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Archive for September 20th, 2011

  • Legislative panel OKs Senate redistricting plan

    September 20, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Senate committee approved a Democratic-backed plan for revamping state Senate districts that will pit two Republican incumbents against each other in the southeastern corner of the state. The Rules Committee endorsed the plan on a...

  • Congressional hearing focuses on border security

    September 20, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Tiffany Hartley, widow of David Hartley, speaks during a news conference after a House Committee on the Judiciary held a Secure our Texas Border Forum at the University of Texas at Brownsville, with Congressman Blake Farenthold at left and Congressman Ted...

  • Rescuers struggle to help Himalaya quake villages

    September 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Nepalese people take out a motorbike buried under the debris of a house damaged by Sunday’s earthquake in Bhaktapur about 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) from Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. Rescue workers raced Monday to clear roads blocked by...

  • Helicopter crash at Calif. base kills 2 Marines

    September 20, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Fire officials watch the growing smoke from a brush fire that started on Camp Pendleton when a Marine helicopter crashed Monday Sept. 19, 2011 in De Luz, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter that went down during a...

  • 10 dead in Nev. air crash shared love of aviation

    September 20, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    The Rev. Thomas Babu gives a moment of silence for the victims of the Reno Air Races plane crash, during a service at St. Michael Catholic Church, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, in Reno, Nev. The church is only a few blocks from where the Reno Air Races were held...

  • Palestinians will submit UN membership letter

    September 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responds to questions of Middle East talks ahead of the looming Palestinian statehood vote at the UN General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in the Manhattan borough of New York. She describes the talks as “extremely...

  • Field of Honor comes to a close

    September 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mark Wilson Photo Cadets play “Taps” during closing ceremonies for the Field of Honor at New Mexico Military Institute’s Stapp Field Friday evening. The flags, on display for one week, represented victims of 9/11 and service men and women. [/auth...