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WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden in 2016? The inauguration is barely over but the vice president already is dropping plenty of hints that he might have another political act. Biden packed his schedule with events and receptions attended by party stalwarts throughout the long weekend of inauguration ... - PAGE A8

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to regain their budget footing versus President Barack Obama, Republicans controlling the House are moving quickly to try to defuse a potential debt crisis with legislation to prevent a first-ever U.S. default for at least three months.

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The Republicans are giving up for now on trying to extract spending cuts from Democrats in return for an increase in the gover nment’s borrowing cap. But

the respite promises to be only temporary, with the stage still set for major battles between the GOP and Obama over taxes, spending and deficits.

The first step comes today with a House vote on GOP-sponsored legislation that would give the government enough borrowing leeway to meet three months’ worth of obligations, delaying a showdown next month that Republicans fear they would lose. Republicans leaving a

two-hour meeting Tuesday afternoon appeared confident that the measure would pass.

While it’s commonly assumed that the Treasury Department wouldn’t allow a disastrous default on U.S. Treasury notes, the prospect of failing to meet other U.S. obligations such as payments to contractors, unemployment benefits and Social Security checks would also be reputation See GOP, Page A3

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio on Capitol Hill, Jan. 15.

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Ripples are created by ducks swimming in the pond at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary and Nature Center, causing abstract reflections on the surface, Tuesday morning.

State Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen is expected today to introduce a bill that will limit liability of spaceflight manufacturers and suppliers of Spaceport America. In a press conference Tuesday, Democratic leaders from the Senate and House of Representatives announced that a deal had been reached between the spaceport’s anchor tenant Virgin Galactic and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association. Sen. Michael S. Sanchez, D-Belen, said negotiations between the two parties had been difficult, “but in the end, they both realized and were convinced that it was in the best interest of the state of New Mexico.” The bill will limit liability of “suppliers or manufacturers of components, services or vehicles to the spaceflight,”

Courts ask Santa United Way exceeds 2012 goal Fe for 9 new judges

FINALLY FOR REED, BIRK

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The only reason why Matt Birk brought his aching knees and battered body to training camp for a 15th NFL season was to get to the Super Bowl. The 36-year-old Birk was bothered by neck, elbow and knee injuries during his previous three years with the Baltimore Ravens, yet he never missed a start. - PAGE B1

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SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico courts need more judges to cope with a case backlog and delays in resolving civil and domestic lawsuits, the chief justice of the state Supreme Court said Tuesday. In a speech to a joint session of the Legislature, Chief Justice Petra Jimenez Maes said a study of the court system’s workload found a need for 23 judges statewide. However, she said the judiciary is asking the Legislature to approve nine judges in next year’s budget. The cost is $3.5 million, which includes judges and support staff. “Children in a high conflict divorce and custody case suf fer the consequences of their parents’ behavior when it takes over a year and a half for the court to hear their case,” Maes said. “The parties in a

personal injury case can’t move on with their lives when it takes the court more than a year to retry a case after a jury could not reach a decision.” In 2012, she said, state district courts cleared about 90 percent of the cases that were filed but that was down from almost 98 percent in 2008. The court’s request is for new district court judges in Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Lovington, Bernalillo and three in Albuquerque, along with a magistrate court judge in Las Cruces and a Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court judge. Maes also appealed to lawmakers to approve a salary increase for court system employees. Like other state workers, judicial employees haven’t received a pay raise since

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NOAH VERNAU RECORD STAFF WRITER

United Way of Chaves County brought in more than half a million dollars during its 2012 fundraising campaign, exceeding its 2012 goal by about $22,000 and topping last year’s fundraising total by more than $36,000. The 2012 fundraising total of $522,547 was announced Tuesday at UWCC’s annual meeting and awards luncheon at the Civic Center. “We’re very happy about exceeding our Mark Wilson Photo goal,” Sherry Mumford, UWCC executive director, A long line enters the Roswell Convention Center for the said. “It just reinforces United Way of Chaves County Annual Meeting & Awards the fact that we have a Luncheon, Tuesday. very caring community who reaches out to help ary 2013, Mumford said. the remaining funds in Thirty percent of the February. those in need.” funds will stay with The campaign, which The 2012 fundraising UWCC and an appropria- kicked off in mid-August, totals include donations tions committee will made from February determine allocations of 2012 to the end of JanuSee UWCC, Page A3

Peggy Brewer seeks to retain District 3 seat on school board See COURTS, Page A3

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Peggy Brewer

The school district election, scheduled for Feb. 5, will feature many familiar faces in the running for positions on area school boards. Peggy Brewer, Ed.D., an incumbent board member of the Roswell Independent School District, looks to retain her seat in District 3, which covers most of city’s southwestern area. A veteran of the RISD for more than 35 years, Brewer was selected to serve the remainder of Milburn Dolen’s term when he resigned in 2011. As a board member, she said she works with the superintendent to solve problems and address concer ns in schools. Among their duties, Brewer said board members monitor the school’s budget, stu-

dent and teacher achievement and the renovation and building of facilities to create safe, efficient schools. During her career with RISD, Brewer per for med in various capacities, from a teacher to a principal to even a teacher of principals. Though retired, Brewer continues to work in the educational field in ways such as supervising student teachers and consulting with school districts in other cities. “Education is so important; it opens doors for students,” she said. “The world is theirs with an education.” Brewer, a native of Roswell, graduated from Roswell High and Eastern New Mexico University-Portales and obtained a doctorate in education from Walden University in 2011. Brewer said she brings her

knowledge of both education and Roswell to the board, as schools and community rely on each other to work well.

“Together, we create great schools and great schools create a great community,” she said. “I just believe you're constantly learning, improving your skills and listening to the community and then doing something about that.” Along with community involvement, Brewer also believes more should be done toward recruitment, retention and development of staf f, such as commending teachers for a job well done.

“Sometimes people just need a pat on the back,” she said. “Without that high quality of staff, student achievement couldn't take place. They all go hand in hand.”

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NEED A PASSPORT? TRY DEXTER, HAGERMAN Post office locations in Roswell will not process passport applications for the time being due to a lack of staff members with the necessary training. Postmaster Karla Murphy said the post office recently lost two employees who had the required training to process passports and more staff members are being trained to replace them. Murphy estimated that

it would be at least three weeks before the post office would be ready to start processing again. In the meantime, the post office will continue to provide passport applications and information and processing is available at the Dexter and Hagerman post office locations. To make an appointment, call the Dexter location at 734-5823 or the Hagerman location at 752-3730.

HS grad rate 67.3%

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The federal government reports that New Mexico’s graduation rate for the 2009-2010 was 67.3 percent. That’s below the national average of 78.2 percent. The so-called “average freshman graduation rates” indicate the percentage of 9th graders who go on to graduate within four years. The rates are being reported by the National Center for Education Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Department of Education. States’ rates ranged from 57.8 percent in Nevada at the low end to 91.4 percent in Vermont at the high end.

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•Police were called to the corner of Byrne and Gail Harris streets, Monday, after subjects “plantnapped” a yucca, valued at $125, from city property. The plant was dug up from a location at Main and Byr ne streets and later found near Gail Harris. •Police were dispatched to Associated Records, 100 S.E. Wells St., Monday. A company representative said a “Hispanic male” removed a security camera, only to return a little while later when he kicked in one camera and took a third.

Fraud

Police received a walk-in report of fraud, Monday. The victim said he had lost his wallet in Red Lobster. Since that time, a subject had made about $625 in charges online to Mobile Boot, CPTech.com and Facebook.

Burglary

The police were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, Monday, where a woman returned to her residence to discover the back door had been kicked in. Officers found pry marks

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on the back door. The officer stated that the house had been ransacked, drawers opened and items strewn about the floor. The victim reported $1,949 worth of electronic items and $975 worth of jewelry had been taken.

Illegal use of phone

Police took a report of harassment, Monday. The victim reported that she had received some eight calls in one to two hours’ time. The male subject told her that she had a warrant out for her arrest. He never specified the charge allegedly placed on the warrant. She described the man’s voice has having a “heavy Indian accent.” 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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Homeless count Jan. 28 JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

Jan. 28 marks the second Point-in-Time count of area homeless. Stephanie Lefebvre of the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness said that Roswell and Chaves County were going to be specifically targeted as one of the most underreported counties in New Mexico. Although these counts have taken place elsewhere in the past, 2011 was the first year that Chaves County participated. The PIT count figures will be used to distribute funding to help the homeless the throughout New Mexico, particularly in areas of shelter and housing. The results of the 2011 count revealed 122 homeless; however, those who participated in the count believe the figure underestimates the number of homeless in the county. The 2011 PIT count took place on a Sunday when many of the agencies, such as the Community Kitchen and Harvest Ministries were closed. Attorney Shelbie Allen, who worked with the late Judge Ralph Shamas on mental health issues, said that Roswell, as a rural community, presented unique challenges for the count. The camps are difficult to find. “Unlike urban areas where you see the homeless on Main Street and in the center of town, most the homeless in Roswell live on the outskirts of town, under street and railroad bridges.” Allen described the downward spiral faced by the homeless, without assistance. “They have a great deal of dif ficulty returning to work because the problems they face every day. They have no place to take a bath or a shower; they have no documentation and no transportation, so it’s almost impossible for them to find a job.” While the PIT survey will count the people who were homeless on Jan. 28, the survey will continue from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1. “We will survey unsheltered people as they access services from Tuesday, Jan. 29, through Friday Feb. 1, asking them where they spent the night of Monday, Jan. 28, 2013,” said Lefebvre.

The local Homeless Committee hopes to get community involvement in the PIT survey. “Each agency will be contacted individually by a member of the committee so that the purpose and value of the survey can be explained,” said committee member Jane Batson.

She referred to the count as critical in providing data required for the county to apply for funding. “In addition, it will provide critical information to key city and county leaders about the magnitude of the homeless situation in Roswell and Chaves County.” At their Oct. 15 meeting, a number of agencies were identified that provide services which do not include housing. Those agencies will be asked to make the for ms available to the homeless from Tuesday to Friday next week.

Batson said, “We also need help to find those homeless individuals who might not routinely come in contact with agencies serving the homeless. Of particular concer n are those individuals who ‘couch surf’ or move from house to house. ... We know that a number of teens in Roswell and Chaves County are in that situation. We also need help to contact individuals who are living in homeless camps, along the river, and in other locations.” The committee wants to hear from any entity in Roswell and Chaves County that assists homeless individuals. “We will be glad to get the individual survey for m to any entity that believes it may provide service to homeless individuals during that time frame,” said Batson. “We want to hear from churches, individuals who may quietly provide help to the homeless, and organizations that we may not have identified in the initial listing.”

For more infor mation, contact: Jesse Chaves of LC5, a collaborative for housing, 575-624-6071; Jane Batson at 575-6247233; Lefebvre at 505-9829000; or email Stephaniel@nmceh.org.

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Drew Cloutier, president of the New Mexico Bar Association, center, stands with state Reps. Bob Wooley and Candy Spence Ezzell during Cloutier’s visit to the Roundhouse on Tuesday.

Cloutier visits Legislature Drew Cloutier, president of the New Mexico Bar Association, visited the New Mexico State Legislature on Tuesday. Cloutier is a member of Hinkle Law Firm and is a resident of Roswell. “We’re here today to hopefully advance the cause of justice at the Legislature,” said Cloutier. “The state is short on judges, and many judges are underpaid,” he said. “As a result, businesses are not getting their cases heard, because the courts have to give priority to criminal cases. Additionally, we would like to make the selection of judges a little less political to ensure that we are electing the best judges — not the best politicians.” “I’m grateful to have Drew Cloutier up here in Santa Fe today, working to enhance our judicial system,” said state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell. “I have constantly heard of

the problems our state has attracting and keeping judges, because of pay issues. It is my hope that his presence here today — along with our work this session — will serve to strengthen our judicial system, create a better environment for our judges and lay the groundwork to deal with the legal issues that are facing those in my district and across the state.” “It’s great to have Drew here at the session, fighting for the future of our judicial system in New Mexico,” said state Rep. Bob Wooley. “Across our state, there are issues that need to be addressed, and having people from our districts come to Santa Fe to shed light on the issues — as well as of fer possible solutions — is a great way to get discussions started and move in the right direction to provide social justice for all.”

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shattering. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other GOP leaders have made it plain they don’t have the stomach for it. The legislation is disliked by many Democrats, but the White House weighed in Tuesday with a statement that the administration would not oppose the measure, even though Obama just last week disincremental missed increases in the debt ceiling as harmful to the economy. “I am not going to have a monthly, or every three months conversation about whether or not we pay our bills,” Obama said at a press conference Jan. 14. But what was important to the White House about the GOP proposal was that it separated the debt ceiling from other upcoming fiscal target dates and that it sig-

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Sanchez said, and make the state’s law of limited liability comparable to other states, such as Florida and Colorado.

He said the bill also will have $1 million liability insurance coverage for Virgin Galactic, as well as suppliers and manufacturers for all space flight

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2008.

The Legislative Finance Committee has recommended a 1 percent pay raise for state workers, including judicial employees and educators. That would cost about $32 million in the fiscal year that starts in July. Republican Gov. Susana Martinez did

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was led by co-chairmen Adriann Ragsdale and her husband Luke. Mumford said the Ragsdales played a big role in recruiting new volunteers to UWCC. “They really just got out there and asked (people), and it goes to show you if you just ask people, they really do want to help.”

Luke said the success of the 2012 fundraising campaign was a reflection of the generous people in Chaves County. He said half a million dollars was “a lofty goal” for UWCC and exceeding that goal showed how much everyone involved strived to go above and beyond prior

naled that, at least for now, Republicans were not going to demand a dollar of spending cuts for every dollar of federal borrowing as Boehner long has demanded. It also appeared that Senate Democrats would grudgingly accept the bill. The idea driving the move by GOP leaders is to resequence a series of upcoming budget battles, taking the threat of a potentially devastating gover nment default of f the table and instead setting up a clash in March over automatic across-the-board spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and many domestic programs. Those cuts — postponed by the recent “fiscal cliff” deal — are the punishment for the failure of a 2011 deficit supercommittee to reach an agreement. The cuts, called a sequester in Washingtonspeak, were never intended to take ef fect but were instead aimed at driving activities, and will extend the effective date of the act from 2018 to 2021. Papen will be the primary sponsor of the bill with Sens. John Arthur Smith, D-Deming, Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, and Sanchez co-sponsoring. Ingle said he is glad that the two organizations could reach a compromise. Once the bill is introduced, he said he hoped the Legislature could go forward with it not include a pay increase in her budget recommendations submitted to the Legislature. Maes said a pay raise will help in keeping and recruiting court workers. The courts, she said, “cannot expect to retain our best and brightest employees when their take home pay in January 2013 is less than it was in 2009.” Neither the governor nor the LFC recommended money for additional judgeaccomplishments. “It’s a testament to how much this community cares about each other,” he said. “We have all these organizations that benefit so much from it, and people know that by giving to the United Way, you can help all these organizations. I think they really see that you can do a lot of good and help a lot of people.” Luke said he and Adriann sought to get more young people involved this year, tapping into an “energy and enthusiasm” that helped the campaign reach new donors. “We had people who gave $10, and we had some people give $50,000,” he said. “And if you take all those people who gave $10, it adds up

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the two sides to a large budget bargain in order to avoid them.

Petraeus and his biographer -tur ned-paramour, Paula Broadwell. The FBI tur ned up thousands of emails between Allen and Jill Kelley, who was said to have received threatening emails from Broadwell. At the time, officials said 20,000 to 30,000 pages of emails and other documents from Allen’s communications with Kelley between 2010 and 2012 were in question. None of the emails have been made public. Shortly after being contacted by the FBI, Panetta referred the matter to the Pentagon’s inspector general, while expressing confidence in Allen and deciding that he would remain in Kabul as commander of all allied forces in Afghanistan. At the same time, Allen’s nomination to be the next U.S. commander of NATO forces in Europe was put on hold. The officials said Tuesday the White House

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But Republicans and Obama now appear on a collision course over how to replace the across-theboard cuts. Obama and his Democratic allies insist that additional revenues be part of the solution; Republicans say further tax increases are off the table after the 10-year, $600 billion-plus increase in taxes on wealthier earners forced upon Republicans by Obama earlier this month.

“The sequester is arbitrary, but the fact is that when the sequester goes into effect ... it will have a pretty dramatic effect of people’s attitudes here in Washington and they may get serious about cuts to the mandatory side of the spending equation,” Boehner said, referring to benefit programs like Medicare and food stamps whose budgets essentially run on autopilot.

so that the state could have fully functional spaceport. Sen. Bill Burt, R-Alamogordo, said if a compromise had not been reached, the state may have eventually lost the spaceport altogether. He said the spaceport has the potential to bring hundreds of jobs to the state. “In time, all of New Mexico will benefit from that,” he said. igilmore@rdrnews.com

ships in their budget proposals for next year. Spending proposals by the LFC typically serve as the starting point for budget decisions by the Legislature.

court system The accounts for a small portion of the state’s overall budget — about 2.5 percent or $142 million this year. The governor vetoed a measure last year that would have authorized three new judgeships. and it helps. Every little bit is going to contribute and improve the quality of life in Chaves County.” Adriann said fundraising success comes down to knocking on doors, making phone calls and writing letters. She said support this year came from “every nook and cranny” in Chaves County. “It hasn’t been just one significant donation, it’s been lots of people being very generous at whatever amount they could do,” she said. Seldom at rest, Mumford said UWCC will likely begin planning its goals for 2013 in just a few weeks. For more information, visit unitedwayccnm.org.

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Pentagon clears Allen in Petraeus case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon investigation has cleared Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, of professional misconduct in exchanging emails with a civilian woman linked to the sex scandal that led retired Gen. David Petraeus to resign as CIA director. Pentagon press secretary George Little said Tuesday that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was informed of the conclusion by the Pentagon’s inspector general. “The secretary was pleased to learn that allegations of professional misconduct were not substantiated by the investigation,” Little said, adding that Panetta has “complete confidence in the continued leadership” of Allen. The matter had been referred to the Pentagon in November by the FBI during the course of its investigation of emails between

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had not decided whether to go forward with the nomination.

Maj. David Nevers, a spokesman for Allen, said he had no immediate comment on reports of his being exonerated.

Allen’s successor in Kabul, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, has been confirmed by the Senate and is scheduled to take over on Feb. 10.

Allen had maintained he did nothing wrong in the Kelley communications, but he has not spoken publicly about the specifics of his email exchanges with her. She served as a sort of social ambassador for U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Fla. Petraeus is a former Central Command commander, and Allen is a for mer deputy commander there.

January 22, 1973 Forty years ago the Supreme Court decided a case that would ultimately end the lives of tens of millions of unborn babies. The legalization of abortion through the Roe v. Wade decision allowed the death of up to 1 out of 3 children born in following generations. On that same day, they released the Doe v. Bolton decision that ultimately made abortion legal up to the day of birth in all 50 states. These decisions were made based on a hierarchy of rights and interests. The rights of the woman, the rights of the state, and the rights of the unborn baby were all compared. Using many different arguments, the prevailing justices found that the right of the unborn baby to live was less important than the right of the woman to end that life. The misplaced comparison between rights ended in the death of 55 million babies and the pain and guilt of millions of women.

