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Archive for July, 2012

  • Illness forces Tom Jones to cancel Olympic gig

    July 30, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2011 file photo, singer Tom Jones performs during a concert in Beirut, Lebanon. Jones has apologized to fans after pulling out of an Olympic celebration concert in London after contracting bronchitis. The 72-year-old Welsh...

  • Japan anti-nuke candidate loses governor election

    July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Anti-nuclear protesters stage a rally outside Japan’s parliament complex in Tokyo, Sunday, July 29, 2012. Thousands of the protesters rallied to demand the government abandon nuclear power after the accident last year in northern Fukushima. (AP...

  • Bolivia polls natives on jungle highway

    July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Children walk arround in San Miguelito, part of the TIPNIS reserve, Bolivia, Sunday, July 29, 2012. Members of 69 Indigenous communities are holding a referendum to decide if they accept a project of the Bolivian government to build a road across the TIPNIS...

  • Eurogroup chair sees decisions soon in debt crisis

    July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 21, 2012 file picture, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks about the European Financial Crisis during a a regional party convention of the Christion Democrats in Karlsruhe, southern Germany. Germany’s finance...

  • Romney: Overpaying taxes disqualifies president

    July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers a specch in Jerusalem, Sunday, July 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) JERUSALEM (AP) — Mitt Romney says that if he paid more taxes than were required, he wouldn’t...

  • NY localities hurt as Indian casino cash dries up

    July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2003 file photo, Terry Skierczynski drops a quarter into a slot machine at the Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The Seneca and Mohawk tribes have for years withheld casino payments to the state because they say New...

  • Challenge looms for new East Coast fisheries chief

    July 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service shows John Bullard, former mayor of New Bedford, Mass. Bullard is set to begin his new position as NOAA Fisheries Service Northeast Region Administrator on...

  • Dona Ana County man charged with animal cruelty

    July 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man who lives west of Las Cruces has been indicted on animal cruelty and other charges arising out of an investigation in which more than two dozen dogs and fowl were seized from his property. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports...

  • Santa Fe schools to buy computer equipment

    July 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Public Schools is spending $2.4 million to buy Apple computers to help improve student math scores through Web-based instruction. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/QzZ0em) that the computer order includes about...

  • Nambe teen a familiar face at NM fair

    July 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    Jacinto Martin, 14, donned a pair of aviator shades and tied a bandanna around his face Tuesday afternoon, and then he pulled on his latex gloves. The bleached-blond teenager looked as if he might be heading out with the intention of hitting some walls with...