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2012-07-11 06:58:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sunday marked the 65th anniversary of an incident which may or may not have happened in a place called Roswell, New Mexico. On July 8th, 1947, the Roswell Daily Record ran a headline claiming a “flying saucer” had been captured at a local ranch, thus giving birth to one of the world´s greatest “conspiracies.” Now, a supposed ex member of the CIA has told the Huffington Post, that the events of that day...

2011-06-24 16:17:00

ROSWELL, N.M., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Roswell is more excited than ever to welcome visitors and filmmakers from throughout the universe to experience the city that's been home to some of the most infamous alien landmarks since the 1940s, Roswell, New Mexico, as they kick off an innovative new project, the Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival and SCI-FI/FANTASY DIGITAL SHOOT OUT! The Film Festival runs from June 29 to July 2, 2011 and will showcase the latest and...

2010-03-02 10:30:00

ROSWELL, N.M., March 2, /PRNewswire/ -- Uncover the mystery and help discover the truth at The Amazing Roswell UFO Festival. The City of Roswell invites UFO enthusiasts and skeptics alike to join in the celebration of one of the most controversial incidents in history this July 1-4, 2010. The four-day event will feature guest speakers, authors, live entertainment, family-friendly activities and possibly an alien abduction. Visitors welcome! The City is expecting thousands of...

2009-06-24 10:00:00

Media Passes are Available Now for The Amazing Roswell UFO Festival Scheduled for July 2-5, 2009 ROSWELL, N.M., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Uncover the mystery and help discover the truth at The Amazing Roswell UFO Festival. The City of Roswell invites UFO enthusiasts and skeptics alike to join in the celebration of one of the most controversial incidents in history this July 2-5, 2009. The four-day event will feature guest speakers and personalities, authors, live entertainment,...

2008-07-03 06:00:00

By S. Derrickson Moore, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jul. 3--ROSWELL --You can have an out-of-this-world experience -- and maybe even get the chance to appear on national TV -- at Roswell's UFO Festival today through Monday. "The CBS Early Show" will broadcast live from the Roswell Convention and Visitors Center from 4:45 to 6:45 a.m. today and the CW Network's "The Daily Buzz" broadcasts live from 4 to 7 a.m. Friday. In July 1947, a mysterious object crashed on a ranch 30 miles north of...

2007-05-01 09:00:00

By Story by MARTIN SALAZAR Photographs by RICHARD PIPES Of the Journal 2007 Albuquerque Journal ROSWELL -- It has produced Pulitzer Prize winners, captains of industry and a movie star or two during its 116-year history. Now, the storied New Mexico Military Institute is at the center of an ugly battle between the school's administration and some alumni. A number of the institute's graduates from across the country want the ouster of the school's top man, Rear Adm. David R. Ellison, and of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'