Rights v. Right While the rights we share in our country are important, what God views as right is even more so. Abortion has been legal since 1973, but it has never been right in God’s eyes. Christ, who allowed the children to come to Him, who cared for the sick and weak, and who helped the poor and despised is our example to follow - even if our culture and society disagree. The opportunity to join God in caring for the weak and downtrodden is all around us. We can change and save lives through giving or volunteering at Pregnancy Centers. We can help mothers avoid the guilt of abortion by promoting the message of life at fairs and community events. We can mobilize voters to elect pro-life candidates by giving to or volunteering at Right to Life organizations. YOU can even start or join a pro-life group in your church to help your congregation be a part of protecting the unborn. The opportunities to respond to God’s call to do what is right are all around. Will you respond? !"#$%"&'()#"&*"+,-&."/&0102&')&/"0'(3&()./&*0$4&'()#"&#'0--"5+,-&')6 105/&#.0%-('"57&89&2)%&#02:&;<%'&1"&4,"1&,)'(+,-&0*)%'&'(+#:=&/)"#&,)'& (" 1() 1"+-(#&'("&("05'&>"5$"+?"&+'@&&A)"#&,)'&("&1()&-%05/#&2)%5&.+9"& 4,)1&+'@&B+..&("&,)'&5">02&"?"52),"&0$$)5/+,-&')&1(0'&'("2&(0?"&/),"@&& C5)?"5*#&DEFGG6GD !"#$"%&'()*+,'%&-./'%0123%4567%+58%)*/%9)6'5/-(/%:##;:<:;=#>#%4*'?%5-7%@@<@$AB%CCC7DD1276-?%1E=$E"#$"

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OPINION

The New Mexico Legislature is ready for business

SANTA FE — The New Mexico House of Representatives quickly got organized for business last week. As usual, it took the Senate a little longer. Although Rep. Ken Martinez, of Grants, is new to the job of House speaker, his election by the full House on opening day, last Tuesday, seemed assured. That meant committee appointments could be planned and discussed for public announcement on Wednesday. Over in the Senate, the selection of a president pro tem remained in doubt until the Senate convened at noon on Tuesday. Sen. Mary Kay Papen of Las Cruces had been saying for several days that her selection was a sure thing but it would have been bad form to start appointing committees before the Senate actually voted on opening day. The primary power of the Senate president pro tem is the appointment of committees and their chairmen. The Senate majority leader controls the flow of busi-

EDITORIAL

JAY MILLER

INSIDE THE CAPITOL

ness. It is today that the Legislature starts working its way up toward high gear. The one exception is the House Appropriations and Finance Committee, which got the bill financing the session under way immediately. People don’t get paid until that bill has made its way through the House and Senate and is signed by the governor. Only once in my 50 years of experience up here has a governor ever vetoed the “Feed Bill.” Gov. Toney Anaya was the culprit. Lawmakers retaliated by threatening to evict him from his Capitol offices. The House Appropriations Com-

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mittee began hearings on the General Appropriations Act last Thursday. Over the next month or more, the committee will bring every department and state agency, including the governor’s office, to defend their budget requests. In her opening remarks to lawmakers and assembled guests, Gov. Martinez stressed the need to attract private businesses in order to decrease our dependence on federal government money. A word of caution however, we can’t take our eye off our federal installations. The Energy Department and the Base Realignment and Consolidation folks are looking everywhere for cuts. The last time this happened, New Mexicans organized a powerful group to advocate New Mexico’s case. We’ll need the same sort of effort again. We don’t want to end up with another situation like the spaceport, in which a failure to promote ourselves for a period causes decision makers to forget

about our state’s resources. One of the first topics to get attention this year is the package of constitutional amendments approved by voters at last November’s general election. The amendments require educational qualifications for the five members of the state Public Regulation Commission and transfer some of the PRC’s duties to other agencies. The bills were prepared with the assistance of Think New Mexico, a Santa Fe-based think tank which led the effort to get the constitutional amendments drafted and passed. Introducing the legislation will be House Speaker Ken Martinez and House Republican leader, Tom Taylor. The procession of New Mexico’s five members of Congress to visit the Capitol and to speak to a joint session of the Legislature began last week with Rep. Steve Pearce from the 2nd Congressional District.

Missing for the first time in 30 years will be recently retired Sen. Jeff Bingaman. Bingaman’s name has been mentioned as a successor to Ken Salazar, the retiring secretary of the Interior Department. Salazar, who is going back to his Colorado ranch, is a former U.S. senator from Colorado. Secretaries of the Interior usually are from the West since that is where all the federal land is. Also on the agenda for both the New Mexico Legislature and Congress are numerous gun control proposals, none of which are likely to pass because of the power of the gun makers and sellers. They have been making a fortune and become too powerful to touch. The National Rifle Association is credited with the power but it is the manufacturers and dealers who provide the big bucks for political contributions. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 9840982; or by e-mail at insidethecapitol@hotmail.com)

Imagining immigration reform

Most of the nation’s many parts — voters, the Supreme Court, lawmakers and the president — all have agreed in one way or another about the value that immigrants bring to the nation. What they haven’t agreed on is reforming the nation’s immigration laws. But they’re getting closer. The sticking point is the thorny problem of what to do about the 11 million or more undocumented immigrants estimated to be living in the United States. There are also concerns about the nation’s borders and how to secure them. Before the November election, the subject was off the table. Republican opposition to reform was just too strong. But that has changed since Latino voters sent a huge message to the Republicans that they were tired of the party’s anti-immigration stance and then proceeded to give President Barack Obama 71 percent of their vote. The growing power of the Hispanic vote has given the GOP cause to seek a more practical approach to immigration reform. Republican Party leaders, such as newly elected Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a tea party favorite, see the writing on the wall. And it isn’t in English. “If Republicans do not do better in the Hispanic community, in a few short years, Republicans will no longer be the majority party in our state,” Cruz told Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker magazine. As Cruz noted, the implications of that shift would reach far beyond Texas. “In not too many years, Texas could switch from being all Republican to all Democrat. If that happens, no Republican will ever again win the White House,” he said. The data support that contention. With New York (which has 29 electoral college votes) and California (with 55 votes) solidly in the Democratic column for the future, the GOP absolutely must have Texas’ 38 electoral votes to reach the 270 necessary to elect a president. Along with Cruz, Sen. Marco Rubio, RFla., is looking for a way to bring sense to immigration reform without distressing many in his party. And Latino leaders in the public sector have warned both parties that they are watching them. Clarissa Martinez de Castro, the director of immigration policy at the National Council of La Raza, said recently that “Republicans must demonstrate a reasoned approach to start to rebuild their relationship with Latino voters (and) Democrats must demonstrate they can deliver on a promise.” Obama and Senate Democrats are expected to propose a comprehensive plan for overhauling the system that will include a path to citizenship for most of the undocumented immigrants in the country. The plan would not wipe the slate clean. It includes financial penalties — such as fines and the payment of back taxes — as well as other steps to obtain legal status. Rubio came out with a reform plan of his own last week. Acknowledging that the “immigration issue is a gateway issue for Hispanics,” Rubio said his proposal is a “comprehensive package of bills” to address the problems. The activity surrounding immigration also involves a bipartisan group of senators, including Dick Durbin, D-lll. and Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who are writing a bill they hope to introduce in March. When Obama signed the pro-family, projobs executive order in June that incorporated parts of Durbin’s DREAM Act (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), some of the president’s critics claimed it was a politically motivated move. If so, it worked. Now that some Republican politicians have seen the reality of what their opposition meant for their political futures, they are no longer moaning about the president’s action. The combination of political practicality, moral responsibility and reality in the shape of 11 million people, has given momentum to making immigration reform a reality. It’s time to treat immigrant families with the respect and dignity they deserve, to allow them to continue to strengthen our workplaces and economy and to help them provide better futures for their children. The truth is, they are here to stay. Guest Editorial The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An effort to protect the most vulnerable At last week’s signing of “executive actions” designed to combat gun violence in America, President Obama, flanked by schoolchildren, said, “... when it comes to protecting the most vulnerable among us, we must act now.” There’s no doubt that children, especially schoolchildren, are vulnerable to all kinds of threats, but are they “the most vulnerable,” as the president claimed, or is there another category of human life that qualifies for that designation? Forty years after a Supreme Court majority opened the door to legalized abortion, the

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DEAR DOCTOR K: I have skin tags under my armpits. Are they dangerous? How can I remove them? What can I do to keep them from coming back? DEAR READER: I’ve had many patients ask me the same question. They’ve just noticed this little ball of skin sticking out from someplace on their body, and of course they’re concerned it could be cancer. Fortunately, it’s not, and it never will be. Skin tags are common; about a quarter of all people develop them. Usually when you first notice a skin tag, it’s actually been there for some time, slowly growing. A skin tag is a soft, skincolored growth. Skin tags

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number of aborted babies has reached roughly 55 million. Think of that. Fifty-five million potential what — doctors, athletes, mothers and fathers who would add branches to family trees? There are no new arguments about abortion and most of us can probably recite

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typically appear as people age. A skin tag at first may appear as a tiny, soft bump on the skin. Over time, it grows into a flesh-colored piece of skin that hangs from the surface of the skin on a thin piece of tissue called a stalk. It’s easy to move or wiggle a skin tag back and forth. Skin tags probably develop

the old ones by heart. It’s a woman’s right. It’s her body. No, it’s a separate life that is initially dependent on the woman for nourishment, but is independent of her in that it is a separate human being. Who will take care of the unwanted child if it is born? Meanwhile, adoptive parents wait desperately for a child to love. If one adopts the utilitarian view, the 55 million aborted in the U.S. robbed America of potential taxpayers. Prochoice liberals may have lost a good chunk of their political base, as well as a large rev-

in response to irritation. That’s why they appear most often in skin folds of the neck, armpits, torso, beneath the breasts or in the groin region — areas where the skin tends to get irritated. These areas often generate multiple skin tags during a person’s lifetime. Get rid of one, and a new one may start next year. Many people develop multiple skin tags, and a tendency to develop skin tags may run in families. They often develop after weight gain or pregnancy. Sometimes skin tags that develop during pregnancy grow smaller after the baby is delivered. There is no

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enue source. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is a prochoice liberal. In a column last week about the availability of guns in America, Kristof wrote, “When I travel abroad and talk to foreigners about the American passion for guns, people sometimes express a conclusion that horrifies me: in America, life is cheap.” He doesn’t say why he thinks foreigners believe life here is cheap, but let me try to explain it. I believe it begins with the killing of unbor n

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25 YEARS AGO

Jan. 23, 1988

Sgt. Ruby A. Apodaca, daughter of Esther L. Apodaca of Roswell and Felipe Apodaca Jr. of Albuquerque, has re-enlisted in the U.S. Air Force after being selected for career status.

Apodaca is assigned in West Ger many. She was approved for re-enlistment by a board which considered character and performance.

The sergeant is a personnel supervisor with the 377th Combat Support Wing.

She is a 1983 graduate of Goddard High School.


United Way benefits senior citizens, too OPINION II

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Since the United Way fund raising drive is almost over, I want to make sure seniors know that this agency’s funding affects their interests in ways that often are not readily apparent. Here’s how United Way funding benefits seniors, contributions being tax deductible natch, so call them at 622-4150 or visit unitedwayccnm.org and drop a coin. For instance, many of my clients try their hand at raising grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and it’s just too much, and these children have a place to go when it becomes overwhelming at the Assurance Home, 1000 E. 18th. Drive by and you’ll see what a wonderful residential environment this is for at risk kids. For my senior clients, it can literally be a lifesaver because they are not physically or financially up to the task (they also need to recognize when it’s too much and draw some boundaries). Yeah, the shrinks call them boundaries, a line in the sand. Many seniors are members of Chaves County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), 625-0112. Being a CASA volunteer is extremely rewarding. The wisdom of seniors can be put to

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use by making sure abused or neglected children don’t fall through the cracks of the judicial system. The judges are often most interested in what the CASA volunteer has to say because the neutral opinion from someone who has time to research the situations thoroughly is most beneficial. Everyone else in the courtroom is, quite frankly, covered up in too many cases since us taxpayers don’t like them taxes. Family Resource and Referral can be reached at 622-9000 or just dial 211. This agency helps regardless of age, and can direct those in need of services to every available outlet in town whether it is for a senior sweltering in the heat and in danger of heat stroke or, in these economic times, a mult-generational family living in close quarters and on a tight

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2013. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight On Jan. 23, 1973, President Richard Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War, and would be formally signed four days later in Paris. On this date In 1789, Georgetown University was established in present-day Washington, D.C. In 1845, Congress decided all national elections would be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in

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babies. Once the value of life is diminished in the womb, it seems to be a short step to devaluing life at other stages; such as killing someone for their sneakers or gunning them down in the street for no reason. If one wishes to stretch the point even farther, add easy divorce, neglected children, out-of-wedlock babies (which is better than aborting them), spousal abuse, sex trafficking and pornography. All of these — and more — contribute to a cheapening of life and of what it means to be human. For many, pleasing self and not wishing to sacrifice for another were hallmarks of the tumultuous 1960s, which led to what’s often called the “me” decade of the 1980s. The growing secularization of America has also contributed mightily to the cheapening of human life. If there is no Creator, Who made us and endowed us with a right to live, and if we are mere evolutionary accidents without purpose, direction or destination, then we might as well eat, drink and be merry and abort at will. Sophisticated ultrasound technology

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way to prevent them. A skin tag is painless. However, it can become irritated if it is rubbed a lot or if it is twisted on its stalk. That irritation is probably the most common reason that people want them removed. Skin tags are permanent growths unless you have them taken off. Doctors usually remove skin tags with sharp scissors or a sharp blade. Less commonly, doctors remove them by freezing or burning them off at the stalk. Bleeding can be stopped with a chemical (aluminum chloride) or electric (cauterizing) treatment. Now that you know what skin tags look like, and that they are not cancer, please understand that not every bump

budget with no child care, short on rent money and in need of proper nutrition and medical services. The Roswell Refuge, 624-3222, helps seniors getting walloped around the house or who are victims of psychological abuse by a demented spouse or a child with a chip who failed to launch. The Refuge offers counseling, but most importantly a safe place to reside while the authorities and doctors get involved to permanently solve the problem with meds for the spouse and jail for the kid (adult kids are trespassers, by the way). Had a lady whose hubby was a wrestling champion with Alzheimer’s. Thank goodness for the Refuge for her safety one night while waiting for the bell. The Salvation Ar my can be reached at 622-8700. Did you know that if you really desire rehab for drugs or booze that they can get you to Phoenix and enrolled in a residential program? Do you know how many seniors rely on their food and commodities to supplement their diet? Seniors should be aware that they can shop or receive for free household goods and furnishings from the Salvation Army.

And then there’s my favorite, The JOY Center (Just Older Youth, or as my cousin Vinney would say: Yutes!). JOY often serves 12,000 meals a month in this county, many delivered in vans with special ovens when the price of fuel is double what it was. JOY has adult day care, the equivalent of a daytime Assurance Home for seniors who require supervision with varying forms of dementia and medical disability. Mama or daughter can drop their ward off for a day of stimulating activities and health checks, and then head to Rookies (man, Boots and Buds are now history), a movie or bed for a recharge. JOY offers transportation, light housekeeping, senior companions, foster grandparents and convalescent supplies. Oh yeah, also a pool hall. JOY is a not for profit agency and its administrative overhead is zilch. Trust me, I sign the checks and they all go for food, fuel, maintenance and insurance because the staf f salaries are meager. TIDBIT 1: These TV commercials offering buyouts of structured settlement deposits? Don’t do that. Structured settlements are structured so you can’t blow

November. In 1932, New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination. In 1933, the 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the so-called “Lame Duck Amendment,” was ratified as Missouri approved it. In 1937, 17 people went on trial in Moscow during Josef Stalin’s “Great Purge.” (All were convicted of conspiracy; all but four were executed.) In 1943, critic Alexander Woollcott suffered a fatal heart attack during a live broadcast of the CBS radio program “People’s Platform.”

didn’t exist 40 years ago. Today, it gives pregnant women an opportunity to be fully informed about what it is they wish to terminate. According to the Guttmacher Institute, “Since the mid-1990s, several states have moved to make ultrasound part of abortion service provision.” As of Jan. 1, 2013, it reports, “Six states mandate that an abortion provider perform an ultrasound on each woman seeking an abortion ...” It is the ultimate empowerment tool. I have talked to many women over the last 30 years who’ve changed their minds about abortion and have given birth with no regrets, once they’ve seen their developing baby. Kristof says that even if President Obama’s “modest” gun control proposals reduced deaths by one-quarter, he calculates it could mean 7,500 lives saved a year. Ultrasound, if made a requirement nationally, could save millions at a time when we have made life cheap. (Write to Cal Thomas at: Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, N.Y. 14207. Readers may also email Cal Thomas at tmseditors@tribune.com.) © 2013 Tribune Media Services, Inc. on the skin is just a skin tag. If you notice that a skin growth is too firm to be wiggled easily, is a different color than surrounding skin, is multicolored, or has raw or bleeding areas, ask your doctor to examine it. It could be skin cancer. Even after examining it, your doctor may not be sure and may want to do a biopsy. Cancers can be identified with certainty only by looking at them with a microscope. Because skin tags are only a cosmetic concern, not a medical problem, most health insurance plans won’t pay for their removal. But if you find them unsightly, you do have options to have them taken off. (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to AskDoctorK.com, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.)

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the proceeds and the outfits wanting to buy your settlement offer pennies on the dollar. They definitely don’t have your interests at heart even though the commercials are tantalizing. TIDBIT 2: Reverse mortgages are only for those in relatively good health, who can only stay in their home with the reverse mortgage proceeds. Never take a lump sum. And when the movie star says you still own your home, well, that’s just not true. Move out for 60 days to the rehab. center and you got no home. And, AARP says reverse mortgage payments are probably not exempt from the claims of your creditors. TIDBIT 3: Rich people! The estate tax exemption is still $5 million with no expiration date this time. You guys. Tom Dunlap is a Roswell lawyer, secretary/treasurer of the JOY Center board and vice president of the City Commission on Aging (which meets every third Wednesday, usually in the Historical Society Annex, 208 N. Lea, at 3 pm. with the public invited). You can reach Tom with comments at 622-2607 or by emailing dunlaplawoffice@cableone.net.

In 1950, the Israeli Knesset approved a resolution affirming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In 1960, the U.S. Navy-operated bathyscaphe (BATH’ih-skahf) Trieste carried two men to the deepest known point in the Pacific Ocean, reaching a depth of more than 35,000 feet. In 1964, the 24th Amendment to the Constitution, eliminating the poll tax in federal elections, was ratified. In 1968, North Korea seized the Navy intelligence ship USS Pueblo, charging its crew with being on a spying mission. (The crew was released 11 months later.) In 1977, the TV mini-series “Roots,” based on the Alex Haley novel, began airing on ABC.


