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SCULPTURE HONORS N.M. SOLDIER SANTA FE (AP) — The man Santa Fe calls its hometown hero doesn’t get to spend much time here. But Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry’s smiling face and outstretched hand will... - PAGE A2

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Economy to pick up, but still vulnerable

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy will grow faster in 2012 — if it isn’t knocked of f track by upheavals in Europe, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists. Unemployment will barely fall from the current 8.6 percent rate, though, by the time President Barack Obama runs for re-election in November, the economists say. The three dozen private, corporate and academic economists expect the economy to grow 2.4 percent next year. In 2011, it likely grew less than 2 percent. The year is ending on an upswing. The economy has generated at least 100,000 new jobs for five months in a row — the longest such streak since 2006.


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In this Dec. 14 photo, Nathan Nettler polishes a tank, in Canby, Ore. The number of people

applying for unemployment

lowest level since April

2008. The trend suggests

stopped and hiring could pick up. And the economy avoided a setback when President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday extending a Social Security tax cut that was to expire at year’s end. But Congress could agree only on a two-month extension. The economists surveyed Dec. 14-20 expect the country to create 177,000 jobs a month through Election Day 2012. That would be up from an average 132,000 jobs a month so far in 2011. Dean Maki, chief U.S. economist at Barclays Capital, says the U.S. economy remains vulnerable to an outside shock. A big threat is the risk that Europe’s debt crisis will trigger a worldwide credit freeze like the one that hit Wall Street

in late 2008. A shock to the U.S. economy, he says, might not be as dangerous if it were growing at a healthier 4 percent to 5 percent annual pace. But when growth is stuck at 2 percent or 3 percent, a major global crisis could stall job creation and raise unemployment. Beyond Europe, troubles in other areas could also upset the U.S. economy next year, the economists say. Congressional gridlock ahead of the 2012 elections and unforeseen global events, like this year’s Arab Spring protests, could slow the U.S. economy. Three economists said rising nuclear tensions with Iran are a concern. Even without an outside jolt, the economists expect

Lunar probes to study gravity field Man in LOS ANGELES (AP) — The moon has come a long way since Galileo first peered at it through a telescope. Unmanned probes have circled around it and landed on its surface. Twelve American astronauts have walked on it. And lunar rocks and soil have been hauled back from it. Despite being well studied, Earth’s closest neighbor remains an enigma. Over the New Year’s weekend, a pair of spacecraft the size of washing machines are set to enter orbit around it in the latest lunar mission. Their job is to measure the uneven gravity field and deter mine what lies beneath — straight down to the core. Since rocketing from the Florida coast in September, the near-identical Grail spacecraft have been independently traveling to their destination and will arrive 24 hours apart. Their paths are right on target, so engineers recently decided not to tweak their positions. “Both spacecraft have per for med essentially flawlessly since launch, but one can never take anything for granted in this business,” said mission chief scientist Maria Zuber of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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The nail-biting part is yet to come. On New Year’s Eve, one of the Grail probes — short for Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory — will fire its engine to slow down so that it could be captured into orbit. This move will be repeated by the other the following day. Engineers said the chances of the probes overshooting are slim since their trajectories have been precise. Getting struck by a cosmic ray may prevent the completion of the engine burn and they won’t get boosted into the right orbit. “I know I’m going to be nervous. I’m definitely a worrywart,” said project manager David Lehman of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which manages the $496 million, three-month mission. Once in orbit, the spacecraft will spend the next two months flying in for mation and chasing one another around the moon until they are about 35 miles above the surface with an average separation of 124 miles. Data collection won’t begin until March. Previous missions have attempted to measure lunar gravity with mixed success. Grail is the first mission dedicated to this goal. As the probes circle the

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A local family living on the 600 block of Heights Drive took some time out from typical Christmas activities to build an alien snowman, Sunday. The frosty E.T. took almost two hours to build.

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known as Grail-A and Grail-B. Several months ago, NASA hosted a contest inviting schools and students to submit new names. The probes will be christened with the winning names after the second orbit insertion, Zuber said.

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This undated artist rendering provided by NASA on Dec. 21 shows the twin Grail spacecraft mapping the lunar gravity field.

moon, regional changes in the lunar gravity field will cause them to speed up or slow down. This in turn will change the distance between them. Radio signals transmitted by the spacecraft will measure the slight distance gaps, allowing researchers to map the underlying gravity field. Using the gravity information, scientists can deduce what’s below or at the lunar surface such as mountains and craters and may help explain why the far side of the moon is more rugged than the side that faces Earth. The probes are officially

Besides the one instrument on board, each spacecraft also carries a camera for educational purposes. Run by a company founded by Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, middle school students from participating schools can choose their own lunar targets to image during the mission.

A trip to the moon is typically relatively quick. It took Apollo astronauts three days to get there. Since Grail was launched from a relatively small rocket to save on costs, the jour ney took 3 1/2 months.

Scientists expect the mission to yield a bounty of new information about the moon, but don’t count on the U.S. sending astronauts back anytime soon. The Constellation program was canceled last year by President Barack Obama, who favors landing on an asteroid as a stepping stone to Mars.

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Santa suit kills 6, self

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Police in a quiet Fort Worth suburb worked Monday to piece together a family history after a man dressed in a Santa Claus suit apparently shot six relatives and himself on Christmas. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said the shooter showed up in the costume shortly before gunfire erupted and that the family appeared to have been opening Christmas presents. Police responding to a 911 call found four females and three males dead. They also found two handguns. “We think he was just inside there celebrating Christmas with the rest of them and decided for whatever reason that’s how he’s going to end things,” Eberling told The Associated Press. Investigators worked through Sunday night and into Monday mor ning, meticulously searching the apartment where the bodies were found, along with vehicles parked outside. Police said they believe the victims were related, though some were visiting and didn’t live in the apartment.

South Korean mourning delegation meets with late Kim Jong Il’s heir

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s next leader burnished his diplomatic skills, welcoming a private South Korean mour ning delegation as state media called Kim Jong Un a “sagacious” leader and revealed a new title that gives him authority over political matters. Kim Jong Un has rapidly gained prominence since the death of his father, Kim Jong Il, on Dec. 17, and his brief meeting with a group led by a former South Korean first lady and a prominent business leader shows Seoul that he is assured in his new role. State media have showered Kim with new titles. On Saturday, the North referred to him as “supreme leader” of the 1.2 million-strong armed forces and said the military’s top leaders had pledged their loyalty to him. On Monday, the Rodong Sinmun newspaper described him as head of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party — a post that appears to make him the top official in

the ruling party. Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency also called Kim Jong Un a “sagacious leader” and “dear” comrade while reporting that he paid respects Monday to his father, whose body is lying in state at Kumsusan Memorial Palace. State media have already dubbed him as a “great successor” and an “outstanding leader.” It was the fourth time the North’s media reported that the younger Kim had visited the memorial palace since his father’s death, according to Seoul’s Unification Ministry. Also on Monday, a South Korean delegation stood in a line on a red carpet and bowed silently during their visit to the Kumsusan palace, where Kim’s bier is surrounded by flowers and flanked by an honor guard. Kim Jong Un gave the South Koreans his thanks after they expressed condolences and sympathy, KCNA said. Seoul’s Unification Ministry confirmed the

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meeting in a statement but didn’t elaborate. The lead delegates were the widow of former South Korean President Kim Daejung, who engineered a “sunshine” engagement policy with the North and held a landmark summit with Kim Jong Il in 2000, and Hyundai Group Chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun, whose late husband had ties to the North. Their meeting with Kim Jong Un could be intended to push South Korea to pursue previously agreed upon cooperative projects that would give North Korea much-needed hard currency, said Yang Moojin, a professor at Seoulbased University of North Korean Studies. Footage from AP Television News in North Korea earlier showed the South Koreans being greeted by North Korean officials during a stop at a factory park in the North Korean border town of Kaesong. North Korea sent delegations to See KOREA, Page A3

NM Medal of Honor winner gets sculpture A2 Tuesday, December 27, 2011

/SANTA FE (AP) — The man Santa Fe calls its hometown hero doesn’t get to spend much time here. But Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry’s smiling face and outstretched hand will permanently greet visitors and residents next year when a statue of the Medal of Honor winner is erected near City Hall. Petry — a 32-year -old who grew up in Santa Fe and who was awarded the honor this year for courage in battle in Afghanistan — made another whirlwind tour of Northern New Mexico recently, including a Dec. 20 appearance at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, a place where he spent lots of time as a child and where he says he got guidance that led him to a life of service. After he posed for dozens of photos with Santa Claus and spent time showing off his prosthetic hand to kids from the club, Petry made his way to the Pojoaque Pueblo studio of Gov. George Rivera. Rivera, a sculptor known for his larger -than-life


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In this July 12 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Arthur Petry of Santa Fe, N.M., who received the Medal of Honor for his valor in Afghanistan, in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

bronzes of Native Americans in traditional regalia, is thrilled to be working on a piece that represents another kind of warrior. Until Dec. 20, however, Rivera was working only from a series of photographs and videos and from stories told by his longtime friend Larry Petry, the soldier’s father. What he needed to bring the

sculpture to life, Rivera said, was the man himself. “Wow” was the first word out of Leroy Petry’s mouth when he saw the maquette, a tiny version of what will become an 8-foot-tall likeness of him in his Ar my Ranger uniform. “That’s pretty nice,” he said, grinning as he leaned in to inspect the laced-up boots made of clay. “Man,

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look at the detail. I like it.” The project is already a collaboration: Pojoaque Pueblo is paying for the more than 700 pounds of clay required for the final version of the sculpture, along with the cost of casting it in bronze at the Shidoni foundry in Tesuque. Rivera is donating his time with help from Arizonaborn artist Ryan Benally, and the city of Santa Fe will hire a landscape architect and build the base that the final work will stand on. The idea, Rivera said, is to make the work interactive. Petry’s outstretched right hand — a state-of-the art robotic appendage that replaces the hand he lost when he was trying to throw a live grenade away from his fellow Rangers — will be made from polished stainless steel. Although the maquette that Rivera and Benally have been building for two months features Petry standing tall, with his feet together, the sculptors decided after the session to change his stance.

“I’m always half-step,” Petry said, explaining how he approaches each of the thousands of handshakes that have become part of his job as a liaison for returning servicemen and women. “It’s like I’m going to meet someone, I’m getting closer.” Rivera also asked photographers to capture all the details he’ll need to finish the job: the way Petry’s jacket wrinkles across his arm when he reaches for a hand, the precise position of his lapel in relation to the row of insignia on his chest, the rings he wears on his right hand. The expression on his face, however, Rivera will remember. He knew that he needed to make the clay smile look more like the one Petry regularly flashes. “I like the smile that he had when he saw the piece,” Rivera said. “His eyes were wide open.” Petry said it’s overwhelming when he pauses to think about all the recognition he’s received, including the latest plans for the statue in Santa Fe.

“At the same time, it’s pretty neat, especially to give the younger generation a role mode and something that they can look forward to, to know that they can achieve anything,” he said. “If you give everything your best, things just work out and have a way of happening.” People on the streets of Santa Fe are bound to recognize Petry when the sculpture is installed, said area resident Dina Rodriguez. She brought her two grandchildren to the Boys & Girls Club to meet him after hearing about the appearance on the radio. “I wanted (my grandchildren) to be able to meet him and recognize him. I told them who he was and what he had done,” she said. “We, all three of us, thanked him for his service, and we told him that we pray for all the men and women who are serving our country.”

NM ski areas welcome recent wave of winter storms ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A steady stream of December storms has given New Mexico ski resorts some of the best early conditions in the country, and tourism officials are scurrying to make sure that translates into a banner season. “What we are trying to do is get the word out about how great the snow is,” said George Brooks, executive director of Ski New Mexico, which represents the state’s eight downhill and two crosscountry ski areas. Brooks said the association was working with the state Tourism Department to tout the excellent conditions, which had given most New Mexico ski resorts 40-plus-inch bases going into the Christmas

holiday. The state’s ski resorts can generally count on being full for Christmas regardless of how much snow is on the ground. But Brooks said publicity about the storms, as well as the fact that New Mexico resorts are starting the season with better bases than the usually more reliable early season mountains in Colorado and Utah, should translate into bookings that carry over into January and February. “We really needed this,” said Dave Dekema, marketing director for Angel Fire Resort, noting that last year “La Nina kept all the storms north of us and what we were getting was a lot of wind. All those resorts had a fantastic

Taxing online purchases

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker says one way to help the state pull itself out of a financial hardship is to tax online purchases. This year, $30 billion wasn’t spent in malls, it was spent online. New Mexico Rep. Eleanor Chavez of Bernalillo says some of that is tax money the state is losing out on. Chavez is one of several lawmakers who will be sponsoring legislation this upcoming session that will allow New Mexico to tax online retailers. Chavez told KOAT-TV that online purchases create unfair competition, so what lawmakers really want to do is level the playing field and at the same time help small businesses in the state.


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opening.” Forecasts were for more of the same this year, but so far “we are 100 percent different than where we were sitting a year ago.” Two years ago was one of the best seasons for the industry since 2000-2001, Brooks said. But then the numbers “receded quite a bit. Last year was not a good year.” Adding to this year’s boon, he said, is that many of the storms have carried over to the Texas Panhandle, reminding the key Texas market the snow is falling in New Mexico. Dekema said the phones started ringing after the state got hit with its first big storm Dec. 4 and 5. “We had a huge spike after that,” he said. “And

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Early season skiers take to the slopes on Dec. 19 at Angel Fire Resort.

then once again after we opened and people saw what percentage was open

early, and then, with this storm, our phones have been ringing off the hook.”

Angel Fire got a foot in one day early last week with the blizzard that hit much of northeastern New Mexico. Taos Ski Valley has had more than 100 inches of snow this season, and Sandia Peak Ski Area at the edge of Albuquerque is off to a good start so early in the season with a 63inch base. Heading into the holiday weekend, another storm socked much of New Mexico and a few ski areas were again able to reap the benefits. Sandia was the big winner with 17 inches in a 24-hour period. Souther n New Mexico’s Ski Apache had 16 new inches and Parajito Mountain Ski Area near Los Alamos followed with 14.

Couple pays off layaway items for NM families

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A Secret Santa and Mrs. Claus have given a dozen military families in Albuquerque a very special Christmas gift by paying off layaway lists that included toys for children.

Marie Vigil, manager of the Kirtland Air Force Base’s store, told KOAT that a retired military couple who wanted to remain anonymous walked into the base’s stor e over the weekend and paid of f the lists of 12 families.

It’s a practice that has repeated itself across the country in recent weeks. Layaway programs allow customers to select merchandise and let the store hold onto it as they pay it of f slowly over several weeks. The Albuquerque store carries similar items to a department store, including clothing, electronics, childr en’s toys, housewares, cosmetics, luggage and furniture. Each family’s items ranged fr om $200 to $400, and the couple wrote each family a

note thanking t h e m f o r their military service. The notes were simply signed: Santa.

Vi g i l s a i d t h e c o u p l e told her that they don’t have children themselves, so “they wanted to be sur e that military children had a good Christmas.”

Vigil called the families with the good news, and Vigil said that several of them are passing the blessings along by using the money they saved to help others. Some of them

Taos teen arrested for killing his friend on Christmas TAOS (AP) — Taos police say they are holding a 19-year-old man accused of gunning down a friend who he thought was seeing his ex-girlfriend. Police say Charles Suskiewich of Arroyo Hondo drove to the 21-year -old man’s house in Taos early Christmas morning and shot the man multiple times. The vic-

tim’s name has not yet been released.

Police say the suspect and victim are believed to have been friends.

Suskiewich is being held without bond at the Taos County Adult Detention Center on charges of murder, tampering with evidence and possession of a stolen firearm.

also wrote “thank you” notes to the couple in case they ever go back to the store.

On top of paying for the layaway items, Vigil said that the couple walked up and down the aisles of the store and gave out money to families in need.

In all, Vigil estimates that the couple gave away at least $1,500. Vigil said that in her 20 years of retail she’s never seen such generosity.

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Eberling said investigators were assembling a “family history,” and that the apartment was leased to a woman and her two children, one age 15 and the other either 19 or 20. He would not give other specifics. “We’re getting a clearer picture, but we’re not ready to go on the record with anything until we find out from the medical examiner absolute confir mation of identities and the manner of death,” Eberling said. Autopsies of the shooter and the victims were being done Monday by the Tarrant County medical examiner, but it would probably be Tuesday before their identities were released, he said. Roger Metcalf, a spokesman for the medical examiner’s office, said the victims have been tentatively identified, but the office couldn’t confir m the names because the state driver’s license


fingerprint database wasn’t available on the holiday. “In addition, we need to locate next of kin before information can be released, and our investigators are working on that as well,” Metcalf wrote in an email to the AP. Late Sunday evening, police intently searched a sport utility vehicle parked outside the apartment. The vehicle is registered to a man who listed his residence as a home two miles away in the neighboring suburb of Colleyville. Thomas Ehrlich, who lives near the home in Colleyville, told the AP he heard from neighbors that police went to the house Sunday. He said he believed the man and woman who once lived there were estranged. Records show the couple had financial problems and that their home, most recently valued on the county tax rolls at $336,200, had been sold in 2010 at a foreclosure auction — although it appeared the man was still living there.


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woman’s cellphone, nor could she lear n anything when she went to the Colleyville home and the Grapevine apartment.

“For somebody who’s always early to work and who never misses a day of work, we expected the worst,” Langford said.

The shootings Sunday were the first homicides in Grapevine in more than a year and a half.

Grapevine police investigate the scene where they found seven people dead outside Dallas in Grapevine, Texas, Sunday.

“I actually saw him out doing yard work just last weekend,” Ehrlich said. Spa manager Leah Langford said she became concerned when

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In this image made from APTN video, Kim Jong Un, right, late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's youngest known son and successor, shakes hands with Hyundai Group Chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun, Monday.

