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Archive for November 8th, 2012

  • Wife indicted for man’s death at NM student party

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The wife of a man who was shot and killed at a foreign-exchange student party in Albuquerque has been indicted for murder. A grand jury indicted this week 30-year-old Amy Herrera for the murder of her husband, 37-year-old Marc...

  • Valles Caldera center, shuttle system proposed

    November 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Valles Caldera Trust is proposing a 10,000-square-foot visitor center and a new shuttle system aimed at reducing traffic. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/SAUs9J) that the trust on Monday issued a final environmental...

  • Pot votes in 2 states challenge US drug war

    November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Medical marijuana is packaged for sale in 1-gram packages at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Seattle. After voters weighed in on election day, Colorado and Washington became the first states to...

  • Powerful quake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48

    November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Firefighters transport a wounded resident into a public hospital after he was injured in a magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck in San Marcos, Guatemala, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. The mountain village, some 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the epicenter, suffered...

  • China opens party congress to begin power transfer

    November 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A Chinese military band member rehearses before the opening session of the 18th Communist Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist...

  • Motive unclear in shooting at Calif. chicken plant

    November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Fresno police officers look over the area where a man killed himself after shooting people in his workplace that killed at least one person and wounded several others at Valley Protein, formally known as Apple Valley Farms Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Fresno,...

  • Man behind anti-Muslim film sentenced to prison

    November 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Steve Seiden, attorney for Mark Basseley Youssef, speaks after a hearing for his client at U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Youssef was sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud...

  • Greece narrowly passes crucial austerity bill

    November 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Engulfed by tear gas thrown by police, protesters walk for cover during clashes with police, near the parliament in Athens, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. Greece’s fragile coalition government faces its toughest test so far when lawmakers vote later Wednesday on...