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Today's Features

  • By Alison Ladman
    For The Associated Press


    Ready for a cool and refreshing soup hot off the grill? It’s got to be gazpacho.
    Gazpacho is the perfect healthy summer food. It’s jammed with all manner of vegetables, including the tomatoes and zucchini that tend to overrun our gardens, and traditionally is served cool to help beat the summer heat.

  • Only a hermit living in a dark cave wouldn’t be aware of the current political environment we seem to be completely surrounded by, and by all available media outlets. Yes, it seems like the “old” is new again.
     

  • Senior Lunch Menu

    Lunch menu for Mora–Wagon Mound senior
    centers with coffee and milk served daily.

    Monday, July 9 — Hot ham sandwich, lima beans, California vegetables, and chocolate cookies

    Tuesday, July 10 — Beef enchilada, lettuce, tomatoes, pinto beans, jalapeño, onions, salsa, crackers, chocolate pudding

    Wednesday, July 11 — Chicken salad, carrot sticks, sliced tomatoes, crackers, and bananas

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    • St. Paul’s Peace Church at Eighth and National is open from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays for prayer and meditation. The labyrinth in front of Faith Hall is open to the public for prayer and meditation daily every day.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Calling all Veterans, the city of Las Vegas selected veterans as the 2012 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals. The parade starts at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4 beginning at Second Street and Mills Avenue and ends at Plaza Park. A special veterans program will follow at the park. For more information, call 505-718-9856 or email nnmveterans@gmail.com.
    • Fourth of July Fiesta parade, 10 a.m. starts at 2nd St. and MIlls and ends at Plaza Park.
    • Cineflex at Ilfeld Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4.

  • TODAY HOY
    • 2012 Relay for Life of San Miguel County, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 to noon on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the West Las Vegas High School Football and track field. Survivors dinner from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.on Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Night Owl. To reserve a seat at the dinner, call Helen Garcia at 454-8081 by Monday, July 2. Teams interested in registering for the relay, contact Angelica Gallegos at 429-1660 by Monday, July 2.

    TUESDAY MARTES

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