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Archive for July 2nd, 2012

  • New England farm charity reorganizes after tax hit

    July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this June 7, 2012 photo, Cabot cheese is displayed with a “Keep Local Farms” logo on the packaging in Montpelier, Vt. A program designed to get New England dairy farmers a higher price for their milk has run into troubles with the IRS. (AP...

  • NMHU seeking about $5M more for student center

    July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Highlands University officials are scrambling to come up with an extra $5 million they’ll need to complete the problem-plagued student center building. And the Las Vegas Optic reports (http://bit.ly/Ld9gwT) that at...

  • Police: NM deputy stole panties while on duty

    July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    MORA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police says a Mora County Sheriff’s deputy has admitted of stealing a pair of women’s panties from a home while on duty. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/LcDRum) that Deputy Mathew Borrego admitted to stealing...

  • Police: Women in 'trash bags' tried NM robbery

    July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they are searching for two women who tried to rob a Dunkin Donuts wearing trash bags. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/MjIuT9) that the women recently walked into the doughnut shop near the University of New...

  • Wildfire near Carlsbad Caverns up to 4,000 acres

    July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CALSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire burning on the western border of Carlsbad Caverns National Park has grown to 4,000 acres. Fire officials said Sunday that the blaze was sparked Friday by lightning in the Lincoln National Forest around the New Mexico-Texas...

  • More than 100 with warrants show up to NM court

    July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico court authorities say that more than 100 people with outstanding bench warrants took advantage of an offer to start addressing their cases. The New Mexico Magistrate Court offered people with outstanding warrants the chance...

  • Mexican old guard leads, ruling party concedes

    July 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Supporters of Enrique Pena Nieto, presidential candidate for the Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI) gather to begin celebrating at the party headquarters as exit polls begin to come in on the general elections in Mexico City, Sunday, July 1, 2012. Pena...

  • Blake wins 200 meters, goes 2 for 2 vs Bolt

    July 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Sprinter Yohan Blake, far right, crosses the finish line ahead of world-record holder Usain Bolt, second from left, Nickel Ashmeade, center, Warren Weir, left, and Jason Young to win the 200m final at Jamaica’s Olympic trials in Kingston, Jamaica,...

  • Spearmon cruises in 200 with no controversy

    July 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Lashinda Demus hugs her sons Dontay, right, and Duaine after finishing first in the women’s 400 meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — With a...

  • Phelps locks up another 8-race program in London

    July 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Cullen Jones prepares to swim in the men’s 50-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Omaha, Neb. Jones won the final. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps’ Olympic program is...