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Two goats are better than one. While that’s not exactly a popular phrase, the statement certainly rang true for 18-year-old Jessica Burson, who took home the grand champion and reserve grand champion titles in the meat goat competition at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, Tuesday. The Roswell resident is the daughter of ... - PAGE A2

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LONDON (AP) — One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat. Boom! Boom! Boom! When the fireworks were over, so was everybody else’s chance for the gold medal. The Americans lived up to their considerable hype and then some Tuesday night, routing silver medalist Russia and everybody else on their way to their first Olympic title in women’s gymnastics since 1996. Their score of 183.596 was a whopping five points better than Russia’s, and set off a debate over whether this is the best U.S. team of all time. ... - PAGE B1

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NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi’s Metro shut down and hundreds of coal miners were trapped underground after three Indian electric grids collapsed in a cascade Tuesday, cutting power to 620 million people in the world’s biggest blackout.

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A traffic jam follows a power outage and rains at the DelhiGurgaon road on the outskirts of New Delhi, Tuesday.

While Indians were furious and embarrassed, many took the crisis in stride, inured by the constant — though far less widespread — outages triggered by the huge electricity deficit stymieing the development of this would-

that drew more than their allotment of power. At 1:05 p.m. Tuesday, the northern grid collapsed again, energy officials said. This time, it took the eastern grid and the northeastern grid with it. In all, 20 of India’s 28 states — with double the population of the United States — were hit in a region stretching from the border with Myanmar in the northeast to the Pakistani border about 1,870 miles away. Hundreds of trains

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Hospitals, factories and the airports switched automatically to their diesel generators during the hours-long cut across half of India. Many homes relied on backup systems powered by truck batteries. And hundreds of millions of India’s poorest had no electricity to lose.

The crisis was the second record-breaking outage in two days. India’s northern grid failed Monday, leaving 370 million people powerless for much of the day, in a collapse blamed on states

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NOAH VERNAU RECORD STAFF WRITER

Intelligent traf fic systems? Next-generation wireless networks? Selfflushing toilets? Those are just a few examples of new technologies that might be tested in the Roswell area if the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation, a $1 billion research facility, settles in Chaves County. The private technology company Pegasus Global Holdings announced in May its intention to construct the uninhabited, 15square-mile smart city in Lea County near Hobbs, where researchers would test a range of innovative technologies, particularly in renewable energy. But the company, which had considered more than a dozen New Mexico communities, pulled out of the arrangement in early July due to land acquisition problems, and has reopened its recruitment process. Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development

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Damron visits GOP’s Volunteer Center Team Romney New Mexico chairman J.R. Damron visted the Volunteer Center, Monday evening.

JULIA BERGMAN RECORD STAFF WRITER

Team Romney New Mexico chair man J.R. Damron visited the

Roswell GOP headquarters Monday evening to energize supporters and to introduce himself, although many, he said, already knew him. Dam-

ron previously ran for governor and lieutenant governor in New Mexico.

“It comes down to volunteers. It really comes down to getting out the

vote, making sure people are registered. Whether its Republicans or Democrats, it’s get out the vote. That’s where it is,” DamSee GOP, Page A3

Sheriff arrests suspect Memory Lawn rehab progresses in Odessa murder See CITE, Page A3

JULIA BERGMAN RECORD STAFF WRITER

JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a murder suspect who was wanted for a homicide committed in Odessa, Texas, on July 14. According to Odessa police reports, the Odessa Police, and Fire See MURDER, Page A3

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“It’s moving and things are happening a little faster now than they have been for the past almost year. But they’re a long ways from lightning speed,” said Robert Cor n, of the progress to Memory Lawn Memorial Park. “I feel a lot better than I did several weeks ago. At least things are progressing. I’ve got a plan in my mind.” Cor n is the districtappointed receiver of Mem-

Fed jury gets gun-smuggling case

LAS CRUCES (AP) — A family that owns a Demingarea gun store ignored their responsibilities by selling weapons and ammunition to a man who told them the arms were bound for Mexican drug cartels, prosecutors said Tuesday in closing trial arguments. A 12-member federal jury got the case later in the day and is scheduled to resume deliberations today. Carrying a 30-pound, 29inch Barrett .50-caliber rifle through the courtroom, Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Jordan told jurors the federal gunsmuggling trial of the Reese family boils down to rights and responsibilities. “The defendants have the right to make money selling

guns ... but they have no right to arm cartels,” Jordan said. Defense attorney Robert Gorence, however, contended the family was set up by a self-proclaimed cartel member who made a deal with federal prosecutors after being arrested on marijuana distribution charges. Gorence, who represents Rick Reese, said Jose Roman’s turn to informant was not leading to raids on stash houses or cartel members. “Instead, this Justice Department is targeting an American family,” he said. “They want to go after an American family that’s paying their taxes and raising their sons the best they can.”

Jordan argued the family’s responsibility was to refuse to sell to Roman, but the evidence shows they knowingly ignored it. “They sold guns to straw purchasers and to a man who told them again and again he would take the guns to Mexico,” Jordan said. Gorence said prosecutors failed to prove the family had any knowledge the guns were going to Mexico. During the trial, prosecutors played tapes of Roman talking in the store. In one of the recordings, he says, “This ammo is going to Mexico, and it’s not coming back. And if it comes back it’s going to be on some guy’s body.” See GUN, Page A3

ory Lawn. A district judge ordered the rehabilitation of the estimated five-acre cemetery situated on the more than 35-acre property. Now in possession of the necessary documents and funding for the project, Corn must select an irrigation system for the site. “You can’t do anything in this country without being able to supply water,“ he said. Corn told the Daily Record in March that lack of funding has resulted in the cemetery not having been watered in two and a half years, leaving much of

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the grass and surrounding trees to die.

Currently two area irrigation companies are working on water system proposals for the property. Corn said the process will take time, as parts need to be ordered and much work still needs to be done. “There’s as many water systems out there as there are makes of automobiles. You’ve got to figure out one that will work with the supply of water that you have, one See MEMORY, Page A3

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Keep Roswell Beautiful members present Eastern New Mexico Medical Center staff with a KRB Beautification Award for outstanding landscaping and maintenance, Tuesday. From left, Brooke Linthicum, ENMMC marketing director; Joan Blodgett, KRB president; Paul Luehrs, ENMMC chief operating officer; Renee Roach, KRB coordinator; Mark Rowland, KRB director; Jimmy Hestand, ENMMC plant operations director; and Rita Kane-Doerhoefer, KRB director.


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Advocates push to expand Medicaid

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Taylor Hamill poses with her pig after the unnamed piggy earned grand champion in the Swine Show at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, Tuesday.

Taylor’s pig cleans up at 4-H & FFA swine show NOAH VERNAU RECORD STAFF WRITER

Whoever said pigs are filthy never met Taylor Hamill’s entry at the Chaves County 4-H and FFA Fair, where Hamill’s pig cleaned up as the grand champion of the Swine Show, Tuesday. Hamill, 16, is the daughter of Chad and Jenni Hamill, and has been a member of the Hagerman chapter of FFA for three years. “It feels great,” Hamill said after her win, “it was a great experience. We actually built a new barn this year, so we were trying it out, seeing how it worked. It ended up working well for us!” Hamill said she has been showing pigs for three years, having previously won reserve grand champion in the Swine Show when she was in eighth grade. She said that despite her successes at the fair, she harbors no secrets. “Just work hard,” she said when asked for advice. “... I’m pretty sure we use the same (strategies) as everybody else; it just happens to be what the pig looks like from when it’s a baby and how it tends to grow up.”

Hamill said her hard work included mock shows each Monday to get her pig used to being in a show ring, and feeding the pig every two hours before a show. She had been working with Tuesday’s big winner since June 1, and said that while she has not named the pig, she might easily call him ‘Champ’ until the pig is sold. “I love it, I would recommend everybody do it,” Hamill said. “They’re really easy animals. They don’t require much work. (They’re) a lot easier than most animals out here. “And the best part about winning is we get to take it to the sale, and sell it — and, hopefully, we can find a breeder so we can breed it and have more for next year.” The Hamill family was well-represented at Tuesday’s Swine Show, as the reserve grand champion went to Hamill’s sister Hannah. Hannah, 13, has been in the Hagerman chapter of FFA for two years. “I just love showing,” Hannah said, “it’s so much fun. I really like animals. Pigs happen to be my favorite.”

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Monsoons take a break ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The summer monsoon season brings New Mexico some of its biggest rainstorms. But it appears to have taken a break this week. The National Weather Service in Albuquerque says the moisture plume has been shifting west for the last couple of days, leaving dry weather across much of New Mexico.

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The Albuquerque Journal reports that the forecast calls for temperatures in the upper 90s all week with no relief from the dry weather over the weekend.

The lack of rain means an increased risk for wildfires.

Long-range forecasts give no clues as when the monsoon moisture might return.

CORRECTION

Sunday’s article on Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell had the wrong website. The correct web address is roswell.enmu.edu. The Record regrets the error.

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SANTA FE (AP) — Community activists and social services advocates used a plate of waffles Tuesday as part of a lobbying campaign to urge Republican Gov. Susana Martinez to support expanding Medicaid to provide health care to nearly 150,000 lowincome New Mexicans. One of the biggest issues confronting the Legislature and governor next year is whether to broaden eligibility for Medicaid under terms of a federal health care overhaul. Medicaid provides medical services for a fourth of New Mexico’s population and will account for about $1 of every $5 spent by state government in this year’s $5.6 billion budget. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that the federal government can’t force New Mexico and other states to expand the program in 2014 by threatening to withhold federal aid. An Albuquerque-based group representing working families, Organizers in the Land of Enchantment, or OLE, delivered a plate of waffles to the gover nor’s office, saying they want Martinez to “stop waffling” and back the Medicaid expansion. Albuquerque day care worker Dana Gallegos said her husband has been waiting for a year to visit a dentist because the family can’t cover medical costs and household expenses. “Without Medicaid and if you make minimum wage, it’s either go to the doctor or pay your bills,” said Gallegos, who was among about a dozen activists who stopped by the governor’s office. The couple’s 3-year old currently qualifies for Medicaid. Gallegos hopes she and her husband will become eligible if the state agrees to expand the program. Scott Dar nell, a spokesman for the governor, said Martinez hasn’t made a decision on Med-

icaid but will do what “best protects and sustains basic health care services for those most in need.” Since taking office last year, the gover nor has supported increased state spending on Medicaid. Darnell criticized OLE and its lobbying tactics with the plate of waffles. “This is a shameless stunt by a far left-wing group that cares more about playing politics than protecting health care,” he said. The Human Services Department estimates state spending on Medicaid will increase by nearly 7 percent, or $496 million, from 2014 through 2020 if Medicaid eligibility is expanded and nearly 150,000 additional people are enrolled. The federal gover nment says it will pay most of the costs of the proposed expansion through 2020, with an additional $6 billion potentially flowing into New Mexico. Sen. John Arthur Smith, a Deming Democrat and chairman of a Senate committee that handles the budget, said Tuesday he expected a heated debate in next year’s Legislature over Medicaid. He said the state must decide whether it can afford the long-ter m costs of expanding the health care program while meeting other obligations such as public education, which accounts for nearly half its budget. Smith said he’s also worried the federal government may be forced to pare back its spending to reduce the nation’s deficit. The federal government initially will pay 100 percent of the Medicaid expansion and that will drop to 90 percent in 2020. “What happens when they’re wrestling with the federal budget and they change the rules and it’s no longer a 100 percent or a 90-10, but it’s a 5050” split, Smith said.

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The state Livestock Board says it will have an inspector at fairs across New Mexico to prevent the spread of a virus that gives animals blister-like lesions. The board passed an emergency rule this week aimed at containing vesicular stomatitis. The disease primarily affects horses, cattle and swine. While not fatal, it limits an animal’s ability to eat and move around. The rule encourages a designated veterinarian

at livestock events in the state to inspect animals. Those originating from New Mexico and participating only in state events can enter with a clean physical inspection or health certification issued within the previous five days.

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New Mexico is the only state this year with confirmed cases of the disease. Most of the nearly 30 suspected or confirmed cases are in animals along the middle Rio Grande.

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Raider steals the spotlight from her person Jessica Burson after he was named the grand champion meat goat at the 4-H & FFA Fair, Tuesday.

Jessica’s Raider wins top meat goat prize

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Two goats are better than one. While that’s not exactly a popular phrase, the statement certainly rang true for 18-year-old Jessica Burson, who took home the grand champion and reserve grand champion titles in the meat goat competition at the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair, Tuesday. The Roswell resident is the daughter of Cody and Cheri Burson, and a representative of the Goddard FFA and Barn Buddies 4-H Club. She has been showing goats and lambs since she was 8 years old and has her morning routine down to a science. She begins her morning regimen by allowing her goats to go outside and exercise with her dogs. She then feeds them, then walks them for about 30 minutes. Finally, she works on show techniques so their endurance is built up for competitions. For the average person, this schedule might be difficult with just one goat, let alone two. Try 12. Burson said she enters about eight shows a year and picks from her herd of 12 goats which ones will be

entered in a particular contest. Her goat Raider was crowned the grand champion, while her second, unnamed, took second. Winning both titles came as an unexpected, yet pleasant surprise. She said she enjoyed reaping the rewards of her efforts. “A lot of it is dedication and hard work,” she said. “I enjoy doing it and winning is kind of the cherry on top,” she said. “I just enjoy being out at the barn with everyone, so it was just exciting to win both.” Burson described the show as a “muscle contest and a beauty pageant combined,” because of how the judges critique the different parts of the animal. She also said that while it does take a great amount of effort to get her goats into tiptop shape, it’s activity that means a great deal to her. “It’s a lot of hard work,” she said. “These kids spend all summer and part of the school year just working with their animals every day. It’s also something that my family does a lot and we get to spend quality time together. I wouldn’t trade it for the world.” cpowell@rdrnews.com

Heist nets thief guns, jewelry

•The police were dispatched to the 700 block of West Hervey Street, Tuesday, after subjects broke into a residence and removed $2,000 worth of jewelry, a 12-gauge shotgun, a single-shot 20-gauge shotgun and a .22 caliber long rifle. The victim told officials that she had filed a previous complaint about threats on June 28. •Police responded to a call in the 1700 block of North Kentucky Avenue, Monday, where subjects kicked in the door to a home and removed a laptop computer valued at $800. Damages were estimated at $200.

Embezzlement

Police were called to the 100 block of East Summit Street, Monday. An employee of Tobosa reported that someone had been making withdrawals and purchases with money from the bank accounts of two of their

clients. He stated that purchases and withdrawals had been made from various locations far from the Wilshire Boulevard residence and neither individual had transport to the locations. The losses from one account were $127. The other account was depleted.

Larceny

Police received a walk-in report of theft, Monday. The victim reported that an 18-inch stone angel, valued at $1,500, was taken from a gravesite at South Park Cemetery. Anyone having information about these or any other crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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stalled across the country and traffic lights went out, causing widespread jams in New Delhi. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked office workers to go home and rushed generators to coal mines to rescue trapped miners. By evening, power had been restored to New Delhi and the remote northeast, and much of the northern and easter n grids were back on line. Electricity officials said the system would not be back to 100 percent until today. The blackouts came amid consumer anger with the recent increase in power fees, including a 26 percent hike in Delhi, that government of ficials said were needed to pay for the steep rise in fuel costs. The Confederation of Indian Industry said the two outages cost business hundreds of millions of dollars, though they did not affect the financial center of Mumbai and the global outsourcing powerhouses of Bangalore and Hyderabad in the south. Like many, the group demanded a widespread refor m of India’s power sector, which has been unable to keep up with the soaring demand for electricity as the economy expanded and Indians grew more af fluent and energy hungry. India’s Central Electricity Authority reported power deficits of more than 8 per-

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and Rescue departments were dispatched to 1423 E. Fourth, Odessa, close to midnight, after receiving a call about a man who had been wounded. Upon arrival, the first responders discovered Charles Jennings, 62, dead. Four days later, Marcus Kristopher “Ar kansas” Lacy was listed by the OPD as a person of interest. Starting on July 18, they posted Lacy’s picture on their website while he hitchhiked to Roswell and turned himself in to the Sheriff’s deputies where he confessed to the murder. “He (Lacy) called in with information on the murder. He said he thought he saw the guy (the victim) here in Roswell. I believe his conscience was bothering him,” Sherif f’s Lt. Daniel Ornelas said. The investigator from the Sheriff’s Office called OPD to confirm that a

cent in recent months, and many economists said the power deficit is dragging down India’s economy. Part of the problem is that India relies on coal for more than half its power generation and the coal supply is controlled by a near state monopoly that is widely considered a shambles. The power deficit was worsened this year by a weak monsoon that lowered hydroelectric generation, spurred farmers to use pumps to irrigate their fields long after the rains would normally have come and kept temperatures higher, keeping air conditioners and fans running longer. The opposition said officials should have located the first fault and fixed it before getting the whole system back on line Monday. “The power minister owes an answer to the prime minister, owes an answer to the nation why this is happening,” Bharatiya Janata Party spokesman Prakash Javadekar said. Instead, as part of a planned Cabinet shuffle, Shinde was promoted in the middle of the day to the powerful job of home minister, putting him in charge of the nation’s inter nal security even as the power crisis dragged on. By contrast, the power chief in the state of Uttar Pradesh was summarily fired by his chief minister Monday for his handling of the first power crisis. homicide had occurred on the date provided by Lacy and under similar circumstances as described by the suspect. The investigator received an affirmative response. The Odessa PD arrived in Roswell the next day to question the suspect. Lacy made a full confession, telling officials that he had stabbed Jennings during an argument over a bottle of whiskey. Lacy reported to the Sherif f’s Of fice that he was the one who contacted OPD to report Jennings had been wounded. Based on information obtained from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, OPD obtained an arrest warrant charging Lacy with first-degree murder. Sheriff Rob Coon said that the next step is extradition. Lacy will remain at the Chaves County Detention Center until he can be extradited to Texas. He is being held without bond.

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Corporation members met with CITE [pronounced “city”] officials last Thursday in Albuquerque to learn more about the project, which EDC executive director Bob Donnell said presents an enticing opportunity for Roswell. “This is a long-ter m project in regards to the construction, as well as to the scientific lab operation and the testing that will go on there,” Donnell said. “So we’re talking 20-, 30-, 50- year projects. This is not one that’s going to be here and gone in a couple years down the road. It’s just too massive of a project for that.” The facility will take several years to build, involving about 3,500 people in its construction, and would employ at least 350 to 375 people in high-paying, fulltime positions, Donnell said. Donnell said EDC learned in Albuquerque that Roswell is presently one of five communities in New Mexico under consideration. He said Roswell offers CITE a lot of assets, including flat land, rail service, fiber optics, New Mexico Military Institute, a university, an airport and a skilled workforce. “There are many, many pluses,” Donnell said. “We also have the quality of life — the museums and golf courses and other things like that, which are important for their workers. So there are many reasons why Roswell would be attractive to them. “... But it’s still a competition. We know that we’re still competing against other communities.” CITE of ficials have stated that the 3-milewide, 5-mile-long testing lab would be modeled

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that will work with the acreage, one that will work with all the obstacles that are out there like the flagpole that can’t be moved,” he said. As for the money received for the project, Corn said, “It’s enough to get the job done ... so far the dollar amount that the irrigation companies ... what they’ve given me as an initial number, I’ve got the money to cover it.” He added, “I don’t think there’s going to be any meaningful water put on

after the mid-sized American city of Rock Hill, S.C., and would be complete with highways, houses and commercial buildings, thus enabling researchers to conduct testing without interfering in the daily lives of inhabitants. The idea of an entire city with unoccupied homes, which will be equipped with everything from plumbing to appliances, has created national fanfare, causing many to dub the proposed facility a “ghost town.” Regarding the catchy label, Donnell said he disagrees with its implication. “I don’t want to build one, you don’t want to build one — no one wants to build a ghost town,” he said. “This is a scientific lab.” Donnell said that in addition to jobs directly involved with the facility, CITE would attract other research companies to Chaves County, likely creating a number of indirect jobs. He said CITE is already working with other companies throughout the world for testing, and that many of those operations would come to the area if the city is ultimately chosen. “It’s not only good for us and New Mexico, it’s good for the United States,” he said. “We’ll be thee location in the United States for testing all types of products, and so why wouldn’t we want that here? “Why wouldn’t we want those customers to come to Roswell and spend a month in Roswell, living or working here, and testing their product? To me, it’s too much of a dream idea, an outstanding idea, for us not to consider at this point.” Donnell said EDC plans to submit its proposal by the end of the week, and that he expects a decision on a CITE location before the end of the calendar year.

