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Today's News

  • Ben Lujan Tournament
  • Mayweather KO’d by 90-day jail term

    By Ken Ritter
    The Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a perfect 42-0 in the ring and has dodged significant jail time several times in domestic violence cases in Las Vegas and Michigan.

    But his courtroom streak came to an end Wednesday when a Las Vegas judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two harassment charges.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Dec. 23, 2011

    FRIDAY
    Wrestling
    • West Las Vegas hosts WLV Quadrangular, noon, West Las Vegas Middle School Gymnasium

    SATURDAY
    No varsity events scheduled

    SUNDAY
    No varsity events scheduled

    MONDAY
    No varsity events scheduled

    TUESDAY
    Basketball
    • Robertson girls at Goddard tournament, TBA, Roswell

    WEDNESDAY
    Basketball
    • NMHU men vs. Northern New Mexico, 9 p.m., TBA

  • Mora County Notebook: Fire department donates food baskets

    The members of the LeDoux Volunteer Fire Department and residents of Le Doux, Monte Aplanado and El Carmen communities worked together to collect more than $300 and prepared eight Christmas baskets for the community members who are needy. Russell’s Discount Foods also donated money toward the food baskets.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Dec. 23, 2011

    Community Calendar
    Monday
    TBA — Tri City Basketball tournament in Santa Rosa – varsity
    Tuesday
    Tri City Tournament continues in Santa Rosa
    Wednesday
    11 a.m. — Echo food distribution at Helping Hands Inc.
    Tri City tournament concludes
    Thursday
    4 p.m. — Mora Middle School Ranger basketball at Springer, away

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Hitting its 70th year on the air

    Oh! Wow! Our own radio station, KFUN will be 70 years old Christmas Day. Happy Birthday wished for all of us who faithfully listen in this large broadcast area. I’m seven years older than KFUN but neither of us think we are old yet.

  • Technique for transforming cauliflower

    By Elizabeth Karmel
    For The Associated Press

    Roasting has the power to transform just about any food, but this effortless cooking technique is most dramatic when applied to winter vegetables.

    This is one reason that I'm the person at the table who immediately looks at the side dishes (not dessert!) when I am handed a restaurant menu. If they have roasted vegetables, I have to order them.

  • Guilt- and alcohol-free celebrations

    By Rocco DiSpirito
    For The Associated Press

    Like so many people, I use the start of the new year to assess my life and zero in on all the things I want to change. For 2012, I want to focus on being healthier, continue exercising, maintain a healthy weight, and spend more time with family and friends.

  • New cookbook: Eating like a Supreme Court justice

    By Jessica Gresko
    The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON  — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s children banished her from the kitchen decades ago — her tuna fish casserole the target of family jokes. Dinner duties instead fell to her husband, an accomplished tax lawyer who became a talented chef.

  • City gets negative audit

    For the second year in a row independent auditors poring over the city of Las Vegas’ books were unable to say whether the city’s financial statements are accurate.

    The latest audit covers the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2010.