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Archive for October 22nd, 2012

  • Voters in RI, Ore., Md. to vote on casinos

    October 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 photo a female patron plays a slott machine at the Newport Grand slott parlor in Newport, RI. Voters in Rhode Island, Oregon and Maryland will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand their states’ gambling offerings as states...

  • Dairy farm safety net dies with farm bill

    October 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Farmer Sally Goodrich talks about her farm on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 in Danville, Vt. Congress’ failure to act on a farm bill before the election recess has put small dairy farms in limbo. Already strapped by soaring feed and fuel costs that are putting...

  • Feds confirm probe into Gov. Martinez emails

    October 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has confirmed that prosecutors and the FBI are investigating a complaint by Gov. Susana Martinez that her campaign emails were stolen. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/PKhoXu) that U.S....

  • Lawsuit: NM agency hurt disabled clients

    October 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Clovis-based nonprofit organization dedicated to “enhancing the lives of people with disabilities” is facing a lawsuit from clients for neglect and exploitation. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Rfhrrq)...

  • Police: NM man secretly lived in family’s shed

    October 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is facing charges after police say a family found him living in their backyard shed. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/XGjnfs ) that Adam Chavez was arrested Friday on a burglary charge shortly following the...

  • Deputies: NM man on meth stole mom’s furniture

    October 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A Silver City man is faces charges after police say he stole his mother’s furniture while high on meth, then sold it in Phoenix. The Silver City Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/WBaBkV) that 20-year-old Daniel Salas, who is in...

  • Santa Fe costume shops ready for Halloween rush

    October 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — For a price, those who are serious about Halloween can be any person they please — Queen Elizabeth, a Titanic passenger, Alice in Wonderland. It doesn’t require trading your soul or a first-born child, but there is a sizable...

  • Obama, Romney allies square off on foreign policy

    October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. greets the crowd at an campaign event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of their final presidential debate, Mitt Romney and...

  • Romney won’t say if he’s open to 1-on-1 Iran talks

    October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney laughs as he watches a flag football game between between reporters that cover Romney, and Romney staff on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 in Delray Beach, Fla. Romney took a short break from...

  • In Cuban missile showdown, 2 brothers’ own crisis

    October 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Jose Ignacio Castro Toirac, left, listens as his brother Julio De-Castro Toirac recounts the events that took place during the Cuban Missile Crisis in Oct., 1962, in Coral Gables, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Unbeknownst to one another, Julio and Jose...