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the cemetery, we’re at Aug. 1 now, to do any good in this growing season. I’m very optimistic and very hopeful that we can start next March. That doesn’t mean we won’t get stuff in place, and test the system and make sure it operates the way it’s supposed to this year.” In addition to the irrigation system, Cor n said there is still a good deal of groundwork and labor on the supply side that needs to be completed. He plans to have the property mowed this week, and anticipates clearing the dead bushes and trees from the property very soon.

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ron said. New Mexico, Colorado and Nevada, the three swing states in the West, have been receiving money from the Republican National Committee. Damron estimated that the RNC has pumped $800,000 into New Mexico “for the operations of the six (Victory) offices, the field directors, the other directors that are running in the state.” Yet New Mexico still remains a T ier 2 state, with more focus being placed on Colorado and Nevada at the present time. In New Mexico, the Romney campaign will focus on the economy and redouble its outreach efforts to the Hispanic community. Damron said the Republican values of family, jobs and the economy resonate with many Hispanic voters. Both Romney and Obama have focused on garnering support from the Hispanic community, considered a vital demographic in this election. The Obama campaign contends that Romney’s key policies would be a detriment to the Hispanic community. In a written statement, Mahen Gunaratna, the New Mexico-Arizona communications director for Obama for America, stated, “New Mexico’s Hispanic community stands to lose the most from Mitt Romney’s insistence on tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, his drastic cuts to education funding for our children, and his opposition to equal pay for equal work for women. Gov. Romney is simply on the wrong side of every issue important to our Hispanic community.” As for the economy, Damron said, “The taxes that we currently have are too much taxes, the Bush

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On Monday, Rick Reese, owner of New Deal Shooting Sports, told the court that Roman was a boisterous braggart and he never took him seriously. Reese, 56, his wife, Terri, 49, and their sons, R yin, 20, and Remington, 25, are all on trial. Prosecutors claim the defendants sold 16 firearms to people who then smuggled the guns to cartel members in Mexico in July and

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tax cuts need to be reaffir med. The regulations that are put upon us as Americans, the situation with the health care, with ObamaCare ... is extremely important. There are 21 new taxes in that 2,700page legislation.” He indicated that Romney’s leadership in both the private and public sectors render him the better candidate to ease the country’s economic woes. Gunaratna said, “New Mexicans find Mitt Romney’s economic scheme familiar and troubling: more budget-busting tax cuts for the wealthy; fewer rules for Wall Street — the same formula that benefitted a few, but crashed our economy and punished our state’s middle class.” New Mexico, with five electoral votes, is primed for being a battleground state in a projected tight race between Obama and Romney. “There is a potential for complacency ... this is a Republican part of the state, Santa Fe is a democrat part. We all tend to get grouped in areas. If the Republicans are going to be successful, we’re going to need to not be complacent. And that means, ‘oh we know that Mitt Romney, Heather Wilson, Steve Pearce, are going to win this area, do I really need to (vote)?’ And the answer is yes you really do,” said Dennis Kintigh, Team Romney Chaves County coordinator. “I heard a comment the other day that really had me thinking. I think it’s accurate. ‘I don’t think the political process is what’s so divisive. I think the population is divided.’ I think the political environment reflects the deep political, philosophical differences that exist in this country,” Kintigh said.

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August of 2010. They are accused of selling 18 more guns to undercover agents and Roman. Roman testified last week against the Reeses.

Defense lawyers have maintained the Reeses followed all legal procedures during the undercover sales and kept detailed records.

Federal authorities arrested the family last August, seizing more than 1,200 firearms and nearly 2 million rounds of ammunition from their shop.

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OUR LADY’S MONTHLY MESSAGE MEDJUGORJE Message of July 25, 2012 "Dear children! Today I call you to the 'good'. Be carriers of peace and goodness in this world. Pray that God may give you the strength so that hope and pride may always reign in your heart and life because you are God's children and carriers of His hope to this world that is without joy in the heart, and is without a future, because it does not have its heart open to God who is your salvation. Thank you for having responded to my call." 07/2012

Mensaje, 25. julio 2012 "¡Queridos hijos! Hoy los invito al bien. Sean portadores de la paz y de la bondad en este mundo. Oren para que Dios les dé fuerza a fin de que en su corazón y en su vida, reinen siempre la esperanza y el orgullo de ser hijos de Dios y portadores de su esperanza, en este mundo que está sin alegría en el corazón y sin futuro, porque no tiene el corazón abierto a Dios que es su salvación. Gracias por haber respondido a mi llamado." 07/2012

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August a memorable month for New Mexicans

SANTA FE — Welcome to August. The month has no holidays. Maybe that is because so many people already are on vacation But August has many days to remember, especially for New Mexicans. Some of them could be holidays but we just don’t celebrate them for one reason or another. Every elementary school child knows Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World on Oct. 12, 1492. But he set sail on Aug. 3 of that year. They still are teaching elementary students that Columbus was the guy who figured out the world is round. But we have learned over the years that when he set sail, he had no doubt he wasn’t going to fall off the edge of the earth. Many people already knew the world was round and some even knew others had already explored new lands to the west. The only

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question was how far west. It was August 1598 when Juan de Onate and his colonists settled in Northern New Mexico near Espanola. It was Aug. 10, 1680, when the Pueblos, with the help of Apaches, decided they didn’t like Spanish rule. Some 400 colonists and 21 Franciscan missionaries were killed. The rest fled down the Rio Grande to south of El Paso. It is said to be the first and only instance of Native Americans overthrowing their conquerors. It was August 1846 when U.S. troops, under the command of Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny,

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invaded New Mexico. On Aug. 22, Kearny declared all residents to be American citizens. On Aug. 6 and 9, Little Boy and Fat Man were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, assuring a quick end to the war. The dates are not celebrated in the United States. They are mourned by the Japanese and American peace activists. At the time, it seemed to our leaders like the thing to do. High school graduates were being drafted and quickly sent to the Pacific to prepare for a land invasion expected to take a million lives. Scientists and engineers from Los Alamos were sent to the island of Tinian in the Northern Marianas, near Guam and Saipan, to prepare the bombs and the modified B-29s that would carry them. We knew that American prisoners held in Japan, including 900 members of the New Mexico

National Guard, would be shot as soon as a land invasion commenced. But when the two big ones dropped, prison guards throughout Japan ran for their homes and never returned. Even before the two bombs dropped, Japan had been making efforts toward ending the war. But there were still holdouts in the Japanese high command that either wanted to fight to the end or to bargain for keeping the lands they had taken. The bombs hastened the decision to surrender. Six days after the second bomb was dropped, Japan surrendered. It was high noon, Aug. 15 in Tokyo and 6 p.m. the day before in Washington, D.C. There was great rejoicing nationwide. Next to the photo of the Iwo Jima flag raising, the picture of a sailor sweeping a nurse off her feet on Times Square is probably the most beloved in American history. I was a 7-year-

old in Las Cruces watching the celebrating. But the yearly celebrations did not last. Although the bombs killed no more than our nightly saturation bombings of Japanese cities, the radiation deaths and illnesses that followed insured that nuclear devices have not been used in warfare since. August also is the anniversary of New Mexico native Smokey Bear being adopted as our national forest fire prevention symbol in 1944. Even Smokey had a war connection. All our able-bodied men were fighting elsewhere. And Japan was tying small bombs to gas balloons and launching them into the winds headed for our West Coast forests. Some of them made it. So the American public was alerted to fight forest fires. (Write to Jay Miller at 3 La Tusa, Santa Fe, NM 87505; by fax at 984-0982; or by e-mail at insidethecapitol@hotmail.com)

Women in uniform deserve better

Military justice is an oxymoron when it comes to women in the armed forces. When a woman volunteers to serve in the military, it doesn’t mean that she volunteers to be sexually assaulted by enlisted men or officers. But as the eighth Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military reports, all too often that’s what happens. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said earlier this year that as many as 19,000 service members may have been the victims of sexual assault in 2011. Of that number, only 3,200 victims reported the attacks, and only 191 cases resulted in court-martial convictions. Those numbers are shameful. It appears that the Pentagon is trying to get a handle on the problem through training programs, greater efforts to encourage reporting, improving responses to sexual assaults, a 24/7 hotline for victims, better education for case workers and other initiatives. But those efforts — and the messages they send — were undercut by the inadequate sentence handed down by a military court to Air Force Staff Sgt. Luis Walker. He was found guilty of 28 charges of rape, aggravated sexual contact and multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Twenty years sounds like a long sentence. But it amounts to less than a year for each count. Walker was the face of a sex scandal at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, where every airman and woman in our country goes for basic training. He was among 12 instructors investigated in connection with sexual misconduct involving at least 31 female trainees. Six of the instructors have been charged with crimes that include rape and sexual assault. Walker was the first to stand trial. U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., summed up the case this way: “The military jury confirmed what we already knew; Walker is a sexual predator who used his position in the military to rape and sexually assault young recruits at Lackland. But a sentence of 20 years in confinement is inadequate for a man who abused 10 victims. ... The only way to end rape in the military is prosecute, convict, and punish perpetrators to the full extent of military law. ... The widespread sex abuse scandal at Lackland demands a congressional investigation. We need to know how this behavior was permitted at Lackland for so long and by so many.” The excuse — explanation? rationalization? — for raping and assaulting women in the military is pitiful. You’ve heard it before. About one in five recruits at Lackland is female. Ninety percent of the 475 instructors are male. Are we supposed to accept that because women are outnumbered and in the vicinity of men they become prey? Haven’t we learned anything? Protecting women who are protecting their country is the least we owe them. Guest Editorial The St. Louis Post-Dispatch DEAR DOCTOR K: Many exercise classes these days focus on core strength. Why is it important to have strong core muscles? DEAR READER: I had always thought of exercise as involving the muscles of my arms and legs. Then I began hearing about core exercises and realized there was a lot about exercise that I didn’t know. Your core muscles are the sturdy central link connecting your upper and lower body. Bounded largely by the rib cage and hips, your core includes the muscles, bones and joints in your abdomen, back, sides, pelvis, buttocks and hips. No matter where motion

Both sides should be able to express opinions Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy is in hot water with the LGBT community because he committed the cardinal sin in an age of political correctness: Thou must not speak ill of anything gays, lesbians, bisexuals or transgenders wish to do. In an interview with the Baptist Press and later on a Christian radio program, Cathy, whose father, the philanthropist T ruett Cathy, founded the company, defended marriage between a man and a woman and when asked about the company’s support of traditional marriage said, “Guilty as charged. We are

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starts, it ripples upward and downward through your core. Thus, weak or inflexible core muscles can impair how well your entire body functions. On the flip side, a strong, flexible core underpins almost everything you do: Everyday acts such as bathing, dressing, sitting in a chair or simply standing still are just a few of the many

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very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit.” Cathy believes American society is rotting (and where is evidence to the contrary?) because the country has turned away from God. That was it. Cathy did not say he would deny someone

mundane actions that rely on your core. You take them for granted until they become difficult or painful. On-the-job tasks that involve lifting and standing rely on core muscles. Less obvious tasks -- such as sitting at your desk for hours -engage your core as well. A healthy back. Low back pain, an often debilitating problem, may be prevented by exercises that promote wellbalanced, resilient core muscles. When back pain strikes, core exercises are often an important part of treatment. Sports and other pleasurable activities. Golfing, tennis, biking, running, swimming and many other athletic activities are powered by a strong

with a different view than his the right to eat in or work at any of his fast-food restaurants, which would violate the law. He did not say anything hateful about them. He simply expressed a deeply held conviction rooted in his Christian faith. The reaction tells you everything you need to know about certain liberals who believe every sort of speech, activity and expression should be protected, except the speech, activity and expression of evangelical Christians. Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said he would try to deny Chick-fil-A’s application

core. Want a stronger forehand or a longer drive off the tee? Think core exercises. Sex calls for core power and flexibility, too. Housework, fix-it work and gardening. Actions such as bending, lifting, twisting, carrying, hammering and reaching overhead all pass through the core. So do vacuuming, mopping and dusting. Balance and stability. Your core stabilizes your body. A strong core can lessen your risk of falling. Incontinence. Losing control of your bladder generally reflects weakness in your pelvic core muscles. With Kegel exercises, you can tune See DR. K, Page A5

for permits to open restaurants in that city. Now that’s discrimination. Menino wants to ban Chick-fil-A in Boston, not for discriminating against customers or employees, but because of its owner’s beliefs, a threat he has since backed away from. Does Boston have “thought police” who might be ordered to investigate whether other business owners already operating in the city hold similar views? I’ll bet there’s someone at Durgin-Park who holds similar views. What about a player for the Boston Red Sox? Better follow them to

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Aug. 1, 1987 • Marine Sgt. Patrick K. Hardesty, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hardesty of Artesia, recently deployed to the Republic of Korea to participate in the Korean Incremental Training Package with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines at Camp Pendleton. During the training conducted at the 1st Republic of Korean Division Base in Pohang, Marines sharpened their infantry skills, conducted training in tactics, patrolling, combat, the obstacle course, live fire and individual movement techniques. Also during the deployment, Hardesty participated in exercise Team Spirit 87, conducted in and around the Republic of Korea. A 1981 graduate of Artesia High School, Hardesty joined the Marine Corps in August 1981.


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VA claim update; a story on how one earns a Silver Star Roswell Daily Record

This week, I’ve got an update on the claim submitted last January, giving a real life experience to VA claims’ backlog disaster and special recognition for some specials “brothers.” What I am now referring to as my monthly VA “newsletter” (Delay, Deny, Hope That You Die) arrived on time last week. An excerpt reads, “We are still processing your application for COMPENSATION. We apologize for the delay. You will be notified upon completion of processing. If you need to contact us, be sure to show the file number and full name of the veteran.)” For those of you following this column, the previous words may look familiar. They are the exact same words used in the four previous letters. It seems to me that if the Albuquerque VA claims processors would have put the same amount of time in claim’s processing that is being spent on sending out “we are sorry” (pun intended) notices, the claim could have been decid-

ed (considering the more than 30 pages of support documentation sent). We’re at six months and counting! As a brief addendum to the claim, you may enjoy this additional tidbit. Last week, a fellow vet received an appointment notice from the Albuquerque VA pulmonary/respiratory for screening tests. First of all, the veteran has no idea why he’s being screened for something he has no problems with (and is not aware his primary physician ordered). Second, he is a 100 percent combat disabled (homebound, aka bound to his home) being told he has to drive almost seven hours round trip. The VA (themselves) declared/rated him “homebound.” This is another perfect example of Albuquerque VA not contracting (which they can, but refuse to do) with local medical providers to eliminate a needless 7 hour trip to Albuquerque from Roswell. That needs to change! More later.

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Now for some accolades to current members of my old unit, the 75th Rangers. The following was taken from this month’s issue of my “Purple Heart” magazine. “Twelve Soldiers from 1st battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were awarded the Silver Star during a ceremony at Hunter Army Air Field, Ga. The soldiers were honored—two of them posthumously—with the nation’s third-highest award for valor.” How do you earn such a medal? Here’s an example of one of their stories. Staff Sgt. Trevor D. Tow was a squad leader when he and his

Quilters meet today; Healthsense Quilters meeting

The Pecos Valley Quilters business meeting will be today at 10 a.m. at the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. The block of the month will be handed out. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call Alexis Swoboda, 623-3098.

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see if any of them go to church. Maybe Mayor Menino would like to force business owners in the city to testify before an official panel of grand inquisitors and then deny operating licenses to anyone who believes traditional marriage should be the norm? In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has said, “Chick-fil-A’s values are not Chicago values.” Are Chicago values represented by the antiSemitic firebrand Louis Farrakhan with whom Emanuel is going to partner in hopes of reducing the number of homicides in his city? Are Farrakhan’s antiSemitic and anti-gay sentiments somehow more palatable, more of value, than Dan Cathy’s support of marriage and family? The Weekly Standard found a video posted on the Nation of Islam’s website of a Farrakhan speech two months ago in which he blasted President Obama for endorsing same-sex marriage. Farrakhan said Obama is “the first president that sanctioned what the scriptures forbid.” He added, “... sin is sin according to the standard of God” and “the Bible forbids it.” That goes a lot further than Dan Cathy. The Jim Henson Company has decided to pull its Creature Shop toys from Chick-fil-A and donate profits already

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up your pelvic muscles and cure incontinence. Good posture. Weak core muscles contribute to slouching. Good posture lessens wear and tear on the spine and allows you to breathe deeply. Weak, tight or unbalanced core muscles can undermine you in any of these realms. That’s why it’s important to build a strong core.

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The Tobosa Developmental Services board of directors will meet Thursday at noon at Tobosa’s Center, 110 E. Summit.

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Jeffery Ash, DPM, local podiatrist, will be the speaker at Healthsense Friday from 11 a.m.-noon

made to GLAAD, the media-monitoring group that promotes the image of LGBT people. I knew Jim Henson when we both worked at the NBCTV station in Washington in the mid-1960s. While we never discussed politics, I don’t think at the time, at least, he would have wanted his characters, which appeal to everyone, involved in a cultural and political battle. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Sen. Rick Santorum, both also former presidential candidates, have called for a show of support for Cathy. They want people to eat at Chick-fil-A restaurants today. This is more than an economic battle. It is a First Amendment issue. Freedom of speech is guaranteed by the Constitution. Dan Cathy has a right to his opinion, so does Farrakhan, so do we all. The real “war” in this country is not only against the supposed civil right of nontraditional marriage. It is a war against conservative Christians and a denial of the same rights the LGBT community claims for itself. Free speech is an American value. We shouldn’t settle for anything less. (Write to Cal Thomas at: Tribune Media Services, 2225 Kenmore Ave., Suite 114, Buffalo, N.Y. 14207. Readers may also e-mail Cal Thomas at tmseditors@tribune.com.) © 2012 T ribune Media Services, Inc. We have more information on building core strength in our Special Health Report, "Core Exercises." (Learn more about this report at AskDoctorK.com, or call 877-649-9457 toll-free to order it.) (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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at Senior Circle, 2801 N. Main St. Dr. Ash will speak on the proper methods of caring for your feet. Healthsense is an infor mation program, and is free and open to the public. Snacks will be available prior to the talk. For more information, contact Vonnie Goss, HealthSense Coordinator, 624-1110.

Winery events

On Friday, there will be a Wine Flight & Pairing event at Pecos Flavors Winery, 305 N. Main St., at 7 p.m. The cost is $10, reservations are suggested by calling 627-6265.

MUFON meeting

The August meeting of the Chaves County section of the Mutual UFO Network will be from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, at the Eastern New Mexico UniversityRoswell Learning Resource Center, room 121. The public is welcome. For further details or directions call Don Burleson at 622-0855.

soldiers from 2nd Platoon, C Company, came under intense enemy fire during an operation in Afghanistan. The soldiers had cleared two compounds in a village controlled by the enemy and were moving to clear a third. An enemy fighter on a rooftop dropped two grenades and fired 20 to 30 rounds from an AK47 down onto the soldiers. Tow immediately returned fire and directed his soldiers to do the same. Sp4. Christopher Wright was hit by multiple AK47 rounds. Seeing his soldier wounded and unable to defend himself, Tow moved alone farther out into the open to engage the enemy. When the enemy fighter moved back and sought cover, Tow reloaded his M4 and gave directions to his soldiers, while staying in the open to provide security. As his men moved Wright to cover, another enemy fighter appeared on the roof and began firing on the soldiers. Tow, seeing the threat to his men, distracted

the enemy and drew attention to himself. Tow stood his ground, and with the enemy only 10 feet away, he exchanged fire with the enemy. With the enemy focused on Tow, the rest of the squad pulled Wright to safety. A second enemy fighter appeared and began firing on Tow. With rounds from both enemy weapons flying by his head and hitting the ground around him, Tow continued to fight in the open by himself. Another Ranger then moved in to fight alongside Tow, killing one enemy fighter. The two Rangers then focused their fire on the second, killing him. As the rest of the squad provided aid to Wright, Tow saw a third enemy fighter moving toward them. That enemy fighter threw three grenades that landed as close as 10 feet away from Tow. The two exchanged fire until Tow managed to kill the enemy. Unfortunately, Wright did not survive. Sua sponte my brothers! God bless.

