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Archive for November 24th, 2012

  • Pa. small retailers eye Saturday holiday sales

    November 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Linda Esposito, owner of the Bella di Vita store in Boalsburg,Pa., which sells handmade soaps and other gifts, takes cash from a customer, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Owners of small stores across Pennsylvania hope to get a boost from “Small Business...

  • APNewsBreak: Corps cuts flow on Missouri River

    November 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 12, 2012 file photo, two barges head north on the Mississippi River past St. Louis, as seen from East St. Louis, Ill. The Army Corps of Engineers has begun reducing the flow from a Missouri River reservoir, a move expected to worsen...

  • Authorities: Marijuana growers using solar power

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Illegal marijuana growers are increasingly using solar power to operate large-scale operations in an attempt to remain off the grid and avoid detection from law enforcement agents, authorities said. In isolated regions of the...

  • Trolley shuttles revelers around UNM

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The tiger-striped bus pulled up to the quiet neighborhood around 10:30 p.m., its internal sound system already piping a techno-beat clamor. A dozen costumed adults — some already knee-deep in the night’s birthday-party...

  • Ex-Sunland Park mayor candidate still eyes appeal

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A former mayoral candidate in a troubled New Mexico border town plagued by voter fraud and a secret topless dance video is still fighting to overturn election results eight months later. KVIA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/QzSryN) that...

  • Study: Mountain home boom affects NM plague cases

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The construction of rustic homes in the mountains east of Albuquerque and in rural Santa Fe County has led to a shift in the location of plague cases in New Mexico, according to a new study. The study co-authored by state public...

  • Lawsuit: NM bar bouncers target American Indians

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A man who was beaten allegedly by several bouncers at a violent Farmington nightclub is suing the bar over claims that its bouncers have a pattern of assaulting American Indians. The Farmington Daily Times reports...

  • Police: NM mom let underage son drive drunk

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mother is facing child abuse charges after Albuquerque police say she let her underage son get drunk then get behind the wheel. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/UxsL2X) that Lolita Kellywood was arrested this week after her son...

  • NM man claims to see ‘Virgin Mary’ in firewood

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he has found the image of the Virgin Mary in a log of firewood. The Deming Headlight reports (http://bit.ly/WGrmeA) that 47-old-year David Morrill, who lives outside of Deming, N.M., stumbled upon the Holy image...

  • Albuquerque apartment complex blaze injures 1

    November 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An early morning fire at an Albuquerque apartment complex left one person hospitalized with burns and drove dozens of people from their homes. Albuquerque Fire Department officials say they were able to put out the flames at the...