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Their view: Immediate change can stave off fiscal disaster

Thomas J. Lucente Jr. writes for The Lima (Ohio) News. Here's a sampling of a recent column: While it will go nowhere, one Republican Ohio congressman has drafted a bill to institute something for which I have long advocated: Require taxpayers to...

 

Allison’s music motivating

Of course, I am just a fan of Mose Allison, he’s not really my main hero but now and then I get enthusiastic about his work and nearly idolize him. Mose Allison is a jazz pianist, composer and perhaps the coolest cat on the jazz and blues scene....

 

Airport scanners digital Peeping Toms

Freedom New Mexico This is creepy. When the government started using full-body scanners over the past few years to screen passengers at airports and people visiting federal buildings, it promised the electronic images would not be stored. That’s... Full story

 

My turn: Creativity has no boundaries

What do you get when you combine a Volkswagen Golf, a pipe-bender, a welder, and several people with too much time on their hands? This week’s video. I’ve never seen anyone go through such great lengths to modify a vehicle the way these people... Full story

 

Sorghum technology interests area growers

Jared Tucker Herbicide-tolerant sorghum was the hot topic discussed at Thursday’s annual field day, along with a speech by New Mexico State University President Barbara Couture, at NMSU’s Agricultural Science Center in Clovis. The sorghum that...

 

Friday morning briefing: Insects, hot cars and habitat stamps

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday morning briefing.... Full story

 

Friday morning briefing: Insects, hot cars and pets

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday morning briefing....

 

Man shot in head following altercation

Freedom New Mexico A man was in critical condition in a Lubbock hospital following a Wednesday night shooting in Dora. Deputies said a man was shot once in the head. He was listed in critical condition Thursday morning at University Medical Center....

 

Sorghum technology featured at field day

Freedom New Mexico: Jared Tucker New Mexico State University staff members eat lunch on a trailer Thursday during the annual field day. Jared Tucker Herbicide-tolerant sorghum was the hot topic discussed at Thursday’s annual field day, along with...

 

Hands-free device better on animals

Glenda Price My friend and I were strolling through the local farmers’ market one day, when she suddenly began talking. I tried to answer her, even though I really didn’t know what she was talking about. This went on a few minutes — her...

 

Allison's music motivating

Of course, I am just a fan of Mose Allison, he’s not really my main hero but now and then I get enthusiastic about his work and nearly idolize him. Mose Allison is a jazz pianist, composer and perhaps the coolest cat on the jazz and blues scene.... Full story

 

Airport scanners digital Peeping Toms

This is creepy. When the government started using full-body scanners over the past few years to screen passengers at airports and people visiting federal buildings, it promised the electronic images would not be stored. That’s because the scanners...

 

God truly deserving of our trust

Who Do You Really Trust? By Curtis K. Shelburne...

 

Religion calendar —

Friday Woman to Woman Conference 2010 — 7 p.m., First Church of God in Christ. Information: 763-6796 Saturday Woman to Woman Conference 2010 — 7 p.m., First Church of God in Christ. Information: 763-6796 Sunday Sunday School — 8:30... Full story

 

Soul should become instrument for God

Judy Brandon: Religion columnist I have been doing some reading this week in an unusual book. We have some of the Foxfire book series on our bookshelves in the den. The books in this group are an accu...

 

a view from under the pew: the peanut butter incident

Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks –...

 

Son donating kidney to save father's life

Roosevelt County Sheriff Reserve Deputy J.P. Nichols volunteers his time to serve the community with the sheriff’s office. On Oct. 7 he’s going to give a piece of himself to save his father’s life. Nichols said he will be donating one of his...

 

Principal: First day of school 'fabulous'

CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Marisol Azdar and her daughter greet her son, 7-year-old Felipe Azdar after his first day of school at La Casita Elementary. Azdar said Felipe was excited to go back...

 

Let peace rule in your heart

Life is full of wonderful treasures, and God blesses in so many ways. Things can be enjoyable, and we are grateful, but they really belong to God. We really don’t own anything when we are born into this life or when we leave it. Yet we can own a...

 

Cattleman outwits automated urinal

Back pain is the bane of many farmers and ranchers. A life of lifting, riding, shifting and physical exertion often leads them to a long-term relationship with osteopathic surgeons. Last spring, Colorado rancher Evan suffered through the spring brand...

 

LSC South preview: Finding QB key for ACU

Entering his sixth season as head coach, Chris Thomsen has several talking points to get excited about this year. Not only did the Wildcats return to the playoffs last year with a 9-4 record, which included eight straight wins to open the year and a...

 

LSC South previews: Finding QB key for ACU

Entering his sixth season as head coach, Chris Thomsen has several talking points to get excited about this year. Not only did the Wildcats return to the playoffs last year with a 9-4 record, which included eight straight wins to open the year and a... Full story

 

Man shot in head following altercation

Jared Tucker: Freedom New Mexico Emergency crews from Dora and Portales Fire Departments and AeroCare crews load a gunshot victim into a helicopter Wednesday night. He was flown to Lubbock, TX and his condition is unknown. Freedom New Mexico A man...

 

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