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Archive for November 9th, 2012

  • Board rejects petition on PTSD medical pot removal

    November 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A petition aimed at removing post-traumatic stress disorder as a qualifier for medical marijuana in New Mexico has been rejected. The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Advisory Board unanimously ruled Wednesday to reject the petition by an...

  • Isleta Pueblo, Hard Rock to part ways on casino

    November 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ISLETA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The Hard Rock name and an American Indian pueblo south of Albuquerque are parting ways. A resort executive for the Orlando, Fla.-based company announced Wednesday that Isleta Pueblo officials have decided to drop its affiliation...

  • Deputies: NM woman shot intruder in her home

    November 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALCALDE, N.M. (AP) — A 35-year-old woman says she shot and killed a man after he allegedly barged into her Alcalde home and tried to undress her at knife point. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/QqNnw4) that search warrant affidavits say the...

  • Small NM book publisher files for bankruptcy

    November 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe book-publishing company known for printing books about the Southwest by local and American Indian authors has filed for bankruptcy protection in federal court. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/Uy57BD) that...

  • Attorney general to hold open government seminar

    November 9, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Attorney General Gary King’s office plans a meeting in Las Cruces next month to help educate citizens and public officials about New Mexico’s open government laws. The office will make presentations on the Open Meetings...

  • Stocks slide on Wall Street, extending sell-off

    November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, photo, Luke Scanlon, left, of MND Partners Inc. works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Financial markets settled down Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, after the turmoil of the previous day when concerns over the...

  • Fiscal cliff: Impasse on tax rates is big hurdle

    November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Nov. 7, 2012, photo House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress at the Capitol in Washington. President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an...

  • Weekly US jobless claims fall to 355K last week

    November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, photo, Carmen Nazario of Albany, N.Y., fills out an employment application during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y. The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by 8,000 to a seasonally...

  • Syrian children most common sight at refugee camp

    November 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Sidra Ali, 5, who fled with her family from the violence in their village, poses for a photograph in the Syrian village of Atmeh, near the Turkish border with Syria,Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) ATMEH, Syria (AP) — Most of the displaced...

  • NYC, Long Island to ration gas to ease fuel crunch

    November 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Police officers help keep order at a Hess gas station in the Brooklyn borough of New York where gas is still scarce, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Fuel shortages and distribution delays that led to gas hoarding have prompted New York City and Long Island to...