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Local veterans’ urgent/emergency medical care non-existent

There is a crises situation in southeastern New Mexico which is growing worse with each passing day. There is no urgent care for veterans seeking medical treatment for conditions such as the flu, severe cuts or other severe trauma not considered lifethreatening (such as deep gashes requiring stitches, etc.), broken bones, psychotic episodes (related to but not limited to PTSD, etc.), as well as a significant number of other conditions not really lending themselves to a six-plus hour round trip to the Albuquerque VA Medical Center. In defense of the Artesia Community Based Outreach Center, the VA has not provided the essentials (defined program, personnel, equipment) needed for such a vital service. The only response the CBOC can give veterans in need of

urgent medical attention is to make an appointment for two weeks or a month from now, go to the local emergency room (but without guarantees or reasonable expectation of payment by the VA) or drive to Albuquerque. Emergencies are handled the same way, with the VA “rules” giving an “option” for receiving local ER care, but with veterans frequently having to pay for that care themselves. There seems to be a definite disconnect between the official, published eligibility for emergency care and veterans actually receiving that care. The official VA Guideline states: “ If you’re eligible for health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs, our goal is to provide you with the care you need in a VA facility. However, sometimes that isn’t possible ...

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because you live too far from a VA facility, the specialist you need is not available at your VA, or it will take too long for you to be seen at a VA facility. In those cases, you may be referred to a community provider through the NonVA Care program.” Now, I see two reasons local veterans continue to be eligible for local emergency care: too long to be seen at the CBOC and “you live too far from the nearest VA facility.” By their own designation, the VA lists the Albuquerque VA Medical Center

Auditions to take place at the RCLT for the comedy ‘Harvey’

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as the nearest facility for approved emergency care. However, when the veteran or family member calls seeking emergency care approval, the response during the crises situation is “we can’t guarantee the VA will pay for your emergency care”. I’ve heard from many vets saying they have had to pay for emergency services and were afraid to “push the issue” for fear of retaliation from the Albuquerque VA. How is “the process” defined? Officially, “In the event of an emergency, you do not need authorization from a VA facility for treatment—simply proceed to the nearest emergency room to get the care you need. A medical emergency is generally defined as a condition of such a nature that a prudent layperson would reasonably expect a delay in seeking immediate

medical attention to be hazardous to life or health. Eligibility for VA payment of emergency care as well as deadlines for filing claims depend upon whether or not you have a service-connected condition. It’s important to contact the closest VA facility (note: again, Albuquerque VAMC) as soon as possible to find out more about VA payment of your emergency care.” More clarification: “What is Non-VA Care: Non-VA Care is medical care provided to eligible veterans outside of VA when VA facilities are not available. All VA medical centers can use this program when needed. The use of the Non-VA Care program is governed by federal laws containing eligibility criteria and other policies specifying when and why it can be used. A pre-authoriza-

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tion for treatment in the community is required for Non-VA Care (unless the medical event is an emergency). Emergency events may be reimbursed on behalf of the Veteran in certain cases. See the Emergency Non-VA Care brochure for information.” An abundant, excessive, totally blatant use of the words “may be” and “certain cases” is undeniable. I have reported and will continue to report on the increasing numbers of veterans having catastrophic problems in getting local urgent/emergency medical care “down here.” To attempt to quantify these problems, I’ve set-up an email address for you to send me your encounters (confidentially). Please send your “story” to me at rdrvetadvo@gmail.com. Remember, “united we stand!” God bless.

Dominguez is considered one of America’s important ceramic artists and initially came to Roswell as a fellow with the Roswell Artist-inResidence Program. For information, call the RMAC at 624-6744, extension 10.

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Harvey auditions

Auditions for the upcoming Roswell Community Little Theatre production of the famous comedy "Harvey" are scheduled at the RCLT, 1717 S. Union Ave., on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Six men and six women are needed for the cast. The director is Carol Dishman. For more information, call 622-1982.

ILEA reception

Pioneer Bank and the Roswell Chamber of Commerce are proud to host a welcome reception for the upcoming ILEA class on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Pioneer Bank, 3000 N. Main St. Refreshments will be served. If you would like more infor mation, please contact the Roswell Chamber of Commerce at 623-5695

LULAC meeting

LULAC will meet Thursday at La Familia Mental Health, 200 W. Hobbs St. at 6 p.m. We welcome individuals to attend and gain knowledge of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens). LULAC is an organization formed in 1929 to seek the advancement for Hispano Americans in the areas of education, employment, economic parity and social justice. For more information, contact Richard J. Garcia at 622-6633 or 505426-4142

Learn square dance

Free square dance lessons have started at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave., on Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. It is not too late to join, as the group will be taking new students until its third lesson, which is Thursday Jan. 31. Join the “Enchanted Squares,” a group of 50-60 fun-loving, neat people. Regular class attendance is about 20-30. Lessons will last about three months. For more infor mation, contact

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Richard Hoover at 6238353 or 420-8706.

Porcelain club

The Yucca Porcelain Art Club will meet Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2801 W. Fourth St. Social hour begins at 9 a.m., business at 9:30 a.m., followed by the program of the month. Anyone interested in learning about painting on china and porcelain is welcome to attend or may call 4200759.

Scholarship workshop

Calling all graduating high school seniors and their parents. Do you want to go to college? Is money a problem? Are you aware that there are loans and scholarships available? Are you intimidated by the whole application process? The Sunrise Optimist Club will be holding a workshop to assist seniors in filling out scholarship applications more effectively. We are not trying to replace the school counselors, but rather enhance their efforts. We want to assist you in being prepared to fill out applications and demonstrate some of the pitfalls we have experienced with our scholarship applications. The workshop is free to graduating seniors and will be held Saturday at the Historical Museum Archive Building, 208 N. Lea Ave., from 10-11 a.m. Bring paper and a writing instrument.

Gallery tour

In conjunction with the exhibition “Where Edges Meet” by Eddie Dominguez, there will be a personal tour of the exhibition given by the artist Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Patricia Gaylord Anderson Gallery of the Roswell Museum and Art Center. This is a free program and will include personal narrative and recollections by the artist about his ceramic, mixed media and photographic works.

The Pecos Valley Duplicate Bridge Club has announced its winners for the week of Dec. 30-Jan. 5. Dec. 31, 4 tables First place overall winners were Bradford Pretti and Elaine Hanson; in second place Betty Meeks and Mary Ann Bosch; in third Rose Caldwell and Claribel Marshall. Jan. 3 First place overall winners were Rose Caldwell and Bradford Pretti; in second

Don't forget the bachelor auction for the Sage Foundation for Dogs Who Serve on Saturday! The event will be at the Elks Club, 1720 N. Montana Ave., at 6 p.m. Tickets for the banquet will go on sale at the Frosty Ride. They are $25 per person. In addition to the bachelors being auctioned there will be a silent auction and door prizes for everyone. Speaking of Sage, Hastings has this year's Hero Dog calendar and Sage is the representative for January!

Pro-Life event

Jan. 22 marked 40 years of legalized abortion-ondemand in America. Hundreds of thousands of prolife supporters will be gathering throughout this country to remember the 55 million plus lives destroyed over the past 40 years as a result of this procedure. Please join the peaceful and prayerful Pro-life Rally and Prayer Vigil on Sunday between 2-4 p.m. at the Pioneer Plaza on North Main Street. Pro-life posters will be provided. All who care about the fate of these defenseless tiny babies, please join us in making a public statement for life. For more information you may call Margaret at 623-5836.

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This is a 2-month-old male beagle mix. He was picked up along Sunset Ave., and currently can be found at Animal Services- 705 E. McGaffey St. Animal Services has an array of puppies, including a terrier cross found in a yard in Dexter, and three lab-crosses from a litter that was dumped in box at the Wal-Mart parking lot. For more information about them or any other adoptable pet, visit Animal Services or call them at 624-6722.

Spaghetti dinner

There will be a spaghetti dinner as part of the 2013 Boy Scouts Jamboree Fundraiser Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at Assumption Catholic Church parish hall, 2808 N. Kentucky Ave. All-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread and a drink for just $7. One dollar off cover charge for Boy Scouts, police and firemen in uniform. Tickets will be available after Jan. 19 following Mass, at the door or by calling Lori at 420-2018. There will also be a cake auction and bake sale.

Elaine Hanson and Barbara Leonard. Jan. 5, 4.5 tables

First place overall winners were Kay Rogers and Peggy Kearns; in second Rose Caldwell and Claribel Marshall; in third Bette Bossell and Elaine Hanson. Anyone interested in playing duplicate bridge is invited to call Arthur Brown at 627-2268.

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Paul’s Veterinary Supply is 'More than just vet supplies'

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Paul’s Veterinary Supply is one of the largest independent animal health distributors in the United States. Paul’s motto is “More than just vet supplies”, a fact which is apparent when you walk through the front door. Located at 2005 S.E. Main Street, Paul’s Veterinary Supply is locally owned and operated by Paul Bierwirth and his wife, Susan. Paul is assisted by his sister Belinda Bierwirth, his son Nelson and Adrian Ruiz. Paul's carries a large selection of tack and veterinary supplies. Whether you need a rope, gloves or fly and moth control, they have it all. Paul’s philosophy is to buy in volume and to sell in volume, with low margins, so their pricing is competitive with mail order catalogs, much lower than retail. Paul says, "We have bell boots, saddle pads, bits, ropes, tack, etc., that we test ourselves. The quality must satisfy us before we sell it to you!" Paul's has over 1,000 ropes in stock every day from Classic®, Rattler and Fast Back. Plus, there are orthopedic pads, vitamin supplements and hoof moisturizers. For your cattle they have fly tags, blackleg vaccine, insecticides and there is even Martin's Super Flea & Tick Killer for your cats and dogs at Paul's Vet Supply. Paul's stocks vaccines, antibiotics, insecticides, wormers and etc., for cattle and horses, plus items for your pets. Plus they have a complete line of branding supplies. Paul’s has a large selection of western tack, ropes and roping equipment. They have a wide assortment of bits, halters, leads, girths, pads and blankets. They also carry equestrian helmets. Go in and check out Paul's horseshoe sec-

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Bimectin® (ivermectin) Paste Anthelmintic & Boticide removes worms and bots with a single dose, for use on horses only. Paul’s Vet Supply has them on sale now. The staff at Paul’s Vet Supply includes (left to right) Paul Bierwirth, Belinda Bierwirth, Nelson Bierwirth and Adrian Ruiz. They are ready to fix you up with whatever you need for your ranch, farm, or for your pets at home. Paul's Veterinary Supply, 2005 S.E. Main St., is one of the largest independent animal health distributors in the United States.

Paul’s Veterinary Supply now has a location in Albuquerque. Paul’s dad, Kenneth Bierwirth (sitting, left,) had retired and closed his store several years ago. Recently Kenneth decided he “needed something to do” so Paul and Susan bought the store and reopened it with David DeBorde running the store (with Kenneth’s help.) The Albuquerque store is located at 3802 Osuna, NE and the phone is 505-341-9401. tion. They have a large selection of sizes and styles of horseshoes by KercKhaert.

Paul’s Veterinary Supply has a very large selection of grooming supplies, for your animals and for your tack.

Customers value the technical advice the staff at Paul's gives them on the correct use of the products available in the store. They try to help them make the best decisions, to keep them competitive in the changeable climate of the

livestock business. Paul’s Veterinary Supply is located at 2005 S.E. Main Street in Roswell.

The phone number is 6242123. The store is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; and from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Saturday. Customers from out of town can reach Paul’s on their toll-free number: 1-800-530-8575. At Paul’s Veterinary Supply: “Your animal’s health is our business.” The advice and products at Paul’s are the best you can get. Paul, Belinda, Adrian, Nelson and Tino (the guard cat) would like to thank everyone for their patronage and friendship during the last 29 years and look forward to serving you once again.

Tino highly recommends Paul’s selection of saddle pads and saddle blankets.

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A8 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 OBITUARIES

Lequitta Ann McLean

Lequitta Ann McLean, 73, a Roswell resident for 23 years, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. A memorial will be held at her home, 607 E. Pine Lodge Road, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 1 p.m. Lequitta was bor n in Fabens, Texas on July 25, 1939, to Dorothy Hooper, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband William I. McLean, of the family home. She was the love of his life for 57 years. She is also survived by her daughter Dorothy Double and her husband Daniel, of Newport, N.C.; her daughter Deborah Brown, of New Port Richey, Fla.; her son Dennis McLean and his wife Rosie, of Ridgecrest, Calif.; her daughter Elizabeth Wardell, of Albuquerque; her sisters, Patricia Ann Saxon, of Simi Valley, Calif., and Arrelia Mae Weston-Morris, of Timberon; her nephews, Monty Pettus and his wife Lori of Simi Valley, Jeff and Roy Pettus, of Simi Valley, Charles Sanford, of Roswell, Jerry Pigott, of Long Beach, Calif., and Robert Pigott, of Thailand; her niece Janet Pigott, of Long Beach; her grandchildren, Nathan Double, of Salisbury, Md., Cathryn and Selby Double, of Newport, Daniel Double IV, of New Jersey, Steven and Kara Wilmonth, of Missouri, Sophia and Myron

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Ankeny, of Wilder, Idaho, Andrew and JR Saenz, of Goodrich, N.D., Patty and Danzo Wardell and Margie Quimby; 15 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren. She loved gardening, crosswords, family gatherings and her cat Miss Kitty. She will be missed by all who knew her. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Amna Feroze and Vista Care Hospice nurse Benita for all their help and support. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Lidia Weld

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Lidia Weld, 68, of Roswell, who passed away Jan. 14, 2013. Lidia was born Dec. 22, 1944, in Eden, Texas, to Pedro and Fedalia Cortez. They preceded her in death, as did a brother, Pete. Lidia married Donald Weld on Feb. 17, 1984, in Orange County, Calif. He survives her at the family home. Survivors also include sons, Lorenzo Martinez, of

Clovis, and Kevin Weld, of Farmsville, Calif.; daughter Monica Olsen, of Burbank, Calif.; brothers, Frank Cortez, of Albuquerque, and Richard Cortez, of Hobbs; sisters, Beatrice Bauldridge, of Roswell, Hortencia Garcia, of Hobbs, and Martha Cortez-Roth, of Albuquerque. Lidia was a secretary/ translator for Social Services. Memorials may be made to The Alzheimers Association NM Chapter, 404½ N. Kentucky, Roswell, NM 88201. Condolences can be offered online at lagronefuneralchapels.com Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

Betty Booth

Betty Booth was bor n Betty Lou Washam to Lon and Melvernia Washam, in 1924, in Prof fitt, Young County, Texas. During the Great Depression her family survived by far ming. Betty grew up in the panhandle of Texas and went to school in Middlewell, Hereford, and Clovis. Her family moved to Roswell the summer before Pearl Harbor and outbreak of World War II in 1941. Betty worked for Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph company for four years, during which she married Leroy (Hank) Booth. During the 1950s

Betty became very active with the youth. She was den mother for Cub Scouts and helped organize school track meets, PTA functions and Cub Scout student events, and student shows at Washington Avenue Grade School. Betty was head of accounts payable department at Arrow Gas for 10 years and later at CocaCola for 10 years as secretary. After Betty retired, she became a Shaklee distributor and enjoyed helping many people with vitamin deficiencies and health situations. Betty loved listening to music, singing, dancing, and reading. She loved nature. Betty loved cats, and made a daily ritual of feeding her cats, birds, and squirrels. Betty appreciated animals as gifts from our creator and spent many hours cultivating her flower gardens. Mom loved young people and extended herself to provide help, advice, and love to those needing emotional support and assistance. In 1957, Betty dedicated her life to Jehovah God sovereign of the universe. Her hope is to live in the “Paradise” Adam and Eve lost due to their transgressions. This hope is found in Revelations 21:4 “Where there will be no more pain, sickness, sorrow, or death...for the for mer things shall pass away.” Those deceased preceding Betty were her parents Lon and Vemia Washam; her husband Leroy G. Booth; sister Florene Vaughn and husband Elmo; brothers, Jef f Washam and Noel Washam; nieces Kay Turner, Nancy Goff and husband Ray; and great-niece Kelly Vaughn. Betty is survived by her son Rex Booth, of Santa Cruz, Calif.; grandson Alan Booth and his wife Tomoko; great-grandchildren, Curtis Booth and Ashley Booth, of Sacramento, Calif.; neph-

Roswell Daily Record ews, Gordon Vaughn, Gordon Vaughn Jr., Billy and Bobby Washam, Wayne Washam and Larry Washam; and nieces, Cathy Morrison, Cheryl Parker, Sharon Hooser and Debby McCailum. No services are scheduled at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty’s memory to The Watchtower Bible T ract Society, Treasurers Office, 25 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201-2483. Family and friends of Betty may pay their respects online at lagronefuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the personal directions of the professionals at LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

ples), and Selena Sanchez (Ruben Flores), of Clovis; two brothers, Wesly (Peggy) Jeter, of Phoenix, and Charles Jeter, of Roswell; and two grandchildren, Joshua Sanchez (Becca Benavides) and Scott Sanchez (Tasia Ar nold). She was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Vergie; and two brothers, Tommy Lee Jeter and Jimmy Lee Jeter. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Humane Society Kennels, 703 E. McGaffey St., Roswell, NM 88201 or Country Club Animal Hospital, 301 W. Country Club, Roswell, NM 88201. Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home and High Plains Crematory, Clovis, 575762-4435, muffleyfuneralhome.com.

Georgina Herz

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Georgina del Car men Herz, 70, who passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

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Linda Parsons

Linda Parsons, 63, of Roswell, died Jan. 20, 2013, at her home in Roswell. Private family services were held. Linda was born to Louis W. and Vergie M. (Scott) Jeter in Roswell. She worked as the safety coordinator for Levi Stratus. Linda enjoyed making crafts, ceramics, painting, and loved her Chihuahua Petey. Survivors include her daughter Leslie Sanchez, of Lubbock, Texas; sisters, Virginia (Joe) Wolverton, of Gatesville, Texas, Mary Alice Gomez, of Roswell, Juanita (Valentine) Cortez, Connie Gomez (Donnie Peo-

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Marshall Miller, 99, who passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

Grace Bailey

Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory for Grace Bailey, 63, who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

Robert Brewington Sr.

Services are pending for Robert Brewington Sr., 90, of Roswell, at AndersonBethany Funeral Home and Crematory. He passed away Jan. 21, 2013.

Biden meets with Democrats, stoking 2016 chatter

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Vice President Joe Biden waves to the crowd as he walks down Pennsylvania Avenue en route to the White House, Monday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden in 2016? The inauguration is barely over but the vice president already is dropping plenty of hints that he might have another political act. Biden packed his schedule with events and receptions attended by party stalwarts throughout the long weekend of inauguration festivities, stoking speculation he may be lay-

ing the groundwork to carry the torch from President Barack Obama. It comes after Biden played a prominent role in brokering a compromise on the fiscal cliff standoff with Congress and his work developing gun violence legislation following December’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut.

