Food bank short on supplies

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Nancy Taylor, director of Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, places a box on an empty shelf Thursday. Taylor said the food bank is short 46 pallets of commodities and only have 12 pallets on hand, rendering the food bank unable to provide food in July. Jared Tucker Local distributors […]

Oct. 14, 2008 Business Digest

Portales residents ranked second in nutritional supplement sales nationwide. Two Portales distributors were ranked second in sales in August for nutritional supplement company Reliv International, according to a company press release. Glenda and Kelly Tivis were ranked the second highest in sales among more than 55,000 distributors in the country, according to the release. The […]

Gun rights bill should help end frivolous lawsuits

Freedom Newspapers A few years ago, the strategy of gun-control advocates was obvious: File frivolous liability lawsuits against gun makers and distributors, knowing that, whatever the ultimate merits of the cases, the manufacturers would be hard-pressed to keep fighting. Many would go out of business, profits would decline for others, and the high costs imposed […]