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LSC ROUNDUP: Commerce, MSU pick up league wins at Festival

Lonestarconference.org ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas A&M-Commerce and Midwestern State picked up Lone Star Conference victories in Saturday’s LSC Football Festival at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. Commerce (2-1, 1-0 LSC) ran all over Texas A&M-Kingsville (1-2, 0-1) 55-20 while MSU (2-0, 1-0) ended Eastern New Mexico’s eight-game winning streak dating to last season […]

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Tragic situation handled with grace

What happened to Timothy Cole should never happen to anyone. He was an innocent man sentenced to prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and died behind bars. The unveiling of a 13-foot-tall bronze statue of Cole by the city of Lubbock and the Innocence Project of Texas in an area to be dedicated as […]

NM great place to see stars

By Tom McDonald State columnist Outer space has been in the news a lot lately — and that’s just fine for the likes of New Mexico. Not only were we at the center of a couple of recent international news items, but we enjoy a rich history tied to humanity’s reach for the stars. But […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

The unity that matters most will never be open to a vote

One of God’s best blessings to us is that we cannot see the future. To do so would rob the best surprises that await us of some deep joy even as it could easily cast us into danger and even despair as we agonized over difficult waters that we have no need or strength yet […]

Music dream comes true

Anthony Chavez said since he lived in a small town, Portales, his dream of having his music played on the radio felt impossible. But now his slow Latin R&B music is played on radio stations. Chavez has been through difficult times with his son, Esteban, 4, who was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and lost his […]

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