The next presidential campaign is a long way off

and the Democratic primary chase will be dotted with plenty of “ifs,” most notably whether outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton decides to seek the nomination. Clinton, the former New York senator and first lady, remains the heavy favorite among party activists but several notable Democrats, including Biden, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, are said to be keeping their options open in case Clinton decides not to run again.

As vice president, Biden can stay in the spotlight and is no stranger to the demands of a presidential campaign after failed bids in 1988 and 2008. The former Delaware senator has racked up a long list of domestic and foreign policy achievements even as his occasional of f-script moments have become fodder for Republicans. “There’s a whole lot of reasons why I wouldn’t run,” said Biden, who will be nearly 74 on Election

Day in 2016, in an interview with CNN on Monday. “I don’t have to make that decision for awhile. In the meantime, there’s one thing I know I have to do, no matter what I do. I have to help this president move this country to the next stage.” Yet with his high-profile perch, Biden is doing nothing to tamp down the speculation. Biden’s private swearingin ceremony on Sunday was attended by recentlyelected New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, someone who would be a potent ally in the state’s first-inthe-nation primary. Attendees at a Sunday afternoon reception at the vice president’s residence at the Naval Observatory said they noticed a lot of party activists from early voting states like New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina. During the weekend, Biden attended a ball at the Kennedy Center celebrating the party’s Latino voters, who turned into a powerful voting bloc in November’s

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TV moment. At one point, the vice president even jogged across Pennsylvania Avenue to shake hands with “Today” show weatherman Al Roker.

On Tuesday afternoon, Biden met with members of the Democratic National Committee at a private reception after a DNC meeting, where delegates unanimously re-elected Florida Rep. Debbie Wasser man Schultz to another term as chairman. A frequently played campaign theme song, REO Speedwagon’s “Roll with the Changes,” could be heard from outside the room and attendees said Biden thanked them for their work during the campaign and of fered an upbeat assessment of the second term.


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Authorities: Fight led to Texas college shooting HOUSTON (AP) — A fight between two people erupted in gunfire Tuesday at a Houston-area community college, catching a maintenance man in the crossfire and leaving students and others cowering in classrooms. No one was killed, but the volley of gunshots heard just before 1 p.m. sparked fear of another campus massacre less than a month after 26 people were killed at elementary school in Newtown, Conn. The shooting happened outside between an academic building and the where Luis library Resendiz, 22, was studying on the second floor. An employee called police and then herded the 30 to 40 people in the library into a small room and told them to crouch down, he said. Keisha Cohn, 27, was in a building about 50 feet

away and began running as soon as she heard the shots. “To stay where I was wasn’t an option,” said Cohn, who fled to a building that houses computers and study areas. All the students were eventually evacuated, running out of buildings as police officers led them to safety. Authorities offered no details on what led to the fight. One of the people involved had a student ID, and both people were wounded and hospitalized, Harris County Sherif f’s Maj. Armando Tello said. A fourth person also was taken to a hospital for a medical condition, he said. Mark Zaragosa said he had just come out of an EMT class when he saw two people who were injured and stopped to help them. “The two people that I took care of had just

minor injuries,” he told KHOU-TV. “One gentleman had a gunshot to the knee and the (other) actually had an entry wound to the lower buttocks area.” The shooting last month at Sandy Hook Elementary School heightened security concer ns at campuses across the country. Resendiz said the Connecticut shooting was the first thing he thought of when he heard gunfire and he wondered if a similar situation was happening on his campus. “I didn’t think something like this could happen. You don’t think about it happening to you,” he said. Several school districts in Texas have either implemented or are considering a plan to allow faculty to carry guns on campus. While guns are not allowed on college campuses, the Texas Legislature this year

may debate a bill that would allow them. Richard Carpenter, chancellor of the Lone Star College System, said the campus is a gun-free zone that “has been safe for 40 years.” “We think it’s still safe,” he added. He described the maintenance man, who was said to be in his 50s and listed in stable condition, as “in good shape.” Daniel Flores, 19, was in a second-floor tutoring lab with about 60 people when he heard a noise that sounded “like someone was kicking a door.” Once he and others realized the sound was gunfire, they fled to the nearby student services center, where authorities kept them for about 30 minutes before letting them go. Cody Harris, 20, said he was in a classroom with about six or seven other

Oklahoma, the panel’s top Republican, has announced his opposition as have several other committee members. Hagel was scheduled to meet on Wednesday with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., a committee member who has said she was perplexed by the nomination. Another panel member, Sen. Saxby Chambliss, RGa., said Tuesday, “I look forward to visiting with him and hearing his testimony and we’ll see where it goes.” Concer ns about Hagel replacing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta have centered on whether he is sufficiently pro-Israel, his descrip-

tion of pro-Israel groups as a “Jewish lobby,” and his stand on gay rights. Some GOP lawmakers also are concerned about potential cuts to defense spending and Hagel’s past support for reductions in nuclear weapons. “That’s of great importance to me,” said Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Corker’s state is home to the Y-12 nuclear facility and significant cuts in the nuclear arsenal would affect his state. “I want to delve beyond the one-liners and sentences that have been

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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A Harris Precinct 4 Constable blocks off an entrance to the Lone Star College North Harris campus, Houston, after a shooting on Tuesday. The shooting on campus wounded three people and sent students fleeing for safety as officials placed the campus on lockdown, officials said. Harris County Sheriff’s Maj. Armando Tello said authorities had detained a person of interest.

students waiting for a psychology class to start when he heard eight shots. He and other students looked at each other, said “I guess we should get out of here,” and fled.

“I was just worried about getting out,” Harris said. “I called my grandmother and asked her to pick me up.” Classes are expected to resume today.

Senate committee chairman: Count up Hagel vote after hearing

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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., right, and Secretary of Defense-nominee and former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., left, listen to reporters’ questions following their meeting on Capitol Hill, Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republicans said Tuesday they would reserve judgment on Chuck Hagel’s nomination until after his confirmation hearing next week, a positive sign for President Barack Obama’s choice to head the Defense Department. Hagel, who already has drawn strong opposition from six Senate Republicans, continued his outreach to lawmakers on Tuesday, meeting with Sen. John McCain, whose support for the nomination could smooth the way for the for mer GOP senator and provide political cover for other Republicans to back the nominee. “Senator Hagel and I are old friends and we had a very frank and candid conversation, and I’ll be looking forward to the hearing and asking him questions,” the Arizona Republican told reporters at a news conference on his recent overseas trip. “He should be given the opportunity of a hearing before any of us make a judgment.” Hagel, during a brief conversation with reporters in the Capitol, declined to answer specific questions, simply saying, “we have a hearing next week and I look forward to answering questions.” Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said earlier in the day that it was too soon to count the votes and he would have a better assessment of the support for Hagel after his confirmation hearing on Jan. 31. Asked if there were any Republican votes for Hagel, Levin said, “I haven’t seen any, but there may be that I haven’t seen. That doesn’t mean that there won’t be.” The Hagel nomination gained momentum last week as Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., two of the strongest pro-Israel Democrats in the Senate, said the former Nebraska senator had addressed their concerns about his stand on Iran sanctions and support for Israel. But Hagel still faces ambivalence among Republicans, if not outright opposition, and could emerge

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brought forth by groups. It’ll be a very earnest conversation. I always start with an open mind. But I do have concer ns,” said Corker, who is scheduled to meet with Hagel on Friday. Democrats hold a 55-45 advantage in the Senate and would have the votes to confirm Hagel on a simple majority, but they would need five Republican votes for the 60-vote threshold to break a GOP filibuster. A Republican ef fort to block Obama’s choice of a former Republican senator would set off a firestorm as Senate leaders try to negotiate new rules on filibusters.

Hagel has reached out to all 100 senators.

Separately, a GOP-leaning group launched an anti-Hagel ad campaign in the home states of five Senate Democrats up for reelection next year.

“Say no to Chuck Hagel before it’s too late,” said the commercials from Americans for a Stronger Defense. The spots target Sens. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, Mark Begich of Alaska, Mark Udall of Colorado, Mark Pryor of Arkansas and Kay Hagan of North Carolina.


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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Romanian authorities have arrested three suspects in last year’s multimillion-dollar art heist from a Netherlands art gallery, Dutch police said Tuesday. But the paintings, by artists including Picasso, Matisse and Monet, have not been recovered. The announcement marked the first breakthrough for police since thieves broke open an emergency exit and swiped the seven pieces on Oct. 16 in a late night raid at the Kunsthal gallery in Rotterdam. It was the biggest art theft in more than a decade in the Netherlands. The stolen works have an estimated value of tens of millions of dollars if they were sold at auction, but art experts said that would be impossible following the theft. “Three people have been arrested, but unfortunately we have not got back the paintings,” Rotterdam Police spokeswoman Yvette van den Heerik told The Associated Press. Police later said in a statement that the suspects were arrested as part of an ongoing Romanian investigation and not at the request of Dutch authorities. Kunsthal spokeswoman Mariette Maaskant said gallery staff members are not yet breathing a sigh of relief. “There is no painting found yet,” she said. “For us, that is the most impor-

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tant thing.” Romanian police spokeswoman Raluca Seucan declined to provide details of the case to the AP. Romanian news agency Mediafax reported that three Romanian suspects had been arrested Monday evening following a ruling from a Bucharest court. It gave no further details. The heist at one of Rotterdam’s landmark buildings, designed by local architect Rem Koolhaas, was low-tech but effective. Two thieves forced their way into the gallery through a rear emergency door and snatched the paintings. Security cameras showed the thieves breaking in and fleeing within two minutes. They were gone by the time police, alerted by an alarm, arrived less than five minutes after the break-in. The following morning, only white spaces on the wall and broken hanging wires were left. The stolen paintings came from the private T riton Foundation, a collection of avant-garde art put together by multimillionaire Willem Cordia, an investor and businessman, and his wife, Marijke Cordia-Van der Laan. Willem Cordia died in 2011.

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ter that is hush-hush. By late afternoon, you might not even care, as you toss yourself into a project or hobby. News from a distance puts a smile on your face. Tonight: Just don’t be alone. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)  Even if a partner is pushing you hard, you seem to be able to handle the pressure. In fact, you use it to energize. You might wonder when enough is enough. Postpone a discussion until later. A loved one might share an intuitive hunch. Tonight: Vanish while you can. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Accepting responsibility is fine, but adding to a personal problem because you don’t want to say no is a separate issue. You have too much energy for your own good. Rather than snap at someone, move through your feelings and deal with your stress. Tonight: Dance stress away. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Keep reaching out to someone at a distance. You’ll want to resolve a problem, which means finding the other person involved. A loved one could be unusually aggressive. Pull back, and let this person have some space. Tonight: Probably a very late night. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  You can’t seem to help yourself when dealing with a partner. This person has been unusually lucky with funds lately. Later on, make calls to someone at a distance whom you care about. Follow your psychic inclination. Tonight: Break past any selfimposed barriers.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Phone: 575-622-7710, ext. 304

LOCAL SCHEDULE THURSDAY JANUARY 24

COLLEGIATE MEN’S BASKETBALL 5:30 p.m. • NMMI at Midland

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL 7 p.m. • Lovington at Goddard GIRLS BASKETBALL 5 p.m. • Roswell C at NMMI

SCORE CENTER BOYS BASKETBALL Dexter 64, Ruidoso 62, OT NMMI 72, Gateway Chr. 46 Santa Teresa 48, Goddard 47 Hagerman 70, Tatum 39 Hobbs 89, Roswell 83 GIRLS BASKETBALL NMMI 54, Gateway Chr. 31 Goddard 57, Lovington 51 Tatum 63, Hagerman 23 Jal 46, Lake Arthur 25 Hobbs 34, Roswell 28

NATIONAL BRIEFS JONES: GARRETT MAY GIVE UP DUTIES AS ’BOYS PLAY CALLER

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday that coach Jason Garrett may give up play-calling duties on offense. Speaking to reporters at Senior Bowl practices, Jones said offensive line coach Bill Callahan could inherit play-calling duties, but stopped short of saying a decision had been made. Garrett kept calling plays after he was promoted from offensive coordinator to head coach when Wade Phillips was fired during the 2010 season. Garrett told The Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram he would welcome a switch and would be comfortable with Callahan in that role. The Cowboys have shuffled the coaching staff after consecutive 8-8 seasons. New defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin replaced Rob Ryan, who was fired. Five other coaches have left the staff, including Garrett’s brother, tight ends coach John Garrett. Jason Garrett has been criticized for poor decisions with game and clock management, sparking debate over whether he should give up calling plays to focus more on other issues within a game. He also was praised for his leadership after practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown died in a car wreck that led to intoxication manslaughter charges against defensive tackle Josh Brent this season. “I’ve never been a guy where it’s been hell or high water that I’m going to call the plays,” Garrett said. “It gives you the opportunity to step back a little bit and engage in the other two aspects. Obviously, my role as the head coach, if I’m not the play-caller, will be significant.” Callahan was offensive coordinator for Oakland from 1998 to 2001, and the Raiders went to the Super Bowl after he was promoted to head coach in 2002. They lost to Tampa Bay. The former Nebraska coach just finished his first season with Dallas after four years as offensive line coach for the New York Jets. Jones said he wanted Garrett to keep calling plays when Phillips was replaced, and the owner said the switch wouldn’t be considered if Garrett “was not absolutely all in.” “It’s not a step back for Jason. It’s actually a step forward for Jason in my mind,” Jones said. “Make no mistake about it, when I hired Jason to come into the organization as a coach he was hired specifically for his skills for his abilities to call the plays. When he became the head coach, it was at my insistence that he continue to call the plays. It was not at Jason’s insistence.”

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Roswell Daily Record

KEVIN J. KELLER RECORD SPORTS EDITOR

The Roswell girls basketball team entered Tuesday’s showdown with Hobbs at the Coyote Den riding an 11-game win streak. The Coyotes were on a roll. Hobbs provided a bump in that roll that the Coyotes simply couldn’t smoothly gloss over. The third-ranked Eagles didn’t look like world-beaters by any means, but they did enough in a 34-28 win over Roswell. “It was a frustrating night,” Roswell coach Joe Carpenter said after the game. “It was a combination of, I think, fatigue, we were just a little off and I think Hobbs’ defense is pretty dang good.” Frustrating is the perfect choice of words.

Roswell (12-5) fell behind 10-0 over the first five minutes, but slowly got back into it. By the midway point of the second quarter, Roswell was within two, 15-13, and appeared to have the momentum. But, over their final seven possessions of the first half, the Coyotes turned it over three times and were just 1 of 4 from the field. Hobbs used Roswell’s futility to stretch its lead to 24-16 by the break. “We were down eight at the half and I thought we should have been up two or four,” Carpenter said. “We missed at least four or five bunnies there. It was frustrating.” Roswell cracked the frustration in the third, conSee SNAPS, Page B2

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Roswell guard Tiffanie Bolanos (22) puts up a shot in the lane against Hobbs’ Kennedy Sims during the Eagles’ win at the Coyote Den, Tuesday.

Jal wins battle of Lady Panthers with LA JAL 46, LAKE ARTHUR 25

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Lake Arthur’s Mayra Davila, with ball, drives to the basket while Jal’s Kaitlyn Komar defends during their game, Tuesday.

LAKE ARTHUR — Among many things that coaches tell their players is the saying, “Don’t beat yourselves.” In basketball, beating yourself would, among other things, include taking care of the ball. Unfortunately for the Lake Arthur Lady Panthers, they struggled with maintaining possession all night in their game against Jal on Tuesday. Lake Arthur had 44 turnovers and an 11-minute, 28-second second-half scoring drought that allowed Jal to come away with a 46-25 win. Lake Arthur’s Lilly McNeil opened the scoring with a jumper, but, by the end of the quarter, Jal held an 8-6 lead, which, for the Panthers, was a victory in itself. In the first eight minutes, Lake Arthur committed 12 turnovers. The Lake Arthur defense kept it in the game, however, forcing six turnovers of its own and contesting every Jal shot. Lake Arthur’s turnover problems continued into the second quarter as Jal forced four turnovers and scored the first four points of the quarter to take a 12-6 lead. The home team wouldn’t go away, however, going on its best offensive spurt of the game. Abby Castillo started the Lake Arthur surge with a layup and, after a defensive stop, Cristina Caro split a See PANTHERS, Page B2

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Ed Reed returns a fumble during a game against the Steelers on Nov. 18. Reed will play in his first Super Bowl when the Ravens meet the 49ers on Feb. 3 in New Orleans.

Finally for Reed, Birk

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The only reason why Matt Birk brought his aching knees and battered body to training camp for a 15th NFL season was to get to the Super Bowl. The 36-year-old Birk was bothered by neck, elbow and knee injuries during his previous three years with the Baltimore Ravens, yet he never missed a start. During the offseason, the six-time Pro Bowl center underwent surgery to repair varicose veins in his legs. Still, Birk knew the Ravens had a shot at a championship, and he wanted to be a part of it. “At this stage in my career, losing takes a lot out of you,” Birk said. “I wouldn’t have come back if I didn’t think there was a legitimate chance that I could help the team.”

Birk, safety Ed Reed and guard Bobbie Williams head a list of longtime veterans who will be making their first Super Bowl appearance when the Ravens face the San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 3. “It means a lot for all the guys to have an opportunity to be a part of that,” coach John Harbaugh said. “To be able to be involved with that as a leader is a huge thing. It makes you feel really good, and now you try to make the most of it.” Birk endured 11 fruitless years in Minnesota, reaching the playoffs five times without a conference title. Then, after joining the Ravens as a free agent in 2009, he was part of three more playof f runs that ended short of the Super See FINALLY, Page B2

HOBBS — Playing without Cesar Nava, Roswell gave Hobbs all it could handle, but came up short in an 89-83 loss to the Eagles on Tuesday night. The Coyotes (14-2) trailed 51-39 at the half, but won the third quarter 24-20 and the fourth 20-18 to make things interesting down the stretch. Alex Olesinski led the Coyotes with 21 points, while Stephen Lucero and Anthony Olguin each added 17 points for Roswell. The loss was the second in three games for the Coyotes after starting the season 13-0. Hagerman 70, Tatum 39 HAGERMAN — Hagerman improved to 11-5 with a win over Tatum on Tuesday. The Bobcats took control early, winning the first quarter 23-7 and, by the half, the Bobcat lead had grown to 35-12. Bryan Barela and Alejandro Ramos led the Bobcats with 12 points each, while Jessie Rodriguez finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Hagerman.