Military Commission of the Workers’ Party last year, but was expected to ascend to new military and political posts while

Fla. crash kills doctor, tech getting heart for transplant

MIAMI (AP) — A surgeon and technician from a Mayo Clinic in Florida flying across the northern corner of the state to retrieve a heart for transplant died Monday in a helicopter crash that also killed the pilot, officials said. The helicopter departed the clinic in Jacksonville around 5:45 a.m. but never arrived at the Gainesville hospital, Shands at University of Florida, about 60 miles to the southwest, said Kathy Barbour, a spokeswoman for Mayo, which is based in Rochester, Minn. Killed were heart surgeon Dr. Luis Bonilla, procurement technician David Hines and the pilot, whose name wasn’t released. The heart they were going to pick up could not be used in another transplant because its viability expired, and the patient who had been scheduled to receive it is waiting for a new organ, Mayo Clinic spokesman Layne Smith said. The helicopter went down about 12 miles northeast of Palatka, said Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen. The town is about 40 miles east of Gainesville and about 45 miles south of Jacksonville. Clay County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher Myron White confirmed the three dead but had no more information to release about the crash in the remote, densely forested area away from roads. The National Transportation Safety Board also was investigating. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville reported that there was light fog with overcast conditions in the area but no rain. “As we mourn this tragic event, we will remember the selfless and intense dedication they brought to making a difference in the lives of our patients,” John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic president and chief executive officer, said in a statement. “We recognize the commitment transplant teams make every day in helping patients at Mayo Clinic and beyond. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families.” The wreckage was spotted around noon by another helicopter, said sheriff’s Lt. Russ Burke. Debris was scattered around the crash site, which was hidden from the road by rows of pine trees. FAA records show the Bell 206 helicopter is operated by SK Jets. The St. Augustine company released a statement: “The focus of our efforts at this time is to attend to the needs of our passengers, crew and their families and work with the NTSB and local public safety officials to determine the cause and extent of the accident.” Gary Robb, a Kansas City aviation attorney specializing in helicopter safety, said SK Jets is known as a careful and safe operator in the industry. The small, lightweight craft has low weight and speed capabilities and is primarily used by traffic reporters or police departments, Robb said. “It’s not usually used in donor flights,” he said. “If you’re on a mission where time is sensitive, why use an engine that is low performance?” Robb said, adding that the helicopter has a cramped cabin. An NTSB investigator will scour the crash site for clues and look into the pilot’s experience and any factors that might have impaired the pilot, any environmental factors such as birds or low visibility that may have contributed to the crash, and any mechanical problems with the helicopter, he said. “We’ve seen a number of instances where that engine simply failed,” Robb said. Doctors ultimately got another set of donor lungs that were transplanted into the patient.

Police and firefighters rushed to the Lincoln Vineyards complex about 11:30 a.m. after receiving a 911 call in which no one was on the other end of the line. Because no one responded on the phone, police went into the apartment, located at the back of the complex. They found the seven, aged 15 to 60, dead.

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Seoul when the women’s husbands died. Monday’s meeting appeared to be Kim Jong Un’s first reported meeting with South Koreans since his father’s death. The Kim family has extended its control over the country of 24 million people to a third generation with Kim Jong Un, who is in his late 20s and was revealed last year as his father’s choice among three sons for successor. Kim Jong Il, who ruled North Korea for 17 years, wielded power as head of three main state organs: the Workers’ Party, the Korean People’s Army and the National Defense Commission. His father, North Korea founder Kim Il Sung, remains the nation’s “eternal president” long after his 1994 death. Kim Jong Un was named a vice chairman of the Central


being groomed to become the next leader. Monday’s reference to his new title was in a commentary in the

Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the mouthpiece of the Workers’ Party, urging soldiers to dedicate th e i r l i v e s “ t o p r o t e c t t h e party’s Central Committee headed by respected Comrade Kim Jong Un.” Rodong Sinmun has also called on the people to become “eternal revolutionary comrades” with Kim Jong Un, “the sun of the 21st century.” The language echoed slogans used for years to rally support for Kim Jong Il, and made clear that the son is quickly moving toward leadership of the Workers’ Party, one of the country’s highest positions, in addition to the military. North Korea refers to Kim Il Sung as the “sun” of the nation, and his birthday is celebrated as the “Day of the Sun.” State media have sought to emphasize Kim Jong Un’s role in carrying out the Kim

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Many of the nearby apartments are vacant, and police said no neighbors reported hearing anything on a quiet Christmas morning when many people were not around.

the man’s wife didn’t show up for work Monday at the business where she had been employed for four years. Langford said she got no response when she called the

barely enough job creation in 2012 to stay ahead of population growth and the return of discouraged workers into the labor force. “I just don’t know if it’s going to be enough to bring the unemployment rate down,” says Chad Moutray, chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers. The AP economists expect the unemployment rate to be stuck at a recession-level 8.4 percent when voters go to the polls in November. Unemployment was 8.6 percent in November. A majority (56 percent) of the economists say the economy will get a lift from Federal Reserve policies. The Fed has said it plans to keep short-term interest rates near zero through at least mid-2013 if the economy remains weak. The central bank also has begun a campaign to try to push down mortgage rates and other long-term interest rates through next June. Those surveyed also think the economy is strong enough to withstand higher oil prices. At near $100 a barrel, oil prices are up 10 percent from a year ago. But only two of the economists AP surveyed expect the higher prices to slow the economy “a lot.” The economists expect the European economy to shrink 0.5 percent in 2011 — and fall into a recession. Europe is slowing as heavily indebted countries slash spending and banks exposed to government debt curtain lending. Among the gravest fears is that a major country like

family legacy throughout his succession movement. His titles are slight variations of those held by his father, but appear to carry the same weight. It was unclear whether the nation’s constitution had been changed to reflect the transfer of leadership as when Kim Jong Il took power after his father’s death. Mourning continued, meanwhile, despite frigid winter weather, in the final days before Kim Jong Il’s funeral, which is set to take place Wednesday, and a memorial Thursday. People continued lining up Monday in central Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square, where a massive portrait that usually features Kim Il Sung has been replaced by one of Kim Jong Il, to bow before his smiling image and to lay funeral flowers. Heated buses stood by to give mour ners a respite from the cold, and hot tea and water were distributed from beverage kiosks.

Italy will default on its debt, wiping out some banks with large holdings of European government bonds. A worldwide credit crunch like the one that followed the 2008 failure of Lehman Bros could follow. Twenty-one of the economists listed Europe as a threat to the U.S. economy next year. “If it were a big enough downturn, given the size of Europe, it could bring the world economy down into recession,” says Allen Sinai, president of Decision Economics. But overall, the economists see only an 18 percent chance that Europe’s debt troubles will cause a recession in the United States. The economists are divided over which one step European policymakers should take now to bolster the 17-country eurozone. More than one-fourth say the European Central Bank should aggressively try to lower the borrowing costs of the Italian and Spanish governments by buying their bonds. Nearly one-fifth say European countries should jointly issue “Eurobonds” to help finance weaker countries. And 17 percent say European governments should slash spending. Still, the economists expect European policymakers to find a way to prevent the crisis from escalating into a global financial panic. If Europe can stabilize its economies, the U.S. stock markets would rally sharply, economists say, and prospects for U.S. economic growth would brighten. “Europe appears to be the only real impediment to keeping this recovery from happening,” said Joel Naroff, president of Naroff Economics.



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And suddenly yet another communist god who failed was dead. Seemingly suddenly. Major historic chapter -ending news is often like that — it seems to happen so terribly suddenly. Many North Koreans were said to be sincerely weeping. But for other people around the world, the end came none too soon. Worldwide eyes are quite dry and will so remain, for as long as there is historical memory. What was remarkable about the death of the despot of North Korea (allegedly aged 69) was how quickly this historic “sudden news” reached the outside world. In Asia, you see, it’s amazing how significant news sometimes gets out no more rapidly than a backlash of taffy. This can be the case regarding



news about political big shots. Take the infamous example of the death of Japan’s Keizo Obuchi in 2000. It was kept from the Japanese people for as long as possible. After the prime minister’s stroke, which itself was only slowly reported, the true facts of his prolonged deep coma were blurred from public view. But if death came slowly to North Korea’s Kim, rumored for some serious amount of time to be frail, the news did not. World communications are now so revolutionary these days that not even a reactionary state can hide things for all that long. Consider another reason for the spread of the blockbuster news of the death of the leader of a country with a mere 24 or so million people and few tourist sites to brag about: it’s the introduced element of uncertainty. There’s no guarantee that what

will follow the departed leader will prove more salutary for the people of North Korea than his decades of miserable incompetent rule. And isn’t that a terrible thought: That what lies ahead might just prove worse than what we have already experienced or witnessed. A second factor is that for prideful Koreans, who rightly point to South Korea as a great success story, North Korea under the late Kim was an extreme embarrassment. It was so inarguably the worst managed country in Asia that it almost inspired a vague fondness for Communist Albania. You could even summarize bad gover nment in two words: North Korea. Everything about it seemed bent, even the formal title of the Communist state: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, what a joke! So with the guy now gone, how

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can the next guy be worse? The answer to that might be: Don’t ask. It’s depressing, but I have a confession to make: I have been and remain a cockeyed optimist. For years I have been trying to convince myself (and others) that only a denuclearized Korean Peninsula makes sense for the world. But for Koreans on the peninsula? South Korea can certainly live without nuclear weapons if the North can. But can the leaders of the North? They look at the fallen Gaddafi regime and wonder: Might not it still be around had Libya been nuclear? Wouldn’t NATO have shied away from intervening if the probably crazy Gaddafi had had his finger on a nuclear trigger? Perish that thought — and that any of Kim’s successors might take it to heart.

Let us instead entertain some good “sudden news” soon. Perhaps Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, doing such a commendable job for America, will show up in Pyongyang to start to put together a deal with the new transitional DPRK government. Or President Barack Obama will. Or maybe Ban Ki-moon, the head of the U.N. who has made so many Koreans everywhere proud, will take the historic initiative. Who can think of anyone more qualified? Forget about the Six Party Talks. Even if they resume, their promise has come and gone. We know now, and we probably always knew at some level, that progress could only come with mutual concessions initiated from the very top — that middlelevel negotiators from Pyongyang See PLATE, Page A5

Kim Jong Il’s death

The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il presents both dangers and opportunities for America. The dangers come from the instability in the North Korean regime, which with Cuba is the last of the old, hard-core communist regimes. Every other communist regime — China, Russia, Vietnam, etc. — has switched to some sort of capitalism, however imperfect. Capitalism produced prosperity. By contrast, socialism, especially in its virulent communist version, produced poverty and starvation. North Korea also has per formed two nuclear tests. According to the Federation of American Scientists, it may have up to nine nuclear weapons, although no one knows the exact number, or if it actually possesses such weapons. The Pyongyang regime also possesses a significant chemical-weapons capability. Although socialist regimes are supposed to elevate to power only the best to lead the “vanguard of the proletariat,” as Lenin put it, North Korea developed a nepotistic dynasty. In 1994, Kim succeeded his father, longtime dictator Kim Il-sung. Although the younger Kim was dubbed the “Dear Leader,” only his friends, cronies and some brainwashed North Koreans will mourn his demise. In 1994, he had a chance to modernize North Korea. In 1989, the Berlin Wall had fallen. Its arms patron, the Soviet Union, dissolved its own Communist Party in 1991. And neighbor and patron China had switched to a market economy in 1978. But Kim continued his father’s obsession with socialism, leading his country to continued impoverishment, even starvation. Yet Kim himself, according to Russian reports, had live lobsters flown to him during his trips to Russia and China. By contrast, South Korea transformed itself from total poverty after the Korean War in 1953 into today’s economic powerhouse. The contrast can be seen at the Olympic Games, such as those at Beijing in 2008. The North Korean athletes, the cream of their society, appear shorter than their South Korean counterparts due to vitamin and caloric deficiencies. North Korea long has been a mystery to outsiders. That remains so today, with the heir apparent to the socialist dynasty being Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong Il’s third son and the vice chairman of the Central Military Commission. The younger Kim reportedly is 27 or 28 years old, attended high school in Switzerland and is obsessed with the National Basketball Association. So he at least has some knowledge of the prosperity and freedom of non-communist countries. But the new leader also faces challenges within the ruling regime, Doug Bandow told us; he’s a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and the author of two books on Korea policy. “From the American standpoint, we should be prepared to talk but shouldn’t expect to get anything out of it. There will be no agreement during the transition” on North Korea getting rid of its nuclear arsenal because “there are low hopes of anything to come out of the generals.” The new leader — or someone else — first must solidify his position as the person in charge before anything meaningful can result. But now is a good time, Bandow said, for the United States to “emphasize South Korea’s responsibility on policy. South Korea is well-equipped to deal with it.” Due to the vast growth of its capitalist economy, democratic South Korea today has twice the population and an incredible 40 times the economic power as North Korea. It also has access to top-level U.S. weapons, whereas the North still depends to a great extent on outdated Soviet-era weapons. Bandow long has held that American troops, currently 28,500, gradually should be withdrawn from South Korea, allowing the country to defend itself. But he said the United States should wait to begin the withdrawal until the power transition in the North is complete. In the meantime, negotiations for the withdrawal should continue with South Korea. We agree. Guest Editorial The Orange County Register

An American holiday for all This story begins with one of the most American of holiday traditions — a walk to see the decorated tree at New York City’s Rockefeller Center. Our Sunday-evening outing began like many American families living through “la crisis” these days: on a budget. For us, that’s all-you-can-eat sushi. At the restaurant, there was a mix of New Yorkers, but no tourists. The men behind the sushi bar were Japanese, but every five minutes a man from the kitchen would appear with a bowl of cooked rice or eel, and he was Mexican or


DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband recently passed away unexpectedly. I feel like I am drowning in grief. Please help me. DEAR READER: I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Just getting through the day may seem very hard. My patients sometimes have sought my advice about how to deal with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. When they, like you, are still in the early, raw stages of grief, my advice is to let the nonessentials slide. Don’t feel guilty about not attending to your usual responsibilities. Believe me, people will understand. Instead, focus on



Guatemalan. It used to be funny when you would see a Mexican making sushi, but now you don’t laugh anymore because it is so common. After dinner, we made our way by subway to the tree. There we were in Rockefeller Center along with everyone


getting yourself through this difficult time. When you are grieving, you may neglect your health and well-being. But it’s important to take good care of yourself. In fact, it’s even more important than usual. Grief makes you more vulnerable to illness. Keep taking your regular medicines. Keep up with regular physical exams

else who wanted to feel some cheer for free. I looked around and saw the most diverse crowd I have ever seen there — people of every race and almost every language, and they were happy and a little giddy with the flashing-light show. When we turned the corner through the crowds on 50th Street, we saw three different men — one African, one Latino, one Asian — hawking Polaroid snapshots on the spot. Next to them was a man whose country of origin I could not decipher, but who

and dental appointments. Get the sleep you need. Nap if you need to. Go to bed early if you can. If you’re have trouble sleeping, talk with your doctor about temporarily taking medication to help you sleep. T ry to exercise every day. A simple walk or a harder workout can relax your body. Exercise can distract you from your grief, or offer you time to meditate on your loss. If you need to cry, cry. If you feel angry, express it. If you need a break from grieving, allow yourself that.

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looked like a pied piper because he was making handcrafted animal balloon sculptures. And beyond him were three or four Asian portrait artists who did a range of styles, from cartoons to names written in Chinese calligraphy. As I looked around, I thought about the words of Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies, a conservative think tank in D.C. Krikorian told me in an interview for PBS’s “Frontline” that our country was an



Dec. 27, 1986 • Pecos Elementary School held its monthly awards assembly recently and according to principal Moises Campos, the following students were named as Citizens of the Month for December 1986: Sixth grade — Sandra Benavides and Regina Bennett; fifth grade — Hilda Perales and Chris Sanchez; fourth grade — Raul Luevano, Debbie Perez and Erica Salazar; third grade — Car men Martinez and Michelle Quintanilla; second grade — Joey Benta, Joey Russell and Paul Sedillo; first grade — Veronica Jimenez, Leo Lucero, Sarah Montoya and Nadine Munoz; and kindergarten — Lisa Pineda, Juan Rincon and Maria Villa.



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Happy New Year! The Roswell Public Library and the bookdrop will close at 1 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 9 a.m. Now that the hustle and bustle of Christmas is past, take time to relax and read a good book. The library has a growing selection of books, both as print, audio and as e-books versions. Electronic items, such as e-readers, iPads and iPhones were popular gifts this year. If you now own electronic readers and are unsure how to download the e-books from the library, there will be two “Ereader Bootcamps” scheduled to teach users how to access library e-books. These classes 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 on any of the upcoming programs, call 575-622-7101. Text messaging is a popular means of communication. Responding to this popularity, T ext a Librarian allows residents of Chaves County to ask questions by sending text messages with their mobile phones. Reference librarians answer on a web-based interface, keeping a “live archive” of all the questions and answers. This service provides an easy-to-use interface for the librarians and maintains the privacy of the patrons’ information. To start, just text AskRPL to 66746, then save 66746 as a contact in your phone called AskRPL. Message


and data rates may apply. For more information about the Text a Librarian service, visit In addition, reference librarians continue to be available by phoning 575-622-7101, or by e-mail at, and type in “Question” in the subject line. Of course, a visit to the library, 301 N. Pennsylvania A ve., is always a good choice.

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Since ancient times, memorable moments of military history have been commemorated with jewelry, medals and symbolic accessories. Debra Thomas, Technical Services supervisor, examines “Lest We Forget: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations.” Judith Price is the president of the National Jewelry Institute, and has put together an impr essive tribute to the service, valor and sacrifice displayed by countless honorable Americans who were motivated by duty, honor and love of country. She illuminates iconic military objects, exploring their origins and documenting their place in history. The astonishing photographic array of medals, jewelry and other objects, along with interviews

Christmas gifts appreciated

Dear Editor: Another Christmas season has come and gone and once again the Roswell Community generously provided for children who otherwise would not have had Christmas gifts. The Secret Santa Program was started at Tobosa Developmental Services six years ago when it was realized that some families in the Los Pasitos Early Intervention Program and Day Care would not be able to provide Christmas gifts for their children. Last year Tobosa partnered with Christ’s Church, and Gift of Love was born. With the generosity of Tobosa employees, Christ’s Church members, businesses, clubs and organizations in Roswell, 297 children received Christmas gifts this year. It was a flurry of activity as children were nominated and then adopted by folks who purchased gifts for them. Brave Black Friday shoppers, and sale purchases throughout the year helped to build up the inventory. We want to thank the many volunteers who wrapped the gifts before Celebration Day that was

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Stress can skyrocket when you’re grieving the loss of a spouse. Suddenly, new responsibilities fall on your shoulders. There may be difficult financial issues to deal with. For most people, talking these problems through with the appropriate professional is helpful. That can mean mental health professionals, financial counselors and stress management programs. Family and friends can provide a strong source of support. I’ve had patients who reached out to someone else who was not a close friend but who had experienced a similar loss. They were reluctant to “impose” on the person, but almost always, talking things through helped both people. A grief support group can accomplish the same thing. It connects you to oth-


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and details from the experts of contributing institutions, will showcase the role that these items have played in commemorating the history of our country. Significant contributors to this volume feature world renowned institutions from the United States, Britain and France. These include the American Folk Art Museum, the American Numismatic Society, the British Museum, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, the National Army Museum and the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor. The contents chronicle military history since the time of the Revolution by showcasing 150 iconic artifacts, such as the George Washington Peace Medal given to the Indians, Civil War Corps badges, British military decorations and other historic treasures. Military objects, their origins and place in history, are documented in brilliant photographs which tell the story of Western historical conflict and resolution, chronicling the events of war and peace.

