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   New Mexican (Newspaper) - September 12, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico                                SEPTEMBER THE SANTA FE MONDAY 50 CENTS HURRICANE KATRIHA g progress New Orleans begins to turn a corner I as cleanup continues city ByErinMcClam The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Workers here were picking up trash Sunday a small miracle under the circum stances The airport opened to cargo traffic A bullhornwielding volunteer led relief workers in a chorus of Amazing Grace Nearly two weeks after Hur ricane Katrinas onslaught the day was marked by signs that hope lessness was beginning to lift in this shattered city While the final toll from the disaster remains unknown there were indications New Orleans had begun to turn a corner Tfou see the cleaning of the streets You see the people coming said the volunteer with the bullhorn Norman Flowers The people arent as afraid Flowers deployed by the South ern Baptist Convention stood in the bed of a pickup on Canal Street leading police firefight Please see PROGRESS Page A6 INSIDE Local restau rant owner does his part to help New Orleans Carolinas cau tiously watch Hurricane Oph elia Page A6 Farewell Fiesta de Santa Fe lane New Mexican Santa Fe High School marching band members perform Sunday during the annual Desfile de la Gente The parade was one of six events of the Fiesta de Santa Fe Mass of the Holy Cross at the Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assist by a Franciscan priest followed by s candlelight procession to the Cross of the Martyrs where a prayer service was held marked the end to Fiesta festivities For the list of parade award winners see Page A2 Senate begins probing Roberts views today John Roberts Chief justice nominee can expect tough questions by Judiciary Committee By Charles Babington and Jo Becker The Washington Post WASHINGTON The Senate convenes the first confirmation hearing for a chief justice nominee in nearly two decades today starting a week of admonitions and questions for John Roberts certain to probe deeply into the conservative views of a man who could shape the courts direction for decades to come The Judiciary Committees 10 Republicans and eight Democrats will focus on Roberts 50 an appellate court judge and President Bushs choice to succeed the late William Rehnquist starting at 10 am MST with opening statements hi the historic Russell Caucus Room Analysts from both parties say the Judi ciary Committees toughest questions and Roberts likeliest risk of a slip will center on a few issues that have dominated liberal conservative judicial debates for years Many will touch on the balance of power between Congress the executive branch and the courts Others will resonate more viscerally with ordinary people abortion rights voting rights and questions of balancing environ mental protections against jobs and property development And hi the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina concerns about treatment of poor people and minorities could heavily influ Please see A5 Luis Sanchez SaturnoAhe New Mexican Rescuers respond to a crash that killed three people and injured two Sunday on Interstate 25 12 miles southeast of Santa Fe Three die in 125 crash By Brandon Garcia The New Mexican A Sunday afternoon car accident proved deadly killing three local women and sending two Belen resi dents to the hospital Janette Castillo 19 and Lakin Gar cia 20 both of Santa Fe and Amanda Herrera 18 of Pecos died in a head on collision on Interstate 25 near Glorieta before police and fire crews arrived Diane Hampton 60 and Jimmy Aguayo 37 both of Belen were taken to St Vincent Regional Medical Cen ter with serious injuries said Lt Jimmy Glascock state police spokesman The accident happened 12 miles southeast of Santa Fe at about when Castillo lost control of her 2004 Ford Taurus while driving at a high rate of speed Glascock said The Taurus crossed the median and struck Hamptons northbound Chev rolet pickup Glascock said The scene was horrific said Jed Dean chief of the Hondo Fire Depart ment one of the first agencies to respond They were very he said It was a very highspeed impact I have no doubt of When he got there the site smelled of the fumes of an engine that had been whacked pretty Dean said The Taurus was in worse shape Dean said Size has something to do with who lives and dies in such a wreck he said but obviously speed has something to do with it Police were notified of the accident when a passerby called 911 Dean said Glascock said there was no evi dence alcohol was involved hi the crash Contact Brandon Garcia at 9953826 or at bgarcia@sfhewmexican.com SAINTS MARCH ON With thoughts still back home on their stricken city the New Orleans Saints pull out an emotional dramatic victory in the final seconds against the Carolina Panthers Sports Bl Index Annies Mailbox Comics 85 Cl Education C4 B5 Horoscope Obituaries Dl Opinion REMEMBERING Victims of the Sept terrorist attacks were honored in memorials on Sunday In New York brothers and sisters of those killed in the World Trade Center attacks read letters to their lost siblings Page A4 cDtiNDE ESTAN LOS TERAPEUTAS DEL HABLA En Nuevo Mexico tanto como en el resto del pafs hacen falta personas bilingues especializadas en diferentes aspectos de la terapia Page Dl B5 A2 A7 notes Scoreboard A2 B2 Bl 4 TODAY Partly cloudy High 80 low 52 PageB6 Main office 9633303 Four sections 28 pages late paper9640363 Classifieds 9863000 156th year Issue No 255 8 News Publication No 596440 for ISfyMrf   

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