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Archive for October 29th, 2012

  • Las Cruces lawyer complains of ballot misprint

    October 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS C RUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces attorney who says she was handed an incompletely printed ballot at an early voting site says she’s worried the problem may be more widespread than election officials contend. Deborah Thuman tells the Las Cruces...

  • New Mexico traffic deaths way up this year

    October 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More people are dying on New Mexico highways this year, with state statistics showing a 25 percent jump in traffic deaths during the first nine months of 2012. Deaths from alcohol-related crashes are also up by 20 percent this year....

  • 88-year-old woman rescued from Albuquerque fire

    October 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters in Albuquerque have rescued an 88-year-old woman who was trapped inside her burning home. The fire broke out at about 8 a.m. Sunday in the woman’s southeast Albuquerque home. Firefighters were called by a neighbor...

  • NM to close some I-40 rest stops for repairs

    October 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Transportation Department says two rest areas on Interstate 40 in central New Mexico will be closed part of next week for plumbing maintenance. The eastbound and westbound Rattlesnake Draw rest areas on the interstate between...

  • Shards of history found under Santa Fe building

    October 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    Theo Raven, from Tesuque, N.M. looks through boxes of artifacts excavated from beneath her downtown building on Oct. 22, 2012 in Santa Fe. The items were recovered six years ago during an archaeological dig beneath Raven’s building at the northwest...

  • Eastern US braces for dangerous superstorm

    October 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Gozde Guldosuren stocks up on bread at a Manhattan grocery store, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of...

  • Rocket fire from Gaza draws Israel aircraft strike

    October 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Smoke trails of rocket fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza Strip towards Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Gaza militants pummeled southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortars on Wednesday, and Israeli airstrikes killed two Palestinians in a sharp...

  • HI tsunami smaller than feared; ports reopened

    October 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Visitors and Oahu residents watch the water level in the Ala Wai Harbor waiting for the arrival of a tsunami Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Honolulu. A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake rocked an island off the west...

  • Sandy and storm surge pose ‘worst case scenario’

    October 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20121028/12/4d07f2db6304441e1f0f6a7067007f4e.jpg A car goes through the high water as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Ocean City, Md. Governors from North Carolina, where...

  • Obama: Storm is ‘serious and big,’ and slow-moving

    October 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks as he attends a briefing with Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate, right, at the National Response Coordination Center at FEMA Headquarters in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn...