Cannon numbers remain concern

Eastern New Mexico has lots of questions related to the numbers of personnel assigned to Cannon Air Force Base as it transitions into an Air Force Special Operations Command facility.

Read about what we know on Editor David Stevens’ Web log

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Clovis’ Bill Zarges says he’s concerned about the economy.

“Too many questions and no clear policies,” he wrote in an e-mail.

“Loss of the ConAgra ethanol plant could have an impact on growth. The re-tasking of Cannon (Air Force Base) may play out all right, however, and alleviate the ConAgra loss.”

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Portales’ Wendel Sloan says he’s looking forward to watching the Super Bowl on Feb. 3:

“Definitely, to see Tom Petty (halftime entertainment) and for the outside chance of seeing the secret smirk wiped off the Patriots’ faces.”

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