Thanksgiving around the corner

Students in Judy Orosco and Dania Vega’s Cheetah and Pony classes at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center perform “A Thanksgiving Musical” for parents and friends Nov. 14 at the school. The kindergarteners ushered in the holiday season with songs such as “Five Little Turkeys” and “Things I’m Thankful For.” Teresa Lemon - Daily Press

Students in Judy Orosco and Dania Vega’s Cheetah and Pony classes at Grand Heights Early Childhood Center perform “A Thanksgiving Musical” for parents and friends Nov. 14 at the school. The kindergarteners ushered in the holiday season with songs such as “Five Little Turkeys” and “Things I’m Thankful For.”
Teresa Lemon – Daily Press

Immigrant rights group plans candlelight vigil today near FLETC facility

ARTESIA — Somos Un Pueblo Unido has organized a candlelight vigil for this evening to call for an end to the incarceration of children at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers such as the one currently located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). Read the rest of this entry »

Public opinion mixed on animal ordinance

County commission holds hearing to gather input prior to vote

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Eddy County Commission held a special meeting Wednesday night at the Artesia Public Library to hear from the public about the commission’s proposed animal ordinance, O-14-79. Read the rest of this entry »

Ogbueze’s 26 lead Charlotte over Penn State

Charlotte's Terrance Williams, left, crashes into the defense of Penn State's Devon Pflueger during the second half at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C.,Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. In back is Penn State's Elijah Stewart.  (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Braxton Ogbueze scored a career high 26 points, including the opening basket of the second overtime, as Charlotte held on to defeat Penn State 106-97 after squandering a 17-point lead in the second half at the Charleston Classic on Thursday night.

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Cards’ Fitzgerald says left knee ‘a little better’

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald says his injured left knee is “a little better” and that he is optimistic he will be able to play when the Cardinals face the Seahawks on Sunday.

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Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibition planned at the Smithsonian Institution. Temple University says Bill Cosby remains a trustee of the Philadelphia institution despite renewed scrutiny of sexual assault  allegations in recent weeks. Through his lawyer, the 77-year-old comedian has strongly denied wrongdoing. Cosby has never been charged.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

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Jeanpierre returns to add depth at center

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Facing a dilemma at the center position following an injury to Max Unger last week, the Seattle Seahawks were fortunate that former backup Lemuel Jeanpierre was still available as a free agent.

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Pirates designate Ike Davis for assignment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates have designated first baseman Ike Davis for assignment and have added pitcher Jameson Taillon to the 40-man roster.

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