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held on Dec. 17, where attendees were treated with a Christmas Carol sing along led by the Tobosa Choir, skits performed by children in the audience and Jam Kids of Christ’s Church, snacks, crafts and ending when families picked up the gifts for their children. Special thanks to the extreme generosity of Forrest Tire/Rusty R yan Family, Christmas by Krebs, Sertoma Club of Roswell, Altrusa Club, Elks Lodge No. 969, Walmart, Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3187, and many other businesses as well as individuals that contributed to this special event. We also want to thank Dan and Rachel Melendez, along with their family, for providing gifts to Tobosa’s adult clients and to Long John Silvers for treating them to lunch. We at Tobosa are grateful, honored and humbled to work with so many amazing people in the Roswell community who volunteer ed their time, talents and resources to provide for so many children and adults this Christmas holiday. Sincerely, Michelle Lyon Tobosa Program Director Secret Santa/Gifts of Love Organizer ers who are suffering or have suffered the same fate and the same set of challenges. The others in the group will understand you when you express strong feelings. They’ve felt them, too. And they may have lots of good advice. We have a lot more information on coping with grief in our Special Health Report, “Coping With Grief and Loss: A Guide to Healing.” You can find out more about it at my website. If time doesn’t ease your grief, or if you suspect that you are struggling with depression, seek out a counselor or therapist. An antidepressant or antianxiety medication may also help. But the best treatment for a tragic, sudden loss is seeking out other human beings to listen, comfort and advise you. (Dr. K o m a ro ff i s a p h y s i c i a n a n d professor at Harvard Medical School. Go to his website to send questions a n d g et additional infor mation:

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story and craft hours will wish a Happy Birthday to New Mexico. The upcoming year brings technology classes for adults. Fast Forward New Mexico and Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico are partnering with the Roswell Public Library to bring 64 hours of free computer and Internet training to our community in January and February. Sign up at for one or more of the free handson training classes. Attendees will learn how to use a computer or the Internet to fill out government forms, apply for jobs, find health information, or increase the sales of your small business through e-commerce, e-marketing or social media. Yo u a r e i n v i t e d t o a n O p e n House at the Library on Saturday, Jan. 7, fr om 10 a.m. to noon to learn more about the Fast Forward programs.

Books Again

Books Again, the used book store operated by the Friends of the Library, is located at 404 W. Second St. During December, books, CDs and cassettes are available for purchase at a buy one and get another of equal or lesser value free. Books Again is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. However, it will be closed on New Year’s Eve. Parking is located behind the store and all proceeds are used to benefit the Roswell Public Library.

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were generally too frightened of their bosses back home to depart substantially from frozen negotiating texts. But send a former U.S. president or past or current secretary of state up there to Pyongyang and things could happen. My suggestion is to have someone at a very impressive level go and stay until a deal is done — stay for months. The goal is to have North Korea begin denuclearization so the world can develop enthusiasm for working with the transitional government toward step-bystep nor malization. The only other major scenario is North Korean collapse.

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immigrant country in adolescence, but now that we were a grown-up, mature country, we should leave that immigration phase behind. The term “minority” also should be left behind, because that is not who we are in this country anymore. By the year 2015, a majority of children born in the U.S. will be mixed race. The term I like to use to name who we are in America is “organic diversity.” I have been using it for two decades to give a visual and historic context to the real color of America, and to our acceptance of our New America. I thought about the holiday joy of witnessing organic diversity, and that the majority of people in America truly love that diversity and understand that it is, in fact, still a part of who we are to be

The Year of 2012

This week we bid goodbye to 2011, designated by the United Nations as the Inter national Year of Forests and the International Year of Chemistry. We bid welcome to 2012, designated as International Year of Cooperatives, highlighting the contribution of cooperatives to socioeconomic development, in particular recognizing their impact on poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. It has also been designated as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. It will be the 200th annivers a r y o f t h e Wa r o f 1 8 1 2 a n d several states celebrate significant statehood dates. These include Louisiana’s bicentennial, Michigan’s 175th anniversary, and of course the Centennial of both New Mexico and Arizona. It will also celebrate Alan Turing Year. A number of special events will take place throughout the year honoring the life and scientific influence of Alan Turing on the centenary of his birth in London on June 23, 1912. Turing had an important influence on computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology and the mathematical theory of computability. During Wo r l d Wa r I I , T u r i n g w a s a leading participant in the efforts at Bletchley Park to break German ciphers. In 1999, T ime Magazine named Turing as one of the 100 Most Important People in the 20th century for his role in the creation of the modern computer.

Even the South Koreans do not want that. There is no shortage of potential heroes to begin the negotiation anew, even if the mountain to climb seems higher than Mt. Geumgang. But given how bad everything in the communist workers’ paradise has been until now, history must turn and surprise us. The tragedy of North Korea must come to an end. We need some new sudden good news. Badly. Tom Plate is the author of the “Giants of Asia” series and is now working on book four in the series: “Conversations with Ban Ki-moon,” due out next year. He is the Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Pacific Studies at Loyola Marymount University. diverse, and increasingly so. After the tree, we went to catch the subway home to Harlem. Of course, my kids were bit by the fast-food monster and asked for Dunkin’ Donuts hot chocolate with whipped cream. The smiling lady behind the counter with a head scarf had probably served hundreds of New Yorkers and tourists coffee and doughnuts that day. I smiled back, and though she spoke very little English, I asked her where she was from. Bangladesh. I love America in the holidays, when the core of who we are truly shines. 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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Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at Trinity United Methodist Church for Dorothy Allman, age 92, of Roswell, who passed away at Roswell Regional Hospital on Dec. 5, 2011. Rev. Ruth Fowler of T rinity United Methodist Church will of ficiate with interment to follow at South Park Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family from 3-6 p.m. at LaGrone

Funeral Chapel on Dec. 28, 2011. Dorothy was born March 29, 1919, in Roswell, to Joseph and Edith Ruhl. They have preceded her in death. Dorothy married Curtis Allman on May 14, 1938, in Roswell. He also has preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Robert Allman, of Roswell; daughters, Edith Lowe and husband Keith, of Little Falls, Minn.; and Vo n d a B o s t o n a n d h e r h u s b a n d Va n , o f C l e burne, Texas; grandchildren, Nancee Jahnke and husband Ken, of Anoka, Minn.; Pam Happke and her husband Tom, of Coon Rapids, Minn.; Mark Lowe and his wife Janine, of Coon Rapids, Minn.; Michelle Wenker and her husband Jim, of East Bethel, Minn.; Stacy Schueller, of St. Cloud, Minn.; Katrina Kee, of Roswell; Elaine Andersen and her husband Shon, of Round Rock, Texas; and Eric Boston and his wife Jessica of Austin, Texas;

16 gr eat-grandchildr en and two great-greatgrandsons. Dorothy was a bookkeeper specializing in accounting. She was an Eastern New Mexico Medical Center hospital auxiliary thrift shop volunteer. She was also a lifelong member of Trinity United Church. Methodist Dorothy enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family. She made many trips to Texas and Minnesota to spend time with her grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Eric Boston, Van Boston, Keith Lowe, Tom Moody, John Grieves, and Ken Jahnke. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1856, Clovis, N.M. 88101. Friends may pay respects online at Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

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and Crematory for Shirley T ays, who passed away Dec. 25, 2011, in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

Donohoo Slaughter

Donohoo Wyly Slaughter, 85, passed away Dec. 24, 2011, in Dalhart, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2011, in South Park Cemetery, with the


Rev. Bob Williams officiating. Arrangements by Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. Don was born May 21, 1926, into a pioneering ranch family. He was raised in Roswell and graduated from New Mexico Military Institute. Don served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his service he attended and graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, with an agricultural science degree. While attending Texas Tech he met and married June Leftwich of Lubbock. They raised three children. Don enjoyed a lifetime career in farming and ranching. He had a wide range of interests which reflected in the crops he grew and the raising of registered herefords and ostriches. Don also established one of the first and larger grape vineyards in the south plains. He was preceded in death by his parents George M. II and Janice

Slaughter, and a brother George M. Slaughter III. Survivors include a brother, Tom V. Slaughter and his wife Jackie, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three children: Richard Slaughter and wife Taysha of Lubbock, Texas, Sally Foster and husband Greg, of Dalhart, Texas, and Scott Slaughter and wife Laura, of Austin Texas; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. If you so desire, Don’s family wishes any memorials to be made to your favorite charity.

and Atlantic, three localities with a combined population of 17,282. It’s not all about the food, though. Perry has a stop arranged at the Glenn Miller Museum in Clarinda, population 5,301, wher e the gr eat bandleader was born. The Texas governor also has a distinction that none of his rivals can boast, a town that shares his name. Thus, Perry will visit Perry. A victory in Iowa does not necessarily translate into the Republican presidential nomination. Yet history suggests that contenders who finish furthest behind next week will quickly dr op out, underscoring the significance of the struggle to emerge as Romney’s chief rival. The most recent presidential hopeful to surge

and then falter is Gingrich. The former House speaker’s campaign imploded last summer and still shows the after effects: a shortage of funds to counter attack ads in Iowa, and failure to qualify for the primary in Virginia in March. After insisting he would run a purely positive campaign, Gingrich let it be known he was about to attack Romney on one of his presumed areas of strength, his economic proposals. R.C. Hammond, a spokesman for Gingrich, said the candidate would make the case that Romney has advanced “very timid ideas that will do little to get people back to work.” Gingrich favors an end to taxes on investment income and dividends, while Romney wants to end them only for individuals with incomes of $200,000 or less.

Christopher Martinez

Services ar e pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Cr ematory for Sgt. Christopher Ray Martinez, who passed away Dec. 24, 2011, in Georgia. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized.

GOP campaign for Iowa caucus enters final week

MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa caucus campaign that has cycled through several Republican presidential front-runners entered its final week Monday, as unpredictable as the day conservatives began competing to emerge as Mitt Romney’s chief rival. Romney, the former Massachusetts gover nor, released a new television commercial for the state in which he cited a “moral imperative for America to stop spending more money than we take in. It’s killing jobs,” he said. Texas Gov. Rick Perry countered with an advertisement that said four of his rivals combined — none of them Romney — have served 63 years in Congress, “leaving us with debt, ear marks and bailouts.” For mer Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who has invested more time in

Woman, son are rescued after Facebook post

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police say a woman used Facebook to get help after she and her 17month-old son were held hostage at a residence for nearly five days. Salt Lake County Jail documents say the woman posted on Saturday that she and her son would be “dead by morning” if they were not rescued. That prompted a welfare check at the home by Sandy police. Of ficers arrested 33year-old Troy Reed Critchfield and booked him into jail for investigation of aggravated kidnapping, forcible sodomy, aggravated assault, domestic violence, child abuse, animal cruelty and other charges. He remained in jail on Monday. It was not immediately clear whether Critchfield had an attorney. Police say the woman hid in a closet and used a laptop to post the Facebook message.

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Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, with his wife Callista, speaks at a Hy-Vee store in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Dec. 20.

Iowa than any other contender, was the only one in the state during the day. That changes Tuesday, with bus tours planned by Perry, for mer House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Minnesota Rep. Michele

Bachmann, all eager to energize their existing supporters and attract new ones. Texas Rep. Ron Paul arrives Wednesday. Recent polls suggest he is peaking as caucus day approaches,

and in some surveys is tied with Romney or even ahead. The result figures to be a short but intense stretch of campaigning through small towns and even smaller towns, the sort of one-on-one politicking that has largely vanished in the electronic age. Failing that, it will pay tribute to the types cuisine that prosper in early 21st century America. The Perry bus will belly up to Doughy Joey’s in Waterloo and to the Fainting Goat in Waverly, an establishment whose website says “After 10 p.m., we are the type of place your mothers warned you about.” Perry also will visit a vineyard and winery in Carroll. Bachmann will make an early-winter stop at a Dairy Queen, as well as Pizza Ranch establishments in Harlan, Red Oak

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A8 Tuesday, December 27, 2011


Roswell Seven-day forecast Today


Bright and sunny

Patchy clouds



Plenty of sun


Sunny and mild

Bright and sunny


Sunny and mild


Roswell Daily Record

National Cities Monday

Plenty of sunshine Plenty of sunshine

High 55°

Low 27°







NNW at 10-20 mph POP: 0%

SE at 3-6 mph POP: 0%

SSW at 4-8 mph POP: 0%

NNW at 4-8 mph POP: 0%

NNE at 6-12 mph POP: 5%

SSE at 10-20 mph POP: 5%

NW at 8-16 mph POP: 5%

NNW at 7-14 mph POP: 5%

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 ........................... 29°/11° Normal high/low ............... 53°/25° Record high ............... 78° in 1920 Record low ................... 3° in 1997 Humidity at noon ................... 72%

Farmington 46/17

Clayton 45/24

Raton 49/18

Precipitation 24 hours ending 5 p.m. Mon. 0.00” Month to date ....................... 1.77” Normal month to date .......... 0.55” Year to date ......................... 5.56” Normal year to date ........... 12.82”

Santa Fe 44/21

Gallup 49/14

Tucumcari 51/28

Albuquerque 49/28

Air Quality Index Today’s Forecast

Clovis 48/25

Good Yesterday’s A.Q.I. Reading 28 0-50




Source: EPA


Ruidoso 55/38


Unhealthy Unhealthy sensitive

T or C 51/31

Sun and Moon The Sun Today Wed. The Moon Today Wed. First

Dec 31

Rise 7:00 a.m. 7:00 a.m. Rise 9:05 a.m. 9:40 a.m. Full

Jan 9


Jan 16

Set 4:58 p.m. 4:58 p.m. Set 8:24 p.m. 9:23 p.m. New

Jan 23

Alamogordo 52/28

Silver City 58/33

ROSWELL 55/27 Carlsbad 58/31

Hobbs 56/29

Las Cruces 52/33

Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2011

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) #### Gossip and information swirl around you. Knowing what to believe and what to discard will take YOUR HOROSCOPE more than talent. Recognize the importance of getting feedback from associates. You want and need to know what is fact and what is gossip. Tonight: Where your friends are. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) #### You want to stay on top of your game. How you deal with another person and what occurs at this time could make a big difference. Your sense of humor emerges when having an important conversation. Get all the necessary facts from an associate. Tonight: Know that you will make the right choice. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ##### Bridge a problem by detaching and understanding what set it in motion. You might feel that someone doesn’t care. Be direct when dealing with others, but do whatever you need to do in order not to get into a convoluted situation. Tonight: Let your imagination wander. CANCER (June 21-July 22) #### Deal directly with a partner who can be cantankerous. You’ll finally have a conversation that helps clarify what is happening. Open up a conversation involving a work-related matter. Many different ideas come up. Tonight: Continue a talk over dinner. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ##### You find others to be unusually responsive and touchy. Use the moment to have an important meeting. Allow an associate to have equal say. This person’s feedback triggers ideas. If you are single, an encounter might be light yet worthwhile. Tonight: Say “yes.” VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) #### You have so much ground to cover, you could be startled by feedback from someone close. Your mind is everywhere but on your domestic life. You are right to complete one project before moving on to another. Still, make room for a pending personal talk. Tonight: Squeeze in some exercise and center yourself. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ##### Keep asking questions, making calls and reaching out for someone you care about. You could discover that a child or loved one wants to share more of his or her feelings. You hold up your hand, trying to slow down this person’s pace. Verbalize and set a better time in the next 24 hours. Tonight: Opt for fun. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) #### Listen to forthcoming news. You might feel a little odd, as you don’t have the control you desire. Involvement in a personal or domestic issue circles around finances. Focusing on other matters could be close to impossible. Tonight: Your treat.

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



52/28/s 49/28/s 43/10/s 57/35/s 58/31/s 42/16/s 45/24/s 49/26/s 48/25/s 55/26/s 48/27/s 46/17/s 49/14/s 56/29/s 52/33/s 50/22/s 47/25/s 50/24/s 55/32/s 51/25/s 47/17/s 49/18/s 40/12/s 55/27/s 55/38/s 44/21/s 58/33/s 51/31/s 51/28/s 47/27/s

54/29/s 49/31/s 43/14/pc 60/32/s 57/28/s 42/6/pc 52/32/s 48/7/s 52/28/s 57/25/s 48/30/s 47/22/pc 49/14/s 61/30/s 54/32/s 49/31/pc 43/17/pc 53/31/s 60/28/s 54/28/s 48/16/s 52/21/pc 38/7/pc 57/25/s 51/41/s 44/24/pc 55/33/s 54/30/s 55/27/s 47/22/pc

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

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ##### You will communicate what you think to an audience -- just be sure it is the right audience. You have kept so much pent up that now you are the opposite -- an ongoing verbal waterfall. You’ll gain balance by tapping into your excellent listening skills. Tonight: Meet friends at a favorite haunt. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ### Use care when dealing with your finances. Any pressure you might feel could be self-inflicted through a judgment you are making. Test out some of your judgments to see if they are grounded. Your instincts guide you with a risk. Tonight: Enjoy the moment. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ##### Apply yourself to the issue at hand, and you’ll come out ahead. Your

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15/7/sf 51/32/r 48/37/r 48/42/pc 52/32/r 39/19/sn 37/24/r 57/35/s 50/23/pc 39/21/sn 53/32/s 80/69/s 64/37/s 37/23/sn 42/26/s 62/40/s 68/49/s 46/27/s

16/6/sf 50/33/pc 43/22/pc 44/24/pc 52/30/s 34/28/c 29/23/sf 60/37/s 51/32/pc 31/24/pc 60/31/s 80/66/s 67/43/s 36/28/pc 47/30/pc 65/42/pc 74/50/s 50/28/s

Miami 81/63/t Midland 53/30/s 26/17/pc Minneapolis New Orleans 60/41/s New York 49/41/r Omaha 37/23/pc Orlando 82/50/t 51/39/r Philadelphia Phoenix 65/44/s Pittsburgh 42/28/sn Portland, OR 46/43/r Raleigh 57/37/r 45/28/s St. Louis 43/30/c Salt Lake City San Diego 63/48/s Seattle 48/42/r Tucson 66/36/s Washington, DC 47/39/r

75/59/pc 53/29/s 34/23/pc 60/40/pc 43/26/s 45/27/pc 67/43/s 42/26/s 70/46/s 30/20/sf 51/48/r 51/29/s 42/34/pc 45/32/c 69/52/s 54/44/r 68/40/s 45/27/pc

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

State Extremes

High: 84°............... Fort Myers, Fla. Low: -13° ................. Moriarty, N.M.

High: 55°...............................Raton Low: -13° .......................... Moriarty

National Cities Seattle 48/42

Minneapolis 26/17

Billings 47/30

New York 49/41 Chicago 39/19

Denver 50/23

San Francisco 57/48

Detroit 39/21

Washington 47/39

Kansas City 42/26 Los Angeles 68/49 Atlanta 51/32

El Paso 53/32

Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.

