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Archive for October, 2011

  • Study shows Navajo Nation sand dunes on the move

    October 31, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A decade-long federal study says that a drier climate on the Navajo Nation is causing sand dunes to grow and move, potentially threatening grazing, roads and buildings. The study by a U.S. Geological Survey geologist found that sand...

  • Back-to-back dry years worry NM water officials

    October 31, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Everyone in New Mexico knows about the drought — from the farmers and ranchers who live on the plains to ditch riders in the Rio Grande Valley and backyard gardeners in the state’s largest city. They’ve felt the sting...

  • NMSU police investigate student’s death

    October 31, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University police are investigating the death of a student who was found Saturday morning as a possible hit-and-run. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/rrdKSy ) that 23-year-old Eric Morris was found...

  • Sandia volunteer search dogs key in wilderness

    October 31, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Taz, a Sandia Search Dog, owned by Mary Berry, practices finding people in the Sandia foothills near La Cueva, N.M. picnic area on Oct. 22, 2011. Sandia Search Dogs is an Albuquerque-based, 12-year-old all-volunteer organization that provides wilderness...

  • October snow tricks Northeast, leaves 3M powerless

    October 31, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    A downed tree limb lies across power lines in Belmont, Mass., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. A snowstorm with a ferocity more familiar in February than October socked the Northeast over the weekend, knocking out power to 2.3 million, snarling air and highway travel...

  • Occupy protesters arrested in Texas, Oregon

    October 31, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    An Occupy Wall Street protestor collects and bags clothing in Zuccotti Park to be delivered to a laundry service in Brooklyn, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, in New York. With the temperature dropping, protestors are stockpiling donated coats, blankets and scarves,...

  • Skeptic finds he now agrees global warming is real

    October 31, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 photo, Richard Muller, right, and his daughter, Elizabeth Muller, left, talk about their study on climate outside their home in Berkeley, Calif. A new study of Earth’s temperatures going back more than 200 years finds the same...

  • Anti-US Pakistani cricketer rallies 100,000 people

    October 31, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Pakistani cricketer turned politician and head of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf or Movement for Justice Party Imran Khan waves to his supporters during a rally in Lahore, Pakistan on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Khan railed against the government and its alliance with...

  • Syria’s Assad warns West against intervention

    October 31, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 21, 2010 file photo, Syrian President Bashar Assad smiles as he shakes hands with Venesuela’s President Hugo Chafez, not seen, at the Syrian presidential palace, in Damascus, Syria. Syrian President Bashar Assad has warned that...

  • Studies challenge wisdom of GOP candidates’ plans

    October 31, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, Republican presidential candidates Herman Cain, left, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, center, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are seen before a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas. Key proposals from...