan Bradley (20), $13,821 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-66-71 — 274 Doug LaBelle II (20), $13,821 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-66-66-71 — 274 Jeff Maggert (20), $13,821 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-67-69 — 274 Lee Williams (20), $13,821 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-66-71-68 — 274 D.H. Lee (20), $13,821 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-68-71-67 — 274 Hideto Tanihara (0), $12,824 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-65-69-71 — 275 Billy Horschel (16), $12,824 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-70-70-69 — 275 Brendon de Jonge (16), $12,824 . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-69-69 — 275 Mark Anderson (0), $12,824 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-64-70-68 — 275 Sang-Moon Bae (13), $12,544 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72-66-68-70 — 276 Rory Sabbatini (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-65-70-73 — 277 Steve Marino (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-67-70-71 — 277 Dean Wilson (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-68-69-71 — 277 Cameron Percy (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-68-71 — 277 Shawn Stefani (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-67-72-70 — 277 Carl Pettersson (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68-69-70-70 — 277 Derek Ernst (9), $12,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-67-70-69 — 277 Ryan Palmer (5), $11,648 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-68-73-70 — 278 Morgan Hoffmann (2), $11,312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66-70-67-76 — 279 Kyle Stanley (2), $11,312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-65-68-73 — 279 Steven Bowditch (2), $11,312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-69-72-71 — 279 Fabian Gomez (2), $11,312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-71-70 — 279 James Hahn (2), $11,312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-67-75-67 — 279 Jason Kokrak (1), $10,976 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-69-73-69 — 280 Robert Streb (1), $10,864 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-71-77-68 — 283 John Daly (1), $10,752 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70-68-79-67 — 284

Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 At New Orleans AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 4 p.m. (CBS)

NJ police want to interview Titans TE Kenny Britt

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police in Jersey City say they’ve been trying to contact Tennessee Titans wide receiver and former Rutgers star Kenny Britt to question him about an incident Sunday in which he allegedly drove a friend to the hospital after the man had been stabbed at a party. Capt. Edgar Martinez says police need to interview everyone who was present at a Jersey City house party Sunday in which someone fired a gun through a first floor window and Britt’s friend was stabbed. No one was struck in the shooting, Martinez said. “We need to interview all the parties involved, and (Britt) has refused to come in, so the statements that he’s putting out that he’s cooperated with the investigation are false. We’re trying to ascertain his location,” Martinez said, adding that authorities are discussing their next steps with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s office. “There was a stabbing and a shooting in the same incident — and we need to speak to everyone who was there,” Martinez said. “(Britt) drove the guy to the hospital. (Britt) was at a dinner, the party, with his pregnant girlfriend.” Britt’s agent, Bill Johnson, did not immediately respond to an email from the AP. The Titans also had no immediate comment Monday. NFL officials will be looking into this latest incident involving Britt and police.


Henley gets PGA Tour career off to record start

HONOLULU (AP) — Russell Henley only felt like a rookie at the Sony Open. He sure didn’t play like one. He was so nervous Sunday afternoon that he couldn’t feel his arms and legs, and everything around him seemed to be moving


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Tuesday, Jan. 15 AUTO RACING Midnight NBCSN — Dakar Rally, Stage 10, Cordoba to La Rioja, Argentina (delayed tape) MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — Tennessee at Kentucky ESPN2 — Notre Dame at St. John’s 7 p.m. ESPN — Wisconsin at Indiana TENNIS Noon ESPN2 — Australian Open, first round, at Melbourne, Australia (same-day tape) 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Australian Open, second round, at Melbourne, Australia 1 a.m. ESPN2 — Australian Open, second round, at Melbourne, Australia

is as tough as it gets, knowing that he plays really good tennis here, knowing that he won Kooyong last week,” he said. “I cannot tell you how happy that I am.” The first two women’s matches were over quickly, with No. 2ranked Maria Sharapova finishing off a 6-0, 6-0 win over Olga Puchkova in 55 minutes. She showed no signs of discomfort from a right collarbone injury that ruled her out of a tuneup tournament in Brisbane. Sharapova has a potential third-round match against Venus Williams, who needed just an hour for her opening 6-1, 6-0 win over Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan. No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 6 Li Na, No. 9 Samantha Stosur, No. 11 Marion Bartoli and No. 13 Ana Ivanovic all won in straight sets, and 17-year -old American Madison Keys joined them in the second round when she beat Casey Dellacqua of Australia 6-4, 7-6 (0).

at warp speed. Only when he finished his record-setting performance with one last birdie did he realize what happened. And even then, he didn’t know what to say. The first player in 10 years to win in his debut as a PGA Tour rookie. The second-best score for a 72-hole tournament in PGA Tour history, and a record score at the Sony Open by four shots. Finishing with five straight birdies — only one of them inside 10 feet — for a 29 on the back nine and a 7-under 63, the lowest finish by a Sony Open winner. And yes, that tee time reserved for him at the Masters in April. “I’m pretty speechless,” Henley said. “I was trying not to think about Augusta out there because I just kept telling myself, ‘This is a long year, you’re going to play this game a long time, and be patient, it doesn’t have to happen now.’ Everything I could to psyche myself out of thinking about winning. It worked.” The back nine was simply surreal. Henley won by three shots over Tim Clark, who birdied seven of his last 11 holes and still made up only one shot on the rookie from Georgia. “When you get up close and watch a guy play ... if that’s how he putts all the time, whew! It’s over,” Clark said. And it was. Tied for the lead with fellow rookie Scott Langley to start the final round, Henley seized control with a birdie on the opening hole and then poured it on at the end. Henley had a two-shot lead with seven holes to play when he calmly sank a 10-foot par putt on the 12th, and he began to pull away with a 45-foot birdie putt on the 14th. When the rookie rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt on the 17th to stay three shots ahead, Clark started laughing. There wasn’t anything else he could do. “He just never seemed to put a foot wrong, and when he did, he made those par putts,” Clark said. “That’s when you know a guy is comfortable, when he’s making those 8- to 10-footer for par. But I still got on the 15th hole and said, ‘Well, let’s finish with four birdies and see what happens.’ And sure enough, he birdied the last four, too. When a guy plays that well and beats you, you just have to be happy for them.” Henley finished at 24-under 256, breaking by four shots the Sony Open scoring record held by Brad Faxon in 2001 and John Huston in 1998. It was the second-lowest score for a 72-hole tournament in PGA Tour history, two shots behind Tommy Armour III in 2003 at the Texas Open. And that wasn’t the only mark Henley left on Waialae Country Club. He set tournament records for the low 36-hole score after his 63-63 start, he shared the 54-hole record with Langley and set another tournament record with the lowest final round by a champion. Welcome to the big leagues, kid. He became the first PGA Tour rookie to win his debut since Garrett Willis in the 2001 Tucson Open, which was held the same week as the winners-only event in Kapalua. And the way he putts, there’s no telling where this will lead.


Monday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended free agent minor league C Bryan Henry and Tampa Bay minor league C David Wendt 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Tommy Hunter on a one-year contract. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin on a a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season and C George Kottaras on a one-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with OF Colby Rasmus on a one-year contract and OF Adam Loewen on a minor league contract.

National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with RHP J.J. Putz on a two-year contract. CINCINNATI REDS — Agreed to terms with C Nevin Ashley, INF Emmanuel Burriss, INF Cesar Izturis and OF Derrick Robinson on minor league contracts. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with OF Delvy Castillo, SS Ravel Hernandez, OF Ariel Sandoval and RHP Miguel Urena on minor league contracts. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Recalled G Cory Joseph from Austin (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS — Named Danny Crossman special teams coordinator. DETROIT LIONS — Named Curtis Modkins running backs coach/run game coordinator, Bobby Johnson tight ends coach, Tim Lappano wide receivers coach and Jeremiah Washburn offensive line coach. Announced special teams coordinator Danny Crossman will not return. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE Brandon Bostick, QB B.J. Coleman, T Andrew Datko, C Garth Gerhart, G Joe Gibbs, LB Micah Johnson, CB James Nixon and S Chaz Powell to reserve/future contracts. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Named Jimmy Raye vice president of football operations. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Named John Dorsey general manager. TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed G Casey Studdard, WR Michael Calvin and WR Roberto Wallace to reserve/future contracts. HOCKEY National Hockey League BOSTON BRUINS — Recalled F Ryan Spooner, F Jamie Tardif, D Matt Bartkowski and D David Warsofsky from Providence (AHL). CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled F Jimmy Hayes from Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled F Cam Atkinson, F Matt Calvert, F Ryan Johansen, D Tim Erixon, D John Moore and D David Savard from Springfield (AHL). DALLAS STARS — Traded D Mark Fistric to Edmonton for a 2013 third-round draft pick. MONTREAL CANADIENS — Reassigned F Ian Schultz from Utah (ECHL) to Hamilton (AHL). Traded D Brendon Nash to Florida for D Jason DeSantis. NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Recalled D Victor Bartley from Milwaukee (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned F Jason Wilson from Greenville (ECHL) to Connecticut (AHL). TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Reassigned F Tyler Brenner from Bakersfield (ECHL) to Toronto (AHL). VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Signed D Jim Vandermeer. COLLEGE ECAC — Announced the retirement of commissioner Rudy Keeling. ANGELO STATE — Named Shayla Sabin women’s assistant soccer coach. FIU — Named Josh Conklin defensive coordinator. ILLINOIS — Named Bill Cubit offensive coordinator. LIMESTONE — Named Craig Kerr offensive coordinator. NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Robert Cole men’s and women’s assistant volleyball coach. NOTRE DAME — Announced RB Cierre Wood will enter the NFL draft. SOUTHERN CAL — Fired men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill. Named men’s assistant basketball coach Bob Cantu interim coach. SPRING HILL — Named Ben Hoefs men’s and women’s bowling coach. TEXAS — Reinstated QB Case McCoy and LB Jordan Hicks to the football team. TCU — Announced QB Casey Pachall has rejoined the football team. UC SANTA BARBARA — Announced the retirement of women’s volleyball coach Kathy Gregory. WYOMING — Suspended G Luke Martinez indefinitely from the men’s basketball team.