Houston 64/37 Miami 81/63

Fronts Cold





Precipitation Stationary



Showers T-storms











90s 100s 110s

focus and ability to handle feedback mark your success. A group gets together to celebrate recent events, a longwished-for success and the impending advent of 2012. Tonight: Any excuse to be with your friends seems to work. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ### Kick back as soon as you can. A conversation with someone in charge could be important. You cannot get around the issues involved. You might choose to listen more than talk. Others follow your thinking more than you realize. Tonight: Take a much-needed timeout. BORN TODAY Actress Marlene Dietrich (1901), actor Gerard Depardieu (1948), actor John Amos (1939)

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Phone: 575-622-7710, ext. 304


SPORTS Roswell Daily Record

GIRLS BASKETBALL Holiday Classic At Goddard 1 p.m. • Roswell JV vs. Gadsden 3 p.m. • Ruidoso vs. Grants 5 p.m. • Roswell vs. Los Alamos 7 p.m. • Goddard vs. Robertson Holiday JV Classic At Goddard 1 p.m. • Dexter vs. Ruidoso JV 3 p.m. • Gateway Chr. vs. Loving 5 p.m. • Goddard JV vs. Roswell C 7 p.m. • Carlsbad JV vs. Grady


Eastside Little League will holds its annual board elections on Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the S.O.Y. Mariachi building. Application deadline is Jan. 6. For more information or to obtain an application, call Johnny Sanchez at 914-2508 or Joe Mendoza at 420-5762. Letters of interest can be submitted to


CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba was suspended Monday from Venezuela’s professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire. Torrealba issued an apology, saying he was embarrassed about his argument with a home plate umpire after striking out Friday. He angrily put a hand on the umpire’s mask and shoved him. He was then ejected. “I wanted to express my sincere apologies to all parties for my actions,” Torrealba said in his statement. “I have extended an apology to the Rangers organization as well. I am embarrassed for my conduct, and personally relayed that feeling to the umpire after that night’s game. “On the field, I strive to be an example for children, especially those in my native Venezuela, and I regret my actions,” he said. “I understand the reactions to the incident and will make every effort to set a positive example in the future.” League President Jose Grasso Vecchio called Torrealba’s behavior unacceptable and a violation of league rules. Torrealba plays for the Caracas Lions when not playing in the majors. His agent, Melvin Roman, said Torrealba acknowledged he got carried away in the heat of the moment.


NEW YORK (AP) — NBA fans seem more excited about basketball’s return than bitter about the lockout based on television ratings for the league’s delayed openers. The five Christmas games Sunday averaged 6.2 million viewers based on fast national ratings, up from 6 million last year. The Bulls-Lakers matchup was the third most-watched regular-season game ever on ABC, behind only last year’s highly anticipated HeatLakers showdown and another meeting between Miami and LA in 2004. Chris Paul’s Clippers debut in the nightcap against the Warriors earned a 2.2 rating, up 69 percent over last year’s PortlandGolden State telecast in the same slot. It was ESPN’s highestrated Christmas prime-time game. The day’s first contest, Celtics-Knicks on TNT, was the most viewed Christmas game ever on cable. The 4.0 rating was up 48 percent from last year’s Bulls-Knicks game on ESPN.


Brees breaks Marino’s passing mark Section

AP Photo

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates after breaking Dan Marino’s NFL record for passing yards in a single season. Brees hit Darren Sproles for a 9-yard touchdown on the play that pushed him past Marino.


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quite a night for Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints — a record and a rout. Brees set the NFL record for yards passing in a season, breaking a mark that Dan Marino had held for 27 years, and the New Orleans Saints clinched the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. Brees threw for 307 yards and four touchdowns, the last a 9-yard strike to Darren Sproles that set the record with 2:51 to go. “Honestly, I was really trying not to think about the record or anything,” Brees said. “I knew we were close. A couple guys mentioned stuff to me on the sideline. I didn’t want to hear it. It’s like a pitcher with a no-hitter, I guess.” It was Brees’ final pass of the game and it gave him 5,087 yards passing — with one game still to play. Marino finished with 5,084 yards for the Miami Dolphins in 1984. Minutes after Brees broke the record, Marino offered congratulations on his Twitter account. “Great job by such a special player,” Marino wrote. As Sproles spiked the ball, Brees put his ar m over his head and started walking toward midfield while the Superdome crowd went

wild and his teammates chased him down. “I just got bum-rushed by the offensive linemen so I figured at that point, OK, I guess we finally broke the record,” Brees said. Brees’ four touchdowns gave him 276 for his career, moving him ahead of Joe Montana (273) and Vinny Testeverde (275) for ninth all-time. He is the first quarterback in NFL history to pass for more than 5,000 yards twice — he had 5,069 in 2008. Brees’ first scoring pass went for 8 yards to Marques Colston and the second for 9 yards to Jimmy Graham. Graham’s TD catch was his 10th of the season, a new franchise high for a tight end. In the third quarter, Brees hit Robert Meachem for a score from 24 yards, which made it 28-10. “I love our fans, I love the fact that everybody could be part of this on Monday Night Football,” Brees said. “There’s so many people that are a part of this. It’s not about me, it’s about this team, it’s about this city, it’s about these fans. So many people contributed to this, and I’m happy for them.” The Saints also had 463 total yards, giving them more than 6,857 offensive yards for the sea-

Tale of the Moth: Just one of 2011’s quirks

Who knows what lurks in the night air? Sometimes just a flutter, and everything changes. Matt Holliday was out in left field one August night in St. Louis. He already had enough to handle — slashing line drives, the glare of the lights, the crowd. It never occurred to him that what he really needed was a screen porch. For in the eighth inning of that game against the Dodgers, a moth flew deep inside his right ear. He walked off the field with the trainer, his hand pressed to his ear. Holliday had been on the disabled list twice this season with an appendectomy and injured thigh. This was new territory. The question then was how to extract the little bugger. Two trainers and a team physician — Is there an entomologist in the house? — tried at first to outfox the moth. They darkened the room and hoped the critter would simply fly away. When that failed, they brought out the heavy artillery — some tweezers — and the moth was no more. “He died overflowed of wisdom inside my head,” Holliday said. In a sports year that at times seemed like an unremitting stream of labor discord and troubling news across college campuses, the Tale of the Moth was a flittering and welcome change of pace. It also recalled a playoff game in Cleveland four years ago when a swarm of midges enjoyed a fleshy banquet on the ample jowls of Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain. The midges, however, were considerate enough to just park themselves on the surface of Chamberlain’s skin. The moth had the temerity to enter an open portal. “That was my concern,” Holliday said. “That it would eat through my brain.” His brain was fine, and so were the Cardinals, who went on win the World Series — Clydesdales high-stepping in triumph, with no sightings of moths. But the moth, or one of its brethren, was not done making mischief. Later that month in Boston, the Yankees’ Phil Hughes was delivering a 3-2 pitch when a moth flew into his eye. The batter walked, leading to a big inning and a Boston victory. New York manager Joe Girardi understood that forces of nature were beyond his control.

AP Photo

In this Aug. 22 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals trainer Barry Weinberg, left, looks at the ear of Matt Holliday after a moth had flown into the ear of the Cardinals’ left fielder. In a sports year that, at times, seemed like an unremitting stream of labor discord and troubling news across college campuses, the Tale of the Moth was a flittering and welcome change of pace.

Romo’s swelling subsiding See QUIRKS, Page B2

IRVING, Texas (AP) — All the negative tests on quarterback Tony Romo’s bruised throwing hand are positives for the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Monday that the swelling is going down and that a number of different tests have confirmed the original diagnosis of nothing being broken in Romo’s right hand. The Cowboys are hopeful that he can practice Wednesday. “It looks like it is getting better. All the X-rays and tests that have come back are negative,” Garrett said. “We hope in the next couple of days with treatment he’ll be able to take a snap and hold a football and throw it the way he needs to.” When asked if Romo could grip a football, the coach responded, “He has a relatively fir m handshake.” All indications are that Romo will be ready for Sunday night’s game at the New York Giants that will deter mine who wins the NFC East and goes to the

AP Photo

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo warms up before his team’s game against Philadelphia, Saturday.

playoffs. “I believe in Tony,” safety Abram Elam said. “I know it’s going to take a lot to keep him from playing in this game.” The Cowboys (8-7) will be without starting left guard Montrae Holland, who was put on seasonending injured reserve Monday with a partially torn left biceps sustained in the 20-7 loss to

See BREES, Page B2

Philadelphia on Saturday. “I got caught in a position where I tried to catch a guy and try to pull him back in front of me, and it didn’t work,” Holland said Monday. “It wasn’t the right position to be in.” Veteran guard Derrick Dockery will likely start in Holland’s spot. Dallas has lost three of See ROMO, Page B2

Mizzou spanks UNC

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — James Franklin’s hard running and timely passing led Missouri to an easy win in its final game as a member of the Big 12. It also gives the Tigers plenty of hope heading into their new home in the Southeastern Conference. Franklin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and the Tigers easily beat North Carolina 41-24 in the Independence Bowl on Monday night. Missouri (8-5) ends the season on a four -game winning streak for the first time since 1965. The Tigers will join the SEC next fall and showed one reason they should be a factor immediately: The 6-foot2, 225-pound Franklin, a sophomore who generally did as he pleased in both the running and passing games. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said Franklin has just started to realize his potential. “After the game, I gave him a hug and said congratulations,” Pinkel said. “Then I went back and asked ‘What happens when you get really good?’ ... He kind of gave me a look, but that’s a huge compliment.” Franklin, named the game’s offensive Most Valuable Player, rushed for 142 yards and threw for 132 despite less than ideal conditions in the cold and rain at Independence Stadium. He led the Tigers to 31 first-half points — an Independence Bowl record. For North Carolina (7-6), a season that started with a promising 5-1 record ends with a lopsided loss. The Tar Heels lost five of their final seven under interim coach Everett Withers, who leaves to become defensive coordinator at Ohio State under Urban Meyer. North Carolina had the Atlantic Coast Conference’s

See BOWL, Page B2

B2 Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Quirks

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“You can’t stop it and get a redo,” he said. And there was more to the animal kingdom-andsports theme in 2011 than moths in flight. Belgian racing pigeons were swooped up for as much as $200,000 a bird by Chinese buyers. Paul the Octopus, the creature from the deep who predicted scores from soccer’s 2010 World Cup, was memorialized in a German aquarium. And Danish cyclist Martin Lind was soaring at almost 40 mph in a race in Italy when he smacked into a herd of cattle that wandered on the course. Mistakes, mishaps and misdeeds of all kinds abounded this year.


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its past four games since sweeping through its four games in November to take over the division lead. That slide includes a 37-34 loss at home to the Giants on Dec. 11, when New York overcame a 12-point deficit with two touchdowns in the final 3 1 ⁄ 2 minutes. The rematch determines the NFC East champion, with the loser missing the playoffs at 8-8. “For us, things have gone our way enough to give us this chance,” Garrett said. “You can look back at the successes that we had that maybe we shouldn’t have had and maybe

College football

College Football FBS Bowl Glance By The Associated Press Subject to Change All Times Mountain Saturday, Dec. 17 New Mexico Bowl At Albuquerque Temple 37, Wyoming 15 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl At Boise, Idaho Ohio 24, Utah State 23 New Orleans Bowl Louisiana-Lafayette 32, San Diego State 30

Tuesday, Dec. 20 Beef ’O’Brady’s Bowl At St. Petersburg, Fla. Marshall 20, FIU 10

Wednesday, Dec. 21 Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24

Thursday, Dec. 22 MAACO Bowl At Las Vegas Boise State 56, Arizona State 24

Saturday, Dec. 24 Hawaii Bowl At Honolulu Southern Mississippi 24, Nevada 17

Monday, Dec. 26 Independence Bowl At Shreveport, La. Missouri 41, North Carolina 24

Tuesday, Dec. 27 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl At Detroit Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2) Belk Bowl At Charlotte, N.C. North Carolina State (7-5) vs. Louisville (75), 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Dec. 28 Military Bowl At Washington Air Force (7-5) vs. Toledo (8-4), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl At San Diego Texas (7-5) vs. California (7-5), 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Thursday, Dec. 29 Champs Sports Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl At San Antonio Baylor (9-3) vs. Washington (7-5), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

The Real Madrid soccer team finally won back the Copa del Rey trophy after 18 years, only for it to be dropped by defender Sergio Ramos and crushed under a bus. And there was no save by Ajax goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg, who mishandled the Dutch league trophy that toppled from the top of a bus in Amsterdam. Or consider the botched travel arrangements at hockey’s world championships. The French team was booked for a flight to Poland. Only one problem: It was supposed to go to Slovakia. Plans also went awry for Jakub Maly, who was training in Florida with the Austrian Olympic swim team. On a day off at the beach, he dug a huge hole and thought it fun to jump in. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported that the sand collapsed, some of the disappointments we’ve had that maybe we shouldn’t have had. That’s the Giants. That’s every team in this league.” When the Giants wrapped up their victory against the New York Jets on Saturday, not long after Romo banged his hand on the helmet of a defender in the opening series against Philadelphia, the outcome of the Cowboys’ game was rendered meaningless in determining the division title. Romo never returned to the game, though he has since said he will play against the Giants in the winner-take-thedivision game. He didn’t appear in the locker room Monday when it was open to reporters. Friday, Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl At Dallas Tulsa (8-4) vs. BYU (9-3), 10 a.m. (ESPN) Pinstripe Bowl At Bronx, N.Y. Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi State (6-6) vs. Wake Forest (66), 4:40 p.m. (ESPN) Insight Bowl At Tempe, Ariz. Oklahoma (9-3) vs. Iowa (7-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Dec. 31 Meineke Car Care Bowl At Houston Texas A&M (6-6) vs. Northwestern (6-6), 10 a.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Georgia Tech (8-4) vs. Utah (7-5), noon (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn. Vanderbilt (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl At San Francisco UCLA (6-7) vs. Illinois (6-6), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl At Atlanta Virginia (8-4) vs. Auburn (7-5), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 2 TicketCity Bowl At Dallas Penn State (9-3) vs. Houston (12-1), 10 a.m. (ESPNU) Capital One Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Nebraska (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 11 a.m. (ESPN) Outback Bowl At Tampa, Fla. Georgia (10-3) vs. Michigan State (10-3), 11 a.m. (ABC) Gator Bowl At Jacksonville, Fla. Florida (6-6) vs. Ohio State (6-6), 11 a.m. (ESPN2) Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif. Oregon (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (11-2), 3 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz. Stanford (11-1) vs. Oklahoma State (11-1), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Tuesday, Jan. 3 Sugar Bowl At New Orleans Michigan (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (11-2), 6 p.m. (ESPN)


TV SportsWatch By The Associated Press All times Mountain Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. Tuesday, Dec. 27 COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2:30 p.m. ESPN — Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, W. Michigan vs. Purdue, at Detroit 6 p.m. ESPN — Belk Bowl, Louisville vs. NC State, at Charlotte, N.C. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Pittsburgh at Notre Dame 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Wisconsin at Nebraska NBA 6 p.m. TNT — Boston at Miami 8:30 p.m. TNT — Utah at L.A. Lakers NHL 5:30 p.m. VERSUS — St. Louis at Detroit


and 60 rescuers were needed to extricate him. Interment, apparently, was all the rage. A junior varsity football coach from Marcellus, N.Y., had an inspirational moment. He decided after a loss to stop the team bus and have his players lie between rows of graves in a cemetery. He was soon suspended. But no one had a monopoly on bad judgment. At a low-level soccer game in England, a player tackled a streaker dashing around the field in a thong. The referee, however, chose to eject the player for attacking the intruder. Ashley Vickers, who was given the red card, told the Dorset Echo: “It beggars belief.” Yet the referee — and even the streaker — were models of good sense compared to some Cologne fans at a German league soccer


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second-best rushing defense, giving up just 106.2 yards per game. But the T igers found plenty of running room with Franklin and Kendial Lawrence, repeatedly gashing the Tar Heels for big gains. “(Frankin) is just such a dynamic guy running and throwing that you have to respect both,” Withers said. “I always count the quarterback as an extra running back in the spread and that’s exactly what he was.” Lawrence rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown as the T igers racked up 337 yards on the ground. North Carolina’s poor

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game. They threw plastic cups of urine and excrement at rival fans sitting below, actions Cologne’s president deemed “incomprehensible.” Sports went through an identity crisis of sorts this year. Names, in all their infinite variety, were front and center. Ron Artest of the Lakers legally changed his name to Metta World Peace. (Metta is a Buddhist term for expansive love.) And maybe someday he can team in the frontcourt with God’s Gift Achiuwa. The Nigerian player joined the St. John’s team this season. Among the siblings of this minister’s son are Promise and God’s Will. A celebrity boxing match in Florida was scrapped when former slugger Jose Canseco was accused of trying to pull a fast one — hav-

defense wasted a productive game by quarterback Bryn Renner, who threw for 317 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. But Renner couldn’t offset the Tar Heels’ anemic running game, which produced just 36 yards. Freshman running back Giovani Ber nard rushed for 31 yards — more than 70 yards less than his season average. Withers said he didn’t think the program’s upcoming coaching change had any bearing on the outcome. The Tar Heels hired Souther n Mississippi’s Larry Fedora last week. “We’ve had issues for two years so I don’t know why tonight would be any distraction,” Withers said.

Friday, Jan. 6 Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Kansas State (10-2) vs. Arkansas (10-2), 6 p.m. (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 7 BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Pittsburgh (6-6) vs. SMU (7-5), 10 a.m. (ESPN)

Sunday, Jan. 8 Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Arkansas State (10-2) vs. Northern Illinois (10-3), 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Monday, Jan. 9 BCS National Championship At New Orleans LSU (13-0) vs. Alabama (11-1), 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Saturday, Jan. 21 East-West Shrine Classic At St. Petersburg, Fla. East vs. West, TBA, (NFLN)

Saturday, Jan. 28 Senior Bowl At Mobile, Ala. North vs. South, 2 p.m. (NFLN)


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Sunday’s Games New York 106, Boston 104 Miami 105, Dallas 94 Chicago 88, L.A. Lakers 87 Oklahoma City 97, Orlando 89 L.A. Clippers 105, Golden State 86 Monday’s Games Toronto 104, Cleveland 96 Charlotte 96, Milwaukee 95 Indiana 91, Detroit 79 Orlando 104, Houston 95 New Jersey 90, Washington 84 Oklahoma City 104, Minnesota 100 Denver 115, Dallas 93 San Antonio 95, Memphis 82 New Orleans 85, Phoenix 84 Sacramento 100, L.A. Lakers 91 Portland 107, Philadelphia 103 Chicago at Golden State, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Atlanta at New Jersey, 5:30 p.m. Boston at Miami, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Milwaukee, 6:30 p.m. Sacramento at Portland, 8 p.m. Utah at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Indiana at Toronto, 4 p.m. Miami at Charlotte, 5 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Boston at New Orleans, 6 p.m.


Saturday, Feb. 5 Texas vs. Nation At San Antonio Texas vs. Nation, noon (CBSSN) National Basketball Association At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct New York . . . . . . . . . .1 0 1.000 New Jersey . . . . . . . . .1 0 1.000 Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 1.000 Philadelphia . . . . . . . .0 1 .000 Boston . . . . . . . . . . . .0 1 .000 Southeast Division . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L Pct Charlotte . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 1.000 Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0 1.000 Orlando . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1 .500

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Wednesday, Jan. 4 Orange Bowl At Miami West Virginia (9-3) vs. Clemson (10-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN)

ing twin brother Ozzie fight in his place. Police in Austria arrested a man they thought had swiped a pair of skis at a resort. The man was taken into custody but soon released when police realized they had apprehended Paul Accola, the 1992 World Cup champion. Edmonton Oilers center Gilbert Brule had no idea what was in store when he picked up a hitchhiker in British Columbia. Turned out it was Bono. The rock star — yes, he was actually thumbing a ride — thanked Brule by giving him and his girlfriend backstage passes for a U2 concert. The couple did have other plans, but quickly got rid of their tickets for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. “We go to walk our dog and Bono ends up in our car,” Brule told the Edmon-

son, breaking the 2008 club record of 6,571 yards. New Orleans continues to close in on the NFL-record of 7,075 offensive yards in a season set by the 2000 St. Louis Rams. Brees might have broken the record in the third quarter if not for Sproles’ 92-yard kickoff retur n, which set up John Kasay’s 29-yard field goal. Brees also was intercepted twice in the game, once in the Falcons end zone, but New Orleans was still dominant enough to take a three-score lead. The game became a romp when Julio Jones was stripped by Scott

Oklahoma City at Memphis, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 6:30 p.m. Utah at Denver, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Phoenix, 7 p.m. New York at Golden State, 8:30 p.m.


