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December 13, 2011


Coalition pushes lawmakers to support jobs bill ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A coalition of elected officials, environmentalists and labor unions urged New Mexico’s congressional leaders on Monday to throw their support behind a federal jobs bill that could mean millions of dollars for water system improvements in the state. The coalition released a report that suggested much-needed investment in water management systems across the country, including those in New

Mexico, could lead to billions of dollars in economic activity and close to 1.9 million jobs over five years. The study predicted that New Mexico could see the creation of anywhere from 300 jobs to more than 11,000, depending on whether funds from the proposed American Jobs Act are shared based on infrastructure needs or a state’s unemployment level. Supporters said the legislation would present an

opportunity for New Mexico — a state humbled this year by exceptional drought and continued water supply pressures — to upgrade its infrastructure while creating jobs and limiting costs for ratepayers. Art de la Cruz, chairman of the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, stood in front of the metro area’s sewage treatment plant as he talked about the study. He said the plant, which

processes waste water from more than 500,000 customers, is in dire need of repairs and improvements. The price tag has been estimated at more than $200 million. “There are those who would wish to politicize investing in ourselves,” he said. “It is never a wrong time to do the right thing. It’s the absolute most important time to do this. Our country needs it, our infrastructure needs it.” The water utility has


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• Roswell honors veterans... • ‘I’m a bundle of love..’ • ENMU-R graduates 300+ students • Adopt-a-thon in progress • Rockets win City of Champions Classic


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In this Sept. 28, 2010 photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent drives along the international border fence near Nogales, Ariz. The Supreme Court agreed Monday, to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants.

High court review state immigration laws

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The losses kept mounting, the tension kept growing and ultimately Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli decided the status quo was no longer good enough. It was time to part... - PAGE B1

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This fall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an administrative order against the city of Albuquerque for alleged storm water permit

Fire Chief Salas retiring

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI plans to travel to Cuba and Mexico before Easter next year, saying he hopes his visit will strengthen the faith and encourage Catholics there to seek justice and hope. Benedict confirmed his travel plans Monday during a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica honoring Mexico’s... - PAGE B6


come under fire twice this year for violating provisions of the Clean Water Act, spurring concerns by environmentalists that failure to correct the problems could ultimately affect the Rio Grande.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona’s controversial law targeting illegal immigrants, setting the stage for an election-year decision on an issue that is already shaping presidential politics. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several

tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires that police, while enforcing other laws, question a person’s immigration status if officers suspect he is in the country illegally. The Obama administration challenged the Arizona law by arguing that regulating immigration is the job of the federal government, not states. Similar

Two men arrested after drive-by shooting

Two men were arrested after a drive-by shooting on Saturday night. Roswell Police officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1200 block of West Hobbs Street. The officer observed two male subjects in a vehicle and became suspicious when it appeared the men were trying to elude him. The suspects were stopped at the corner of Deming Street and Union Avenue, only a few blocks away from the incident. A vehicle search was completed, and they were subsequently arrested. According to Roswell Police Department spokesman Officer Travis Holley, the time that elapsed from the incident to arrest was 15 minutes. Daniel Conales, 19, 706 N. Lea Ave., and Angelo Thompson, 22, 308 E. Onyx St. were charged with shooting at or from a motor vehicle.

laws in Alabama, South Carolina and Utah also are facing administration lawsuits. Private groups are suing over immigration measures adopted in Georgia and Indiana. The court now has three politically charged cases on its See LAWS, Page A6

Roswell Fire Chief James Salas will be retiring after 20 years of service with the Roswell Fire Department. Salas’ retirement will be effective Dec. 30. Salas became chief in April 2008. Prior to his r ole as chief, Salas served as deputy fire chief for more than a year. Feeling his career has come to a close in Roswell, Salas said he plans to leave the city to seek other ventures. A lifelong resident of the city, Salas attended Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, and has held every position in the RFD from firefighter to chief. While he doesn’t believe he will work for another fire department, Salas said he plans to pursue firerelated work. “It’s all I ever wanted to do. I enjoy doing what I do,” he said. Beginning as a volunteer firefighter in Dexter, Salas’ career working for fire departments spans 26 years. Twenty of those years were spent working in Roswell. Salas said he bears countless memories of his time with the RFD. “I’ve had lots of good times. I’ve seen a lot of good things and bad things over the years. That’s been part of the job,” he said. The camaraderie amongst the RFD workers is what Salas will miss the most. “We get to know each other very well. We spend mor e time together here than we do with our families [given our shift work],” he said. Salas said he will also miss

Local resident to appear on Discovery Channel ‘Dirty Jobs’

A Roswell resident will appear on the in-depth Discovery Channel show, ‘Dirty Jobs,’ this evening.

Shawn Denny, southeast area fishery manager for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, will appear on the first episode of the show’s seventh season.

For his 155th episode, host Mike Rowe traveled to New Mexico to work as a fish squeezer with the

agency. Denny said the term, ‘fish squeezer’ is a slang used to describe those who work at a fish hatchery. The workers physically squeeze the sper m and egg out of a fish. The number of eggs per liter are then measured.

Rowe follows the agency as it catches walleye, a freshwater fish, out of Santa Rosa Lake, and harvests its sperm and eggs.

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Denny expressed his excitement in appearing on the show. “I want the department to get some exposure and people to see where their license dollars go,” he said. A portion of the sales of fishing and hunting licenses goes towards funding the agency, according to Denny. In Roswell, the episode will air on the Discovery Channel at 7 p.m.

You’re greedy: Romney, Gingrich tussle before Iowa

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Trading accusations of greed, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich challenged each other Monday to retur n millions made in private business as the race for the GOP presidential nomination tur ned increasingly acerbic and personal at the start of a three-week sprint to the Iowa caucuses. Far from Iowa, the two men campaigned miles apart from each other in next-up New Hampshire, where Romney has long dominated in polls but where Gingrich is aggressively working to make inroads. Romney called on Gin-

grich to return the estimated $1.6 million he received for providing strategic advice to Freddie Mac, the quasi-government agency that guarantees home mortgages. Gingrich has said he acted as a historian, not a lobbyist.

“That would make him the highest paid historian in history,” Romney told Fox News Channel during an interview from the Chez Vachon diner, a regular New Hampshire stop for presidential candidates. He suggested that Gingrich was an ultimate insider who leveraged his position as a former House speaker to line his pockets when he left office. Said Romney:

“One of the things that I think people recognize in Washington is that people go there to serve the people and then they stay there to serve themselves.” Gingrich, campaigning in nearby Londonderry, countered quickly, saying that Romney should give back the millions he made working at Bain Capital, a venture capital firm that sometimes laid people off as part of its efforts to make businesses more efficient. “If Gover nor Romney would give back all the money he’s ear ned from bankrupting companies and laying off employees See ROMNEY, Page A6

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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop with mill workers at the Madison Lumber Mill, Monday, in Madison, N.H.

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Adopt-a-thon a success, 33 animals found new homes JESSICA PALMER RECORD STAFF WRITER

A total of 33 animals will spend a war m, loving Christmas with their new human families thanks to the citizens of Roswell. Saturday’s Adopt-a-thon was rated a success. When the day began, Animal Services had some 52 adult dogs and 17 puppies. All the puppies found new homes as did some 14 adult dogs.

Director of Animal Services Joseph Pacheco reported the average rate of adoption is less than one a day. “We have many days when we get no adoptions,” he said. “It was the highest rate of adoption ever,” said Jo McIner ny of the Animal Welfare Alliance. “It think it was about what they would normally adopt out in a two month period of time.” Only two cats were adopted, but the emphasis

for this Adopt-a-thon was dogs. Finding homes for the adult dogs that come into their care is the most difficult for Animal Services. At the beginning of the Adopt-a-thon, Animal Services had 69 dogs -- not all were available the for adoption -- which means the number of dogs available for adoption was nearly cut in half. Mayor Del Jur ney referred to the results as “awesome.” He said, “I am

Identity theft / fraud

er drill set, a Black and Decker skill saw, a Dewalt Saws-all and two augers were stolen. Total loses are estimated at $2,080.

RHS students assault fellow student

pleased that the community responded and gave homes to so many dogs.” Andrew Gross, an Animal Control officer who gave up a portion of his Saturday to man the desk, said, “It was pretty busy, especially the first hour, but traf fic remained steady throughout the day.” Tammy McKee said that it was standing room only in the lobby. “I really do want to thank the public for making this possible,” she said. “It

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was a wonderful end of the year.”

“I think it went well,” Pacheco said, “As well as it went, I’d like to be able to do two a year, one in spring and one in December.” Mayor Jurney agreed, “I think with what has happened this time, the partners (the City of Roswell and the Animal Welfare Alliance) will need to sit back and evaluate the possibility of doing this again.” In addition, Eastern New

Mexico Medical Center responded to the plea for blankets. Director of Environmental Services Bill Fladd said. “I believe in helping the community. I have standing orders with the staff to give used blankets to the needy. We always keep one box ready for natural disasters. We keep them to help out organizations such as Harvest Ministry and Animal Services.”

Aggravated assault

Two Roswell High School students received arrest citations, Friday, after they set a third student on fire. According to the person reporting the incident, the two 17-year -olds were messing around with Germ-x spray, igniting the solution, which turned the cleaning fluid into a flame thrower. The person reporting the incident said she did not believed they meant to hurt the 16-year-old student; however, the father decided to press charges.


Santa’s wife, Mrs. Claus, was reported missing, Sunday. She was taken from the 800 block of North Greenwood Avenue, along with a black tool box, miscellaneous Craftsman and Snap-on tools. The victim stated he was unsure when the incident occurred. He only discovered the loss when he went to get Mrs. Claus to decorate his front yard and realized she was missing. The value of all the stolen items is estimated at $400. •Police were dispatched to Sunset Villa, 1515 S. Sunset Ave., to take two reports of theft from a single victim. In the first incident, the employee said someone offered to help her while she was working and when she next checked her pockets, $200 worth of cash was missing. The employee also reported that someone broke into her vehicle, stealing $200 in cash.

Police received a walk-in report of identity theft, Friday. The victim said that he was shopping for cars. He received a shock when the credit check came through and he learned that someone in Florida had purchased a vehicle, valued at $26,000, using his name and not paid on the loan. The victim stated he had never been to Florida. •Police received a similar report also on Friday. In this instance, the victim received a call from a credit card company and was informed that a subject in San Jose, Calif., had opened a Pay-Pal account in his name and made $839 in charges on e-bay.


Police were dispatched to the 900 block of South Sunset Avenue, Friday, after a subject or subjects broke into a vehicle by smashing the rear sliding window. The subjects damaged the dash and removed a Kenwood Pioneer AM-FM, CD player, an iPod Touch, two JLW 10-inch speakers and a JL audio amplifier. The value of missing items, along with damages, was estimated at $4,496. •Police were called to the 800 block of North Atkinson Avenue, Saturday, where a cordless Dewalt drill set, a Black and Deck-

Criminal damage

Police were dispatched to Mesa Verde Apartments, 502 S. Wyoming Ave., Sunday, where subjects broke into the laundry room and destroyed the faceplates or display panels on five dryers. Damages were estimated at $1,000. •Police were called to Arby’s, 1013 N. Main St., Saturday, after subjects smashed a window on the south side of the building. Nothing was reported stolen; however, the window’s replacement costs are estimated at $400.

Stolen vehicle

An officer discovered a black utility trailer, without tires, in the ditch, near a convenience store on Sunday. The officer contacted the owner through vehicle registration, who said the locks had been cut, the tie down straps and spare tire had also been stolen. Anyone having information on these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers, 888594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

Delivery driver gets robbed on the job

A Dominos delivery driver was robbed around 9 p.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of West Purdue Drive. The victim reported to police that after he completed a delivery, he was walking back to his vehicle when he heard the sound of someone running up behind him. He was knocked to the ground. One of the two assailants punched him in the stomach and in the face while the second went through his pockets. One of the

suspects told the victim that he was lucky that the assailant had decided not to use his gun. The subjects got away with less than $20 worth of cash. A former employee explained that no delivery driver is permitted to carry more than $20 to make change as a means to prevent loss and to deter robbery. The driver was not seriously injured. The men ran north on Purdue after the assault. The victim said he did not

get a good look at his attackers; however, he said both wore dark hooded sweatshirts and were between 5-feet 9-inches tall. He also noted that they were young, in their 20s, and might possibly be Hispanic, but he could not be sure. The police are asking people who have information about this crime to contact the Roswell Police Department at 624-6770 or Crime Stoppers, 888-594TIPS (8477).

redistricting, presented the commissioners with five concepts at a public workshop, held on Nov. 29. The concepts are posted in the Chaves County Commission Chambers of the Administrative Center for the public to view. The item is listed on the agenda as a public hearing. Prior to making a decision, the commissioners will solicit any public concerns and opinions regarding the redistricting plans. The commission will also vote on an ordinance, which would authorize the issuance and sale of Tax-

able Industrial Revenue Bonds for the Anderson Wind Project. The ordinance also appears on the agenda as a public hearing item. The commission approved a resolution concer ning the intent of Chaves County to issue the bonds on behalf of Anderson in its regular business meeting on Oct. 20. Since the resolution was approved it was then scheduled for a public hearing. If approved, the ordinance would authorize the county to issue and sell the

IRBs in the maximum principle amount of $25,000,000 for the project. The IRBs would provide funds to finance the acquisition, construction and equipping of a wind far m for the purpose of generating electricity, according to the resolution. County Commissioner Stan Riggs told the Daily Record in October that IRBs have no liability to Chaves County. Although the bonds are issued with the county’s name on it, it is not the county’s responsibility to pay for them.

Commissioners will vote on redistricting plan JULIA BERGMAN RECORD STAFF WRITER


Arturo Guadalupe Madrid, 26, is a registered sex offender. On Friday, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant charging Madrid with one count of violation of the sex offender registration and notification act. In addition, Madrid has five outstanding warrants, including one for failure to comply with the condition of probation, two warrants for two counts of failure to appear, and a fourth warrant for three counts of criminal sexual penetration in Eddy County, and fifth for failure to appear. He is described as 5-feet 6-inches tall, weight 150 with black hair and brown eyes. People who have information on Madrid’s whereabouts are asked to contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday at the Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place, for its regular business meeting. Commissioners will vote on a redistricting plan for their five districts at the meeting. A plan must be adopted prior to Jan. 1, 2012. State Sen. Rod Adair, RRoswell, of New Mexico Demographics, who is on contract to help with the

Lee Bradley Greene, 33, featured in the Daily Record as Roswell’s Most Wanted on Dec. 8, was apprehended over the weekend as a result of a Crime Stoppers’ tip. He had a warrant for aggravated assault on a household member. In Memory of

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War nearly over, Obama says Iraq won’t stand alone Roswell Daily Record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to put the long and divisive Iraq war to rest, President Barack Obama declared Monday “those days are over” with the last American troops heading home, but he pledged the U.S. would remain committed to the fledgling government they leave behind. He and Iraq’s leader somberly saluted America’s war dead at Arlington National Cemetery. “A war is ending,” the president said, standing with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the White House. U.S. troops are leaving “with honor and with their heads held high,” said Obama, who strongly opposed the war as a candidate for the White House. The last American troops are to be out of Iraq by Dec. 31. Thousands of others are still in Afghanistan. Just 6,000 remain in Iraq, down from 170,000 at the war’s peak in 2007. The withdrawal will cap a war in which nearly 4,500 Americans were killed, roughly 32,000 were wounded, hundreds of billions of dollars were spent and the American political

debate was consumed until economic woes brought attention back home. Obama had already said weeks ago that he was pulling all troops by year’s end, leaving his appearance with al-Maliki to focus instead on what’s next — a relationship both leaders described as rich in shared interests, from education to oil, politics to security. To the Iraqi people, who still face massive challenges in rebuilding a society ripped apart by nearly nine years of war, Obama said: “You will not stand alone.” The United States, in fact, needs the help of Iraq in dealing with the volatile Middle East and two of neighbors in particular, Iran and Syria. In getting out of Iraq, Obama emphasized that “our strong presence in the Middle East endures” and the United States won’t soften in its defense of its interests. In the midst of a re-election run, Obama is using the war’s end to both honor the military’s sacrifice and to remind the nation the unpopular war is ending on his watch. He is to deliver

his war-is-over message in TV interviews on Tuesday and then again on Wednesday in remarks to troops at Fort Bragg, N.C. Obama opposed the war from the start and eventually rode that stand to the White House. In a 2002 speech during the months before the U.S.led invasion of Iraq began, when Obama was a U.S. senator from Illinois, he said that “What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.” On Monday, speaking as a commander in chief, Obama put the focus on Iraq’s future. “I think history will judge the original decision to go into Iraq,” Obama said. What’s clear, he added, is that because of the huge sacrifices by American soldiers and civilians and the courage of the Iraqi people, “we have now achieved an Iraq that is self-governing, that is inclusive and that has enormous potential.” Said al-Maliki: “Anyone who observes the nature of the relationship between the two countries will say that the relationship will

not end with the departure of the last American soldier.” Early signs of how Iraq may orient itself could come from how it handles troubles in Syria, where the United Nations says 4,000 people have been killed in a gover nment crackdown. The crisis has exposed differences in the U.S. and Iraqi positions: Obama says Syrian President Bashar Assad must step down. AlMaliki has not. “I do not have the right to ask a president to abdicate,” said al-Maliki. He suggested anew that Assad’s removal could lead to a civil war in Syria that could spread across the region and be difficult to control, calling for some other solution that would “avoid all the evils and the dangers.” Obama said he and alMaliki had “tactical disagreements” on Syria but shared the goals of free expression there without violence. Obama said he had no doubt that Iraq was acting in its own interests and not under the meddling influence of Iran. Tehran is Syria’s main

ence with British Foreign Secretary William Hague. “Given Iran’s behavior to date we do not expect them to comply but we are dealing with all of these provocations and concerning actions taken by Iran in close concert with our closest allies and partners,” she said. Panetta said the request to return the drone was appropriate. “I don’t expect that, that will happen,” he said. “But I think it’s important to make that request.” Neither Obama nor Clinton would provide details of the drone request, but diplomatic exchanges between Washington to Tehran are often handled by Switzerland, which rep-

resents U.S. interests in Iran. The State Department said Monday that the Swiss ambassador to Iran met with Iranian foreign ministry officials last week but refused to say what they discussed. Iran TV reported earlier Monday that Iranian experts were in the final stages of recovering data from the RQ-170 Sentinel, which went down in Iran earlier this month. Tehran has cited the capture as a victory for Iran and displayed the nearly intact drone on state TV. U.S. officials say the aircraft malfunctioned and was not brought down by Iran. Despite the incident, Clinton said the administration and its allies would

The Sunday event near Las Cruces included religious ceremonies, feasting and traditional dancing during the annual Our Lady of Guadalupe Fiesta. The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe was transported in a candlelit procession from La Casa del Pueblo to Sanctuario de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe before daybreak Sunday morning. It was followed by the annual pilgrimage to A Mountain where confessions, a Mass and a rosary took place. The Las Cruces SunNews reports worshippers continued to make the journey throughout the day to pay their mountaintop respects to the Virgen de Guadalupe.

Another winter storm crosses New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — The latest winter storm is making its way across New Mexico, bringing rain to Albuquerque and snow to the higher elevations in western and northern portions of the state. Forecasters are warning that the main part of the storm will hit New Mexico late Tuesday into Wednesday. That will result in colder temperatures and lower snow levels. Travel along interstates 25 and 40 is not expected to be as widely affected as last week, when much of the state was socked with

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backer. Obama also acknowledged that the United States is pressing Iran to return a U.S. surveillance drone captured by the country’s armed forces. State TV in Tehran reported Monday that Iranian experts were in the final stages of recovering data from it. The president would not comment on the national security implications for the United States, citing classified intelligence. But he said of the drone: “We have asked for it back. We’ll see how the Iranians respond.” Obama spoke repeatedly of Iraq as a nation demanding respect, describing it as a sovereign country and an equal partner. And al-Maliki said his nation still welcomed help, such as in drawing on American and other outside expertise so that Iraq can better exploit its own wealth, particularly in oil. Yet significant questions remain over the details of the security relationship between the U.S. and Iraq once all Americans troops are withdrawn. Iraqi lead-

ers have said they want U.S. military training assistance for their security forces but have been unable to agree on what type of help they’d like or what protections they would be willing to give American trainers.

About 1 million U.S. troops have cycled through Iraq since the war began.

Following their meetings at the White House, Obama and al-Maliki paid respects to the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery. At times, Obama’s language had the echoes of President George W. Bush, particularly in the potential for Iraq to help transform its part of the world. “Our goal is simply to make sure that Iraq succeeds, because we think a successful, democratic Iraq can be a model for the entire region,” Obama said. To all those who served in Iraq and to their families, Obama said the United States maintains a “moral obligation to all of them — to build a future worthy of their sacrifice.”

