Carlsbad man arrested in Artesia burglary

By BRANDON MESSICK
Daily Press Staff Writer
Lupe Ray Contreras, 35, of Carlsbad, was arrested last week on charges of burglary and larceny after he was reported as a suspect in the theft of a bicycle from the shed of an Artesia resident. Read the rest of this entry »

Eddy County Fair Begins

Liana Swarengin - Daily Press Fair Queen crowned  Joy Menefee poses for a photo after being crowned the 2014 Eddy County Fair Queen by outgoing queen Storme Cartwright. Menefee, 17, attends Artesia High School and is involved in FFA. She said she is excited to be the new queen and looking forward to her fair-time responsibilities, which include handing out ribbons and assisting at the sale. Menefee also raised three dairy heifers, which she showed Monday evening.

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Fair Queen crowned
Joy Menefee poses for a photo after being crowned the 2014 Eddy County Fair Queen by outgoing queen Storme Cartwright. Menefee, 17, attends Artesia High School and is involved in FFA. She said she is excited to be the new queen and looking forward to her fair-time responsibilities, which include handing out ribbons and assisting at the sale. Menefee also raised three dairy heifers, which she showed Monday evening.

Eddy County Fair Begins

Officials usher in week of activities  At left, Eddy County and Fair Board officials and participants cut a ribbon Monday to signify the official opening of the 2014 Eddy County Fair. The week of activities will continue through Saturday, July 26, at the Eddy County Fairgrounds on North 13th Street.

Officials usher in week of activities
Above, Eddy County and Fair Board officials and participants cut a ribbon Monday to signify the official opening of the 2014 Eddy County Fair. The week of activities will continue through Saturday, July 26, at the Eddy County Fairgrounds on North 13th Street.

Wilbekin finds comfort with Manning at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Mitchell Wilbekin always has been Danny Manning’s kind of point guard.

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University of Tulsa track teams net honors

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The University of Tulsa’s men’s and women’s track and field teams have received All-Academic awards.

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Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, left, pours champagne over second place winner, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the championship lead in the last race before the summer break.

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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo, Mark Ahlemann, center, passes out papers to participants during a during a breakfast networking session hosted by Gray Hair Management at a restaurant in Elk Grove Village, Ill. By continuing to draw a paycheck, older workers pay taxes and that ought to reduce the budgetary pressures on younger generations, Gary Burtless, a senior economics fellow at the Brookings Institution, concluded in a 2013 paper. But in a sluggish recovery where job gains have not kept pace with population growth, the persistence of older workers has actually hurt younger generations  (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.

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US stock futures rise as earnings reports roll in

A sign for Wall Street is shown in this March 8, 2010 file photo near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, July 23, 2014, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine eased. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. Biotechnology stocks were among the biggest gainers.

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