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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are on the same team now — at least when it comes to sponsorship. McIlroy officially made the switch to the swoosh on Monday as Nike confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in golf, announcing it had signed a multi-year deal with the top-ranked Northern Irishman. The deal means Nike now has golf’s two biggest names representing its brand, as Woods has been with the sportswear company since tur ning pro in 1996. Nike did not disclose any financial details of the deal, but industry observers have estimated that McIlroy will be paid up to $20 million a year to use the company’s equipment and apparel. The partnership with McIlroy was announced in a lavish ceremony in the United Arab Emirates ahead of this week’s Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, where he will use the company’s equipment for the first time. The event opened with a hologram of McIlroy swinging a club and included a video showing Woods, Roger Federer and Wayne Rooney welcoming him to Nike. “Rory is an extraordinary athlete who creates enormous excitement with his on-course per for mance while, at the same time connecting with fans everywhere,” said Cindy Davis, president of Nike Golf. “He is the epitome of a Nike Athlete, and he is joining our team during the most


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Marshawn L ynch that the bruising runner took all the way to the Falcons 3. The rookie quarterback made it all possible with his legs, spinning away from blitzing linebacker Sean Weatherspoon to give himself extra time to throw. On the next play, after the rattled Falcons were penalized for too many players on the field, Lynch powered over from the 2 to give the Seahawks (12-6) their first lead of the day, 28-27 with 31 seconds remaining. The Falcons could’ve packed it in right there, but R yan and Gonzalez went back to work. First, Ryan hit a deep pass to Harry Douglas right in front of the Atlanta bench, a 22-yard completion to midfield. Then, with one timeout remaining, Ryan went to Gonzalez on a 19-yard throw over the middle. The Falcons quickly stopped the clock again, and Matt Bryant connected on a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left for the victory. Atlanta will host the NFC championship game for the first time next Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, another team that features a mobile quarterback. The defense hopes that facing Wilson will help prepare for Colin Kaeper nick, who passed for 263 yards and rushed for 181 — a playoff record for a quarterback — in a 45-31 victory over Green Bay. “Russell Wilson and Colin Kaeper nick are mobile quarterbacks who


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Rory McIlroy, right, talks to journalists next to Nike Golf President Cindy Davis during a press conference announcing McIlroy’s partnership with Nike ahead of the 2013 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday.

exciting time in Nike Golf’s history. We are looking forward to partnering with him to take his remarkable career to the next level.” McIlroy said he was “really excited” to start the season and insisted he has made a “seamless” adjustment to his new equipment, especially his driver. “As soon as I hit it, I knew it was going in the bag straight away,” McIlroy said. “It blew me away. My ball speed was up. My numbers were good. I’m hitting it further. I thought throw the ball at extremely accurate levels,” Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud said. “We can use this game as a cheat sheet to prepare for next week.” The Falcons overcame their reputation for choking in the playoffs, winning their first postseason game since the 2004 season. “Nobody flinched,” Ryan said. “We just kept battling, kept doing what we do. That’s been the makeup of our team all season.” R yan came into the game with an 0-3 mark in the playoffs, including a crushing loss to Green Bay two years ago when the Falcons were in the same position, the NFC’s top-seeded team with home-field advantage in the playoffs. Bryant made his third game-winning kick of the season. But he’d never made one like this, with so much on the line. “When they scored their touchdown, I walked down (the sideline),” he said. “I told the offensive line, I told Matt (R yan), I told all the receivers, ‘We’ve done this before.”’ Wilson finished with 385 yards passing and led the Seahawks in rushing with 60 yards on seven carries, an even better performance than the one that carried Seattle to an opening-round victory over Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. Not quite enough this time. “We had high, high hopes for the rest of the season,” Wilson said. “When the game was over, I was very disappointed. But walking

figure leads came at 74-64 with less than six minutes left in the game. FPC trimmed that lead down to three with a 13-6 run, the final three coming on free throws with 12 seconds left from Ronald Scott. Barnes nailed a pair at the line after being fouled on the ensuing inbounds to push the lead right back to five.

I hit it far before but this is taking to new level. That’s great.” McIlroy’s switch to Nike had been widely expected. In October, McIlroy cut ties with Acushnet Co., which had supplied him with Titleist and FootJoy gear since he tur ned pro five years ago. And this month, Jumeirah Group announced it was not renewing its five-year sponsorship deal with the Northern Irishman. McIlroy insisted he’s not making the switch because

back into the tunnel, I got so excited about next year. The resilience we showed was unbelievable.” A botched squib kick by the Falcons gave Seattle the ball at its own 46 and a chance at one more comeback. But Wilson threw a short pass that only picked up 6 yards, forcing a desperation heave into the end zone on the final play. Falcons receiver Julio Jones, who had practiced for just such a situation during the week, went in on defense and leaped up to make the interception, leaving Atlanta one win away from the second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. R yan had a couple of interceptions, but threw three touchdown passes, tying a Falcons playoff record. He completed 24 of 35 for 250 yards — the first time he’s eclipsed 200 yards in the postseason. The scoring passes were 1-yarder to Gonzalez, who made a leaping grab in the back of the end zone; a 47-yarder to Roddy White that stretched the lead to 20-0 late in the second quarter; and a 5-yarder to Jason Snelling, a quick throw after a fake pitch to Jones, gave the Falcons a seemingly comfortable edge late in the third period. Wilson took over from there, running 1 yard for a touchdown to make it 27-14, then going to Zach Miller on a 3-yard touchdown pass that closed the gap to 27-21. Ryan’s second interception, an ill-advised deep throw into double coverage, helped keep the Seahawks alive.

Scott drained a triple from the right wing for FPC on the next possession, but Barnes again knocked down a pair at the line to ice the game for the Broncos. “I’m proud of the guys,” Schooley said. “(Our) guys needed this, they really did.” Barnes was one of four Broncos in double digits with 13 points. Ta’Jay Henry pitched in a double-double with 23 points and 17 boards, Eric Edwards poured in 18 points and Najee Whitehead had 14 points. Scott led the Plainsmen with 20 points.

of the money. “I don’t play golf for the money, I am well past that,” McIlroy said. “I’m a major champion and world No. 1, which I have always dreamed of being, and feel this is a company that can help me sustain that and win even more major titles. At the end of 2013, if I have not won another major I will be disappointed.” The deal comes in the wake of a career year for McIlroy, in which he became No. 1 and won his second major. He insisted


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in an interview with The Associated Press that all the attention hasn’t rattled him and that he has struck the “right balance,” although he acknowledged it took some time getting used to the top ranking. “I guess when I first got to No. 1 after Honda, I might have struggled with it for a few weeks,” said McIlroy, who temporarily relinquished the title to Luke Donald before finishing the year at the top. “It was a big goal of mine going into last year trying

Sunday was Brady’s day to reach a milestone. His first postseason win came in the 2001 season, which ended with his first Super Bowl title. Now he’s guiding the NFL’s most productive offense into his sixth AFC championship game in his 13 seasons. “He’s our leader and we all follow him,” said Belichick, the team’s real leader. “We all respect him and he led the team today, along with a lot of other guys. But he certainly did his job, as he’s done many times before.” It won’t take Belichick long to put Sunday’s victory out of his mind, impressive as it was. Brady also is ready to move on to the next challenge. “I think the two best teams are in the finals,” he said. “Baltimore certainly deserves to be here and so do we, so it’s fitting.” The Texans (13-5) certainly don’t after losing four of their last six games, starting with a 42-14 rout by the Patriots (134) on Dec. 10 on the same field where their season ended. “There’s no good landing in this business unless you’re playing a few weeks from now,” Houston coach Gary Kubiak said. “Other than that, the landing’s a crash.” Brady threw for three scores and 344 yards and seldom-used running back Shane Vereen, seeing more action because Danny Woodhead hurt his thumb on the Patriots’ first offensive play, had three touchdowns. Wes Welker had eight catches for a career postsea-