Obama calls on Iran to give back downed US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Monday it has delivered a formal request to Iran for the retur n of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but is not hopeful that Iran will comply. President Barack Obama said that the U.S. wants the top-secret aircraft back. “We have asked for it back. We’ll see how the Iranians respond,” Obama said during a White House news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday. He wouldn’t comment on what the Iranians might learn from studying the downed aircraft. Defense Secretary Leon


Carlsbad, Eddy County warned on rabid skunks SANTA FE (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health officials are warning pet and livestock owners in Carlsbad and surrounding areas of Eddy County to get animals vaccinated after three skunks tested positive for rabies. State officials said Sunday that five unvaccinated dogs were bitten by the rabid skunks and were euthanized. The department says there have been seven rabid skunks and one rabid horse reported in Eddy County in 2011. Paul Ettestad (EHT’-thestad), the Department of Health’s public health veterinarian said a skunk positive for rabies means that there are other skunks and potentially other wildlife in the area that also have rabies. No known human exposures to the rabid skunks have been reported. Pit bulls kill 2 goats in Moriarty ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A Moriarty family says two pit bulls got loose and killed

Panetta said it’s difficult to know “just frankly how much they’re going to be able to get from having obtained those parts.” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Panetta said they’re not optimistic about getting the drone back because of recent Iranian behavior that Clinton said indicated “that the path that Iran seems to be going down is a dangerous one for themselves and the region.” “We submitted a formal request for the return of our lost equipment as we would in any situation to any government around the world,” Clinton told reporters at a State Department news confer-

two goats and harmed two other animals. Kasi Otteson tells KOAT -TV her neighbor’s pit bulls ferociously attacked her animals Saturday night. Otteson says she has two young children and they could have been outside playing with the goats when the attack happened. Shane Crozier owns the dogs and tells the station the dogs are only aggressive when provoked. He says they were only protecting his property after Otteson’s dog jumped the fence. Crozier says that shortly after the dogs jumped back over to Otteson’s property was when it turned violent. The dog owner said he has already put down the two dogs involved in killing the goats.

1,000 carry on traditional march to mountaintop LAS CRUCES (AP) — More than 1,000 people joined in the annual pilgrimage from Tortugas to the top of A Mountain to give thanks to the Virgen de Guadalupe in one of southern New Mexico’s oldest continuous traditions.

several inches of snow. Grants schools closed early Monday due to snow, and authorities in Santa Fe County were warning drivers of icy roads.

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months which has intensified confrontation with the rest of the world,” he said. “We have seen an increasing predilection for dangerous and illegal adventures on the part of at least parts of the Iranian regime.”

Clinton and Hague referred to the storming of British diplomatic compounds in Tehran, allegations that Iran tried to arrange the assassination of the Saudi ambassador to the United States, Iran’s ongoing support for militant groups and its continued defiance of demands to prove its nuclear program is peaceful.

A multi-car pileup was reported Monday afternoon near the Santa Fe Opera and deputies were responding to accidents along New Mexico highway 599.

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continue to push Iran to engage over its nuclear program while at the same time increasing pressure on the regime with new, enhanced sanctions. “We obviously believe strongly in a diplomatic approach. We want to see the Iranians engage and, as you know, we have attempted to bring about that engagement over the course of the last threeplus years. It has not proven effective, but we are not giving up on it,” she said. Standing beside Clinton, Hague agreed. “We’re not giving up on engagement with Iran, but on a number of occasions Iran has behaved in a way in recent weeks and

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Need a job? Southeastern New Mexico needs you! Gobs of jobs in Hobbs! An email like that gets your attention. Drive around Hobbs, says alert reader Jesse Monsey, and you’ll see banners and electronic signs saying, “Now Hiring” and even “$100 sign-on bonus.” The local police have offered a lavish signing bonus, and the city was forced to increase benefits to keep employees. Even the casino is offering tuition assistance and scheduling flexibility to students who will take a job. Jesse was responding to a recent column in which I quoted a business leader saying that if you could fog a mirror, you could find a job in Artesia. “The reality here is that we are desperate for workers,” he says. What kind of jobs? For starters, law enforcement, corrections and security. Engineers and other energy- or technologyrelated jobs. Retail, construc-




tion, you name it. People don’t realize that a boom raises all boats — quickly — and expands the need for everything. I got my first newspaper job in a boom. We’re inclined to think of southeastern New Mexico as that oil boom-and-bust place, but in the last few years it’s diversified in a big way and now counts biofuels and nuclear fuel processing, along with a host of associated operations. The region’s earned its title, the Energyplex. I did some checking, and Lea County’s gross receipts revenues are 150 percent that of Sandoval

County, which includes Rio Rancho, the state’s third largest city. State labor economists peg unemployment numbers at 4.3 percent in Lea County and 4.1 percent in Eddy County, and those are mostly people moving in to find jobs, says Jesse. They don’t need to look for long. Between September and October, Hobbs added 303 jobs, and these people and their families are probably hunkered down in RVs because there’s no place to live. All you idled home builders, where are you? Jesse says he bought a fixerupper, remodeled it, and rented it in one day after getting more than 200 calls. “People were begging for it,” he says. “One lady actually broke down into tears.” He rented to a senior engineer who had moved from Houston. (The hotel industry sees what’s going on. Holiday Inn is breaking

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ground on a four -story hotel, and a drive through town reveals other corporate chains.) “Hobbs is now the most expensive place to live in New Mexico,” he says. “Take that, Taos and Santa Fe! Uppity has a new capital.” I don’t think Hobbs can best Santa Fe in uppity — Hobbsans would have to take lessons in being aloof and unfriendly. Like others down Hobbs- and Artesia-way, Jesse wonders why few people outside the region know about this: “The New Mexico media blackout of Hobbs is bizarre and blatant.” There’s a reason for that. It begins with the Department of Workforce Solutions. (Hey, Martinez administration, this silly name originated with the last administration. Do us all a favor and rename it the Labor Department, like it used to be.) The department issues its

numbers in averages and pays most attention to the largest cities. If you look really hard, you’ll see this one vague reference about 1,800 new jobs in the mining industry, whatever that means. The job gain or loss in smaller communities is buried in a long table. This is what the media rely on for information. Look on the department’s website, and there’s advice about job skills, resumes and the like but not a word about where to look. It’s a disservice to job seekers. Jesse also touches on Santa Fe’s regulatory burden on the Energyplex, which makes people in the southeast feel unloved, as they look across the border at Texas. That’s a whole ‘nother column, as Texans would say. If you have 400 resumes out, and you’re about to be living in your car, check out Hobbs, Artesia and the Energyplex. © New Mexico News Services 2011

Haiti has UN to blame

Haiti’s recent history has us wondering if the voodoo-practicing nation is cursed. Amid its ongoing efforts to recover from the January 2010 earthquake, the Caribbean country is now suffering from “the worst cholera outbreak in recent history.” More than 6,700 people have died and nearly 500,000 have contracted the bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and vomiting. The World Health Organization believes that the epidemic could last another two to three years. The United States, which has provided billions of dollars in assistance to Haiti over the years, has spent $75 million in health and sanitation programs related to the cholera outbreak. But the cholera curse could have been avoided because it originated with blue helmets, not black magic. Haiti hadn’t experienced a case of cholera in more than 50 years — until the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti was established to save the Haitian people. Several independent studies, including one conducted by the Centers for Diseases Control, identified Nepalese peacekeepers as the most likely source of the cholera outbreak. Their U.N. camp was dumping feces into a tributary of the Artibonite River, which is used by nearby communities for drinking, bathing and irrigation. Even the U.N.’s own investigation confirmed that the cholera strains in Nepal and Haiti were “a perfect match.” Despite this overwhelming evidence, the U.N. hasn’t offered so much as an apology to the victims. The status-of-forces agreement between the U.N. and Haiti requires a standing committee to address complaints against U.N. personnel. It hasn’t bothered to set up the committee. The U.N.’s mission in Haiti demonstrates everything that’s wrong with international aid. Good intentions too often trump accountability and results. More often than not, aid programs cause more problems than they solve. Dr. Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian economist and best-selling author of “Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa,” has documented how aid has held back developing countries. She wrote, “There is no country — anywhere in the world — that has meaningfully reduced poverty and spurred significant and sustainable levels of economic growth by relying on aid.” That’s why we are pleased to see the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti has filed a $250 million complaint against the United Nations for damages stemming from the cholera outbreak. We don’t expect the cholera petition in Haiti to go very far. Inter national law grants the U.N. immunity from civil and criminal penalties. Yet, the petition is a symbolic step toward increased accountability in international aid. It’s about time the U.N. stopped being “subject only to the regulation of its own good intentions.” Guest Editorial The Kinston (N.C.) Free Press DEAR DOCTOR K: I have carpal tunnel syndrome. My doctor wants me to consider surgery, but I’d like to learn about other treatment options first. DEAR READER: In carpal tunnel syndrome, a nerve that leads from your neck down your arm to your hand becomes trapped, or pinched, in your wrist. The nerve passes through a little tunnel (the carpal tunnel) in the wrist. The tunnel is made of very tough tissue. Usually it is wide enough to allow the nerve to pass through it easily. But sometimes the tunnel gets narrowed and the nerve gets pinched. The classic symptoms are pain, weakness and tingling in the fingers. Often these symptoms occur at night and awaken you from sleep. As the condition progresses, you

Take time to care for your heart Sonia Pierre was an international hero who spoke for the voiceless. You may have never heard of her, but in 2006 she received the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award (one of the highest honors the U.S. bestows). A Dominican of Haitian descent, Pierre was recognized for her human-rights work with displaced Haitian workers in the Dominican Republic. It was on a trip to Washington, D.C., in 2007 to pick up her award that Pierre learned she had a problem with her



may start to feel tingling during the day, and the pain may radiate up your arm. It may become difficult to make a tight fist or grasp small objects. Carpal tunnel syndrome is more likely to occur in people who are overweight, during pregnancy and in people who work with their hands. People with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and hypothy-



heart. But with the challenge of helping so many people in need, Pierre took less time to help herself. At the age of 48, Pierre died of a heart attack last week. When I met Pierre last spring, it took weeks to nail her down. If she wasn’t trav-

roidism (underactive thyroid) are at higher risk for getting carpal tunnel syndrome. There are several nonsurgical treatments you can try to relieve your symptoms. Most people improve with one or more of them: — Self-help. Rest the affected hand for at least two weeks, avoiding any activities that make your symptoms worse. In particular, avoid prolonged periods of gripping and pinching. — Wear a splint to keep your wrist straight. If it is impractical for you to wear one during the day, wear one at night for sure. People can sleep in the strangest positions, and some positions flex the wrist and pinch the nerve harder. You can find splints at most pharmacies. — Hand exercises may help.

eling to give a speech at a human-rights conference in Europe, she was busy meeting with international organizations to plead the case of displaced Haitians, or she was trying to empower other women to speak up for themselves. Pierre founded an organization called MUDHA (Movement for Dominican Women of Haitian Descent). The treatment of Haitian people living in the Dominican Republic had been so bad that it was noted in a report by a U.N. delegation. In the U.S., some members

Consult a hand therapist for specific exercise recommendations. — Despite what you may have heard, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen are not effective for treating carpal tunnel syndrome. — Corticosteroid injections relieve symptoms in some people. They can reduce swelling and inflammation inside the carpal tunnel that may be pressing on and irritating the nerve. — Yoga can reduce pain and improve grip strength. If you try this option, find a well-qualified instructor who understands anatomy and can help you adjust the poses as needed. — Acupuncture may be helpful, See DR. K, Page A5

of Congress have attempted to change our Constitution’s 14th Amendment so that children of undocumented immigrants are denied American citizenship. In the Dominican Republic, closedminded politicians have succeeded. Children born in the Dominican Republic to Haitian parents are denied citizenship. They are a stateless people and voiceless because they have no country behind them. But they did have Pierre’s support.



Dec. 13, 1986 • Nan c y L a n g s t o n was named Artist of the Month by the Roswell Fine Arts League at its recent meeting. The art theme for November w a s “Water” and Langston’s winning work was an oil titled “Hondo River.” • Suzanne Smith, 17, has been named Silverbelle of the Month at Roswell High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Smith of Roswell.



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Christmas trees, jingling bells and flying reindeer will all be featured in song during Andy Mason’s visit to the Roswell Public Library tonight at 6:30 p.m. The young and the young at heart are invited to this free musical celebration of the season. During the festivities, Mason will sing several holiday favorites and audience participation is encouraged. Mason highlights “A Brief History of Christmas Music” with information, history and interesting trivia about each song, answering such questions as: Who wrote “The 12 Days of Christmas”? Why is “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” so popular? Who sang “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”? What was the first Christmas song to be perfor med in outer space? Did Frosty the Snowman really come to life? This is a history lesson that will have the audience tapping their toes while singing along. Refreshments will be served. The Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., of fers books and periodicals for all ages, interests and reading levels. A valid library card and PIN number are required to check out library materials. The card is available free with proof of identity and address. The books are available not only in printed versions, but also as “talking books” on CD and audio cassette; on Playaway machines; and through electronic books. To download electronic books, go to

LETTERS m or go to the library’s website at and click on the Downloadable eBooks. Click on the HELP/FAQ icon for additional help. In addition, there will be two “E-reader Bootcamps” to aid users. These will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3, from 6-7 p.m. and on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 10-11 a.m. There is limited seating so register early. For more information, call 575622-7101.

Book Talk

Psychologist and educator Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes “The march of technology is motivated by the hope that it will lead to happiness at the end of the rainbow.” We live in a time where there’s a new innovation every day in the field of technology. Better iPhones come out in less than a year, next-generation gaming consoles are constantly amazing us with their increased realness and the Internet is forever adapting and changing to enhance the digital world. Crowds clamor to be the first to get the newest innovation, even asking Santa’s “on the home front” shoppers to include them on their gift giving list. But how many times do we stop to think about the people constantly pushing the limits of technology to create the latest marvel? Amanda Davis, reference librarian, examines two books about

Government’s role changes over time

Dear Editor: I’m really getting tired of right-wing constitutional purists telling me, “If it’s not in the Constitution then the federal government has no business doing it.” Really? What about the Interstate Highway System? The federal government built it. They maintain it through the highway trust fund. But there’s nothing in the Constitution that says anything about a highway system. How about the FAA and our air traffic controllers? Should the federal government be in the business of controlling air traffic and administering airports and aircraft safety? The last time I read the Constitution it didn’t say anything about airplanes or air travel. Should the federal government be in the business of space exploration? Where does it say anything about NASA in the Constitution?

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either in addition to or instead of other therapies. Acupuncture can be costly, but it might be worth a try if you’d prefer to avoid surgery. We have more information on carpal tunnel syndrome in our Special Health Report, “Hands: Strategies for Strong, Pain-Free Hands.” You can find out more about it at my website.


the people behind the technology. Douglas Edwards was a journalist who ended up as Google’s first director of marketing and brand management. Although there have been other books written about Google, none came from an insider’s prospective. In “I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59,” he takes the reader behind the scenes of the Inter net’s biggest search engine. Edwards’ journey will give the reader a new respect for how far Google has come and see it as not just a faceless giant corporation, but a business that was started by two people who were passionate and hard-working in their care of it. Employee Number 59 describes his adjustment to a work environment that provides free meals, exercise facilities and even masseuses, but which expects much from their employees in return. This environment has worked surprisingly well for the company as Google is one of the tops in ter ms of innovation. Although there is some technological behind-the-scenes information, it is conveyed with the reader in mind, so that it is never difficult to follow. Advances in technology can’t be mentioned without thinking of Apple products and therefore its founder, Steve Jobs. Walter Isaacson’s biography “Steve Jobs” is based on more than 40 interviews conducted over a two-year period which included interviews with Jobs as well as more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors and colleagues. During this time Isaacson not only came to know Jobs as a genius, but also as a man,

What about the Nuclear Regulatory Agency? Should we let the states regulate nuclear power plants and control the nuclear weapons stored in their jurisdiction? What about national parks, national forests and wildlife preserves? Where are any of those mentioned in the Constitution? I could go on, but you get the point. The Constitution was written for a nation of 3.5 million farmers, the vast majority of whom seldom travelled more than 10 miles from the place they were born. We have grown 100 fold over the intervening years and occupy an entire continent instead of 13 small colonies on the Eastern seaboard. Those 13 original colonies now number 50 states. We underwent the industrial revolution and fought two world wars. Things change. People change. Society changes. And government must change to keep up with them or it is not doing its job. Noel Sivertson Roswell If you continue to have persistent numbness and pain for more than six months and have trouble gripping or grasping things, you may want to reconsider surgery. Many surgical procedures use local anesthesia and don’t require an overnight hospital stay. (Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. Go to his website to send questions and get additional infor mation:




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including his Buddhist beliefs and how that conflicted with the amount of wealth he accumulated. Isaacson covers information from the creation and evolution of the iPad and iPhone to the days of his illness and death. Steve Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination, connecting creativity with technology. He built his company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. Both of these books are good reads about the people behind the technology who have made our lives easier in ways we may take for granted.

What’s Happening?

Kids love the Christmas season from the jingling bells to the stockings and presents. Christmas will be celebrated with stories and crafts during all three story and craft hours this week. On Wednesday, the story times begin at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. On Saturday, the program begins at 2 p.m. The stories and crafts may vary between programs and the quantities of some craft items may be limited. The stories might feature “Jingle Bells,” “Morris’s Disappearing Bag,” “Christmas Is Coming,” “One Snowy Night” or “Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve?” For those attending the story time, festive and colorful materials will be provided for crafts such as decorating mat board ornaments; making a small 3-D Christmas tree; lacing a Christmas stocking; or creating a “3-D hanging bird” ornament. Please note that there are no

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Pierre became an activist when she was just 13 years old, leading a protest of Haitian sugar-cane cutters. She was fearless. Tall and imposing, she had a strong voice, and had no problem staring into the eyes of armed police officers who were calling Haitians derogatory names and telling them to stop. For her outspokenness, Pierre suffered. Her life had been threatened several times. One day, according to The Associated Press, someone slugged her while she was in her car at a stoplight. She may have been an international leader in peace, but for many, her very existence was a problem. In the end, it wasn’t her enemies who took her away at such a young age. It was untreated heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, the No. 1 killer of Latina women in this country is heart disease. Cardiovascular disease causes one in three deaths in women in the U.S., and more women die of heart disease than the next four causes of death combined, including cancer.

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story times planned for the rest of the year. Story and Craft Hour program will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 4, with a Happy Birthday to New Mexico.

Books Again

Books Again, the used book store operated by the Friends of the Library, has a variety of books, CDs and other materials that would make excellent gift choices. Santa’s shoppers are invited to stop by to explore the possibilities for family and friends, or even for yourself. The books are priced to sell at about 75 percent off the retail price. During December, the prices are even better with a BOGO sale where shoppers may buy one item and get another one free. These range from a potpourri of products for children, teens and adults; from the Christmassy to the classics; from factual to fictional; from printed items to audio CDs and cassettes. Julie Andrews reminds us that “Books make great gifts because they’re everybody’s favorite things.” All proceeds are used to benefit the Roswell Public Library. Books Again, 404 W. Second St., is open fr om 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday thr ough Satur day. However, the store will be closed on Dec. 23, 24 and 31. Parking is located behind the store.

Thought for the Season

“May you have the greatest two gifts of all on these holidays: Someone to love and someone who loves you.” — John Sinor (1930-1996) Columnist and author

Pierre was both black and Latina, a double whammy for heart disease. But did the very busy Pierre take the time to find out what she could have done to take care of herself? Did she change her diet? Did she make exercise a priority? Did she learn how to meditate or take yoga? I am sure Pierre would have said she was too busy saving people’s lives to take the time to check on her own heart. But if only she had taken her physical heart ailments more seriously, perhaps she would still be here. Around the world, Sonia Pierre’s legacy is to remain fearless and stand up for the disenfranchised. But for me, her legacy will be to take the time to care for my heart — my emotional heart and my physical one. I don’t want to be a statistic the way dear Sonia Pierre has just become. May she rest in peace. Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning broadcast jour nalist. She hosts the Emmy Award-winning “Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One” on PBS, and is the anchor and managing editor of her own NPR show, “Latino USA.” Contact her at © 2011 by Maria Hinojosa


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$1T-plus spending bill taking shape in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary after a year of partisan bickering, lawmakers reached a tentative agreement Monday on a sprawling $1 trillion-plus spending bill that chips away at military and environmental spending but denies conservatives many of the policy changes they wanted on social issues, government regulations and health care. Environmentalists succeeded in stopping industry forces from blocking new clean air regulations and a new clean water regulation opposed by


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violations. Some engineers have estimated that it could cost as much as $3 million to come into compliance.

In May, the agency issued an order requiring the water utility to fix problems at the sewage treatment plant. That order


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election-year calendar. The other two are President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and new electoral maps for Texas’ legislature and congressional delegation. Justice Elena Kagan will not take part in the Arizona case, presumably because of her work on the issue when she served in the Justice Department. Arguments probably will take place in late April, which would give the court


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over the years at Bain, then I would be glad to listen to him,” Gingrich said. “But I bet you $10 — not $10,000 — that he won’t take the offer.” That was a dig at Romney’s offer of a $10,000 wager with Rick Perry at Saturday night’s debate. Unbowed, Romney chided Gingrich anew, saying: “There’s a big difference between working in the private economy and working on K Street, and working as a lobbyist and working as a legislator, and working to connect businesses with gover nment.” Romney’s campaign also pressed the notion of Gingrich as a Washington insider, with news releases labeling him an “unreliable leader” and pictured with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. Romney’s stepped-up criticism of Gingrich came two days after the new front-runner in the GOP nomination fight held his own during a nationally televised debate, turning aside attacks from Romney and other rivals. In recent weeks, Gingrich has risen to the top of polls nationally and in early voting states. He’s even started to eat into Romney’s lead in New Hampshire, a mustwin state for the for mer Massachusetts governor. Time is running short for Romney to curb Gingrich’s rise, with the Jan. 3 caucuses in Iowa, and the Jan. 10 New Hampshire primary coming early next month. Romney has been promising a more aggressive campaign style. “We aren’t running any negative ads ... but we may,” Romney said Monday. “This is, after all, politics. There’s no whining in politics.”


