Final Agent Orange review ordered

An estimated 200,000 Vietnam veterans suffering from three diseases newly associated with exposure to Agent Orange are closer to receiving disability compensation following an appeals court order Aug. 2 directing VA to publish a final implementing regulation within 30 days. On a lawsuit brought by a coalition of veterans’ service organizations, the U.S. Court of […]

ENMU briefs — June 16

Kittens in need of homes Six orange tabby kittens are available for adoption at Eastern New Mexico University. Tory the greyhound found one kitten on campus. To adopt it, call Janice Morrow at 562-2133 or e-mail janice.morrow@enmu.edu. The Information Technology Services staff has another five kittens. These cats are about 6 weeks old, litter-box trained […]

Agent Orange aid hits possible roadblock

By Tom Philpott Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), chief architect of the pricey post-9/11 GI Bill education benefit for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan war era, could become a new champion, for taxpayers, against what he perceives as excess spending on military pay and on a new wave of Agent Orange claims. Webb, a former […]

U.S., Mexico talks devoid of real issues

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects ours, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Primaries not looking good for incumbents

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects ours, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

English political situation bears watching

This viewpoint, which reflects ours, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register. To get through its current crisis, the United Kingdom needs another Iron Lady. That’s the derogatory term bestowed by her opponents upon Margaret Thatcher, the Conservative Party’s prime minister from 1979-90. But the moniker later was adopted by […]

Government wants to meddle in your money

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects ours, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Time to end double taxation on Americans

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Other ways to assist quake-ravaged Haiti

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Let’s hope for centrist replacement

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Jefferson’s pursuit of liberty exemplary

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Supreme Court more interested in politics

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Easter time to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection

Freedom New Mexico This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Iraq elections wait-and-see situation

Freedom Newspapers This viewpoint, which reflects those of Freedom Communications, was written by the editorial staff at the Orange County (Calif.) Register.

Majority needs to make their voices be heard

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June 7 Youth Menus

Monday: Beef Bologna Sandwich, White Bread, Carrot Sticks, Baked Chips, Mayo Package, Orange and Milk. Tuesday:

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Portales News-Tribune’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications was […]

CSC Menus

Monday: Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot raisin salad, biscuit, margarine, and mandarin oranges. Tuesday: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, biscuit, margarine, fruit salad, and cottage cheese. Wednesday: Chicken fajita, flour tortilla, chili beans and cheese, gelatin, and orange slices. Thursday: BBQ beef sandwich, pickle, onion slice, pasta salad, green beans, and peanut butter […]

Science projects get creative

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Which orange juice has the highest Vitamin C content? According to the research of Hobbs freshman Zachary Weber, it’s the fresh-squeezed variety. Weber presented his science project along with other middle and high school students at the Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday at Eastern New Mexico University. […]

Agent Orange disability appeal denied

By Tom Philpott A federal appeals court has delivered a stinging defeat to “Blue Water” sailors and Coast Guard veterans of the Vietnam War who have been fighting for disability compensation from illnesses they contend resulted from shipboard exposure to deadly herbicides including Agent Orange. A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]