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  • In Brief - News - May 14, 2017

    Staff and wire reports

    Security query in photo shoot
    NEW YORK — The White House is facing criticism for a possible security breach after it allowed a Russian news service photographer into the Oval Office to snap photos of President Donald Trump and a pair of top Russian officials.

  • Feds to probe fatal shooting of youth

    By Claudia Lauer
    The Associated Press

    DALLAS — The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of a black 15-year-old by a white police officer, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Thursday.

  • Making a splash
  • Noticias - May 14, 2017

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • Fourth Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates needs volunteers. The local CASA program is taking applications for volunteers. Call 454-0223 or visit the office.

    • The “Sí Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 800-925-4186 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • Congressman visits Robertson
  • Hitting the 100 mark
  • Weather - May 14, 2017

    Sunday

    HIGH 81° / LOW 46°
    Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:56 a.m. to 7:58 p.m.

    Monday

    HIGH 81° / LOW 45°
    Sunny, with a high near 81. Monday night —mostly clear, with a low around 45.
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:56 a.m. to 7:59 p.m.

    Tuesday

  • Senior Lunch Menu — May 14, 2017

    The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for May 15 to April 19.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, cheese, bacon and tortilla
    Lunch: Green chile cheeseburger, pork and beans, tater tots, and yogurt

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Bagel, cheese, and cereal
    Lunch: Open face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, gravy, beets, and apple sauce

  • Que Pasa - May 14, 2017

    5.14.2017
    SUNDAY

    2 to 4 p.m.
    The Tri-County Family Justice Center of Northeast New Mexico presents “A Mother’s Day Mariachi Concert and Comedy Show” featuring Carlos Medina y Mariachi, Comedian Graviel de la Plaga, with comedian and Las Vegas native Jose “Joser” Maestas. The show will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 14 at Ilfeld Auditorium on the Highlands University campus. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at KEDP Radio Station or by calling 505-718-7300.

  • Students of the month - May 14, 2017