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terminding a complex and brazen drug program that included steroids, blood boosters and a range of other per for manceenhancers. A group of about 10 close friends and advisers to Armstrong left a downtown Austin hotel about three hours after they arrived Monday afternoon for the taping. Among them were Armstrong attorneys Tim Herman and Sean Breen, along with Bill Stapleton, Ar mstrong’s longtime agent, manager and business partner. All declined comment entering and exiting the session. Soon afterward, Winfrey tweeted: “Just wrapped with (at)lancear mstrong More than 2 1⁄2 hours. He came READY!” She was scheduled to appear on “CBS This Mor ning” on

to get that. I probably achieved it a bit faster than I thought I would,” he said. “(Then) I sort of didn’t have a goal. I was like, ‘what’s next?’ I had to reassess. It was a good lesson for me. Now that I’ve got back to No. 1, I felt I handled it a lot better.” McIlroy and Woods have already developed a friendly rivalry lately, and they will likely be seen together even more often from now on. Nike already unveiled a new commercial entitled “No Cup is Safe” that begins running Wednesday featuring McIlroy and Woods on the driving range — with each trying to outdo the other. The players first take tur n aiming at the driving range hole and then start hitting more spectacular targets, with balls going into wine glasses at a wedding and a soup bowl in a restaurant. It ends with McIlroy picking up his water glass to find Woods’ golf ball. “How did you do that?” McIlroy asks. Woods retorts: “You’ll learn.” McIlroy said the two have a mutual respect for each other, but that it’s too soon to say they have a real rivalry on the course. “I don’t know if you can call it a rivalry yet because we haven’t battled each other down the stretch of a major,” McIlroy told the AP. “It’s not like we have been playing in the final group of a tournament and we are battling each other. Hopefully at some point that can happen this year and it would be great to be part of that.”

son-high 131 yards and the defense held Arian Foster to 90 yards rushing, his first sub-100-yard playoff game in the four he’s had. The Patriots also overcame the loss of tight end Rob Gronkowski, who broke the left arm he originally broke on Nov. 18 in a 59-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts and needs season-ending surgery, a person with knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press. “It’s a bummer to lose anybody,” Brady said, “but someone of Rob’s importance or Danny’s importance, we need guys to step in and fill the void, whether it’s this game or any game after.” Gronkowski missed the first game against the Texans, one of five he sat out after his first injury, and it didn’t matter. The Texans were more competitive on Sunday and trailed only 17-13 at halftime as Foster scored on a 1-yard run and Shayne Graham kicked a 55-yard field goal in the last 1:11 before intermission. But the Patriots scored on two of their first three series in the third quarter on Stevan Ridley’s 8-yard run and Brady’s 5-yard pass to Brandon Lloyd that made it 31-13. Lloyd scored just six plays after Rob Ninkovich ended a Houston threat with an interception that gave New England the ball at its 37-yard line. The Patriots needed just one play after taking over on downs early in the fourth quarter, scoring on an outstanding overthe-shoulder catch by Vereen for a 33yard touchdown and a 38-13 advantage. The third-string back finished with 124 total yards — 83 on five receptions and 41 on seven carries.

Tuesday to discuss the interview. In a text to the AP on Saturday, Armstrong said: “I told her (Winfrey) to go wherever she wants and I’ll answer the questions directly, honestly and candidly. That’s all I can say.” Armstrong stopped at the Livestrong Foundation, which he founded, on his way to the interview and said, “I’m sorry” to staff members, some of whom broke down in tears. A person with knowledge of that session said Ar mstrong choked up and several employees cried during the session. The person also said Armstrong apologized for letting the staff down and putting Livestrong at risk but he did not make a direct confession to using banned drugs. He said he would try to restore the foundation’s reputation, and urged the group to continue fighting for the charity’s mission of helping

cancer patients and their families. Ar mstrong spoke to a room full of about 100 staff members for about 20 minutes, expressing regret for everything the controversy has put them through, the person said. He told them how much the foundation means to him and that he considers the people who work there to be like members of his family. None of the people in the room challenged Armstrong over his long denials of doping. Winfrey and her crew had earlier said they would film Monday’s session at Armstrong’s home. As a result, local and international news crews were encamped near the cyclist’s Spanish-style villa before dawn. Armstrong still managed to slip away for a run despite the crowds outside his home. He returned by cutting through a neighbor’s yard and hopping a fence.

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DETROIT (AP) — The Toyota Corolla is getting a facelift. But the jury is still out on how extreme its makeover should be. Toyota hinted at a new, edgier style for the staid compact at the Detroit auto show on Monday. The cautious Japanese automaker unveiled a car that could become the blueprint for the 2014 model. It ditches the current Corolla’s soft, bland styling in favor of sharper lines, a dramatically sloped windshield and more aggressive headlights. The redesign could ultimately get incorporated into the next Corolla, or get dropped. It all depends on how people react to the changes. Still, the world’s largest automaker knows it needs to update the Corolla if it wants to attract younger buyers, who have been flocking to newer, more stylish rivals like the Ford Focus and Hyundai Elantra. The Corolla was last revamped four years ago. Even though Corolla’s U.S. sales rose 21 percent to 290,947 last year, they trailed the Honda Civic, which was new in 2012. Civic sales jumped 44 percent to 317,909. It’s risky to toy with one of the best-selling cars in the world. Toyota has sold 200,000 Corollas every year in the U.S. for nearly two decades. “It’s a tough balance. How do you appeal to younger buyers without alienating your older one?” says Larry Dominique, a former Nissan executive who is now president

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and others. Toyota builds 70 percent of the cars it sells in the U.S. in North America. The Corolla is currently made in Canada and Mississippi. Toyota won’t say where the 2014 Corolla will be made. The Corolla — which means “crown” in Latin — was introduced in Japan in 1966 and came to the U.S. two years later. The new sedan went a long way toward changing U.S. buyers’ perception of Toyota as a maker of cheap, poorly AP Photo built cars. The Corolla was still inexpensive, but had Toyota Division General Manager Bill Fay unveils the Corolla Furia innovations like two-speed Concept during the North American International Auto Show in wipers, an improved sus- Detroit, Monday. pension and more comfortable seats. Buyers were further impressed realized that reputation and quality alone when Toyota — responding to the U.S. can’t sell a car that looks boring, especially market — quickly added more powerful now that its competitors are turning out cars that are just as good but look a lot engines. As a result, the Corolla became the go-to better. Toyota lost sales to Hyundai after car for generations of young graduates and the Korean automaker brought out a dratheir downsizing parents, who bought for matically styled Sonata sedan a few years quality and price despite the ho-hum ago. styling. Last year, it was surpassed only by Tom Libby, lead North American analyst the midsize Camry and the hybrid Prius in for the Polk automotive research firm, said Toyota’s U.S. lineup, and it was the 8th Toyota will see how customers and fans best-selling vehicle in the U.S. react to the Furia show car before making Dominique said Toyota has gradually a final decision on the Corolla’s design.

of car value forecaster ALG Inc. “And if you make a mistake, it’s very expensive to fix.” The show car also includes a blackedout grille that’s reminiscent of Toyota’s luxury Lexus brand. Toyota says it wants the car to look like it’s in motion even when it’s parked. The show car, called the Furia, is slightly longer, narrower and lower than the current Corolla. Earl Stewart, a Toyota dealer in North Palm Beach, Fla., thinks the Furia is beautiful. But he worries that it could turn off his customer base of retirees. “With my customers, the jury is out on what they would say,” he says. “Some people just don’t like the rocket look about the car. They just want a car. They love Camrys and they love Corollas as they are.” The reliable Corolla is still a strong performer for Stewart, who sells 700 or 800 per year, about one-quarter of his dealership’s sales. But Stewart understands that Toyota has to appeal to younger buyers with a sportier look and feel. Toyota also needs to up the ante on horsepower, fuel economy and options in an increasingly competitive market. The current Corolla starts at $16,230, slightly more than the Ford Focus. But the Focus has better fuel economy and a more power ful engine. Toyota doesn’t of fer an optional rearview camera, which is now available on every other competitor, or safety features like blind-spot monitors, which are found on the Chevrolet Cruze

Bitter cold does damage to Calif. citrus Coca-Cola addresses FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — As an unusual cold gripped the West Coast for the fifth day, some California citrus growers began to see damage on Monday while strong winds added to the misery of bundled-up city residents. The extreme chill in the West comes as the Eastern U.S., from Atlanta to New York City, is seeing spring-like weather. In the San Joaquin Valley, where far mers are fighting to protect about $1.5 billion worth of citrus fruit on their trees, Sunday temperatures dropped to 25 degrees in some areas and stayed low longer than previous nights. Prolonged temperatures in the mid-20’s or below cause damage to citrus crops. “It was our coldest night to date,” said Paul Story of Exeter -based California Citrus Mutual, an association of the state’s 3,900 citrus growers. “I think mandarin growers are going to see a range of significant damage, enough that they will have to separate their crops.” Mandarins are more susceptible to cold than other citrus and start


NEW YORK(AP) - Cattle/hogs futures on the Chicago Merchantile Exchange Friday: Open high



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NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon. Aluminum -$0.9419 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.6606 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.6195 N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Lead - $2322.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.9117 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1666.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1668.90 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon. Silver - $30.880 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $31.080 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Platinum -$1662.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1656.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised


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sands of dollars to protect these crops.” And farmers are on the hook for a fifth cold night: a freeze warning remains in ef fect until 10 a.m. today for central California. In Southern California, strong winds helped to keep crops out of danger by keeping the cold from settling. Temperatures in downtown Los Angeles plummeted to 34 degrees, breaking the previous record of 36 degrees set on Jan. 14, 2007. Winds gusted to 41 mph in Riverside, while Santa Ana and Van Nuys reported gusts to 26 mph. In Angeles National Forest, where overnight temperatures have been dropping into the 20s, Arcadia hiker Danny Kim, 28, was found Sunday night after surviving 26 hours in the frigid West Fork wilderness. Kim was airlifted to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia. The body of a homeless man was found just before dawn Monday on a Los Angeles Skid Row sidewalk, but it was unclear if the death was caused by the record cold.

