Opinion

Abandoning uniform law exam unwise

There are some advantages to taking a national test, especially in a professional field. You can see how you stack up against other test-takers across the country and, in the case of the Uniform Bar Examination, a passing score makes it easier to practice law in other states that give the same test instead of […]

Presidential debates have no value

Is there value in time spent watching two liars trying to out-lie each other? A lot of people seem to believe so. They watch presidential debates, and pretend they matter. People have been fooled into believing “it’s a two-party system” and a vote for anyone else is a wasted vote, and the debates confirm this […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Courtesy photo: Norie Medina
Bryann Trejo, main rapper and singer of Kingdom Muzic ministry, performs at Portales’ Lindsey Park in May.

Faith: Rap group brings its word to Clovis

By Brooke Finch Staff Writer bfinch@cnjonline.com When Clovis residents Norie and James Medina saw a music ministry perform in May in Portales, the husband and wife discovered something unexpected — a newfound appreciation for rap music. “I am not usually into rap,” Norie Medina said. “I honestly can’t understand it, and I didn’t understand why […]

Faith: Scripture sampling for peace and hope

By Judy Brandon Religion columnist If you are a Christian, do you worry? Are you facing a difficult challenge in your life and you spend your time worrying? Have you found that what the world offers for comfort does not bring lasting peace? Do you need answers that are enduring, dependable, complete and true? John […]

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