National Football League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times Mountain AMERICAN CONFERENCE East . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct y-New England .12 3 0 .800 N.Y. Jets . . . . . . .8 7 0 .533 Buffalo . . . . . . . . .6 9 0 .400 Miami . . . . . . . . .5 10 0 .333 South . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct y-Houston . . . . .10 5 0 .667 Tennessee . . . . .8 7 0 .533 Jacksonville . . . .4 11 0 .267 Indianapolis . . . . .2 13 0 .133 North . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct x-Baltimore . . . . .11 4 0 .733 x-Pittsburgh . . . .11 4 0 .733 Cincinnati . . . . . .9 6 0 .600 Cleveland . . . . . .4 11 0 .267 West . . . . . . . . . . . . . .W L T Pct Denver . . . . . . . .8 7 0 .533 Oakland . . . . . . .8 7 0 .533 San Diego . . . . . .7 8 0 .467 Kansas City . . . .6 9 0 .400

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Thursday’s Game Indianapolis 19, Houston 16 Saturday’s Games Oakland 16, Kansas City 13, OT

ton Journal. Golf, of course, is a humbling game. And Kevin Na, like many before him, was reminded all too well of that at the Texas Open. On the ninth hole, he began by driving into the woods. That was one of his better shots. By the time he was done, he marked a 16 on his scorecard. There was no way to note the damage to his psyche. “It’s all a blur,” he said. Even in victory, golf can bring a player down to size. Scotland’s Elliot Saltman made a hole-in-one at the Madrid Masters, where various prizes were awarded for aces, with watches and cars offered on some holes. Saltman won his body weight in ham. “I’ve been trying to lose weight,” he said. “But now I’m thinking I should have just kept it.” Shanle and Malcolm Jenkins returned it 30 yards for a score to make it 38-16 in the fourth quarter. The Superdome crowd was in full celebration by then, but the play also meant fans would have to wait until later in the fourth quarter before Brees finally got his chance to break the passing record. “Obviously it’s a special moment for the players, especially Drew,” Saints coach Sean Payton said. “I couldn’t be more proud of him.” Atlanta, which won the NFC South last season, is headed to the playoffs as a wild card. Matt R yan had 258 yards passing and one TD. Tennessee 23, Jacksonville 17 Pittsburgh 27, St. Louis 0 Buffalo 40, Denver 14 Carolina 48, Tampa Bay 16 Minnesota 33, Washington 26 Baltimore 20, Cleveland 14 New England 27, Miami 24 N.Y. Giants 29, N.Y. Jets 14 Cincinnati 23, Arizona 16 Detroit 38, San Diego 10 San Francisco 19, Seattle 17 Philadelphia 20, Dallas 7 Sunday’s Game Green Bay 35, Chicago 21 Monday’s Game New Orleans 45, Atlanta 16 Sunday, Jan. 1 Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Detroit at Green Bay, 1 p.m. San Francisco at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m. Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Miami, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. San Diego at Oakland, 4:15 p.m. Kansas City at Denver, 4:15 p.m. Seattle at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 4:15 p.m. Baltimore at Cincinnati, 4:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m.


Monday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL National League CHICAGO CUBS—Agreed to terms with LHP Andy Sonnanstine and RHP Manny Corpas on one-year contracts. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed C Samuel Dalembert to a multi-year contract. FOOTBALL National Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Signed OT Daniel Baldridge from the practice squad. Placed DE Matt Roth and CB Ashton Youboty on injured reserve. HOCKEY National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Recalled F Brandon Pirri from Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled LW Dane Byers from Springfield (AHL). PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled G Curtis McElhinney and F Patrick O’Sullivan from Portland (AHL). ST. LOUIS BLUES—Recalled F Adam Cracknell from Peoria (AHL). TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Signed coach Ron Wilson to a contract extension. LACROSSE National Lacrosse League WASHINGTON STEALTH—Added F Martin Cummings, F Mike Mallory and D Justin Salt to the practice squad.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Victor Cruz set two franchise receiving records, and Ahmad Bradshaw ran for two touchdowns as the Giants kept their playoff hopes alive by winning the New York-area bragging rights with a 29-14 victory over the Jets on Saturday. After a week of trash talk about who ruled the city, neither team did much to boast about. But the Giants (8-7) did more than the Jets (8-7) and can win the NFC East with a victory next week against Dallas. The Jets’ playoff hopes took a serious hit, and they will need to win at Miami next week and get help from several other teams. Cruz, who had three catches for 164 yards, broke Amani Toomer’s single-season mark for yards receiving — and the team’s record for longest touchdown reception, a 99-yarder that gave the Giants the lead for good in the second quarter.

LIONS 38, CHARGERS 10 DETROIT (AP) — The Lions made the playoffs for the first time since 1999 as Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes in the first half. Detroit (10-5) has won three straight after a seven-game slump to earn a wild-card spot. According to the Chargers (78), they will not be in the postseason for a second straight year after making it five times in a sixseason stretch. And that might cost coach Norv Turner his job. The Lions held San Diego scoreless until midway through the third quarter, when Philip Rivers threw an 11-yard pass to Malcom Floyd to make it 24-7.

PATRIOTS 27, DOLPHINS 24 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady ran for two touchdowns and threw for another and New England rallied to clinch a playoff bye. The Patriots trailed 17-0 at halftime then scored on their first five possessions in the second half. The Dolphins helped when Matt Moore lost a fumble at his 38-yard line then threw an interception that Devin McCourty picked off at the Patriots 2. New England (12-3) won its seventh straight game. After the Texans lost to the Colts on Thursday night, the Patriots needed a win or a tie to lock up one of the AFC’s top two spots. Miami (5-10) lost for the third time in eight games after opening at 0-7 and is 1-1 under Todd Bowles, who took over when Tony Sparano was fired. RAIDERS 16, CHIEFS 13, OT KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 36yard field goal 2:13 into overtime, eliminating Kansas City from the playoff race and keeping Oakland’s AFC West title hopes alive. Carson Palmer threw for 237 yards and a touchdown for the Raiders (8-7). His per fectly thrown 53-yard pass to Darrius Heyward-Bey early in overtime set up Janikowski’s winning kick, allowing Oakland to avoid a second straight late-game meltdown. Kyle Orton threw for 300 yards for Kansas City, his only TD pass going to Dwayne Bowe with 1:02 left to tie the game. The Raiders went three-and-out, giving Kansas City the ball back, and Orton hit Bowe for 25 yards and Terrance Copper for 11 more to set up Ryan Succop for a potential winning field goal on the final play of the game. Succop’s 49-yard try was blocked by Trevor Scott to send the game to overtime.

BILLS 40, BRONCOS 14 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Jairus Byrd and Spencer Johnson returned Tim Tebow interceptions for touchdowns on consecutive plays in the fourth quarter to help Buffalo snap a sevengame losing streak. Tebow finished with a careerworst four interceptions as the Broncos (8-7) fell into a tie with Oakland for first place in the AFC West. Denver lost its second in a row while squandering a chance to inch closer to its first playoff berth since 2005. Byrd scored on a 37-yard return with 8:03 left and Johnson had a 17-yarder 18 seconds later for Buffalo (6-9). C.J. Spiller ran for a career-best 111 yards and a touchdown, and Leodis McKelvin scored on an 80-yard punt return. TITANS 23, JAGUARS 17 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt

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Hasselbeck threw for 240 of his 350 yards in the first half as Tennessee tried to keep its faint playoff hopes alive. The Titans (8-7) snapped a twogame skid, and head to Houston with a chance at their first winning record since 2008. Rob Bironas kicked three field goals, including a pair of 51yarders, and Jamie Harper ran for a touchdown. Jared Cook had a 55-yard TD catch and finished with 169 yards receiving, a franchise high for a tight end. Maurice Jones-Drew, the NFL’s rushing leader, ran for 103 yards and a TD for the Jaguars (4-11). He now has a career-high 1,437 yards this season.

BENGALS 23, CARDINALS 16 CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton threw a pair of touchdown passes, and Cincinnati withstood yet another fourth-quarter comeback by Arizona that kept the Bengals in playoff contention. Another small crowd at Paul Brown Stadium saw the Bengals (9-6) secure only their third winning record in the last 21 years and stay in the running for the final AFC wild card. Dalton threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Jermaine Gresham and a 19-yarder to Jerome Simpson, who did a somersault over a defender and landed on both feet in the end zone. Dalton joined Peyton Manning (26), Charlie Conerly (22) and Dan Marino (20) as the only NFL rookies to throw 20 touchdowns. Arizona (7-8) rallied from a 230 deficit and had a chance to tie. Receiver Early Doucet was uncovered at the goal line but tripped as he ran, letting a fourth-down pass fall incomplete with 1:11 left.

VIKINGS 33, REDSKINS 26 LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings overcame injuries to Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder on back-to-back plays to end a six-game losing streak. Toby Gerhart filled in for Peterson and set up a touchdown with a 67-yard run, and Joe Webb threw for two TDs and ran for another while subbing for Ponder. Webb’s 8-yard pass to Percy Harvin broke a 23-all tie early in the fourth quarter, and rookie Mistral Raymond’s first career interception set up Ryan Longwell’s 23-yard field goal that gave the Vikings a 10-point lead with 4:05 to play. The Vikings are 3-12. The Redskins lost their sixth straight home game to fall to 5-10. Peterson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on the first offensive play of the second half. Ponder sustained a concussion.

PANTHERS 48, BUCCANEERS 16 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning’s rookie record for yards passing in a season and set a franchise record with a 91-yard touchdown pass to Brandon LaFell. Newton threw for 171 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a remarkable 49-yard run up the middle in which he outraced smaller defensive backs to the end zone. The Panthers (6-9) scored on eight of their first nine possessions and piled up 397 yards in three quarters against the league’s 30th-ranked defense. Coach Ron Rivera pulled Newton and the other key starters early in the fourth quarter. DeAngelo Williams scored on runs of 8 and 22 yards, his sixth and seventh of the season, and Jonathan Stewart ran for 88 yards and caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from Newton. Tampa Bay (4-11) lost its ninth in a row. STEELERS 27, RAMS 0 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rashard Mendenhall ran for 116 yards and a touchdown and backup quarterback Charlie Batch played efficiently in place of an injured Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers (11-4) kept their hopes of an AFC North title alive even with Roethlisberger’s sprained left ankle forcing him to watch the game from the sideline as the team’s third quarterback. Pittsburgh hardly needed him. The defense had little trouble dominating the NFL’s lowestscoring offense. St. Louis (2-13) managed just 232 yards while getting shut out for the second time this month. Steven Jackson rushed for 103 yards to top 1,000 for the seventh

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Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford throws a pass during his team’s win over the Chargers, Saturday. Stafford and the Lions secured a playoff berth for the first time since 1999 with the victory. straight season, but backup quarterback Kellen Clemens sputtered in place of the injured Sam Bradford. The Rams lost their sixth straight.

RAVENS 20, BROWNS 14 BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, and Baltimore moved one step closer to winning the AFC North. Ray Rice ran for 87 yards and caught a TD pass for the Ravens (11-4), who led 17-0 at halftime and held on against the bumbling Browns. Baltimore completed its first unbeaten season at home (80). The Ravens would win the AFC North by defeating Cincinnati next week. That would also give them a first-round bye and a home playoff game. Josh Cribbs had a career-high 84-yard punt return for Cleveland (4-11). But the Browns generated little offense and were victimized by questionable play calling, bad clock management and untimely penalties in their fifth straight loss.

49ERS 19, SEAHAWKS 17 SEATTLE (AP) — David Akers kicked four field goals, including a 39-yarder with 2:57 left, and San Francisco hung on against Seattle (7-8). Larry Grant sealed the win by forcing Tarvaris Jackson’s fumble that was recovered by Donte Whitner with 1:07 left. San Francisco (12-3), which already clinched the NFC West, remained in position for the No. 2 seed in the conference and a first-round playoff bye. Akers set an NFL record with his 42nd field goal of the season. Frank Gore had a 4-yard touchdown run on the 49ers’ first drive of the second half. Marshawn Lynch scored on a 4-yard run with 6:41 left to give Seattle a 17-16 lead. It was the first TD rushing allowed by the 49ers this season. EAGLES 20, COWBOYS 7 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Michael Vick threw two touchdown passes in a game that had all the intensity of a preseason dress rehearsal. This game became somewhat meaningless midway through the first quarter. A victory by the Giants eliminated the Eagles (7-8) from the playoffs and turned the Dallas-New York game next weekend into a showdown to decide the NFC East title. The Cowboys (8-7) sat quarterback Tony Romo after one series and running back Felix Jones after two. Vick threw a touchdown pass on the opening series and again just before halftime. Alex Henery kicked field goals of 43 and 51 yards for the Eagles.

GREEN BAY 35, CHICAGO 21 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers had the first five-touchdown game of his career, and the Green Bay Packers clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs with a 35-21 victory over the rival Chicago Bears on Sunday night. Rodgers threw a pair of touchdowns to Jordy Nelson, another two to James Jones, and found Jermichael Finley for a score for

the Packers (14-1), who secured home-field advantage in the NFC. The loss eliminated the Bears (7-8) from playoff contention and put the Atlanta Falcons in the playoffs as at least a wild card. Third-string running back Kahlil Bell rushed for 121 yards for the Bears, who trailed by four early in the third quarter. But Rodgers drove the Packers for three quick scores to put the game out of reach. Packers backup Matt Flynn took over for Rodgers with 7:54 left in the game.

Lions in, Eagles out, heading into NFL finales

The Lions and Falcons are in; the Eagles and Bears are out. Cincinnati is closing in on a playof f berth, while the Jets and Raiders need some help. All part of a wild closing act to the NFL season. With one game remaining before teams hunker down for their finales next week (Atlanta at New Orleans on Monday night), the most notable news was made by Detroit. The last time the Lions were a force, Barry Sanders was in their backfield. Sanders retired after the 1998 season, and Detroit made the postseason the next year then plummeted to the bottom of the league. In 2008, the Lions posted the only 0-16 record in NFL history. Now, they’re in the chase for the championship. Their 38-10 rout of San Diego secured an NFC wild card. “Once you get to the playoffs, it’s anybody’s ballgame,” defensive end Cliff Avril said. “The city of Detroit needs it. They’ve been waiting on us to win for a while. It’s such a football town and we haven’t been winning, so it’s huge.” At 10-5, the Lions join North champion Green Bay, West winner San Francisco, South leader New Orleans, and the Atlanta Falcons in the postseason parade. Either Dallas or the New York Giants also will get there — they meet next Sunday night at the Meadowlands in a winner take-all matchup for the NFC East title. The Falcons secured a playoff spot on Sunday night when Green Bay beat Chicago 35-21 and eliminated the Bears in the process. So if the Cowboys and Giants, both 8-7, are battling for the NFC East crown, where does that leave the Eagles, the most disappointing team in the league? Dreaming of the playoffs. The team that “won” free agency after the NFL lockout by signing such prizes as cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, defensive end Jason Babin and receiver Steve Smith needs to beat Washington next Sunday to finish at .500. Not much return on the dollar for Philly. “If we had gotten into the playoffs, we would have definitely done some damage,” Michael Vick said after the Eagles (7-8) beat Dallas 20-7 on Sunday. “It’s unfortunate we didn’t. That’s the game of football. We made some mistakes early (this season) and got behind in the win-loss col-

umn. But we’re just happy we’re finishing strong.” Finishing strong but going to the playoffs: New England, which won its seventh in a row by rallying from a 17-0 hole to beat Miami 27-24. It was the 10th time this season a team has come back from at least 17 points to win, the most in a single NFL season. “All the while, we never gave up on one another and never said anything negative to one another,” defensive lineman Vince Wilfork said. “Going down 17-0 is a pretty big deficit, but once again this team showed its character.” The AFC East champion Patriots (12-3) would get home-field advantage for the playof fs by beating Buffalo next weekend. Green Bay (14-1) grabbed the home-field edge in the NFC with its win over Chicago on Sunday night. That’s the simple stuff. As for the chaotic, well, just one look at the AFC wild-card race after Sunday’s results can make your head spin. Suffice to say that the Bengals (9-6) are in control. But if they lose to Baltimore (11-4), which needs a victory to clinch the AFC North over Pittsburgh (also 11-4), it brings three other teams into play for the final AFC berth: Tennessee, Oakland and the New York Jets. The Jets (8-7), like Philadelphia, are one of the NFL’s major flops this year. For much of the stretch drive, the Jets were in charge of the chase for the second AFC wild card. They kept messing up, though, and after Sunday’s ugly 29-14 loss to the Giants, they barely are relevant. “We play this game to win the Super Bowl,” star cornerback Darrelle Revis said. “So even to be talking about that excites me, and I think it excites the team for us to go out there and try to win the Super Bowl. That’s what it’s about. It’s not about nothing else.” Unless everyone else in the AFC wild-card scramble loses, Revis and company can forget the Super Bowl this winter. Among the notable individual performance in Week 16: — Reggie Bush went over 1,000 yards rushing for the first time in his career, gaining 113 in Miami’s loss to New England. — The Rams’ Steven Jackson ran for 103 yards in a 27-0 loss to Pittsburgh to go over 1,000 on the season for the seventh straight year. — Seattle’s Marshawn L ynch scored the first TD rushing against San Francisco all season, a 4-yarder. It was the 11th straight game in which he had a touchdown. — 49ers kicker David Akers set an NFL record with 42 field goals for the season, including four in the 19-17 win at Seattle. — Carolina’s Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning’s NFL rookie record for yards passing in a season with 3,893 as the Panthers routed Tampa Bay 48-16. — Denver’s Willis McGahee joined Ricky Watters as the only players to reach 1,000 yards rushing with three teams. He previously did it with Buffalo and Baltimore.

