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Editorial: Janel Ryan's years of service made a difference

12/17/2014 05:21 PM MST
It's exceedingly rare for a person to work in the same industry for more than five decades. And that's particularly true in education, an ever-changing field with a high rate of burnout. 
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Column: A Texas-sized plate dispute
12/17/2014 05:20 PM MST - WASHINGTON -- The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. Full Story

EDUCATION
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School board candidates' fines reduced

Tso, Todacheene filed finance reports late in general election, ran up fines
FARMINGTON — The New Mexico Secretary of State's Office has reduced the thousands of dollars in fines a current candidate for the Central Consolidated School District's board of education is facing, and it is now reviewing the fines of another school board candidate. Full Story
SPORTS
(Frankie Frost — Marin Independent Journal)
A look into the MaxPreps Rankings: Q&A with ratings creator Ned Freeman

FARMINGTON — MaxPreps.com is regarded as the top website for high school sports information in the country. Full Story
BUSINESS
Read the December 2014 edition of Energy

Guide to the oil and gas and power industries in the Four Corners
Read the December 2014 issue of Energy. Full Story
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Editorial: Janel Ryan's years of service made a difference

12/17/2014 05:21 PM MST
It's exceedingly rare for a person to work in the same industry for more than five decades. And that's particularly true in education, an ever-changing field with a high rate of burnout. 
Full Story
Column: A Texas-sized plate dispute
12/17/2014 05:20 PM MST - WASHINGTON -- The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) might consider that judgment premature, given its conflict with the state's Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles. Full Story

Column: No defense for mistakes in rolling stone rape story
12/17/2014 05:18 PM MST - Like the best crime fiction, Rolling Stone's infamous article about a purported gang rape at the University of Virginia was vividly written. Full Story

Column: Germany's energy transformation based on unsustainable subsidies, an unstable system
12/16/2014 04:30 PM MST - On Dec. 3, while 190 governments were meeting for two weeks of climate change talks in Lima, Peru, Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet agreed to a package that continues Germany's optimistic but unrealistic goal and increases subsidies for measures designed to cut emissions. Full Story

Column: We're a Nation of Laws
12/16/2014 04:28 PM MST - Torture is illegal. Period. End of debate. There is no legal, moral or probable justification for torture. Full Story

Column: Today's students are at risk of getting lost in videoland
12/16/2014 10:54 AM MST - Last week, my eighth-grader engaged in World War I-style trench warfare. It involved students in his classroom arrayed in ranks and a great many wadded paper balls. Full Story

Column: The Downside of Living Alone
12/16/2014 10:52 AM MST - The number of Americans who choose to live alone continues to grow. So finds a recent Current Population Survey by the U. Full Story

Broken treetop hanging on wire gets holiday decor

INDIAN ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Some Washington state residents are getting in the holiday spirit by decorating a Douglas fir that toppled onto an unused utility line in a recent windstorm and looks like an upside-down Christmas tree. Full Story
(Richard Drew/AP)
New York Fashion Week booted out of Lincoln Center

NEW YORK (AP) — C'est la vie, fashionistas. The city of New York and Lincoln Center is evicting the invitation-only, twice-yearly Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in a court spat over destroyed trees and displaced park benches. Full Story