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Archive for May 1st, 2012

  • Industrial vacancies in metro Albuquerque drop

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The vacancy rate for industrial buildings such as warehouses and assembly plants In metro Albuquerque has dropped slightly. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/IDRSJC) that the rate decreased from 10.3 percent at the end...

  • New Mexico is in slog toward economic recovery

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico remains in a slog toward economic recovery. Data compiled by the University of New Mexico Bureau of Business and Economic Research showed troubling job creation numbers for the second half of 2011, according to The...

  • Bernalillo Co. commissioner says he won't quit

    May 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Embattled Bernalillo County Commissioner Michael Wiener says he isn’t going to resign or halt his re-election campaign, despite the controversy over photos of him in Philippines red-light district. Calls for the...

  • Ocean race accidents stun sailors as probe deepens

    May 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image taken from U.S. Coast Guard video, a rescuer retrieves a piece of debris from the ocean off the Baja California, Mexico coast near Ensenada Sunday, April 29, 2012. The 37-foot racing sailboat Aegean, carrying a crew of four, was reported missing...

  • Wife of Edwards aide breaks down on witness stand

    May 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Cheri Young, right, is escorted out of the Federal Courthouse in Greensboro, N.C. on Monday, April 30, 2012, after testifying in the John Edwards trial. Young, the wife of an ex-aide to John Edwards broke down on the witness stand Monday as she recounted how...

  • 'Crocodile Dundee' star Paul Hogan ends tax battle

    May 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 28, 2008 file photo Paul Hogan poses for a photo during a press conference for his movie “Charlie and Boots” at hotel in Sydney. The “Crocodile Dundee” star has resolved his seven-year battle with Australian...

  • NBC to keep Golden Globes for years, judge rules

    May 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE- In this Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, file photo, a publicist walks down the red carpet as it rains before the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. A federal judge ruled on April 30, 2012, that a $150 million agreement keeping the Globes on...

  • Running blind: Chinese activist's dramatic escape

    May 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the China Aid Association is said to show a guard expelling visitors from the home of blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangchen in Shandong Province, China. Chen, a well-known dissident who angered authorities in rural China...

  • Clemens' lawyer attacks 2008 congressional hearing

    May 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, right, leaves the Federal Court in Washington as the perjury retrial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher entered its third week Monday, April 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON...

  • Ecuador convicts local man in US double murder

    May 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Luis Guaman, right, is escorted in handcuffs to court in Cuenca, Ecuador, Monday, April 30, 2012. The court found Guaman guilty of premeditated murder in last year’s bludgeoning death of Maria Palaguachi and her toddler son in Brockton, Massachusetts....