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Archive for November 2nd, 2012

  • WNMU ‘Chicano music’ project eyes more artists

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A Western New Mexico University project aimed at producing a documentary on Chicano music in Grant County is still looking for forgotten artists. The project announced earlier this month that organizers with the Grant County Chicano...

  • Mayor says NYC Marathon won’t divert resources

    November 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Workers assemble the finish line for the New York City Marathon in New York’s Central Park, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The 43rd New York City Marathon is on Sunday, with many logistical questions to be answered. The crane atop a high rise that collapsed...

  • Shelton and Lambert win song of the year at CMAs

    November 2, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Jason Aldean performs during the opening of the 46th Annual Country Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wayde Payne/Invision/AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In one of the Country Music Association...

  • Internet rolls into Bangladesh villages on a bike

    November 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 30, 2012, photo, Bangladeshi Info Lady Mehedi Akthar Misty, right, helps Amina Begum, 45, to talk with her husband with Skype at Jharabarsha, in a remote impoverished farming village in Gaibandha district, 120 miles (192 kilometers) north of...

  • US officials: No delays in rescue effort in Libya

    November 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, “no God but God,”...

  • Romney & Obama: I’m the real candidate of change

    November 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures as he speaks at a campaign stop at Meadow Event Park, in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Five days before the...

  • Tribal leaders push for big Indian voter turnout

    November 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    In this Oct. 26, 2012, photo, Laurie Weahkee, executive director of the Native American Voters Alliance, talks to a group of Native American voters outside an early voting center in Albuquerque, N.M. NAVA, the National Congress of American Indians and other...

  • Consumers give US economy a lift before election

    November 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, photo, a sign advertising a sale is seen posted on a storefront in Philadelphia. A flurry of reports released Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, showed that U.S. consumers are growing more confident and spending more, boosting a...