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working for the city, “a gr eat employer that allowed me to do a lot in

mountaintop removal mining interests. But antiCastro lawmakers appeared likely to win concessions that would weaken administration efforts to ease restrictions on Cuban immigrants on travel to the island and sending cash back to family members there. On spending, the measure implements this summer’s hard-fought budget pact between President Barack Obama and Republican leaders. That deal essentially freezes agency budgets, on average, at levels for the

came down after an equipment failure resulted in a discharge of wastewater into the Rio Grande that contained higher -thanallowed levels of chlorine. The spill killed an unknown number of fish. Grants that would be available under a certain provision of the jobs act would go a long way to helping Albuquerque and the utility ensure that federal clean water standards roughly two months to decide the case. Some 12 million illegal immigrants are believed to live in the United States, and the issue already is becoming a factor in the 2012 campaign. Republican Sen. John McCain said recently that large Hispanic populations in his home state of Arizona and elsewhere are listening carefully to what Republican candidates have to say on immigration. The immigration case before the Supreme Court stems from the Obama administration’s furious Romney’s allies already are running a negative ad campaign in Iowa assailing Gingrich’s record in Washington. Also piling on is Texas Rep. Ron Paul, who has surged into the top three in Iowa polls. Paul on Monday released a Web ad accusing Gingrich of “selling access” in Washington and including a clip of Gingrich calling himself an insider. Seeking to repair vulnerabilities, Gingrich spent part of the day working to alleviate concerns about some of his personal baggage that could hurt him with social conservatives who make up the base of the GOP primary electorate. He sent a letter to the Family Leader, a key group in Iowa, pledging that he would stay faithful to his wife. Gingrich has been married three times and has acknowledged a previous extramarital affair. He also left little doubt that he’s trying to challenge Romney’s lead even in New Hampshire, where Romney has devoted more time and resources than anywhere else. Gingrich said he’s the front-runner in national polls and noted that he’s now leading in South Carolina and Florida. He told his audience gathered inside Insight Technology, a Londonderry military contractor: “I’m behind a little bit here, so I need your help to finish off here and win here. It’s going to be quite a race.” Speaking to reporters later, Gingrich was asked whether Romney was vulnerable in New Hampshire and responded: “Every voter is going to reserve the right to change their mind up to the last minute, and anybody who thinks any lead is safe anywhere is

my career.” Curr ent Deputy Fir e Chief Chad Hamill will serve as acting fire chief until the city decides who will fill Salas’ position.

recently-completed budget year that were approved back in April. Drafted behind closed doors, the proposed bill would pay for the war in Afghanistan but give the Pentagon just a 1 percent boost in annual spending, while the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget would be cut by 3.5 percent. The bill also covers everything from money to combat AIDS and famine in Africa, patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border, operations of national parks, and budget increases for

veterans’ health care. House Appropriations Committee Chair man Harold Rogers, R-Ky., said that bargainers had struck an agreement but would not formally unveil it until Tuesday. A House vote is expected Thursday and the Senate is likely to follow in time to meet a midnight Friday deadline before a stopgap funding measure expires. The generally smooth, businesslike negotiations on the omnibus spending bill contrasts with the ongoing partisan brawl over Obama’s demand

are met, said Ber nalillo County Commission Chairwoman Maggie Hart Stebbins. Some of the equipment at the treatment plant was first installed in the 1950s, making EPA violations inevitable, she said. Still, she said the plant is considered among those that are state-of-the-art. “When we look at the problems we’re having here and we recognize what’s

going on in other parts of the state and other parts of the country, this is really essential to environmental protection,” she said. Aside from potential infrastructure and environmental benefits, several union groups touted the jobs bill as a way to boost the struggling construction industry. Unemployment numbers for the industry have skyrocketed to about 30 per-

legal fight against a patchwork of state laws targeting illegal immigrants. Arizona wants the justices to allow the state to begin enforcing measures that have been blocked by lower courts at the administration’s request. The state says that the federal government isn’t doing enough to address illegal immigration and that border states are suffering disproportionately. In urging the court to hear the immigration case, Arizona says the administration’s contention that states “are powerless to use their own resources to

enforce federal immigration standards without the express blessing of the federal executive goes to the heart of our nation’s system of dual sovereignty and cooperative federalism.” Many other state and local governments have taken steps aimed at reducing the effects of illegal immigration, the state says. But the administration argues that the various legal challenges making their way through the system provide a reason to wait and see how other courts rule.

very foolish.” For much of the year, Romney’s campaign has sought to lower expectations that he’ll win in Iowa, where he spent millions on his 2008 bid only to come in second. But his campaign also hasn’t been shy about its organizational strength in New Hampshire, and a narrow victory or loss here would be a serious blow. His campaign downplayed any potential Gingrich rise here. “New Hampshire voters do not decide until very

late in the process,” said Romney spokesman Ryan Williams. “We understood that, which is why we spent several months building a grass-roots organization that is second to none. We are ear ning every vote.”

If Gingrich wins the New Hampshire Republican primary on Jan. 10, he’ll do it with an untested New Hampshire political staff. His state director is a tea party activist who has never worked on a campaign at any level. And for-

that Congress extend jobless benefits and a cut in the Social Security payroll tax. The House is slated to vote on a GOP-friendly version of the payroll tax cut Tuesday; negotiations with the Democratic-controlled Senate on a compromise measure have yet to begin. The spending measure, meanwhile, is likely to go over like a lead balloon among tea party conservatives, many of whom believe the August budget and debt compromise did not cut enough. Last month, 101 House Repub-

cent, said Ray Baca, executive director of the New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council. “The situation is dire and relief is needed now,” he said. The jobs bill has the potential to bring about $750 million to New Mexico along with 3,700 infrastructure jobs, said Greg Bloom, a field representative for Sen. Jef f Bingaman, D-N.M. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the immigration measure, S.B. 1070, into law in April 2010. The administration sued in July to block the law from taking effect. In April, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld a federal judge’s ruling halting enforcement of several provisions of the Arizona law. Among the blocked provisions: requiring all immigrants to obtain or carry immigration registration papers; making it a state criminal offense for an illegal immigrant to mer New Hampshire Republican Sen. Bob Smith is perhaps Gingrich’s most prominent Granite State surrogate, although Smith is now a Florida resident who supported Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry in 2004. A Gingrich victory would also upset decades of political experience here that suggests local voters demand regular face time in smaller venues with successful candidates. In his sporadic visits to the state this year, he’s gener-

licans opposed a smaller bundle of spending bills.

The most controversial riders, lawmakers said, were dumped overboard due to opposition from Obama and Democrats controlling the Senate. But Democrats realize that they have to show some flexibility to win GOP votes in the House. That means Democrats are likely to accept, reluctantly, a rider that blocks the city of Washington, D.C., from funding abortions for poor women. How much funding will ultimately be earmarked for water projects has yet to be settled, but the demands are great, Bloom said. Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation have already been busy trying to secure funding for everything from a series of high-dollar Indian water rights settlements to restoration projects along some of the state’s impaired waterways. seek work or hold a job; and allowing police to arrest suspected illegal immigrants without a warrant. In October, the federal appeals court in Atlanta blocked parts of the Alabama law that forced public schools to check the immigration status of students and allowed police to file criminal charges against people who are unable to prove their citizenship. Lawsuits in South Carolina and Utah are not as far along. The case is Arizona v. U.S., 11-182. ally traded the more intimate retail stops for larger venues where he can reach hundreds of voters at a time. Local organizers say Gingrich will refuse to do an event unless the group can promise an audience of at least 200 people. Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond said there is no such formal requirement and that this was perhaps a case of a wellintentioned campaign volunteer who was trying to boost crowd sizes.

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A8 Tuesday, December 13, 2011


National Cities

Roswell Seven-day forecast Today


Mostly cloudy, a shower

Cloudy and breezy



Cooler in the afternoon


Sunny and cooler

Mostly cloudy


Chance of a little rain



Rain; breezy, warmer


High 68°

Low 42°







VAR at 2-4 mph POP: 25%

ESE at 3-6 mph POP: 55%

SE at 3-6 mph POP: 5%

NW at 10-20 mph POP: 0%

NW at 4-8 mph POP: 25%

SW at 10-20 mph POP: 30%

SSW at 8-16 mph POP: 65%

NW at 4-8 mph POP: 75%

POP: Probability of Precipitation


New Mexico Weather

Roswell through 5 p.m. Monday

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

Temperatures High/low ........................... 43°/38° Normal high/low ............... 55°/26° Record high ............... 80° in 1937 Record low ................... 4° in 1923 Humidity at noon ................... 89%

Farmington 46/30

Clayton 48/32

Raton 42/27

Precipitation 24 hours ending 5 p.m. Mon. trace Month to date ....................... 0.62” Normal month to date .......... 0.25” Year to date ......................... 4.41” Normal year to date ........... 12.52”

Santa Fe 46/28

Gallup 42/22

Tucumcari 58/39

Albuquerque 50/35

Air Quality Index Today’s Forecast

Clovis 60/36

Good Yesterday’s A.Q.I. Reading 25 0-50




Source: EPA


Ruidoso 58/39


Unhealthy Unhealthy sensitive

T or C 60/39

Sun and Moon The Sun Today Wed. The Moon Today Wed. Last

Dec 17

Rise 6:53 a.m. 6:53 a.m. Rise 8:03 p.m. 9:05 p.m. New

Dec 24


Dec 31

Set 4:51 p.m. 4:52 p.m. Set 9:09 a.m. 9:48 a.m.

Alamogordo 65/41

Silver City 55/34


Jan 9

ROSWELL 68/42 Carlsbad 74/48

Hobbs 68/45

Las Cruces 67/42

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

BIGAR ARIES (March 21-April 19) #### A personal matter could weigh on you. During the afternoon, you feel as if a veil has been lifted and your YOUR HOROSCOPE creativity flourishes once more. Kick back and enjoy yourself, even if you are at work. That touch of fun is always a plus. Tonight: You express your creativity in a new way. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ### You could be tired in the morning and dragging in the afternoon. If you can, take a catnap. Your energy will soar. Insights or a dream could give you greater clarity about a situation. Use care with finances. Tonight: Head home. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) #### Handle finances in the morning, which also might include going shopping. If you are fortunate enough to use the a.m. for holiday purchases, you could be most effective. A problem quickly eliminates itself. Tonight: Catch up on a friend’s news. CANCER (June 21-July 22) #### Let your creativity flourish. Accept what is no longer workable, and let go. Someone could be negative without the ability or the intention of lightening up. Schedule some time for errands and other key activities in the afternoon. Tonight: Treat yourself well, too. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ### You might feel a little sluggish when you start the day, but by the afternoon, your

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53/28/pc 46/28/pc 39/9/sf 73/41/pc 73/40/pc 39/3/sf 51/25/pc 40/4/pc 61/27/pc 52/28/pc 45/27/pc 36/21/sf 38/15/sf 62/26/pc 51/35/pc 43/24/pc 41/15/pc 53/30/pc 65/35/pc 65/27/pc 42/15/sf 49/17/pc 35/4/sf 69/31/pc 48/35/pc 43/21/pc 48/30/pc 52/29/pc 59/25/pc 46/18/pc

W-weather, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice

tune changes. Your ability to move forward and get to the bottom of a problem is enhanced. Think twice about what is going on around you. Tonight: All smiles. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) #### You have a tendency to read between the lines with others. Sometimes your assumptions could be off. Listen more and judge less. Understand that what a person says might be 100 percent real for him or her, and he or she doesn’t see beyond it. Tonight: Do something nurturing just for you. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ##### You see past the obvious and want more from the people you work or hang with. However, they might not have the same vision and cannot identify with what you see. Walk in their shoes and help them walk in yours. Tonight: Follow the fun. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) #### Remain in touch with your feelings. Sometimes it is difficult to not trigger or detach. In the morning, do whatever you need to do in order to get the appropriate distance. In the afternoon, others seem far more responsive. Tonight: Touch base with an older friend. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ##### Your energy is high. You’re able to accomplish a lot on a one-on-one level. Check out a new idea, and you’ll get past a problem with ease. You could be taken aback by the dynamics of another way of thinking. Suddenly new paths open up. Tonight: Put on a great piece of music. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ### Don’t fight the current trend. Others seem to dominate and cannot back off. Your ability to understand where another person is coming from could help. Discussions on a deeper level naturally evolve in the afternoon. Be bold and open. Tonight: Opt for togetherness. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) #### Stick with your

Entertainment notebook: Hatch released from prison

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Reality television star Richard Hatch has been released from a Rhode Island prison after serving a nine-month sentence for failing to pay back taxes. A state prison official says the winner of the first season of the CBS reality show “Survivor” was released Monday. Hatch served six weeks at a state minimum-security facility as a transition after spending most of his sentence in federal prison. The Newport

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resident had spent more than three years in prison for not paying taxes on his $1 million “Survivor” winnings. He was released in 2009 and ordered to refile his 2000 and 2001 taxes and pay what he owed.

Lohan: I should have listened

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lindsay Lohan says she should have listened to her advisers, but her stubbornness led to many of her well-documented

legal problems. Lohan made the comments in the January-February issue of Playboy magazine, which features mostly nude photos and a brief story. Pictures leaked online Friday, prompting the magazine to release the issue early on its website. Lohan returns to court Wednesday to update a judge on her compliance with strict new probation requirements that include working at a morgue.

Anchorage Atlanta Baltimore Boston Charlotte Chicago Cleveland Dallas Denver Detroit El Paso Honolulu Houston Indianapolis Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles Lubbock









21/14/s 62/46/pc 52/30/s 46/32/s 60/36/s 42/38/c 44/37/pc 62/59/c 36/21/pc 40/33/c 69/47/c 80/67/sh 69/60/c 48/39/c 46/41/r 54/40/r 62/50/r 62/46/c

21/14/c 65/48/s 54/38/pc 40/36/pc 64/42/pc 48/44/r 47/44/r 74/46/r 47/20/pc 44/42/r 56/34/pc 80/67/pc 76/63/pc 52/48/r 59/32/r 53/39/pc 63/49/pc 59/32/r

80/69/pc 65/50/c 38/32/c 70/56/pc 48/38/s 38/35/r 78/58/pc 48/35/s 60/47/r 46/30/pc 41/25/c 62/36/s 48/44/r 39/23/c 59/51/r 41/32/c 56/42/r 54/36/s

78/67/pc 67/36/r 36/22/r 74/60/pc 48/40/pc 48/29/r 78/57/pc 48/39/pc 60/44/pc 48/42/r 45/32/pc 60/41/pc 61/48/r 36/22/pc 61/50/pc 44/35/r 56/37/pc 51/39/pc

Miami Midland Minneapolis New Orleans New York Omaha Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland, OR Raleigh St. Louis Salt Lake City San Diego Seattle Tucson Washington, DC

U.S. Extremes (For the 48 contiguous states)

State Extremes

High: 82°.......................Miami, Fla. Low: -11° .West Yellowstone, Mont.

High: 52°...................... Las Cruces Low: -4° ........................Eagle Nest

National Cities Seattle 41/32

Minneapolis 38/32 Billings 36/24

Detroit 40/33

New York 48/38

Chicago 42/38

San Francisco 55/42

Denver 36/21

Washington 54/36

Kansas City 46/41

Los Angeles 62/50 Atlanta 62/46 El Paso 69/47 Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.

Houston 69/60

Miami 80/69

Fronts Cold





Precipitation Stationary



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to-do list until you can’t anymore, or you choose not to. Open up to an associate or friend who has much to offer. You don’t need to be in sync with every idea. You simply need to listen and weigh the pros and cons. Tonight: Lots of choices. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ##### You have many ways of looking at a situation. You might not be comfortable with the status quo. Stop -- you have the imagination and savoir-faire to end a problem and expand from that point. If you are single, a small flirtation starts up out of nowhere. Tonight: Beam in what you want. BORN TODAY Actor Jamie Foxx (1967), musician Ted Nugent (1948), first lady Mary Todd Lincoln (1818)

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DeMar co Murray left the Dallas Cowboys locker room on crutches, his face shrouded by a gray hoodie and his right leg immobilized by a protective boot. The running back knew his record-setting rookie season is over. His teamm at e s l e f t wo n d er i n g whether their season is falling apart, too. The Cowboys lost a secon d st r ai g h t g a m e o n Sunday night, but what really stings is the way they did it. The defense gave up two touchdowns in the final 3:14. Miles Austin failed to haul in a potential winning touchdown; coach J as o n G a r r et t a g ai n struggled with his clock management; and rookie kicker Dan Bailey had a last-second kick blocked. A l l in a h o m e g am e aga i n s t t h e N ew Yo rk Giants, a team that had lost four straight games, and in a game that would

decide first place in the NFC East. “You always think about w ou ld’ ve, s h ou l d’ ve, could’ve when you don’t win,” linebacker Bradie James said. “I’m going to b e t hi nkin g ab ou t th is one.” Then again, the Cowb oy s sh ou ld be get tin g used to these kinds of finishes. Dal la s ha s le d in th e fourth quarter of five of its six losses this season, and in eight of its nine losses under Garrett. E v en b i g le ads a r e n’ t safe with this club. This was the thir d time this season the Cowboys have b lo wn a f ou r th -qu ar t er lead of at least 12 points; to put in perspective how unusual that is, it happened only twice over the franchise’s previous 51 seasons. “The nature of our team is w e’ ve pla ye d a l ot o f clo se ga mes ,” Ga rr e tt said. “We’ve won maybe

h al f o f t he m a nd we’ ve lost some other ones. You have to look at situations, see what happens, some way, somehow process it, learn from it and hopefull y g o f o rwar d . J u st because you’ve figured out how to do it once doesn’t mean you’re going to do it all the time. I think that’s the nature of the National Football League, we just need to find ways to do it much more often than we have.” N o w h er e’ s t h e r ea ll y crazy part. Dallas still has a clear path to the division title. If the Cowboys w in t h eir fin al t hr e e games — at Tampa Bay on Saturday night, at home against Philadelphia the following Saturday, then on the road against New York on New Year’s Day — t hen t he y w il l win th e East and host a playof f game. Of course, that’s easier


AP Photo

Tebow dials up more late-game heroics See COWBOYS, Page B2


Jim Boeheim has been coaching for 35 years and one thing he has learned is that players are able to focus on basketball even when there is a whirlwind around them. The Syracuse program has been in the headlines since former assistant coach Bernie Fine was alleged to have molested two former ball boys. Quietly, the Orange have found a way to the top of The Associated Press’ Top 25. “Young kids constantly have different things going in their lives, school, relationships, how they are playing, a million things go through their minds,” Boeheim said Monday. “They have the ability to focus on things they have to do and they get it done. It’s a great thing about kids, that older people tend to get caught up or get unfocused, get caught up more in outside influences and can’t separate them. Kids aren’t like that. They focus on what they control and go forward. It’s a good thing about being young.” The Orange (10-0) jumped from third to No. 1 following losses this weekend by Kentucky and Ohio State. They received 51 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. It’s the fourth time they’ve topped the poll and the first time since a one-week appearance late in 2009-10. Syracuse was No. 1 in the 1987-88 preseason poll and for six weeks in 1989-90. Ohio State (8-1), which didn’t have star center Jared Sullinger in the loss to Kansas, stayed second, while Kentucky (8-1) dropped from first to third following the buzzer-beating loss to Indiana. The Hoosiers, one of four newcomers this week, moved in at 18th, their first appearance since 2007-08. Ohio State, which hasn’t had Sullinger for two games because of back spasms, received seven first-place votes, three more than Kentucky. Louisville, which had two No. 1 votes, and North Carolina, which had one, switched places from last week at fourth and fifth. Baylor, Duke, Xavier, Connecticut and Missouri rounded out the top 10. Marquette was 11th followed by Kansas, Florida, Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Georgetown, Mississippi State, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. The last of the ranked teams were Michigan State, Texas A&M, Alabama, Murray State and Creighton and Vanderbilt, who were tied for 25th.


Latest ’Boys collapse might be costly Section

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Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey (5) hangs his head after the Giants blocked a go-ahead field goal late in the Cowboys’ loss to NFC East foe New York, Sunday.

DENVER (AP) — Just when it looked like the Chicago Bears weren’t going to give Tim Tebow the chance to beat them in overtime, they couldn’t play keep away. Chicago won the toss and Caleb Hanie completed three quick passes to put the Bears in field goal range. Then, Marion Barber, filling in for Matt Forte, burst through the line for a first down. Just then, linebacker Wesley Woodyard reached out in desperation and tugged on his right arm. The ball popped loose and Elvis Dumervil smothered it at the Broncos 34. “He gashed us on that play, and somehow I just had to make a play,” Woodyard said. “That’s what it’s all about, making plays at the end of the game.” That’s something the Broncos (85) have perfected. Tebow drove the Broncos downfield and Matt Prater, whose 59-

yard field goal with 3 seconds left in regulation tied it, booted a 51yarder with 8:34 left in overtime to give Denver an improbable 13-10 win. “If you believe,” Tebow said, “then unbelievable things can sometimes be possible.” Prater’s third straight walk-off field goal gave the Broncos their sixth consecutive win and moved them into sole possession of first place in the AFC West at 8-5, a game ahead of Oakland. Tebow improved to 7-1 since taking over as the starter in Denver, and six of those wins have involved second-half comebacks, five of them necessitating fourth-quarter rallies, three of which went to overtime. No other quarterback in NFL history has produced six fourth-quarter comebacks in his first 11 NFL

Chiefs, Dolphins fire coaches

Denver quarterback Tim Tebow, right, stiff arms Chicago’s Israel Idonije during the first quarter of the Broncos’ win over the Bears, Sunday.

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (15) jumps over teammate Ben Obomanu and Rams cornerback Roderick Hood, right, in Seattle’s win over St. Louis, Monday.

