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Articles from the September 13, 2004 edition

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Sept. 14 Obituaries

Belle Cox, 85 Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Portales. Mrs. Belle McCall Cox, 85, of Portales, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 6, 1919, in Portales, to Lena Carroll and Hiran Alexander...

 

Kerry keeps debating himself on Iraq issues

One reason Sen. John Kerry isn’t gaining traction in his presidential bid is that he keeps contradicting himself. Speaking in Cincinnati last week, he attacked President Bush’s Iraq policy. He’s running a TV ad voicing the same theme.... Full story

 

Outsourced jobs only half the story

Jobs have become a big issue in this election year — which means it is optimistic to expect a rational discussion. Nothing is discussed more irrationally than “outsourcing.” It is obviously completely misleading to discuss how many jobs...

 

Jews should support Republican ticket

If it’s an election year, it must be time for my quadrennial column urging Jews to vote Republican. Though I feel a bit like Sisyphus, I’ll try not to be a sourpuss. Here are some of the questions I usually get on this subject: Everyone knows tha...

 

Chinese university works with ENMU

Eastern New Mexico University is participating with Sichuan University of China in a 1-2-1 dual degree program, unlike any other program in which ENMU has ever participated. The 1-2-1 program will allow 13 undergraduate Chinese students to complete... Full story

 

Residents weigh in on presidential race

The presidential election is just two months away and New Mexico is considered a key state by both Democrats and Republicans. Here’s what a few Portales residents are thinking about the race and who they plan to vote for between George W. Bush and...

 

Zias, Buzard battle on

Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Dan Buzard is in the middle of radiation and chemotherapy treatments in Albuquerque after he was found to have a cancerous brain tumor in late July, but he knows it’ll probably be a while...

 

Portales prepares for Goddard, again

The Portales Lady Rams and Roswell Goddard are getting pretty familiar with each other. The teams were matched up in Pool A of the 16-team Zia Classic in Roswell over the weekend, co-hosted by Goddard and Roswell High, and they met Saturday evening i...

 

ENMU prepares for Mexican Independence Day

Screams of freedom and fireworks will highlight the Mexican Independence Day celebration on Thursday by the fountain in the middle of the Eastern New Mexico University campus. The Mexican Independence Day celebration kicks off Hispanic Heritage... Full story

 

ENMU junior named state fair queen

Ashlee Stallings spent Sept. 5 in bed in a battle with strep throat. There was no way she could compete for the state fair queen crown, she thought. If that was not bad enough, it was her 20th birthday. The Curry County fair queen representative... Full story

 

Campaign hopes for collegians

A national grassroots group has infiltrated two area colleges in an effort to get young voters to the polls for the November presidential election. A local organizer for the New Voters Project said she’d like to see at least 600 students at Clovis... Full story

 

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