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Bundy, but most do not. Some are guilty only of having a younger girlfriend. Many do not directly injure anyone because they only download illegal sexual images. Some do not use force, threats or physical violence. I do not minimize what they do. They all have a mental illness and/or addiction and need intervention and treatment. Mom and her husband should talk to the brother about what he did and what kind of rehabilitation has occurred. They can then make a better decision about a visit and what safety measures might be appropriate. DR. WILLIAM S. IN MIAMI


DEAR ABBY: As a clinical psychologist, I believe your advice to “Protective Mom in the Midwest” (Oct. 26) was oversimplified. You told her she was right in not permitting her husband’s brother, a registered sex offender, to visit the family during the holidays. She didn’t want her 10-year-old daughter around him. You have made the common mistake of seeing everyone who carries the “registered sex offender” label as alike. They are no more alike than are people who drink too much. Some alcoholics get drunk, angry and violent, but most do not. Some sex offenders act like Ted

DEAR DR. S.: Your point about lumping all sex offenders together is well-stated. Another reader pointed out that something like urinating outdoors could result in this classification. However, most readers agree with me that the safety of the 10-yearold must be the primary concern. Their comments: DEAR ABBY: Stand your ground, “Protective Mom”! As a vic-



tim of abuse, I can tell you that the abuser is sick. She should not leave it up to her daughter to find out if the uncle could still be a predator. My stepfather’s abuse 30 years ago was never reported to the police. He supposedly got “counseling” and was “a changed man.” Well, he’s currently serving prison time for having molested his granddaughter a year and a half ago. KNOWS THE SCORE IN ANAHEIM, CALIF. HHHHH

DEAR ABBY: If Mom allows Jake in the house, local child protective authorities will consider it failure to protect the child, putting the girl at risk of being removed from the home. I am a former child protective worker who went to homes to inform parents of this. I also had to keep my own daughter away from my former in-laws because they allowed a sex offender to visit while she was there. It was difficult being the only one willing to stand up for her safety, but I will never regret knowing I did everything I could to


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DEAR ABBY: All children should be educated as early as they can understand about issues of trust. Mom will have to watch her daughter every second Jake is around, but she shouldn’t deny her husband the right to have his family come for the holidays. Perhaps he could arrange for his brother to stay at a hotel. Mom can’t be with her child 24/7, so kids need to know how to handle adults who are dangerous. GLORIA IN CLEVELAND DEAR ABBY: I am a sex offender and have learned through therapy why I did what I did and how to not go around where “it” may happen again. Would Jake even accept an offer to stay over? If he’s like me, he’d say, “Thanks, but no thanks,” and not put himself in a situation where someone could cry rape or accuse him of unwanted fondling. MOVING ON


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Good morning, Heloise: Each morning when we get our newspaper, I look forward to your “Hints From Heloise.” Thank you for being there for all of us. It seems that a few years ago, you had an inquiry with regard to sending USED CHRISTMAS CARDS to an orphanage or an organization for children. I thought I had saved this information. However, for the life of me, I can’t remember to whom I send the used cards or the organization’s address. If you have time, would you please print this information again? Thank you so much, and keep up the good work. Ann Vaughn, via email

Glad to do it, Ann. St. Jude’s Ranch has been collecting used greeting-card “fronts” for reuse for more than 30 years. The children at St. Jude’s Ranch turn the card fronts into new cards that are sold at the gift shop. The children learn about recycling and running a business. What kinds of cards does St. Jude’s Ranch need? All kinds, including Christmas, general greeting and Easter cards. Right now, it especially needs birthday and thank-you cards. The preferred size is 5-by-7 inches or smaller. Only the front of the card is used, and it is best to have no writing on the card. For shipping, St. Jude’s suggests using the USPS Flat Rate Box, available at the post office. This is the cheapest way to send in the card fronts. The address is: St. Jude’s Ranch for Children Recycled Card Program 100 St. Jude’s Street Boulder City, NV 89005 St. Jude’s cannot accept Hallmark, Disney or American Greeting cards because of trademark and/or copyright issues, since the remade cards are sold. Call St. Jude’s Ranch with questions: 877-977-SJRC (7572). You also can check out its website at www. Heloise



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Dear Heloise: Could you spread the word about the courteous way to admire someone’s ring? The rule is: “Look, but don’t touch.” To keep gems looking their best, they need to be kept free of the oil and grease from fingers that rub across them to “feel” them. A jeweler told me how to protect my ring years ago. It is surprising how many mannerly people don’t know to not put their fingers on a ring when admiring it. Helen in Kansas

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Davis Funds A: NYVen A 32.69 +.25 Davis Funds C: NYVen C 31.58 +.25 Davis Funds Y: NYVenY 33.02 +.25 Delaware Invest A: Diver Inc p 9.09 -.03 Dimensional Fds: EmMCrEq n17.45 +.11 EmMktV 26.39 +.18 IntSmVa n 13.54 +.07 LargeCo 9.95 +.09 USLgVa n 19.28 +.16 US Micro n13.34 +.02 US Small n20.72 +.07 US SmVa 23.44 +.08 IntlSmCo n13.80 +.08 Fixd n 10.30 ... IntVa n 14.78 +.08 Glb5FxInc n10.86 -.01 2YGlFxd n 10.08 ... Dodge&Cox: Balanced 67.68 +.41 Income 13.20 -.03 IntlStk 29.19 +.15 Stock 102.30 +.89 DoubleLine Funds: TRBd I n 11.10 -.01 TRBd N p n11.10 -.01 Dreyfus: Aprec 40.70 +.41 Eaton Vance A: LgCpVal 17.36 +.15 Eaton Vance I: FltgRt 8.80 ... GblMacAbR9.85 -.01 LgCapVal 17.41 +.14 FMI Funds: LgCap p n 15.46 +.12


Open high low settle CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Dec 11 123.65 124.35 122.95 124.30 Feb 12 123.62 124.35 123.20 124.32 Apr 12 127.02 127.90 126.35 127.85 Jun 12 125.65 126.40 124.87 126.30 Aug 12 125.92 126.60 125.27 126.57 Oct 12 128.50 129.20 127.92 129.20 Dec 12 128.90 129.60 128.60 129.60 Feb 13 129.50 129.80 129.15 129.80 Apr 13 129.90 130.00 129.25 129.25 Last spot N/A Est. sales 39759. Thu’s Sales: 51,260 Thu’s open int: 313915, up +1835 FEEDER CATTLE 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Jan 12 147.17 147.75 146.97 147.62 Mar 12 150.00 150.57 149.52 150.45 Apr 12 150.82 151.50 150.62 151.30 May 12 151.55 152.10 151.15 152.07 Aug 12 152.65 153.25 152.35 153.25 Sep 12 152.62 153.25 152.45 153.25 Oct 12 152.80 153.35 152.65 153.35 Nov 12 152.50 153.00 152.50 152.85 Last spot N/A Est. sales 4802. Thu’s Sales: 5,413 Thu’s open int: 31339, up +766 HOGS-Lean 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. Feb 12 84.60 86.07 84.52 85.85 Apr 12 88.00 89.20 87.92 88.97 May 12 94.45 95.10 94.27 95.10 Jun 12 95.40 96.90 95.25 96.85 Jul 12 94.72 95.80 94.72 95.65 Aug 12 93.42 94.55 93.32 94.52

KodiakO g ... u9.51 +.38 Kohls 1.00 49.97 +.67 1.16 u37.74 +.43 Kraft .46f 24.48 +.32 Kroger LDK Solar ... 4.94 -.30 ... 5.91 -.15 LSI Corp LVSands ... 43.54 +.79 LearCorp s .50 40.58 +1.15 LenderPS .40 15.11 +.48 LennarA .16 19.37 -.21 LeucNatl .25 23.55 +.59 LillyEli 1.96 41.64 +.18 Limited .80a 40.25 +.68 LincNat .32f 19.72 +.59 ... 8.43 +.43 LizClaib LloydBkg ... 1.55 -.03 LockhdM 4.00 81.41 +.60 .56 25.27 -.19 Lowes LyonBas A1.00a 32.99 +.10

SpdrHome .15e 17.08 -.01 SpdrS&PBk.37e 19.97 +.03 SpdrLehHY4.20e 38.85 +.16 SpdrS&P RB.44e 24.60 -.07 SpdrRetl .50e 53.05 +.46 SpdrOGEx .59e 52.84 -.01 SpdrMetM .46e 50.63 -.16 Safeway .58 21.12 +.19 StJude .84 34.85 -.16 ... 10.04 +.16 Saks Salesforce ... 98.02 -2.32 SandRdge ... 8.57 +.36 Sanofi 1.82e 36.28 +.27 SaraLee .46 18.87 +.03 Schlmbrg 1.00 69.14 +1.21 Schwab .24 11.54 +.10 .52 17.05 +.01 SealAir ShawGrp ... 26.54 +.50 SiderurNac.81e 8.09 +.02 SilvWhtn g .18e 29.58 +.27 SilvrcpM g .10f 6.42 +.28 SouthnCo 1.89 u45.90 +.15 SthnCopper2.46e31.02 +.48 SoUnCo .60 42.19 +.29 SwstAirl .02 8.58 +.18 SwstnEngy ... 32.89 -.51 SpectraEn 1.12f u30.87 +.38 SprintNex ... 2.31 -.04 SP Matls .74e 33.91 +.33 SP HlthC .67e 34.80 +.23 SP CnSt .88e u32.57 +.23 SP Consum.61e 39.18 +.43 SP Engy 1.07e 69.60 +.40 SPDR Fncl .22e 13.15 +.10 SP Inds .73e 34.09 +.33 SP Tech .38e 25.56 +.25 SP Util 1.38e u35.80 +.23 StarwdHtl .50f 48.75 +1.03 StateStr .72 41.39 +.30 Sterlite .18e 7.07 -.03 StillwtrM ... 10.96 -.04 Stryker .85f 50.01 +.29 SuccessF ... 39.73 +.01 Suncor gs .44 28.69 +.42 Suntech ... 2.31 -.09 SunTrst .20 17.75 +.10 SupEnrgy ... 29.33 +.20 Supvalu .35 8.09 +.17 SwiftTrans ... 8.59 +.19 Synovus .04 1.46 +.02 Sysco 1.08f 29.43 +.22 TE Connect .72 31.29 +.10 TJX .76 u65.31 +1.07 TaiwSemi .52e 12.92 +.01 TalismE g .27 12.48 +.35 1.20 51.70 +.43 Target TeckRes g .80f 35.54 +.02 TelefEsp s2.14e 17.27 +.08 TenetHlth ... 4.98 +.06 Teradyn ... 13.75 +.06 Terex ... 13.48 -.49 Tesoro ... 23.58 +.14 TexInst .68f 29.73 +.23 .08 18.77 +.13 Textron ThermoFis ... 45.69 +.08 2.20 82.20 +1.23 3M Co Tiffany 1.16 65.18 +.61 TW Cable 1.92 63.85 +.85 TimeWarn .94 35.96 +.67 TollBros ... 20.13 -.29 Total SA 2.38e 50.48 +.86 Transocn 3.16 40.31 +.27 Travelers 1.64 59.35 +.16 TrinaSolar ... 7.50 +.11 TwoHrbInv1.60e 9.31 -.04 TycoIntl 1.00 47.10 +.63 .16 u20.91 +.07 Tyson UBS AG ... 12.19 +.09 .82f 25.13 +.04 UDR ... 5.62 -.08 US Airwy US Gold ... 3.27 +.09 USEC ... 1.21 ... USG ... 10.31 +.06 ... 30.95 -.04 UltraPt g UnilevNV 1.24e 34.10 +.27 UnionPac 2.40f 105.53 +1.31 UtdContl ... 19.85 -.41 UtdMicro .19e 2.09 ... UPS B 2.08 73.47 +.47 UtdRentals ... 30.23 +.46 US Bancrp .50 27.49 +.15 US NGs rs ... 6.80 -.13 US OilFd ... 38.49 +.21 USSteel .20 26.21 +.22 UtdTech 1.92 74.18 +.67 UtdhlthGp .65 51.35 +.62 UnumGrp .42 21.30 +.20


Vale SA 1.76e 22.13 +.13 Vale SA pf1.76e 20.98 +.03 ValeantPh ... 46.33 +.43 ValeroE .60f 21.04 +.05 VangTSM1.34e 64.74 +.49 VangREIT2.01e 58.18 +.26 VangAllW 1.37e 39.80 +.23 VangEmg .91e 38.73 +.17 VangEur 1.91e 41.51 +.36 VangEAFE1.06e 30.66 +.25 VerizonCm 2.00 u39.98 +.69 VimpelCm .79e 9.50 -.04 Visa .88fu102.48+1.94 ... 83.67 +2.51 VMware Vonage ... 2.48 +.01 WalMart 1.46 u59.99 +.80 Walgrn .90 35.34 +1.42 WsteMInc 1.42f 32.73 +.34 WeathfIntl ... 14.38 +.10 WellPoint 1.00 68.05 +1.27 WellsFargo .48 27.79 +.54 Wendys Co .08 5.34 -.01 WDigital ... 32.14 +.43 WstnUnion .32 18.47 +.16 .60 18.17 -.13 Weyerh Whrlpl 2.00 51.19 +.63 WmsCos 1.00f 32.71 +.47 Wyndham .60 u37.46 +1.01 .44 20.27 +.16 XL Grp XcelEngy 1.04 27.20 +.20 .17 8.29 +.10 Xerox Yamana g .20f 15.08 +.22 YingliGrn ... 3.95 -.08 ... 16.63 +.04 Youku YumBrnds 1.14 59.03 +.64 .72 53.21 +.17 Zimmer

FPA Funds: 10.64 ... NwInc FPACres 26.88 +.13 Fairholme 24.33 +.14 Federated Instl: TotRetBd 11.32 -.02 StrValDvIS 4.86 +.04 Fidelity Advisor A: NwInsgh p 19.80 +.17 12.03 -.01 StrInA Fidelity Advisor I: NwInsgtI n 20.03 +.17 Fidelity Freedom: FF2010 n 13.50 +.04 FF2010K 12.48 +.04 FF2015 n 11.26 +.03 FF2015K 12.51 +.04 FF2020 n 13.56 +.05 FF2020K 12.83 +.05 FF2025 n 11.19 +.05 FF2025K 12.86 +.06 FF2030 n 13.30 +.06 FF2030K 12.97 +.06 FF2035 n 10.93 +.06 FF2035K 12.95 +.07 FF2040 n 7.62 +.04 FF2040K 12.99 +.07 Fidelity Invest: AllSectEq 11.28 +.08 AMgr50 n 15.00 +.04 AMgr20 r n12.69 ... Balanc n 18.19 +.07 BalancedK18.19 +.07 BlueChGr n42.65 +.31 Canada n 49.97 +.28 CapAp n 24.83 +.17 CpInc r n 8.65 +.01 Contra n 67.72 +.60 ContraK 67.67 +.60 DisEq n 21.67 +.20 DivIntl n 25.56 +.18

DivrsIntK r 25.51 +.17 DivGth n 26.03 +.18 Eq Inc n 41.48 +.35 EQII n 17.47 +.16 Fidel n 31.28 +.24 FltRateHi r n9.62 ... GNMA n 11.79 -.02 GovtInc 10.70 -.03 GroCo n 81.27 +.61 GroInc n 18.31 +.15 GrowthCoK81.20 +.62 HighInc r n 8.60 ... Indepn n 21.86 +.16 IntBd n 10.82 -.03 IntmMu n 10.42 ... IntlDisc n 27.55 +.18 InvGrBd n 11.61 -.03 InvGB n 7.67 -.02 LgCapVal 10.15 +.09 LowP r n 35.88 +.22 LowPriK r 35.85 +.22 Magelln n 63.38 +.44 MidCap n 26.69 +.18 MuniInc n 12.99 ... NwMkt r n 15.81 ... OTC n 55.04 +.28 100Index 8.86 +.08 Puritn n 17.71 +.08 PuritanK 17.70 +.07 RealE n 27.76 +.14 SAllSecEqF11.28 +.09 SCmdtyStrt n8.99 ... SrEmrgMkt14.44 +.06 SrsIntGrw 10.06 +.05 SrsIntVal 8.05 +.05 SrInvGrdF 11.61 -.03 StIntMu n 10.79 ... STBF n 8.48 ... SmllCpS r n16.68 +.09 StratInc n 10.78 ... TotalBd n 10.85 -.03

Oct 12 82.87 84.05 82.77 83.92 +1.05 Dec 12 78.77 80.30 78.65 80.30 +1.80 Feb 13 80.05 80.65 79.90 80.00 +.20 Apr 13 80.87 81.45 80.10 80.20 +.20 May 13 85.00 Jun 13 86.00 Last spot N/A Est. sales 28325. Thu’s Sales: 25,280 Thu’s open int: 235226, up +877


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 87.46 87.65 86.86 87.24 May 12 87.25 87.46 86.73 86.99 Jul 12 87.30 87.49 86.97 87.07 Oct 12 88.00 Dec 12 86.20 86.39 85.62 86.26 Mar 13 87.25 May 13 87.26 Jul 13 87.31 Oct 13 87.98 Dec 13 89.77 Last spot N/A Est. sales 2776. Thu’s Sales: 6,053 Thu’s open int: 151205, up +327


-.09 -.05 +.05 +.14 +.16 +.14 +.14 +.14 +.14


CHICAGO(AP) - Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday: +1.30 +1.02 +1.05 +1.40 +1.28 +1.10

Open high

low settle

WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 12 621fl 627fl 618ø 622 May 12 637ø 645ø 637 639ø Jul 12 655ü 660ü 652 655ø


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Tuesday, December 27, 2011






Name Vol (00) Last Chg BkofAm 1843233 5.60 +.13 S&P500ETF759056126.39+1.12 GenElec 462099 18.23 +.18 Citigrp rs 346704 27.46 -.19 SPDR Fncl 295245 13.15 +.10


Name Vol (00) TrnsatlPet 17354 Rentech 17260 VirnetX 16075 AntaresP 13942 GoldStr g 13917

Last 1.18 1.39 27.35 1.97 1.70

Chg +.10 +.02 +2.31 +.14 +.06

Name Vol (00) Last Oracle 316535 26.06 Intel 245265 24.40 PwShs QQQ24230456.08 MicronT 232688 6.40 Cisco 229884 18.47


Chg +.37 +.38 +.48 -.01 +.34


Name Last Chg %Chg Name Last Chg %Chg Name Last Chg %Chg NoAmEn g 6.93 +1.69 +32.3 FieldPnt 4.70 +.56 +13.5 RAM En h 2.47 +.46 +22.9 BiP GCrb 12.33 +1.61 +15.0 IntTower g 4.13 +.35 +9.3 Delcath 2.85 +.42 +17.3 DigDMda n 6.13 +.70 +12.9 VirnetX 27.35 +2.31 +9.2 BlueDolph 3.60 +.51 +16.6 ChiCBlood 2.29 +.23 +11.2 LucasEngy 2.35 +.18 +8.3 LakeInd 8.98 +1.10 +14.0 GpoRadio 9.28 +.73 +8.5 HeraldNB 3.69 +.24 +7.0 GranitCty h 2.38 +.29 +13.9


Name XuedaEd DBCmdyL ETLg4mVix Skyline LDK Solar

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

Last 4.00 16.97 92.24 4.41 4.94


2,088 920 115 3,123 160 12 2,180,023,076

52-Week High Low 12,876.00 10,404.49 5,627.85 3,950.66 460.29 381.99 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



Chg %Chg Name -.39 -8.9 BovieMed -1.49 -8.1 SDgo pfB -6.39 -6.5 BowlA -.28 -6.0 PernixTh -.30 -5.7 StreamGSv


Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume

Last 2.20 20.00 12.65 8.95 3.08


Chg %Chg Name -.22 -9.1 CalAmp -1.27 -6.0 Poniard rs -.68 -5.1 CmplGnom -.45 -4.8 FstSecur rs -.15 -4.69 GeoMet pf


295 160 32 487 18 8 Lows 58,656,9796


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

Last 12,294.00 5,053.29 462.94 7,518.66 2,265.70 2,618.64 1,265.33 13,274.05 747.98

Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows Volume











EOG Res FordM


5.60 +.13

YTD %Chg Name


Net % Chg Chg +124.35 +1.02 +22.98 +.46 +3.28 +.71 +57.91 +.78 +19.43 +.87 +19.19 +.74 +11.33 +.90 +110.53 +.84 +2.47 +.33


PE Last

Last 4.21 2.40 2.85 2.00 9.01


Chg -.92 -.50 -.33 -.22 -.94

%Chg -17.9 -17.2 -10.4 -9.9 -9.4

1,361 1,167 163 2,691 32 29 952,915,696

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PE Last


YTD %Chg

-58.0 Oneok Pt s



56.80 +.76


+17.8 PNM Res



18.14 +.29


69.94 +.75

+6.3 PepsiCo



66.57 +.53



37.70 +.75

+.5 Pfizer



21.83 +.20




98.27 -.06

+7.5 SwstAirl



8.58 +.18




10.95 +.01

-34.8 TexInst



29.73 +.23





25.88 +.02

-38.5 TimeWarn



35.96 +.67


HollyFrt s



23.34 +.25

+14.5 TriContl



14.28 +.11





24.40 +.38

+16.0 WalMart



59.99 +.80


+25.9 WashFed



13.95 +.03




27.79 +.54


27.20 +.20


8 107.50 +1.19



14 184.75 +2.71






37.90 +.35

+5.2 WellsFargo


26.03 +.22

-6.7 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


-.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.