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to freeze at about 32 degrees, Story said. Because many mandarin trees were planted in recent years as the fruit’s popularity soared, they are grown in colder areas outside the traditional citrus belt. Other citrus crops saw little or minimal damage, Story said. This year’s high sugar content in oranges helped protect them, he said, because sugar inhibits freezing. Growers deployed wind machines to keep the warm air closer to the ground and irrigation to raise the temperature in the groves. Rows farthest away from the protection could be damaged, Story said. And far mers who do not have wind machines could lose crops. Lindsey-based Robert LoBue — who grows 1,000 acres of citrus, including mandarins — said wind machines were critical in his groves, but saving the crop doesn’t come cheap. LoBue runs one wind machine for every 10 acres and has to employ a crew to man them. “We’re very diligent, we run the wind and water all night,” LoBue said, “but we’re spending thou-

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NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the soft drink industry: obesity. The Atlanta-based company began Monday airing a twominute spot during the highest-rated shows on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC in hopes of flexing its marketing muscle in the debate over sodas and their impact on public health. The ad lays out Coca-Cola’s record of providing drinks with fewer calories over the years and notes that weight gain is the result of consuming too many calories of any kind — not just soda. For Coca-Cola, the world’s No. 1 beverage company, the ads reflect the mounting pressures on the broader industry. Later this year, New York City is set to put into effect a first-in-the-nation cap on the size of soft drinks sold at restaurants, movie theaters, sports arenas and other venues. The mayor of Cambridge, Mass., has already proposed a similar measure, saying she was inspired by New York’s move. And when PepsiCo Inc., the No. 2 soda maker, recently signed a wide-ranging endorsement deal with pop singer Beyonce, critics called for her to drop the contract or donate the funds to groups that fund health initiatives. Recent studies have also suggested that sugary drinks cause people to pack on the pounds, independent of other behavior. A decades-long study involving more than 33,000 Americans, for example, suggested that drinking sugary beverages interacts with genes that affect weight and amplifies a person’s risk of obesity beyond what it would be from heredity alone.



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but why did he choose to go to HER home? BROKEN-HEARTED IN WYOMING


DEAR BROKEN-HEARTED: He chose to go to her home (even drunk as a skunk) because he knew he would be welcomed. It’s also the reason Arlene can’t look you in the eye. Marriage counseling for you and Byron may help you put this to rest. If he refuses to go with you, go without him.


DEAR ABBY: Recently my husband, “Byron,” and I had an argument, and he took off in his truck. He didn’t return until after work the following day. He had spent the night at our friend “Arlene’s” house. She is divorced and lives alone. Byron assures me “nothing happened” between them. I want to believe him, but ever since this incident, Arlene will not look me in the eye or speak to me. I love Byron and trusted him until now. It hurts to think that our marriage may be ruined over a stupid argument. I know he was intoxicated,

P.S. It appears Arlene has an agenda of her own — and Byron may be one of the items on it. You’d be wise to delete her from your list of friends. #####

DEAR ABBY: I have always been touched by the acts of kindness stories in your column. When I was 20, I went into New York City to attend classes. Upon my arrival, I was mugged in the bus station. It was rush hour and I was too scared to scream. After the mugger ran off, I picked up the few belongings that had fallen


out of my handbag, walked across the street and down the stairs to the subway. It was then I realized I had no money to buy a token. I started crying and couldn’t stop. A middle-aged woman with a friendly smile arrived and stayed at my side until the authorities arrived. She calmed me down and wouldn’t leave until she knew I was in safe hands. Before she left, she slipped some money into my pocket. After Sept. 11, I heard people say how “surprised” they were that New Yorkers “came together.” Not me, Abby. I have known since the day I was mugged that there are only a few bad apples in the Big Apple. I hope my good Samaritan will see your column and realize what her compassion and generosity meant to me that day and ever since. STILL COMMUTING IN NYC DEAR STILL COMMUTING: Thanks for an upper of a letter, which proves that kindheartedness is universal — and not limited to any one area of the map. #####


Please help me and thousands of other payroll administrators with a public service message. I will be sending out W-2s this month to current and former employees. Last year, I got back about 10 percent of these W-2s because employees have moved and left no forwarding addresses. Often the phone has also been disconnected.

Please remind anyone who has changed jobs and moved in the past year to make sure their former employer has their new address so their W-2 will arrive on the first try. I have a stack of these forms that have never been claimed by former employees and no idea how to contact them. PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR, FORT PAYNE, ALA.


I’m pleased to pass along your message. The W-2 is proof the government needs to verify what someone has been paid and what has been withheld by the employer. Employers are required to provide one.

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Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

(Answers tomorrow) PLUCK DEARLY TIMBER Jumbles: PLUMB Answer: Everything was going great on her European vacation until she — TRIPPED

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Dear Heloise: Recently, I purchased several movie DVDs that were labeled “CLOSED CAPTION,” but I found that the “cc” didn’t work. I had to return the DVDs. I even purchased a new DVD player, thinking that my player was the problem. But it wasn’t! Makes me wonder if manufacturers check to determine if the closed captioning actually works before putting it on the package. This is a big problem that needs to be addressed. A Reader, Omaha, Neb. When you put the DVD in, a menu should appear onscreen. Look for “options,” “settings,” “features,” etc. Closed captioning usually is an option that you have to select in the DVD menu for it to show up. Heloise


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Dear Heloise: A hint: When my monthly bills arrive, I now pay them by phone or computer, but there’s always an envelope included with each bill. I use the envelopes for grocery lists. I write my list on the outside and place coupons inside. If I have a coupon, I put a check mark beside the item. I wish that you lived here and we could sit and chat for a while. Anne Zimmerman, Omaha, Neb.


Hi, Anne! I was in your charming city years ago for a speech and got to visit Offutt Air Force Base. What a treat! I wish I could have a cup of mocha coffee and chat with you, too! Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: I was packing a box and want to pass along a hint. I pack the box by stuffing newspaper around and at the top of the items. When everything is sealed, I turn the package upside down and address that side. That way, if the address side is up, soft newsprint is on bottom for a little extra cushion. Bottoms up! Tom Hammond, Costa Mesa, Calif. Dear Heloise: To help keep pillows clean, always put two cases back on them! When one case gets dirty, simply take it off, then wash the second one when needed and put two cases back on. Works for me. Faye in Dallas

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Faye, I do the same! It helps keep the pillow clean, also. Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: When I get to the store, I always wish I had model numbers of things like the humidifier (to buy filters) or the size of the air-conditioning filters. I started putting the information into my cellphone under “contacts,” and the model number or measurements in the phone-number section. Now I always have the information I need. Marcia, via email Dear Heloise: Upon returning from a trip and unpacking, I toss a couple of dryer sheets into each piece of luggage before closing and putting away. When opened for another trip, it’s fresh and clean-smelling. Any musty or closed-in odor is eliminated. Jean Milici, Torrington, Conn.


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Golden Globe winners


Winners of the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Sunday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: — MOTION PICTURES — Picture, Drama: “Argo.” Picture, Musical or Comedy: “Les Miserables.” Actor, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln.” Actress, Drama: Jessica Chastain, “Zero Dark Thirty.” Director: Ben Affleck, “Argo.” Actor, Musical or Comedy: Hugh Jackman, “Les Miserables.” Actress, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook.” Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained.” Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables.” Foreign Language: “Amour.” Animated Film: “Brave.” Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, “Django AP Photo Unchained.” Original Score: Mychael Danna, “Life of Pi.” Miss New York Mallory Hagan reacts after being named Miss America at the Miss America Pageant, Saturday.

