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Archive for November 26th, 2012

  • Cyber Monday likely to be busiest online sales day

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Dec., 1, 2008, file photo, an Amazon.com employee grabs boxes off the conveyor belt to load in a truck at their Fernley, Nev., warehouse. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales...

  • Hobbits, superheroes put magic in NZ film industry

    November 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2006 file photo, film director Peter Jackson arrives for the Golden Globe Awards, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jackson launched the Weta Digital studio in 1993 with fellow filmmakers Jamie Selkirk and Richard Taylor. Named after an...

  • Interview: Wilson has probably run last race

    November 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Heather Wilson says she’s probably run her final race for elective office. The former Republican congresswoman lost a bid for a New Mexico seat in the U.S. Senate on Nov. 6. She tells the Albuquerque Journal...

  • Red flags ignored in failed MVD computer upgrade

    November 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A computer upgrade at the state’s Motor Vehicle Department was launched by the administration of former Gov. Bill Richardson despite knowing that the prime contractor allegedly lacked a proven track record in the field....

  • Albuquerque police look for fake bomb suspect

    November 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they’ve identified no suspects after someone placed what appeared to be a bomb at the door of a an apartment. Police spokeswoman Officer Tasia Martinez says a bomb squad was called to an apartment...

  • Bernalillo County to vote on animal ordinance

    November 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County commissioners are getting ready for what has shaped up to be a controversial vote on amending an ordinance that governs the treatment of animals in New Mexico’s most populous county. The commissioners are...

  • Santa Fe women bonded through kidney transplant

    November 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    This Nov. 21, 2012 photo shows Julie Chambers at her home in Santa Fe, N.M., recovering after donating a kidney to Kim Muller. Making the decision to become a living donor, she said, happened because she felt called to it, and she said she feels more aware...

  • Syrian rebels capture air base near Damascus

    November 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this image taken from video obtained from the Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian rebels capture a helicopter air base near the capital Damascus after fierce fighting in Syria, on Sunday, Nov. 25,...

  • Holiday shopping season off to record start

    November 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE -In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, file photo, Black Friday shoppers pour into the Valley River Center mall for the Midnight Madness sale, in Eugene, Ore. U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend,...

  • Egypt’s political foes dig in their heels

    November 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Egyptian protesters clash with security forces, not pictured, near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. President Mohammed Morsi edicts, which were announced on Thursday, place him above oversight of any kind, including that of the courts....