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Archive for July 18th, 2012

  • Some food vendors bowing out of NM balloon fiesta

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some food vendors unhappy with a new contract are bowing out of this year’s Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Florida-based Ovations Food Services has been hired to manage the fiesta’s food vendors. Regional Vice...

  • Deputies kill mountain lion in southern NM

    July 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in southern New Mexico have shot and killed a mountain lion that tried to attack a woman who was getting in her vehicle. Otero County sheriff’s Sgt. Mark Tarantino says the animal had been pacing along...

  • Penn State to respond to NCAA demand within days

    July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno walks off the field after warmups before an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. NCAA president Mark Emmert says he isn’t ruling out the possibility...

  • Official: Colo murder suspect tried to steal plane

    July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    An aerial view shows the St. George Municipal Airport Tuesday, July 17, 2012. A SkyWest Airlines employee wanted in a murder case attempted to steal a passenger plane, then shot himself in the head after crashing the aircraft in a nearby parking lot,...

  • Bush Institute launches book on economic growth

    July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former President George W. Bush, right, visits during a release reception for a book titled “The 4 Percent Solution: Unleashing the Economic Growth America Needs,” during a release party Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Dallas. The George W. Bush...

  • States saying no to 'Obamacare' could see downside

    July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 7, 2012 photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Texas Republican Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. For Perry, saying “no” to the federal health care law could also mean turning away coverage for up to 1.3 million...

  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi plans trip to US in September

    July 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi communicates on a cell phone at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Suu Kyi said she’ll travel to the United States in September to accept an award from an American...

  • Oregon man recovering from rare case of plague

    July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo supplied by the Gaylord family taken July 11, 2012, at a hospital in Bend, Ore., shows the blackened hand of Paul Gaylord as he recovers from the plague. Gaylord contracted the disease when he tried to pull a mouse out of the mouth of his cat,...

  • Hamas now has monopoly on summer fun for Gaza kids

    July 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, July 11, 2012 photo, Palestinian boys play computer game at a summer camp run by Hamas inside a school in Al-Qarara near Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. Since taking over Gaza five years ago, Hamas has competed with a U.N. agency for the...

  • Yahoo CEO's pregnancy reignites a perennial debate

    July 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, file photo, Marissa Mayer, VP of Search Products and User Experience for Google, speaks in Mountain View, Calif. Yahoo announced Monday, July 16, 2012, it is hiring Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the...