CITY HOSTS SEND-OFF FOR JUNIOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS ROSWELL—the City of Roswell will host a sendof f celebration for N.M. Junior League Champions—N.M. Little League District 2, Noon Optimist—on their way to the Southwester n Regional Tour nament in Albuquerque today at 12 p.m. The celebration will be held on the east side of the parking lot of Lawrence Brothers IGA, located at 900 W. Second St. All citizens are invited to join the celebration, including a

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proclamation reading from Mayor Del Jurney, a performance from the Roswell High School Big Red Marching Band, hot dogs and other refreshments courtesy of Lawrence Brothers, IGA and more. Southwestern Regional Tournament begins this Friday through Aug. 7. For more information about the Southwestern Regional Tournament and schedule, please visit littleleague. org/series/2012divisions/j lbb/qualify/ussouthwest.h

Navy Chief Petty Officer Joshua M. Heath, son of Sharon E. Young of Hagerman, William B. Heath, of Houston, and fellow Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) formed a Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions committee. CSADD is a peer-to-peer mentoring program geared toward assisting Sailors in making positive decisions in all areas of their lives. The program was originally created for those in ROTC, JROTC and similar programs. However, it quickly spread throughout the Navy and is now a resource for all Sailors. The purpose of the program is peer men-

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For more infor mation about the N.M. Little League District 2, Noon Optimist Junior League State Champions, please contact Head Coach George Far -mer at 6246135 or george .farmer@state.nm.us. For more information about the city send-off celebration, please contact Reneé Roach, city marketing director, at 637-6224 or Renee@SeeRoswell.com.

torship. The goals of its members are to get a group of Sailors who, through networking and discussion, can create ways to inform and inspire others to make better decisions, and to equip all hands with the tools they need to make those decisions. CSADD recently held its first meeting and plans to meet at least once per month throughout the rest of the ship's deployment. Heath is a 1992 graduate of Northbrook High School of Houston. For more information, navy.mil, facebook.com/usnavy, or twitter.com/usnavy. For more news from USS Enterprise (CVN 65), visit navy.mil/local/cvn65.

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THE WEST/OBITUARIES/RECORDS

Western wildfire recovery likely to take years

aster isn’t over when the wildfire is snuffed out and the firefighters go home. Erosion from seared hillsides buries roads in mud and pollutes rivers that supply tap water. The point was driven home earlier this week when a mudslide following heavy rain in Colorado’s Waldo Canyon burn area temporarily closed U.S. 24 near Manitou Springs. Electricity, water and gas lines have to be repaired and recharged. Debris from burned-out homes has to be hauled away and new houses must be built. Even if the work starts while the fire is still burning, experts say recovery can take years and untold millions of dollars simply to make conditions livable again.

Lisa Maser, whose norther n Colorado home survived a blaze that destroyed 259 homes and charred more than 136 square miles, now thinks of her life in two periods: before and after the High Park Fire. “It’s very eerie,” Maser said of the charred hillsides in her rural neighborhood west of Fort Collins, where the blaze left a layer of fine, sandy black ash, and where flood waters could strand them in the event of a heavy rainstor m. “It’s amazing that it got so close.” In Colorado alone, insurers estimate that wildfires have caused some $450 million in damage to personal property, and that number is expected to grow. Nationally, the U.S. Forest Service is on track for another possible record with nearly $28 million spent so far on bur nedarea recovery work. The agency spent a record $48 million last year. Harris Sher man, the USDA undersecretary who oversees the agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, said the federal government tries to get into burned areas as quickly as possible to predict what some of the fallout might be. “There are not only immediate effects. There are long-term implications to this,” Sherman said. “We all need to be aware of the fact that the landscape doesn’t restore overnight. It

can take years, if not decades.” The number of fires and total acreage burned in the West this summer is roughly within range of the past decade’s average. But the fires are bigger, they’re burning with greater severity, and they are burning areas where the potential impacts are greater. The blazes have charred forests and private land near suburban communities, rather than remote wilder ness, raising the price tag for a recovery that challenges everyone from homeowners and anglers to forest managers and water plant operators. In addition to Colorado and New Mexico, burnedarea response specialists are working in Arizona, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming to finalize contracts for seeding and mulching, stabilize roads and trails, prep culverts for higher flows of water and put up warning signs. Charred hillsides are vulnerable to erosion during downpours because they have less vegetation to soak up rain, increasing the likelihood of flooding. Earlier this month, a wall of water rushed down New Mexico’s Santa Clara Canyon, washing away months of restoration work done by Santa Clara Pueblo and government contractors. The tribal community had volunteers come from around the state to help fill thousands of sandbags in the wake of last year’s mas-

financial audit. The Legislative Council agreed Tuesday to hire a firm through competitive bids to evaluate policies and procedures at the New Mexico Finance Authority.

The review also will look at how the authority is governed, and a report will be made to the Legislature on whether changes should be made in state law. The authority is gov-

erned by a board of directors, a majority of them appointed by the governor. Authority officials have blamed a former controller for falsifying financial statements to indicate

Failure to pay fines — Andrew Dominguez, of 1514 N. Greenwood; fined $253. Failure to pay fines — Andrew Dominguez, of 1514 N. Greenwood; fined $262. Unlawful use of license and failure to appear on traffic citation — Samantha Brouillette, of I Street; fined $358 and 4 days jail. Immediate notice of accidents, duty upon striking fixtures or other property, traffic lanes and careless driving — Aaron Kirby, of 1010 W. Orchard; fined $381. Unlawful use of license with arrest clause — Ivan Cueto, of 2600 N. Kentucky; fined $329 and 7 days jail (mandatory). Speeding from 11-15 mph over and unlawful use of license with arrest clause — Joseph Garcia, 411 E. 24th; fined $388 and 7 days jail (mandatory). Shoplifting under $250 — Rebecca Urias, of 710 N. 10th; fined $232.

Shoplifting under $250 — Aaron Leeder, of 1203 N. Lea; fined $144. July 26 Basic speed; unlawful use of license with arrest clause — Sky Hailer, of 5705 Kincaid; basic speedfined $44; unlawful use of license with arrest clausefined $329 and 7 days jail7 days suspended in lieu of 7 days electronic monitoring. Shoplifting — Alma Salazar, of 50 Ray Place; fined $159. Failure to appear traffic citations; unlawful use of license; evidence of registration; no insurance — Timothy Blevins, of 1114 S. Richardson; failure to appear traffic citationsfined $129; unlawful use of license-fined $129; evidence of registration-fined $44; no insurance-fined $129. Failure to appear on traffic citations — Christopher Norton, of 1611 W. Tilden; fined $129. Disorderly conduct — Kevin Whalen, of 2103 W.

First; dismissed. Disorderly conduct — Jason Starnes, of 1702 W. Third; dismissed. Trials Racing on streets — Cheryle Peralta, of 2102 Bar nett; fined $29 and deferred for 60 days not to receive any moving violations. Negligent use of a weapon — Richard Welton, of 2909 S. Wyoming; fined $29 and deferred 90 days not to have any arrests.

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Tuesday morning, Rob Carrigan climbs over piles of mud, rocks and other debris that was washed across U.S. 24 near Cascade, Colo., during Monday’s heavy rains.

DENVER (AP) — A oncethriving Colorado neighborhood of homes and healthy trees has been reduced to a barren expanse of ash and debris. Across the state, a river prized for its trout, rapids and pristine water instead flows as an oily, black brew every time rain falls on nearby slopes charred by wildfire. In New Mexico, the Santa Clara Pueblo is seeking volunteers to fill sandbags for fear the American Indian village of 3,100 will be washed away by runof f from mountainsides left denuded by a blaze last year. Wildfires across the West are burning homes, businesses, bridges and other infrastructure necessary for everyday life — and the dis-

sive Las Conchas Fire, and they’re in need of the same help this year. Pueblo Gov. Walter Dasheno has said he fears the next rainstorm could result in a wall of water bearing down on his village. “In less than 10 days, the rains have wiped out even more trees, brought down more boulders and destroyed some out structures,” he said. National forests and grasslands provide about 20 percent of the nation’s water supply, according to the Forest Service, and the cost of treating drinking water increases by about 20 percent for every loss of 10 percent of forest land in a watershed. Following wildfires in 1996 and 2002, the water utility in Denver spent more than $26 million on restoration, maintenance and dredging, planting more than a quarter of a million trees, building sediment control structures and installing bigger drainage pipes. The work reinforced the utility’s belief in the importance of forest management, Denver Water media coordinator Travis Thompson said. In 2010, Denver Water entered into a partnership with the Forest Service, called “From Forests to Faucets,” to improve forest and watershed conditions. Under the partnership, Denver Water will match the federal government’s $16.5 million investment

NM lawmakers plan review of troubled finance agency SANTA FE (AP) — Legislative leaders have approved spending up to $150,000 for an independent review of a state financing authority caught in a scandal over a fake

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Marriage Licenses July 27 Wallace Wayland Darst Jr. 54, of Quitman, and Maria Giorgina Quinonez, 29, of Greenville. July 30 Anatalio Ler ma T rejo, 53, and Beatriz Martinez Rodriguez, 47, both of Roswell. David S. Campbell, 46, and Jennifer J. Madden, 38, both of Hagerman. Teddy R. Sosa, 31, and Lorina M. Vallejos, 30, both of Roswell.

Municipal Court July 24 Judge Dane Kyser Arraignments Shoplifting under $250 — Nickle Garcia, of 507 W. Morgan; fined $302 or 5 days jail until paid. Shoplifting under $250 — Dessirae Madrid, of 507 W. Morgan; fined $300. Failure to comply with community service — Andrew Dominguez, of 1514 N. Greenwood; fine $29 and 11 days jail; 2 days credit for time served.

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Accidents June 2012 Unknown time and location; vehicle owned by Carrie Fores, of Roswell and unknown driver. July 27 11:55 a.m. — Country Club and Washington; drivers — Johnny Otero, 34, and Whitney TorrezHiggins, 20, both of Roswell. 12:46 p.m. — Garden and Country Club; driver — Dawnetta Hines, 16, of Roswell. 2:44 p.m. — Virginia and

they had been audited by an outside accounting firm. State securities regulators and the state auditor’s office are investigating the fraudulent audit.

Summit; drivers — Sonia Vargas, 41, and Angela Montoya, 27, both of Roswell. July 28 3;42 a.m. — Reed and Virginia; vehicle owned by Frank Little, and vehicle owned by Frank Little, both of Roswell. 3:42 a.m. — Reed and Virginia; driver — Socorro Torres-Larrea, 26, of Roswell. 3:08 p.m. — Virginia and Wildy; drivers — Sergio Quintana, 24, and David E. Hernandez, 56, both of Roswell. 6:41 p.m. — 2600 W. Second parking lot; drivers — Fermin Gomez, 19, and Anna Barerra, 38, both of Roswell. July 29 4:11 a.m. — Main and Country Club; driver unknown. 6:10 p.m. — Alameda and Missouri; drivers — Salvador L. Molina, 56, and Mary H. Crist, 53, both of Roswell. Unknown time — Union and Poe; drivers — Manuel

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toward restoration projects in priority watersheds critical to Denver’s water supply. An estimated 30,000 cubic yards of debris are expected to be hauled out of one neighborhood near Colorado Springs, where the Waldo Canyon Fire destroyed more than 340 homes and killed a husband and wife. But the rebuilding process has already begun: Earlier this week, city officials issued the first permit for a homeowner to rebuild, just 14 days after the fire was declared contained. Joseph Boyd, whose twostory, four-bedroom home at the end of a cul-de-sac burned on June 26, said he looked at other homes but found nothing that appealed to him and his wife. They’ve since picked out a new, more energyefficient plan and aim to restore the landscape. At least eight of the 14 houses on his street intend to return and rebuild, he said. “I have one neighbor that will not come back. It was pretty traumatizing for them,” he said. “I don’t blame them, but it’s a memory that will fade. You have to move forward, either direction you choose.”

OBITUARY

Dorothy J. Williams

Dorothy J. Williams, born Feb. 24, 1933, passed away on July 20, 2012, in T or C. Outlived mother and father; three husbands, Harrison, Flores and Matkin; and three sisters, Edna, Bobbi and Patti. Survived by her brother James; four children, Michael, Lessia, Vincent and John; nephew and niece James Graves and Trish Graves; and grandchildren, Vincent, Shane, Robert and Kyler. Bencome, 38, of Roswell, and unknown driver. July 30 12:25 p.m. — Lea and Wildy; drivers — Jose Zavala, 28, and Crystal Elias, 30, both of Roswell. 12:43 p.m. — Lea and College; drivers — Sunny Villeda, 59, and Joni Sterreh, 53, both of Roswell. 1:30 p.m. — Eighth and Missouri; drivers — Rebecca Gossman, 55, and Aaron Linnan, 18, both of Roswell. 3:30 p.m. — 311 S. Virginia parking lot; driver — Jesus Delao, 29, of Roswell. 5:11 p.m. — Garden and Fourth; drivers — Blacita Herrera, 38, and Ginarenee Segura, 39, both of Roswell. 7:42 p.m. — Unknown location; vehicle owned by Craig Russell, of Roswell, and unknown driver. Unknown date 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. — unknown location; vehicle owned by Eloy and Lorena Gomez, of Roswell.

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WNW at 3-6 mph POP: 5%

N at 3-6 mph POP: 5%

S at 4-8 mph POP: 5%

SW at 7-14 mph POP: 0%

WNW at 6-12 mph POP: 5%

SW at 6-12 mph POP: 0%

NNE at 4-8 mph POP: 5%

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Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Temperatures High/low .......................... 100°/68° Normal high/low ............... 93°/67° Record high ............. 104° in 1972 Record low ................. 56° in 1947 Humidity at noon .................. 17%

Farmington 91/64

Clayton 98/67

Raton 94/60

Precipitation 24 hours ending 5 p.m. Tue. . Month to date ....................... Normal month to date .......... Year to date .......................... Normal year to date .............

0.00" 0.77" 2.06" 2.82" 6.98"

Santa Fe 94/63

Gallup 84/61

Tucumcari 100/71

Albuquerque 96/71

Air Quality Index Today’s Forecast

Clovis 100/68

Good Yesterday’s A.Q.I. Reading

Ruidoso 85/65

T or C 96/74

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Sun and Moon The Sun Today Thu. The Moon Today Thu. Full

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Alamogordo 99/73

Silver City 91/68

ROSWELL 102/72 Carlsbad 102/72

Hobbs 99/70

Las Cruces 97/73

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The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

ARIES (March 21-April 19) #### Focus on meetings and discussions in order to get a project moving. You have a way of saying the right thing. Your words are soothing, which helps someone open up more. As a result, you’ll gain a lot of insight. Tonight: Where the gang is. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ### You want to move in a certain direction, but because of the people around you, you might decide not to. You’ll weigh the pros and cons of mixing your personal life with your outside or professional life. Tonight: Treat yourself to a new item you have been eyeing. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ##### Your ability to detach and take a broader view of a situation proves to be most helpful. Today’s Full Moon might be overwhelming to many people, but you can handle all the different elements and changes. You tend to make the right moves at the right time. Tonight: Where there is music. CANCER (June 21-July 22) #### Deal with a partner directly. You could be overwhelmed by everything you are hearing. News or information that comes forward could shake up plans. Integrate what you are hearing. You could be unusually moody. Tonight: Enjoy a special friendship. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) #### Others want what they want, and there appears to be no give-and-take.

Aren’t you the same way sometimes? You might want to do something differently or move in a new direction. Let go of a need to control things, and go off on an adventure. Tonight: Take a tip from a free spirit. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ### Be the efficient person you are — the one whom others depend on. You could discover that you cannot be everywhere at once and therefore must make some choices. Talk to a respected or older friend, and you’ll get great advice. Tonight: Know when to call it a night. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ##### Your ability to see past the obvious and work with others emerges. A new friendship could occupy your thoughts. Try to meet your obligations before you decide you are free. Good news heads in, possibly from a distance. Tonight: Out on the town. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) #### A boss, parent or higher-up has expectations that you know you must make an effort to meet. A loved one helps you by pitching in or simply by offering his or her suggestion. Don’t be chatty when around an authority figure. Tonight: A late dinner. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) #### In general, you like the excitement of a Full Moon; however, an issue or surprise could occur with a loved one, child or creative endeavor. You’ll be pulled into this scenario but will want to deal with some other matter instead. Tonight: Swing with change — do not fight it. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Regional Cities Today Thu. Alamogordo Albuquerque Angel Fire Artesia Carlsbad Chama Clayton Cloudcroft Clovis Deming Espanola Farmington Gallup Hobbs Las Cruces Las Vegas Los Alamos Los Lunas Lovington Portales Prewitt Raton Red River Roswell Ruidoso Santa Fe Silver City T or C Tucumcari White Rock

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100/70/pc 96/71/t 78/51/t 102/75/pc 103/73/pc 83/53/t 96/66/s 82/51/pc 98/69/pc 98/70/t 95/70/t 93/63/t 87/60/t 100/70/s 98/73/t 89/59/t 87/62/t 99/70/t 98/72/pc 99/70/pc 87/57/t 90/57/t 76/50/t 104/74/pc 89/61/pc 93/62/t 93/68/t 96/74/t 101/67/s 91/64/t

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Miami 89/77/t 91/79/pc 100/73/s 100/73/s Midland Minneapolis 90/75/t 91/70/t New Orleans 93/78/t 91/77/t New York 82/71/t 86/73/pc Omaha 100/73/pc 96/71/t Orlando 92/73/t 93/73/pc Philadelphia 86/71/t 90/72/pc 103/85/t 105/86/pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 86/65/t 86/62/s Portland, OR 78/57/pc 80/57/pc 92/71/t 93/73/pc Raleigh St. Louis 102/75/pc 98/76/pc Salt Lake City 93/68/t 94/71/s San Diego 75/66/pc 74/65/pc Seattle 72/55/pc 70/54/pc Tucson 96/74/t 98/74/pc Washington, DC 90/72/t 93/74/pc

60/55/sh 62/54/sh 93/74/t 96/77/pc 90/72/t 92/69/pc 83/67/t 83/72/pc 90/69/t 94/70/pc 88/69/s 91/73/t 84/63/pc 87/68/pc 106/81/s 106/81/s 94/64/t 95/65/t 85/63/s 89/69/pc 99/77/s 101/79/pc 88/73/pc 88/73/pc 97/78/pc 96/78/s 93/63/s 96/64/s 102/74/t 102/73/t 90/78/t 101/88/pc 82/63/pc 82/63/pc 102/72/s 100/72/s

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State Extremes

High: 113° ..............Chandler, Okla. Low: 32° ................... Truckee, Calif.

High: 101° ......................Tucumcari Low: 43° ......................... Angel Fire

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ATLANTA (AP) — Jay-Z is taking another step into the pro basketball realm: The Grammy-winning rapper and minority owner of the Brooklyn Nets will serve as the executive producer for the coming “NBA 2K13” video game. 2K Sports announced the partnership with Jay-Z on Tuesday. The rapper, who designed the Nets new logo and color scheme, selected 24 songs for the soundtrack, and offered input for the game’s interactive ingame menus and other visual presentations. Jay-Z said in a statement that his involvement was a “unique opportunity” to collaborate and help produce “NBA 2K13,” the latest installment of the best-selling basketball video game franchise. Last year’s game sold more than 5 million copies.