Source: The Associated Press. Sales figures are unofficial.

USBI n 11.71 -.03 Value n 63.78 +.46 Fidelity Selects: Gold r n 43.16 +.39 Fidelity Spartan: ExtMkIn n 35.72 +.19 500IdxInv n44.75 +.40 500Idx I 44.76 +.41 IntlInxInv n29.68 +.19 TotMktInv n36.34 +.30 Fidelity Spart Adv: 500IdxAdv n44.75+.40 TotMktAd r n36.34+.30 First Eagle: 45.18 +.26 GlblA OverseasA20.30 +.10 Forum Funds: AbsStrI r 11.05 +.02 Frank/Temp Frnk A: CalTFA p 7.11 ... FedTFA p 12.14 ... FoundAl p 10.12 +.06 GrwthA p 44.90 +.37 HYTFA p 10.24 ... IncomA p 2.09 ... NYTFA p 11.80 ... RisDvA p 34.93 +.32 StratInc p 10.13 ... USGovA p 6.91 ... Frank/Tmp Frnk Adv: GlbBdAdv n12.43 +.01 IncmeAd 2.08 +.01 Frank/Temp Frnk C: IncomC t 2.11 +.01 Frank/Temp Mtl A&B: SharesA 19.84 +.11 Frank/Temp Temp A: ForgnA p 5.93 +.04 GlBd A p 12.46 ... GrwthA p 16.33 +.10

WorldA p 13.79 +.10 Frank/Temp Tmp B&C: GlBdC p 12.49 ... GE Elfun S&S: S&S PM 39.57 +.33 GMO Trust III: Quality 22.10 +.20 GMO Trust IV: IntlIntrVl 18.86 +.11 GMO Trust VI: EmgMkts r 10.45 +.05 Quality 22.10 +.20 Goldman Sachs A: MdCVA p 33.59 +.24 Goldman Sachs Inst: 6.84 +.01 HiYield MidCapV 33.81 +.25 Harbor Funds: 12.09 -.03 Bond CapApInst 37.02 +.29 IntlInv t 51.85 +.25 Intl r 52.30 +.25 Hartford Fds A: CpAppA p 29.15 +.19 Hartford Fds Y: CapAppI n 29.14 +.19 Hartford HLS IA : CapApp 37.85 +.27 Div&Gr 19.85 +.17 TotRetBd 11.54 -.03 Hussman Funds: StrGrowth 12.50 -.02 IVA Funds: Wldwide I r15.37 +.09 Invesco Funds A: Chart p 16.12 +.11 CmstkA 15.31 +.11 EqIncA 8.34 +.04 GrIncA p 18.68 +.14

Sep 12 669 676fl 668fl 672 Dec 12 694fl 698fl 689ü 691fl Mar 13 709 713ü 707ø 707ø May 13 722 722 716ø 716ø Last spot N/A Est. sales 56619. Thu’s Sales: 46,215 Thu’s open int: 381457, up +1086 CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 12 617 621fl 614ü 619ø May 12 628 630 622fl 628 Jul 12 633ø 636 629 634 Sep 12 590 594fl 589ü 593 Dec 12 567ü 571ü 565fl 569 Mar 13 580ü 582ü 578 581ü May 13 589ü 589fl 587 588fl Last spot N/A Est. sales 197362. Thu’s Sales: 188,531 Thu’s open int: 1158563, off -9696 OATS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Mar 12 312fl 313 310ø 311ü May 12 317 317 314fl 315ü Jul 12 319fl 319fl 319fl 319fl Sep 12 324ü 325ø 324ü 325ø Dec 12 321 323 321 323 Mar 13 340ü 342ü 340ü 342ü May 13 346ü 348ü 346ü 348ü Last spot N/A Est. sales 381. Thu’s Sales: 462 Thu’s open int: 12703, off -70 SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel Jan 12 1163 1167ü 1156ø 1163 Mar 12 1172 1176ü 1165fl 1172ø May 12 1182ü 1186 1176 1182ü Jul 12 1191fl 1195ø 1185fl 1192 Aug 12 1188 1189ü 1186fl 1189ü Sep 12 1180 1185ø 1180 1182ø Nov 12 1180ø 1182fl 1173ü 1179 Jan 13 1189 1191 1187 1189ø Mar 13 1194ø 1198fl 1194ø 1198 May 13 1199ü 1200 1199ü 1200 Last spot N/A Est. sales 202205. Thu’s Sales: 188,531 Thu’s open int: 509655, off -14380

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HYMuA 9.37 ... Ivy Funds: AssetSC t 21.76 +.18 AssetStA p22.39 +.19 AssetStrI r 22.58 +.19 JPMorgan A Class: CoreBd A 11.82 -.03 JPMorgan R Cl: ShtDurBd 10.95 -.01 JPMorgan Select: USEquity n 9.96 +.09 JPMorgan Sel Cls: CoreBd n 11.81 -.03 HighYld n 7.64 +.01 IntmTFBd n11.25 ... ShtDurBd n10.95 -.01 USLCCrPls n19.88 +.18 Janus T Shrs: BalancdT 24.45 +.08 OvrseasT r32.46 +.08 PrkMCVal T20.34 +.13 Twenty T 51.15 +.34 John Hancock Cl 1: LSAggr 11.53 +.07 LSBalanc 12.49 +.05 LSGrwth 12.27 +.07 Lazard Instl: EmgMktI 18.00 +.04 Legg Mason A: WAMgMu p16.20 ... Longleaf Partners: Partners 27.03 +.18 Loomis Sayles: LSBondI 13.87 ... StrInc C 14.40 +.02 LSBondR 13.81 ... StrIncA 14.31 +.01 Loomis Sayles Inv: InvGrBdY 12.09 -.02



NEW YORK(AP) - Trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday: Open high

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LIGHT SWEET CRUDE 1,000 bbl.- dollars per bbl. Feb 12 99.48 100.23 99.24 99.68 Mar 12 99.50 100.38 99.45 99.83 Apr 12 99.62 100.50 99.59 99.98 May 12 100.04 100.50 99.97 100.03 Jun 12 99.85 100.45 99.84 99.92 Jul 12 100.22 100.23 99.58 99.68 Aug 12 99.74 99.84 99.35 99.38 Sep 12 99.30 99.30 99.05 99.05 Oct 12 98.94 98.95 98.74 98.74 Nov 12 98.57 98.57 98.50 98.50 Dec 12 98.31 98.78 98.18 98.27 Jan 13 97.91 Feb 13 97.51 Mar 13 97.09 Apr 13 96.67 May 13 96.25 Jun 13 96.04 96.28 95.87 95.87 Jul 13 95.46 Aug 13 95.08 Sep 13 94.72 Oct 13 94.42 Nov 13 94.19 Dec 13 94.50 94.50 93.86 93.98 Last spot N/A Est. sales 150422. Thu’s Sales: 281,092 Thu’s open int: 1308488, up +7397 NY HARBOR GAS BLEND 42,000 gallons- dollars per gallon Jan 12 2.6398 2.7008 2.6307 2.6872 Feb 12 2.6366 2.6941 2.6240 2.6781 Mar 12 2.6450 2.6930 2.6279 2.6795 Apr 12 2.7551 2.8045 2.7448 2.7924 May 12 2.7638 2.7928 2.7416 2.7854 Jun 12 2.7346 2.7729 2.7241 2.7624 Jul 12 2.7111 2.7431 2.7111 2.7357 Aug 12 2.7081 Sep 12 2.6497 2.6774 2.6497 2.6760 Oct 12 2.5450 2.5450 2.5450 2.5450 Nov 12 2.5100 2.5150 2.5100 2.5150


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Unborn son’s struggle inspires Christian singer

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Told that his unborn son had only half a heart and little chance to survive, the lead singer of the Christian rock band Sanctus Real began pouring his fears and doubts into music. The songs were meant to comfort his family while they searched for answers and sought to understand God’s role during the months before and after the baby’s birth that were filled with surgeries and lifethreatening complications. It didn’t take long for him to realize that his words needed to be shared so that others struggling with life would know they’re not alone. What came out of the heartache was “Every Falling Tear,” a solo album that’s meant to touch and console during the hardest of times. “People want to know that their pain has a purpose,” said Matt Hammitt, one of the founding members of Sanctus Real, a band with two Grammynominated albums since 2008. “That’s the biggest part of sharing our story,” he said. “That there is a purpose.” Hammitt and his wife, Sarah, knew something was wrong minutes after finding out during an ultrasound in April 2010 that their third child would be a boy, following two girls. They saw the sorrow on their doctor’s face even before she spoke. Doctors later confirmed the baby had a rare congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which causes the left side of the heart to be severely underdeveloped. For five months, the couple contemplated all of the possible procedures and treatments while weighing the odds of what could go wrong. Their baby would face multiple surgeries and an uncertain future at best. They also didn’t know how to deal with a flood of emotions — the anger, the doubt, the feeling of being alone. Hammitt, 32, decided he needed to tell God how he was feeling, so he started writing songs about their journey. “I began writing about all that I was learning about struggle and faith,” he said. Each song tells of a moment or a series of events leading to the baby’s birth — there’s a father’s fear of holding back his love for a son he may never know and a mother’s hope of finding peace in the midst of despair. “I wanted to write songs that would speak to him someday about how much

his father loved him no matter how long or short his life would be,” Hammitt said, his voice trailing off. The album released in September was his first solo work. On tour during the fall with the band, he included the song “All of Me” in their sets. It starts: “Afraid to love, something that could break. Could I move on if you were torn away?” Hammitt was a high school sophomore when he and guitarist Chris Rohman and drummer Mark Graalman started the band 15 years ago. They’ve stayed together, playing in coffee shops, churches and now arenas. Sanctus Real will be one of nearly a dozen Christian artists taking part in the Winter Jam tour that starts in January, with stops in 47 cities. The song from “Every Falling Tear” that means the most to Hammitt is “T rust,” a worship song that reminds people not to lose faith “even in the darkness, even in the questions, even when the hardest times of life are at hand.” The lyrics were born out of a time when Hammitt was feeling isolated and alone. “Sometimes we need to be reminded of the truth,” he said. “And for me, the truth is that I trust God.” Bowen Matthew Hammitt was born on Sept. 9, 2010. His first open heart surgery came four days later and the next night he went into cardiac arrest. A team of doctors and nurses spent an hour performing CPR until they were able to revive him and get him on life support. Complications and a stroke kept him in the hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich., for just over two months. While there, the couple played demos of the songs Hammitt had written “so Bowen could hear his dad’s voice,” his wife said. Nightshift nurses often turned up the music when most families would leave for the evening. “They felt it was good for all the babies to be soothed,” Sarah said. “We’d come back in the morning and it’d be really loud.” Hammitt recorded the songs for the album soon after the family brought Bowen home to suburban Toledo. His only unease was that they might be critiqued like any other work. “Originally I just wanted them recorded for us at the hospital,” he said. “I realized they’re meant to comfort other people too.” So far, the response has been what he hoped for. They’ve even received notes

from parents who’ve played the songs at their children’s funerals. Now, the Hammitts want to take their work a step further by starting the Whole Hearts Foundation, a source of financial, emotional and spiritual help for families with children suffering from congenital heart defects. They see the foundation becoming their life’s work. “It’s amazing to see even beyond the album what’s come out of this,” Hammitt said. “We had a vision in the hospital, how can we help other families, let them know they’re not alone.” Bowen, who turned 1 in September, faces one more surgery now slated for 2013 to repair his heart. Eventually, he’ll likely need a new heart before he reaches middle age. He’s growing, but not as fast as doctors would like. Sarah watches him closely for any signs of heart failure. He only has a single ventricle pumping oxygen to his body and lungs so she looks to see if he sweats when he eats or if his skin turns blue or red. When Matt brought him downstairs after a nap, a look of worry crossed her For Results You Can Measure

Aretha’s Christmas: ‘Silent Night’ with Four Tops

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s Queen of Soul knows how to throw a Christmas party, and she welcomed in the holiday with glitter, a jazzy musical backdrop and a finale of “Silent Night” with the Four Tops. Aretha Franklin held her annual Christmas party on Friday at the Detroit Athletic Club, greeting guests in a teal

face when she saw that his hair was matted with sweat. But it tur ned out there was no cause for concern. “We know at any moment things could change even though he’s stable now,” Sarah said. “It’s ultimately God’s will.”

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Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held to issue (1) Transfer of Ownership of a liquor license by the City Council of the City of Roswell during the regular council meeting on January 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 425 North Richardson, Roswell, New Mexico. 1.




Paulowsky Enterprises, Inc. 750 N. 17th Street Las Cruces, NM 88005-4153

Transfer of Ownership of Liquor License # 2769 Application # 793575 Tia Juana’s 3601 N. Main Street Roswell, NM 88201

At the meeting the Council may take action approving or disapproving the proposed application. /s/Dave Kunko City Clerk

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Notice is hereby given that on January 4, 2012, the U-Haul Co of New Mexico will be offering for sale under the Statutory Lien Process, by public auction, the following storage units. The goods to be sold are generally described as household goods. The terms of the sale will be cash only. U-Haul Co of New Mexico reserves the right to refuse any and all bids. The sale will be at Roswell U-Haul & Storage, 1309 S Virginia, Roswell New Mexico 88201, on or after 10:00am. Storage Room: Contracted To: Last Known Address:

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blue gown accented with a silver sequined bodice. The Detroit News reports that Franklin exchanged gifts with family and friends as Ursula Walker, Buddy Budson, Marian Hayden and Gayelynn McKinney played jazz in the background. During a meal of filet mignon and salmon, guests were entertained by per for mances by Gwen & Charles Scales and Franklin’s son Eddie Franklin, who sang “Some Enchanted Evening.”

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In this Sept. 14 photo, Matt Hammitt reads a book to his 1-year-old son, Bowen, at their home in Perrysburg, Ohio. Hammitt, lead singer for the Christian rock band Sanctus Real, has released an album inspired by his son, who was born with a rare heart defect.



Notebook: Alleged murderer surrenders

ATLANTA (AP) — A man charged with killing an Atlanta rapper at a recording studio has turned himself in to police. WSB-TV reports that Vinson Hardimon, known as rapper Young Vito, surrendered to Atlanta police Monday afternoon. He was handcuffed and taken to the Fulton County jail. Police say the 28-year -old shot and killed 24-year -old Mario Hamilton, known as rapper Slim Dunkin, on Dec. 16 at an Atlanta recording studio. Detective David Quinn says police still need more information in the case. Quinn says Hardimon’s attor ney called police and said Hardimon wanted to surrender.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert De Niro is a father again. Stan Rosenfield, the 68-yearold actor’s spokesman, says De Niro and his 56-year-old wife, Grace Hightower, welcomed a healthy 7-pound, 2-ounce baby girl named Helen Grace Hightower through a surrogate mother. She is the couple’s second child. Their son, Elliot, is 13. No other details were provided. The “New Year’s Eve” and “Limitless” star has four other children from previous relationships.

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535 Apartments, Furnished 540 Apartments, Unfurnished 545 Houses, Furnished 550 Houses, Unfurnished 552 Rent to Own Houses 555 Mobile Homes for Rent 558 Roommates Wanted 560 Sleeping Rooms 565 Rest Homes 569 Mobile Home Lots/Space 570 Mobile Home Courts 571 RV Parks 575 Resort Homes 580 Office/Business Places 585 Warehouse & Storage 590 Farms/Acreage for Rent 600 Want to Rent


605 Miscellaneous for Sale 608 Jewelry 610 Garage Sales, Individuals 611 Garage Sales, Businesses 615 Coins/Gold/Silver/Buy 620 Want to Buy – Misc. 625 Antiques 630 Auction Sales 632 Art for Sale 635 Good Things to Eat 640 Household Goods 645 Sewing Machines 650 Washers & Dryers 652 Computer Equipment 655 TV’s & Radios 660 Stereo/Phonographs Access 665 Musical Merchandise 670 Farm Equipment 675 Camera/Photo Equipment 680 Heating Equipment 685 Air Conditioning Equipment 690 Business/Office Equipment 691 Restaurant Equipment 695 Machinery Tools Farm/Ranch 700 Building Materials 705 Lawn/Garden/Fertilizer 710 Plants/Flowers 715 Hay & Feed Sale 720 Livestock Wanted 721 Boarding Stables 725 Livestock Wanted 730 Poultry & Supplies 735 Poultry Wanted 740 Show Fowl 745 Pets for Sale


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Roswell Daily Record Legals

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NOTICE is hereby given that on December 5, 2011, Pete DeGroot (Pete and Jannifer DeGroot Revocable Trust, DeGroot Dairy and Arroyo Dairy), 3715 Lovers Lane, Roswell, New Mexico 88201, c/o Atkins Engineering Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 3156, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-3156; filed Application No. RA-4663 POD10 with the STATE ENGINEER for permit to change location of the well by ceasing the diversion of up to 968.4 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, of shallow groundwater from shallow well No. RA-4663-S-7 located in the NE1/4SW1/4SW1/4 of Section 36, Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M. The applicant proposes to drill a replacement well approximately 220 feet in depth and install a casing 13 3/8 inches in diameter at a point in the N1/2SW1/4SW1/4 of Section 36, Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M. The proposed replacement well will be used in conjunction with the following shallow wells:

WELL NO. RA-4663-S RA-4663-S-3 RA-4663-S-6 RA-4663-S-8

SUBDIVISION SE1/4SW1/4SW1/4 NW1/4SW1/4SW1/4 N1/2SW1/4 SW1/4NW1/4

SECTION 36 36 36 36

TOWNSHIP 10 S. 10 S. 10 S. 10 S.

