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Archive for July 11th, 2012

  • 2 NM Senate hopefuls certified as primary winners

    July 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state canvassing board has certified two New Mexico Senate candidates who survived recounts in tight primary races. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/MXBPO7) that Clemente Sanchez of Grants will be the Democratic...

  • King's aide used state email for political updates

    July 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A spokesman for New Mexico Attorney General Gary King used state email accounts to send political updates about the prosecutor’s 2010 re-election opponent. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/NGi2zt) that at least...

  • Senate Dems want tax cuts for businesses that hire

    July 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 17, 2012 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats want to push tax cuts through the Senate for companies that hire new workers, give raises or buy major new...

  • Inmates in Brazilian jail cycle to freedom

    July 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Friday, July 6, 2012, Ronaldo da Silva, left, and fellow inmates pedal stationary bikes to charge car batteries at a prison in Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil. An innovative program allows inmates at this medium-security prison to shave days...

  • Obama team targets Mitt Romney's private finances

    July 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney pauses during a campaign stop at Central High School, Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in Grand Junction, Colo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama election campaign has a...

  • OAS chief says Paraguay should not be suspended

    July 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Paraguay’s Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Bernardino Hugo Saguier listens during a special session about the political crisis in Paraguay, Tuesday, July 10, 2012, OAS headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)...

  • PSU report on sex-abuse scandal due out Thursday

    July 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 7, 2007, file photo, Penn State University president Graham Spanier speaks during a news conference at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. Former Penn State president Graham Spanier told investigators...

  • Scientists to protect rare snake in St. Lucia

    July 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    This undated picture released by Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, shows a Saint Lucia racer snake at an undisclosed location in St. Lucia. At least 11 St. Lucia racers were spotted and tagged by a group of international...