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LOCAL SCHEDULE THURSDAY AUGUST 2 MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Pecos League Playoffs 7 p.m. • Game 1 — Roswell at Las Cruces

SC OR E CENTER PECOS LEAGUE Trinidad 6, Santa Fe 4 Alpine 13, Roswell 2 Las Cruces at White Sands, late MEN’S BASKETBALL Russia 73, China 54 Spain 82, Australia 70 Lithuania 72, Nigeria 53 Brazil 67, Britain 62 France 71, Argentina 64 United States 110, Tunisia 63 MLB American League Baltimore 11, New York 5 Boston 4, Detroit 1, 6 innings Los Angeles 6, Texas 2 Chicago 4, Minnesota 3 Kansas City 8, Cleveland 3 Tampa Bay at Oakland, late Toronto at Seattle, late National League Philadelphia 8, Washington 0 Atlanta 7, Miami 1 Cincinnati 7, San Diego 6 Pittsburgh 5, Chicago 0 Milwaukee 10, Houston 1 St. Louis 11, Colorado 6 Arizona at Los Angeles, late New York at San Francisco, late WOMEN’S SOCCER Britain 1, Brazil 0 New Zealand 3, Cameroon 1 South Africa 0, Japan 0 Sweden 2, Canada 2 United States 1, North Korea 0 France 1, Colombia 0

NA T I O N A L BRIEFS RANGERS LAND RYAN DEMPSTER

CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers won the Ryan Dempster sweepstakes. Now, they’ll try to capture the ultimate prize. The AL West leaders fortified their rotation for the stretch run, acquiring the Cubs ace before Tuesday’s trade deadline for two minor leaguers. In exchange, they sent infielder Christian Villanueva and pitcher Kyle Hendricks to Chicago. Dempster, who had power to block deals, refused to approve a trade to Atlanta last week. The Dodgers and Yankees also tried to land the 35-year-old righty. “It’s a great opportunity over there,” said Dempster, who has spent all of his nearly 15 seasons in the National League. “It’s not going to be easy. There are a lot of teams out there that are really good. I think they have as good a chance as anybody.” Dempster was 5-5 with a 2.25 ERA in 16 games for the Cubs and can become a free agent after the season.

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LONDON (AP) — One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat. Boom! Boom! Boom! When the fireworks were over, so was everybody else’s chance for the gold medal. The Americans lived up to their considerable hype and then some Tuesday night, routing silver medalist Russia and everybody else on their way to their first Olympic title in women’s gymnastics since 1996. Their score of 183.596 was a whopping five points better than Russia’s, and set off a debate over whether this is the best U.S. team of all time. Romania won the bronze. “Others might disagree. The ’96 team might disagree. But this is the best team,”

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ABOVE: U.S. gymnasts, from left, McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Alexandra Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas and Jordyn Wieber pose with their gold medals after the team won gold in the gymnastics women’s team final at the London Olympics, Tuesday. LEFT: The U.S. women’s gymnastics team reacts as the final results are displayed in the arena, Tuesday.

U.S. coach John Geddert said. The Americans didn’t botch a single routine, and all but three of their 12 scores were 15.0 or higher. The Russians, on the other hand, had just one score above 15 in their last two events as they unraveled down the stretch. They sat on the sidelines sniffling and

watching glumly as the Americans turned their final event, floor exercise, into a coronation. When the final standings flashed, chants of “U-S-A! US-A!” rocked the arena, and the U.S. women, who backed up to get a better view of the scoreboard, held

Medal mayhem: Phelps wins 19th

LONDON (AP) — Michael Phelps lingered on the blocks, not wanting to make another shocking blunder. The 19th medal was his. All he had to do was avoid a DQ, then set off on what amounted to four victory laps. Down and back, then down and back again, the roars getting louder with each stroke. When Phelps touched the wall, he finally had gold at his final Olympics. And a record for the ages. Phelps swam into history with a lot of help from his friends, taking down the last major record that wasn’t his alone. He took the anchor leg for the United States in a gold medal-winning performance of the 4x200meter freestyle relay Tuesday night, earning the 19th Olympic medal of his bril-

liant career, and the 15th gold. A more appropriate color. “I’ve put my mind to doing something that nobody had ever done before,” Phelps said. “This has been an amazing ride.” About an hour earlier, Phelps took one of his most frustrating defeats at the pool, blowing it at the finish and settling for silver in his signature event, the 200 butterfly. That tied the record for career medals held by Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina, but it was hardly a triumphant moment. Phelps slung away his cap in disgust and struggled to force a smile at the medal ceremony. But any disappointment from that race was gone by

U.S. men rout Tunisia See PHELPS, Page B2

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Team USA’s Russell Westbrook (7) drives to the basket against Tunisian center Salah Mejri during their game in the group stage of the Olympic men’s basketball tournament. Westbrook and Team USA beat Tunisia, 110-63.

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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps holds up his gold medal from the 4x200-meter freestyle relay, Tuesday. The gold was Phelps’ 19th overall medal at the Olympics, setting a record previously held by Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina.

LONDON (AP) — Halftime ended. Showtime began. The U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team needed a while but eventually put on the show fans came to see, beating Tunisia 110-63 on Tuesday night. Finally pulling away when coach Mike Krzyzewski started the reserves to open the second half, the Americans had six players in double figures and improved to 2-0 in the tournament. Krzyzewski insists he planned to start the second unit even before a lackluster first half, and said there was nothing bad about the Americans’ performance. “It’s not going to a perfect thing, you know?” he said. “But overall tonight was good. I mean, come on, it was 110-63.” True, it was a 47-point blowout, but the lead was just 13 at the half and he sure didn’t look pleased as he walked quickly to the locker room. But if he didn’t see anything wrong, the players sure did — though they weren’t concerned. See TEAM USA, Page B6

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Todd Rogers, right, and Phil Dalhausser celebrate after defeating Spain in their beach volleyball match, Tuesday.

U.S. duo downs Spain

LONDON (AP) — To be honest, Todd Rogers said, he thought his hit that helped put the Americans one point away from victory was illegal, too. Rogers took a spike off the chest and then popped it up into the air for teammate Phil Dalhausser, who passed it back for Rogers to clear out. Whether that should count as three hits or four — one too many — depends on whom you ask, but in the referee’s opinion it was a legal hit that gave the Americans a 14-12 lead. “I told him (the referee) I thought it was a double-hit,” Rogers said after holding on to win 19-21, 21-16, 15-13 and remain unbeaten in the preliminary round of the Olympic beach volleyball tournament. “He said it was all See DUO, Page B2


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up their index fingers for the cameras — in case anyone had a doubt. “The feeling was incredible,” world champion Jordyn Wieber said. “To have this gold medal around your neck, it’s really an indescribable feeling.” The Americans had come into the last two Olympics as world champions, only to leave without the gold. But national team coordinator Martha Karolyi recognized six months ago that this was a special group, stronger than previous U.S. teams. It’s not just the titles these Americans have won, though there are plenty: last

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one motion. ... It’s a judgment call.” Beach volleyball teams have three hits to get the ball back over the net, but contact made while attempting a block doesn’t count. The referee told Rogers that when the ball bounced off his chest and wrist before Rogers could react it only counted as one hit. But Spain’s Pablo Herrera vociferously disagreed, arguing with referee Marc Berard of France until he was given a yellow card, and then continuing to argue. (A second yellow card would have cost them a point —

Pecos League

Pecos League At A Glance All Times Mountain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W Alpine . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Las Cruces . . . . . . . .41 Roswell . . . . . . . . . . .41 Trinidad . . . . . . . . . . .31 White Sands . . . . . . .27 Santa Fe . . . . . . . . . .23

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Monday’s Games Roswell 9, Alpine 6, 1st game Trinidad 13, Santa Fe 11 White Sands 7, Las Cruces 3 Alpine 9, Roswell 4, 2nd game Tuesday’s Games Trinidad 6, Santa Fe 4 Alpine 13, Roswell 2 Las Cruces at White Sands, 7 p.m. —End of regular season—

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American League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L New York . . . . . . . . . .60 43 Baltimore . . . . . . . . . .55 49 Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . .53 50 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .53 51 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .51 51 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .56 47 Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .54 50 Cleveland . . . . . . . . . .50 53 Minnesota . . . . . . . . .44 59 Kansas City . . . . . . . .42 60 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 43 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . .56 46 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .57 47 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . .48 57

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year’s team gold at the world championships, along with Wieber’s all-around crown and McKayla Maroney’s title on vault. It’s their fierce competitiveness, and the unshakable faith they have in themselves. Rather than flinching under the weight of the heavy expectations, it made them stronger. When they noticed the Russians and Romanians peeking in on their training sessions, they cranked up the oomph in their routines, the better to intimidate. Even Wieber’s failure to qualify for the all-around final, which left her teammates stunned following Sunday’s sessions, turned out to be a minor speedbump. in this case, match point.) The Spaniards won the next point when Herrera crossed his shot in front of Dalhausser’s attempted block, but Rogers found an unoccupied part of the court on the next point for the clincher. Rogers went over to Berard after the match and asked about the call, telling the of ficial he thought he had committed a violation; the referee held his ground. Herrera also went back over to the referee, and not quite as politely, berating him on the court until Berard walked off with the other officials. “I spoke with him why he did not call that,” Herrera said. “I thought it was four hits.” (P.Hughes 10-8), 11:05 a.m. Chicago (Peavy 8-7) at Minnesota (Diamond 9-4), 11:10 a.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-8) at Oakland (J.Parker 7-4), 1:35 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 7-6) at Boston (A.Cook 24), 5:10 p.m. Los Angeles (Haren 8-8) at Texas (Darvish 11-7), 6:05 p.m. Cleveland (McAllister 4-2) at Kansas City (Mendoza 4-7), 6:10 p.m. Toronto (Villanueva 6-0) at Seattle (Beavan 6-6), 8:10 p.m. Thursday’s Games Minnesota at Boston, 5:10 p.m. Los Angeles at Texas, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 6:10 p.m. Toronto at Oakland, 8:05 p.m.

National League At A Glance All Times Mountain By The Associated Press East Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Washington . . . . . . . .61 41 Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . .59 44 New York . . . . . . . . . .50 53 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 56 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .46 57 Central Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . .62 41 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . .59 44 St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .55 48 Milwaukee . . . . . . . . .47 56 Chicago . . . . . . . . . . .43 59 Houston . . . . . . . . . . .35 70 West Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L San Francisco . . . . . .55 47 Los Angeles . . . . . . . .56 48 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . .52 51 San Diego . . . . . . . . .44 61 Colorado . . . . . . . . . .37 64

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Monday’s Games Baltimore 5, New York 4 Los Angeles 15, Texas 8 Boston 7, Detroit 3 Minnesota 7, Chicago 6 Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 3, 15 innings Seattle 4, Toronto 1 Tuesday’s Games Baltimore 11, New York 5 Boston 4, Detroit 1, 6 innings Los Angeles 6, Texas 2 Chicago 4, Minnesota 3 Kansas City 8, Cleveland 3 Tampa Bay at Oakland, 8:05 p.m. Toronto at Seattle, 8:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Baltimore (Britton 1-0) at New York

Monday's Games Atlanta 8, Miami 2 San Diego 11, Cincinnati 5 Chicago 14, Pittsburgh 4 Milwaukee 8, Houston 7 Arizona 7, Los Angeles 2 New York 8, San Francisco 7, 10 innings Tuesday's Games Philadelphia 8, Washington 0 Atlanta 7, Miami 1 Cincinnati 7, San Diego 6 Pittsburgh 5, Chicago 0 Milwaukee 10, Houston 1 St. Louis 11, Colorado 6 Arizona at Los Angeles, 8:10 p.m. New York at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m. Wednesday's Games Houston (Lyles 2-7) at Milwaukee (Fiers 44), 2:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 3-2) at Chicago (T.Wood 4-6), 2:20 p.m. Arizona (Collmenter 3-2) at Los Angeles (Fife 0-0), 3:10 p.m.

TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Wednesday, Aug. 1 BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, championship game, teams TBD, at Easley, S.C. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees or Chicago White Sox at Minnesota 12:10 p.m. WGN — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs 5 p.m. ESPN — Detroit at Boston OLYMPICS 2 a.m. NBCSN — LIVE: women’s basketball, United States vs. Turkey; men’s soccer: Brazil vs. New Zealand, at Newcastle, England; Mexico vs. Switzerland, at Cardiff, Wales; Britain vs. Uruguay, at Cardiff, Wales; beach volleyball: men’s, Germany vs. Switzerland, DELAYED TAPE: women’s, Brazil vs. Czech Republic; women’s cycling, time trial; women’s water polo, Hungary vs. China; LIVE: women’s volleyball, Dominican Republic vs. Japan; men’s field hockey, Spain vs. Australia; DELAYED TAPE: men’s archery, individual; women’s fencing, sabre; table tennis, men’s singles quarterfinal; bad-

minton, at London NBC BASKETBALL — Women’s: United States vs. Turkey, Australia vs. Brazil, Canada vs. France, China vs. Angola, Britain vs. Russia, Croatia vs. Czech Republic, at London 5 a.m. BRAVO — Tennis, at London 7 a.m. MSNBC — LIVE: men’s soccer: Spain vs. Morocco, at Manchester, England; Senegal vs. United Arab Emirates, at Coventry, England; women’s beach volleyball, Czech Republic vs. Australia; boxing; women’s fencing, sabre Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: women’s table tennis, Gold Medal final; women’s weightlifting, 69 kg Gold Medal final; women’s handball, Serbia vs. Denmark, at London TELEMUNDO — LIVE: men’s soccer: Mexico vs. Switzerland, at Cardiff, Wales; Brazil vs. New Zealand, at Newcastle, England; Britain vs. Uruguay, at Cardiff, Wales; SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; tennis; boxing, at London 7:30 a.m. NBC SOCCER — LIVE: men’s, Brazil vs. New Zealand, at Newcastle, England; Spain vs. Morocco, at Manchester, England; Britain vs. Uruguay, at Cardiff, Wales; SAMEDAY TAPE: Egypt vs. Belarus, at Glasgow, Scotland; Mexico vs. Switzerland, at Cardiff, Wales; Japan vs. Honduras, at Coventry, England; South Korea vs. Gabon, at London;

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“I told them just believe in yourself,” Maroney said. “Live up to that Olympic moment, because you’re never, ever going to forget it.” Unforgettable, like their performance. The Americans opened on vault, their strongest event, unleashing a barrage that let the Russians know in no uncertain terms that they — and everyone else — would be playing for silver. “They’re just so far ahead of anyone else,” Britain’s Rebecca Tunney said. All of the Americans do the high-difficulty, highscoring Amanar — a roundoff onto the takeoff board, back handspring onto the table and 2.5 twisting somersaults before landing. It’s In the final match, the U.S. women’s team of April Ross and Jennifer Kessy needed three sets to beat the Netherlands 21-15, 21-12, 15-8. The American men were in trouble the entire first set, and Spain clinched it 21-19 when Rogers missed a serve and then attempted two crosscourt shots but put them into the net instead. The U.S. pair took an eight-point lead in the second and held on to win 21-16, then opened a 5-1 lead in the third. The victory guarantees that the Americans will not be eliminated in pool play. Their final match of the preliminary round is against the Czech Republic on Thursday.

got a start value — the measure of difficulty — of 6.5, a whopping 0.7 above the vault most other gymnasts do, and they ripped off one massive one after another. Going first, Wieber did perhaps the best one she’s ever done, getting great height in the air, her legs locked together. When her feet slammed into the mat on landing, she threw up her arms and smiled broadly. Anyone wondering how she was coping with the

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the time he dived in the water on the relay, having been staked to a huge lead by teammates Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Ricky Berens. Before the race, they all huddled together, fully aware of their role in history. “I thanked those guys for helping me get to this moment,” Phelps said. “I told those guys I wanted a big lead. I was like, ‘You better give me a big lead going into the last lap,’ and they gave it to me. I just wanted to hold on. I thanked them for being able to allow me to have this moment.” Berens handed of f a lead of nearly 4 seconds to Phelps, who was extra with the cautious exchange, knowing the only way he could ruin this one was to get disqualified.

SCOREBOARD

Philadelphia (Worley 5-6) at Washington (E.Jackson 6-6), 7:05 p.m. Miami (LeBlanc 1-1) at Atlanta (Sheets 3-0), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (K.Wells 2-3) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 6-6), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 9-8) at Colorado (D.Pomeranz 1-6), 8:40 p.m. New York (Niese 7-5) at San Francisco (M.Cain 10-3), 10:15 p.m. Thursday's Games San Diego at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m. New York at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.

Olympics Equestrian

Zara Phillips gave the royal family plenty to cheer about, helping team Britain to a second-place equestrian finish behind Germany. Princes William and Harry and William’s wife, Kate, were in the stands to watch their cousin as she competed in the show jumping final portion of Olympic eventing. Phillips’ mother, Princess Anne, watched as well — then presented her daughter and the rest of the winners with their medals at the ceremony before horses and riders took a thunderous group victory lap around the Greenwich Park stadium.

Tennis

Andy Roddick spent less than an hour on the court during an emphatic loss to Novak Djokovic. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga needed a much longer run to advance against Milos Raonic. Roddick lost 6-2, 6-1 to Djokovic in 54 minutes, leaving the 29-year-old American to fend off more questions about retirement. The second-ranked Djokovic had 34 winners on Centre Court at the All England Club. Roddick had 12. Tsonga of France moved on by winning the longest set in Olympic history. He beat Raonic of Canada 6-3, 3-6, 25-23. The final set lasted three hours and 257 points. Andy Murray, Marcos Baghdatis and Kei Nishikori also won on the men’s side. Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams were among the winners in the women’s tournament.

Volleyball

Clay Stanley scored 16 points and the U.S. men’s team improved to 2-0 in preliminary pool play with a three-set victory over Germany.

Senegal vs. United Arab Emirates, at Coventry, England 8 a.m. NBC — SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; LIVE: men’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Latvia; women’s volleyball, United States vs. China; women’s water polo, United States vs. Spain; SAME-DAY TAPE: men’s cycling, individual time trial; men’s canoeing: whitewater, K-1 Gold Medal final; rowing, Gold Medal finals, at London 3 p.m. CNBC — Boxing, at London (sameday tape) 6 p.m. NBC — Swimming, Gold Medal finals: men’s 200m breaststroke, men’s 100m freestyle, women’s 200m butterfly, women’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay; men’s gymnastics, allaround Gold Medal final; women’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Austria; men’s diving, synchronized springboard Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 10 p.m. TELEMUNDO — Swimming, Gold Medal finals; men’s gymnastics, allaround Gold Medal final; men’s diving, synchronized springboard Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 10:35 p.m. NBC — Swimming, semifinals; women’s cycling, time trial, at London (delayed tape)

Roswell Daily Record devastation she felt Sunday had their answer. “I was pretty disappointed, but I had to put it together mentally, especially for this team,” Wieber said. “A team gold medal was also officially a goal of mine, and I had to pull myself together and move on and be stronger mentally for the team.” Gabby Douglas went next, and her vault was even better. Then came Maroney, who may as well claim her Olympic vault Lochte stood on the deck, waving his arms. Dwyer and Berens pumped their fists. And Phelps touched the wall for his first gold of the London Games with a cumulative time of 6 minutes, 59.70 seconds. No one else was close. France’s Yannick Agnel swam a faster final leg than Phelps, but it wasn’t nearly good enough, his country taking silver in 7:02.77. China was far back in third at 7:06.30. Phelps might have backed into the record a bit by failing to win any of his first three events at these games, but there’s no denying his legacy as one of the greatest Olympians ever — if not THE greatest. “The legacy he has left behind for swimming is fantastic,” said South African Chad le Clos, the guy who beat him in the butterfly. “Even in Africa, everyone knows Michael Phelps.” eral men’s disciplines when finals begin Wednesday.

Handball

Matt Anderson added 15 points in the 25-23, 25-16, 25-20 win for the defending Olympic champions. The Germans were led by Georg Grozer with 12. Serbia, Bulgaria and Italy each won in four sets.

Defending Olympic champion France moved to the top of Group A in men’s handball after a 32-20 win over Argentina. Left back Nikola Karabatic scored seven times for France, which has 76 goals in two matches, more than any other team in the tournament. Iceland, Hungary, Sweden, Croatia and Denmark were the other winners.

Ryan Bailey and Peter Varellas scored three goals apiece and the United States recovered from a slow start to beat Romania 10-8 in the men’s tournament. The U.S., which took silver four years ago in Beijing, and gold medal-favorite Serbia are tied for the Group B lead with four points apiece after two matches. Serbia beat host Britain 21-7. Montenegro, Croatia and Australia also won. Greece and Italy played to a 7-7 tie.

Favorites Ding Ning and Li Xiaoxia each won to set up an all-Chinese final in women’s table tennis. Defending world champion Ding, who enters Wednesday’s final as the one to beat, defeated Feng Tianwei of Singapore 4-2. Li will be a decided underdog after defeating Kasumi Ishikawa of Japan 4-1. In two late men’s matches, Chuang Chih-yuan of Taiwan and Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany reached the semifinals.