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Original Song: “Skyfall” (music and lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth), “Skyfall.” — TELEVISION — Series, Drama: “Homeland.” Series, Musical or Comedy: “Girls.” Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, “Homeland.” Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis, “Homeland.” Actress, Musical or Comedy: Lena Dunham, “Girls.” Actor, Musical or Comedy: Don Cheadle, “House of Lies.” Miniseries or Movie: “Game Change.” Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, “Game Change.” Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, “Hatfields & McCoys.” Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey.” Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Ed Harris, “Game Change.” — ACHIEVEMENT — Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Jodie Foster.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — From a hometown of 26,000 people to an adopted home borough of 2.6 million, Miss America’s story includes a journey from a small town to the big city — but it doesn’t start there. Mallory Hagan, 23, moved from Alabama to New York City as soon as she became a legal adult, and though she says she left because “I needed to find myself,” it turns out she knew who she wanted to be all along. “When Mallory was like 13 years old she was sitting on my deck and said, ‘Miss Tina, my goal is one day I’d like to grow up to be Miss America,”’ said Tina Gunnels, a neighbor from Opelika, Ala., on Sunday. “She accomplished that goal.” Hagan took the crown Saturday night after tap dancing to a James Brown tune, deftly answering a question about gun violence in schools and raising the issue of child sexual abuse in her contestant platform. “I genuinely understand the hardships the average woman faces,” having gone to school and working full time before winning Miss New York and clinching the Miss America crown, Hagan said in an appearance Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “I understand what it’s like to do all these things day-today and still maintain a healthy lifestyle,” she added. Hagan, who resides in New York’s most-populous borough of Brooklyn, said after her victory that she was sure someone else would take the top prize, even after she made it to the final two contestants. She said she was standing on the stage thinking, “They’re going to get another first runner-up photo of me.” Her father was not nearly so modest. “We’re super excited, super exhilarated, super proud of her,” Phil Hagan said in an

interview with The Associated Press backstage immediately after his daughter’s victory. “We’re not extremely surprised, either.” Mallory Hagan, however, has been competing on the pageant circuit for a decade and nearly aged out of the system without ever having won at a state or national level. The Miss America competition accepts contestants between the ages of 17 and 24. Hagan says she moved to New York on her own at 18 years old with less than $1,000 in her pocket. She tried for the Miss New York title in 2010 and 2011 before winning last year. The transition wasn’t always easy. “The struggle was vast,” she said. “There were days when I had five bucks in my pocket. And I would push that $5” between subway fare and meal money. But the decision was one she felt compelled to make. “I just knew that the energy of NYC was something that I really loved,” she told the AP after her victory. “I was always a little more liberal-thinking than my hometown. And I just knew that I needed to get out for a little bit, and I needed to find myself.” Hagan said it was her mother who encouraged her to address the problem of child sex abuse, which had “rippled through” her family. Hagan’s mother, Mandy Moore, was overcome with emotion and wiped tears away as she spoke. “It’s very overwhelming,” she said. “It’s all hitting me so fast.” With crown, she receives a $50,000 college scholarship and a year as an instant celebrity and role model. She defeated Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers, who took second, and Miss Oklahoma Alicia Clifton, who finished third.

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Notice is hereby given to you that an action has been brought in the District Court of Chaves County in cause number SA-2012-13 in which HARVA JOAN JOSEPH is the Petitioner and you are the Respondent, requesting an adoption. Unless you enter an appearance in said cause on or before February 4, 2013, judgment will be rendered in said cause against you by default.

counsel’s Petitioners address: Patterson Law Firm, P.C. PO Box 2424 Roswell, NM 88202 (575) 625-9500 KENNON CROWHURST Clerk of the District Court By: /s/Cynthia Brackeen


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Case No. D-504-CV-2012-00662

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No. D-504-CV-2012-00313








STATE OF New Mexico to the above-named Defendants Jonathan M. Halsted aka Jonathan Halsted and Kimberly Halsted. GREETINGS:

You are hereby notified that the above-named Plaintiff has filed a civil action against you in the above-entitled Court and cause, the general object thereof being to foreclose a mortgage on property located at 1 Desert Springs Road, Roswell, NM 88201, Chaves County, New Mexico, said property being more particularly described as: Lot 1, Block 2 of DELTA WEST UNIT TWO, a subdivision, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded October 8, 1996 in Plat Book S, Page 22, Real Property Records of Chaves County, New Mexico.

Unless you serve a pleading or motion in response to the complaint in said cause on or before 30 days after the last publication date, judgment by default will be entered against you.

Respectfully Submitted, CASTLE STAWIARSKI, LLC

By:/s/Steven J. Lucero Electronically Filed Elizabeth Mason Keya Koul 20 First Plaza NW, Suite 602 Albuquerque, NM 87102 Telephone: (505) 848-9500 Fax: (505) 848-9516 Attorney for Plaintiff

WITNESS the HONORABLE CHARLES C. CURRIER, DISTRICT COURT JUDGE, of the Fifth Judicial District Court, Chaves County, New Mexico, this 26th day of December, 2012.

Kennon Crowhurst CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT By:s/Janet Bloomer Deputy





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 5, 2013, at the hour of 11:45 a.m., the undersigned Special Master will, at the south door of the Roswell Police Department, 128 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico, sell all the right, title and interest of the above-named Defendants in and to the hereinafter described real estate to the highest bidder for cash. The property to be sold is located at 1404 S. Madison Avenue, Roswell, and is situate in Chaves County, New Mexico, and is particularly described as follows: Lot 3 in Block 23-A of South Highlands Extension “A” Subdivision, in the City of Roswell, County of Chaves and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat filed in the Chaves County Clerk’s Office on April 19, 1947 and recorded in Book B of Plat Records, at Page 78. THE FOREGOING SALE will be made to satisfy a judgment rendered by the above Court in the above-entitled and numbered cause on November 30, 2012, being an action to foreclose a mortgage on the above-described property. The Plaintiff’s Judgment, which includes interest and costs, is $60,120.38 and the same bears interest at 6.4600% per annum from August 2, 2012, to the date of sale. The amount of such interest to the date of sale will be $2,000.41. The Plaintiff and/or its assignees has the right to bid at such sale and submit its bid verbally or in writing. The Plaintiff may apply all or any part of its judgment to the purchase price in lieu of cash. The sale may be postponed and rescheduled at the discretion of the Special Master. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the real property and improvements concerned with herein will be sold subject to any and all patent reservations, easements, all recorded and unrecorded liens not foreclosed herein, and all recorded and unrecorded special assessments and taxes that may be due. Plaintiff and its attorneys disclaim all responsibility for, and the purchaser at the sale takes the property subject to, the valuation of the property by the County Assessor as real or personal property, affixture of any mobile or manufactured home to the land, deactivation of title to a mobile or manufactured home on the property, if any, environmental contamination on the property, if any, and zoning violations concerning the property, if any. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the purchaser at such sale shall take title to the above described real property subject to a one month right of redemption. Electronically filed /s/A.D. Jones A.D. Jones, Special Master P.O. Box 1180 Roswell, NM 88202-1180 (575) 622-8432

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LOST AT Kwan Den, Sunday (1/6), silver earring wtih small purple stone, shaped like Indian Arrowhead. 575-495-1416

045. Employment Opportunities




045. Employment Opportunities



ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE Services is seeking FT tractor trailer driver in Roswell, NM area. 2-3 yrs OTR exp, clean MVR, Class A CDL req'd. To apply, visit us at for more information or call Ryan at 800-544-3215 x5424. OPTOMETRIC OFFICE, Receptionist needed- Must be able to multi task and learn all office duties. Must be detailed oriented and be able to complete work as directed. Must be patient service focused & be able and willing to take direction and instruction. Two years receptionist experience. Please send resume to: PO Box 1897, Unit #327 Roswell, NM 88202.

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045. Employment Opportunities

DO YOU want a fun and rewarding position within State Government? The Aging & Disability Resource Center is hiring for a State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) program coordinator for the Southeast section of the state. The position will provide individual client counseling, public education and outreach on Medicare, Medicaid and other public and private programs. The position will also be responsible for coordinating and supervising volunteers who will be providing individual counseling, education and outreach. Minimum qualifications for the position are Bachelor's Degree in social work, education, counseling, psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or Criminology. 2 Years of any combination of experience including working with communities, working on health or social service related material. For more information about the position, please call Norma Lucero at 505-476-4706 and to apply, please visit Assistant Housekeeper with experience. Apply at 2000 N. Main. WE HAVE GOOD THINGS IN STORE. Sales Associate Sherwin-Williams, a leader in the paint and coatings industry, has an opening in our Roswell store for a (part-time) Sales Associate. In this position, you will assist customers, stock, and price products, maintain store displays and tint and mix paint. (Position requires 25 hours per week) Here’s what you get: Competitive salary, vacation pay, growth opportunities, company paid pension (minimum hours required to be eligible), company paid training, employee discounts; plus excellent insurance and 401K for full time employees. Here is what you need: High school diploma or equivalent: Ability to work all scheduled hours: Valid drivers license: Appropriate vehicle insurance. Apply at: The Sherwin-Williams Company 1720 South Main Roswell NM 88201 Tel:575-622-4310 Fax:575-625-6619 An Equal Opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Now Hiring Sales Associates only exp. professional and dependable need apply in person at Bealls. WESTERN EMULSION is seeking a responsible Candidate for the position of Lab Technician at our Roswell NM facility located at 49 Martin Street. Qualifications include, but are not limited to prior asphalt emulsion testing/production experience, High School diploma or equivalent (post HS education preferred). Clean driving record and a valid driver’s license a must. Must pass drug screen and physical. Duties include: • Strict adherence to our QC plan and requirements. • Testing of all raw materials and finished products as prescribed in QC plan. • Sampling of storage tanks, trucks and rail cars as needed. • Proper record keeping of test results in lab books and LIMS system. • Maintain good housekeeping of lab and equipment. • Adhere to safety and environmental policies, rules, and regulations. Subject to on-call and occasional overtime requirements, Apply 8am-1pm at: Western Emulsions 49 East Martin St. Roswell, NM 88203 email: juan@ GUARDSMARK The nation’s leader in security is hiring security officers. No experience required, but customer service skills a must. Must be HS Grad/GED & 21 yrs. EOE Benefits: Free Medical/Life Ins. Uniforms/Tuition Assistance. Starting Pay $9.00hr. Apply by calling 505-830-2700 Tues-Fri. 9am-6pm.