Seattle downs St. Louis

SEATTLE (AP) — Doug Baldwin picked a national stage to remind the rest of the NFL what they passed up in last April’s draft. Baldwin, an undrafted rookie out of Stanford, blocked a first-quarter punt that was returned by Michael Robinson 17 yards for a touchdown, then caught a 29-yard TD pass from Tarvaris Jackson in the third quarter as the Seattle Seahawks pulled away for a 30-13 win over the staggering St. Louis Rams on Monday night. Seattle (6-7) won for the fourth time in five games and kept alive its slim hopes for reaching the postseason. The Seahawks likely would need to win out to potentially make the playoffs a reality, but they’re at least back in the conversation after a 2-6 start. Marshawn Lynch topped 100 yards rushing for the fifth time in the last six games, finishing with 115 on 23 carries. He scored a touchdown in his ninth straight game on a 16-yard run with 2:57 left to put away Seattle’s 13th win in its last 14 games against the Rams. Seahawks fans threw bags of Skittles into the end zone as Lynch celebrated his ninth rushing touchdown this season, and he tied a franchise record with nine consecutive games with a TD. See SEAHAWKS, Page B2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The losses kept mounting, the tension kept growing and ultimately Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli decided the status quo was no longer good enough. It was time to part ways with Todd Haley. The Chiefs fired the combustible head coach Monday with the team Haley led to a surprising AFC West title less than a year ago stuck at the bottom of the division following a series of devastating injuries and discouraging blowouts. The Chiefs dropped to 5-8 after Sunday’s 37-10 loss to the New York Jets, their fifth loss in six games. Kansas City committed 11 penalties for 128 yards in the dismal performance, including a 15-yarder on Haley for unsportsmanlike conduct that may have sealed his

See BRONCOS, Page B2

AP Photo

Todd Haley yells during the third quarter of the Chiefs’ game against the Jets, Sunday. Haley was fired as the coach of the Chiefs on Monday after a 5-8 start.

AP Photo

In this Sept. 25 file photo, Tony Sparano walks the sideline during the Dolphins’ game against the Browns. Sparano was fired on Monday as the coach of the Dolphins.

fate. “Timing in these situations is always difficult. There never seems to be a right time,” Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. “We just felt the inconsistent play the team has experienced throughout the season, including yesterday’s game, made today the right day to do it.” Haley wasn’t the only coach fired Monday; the Dolphins also dumped Tony Sparano after just four seasons. Jacksonville’s Jack Del Rio was fired last month. Defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel will serve as the Chiefs’ interim coach for the final three games, and Pioli said he will be considered for the permanent job. “I don’t perceive Todd Haley as a mistake,” Pioli See COACHES, Page B3

B2 Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Cowboys Continued from Page B1

said than done, especially with a running game that will be missing Murray. “We know what we have in front of us,” cornerback T e r e nc e N e w m a n s a id . “After losing two straight, there isn’t much we can do as far pointing fingers. You have to try to correct the mistakes you make.” There are some specific things that need cleaning up, such as the way Newman and the rest of the secondary were routinely burned. A unit that allowed a 52-yard touchdown pass in overtime to lo s e t he p r ev io u s g a m e gave up catches of 64 and 47 yards. They also were flagged for pass inter ference in t h e e n d z o ne o n wh a t wo u l d ’v e b e en a t h ir d down incompletion, thus forcing a field goal, and t h e y ga ve t h e Gi a n t s a first down on the winning drive when nickel cornerback Frank Walker was flagged for holding in the secondary. Wal ke r’ s p e na lt y w as the second of that drive. De M a r c us Wa r e w as caught being offside. Not ev e n c o un ti n g p e n a lt y yards, the Giants gained

College basketball

Monday’s College Basketball Major Scores By The Associated Press EAST Fordham 74, Siena 59 Lehigh 95, Arcadia 55 Rutgers 81, Monmouth (NJ) 66 SOUTH Longwood 110, VMI 89 Louisiana-Lafayette 102, Dillard 38 Nicholls St. 82, Louisiana-Monroe 70 SE Louisiana 65, Southern U. 61, OT Savannah St. 80, Coastal Georgia 42 St. Francis (NY) 73, Howard 71 MIDWEST S. Dakota St. 93, Dakota St. 60 SOUTHWEST Oral Roberts 58, UALR 55


Mavs still waiting to get Odom, Carter on court

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks are still waiting for their new players to get on the court. Free agent Vince Carter was a spectator at the Mavericks’ practice for the second day in a row Monday before the eight-time NBA All-Star finally signed his expected contract. Lamar Odom, the 6-foot-10 forward acquired from the Los Angeles Lakers, was not there yet. Less than two weeks before the NBA champion Mavericks play their season opener with a Christmas Day rematch against the Miami Heat, coach Rick Carlisle still hasn’t had a full team for practice. “It’s important, but logistics are logistics. We’ve got to submit ourselves to what the rules are. If you trade for a guy, you can’t just Star Trek beam him here for practice,” Carlisle said. “We will engage these guys as quickly and as effectively as we can. Before you know it, we’ll be another week into this and they’ll be right in the middle of it.” Carlisle expects Carter and Odom to both take part in the team’s media day activities Tuesday. The 34-year-old Carter had to clear waivers after playing for Phoenix last season. The Mavericks announced Monday night that Carter had signed a contract that reunites him with Jason Kidd, his teammate for three seasons in New Jersey. Dallas didn’t provide details of Carter’s deal, but it is expected to be a mid-level exception of $3 million for this season. Carter has 20,250 career points, eighth among active players and 35th on the NBA career loss. He was originally the fifth overall selection in the 1998 draft by Toronto, and has played 925 career games for the Raptors, New Jersey, Orlando and Phoenix. Carter also attended practice in Dallas on Sunday, when the team confirmed they had acquired Odom, last season’s Sixth Man of the Year, without losing a player in return. “We love the deal. ... It’s a very positive deal for us because we’re talking about a player as diversified skill-wise as anybody in the league right now, particularly given his size,” Carlisle said. “He’s always been a really difficult matchup for us, was a key part of their team and we really feel like he’ll fit in well here.” The Lakers get an $8.9 million trade exception for the 32-year-old Odom, who is going into the third year of a four-year deal. He has averaged 14.6 points and 8.9 rebounds in 829 games over 12 NBA seasons, four with the Clippers, one in Miami and the last seven with the Lakers. Kobe Bryant certainly wasn’t happy, especially Odom being sent so cheaply to the Mavericks, who swept the Lakers in last season’s playoffs. Mavericks center Brendan Haywood shrugged off Bryant’s reaction. “My reaction is we’re very happy to get Lamar,” Carlisle said. Veteran forward Brian Cardinal joined

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5 1 0 y a r d s o n S un d ay night. “We have to find a way to be on the same page,” James said. “When those pressure situations come, people crack or they make p l a y s. We d i dn ’ t m a ke enough plays in the end.” T h e o f f e n se p u t u p enough points to win, but s t i l l h ad en o u g h c ost l y m i s ta k es to co s t g u y s s o m e sl e ep . I t s t ar t e d early, with Doug Fr ee’s missed block that led to quarterback Tony Romo g e t ti ng t wi s te d a r o un d and toppling into the end zone for a safety. And it lasted late, with Austin watching that pass flutter past him, perhaps not able to find that extra gear because of the hamstring injuries that have limited him all season. But the part that causes t h e mo s t g n a s hi n g of t e et h am o n g C o wb o y s fans is Garrett’s continued problems managing the clock. NBC cameras showed Sunday night that team o wn er J e r ry Jo n e s an d e v er y o n e i n h i s b o o th knew when to call a timeout, but it took the coach about 15 seconds to do it. Jones was so frustrated a f te r th e g a me th a t he only issued a brief statement. He didn’t answer the team for practice Monday after re-signing with Dallas. He will get the veteran minimum of just over $1.3 million. Cardinal joined the Mavericks last year as a free agent, when the 6-foot-8 forward averaged 2.6 points, 1.1 rebounds and 10.8 minutes in 56 games. He has played 412 games over 11 seasons with Detroit, Washington, Golden State, Memphis, Minnesota and Dallas. “I’m excited to be back, I’m exciting to be with these guys and this group,” Cardinal said. “I missed a few days, but it’s excited to be back with these guys and be out there on the court.” Odom helps Dallas recover from the departure of center Tyson Chandler, who went to the New York Knicks in a sign-andtrade deal that opened an exception to get Odom. But the Mavericks expect him to be more than just a replacement for Chandler. “He’s a guy that’s 6-10 that can do everything on the floor, extremely athletic and skilled,” Haywood said. “He can play the 3, 4, 5, 2, he can even play the point and initiate the offense. So I think Lamar definitely helps this team out a lot.” Odom joins what could be one of the NBA’s best frontcourts when he’s paired with NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki and Shawn Marion. “He can play every position on the floor in my opinion, so look he’s going to have a lot of things to learn our perimeter positions and our big positions,” Carlisle said. “But he’ll do it and he won’t have a problem with it, because he’s just got that good a feel for the game. “We believe that there are a lot of possibilities with Lamar,” he said. “He can score, pass, make plays, defend, rebound, all those things are really healthy for diversity of your team. Without him being here and having a chance to do things on the floor, I can’t give you exact answers, but I’m excited about the possibilities.”


National Football League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain AMERICAN CONFERENCE East . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct New England . . .10 3 0 .769 N.Y. Jets . . . . . . .8 5 0 .615 Buffalo . . . . . . . . .5 8 0 .385 Miami . . . . . . . . .4 9 0 .308 South . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct y-Houston . . . . .10 3 0 .769 Tennessee . . . . .7 6 0 .538 Jacksonville . . . .4 9 0 .308 Indianapolis . . . . .0 13 0 .000 North . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct Baltimore . . . . . .10 3 0 .769 Pittsburgh . . . . . .10 3 0 .769 Cincinnati . . . . . .7 6 0 .538 Cleveland . . . . . .4 9 0 .308 West . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct Denver . . . . . . . .8 5 0 .615 Oakland . . . . . . .7 6 0 .538 San Diego . . . . . .6 7 0 .462 Kansas City . . . .5 8 0 .385

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Baldwin finished with seven catches for 93 yards and Steven Hauschka was 3 of 4 on field goal attempts for the Seahawks. Sam Bradford started for St. Louis (2-11) despite a high left ankle sprain that’s bothered him for nearly two months and forced him to miss last week’s game at San Francisco. Bradford barely practiced this week and it showed as he was rusty and made poor decisions. Bradford was 12 of 29 for 193 yards, was intercepted by Brandon Browner on the first play of the second half and nearly picked off on a handful of other throws. Steven Jackson had 50 yards

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any questions. T h e Co wb oys h ave essentially turned into the anti-Tebows. Just like the Denver quarterback has a knack for turning seemingly lost games into vict or i es in t he fin al mi nutes, Dallas turns likely victories into losses right at the end. Again, there’s a pattern t o i t. R om o i s 1 9 - 2 in N o vem be r, ju st 9- 14 in regular season games in December and January. Th at i nclu d es 4 -0 t his N o vem be r a nd 0 -2 th is December. After the game, Garrett and Romo of fer ed little in si gh t i nt o an yt h in g , instead deferring to “the process.” They also kept talking ab ou t looki ng ahe ad to Tampa Bay, as if it was unbeaten Green Bay and not a 4-9 team that just go t sp an k ed 4 1- 14 by another 4-9 team that has a rookie quarterback and an interim coach. “You have to put your head down and keep playing games,” Romo said. “ F or u s it is abo ut u s coming back and figuring ou t s om e d et ail th in g s that we can use from this gam e t o i mpr ove a nd using that. Getting better as a team and playing our best game next week.”


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starts. Broncos coach John Fox said Tebow has “competitive greatness. He wants the ball in clutch time.” After failing to score on their first dozen possessions, the Broncos faced the possibility of their first home shutout in the team’s 52-year history. Instead, they erased a 10-0 deficit in the final 2:08 of regulation. “I think we’re rewriting the book on ‘keep fighting,”’ Fox said. “Our guys never blink. They remain positive. As bad as it looked today — we didn’t play well; we had some drops. But the guy who dropped a couple of passes caught the ... touchdown. That’s kind of the M.O. on this bunch.” Tebow threw a 10-yard touchdown strike to Demaryius Thomas, who had three drops, and then got the ball back with 53 seconds left after Barber saved the Broncos precious time by going out of bounds when the Bears were trying to run out the clock. Denver was out of timeouts after Thomas’ touchdown and had to try an onside kick, which the Broncos couldn’t recover.


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Thursday’s Game Pittsburgh 14, Cleveland 3 Sunday’s Games New Orleans 22, Tennessee 17 Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 10 N.Y. Jets 37, Kansas City 10 Detroit 34, Minnesota 28 Houston 20, Cincinnati 19 Jacksonville 41, Tampa Bay 14 Atlanta 31, Carolina 23 Philadelphia 26, Miami 10 New England 34, Washington 27 Arizona 21, San Francisco 19 Denver 13, Chicago 10, OT San Diego 37, Buffalo 10 Green Bay 46, Oakland 16 N.Y. Giants 37, Dallas 34 Monday’s Game Seattle 30, St. Louis 13 Thursday, Dec. 15 Jacksonville at Atlanta, 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 Dallas at Tampa Bay, 6:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 New Orleans at Minnesota, 11 a.m. Seattle at Chicago, 11 a.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 11 a.m. Carolina at Houston, 11 a.m. Green Bay at Kansas City, 11 a.m. Tennessee at Indianapolis, 11 a.m. Miami at Buffalo, 11 a.m. Washington at N.Y. Giants, 11 a.m. Detroit at Oakland, 2:05 p.m. New England at Denver, 2:15 p.m. Cleveland at Arizona, 2:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 2:15 p.m. Baltimore at San Diego, 6:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 6:30 p.m.

Column: Irresistible force Tebow pushes NFL around

By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Tim Tebow is doing what decades of conventional NFL wisdom said couldn’t be done. He’s winning game after game playing the most important position on the field less like a quarterback than an irresistible force of nature. Seven times in their last eight games with Tebow in charge, the Broncos have somehow won when they shouldn’t have — six times coming back in the second half, five times in the fourth quarter and three of those in overtime. Along the way, he’s befuddled critics, delighted his growing flock of fans and flummoxed opposing coaches, not to mention his own on occasion. He’s dazzled analysts and left it to teammates to explain the chainreaction of events — freak turnovers by opponents, sparkling catches by young receivers, Tebow’s own pinball runs through defenders — that have made the closing minutes of Denver games must-see TV. The latest one might have been the most improbable. Trailing the Chicago Bears 10-0 with 4:34 left Sunday, the Broncos faced the possibility of their first home shutout in team history. In short order, Tebow cobbled together a 63-yard touchdown drive, Denver failed to recover the ensuing onside kick attempt, but got the ball back after a punt with more time left than anyone expected. That’s because

rushing on 11 carries by halftime, including dashes of 11 yards twice and 10 yards once. He was limited to just 42 yards on 15 carries when the teams met a few weeks ago and the Rams were trying to exploit the Seahawks’ secondary. This time, Jackson disappeared in the second half — aside from a 50yard catch-and-run on a screen pass — and finished with 63 yards rushing on 20 carries. He stood on the sidelines with his legs crossed during a goal-line possession in the fourth quarter while Cadillac Williams got the first crack at scoring The Rams eventually ran five plays from the 1 without Jackson touching the ball — thanks to a taunting penalty on Seattle’s Richard Sherman. Jackson finally got a carry on a second third-and-goal and scored,

Chicago’s Marion Barber inexplicably ran out of bounds on a carry — stopping the clock — instead of simply falling to the ground. “That’s usually something that never happens with a veteran running back,” Denver linebacker Wesley Woodyard said. “It’s just like things go our way.” But as Woodyard and the rest of the Broncos have come to believe, things weren’t done going their way. From his 20-yard line, Tebow again marched the Broncos back to the Bears 41, where Matt Prater coolly connected on a 59yard field goal to tie the game at 10. In the extra period, Chicago was methodically grinding up a wearying Broncos defense when Barber bashed through a hole for another first down — only to have the ball stripped at the last second by Woodyard and recovered by teammate Elvis Dumervil at the Broncos 34. From there, Tebow put together one more helter-skelter drive to reach the Bears 33, where Prater converted a slightly less eye-popping 51-yard field goal for the win. That’s three straight Broncos’ scoring drives — after they failed in a dozen straight series in regulation — and two uncharacteristic Chicago miscues in less than five minutes. “If you believe,” he said after the Chicago win, “then unbelievable things can sometimes be possible.” Mixing his football and his faith drew attention to Tebow long before he arrived in the NFL. The son of missionaries, he was born in the Philippines and has returned there numerous times on missions of his own. Like his four siblings, Tebow was homeschooled in Jacksonville, Fla. But because of a state law requiring home-schooled students to play high school football in the district where they lived, he found himself at the center of a controversy when he moved into an apartment in nearby St. Johns County with his mother so he could play prep football at powerhouse Nease High. Recruited by Florida, he won two national titles and the Heisman Trophy, but was also scorned for frequently praising or thanking God in postgame interviews. He often chalked biblical verses, such as John 3:16, on the eye-black strips players apply to their cheekbones to cut glare, prompting the NCAA to ban such messages the season after he finished his college career. “His great strength,” said Chap Clark, a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., “is that even people who don’t agree with his faith at all play their best around him.” Almost as controversial was Tebow’s unorthodox approach to playing quarterback. Despite a limited ability to read defenses, questionable footwork and an erratic throwing arm, he thrived in thenGators coach Urban Meyer’s version of a spread offense at Florida, but failed to impress many NFL scouts. Most projected Tebow as a third- or fourth-round pick at best, and many suspected his only shot at the NFL would be to change positions. His penchant to tuck the ball under his arm and take off down the field, they said, would expose him to faster, harder-hitting defenders who would punish him. Instead of being a dual threat, Tebow was no threat at all last season and for the first few games of this one. But with the Broncos skidding at 1-4 with front-line quarterback Kyle Orton, first-year Denver coach John Fox grudgingly called on Tebow in the second half of an October game against the Chargers. Since then, it’s been an almost-unhindered ride up the elevator to the top of the AFC West and an even more unlikely playoff spot.

but only after screaming on the sideline. Jackson’s score pulled the Rams within 23-13, but the outcome was already decided. Baldwin’s influence on the game was evident from the start, when he took a pitch from Leon Washington on a kickoff reverse and returned it beyond the 40. Seattle was later forced to punt, but it was Baldwin racing from the outside to down the punt at the Rams 6. Then he made the biggest of his three fine special teams plays. Coming almost entirely unblocked off the right end, Baldwin took a punt off the foot of Donnie Jones. The bounding ball hopped up into the arms of Robinson, who went the final 17 yards for an early 7-0 Seahawks lead.

Roswell Daily Record But on second down after the two-minute warning, Barber cut outside and was pushed out, stopping the clock. “That’s usually something that never happens with a veteran running back,” Woodyard said. “It’s just like things go our way.” Barber wasn’t around after the game to talk about his blunders. “We all know what type of player Marion is,” Bears coach Lovie Smith said. “All running backs are trying to get a couple more yards here and there. But we have to know the situation. In that situation, we have to be able to keep the ball inbounds. He’ll tell you that. I know we’d all like to have that one back.” The Bears would have to punt, and Tebow got the ball back at his 20 and went to work, not needing to go far with Prater’s strong leg in the thin air. He drove the Broncos 39 yards for Prater’s kick, which he rocketed through the uprights to tie it at 10. The Bears (7-6) won the toss in overtime and quickly got into field goal range before Barber, who rushed for 108 yards but will be remembered for his two late mistakes, coughed up the football. “He was making a tough

run, trying to get extra yards,” Hanie said. “It’s unfortunate. You want to stay in right there but that didn’t lose the game for us. We lost it by not generating more points.” Tebow, who also led Denver to wins in OT at Miami and San Diego, took the Broncos from their 34 to the Chicago 33, and Prater sent the stadium into delirium. The Bears, whose playoff hopes are faltering, are 0-3 since Hanie replaced an injured Jay Cutler, the former Broncos QB who has a broken thumb on his throwing hand and is out indefinitely. With Matt Forte sidelined by a knee injury, Barber broke a scoreless tie in the third quarter with a 9-yard touchdown run and added a 16-yard gain on a screen to set up Robbie Gould’s team-record 57-yard field goal on the first snap of the fourth quarter. “We gave it away,” Devin Hester said. “We were up 10 points.” That’s not enough when Tebow’s around. “Those last five minutes, if it’s within reach for us to get it, we feel like we’re going to win,” Woodyard said. “For all the Tebow haters: You’d better start believing.”

