San Juan County commissioners are mixed on whether or not to impose another tax to support the county's operations. The one-eighth of 1 percent tax all gross receipts would yield an estimated $4.4 million in its first year. Should the commission approve the tax?
 Yes, the commission shouldn't cut services to avoid the tax increase.
 No, the commission should reduce services to avoid the additional tax.
(Jon Austria/The Daily Times)
CMWS 2014: New mascot, Hall of Fame inductees are among highlights of opening ceremony

Ken Griffey Jr. on playing in the series: 'It was an opportunity to play against some of the best young talent in the country'
FARMINGTON — The Connie Mack World Series kicked off its 50th anniversary in Farmington with an opening ceremony befitting the historic event. Full Story
Connie Mack World Series
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CMWS: Frozen Ropes slam Carolina Vaqueros in opening game

FARMINGTON — The Frozen Ropes opened the 2014 Connie Mack World Series with the exact start they were looking for. Full Story
Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad

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(Alexa Rogals The Daily Times)
Evangelist hosts tent revival in Aztec

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'Back to School Tax Free Weekend' begins and shoppers are ready

Some clothing, shoes and school supplies purchases tax free this weekend
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Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

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Correction: Obit-James Garner story

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