045. Employment Opportunities

Booth Renters wanted at The New You Salon. 2 booths for rent, $65/wk. Call 626-7669. Dean Baldwin Painting, LP aircraft strip and paint services, is presently looking to fill the following long term, full-time positions: PAINTERS – Exp in stripping and painting aircraft or vehicles. PAINTER HELPERS – Exp preferred but not required. On the job training available! INSPECTORS – A&P License and NDT exp preferred. A&P MECHANICS – A&P License required and exp as an aircraft mechanic preferred. Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR DOMINO'S IS Hiring Drivers! Earn $12 - $16 hourly Apply on line at CAREERS.DOMINOS.COM

or call 623-3030

DOCTOR FRENCH’S office, looking for two CMAs for a busy GI Practice. Competitive pay with extensive benefit package. Please send resumes to 303 W. Country Club, Attention Kelly. THE ROSWELL Job Corps Center is currently recruiting for: FINANCE/ACCOUNTING MANAGER, full time with benefits. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Preferred Qualifications: * Skill in finance and accounting operations of the accounting department * Significant budgeting experience, including planning, forecasting, and strategizing * Accounting proficiency, especially researching and resolving problems * Proficiency in working with multiple computer systems and environments, use of electronic documents, working in various computer programs * Proficiency in Microsoft, especially Excel and Word * Knowledge of internal control policies and procedures, especially those related to budgeting, revenue, purchasing, faculty contracts, payroll, and human resources SUBSTITUTE INSTRUCTOR – The instructor must have a minimum of High School diploma or GED and knowledge and experience in the field of automotive. The instructor will assist the Auto Instructor with curriculum and hands on training of students enrolled in the automotive trade. Minimum salary is $15.00/hour and up to 40 hours/week. Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For consideration, forward a resume and letter of interest to: gonzalez.mary@jobcorps. org or fax a copy to 575-347-7491. An Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / D / V

KENNEL HELP needed. Experience preferred, need to be able to pass background & drug test. Must be 18 or over. No phone calls. Resume only, to 705 E. McGaffey after 2pm, Mon-Fri. Ask for Kennel Manager. HELP NEEDED: Long established business needs long term employee possessing the following qualifications: Detail oriented, good with the public in a retail setting, good math skills, able to lift 50# consistently, able to follow directions to perform a variety of tasks. Great benefits. Must be willing to work Saturdays. Send detailed resume to: Application, PO Box 725, Roswell, NM 88202. ARBYS IS currently interviewing qualified candidates for Shift Manager, apply in person at 1013 N. Main St, ask for Jessica. General Maintenance experienced with all type of repairs must pass background check apply at 2000 N. Main. FULL TIME office help needed for a busy and growing company (not a medical office). Applicant must have previous office experience with knowledge of office procedures, strong basic math and spelling skills, honest and dependable. Duties will include answering phones, working with time cards, posting, typing reports, filing, and other duties that may turn up. Please send resume to PO Box 1897 Unit 332, Roswell, NM 88202.

OUTSIDE SALES person, business to business, advertising experience, paid daily, average $550/per week plus bonus. 575-420-8579 FARMER’S COUNTRY Market-North Bakery department is taking applications for a full-time baker that can make bread and donuts. Experience is preferred but will train the right candidate. See David in the bakery, between 7am-2pm Monday-Friday

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

045. Employment Opportunities

Dennis the Menace


SOLITAIRE HOMES of Roswell is offering a position in sales. Applications are being accepted in person. No phone calls please. 4001 W. Second St. Roswell, NM 88201. NOW HIRING - Sales professionals and customer service reps. Seeking courteous professionals with an outgoing personality and a drive for success. We offer an excellent benefit package including HEALTH, DENTAL, VISION, 401k and PAID VACATION. No experience required. All applicants must pass a drug test. Apply in person at Roswell Honda 2177 W. 2nd. St. Roswell. Please ask for Ricardo or Ruben. DESERT SUN MOTORS in Roswell, NM is looking for two ASE Certified Technicians for full time employment. Will train in Gm specialties and diagnosis. 401K, Medical & Vacation. Call Ed Hancock at 575-625-1000. KYMERA NEW MEDICAL OFFICE POSITIONS: As a growing Independent Physicians Office, Kymera is now seeking Qualified Applicants for:

Medical Assistant: FT 1-2 yrs exp working in a med office. Applicants must possess the ability to work with multiple patients in a high-volume office setting; background in chart preparation, EMR knowledge, familiarity with completing injections and drawing lab-work essential. Cert preferred. Billing/Coding Specialist: FT - Exp with Ins Billing and Coding, patient/ins collections and computer skills required. Knowledge of EMR systems. Quals: Min 2 yrs med billing; knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, HCPCS. Possess superb communication and people skills. Medical Office Clerk: FT- Cust Service Skills and ability to work with patients in an office setting. Med office exp preferred. Demonstrate friendly/ outgoing attitude and organizational skills.

Transcriptionist: FT - HS diploma or equivalent. 1 yr recent exp in Medical transcription using Dictaphone equipment. Proficiency in computer applications, with ability to type 55 wpm+, and broad knowledge of med terminology is required. Demonstrate friendly/ outgoing attitude and organizational skills.

Fax Resume w/Cover letter to: 575-627-9520 WANTED: Show Coordinator for Pecos Valley Potters Guild. Must have some experience. For prospectives, mail resumes to PVPG, PO Box 315, Roswell, NM 88202. ADMIRAL BEVERAGE is hiring CDL driver position must be filled immediately, and only serious prospects need apply. Must have clean driving record. Great benefits, excellent pay, group health insurance. 1018 S. Atkinson Blackburn Construction, Inc. is now accepting applications for the following positions. Experienced piping supervisors, pipe welders, and industrial insulators for work at Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. Please apply at 2200 West Sixth Ave. in El Dorado, KS, or send resumes to or call 316-321-5358 or Drug and Alcohol Test Required. EOE EMT PAID training to join elite U.S. Navy EMTs. Good pay, medical/dental, promotions, $ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627. CLINICAL BEHAVIORAL Health Therapist Counseling Associates, Inc., a well-established, progressive community mental health center, seeking to fill above position. Master's degree required. Supervisory experience preferred. Must have a New Mexico license in Counseling including LMSW, LISW, LPCC, and LADAC. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. Excellent fringe benefits include: health insurance, retirement plan, and vacation package. Salary DOE. An EOE. Open until filled. Email resume to:

Counseling Associates, Inc. COUNSELING ASSOCIATES, Inc. is currently hiring a Community Support Specialist to teach life skills to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position requires the ability to coordinate and provide necessary services and resources to clients and families to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. Bachelors degree with 2 years experience working with this population. Bi-lingual strongly preferred. Salary DOE. An EOE. Send Resumes to Counseling Associates, Inc. Terri Ketner PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202


QUICK PRO CLEANING & MAINTENANCE, LLC Licensed, Bonded & Insured (Roswell/Artesia area) 10% Discount for Veterans & Seniors 1-888-467-1913/ ** SPECIAL** 3 Hours of Cleaning ONLY $39.99

045. Employment Opportunities

WASHINGTON FEDERAL is seeking qualified candidates for a Full Time Customer Service Supervisor in our Artesia Branch. Prior banking and teller experience required with supervisory experience preferred. We offer an excellent benefit package with a pleasant work environment. Candidate must be able to pass a credit/background check prior to offer of employment. EOE/AA. Please send resumes to: or fax to Suzanne Williams @ 505-237-0058. COMFORT INN is hiring for Guest services. Must be able to work any hours. Experience preffered. Please apply in person 3595 N. Main Roswell. No phone calls please. MOTOR ROUTE DRIVER FOR WEST SIDE ROSWELL CITY MUST HAVE VALID DRIVERS LIC. AND INSURANCE. PLEASE FILL OUT APPLICATION AT ROSWELL DAILY RECORD 2301 N MAIN, ROSWELL. WEEKEND COUNTER help wanted. Apply at Mama Tuckers Donut shop, 3109 North Main.


080. Alterations

RITZY RAGS Alterations. Call Susan at 420-6242 for all your sewing needs.

105. Childcare

I WILL babysit your kids. Years & years exp. with all ages. Wanda, 625-9572.

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 House cleaning, 12 yrs exp., excellent references, dependable, reasonable prices. 505-480-8097

195. Elderly Care

PRIVATE IN-HOME elderly caregiver will run errands, light house cleaning, will work nights & weekends. No smokers or heaving lifting. 26 yrs exp. 623-2897

200. Fencing

M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991 Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100

210. Firewood/Coal

JUNIPER, PINON & Ponderosa mix. Cut, split & delivered, $300/cord. 575-973-0373 Seasoned Mountain wood split & delivered, starting at $120-4x8 stack 626-9803. OAK, JUNIPER cedar mix, Fir and Elm, full or 1/2 cords,well seasoned, delivery available. Open Mon.-Sat., 8:30-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm. Accepting Debit & Credit cards, Graves Farm, 622-1889.