How Tebow does what he does is still something of a mystery, still so tough to quantify that his fiercest supporters call it divine intervention and everyone else, his coach included, still struggles to explain. Right after the win over Chicago, Fox called it simply, “competitive greatness. He wants the ball in clutch time.” A day later, Fox talked about how defenses often go into “prevent” mode late in games — “you know, they’re daring us to pass.” That’s what conventional wisdom suggests teams do against a quarterback who consistently ranks near the bottom of the league by most passing measures. And that’s what makes “Tebow Time” even more confounding. In the 8 1/2 games he’s played as a starter, Tebow has taken the Broncos on scoring drives on just 12 of 76 offensive possessions through the first three quarters. On the opening drives of fourth quarters, the number is just 1 of 9. But for the remainder of the fourth quarter and into overtime, he’s choreographed the Broncos to touchdowns or field goals an incredible 16 of 28 times. Over that span, the defense has managed 10 takeaways, but half, notably, came in the final period or in overtime. Around the league, opposing coaches scan scoreboards for late Broncos scores and their players rush back through the tunnel to catch the final few moments. A week ago, in case anyone missed the final score, 49ers lineman Mike Iupati walked through the San Francisco locker room hollering, “Tim Tebow, 6-1, baby!” And now he’s 7-1 in the pass-happy NFL, the best story the league has going. When he got his first real shot at the job, watching Tebow play was something you did while peeking through the spaces between the fingers covering your eyes. It’s still the best way to watch the first three quarters. But after that, well, don’t dare take your eyes off him.

tract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association BOSTON CELTICS—Acquired F Brandon Bass from Orlando for F Glen Davis and G Von Wafer. Signed F JaJuan Johnson and G E’Twaun Moore. Re-signed G-F Sasha Pavlovic. CHICAGO BULLS—Re-signed F Brian Scalabrine. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS—Re-signed G Anthony Parker. Waived forward J.P. Prince. DALLAS MAVERICKS—Re-signed F Brian Cardinal. Signed F Vince Carter. DETROIT PISTONS—Waived G Richard Hamilton. HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed F Marcus Morris. Claimed G Jeremy Lin off waivers from Golden State. Added G Ibrahim Jaaber to the training-camp roster. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS—Matched the Golden State offer for C DeAndre Jordan. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES—Signed F Derrick Williams. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS—Re-signed C Tony Battie. TORONTO RAPTORS—Agreed to terms with G Anthony Carter. FOOTBALL National Football League HOUSTON TEXANS—Waived WR Derrick Mason. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Fired coach Todd Haley. Named Romeo Crennel interim coach. MIAMI DOLPHINS—Fired coach Tony Sparano. Named Todd Bowles interim coach. MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Placed WR Stephen Burton on injured reserve. Signed WR Emmanuel Arceneaux from the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Placed LB Jacob Cutrera and DT John McCargo on injured reserve. Signed DT Frank Okam from the practice squad. Released RB Nic Grigsby from the practice squad. Canadian Football League TORONTO ARGONAUTS—Acquired QB Ricky Ray from Edmonton for QB Steven Jyles, K Grant Shaw and a 2012 first-round draft pick. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL—Fined San Jose F Andrew Desjardins $2,500 for boarding Chicago D Sami Lepisto in a Dec. 11 game. Fined Boston F Brad Marchand $2,500 for slew-footing Pittsburgh D Matt Niskanen in a Dec. 5 game. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Assigned F Ben Smith to Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled C Dane Byers from the Springfield (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS—Fired coach Terry Murray. Named assistant coach John Stevens interim coach. NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Assigned D Jonathon Blum to Milwaukee (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Activated RW Cam Janssen from injured reserve. Placed D Anton Volchenkov on injured reserve. Acquired D Kurtis Foster and G Timo Pielmeier from Anaheim for F Rod Pelley, D Mark Fraser and a 2012 seventh-round draft pick. NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Sent F Micheal Haley to Bridgeport (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Agreed to terms with F Antti Miettinen on a two-year contract. Recalled D Evan Oberg from Norfolk (AHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer COLORADO RAPIDS—Named Tim Hinchey president. SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC—Announced MF Erik Friberg was transferred to Malmo FF of Sweden. SPORTING KANSAS CITY—Agreed to terms to allow Omar Bravo to return to Mexico to join Cruz Azul for the 2012 season. COLLEGE COASTAL CAROLINA—Announced resignation of women’s volleyball coach Kristen Bauer. MIAMI—Announced sophomore RB Lamar Miller will enter the NFL draft. MUHLENBERG—Named Corey Goff director of athletics, effective July 1. OHIO WESLEYAN—Announced the retirement of football coach Mike Hollway at the end of year. Named defensive coordinator Pat Delaney interim football coach. TEXAS TECH—Fired offensive line coach Matt Moore and defensive backs coach Otis Mounds. Reassigned defensive line coach Sam McElroy to another position. Named Terry Price and John Lovett defensive assistant coaches. TOLEDO—Named Matt Campbell football coach. TRINITY (TEXAS)—Named Aly Hazelwood assistant volleyball coach.


Monday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS—Declined to tender a contract to 2B Will Rhymes, making him a free agent. KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Declined to tender a contract to LHP Aaron Laffey. LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jerome Williams on a one-year contract. MINNESOTA TWINS—Sent SS Pedro Florimon outright to Rochester (IL). Named Gene Glynn manager and Tom Brunansky coach for Rochester; Stu Cliburn pitching coach and Rudy Hernandez coach for New Britain (EL); and Ivan Arteaga pitching coach of Elizabethton (Appalachian). NEW YORK YANKEES—Assigned OF Colin Curtis outrighted to Scranton/WilkesBarre (IL). Announced OF Greg Golson cleared waivers, becoming a free agent. TAMPA BAY RAYS—Acquired RHP Burke Badenhop from Miami for C Jake Jefferies. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed RHP Jim Hoey off waivers from Minnesota. Sent C Brian Jeroloman and RHP Drew Carpenter outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Jesse Chavez for assignment. Agreed to terms with players RHP Jesse Litsch and RHP Dustin McGowan on one-year contracts. National League COLORADO ROCKIES—Agreed to terms with C Ramon Hernandez on a two-year contract. HOUSTON ASTROS—Agreed to terms with C Humberto Quintero on a one-year contract. MIAMI MARLINS—Agreed to terms with INF Donnie Murphy on a one-year contract and OF Aaron Rowand on a minor league contract MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Agreed to terms with SS Alex Gonzalez and C George Kottaras on one-year contracts. NEW YORK METS—Claimed RHP Jeremy Hefner off waivers from Pittsburgh. Agreed to terms with LHP Garrett Olson and C Lucas May on minor league contracts. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Traded OF Ben Francisco to Toronto for LHP Frank Gailey. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with SS Rafael Furcal on a two-year con-


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Tuesday, Dec. 13 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Boston U. at Villanova 7 p.m. ESPN — Cent. Michigan at Minnesota NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. VERSUS — San Jose at Colorado WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN — Tennessee at Rutgers


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NFL Roundup: Yates rallies Texans to win Roswell Daily Record

CINCINNATI (AP) — A rookie got the Houston Texans to a place they’ve never known, one that seemed ready to disappear when their top two quarterbacks got hurt last month. Instead, T.J. Yates made a little Lone Star history. The fifth-round draft pick led the most important drive in Texans history on Sunday, taking Houston 80 yards in little more than 2 minutes with no timeouts against the Cincinnati Bengals. His 6-yard touchdown pass with 2 seconds left gave Houston a 2019 win and a division championship. Everyone knew who the star was in the Texans’ biggest moment. “We realized what was on the line there,” tight end Owen Daniels said. “It is unbelievable what T.J. was able to do, finding people down the field, avoiding the rush and making plays. It was so smooth. I’ve never seen anything like it.” The Texans (10-3) have never done anything like it during their 10-year history as an expansion team. They’ve won seven in a row despite losing quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Matt Leinart in consecutive games to season-ending injuries. In stepped Yates, who took them the final step in his second NFL start. “It’s pretty crazy,” Yates said. “A lot of people in this organization have waited a long time for this. This is a special day for this team and this organization.” In a few wild minutes on Sunday, it all came together. They needed to win and have Tennessee lose at home to New Orleans to clinch their first AFC South title. They celebrated on the field when Yates brought the first half of the playoff equation. Then, still in uniform, they huddled around a television in the locker room and watched the Titans lose 22-17. They screamed collectively then passed out championship caps and T -shirts. Receiver Andre Johnson, one of the most longsuffering Texans, got a game ball. “I’m just happy for the city of Houston,” said Johnson, who was sidelined by a pulled hamstring. “They deserve it. We’ve got great fans who have stuck it out with us. Words really can’t describe it. It’s something I’ve been waiting for a long time.” It seems the Bengals (7-6) are going to have another year of waiting. They’ve lost four of their last five, and now need help in order to get the AFC’s final wildcard berth. “It’s a defeated feeling today,” safety Chris Crocker said. “I can’t even put into words how bad this hurt.” Cincinnati knew it had to beat a team with a rookie quarterback in order to stay in the playoff chase. With their season on the line, the Bengals couldn’t do it. “A rookie quarterback beat us today,” Crocker said. “He did it with both his arm and his feet. I don’t even know what to say. Wow.” Wow, indeed. Yates scrambled 17 yards on third-and-15 to keep the final drive going. A pass interference penalty on Adam “Pacman” Jones put the ball at the 6-yard line with 12 seconds left. After an incompletion, Kevin Walter lined up wide right, cut to the middle of the field and was uncovered at


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said. “Todd Haley is a good football coach. I’ll say that. What we need to do is figure out what direction we’re headed in and how we’re going to continue to make progress, how we can get some consistency back.” Haley took over a team that won six games the previous two seasons under Herm Edwards, and he leaves with a 19-27 record in his first NFL head coaching job. But despite winning the AFC West last season, it’s hard to tell if the team improved under his watch. The quarterback situation was a mess, even when Matt Cassel was healthy, and the offensive line has three players in Ryan Lilja, Barry Richardson and

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the goal line for the winning catch. Yates finished 26 of 44 for 300 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.

SAINTS 22, TITANS 17 At Nashville, Tenn., Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes to Marques Colston in the fourth quarter to lead New Orleans to its fifth straight victory. The NFC South-leading Saints (10-3) had little trouble picking up yards, but struggled to score until Brees and Colston connected on passes of 35 and 28 yards. The Titans (7-6) twice had the ball in the final minutes with a chance to win. The first time, New Orleans stopped backup Jake Locker on fourth-and-1 at the Saints 24 with 2:18 left. The second time, Jo-Lonn Dunbar sacked a scrambling Locker on third-and-goal as time expired. Brees threw for 347 yards and joined Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas as the only quarterbacks to throw a touchdown pass in 40 straight games. Locker replaced Matt Hasselbeck, who hurt his left calf in the second quarter. PATRIOTS 34, REDSKINS 27 At Landover, Md., Tom Brady threw for 357 yards and three touchdowns, and Rob Gronkowski set an NFL single-season record for most touchdown catches by a tight end as New England won its fifth straight. Gronkowski snagged his 14th and 15th scoring receptions, moving him past Antonio Gates and Vernon Davis. Gates had 13 in 2004, and Davis matched that total in 2009. The Patriots (10-3) again overcame their bend-but-don’t-break defense. The Redskins drove to the New England 5-yard line late before Rex Grossman’s pass went off Santana Moss’ hands and was intercepted by Jerod Mayo with 22 seconds to play. Washington (4-9) has lost eight of its last nine.

RAVENS 24, COLTS 10 At Baltimore, Terrell Suggs had three sacks and forced three fumbles to keep Indianapolis winless. Baltimore (10-3) limited the Colts (0-13) to 167 yards — 53 through three quarters. Were it not for a touchdown on the game’s final play, Indianapolis would have been held without a TD for the second time since the 2003 season opener. Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes and Ray Rice ran for 103 yards and a score to help the Ravens win their fourth straight and improve to 7-0 at home. Baltimore is tied with Pittsburgh for the lead in the AFC North. The Ravens hold the tiebreaker with two wins over the Steelers. Dan Orlovsky was 17 for 37 for 136 yards and an interception. He was sacked four times.

FALCONS 31, PANTHERS 23 At Charlotte, N.C., Matt Ryan threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to rookie Julio Jones and Atlanta erased a 16point deficit. Ryan threw for 320 yards and tied a career high with four touchdowns passing. Atlanta (85) avoided a costly loss to stay alive in the NFC wild card race. For the Panthers (4-8), it was the sixth time this season they’ve lost after being ahead or tied in the fourth quarter. In October

Casey Wiegmann who may not be back next season. Despite a background on offense, Haley only managed to coax the unit into an average of 293.8 yards, which ranked 28th in the league, and 177.4 yards through the air — 30th out of 32 teams. Besides the lousy performance on the field, it was no secret there was friction between Pioli and Haley, although the GM insisted Monday that they had “a good working relationship.” Haley was the offensive coordinator for Arizona when the Cardinals won the NFC title in 2008. He also was an assistant coach with Dallas, Chicago and the New York Jets. The Chiefs won’t decide on a permanent head coach until after the season, but Crennel could make a good

Houston quarterback T.J. Yates (13) throws a pass during his team’s win over the Bengals, Sunday. they fell 31-17 to Atlanta despite leading 17-14 going into the fourth quarter. Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes as the Panthers built a 23-7 halftime lead, but was intercepted twice in the second half.

LIONS 34, VIKINGS 28 At Detroit, backup quarterback Joe Webb fumbled deep in Lions territory in the final seconds, and Detroit escaped with a muchneeded victory. Matthew Stafford threw for two scores in the first quarter to give Detroit one of its three-touchdown leads. The Lions (8-5) had lost five of seven, and played defensive tackle without Ndamukong Suh, who was serving the second game of his twogame suspension. Webb led the Vikings (2-11) to TDs on his first two drives after rookie Christian Ponder was benched. On first-and-goal from the 1 with 9 seconds left, a replay appeared to show DeAndre Levy grabbing Webb’s facemask, but no flag was thrown. The ball popped free at about the 11, and was batted back toward midfield by Detroit’s Stephen Tulloch. Webb ran it down and tried to pick it up, but the ball came loose again and Cliff Avril finally fell on it to end the game. PACKERS 46, RAIDERS 16 At Green Bay, Wis., Aaron Rodgers threw for 281 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in less than three full quarters’ worth of work, Ryan Grant had two touchdowns rushing and Charles Woodson picked off a pass against his former team. With the win, the Packers ran their record to 13-0 — leaving them three games short of completing a perfect regular season. And they did it with a near-perfect performance. Carson Palmer threw for 245 yards with a touchdown and four interceptions for the Raiders (76), who looked like anything but legitimate contenders in the AFC West. The biggest concer n for the

argument for the job if he can rally the team over the final three weeks. Kansas City is still mathematically alive in the AFC West. “We’ve made some progress the last couple years and we’re at the point some of that progress has slowed down,” Pioli said. “I don’t put timeframes on things, but clearly I need to get to work too, because if we’re going to be a good football team and continue to get better and consistently compete for championships, we need to have a good roster.”

Dolphins fire Sparano

MIAMI (AP) — Tony Sparano has been fired as coach of the Miami Dolphins, the third dismissal of an NFL coach in the past two weeks. The move came Monday,

Packers was an apparent left knee injury to wide receiver Greg Jennings in the third quarter.

CHARGERS 37, BILLS 10 At San Diego, Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes, two to Antonio Gates, and the Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive. Buf falo (5-8) lost its sixth straight game and was eliminated from playoff contention for the 12th straight year. The Chargers (6-7) have won two straight following their six-game losing streak. Rivers was 24 of 33 for 240 yards. Ryan Mathews gained 114 yards on 20 carries, the first time he’s had three straight 100-yard games.

CARDINALS 21, 49ERS 19 At Glendale, Ariz., John Skelton stepped in for the injured Kevin Kolb and threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns, and the Arizona Cardinals rallied to hand the San Francisco 49ers just their third loss of the season. Larry Fitzgerald had seven catches for 149 yards, including a 46-yarder for a touchdown and a 53-yarder to set up the goahead score in the fifth victory in six games for Arizona (6-7). Kolb left the game after a blow to the head on Arizona’s third play. Skelton, benched after throwing three interceptions in the Cardinals’ 23-7 loss at San Francisco on Nov. 20, had a 60yard TD pass to Early Doucet and a 3-yard toss to Andre Roberts for what proved to be the winning score early in the fourth quarter.

EAGLES 26, DOLPHINS 10 At Miami, Philadelphia forced three turnovers while scoring four times during a nine-minute span in the second quarter and totaled nine sacks. Michael Vick, back after missing three games with broken ribs, threw for 208 yards and a touchdown. LeSean McCoy scored two touchdowns to hike his season total to 17. The Eagles (5-8) won for only the second time in the past six games and need a sweep of the

one day after the Dolphins lost to the Philadelphia Eagles to fall to 4-9. The defeat ended a recent surge by the Dolphins after they lost their first seven games. With two other teams already in the market for a new coach, owner Stephen Ross didn’t want to wait any longer to start shopping. Sparano’s dismissal came hours after the Kansas City Chiefs fired coach Todd Haley. Jacksonville fired coach Jack Del Rio on Nov. 29. Todd Bowles, who had been Miami’s assistant head coach and secondary coach, will be the interim head coach for the final three games, starting Sunday at Buffalo. Jeff Ireland will remain as general manager and take part in the coaching search. The Dolphins are assured of their third con-

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final three games to have any chance of repeating as NFC East champions. The Dolphins (4-9) had a three-game home winning streak snapped and sank deeper into last place in the AFC East. Philadelphia sent quarterback Matt Moore to the sideline in the second half with a head injury.

JETS 37, CHIEFS 10 At East Rutherford, N.J., Mark Sanchez threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores as the Jets kept pace in the AFC playoff race. The Jets got things started quickly by scoring 28 points in the first half and were helped by an inept Chiefs offense that managed 4 total yards in the first two quarters. Shonn Greene had a seasonhigh 129 yards rushing and a score, and Santonio Holmes and LaDainian Tomlinson each caught touchdown passes for the Jets (8-5), who have won three straight and improved to 6-1 at home. Tyler Palko was sacked five times for the Jets in a miserable outing by the penalty-plagued Chiefs (5-8), a week after he ear ned his first victory as a starter against Chicago.

JAGUARS 41, BUCCANEERS 14 At Jacksonville, Fla., Maurice Jones-Drew scored four times, setting the franchise record for career touchdowns, and Jacksonville rolled up 41 unanswered points. Jones-Drew finished with 136 total yards, including 85 on the ground against one of the league’s worst run defenses. Tampa Bay’s bigger problem in its seventh consecutive loss was turnovers. The Buccaneers (4-9) had seven of them, helping set up each of Jacksonville’s four TDs in the second quarter. The Jaguars (4-9), who hadn’t scored more than 20 points all season, scored four times in a span of 7:32. They scored on offense, defense and special teams in the same game for the first time since Nov. 1, 1998, at Baltimore.

secutive losing season, the longest such streak since the 1960s. They’ll miss the playoffs for the ninth time in 10 years. “The results speak for themselves,” Ross said at a hastily called news conference. “We’re looking to becoming a winning organization, and I thought this was the best time to make the change and let us go in a direction that will allow us to become that.” Ross is expected to pursue a coach with star power. Among those mentioned as possible candidates are Bill Cowher, Jeff Fisher and Jon Gruden. “I’d like to find a young Don Shula if that’s possible,” Ross said with a smile. In Sparano’s first season as an NFL head coach, he led the Dolphins to a surprising 11-5 record, the 2008 AFC East title and

their only playoff game since 2001. He departs with a record of 29-32. Shortly before he was fired, Sparano held his regular Monday news conference. When asked if he wanted to comment on reports he would be fired after the season, he said no. “I want to coach against the Buffalo Bills this week. That’s my sole focus,” he said. Sparano was popular with his players, but a dismal home record and declining attendance accelerated his departure. The Dolphins lost 12 of 13 home games during one stretch. Sparano’s teams tended to be dull, too. Last year Miami ranked third-worst in the NFL in scoring, and this year their offense often sputtered.

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very near future — and I will have to drop everything to take care of him. He is already dependent on me and the older kids to take care of him because he’s in pain all the time and can’t physically do anything. He does nOt have insurance. If I didn’t have a family to take care of, it might not be as big of an issue. This is very depressing. I am thinking of seeing a counselor. He has already told me that he won’t go. Your input would be greatly appreciated. WIFE OF A BIG MAN


DEAR ABBY: I am 35 and my husband is 45. When we met, he weighed 375 pounds. He has now hit the 600-pound mark. I have five kids, a full-time job and go to school two nights a week. He talks about losing weight, but it’s easier to talk about than actually do. He was in a car accident that left him with back problems, and on top of that he has bad knees from sports. The future doesn’t look promising. I know that one day he’ll be confined to bed — I predict in the

DEAR WIFE: Talk to a counselor right away. Unless you do something now, you will be unemployed and homebound with a sick husband and five dependent children. Who enabled your helpless husband to gain all the weight? His life depends upon him being on a strict, sensible nutrition regimen. Because he has no insurance, a self-help group



could be a lifesaver. Overeaters Anonymous may be able to give you some guidance and offer him emotional support. There are chapters nationwide, as near as your phone book, or contact them online at #####

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Frank,” and I have been together for four months. I’m 21 and he’s 31. He was married before. This is my first serious relationship. Sometimes we get into heated arguments because he’s ready to “plan for the future” while I just want to go with the flow. He thinks I don’t take our relationship seriously because I’m not ready to move in with him, get married or start a family yet. When I explain that I would love for all of that to happen — eventually — Frank says it seems more like a friendship than a relationship. That really hurts me, because I’m trying.


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DEAR DOING THE BEST YOU CAN: You are a smart young woman with excellent instincts. Trust them. You feel pressured because you ARE being pressured. In fact, you’re being given the full-court press. Pushing for a quick involvement/commitment is one of the warning signs of an abuser. Ask yourself, What’s the rush? Find out the reasons why his marriage failed. Stand your ground and don’t allow yourself to be pushed into anything you are not completely comfortable with. And if it persists, end the relationship.


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These arguments over my lack of “seriousness” are killing me. They started two months into the relationship. I feel pressured. If the pressure continues, I’m feeling like we may not be able to be together. I need your advice, please. DOING THE BEST I CAN IN BOSTON

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Dear Heloise: I am a mother of four sons and a grandmother of four. I put PHOTOS of the grandkids on their holiday presents. I either make copies or print them out, different photos of various sizes. The kids have a blast looking for pictures of themselves. I use funny ones from when they were much younger or babies, etc. I even hide them on the back or side of the package. It makes Christmas morning and the fun of it all last longer, too. It is especially great for kids who can’t read yet. It is a lot of fun for the kids! Janice N., Pompano Beach, Fla.



