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Archive for September 9th, 2011

  • Hopes cool for freedom of American jailed in Cuba

    September 9, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the National hotel in Havana, Cuba,Thursday Sept. 8, 2011. Richardson said Thursday night that Cuban officials have denied his request to meet with jailed U.S....

  • Judge warns Wash. union to halt illegal tactics

    September 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    A union sign left from Wednesday’s clash between police and union workers is seen in the grass and dirt as police patrol an entrance at the Port of Longview in Longview, Wash., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. Hundreds of Longshore workers stormed the Port of...

  • Power back on for most in Ariz., Calif. and Mexico

    September 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    A stranded passenger sleeps in the baggage claim area at San Diego’s Lindbergh Field after a blackout Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. A power outage is affecting millions of people across southern California, Arizona and Mexico. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) SAN...

  • Captain Jihad: Ex-terrorist is now comic book hero

    September 9, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Nasir Abas holds copies of a comic book with an anti-extremist theme during the comic launching event in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. The real life adventures of former al-Qaida-linked terrorist Nasir Abas have become a new comic book in...

  • Sewage-tainted floodwaters threaten public health

    September 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    A boil water notice is posted in a storefront on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011 in Woodstock, Vt. Drinking water supplies in Vermont suffered damages in flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. Some communities remain under boil water orders and private well owners are...

  • COLA, Dod benefits cuts and 'sequestration'

    September 9, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    The proverbial “stuff” is about to hit the fan,— fans! I will only touch on a few topics of interest to veterans and seniors in general today, but there is oh, — so much more. Of utmost importance is the “Super Committee” setup by Congress, coming...

  • NYC heightens security to counter potential threat

    September 9, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    A couple of police officers ride the shuttle between New York’s Times Square and Grand Central Station, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Just days before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, U.S. counterterrorism officials are chasing a credible but...

  • Historical Society honors the Pecos Valley Pecan Pioneers

    September 9, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

    At this year’s heritage dinner, which is scheduled for Oct. 4, 2011, the Historical Society for southeast N.M. will be paying tribute to two individuals that greatly assisted in developing the agricultural economics of Roswell; Bill Bonham and Virgil Haley....

  • Palestinians rally ahead of statehood bid at UN

    September 9, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Israeli soldiers block Palestinians waving national flags and banners during a protest against Israel’s separation barrier in the village of Maasarah, near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi) JERUSALEM...

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    September 9, 2011 • Cartoons • • Comments (1)

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