225. General Construction

Alpha Construction New Construction, remodels, additions, concrete & painting. Lic. & Bonded Call Adam 626-2050 Construction, fencing, concrete, sprinklers, landscaping. Call Jose, Licensed & Bonded. 624-8557 or 317-6712. Construction or renovation w/20+ yrs exp. Licensed. Call 317-3366

230. General Repair

“Big E’s” Handyman/Maint Services Quality work. Reasonable rates. Free est. Senior disc. 914-6025 Milligan Contracting Renovations, painting, tile, drywall, repairs and more. Call Geary at 575-578-9353 for free estimate. Licensed & Bonded.

235. Hauling

PROPERTY CLEANUPS Tear down old bldgs, barns, haul trash, old farm equip. 347-0142/317-7738

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Winter Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242. LANDSCAPING, YARD cutting, tree’s cut down. Call 626-8587 WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121. YOUR CURRENT YARDMAN CHARGING TOO MUCH?? Give me a call, I’ll clean ,mow, trim your residential or commercial property at reasonable rates. Senior Discounts. Call Kenneth at 575-317-8039 “Big E’s” Landscaping & Yardwork mow, trim, prune property clean-up reason. rates senior disc. 914-6025 KEEP IT Clean Lawn Service, pick up leaves, clean up lots or yards, haul off trash or household goods, trim bushes. 623-1578 or 910-2033

285. Miscellaneous Services

MEDICAL ALERT for Seniors - 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 888-416-2099 ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA SUFFERERS with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores and bacterial infection! Call 866-938-5101. ATTENTION DIABETICS with Medicare. Get a FREE talking meter and diabetic testing supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, this meter eliminates painful finger pricking! Call 866-406-2158 DIRECTV FOR $29.99/mo for 24 months. Over 140 channels. FREE HD-DVR Upgrade! FREE NFL Sunday Ticket w/CHOICE Package! Call TODAY for details 888-719-9465. GET FREE OF CREDIT CARD DEBT NOW! Cut payments by up to half. Stop creditors from calling. 877-639-3441 PROFLOWERS Send Flowers for Every Occasion! Anniversary, Birthday, Just Because. Starting at just $19.99. Go to

to receive an extra 20 percent off any order over $29.99 or Call 1-877-837-1671.

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-482-3316

B8 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 310. Painting/ Decorating

TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting. RRP Certified. Call 637-9108.

345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 626-4153. NO JOB too small, repair, remodeling, etc. Reasonable rates, quality work. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const., Inc. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

350. Roofing

Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

395. Stucco Plastering

M. G. Horizons All types of Stucco and Wire lath. Free Estimates 623-1991

405. TractorWork

ATTACHMENT to do any work. Disc, post hole digger, brush hog, blade, etc. 347-0142 or 575-317-7738

410. Tree Service

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185 Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835



490. Homes For Sale PROPERTY FOR sale 1901 N Garden. asking 20K o.b.o. Michelle 832-248-2119

4 BEDROOM, 2Bathroom, new kitchen, screened back porch, new flooring, paint, and carpet. Two driveways. Realtors welcome. 1614 W. Walnut. 575-973-2353 3019 Futura. 3/2/2. Great Area! For more info visit 9FuturaDr or call 910-9169. 15 AC/10 AC wtr rights, 3/2, dbl wide, rent to own, $950/mo, large deposit req., 420-8797, Owner/Broker. OWNER FINANCED 3br/2ba, $10k down, total price $110k, $850/mo, extra large lot, nice storage shed, covered patio, carport, sprinklers, 575-420-3637 or 622-6786. FSBO: 4/2/2, lg kitchen, great area. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing 317-8131 For sale by owner: 401 La Fonda, 3br/2ba, 1800 sqft, asking $105k, cash only. 622-2523 OWNER FINANCING 1100 S. Kentucky, 2br/1ba, central ht/air, $85k, 20 yrs, 10% down, 8% interest, $644/mo. 575-910-7969 ask for Jim or email

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

$19,900 Brand New Mobile Homes with Warranty! Wholesale Division. Open to the Public. Floorplans, Pictures and Prices:

or call for FREE Brochure: 1-800-887-9359 2005 Doublewide,price reduced, 3br/2ba, decks Sr. park. $45K 627-0840.

520. Lots for Sale

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352. 5 ACRE lot w/wonderful view of city & sunrises. Includes pipe fence, gate, well, electricity, & gravel road, $59K, 954-261-5800 APPROX. 2 acres in restricted subdivision, NW, new well, electric, asking $35k. Call 624-2845.


535. Apartments Furnished

1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. ALL BILLS PAID 1BR $536, 2BR $645, 3br/2ba $745mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944

SPACIOUS 2 BR/1BA. Washer and dryer hook-up, extra storage. Water, Gas paid. $600. 910-0851, 626-2401. 1114 S. Kentucky BETTER LIVING is within reach! 2br/1ba $571, 3br/2ba, $625, 5br/2ba $746, central H/C, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge.

2Bd 1 1/2Ba, $700mo, util pd, No HUD, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 2BR/2BA, FIREPLACE, garage, close to Enchanted Lands Park, $950/mo, call John Grieves, 626-7813. 1 AND 2 BR APT all bills paid $450 and $600 + dep. 575-625-0079

610-B N. Lea, large 2br/2ba, 1 car gar., w/d hkups, fenced yard & patio, total elec., no pets, smoking, or HUD, $700/mo, $450/dep, 622-6158. 1br & 2br, References & background check required. W/D hookups. Private parking. 420-0100 2BR/1BA DUPLEX, $450/mo, no pets, 624-2436.

2406 N. Grand, 2br, 2ba, 1car garage & laundry room. 910-4225.


495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

Studio Apartment, $300/mo + dep., stove, fridge, 907 S. Grand 840-5227


VERY NICE & clean 1 bdrm, duplex. $425/mo, $250/dep. 1213 E. 1st. Call 626-3977 or 622-6629 1bd, quiet area, laundry room, central air/ht, gas & elec., new carpet, 2550 Bent Tree Rd. $495/mo + dep. Call Ben at 317-6408.

STEAL MY 20 ACRES near Ruidoso, $17,900. Municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857.

Spacious 2br/2ba all elec., $625/mo, $400/dep, no Hud, w/d hookup, small pets okay. 910-0827

ADVERTISE YOUR VACATION PROPERTY, to more than 284,000 New Mexico newspaper readers. Your 25-word classified ad will appear in 32 newspapers around the state for only $100. Call this newspaper for more details or visit for more details.

ROSWELL 1BR, $550/mo, 2br $600/mo, wtr pd, fridge, w/d hookups, stove 1700 N Pontiac Dr. 626-864-3461

510. Resort-Out of Town

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

2125 SQFT modular home, 2009, 4br/2.5ba, on 1.17 acres at Ruidoso Downs, $115k, call Bill at 575-336-2000.

2 BDR apt. South location, 6 mo lease. $600/mo, utilities pd. $300 dep. No pets, 420-4535

408 N Lea 1br apt $550. All bills paid w/cable. Call 575-639-4114

EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 2BR & 1br, 1 bath, stove & refrigerator. Call 840-4333 or 910-8170. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348.

540. Apartments Unfurnished

{{{RENTED}}} Adult man or lady, small 1br, lrg kit & bath, clean, fresh paint, covered parking, fncd yard, 1106 W. Walnut, wtr pd, $300/mo. {{{RENTED}}} 1br apt., all bills paid $525/mo, $275/dep, No HUD.

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 204 1/2 S. Ohio, small furnished studio for 1. Bills pd, no pets, no HUD. Background check, $400/mo, $200/dep. 623-4416

Completely furnished 2br/2ba, dbl car garage townhouse at 2716 N. Pennsylvania, Unit #47, all utilities, etc. included, Call Sherlea Taylor, 624-2219 or 420-1978 for details. Completely furnished 2br/2ba, dbl car garage townhouse at 2716 N. Pennsylvania, Unit #47, all utilities, etc. included, Call Sherlea Taylor, 624-2219 or 420-1978 for details.

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 303 W. Deming, 3br/1ba, no refrigerator, evap air, carport, no bills pd, no HUD, $700/mo, $500/dep, 623-7678.

2505 S. Lea, 3br/2ba, no smokers or pets, $990 mo. plus $500 dep., valid references, NO HUD, 317-4050 414 S. Pinon remodeled 4br 2 ba. ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, dishwasher, $900 mo. $600 dep. No pets.No HUD 914-5402

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3br/2ba, 2000 sqft. $950/mo., $800/dep. 1500 Highland Rd. 317-0602

Near Both hospitals.1600 N. Kansas 3br, $850/mo. $300/dep. ,622-2877 or 637-3227 ex 3227

Remodeled 3br/1ba, North of Roswell, fncd yd, storage shed, covered carport, central HT/AC. NO PETS, SMOKING & NO HUD. wtr pd, All electric w/stove & fridge, laundry room $800/mo, $600/dep. 575-973-0147 300 W. 9th 2br, 2ba, laundry room 910-4225

1207 S. Michigan, 3br, 1 3/4 ba, single garage, cook stove, $650mo, $500dep, no bills pd. 623-7678

3BR/1BA, NEWLY remodeled, $600/mo, $600/dep, N. Atkinson, 575-840-5274. 2BR/1BA, 2 car garage, 1000 sqft, includes stove fridge, w/d, Decor. fireplace in living room, Lawn maint. and water provided. $650/mo, drive by 811 N. Lea. If interested call 575-653-4654 or 575-973-1332 NO PETS or HUD. 3/2/1 $850, $700 dep. 3/2 $800, $700 dep 2/2/1 $1000,$700 dep. 575-420-5930

2&3Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331


550. Houses for RentUnfurnished GREAT LOCATION NORTHEAST OF ROSWELL. 800 E. MESCALERO. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Living Room & Den, Fireplace, $1100/mo $600/dep. Call or text 420-5261

U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd

{{{RENTED}}} 3br/1ba, S. Lea $600/mo, $300 dep., no appliances, No Hud.

