PoLL: 10 commandments
A federal judge ruled on Aug. 7 that a Ten Commandments monument on Bloomfield's City Hall violates the First Amendment and should be removed. Do you agree with the judge's opinion?
 Yes, the monument, which is a Christian marker, does not belong on government property.
 No, the monument has historical significance and belongs at City Hall.
(Alexa Rogals / The Daily Times)
City of Bloomfield will appeal Ten Commandments monument ruling

Support: All residents who spoke at special meeting supported marker
BLOOMFIELD — City councilors unanimously voted on Wednesday to appeal a federal judge's ruling stating a monument at City Hall inscribed with the Ten Commandments is unconstitutional. Full Story
Four Corners Sports
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Boys Soccer Preview: Farmington High looks to bounce back after early playoff exit

PV, Aztec begin season with new coaches
FARMINGTON — The Farmington High boys soccer team has grown accustomed to competing for state championships. Full Story
OPINION
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Editorial: Perry's indictment damages governor and the state

For a long time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry walked too fine a line between politics and policy. It caught up with him late last week. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
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Thoughts from the top: Dangerous and iconic mountain beckons many climbers

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, WASH. — Inside the cabin, four men wearing mountaineering boots talked of waiting for the fog to lift as a park ranger, 9,010 feet below Mount Rainier's summit, listened on his phone. Full Story
Opinion
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Editorial: Perry's indictment damages governor and the state

For a long time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry walked too fine a line between politics and policy. It caught up with him late last week. Full Story
Base Camp Base Camp

Adventures in the Outdoors

Below the Rim Below the Rim

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BUSINESS
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
Farmington's Spare Rib BBQ Co. marks its 25th anniversary

FARMINGTON — Looking back at the last 25 years, Jimmy Evans, the owner of Spare Rib BBQ Co., says, "it seems like just yesterday we were first getting the ingredients for our barbecue sauce. Full Story
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Greek mound excavators: No tours please, too busy

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace. Full Story
Fade to black: Leonard Maltin ending movie guides

NEW YORK (AP) — The closing credits are rolling for Leonard Maltin's movie guides. Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House, says "Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide" will be the 36th and final edition. Full Story
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Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone

Ariana Grande and Jessie J will join Minaj in performing 'Bang Bang' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Kim Kardashian named a presenter.