Shannon Taylor scored late in the first half and the U.S. upset Argentina 1-0 in women’s field hockey. The Americans controlled long stretches of play against the No. 2-ranked team in the world, got some key saves from Amy Swensen and kept Argentine star Luciana Aymar largely silent throughout. The U.S. got into the Olympics by stunning Argentina 4-2 in last year’s final at the Pan American Games. Netherlands, New Zealand, Britain and Australia also won. China and Belgium played to a scoreless tie.

Tony Estanguet of France won the gold medal in the men’s canoe slalom. Sideris Tasiadis of Germany got the silver, and defending champion Michal Martikan of Slovakia was third. ... Michael Jung on Sam led the German eventing team to its second consecutive Olympic gold — and then picked up the individual gold to boot with a combined score of 40.6 after incurring no penalties beyond his initial dressage score. ... The gold medal for men’s individual foil went to Lei Sheng of China. ... Maiya Maneza won Kazakhstan’s second weightlifting gold in London and set an Olympic record in the women’s 63-kilogram category. ... Slovenia’s Urska Zolnir (women’s 63kg) and South Korea’s Kim Jae-bum (men’s 81kg) each nabbed judo golds. ... Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia edged Pablo Abian of Spain 22-20, 21-11, setting up a showdown of Olympic badminton champions against Lin Dan in the round of 16. ... Second-seeded Kim Bubmin of South Korea survived a scare from Fiji’s Robert Elder to remain alive in the men’s individual archery competition.

Water polo

Field hockey

Shooting

Vincent Hancock is putting together quite the Olympic resume. The 23-year-old U.S. Army sergeant is a two-time champion in men’s skeet shooting after he successfully defended his crown with a score of 148 in London. Hancock’s win gave the U.S. a skeet sweep after Kimberly Rhode won the women’s competition earlier this week. Anders Golding of Denmark grabbed the silver, and Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiya won a shoot-off over Russia’s Valery Shomin for the bronze at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

Boxing

Carlos Suarez was upset with the scoring after he dropped a 16-6 decision to Turkey’s Ferhat Pehlivan. Five ringside judges decided the awkward Pehlivan — who probably slipped and fell to the canvas more than a dozen times during the bout — landed more scoring punches. Suarez, who is from Lima, Ohio, but is fighting for his mother’s homeland of Trinidad and Tobago, called it “a horrible decision.” Light flyweight Mark Barriga easily handled Italy’s Manuel Cappai in the opening bout for the only Filipino boxer in London, earning a 17-7 victory.

Sailing

Ben Ainslie is still chasing Denmark’s Jonas Hoegh-Christensen in the Finn class. Hoegh-Christensen finished first and second in a pair of races for a 10-point lead over Ainslie after six races. Britain’s Ainslie had finishes of 4-3 as the 24-boat fleet sailed in winds that reached 17 knots. Ainslie is trying to win his fourth straight gold medal and fifth games medal overall. If he wins gold, he’ll supplant HoeghChristensen’s countryman, Paul Elvstrom, as the greatest sailor in Olympic history. Ireland’s Annalise Murphy continued her surreal run in the Laser Radial, winning her fourth straight race.

Diving

Chen Ruolin and Wang Hao led China to its third diving gold in London, this one off the big tower in women’s 10-meter synchronized diving. China won going away with 368.40 points, and the country is nearly halfway to its goal of sweeping the eight diving events. Mexico’s Paola Espinosa and 15-yearold Alejandra Orozco took the silver, and Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion won the bronze for Canada.

Rowing

Alan Campbell of Britain qualified fastest for the semifinals of the men’s single sculls, providing another boost for the host nation at the Olympic regatta. Campbell crossed in 6 minutes, 52.10 seconds in the first quarterfinal to beat the times of fellow winners Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand, Lassi Karonen of Sweden and Ondrej Synek, the pre-regatta favorite from the Czech Republic. Britain is favored to win three women’s events and has gold medal chances in sev-

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Transactions

Tuesday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded RHP Matt Albers and OF Scott Podsednik to Arizona for LHP Craig Breslow. Traded 1B/OF Lars Anderson to Cleveland for RHP Steven Wright. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Traded RHP Jonathan Broxton to Cincinnati for LHP Donnie Joseph and RHP J.C. Sulbaran. NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated RHP Joba Chamberlain from the 60-day DL. Traded RHP Chad Qualls to Pittsburgh for INF Casey McGehee and cash considerations. TEXAS RANGERS — Designated C Yorvit Torrealba for assignment. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Recalled OF Moises Sierra from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned LHP Evan Crawford and RHP Joel Carreno to Las Vegas. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed RHP Tommy Hanson on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Cory Gearrin from Gwinnett (IL). CHICAGO CUBS — Traded C Geovany Soto and cash to Texas for RHP Jake Brigham and a player to be named or cash. Traded RHP Ryan Dempster to Texas for INF Christian Vilanueva and RHP Kyle Hendricks. Recalled INF Adrian Cardenas, C Welington Castillo and RHP Casey Coleman from Iowa (PCL). CINCINNATI REDS — Recalled RHP Todd Redmond from Louisville (IL). Placed LHP Bill Bray on the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Andrew Brackman for assignment. COLORADO ROCKIES — Reinstated INF Jonathan Herrera from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Tommy Field and 2B Charlie Culberson to Colorado Springs (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Designated LHP Michael Antonini for assignment. MIAMI MARLINS — Traded RHP Edward Mujica to St. Louis for INF Zack Cox. Traded INF Gaby Sanchez and RHP Kyle Kaminska to Pittsburgh OF Gorkys Hernandez and a 2013 competitive balance lottery draft pick. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Assigned 2B Edwin Maysonet to Nashville (PCL) and OF Brock Kjeldgaard to Brevard County (FSL) outright. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Traded OF Shane Victorino to the L.A. Dodgers for RHP Josh Lindblom, RHP Ethan Martin and player to be named or cash considerations. Traded OF Hunter Pence and cash considerations to San Francisco for OF Nate Schierholtz, C Tommy Joseph and RHP Seth Rosin. Reinstated C Brian Schneider

gold now. She got so much height on her Amanar it’s a wonder she didn’t bump her head on the overhead camera. She hit the mat with tremendous force yet didn’t so much as wiggle, triumphantly thrusting her arms in the air as she saluted the judges. The Americans strutted out of the event with a 1.7point lead, and never looked back. “We definitely started the competition with a bang,” Maroney said. Phelps has 15 golds in his career, six more than anyone else, to go along with two silvers and two bronzes. After failing to medal in his only race at the 2000 Sydney Games, he won six golds and two bronzes in Athens, followed by his epic eight gold medals in Beijing. And now the swan song, not nearly as epic but enough. Latynina won nine golds, five silvers and four bronzes from 1956-64. “You are now a complete legend!” the publicaddress announcer bellowed, accompanied by the Foo Fighters’ song “Best of You.” Phelps still has three more events in London before he retires, three more chances to establish a mark that will be hard for anyone to touch. “It has been a pretty amazing career,” the 27year -old said, “but we still have a couple races to go.” from the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Domonic Brown from Lehigh Valley (IL). PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Indianapolis (IL). Designated OF Drew Sutton for assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Placed C Yasmani Grandal on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of C Eddy Rodriguez from Lake Elsinore (Cal). Transferred RHP Anthony Bass to the 60-day DL. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated OF Chad Tracy for the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Corey Brown to Syracuse (IL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association BOSTON CELTICS — Signed C Jason Collins, G Jamar Smith and G Dionte Christmas. Re-signed G Keyon Dooling. CHICAGO BULLS — Signed G Nate Robinson. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS — Re-signed F Brandon Rush to a two-year contract. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed G Maalik Wayns. FOOTBALL National Football League NFL — Suspended N.Y. Giants S Tyler Sash four games for violation of the league’s performance enhancing drug policy and Green Bay LB Erik Walden one game for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed coach Marvin Lewis to a two-year contract extension through the 2014 season. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived CB T.J. Heath. Signed CB Leigh Torrence. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OT Ray Willis. Waived FB Taylor Gentry. NEW YORK JETS — Announced T Jeff Otah failed his physical and will be returned to Carolina. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed WR Paul Cox to a one-year contract. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Activated G Joe Looney from the active/non-football injury list. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed WR Braylon Edwards to a one-year contract. Waived PK Carson Wiggs. TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with WR Kendall Wright on a four-year contract. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed OL Jordan Black. Waived LB Jonathan Goff. Canadian Football League WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Released LB Dustin Doe. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES — Agreed to terms with RW Patrick Kaleta. DETROIT RED WINGS — Signed F Martin Frk to a three-year, entry-level contract. LACROSSE National Lacrosse League EDMONTON RUSH — Designated franchise tags on F Ryan Ward and F Aaron Wilson. SOCCER Major League Soccer L.A. GALAXY — Agreed to loan F Chad Barrett to Valerenga (Norwegian Premier). NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed D Babajide Ogunbiyi. COLLEGE NCAA — Added a one-year postseason ban and two extra years probation for UCF’s football and men’s basketball programs. NORTHEAST CONFERENCE — Named Emily Nassi media relations intern. COKER — Named Breanna Morales men’s and women’s assistant volleyball coach. NEWBERRY — Named Matt Finley interim athletic director. NOTRE DAME — Suspended QB Tommy Rees and LB Carlo Calabrese one game for their arrest at an off-campus party in May. PENN STATE — Announced RB Silas Redd is transferring to Southern Cal. SAINT JOSEPH’S — Promoted associate vice president/athletic director Don DiJulia to vice president for athletics/athletic director. SOUTH CAROLINA — Suspended QB Tanner McEvoy. STONY BROOK — Signed baseball coach Matt Senk to a contract extension through the 2017 season. TEXAS-TYLER — Named Chris Bertrand baseball coach.

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AP Photo A farm hand stands by the harvested potato crop at King’s Hill Farm at Mineral Point, Wis. on Monday. The potato yield is about one-fifth of the expected yield, but is the farm’s only salvageable crop after the other crops perished in the drought gripping large sections of the Midwest.

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Chris Covelli planted 1,000 zucchini seeds on his farm in southern Wisconsin this spring. Only a quarter sprouted in the parched soil. A few weeks later, he planted 1,000 more seeds and doubled his irrigation. This time, nothing came up. Covelli also lost his broccoli and green beans to the drought that now covers two-thirds of the nation. Under pressure to fill the boxes he delivers weekly to families who buy annual subscriptions of produce, he recently threw in purslane,

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Small fruit and vegetable farmers throughout the Midwest are struggling with unusual heat and a oncein-decades drought. Some have lost crops, while others are paying more to irrigate. Most aren’t growing enough to sell profitably to wholesalers, and sales at farmers markets are down. Those with community supported agriculture programs, or CSAs, are looking for ways to keep members happy, or

back several measures the previous, conservative government passed to shake up a hidebound labor market. It eliminates a tax break on overtime pay, for example. The government has promised the 2013 budget will include spending cuts, but economists worry the new leaders don’t understand how urgently France needs to reduce costs. Ballooning debt has forced other European countries to seek bailouts.

Mar 14 844ø 844ø 838ü 839ø May 14 828 828 825ü 825ü Jul 14 795 795 786fl 789ü Sep 14 792 792 789ü 789ü Dec 14 792 792 789ü 789ü Mar 15 792 792 789ü 789ü May 15 792 792 789ü 789ü Jul 15 792 792 789ü 789ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 224889. Mon’s Sales: 81,680 Mon’s open int: 468695, up +3519 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 12 818 822fl 805ü 806ø Dec 12 812ø 818ü 801ø 805ü Mar 13 805ø 811ü 796ø 801ü May 13 797 802fl 788fl 792 Jul 13 789 796ü 782 784fl Sep 13 685 690fl 681fl 688ø Dec 13 635ø 641 632 638 Mar 14 643fl 646ø 640 645 May 14 644ø 646ü 644ø 646ü Jul 14 640fl 649 640fl 647fl Sep 14 606 608fl 606 608fl Dec 14 571ø 576 570ø 574 Jul 15 584 584 583fl 583fl Dec 15 565 568fl 565 568fl Last spot N/A Est. sales 495192. Mon’s Sales: 252,788 Mon’s open int: 1198004, up +7208 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Sep 12 383 385ü 378 380ü Dec 12 381ü 387fl 381ü 382fl Mar 13 387ø 390 386 387fl May 13 394ø 394ø 389ø 389ø Jul 13 392ø 392ø 387ø 387ø Sep 13 394ø 394ø 389ø 389ø Dec 13 399ø 399ø 394ø 394ø Mar 14 426ü 426ü 421ü 421ü May 14 426ü 426ü 421ü 421ü Jul 14 478fl 478fl 473fl 473fl Sep 14 486fl 486fl 481fl 481fl Last spot N/A Est. sales 4051. Mon’s Sales: 1,427 Mon’s open int: 10424, up +55 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Aug 12 1723 1742 1711ø 1721 Sep 12 1663ø 1682ø 1653 1656fl Nov 12 1637ü 1663ü 1632ü 1641 Jan 13 1623 1652ø 1621 1632ü Mar 13 1520 1540fl 1509fl 1533ø May 13 1444ø 1455ü 1433ü 1452 Jul 13 1426ø 1443ü 1420 1436 Aug 13 1400 1410ü 1400 1410ü Sep 13 1350fl 1350fl 1342ø 1342ø Nov 13 1281fl 1296 1273fl 1283fl Jan 14 1293fl 1293fl 1287ü 1287ü Mar 14 1291 1291 1285fl 1285fl May 14 1291 1291 1285fl 1285fl Jul 14 1295 1295 1289fl 1289fl Aug 14 1289fl 1289fl 1284ø 1284ø Sep 14 1280 1280 1274fl 1274fl Nov 14 1248fl 1270 1246ø 1246ø Jul 15 1285 1285 1259ø 1259ø Nov 15 1235ø 1235ø 1210 1210 Last spot N/A Est. sales 398095. Mon’s Sales: 184,252 Mon’s open int: 763147, off -1004

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said 5,000 to 6,000 customers generally show up during peak season in midJuly, but attendance seemed to be about half that this year. He blamed a combination of customer skepticism and hot weather that kept many people in the cooler indoors. Farmers markets in other Midwestern states also reported fewer sales. In Plainfield, an Indiana town of about 27,000 residents, attendance at the local farmers market is down an estimated 20 to 30 percent, said Brad DuBois, the executive director of the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market. Bryan Robbins, who runs the Greensburg Decatur County farmers market in Indiana, said it experienced a similar drop in attendance in recent weeks, so he started a new program for elderly customers who may be leery of the heat. Seniors can now pull up to a designated lane in the parking lot and hand over their shopping lists. Robbins or someone else will then fetch the products, allowing the customers to remain in their air-conditioned cars. “That’s one advantage of being a small market in a small community,” said Robbins, whose market typically draws 700 to 800 people. “Not everyone else can do that.”

number where the card information is obtained and the cash value is removed from the card. Additionally, the card customers purchase at stores is only a temporary card, so when they provide their information, the permanent card may be registered in another name and redirected. This scam typically targets Hispanic customers and is perpetrated by callers who may speak Spanish. Xcel Energy is communicating the following advice in the wake of this scam: •Any time customers are unsure if they’ve been contacted about their accounts or payments by Xcel Ener-

gy, call us at 1-800-8954999 to verify that we sent the email or letter or made the phone call. •We do not recommend a specific payment method or type. We offer a variety of payment options so customers can select the one that best suits them. •Customers who may need assistance paying their bill should call us at 1-800-895-4999. •Customers can find more information on our website about protecting their personal information and about phone and email scams. Customers who have been impacted by this scam should report it to

their local police department.

Xcel Energy warns of latest customer scam

AMARILLO, Texas – Xcel Energy has received numerous reports about a new scam targeting customers in the Texas-New Mexico area. Some customers have been contacted by callers claiming to represent Xcel Energy, indicating the customers’ electric service is soon to be disconnected. The caller then tells customers to make their utility payments by purchasing a Green Dot pre-pay VISA card at a local drug or convenience store. When customers purchase the card and call the phone number provided by the scammer, they are then directed to another phone

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Jun 13 2.6408 2.6435 2.6250 2.6273 Jul 13 2.6133 2.6140 2.5975 2.5975 Aug 13 2.5650 Sep 13 2.5302 Oct 13 2.4027 Nov 13 2.3837 Dec 13 2.4620 2.4620 2.3620 2.3747 Jan 14 2.3768 Feb 14 2.3858 Mar 14 2.3968 Apr 14 2.5268 May 14 2.5263 Jun 14 2.5123 Jul 14 2.4943 Aug 14 2.4778 Sep 14 2.4523 Oct 14 2.3278 Last spot N/A Est. sales 98059. Mon’s Sales: 140,782 Mon’s open int: 248666, off -4894 NATURAL GAS 10,000 mm btu’s, $ per mm btu Sep 12 3.220 3.277 3.157 3.209 Oct 12 3.239 3.281 3.164 3.212 Nov 12 3.365 3.407 3.305 3.348 Dec 12 3.610 3.631 3.535 3.579 Jan 13 3.736 3.750 3.648 3.690 Feb 13 3.747 3.763 3.666 3.702 Mar 13 3.714 3.722 3.639 3.673 Apr 13 3.677 3.688 3.607 3.640 May 13 3.667 3.704 3.629 3.660 Jun 13 3.742 3.744 3.669 3.696 Jul 13 3.778 3.781 3.713 3.739 Aug 13 3.770 3.800 3.738 3.760 Sep 13 3.765 3.804 3.742 3.764 Oct 13 3.793 3.836 3.763 3.792 Nov 13 3.925 3.933 3.891 3.895 Dec 13 4.128 4.131 4.066 4.093 Jan 14 4.208 4.238 4.185 4.201 Feb 14 4.207 4.211 4.175 4.186 Mar 14 4.149 4.149 4.117 4.126 Apr 14 3.985 3.988 3.981 3.981 May 14 3.993 Jun 14 4.015 Jul 14 4.055 Aug 14 4.074 Sep 14 4.077 Last spot N/A Est. sales 392826. Mon’s Sales: 349,759 Mon’s open int: 1111871, up +23907

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NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Tue. Aluminum -$0.8397 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.4108 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.4195 N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Lead - $1909.00 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.8348 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1622.00 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1610.50 troy oz., NY Merc spot Tue. Silver - $28.040 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $27.895 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. Platinum -$1428.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1416.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Tue. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised

ANNUITIES • STOCKS • BONDS MUTUAL FUNDS

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

AP Photo A corn crop stands severely stunted at Mineral Point, Wis. on Monday 30 as the result of a punishing drought that has affected much of the USA’s Midwest.

him over, he sold “sponsorships” of two fields for a total of $5,000. The Illinois family who bought the sponsorships will be able to pick from the field, be treated to a home-cooked meal on the land and have a corporate logo or family portrait posted among the plants. “We’re not out of the woods yet, but we are optimistic,” Borchardt said. “All we’re thinking about now is getting through this year and staying in business.” Unlike farmers who grow corn, soybeans and other crops sold as commodities, vegetable farmers don’t have insurance to cover them in case of drought or flooding. But even those who have vegetables to sell say it has been a bad year. Anna Ertl, whose family runs a farm in Raymond, Wis., near the Illinois border, shook her head as she watched a trickle of customers meander through a farmers market in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis. In front of her was a table with pickles, sweet onions and several dozen zucchinis. “You hear so much bad stuff in the media (about harvests), but people need to come down here and see what we have,” Ertl said. “This is our livelihood. This is how we survive.” Dan Koralewski, who oversees operations at the West Allis Farmers Market,

means doing more plantings, trying different crops, waking up at 2 a.m. to move the irrigation pipe, we do it. That’s what hard work is.” Other farmers have not fared as well. Bob Borchardt, who co-owns Harvest Moon Farms in Viroqua, Wis., lost most of his greens, including chard and kale. He also runs a CSA, but said thus far, he’s only been able to deliver about 20 percent of what he planned. He hopes to make it up to members when his heirloom tomatoes come in next month. Meanwhile, he’s been in dire need of cash. To tide

at least satisfied enough that they’ll sign up again next year. Covelli said he and his crew have spent every day in the field, often in 100degree heat, in an effort to deliver the vegetables promised to families who pay $14 to $45 per week. So far, he said, they’ve delivered most of what they promised, although they’ve had to get creative with the addition of drought-hardy items like purslane. “There’s no secret,” said Covelli, who owns Tomato Mountain Farms in Brooklyn, Wis. “You just do what you have to do. If that

which he describes as a vitamin-rich, “delicious weed” that tastes like lettuce.

