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Archive for October 2nd, 2012

  • Farmington officials to mull Civic Center facelift

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Farmington Civic Center will undergo a facelift if the City Council gives its approval of a proposed renovation plan. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/UC29w8) that the City Council is considering plans to expand...

  • UNM sees rise in students taking online courses

    October 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico has seen a nearly 50-percent increase over past year in the number of credit hours that its students are taking in online courses. University leaders said the spike is a sign that the school is becoming more...

  • Obama trying to avoid miscue in first debate

    October 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. President Barack Obama has one mission heading into his first debate with Republican Mitt Romney:...

  • NY AG sues JPMorgan over Bear Stearns securities

    October 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 3, 2010 file photo, New York Attorney General-elect Eric Schneiderman gestures while giving his victory speech just past midnight in New York. The New York attorney general’s office has hit JPMorgan Chase & Co. with a civil...

  • Early returns show losses for Georgia ruling party

    October 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Georgia’s billionaire and opposition leader Bidzina Ivanishvili prays in a church in Tbilisi, Georgia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Voters in Georgia are choosing a new parliament in a heated election Monday that will decide the future of Saakashvili’s...

  • Skydiver aims to break sound barrier in free fall

    October 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday Jan. 22, 2010 photo provided by Red Bull Stratos, Pilot Felix Baumgartner, left, shakes hands with United States Air Force Col. (Ret.) Joe Kittinger, right, following the Red Bull Stratos press conference in New York announcing...

  • Syrian minister accuses US of stoking ‘terrorism’

    October 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A displaced Syrian woman and her grandson in a refugee camp In the border with Turkey, near Azaz village, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister brought his regime’s case before the...

  • Red Lobster _ for the non-seafood lover in you

    October 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated image provided by Red Lobster shows the restaurant’s new Chicken with Portobello dish. The chain that brought seafood to the masses is hoping to broaden its appeal by revamping its menu on Oct. 15 to boost the number of dishes that cater to...

  • Shootings expose cracks in US mental health system

    October 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Aug. 23, 2012 photo, Kevin Earley, 33, stands next to the medicine cabinet which has an old photo taped to it, in the bathroom of his Vienna, Va., apartment that he shares with a roommate. “It reminds me to take my medicine every day and reminds...

  • Roswell kicks off October with ENMSF parade

    October 2, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    This year’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade on Monday celebrated everything from the 100 year anniversary of New Mexico statehood to Halloween. A list of parade winners can be found on page A2. (Jessica Palmer Photo) [/auth...