Dexter 64, Ruidoso 62, OT RUIDOSO — Dexter didn’t play its best game, according to coach James Voight, but hung on for an overtime victory over Ruidoso on the road, Tuesday. Ruidoso led by four going to the fourth, but the Demons won the quarter

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Roswell’s Hiram McIntyre (20) shoots a runner over Hobbs’ Adrian Sanchez during the Eagles’ victory over the Coyotes at Ralph Tasker Arena in Hobbs, Tuesday. 10-6 to force overtime. Dexter jumped ahead by five early in the extra period before Ruidoso scored six in a row to take a one-point lead. Amador Amaya nailed a triple on Dexter’s next possession, though, and the Demons got a defensive stop to seal the victory. Kevin Paez led four Demons (15-3) in double figures with 14 points. David Lopez chipped in 12, Miguel Barrientos added 11 and Missael Barrientos had 10.

Santa Teresa 48, Goddard 47 SANTA TERESA — Mark McCool missed a 3 at the buzzer, allowing Santa Teresa to escape with a victory over Goddard on Tuesday night. The Rockets (9-9) led 1413 after the first quarter and took a 27-24 lead into the break. Santa Teresa won the third quarter 15-11 and made its one-point lead hold up as both teams netSee BRIEFS, Page B2


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Bowl. Now, Birk is poised to be part of the NFL’s biggest game. “It’s great, obviously,” he said. “That’s the goal. That’s your dream. That’s why you play.” Maybe Birk deserved it, after everything he went through over his first 14 years. But Birk exudes no such feeling of entitlement. “Nobody deserves it more than anybody else. It doesn’t matter how long you play,” he said. “To be doing it with this team and

Prep basketball

Tuesday’s Scores By The Associated Press Boys Basketball Albuquerque Academy 63, Capital 56 Bosque School 59, Santa Rosa 49 Centennial 64, Hot Springs 35 Cloudcroft 63, Carrizozo 54 Dexter 64, Ruidoso 62, OT Dora 78, Clovis Christian 38 Eldorado 78, Del Norte 40 Farmington 49, Bloomfield 40 Fort Sumner 51, Texico 42 Hagerman 70, Tatum 39 Hobbs 89, Roswell 83 La Cueva 81, Rio Rancho 73 Las Cruces 67, Alamogordo 58 McCurdy 78, Dulce 59 Menaul 47, Jemez Valley 37 Mountainair 47, Foothill 45 NMMI 72, Gateway Christian 46 Sandia 74, Hope Christian 63 Santa Teresa 48, Goddard 47 St. Michael’s 41, Pojoaque 34 St. Pius 66, Sandia Prep 56 Tohajilee 82, Desert Academy 40 Tucumcari 73, West Las Vegas 51 Tularosa 50, Mesilla Valley Christian 32 Girls Basketball Cibola 42, Hope Christian 41 Cloudcroft 48, Carrizozo 36 Clovis 58, Portales 41 Cuba 45, Questa 36 Friona, Texas 55, Melrose 46 Gadsden 47, Onate 37 Goddard 57, Lovington 51 Hobbs 34, Roswell 28 Jal 46, Lake Arthur 25 Las Cruces 60, Alamogordo 29 Monte del Sol 34, Santa Fe Waldorf School 32 Mora 61, Dulce 33 NMMI 54, Gateway Christian 31 Santa Fe 64, Espanola Valley 57 St. Pius 66, Capital 28 Tatum 63, Hagerman 23 Texico 44, Fort Sumner 33 Tohajilee 74, Desert Academy 15 Valencia 55, Gallup 48

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ted nine points in the final eight minutes. Austin Rader led Goddard with 12 points, while McCool chipped in with 11.

NMMI 72, Gateway Christian 46 NMMI improved to 9-6 with a win over Gateway Christian on Tuesday. The Colts led 26-15 after the first quarter and held a 14-point lead heading into the half. NMMI was led by Angel Reyes’ 18 points, while Blade Allen chipped in with 12. Richard Trujillo and Marchez Coriz each scored nine points for NMMI.

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Goddard 57, Lovington 51 Danielle Hubbard splashed in four 3-pointers en route to a teambest 18 points and Goddard upset third-ranked Lovington at Ground Zero Gymnasium on Tuesday. The Rockets trailed at the break, but took the

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verting 4 of 5 from the field — two buckets each by Tiffanie Bolanos and Gali Sanchez. With 2:56 left, Roswell was within three at 29-26. Hobbs’ Daniella Patterson was called for an offensive foul on her team’s next possession and Roswell got the ball back with a chance to tie. More frustrating times lay ahead for Roswell, though. The Coyotes turned the ball over three times and made just 1 of 3 from the field. The theme carried over into the fourth as well. Roswell missed all 10 of its shots from the field in the final quarter and went

just, I think, the closeness of this team and kind of the journey that we have been through my four years here — every year getting close and getting close — to finally break through, it’s pretty special.” Reed, 34, has earned nine Pro Bowl invitations in 11 years with Baltimore and has long been recognized as one of the finest free safeties in the game. But he never got into the Super Bowl until now, and to make it even sweeter, his first appearance will be in his home state of Louisiana. “It’s been a long time coming, but it takes time,” Reed said. “We’ve built up to this point.”

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Monday’s Games Indiana 82, Memphis 81 New Orleans 114, Sacramento 105 Atlanta 104, Minnesota 96 Houston 100, Charlotte 94 Brooklyn 88, New York 85 Golden State 106, L.A. Clippers 99 San Antonio 90, Philadelphia 85 Chicago 95, L.A. Lakers 83 Washington 98, Portland 95 Tuesday’s Games Cleveland 95, Boston 90 Detroit 105, Orlando 90 Milwaukee 110, Philadelphia 102 Oklahoma City 109, L.A. Clippers 97 Wednesday’s Games Atlanta at Charlotte, 5 p.m. Toronto at Miami, 5:30 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 6 p.m.

lead in the third quarter and held off the Wildcats in a high-scoring fourth that featured 37 combined points. Abbie Blach poured in 14 points for the Rockets (8-10).

NMMI 54, Gateway Christian 31 Trailing 22-16 heading into the second half, NMMI exploded for 38 second-half points on its way to a victory over Gateway Christian on Tuesday. Bianca Walker led the Colts (5-6) with 24 points, while Lia Herrera chipped in with 18. Charlee Longmire paced the Warriors (0-12) with 14 points. Tatum 63, Hagerman 23 HAGERMAN — Tatum led 24-6 after the first quarter and 45-8 by halftime en route to a win over Hagerman on Tuesday night. Bobcat coach Justin Gossett said that Tatum came out intense. Jessica Rodriguez paced the Bobcats (6-10) with 14 points.

scoreless. Hobbs was just as futile, going 0 for 4 from the field and just 1 of 4 from the free-throw line. Hobbs won the quarter 1-0 to seal the win. “We’ve given defensive effort. That’s our forte, to stop people and shut them down,” Carpenter said. “But, oh man, I thought we had some good looks. It wasn’t officiated poorly or anything, we just didn’t put it in the hole. “I’m very pleased with the progression defensively, but not offensively. We still need to improve (offensively).” Myla Brown led Roswell with eight points. Sanchez added seven points and grabbed eight boards. For Hobbs, Mackenzie Latimer poured in a gamehigh 14. kjkeller@rdrnews.com

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Teammate Jacoby Jones, who grew up in New Orleans, will be making his Super Bowl debut in his sixth season. After the Ravens beat New England 28-13 in the AFC championship game, Reed prepared for a trip to familiar territory with Jones in tow. “I really don’t have any words for it,” Reed said. “I rushed into the locker room to call my mom, because I know that my family has been going through some things, so I’m just thankful to be going home and for the whole of New Orleans to see some hometown guys. Jacoby, we talked about it. We haven’t been there since (Hurricane) Katrina. We’re

Roswell Daily Record just grateful.” The Ravens failed to win the AFC title game in 2008 and 2012 under Harbaugh before finally breaking through. “For everything we’ve been through since coach Harbaugh got here, he had a vision of working us a certain way and taking us through something to build something and to create this moment,” Reed said. “We believed it, but it was just something we had to go through as men and understand each other and understand the process together.” Williams, a backup on the line, played for Philadelphia and Cincinnati before getting into the

SCOREBOARD

Denver at Houston, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Memphis, 6 p.m. Brooklyn at Minnesota, 6 p.m. New Orleans at San Antonio, 6:30 p.m. Washington at Utah, 7 p.m. Indiana at Portland, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Sacramento, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Golden State, 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games Toronto at Orlando, 5 p.m. New York at Boston, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 8:30 p.m.

NFL

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

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 28, Atlanta 24 Baltimore 28, New England 13

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

Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 At New Orleans Baltimore vs. San Francisco, 4 p.m. (CBS)

Dallas DT Jay Ratliff suspected of drunken driving

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff is

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pair of free throws to make it 12-9. On the next Lake Arthur possession, Caro hit 1 of 2 from the charity stripe and Lake Arthur tied it up on its next possession when Jessica Barrera grabbed an of fensive rebound and converted it into a bunny, tying the score at 12. Unfortunately for Lake Arthur, the turnover bug hit again after Barrera’s deuce. Jal reclaimed the lead with a floater from Ilyssa Glass and two consecutive Lake Arthur tur novers tur ned into four Jal points. Lake Arthur coach Jordon Cooney said that his team played well in the first half. “Great first half. We showed a lot of energy,” he said. “We did a lot of the right things. We did a lot of ball movement and fixed our mistakes when we needed to. We went

free on bond after his arrest Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The 31-year-old nose tackle was arrested shortly after midnight after his pickup truck sideswiped a semitrailer truck on Texas 114 in eastern Grapevine, 20 miles northwest of Dallas. No one was injured, but Ratliff failed a field sobriety test and was taken to city jail, said Grapevine police Officer Sam Shemwell. Ratliff declined a breath test, but police obtained a blood sample for testing, Shemwell said. Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple declined comment. The case will go to the Tarrant County district attorney’s office in Fort Worth, Shemwell said. If convicted, Ratliff could get up to six months in jail. Ratliff was limited to six games this season with ankle and groin injuries.

Tennis

Williams loses in quarters, Azarenka into semis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams’ dominating run at the majors is over. American teenager Sloane Stephens is headed to the semifinals of the Australian Open. Williams injured her back in the second set, hampering her serve, and the 19-year-old Stephens kept her composure in a 3-6, 7-5, 64 victory on Wednesday. It was the first loss since Aug. 17 for the 15-time Grand Slam winner, ending a run of 20 consecutive wins. She hadn’t lost a match at a Grand Slam tournament since the French Open, where the first-round exit sparked a resurgence in the second half of 2012 that included titles at Wimbledon, the London Olympics, the U.S. Open and the WTA Championship. After winning her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, Stephens next plays defending champion Victoria Azarenka. With her most famous fan sitting in the crowd wearing a shirt reminding her to keep calm, top-ranked Azarenka overcame some early jitters to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 6-1 in the earlier quarterfinal match on Rod Laver Arena. In the men’s quarterfinals, 17-time major

into halftime and made small adjustments, and didn’t make major ones. Then we came out and forgot what we were doing (in the second half). “We went away from what worked. We didn’t try to get the ball inside. We were expecting things to happen, but we weren’t ready to work for it. If you aren’t ready to work for anything, turnovers are going to happen.” Turnovers did happen for Lake Arthur in the second half, as did a scoring drought. Mayra Davila’s bucket at the 5:53 mark of the third quarter cut the Jal lead to 26-22, but it would be the last Lake Arthur point scored for 11:28. During the Lake Arthur drought, Jal forced 16 turnovers and took control of the game with an 18-0 run that put the game out of reach. Caro, Davila and Barrera led Lake Arthur with six points each. l.foster@rdrnews.com

Super Bowl in his 13th NFL season. Linebacker Terrell Suggs (10th season) and former Houston Texans stars Vonta Leach (ninth) and Bernard Pollard (seventh) signed as free agents with Baltimore for the chance to perfor m on the sport’s grandest stage. Quarterback Joe Flacco, who needed only five years to get it done, takes delight in seeing some of his older teammates finally heading to the Super Bowl. “No doubt about it, I am excited for everybody that has been in the league as long as those guys have been,” he said. “To have this opportunity is pretty cool.”

winner Roger Federer was playing No. 7 JoWilfried Tsonga in a night match and U.S. Open champion Andy Murray was to meet Jeremy Chardy of France. Novak Djokovic is already through to the semifinals after his 6-1, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 win over fifth-seeded Tomas Berdych on Tuesday night. Djokovic will meet No. 4-seeded David Ferrer in the semifinals. Ferrer survived a quarterfinal battle with fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro. Almagro had three chances to serve for the match, but Ferrer broke back each time and went on to win 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Maria Sharapova had a 6-2, 6-2 quarterfinal win over Ekatrina Makarova on Tuesday, and has conceded only nine games in five matches — a record in Australia.

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Tuesday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with 1B Mike Napoli on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Chris Carpenter for assignment. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jamey Wright, OF Shelley Duncan, RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo and RHP Juan Sandoval on minor league contracts. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with INF Mark DeRosa on a one-year contract. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Named Sandy Koufax special advisor to the chairman. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with INF Bobby Crosby on a minor league contract. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with OF Delmon Young on a one-year contract. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Motte on a two-year contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Waived G Jeremy Pargo. HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). Reassigned F/C Donatas Motiejunas to Rio Grande Valley. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Traded F Marreese Speights, G Wayne Ellington, G Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick to Cleveland for F Jon Leuer. FOOTBALL

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TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Wednesday, Jan. 23 CYCLING 1:30 p.m. NBCSN — Tour Down Under, Stage 2, Mount Barker to Rostrevor, Australia (same-day tape) GOLF 3 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Qatar Masters, first round, at Doha, Qatar MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — Duke at Miami 5:30 p.m.

National Football League NFL — Reinstated New Orleans coach Sean Payton from suspension. CHICAGO BEARS — Named Mike Clark strength and conditioning coordinator. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Louie Cioffi defensive backs coach, Joe Cullen defensive line coach and Shane Steichen offensive quality control coach. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Promoted Joe Gilbert to offensive line coach. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Named Mike Mallory special teams coordinator. Canadian Football League B.C. LIONS — Signed C Angus Reid and CB Ryan Phillips to contract extensions. SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS — Resigned DL Tearrius George. Released S James Patrick, PK Sandro DeAngelis and WR Clay Cooke. HOCKEY National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Named Rob Tillotson media relations manager. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Agreed to terms with D Glauber Leandro Honorato Berti. DETROIT RED WINGS — Announced the retirement of F Tomas Holmstrom. Recalled F Gustav Nyquist from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed RW Todd Bertuzzi and D Carlo Colaiacovo on injured reserve. LOS ANGELES KINGS — Activated C Anze Kopitar from the non-roster list. OTTAWA SENATORS — Reassigned G Robin Lehner to Binghamton (AHL). COLLEGE CONFERENCE USA — Announced the addition of Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic, effective July 1. BINGHAMTON — Named Stephanie Allen women’s interim lacrosse coach. EAST CAROLINA—Named Ryan Wood student assistant baseball coach. ELON—Named Brad Sherrod defensive coordinator.FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Named Candi Letts softball coach. FAYETTEVILLE STATE—Named Lawrence Kershaw football coach. HOFSTRA — Signed baseball coach John Russo to a multiyear contract. INDIANA STATE — Named Brian Sheppard passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Jami Deberry special teams coordinator and tight ends coach and Anthony Perkins defensive secondary coach. RUTGERS — Named Geoff Brown senior associate athletic director/chief marketing officer. WAGNER — Named Salome Mkervalidze women’s tennis coach. WISCONSIN LUTHERAN—Named Erich Janousky football offensive coordinator.

ESPN2 — TCU at West Virginia 7 p.m. ESPN — Georgia Tech at North Carolina NHL HOCKEY 5:30 p.m. NBCSN — Boston at N.Y. Rangers TENNIS Noon ESPN2 — Australian Open, quarterfinals, at Melbourne, Australia (same-day tape) 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Australian Open, women’s semifinals, at Melbourne, Australia 1:30 a.m. ESPN2 — Australian Open, men’s semifinal, at Melbourne, Australia


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Our highest court The justices work at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. The building was finished in 1935. Before moving to this building, the Supreme Court met in the Capitol. The building has one large courtroom, offices for each of the justices, a court library and offices for other workers. It also has a dining room and a gym. The seated figures on either side of the steps are titled â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Contemplation of Justiceâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Authority of Law.â&#x20AC;?

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Meet Aaron Nigel Smith Aaron Nigel Smith is a singer and music teacher. His latest CD, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Welcome to the Village,â&#x20AC;? features the voices of 300 children from the United States and Kenya in Africa. Profits from this CD will help an orphanage near Nairobi, Kenya. Aaron grew up in Detroit. He learned to love music in elementary school when his teacher taught the kids to play the xylophone. He said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;It opened me up.â&#x20AC;? When he was 11, he went to the American Boychoir School. Kids practiced singing every day after classes. The choir toured THROUGHOUT!MERICAAND%UROPE He later toured with another choral group. But when he had kids, he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to travel as much. He founded FUNdamentals of Music and Movement, which gets kids moving and enjoying music. He performed on the PBS show â&#x20AC;&#x153;Between the Lions.â&#x20AC;? He lives near Portland, Ore. from The Mini Page Š 2013 Universal Uclick

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Meet Our Justices The U.S. Constitution allows justices of the Supreme Court to serve until their death. They can also resign, retire or be impeached, or removed from office. When a seat on the court opens, the president nominates someone to be a new justice. The U.S. Senate must confirm, or approve, the new justice. Our current justices are listed in the order of how long theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve served (with the exception of Chief Justice Roberts). sChief Justice John Roberts, 57, was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He was appointed by President George W. Bush. Time in office: seven years. sJustice Antonin Scalia, 76, was born in Trenton, N.J. President Ronald Reagan appointed him. Time in office: 26 years. sJustice Anthony Kennedy, 76, was born in Sacramento, Calif. He was appointed by Reagan. Time in office: 24 years.

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When President Barack Obama is inaugurated on Jan. 21, the person who will be giving the oath, or promise, is the chief justice (or judge in charge) of the United States. This year, Chief Justice as at President John Roberts Obamaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first inauguration, that will be Chief Justice John Roberts. This week, The Mini Page learns more about the Supreme Court and what a justice does.

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Chief Justice John Roberts (on the far right) swears in President Barack Obama at his first inauguration on Jan. 20, 2009.

The Supreme Court is the United Statesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; highest court. The justices must decide how laws are followed and whether our laws agree with the U.S. Constitution. This is called judicial (joo-DISH-uhl) review. In the United States, the Supreme Court is an appellate court. This means that the court decides cases that are being appealed after making their way through the lower courts. For example, in the mid-1960s, two high school students in Des Moines, Iowa, wore black armbands to school to protest against the Vietnam War. School officials suspended them. The students and their families sued, or took legal action against the school district. They believed the First Amendment, which promises the right to free speech, protected their protest. The case was presented in the U.S. District Court, where the verdict, or decision, agreed with the school. The case eventually went to the Supreme Court, which overturned, or changed, the verdict.

