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Archive for November 5th, 2012

  • NM company plans solar plant near Asheville, NC

    November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe, N.M., company says it is asking the state government in North Carolina to approve plans for a large solar power generation project. Amenergy Inc. hopes to install more than 90,000 solar panels on six tracts of private land...

  • Alamo teacher’s aide innocent in student slapping

    November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A former special education assistant in Alamogordo who was accused of battery for striking an autistic girl she said kicked her in the groin and knocked her glasses off has been acquitted by a jury. The Otero County jury acquitted...

  • Carlsbad struggles to find, seal abandoned wells

    November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Carlsbad officials are struggling to find and force the sealing of abandoned water wells despite vows to do so after a boy died after falling into an old well in March. Carlsbad police and fire officials swore they’d never let...

  • Los Alamos man dies in fall in Jemez Mountains

    November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State police say a hiker from Los Alamos has been found dead in the Jemez Mountains after apparently falling off a cliff. State police spokesman Lt. Robert McDonald says a search and rescue team found the body of 54-year-old Thomas...

  • NM students build up skills in construction class

    November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Students have a host of reasons for enrolling in a new, city-sponsored elective class that is teaching 19 young men basic construction skills. Clifford Evans, 16, has always been interested in building things, and he’s...

  • Cold weather and new storm add to victims’ misery

    November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    First responders who worked through last Monday’s storm surge by Superstorm Sandy, listen as they are acknowledged by Diocese of Trenton American Roman Catholic Bishop David M. O’Connell during services at the Church of Saint Rose in Belmar, N.J.,...

  • 2-year-old boy killed at Pa. zoo exhibit

    November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A security guard closes the gate at the Pittsburgh Zoo, where zoo officials say a young boy was killed after he fell into the exhibit that was home to a pack of African painted dogs, who pounced on the boy and mauled him, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. It’s not...

  • Obama leads; Romney with chance in electoral race

    November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former President Bill Clinton holds up a baby during a campaign event for President Barack Obama in the State Capitol Square, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama enters the final...

  • Storm leaves Connecticut Gold Coast shaken

    November 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This Oct. 30, 2012 photo shows a house destroyed during Superstorm Sandy on Fairfield Beach Road in Fairfield, Conn. While Connecticut was spared the destruction seen in New York and New Jersey, many communities along the shoreline, including some of the...

  • China’s Communists endorse Bo Xilai’s expulsion

    November 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), addresses the Seventh Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee in Beijing, China Sunday, Nov. 4,...