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Archive for October, 2012

  • Ron Howard’s remarks played at Mayberry Days

    October 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo provided by Hobart Jones, Actress Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” reads remarks from Rance Howard, father of film director Ron Howard, at the annual Mayberry Days celebration in Mount Airy, N.C. on Sunday,...

  • Iran swipe at Web brings angry reply

    October 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, Iranian women use computers at an Internet cafe in central Tehran. Iran’s cyber monitors often tout their efforts to fight the West’s ‘soft war’ of influence through the web, but trying to...

  • Thousands march in Paris against austerity

    October 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A demonstrator holds a placard which reads,”No to the Europe of Maastrich” to protest against the austerity measures announced by the French government, in Paris, Sunday, Sept 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) PARIS (AP) — Thousands of...

  • Santa Fe group mulling plastic grocery bag ban

    October 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The public will get its first chance to weigh in on an emerging push to ban plastic grocery bags in Santa Fe this week, a month after an advisory committee considering a proposed ban heard from industry opponents. The city’s...

  • Lab’s $425M in design spending falls short

    October 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Los Alamos National Laboratory has spent about $425 million on designs for its proposed new plutonium facility without reaching the level of confidence needed to prepare a reliable budget or begin building. The proposed Chemistry...

  • Rio Arriba Co. deputy resigns after 4 crashes

    October 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Rio Arriba County sheriff’s deputy who was in four crashes in less than two years has resigned. Sheriff Tommy Rodella tells KOAT-TV in Albuquerque (http://bit.ly/SPRtOu ) that Sgt. Anthony Armijo’s resignation is a big...

  • Silver City woman found dead, boyfriend arrested

    October 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police in Silver City say a 21-year-old woman has been found dead and her boyfriend has been arrested on a murder charge. Nicole Leon was found dead in the home she shared with 23-year-old Christopher Calloway early Saturday morning....

  • Construction project to close a road to Los Alamos

    October 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Department of Transportation says part of a highway leading to Los Alamos will be closed daily during the next two weeks because of construction. The agency will repave and upgrade two miles of state Route 502 east of Los Alamos....

  • Capriles leads big rally in Venezuelan capital

    October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS BYLINE – Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, center, gestures to supporters during a campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. Presidential elections in Venezuela are scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Fernando...

  • Why US economy is flashing conflicting signals

    October 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE-In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, file photo, a worker sits atop a steel beam at the Love Field modernization project construction site in Dallas. Anyone puzzled by the most recent U.S. economic data has reason for feeling so as the numbers sketch a...