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Archive for October 31st, 2012

  • Albuquerque smoke alert from set fire continues

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A health alert remains in effect Tuesday for Albuquerque due to smoke drifting into the city from a controlled burn in forest wilderness northwest of Jemez Springs. The city Environmental Health Department says light wind will...

  • Police: NM man made threats with medieval weapon

    October 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police said he threatened officers and his family with a medieval weapon. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/SrSxXY) that Charles Cook, of Rio Rancho, was recently arrested following a domestic...

  • NYC Marathon planning moves forward after Sandy

    October 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A home damaged by fire is shown in the Belle Harbor neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than...

  • Sandy shuts down Northeast air travel

    October 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Travelers on Delta Airlines look at a departure screen Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Detroit. Dozens of departing flights have been canceled at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport as a looming superstorm locks down flights to the East Coast. Hurricane Sandy...

  • Japan spent rebuilding money on unrelated projects

    October 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Oct. 10, 2012 photo, a yellow crane is seen in the heap of the sorted out rubble of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, at the rubble collection site near the Arahama beach in Sendai, northeastern Japan. Japan’s accounting of its budget...

  • Yacht commissioned by Steve Jobs launched

    October 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Workers put the finishing touches to a yacht docked at the wharf of ship building company Royal De Vries in Aalsmeer, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012. Just over a year after the Apple founder died, the luxury motor yacht he commissioned and...

  • Coast Guard searches on for tall ship’s captain

    October 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this July 1, 2004 photo, HMS Bounty Capt. Robin Walbridge stands on the deck of the ship during tours in Sandusky, Ohio. The Coast Guard on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 said they are searching for the 63-year-old Walbridge, and crew member Claudene Christian,...

  • Storm’s cost may hit $50B; rebuilding to ease blow

    October 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    The streets surrounding the New York Stock Exchange are deserted as financial markets remain closed for the second day due to superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Superstorm Sandy could mean a slower economy and higher gas prices in coming months, though...

  • Disney to make new ‘Star Wars’ films, buy Lucas co

    October 31, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 15, 2011 file photo, “Darth Vader” accepts the Ultimate Villain award from “Star Wars” creator George Lucas during the 2011 Scream Awards, in Los Angeles. A decade after George Lucas said “Star...