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Archive for September 24th, 2011

  • Marsalis says he and Clapton share blues roots

    September 24, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 4, 2010 photo, musician Wynton Marsalis performs during a rehearsal in Havana, Cuba. Although Marsalis comes from worlds of jazz and classical music, and Eric Clapton is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Marsalis says their recent...

  • Early Monroe photos, copyrights to sell at auction

    September 24, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this 1946 image taken by photographer Joseph Jasgur and released by Julien’s Auctions, a photo of Norma Jean Dougherty, who eventually changed her name to Marilyn Monroe, is shown. A bankruptcy judge in Florida ruled earlier this week that photos...

  • Paul McCartney, Beatle and ballet composer, too

    September 24, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Sir Paul McCartney and fiance Nancy Shevell attend the New York City Ballet’s gala opening night of Paul McCartney’s “Ocean’s Kingdom” on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) NEW YORK (AP) — The...

  • Judge dismisses indictment in bribery case

    September 24, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A judge Friday dismissed charges against a Las Cruces judge accused in a pay-to-play scandal with ties to former Gov. Bill Richardson. The order from Judge Leslie Smith was sealed, so it was unclear which defense motion to throw out...

  • Republicans gather in NM to lure Latino voters

    September 24, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks before the Hispanic Leadership Conference Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 in Albuquerque, N. M. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Richard Pipes) THE NEW MEXICAN OUT ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A conservative Republican group brought...

  • Legislative redistricting bills head to governor

    September 24, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Legislature neared an end to its work on redistricting late Friday, but Republican Gov. Susana Martinez vowed to veto Democratic-backed plans for revamping House and Senate districts. Republicans contend the proposed districts for...

  • Legislature sends food stamp bill to governor

    September 24, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Legislature edged closer to wrapping up a special session as it gave final approval Friday to measures sought by Gov. Susana Martinez, including food stamp assistance for New Mexicans who faced a possible cut in benefits. The House...

  • Missing Utah mom's father-in-law pleads not guilty

    September 24, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Denise Cox, a sister of missing Utah woman Susan Powell, talks about her sister outside a Pierce County courtroom, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in Tacoma, Wash., after Steven Powell, Susan’s father-in-law, who was arrested Thursday, pleaded not guilty to...

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  • Thieves swipe high priced items

    September 24, 2011 • Police Blotter • • Comments Off

    Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of West Juniper Street, Friday, after someone gained entry into a residence and removed two Playstation game controllers and five Playstation games. The victim stated that this was the fourth burglary at his residence...