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Portales’ Pedro Perea dribbles past a Moriarty defender in the second half of Tuesday’s match. Perea would score his third goal of the game about a minute later, giving Portales a 6-1 victory.

Portales soccer keeps on rolling against Moriarty

By Matthew Asher STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com The Portales Rams boys soccer team is still undefeated and got back to its winning ways Tuesday afternoon posting a 6-1 victory over District 4-4A foe Moriarty at Portales High. With head coach Nathan Dodge serving his one-game suspension after receiving a red card against Hope Christian on Saturday, […]

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Adjustments OK for overtime, not doubling it

The intention in new federal overtime rules for some salaried employees may be good but, in typical federal government fashion, the reach is too broad and the potential damage significant. So New Mexico, which is wrestling with an economic needle that is stuck in park, has joined 20 other states in suing the U.S. Department […]

McDonald: Martinez will play Dems’ games

Any day now, if she hasn’t already, Gov. Susana Martinez will call lawmakers to Santa Fe for a special session. A serious shortfall in tax revenues necessitates the session, or else she wouldn’t be calling it in the first place. About a month ago, she said the session would be necessary, but she wanted to […]

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Professor’s music skills claim to fame

Richard Schwartz is originally from Cherry Hill, Pennsylvania. As a college student, he attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. Professionally, some of his most memorable highlights were the honors of sharing the stage with many well-known performers including Johnny Mathis, Ray […]

Terry: Bonfire cause of more than front warming

The text message about a fire at the fairgrounds came in just as I sat down to write a column. Reporter’s reflexes caused me to grab for the camera bag behind my chair and I actually stood up before the light bulb came on in my brain. It was homecoming week and there was a […]

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