France passes budget that taxes business more PARIS (AP) — France’s parliament has passed a budget amendment that raises a slew of new taxes on businesses and the wealthy while barely cutting spending. The final version of the law was agreed Tuesday by both houses of the legislature, the National Assembly and the Senate. The law revises the 2012 budget after economic growth fell short of projections, and sets the tone for President Francois Hollande’s Socialist administration. It rolls

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MARKET SUMMARY

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AMEX

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Name Vol (00) CheniereEn 63732 NovaGld g 52482 NavideaBio 31776 Vringo 31038 NwGold g 21013

Last 13.63 3.97 3.82 3.33 10.10

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GAINERS ($2 OR MORE)

NASDAQ

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Name Vol (00) Facebook n546858 MicronT 508662 Microsoft 365870 FrontierCm335085 Cisco 332037

Last 21.71 6.21 29.47 3.92 15.95

Chg -1.44 +.10 -.17 +.21 +.08

GAINERS ($2 OR MORE)

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1,241 1,764 125 3,130 180 25

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52-Week High Low 13,338.66 10,404.49 5,390.11 3,950.66 497.40 381.99 8,327.67 6,414.89 2,498.89 1,941.99 3,134.17 2,298.89 1,422.38 1,074.77 14,951.57 11,208.42 847.92 601.71

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%Chg -23.0 -18.6 -16.3 -12.7 -11.3

DIARY

192 233 43 468 14 4

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65,239,177 Volume

INDEXES

Name Dow Jones Industrials Dow Jones Transportation Dow Jones Utilities NYSE Composite Amex Index Nasdaq Composite S&P 500 Wilshire 5000 Russell 2000

Last 13,008.68 5,088.34 492.62 7,863.94 2,377.70 2,939.52 1,379.32 14,370.33 786.94

Net Chg -64.33 -24.03 -3.94 -47.11 -19.19 -6.32 -5.98 -69.64 -4.64

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51 37.92 +.49 8 7.34 +.06 13 73.91 -.95 8 109.58 -.24 21 80.80 -.32 18 49.14 -.66 21 98.01 -1.55 11 86.85 -.71 8 9.24 +.14 7 18.24 -.02 6 37.39 +.51 11 25.70 -.06 14 195.98 -.70 22 69.22 -.23 20 44.17 -.31

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anymore, but I still love him. READY TO LET GO

DEAR ABBY

DEAR READY: When a man gives money to a hooker, it’s usually for a reason. The reason isn’t charity; it’s for services he wants rendered. (And they don’t take money in arrears.) No one can decide for you whether or not to stay in the marriage, but before making any decisions, make it your first priority to contact your doctor and be checked for STDs. Who knows what your husband might have picked up while “flirting.” If you do decide to remain in the marriage, you’d be wise to schedule regular appointments for STD checkups. Your husband has shown himself to be not only a philanderer but also a liar. #####

UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE

DEAR ABBY: I found out my husband has been corresponding with prostitutes he picked up when we went on vacation. He emailed them twice, but the second one hurt me the most. He sent her money. I confronted him and was ready to end the marriage, but we have a son. He denied having sexual contact with the women and said he was just flirting, so I forgave him. But I told him I won’t tolerate it a third time. He agreed to have marriage counseling and do his part to convince me he will change. Is it worth it to try again for the sake of our son? I don’t trust him

DEAR ABBY: I have been meaning to write to you for a long time. Now that we have gone through another year of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, would you PLEASE acknowledge

Jumble

COMICS

those of us who did NOT have a parent who deserved to be honored? SOME PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO BE PARENTS! I dread these commercialized days every year. Our planet does not lack for population. We don’t need more people. There are horror stories every day in the media about child abuse, yet you honor these people without qualification. For those who have parents who deserve to be honored, I’m happy for you. But the celebration is only salt in the wounds of those of us who wish we’d never been born. ONE OF THEM IN LONGMONT, COLO.

DEAR ONE OF THEM: I agree that the commercialization of certain holidays can be painful for those who cannot join in the celebration. This would include children and adults who were abused or neglected by their parents, as well as those who no longer have living parents. I doubt many people remain childless for the public good. Usual-

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME

by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

SMEYS

Find us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/jumble

Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.

DIHNED CESBIP

Print your answer here: Yesterday’s

Family Circus

DEAR ABBY: Can you give any advice for a male in his 50s who is still a virgin, who is afraid of being intimate and hasn’t even kissed a girl since high school? Is it OK to live and enjoy life this way, or is sex something that every human should experience? CURIOUS IN FLORIDA DEAR CURIOUS: If someone is happy and enjoying life having never had sexual relations, then it’s OK. However, if you are still a virgin because of fear of intimacy, this is something to discuss with a psychologist to help you understand what caused your fear and inability to trust, because you could be getting more out of life than you have settled for.

HINTS

Beetle Bailey

FROM HELOISE

KING FEATURES SYNDICATE

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HAFRW

ly there are deeply personal reasons for it. For people who are childless by choice, every day is an affirmation of their decision. However, for those who want children and cannot have them, their loss can be excruciating. #####

Dear Heloise: I always wet a PAPER COFFEE FILTER before inserting it in the coffee maker. This way, it adheres to the sides of the filter chamber and does not fold over once the coffee has started percolating or dripping. It prevents the coffee grinds from floating down into the coffeepot. Susan B., Edison, N.J.

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

(Answers tomorrow) AVOID REGRET CATTLE Jumbles: RIGID Answer: After he trained by running, cycling and swimming, the athlete decided to — GIVE IT A “TRI”

Today’s Crossword Puzzle

A very good hint that prevents one of those little annoying “things” and can start the day off right. This is a good hint for all coffee drinkers. I start my day with coffee and have many coffee-blend recipes that you can make yourself, such as Mocha, Vienna and Orange, available in my Heloise’s Flavored Coffees and Teas pamphlet. To order one, just send $3 with a long, self-addressed, stamped (65 cents) envelope to: Heloise/Coffee & Tea, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 782795001. After dumping the used filter and grounds, put a new filter in the coffee maker so it’s ready for the next time. Heloise

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Dear Readers: Many of us have a hodgepodge of fast-food and takeout condiment packets. In a college dorm or traveling on the road, these packets can be essential in making a few extra staples: * Ketchup + soy sauce = barbecue sauce * Soy sauce + sugar packets = teriyaki sauce * Crushed red pepper + soy sauce = hoisin sauce * Ketchup + crushed red pepper = cocktail sauce * Mayonnaise + relish = tartar sauce Enjoy the taste of convenience turned home-style! If you have a wacky combination, write to let me know at: Heloise/Condiments, P.O. Box 795000, San Antonio, TX 78279-5000, or email me at Heloise(at)Heloise.com. Heloise

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Dear Heloise: Why not encourage the next generation of cooks by stating in recipes the kind of onion and measurable quantity? There are so many sizes and varieties of onions: green, white, yellow, etc., and the right amount and taste can make or break a recipe. “Chop one onion” doesn’t cut it. If ingredients are too vague on a new recipe, only experienced cooks can figure it out. Joan P., via email

You do have a valid point. Many times, the size or kind of onion may not make a difference (if it’s a pot of chili or soup, for example), but with some recipes, it might. Thanks for the input. Heloise

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Dear Heloise: To keep brown sugar soft, I use two large marshmallows in a small bowl of about 3 cups of brown sugar that I keep handy on my kitchen counter. Just drop the marshmallows in and keep the bowl covered tightly. No need to stir the sugar. Lana D. in North Carolina

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Have you ever noticed how art can be used to tell a story in cartoons and video games? Telling a story without live actors is called animation (an-uh-MAYshun). Quickly showing a series of images makes it seem as if the images are moving. Today, animators use a mixture of skills and tools. One movie or TV show might include animation from hand drawings, models, computer programs and live action. The Mini Page talked with an animator and teacher at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., to learn more about this art form.

Most of the cartoons you see on TV or the Web are 2-D. This is an image from a 2-D cartoon by a student at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Bringing Art to Life This image is from a Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) 3-D project, “Drag ‘n’ Fly.� Compare this to the 2-D art in the first column below. What strikes you about the differences between the 2-D and the 3-D art?

Starting with 2-D

Adding a dimension

Images that are drawn by hand on paper or a computer are 2-D, or twodimensional. A 2-D picture has two dimensions — length and width. It appears flat. The earliest animation was all 2-D. Before movies were invented, people could speed through special books called flip books. If they turned the pages fast enough, it looked as if the figures on the pages were moving. With the invention of movies, animation took off. Until the end of the 20th century, most animated movies were made by a team of artists drawing thousands of individual images. Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,� made in 1937, was the first fulllength, color animated cartoon feature.

A 3-D, or three-dimensional, image has length, width and depth. Artists working in 3-D may work with physical models, such as sculptures or dolls, or with computer models. The finished product is created on a computer. The term “3-D� might also mean the movie is meant to be viewed with special glasses that make the images seem to pop out of the screen. “Hugo� is an example of this type of 3-D work.

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DisneyPixar’s “Toy Story� was the first 3-D feature computergraphics animated film.

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After each image was drawn for a 20th-century animated movie, it was copied onto a special transparent sheet of plastic called a cel (sell). That image was then colored and placed over a background image. (That way, the artist didn’t have to redraw the background for each image.) Using motion picture film, a photo was taken of each cel.

Teamwork

Supersport: Ashton Eaton Birthdate: 1-21-88 Hometown: Bend, Ore.

At the Olympic decathlon site in London, all eyes will be on American Ashton Eaton. In that grinding two-day, 10-event test of speed, stamina and strength, scheduled for Aug. 8 and 9, he’s favored to win the gold medal after setting a world record at the U.S. Olympic trials in June. Eaton, who also holds the world record in the seven-event heptathlon, is expected to keep his competitive edge. The Oregon native has long possessed a champion’s drive and determination. At the University of Oregon, Eaton won two national decathlon titles and earned a degree in psychology. He played football, wrestled and ran track in high school. Some athletes might run faster, or jump higher, or throw longer. But in the all-around decathlon event, Eaton is the leader of the elite athletes headed to London.

In a feature movie, there might be as many as 150 animators. In the Disney movie “Brave,� for example, there were 43 main animators. Sixteen more animators worked on crowds and additional animation; 19 worked on additional animation; and seven others worked on the credits. Other teams of animators worked on special projects such as shading.

Tricks of the trade

In early animated films, a group of animators would all work on one character. For example, 10 artists might animate all of Snow White’s actions, while five other artists might animate a lesser character, such as Grumpy. Other artists were assigned to only one detail. For example, one artist might work only on Snow White’s blush. Another artist might work only on the queen’s hands.

A group project

Animators in many fields

Today at major studios, an experienced animator is usually assigned to focus on one character. Animators beginning their careers might work only on the little bits that move on the characters, which are nicknamed “toes and tails.� In smaller studios, especially those working on projects for TV or the Web, one animator might do everything.

Video game artists animate thousands of tiny actions. Because the player decides what will happen, the animator has to create separate animations for each possible move. In motion graphics, artists may design animations for presentations or commercials. They might work on the titles to movies, wording in ads, designs on cellphones or displays in offices or stores. Motion graphics grab the viewer’s attention, as in this SCAD student’s art.

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*A storyboard artist draws pictures to show what shots are needed to tell the story for a movie or show.

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Mark Andrews is the director of the Disney-Pixar movie “Brave.� He has worked as a storyboard artist* on several films, including “The Iron Giant� and “Cars.� He has also worked as a storyboard artist on TV shows such as “Star Wars: Clone Wars.� He won an Emmy Award for this show. Mark helped direct and write for the Disney movie “John Carter.� He was the story supervisor for the movies “The Incredibles� and “Ratatouille.� He studied animation and film in college. He has also taught fencing lessons!

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Drawing With Light

All the following jokes have something in common. Can you guess the common theme or category?

Animators spend a lot of time studying how things move. Major studios usually have a training department to teach animators how real creatures and people move. For example, in “Brother Bear,� Disney brought in actual bears for animators to watch. For “Mulan,� they brought in a tai chi master to teach animators how to perform that martial art. In “Lilo and Stitch,� they took the animators to watch surfers. Experts say VSFX artists are constantly looking at slow-motion videos of action, such as things exploding or water dripping, in order to see how things move. They study painting and sculpture to see how other types of artists have captured action.

In the movie “The Avengers,� most of the Hulk’s fighting and transformations are created with animation.

Visual effects Animators create effects that live actors can’t. Visual effects are known as VSFX. VSFX animators may create everything, other than the actors, that moves in films, such as explosions, trees falling over or magic pouring from a wand. VSFX helps tell the story.

photo by Deborah Coleman/Pixar

Studying life

In stop motion, or stop frame, animation, the artist shoots a picture of an object, then moves the object, then shoots another picture. This process takes a lot of care. If anyone bumps the set, the artist has to start all over again. The advantage is that it is a process anyone can do. If you have a camera on your smartphone and a couple of paper clips or some Legos, for example, you can make a stop motion film. In movies, animators usually film 24 images per second. Video games have 60 frames per second. But with stop motion, you can usually get away with 12 images per second and still make the animation look good.

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Stop motion

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Advice to kids

Savannah College of Art and Design students work with Legos to make short stop motion animated films. The Mini Page thanks Tina O’Hailey, dean, School of Digital Media, Savannah College of Art and Design, for help with this issue.

Tina O’Hailey from the Savannah College of Art and Design said: “The best thing you can do is get a pencil and paper and draw what you see.� The most important thing is to learn how to tell a story. Many people think if they have the right software, they can be animators. But, she said, “If you don’t know how to capture the emotions of the audience, you’re just button-pushing.�

Pixar Animation Studio film crew members take archery lessons to help them learn how to draw characters shooting a bow and arrow for the movie “Brave.�

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B6 Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Team USA Continued from Page B1

“We told him, don’t get worried,” Carmelo Anthony said. “We’re all right.” They sure were. Anthony, Deron Williams, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love and Andre Iguodala opened the third quarter with a 21-3 run, turning a surprisingly close 13-point lead into a 67-36 bulge before any of the more celebrated starters finally got to play in the second half. “That was a great lift, man. That’s the best thing

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FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF CHAVES STATE OF NEW MEXICO

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JEFFREY MATTHEW MORGAN, DECEASED. No. PB-2012-00022 NOTICE TO CREDITORS

JULIE M. LYLES and MARCY MORGAN have been appointed co-personal representatives of the estate of Jeffrey Matthew Morgan, deceased. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the co-personal representatives, c/o Scott S. Morgan, P.O. Box 1720, Artesia, New Mexico, 88211-1720, or filed with the District Court of Chaves County, New Mexico. DATED: July 9, 2012.

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about this team, there’s no drop off,” said Kevin Durant. “We’ve got All-Stars off the bench. Those guys did great job for us.” Anthony and Love scored 16 points apiece for the Americans, who gave the fans the dunk show they expected once the game was in hand. Durant had 13 and rookie Anthony Davis dunked his way to 12. But they had to work hard to make this one look easy. The game against the Olympic newcomers wasn’t expected to be close for more than a few minutes.

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3102 VASSAR Drive: Thurs-Sat. 2-4 Aug, 7:30-12:00. Back Yard Sale. Back to school: Music library (all instruments). Art library. Rocks. Stuffed animals, VCR’s, DVD’s, Cassette’s, Games, Books. 45 Year Pack Rat Sale. Something for all ages. 1108 S. Richardson Tues-Sat 8-1 Big screen, organ, lots of misc. 507 W. FOREST ST. Weds-Sun, 7-5PM Toys, Clothes, tools. 1408 W. Tilden & Sunset, Weds-Sat, 8-5pm. Tools, beds, toys, baby items, bicycles, scooters & much more.

007. West

404 W. 2nd July 31-Aug 11 Estate Books sale at Books Again 10-4 Tues thru Sat. 207 Robin Tues-Sun 9-? Antiques, new/used items pulled out everyday something for all ages.

008. Northwest 1804 N. Missouri Wed-Sat. Clothes, shoes and lost more. All clothes 10¢ 1612 N. Washington, Fri-Sat. Furniture, tools & misc.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 025. Lost and Found

FOUND female Terrier on W. Gayle St. between Washington & Union. Call to identify, 575-317-7754 after 12pm.

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Clarence J. Barker Petitioner VS.

Lisa A. Coxe Respondent DM-2011-909

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

GREETINGS: You are hereby notified that a cause of action is being brought against you in the District Court of Chaves County, Cause No. DM-2011-909, in which Clarence J. Barker is the Plaintiff/Petitioner, and you are the Defendant/Respondent. Unless you enter an appearance in this cause of action within thirty (30) days from the last date of publication of this Notice of Pendency of Action, the Petitioner may request the Court to issue a default judgment against you. Petitioner/Plaintiff’s address is: 211 East Country Club Rd Roswell, NM 88201

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111 THREE Cross Fri. 7:30 Multi family sale. Lots of baby stuff, clothes, & misc. #1 RIO Bonito Cir. Sat. 8-noon. Moving Sale. Tools & misc. items. 2 Jardin Court, Sat. 7-2 We take all major credit cards. No Checks. Queen mattress like new, portable a/c unit-new, household items, stand up freezer 13 cf, clothes. No early birds.

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1608 S. Monroe Thurs. & Fri. 7-4. 3 party sale. Lots of school stuff, misc. items.

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Avon, Buy/Sell. Become Ind. Sales Rep $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR THE ROSWELL Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of: OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills a self-starter and strong work ethic. Bilingual preferred. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Vonnie Fischer, 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: addirector@rdrnews.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! AMERIPRIDE LINEN and Apparel Requisition #104895 Customer Service Representative Application open from July 13, 2012 to August 13, 2012. High School Diploma/GED, experience with route sales desired, ability to work directly with customers, build relationship with customers by providing resolutions to problems and complaints, clean driving record, ability to lift 50 lbs and pass a Department of Transportation drug test and physical. Competitive salary and benefits. Application must be filled out online at careerbuilders.com EOE EMPLOYEE SOLITAIRE HOMES of Roswell is offering a position in sales. Applications are being accepted in person. No phone calls please. 4001 W. Second St. Roswell, NM 88201.

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The daily preview in the press center said it “could prove to be one of the most lopsided matchups of London 2012.” The Americans maybe expected this would simply be like a practice — they even decided to cancel Wednesday’s workout some 11 hours earlier. Yet they found themselves in a five-point game late in the first half, launching 3pointers when they couldn’t be stopped inside. The second unit simply appeared to compete much harder, with Williams even playing one defensive pos-

045. Employment Opportunities

GATEWAY CHRISTIAN Preschool is currently taking applications for part time teachers. We’re looking for Christian workers with high energy and good people skills who love children. A GED or higher is needed, and experience working with children is also a requirement. Apply at 1900 N. Sycamore, no phone calls please. DENTAL OFFICE: 1 part time position for front office and dental assisting duties. Experience desired. Send resume to Dr. Glenn Mattlage, 100 S. Michigan. Management Opportunity Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel is looking for a friendly and professional Maintenance Manager to join our team. Ideally you will have building services experience and appropriate qualifications. You will be approachable and deliver thoughtful service. Building trades a plus, salary based on experience. Please apply in person Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. SMALLER OFFICE: Receptionist/Support Staff with typewriter typing skills, basic computer knowledge, and basic bookkeeping skills. Good working conditions in small office. Pay will be commensurate with qualifications. Please send resume to PO Box 1897 Unit 313, Roswell, NM 88202. EXPERIENCED MEAT CUTTER Full-time Meat Cutter needed. Great environment & atmosphere. Pay based on experience. Employee discount. 401K, paid Holidays, vacation & sick pay. Discount prescriptions, Health Benefits. Must be able to work weekends & Holidays. Required to take drug test. Apply at Lawrence Brothers IGA, 900 W. 2nd Street. Roswell,NM. TEMPORARY PART Time Maintenance position. Apply at Saddle Creek Apartments, 1901 S. Sunset. No phone calls, please. DRIVERS WANTED: Earn $7.50 hrly, plus gas commission, plus tips. Must be 18 years old with 2 year driving history and good Motor Vehicle Record. Apply online at

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or call Dominos at 622-3030 or 623-3030. Opportunities for advancement.

