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Archive for November 23rd, 2012

  • Police: Auto burglaries on the rise in Portales

    November 23, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Police say they have seen the number of motor vehicle burglaries in the eastern New Mexico community of Portales more than double in the last month. Police Chief Doug Jones and Lt. Pat Gallegos tell the Portales News Tribune...

  • Water losses prompt NM town to lock hydrants

    November 23, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) — All of the fire hydrants in one rural New Mexico community will soon have locks on them. Moriarty Fire Chief Steve Spann says employees with the public works division have been installing the bright red locks to prevent water thefts as...

  • NM, March of Dimes work to reduce preterm births

    November 23, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Health Department says it’s partnering with the March of Dimes to reduce the number of preterm births in the state. New Mexico has earned a C on the March of Dimes latest report card. The grade is based on...

  • Plan calls for reforestation of NM wildfire scar

    November 23, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials are proposing to plant hundreds of thousands of seedlings as part of an effort to reforest areas charred by one of the largest wildfires in New Mexico’s recorded history. The Santa Fe National Forest is looking...

  • NM couple pleads not guilty in cat hoarding case

    November 23, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CHAPARRAL, N.M. (AP) — A Chaparral couple is facing dozens of charges after 52 diseased and underweight cats were found in their home earlier this year. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/SdeNEu) that 63-year-old Charles Gonnell and his wife,...

  • More NM ski resorts open for holiday weekend

    November 23, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders looking to the hit the slopes during the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend now have some options in northern New Mexico. Ski New Mexico says Taos Ski Valley and Red River opened Thursday. They join Sipapu, which was...

  • Massive pileup shuts I-10 in Texas; 2 dead

    November 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Cars and Trucks are piled on Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas Thursday Nov. 22, 2012. The Texas Department of Public Safety says at least 35 people have been injured in a more than 50-vehicle pileup. (AP Photo/The Beaumont Enterprise, Guiseppe Barranco)...

  • Garment salesman held in 3 NY merchant deaths

    November 23, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this 2001 photo provided by the Franconia Township Police Department in Telford, Pa, Salvatore Perrone is shown. New York City police said on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 that they’ve arrested the 63-year-old low end clothing dealer for the killings of three...

  • Southern Israelis disappointed by Gaza cease-fire

    November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 21, 2012 file photograph, Israelis hold signs and flags as they protest the cease-fire in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Malachi. Hebrew on signs from right read: “Cease-fire = supply of fire”, “Let the IDF...

  • EU leaders enter bitter fight over budget

    November 23, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    French President Francois Hollande, center, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to a bilateral meeting during an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. EU leaders begin what is expected to be a marathon summit on the budget for the years...