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Today's News

  • Que Pasa - June 19, 2013

    TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Public Library is over for the year, but the Summer Reading Program will begin on Wednesday, June 19. Registration forms are available at the library.

    THURSDAY JUEVES

  • Double duty
  • Bengals, Campbell to star in HBO show

    New Mexico Highlands University football fans looking to follow the career of former Cowboy star and NFL hopeful Jordan Campbell are in luck.

    The Cincinnati Bengals have been chosen as the subject for this year’s version of “Hard Knocks,” the HBO documentary that gives viewers an inside look at preseason training camp for a National Football League franchise.

  • Crespin fights again on June 28

    Arturo Crespin didn’t get much time to celebrate his latest professional boxing victory.

    Crespin, who stopped Charles Alderete on May 31, will return to the ring for a rematch with Jose Garcia on Friday, June 28, at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

    “El Toro” is 9-2-1 as a pro, having won four matches by knockout.

    Tickets, ranging from $25 to $45 to $80, are available locally from Carlos Crespin, Arturo’s father and head of Crespin Promotions. The elder Crespin may be contacted at 429-4068.

  • Topes hang on vs. Memphis

    The Albuquerque Isotopes led 3-0 through the first two innings and held on for a 4-3 decision Monday night against visiting Memphis.

    The victory brought a successful end to Albuquerque’s homestand. The Isotopes’ win streak reached five, and they’ve won seven of 10.

    Albuquerque is 39-32 as of Tuesday morning, a mere half-game out of first place in the Pacific Coast League American Southern Division. Round Rock (40-32) is in first.

    Memphis slipped to 35-37, still leading the PCL American Northern by one game over the Iowa Cubs (33-37).

  • Bruins grab lead

    The Associated Press
    BOSTON — Tuukka Rask watched most of the action at the other end of the ice. And when the Blackhawks did make a late charge, he was ready.
    The Bruins goalie stopped 28 shots for his third career playoff shutout, helping Boston beat Chicago 2-0 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals. After playing four extra periods in the first two games, the Bruins made an early night of it with second-period goals by Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron.

  • Luna and nepotism

    Less than three years ago, the Luna Community College Board of Trustees approved a strict nepotism policy that prohibits the college from hiring a person who is related to a current board member, administrator or employee of the college, except in limited circumstances.

  • Editorial Cartoon - June 19, 2013
  • Work of Art — Just a harmless butt-pat

    Do men give other men friendly butt pats? Of course they do, especially when on the field. Somehow, the baseball field seems to be the most popular butt-patting venue, but you see it on and in football fields, basketball courts and baseball stadiums, whether in or out.

    But not in a courtroom.

  • Threat from activist alleged

    City officials are accusing one of the organizers of the mayoral recall effort of threatening the city clerk, but organizers are firing back, calling the allegation nothing more than a dirty trick.

    A police report was filed on the incident and it has been forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.