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Archive for June 13th, 2012

  • NM officials find kitten with eyes painted shut

    June 13, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque officials say a kitten with its eyes painted shut has been pulled from a trash bin and another was found dead. Animal welfare officials said Monday that the kittens were found last week in northwest Albuquerque and now...

  • Closure of Rio Grande gorge bridge may come to end

    June 13, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The state Department of Transportation says the nighttime closure of a bridge over the Rio Grande gorge near Taos may end. The Taos News (http://bit.ly/LWhna9 ) reports a New Mexico transportation official says the bridge may open nightly...

  • NM switching to electronic system for contracts

    June 13, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration is switching to a “paperless” procurement system to allow vendors to electronically submit bids for government contracts. The State Purchasing Division said Monday it has...

  • Feds: Horse operation was a front for cartel cash

    June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken in Sept. 6, 2010, owner Jose Trevino, left, talks on a cell phone as jockey Esgar Ramirez and Mr. Piloto are led to the winner’s circle after winning the All American Futurity horse race at Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Federal agents raided a...

  • Michelle Obama has daughters' approval on new book

    June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    First lady Michelle Obama signs a copy of her book, “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Garden Across America,” in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama gets...

  • Georgia denies KKK application to adopt highway

    June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    From left, Knighthawk, April Hanson and her husband Harley Hanson, members of the International Keystone Knights Realm of Georgia, perform a traditional Klan salute along the portion of highway they want to adopt allowing them to put up a sign and do litter...

  • UN: Food supply tenuous for two-thirds of NKoreans

    June 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken on Monday, June 11, 2012, Jerome Sauvage, the U.N.’s Pyongyang-based resident coordinator for North Korea, speaks during an interview in Beijing, China. The United Nations has called for $198 million in donations for 2012 –...

  • Doctors: Face-chewing victim 'awake and alert'

    June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated booking mug made available by the Miami-Dade Police Dept. shows Ronald Poppo, the victim in a horrific face-chewing attack in Miami on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Poppo’s doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma...

  • Japan's music sensation: a group ranked by fans

    June 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2012 file photo, an image of Japan’s all-girl pop idol group AKB48 member Yuko Oshima waving at fans is shown on the screen after she won the annual AKB48 popularity poll in Tokyo. More than 60 girls and young women, split into...

  • Smoke from wildfire 60 miles away blankets Denver

    June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Mark Stambaugh, owner of Angus Firewood surveys the charred debris left after his business fell victim to the Little Bear fire near Ruidoso, N.M., on Monday, June 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Adolphe Pierre-Louis) LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A...