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Archive for May 18th, 2012

  • 3 dead, 1 hurt in car crash near NM-Texas border

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Three people, including a woman and her newborn, have died from injuries sustained in a car collision near the New Mexico-Texas border. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/KC9jiu) reports 21-year-old Karla Diaz died Wednesday at...

  • Documents shed new light on Trayvon Martin killing

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This Feb. 27, 2012 photo released by the State Attorney’s Office shows George Zimmerman, the neighborhood†watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin, with blood on the back of his head. The photo and reports were among evidence released by prosecutors...

  • Facebook’s IPO one of world’s largest

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    News about Facebook’s IPO moves across the Dow Jones ticker in Times Square Thursday, May 17, 2012 in New York. Facebook priced its IPO at $38 per share on Thursday, at the high end of its expected range. If extra shares reserved to cover additional...

  • Postal Service to begin closing plants this summer

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken May 15, 2012, in Hope, Alaska, Cherryl Stavish poses at her Winter Cafe restaurant. Stavish works Saturdays at the Hope Post Office, and says if the U.S. Postal Service follows through on its plan to cut the rural Alaska post...

  • House OKs continued war in Afghanistan

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House endorsed the continued war in Afghanistan on Thursday...

  • Emergency law considered in Quebec student protest

    May 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Police on horseback charge into a crowd of students protesting against tuition hikes in Montreal, Tuesday, May 15, 2012. A recent court injunction ordered the reopening of College Lionel-Groulx near Montreal. After several days of student pickets, which...

  • Suicide adds to history of Kennedy misfortunes

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo of April 6, 2010, Robert Kennedy Jr., center, stands outside his home with his builder Jim Blansfield, left, and his wife Mary Richardson Kennedy. The estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. was found dead at the family property, Wednesday, May 16,...

  • McNamee admits his Clemens story changed over time

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    After signing autographs, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens leaves federal court, Thursday, May 17, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — During another seven grueling hours of cross-examination that frustrated...

  • Closing arguments in John Edwards corruption trial

    May 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former presidential candidate and Sen. John Edwards and his daughter Cate Edwards arrive at the federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, May 17, 2012. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six counts related to campaign finance violations over nearly $1...