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Articles from the September 15, 2011 edition

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Press release: Listeria outbreak tracked to at least one Colorado grower

Jensen Farms, of Holly, Colo., is voluntarily recalling their shipments of Rocky Ford whole cantaloupe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria. The company is working with the State of Colorado and the Federal Food & Drug...

 

Little learned in last 10 years

Last weekend America observed the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Apparently few Americans have learned anything in the past 10 years. At least, that is the lesson I take away from what I saw of the commemorations. If the...

 

Snooping bill raises risk of ID theft

A Big Brother bill quietly moving through the House of Representatives would effectively end Americans’ online privacy. H.R.1981, the Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011, would force Internet service providers to maintain a...

 

Their view: Hispanos Unidos support driver’s license repeal

Victor Contreras, chairman of political committee of Hispanos Unidos, submitted this view repealing driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants in New Mexico. Hispanos Unidos is a non-partisan political action committee dedicated to election...

 

Snooping bill raises risk of ID theft

A Big Brother bill quietly moving through the House of Representatives would effectively end Americans’ online privacy. H.R.1981, the Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011, would force Internet service providers to maintain a...

 

Little learned in last 10 years

Last weekend America observed the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Apparently few Americans have learned anything in the past 10 years. At least, that is the lesson I take away from what I saw of the commemorations. If the...

 

Managing our national resources

Years ago (after the 1950s drought broke him) my father had a business helping other ranchers get rid of invasive saguaro cactus. It was set up so the government helped with the cost, although I don’t know the details. He had two tractors and other...

 

Fall is my favorite time of the year

I love this time of year. Fall is the time when God takes his master paintbrush and tips the foliage with gorgeous hues of red and orange with golden streaks of beauty. My friend says, “God spilled his paint bucket.” The crispness of the early...

 

United Way seeing greater needs

United Way of Eastern New Mexico figures there’s plenty of need in Curry and Roosevelt counties, and they’re thinking six figures might be what it takes to provide for it. The charitable organization is in the first stages of its annual...

 

United Way seeing greater needs

United Way of Eastern New Mexico figures there’s plenty of need in Curry and Roosevelt counties, and they’re thinking six figures might be what it takes to provide for it. The charitable organization is in the first stages of its annual...

 

Approved county redistrict plan splits Precinct 12 only

Roosevelt County Commissioners have approved a redistricting plan that splits Precinct 12 in half to balance District 1 and 2 populations in the county. The county’s consultant, Research & Polling Project Manager Brad Morrison, said the change...

 

My turn: Entertainment of sorts

My new regular daily pastime now consists of learning a little bit more every day about how to run a newsroom. I’m sure for anyone else watching or for veteran journalists, it would probably be entertaining and somewhat amusing to watch, and as...

 

CDC: More Listeria deaths possible

Staff and wire reports DENVER — A melon farm in Colorado has issued a recall of cantaloupe following a Listeria outbreak that has killed at least two people, sickened 22 and spread to several states. The Centers for Disease Control and...

 

Forecasters: Recent rains still not enough

Staff and wire reports New Mexico is seeing some late summer rainfall, but weather forecasters say it hasn’t been enough to make up for a year of drought. Wednesday night’s downpour resulted in .68 inches of rain for Clovis, said Mark Fettig, a m...

 

Friday morning briefing: Ribs for wheels, homes on tour and the mad rush

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Ribs for Wheels Oct. 6 is Meals on Wheels night at Rib Crib in Clovis. Bring in a flyer from 4 p.m. until close, and when you pay for your meal, 10 percent of that total will be...

 

Commission OKs property tax rates

Freedom New Mexico Curry County Commissioners on Thursday approved new property tax rates for 2011 that should mean no increases or only slight increases to most property owners, according to County Assessor Tim Lyman. Lyman said the new rates do...

 

Friday morning briefing: Ribs for wheels, homes on tour and the mad rush

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Ribs for Wheels Oct. 6 is Meals on Wheels night at Rib Crib in Clovis. Bring in a flyer from 4 p.m. until close, and when you pay for your meal, 10 percent of that total will be...

 

Documents detail homicide scene

Courtesy photo Enrique Deleon Benna Sayyed Clovis police responding to a double homicide Tuesday night said they found the brother of one of the victims kneeling over the accused killer “beating him in the head with his fists,” according to...

 

Zias fall in four at Tarleton

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team was tantalizingly close to a rare Lone Star Conference road win on Thursday, but the Zias just couldn’t finish the deal. Tarleton State rallied from a five-point deficit...

 

Press release: Listeria outbreak tracked to at least one Colorado grower

Jensen Farms, of Holly, Colo., is voluntarily recalling their shipments of Rocky Ford whole cantaloupe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria. The company is working with the State of Colorado and the Federal Food & Drug...

 

Zias fall in four at Tarleton

Freedom New Mexico STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team was tantalizingly close to a rare Lone Star Conference road win on Thursday, but the Zias just couldn’t finish the deal. Tarleton State rallied from a...

 

NM fishing report — Sept. 15

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather...

 

NM fishing report — Sept. 15

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather...

 

Weekly LSC soccer, cross country roundup

Soccer All Times MDT Men Conf. All W-L-T W-L-T Eastern NM 1-0-0 3-0-1 Midwestern St.0-0-0 3-0-0 Incarnate Word 0-0-0 2-1-0 WT A&M 0-1-0 0-2-0 Sunday’s matches Midwestern State 2, Colo.-Colorado Springs 0; Eastern New Mexico 1, West Texas A&M...

 

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