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Archive for May 15th, 2012

  • Manager’s departure latest of 4 for NM city

    May 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — The city manager of Alamogordo has resigned, making the fourth departure of a high ranking official this year. The Alamogordo Daily News (http://bit.ly/JOAfIB ) reports City Manager Mark Roath tendered his resignation Friday to the...

  • GOP kills civil unions in Colorado special session

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, center seated, is surrounded by Representatives Nancy Todd, left, Cherylin Peniston, D-Brighton and Lois Court, right, D-Denver, during a special session of lawmakers at the Capitol in Denver on May 14, 2012. Gov. John...

  • Governor eyes more cuts as Calif deficit swells

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference after he unveiled his revised state budget plan at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, May 14, 2012. Brown said the budget shortfall swelled from $9.2 billion predicted in January to $16 billion, in part...

  • BU student in coma after deadly New Zealand crash

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated family photo shows Meg Theriault, 21, a Boston University student injured in a crash in New Zealand on Saturday morning, May 12, 2012. Theriault was in intensive care Sunday at Waikato Hospital in New Zealand after surgery the previous day for...

  • Obama on gay marriage: ‘Right thing to do’

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama delivers the commence address at Barnard College, Monday, May 14, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday defended his view that gay couples should have the right to...

  • Edwards trial judge limits key defense testimony

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Lora Haggard, who was in charge of campaign finance compliance for former U.S. Sen. John Edwards, exits a federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., after testifying in his trial Monday, May 14, 2012. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six criminal counts related...

  • No sign of shareholder revolt against Dimon

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    The corporate flag for JPMorgan Chase flies at corporate headquarters, Monday, May 14, 2012 in New York. JPMorgan, the largest bank in the United States, is seeking to minimize the damage caused by a $2 billion trading loss, disclosed Thursday by CEO Jamie...

  • Revolving door: Yahoo ushers out another CEO

    May 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo Executive Vice President of Americas, speaks at the Web. 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Scott Thompson, named CEO of Yahoo in January, reportedly will step down Sunday, May 13, 2012 amid...

  • Mexico cartel war latest toll: 49 headless bodies

    May 15, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Forensic experts examine the area where dozens of bodies, some of them mutilated, were found on a highway connecting the northern Mexican metropolis of Monterrey to the U.S. border in the town of San Juan near the city of Monterrey, Mexico, Sunday, May 13,...