Marvin Menzies turned Aggies into contenders

It’s time to give Marvin Menzies his due. The New Mexico State University basketball coach had big shoes to fill when he was hired in 2007 to replace the charismatic Reggie Theus, who left the Aggies to become the head coach for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. But fill them he has. The Aggies are going […]

Voters seek leaders who have new ideas

Contenders for the Republican nomination for president would best serve voters in tonight’s debate if they focused on ideas and their own records, rather than anti-Obama rhetoric. This debate could be the most telling thus far because it may be the first to feature Texas Gov. Rick Perry alongside the other candidates, should severe wildfires […]

GOP gubernatorial candidates make pitches

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Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Pete Domenici Jr., center, answers a question during Tuesday’s Republican Party gubernatorial forum at Eastern New Mexico University. He was joined at the forum by Janice Arnold-Jones, left, and Doug Turner. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Without the two highest-polling contenders, a trio of gubernatorial candidates took to the […]

Cross highest wisdom

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist You don’t have to be a fan of Charles Darwin to get a kick out of the Darwin Awards, those tongue-in-cheek awards that each year honor “people who ensure the long-term survival of the human race by removing themselves from the gene pool in sublimely idiotic fashion.” Some of […]