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Archive for June 16th, 2012

  • In New Mexico, a rise in Suboxone smuggling

    June 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When a New Mexico woman stuck a broom straw through a hole in a speaker that separated her from her inmate husband at a prison visitation room, officials at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Los Lunas, N.M., knew what...

  • Navajo Nation to host ex-Soviet Union visitors

    June 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A team of business professionals from former Soviet republics are scheduled to visit the Navajo Nation. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/LcsqRj) that team, sponsored by the Special American Business Internship...

  • NM special education funding to drop by $7M

    June 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s state spending on special education will drop by more than $7 million in the coming budget year The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/LSltEX) that the Public Education Department made the announcement...

  • NM labor officials report decline in job growth

    June 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico labor officials say the state has lost 1,500 jobs over the past year, marking the first time in nine months that over-the-year job growth has been negative. The Department of Workforce Solutions says job growth was negative...

  • Wildfire destroys most homes in Colo. history

    June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A thunderhead builds over the High Park wildfire and Fort Collins, Colo., on Friday, June 15, 2012. Rain could assist in fighting the wildfire that started Saturday and has burned over 50,000 acres. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) DENVER (AP) — Additional crews...

  • Ron Paul backers seek influence at GOP convention

    June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 5, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaks at the University of California at Berkeley, Calif. Their candidate has given up on becoming president. But Ron Paul’s supporters have been taking...

  • Mexican president expects big IMF firewall boost

    June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon speaks during a news conference at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Mexico is hosting the upcoming G-20 summit, beginning Friday in the coastal resort of Los Cabos, where leaders...

  • 4 missing climbers presumed dead after avalanche

    June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Friday, June 15, 2012 photo provided by the National Park Service, climbers hike through the area where an avalanche swept a Japanese climbing team off a hill during their descent from Alaska’s Mount McKinley. U.S. National Park Service...

  • Artist faces wreckage of sandy NY tall ship

    June 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Master Sand Sculptor Matthew Long works on repairing a sand sculpture outside the South Street Seaport museum, Saturday, June 16, 2012 in New York. The sculpture was vandalized Friday night. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Matthew Long spent...

  • Egypt votes for president to succeed Mubarak

    June 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    An Egyptian boy yawns as he watches a voter cast his ballot at a polling station in Zagazig, 63 miles (100 kilometers) northeast of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, June 16, 2012. Egyptians voted Saturday in the country’s landmark presidential runoff, choosing...