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Archive for November 25th, 2012

  • Portales plant in peanut butter recall to reopen

    November 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — A Portales company whose peanut processing plant was linked to a national salmonella outbreak is working to restart operations. Sunland Inc. Katalin Coburn tells the Portales News-Tribune (http://bit.ly/Tms6m4) the firm’s board...

  • Albuquerque police seek strip club shooter

    November 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man shot outside a strip club while smoking a cigarette has non-life threatening injuries. Police spokesman officer Danny Padilla says in a statement that the wounded man was apparently an innocent...

  • Thanksgiving steals sales from Black Friday

    November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Shoppers pick through stacks of discounted jeans beside a giant aquarium inside Bass Pro Shops after the doors opened at 5 a.m., kicking off “Black Friday” and the holiday shopping season in Memphis, Tenn. Friday Nov. 23, 2112.. Some...

  • When it comes to gender gap, men play crucial role

    November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Oct. 19, 2012 file photo shows thee audience, who were mostly women, listen behind President Barack Obama as he speaks about the choice facing women in the election during a campaign event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Sorry,...

  • Mauritanian president returns from France

    November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    File – In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, handout file photo released by the Mauritanian government news agency AMI (Agence Mauritanienne de l’Information), Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz recovers at the Ksar Military Hospital in...

  • Mass. natural gas explosion damaged 42 buildings

    November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    An apartment building about a block away from the area of a gas explosion that leveled a strip club is seen damaged in Springfield, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Investigators are trying to figure out what caused the Friday evening blast that could be heard...

  • 9 more Iraq, Afghan war veterans joining Congress

    November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 15, 2012 file photo shows Iraq war veteran, Rep.-elect Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., who lost both legs in combat before turning to politics, arriving for a group photo on the East steps of the Capitol in Washington. Veterans groups say the...

  • Egypt reformist warns of turmoil from Morsi decree

    November 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Leading democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei speaks to a handful of journalists including the Associated Press saying dialogue with Egypt’s Islamist president is not possible until he rescinds his decrees giving himself near absolute powers, at his...

  • Some states preserve penmanship despite tech gains

    November 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Zoe White practices writing in cursive at St. Mark’s Lutheran School in Hacienda Heights, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Bucking a growing trend of eliminating cursive from elementary school curriculums or making it optional, California is among the...

  • Brash boxer ‘Macho’ Camacho dies in Puerto Rico

    November 25, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 1996 file photo, referee Jorge Alfonso, left, looks over a cut on the forehead of IBC Welterweight boxing champ Hector “Macho” Camacho during the second round of his title bout with Sal Lopez from New Jersey, in Ft....