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Archive for May 7th, 2012

  • Sarkozy joins fallen leaders amid Europe crisis

    May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy leaves after addressing supporters at his Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party headquarters after the the preliminary results of the second round of the presidential elections were announced in Paris Sunday May 6,...

  • Accidental president rides anti-Sarkozy wave

    May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President-elect Francois Hollande waves to the crowd after his election in Tulle, central France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Francois Hollande defeated Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next president, Sarkozy conceded defeat minutes after the...

  • Greek parties vow bailout changes as votes come in

    May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Former conservative Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis casts his ballot in Thessaloniki, northern Greece Sunday May 6, 2012. Greeks cast ballots on Sunday in their most critical _ and uncertain _ election in decades, with voters set to punish the two main...

  • Less than 100 inspectors to oversee 100K NM wells

    May 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The number of oil and gas wells is steadily increasing in New Mexico, but there are still fewer than 100 state and federal inspectors to watch over them. The Bureau of Land Management and the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division...

  • Deming plant that got $500K city loan closing

    May 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A food processing plant in Deming is closing its doors just four years after receiving a $500,000 city loan. City officials say they’ve just learned the Proper Foods plant plans to close and aren’t sure what they can do. Luna...

  • 5-year-old Albuquerque boy dead of suspected abuse

    May 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police says a 5-year-old Albuquerque boy who was allegedly abused by his mother’s boyfriend had died of his injuries. Police tell KOB-TV that Isaiah Ithurria was taken off life support and died of major head trauma on...

  • NM Bootheel ranchers in fight with big landowner

    May 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVERDALE, N.M. (AP) — Deep in New Mexico’s Bootheel along the U.S.-Mexico border sits a historic 500-square mile ranch once owned by William Randolph Hearst. Now called the Diamond A Ranch and operated by Seth Hadley, a descendant of Anheuser-Busch...

  • Authorities ID man found dead at Churchill Downs

    May 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In a photo taken with a fisheye lens, jockeys and their horses make their way past the grand stand at the Churchill Downs before the 10th race at 138th Kentucky Derby horse race Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) LOUISVILLE,...

  • Couple in Illinois Ponzi scheme caught in Arizona

    May 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This combo made from undated photos provided by the U.S. Marshal’s service shows Janet Hallahan, left, and her husband, Nelson Grant Hallahan. The Hallahans, who spent a dozen years on the run after fleeing a conviction for running a Ponzi scheme, have...

  • Wife Skyping with soldier saw bullet hole

    May 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Chaplain Col. Dennis Goodwin, left, directs a prayer over the transfer case containing the remains of Army Capt. Bruce K. Clark of Spencerport, N.Y., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. on Thursday May 3, 2012. The Department of Defense announced the...