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Archive for May 5th, 2012

  • Commissioner’s use of Martinez pic in mailer hit

    May 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Embattled Bernalillo County Commissioner Michael Wiener’s use of Gov. Susana Martinez’s picture in a recent campaign mailer is being called deceptive by her spokesman. Scott Darnell says in a statement to the Albuquerque...

  • Stahmanns Farms closing stores, ending mail order

    May 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico company that has been selling pecan treats for decades has shut its international mail-order business and is closing its two retail shops. Stahmanns Farms has operated its retail business since the early 1980s...

  • Group plans climate demonstrations in NM

    May 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists are planning a series of demonstrations around New Mexico on Saturday to bring awareness to the threat of wildfire and other implications of a changing climate. The group 350.org is coordinating events in Albuquerque,...

  • 9/11 defendants ignore judge at Guantanamo hearing

    May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Toronto Star reporter Michelle Shephard, right, informs other media of her witness as a member of the pool media, to the proceedings during the morning session of the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four...

  • I’ll Have Another wins Kentucky Derby

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides I’ll Have Another to victory in the 138th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — I’ll Have Another ran down...

  • Obama plunges into campaign, tears into Romney

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama shakes hand after speaking at a campaign rally at The Ohio State University, Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Plunging into his campaign for a new term, President Barack Obama...

  • Capitals beats Rangers 3-2 to knot series at 2

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) and New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62), of Sweden, crash into the net during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Washington. (AP...

  • Egypt military detains hundreds following violence

    May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, right, the head of Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), greets mourners at a military funeral for Cpl. Samir Anwar Ismail, a commando killed in clashes with protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May...

  • For 9/11 victims’ families, hearing another ordeal

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    After watching Guantanamo court proceedings, Jim Riches, Fire Department of New York Deputy Chief and father of Jimmy Riches, an FDNY firefighter who was killed in the attacks at the World Trade Center, talks to the media outside Fort Hamilton in the Brooklyn...

  • Berkshire holders trust Buffett on health outlook

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway sings with University of Nebraska cheerleaders prior to the annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, May 5, 2012. Berkshire Hathaway is holding it’s annual shareholders meeting this...