Guest Editorial: Congress asleep at the wheel

05/21/2015 08:40 AM MDT
The train derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and left scores injured is a nearly perfect metaphor for the state of the nation's decrepit infrastructure. 
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Column: What will America look like if the environmentalists win?
05/21/2015 08:39 AM MDT - In every war, there are winners and losers. Whether the war is ideological or physical, or even if a truce is declared — there are still battles that end in victory or defeat. Full Story

EDUCATION
(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
PHOTOS: Piedra Vista High School Graduation 2015

Piedra Vista, Career Prep, Rocinante high school seniors graduate
FARMINGTON — More than 250 seniors from Piedra Vista High School took part in the school's 2015 commencement ceremony Thursday evening at Ricketts Park. Full Story
SPORTS
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Horse racing: Ruidoso Futurity trials highlight opening weekend

RUIDOSO — Triple Crown fever is being felt around the world of horse racing. The road to a Triple Crown of a totally different kind gets rolling this weekend during 32 trial races for the $800,000-added Ruidoso Futurity — the opening leg of quarter horse racing's ultimate prize. Full Story
BUSINESS
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Business leaders throw support behind San Juan Generating Station plan

County official: Failure to approve plan 'could really create turmoil'
ALBUQUERQUE — Business leaders on Thursday outlined the economic devastation they say could come if New Mexico regulators fail to approve a plan to shut down part of a decades-old coal-fired power plant to meet a federal mandate. Full Story
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Guest Editorial: Congress asleep at the wheel

05/21/2015 08:40 AM MDT
The train derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight and left scores injured is a nearly perfect metaphor for the state of the nation's decrepit infrastructure. 
Full Story
Column: What will America look like if the environmentalists win?
05/21/2015 08:39 AM MDT - In every war, there are winners and losers. Whether the war is ideological or physical, or even if a truce is declared — there are still battles that end in victory or defeat. Full Story

Column: War lessons for the GOP
05/21/2015 08:38 AM MDT - WASHINGTON — The exhausting, occasionally horrifying experience of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars still makes it difficult for political figures to say obvious things about the past. Full Story

Column: Nepal gives bootstrap entrepreneurism a new meaning
05/16/2015 02:33 PM MDT - From the surprising number of tourism-related features, I assumed they had government help. In this poor but well established mecca for adventure travelers, the hiking trails were well developed, nicely painted signs directed hikers to the different hotels, English was widely spoken. Full Story

Column: Group takes a broad look at county's health
05/16/2015 02:33 PM MDT - Editors note: This article is part of a project of the local Community Health Improvement Council (CHIC). Full Story

Column: Walt Rubel — Misleading claims offered on capital outlay bill
05/16/2015 02:32 PM MDT - A tentative agreement between the House, Senate and governor's office on capital outlay spending was reached several weeks ago, despite claims to the contrary by House Republicans, Sens. Full Story

Column: Santorum, the return of the GOP's runner-up
05/16/2015 02:32 PM MDT - WASHINGTON — A near miss can be a sharp spur, so Rick Santorum wants to say something to those who profess condescending puzzlement about his persistence in pursuing the Republican presidential nomination: You probably have no idea how close I came to defeating Mitt Romney in 2012. Full Story

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Arkansas judge orders reality TV star's record destroyed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas police have destroyed a record outlining a nearly decade-old investigation into reality TV star Josh Duggar, a spokesman said Friday, a day after the 27-year-old resigned his role with a prominent conservative Christian group amid reports about sexual misconduct allegations from when he was a juvenile. Full Story
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.