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Archive for November 6th, 2012

  • Visa lets Mexican boy with tumor gets US care

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 9-year-old Mexican boy with a massive tumor and his family have been granted extended visas so he can receive intensive treatment in New Mexico. The newly granted documents will allow the boy known only as Jose and his family to...

  • San Juan County helicopter used in more arrests

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says its helicopter has been involved in more arrests than ever before and it is spending more time in San Juan County skies. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/UcErvE ) that the...

  • Valencia County officials say spending ‘a mess’

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — Valencia County officials say spending is out of control in the county and has been for decades as managers have blown money with almost no checks and balances. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/SKA7zm) that officials say Valencia County...

  • Utility workers face tasks monumental and mundane

    November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, file photo, an electrical worker cleans wiring at a substation in Hoboken, New Jersey. With 1.9 million residents still without power, 67,000 utility workers are trying to restore power in the Northeast. But besides...

  • Syrian chaos deepens as rebels, Palestinians fight

    November 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A Syrian girl who fled with her family from the violence in their village, washes clothes at a displaced camp, in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border with Syria, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) BEIRUT (AP) — New chaos engulfed...

  • Prosecutor: US soldier had blood of victims on him

    November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 23, 2011, file photo, Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System photo, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, 1st platoon sergeant, Blackhorse Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry...

  • Americans face prospect of status quo Congress

    November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2012 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. A barrage of negative ads, more than $2 billion in spending and months of campaign stops come down to this reality:...

  • Hearing for Army general accused of sex crimes

    November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair. Sinclair, who served five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple counts of adultery and having inappropriate...

  • Pa. zoo: Wild dogs killed boy who fell in exhibit

    November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A sign to inform visitors about African Painted Dogs is seen in an observation area during a press tour that overlooks the enclosure where a boy fell into the exhibit that was home to a pack of African painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium on...

  • Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

    November 6, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 photo provided by the University of Miami, Dr. Joshua M. Hare, director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, performs a heart biopsy, a preliminary step in one of several cardiac stem cell trials at the University of...