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sJustice Clarence Thomas, 64, was born in Pin Point, Ga. He was appointed by President George H.W. Bush. Time in office: 21 years. sJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 79, was born in New York City. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton. Time in office: 19 years. sJustice Stephen Breyer, 74, was born in San Francisco. He was appointed by Clinton. Time in office: 18 years.

There are nine Supreme Court justices. First row, left to right: Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Back row, left to right: Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan.

sJustice Samuel Alito, 62, was born in Trenton, N.J. He was appointed by George W. Bush. Time in office: six years. sJustice Sonia Sotomayor, 58, was born in New York City. She was appointed by President Barack Obama. Time in office: three years. sJustice Elena Kagan, 52, was born in New York City. She was appointed by Obama. Time in office: two years. from The Mini Page Š 2013 Universal Uclick

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A Powerful Force Deciding a case

The U.S. Constitution promises that a person accused of a crime will receive a fair trial. There are two types of cases: scriminal, in which someone has committed a crime. scivil, or cases in which people or organizations are arguing about something. A trial verdict may be appealed to a state or federal appeals court. Someone who loses at this level may ask the Supreme Court to review the lower courtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision. The Supreme Court usually hears cases that will decide important legal principles. Out of thousands of REQUESTSRECEIVEDEACHYEAR THECOURT may choose about 150 of them.

On the first Monday in October of each year, the Supreme Court begins its new term. Once the Supreme Court has accepted a case for review, the two sides present their arguments to THEJUSTICES%ACHJUSTICEWORKSWITH young law school graduates who study cases and discuss them with the justice. They may also examine all the records from the case and ask QUESTIONSOFTHEPEOPLEINVOLVED The justices meet with each other to talk about the case. Sometimes this takes months. Then they offer their opinion. At least five votes are needed to make a decision. One of the justices writes a summary of the opinion. A justice who dissented, or disagreed, may write an opposing argument.

The first woman justice Sandra Day Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor was nominated to the Supreme Court in 1981 by President Ronald Reagan. She was the first woman to serve on the court. Justice Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor grew up on a cattle ranch in Arizona. She went to Stanford University and received a law degree, but many law firms did not hire women lawyers in 1952, when she graduated. Finally, in 1965, she was hired as assistant attorney general for the state of Arizona.

Sandra Day Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor was the first woman associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. She retired in 2006.

Later, Justice Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor served as a state senator in Arizona and as a trial judge.

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After the 1954 Supreme Court decision, black and white children were allowed to attend the same schools, such as this one in Washington, D.C.

How do they decide? The decisions of the Supreme Court can have important impacts on Americansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; daily lives. Supreme Court justices use the Constitution and previous court decisions to help them make judgments about current cases. In fact, they may disagree about the outcome of an earlier case and write a decision that goes against one from years before. For example, some of the Supreme Courtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s early decisions supported the IDEAOFhSEPARATEBUTEQUALvFACILITIES for blacks and whites. (We call this segregation.) But in 1954, in the CASEOF"ROWNV"OARDOF%DUCATION of Topeka, the court ruled that â&#x20AC;&#x153;the doctrine (or belief) of â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;separate but EQUALHASNOPLACEv4HISWASTHE ruling that declared that public schools must be desegregated â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a decision that affected almost every family in the United States. Next week, The Mini Page explores science with an issue about matter.

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can I control my anger better? Taking a deep breath and counting to 10 just makes me feel angrier. I’d feel better if I punched the wall, but the last time I did that I bruised my fist. Do you have any guidelines? CONSUMED BY ANGER IN HERNDON, VA.

DEAR ABBY

DEAR CONSUMED BY ANGER: Anger is a normal emotion. Everybody has experienced it at one time or another. Most people have been trained to suppress anger from early childhood. But it’s even more important to learn to express anger in ways that are constructive rather than destructive. Punching a wall falls into the latter category and can result in injury to you and possibly the wall, as you found out. If it is channeled in the right direction, anger can be a positive emotion. Uncontrolled, or suppressed, it can be extremely harmful and even a killer. The challenge that everyone faces is how not to deny the feeling but to express the anger — or diffuse it — in ways that are productive.

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DEAR ABBY: I am 21 and I have an anger problem. Sometimes when my friends, roommates or my boyfriend do something that annoys me, I feel so mad that I can’t concentrate on anything I have to get done. I’m having that problem right now because one of my roommates was mean to me tonight. I think I’m owed an apology, but I know I won’t be getting one. I can’t talk to her. I know if I do I’ll just feel worse and we won’t get anywhere. I can’t even concentrate on writing my paper because I’m so ticked off! Is it normal to get this mad? How

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In a situation like yours, saying out loud in a controlled manner that something has made you angry can be like releasing steam from a pressure cooker. It’s certainly more productive than making a bullying gesture; hitting a wall with your fist implies that the next punch might land on the person who pushed your buttons. In my booklet “The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It,” I offer many suggestions that can help you manage your emotions in a more constructive way. It can be ordered by sending your name and mailing address, plus a check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds), to Dear Abby — Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. Please understand how important it is that you learn to manage and channel your emotions more constructively than you currently do. Step one in managing your anger is to recognize that the emotion is building before you lose control or become so angry that you can’t

concentrate on what is most important right now — and that is your academic studies. I know that if you learn to manage and control your anger, you will benefit greatly as you move forward in life. I have faith in you!

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DEAR ABBY: If a couple has been dating for a long time and are sexually active, do you think he has a right to have sex with her while she’s sleeping? My sister and I disagree about this. I feel it’s abuse. My sister isn’t quite sure what to think. CATHY IN KINGSTON, N.Y. DEAR CATHY: If someone has sex with you without your consent, it isn’t abuse. It is rape.

P.S. If the boyfriend in question is so inept at lovemaking that his partner snores right through it, then it seems to me that only the boyfriend is sexually “active.”

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Dear Heloise: I read your hints every day. I appreciated the column on oils; however, you did not name PEANUT OIL, which we use in our turkey cooker. What are your thoughts on peanut oil? Jim C., Spokane, Wash.

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

(Answers tomorrow) ABATE SNEAKY SNITCH Jumbles: PLUME Answer: The doctor would recover from his injuries if he could — BE PATIENT

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

In Texas, peanut is the oil of choice for frying turkeys. The United States Department of Agriculture actually recommends peanut oil for deep frying because of the high “smoke point” (how high a temperature the oil can be heated to before it breaks down). You can safely reuse peanut oil three to four times, if it is free of spices and seasonings. Let the oil cool down, then strain it through cheesecloth. I tested this using a paper coffee filter with vegetable oil, and it worked just fine. Place the oil in an airtight, sealed container, and store it in a cool, dark place for up to six months. Make sure to heat the oil to above 350 degrees Fahrenheit before putting food in it. Heloise ##### SEND A GREAT HINT TO: Heloise P.O. Box 795000 San Antonio, TX 78279-5000 Fax: 210-HELOISE Email: Heloise(at)Heloise.com

Dear Heloise: To keep the tray in the toaster oven clean and looking good, I use aluminum foil. However, I came across some old foil that I had used for doing highlights in my hair. These are precut, pop out, and they fit the toaster-oven tray perfectly. No more guessing the size to be used. It saves time and is inexpensive. Brenda E., via email Brenda, most people do the same with aluminum foil. However, manufacturers say NO to doing this because of the possibility of overheating. Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: I’ve used tortillas in place of dumplings for several years. One day, as I reached for a knife, I noticed my pizza cutter and tried it. Much to my surprise, it did a better job and was much easier. If it begins to get dough on it, I just wipe a tiny bit of cooking oil on the blade and continue cutting. Jim D. in Arkansas Dear Heloise: Here is my hint for keeping cilantro fresh (parsley and mint, too) for up to two weeks. Bundle the stems together with a rubber band and stand the bunch upright in a small, heavy container filled with water. Loosely cover the rest with plastic wrap or a plastic bag. Stand the container in the fridge, and you can use the herbs for much longer than the usual three to four days. Betsy W., Spokane, Wash.

This is a tried-and-true hint. You also can snip off 1/2 inch or so of the stem every few days, and you need only about 1-2 inches of water in the container. Heloise ##### Dear Heloise: I found that the fastest way to remove the seeds and membranes of jalapeno peppers is to scrape them out with a grapefruit spoon. Its narrow and slightly jagged edges quickly cut loose the unwanted portions of the peppers. Keith M., via email

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Rival Conn. casino tribes forge alliance US stocks edge up

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — At sunrise one day last spring, the leaders of the Connecticut tribes that own two of the world’s largest casinos stood together at the site of a 1637 massacre, commemorating the Pequot War attack in which one of their tribes took part in nearly wiping out the other. The Mashantucket Pequots, who own the Foxwoods Resort Casino, hold the event annually to celebrate survival from the slaughter of so many of their forebears. Last year was the first time they invited a member of the Mohegan T ribe, which owns the Mohegan Sun casino, to participate in the fireside ceremony in Mystic, Conn. “That was pretty big,” Mohegan Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum said in an interview last month with The Associated Press. The commemoration was a symbolic moment in the close relationship between the two chairmen. With their rival casinos each struggling through slumps, the men see each other not only as friends, but also as allies in a relationship that may be a key to their tribes’ future prosperity. Although the tribes once kept their external affairs entirely separate, Bozsum and the Pequots’ chairman, Rodney Butler, have sought to speak in a single voice on issues of mutual interest. In joint talks with Connecticut’s governor, they have won concessions including a reduction in the presence of state police at the casinos to lower the amount they have to

reimburse the state. They are also exploring the possibility of buying goods and services together to reduce costs for their massive casinos, which are only seven miles apart in rural southeastern Connecticut. “It was only good fortune, or good misfortune, that both of us were going through the same economic challenges at the same time,” Butler said in a separate interview this month. “How much more successful can we be simply working together?” Bozsum, 52, first met Butler years ago when he would play golf with Butler’s father, but they became close in recent years after each was elected chairman. The friendship has influenced relationships between the tribes, which hold intertribal socials more than ever. Bozsum and Butler, 35, are golfing partners, their families have socialized together, and they speak frequently over the phone. When talk turns to business, they have plenty of shared challenges to discuss. Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun opened after the Pequots won federal recognition in 1983 and the Mohegans followed in 1994. After years of success, they have struggled with a steady decline in gambling revenue brought on by the economic downturn and new competition in neighboring states. The Mohegan T ribal Gaming Authority, which owns casinos in Uncasville and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., announced in March it had refi-

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nanced debt of about $1 billion, and the Pequots said in October that creditors had signed on to its plan to restructure $2.2 billion in debt. Bozsum said the two men discuss industry trends and joke together about their marketing and other strategies, but they do not share proprietary information. “We do our own thing, but we watch each other. And we both probably adjust to what’s happening across the street,” Bozsum said. One area where they have not agreed is how to handle Internet gambling if it is legalized. While the Pequots have expressed interest in running online versions of casino games, Bozsum has argued that legalizing online games other than poker will hurt brick-and-mortar casinos. Bozsum said that he believes the matter should be handled through federal legislation, but that if it becomes a state issue, he and Butler would probably “lock wrists for a while until we figure it out.” The ceremony last spring marked the 375th anniversary of the massacre in which the Mohegans, in alliance with the English and the Narragansett tribe, killed 150 elderly men, women and children in a May 26, 1637, raid on a Pequot village. Mistrust stemming from that massacre had been the biggest impediment to better tribal relations until now, according to both chairmen, and some members in each tribe have expressed skepticism of the new relationship.

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Trader John Panin, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Jan. 10.

U.S. stocks rose modestly Tuesday as big companies reported their fourth-quarter financial results. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 47 points to 13,697 as of 2:54 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose five to 1,490. The Nasdaq composite average gained three to 3,137. The indexes spent the morning edging between small gains and losses. Around noon, the Dow rose decisively and maintained its gain. Earnings so far have been strong enough to drive a five-day winning streak for the S&P 500. Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank in Chicago, said traders have been encouraged by the number of companies beating analysts’ profit expectations. “Granted, we have diminished expectations, but companies are doing a decent job beating on the profit side,” he said. Ablin said the revenue side of the equation has been weaker, preventing a stronger updraft for stocks. Traders might gain confidence, he said, if companies reported stronger demand from emerging markets and Europe. Among the Dow components that reported early Tuesday, chemical and bioscience company DuPont reported a sharp drop in income on weakness in its electronics, communications and other businesses, but the results still beat analysts’ forecasts and DuPont’s stock rose 94 cents, or 2 percent, to $47.93. Johnson & Johnson said higher sales helped boost its profit from a year ago, when results were weighed down by a slew of one-time charges. However, the company’s 2013 profit forecast fell short of analysts’ estimates. J&J dropped 54 cents to $72.69. Verizon Communications Inc. rose modestly after the country’s biggest wireless carrier said it activated a record number of new devices on contract-based plans in the fourth quarter. Verizon’s net loss widened on restructuring and pension costs and expenses related to the cleanup from Superstorm Sandy. Its stock rose 13 cents to $42.67. A fourth member of the Dow 30, property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos., led the Dow higher after it said core income categories like investments and premiums written rose in the fourth quarter. Net income fell because of claims filed in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. The stock shot up $1.83, or 2.4 percent, to $78.14, after hitting an all-time closing high of $76.31 on Friday.

Verizon posts record loss due to pension funds

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon strengthened its position as the top dog of the wireless industry in its latest quarter by raking in new subscribers and selling millions of iPhones, but also posted a record loss. The loss of $4.23 billion, or $1.48 per share, for the fourth quarter was mainly due to adjustments to the value of its pension funds and obligations, an annual routine for Verizon Communications Inc. But even excluding the pension effects, the New York-based phone company missed Wall Street’s earnings expectations when reporting Tuesday because of the cost of repairs after Superstorm Sandy and “aggressive” advertising and price cuts on smartphones. Verizon’s loss for the October to December period

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

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compared with a loss of $2.02 billion or 71 cents per share, a year ago. Excluding the pension adjustments and various other charges, Verizon earned 38 cents per share. Stripping out a further 7 cents per share for the cost of repair after Superstorm Sandy, earnings were 45 cents per share. That still missed the average forecast of analysts polled by FactSet, of 50 cents per share. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said the earnings miss was due to additional costs related to Sandy that the company couldn’t firmly attribute to the storm, and a “strategic decision” to invest in attracting new wireless customers by selling smartphones for a lower price. Revenue rose 6 percent to $30.05 billion from $28.44

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billion, beating analyst forecasts of $29.8 billion, as Verizon added a record net of 2.2 million devices to its contract-based wireless plans. It had announced the wireless additions two weeks ago. The bumper quarter was fueled by the launch of the

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CHICAGO(AP) - Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday: Open high

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NFL football commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam talk about Verizon mobile products, Jan. 8, at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas.

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OIL/GASOLINE/NG

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LIGHT SWEET CRUDE 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. Feb 13 95.44 96.40 94.98 96.24 Mar 13 95.85 96.89 95.47 96.68 Apr 13 96.23 97.28 95.89 97.07 May 13 96.52 97.58 96.20 97.40 Jun 13 96.79 97.75 96.42 97.63 Jul 13 96.82 97.68 96.82 97.68 Aug 13 97.01 97.66 96.51 97.54 Sep 13 96.72 97.32 96.66 97.28 Oct 13 96.38 96.96 96.35 96.94 Nov 13 96.03 96.61 95.95 96.58 Dec 13 95.73 96.22 95.19 96.22 Jan 14 95.44 95.84 93.25 95.82 Feb 14 95.07 95.42 93.25 95.42 Mar 14 93.25 95.05 93.25 95.05 Apr 14 93.25 94.70 93.25 94.70 May 14 94.00 94.37 93.25 94.37 Jun 14 93.62 94.05 93.25 94.05 Jul 14 93.33 93.68 93.25 93.68 Aug 14 93.25 93.34 93.25 93.34 Sep 14 93.25 93.25 93.05 93.05 Oct 14 93.25 93.25 92.79 92.79 Nov 14 92.18 93.25 92.18 92.57 Dec 14 92.06 93.25 91.64 92.37 Jan 15 91.66 92.03 91.66 92.03 Feb 15 91.71 Mar 15 91.39 Last spot N/A Est. sales 449471. Fri’s Sales: 1,244,974 Fri’s open int: 1494983, off -17765 NY HARBOR GAS BLEND 42,000 gallons- dollars per gallon Feb 13 2.7940 2.8500 2.7850 2.8299 Mar 13 2.8078 2.8590 2.7987 2.8411 Apr 13 2.9714 2.9985 2.9619 2.9945 May 13 2.9706 2.9954 2.9535 2.9823 Jun 13 2.9291 2.9626 2.9233 2.9496 Jul 13 2.8996 2.9226 2.8914 2.9126 Aug 13 2.8576 2.8783 2.8522 2.8718 Sep 13 2.8283 2.8308 2.8053 2.8254 Oct 13 2.6748 2.6755 2.6708 2.6715 Nov 13 2.6191 2.6393 2.6191 2.6307

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iPhone 5 on Sept. 21. Verizon activated 3 million of those, and 6.2 million iPhones of all kinds, another record for the company. IPhones accounted for two out of three smartphones activated, also the highest figure ever for Verizon, which promotes competing “Droid” phones.