RANGE 24 E. 24 E. 24 E. 24 E.

for the continued diversion of up to 968.4 acre-feet per annum, plus carriage allowance, of shallow groundwater for the continued irrigation of up to 332.9 acres described as being part of the SE1/4SW1/4 of Section 25 and part of the W1/2 of Section 36, both in Township 10 South, Range 24 East, N.M.P.M.

The proposed replacement well will be located within 100 feet of the existing well. The well will be drilled, equipped and immediately put into use pursuant to Section 72-12-22 NMSA (1978).

The above described points of diversion and place of use are located approximately 2 1/2 miles east of the City of Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico.

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


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The undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF ROBERT A. HILL, Deceased. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims (i) within two (2) months after the date of the first publication of this notice, or (ii) within two (2) months after the mailing or delivery of this notice, whichever is later, or be forever barred. s/CHERYL A. HILL 213 Avenue C Roswell, New Mexico 88203

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STATE OF NEW MEXICO TO: GREETINGS: Notice is hereby given you that an action has been brought in the District Court of Chaves NO. County, DM-2011-875 in which Reyna Ferguson is the Petitioner, and you are the Respondent, requesting a Dissolution of Marriage. Unless you enter an appearance in said cause on or before February 13, 2012, judgment will be rendered in said cause against you by default.

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Notice is hereby given you that an action has been brought in the District Court of Chaves County, NO.DM-2011-829 in which NATHAN BROCK, JR. is the Petitioner, and you are the Respondent, requesting a Dissolution of Marriage. Unless you enter an appearance in said cause on or before February 13, 2012, judgment will be rendered in said cause against you by default.

Petitioner’s Address is: 710 South Aspen Roswell, New Mexico 88203 KENNON CROWHURST Clerk of the District Court By: /s/Vincent Espinoza

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Petitioner’s Address is: 1803 North Garden Roswell, New Mexico 88201

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045. Employment Opportunities Ballet Instructor/ Choreographer Needed in Carlsbad, NM. Must have past experience, and the passion to teach. There is a great opportunity available. Great pay. Call 575-302-7268.

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Opportunity for full-time salary employment. Independent licensure is preferred (LPCC, LISW), but other licensures may be considered. Spanish-speaking is a plus. Please contact mlopez@forensic to send resume, set up interview, or ask questions.

045. Employment Opportunities

THE NEW Mexico Association of Conservation Districts is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Farm Bill Program Specialist. The position will work in the Natural Resources Conservation Service office located at 1011 S. Atkinson, Roswell, New Mexico. Duties entail performing program and administrative support for the USDA Farm Bill Programs within the Chaves and Hagerman-Dexter Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Applicants must have good basic computer skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Explorer and preferably, a basic knowledge of accounting and business office functions and agriculture operations. This is a temporary full-time position with a salary range of $24,933-$31,315 per year. Applications may be made by application form or resume not to exceed 2 pages, and application forms may be obtained at the NRCS office shown above. For further information, contact that office at (575) 622-8746, ext. 3, or Troy Hood at (505)898-5969. Applications must be submitted to Troy Hood, 1102 Villa Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124 by January 13, 2012. PRESSURE SERVICES, LLC has open positions for pump “kill� truck drivers. Must have a valid Class A CDL license, is required to have experience with operating tow trucks. Benefits include beginning pay of $22/hr plus over time. New trucks and equipment. For additional information contact, Chance Campanella, 303-501-9436. BUSY OPTOMETRIST office seeking Full Time Employee. Individual must be dependable, well organized and hard working. Experience and bi-lingual a plus. Please send resume to P.O. Box 1897, Unit 288, Roswell, NM 88202. MACK ENERGY, an independently owned Oil/Gas company, is seeking an Accounting Clerk in Artesia. Candidate must have a degree in associated filed and/or equivalent experience & be proficient in A/P, A/R, Microsoft software & 10-key. Salary dependent on experience/education. Excellent benefits package. Fax or email resume to 575-746-5168 or EEOC 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. CDL DRIVERS Wanted: Regional routes, home weekends, competitive pay. Must have current physical and clean MVR. Positions to fill immediately. Call 575-461-4221, 1-800-750-4221 or email to:

045. Employment Opportunities

THE ROSWELL Daily Record is now accepting applications for the position of: OUTSIDE SALES The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, superior organizational skills a self-starter and strong work ethic. Experience or background in advertising also helpful. Must be computer literate. This is a full time position. Interested Applicants please send resume & references to: ROSWELL DAILY RECORD Attn: Vonnie Fischer, 2301 N. Main, Roswell, NM 88201 or e-mail to: NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Now forming classes for Treatment Foster Parents Free training Pick up Applications at La Familia Mental Health 200 W. Hobbs Roswell, NM 88203 or Call 575-623-1220 for more information. Journeyman Electrician: Apply in person only at 512 S. Main. 401(k) retirement plan, insurance and paid vacation. Electrical Apprentice: Entry level opening, GED or diploma required. Apply in person at 512 S. Main. BILLBOARD POSTER Clean driving record required. Outside work in all elements. Must be able to work heights. Paid sick and vacation time. Insurance and 401K available. New Outdoor Advertising, 2104 S. Sunset. No Phone Calls Please. 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.

THE ROSWELL Refuge is seeking a Full-time Intervention Supervisor. Bachelor’s degree in human services related field plus 1 year experience in performing assessments or related education as well as 6 years of experience conducting interviews and writing assessments. Two years experience in supervisory capacity. Must be able to oversee program and comply with grant requirements, have strong interpersonal skills, and coordinate with probation. Salary negotiable, dependent on experience. Must pass a background check. Must be able to work independently and make judgmen calls that help stabilize clients in crisis due to domestic violence. Bilingual preferred. Submit resume by December 30th to PO Box 184 (88202). EOE. AUTO TECHNICIAN We will and can beat any dealership pay plans. A progressive and expanding automotive repair facility is seeking a Class A technician, full or part time position. Seeking an organized, motivated, and cheerful professional who can be productive. Excellent pay plan with benefits and bonuses. Pay based on ability and productivity. Certifications preferred, but will train as needed. Locally owned facility. A $2,000 signing bonus is available. Please fax resume to 575-625-1900 or call 575-626-1900


105. Childcare

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

B8 Tuesday, December 27, 2011 140. Cleaning

HOUSE & office cleaning at good, cheap price. 973-3592 or 973-2649 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

Slabs, patios, sidewalks, curbing, Rodriguez Const. Since 1974 Lic. 22689. Call 420-0100

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.

200. Fencing

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

210. Firewood/Coal PINON/ JUNIPER mix, $250 per cord. 575-973-0373

Cordova Chimney Sweep. 623-5255 or 910-7552 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.

285. Miscellaneous Services

THE NEW MEXICO SEED LOAN PROGRAM is available to small businesses owned by individuals with disabilities and provides low interest loans for the purchase of equipment and related supplies needed to expand or start a business. Contact the New Mexico Seed Loan Program at 1-855-891-8295 or for more information. A low interest loan program of DVR State of New Mexico.

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.

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

PECAN FIREWOOD delivered & stacked $250 per cord. 317-8536

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

HARVEST BUILDERS All types of construction. Lic/Bonded 575-910-3000

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

225. General Construction

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

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

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

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

435. Welding

RWC On site repairs or fabrication. Insurance.

Hector (575) 910-8397



490. Homes For Sale 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 4/3/2, 2688 sqft, 601 Mimosa, asking $199,500. 575-637-9045

CHEAPER THAN rent Townhouse, 1400 sqft, 2br/2ba, laundry room/ study, new roof, cedar fence, stucco, porch, tile & carpet. Refinished kitchen, bath cabinets & new paint throughout, w/d. Large corner lot. $98,600. Call 575-491-4235 YEAR END clearance, save thousands, new manufactured home, 575-347-2070, Lic#00623. PRICE REDUCED for quick sale. 3br/2ba with 2 living areas or possible 4th bdrm, $79k. Call for appt., serious inquiries only. 575-317-9671 3br/2ba with 2 living areas or possible 4th bdrm, appliances included, no inside pets, no smoking, $800/mo, $500/dep, security dep. waived w/1st & last months rent. Call for appt., serious inquiries only. 317-9671 Nice 3br/1.5ba brick house, $69K, garage, fenced backyard, moving out of state, need to sale. 1305 Yale Dr. 575-626-5434 or 622-5323

495. Acreages/ Farms/ Ranches/Sale

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

505. Investment/ Commercial/ Business Property

FOR SALE/LEASE, 12,500 sqft building on 3.5 acres, Hwy 285 South. 347-2070

510. Resort-Out of Town

Storage Buildings: 8x8 - $45/mo, 8x12 $58/mo. Rent to own. Affordable Portables, 4718 W. 2nd, 575-420-1274, 575-637-4972

ADVERTISE YOUR VACATION PROPERTY, to more than 288,000 New Mexico newspaper readers. Your 25-word classified ad will appear in 33 newspapers around the state for only $100. Call this newspaper for more details or visit for more details.

RWC Lath and Stucco. Insurance. Hector (575)910-8397

WE BUY used mobile homes. Single & Double wides. 575-622-0035. D01090

For stucco traditional or synthetic, also block, brick & stone work. Rodriguez Const. 420-0100

2007 SOLITAIRE 18x80 three bedroom two bath in Artesia, N. Mex. Must be moved. Selling way below new price. Selling for $37,500.00. Call 575-622-0035. D01090

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

395. Stucco Plastering

410. Tree Service

STUMP GRINDING. Big Stumps & back yard stumps. Tree and shrub work. Free estimates. 623-4185 Allen’s Tree Srvc. 10% Christmas discount. Million $ insurance. 626-1835

515. Mobile Homes - Sale

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.



535. Apartments Furnished

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 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 1st Month Free, All Bills Paid, FREE CABLE, 1BR $530 2BR $630, 3br/2ba $730 mo., ref air, newly remodeled. 502 S. Wyoming. 622-4944 VERY NICE 2br Apartment. North location, 6 month lease, no HUD or pets, 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. 2BR, $630, all bills paid, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 1 Month Free 1BR, $530, all bills paid, free cable, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 1st Month Free, 3BR, 2BA, $730, all bills paid, free cable, newly remodeled, 502 S. Wyoming, 622-4944. PICK UP A LIST OF AVAILABLE RENTALS AT PRUDENTIAL ENCHANTED LANDS, REALTORS, 501 NORTH MAIN. 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. LARGE 1 bedroom apartment. References and background check required. Washer and Dryer hookups. Private parking. 420-0100 2 BR, 1 bath, stove & refrigerator. Call 910-8170. HUD ACCEPTED, remodeled-35 & 37 H St., 2 BR $490 wtr pd. 626-9530 1 or 2bd, furnished-unfurnished, no smoking/Hudpets all bills pd. 623-6281 1BR APT., all bills paid $575/mo, $200/dep, No HUD. 420-5604 1&2Br, wtr pd, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331 1br/1ba, wtr pd, quiet area, HUD ok. $350/mo, $200 dep. 625-9208 after 5pm

545. Houses for Rent-Furnished

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 WORKING IN Roswell? We have fully-furnished, all bills paid. Clean, comfortable, nice areas. Call Britt or Veronica 575-624-3258 or 626-4848 FLETC 4/3/1, gym, dining room, livingroom, kitchen, FP, ref air, washer & dryer, avail. now. 575-914-0399

550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 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!

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

403 N. Elm, 3br, 1 3/4ba, 2 living areas, ref air, $900/mo, $500/dep, no HUD or pets. 914-5402 502 W. Albuquerque, 2br, ref air, w/d hookups, $500/mo, $500/dep, no HUD or pets, 914-5402.

414 S. Pinon, 4br, 1 3/4ba, ref air, $900/mo, $500/dep, no HUD or pets. 914-5402 Beautiful NE neigborhood 3/2/2, $1100/mo, $600/dep, you pay bills, 1yr contract required. 111 Three Cross Dr. 637-0106

400 E 5th 1 bedroom stove, refrig., water paid, $325 mo. $200 dep. 910-9648 VERY NICE North 2br mobile home, central ht, ref air, all appliances, $600 + no pets. 910-9357

TIRED OF Landlord Headaches? We can help! Prudential Enchanted Lands Realtors Property Management 575-624-2262 2/1, 603-C S. Penn, w/d, refrig, stove, FP, central ht/air, small pet ok, $590/mo, $400/dep. 702 S. Penn, w/d, refrig, stove, large yard, pet ok, $625/mo, $400/dep. Call Jim 910-7969.

House For Rent 2bdrm, 1 bath, new appliances, yard and garage. $650+dep. 6 mon lease. No HUD 626-2156

Executive home NW, 602 Trailing Heart, 4br/2ba, garage, appliances, fenced yard, patio, wood stove, mature landscaping, pets w/fee, no HUD/utiliities, $1300/mo, $650/dep, 575-405-0163 2801 N. Montana, 3br/2ba, stove & microwave, fireplace, 2 car garage w/opener, fenced yard, ref air, $1100, $800/dep. 575-703-0297 or 575-703-0298. 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 1 BDRM house- 1 person only. $500/mo, $300/dep, bills paid, no pets, no smoking inside. 623-7565

1400 S. Madison, 2br/1ba, new bathroom, refinished hardwood floors, new security doors, 1 car garage, pets w/fee, no HUD/utilities, $725/$400 dep, 575-405-0163

Roswell Daily Record 550. Houses for RentUnfurnished 1BR, 1BA, $425/mo, $300/dep. 600 A S. Wyoming. Call Julie 505-220-0617. 3BR/1BA, with stove and refrigerator. Call 575-622-2620. 639 E. Cherry $475 mo, $300 dep. w/carport 626-9347 3 br 1ba. w/d hkup fenced storage stove/frig. $500mo $500dep. 636 E. Apple 626-0935 1615 S. Monroe $500mo. $250 dep. No pets, you pay bills, big yard 623-7907 414 EVERGREEN, 3br/2ba, $750/mo, $700/dep. 575-444-7872. 3 BR- 1.5 ba, garage, large backyard. No pets. $750, $500 dep. 317-6285 3BR/1BA, $600/MO, $300/dep, no HUD. Call Nancy, 578-9741. 3br/1ba 715 N. Orchard $700mo, 1st & lst month rent & $500/dep. No HUD or indoor pets. 420-0948 2503, S. Lea, 3br/2ba, new construction, no smokers or pets, $1000 plus $500 dep. 575-317-4050 2BR1BA, 2 pers, pmt hist reqd, No Hud, No pets, appt M-Th 8a-4p 624-1331

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

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. 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


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

605. Miscellaneous for Sale

Unique Christmas Gifts Attention Rockhounds quality rocks and fossils at discount prices. 622-8945 BRAND NAME Tempur-Pedic full size mattress/box spring set. Used less than 1yr, no stains or tears, clean, non-smoking home, $700. Available for viewing, 623-7321. Nice loveseat recliner, blue color, $150. 623-2500 can leave message. GOOD CONDITION 3 ton currier gas heating & cooling unit. 626-0274 OFFICE FURNITURE Sale. Desks, chairs, credenza, lobby furniture set, lamps, etc. 575-444-7872 or 575-317-1607 between 10am-5pm, Mon-Fri

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 ON the spot for your gold jewelry. Guaranteed highest prices paid. In Roswell, 578-0805.

620. Wanted to Buy Miscellaneous WE BUY junk batteries, automotive & industrial. $4.00 each, 311 S. Virginia. 622-4160

PAY CASH for household items, furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, tools, saddles. Entire households & estates welcome. Call 627-2033 or 623-6608. WE BUY pecans up to $2.25 lb. Call today, 575-208-9575.

BUYING PECANS N. Main & Berrendo Rd. Mon. & Weds. 575-399-2212 WILL BUY your good used washers and dryers. 626-7470

695. Machinery Tools Farm/Ranch NEW DELTA wood shaper, never used. 420-0100

700. Building Materials

Buildings: 18x26 $2850. 24x31 - $4560. 30x40 - $8345. (Financing) Affordable Portables, 4718 W. 2nd, 575-420-1274, 575-637-4972 STEEL BUILDINGS Reduced Factory Inventory 30x36 - Reg $12,300 Now $9,970 36x58 - Reg $20,300 Now $16,930 866-609-4321 Source# 1CC

745. Pets for Sale

AKC GERMAN Shepherd puppies $450. 575-910-1730 8wk old Husky puppies for sale. For more info please call or text 626-0339.

745. Pets for Sale

CHOTTIE-MALE 5 wks old $100. Call 622-6190 FULL BLOOD Golden Retriever puppies, 1/2 American, 1/2 English Cream, $275. White through beige colors, taking deposits now. 575-308-6682 CHRISTMAS PUPPIES $20 will be large dogs 575-347-2235 Great Xmas Stuffer! Small AKC Poms, M $350, F $400. 317-3874 BORDER COLLIE puppies ready to go, male & female, $50 each. 578-0975 PUG PUPPIES, 6wks, 1st shot, 2F, 2M, $250 each, 575-420-4706.


760. Hunting & Camping Equipment

MATHEWS MQ1 Bow comes w/one dozen carbon arrows w/broadheads, release & case ready to hunt $350. Small refrigerator $35, 840-8962

775. Motorcycles & Scooters

2004 H-D Roadking, black extras 15,967 miles $10k firm. 575-627-6451

780. RV’s & Campers Hauling

MAIN TRAILER Sales Inc. New & Used Travel Trailers & 5th Wheels. Parts & Service. 2900 W. 2nd St. 575-622-1751. Mon-Fri, 8-5:30, Sat. 9-2. ‘05 enclosed utility trailer, 16x6, tandum wheels, elec. brakes, ramp & side doors, new tires, $4200. 623-0318

TRANSPORTATION 790. Autos for Sale

‘08 CHEVY AVEO LS clean, great mileage, 5 spd, 44k miles, $6750. Call 575-626-9803 96 FORD Mustang $3500 owner finance w/$1000 down. 420-1352 2005 FORD Mustang Coupe 2d 24k mi. 5 sp manual $11k 575-627-6451 2004 350Z convertible silver w/black top 25.75K miles 18” wheels. $17,500. Call 420-2456. 2007 PONT Vibe, 34k miles, 4 D Hutchback, $9500. 623-0211

795. Pickups/ Trucks/Vans

2006 FORD F250, excellent cond., ext. cab, $9,950. 626-7488. WHITE, 2011 1500 Chevy Crew Cab; all leather; 4X4; Z71 6.2ltr V8; 6600 miles. Like new truck at a discounted price…..original price was 41,000-asking 38,500 but will negotiate. Call 575-622-8594. Leave message if no answer. Really nice truck! 2001 FORD Econoline E350 extd pass. van 58k mi. $8500 575-627-6451

796. SUVS

2005 FORD Explorer XLT 4x4, 3rd seat, excellent condition, clean inside & out, $8500. 420-1352 SUZUKI 2008 XL7, 44k miles, $14k, 623-0211.

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