Love it! How decorative and useful at the same time. A double-duty hint! Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: I wanted to share one of my favorite places to shop: the pawnshop! I can find great bargains there on tools, electronics, computers, televisions and, my favorite, jewelry. Here are my hints for shopping at the pawnshop: * The longer an item has been on the floor, the more negotiating room you have on the price. Always ask, “What is your best price on this?” * Don’t expect to have the original packaging with the item. * I always present my driver’s license when buying jewelry; the pawnshop may require that you do so. * The store may offer layaway, in which you pay a minimum amount each month. There may be a small layaway fee. Shelly in Texas Dear Heloise: My secret for keeping my husband’s toes warm during the winter? Knee-high nylons that are sold in those “gumball” containers at the drugstore! They are inexpensive (around 50 cents) and add an extra layer of warmth under socks. My husband doesn’t tell his buddies, of course, that he is wearing nylon hosiery! Karen in Indiana

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Karen, I didn’t print your last name to protect your husband’s identity! Ha-ha! Heloise #####

Dear Heloise: Occasionally, a housefly buzzes in the kitchen while my wife is cleaning dishes. She keeps a swatter handy, but it can’t be used when the fly is sitting on delicate china or crystal. We keep a pistol-grip sprayer with isopropyl alcohol nearby. She sprays a puff his way that he can’t avoid. William in California

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Very creative! Hair spray will “stop” them in midair, too! Heloise

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MBIA ... 11.40 +.11 MEMC ... 4.11 -.31 MFA Fncl 1.00 6.77 -.06 MGIC ... 3.69 -.09 MGM Rsts ... 9.89 -.14 Macys .40 32.42 -.37 MagHRes ... 4.53 -.07 Manitowoc .08 10.27 -.65 Manulife g .52 10.68 -.40 MarathnO s .60 27.32 -1.01 MarathP n 1.00f 34.59 -.29 MktVGold .40e 55.80 -2.03 MktVRus .18e 26.25 -1.32 MktVJrGld2.93e 27.69 -1.30 MarIntA .40 29.66 -.26 MarshM .88 30.58 -.48 MartMM 1.60 74.61 +1.24 Masco .30 9.16 -.23 McClatchy ... 2.18 -.18 McDrmInt ... 10.76 -.41 McDnlds 2.80f u98.48 +.45 McMoRn ... 15.18 -.41 Mechel ... 9.30 -.72 MedcoHlth ... 56.38 -.75 Medtrnic .97 35.45 -.47 Merck 1.68f 35.41 -.27 Meritor ... 5.56 -.18 MetLife .74 31.07 -.72 MetroPCS ... 8.37 -.10 MitsuUFJ ... 4.36 -.05 MobileTele1.06e 14.45 -.57 Molycorp ... 29.97 +.75 Monsanto 1.20 69.04 -2.19 MonstrWw ... 8.05 +.08 MorgStan .20 15.38 -1.00 Mosaic .20 50.00 -.51 MotrlaSol n .88 46.68 -.34 MotrlaMo n ... 38.69 -.18 NRG Egy ... d18.29 -.64 NV Energy .52f 15.22 -.07 NYSE Eur 1.20 27.24 -.01 Nabors ... 17.34 -.64 NOilVarco .48f 70.75 -2.65 NatRetPrp 1.54 25.16 -.47 NY CmtyB 1.00 12.00 -.03 NewellRub .32 15.39 -.21 NewmtM 1.40f 65.27 -1.67 Nexen g .20 14.71 ... NiSource .92 21.87 -.38 NikeB 1.44f 96.95 -.73 NobleCorp .55e 31.87 -1.17 NokiaCp .55e 4.96 -.20 Nordstrm .92 48.42 +.22 Novartis 2.53e 54.39 -.71 Nucor 1.45 39.84 -.77 OcciPet 1.84 91.78 -2.62 OfficeDpt ... 2.32 -.07 OilSvHT 1.82e 117.24 -4.11 OldRepub .70 9.25 -.01 Olin .80 19.50 +.09 Omnicom 1.00 43.77 -.84 OwensIll ... 19.23 -.98


PG&E Cp 1.82 38.10 -.14 PNC 1.40 54.62 -1.29 PPL Corp 1.40 28.84 -.23 PallCorp .70 57.96 +1.30 Pandora n ... d9.93 +.03 PatriotCoal ... 9.42 -.47 PeabdyE .34 34.85 -1.87 Penney .80 33.18 -.40 PepsiCo 2.06 64.66 -.53 PetrbrsA 1.34e 24.67 -.97 Petrobras 1.26e 26.20 -1.18 Pfizer .88f 20.39 -.17 PhilipMor 3.08 75.15 -.43 PhilipsEl 1.02e 20.02 -.87 PitnyBw 1.48 18.86 +.03 PlainsEx ... 35.06 -.88 Potash s .28 40.16 -.60 PS Agri ... d27.97 -.04 PS USDBull ... 22.35 +.23 Praxair 2.00 102.34 -1.19 PrinFncl .70f 23.75 -.78 ProLogis 1.12 27.56 -1.14 ProShtS&P ... 41.22 +.61 PrUShS&P ... 20.07 +.54 PrUlShDow ... 15.90 +.38 ProUltQQQ ... 82.78 -1.85 PrUShQQQ rs... 44.85 +.98 ProUltSP .31e 44.90 -1.36 PrUShtFn rs ... 63.14 +2.61 ProUShL20 ... 19.36 -.41 ProUltFin .15e 42.20 -1.92 ProUltR2K ... 34.34 -1.01 ProUSSP500 ... 13.97 +.55 PrUltSP500 s.03e57.52 -2.59 ProUSSlv rs ... 13.19 +.66 ProUltSlv s ... 54.80 -2.99 ProUShEuro ... 19.59 +.52 ProctGam 2.10 64.31 -.66 ProgsvCp 1.40e 18.11 -.21 ProUSR2K rs ... 39.74 +1.08 Prudentl 1.45f 48.62 -1.77 PSEG 1.37 31.42 -.29 PulteGrp ... 6.22 -.10 QksilvRes ... 7.51 -.52 RadianGrp .01 2.22 -.16 RangeRs .16 64.92 -3.21 RegalEnt .84 13.36 -.73 RegionsFn .04 4.00 -.12 Renren n ... 3.64 -.04 RepubSvc .88 27.24 -.16 ReynAmer2.24f 40.32 -.22 RioTinto 1.17e 49.11 -1.96 RiteAid ... 1.23 -.02 Rowan ... 31.52 -1.00 RoyDShllA 3.36 70.63 -1.28

Davis Funds C: NYVen C 30.91 -.54 Davis Funds Y: NYVenY 32.61 -.56 Delaware Invest A: Diver Inc p 9.32 ... Dimensional Fds: EmMCrEq x n17.31 .58 EmMktV 26.72 -.78 IntSmVa x n13.47 -.79 LargeCo 9.80 -.14 USLgVa n 18.87 -.32 US Micro n13.12 -.20 US Small n20.38 -.33 US SmVa 23.19 -.42 IntlSmCo n14.23 -.36 Fixd x n 10.30 -.04 IntVa n 14.84 -.45 Glb5FxInc x n10.89 .33 2YGlFxd x n10.08-.14 Dodge&Cox: Balanced 66.77 -.79 Income 13.33 +.01 IntlStk 29.87 -.83 Stock 100.11-1.59 DoubleLine Funds: TRBd I 11.10 ... TRBd N p 11.09 ... Dreyfus: Aprec 40.19 -.55 Eaton Vance A: LgCpVal 16.81 -.27 Eaton Vance I: FltgRt 8.79 -.01 GblMacAbR9.89 ... LgCapVal 16.87 -.26 FMI Funds: LgCap p n 15.21 -.21


NEW YORK(AP) - Cattle/hogs futures on the Chicago Merchantile Exchange Friday: Open high low settle chg. CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Dec 11 118.00 118.50 116.57 118.45 +.15 Feb 12 117.97 118.95 116.85 118.65 +.20 Apr 12 122.42 122.90 121.02 122.72 +.02 Jun 12 121.25 121.70 119.92 121.47 +.07 Aug 12 121.40 122.50 120.75 122.45 +.40 Oct 12 124.05 125.10 123.35 125.07 +.32 Dec 12 125.10 125.85 124.50 125.80 Feb 13 126.70 126.70 126.40 126.60 -.35 Apr 13 128.00 128.00 127.50 127.50 -1.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 7282. Fri’s Sales: 37,388 Fri’s open int: 315820, off -606 FEEDER CATTLE 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Jan 12 141.77 143.10 140.90 143.00 +.90 Mar 12 143.95 145.12 142.92 144.82 +.67 Apr 12 145.10 146.50 144.35 146.37 +.77 May 12 145.82 147.22 145.12 147.02 +.82 Aug 12 147.92 149.30 147.02 149.27 +.87 Sep 12 147.60 149.50 147.60 149.50 +.70 Oct 12 148.30 149.30 148.30 149.30 Nov 12 149.80 Last spot N/A Est. sales 1511. Fri’s Sales: 5,809 Fri’s open int: 30154, up +18 HOGS-Lean 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Dec 11 85.75 86.25 85.75 86.22 +.82 Feb 12 86.42 87.22 85.70 86.60 +.18 Apr 12 88.75 89.30 88.10 88.70 -.05 May 12 94.85 95.40 94.40 95.40 +.75 Jun 12 95.60 96.07 95.07 95.70 +.23

23.92 -.02 4.43 -.12 5.71 -.02 42.81 -1.16 25.23 -.81 19.53 -.11 22.76 -.50 7.34 -.03 38.99 -.28 40.53 -.30 19.16 -.88 8.16 -.17 1.53 -.11 24.69 -.28 32.28 -.90


SAIC ... 12.32 -.14 SK Tlcm ... 14.34 -.15 SpdrDJIA 3.16e 120.24 -1.54 SpdrGold ... 161.99 -4.41 SP Mid 1.64e 158.57 -2.71 S&P500ETF2.46e124.21 1.84 SpdrHome .31e 16.92 -.22 SpdrS&PBk.26e 19.14 -.34 SpdrLehHY4.20e 38.06 -.11 SpdrLe1-3bll ... 45.83 ... SpdrRetl .49e 53.23 -.28 SpdrOGEx .50e 52.84 -1.95 SpdrMetM .42e 51.46 -2.17 Safeway .58 21.01 -.06 StJude .84 34.96 -.21 Saks ... 9.42 -.05 Salesforce ... 116.07 -7.81 SandRdge ... 7.34 -.31 Sanofi 1.82e 34.84 -.69 SaraLee .46 18.55 -.29 Schlmbrg 1.00 71.92 -2.23 Schwab .24 11.72 -.25 SeadrillLtd3.14e 33.63 -.69 SealAir .52 17.65 -.50 SemiHTr 2.15e 29.90 -.97 SiderurNac.81e 7.99 -.38 SilvWhtn g .18e 32.10 -1.28 SilvrcpM g .10f 6.92 -.29 SmithfF ... 23.72 -.75 SouthnCo 1.89 44.21 -.35 SthnCopper2.46e31.61 -.27 SwstAirl .02 8.43 -.01 SwstnEngy ... 35.59 -1.20 SpectraEn 1.12f 29.22 -.30 SprintNex ... 2.37 -.10 SprottGold ... 14.53 -.54 SP Matls .82e 33.29 -.81 SP HlthC .64e 33.42 -.40 SP CnSt .85e 31.72 -.29 SP Consum.61e 39.23 -.12 SP Engy 1.08e 68.55 -1.64 SPDR Fncl .20e 12.79 -.31 SP Inds .69e 33.35 -.62 SP Tech .36e 25.71 -.33 SP Util 1.36e 34.70 -.30 StanBlkDk 1.64 64.84 +.03 StarwdHtl .50f 48.15 -.22 StateStr .72 40.07 -.86 StillwtrM ... 11.51 -.50 SuccessF ... 39.88 +.01 SunLfFn g 1.44 19.30 +1.26 Suncor gs .44 28.27 -1.02 SunstnHtl ... 7.44 -.04 SunTrst .20 16.84 -.38 Supvalu .35 7.44 -.04 Synovus .04 1.35 -.06 Sysco 1.08f 29.22 -.25 TE Connect .72 31.97 -1.05 TJX .76 62.89 -.36 TaiwSemi .52e 12.93 -.15 TalismE g .27 12.00 -.41 Target 1.20 53.47 -.03 TataMotors.45e 16.78 -1.26 TeckRes g .80f 36.10 -1.21 TelefEsp s2.14e 17.93 -.54 TenetHlth ... 4.48 +.03 Teradyn ... 13.72 -.40 Terex ... 15.01 -1.03 Tesoro ... 21.92 +.13 TexInst .68f 29.13 -.81 Textron .08 18.04 -.17 ThermoFis ... 45.13 -.51 3M Co 2.20 80.59 -1.61 Tiffany 1.16 67.67 -.21 TW Cable 1.92 62.60 +.13 TimeWarn .94 34.24 -.36 TitanMet .30 15.51 -.59 TollBros ... 20.57 -.20 Total SA 2.38e 50.55 -1.40 TotalSys .40f 19.84 -.36 Transocn 3.16 41.98 -1.28 Travelers 1.64 55.83 -.19 TycoIntl 1.00 46.10 -.98 Tyson .16 20.10 -.43 UBS AG ... 11.98 -.40 UDR .80 23.40 -.52 ... 5.63 +.01 US Airwy US Gold ... 3.46 -.23 USG ... 9.74 -.18 UtdContl ... 20.78 +.16 UtdMicro .19e 2.03 -.09 UPS B 2.08 71.84 -.61 US Bancrp .50 26.04 -.25 US NGs rs ... d7.14 -.21 US OilFd ... 37.88 -.62 USSteel .20 26.08 -1.40 UtdTech 1.92 74.48 -1.83 UtdhlthGp .65 48.20 -.71 UnumGrp .42 20.96 -.51


Vale SA 1.76e 22.00 -.80 Vale SA pf1.76e 20.93 -.71 ValeroE .60f 20.70 -.45 VangEmg .82e 38.78 -1.42 VangEur 2.31e 42.48 -1.74 VangEAFE .90e 31.32 -.93 VerizonCm 2.00 38.35 -.08 VimpelCm .79e 10.00 -.33 Visa .88f 96.92 -.27 VishayInt ... 9.30 -.13 VulcanM .04m 38.70 +5.15 WalMart 1.46 58.09 -.23 Walgrn .90 33.89 -.33 WsteMInc 1.42f 31.71 +.05 WeathfIntl ... 14.15 -.83 WellPoint 1.00 65.39 -1.11 WellsFargo .48 26.29 -.62 Wendys Co .08 5.23 -.03 WDigital ... 31.94 -.44 WstnRefin ... 12.40 -.51 WstnUnion .32 17.58 -.60 Weyerh .60 16.72 -.51 Whrlpl 2.00 49.41 -.38 WmsCos 1.00f 31.34 -.31 WT India .18e d16.29 -.89 XL Grp .44 19.94 -.62 XcelEngy 1.04 25.91 -.07 Xerox .17 7.99 -.17 Yamana g .20f 15.49 -.58 YingliGrn ... 4.23 -.22 YumBrnds 1.14 u58.96 +1.00

Tuesday, December 13, 2011






Name Vol (00) Last Chg S&P500ETF2089376124.21 1.84 BkofAm 1872103 5.45 -.27 GenElec 1790644 16.46 -.38 SPDR Fncl 974021 12.79 -.31


Name Vol (00) CheniereEn 75373 NwGold g 30661 NovaGld g 23041 GoldStr g 21434 GrtBasG g 20576

Last 10.04 10.46 10.50 1.95 1.01

Chg +.52 -.35 -.35 -.11 -.10

Name Vol (00) Last Intel 890823 24.00 PwShs QQQ49832756.38 Cisco 430381 18.53 SiriusXM 429641 1.77 Microsoft 377895 25.51


Chg +5.76 +5.15 +5.73 +2.07 +.48

%Chg +15.5 +15.4 +14.8 +11.1 +11.0

Name ElephTalk Orbital UnvSecInst MastechH Lannett

Last Name CastleAM 8.57 ChiZenix n 2.81 NBGrce rs 2.02 DrxIndiaBl 17.67 DxRssBull rs 28.38

Chg -3.82 -.85 -.38 -3.04 -4.86

%Chg -30.8 -23.2 -15.8 -14.7 -14.6

Last Chg %Chg Name Name SL Ind 17.21 -1.75 -9.2 DiamndF lf MinesMgt 2.27 -.20 -8.1 Sevcon 2.60 -.21 -7.5 HmFdB LA DocuSec Augusta g 3.25 -.26 -7.4 WSB Hldgs NDynMn g 6.70 -.53 -7.3 PlumasBc

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

642 2,409 75 3,126 64 49 3,596,988,279



52-Week High Low 12,876.00 10,404.49 5,627.85 3,950.66 459.94 381.99 8,718.25 6,414.89 2,490.51 1,941.99 2,887.75 2,298.89 1,370.58 1,074.77 14,562.01 11,208.42 868.57 601.71

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

147 279 50 476 16 9ows 77,554,696039

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

Last 12,021.39 4,906.92 442.71 7,363.49 2,257.89 2,612.26 1,236.47 12,990.30 733.15

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume Net Chg -162.87 -50.10 -4.22 -139.39 -34.02 -34.59 -18.72 -196.00 -12.25


%Chg +18.9 +17.5 +16.3 +16.1

Last 31.30 4.65 13.75 2.54 2.50

Chg -9.26 -1.35 -3.37 -.46 -.42

%Chg -22.8 -22.5 -19.7 -15.3 -14.3


632 1,913 109 2,654 16 71hH 1,516,731,039

% Chg -1.34 -1.01 -.94 -1.86 -1.48 -1.31 -1.49 -1.49 -1.64




53.39 +.50


+13.0 PNM Res



17.62 -.32


66.89 -.68

+1.7 PepsiCo



64.66 -.53


36.65 +.09

-2.3 Pfizer



20.39 -.17


+10.5 SwstAirl



8.43 -.01


10.85 -.18

-35.4 TexInst



29.13 -.81


27.34 -.44

-35.1 TimeWarn



34.24 -.36


22.21 -.72

+9.0 TriContl



14.04 -.13


24.00 -1.01

+14.1 WalMart



58.09 -.23


+30.9 WashFed



13.26 -.05




26.29 -.62


25.91 -.07


PE Last












25 101.05 -2.70







HollyFrt s








15 192.18 -2.38




5.45 -.27

8 103.07 -1.18

35.41 -.27

YTD %Chg Name

-1.7 WellsFargo


PE Last


-8.6 XcelEngy



Here are the 525 most active stocks on the New York Stock Exchange, the 400 most active on the Nasdaq National Markets and 100 most active on American Stock Exchange. Mutual funds are 450 largest. Stocks in bold changed 5 percent or more in price. Name: Stocks are listed alphabetically by the company’s full name Div Last Chg (not its abbreviation). Company names made up of initials appear at Name the beginning of each letters’ list. AAR .48 12.88 # Div: Current annual dividend rate paid on stock, based on latest quar- ACMIn 1.10 9.75 +.13 ACM Op .80 7.25 # terly or semiannual declaration, unless otherwise footnoted. ACM Sc 1.10 8.50 -.13 Last: Price stock was trading at when exchange closed for the day. ACMSp .96 7.50 # Chg: Loss or gain for the day. No change indicated by ... mark. Fund Name: Name of mutual fund and family. Sell: Net asset value, or price at which fund could be sold. Chg: Daily net change in the NAV.

Name Sell AAL Mutual: Bond p 9.49 CaGrp 14.47 MuBd 10.43 SmCoSt 9.73


-.30 -.95


NEW YORK(AP) - Cotton No. 2 futures on the N.Y. Cotton Exchange Friday: Open high low settle COTTON 2 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Mar 12 90.50 90.84 87.06 87.16 May 12 90.40 90.50 86.81 87.06 Jul 12 89.81 90.60 86.40 86.89 Oct 12 87.46 Dec 12 87.10 87.15 85.63 86.05 Mar 13 87.92 87.93 87.18 87.18 May 13 86.92 87.07 86.41 87.07 Jul 13 87.40 87.40 86.92 86.92 Oct 13 87.02 Dec 13 90.00 90.00 89.00 89.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 16600. Fri’s Sales: 12,058 Fri’s open int: 141311, unch


-3.27 -2.99 -2.94 -2.92 -1.78 -1.58 -1.58 -1.55 -1.16 -1.00


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

low settle

WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 11 574 579 572 575ø Mar 12 591ø 601fl 587ü 594ü May 12 610fl 620ø 608ø 614


+2 -1fl -3fl


-.03 Stock Footnotes: cc – PE greater than 99. dd – Loss in last 12 mos. d – New 52-.01 wk low during trading day. g – Dividend in Canadian $. Stock price in U.S.$. n – -.05 New issue in past 52 wks. q – Closed-end mutual fund; no PE calculated. s – Split or stock dividend of 25 pct or more in last 52 wks. Div begins with date of split or stock dividend. u – New 52-wk high during trading day. v – Trading halted on primary market. Unless noted, dividend rates are annual disbursements based on last declaration. pf – Preferred. pp – Holder owes installment(s) of purchase price. rt – Rights. un – Units. wd – When distributed. wi – When issued. wt – Warrants. ww – With warrants. xw – Without warrants. Dividend Footnotes: a – Also extra or extras. b – Annual rate plus stock dividend. c – Liquidating dividend. e – Declared or paid in preceding 12 mos. f – Annual rate, increased on last declaration. i – Declared or paid after stock dividend or split. j – Paid this year, dividend omitted, deferred or no action taken at last meeting. k – Declared or paid this year, accumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m – Annual rate, reduced on last declaration. p – Init div, annual rate unknown. r – Declared or paid in preceding 12 mos plus stock dividend. t – Paid in stock in last 12 mos, estimated cash value on ex-dividend or distribution date. x – Ex-dividend or ex-rights. y – Ex-dividend and sales in full. z – Sales in full. vj – In bankruptcy or receivership or being reorganized under the Bankruptcy Act, or securities assumed by such companies. • Most active stocks above must be worth $1 and gainers/losers $2. Mutual Fund Footnotes: e – Ex-capital gains distribution. f – Wednesday’s quote. n - No-load fund. p – Fund assets used to pay distribution costs. r – Redemption fee or contingent deferred sales load may apply. s – Stock dividend or split. t – Both p and r. x – Ex-cash dividend.