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608.

2BR/1B close to ENMU-Portales 3acres horse allowed, $600/mos $400dep. No bills pd. References required 575-622-2537 or575-714-3010 recently remodeled

555. Mobile Homes for Rent Mobile homes for rent, sale or rent to own, mobile home lots available, RVs welcome. Country Club Mobile Home Manor, 1200 E. Country Club, 623-6660 2BR/2BA, $415 + utilities monthly, $415/dep, 622-0580.

570. Mobile Home Courts

SOUTH FORK. A 55 & above community w/large quiet and attractive lots for people that care. 624-1742 500 W Brasher Rd.

FOR LEASE - Space in Sunwest Centre aka the Bank of America Building. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 623-1652 or mobile 420-2546. Office 4 Lease 100 S Kentucky @ First St 3750' SQ modern space h/c access 575/623.8331

595. Misc. for Rent

3-BAY GARAGE warehouse for rent. Must call with cell, 623-313-5884


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

Top Quality reconditioned appliances on sale. Many like new less than half the price! Washers, dryers $75 & up. Refrigerators, stoves from $100. Excellent selection, Camper’s Appliances, 300 E. McGaffey 623-0397. Everything guaranteed! LARGE VICTORIAN bird cage, white, pd $400, asking $250 firm. Can be seen at the Roswell Daily Record. Power wheelchairs, overbed table, hospital bed, lift chairs. 622-7638 WHITE DISPOSABLE coveralls various sizes, 25 pr per box $10 per box. 515 N Virginia. Between 8-11am. Large Entertainment center, made of pecan wood, holds 36” TV, $500; gun safe $500. 626-2249 16 Oak kitchen cabinet doors only, 8 drawers, various sizes, excellent condition, reasonably priced. Call 622-8492.

1BR w/appliances, huge garage, $475/mo, no utilities pd, no HUD, 420-5604

HUD accepted 37 H. St., 2br, wtr pd, $480/mo, 575-626-9530

1617 W. Walnut 3bd/1 bth, $650/ mo $250 dep. NO HUD. 623-9115

3 BD, 2 full bth 2 lvg areas, all fenced,104 Newell St. $775/mo $500 dep. no pets 575-802-5322.13 47 Wildy 3br/2ba, lg family room, 1 car garage, DW, REF, Self Cl. stove, W/D, newly remodeled No smoking or HUD, $925 mo + dep. 575-317-1672 or 630-222-8544. 5BR/BA, 2013 S. Lea, rent-sale, small down; 3br, $600. Al 575-403-0420.

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630. Auction Sales

LADRON FLEA MARKET First auction is Feb. 2, 2013. Auction 1st Saturday of ech month. For information or consignments, call 505-417-8036, 505-966-6529, 505-635-4476.

635. Good things to Eat

Red Chile pods, local pinto beans, mountain apples, peanuts, cucumbers, all kinds of squash, onions, garlic, jalapenos, bell peppers, frozen green chile, sweet corn and many more vegetables. Accepting credit and debit cards and EBT. GRAVES FARM, 622-1889, open 8:30-5:30pm Mon-Sat, 1-5pm on Sunday.

Wheelchair elevator lift, 2005 ThyssenKrupp RC 750. Use this instead of ramp., originally $6500, asking $2995, in Roswell. 575-336-7822

{{{RENTED}}} 4 bdr/3bth Stove and refrigerator, references needed. $800/mo. plus utilities $500 dep.

I AM interested in buying most anything of value: Furniture, appliances, tools, guitars, vehicles, motorcycles, trailers & more. Will also buy out estates. 317-6285

COMMERCIAL SPACE for lease 105 W. 6th, across from Pepper’s, great location. Contact Chuck at 420-6050

222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942

DISH NETWORK Starting at $19.99/month PLUS 30 Premium Movie Channels FREE for 3 Months! SAVE! & Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL - 877-867-1441 SW DESIGN, white wash color entertainment center w/matching coffee & 1 end table, $200. 575-317-3359 Like New 6 mo old washer, white. Not computerized. Turn knob. Still under warranty. $275. Are you a cyclist? Selling a 1986 Schwinn 18-speed excellent cond. w/leather seat. Just turned up $50 red. 910-3767 THE TREASURE CHEST Sofas, desks, king sz bedrm set, electric hot water heater, lrg gas furnace, thrifts, Depression & Carnival glass, Wurlitzer piano. 1204 Hobbs 914-1855, 622-1543, Weds-Sat, 10-5. BLACK LEATHER Sofa and Love Seat, 4 yrs old, $700 obo. H2 Hummer ride-on/ Battery Charger. $120. Playstation 2 $30. Denise 627-0830. LOWRIDER BIKE for sale show ready. $450 obo. 575-317-7369

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. New & Used Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Parts & Service. 2900 W. 2nd St. 575-622-1751. Mon-Fri, 8-5:30, Sat. 9-2.

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

665. Musical Merchandise

FOR SALE: 120 Base “Camillo III” Accordion, c/w hard case & some music, very good condition, asking $375 cash. Hank, 622-5190.

695. Machinery Tools Farm/Ranch BOBCAT 843 model, only 667 hrs, graple bucket, $8500. 626-7488

715. Hay and Feed Sale

ALFALFA HAY & baled oat, small bale. 3x3 ft medium bales, 4x4 ft lrg bales available. Graves Farm & Garden, 6265 S. Graves Rd., 622-1889, take credit & debit cards. SUDAN GROSS small bales, $5.00 ea., 607 N. Atkinson. 575-910-1798

720. Livestock & Supplies

8 DUCKS; 4 rabbits; rabbit pens feeders/waters. 420-0620

745. Pets for Sale


PUPPY LOVE Grooming & Boarding - Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also 575-420-6655 8wk old Husky puppies for sale. For more info please call after 5pm. 626-0339.

UKC PURPLE Ribbon Blue Pits, Gotti/Razor Edge Bloodline 575-420-2244 or 575-420-7811 PRECIOUS SCHNORKIE Puppies, 1 male 1 female $700 obo, call 420-2006 for more info. 2 FEMALE Shih Tzu, 6 wks, 1st shots, tri color, 910-4840 Old Victorian Bulldoggie Pups! Ready to go. 575-495-1015

CKC REG. Yorkie puppies for sale. Call Alex 575-637-9626

RECREATIONAL 765. Guns & Ammunition

DPMS LO-PRO Carbine AR-15. Private Party Sale. New in box, unfired. Call 575-317-2071

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

2004 SUZUKI GZ250, new tires, new brakes, low mileage, excellent cond., $1300. Call 575-578-1651

790. Autos for Sale

2008 CROWN Victoria V8 excellent condition. $7850 420-1352 2001 FORD Explorer XLT, excellent condition, low miles, $4500, owner financing with $1000 down, 420-1352 2004 MERCEDES S430 series, leather seats, sun roof, all the extras, excellent cond., $10,950. 420-1352 2011 NISSAN Xterra, like new, 19,700 miles, $21,399. 575-513-1944

WOULD LIKE to buy used washers & dryers in good working condition. Please call 626-7470.

SHELLED WESTERN pecans; Halves $7/lb, Quarters $6/lb, Pieces $5/lb. Call 575-622-2313. Will deliver five lbs or more in Roswell area.

CRAFTSMAN 5 HP Gas 20 Gal Air Compressor. $400 910-6065

2414 N. Prairie, mobile home, 3br/1.5ba, $550/mo, $300/dep, no pets, 910-9648.

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

580. Office or Business Places

GOOD LOCATION, large 3br/2ba, appliances, w/d hookups, total elec., fenced, $800/mo, $600/dep, 575-914-0531.

2BR/1BA, 601 S. Missouri, $750/mo, $350/dep, pets welcome. 910-4840

615. Coins, Gold, Silver, Buy, Sell, Trade

Roswell Daily Record


GREAT BARGAIN! Ford Mustang, 69 Coupe, V8, ready to be painted & refinished, new parts for inside included, $2900. 910-0851 1999 GMC Sierra Fully Loaded, semi new rims & tires,lw miles call 626-2942 2000 CADILLAC Escalade, 88k miles, great shape, $6000. 575-626-2249

790. Autos for Sale

1992 TOYOTA Ext. cab 4x4, five speed, 4 cyl, $4500 OBO. 575-808-9194 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, beautiful blue, low mileage, 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352 2006 Dodge Stratus SXT, $4250 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352 1992 NISSAN 240 SX, low miles, $3850 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

2008 FORD F150 4dr. XLT 5.4, 1 owner, $17,500 below book. 575-444-8224 1994 GMC 1/2 ton with camper shell, 130K miles, $3000. 317-8540

796. SUVS

2001 Dodge Durango Sport, 4 wheel drive, 3rd seat, beautiful dark blue, low miles, new tires, $4850. 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352

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