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Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad

08/01/2014 05:53 PM MDT
Judges needed: Black lung cases are overwhelming the system There are few jobs in America that are as hazardous to one's health as working in the coal mines. 
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Letter: The mayor should be concerned about other issues.
08/01/2014 05:52 PM MDT - Editor: Did the mayor overstep his authority? I think so. What a cop out. The mess at the city's human resource building at the mayor's doorstep was part of my complaint which is still present. Full Story

EDUCATION
Farmington Municipal School District superintendent suffers heart attack

Leadership team will step in while Janel Ryan recovers
FARMINGTON — Farmington Municipal School District Superintendent Janel Ryan suffered a heart attack last week. Full Story
SPORTS
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Beamer Wick signs with New Mexico Highlands University

FARMINGTON — Beamer Wick had a stellar career at Farmington High and will get the chance to continue playing baseball in college. Full Story
BUSINESS
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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
FARMINGTON — Shoppers looking to purchase clothing, shoes and school supplies this weekend can do so without having to pay taxes. Full Story
MOST RECENT
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Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad

08/01/2014 05:53 PM MDT
Judges needed: Black lung cases are overwhelming the system There are few jobs in America that are as hazardous to one's health as working in the coal mines. 
Full Story
Letter: The mayor should be concerned about other issues.
08/01/2014 05:52 PM MDT - Editor: Did the mayor overstep his authority? I think so. What a cop out. The mess at the city's human resource building at the mayor's doorstep was part of my complaint which is still present. Full Story

Letter: Christmas in July Craft Show.
08/01/2014 05:51 PM MDT - Editor: This is a special THANK YOU going out to all the advertisers of our latest Craft Fair at the Aztec Senior Community Center held on July '13, 2O14. Full Story

Letter: Time is running out for the Ukraine.
08/01/2014 05:50 PM MDT - Editor: Putin and the rest of the world know that the new Ukrainian government has until the first hard snow to get control of the situation. Full Story

Letter: Senators understood the need for a long term stable energy policy.
08/01/2014 05:48 PM MDT - Editor: It is unfortunate that Marita Noon doesn't share the same vision that both venerable New Mexico Senators Jeff Bingaman and Pete Domenici shared when they worked together to pass transformational energy legislation in 2005 and 2007 (Energy Column: Ethanol mandates: going from bad to worse, July 29). Full Story

Editorial: Congress can, and should, sort out the Internet's tax structure
08/01/2014 05:47 PM MDT - At the dawn of the broadband era, Congress recognized that the Internet was becoming so fundamental to communications and the economy that it barred states from taxing the services that enabled people to log on. Full Story

Column: The Cost of Compassion
08/01/2014 05:46 PM MDT - At a Fourth of July potluck, we asked a neighbor who commutes to California for work how he was doing. Full Story

Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

SEATTLE (AP) — State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle. Full Story
Correction: Obit-James Garner story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 20 about the death of TV legend James Garner, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the actor was "found dead. Full Story