Jul 12 633 634ø 623 627 Sep 12 651fl 652 641 645fl 660ü 664ø Dec 12 662ü 672 Mar 13 680fl 687ü 679ø 681ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 121493. Fri’s Sales: 79,608 Fri’s open int: 372622, up +360 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 11 578ü 588ø 576ø 585ø Mar 12 594 597ü 585 594 May 12 607 607 593fl 602ø Jul 12 608ø 611 599ø 608ø 565ø 574ü Sep 12 565ø 575 Dec 12 548 553ü 545 548 Mar 13 557ü 564 557ü 560ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 334943. Fri’s Sales: 246,899 Fri’s open int: 1154418, up +5280 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Dec 11 300 300 300 300 Mar 12 309ø 309fl 298fl 306fl May 12 308 312ø 308 308ø 307 312 Jul 12 307 312 Sep 12 312fl 317fl 312fl 317fl Dec 12 321 322 321 321 Mar 13 338fl 340ü 338fl 340ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 951. Fri’s Sales: 334 Fri’s open int: 12943, off -50 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Jan 12 1112 1115 1095 1112 Mar 12 1122 1124fl 1104fl 1122ü May 12 1132fl 1135ø 1115fl 1132fl Jul 12 1126ø 1145ø 1125ø 1143 Aug 12 1138 1142ø 1136 1142ø Sep 12 1125 1138 1125 1138 Nov 12 1125fl 1141 1123 1137 Jan 13 1133fl 1149fl 1133fl 1146 Mar 13 1156 1156ø 1145 1156ø May 13 1151 1159fl 1151 1159fl Last spot N/A Est. sales 376548. Fri’s Sales: 287,704 Fri’s open int: 559020, up +10692


Source: The Associated Press. Sales figures are unofficial.

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LIGHT SWEET CRUDE 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. Jan 12 99.58 99.68 93.80 97.77 -1.64 Feb 12 99.76 99.87 97.74 97.99 -1.61 Mar 12 99.90 99.92 97.94 98.18 -1.57 Apr 12 100.02 100.02 98.15 98.37 -1.52 May 12 99.83 99.83 98.24 98.48 -1.45 Jun 12 99.62 99.80 98.13 98.42 -1.38 Jul 12 99.30 99.30 98.11 98.26 -1.31 Aug 12 99.12 99.12 97.85 98.04 -1.26 Sep 12 98.00 98.30 97.49 97.82 -1.22 Oct 12 97.58 97.75 97.30 97.62 -1.18 Nov 12 98.20 98.20 97.47 97.47 -1.14 Dec 12 98.44 98.44 96.88 97.29 -1.10 Jan 13 96.97 -1.07 Feb 13 96.65 -1.02 Mar 13 96.35 -.96 Apr 13 96.05 -.90 May 13 95.76 -.84 Jun 13 95.30 95.48 95.26 95.48 -.79 Jul 13 95.17 -.75 Aug 13 94.89 -.71 Sep 13 94.63 -.67 Oct 13 94.44 -.64 Nov 13 94.28 -.61 Dec 13 94.63 94.72 93.59 94.14 -.58 Last spot N/A Est. sales 498543. Fri’s Sales: 639,563 Fri’s open int: 1320811, off -6543 NY HARBOR GAS BLEND 42,000 gallons- dollars per gallon Jan 12 2.5995 2.6151 2.5600 2.5636 -.0325 Feb 12 2.6095 2.6241 2.5745 2.5776 -.0316 Mar 12 2.6214 2.6281 2.5941 2.5971 -.0316 Apr 12 2.7592 2.7708 2.7348 2.7359 -.0326 May 12 2.7654 2.7733 2.7332 2.7354 -.0327 Jun 12 2.7492 2.7591 2.7157 2.7181 -.0328 Jul 12 2.7267 2.7267 2.6939 2.6960 -.0334 Aug 12 2.6790 2.6900 2.6729 2.6729 -.0334 Sep 12 2.6609 2.6620 2.6454 2.6454 -.0333 Oct 12 2.5346 2.5346 2.5184 2.5184 -.0339

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METALS NEW YORK (AP) _ Spot nonferrous metal prices Mon. Aluminum -$0.9373 per lb., London Metal Exch. Copper -$3.5381 Cathode full plate, LME. Copper $3.4545 N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Lead - $2092.50 metric ton, London Metal Exch. Zinc - $0.9005 per lb., London Metal Exch. Gold - $1659.50 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Gold - $1664.20 troy oz., NY Merc spot Mon. Silver - $31.140 Handy & Harman (only daily quote). Silver - $30.935 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. Platinum -$1490.00 troy oz., N.Y. (contract). Platinum -$1486.90 troy oz., N.Y. Merc spot Mon. n.q.-not quoted n.a.-not available r-revised

B6 Tuesday, December 13, 2011 OBITUARIES

Clovis Archuleta

Clovis Archuleta, 58, of Roswell passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, surrounded by the love of his life. Clovis was bor n in Alamogordo on July 4, 1953, to Clovis and Leticia (Padilla) Archuleta. One of 13 siblings, Clovis spent his 58 years in Roswell. He loved to drag race and collect old cars. His family was one of his greatest possessions and he loved spending time with them. He is survived by his companion Mona, of the home; children, Christopher Archuleta and wife Betty, of Tyler, Texas, Amy Botello and husband Jose, of Roswell, and Lila Archuleta, of the home; sisters, Antonia Rodriquez and husband Jose, of Roswell, Maria Archuleta, of Roswell, and Rosie Gue-

NATION / OBITUARIES vara, of Roswell; brothers, Leroy Archuleta and wife Cindy, of Roswell, Danny Archuleta and wife Gloria, of Roswell, Frank Archuleta and wife Sylvia, of Roswell, and Paul Archuleta and wife Angela, of Roswell; grandchildren, Kendra, D.J., Sarah, Krystin, Julie, Lexi, Jose, Christopher, and Lucas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were parents Clovis and Leticia Archuleta; brothers and sisters, Louie, Michael, Richard, Jennie, Ramona and Anna; and grandson, Christopher Colte. A special thanks goes out to Eddie Ray Duran, Jennifer and Ryan Hoover, the staf f at ENMMC ICU for taking such good care of Clovis, and niece Regina for taking him his chili dog every Friday. Services for Clovis Archuleta were at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Interment took place at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in South Park Cemetery. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online register book at Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

Wynon Delora Armstrong Miller

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at the First Church of the Nazarene for Wynon Miller, 84, who passed away on Dec. 8, 2011, at Bee Hive Homes in Roswell. The Rev. Chaplin Garth Hyde of Vista Care and Dr.Vaughn Gossman of the First Church of the Nazarene will be officiating. Burial will be at the Angus Cemetery in Angus. Wynon will be lying in state at Ballard Funeral Home until 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Wynon was bor n June 29, 1927, in Snyder, Texas, to Sidney U. and Edna May Fletcher Armstrong. Her parents, three brothers, and one sister preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her hus-

band of 48 years, Harold Lesley Armstrong, as well as her second husband, Leon Miller. Wynon is survived by her four sons — Leslie C. Armstrong and wife Glenda of Ft. Sumner, Wayne N. Armstrong of Roswell, Marty K. Ar mstrong and wife Michaela of Roswell, and Chet L. Armstrong and wife Todie of Hager man; her brother Bill Armstrong and wife Bonnie of Quemado; her sister Louise Strain of Hurley; ten grandchildren – Renee Grant and husband Kevin of Fort Sumner, Lynden Armstrong of Washington, D.C., Tanya Bequette and husband Josh of Fort Sumner, Nolan Armstrong of Capitan, Dara Armstrong of Forest Hills, N.Y., Trenton Ar mstrong of Las Cruces, Amber Armstrong and Tyler Ar mstrong of Roswell, and Justin Armstrong and Wyatt Ar mstrong of Hagerman; and four great-grandchildren,; Kyra Grant of Las Cruces and Rhett Grant, Kenzie Bequette, and Kagan Bequette of Fort Sumner. Wynon moved with her family to Quemado, in 1935. She married Harold Ar mstrong on Dec. 17, 1941. They lived in numerous places in New Mexico finally settling in Roswell. She lived in Roswell for forty-three years and was a member of First Church of

Roswell Daily Record the Nazarene. She retired from Pollard Busing Company. Wynon was a busy homemaker who loved her family, friends, music, crafts, and playing games. Pallbearers will be Trenton Armstrong, Nolan Armstrong, Kevin Grant, Rhett Grant, Josh Bequette, Clinton Armstrong, Chris Hefner and Danny Ogg. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, and her numerous nephews and nieces as well as the staff of the Bee Hive Homes. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

Thomas Parham

SANTA CLARA — Thomas Parham, 68, a resident of Silver City, entered eternal rest Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at his residence. He was born in Artesia, on April 4, 1943, to Lloyd and Hazel (McCabe) Parham. After graduation from Artesia High he became a plumber and later went into the restaurant business in many locations. Tom retired in November 1999. Tom and Suzanne moved to Silver City which they called home. Tom loved his family very much.

He is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne Parham of the family home; one son, David Parham and wife Anne of Rio Rancho; four daughters, Stephanie Pla´ and husband Miguel of Yuma, Ariz.; Maridee Kirk and husband Collin of Tucson, Ariz.; Dana Elane Maes of Albuquerque; Kyna Waitman and husband Chuck of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one brother, Chuck Parham and wife Judy of Roswell; one sister, Rita Sue Keller and husband Michael of Roswell; ten grandchildren, Jordan, Ben, Priscilla, Donavan, Kevin, Shane, Bryce, Jesse, Erin and Briannen; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Carol Parham; one sister, Elva Campbell; step-mother, Mabel Parham. A memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard with The Rev. Fran Genlineau officiating. Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” 5370777. To send condolences, visit

Pentagon’s first female policy chief quitting WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flour noy, the most senior female Pentagon official in history, told The Associated Press on Monday she is stepping down as the chief policy adviser to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. In an interview in her Pentagon office, Flournoy said she feels compelled to “rebalance” her personal life after three years in one of the most demanding national security jobs in Washington. “By nature it is an allconsuming job and it does take a toll on the family,” she said, adding that she considers her time as the undersecretary of defense for policy as “probably the highlight of my professional life.” She was the first woman ever to hold the post when she started the job in February 2009, two years after co-founding and serving as the first president of the Center for a New American Security, a prominent think tank. Flournoy, who turns 51 on Wednesday, said her resignation will be effective in February and that she intends to play an informal role next year in supporting President Barack Obama’s re-election effort. “I’m very much planning on giving the full measure of support to this president and this campaign, and I’m going to work as much as I can from the

outside to do that,” she said. While she has made no specific arrangements with the Obama campaign, Flournoy ticked off a list of possible informal roles, including public speaking and private advising. Flournoy said she hopes to return to government service one day but that at this point her family needs her to take a break. Her husband, W. Scott Gould, is the deputy secretary of Veterans Affairs, responsible for a nationwide system of health care services, benefits programs, and national cemeteries for veterans and their dependents. They have children aged 14, 12 and 9. “Right now I need to recalibrate a little bit and invest a little bit more in the family account for a while,” she said. “We’ve been going flat out for more than three years,” including the period after the 2008 election in which both she and her husband were part of the Obama transition team — she at the Pentagon and he at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Flournoy said her children understand that their parents’ hard-charging jobs are “once-in-a-lifetime opportunities” at an important juncture in American history, but it has required dif ficult trade-offs.

“You can make the sacrifice for a period, but at some point the cost becomes too high and you need to rebalance,” she said. In a statement issued while traveling abroad, Panetta said Flournoy has made a lasting imprint on the Pentagon. “I will personally miss her valued counsel, but I understand the stresses and strains that holding senior administration positions can have on families,” Panetta said. Flour noy is a widely respected national security thinker. She ear ned a bachelor’s degree in social studies at Harvard University and a master’s degree in international relations at Balliol College at Oxford University. She served in the Pentagon in the 1990s as deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy. Michael O’Hanlon, a defense expert at the Brookings Institution, said in an interview that he believes Flournoy is a top 10 contender to become secretary of defense under a future Democratic administration. “She is still relatively young, and that may at some level hold her back,” he said, adding that her personal views on major national security issues are not well known. “Because she has been

so loyal and so careful and so well prepared in sticking to administration thinking publicly, we don’t necessarily know what her private thinking or counsel is on issues such as the rise of China and the future of the war on terror,” he said. In her current job she has kept a relatively low public profile while working on some of the most dif ficult and entangled national security problems facing the Pentagon, including concluding the war in Iraq, reinvigorating the U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan and adjusting American defense strategy as part of the coming reductions in the national security budget. While the last U.S. troops are due to depart Iraq before the end of this month, the war’s aftermath is likely to be a prominent issue for Flournoy’s successor. During her interview with the AP, Obama was holding a news conference at the White House with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Obama heralded the end of the war and cautioned other countries not to interfere with Iraq’s sovereignty — a reference to U.S. concer ns about undue Iranian influence. Flournoy said she planned to meet later in the day with Iraqi defense officials to discuss the way for-

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI plans to travel to Cuba and Mexico before Easter next year, saying he hopes his visit will strengthen the faith and encourage Catholics there to seek justice and hope. Benedict confirmed his travel plans Monday during a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica honoring Mexico’s patron saint, the Virgin of Guadalupe. The late Pope John Paul II made historic trips to both Cuba and Mexico. He became the first pope to visit Mexico when he landed in 1979 on his first foreign trip and he made a groundbreaking tour of communist Cuba in 1998. Benedict has visited Latin America once before — Brazil in 2007 — but the 84-year-old has focused his travel mostly in Europe, to

both spare him from long trips and to focus his ef forts on a continent where Christianity has fallen by the wayside. His decision to return to Latin America shows the Vatican’s concern about cementing the faith in a region that claims about half of the world’s Catholics, but where evangelical Pentecostal movements are making major inroads. In his homily, Benedict said it was his responsibility as pope to help confirm the faith in such an important Catholic stronghold. He said he hoped the region would continue to create new missionaries who would help build a society “rooted in the development of the common good, the triumph of love and the spread of justice.” “With these wishes, and

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In this March 16, 2011, file photo, Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Flournoy, the most senior female Pentagon official in history, told The Associated Press on Monday she is stepping down as the chief policy adviser.

ward. “I am actually comfortable with where we are” in the relationship with Iraq, she said, adding that one of her first reports as president of the Center for a New American Security in 2007 was on how to

responsibly end the war. Asked what plans she has made for her life after the Pentagon, Flournoy said, “Absolutely none,” other than catching up on sleep and spending more time with her children.

Pope confirms trip to Cuba, Mexico before Easter

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Pope Benedict XVI arrives to celebrate a Mass for Latin America, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday.

supported by the help of divine providence, I intend to make an apostolic trip before Easter to Mexico and Cuba,” he said as applause erupted in St. Peter’s Basilica. He said it was a “precious time to evangelize with a solid faith, a lively hope and ardent charity.” Mexico is second only to Brazil as the world’s top Catholic nation. The church in Cuba, meanwhile, has taken on a prominent role recently in negotiating the release of dozens of jailed dissidents. Although Cuba under Fidel Castro never severed ties with the Vatican, relations between the communist government and the church were strained for decades. Tensions eased in the early 1990s, however, when the gover nment removed references to athe-

ism in the constitution and allowed believers of all faiths to join the Communist Party. John Paul’s 1998 visit to Cuba further improved relations, and top Vatican cardinals have made frequent visits to the island since then. Next year Cuban Catholics will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the image of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s patron saint. In Havana, Catholics were joyful at the news. “His visit to our country is a cause for pride and satisfaction, and it is an important thing for the revolution,” said 47-year-old Ramon Parte, who was paying homage Monday to an image of the Virgin of Charity that was on a nationwide tour.

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NOTICE OF SALE TO SATISFY LIEN SECURITY SELF STORAGE 906 West McGaffey Roswell, NM 88203 (575)622-000




The below named persons are hereby notified that your property locked at Billy The Kid Secure Storage, 1325 E. Country Club Rd., Roswell, NM 88201, will be sold or disposed of by Billy The Kid Secure Storage, on or about January 14, 2012. If auctioned, the auction will take place at Wild West Auction, 205 E. Seventh St., Roswell, NM 88201.

If you choose to pay your lien in full, please contact us at (575) 623-4494 on or before January 14, 2012.

Mark Brackeen 203 N. Washington Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: Carpet, shelving, cabinets.

Christopher Coats 900 E. Richardson #8 Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: weight lifting equip. stereo, bed frames, gas stove

Dora Degroot 1110 E. La Palma Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: guitar, toys and games

James Fly 812 Swinging Spear Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: furniture, massage table misc. items. Crystal Michelle 3211 N. Main Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: riding mower, game tables and boxes.

Kimberly Rivas 1301 E. Alameda #103 Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: boxes, rugs, guitars Christmas decorations Melissa Veraga #2 Park Place Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: Personal effects

Jerry Chavez 1337 McCall Loop Roswell, NM, 88201 Property consists of: Misc. household items, boxes and containers.

Faynell Crowder 317 W. Thompson St. Jacksboro, Tx 76458 Property consists of: games, paintings furniture, refrigerator weight benches

David Eldridge 800 E. Mescalero Rd. Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: Dear antlers, pellets elec. Cords, cabinets wood boxes

Selina Hoffman 1905 W. Juniper Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: rocking chair, mattress. Maureen Novak 1100 W. Gayle Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: Misc. household items Misc. boxes and containers

Ashley Thompson 21202 Prairie Roswell, NM 88201 Property consists of: DVD equip., bedroom furniture, washing machine, couch

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

045. Employment Opportunities

POSITION: CLINICIAN Local Agency is currently seeking a Clinical Supervisor/Team Leader. This position requires a Master’s Degree from an accredited university and a valid New Mexico license. This position requires experience in demonstrated assessment, counseling, documentation, supervisory and cultural competency skills. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Qualifications: • Masters degree in Social Work or Psychology in order to fulfill the licensing requirement. • Experience in a behavioral health or clinical social services setting is require. • Previous experience in a medical office practice or primary care setting preferred. • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW/LISW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCC) Please submit resume to PO Box 1897 Unit # 291 Roswell, NM 88202. THE ROSWELL Job Corps Center Operated by Career Opportunities Inc. is soliciting bids for professional services for students at the Roswell job Corps center in Roswell NM. Services include Medical Services, Dental Services, Mental Health Services and Optometric Services. Bid packages may be obtained by contacting Bill Dawe at the Job Corps center Tel. # 575-347-7429 e-mail Closing date for requesting bid packages will be December 15, 2011 CLERICAL HELP needed for busy tax office. Please call 575-763-1000 or 575-791-1897 ROEBUCK MEDIA seeks part time production assistant. View position here:


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. EXPERIENCED FLATBED Drivers Needed. National & Regional Runs. $1500 Sign on Bonus. Call Roehl 1-888-867-6345 AA/EOE BUSY FAMILY Practice seeking hardworking individual to perform medical assistant duties. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Following qualities essential: good communication skills, caring and helpful to patients, ability to multi task, willing to contribute to work environment in positive way. Serious inquires only please fax your resume with references to 575-622-1273 Attn: HR.

Dennis the Menace

045. Employment Opportunities

MJG CORPORATION is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance person. General knowledge in basic building repairs and equipment. Fill out job application and job history at 204 W 4th. St. Roswell, NM 88201 or call 575-622-8711.

Avon, Buy/Sell. Christmas around the corner. $10 to start Sandy 317-5079 ISR PHYSICAL THERAPY Tech positions open for full & part time. You would be assisting the Physical Therapists in working with patients and some paperwork. We will train you on the job. Apply at 800 W. 2nd, Street, Roswell. DRIVERS Coastal Transport is hiring Drivers at our Satellite Terminal in Roswell with Class (A) CDL. (X) Endorsement Must be 23 yrs Old with 1 Yr Tractor Trailer experience. Home every day! Scheduled Days Off, $2000 sign on bonus. For more Information call 1-877-297-7300 2408 N. Industrial Artesia, NM. PART TIME delivery driver needed. CDL and HAZMAT certified necessary. Must pass drug test and should have clean driving record. Do not respond unless you are able to perform manual labor with heavy delivery. Send your contact information to Warehouse Manager, PO Box 5609, Roswell, NM 88202.


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No. CV-2010-919

BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP, Plaintiff,

FRANK H. SPENCER aka Frank Howard Spencer, if living, if deceased, THE ESTATE OF FRANK H. SPENCER, DECEASED, and if married, JANE DOE SPENCER, (true name unknown), his spouse; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES AND LEGATEES OF FRANK H. SPENCER, Deceased; and STATE OF NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS, Defendants.

NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF SUIT TO: Defendant(s) Frank H. Spencer aka Frank Howard Spencer, if living, if deceased, The Estate of Frank H. Spencer, deceased, and The Unknown Heirs, Devisees and Legatees of Frank H. Spencer, deceased You are hereby notified that the above-named Plaintiff has filed a civil action against you in the above-entitled Court and cause, the general object thereof being to foreclose a mortgage on property located at 203 East Poe Street, in the City of Roswell, New Mexico, more particularly described as: LOT 24, BLOCK 1, SOUTH MANOR SUBDIVISION, IN THE CITY OF ROSWELL, AS SHOWN ON THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK OF CHAVES COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, AS RECORDED JULY 18, 1960 IN PLAT BOOK C, AT PAGE 121. That unless you respond to the Complaint within 30 days of completion of publication of this Notice, judgment by default will be entered against you. Name, address, and phone number of Plaintiff's attorney: Susan C. Little & Associates, P.A., 4501 Indian School NE, Suite 101, Post Office Box 3509, Albuquerque, NM 87190-3509, 505-254-7767. WITNESS the Honorable FREDDIE J. ROMERO, District Judge of the Fifth Judicial District Court of the State of New Mexico, and the Seal of the District Court of Chaves County, this 29th day of November, 2011.



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

Bachelor’s degree required. 5 years experience required. Apply today at!

Janet Bloomer

NEEDING PERSON to help clean offices. Evening work average 30 hrs per two weeks. Starting at $7.50 per hour. Must complete background & drug testing. Call 575-623-6243

100. Babysitting

Mosaic is a $10 billion company that stands alone as one of the world's leading producers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. We are currently seeking a Senior HR Generalist for our Carlsbad, NM location.


045. Employment Opportunities

INTELLIGENCE NAVY RESERVE Serve part-time. Elite training. Great pay & benefits. Sign-on bonus up to $20K. $ for education. Call Mon-Fri (800) 354-9627





I WILL babysit children on snow days. Call Wanda, 625-9572.

105. Childcare

COUNTRY KIDS Family Daycare has opening for day, evenings & weekends. State licensed. 622-0098 WILL PROVIDE Chidl Care for your children or child. Reasonable rates and years of experience. Please call Lisa. 914-5674

140. Cleaning

JD CLEANING Service, Licensed and bonded. References. 623-4252 HOUSE & office cleaning at good, cheap price. 973-3592 or 973-2649 SUNSHINE WINDOW Service Free estimates. 575-626-545,575-626-5153 FOR ALL your holiday home/office cleaning needs. Call D&B Property Maintenance. No job too small, one call does it all. Fres est. 622-8922

150. Concrete

ALL TYPES of concrete work. Patios, driveways, sidewalks, etc. 624-7734

185. Electrical

ALLIANCE ELECTRIC Any size electrical job. Lic#367386. 575-840-7937 BIG HORN Electric Professional work, affordable price. 575-317-8345 NM Lic#367662.

195. Elderly Care

DEPENDABLE PRIVATE Caregiver to the rescue, yrs. of exp. Tina 420-8877

200. Fencing

ALL TYPES of fencing. Wood, chainlinks, metal, block, etc. 624-7734 M.G. HORIZONS free estimates for installation. Chainlink, wood, metal & block. 575-623-1991

210. Firewood/Coal

SEANSONED FIREWOOD delivered & stacked in Roswell. 626-9803. FIREWOOD -$125 per cord Saturday only by appointment mixed hardwoods 624-1611 Cash only. PINON/ JUNIPER mix, $250 per cord. 575-973-0373 ELM $205 - cord delivered. Fir - $225 - cord delivered. Pecan $330 - cord delivered. You pick up or half cords available. Call 575-420-9751 or 575-420-8447. Graves Farm, 622-1889. Cordova Chimney Sweep. 623-5255 or 910-7552 PECAN FIREWOOD delivered & stacked $250 per cord. 317-8536

225. General Construction

HARVEST BUILDERS All types of construction. Lic/Bonded 575-910-3000 SCENIC LANDSCAPING Sprinklers, trees. Block fences and all types of fences. Concrete construction, brick, painting, roofing and more. Best prices in town. Call 575-317-6712 Jose 575-624-8557

B8 Tuesday, December 13, 2011 230. General Repair

CARPENTRY, DRY wall, painting & concrete. We guarantee. 626-2050 HOLIDAY SEASON upon us. Let D&B Property Maintenance, do any and all your holiday repairs. No job too small, one call does it all. Free est. 623-8922

232. Chimney Sweep

CHIMNEY SWEEP Have your woodstove or fireplace inspected and cleaned. Dust free Guarantee. 36 years Experience, Licensed, Insured. Bulldog Janitorial Services 575-308-9988

235. Hauling

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

270. Landscape/ Lawnwork

350. Roofing

M.G. HORIZONS all types of roofing and repairs. licensed Call 623-1991 GUTTERS For All Your Rain Gutter Needs! Call WH Seamless Aluminum Gutter Systems, LLC. Locally owned. Free estimates. 575-626-0229.

393. Storage Sheds

M.G. HORIZONS Build on site anysize storage shed. 623-1991.

395. Stucco Plastering

NEW STUCCO & repairs, color, coating, etc. 624-7734 RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

410. Tree Service

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

Greenscapes Sprinkler Systems Lawn mowing, field mowing, gravel, sod-hydro seed, pruning, tilling, For dependable & reliable service call 622-2633 or 910-0150.

Allen’s Tree Srvc. 10% Christmas discount. Million $ insurance. 626-1835

LAWN SERVICE & much more work at low price. 914-0803.

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

WEEKEND WARRIOR Lawn Service mowing, property cleanup, residential rain gutter cleaning, and much more 575-626-6121 Landscape, Lawn mowing, gravel, trees cut down, clean up, etc. 626-8587

285. Miscellaneous Services

WILL BABYSIT in my home or clean houses in the area. Able to do it right away. 570-766-0734

310. Painting/ Decorating

Paint Contractor Int. & Ext., remodels or new construction. Nathan 914-0083 Lic. Bonded & Insured. TIME TO PAINT? Quality int./ext. painting at affordable prices. Call 637-9108.

312. Patio Covers

PATIOS, CARPORTS, decks, etc. 624-7734

316. Pet Services

Jacque’S PET SERVICES. 1002 E. 2nd. 622-4002. Boarding available.

345. Remodeling

BERRONES CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling, painting, ceramic tile, sheds, additions, fencing. Licensed, Bonded. Ray: 625-9924 / 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

435. Welding

Hector (575) 910-8397



490. Homes For Sale FSBO: 1107 & 1109 W. 1st & adjacent lot, $59k. Call Greg 720-404-0467 3BR, 1 ba $55k inside remodeled. Please call 575-405-9075 4Bd 1Ba, 703 E. Grnwd, $60k, cash offers, new carpet, etc. M-Th 624-1311 3 BR 1 ba at the base $42,500 owner financing with $5k down 420-1352 3BR/1.5BA, $53K, owner finance possible. or 210-979-1106 FSBO 3BR 1 bath will finance $7500 down. South Monroe. 575-652-9682 FSBO: 1921 sqft, total electric, brick home, NE Roswell. 3br/2ba, living rm & den, new carpet, ht pump & roof, sprinkler system. Covered patio + storage rm. 3113 La Tierra Dr., $180k. 624-2893 or 626-3659

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

5 ACRES, $25K as is, septic system, 3809 Zinnia, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

500. Businesses for Sale PET SHOP for sale for further information 575-622-4046

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

Main & Poe, 4600 sf $275k cash/trade for Ruidoso prprty, M-Th 624-1331

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

4000sf steel building w/warehouse, offices, bathrooms, 115 E. Albuquerque St., $165k, 575-626-4685.

520. Lots for Sale

PREMIUM 5 acre tracts, good covenants (no mobile homes), Pecan land West on Brown Rd between Country Club & Berrendo. Owner will finance with 10% down. 622-3479, 624-9607, 626-6790, 626-6791, 626-3848. Enchanted Hills on Sanders St. 125x124, $29,500 obo. No covenants. 910-3247 for info.


535. Apartments Furnished

Downtown Bungalow fully furnished, new bathroom, new tile floors, washer & dryer access, ref. air, off street parking, bills paid, w/basic cable. One mature adult only. Rental/references required. $650 mo. $350 dep. avail. by Christmas. 420-1474 1&2Bd, util pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

540. Apartments Unfurnished

VALLE ENCANTADA YOUR BEST $ RENTAL VALUE! LARGE 1,2,3 BEDROOMS. FREE UTILITIES. unfurnished, laundry room, playground, pool, ample parking. 2001 South Sunset. 623-3722. Town Plaza Apartments Utilities paid - Gas and Water. New Owners, friendly new managers. New Renovated EXTRA LARGE 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. Each 2 & 3 bedroom is multi level, upstairs/downstairs w/ large closets, stove & refrigerator, private patios, and private parking. Complex has a pool, laundry room, and a quiet garden setting environment. Friendly managers on-site. Seniors 55yrs plus, law enforcement & military will receive discount. No HUD. Good credit? Pay less rent! 575-623-2735. 2nd year, 1 free month rent EFFICIENCY 2 BR, downtown, clean, water paid. Stove & frig. No Pets/HUD Call 623-8377 EFFICIENCY 1 br, wtr paid, No pets, laundry fac, stove/ref. Mirador Apts, 700 N. Missouri. 627-8348. ALL BILLS PAID 1 br $530 2 br $630, 3br/2ba $730 mo., ref air, new carpet, new paint/tile. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1br/1ba, wtr pd, quiet area, HUD ok. $350/mo, $200 dep. 625-9208 after 5pm 1&2Br, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 ROSWELL 2 br apartment $600/mo, all utilities paid, fridge, w/d hookups, stove 1700 N Pontiac Dr. 626-864-3461 2 BR Apartment. North location, bath and 1/2, garage, quiet neighborhood $750 mo. Call 420-4535 WILSHIRE GARDENS, a 40+ community has 1br & 2br available. Resident pays electric & water. Move-in special: 1st months rent free. Please call 575-623-3733 or stop by 2727 Wilshire Blvd for application.


540. Apartments Unfurnished

2BR, 1Bath Apt, $650, utilities all paid. N. Lea. 575-652-9682 1BR, $530, all bills paid, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944.

550. Houses for 555. Mobile RentHomes for Rent Unfurnished 2BR MOBILE home central 2BR/2BA, GARAGE, townhouse, no HUD or pets, $925/mo, $625/dep. 420-5930 502 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, w/d hookups, $500/mo, $500/dep, no HUD or pets, 914-5402.

LARGE 1 bedroom apartment. References and background check required. Washer and Dryer hookups. Private parking. 420-0100

806 S. Richardson, 2br, w/d hookup, $500/mo, $500/dep, no pets or HUD. 914-5402

2BR, $630, all bills paid, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944.

414 S. Pinon, 4br, 1 3/4ba, ref air, $900/mo, $500/dep, no HUD or pets. 914-5402

3BR, $730, all bills paid, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. Large, very nice 1br duplex, 108 W. 13th, no pets, no smokers, $825/mo , includes utilities, w/d, carport w/storage, $300/dep. For application call 623-4589. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 1BR APT., all bills paid $575/mo, $200/dep, No HUD. 420-5604

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished NW ROSWELL all new 2br furnished townhome, 2 car garage, FLETC ready. 575-420-0519

FLETC Homes for rent. Long & short term rentals. 5 minutes from FLETC. Brand new & beautiful! Visit our website: or Call 420-0519. SHORT TERM OR LONG TERM RENTAL. 1br fully furnished w/decorator touches hard wood floors, washer/dryer stove/refrig. all dishes & linen, all utilities including high speed internet, cable, telephone, gas/electric water & alarm system. $750 mo. 575-973-1332 or 575-653-4654 5404 CACTUS Ave, North of Mall, clean sm. furnished 2br/1ba, W/D, utilities pd, yard care, carport, couple or single, no HUD, no pets, $700/mo, $500/dep. 625-0684 or 626-2545

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 1415 W. Tilden, 2br, stove, refrig, $500/mo, $300/dep, no pets/HUD, must have references. 625-0512 VERY NICE North 2br mobile home, central ht, ref air, all appliances, $600 + no pets. 910-9357 2BR1BA, 2 pers, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 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! Executive home NW, 602 Trailing Heart, 4br/2ba, garage, appliances, fenced yard, patio, wood stove, mature landscaping, pets w/fee, no HUD/smokers, $1300/mo, $650/dep, 575-405-0163 1 BDRM house- 1 person only. $500/mo, $300/dep, bills paid, no pets, no smoking inside. 623-7565

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3BR, 1 3/4ba, w/garage, $600/dep, $900/mo, no HUD or pets. 420-5930 Avail. Now, 2br/1ba, large yard, upgraded, includes w/d, $570/mo, $475/dep, 1505 W. Hendricks. 914-9389 403 N. Elm, 3br, 1 3/4ba, 2 living areas, ref air, $900/mo, $500/dep, no HUD or pets. 914-5402 REMODELED 3 br, 2 ba. $850 mo, $600 deposit. 703 Fruitland, No Pets, No HUD. 626-3816 3/1, 407 S. Chamisal, Includes stove, ref., w/d, garage, nice yard, central heat/air, no HUD, $775/mo, $450/dep. 2/1, 603-C S. Penn, ncludes stove, ref, w/d, fireplace, central heat/air, no HUD, $590/mo, $400/dep. Call Jim 910-7969. 1BR, 1BA, $425/mo, $300/dep. 602 B S. Wyoming. Call Julie 505-220-0617. 1400 S. Madison, 2br/1ba, new bathroom, refinished hardwood floors, new security doors, 1 car garage, pets w/fee, no HUD/smokers/utilities, $750/$500 dep, 575-405-0163 510 S. Sycamore 3 br 2 bath 1 car garage laundry room. 910-4225 639 E. Cherry 2br/1ba with carport, no Hud or pets, $500/mo. 626-9347 613 TWIN Diamond, 3BR 2BA, $1100 mo 308 Broken Arrow, 3BR 2BA, $1100 mo 3210 N Garden, 3BR 3BA, $1500 mo Century 21 Home Planning, 3117 N. Main St., Roswell. 622-4604 3BR, 1 ba. refrigerated air, $750/mo, $400/dep, 2708 S. Emerald. Fenced back yard. No indoor pets. HUD accepted. 420-7735 Beautiful NE neigborhood 3/2/2, $1100/mo, $600/dep, you pay bills, 1yr contract required. 111 Three Cross Dr. 637-0106 1/1 Duplex $400 mo. water pd. Quiet street great area. 2203 Juniper call 317-6408 2503, S. Lea, 3br/2ba, new construction, no smokers or pets, $1000 plus $500 dep. 575-317-4050 2br 1ba big fenced backyard no applances $480, $250dep 420-5604 No Hud 311 W. Wildy duplex, 3yrs old, 2/2/1 car gar., W/D hookup, stove, frig, d/w all new. No Hud, Pets/Smokers. $750//mo. 317-2059

3BR, 1 3/4 ba, w/garage, 1600 sq. ft., large fenced yard, w/d hu, quiet neighborhood, $950 mo, $475 dep, pets ok, No Hud. 1802 Capitan Ave. 317-3069 400 E 5th 1 bedroom stove, refrig., water paid, $325 mo. $200 dep. 910-9648 1,2,3, BR, $350, + com bldg. 3000 sqf. $1300 will sell Al 703-0420

heating/air w/two huge lots for sale or rent. $500 mo. 622-1898

560. Sleeping Rooms

Nice Room in large house, near shopping, Cahoon, golf. $400. 627-0017

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 TWO BUILDINGS available, approximately 5400 and 4000 square feet. Combination of offices, warehouses, large fenced areas. 1601 & 1603 W. 2nd. 208-8020

FOR LEASE - Space in Sunwest Centre aka the Bank of America Building. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities and janitorial. Suite customization available. Call Ed McClelland, Broker or come by Suite 606. Office 623-1652 or mobile 420-2546. Office space: newly remodeled, 750 sf $800, 350sf $400 all bills paid 622-2564 Professional office 4 rent, 111 S. Kentucky @ Walnut St.,150 or 185sq. 623-8331 Beautiful suite includes waiting room, kitchen area, new carpet & paint, utilities & janitorial paid. 317-8717 GREAT OFFICE space for rent approx. 2500 sq. ft. on busy intersection, $750/mo. Call 420-3030 Office Space For Lease. Excellent Down Town Location. Various size spaces available. Owner-paid utilities. Building Located 200 West 1st. Suite 300 Petrolium Building. Deposit & 1st month rent free. Please call 622-5385 or come by.

585. Warehouse and Storage WAREHOUSE ONLY 9000 SF partial a/c & heat, security alarmed, 2 garage doors, 2 standard entry doors, $1000 mo. 2001 S. Main behind Family Furniture 575-937-0889 or 575-257-0888 Storage Buildings: 8x8 - $45/mo, 8x12 $58/mo. Rent to own. Affordable Portables, 4718 W. 2nd, 575-420-1274, 575-637-4972


605. Miscellaneous for Sale

NEED FURNITURE? Shop Blair’s Trading Post for the best prices in town for your household items. We buy & sell furniture, appliances, home decor, collectibles, electronics, saddles, jewelry, tools, fishing & camping items, movies plus everything else from A-Z. Including many hard to find items. Serving Roswell for 40 years. Open daily 9-5. Accept Visa & MC. 5611 Hummingbird Ln. 627-2033 Power wheelchair, hospital bed, wheelchair lift, commode chair. 622-7638

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

‘08 Kenmore ultrasoft water softner, brand new, factory sealed, $350 obo. 622-5544

720. Livestock & Supplies 4 HORSE walker, great shape, $1650, 575-637-0777.

745. Pets for Sale

Unique Christmas Gifts Attention Rockhounds quality rocks and fossils at discount prices. 622-8945

PUPPY LOVE Grooming Large Dogs Welcome, Cats also - 575-420-6655

THE TREASURE Chest 1204 Hobbs Antique cast iron stove, vintage cast iron cookware, more depression, carnival glass, thrifts, furniture, gas dryer lots of unmentionables. 914-1855 10-5 Wed. - Sat.

BORDER COLLIE pups, ABCA registered, 3 bl/wh and 2 blue merle, parents on site, ready Dec. 14, taking deposits now, $300. Call 575-840-7054

1 COMPUTER desk, 1br student desk, 1 set Corella dishes, 1 TV in wood cabinet. 625-0343 NEAR NEW white, electric oven, dishwasher, cooktop, double cast iron kitchen sink. $500 for all available locally cash only. 719-332-3079 19” COLOR TV not digital converter box $40 cash 626-3688 EXCELSIOR ACCORDION 120 Bass, asking $400. 624-2177 Kenmore refrigerator large, ice maker, white $125. Large softub spa 4’x6’, oval shape, easily moved. New $2500. This unit $750. Electric range, Tappan Signature 2000, flat burners, white $75. Lincoln Rocker w/foot rest $75. Call 623-9952

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

U.S. & FOREIGN coins and currency, buy, sell or trade, gold and silver coins. 622-7239, 2513 W. 2nd CASH FOR gold and silver jewelry, silverware & coins. 578-0805

“CATS & Kittens” 575-910-6052 FREE CALICO kittens to a good home, great with kids. Call 840-5243 FREE DOGS to good home. 910-3579 MALTIPOO 6 wks old 3 cream males shots/wormed Holiday joy that last year round $500 ea. 257-0808 ROTT PUPPIES, 1st shots, 4 left, $150. 575-910-1873 FREE TO good home, 8yr old female Lab mix, 6yr old male wire hair Jack Russell. 623-6761 IRISH SETTER pups born 8-9-11. Call 575-760-3811 in Roswell.


760. Hunting & Camping Equipment TROPY BUCK bow hunt unit 37, January 1-20th, $1500 per hunter, 626-7488

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous

2008 KAWASAKI KLX140, comes w/battery tender, call or text 575-308-9315.

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

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.

WE BUY junk batteries, automotive & industrial. $4.00 each, 311 S. Virginia. 622-4160

WE BUY pecans up to $2.50 lb. Call today, 575-208-9575.

BUYING PECANS N. Main & Berrendo Rd. Mon. & Weds. 575-399-2212

630. Auction Sales

ADVERTISE YOUR AUCTION in 33 New Mexico newspapers for only $100. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 288,000 readers. Call this newspaper for more details. Or log onto for a list of participating newspapers.

700. Building Materials

STEEL BUILDINGS Reduced Factory Inventory 30x36 - Reg $12,300 Now $9,970 36x58 - Reg $20,300 Now $16,930 48x96 - Reg $42,400 Now $36,200 81x130 - Reg $104,800 Now $89,940 505-349-0493 Source# 1M2 Buildings: 18x26 $2850. 24x31 - $4560. 30x40 - $8345. (Financing) Affordable Portables, 4718 W. 2nd, 575-420-1274, 575-637-4972

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

‘05 enclosed utility trailer, 16x6, tandum wheels, elec. brakes, ramp & side doors, new tires, $4200. 623-0318

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456. 2002 HONDA, CRV 4x4 new tires. $8500 Roswell 575-623-1264 ‘08 CHEVY AVEO LS clean, great mileage, 5 spd, 44k miles, $6900. Call 575-626-9803

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

1998 DODGE Dakota extended cab one owner excellent cond. 575-914-0178 1999 FORD Ranger, 6 cylinders, 840-8266.

796. SUVS

1998 EXPLORER SPORT, clean, drives great, 167k, $3400, 575-420-1619.

12-13-11 RDR NEWS