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Archive for November 18th, 2012

  • 5 years for SF man in fatal hit-run, other crimes

    November 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A 27-year-old Santa Fe man who pleaded guilty to a series of charges that included leaving the scene of a fatal accident has been sentenced to five years in prison. The sentencing for Leandro Anaya on Friday included tearful testimony...

  • San Juan Co. inmates protest over milk shortfall

    November 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Inmates angered when milk ran short during breakfast at the county jail in Farmington began refusing to obey orders and triggered a brief confrontation with detention officers that ended with jailers shooting them with paint...

  • Man settles sex abuse suit against Catholic church

    November 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has settled a suit he filed against the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and a Catholic ministry group that helps troubled priests over molestation he claims he suffered at the hands of a priest beginning in the mid-1960s....

  • Albuquerque group to appeal NM nuke waste OK

    November 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An environmental group says it will ask an appeals court to overturn a state decision allowing nuclear waste that requires special handling and containers to be stored at a federal facility near Carlsbad. The Albuquerque-based...

  • NM offers driver’s license identifying veterans

    November 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is adding a feature on its driver’s licenses to indicate that someone is a veteran. State officials said Friday the designation will make it easier for veterans to provide proof they served in the military without...

  • Official: Vets’ float crossed track after signals

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Railroad investigators work the scene of an accident where four veterans were killed and 16 other people were injured when a train slammed into a parade float carrying the returning heroes to a banquet last Thursday in Midland, Texas on Saturday, Nov. 17,...

  • Democrats toughen stance on trimming benefits

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 16, 2012 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio looking on, speaking to reporters outside the White House in Washington following a meeting with President Barack Obama...

  • Crave a Twinkie? The price is going up fast online

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Twinkies baked goods are displayed for sale at the Hostess Brands’ bakery in Denver, Colo. on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Announcements that Hostess Brands will be going out of business prompted a buyers’ run on the bakery. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)...

  • Egyptian train hits school bus, 51 killed

    November 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    RETRANSMISSION FOR ALTERNATE CROP — An Egyptian looks through books and school bags that were strewn along the tracks at the scene where a speeding train crashed into a bus carrying children to their kindergarten, killing at least 47, officials said,...

  • Republicans: GOP needs to get with the times

    November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 24, 2012 file photo shows former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaking, in Kirkwood, Mo. The Grand Old Party needs to get with the times. That’s according to many Republicans who talked of the party’s challenges following...