Dec 13 2.5960 2.6155 2.5917 2.6043 Jan 14 2.5896 2.5934 2.5896 2.5934 Feb 14 2.5958 Mar 14 2.6043 Apr 14 2.7368 May 14 2.7367 Jun 14 2.7214 Jul 14 2.7002 Aug 14 2.6798 Sep 14 2.6458 Oct 14 2.5178 Nov 14 2.4913 Dec 14 2.4728 Jan 15 2.4768 Feb 15 2.4838 Mar 15 2.4908 Last spot N/A Est. sales 260709. Fri’s Sales: 108,225 Fri’s open int: 319532, off -950 NATURAL GAS 10,000 mm btu’s, $ per mm btu Feb 13 3.629 3.641 3.505 3.558 Mar 13 3.633 3.636 3.502 3.558 Apr 13 3.650 3.670 3.527 3.583 May 13 3.695 3.716 3.578 3.634 Jun 13 3.740 3.763 3.630 3.685 Jul 13 3.785 3.810 3.685 3.733 Aug 13 3.802 3.829 3.705 3.755 Sep 13 3.802 3.807 3.715 3.761 Oct 13 3.834 3.836 3.742 3.791 Nov 13 3.930 3.953 3.852 3.893 Dec 13 4.125 4.145 4.050 4.089 Jan 14 4.220 4.220 4.132 4.191 Feb 14 4.216 4.216 4.142 4.186 Mar 14 4.160 4.172 4.086 4.128 Apr 14 4.029 4.048 3.985 4.020 May 14 4.019 4.032 4.018 4.032 Jun 14 4.050 4.057 4.021 4.054 Jul 14 4.088 4.121 4.073 4.088 Aug 14 4.094 4.107 4.085 4.107 Sep 14 4.100 4.111 4.100 4.111 Oct 14 4.144 4.150 4.109 4.146 Nov 14 4.217 4.226 4.189 4.224 Dec 14 4.431 4.434 4.390 4.403 Jan 15 4.471 4.520 4.471 4.498 Feb 15 4.476 4.388 Mar 15 Last spot N/A Est. sales 773963. Fri’s Sales: 309,385 Fri’s open int: 1193022, up +6753

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NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue. Aluminum -$0.9076 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.6379 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.6910 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $2296.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.9155 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1690.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1692.80 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $32.195 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $32.147 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum -$1690.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1696.30 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised

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Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ to sweep into Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage musical of the animated film “Aladdin” is riding a magic carpet to Broadway and the president of Disney Theatrical Productions promises it will be “a full-length, big song musical with big dance numbers.” Thomas Schumacher said in an interview that the final two-act “Aladdin” will build on the 1992 film blockbuster with new songs by Alan Menken, additional characters and, appropriately, some magic tricks. “If I look around Broadway right now, what I want to see is big production numbers. I want to see lush environments. I want surprise,” Schumacher said Friday. “You want a lot of humor, which we will do. And you want heart.” “Aladdin” will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw, whose previous hits include “The Book of Mormon” and “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Bob Crowley, who has a Tony for “Mary Poppins,” will design the sets, and Chad Beguelin has written the story and some lyrics. The musical will first be staged at T oronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre this November for nine weeks with an eye to bringing it

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et sales gradually softening and the lavish show facing at least a few months in the red; the show would be in real trouble by the end of 2013. “There’s a little bit of science, and a little bit of art, and a little bit of plain old experience that you have to use to figure that out,” he said. Disney has some 10 projects in development, including musicals made from “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame,” ‘’Dumbo,” ‘’Father of the Bride” and “Freaky Friday,” and a play adaptation of “Shakespeare in Love.” On top of that, Disney has recently created a new version of “The Little Mermaid” for Moscow and a Spanishlanguage “Mary Poppins” for Mexico. “Sometimes it’s reinventing the shows we have, sometimes it’s taking the version we have and putting it into a new language and new culture, and sometimes it’s making a new show,” Schumacher said. Disney Theatrical Productions hope that “Aladdin” will grant its wish and join its five big hits from seven attempts since 1994 — a profitable list that includes “The Lion King” and the more recent “Newsies.” That’s way above the 3-in-10 average recoupment of most Broadway shows.

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This undated publicity photo provided by Disney Theatrical Productions shows Aladdin with a lamp in a scene from the 1992 animated film, "Aladdin." to Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre in 2014. “Mary Poppins,” which is currently in the 1,797-seat New Amsterdam Theatre, ends its six-year run in March. The animated version of “Aladdin” starred Robin Williams as the voice of the big blue genie and earned $500 million worldwide. The film score was created by Menken and Howard

Ashman, with additional lyrics provided by Tim Rice after Ashman’s death. Menken won the 1992 Oscar for best original musical score and the film’s hit song, “A Whole New World,” won a Grammy and Oscar. Finding out how to make the genie come to life onstage was one of the biggest obstacles facing its creators. The answer for

Disney was to take him from a shape-shifting blue spirit to a Cab Callowaystyled vaudevillian. “I do feel pretty confident in what we’ve done with the genie,” said Schumacher. “When you buy a ticket and sit down in a theater, you want the live experience, not a film recreated.” He also explained why Disney decided to close

“Mary Poppins” even though it has been among the top 10 grossing shows for the past six years and top five for attendance: Its profitability wasn’t going to last too much longer. “I could tell that ‘Mary Poppins’ was coming to a place where it wasn’t going to be self-sufficient,” Schumacher said. “I can’t keep it alive artificially.” Projections showed tick-

Haitian amputee makes comeback on dance floor

POR T -AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Georges Exantus thought he’d never dance again. He was lucky just to be alive. The earthquake three years ago in Haiti’s capital flattened the apartment where he was living and he spent three days trapped under jagged rubble. After friends dug him out, doctors amputated his right leg just below the knee. Israeli doctors and physical therapists who came to Haiti after the quake sent him to

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Israel for surgery and rehabilitation. Three years later, the 31-yearold professional dancer is back on the floor, spinning away as he does the salsa, cha-cha and samba. A prosthetic leg doesn’t hold him back. Exantus says he’s the same person he was before the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake struck southern Haiti. But it’s clear the life of the young man nicknamed “The

045. Employment Opportunities

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. 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 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. 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. VACANCY NOTICE Dexter Consolidated Schools Is accepting applications to fill a Substitute pool. For information, contact Beth Benedict at 734-5420 ext # 319 or

benedictb@dexterdemons.org

045. Employment Opportunities

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. 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 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

Gladiator” has been changed by the disaster that killed tens of thousands of people and forced an estimated 4,000 to 6,000 survivors to undergo amputations because of gangrene-related infections. Exantus walks with a slight limp. He can’t dance as fast as he used to or balance as well or do some of his old moves, such as flipping his partner over his shoulder. Exantus has also learned to ignore the long stares and quiet

045. Employment Opportunities

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: ann.anderson@cai-nm.com

Counseling Associates, Inc.

Legals

---------------------------------Pub. Jan. 23, 30, 2013

STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES IN THE PROBATE COURT IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FRANK H.H. KING, Deceased. Probate: 9045

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The undersigned having been appointed Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF FRANK H.H. KING, Deceased. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims (i) within two months after the date of the first publication of this notice, or (ii) within two months after the mailing or delivery of this notice, whichever is later, or be forever barred.

whispers, products of a longstanding stigma in Haiti for people with disabilities. Before the quake, few resources existed to accommodate Haiti’s disabled, and many regard people with disabilities as misfits. “I’m not focused on what people say about me or how society sees me,” says Exantus, who married his girlfriend in July on a dance floor. If some see him as something of an outcast, his friends find inspiration: He’s not one for self-

Legals

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish January 23, 2013

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ANDREWS, SMITH, LOWERY & COMPANY, LLC (formerly known as Gilmore, Gannaway, Andrews, Smith & Co., LLC

Please be advised that a Certificate of Dissolution was issued by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission for the above referenced LLC on October 31, 2012. If you believe that you have a claim against the LLC, you must present such a claim to Mike Andrews at 2719 Onate Road, Roswell, NM 88201. Such claim must be presented on or before June 1, 2013. Any claim present must include the following information: 1. The name and address of the Claimant; 2. The basis of such claim;

3. If the claim is predicated on any documents or writings, Claimant must include a copy of all such documents or writings upon which such claim is predicated;

4. The amount of the claim as of October 31, 2012, and an indication of the components of the claim, including principal, interest, attorney’s fees, costs, late charges, etc;

5. A statement of the amount of interest that Claimant asserts accrues after October 31, 2012 and an indication of how such interest has been computed;

6. A statement as to whether such claims is liquidated or un-liquidated, or contingent. If Claimant asserts that the claim is contingent, Claimant must describe the nature of such contingency.

You are further advised that any claim against the LLC will be barred unless a proceeding to enforce the claim is commenced within three (3) years after the publication of this Notice. This Notice is being provided to you pursuant to the provisions of Section 53-19-46 NMSA 1978 (2001 Repl. Pamp.) Andrews, Smith, Lowery & Company, LLC

-----------------------------------------------------------------------Publish January 9, 16, 23, 2013 STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF CHAVES FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

No. D-504-CV-2012-00625

PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, v.

Plaintiff,

ANTONIO OROZCO, AMELIA F. OROZCO, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANTONIO OROZCO, IF ANY AND THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AMELIA F. OROZCO, IF ANY, Defendant(s).

NOTICE OF SUIT

STATE OF New Mexico to the above-named Defendants Antonio Orozco and the Unknown Spouse of Antonio Orozco. 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 501 W. Hervey Drive, Roswell, NM 88203, Chaves County, New Mexico, said property being more particularly described as: Lot 1, Block 2 of Amended Plat of South Highlands Court Addition, in the City of Roswell, County of CHAVES and State of New Mexico, as shown on the Official Plat recorded April 11, 1960 in Plat Book C, Page 113, 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 Steven J. Lucero 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 27th day of December, 2012.

/s/ ROGER J.H. KING 1 Tuell Lane Orono, Maine 04473

Respectfully submitted by: MARK W. TAYLOR & ASSOCIATES, P.C. By: /s/ Mark W. Taylor P.O. Box 898 Roswell, New Mexico 88202-0898 (575) 624-2000 (575) 624-0200 (Facsimile) Attorney for the Estate

pity; he was determined to dance again, and did. He’s part of a Latin dance company and gives classes. “Some victims of Jan. 12 stay in the same place and they can’t do anything,” says dance partner and friend Modeline Gene Arhan, 26. “Georges has a goal. He’s always thinking of where he’s going.” He’s already made one dream come true. “As long as I’m living,” Exantus says, “I’m going to dance.”

Kennon Crowhurst CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT

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Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR TRUCK DRIVER Helena Chemical Company, a national agricultural-chemical company, has an immediate opening for an experienced truck driver. This position will make deliveries, load and unload product, utilize a forklift, and perform general warehouse duties. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, CDL with HAZMAT endorsement, and the ability to operate a forklift. We offer an excellent working environment and outstanding compensation and benefits package. For consideration, please apply in person: Helena Chemical Company 504 Lake Arthur Hwy Lake Arthur, NM 88253 (575)365-2148 Pre-employment drug screen required. EOE M/F/V/H DRIVERS HIRING full & part time drivers for non-emergency medical services. Candidates must a minimum of five years driving experience, a clean driving record for past three yrs, and no criminal offenses. Company benefits are available after introductory period. For more information call Safe Ride Services at 575-524-1875.

045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

A&P MECHANIC Airframe and power plant repair and maintenance, electrical/mechanical/hydraulic repairs to aircraft, perform inspections, etc., be able to lift at least 45 pounds. Must have A&P license, experience and 5 years aviation knowledge. Send resume to fbo.postings@gmail.com

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 www.allianceimaging.com for more information or call Ryan at 800-544-3215 x5424. CASA MARIA is hiring for RNs, $2500 sign on bonus, LPNs, $1500 sign on bonus - days & evenings, CNAs - $1000 sign on bonus, Social Services & Dietary. Apply in person at 1601 S. Main, Roswell or call 575-623-6008. LINE TECHNICIAN Perform fueling and deicing of aircrafts, tow aircraft to hangar, drive heavy equipment as needed, lift at least 45 lbs., greet crew and passengers, grounds keeping, etc. High school diploma and valid driver's license with good record, previous aviation or customer service preferred. Please send resume to fbo.postings@gmail.com EOE/M/F

PART-TIME TERRITORY Assistant needed to service products at the Walmart in Roswell, NM. To apply please visit: www.hallmark.candidatecare.com SOUTHWESTERN WIRELESS Roswell Office has immediate opening for a Receptionist. Position requires multi-tasking, knowledge of Quickbooks the ability to use a ten key calculator and general office duties. Must have professional appearance, positive attitude and be dependable. Full-time position with benefits. Please mail resume to P.O. Box 2528 Roswell, NM 88202 or e-mail melenda@swwmail.net.

GO SHOPPING. GET PAID! Join Today and Become A Secret Shopper In Your Area.Earn Extra Income while working a flexible schedule.To learn more visit us at: http://joinstn.com/

ACCOUNTANT/BOOKKEEPER needed for a friendly, growing CPA firm. Duties include general ledger preparation through financial statement presentation. Experience in basic tax return preparation is a plus. Advanced tax return preparation experience is a big plus. Experience with both Microsoft Word and Excel would be helpful, but not required. Flexible hours, pleasant working environment and excellent benefits including profit-sharing and pension plan. You will be the fourteenth person in our office family and you will enjoy working with us. Please send your resume or letter of introduction to DSC, PO Box 2034, Roswell, NM 88202-2034.

EXPERIENCED PARALEGAL – Requires Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies or Equivalent. Busy Law Firm searching for experienced Paralegal. Must have an understanding of a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Word Perfect. Spanish speaking preferred but not required. Submit Letter of Interest and Resume to: Human Resource Department ATTN: Office Manager P.O. Box 4461 Roswell, New Mexico 88202-4461

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045. Employment Opportunities

CUSTOMER SERVICE Representative Provide superior customer service to crew members and passengers including but not limited to fuel, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, hangar space, catering, complaints, sales transactions, etc. High school diploma, familiarity with basic office equipment and face-to-face customer service preferred. Please send resume to fbo.postings@gmail.com EOE/M/F JANITORIAL HELPER needed, part time work, eves. Telephone and own transportation required. 622-3314 AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-206-4704. CONSTRUCTION NAVY RESERVE. Serve part-time. Elite training. Great pay & benefits. Sign-on bonus up to $20K. Retirement. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627 RN DAYS Corizon, provider of health services for the New Mexico Department of Corrections, has an excellent opportunity on Days at the Roswell Correctional Center.

Tired of traditional nursing?This unique setting may be just what you are looking for! If you are a nurse who enjoys an ambulatory care clinic setting please call about this exciting opportunity. Corizon offers excellent compensation and comprehensive benifits. Please call: Elaine Barnett, RN Administator 575-625-3184 or Quick apply @ www.corizonhealth.com EOE/AAP/DTR

GROUND HANDLER Load/unload/sort baggage and freight; use material handling equipment such as baggage tugs, conveyor belts, catering trucks, jetways, airstairs; monitor customer safety; fuel planes and drive and operate fueling vehicles; require a valid driver's license; able to work a flexible schedule. Please send resume to fbo.postings@gmail.com EOE/M/F

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HIRING FOR Housekeeping, PT, also FT.Only experienced housekeepers need apply. $7.50/hr. Budget Inn North, 2101 N. Main St. OUTSIDE SALES person, business to business, advertising experience, paid daily, average $550/per week plus bonus. 575-420-8579 NOW EXCEPTING applications for route carrier in the City of Artesia, work Part Time earn $500.00 a Month. Must have good driving record. Contact Renee Morgan at Roswell Daily Record 575-622-7730 or 575-622-7710 EXT. 402 FRONTIER MEDICAL HOME CARE is currently accepting resumes for R.N.’s & P.T.’s. Full and part time positions. Please bring resumes by 217-A, N.Main Street between 8am-5pm.

MERCHANDISERS NEEDED for Store Remodel. 9 days for 10 hrs per day. Contact Tess Gresham (770) 914-0044 or tgresham@sparinc.com

DRIVERS (Day and Night) needed for Artesia - CDL, tanker endorsement, and good driving record required. Call Brad at 575-631-5927. Standard Energy Services. EEO

045. Employment Opportunities

LOW VOLTAGE system installer. Cameras, alarms, data and sound systems. Apply in person, only, at 512 S. main. Martin’s Capitol Cafe is now accepting applications for All Positions. Apply in person 110 W. 4th between 7am & 9am.

LEGAL SECRETARY desired for immediate opening with small law firm. Proficiency in WordPerfect desired. Excellent computer, interpersonal, typing, transcription, phone and grammatical skills a must. Family-friendly work environment with small law firm and competitive salary commensurate with experience offered. Only self-motivated and hard working applicants capable of working independently will be considered. Will consider training applicant with requisite base skills. No telephone inquiries, please. Submit confidential letter of application, resume and reference contact information to Mark W. Taylor, Esq., P.O. Box 898, Roswell, NM 88202. ARBYS OF Roswell is now accepting applications for shift and assistant managers. Please apply in person. Speak with Jessica.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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

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

AFFORDABLE HOUSEKEEPING

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

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

235. Hauling 270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

SERVICES

Winter Clean-up rake leaves, tree trimming, weed eating, haul trash, property clean-up & much more. Call Joseph, 317-2242.

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

WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121.

080. Alterations

105. Childcare

COUNTRY KIDS Family Daycare has opening for FT/PT. Day, evenings, nights & weekends. State licensed. 622-0098

140. Cleaning

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

THE HANDYMAN and the Housekeeper, we do all housekeeping even windows + more. $13.00/Hr 622-4502 or 637-0220.

150. Concrete

Running Bear Concrete Foundations, curbing, stucco & driveways. Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058.

195. Elderly Care

I WILL care for your loved ones, references - prefer nights. 623-3717 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

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.

220. Furniture Repair WE BUILD and repair furniture. We also sell firewood. 840-7849 or 626-8466

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 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 “Big E’s” Landscaping & Yardwork mow, trim, prune property clean-up reason. rates senior disc. 914-6025 Mow Grass, Trim Bushes, Clean Ups, Hauling Trash Leaf Raking, flower beds, tree pruning, rock yards & rototilling, pick up pecans. Repair sprinklers & fences. 347-8156, 347-8157 Pedro Garcia’s Lawn Service, sprinklers & much more at low price. 914-0803.

285. Miscellaneous Services PROFLOWERS Send Flowers for Every Occasion! Anniversary, Birthday, Just Because. Starting at just $19.99. Go to

www.proflowers.com/save

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

MEDICAL ALERT for Seniors - 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 888-416-2099 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 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.

WANTED: Management Trainees

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NOON SUNDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FRIDAY, 2:00 PM MONDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FRIDAY, 2:00 PM TUESDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MONDAY, 2:00 PM WEDNESDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TUESDAY, 2:00 PM THURSDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM FRIDAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .THURSDAY, 2:00 PM POLICY FOR CLASSIFIED ADTAKING

McCoy’s Building Supply is a fourth-generation, family-owned supplier of lumber, building supplies, and farm and ranch equipment with 84 retail supply stores in 5 states. As one of the largest family-owned businesses in the building supplies industry, we’ve established ourselves as a company that not only offers the products our customers need at the prices they can afford, but as a community leader as well.

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Successful candidates should: • Be able to relocate within the company’s markets subject to their geographical preferences gathered during the interview process • Have proactive leadership skills and experience, and be able to work effectively with people, including prior supervisory experience • Be at least 23 years of age and be able to meet McCoy’s driver eligibility requirements • Have prior experience and/or working knowledge of the building materials industry (preferred but not required)

Personal Advertising totaling less than $20 will not be billed on an open account, unless the advertiser already has a history of good credit with us. Visa, Master Card & Discover are accepted as prepayment. There will be no refunds or credit on prepaid cancellations. All individuals who are not in our retail trade zone must prepay their advertising. All new commercial accounts must have a standard application for credit on file. If we do not have an approved credit application on file, the advertising must be charged on a credit card until credit is approved. CORRECTING AN ERROR — You are responsible for checking your ad the first day it appears in the paper. In the event of an error, call the Classified Department immediately for correction. THE ROSWELL DAILY RECORD WILL ONLY ALLOW ONE ADDITIONAL DAY FOR INCORRECT INSERTIONS.

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With that in mind, McCoy’s is now accepting applications from hard-working people to join our team for the next training class of our Management Development Program, slated to begin on April 2nd 2013.

The Management Development Program at McCoy's provides focused, accelerated training and in-store practice to prepare qualified candidates to function as Assistant Store Managers. Successful candidate(s) will be hired and assigned to a local home store prior to the start of the training program. Candidates will then alternate between their home store and McCoy's Headquarters in San Marcos, Texas, until the completion of the training program. At the completion of the training program, candidates will apply for promotion to Assistant Manager at any of our 84 retail locations where there are Assistant Manager vacancies at that time.

