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Archive for June 19th, 2012

  • Weather conditions helping fight Little Bear Fire

    June 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters say they are continuing to take advantage of favorable weather conditions to battle a wildfire in southern New Mexico that has destroyed 242 homes and businesses. Meanwhile, officials said Monday that the ranging blaze in...

  • Air Force promises to pay for sonic boom damage

    June 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOUDCROFT, N.M. (AP) — A Holloman Air Force Base commander says the Air Force will pay if sonic booms from training flights damage property in the surrounding communities. The Alamogordo Daily News (http://bit.ly/NK5Rop ) reports Col. David Krumm met with...

  • Anglers press NM regulators over gas cutoff

    June 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Anglers who fish in the San Juan River are calling on New Mexico officials to maintain natural gas service in the Four Corners region. The Farmington Daily Times (http://bit.ly/KNDz8i) reports fishermen from outside the state are...

  • Gallup mountain bike trail goes national

    June 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — One of the things that drew Bob Rosebrough to Gallup more than 30 years ago is the “remarkable beauty of its natural landscape.” Rosebrough, a local attorney and former mayor of Gallup, is a mountain bike enthusiast who saw...

  • Microsoft's 'Surface' tablet aims for productivity

    June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Steven Sinofsky, the president of Microsoft’s Windows division holds “Surface”, a new tablet computer at Hollywood’s Milk Studios in Los Angeles Monday, June 18, 2012. The 9.3 millimeter thick tablet comes with a kickstand to hold it...

  • Baseball's Roger Clemens acquitted of all charges

    June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Debbie Clemens, left, smiles while leaving federal court with her husband, former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, in Washington, Monday, June 18, 2012, after he was acquitted on all charges by a jury that decided that he didn’t lie to...

  • Wildfires claim 189 homes in northern Colorado

    June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A house is surrounded by burned grass as a result of the High Park wildfire near Bellvue, Colo., on Monday, June 18, 2012. The wildfire has burned over 180 homes. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters faced dangerous conditions across...

  • Immigration: Ex-Rutgers student won't be deported

    June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 30, 2012, file photo, Dharun Ravi, right, sits with his attorney Joseph Benedict during a hearing in New Brunswick, N.J. Ravi, the former Rutgers University student convicted of using his webcam to watch his roommate kiss another man,...

  • Draft: G-20 will produce plan for global growth

    June 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez, arrives at the opening session of the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, June 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — The leaders of the world’s largest economies have agreed...

  • Ex-boxer Mike Tyson to take a bite out of Broadway

    June 19, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson, left, and director Spiken Lee announce “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth”, a one man show on Broadway starring Mike Tyson, on Monday June 18, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision) NEW YORK (AP) —...