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Wednesday | Deming Headlight

Extension agent brings world of experience to position

NMSU Photo Lynda Garvin, NMSU Sandoval County Extension agricultural agent, has lived in eight countries, including the United States, during her career with Peace Corps, Food for the Hungry and CARE International.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Sandoval County, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Tradewest, Video Games, Antioch College

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Ukraine: Russian aid trucks crossing border a 'direct invasion'

Russian trucks ostensibly carrying water, generators and sleeping bags for battered civilians have crossed into rebel-held territory without Ukraine's consent.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Photography, Arts, Tradewest, Video Games, Vladimir Putin


These Silly Dinosaur Impressions Spotlight Our Serious Obsession With Prehistoric Beasts

It's hard to imagine that anyone would enjoy being chased and eaten by a real dinosaur.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Painting, Arts, Tradewest, Video Games

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Pe a: Catfish

ONE of the shows I watch on National Geographic cable channel is a contest to get the biggest catfish .


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, Opinion


Seals, Sea Lions May Have Brought Tuberculosis...

Image Caption: New research concludes seals and sea lions likely brought tuberculosis from Africa to South America long before Christopher Columbus arrived in 1492.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, Arizona State University, Anthropology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Geographic

As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia's Deterioration Stands Out

A health worker disinfects a corpse in an Ebola isolation ward, once a primary school, in Monrovia, Liberia, last week.


Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Tradewest, Video Games, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Congo

Tue Aug 19, 2014

National Review Online

Stop Elephant Poacher Butchery

Great efforts are made internationally to stop the illegal ivory trade. But it appears to be too little.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games


Pygmies' Small Stature Evolved Multiple Times

There are roughly half a million known pygmy people living in various tribes around the world, clustered mainly near the tropics in African and Southeast Asia.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Tradewest, Video Games

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Religion News Service

Islamic militias continue spread beyond the Middle East into African nations

A street in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, before the war.a The city is now in ruins due to the war.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Kenya, Christian Music, RNS, Tradewest, Video Games, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Poynter Online

Career Beat: Bloomberg EMEA gets new executive editor

John Fraher is now executive editor for international government at Bloomberg Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games

Concord Monitor

Letter: Save the big cats

The keynote speaker for the evening was Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, a world-renowned big cat researcher and CEO of Panthera.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Rhinos being airlifted to safety out of South Africa

A group called Rhinos Without Borders plans to move 100 of the animals from South Africa to Botswana next year in an effort to save them from extinction.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games

Tue Aug 12, 2014

National Geographic

International Panel Clears Untested Ebola Drugs as Death Toll Hits 1,000

Nancy Writebol, an American aid worker infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia, arrives at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on August 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Tradewest, Video Games, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Ditmas Park Corner

Raise Money For Endangered Elephants At The Castello Plan Tonight

Tonight, The Castello Plan is holding a fundraiser in honor of World Elephant Day , and a percentage of the proceeds from the beer and cocktails specials, as well as the goodies, will be donated to the Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee - the country's largest natural habitat refuge developed for the endangered mammals who had been in ... (more)


Related Topix: Hohenwald, TN, Agriculture, Science, Tradewest, Video Games

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Post-Standard

Faced with Boko Haram's brutality, 'the best I can do is to share Goni's story'

Peace Corps volunteer Elizabeth Loftus, who grew up in Manlius, is pictured with Goni and some members of his family in September 2011 in Magdeme, Cameroon, during Eid al-Fitr, the celebration at the end of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Cornell University, Tradewest, Video Games, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

National Geographic

Q&A: American Virus Expert in Africa's Ebola Zone: 'This is Like War'

Kailahun. Sierra Leone. MA©decins Sans FrontiA res Ebola Treatment Center. In the forest, a few meters from the MSF health center, a WHO team is burying the bodies of deceased patients whose families did not come.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Kate Peck says she's been building up muscle in preparation for...

Missing mom-of-two is found DEAD near SUV in Oregon forest after her husband sobbed through televised plea for her to come home Compromising photographs claiming to show married Billionaire Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, 71, with two young women are posted online in apparent blackmail plot Miracle pill aspirin could even ward off major cancers: ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Tradewest, Video Games, Oklahoma, Fashion, Summer

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Ecology Global Network

Africa's Great Green Wall

Twenty African nations have banded together to build a monumental Great Green Wall of Africa - a forest of drought-resistant trees stretching across the edge of the Sahara Desert.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Dominion Post

Gene analysis project goes way, way back

He is one of 2000 people to take part in a gene analysis project being run by the University of Otago.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, New Zealand, Oceania, World News

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

What is this journey all about?

I was 19 when I first fell for the unattractive English Land Rover utility four-wheel-drive vehicle.


Related Topix: Tradewest, Video Games, Stockbridge, MA, Opinion