FULL TIME laborer general construction experience, pre-engineer metal building experience. Able to travel valid drivers license and drug screening. Contact Helco 622-9790, apply at 6223 Devonian. GREAT OPPORTUNITY to work for a long established company! Must be able to work with the public in retail setting, be computer literate, be great at math and willing to learn complicated tasks. You must be able to consistently lift 50 pounds. Knowledge of agriculture is a plus. If you are using or have ever used drugs, do not even bother to apply. Send resume to: Application, PO Box 725, Roswell, NM 88201.

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CERTIFIED MEDICAL Assistant/EMT’s for Chaves County Detention Center. Afternoon & night shift, part time or full time. Good pay and flexibility. Call 575-627-4322 during business hours or fax resume to 627-4300. THE ROSWELL Job Corps Center is accepting resumes for the following vacancies. All positions are full time with fringe benefits. Career Counselor: The counselor will provide sound counsel and advice to students both during the training day and evening hours. Must have a Bachelors degree in psychology or a Bachelors degree with a minimum of 15 hours in psychology or social work related instruction, one year experience in counseling, and a valid drivers license.

Career Technical Education Manager: The CTE manager supervises the applied technical education program, work-based learning program, and the advanced career training program. The candidate must have a Bachelors degree. Training in a business or industry is a plus. Three years experience with at least one year in a supervisory position. Must have a valid drivers license.

Academic Instructor: Two positions are available, Math and GED. The instructors will provide students with academic skills through the administration of the Job Corps Competencies program. Academic instructors must have a current New Mexico licensure or attainable. Human Resources & Property Clerk: The clerk will assist the Human Resources Manager with clerical and data entry functions and will provide assistance to the Property Specialist in the areas of inventory, supplies, and data entry. The candidate must have a High School diploma and 2 years of clerical or secretarial experience. Must have a valid drivers license.

Send resume to: gonzalez.mary@jobcorps.org Career Opportunities, Inc is an EEO/AD/DV employer.

TAKING APPLICATIONS for FT/PT Customer Service person and PT/FT Maintenance person to do light equip/building/ground repairs. Please apply at All American Cleaners, 104 E. Berrendo or 514 W. 2nd. Opening For a part time therapist for a local behavioral health agency that specializes in working with children who have psychological and behavioral issues. A current NM license as a LMST, LPCC, or LISW is required. Individuals with an LMHC may be considered with a supervision agreement. Please send your resume and we will contact you. PO Box 1897, Unit 314, Roswell, NM 88202.

session with one shoe after the other fell off. Love briefly had to come out after banging knees, but was able to return later. “It’s a different game to get ready for and I thought as a team overall we were ready, but it took like our bench to get us going defensively,” Krzyzewski said. Makram Ben Romdhane scored 22 for Tunisia, the African champion playing in just its second Olympic game. A wire-to-wire loser Sunday against Nigeria, they’ll be able to tell their kids their first Olympic lead came against the powerful

045. Employment Opportunities

TRUCKING & Contracting Services, LLC in Carlsbad, NM is looking for qualified Dozer & Blade Operators, preferably with a CDL & 2 yrs experience. Excellent pay DOE. For more info please call the office at 575-887-5827 or 575-234-1571. JOIN OUR TEAM Full-time Home Service Sales Position, American National Insurance Co., Weekly training salary plus benefits. Local office Ph#(575) 622-5951, Roswell, NM. NM L/H License a Plus! Please, SeriousInquiries Only. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H Counseling Associates, Inc. is currently hiring a Community Support Specialist to teach life skills to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position requires the ability to coordinate and provide necessary services and resources to clients and families to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. Bachelors degree with 2 years experience working with this population. Bi-lingual strongly preferred. Salary DOE. An EOE. Send Resumes to Counseling Associates, Inc. Terri Ketner PO Box 1978 Roswell, NM 88202 If you need further information please contact Terri Ketner at (575)623-1480 ext. 1018 Construction Management experience. Project Leader/Project Supervisor. General construction knowledge, drug screening, 5 yrs exp. in general construction & 2 yrs management exp. Apply in person at 6223 Devonian between 9am-3pm. 575-622-9790 TELLER

Responsible for providing quality and efficient customer service through Teller related duties. This position can be either Part-Time or Full-Time in Roswell/Berrendo Branch.

Qualifications • Accuracy and attention to detail very important • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented • Must demonstrate good communication skills; both verbal and written • Must be computer literate; also possess skills with 10 key calculator and typewriter • Must have the ability to adapt to multiple tasks with excellent organizational skills and a positive attitude. • Knowledgeable of various types of Bank products/services available and possess the ability to support the bank’s cross sales culture. Submit applications to: First American Bank Attn: HR Department 111 E. 5th / PO Box 1857 Roswell, NM 88201 Applications are available at our bank locations in Roswell

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NOTICE is hereby given that on July 12, 2012, Lonnie R. Harper, 202 Three Cross Drive, Roswell, NM 88201 filed application No. RA-1250-POD4 with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to Change Location of Well by abandoning old well RA-1250-L located in the SW1/4NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 10, Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M. and drilling a new well RA-1250-POD4, 12.0 inches in diameter and approximately 160 feet in depth to be located in the SW1/4NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 10, Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M. for the continued diversion of 48.75 acre-feet per annum of the shallow ground waters of the Roswell Artesian Underground Waster Basin for the irrigation of 16.25 acres of land described as:

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New well will be drilled within 100.0 feet from old existing well.

ACREAGE 16.25

The move-from land and wells are located approximately 0.5 mile North of Isler Road and approximately 0.75 mile East of North Atkinson Ave. in Chaves County, New Mexico.

Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (objection must be legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name, phone number and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment, you must specifically identify your water rights*; and/or (2) Public Welfare/Conservation of Water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of New Mexico, you must show how you will be substantially and specifically affected. The written protest must be filed, in triplicate, with the State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, NM 88201 within ten (10) days after the date of the last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is hand-delivered or mailed and postmarked within 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protests can be faxed to the Office of the State Engineer, (575) 623-8559. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with the provision of Chapter 72 NMSA 1978.

Americans. “They could have absolutely have taken us to the cleaners but Coach K’s discipline made sure that didn’t happen,” Tunisia coach Adel Tlatli said through an interpreter. The Americans had played nothing but top-level opposition of late, beating Argentina and Spain in their final two exhibition games before opening with a 98-71 victory over France. They played like they expected a little breather so they could concern themselves mostly with adjusting to the Olympic basketball arena

045. Employment Opportunities

ALBUQUERQUE MAIL SERVICE INC. Is now accepting applications for full time freight drivers in the Roswell area. Freight runs include night schedules. Must have a current class A Commercial Driver’s License with a Haz Mat endorsement or be able to obtain one, Current medical card, at Least 2 years driving exp or have completed truck driving school, and at least 23 years of age. Albuquerque Mail Service supports a drug-free work environment. If you have submitted an application in the last 90 days no need to re-apply. Applications can be printed from our web page albuquerquemail service.com or picked up at 101 Rosemont Ave NE, Albuquerque N.M. 87102. Please submit a current MVR with application. If you have questions please call 505-843-7613. 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. LEAD OIL & GAS ACCOUNTANT Devon Energy is looking for a Lead Oil & Gas Accountant for their Midland, TX and Artesia, NM offices. 5 yrs oil & gas accounting experience preferred. Go to www.dvn.com/careers for more information. FULLTIME POSITIONS Available in Artesia and Carlsbad. Plumbers, HVAC and Sheet Metal Workers. Residential/ Commercial. Minimum 3 yrs experience, Journeyman License Preferred. Send Resume. Crouch PHAC, Inc., PO Box 1779, Artesia, NM 88211-1779 or call 575-746-3782 for an application.

and the international officiating that had them so perplexed in the first half Sunday. The teams met in the 2010 world championship in a similar game. The U.S. won 92-57, pulling away after leading by just six at halftime and holding the Tunisians to 27.8 percent shooting for the game. The Americans were 17 of 22 (77 percent) on 2-pointers in the first half, but missed 10 of their 12 3point shots. Westbrook scored 11 for the U.S., which plays Nigeria on Thursday.

045. Employment Opportunities

HELP OTHERS, work at home, flexible hours, on the job training. Call Brian 505-863-2645. Part Time/PRN family medical practice Front/back office & cleaning duties. Pick up application at 612 W. 8th. St. No phone calls please. AIRLINES ARE HIRING – Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified – Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-886-7324. Local Business seeking the following positions for immediate hire: Parts Counter Sales, Parts Manager, and Service Manager. Experience required. Must be able to multitask in a fast paced atmosphere. Good customer service skills a must. We offer competitive pay with benefits. Submit resume to: PO Box 1897, Unit #316 Roswell, NM 88202.

045. Employment Opportunities

FRED LOYA Insurance is hiring bilingual customer service representative. Please apply at 2601-B N Main St. HOUSEKEEPING/ LAUNDRY Healthcare Services Group, Inc. founded in 1977 is the nation's largest provider of support services management to the healthcare industry. We are seeking candidates for Housekeeping/Laundry personnel to perform a variety of cleaning duties to ensure the physical environment meets established standards for cleanliness and sanitation and meet all infection control and safety standards for the facility. Experience is a plus however we have an excellent training program. Starting pay is $8.00 per hour. Interested candidates should apply Monday to Friday directly at: Mission Arch Care & Rehabilitation 3200 Mission Arch Drive, Roswell.

COMFORT KEEPERS is seeking kind, caring & personable individuals to provide non-medical in-home care to the elderly and those recovering from illness. We provide companionship, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care, and other needed care services for our clients. Full & Part-time positions available. Flexible schedule. Applicants must have a very neat appearance, possess a valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Stop by 1410 S Main today to apply.

Pathology Consultants of New Mexico is seeking a Sales/Marketing Specialist for the New Mexico/West Texas territory. The position is responsible for maximization of territory growth and profitability through analyzing and driving the sales cycle forward with ne and existing physician accounts. Provide continuing education to physicians on new technologies and laboratory testing. Manage customer relationships through ongoing business reviews to become entrenched with the customer in order to grow the relationship and drive the business. Please send your resume with cover letter to Lisa Braggs, CEO at lbraggs@pcnm.com

Legals

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NOTICE is hereby given that on May 23, 2012, Wesley Pilley, P.O. Box 369, Hagerman, New Mexico 88232, c/o Atkins Engineering Associates, Inc. P.O. Box 3156, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-3156; filed Application No. HC-107 & RA-1399; HC-6, HC-85 & RA-1399 into RA-1616-C with the STATE ENGINEER to for permit to use existing shallow well as a supplemental point of diversion for the continued diversion of 1094.7 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, of Hagerman Canal and supplemental groundwater (981.0 acre-feet per annum) and shallow groundwater (113.7 acre-feet per annum). Presently the Hagerman Irrigation Company is authorized to use the following surface water and supplemental artesian and shallow groundwater points of diversion:

Surface Points of Diversion (Hagerman Irrigation Company) Subdivision Section Township Well Number Source Hondo River NE1/4 31 10 S. HC-1 HC-1 South Spring River SE1/4 8 11 S.

Range 25 E.

25 E.

Groundwater Points of Diversion (Hagerman Irrigation Company) Well Number Source Subdivision Section Township RA-360 Artesian NE1/4NE1/4 35 10 S. Artesian NE1/4SW1/4NE1/4 18 13 S. RA-361 Shallow NE1/4NE1/4 35 10 S. RA-362, RA-363, and RA-366-Comb RA-364 Artesian SW1/4NW1/4NE1/4 16 11 S. RA-3992 Shallow SW1/4SW1/4SW1/4 35 11 S. RA-3993 Shallow SW1/4SE1/4SE1/4 22 11 S. RA-3994 Shallow NE1/4NE1/4NW1/4 16 11 S. RA-4383 Shallow NW1/4SW1/4SE1/4 7 13 S. RA-5022-X-7 Artesian SE1/4SE1/4 6 13 S. RA-5022-X-9 Artesian NE1/4NE1/4 7 14 S. RA-5022-X-10 Artesian NE1/4NE1/4 31 12 S. RA-5560 Artesian SE1/4SW1/4SE1/4 31 13 S.

Range 24 E. 26 E. 24 E. 25 E. 25 E. 25 E. 25 E. 26 E. 26 E. 26 E. 26 E. 26 E.

Mr. Pilley is authorized to pump supplemental groundwater to supplement the Hagerman Canal source and as the source of water for his primary shallow groundwater rights from shallow well No. RA-1399 located in the NE1/4NE1/4NE1/4 of Section 21, Township 14 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M. Said water is used for the irrigation of up to 364.9 acres of land described as follows: SUBDIVISION SECTION TOWNSHIP RANGE ACRES Part of E1/2NE1/4, Part of N1/2SE1/4 and Part of NE1/4SW1/4 21 14 S. 26 E.) Part of N1/2 and Part of N1/2SW1/4 22 14 S. 26 E) Up to 364.9

Application is made to use existing shallow well RA-1616-C located in the NW1/4SE1/4NW1/4 of Section 22, Township 14 South, Range 26 East, N.M.P.M., as a supplemental well, additional point of diversion, for the aforesaid water rights as described under Permit Nos. HC-107 & RA-1399, issued May 13, 2009; and HC-6, HC-85 & RA-1399, issued March 1, 2010. Application is also made to combine and commingle the water rights described under State Engineer Files HC-107 & RA-1399 and HC-6, HC-85 & RA-1399.

Emergency authorization to immediately commence the use of well RA-1616-C is requested pursuant to Section 72-12-24 NMSA (1978).

The above described points of diversion and places of use are located approximately 1 to 1.5 miles south, southwest of the Town of Hagerman, Chaves County, New Mexico.

Any person, firm or corporation or other entity having standing to file objections or protests shall do so in writing (objection must be legible, signed, and include the writer’s complete name, phone number and mailing address). The objection to the approval of the application must be based on: (1) Impairment; if impairment, you must specifically identify your water rights*; and/or (2) Public Welfare/Conservation of Water; if public welfare or conservation of water within the state of new Mexico , you must show how you will be substantially and specifically affected. The written protest must be field, in triplicate, with the State Engineer, 1900 West Second Street, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, within ten (10) days after the date of the last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (faxes) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is hand-delivered or mailed and postmarked within 24-hour period. Protests can be faxed to the Office of the State Engineer, (575) 623-8559. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 72 NMSA 1978.


Roswell Daily Record 045. Employment Opportunities

045. Employment Opportunities

ARE YOU tired of doing the same thing over and over again? Are you looking for the fast track to success?

At Sun Loan, we make sure people get the financial help they need when they need it most. In the process you’ll build a career that is filled with growth, teamwork and plenty of opportunities. We offer Salary + Bonus, Auto Allowance, Paid, On the Job Training, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off and much more. No Prior Experience Required. Imagine Building Your Career By Making Someone’s Day! Now Hiring: Assistant Manager Roswell, NM

EXPERIENCED HOUSE wireman. Excellent benefit package including paid holidays, 401(k), profit sharing and insurance. Apply in person at 512 S. Main. Dean Baldwin Painting, LP Roswell, NM is currently seeking (4) Lic. A & P Mechanics & (1) QA Inspectors for permanent/FT positions. Starting pay: $19.00 p/h, or higher depending on exp, we offer great advancement opportunity & excellent benefits. Send resume to: resumes@deanbaldwinpainting.com or fax to 575-347-2589. EOE

Best Western El Rancho now hiring Front Desk. Please apply between 9 am -2 pm. Monday- Friday. No phone calls please.

Apply online: www.QHire.net/255278 EOE m/f/d/v MOTHERS AND Others. CEO income potential, no inventory, no selling, no risk, not MLM. To learn more about our company please call out 24- hour recorded message: (559-546-1913) Dean Baldwin Painting has an opening for a Ground Support Mechanic. Must have automotive and aerial equipment mechanical experience: hydraulic systems, computer systems, electrical systems, trouble shooting, ordering parts, welding, maintaining maintenance records and some facility maintenance experience. Please submit your resume to teresac@deanbaldwinpainting.com or fax to 575-347-2589.

Tobosa Developmental Services is currently seeking an individual to fill our Facilities Maintenance Technician position. This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of program facilities, buildings, and other facilities to be maintained under contractual obligations. Maintenance / Mechanical aptitude experience required. Must be able to multi-task, able to life / carry at least 65 pounds for short distances, able to operate mechanical equipment, while performing exterior and interior maintenance as necessary. Salary negotiable based on prior experience. A completed application police background check, and motor vehicle record required. Please submit applications to Alfred at 110 E. Summit or call 575-624-1025. Deadline: August 15, 2012. (Tobosa Developmental Services is an EEOC employer.)

045. Employment Opportunities

CARRIER SUBSTITUTE wanted in the Artesia area. Work 2 days a week or more delivering route. Must have valid drivers license and good driving record. Call 575-910-6503, ask for Carmen.

060. Jobs Wanted Male Female

WANTED HOUSE & office cleaning. Affordable rates, free estimates, 15yrs exp. 622-8482

SERVICES

105. Childcare

NEED CHILD care? Find the widest range of available childcare for your children and their needs. 1-800-691-9067 or www.newmexic okids.org. You may also call us; Family Resource & Referral 622-9000 and we can help you navigate the system.

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-5153 or 626-5458 HOUSE CLEANING at good cheap price. Call Virginia 575-637-5216

150. Concrete

Slabs, patios, sidewalks, curbing, Rodriguez Const. Since 1974 Lic. 22689. Call 420-0100 Running Bear Concrete Construction Foundations, patios, driveways & curbing, Lic: 373219. Call 317-6058.

CLASSIFIEDS

185. Electrical

ELECTRICAL SERVICES Any size electrical job. Lic#360025. 575-840-7937

195. Elderly Care

WILL care for your elderly 11 years experience as C.N.A. with good references My contact #(575)637-4573 DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, will provide 24hr care, yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877

200. Fencing

Rodriguez Construction FOR WOOD, metal, block, stucco fencing, Since 1974. Lic. 22689. 420-0100 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991 6FT CHAINLINK fence, 50ft roll, $65 per roll, 420-1352 or 626-7488

225. General Construction

ALL TYPES of construction. Call B&B Enterprises, local licensed & bonded, contracor with over 25 yrs experience. 575-317-3366

230. General Repair

CARPENTRY, DRY wall, painting & concrete. We guarantee. 626-2050 REPAIRS NEEDED? D&B Property Maintenance is your repair specialist. Painting, sheetrock, landscaping & much more. No job too small, one call does it all! Free est. 623-8922

235. Hauling

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

Mow lawns, pickup trash and all types of unwanted metal. 575-308-1227 WW LAWN Service Property cleanup - Lawn & field mowing - Shrub & hedge trimming - Rock installation & much more. Call Juan, 626-6121.

285. Miscellaneous Services

SAWMILLS FROM only $3997.00 - MAKE/ SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info/DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.co m 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE! A Premier Discount Plan. SAVE on medical, dental, vision and prescription drugs for as little as $29.95/month. Enroll today. Call 1-866-507-4631. GET FREE OF CREDIT CARD DEBT NOW! Cut payments by up to half. Stop creditors from calling. 877-639-3441 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-482-3316 www.CenturaOnline.com 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. SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS. WIN or Pay Nothing! Start Your Application In Under 60 Seconds. Call Today! Contact Disability Group, Inc. Licensed Attorneys & BBB Accredited. Call 877-738-1851.

CLASSIFICATION

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330. Plumbing

Plumber Needs Work. Steve’s Plumbing & Heating. 28 yrs exp. 622-9326

345. Remodeling

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

350. Roofing

RWC SHINGLE Roofings. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397 www.rancheroswelding.com

GUTTERS For All Your Rain Gutter Needs! Call WH Seamless Aluminum Gutter Systems, LLC. Locally owned. Free estimates. 575-626-0229. Guaranteed Shingle Roof jobs. Locally owned. Licensed and bonded. 5-C Const. 626-4079 or 622-2552.

