Immunity denies accountability

By Kevin Wilson Congress is about to tell you it’s OK to break the law, as long as somebody in the government is paying you to do it. The Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of giving telecommunications companies immunity for their roles in a National Security Administration eavesdropping program previously ruled unconstitutional by the […]

Sewer damage liability disputed

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer MULESHOE — Todd Shipman woke up one November morning not to a sound, but to a smell. He stepped out of bed into a swamp of sewage which reached to his ankles. “It just kept coming,” the Muleshoe resident said, “through the faucets, the toilet, the bathtub and the […]

Influenza cases up in Clovis area

By Darrell Todd Maurina As flu continues to strike victims across the United States, Clovis doctors have begun to see more cases — 44 documented cases as of Friday in Plains Regional Medical Center — and many more people probably have the flu but haven’t sought medical treatment. That could be a serious mistake, according […]