If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity in this fast-paced, hard-working, retail building supply environment, apply online to Job Requisition #12-0915 at: http://www.mccoys.com/why-mccoys/careers

Drug, Background, and Driver Record screens Required EOE, AAP, D, F, VA

285. Miscellaneous Services

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

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. TILE SETTING, kitchens, bathrooms, floors , more 575-973-1582, 624-5370

350. Roofing

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

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

410. Tree Service

Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835 Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835 TREE CUTTING, trimming, shrubs, hedges, removal 575-973-1582, 624-5370

FINANCIAL

REAL ESTATE

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

3/4Br, 2Ba, 1 Living & 1 sitting area, new kitchen, new flooring, paint, & carpet. 2 driveways. $87k, 1614 W. Walnut. 575-973-2353 3019 Futura. 3/2/2. Great Area! For more info visit http://photobucket.com/301 9FuturaDr or call 910-9169. FSBO: 4/2/2, lg kitchen, great area. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing 317-8131 FSBO: 401 LA FONDA 3br/2ba, 1800 sqft, asking $99k, no owner financing. 622-2523 OWNER FINANCING 1100 S. Kentucky, 2br/1ba, central ht/air, $75k, 10% down, 20 yrs, 575-910-7969 ask for Jim or email tcbradburn@yahoo.com 1103 MONTERREY, 3br, 1 3/4ba, fireplace, double garage, 2 living areas, sprinklers, total electric, 1820 sqft, asking $175k. 626-5423 1804 W. Juniper, 3br, 1 3/4ba, new roof, total electric, 1550 sqft, asking $85,500. Call 626-5423 3001 PURDUE, 3br 1.5 ba. $700 mo. $600 dep. utilities not included 578-8198 OWNER FINANCED Nice 3br, 2ba, 2106 W. Juniper, 10 K down, $89k payments $850/mo thru Roswell Escrow 575-622-6786

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B8 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 492. Homes for Sale/Rent

540. Apartments Unfurnished

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377

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

EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348.

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495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

STEAL MY 5 ACRES near Ruidoso, $17,900. Municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857

510. Resort-Out of Town 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 www.nmpress.org for more details.

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

2BD/2BTH New Appliances, Furnished, in Adult Pk $18,500,330-524-6624

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. 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. 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.

RENTALS

535. Apartments Furnished

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 2Bd 1 1/2Ba, $700mo, util pd, No HUD, No Pets, call M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 2BR/1BA DUPLEX, $450/mo, no pets, 624-2436. 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 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 1bd, quiet area, laundry room, central air/ht, gas & elec., new carpet, 2550 Bent Tree Rd. $495/mo + dep. Call Ben at 317-6408. ROSWELL 1BR, $550/mo, 2br $600/mo, wtr pd, fridge, w/d hookups, stove 1700 N Pontiac Dr. 626-864-3461

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.

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. Nice Executive home for FLETC 3br/2ba 306 W. Onyx. Call 575-626-2249 or 575-626-4517

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 2505 S. Lea, 3br/2ba, no smokers or pets, $975 mo. plus $500 dep., valid references, NO HUD, 317-4050 LOOKING FOR a place to rent? Let us help you!! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors, 501 N. Main. (575) 624-2262 Stop by to pick up a list of our available rentals or check them out online at www.roswellforrent.com! Near Both hospitals.1600 N. Kansas 3br, $850/mo. $300/dep. ,622-2877 or 637-3227 ex 3227

1BR/1BA, utilities included in rent $550/$275 dep. SW 575-444-9558 Avail. 2/1.

303 W. Deming, 3br/1ba, no refrigerator, evap air, carport, no bills pd, no HUD, $700/mo, $500/dep, 623-7678. 3BR, W/D hookups, $675/mo, $350/dep, references, no pets. 317-4779 811 W. 4th, 1br/1ba duplex, appliances, $450/mo, wtr gas pd, $400/dep. 626-5423 601 S. Hemlock, 3br/1.5ba, 1 car gar., fenced backyard, near Sierra Middle School, $850/mo, $600/dep, pets ok w/dep. 623-8922 2BR/1BA, $475/MO, $250/dep, no HUD. 420-5604 2BR, fenced, stove, fridge, w/d hook-ups. 306 W. Hendricks $500/mo, $500/dep, 626-0935 1132314 N Davis, 3bd/1bth refrigerator/stove included. No utilities pd. No pets. NO HUD. $700 mo $600 dep. 575-799-5916

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.

580. Office or Business Places

222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942 COMMERCIAL SPACE for lease 105 W. 6th, across from Pepper’s, great location. Contact Chuck at 420-6050 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.

NO PETS or HUD. 3/2/1 $850, $700 dep. 3/2 $800, $700 dep 2/2/1 $1000,$700 dep. 575-420-5930

Office 4 Lease 100 S Kentucky @ First St 3750' SQ modern space h/c access 575/623.8331

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

1 Office space all bills paid with reception area and street access call David Duer,637-5315

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 5BR/BA, 2013 S. Lea, rent-sale, small down; 3br, $600. Al 575-703-0420. 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 3BR, $600/MO; 1br, $400/mo; mobile home 3/2 $550/mo. Al, 703-0420 4 BD/ 2 ba North side. Excellent schools. Remodeled kitchen. Fenced yard. $1395 rent & deposit, 575-637-0777. Good Location Large 2 bedroom - stove included, w/d hookups, $550/mo., $350/dep. HUD ok, no pets.914-0531 after 5pm Executive home NW, 602 Trailing Heart, 4br/2ba, garage, appliances, fenced yard, patio, wood stove, mature landscaping, pets w/fee, no HUD/utiliities, $1200/mo, $600/dep, 575-405-0163

585. Warehouse and Storage Leased Property Wanted The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking to lease approximately 2,750sf of warehouse and 20,000 sf of outside fenced storage in Roswell, NM. Interested lessors have until February 4, 2013, to contact Russell Noyes with USDA at (612) 336-3218 or by email at: Russell.S.Noyes@ aphis.usda.gov

595. Misc. for Rent

2BR/1BA, $200/DEP, $600/mo, all bills pd, HUD ok, 506 E. Deming. 626-2622 or 752-7777

MERCHANDISE

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

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

CLASSIFIEDS

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

WHITE DISPOSABLE coveralls various sizes, 25 pr per box $10 per box. 515 N Virginia. Between 8-11am. LOOK!! Blairs Monterey Flea Market located at 1400 W. 2nd. has over 40 vendors selling a wide range of items, custom jewelry, body jewelry & gauges, glass pipes & hookahs, NFL logo store, Graphic signs & screen printing, photo shop & hair extensions, bows & flowers, fashion clothing, boots, shoes, piñatas, herbs & home remedies, Avon, furn. & antiques, collectibles, SW art, knives, tools & toys plus more. 623-0136

BEAUTIFUL MAHOGANY dining set w/inlays, table extends to 96 inches. Includes 6 upholstered chairs w/reed designed legs. The table has 6 legs and will sit 10 comfortably, $200 OBO, will consider trade for other merchandise. The table is circa 1940s. Other older furniture for sale, please call for details. Dan 575-623-0070 or 575-317-9393. FUTON BED $75. Call 575-624-2845

14FT HD trailer, 2 axle, ramps, all metal, $1350. 317-1587 or 623-5936 Chain link fence (commercial grade), 8ft, appx 400ft, $475. 575-317-1587 or 575-623-5936 LADY’S NEW Golf bag, $50; Wii game, $100; lady’s full length Mink coat, paid $10k, asking $2k. 575-208-2112 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 WHITE GE refrigerator, 17 cu ft. $175 575-622-6786 THE TREASURE CHEST Must see Depression glass, Collector items of all kinds + furniture & thrifts. 1204 W. Hobbs 914-1855, 622-1543, Weds-Sat, 10-5.

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

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

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608. WOULD LIKE to buy used washers & dryers in good working condition. Please call 626-7470.

CASH FOR gold & silver jewelry, highest prices paid. 578-0805

630. Auction Sales

ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 33 New Mexico newspapers for only $100. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 288,000 readers. Call this newspaper to place your ad or log onto www.nmpress.org for more information.

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.

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

790. Autos for Sale

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

2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, beautiful blue, low mileage, $5850 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352 1992 NISSAN 240 SX, low miles, $3850 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352

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.

790. Autos for Sale

2007 IMPALA; 1995 Chevy pickup. Both great condition. 575-444-6044

2003 MONTE Carlo, power sun roof. like new, 77K miles $6750 575-444-8224

2007 TOYOTA Yaris, 2 dr hatchback, 5 spd, 117,300 miles. $5400 317-4050

1982 Toyota Celica, runs good, $1200 OBO. 626-2466 or 626-1550

2007 TOYOTA 4 Runner limited, automatic, loaded, leather seats, 99,407 miles, White Color, grey interior, great condition, $16,900.00 OBO Call 575-317-3092 or 575-625-9500

2001 FORD Explorer XLT, excellent condition, low miles, $4500, owner financing with $1000 down, 420-1352 2008 CROWN Victoria V8 excellent condition. $7850 420-1352

‘06 GRAND prix loaded, 4dr, $5700 OBO 626-6942 or 624-2961 1999 GMC Sierra Fully Loaded, semi new rims & tires,lw miles call 626-2942 2005 HYUNDAI Elantra 4d sedan, 47k mi. new tires $6750 Call 575-623-8696 or 806-535-0640

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PUPPY LOVE Grooming & Boarding - Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also 575-420-6655 Old Victorian Bulldoggie Pups! Ready to go. 575-495-1015 SHIH TZU puppies, 8 wks old, starting at $350. 575-208-0814

LABRADOODLE CKC Puppies Multi Generation Shed Free hypoallergenic, Black, Parti's Chestnuts, and Phantoms Ready for new homes. 575-538-8370

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UKC PURPLE Ribbon Blue Pits, Gotti/Razor Edge Bloodline. 575-420-7811 GERMAN ROTTWEILER pup for sale Gerardo at 575-637-9626 6 WEEK Old Blue Nose Pitbull puppies with first shots, call 575-885-6205

RECREATIONAL 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. maintrailersalesinc.com

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

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790. Autos for Sale

2006 Dodge Stratus SXT, $4250 1401 Old Dexter Hwy, 420-1352

‘86 CAPRICE, auto, air, 4dr, low miles, $1400. 420-8888

745. Pets for Sale

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.

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795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

‘97 NISSAN pickup, standard, A/C, $2450 OBO. 626-6942 or 624-2961

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

810. Auto Parts & Accessories

Complete engine & trans., Olds 455, low miles, starts & runs, $600 OBO. 624-2961 or 626-6942

CLASSIFIEDS INDEX

Announcements

005 Special Notice 010 Card of Thanks 015 Personals/Special 020 Transportation 025 Lost & Found

Instruction

030 Education 035 Music – Dance/Drama 040 Instructions Wanted

Employment

045 Employment Opportunities 050 Salesperson/Agents 055 Employment Agencies 060 Jobs Wanted – M & F

Services

070 Agricultural Analysis 075 Air Conditioning 080 Alterations 085 Appliance Repair 090 Auto Repair 100 Babysitting 105 Childcare 110 Blade Work 115 Bookkeeping 120 Carpentry 125 Carpet Cleaning 130 Carpeting 135 Ceramic Tile 140 Cleaning 145 Clock & Watch Repair 150 Concrete 155 Counseling 160 Crafts/Arts 165 Ditching 170 Drafting 175 Drapery 180 Drilling 185 Electrical 190 Engraving 195 Elderly Care 200 Fencing 205 Fertilizer 210 Firewood – Coal 215 Floor Covering 220 Furniture Repair 224 Garage Door Repair 225 General Construction 226 Waterwell 230 General Repair 232 Chimney Sweep 235 Hauling 240 Horseshoeing 245 House Wrecking 250 Insulation 255 Insurance 260 Ironing & Washing 265 Janitorial 269 Excavating 270 Landscape/Lawnwork 280 Masonry/Concrete 285 Miscellaneous Service 290 Mobile Home Service 293 Monuments 295 Musical 300 Oil Field Services 305 Computers 306 Rubber Stamps 310 Painting/Decorating 315 Pest Control 316 Pets 320 Photography 325 Piano Tuning 330 Plumbing 335 Printing 340 Radio/TV’s/Stereo’s 345 Remodeling 350 Roofing 355 Sand Blasting 356 Satellite 360 Screens/Shutters 365 Security 370 Sewer Service & Repair 375 Sewing Machine Service 380 Sharpening 385 Slenderizing 390 Steam Cleaning 395 Stucco Plastering 400 Tax Service 401 Telephone Service 405 Tractor Work 410 Tree Service 415 Typing Service 420 Upholstery 425 Vacuum Cleaners 426 Video/Recording 430 Wallpapering 435 Welding

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Cooper, Lawrence propel superb ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he'll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives. — The Weinstein Company

What it does right:

Foster’s rating — 5 out of 5 UFOs With a new year, I am going to usher in a new format to review movies. I have come to realize that if you are reading my review, you are most likely reading it to get my opinion on what does and does not work with a particular film. With that in mind, I am not going to write an overview, because that is the same regardless of where you read about a film. Instead, I will take the plot summary from either the official website of the movie or another legitimate website, so I can focus attention, and most importantly, space on the pros and cons of each movie.

Overview:

Life doesn't always go according to plan. Pat

Solatano (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything - his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother (Jacki Weaver) and father (Robert De Niro) after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife (Brea Bee), despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat's parents want is for him to get back on his feet - and to share their family's obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles football team. When Pat meets T if fany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help

Prince Harry’s wartime role draws reprisal fears

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry’s admission that he killed Taliban fighters while working as a helicopter gunner in Afghanistan drew intense British media coverage Tuesday and sparked concerns about possible reprisals. The 28-year-old prince spoke in a pooled interview published late Monday after he was safely out of Afghanistan. He had spent the last 20 weeks deployed as a co-pilot and gunner in a heavily armed Apache attack helicopter. Asked if he had killed from the cockpit, the third-in-line to the British throne said: “Yeah, so, lots of people have.” The response was immediate Tuesday: The Daily Mirror tabloid ran a page-one headline “Royal Sensation Harry: I Killed Taliban” along with a photo of a macho-looking Harry in combat gear and designer shades. Other newspapers ran similar gung-ho stories about the prince’s military exploits. “Harry: I Have Killed” was the story in the Daily Mail. Video shot during the prince’s deployment was shown dozens of times on Britain’s major news networks. In Parliament on Tuesday, Defense Minister Mark Francois praised Harry, saying the prince should be commended for his bravery. He “has done well for his country,” Francois said, offering kind words for a prince who has occasionally embarrassed the royal family, most recently by being photographed naked as he played strip billiards at a Las Vegas hotel. Many in Harry’s family have also seen combat — most recently his uncle, Prince Andrew, who flew Royal Navy helicopters during the 1982 Falklands War. Prince Philip, his grandfather, served on Royal Navy battleships during World War II. Not everyone was applauding the soldier-prince. Lindsey German, leader of the Stop the War Coalition, called Harry’s comments “arrogant and insensitive” and raised the prospect that Harry might have accidently targeted Afghan civilians. Former officer Charles Heyman, who edits a yearbook on British forces, said the prince’s words may raise the already high threat level against him. “The royal family are all targets, and he now probably becomes the prime target, royal family-wise,” Heyman said. “But he can live with that. He’s a soldier, he knows what he’s doing.” Heyman said it was commendable that Harry had undertaken such a dangerous and demanding military job. “By and large, the world’s elite make sure their sons and daughters go nowhere near the firing line. So it brings credit to the royal family, and it’s good for army morale, that Harry’s not sitting back in London saying, ‘Well done, boys!”’ he said. Heyman said as an Apache gunner, Harry would have opened fire when directed to do so by a ground controller who would most likely have been under enemy fire. The prince typically would have been firing at Taliban forces in bunkers or protected in some way, not at troops out in the open, said the former officer.

What is everything, Alex. From the pacing, to the casting, “Silver Linings Playbook” (SLP) is a film worthy of its eight Oscar nominations. The first thing that struck me was the realism of the film. Typically with a character that has issues like Pat, the beginning of the film is used to give audiences a backstory of the character with issues. Director David O. Russell didn’t do that with Pat in SLP. Rather, the audience is introduced to Pat when he is talking to himself in his room at the state institution. We don’t know how or why he is ther e, but that is how r eal life is. When you meet someone, ther e is no convenient speech bubble that tells you a person’s life story. You meet them and, as you get to know them, you learn about them. That’s exactly what happens in SLP and that’s a big reason the film works as well as it does. As Pat and Tiffany get to know each other better and a bond develops, the audience feels like they are a part of the film and a connection for ms as a

result. Since I brought it up, now is a good time to talk about the r elationship between Pat and Tiffany. The thing that I love about their relationship is that it avoids “Hollywood-ness” (for the most part). What I mean by that is, usually when characters ar e flawed like Pat and Tiffany are, they get together via “fixing” each other. That’s not how it works in SLP, however. Pat and Tiffany develop a relationship with each other despite — or it can even be argued, because of — their respective blemishes. Also, on the topic of Pat and T iffany, Cooper and Lawr ence have an onscreen chemistry that is

character. John Ortiz, Anupam Kher and Chris Tucker also leave their marks in limited screen time.

What it does wrong:

See the first line of “What it does right.” I know that nothing is perfect, but when something is nearly as perfect as SLP, I am not going to nitpick and complain about something just to fill this category. It’d be like knocking the 1985 Chicago Bears down a notch because they lost to the Miami Dolphins.

Verdict:

“Silver Linings Playbook” is the best movie I watched that came out in 2012. Whether it is making you laugh or cry, or both at the same time, “Silver Linings Playbook” is a film that doesn’t pull any punches. It is as “real” a movie as you will get outside of a documentary and is worthy of all the praise it is receiving. If you are even a casual fan of movies, do yourself a favor and go watch it.

This publicity film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Jennifer Lawrence, left, and Bradley Cooper in “Silver Linings Playbook.” Cooper was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor and Lawrence was nominated for best actress on Jan. 10 for their roles in the film.

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second-to-none. Whether it be their hilarious first encounter at a dinner, or their “first-date” over Raisin Bran, there is never a dull moment when Pat and T if fany ar e pair ed with each other. The style of the film also helps immerse the audience in the movie world. Much like “End of Watch,” Russell uses graininess in his favor. While most Hollywood films have a “glossiness” to them that subtly reminds the audience they are at a movie, the “grains” of SLP make the movie screen feel like a window, as opposed to a pr ojection of another world. The entire cast is something else that makes SLP stand out. Lawr ence, Cooper, Weaver and De Niro will, rightfully, get the bulk of the attention thanks to their Oscar nominated roles, but the bit characters shouldn’t get lost in the shuf fle. Julia Stiles isn’t on screen much as T iffany’s sister Veronica, but in the few minutes she is, she makes the audience loathe the

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