FINANCIAL

REAL ESTATE

490. Homes For Sale CHEAPER THAN rent Townhouse, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large corner lot. $98,600. Call 575-491-4235 1908 W. 4th, 3br. 2b + 575-317-6974

395. Stucco Plastering

Stucco, Lath, synthetic, guaranteed work. Memo 575-637-1217 RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

www.rancheroswelding.com

STUCCO WIRE w/paper, 100ft rolls, $45 420-1352 or 626-7488

405. TractorWork

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

ON LAKE VAN Dexter, great view, 575-706-2114 or 575-706-1245 PRICE REDUCED $90k, 4br/2ba - 2000 sqft w/upstairs br & balcony, modern kitchen, whirlpool, dbl sink in master bathroom, enclosed patio, fenced yard, 323 E Hervey, no owner financing. 626-9593 402 Spruce 4/2, $93K, owner fin., $675/mo. 10% dn, remodeled. 626-5290 BEAUTIFUL LAKE VAN home FSBO, built 2009, 4/2/2, open/split floor plan! 575-910-1843 MUST SEE! 3BR 1BA 1 car garage, fenced yard, 81 Lighthall, $75k possible owner finance w/down payment. 627-9942

410. Tree Service

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

ENCHANTED HILLS 3/2.5, 902 Mason Dr., 2307 sqft, Broker listed at $217,000, price reduced $189,000, plus recent 40k remodel. Call 208-0525 or Sun. 2-4. FSBO: 4/2/2, large kitchen, great neighborhood. 2 Isla Ct. No Owner Financing call-317-8131

www.rancheroswelding.com

Hector (575) 910-8397

440. Window Repair

PET DOORS installed in glass doors & windows. Call for details. All types of glass replacements. Aquarius Glass & Mirrors. 623-3738

$225,000 - 116 Three Cross Dr., 3br-2ba + office, 2 car garage, excellent condition, 12x18 steel bldg, deck, hot tub, 0.38 acre lot, Owner/Broker, 622-1726 or 420-4543. 4Bd1Ba, 703 E. Grnwd, $60K, new carpet, etc. call M-F 8a-noon. 624-1331.

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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. Garage sale ads must be placed in person. We will NOT accept garage sale ads over phone, e-mail, or fax. 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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CITY OF ROSWELL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

POSITION

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Firefighter Recruit

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Quality Painting! Affordable prices, Sr. Discounts. Mike 622-0072

435. Welding

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310. Painting/ Decorating

Allen’s Tree Srvc. Trim top removal, good clean up. Free estimates. 626-1835

3 LINES OR LESS . . . ONLY $ 68 9 NO REFUNDS • Ads posted online at no extra cost

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Water & Sewer Maintainer I Water-Maint & Transmission (5 Positions) (CDL License Required)

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$10.9833-$14.0179

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No-EMT- $9.9145/hr

With EMT- $10.4102/hr $55,159.16-$70,398.62/year

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TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application for each job for which they are applying. Failure to submit a complete application packet and all its requirements will invalidate your application. Application and job description(s) for the above position(s) are available on our website at www.roswell-nm.gov. The City of Roswell offers a competitive benefit package which includes medical, life, vision, dental, and retirement! Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 5:00 p.m. of the closing date to be considered.

490. Homes For Sale OWNER FINANCE 2464 sqft, 4br/3ba. Call Lou @ 627-0700. favoriteagent.com

492. Homes for Sale/Rent

SELL OR RENT YOUR HOUSE FASTER! INCLUDE A PICTURE FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

(2) 5 acre lots, EGP, $32,500 each/$60k both. Terms avail. 575-317-6974 11.2 ACRES of Senior water rights. Call Gloria for more info, 575-622-5005 or 575-914-0403. CLOSE TO RUIDOSO 20 acres with water, $29,900. Municipal water, maintained roads and electric. Won’t last at this price! Call NMRS 866-906-2857.

500. Businesses for Sale BUISNESS FOR sale well established, parking lot cleaning, 575-402-1873

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

LOT FOR Sale or Lease, 410 S. Main, 623-9772 or 420-9072. Main & Poe, 4600sf, $275k, kit equip, lrg lot, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

GOING to N.M.S.U.? 3br, 2 bath, central heat/ac, storage building, covered porch, yard. Near campus in Las Cruces. Clean, very good cond. $14,500. Contact Melissa 623-4195, Ben 840-8260 leave message. 2007 Laurel Creek mobile home like new, non smoker, 1br 1ba, owner financing avail. for more info Call 575-354-0096

NORTH SR. Park, 16x80, 3br/2ba, AC, safety shwr, 2 porches, $19,900.910-7140 REMODELED MOBILE Home refrigerated air central heat, 3bd, 2 bath, very nice in adult park call 575-317-6489 or 575-317-6493 for more information FIX-UP, 3BR/2BA, $29,000, fenced, 2314 Sherman, 575-973-2353. 60X14, 2BR, 1 1/2 ba, appliances, central air. $7500. 627-6747

MOBILE Home 4/2 $450 mo., $450 dep., + electric ,(575) 840-8146


B8 Wednesday, August 1, 2012 520. Lots for Sale

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan Lands West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. Mobile Home Lots for sale: Lot size 50x134 $18,000. Owner financing w/ $4000 down. 50 lots to choose from. On Washington & Brasher. 420-1352. LARGE LOT corner of 17th & Lea, 409 W. 17th, zoned R3, $5000. 627-8820 FREE 50” SANYO FLAT SCREEN TV WITH EACH LOT SOLD IN AUGUST 5 Acre Homesites starting at $20,000 Owner Financing – Good Covenants – No Mobiles

Call Jim Moore 575-626-5352 or 623-1800 www.buenavidaland.com 9 miles west of Roswell

RENTALS

535. Apartments Furnished

1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 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. 1st MONTH FREE All Bills Paid, Free Cable, 1BR $545 2BR $645, 3br/2ba $745mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. EFF, 1 & 2br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. EFF, 1BR, downtown, clean, wtr pd. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD. 623-8377 1BR, $447, all bills pd; 2br, $537; 3br, $620; 1st mo. free, free cable, newly remodeled, ref air, must income qualify. 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. BETTER LIVING w/in reach. 3br/2ba, $616, central h/c, fridge, stove, DW, GD, W/D hookups, 2 refreshing pools, pets welcome (restrictions apply), Section 8 Vouchers accepted, 623-7711, Villas of Briar Ridge. 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 314 S. Birch #B & #D, 1BR, 1BA, $425 month 1210 N. Main (eff.), 1BR, 1BA, $450 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 1BR APT., all bills paid $575/mo, $275/dep, No HUD. 420-5604 Very nice 2br Apartment. North location, 6 mo. lease, no HUD or pets, 420-4535. 1&2Bd, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331 2/2, $600 mo., $400 dep., wtr pd, no HUD or pets, 2802 W. 4th. 910-1300

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

WORKERS/ MEDICAL/ Fletc need an extended stay rental, all bills paid? 30 homes $990-$2300/month, pet yards, washers, dryers, everything furnished. Britt/ Veronica 575-624-3258, 575-626-4848 www.cozycowboy.com 2712 PARK, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 Townhouse, 2br/2ba/1car gar., ref. air. $1000/mo. $300/dep. 575-910-1605 Furnished Efficiency $350 mo. $250 dep. Bills pd. No pets. 1/2 people only. 423 E. 5th 622-5301. 1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 504 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, no pets or HUD, $550/mo, $500/dep, 914-5402.

13 RUOHONEN, (near ENMU-R) large 3br, 1ba, new stove, w/d hookups, completely remodeled very clean & cute, $600 mo, plus dep., No HUD. References & rental history required. Call 317-3929

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

CLASSIFIEDS

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

3br1ba, ref air, fenced yard 1 car 91 Lighthall RIAC $700m.$700 dep 627-9942

1&2Bd, 1&2Ba, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, call M-F 8a-noon 624-1331

INVACARE PATIENT lifter, hospital bed $250; power wheelchair $400; 622-7638

502 W. Albuquerque 2br ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups $500 mo. $500 dep. No pets. 914-5402

2BR, 1 3/4 bath, basement, refrig. air $650 mo. $500 dep. Terry 420-5111

GAS STOVE, $40. Call 914-2067.

509 S. Lea 1br ref. air, stove, ref., $450 mo. $500 dep. No pets. 914-5402 414 S. Pinon remodeled 4br 2 ba. ref air, stove, fridge, w/d hookups, dishwasher, $900 mo. $600 dep. No pets. 914-5402

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 3BR/1BA, garage, w/d, fridge, stove, fenced yard, small pets ok, ref. air, 407 S. Chamisal, $775/mo, $500/dep. Call Jim, 910-7969. 2br/1ba, $410/mo, $410/dep, No HUD, no pets. 1br/1ba, $325/mo, 915-356-7079

2BR DUPLEX, fenced yard, 36 H St., $600/mo, $600/dep, wtr pd, 627-9942 1st Mo. free, 3b/2b, big country kit., 2 car gar., lots of closet, 575-914-1285 or 575-914-1284.

RECENTLY RENOVATED 3br/1ba in Historic District, central ht/air, DW, w/d, fenced backyard, professional landscaped, pets welcome w/deposit, $900/mo + utilities & sec. dep., credit check req’d. Call 575-624-8593.

1BR 1BA second floor rental avail. $500 mo. $500 dep. all bills paid 910-2859

306 S. Missouri, 3BR, 2BA, $800 month 601 E. Mescalero, 3BR, 2BA, $950 month 909 Avenida Manana, 3BR, 2BA, $1100 month 1202 Hall Dr, 3BR, 2BA, $1500 month 2002 S. Richardson, 3BR, 2BA, $1500 month (Swimming Pool) Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 3br/3ba, 2 master suites, lg yard, quiet neighborhood, $1850/mo, 480-258-8728

2712 PARK, 3BR, 2BA, $1400 month Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N Main St, Roswell, 622-4604 3br, 3ba townhome on the Country Club Golf Course, lake & golf course views. Immaculate inside & out, fresh paint, new carpet. Refrigerator, built-ins, washer, dryer included. Association dues & water paid, no maintenance. $1450/mo, $1000/dep, year lease. Jim or Marilyn, 575-420-8201 or 575-627-7177. 3BR 2 ba. 2 car garage home security alarm system, fenced front/back fireplace close to elementary school $500 dep. $1100 mo. No HUD. 420-1530 ENCHANTED HILLS, 3br, 2200 sqft, ref air, security system, no pets or smoking, $1200. 575-626-7893 or 622-7892 Super clean 1br 1ba with carport & storage shed wood floors, ref. air, single person or couple. No Hud/pets 575-420-4801 575-626-8302 1113 S. Hahn, 4br/2ba, stove, fridge, $725/mo, $300/dep, no pets, 910-9648

CLEAN 2BR, 108 W. Oliver, $550/mo + dep. No pets. 575-622-4492

Clean 2br/1ba w/FP, stove & fridge inc. Hud Ok $525 mo. $500 dep. 2308 N. Texas 623-1800, 420-5518

3BR/1BA, $750/MO, $450/dep, 1705 W. Walnut, no HUD. 910-1300 405 W. Wells, 2br/1ba, no pets or smoking, $600/mo. 637-0707 or 623-0655

608 N. Missouri, clean, nice, 2br/1ba, ref air, $850, $500/sec. dep., washer, dryer, stove, fridge included. 627-7595 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!

2/1 Central heat air, includes washer, dryer, fridge stove, no Hud, water paid $580 mo $400 dep. 910-7969, 603-C S. Penn. CSD Property Mngmt RE/MAX of Roswell sdenio@remax.net www.roswellnmhouses.com

575-622-7191 575-637-3716 507 E. Mescalero 4/2, W/D, Stove, Fridge $1300 Mo $1300 Dep 200 Pima Drive 3/2/2, A/C, D/W, stove, office,fridge $1400 Mo $1400 Dep 2203 W. Berrendo Road 4/2/2, A/C, D/W, fridge, Stove $1300 Mo $1300 Dep

26 A St. 2 Br - Remodeled. $470/mo, $470/dep, HUD accepted. (575) 626-9530

2613 Sherrill Lane, nice home in desirable NW area, 3/2/2, $1500/mo, Avail. now. 575-420-3486 2BR, $500/MO, $400/dep, no pets, no HUD. 575-317-7373

555. Mobile Homes for Rent 2BR/2BA, SINGLE wide trailer, secure facility, 3612 S. Main, 622-0580.

2BR, 1BA $200dep $450 mo, no pets 311 W Washington Hagerman 910-1300

558. Roommates Wanted

ROOM FOR rent: Private bath, all bills pd, cable TV, WIFI, phone, washer/dryer, kitchen privileges, no smoking or drugs, must be trustworthy & have steady employment. Avail. 8/1, $500/mo. Call for application. Sheryl, 575-420-7997

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 Office space for rent above Roswell Antique Mall. Call Paula 707-354-2376

222 B W. 2nd, office space, $350/mo, wtr pd, 627-9942 FOR LEASE: 110 N. Richardson; 1,950 Sq. Ft. Inside: Large open floor plan that can remain as is or can be customized. Break room with sink, Remodeled in 2009. Contact: Reatltime Realty, LLC. 575-622-3200 Ext 3. 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. STOREFRONT, 2102 S. Main, $550/mo, $550/dep, avail. July 1st, 627-9942 207 N Union Suite A. Level entry & plenty of parking. $550/mo plus utilites. 420-2100 113 E. Albuquerque St., Call 626-4685 for info. 113 E. Albuquerque St., Call 626-4685 for info.

MERCHANDISE

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

Wheelchair, walker, shwr chair, bath transfer bench, grab bars. 622-7638 Top Quality reconditioned appliances on sale. Many like new less than half the price! Washers, dryers $75 & up. Refrigerators, stoves from $100. Excellent selection, Camper’s Appliances, 300 E. McGaffey 623-0397. Everything guaranteed! MENS NICE western shirts size 15 1/2 34. Wrangler jeans size 36 32. 2 nice matching love seats. And other misc. 575-910-2938 BANKS SIX gun tuner w/banks IQ. $750 for Ford 6.4L 08-10. K&N cold air intake Ford 6.4L 08-10. $200. 6 10” JL 10 W0 subs $75 each. 3 JL JX500 sub amps $175 ea. 973-5814 PRACTICALLY BRAND new, Desktop Windows 7, 20” led monitor $300; baby play pen $40. 914-5608 The Treasure Chest. Freezer, 8’ fiberglass ladder, furniture, TVs, crafts, Carnival, Depression glass. Credit/Debit cards accepted. Wed-Sat, 10-5, 1204 W. Hobbs, 914-1855 or 622-1543 CORNER CHAIR cherry wood $250 rolled top desk bural walnut $350, Victorian marble top dresser $350, Hummel flower Madonna 10/1 full bee $150, Mt Wash. brides bowl $75, some Indian jewelry. Call between 9-3 622-2499 THRILL DAD with 100 percent guaranteed, delivered–to-the-door Omaha Steaks! SAVE 69 percent - PLUS 2 FREE GIFTS - THRILL THE GRILL ONLY $49.99. ORDER Today 1-877-291-6597 or www.OmahaSteaks.com/ family22 use code 45069TVP 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

Executive Desk, leather chair & matching bookshelf $750 for set 627-7595. Wood Dining table w/6 padded chairs, rocking chairs, 24” tv, dvds, + other misc. items. 622-0280

635. Good things to Eat

GRAVES FARM: GREEN CHILE NOW HERE, SWEET CORN, squash, cucumbers, jalapenos, yellow hots, watermelons, canteloupe, egg plant, call to order okra, black eyed peas, red chile pods & powder, garlic, pinto beans, sweet corn, fresh fruit from Lucas Farms, peaches & plums. 622-1889 Mon-Sat 8-6:00, Sun 1-5. Accept EBT, credit cards & debit, WIC, Sr. coupons.

670. Farm Equipment

Plaza Movie Center DVD’s $1-$3 Wii console accessories, 2 games 622-5403, 575-613-5671

FARMALL tractor model H 1950, gas propane, $2800. 575-840-9532

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

ALFALFA HAY, small & large square bales, als round bales, excellent quality. The Hay Ranch, Roswell, 575-973-2200

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

CASH for GOLD & Silver; Rings, bracelets, chains, pendants, charms, medals, forks, spoons and coins. In Roswell, 578-0805 I AM interested in buying furniture, appliances, patio furniture, tools, vehicles, trailers, motorcycles, lawnmowers and lawn equipment. Vehicles must be running. 317-6285 after 5 pm or anytime weekends.

625. Antiques

ALICE’S PALACE &More 4502,4503 &4504 W. 2nd Featuring: Alice’s Thrift Store Rita’s Hidden Treasures open ever month 1st-6th 9-6pm J&V Antiques open weekends Family ties swords, knives, glassware, jewelery & antiques galore open mon, tue, thurs, fri, sat, sun, 9-6pm

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.

745. Pets for Sale

ADD A PICTURE OF YOUR PET FOR SALE FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM

Roswell Daily Record 745. Pets for Sale

PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655 AKC REGISTERED English Bulldog puppies. 3F, serious inquiries can call 575-302-1512 for more info FEMALE MORKIE, 10 wks old, crate train, $450, 208-8967. GERMAN SHEPHERD puppies, 2F, 7 wks, 1st shots & wormer, $250. 575-420-1549

PUGS, 6wks, $300, 4M, $400 for females. Fawn, full breed. 432-260-3192.

T-CUP AND TOY PUPPIES Registered, shots, potty pad trained, health guaranteed & PAYMENT PLAN. CHIHUAHUAS - $200-500 YORKIES - $800-1200 TINY MALTYPOOS (malteseXpoodle) - $800 PEK-A-POO/ SHIHTZU - $100 MORKIE (malteseXyorkie) - $500 SCHNAUZERS - $550 575-308-3017 or text 4 pics cindamoe@hotmail.com ADULT DOGS FOR ADOPTION. White male poodle 2 years old, and white party colored Pomeranian female 10 lbs and 4 years old. 575-910-1818/text

HALF RAT TERRIER AND HALF CHIHUAHUA 4 month old male puppies (2) black with white feet.small to medium size FREE TO WONDERFUL HOME! 575-910-1818/text Miniature Australian Shepherds, 2 boys left. 317-2757

745. Pets for Sale

790. Autos for Sale

Adorable Yorkies 1F, 2M ready by 9/6. For more information call 317-0278.

2002 OLDS Alero, Runs great, 90k miles, $4000, owner financing w/$2000 down, 420-1352

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

93 Escort station wagon excellent cond. $1250 owner financing w/$500 down 1401 Old Dexter Hwy 420-1352

RECREATIONAL

2009 HARLEY Trike, fully loaded, low mileage, must see to appreciate, call 575-308-1973 for details. 2011 HARLEY FLHRC103, security, nice bike, lots of extras, 250 miles, must see, $18,940. Call Tommy, 575-622-0604

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 ‘05 Prowler Regal, great for camping or living, slideout & walk around bed, $14k. 626-7973, 626-3359 1993 CLASS C 30’ runs good & looks good $6900 622-6786

2009 CHEVY Malibu, like new, 55k hwy miles, FWD, 4dr, $14,000. Call 575-420-2006 for more info. ‘97 JEEP Cherokee, 4x4, 5 spd manual, everything original, perfect condition & good motor, $3000. 575-910-2900 ‘02 Chrysler Town Country LXI 76k mi very clean $6350 $1k under NADA. 623-5716 2003 Ford Crown Victoria, was community officer car, looks & runs great, 22 mpg on Hwy, $3450. 575-973-2353 PERFECT SCHOOL car, 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix, $3850, charcoal grey, tinted windows, AC, pwr everything, excellent condition. 622-5587

{{{SOLD}}} 16ft Shasta, nice, $1600.

2005 Hyundai Elantra 4 cyl auto, low mileage, fully loaded. 806-448-8196

790. Autos for Sale

2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456.

TRANSPORTATION

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

‘95 GMC ext. cab 4x4, 350 auto, electric, leather $4500. 623-3833

SHOW US WHAT YOU’RE SELLING! INCLUDE A PICTURE IN YOUR AD FOR JUST $5! E-MAIL PICTURES TO: CLASSIFIEDS@ RDRNEWS.COM

1975 FORD pickup, great work truck, $1200 obo. Call Joseph, 626-6123. 2001 F-250 crew cab Lariet Edition, 4 WD, fully loaded, bed damage, hide a hitch, $6000 OBO. Call 575-624-0647 or 840-4855, ask for JR.

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