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Archive for November 27th, 2012

  • More time needed for canvassing election results

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Final election results won’t be ready for Tuesday’s meeting of the state Canvassing Board, and it’s possible that recounts could be required in two tight legislative races, state officials said Monday. The secretary...

  • Railroad group named as preservation stewards

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CHAMA, N.M. (AP) — A nonprofit group that supports a historic narrow-gauge rail line that runs between New Mexico and Colorado has been designated as one of the nation’s newest preservation stewards. Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad...

  • Feds: Wandering wolf pups reunite with alpha male

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two six-month-old Mexican gray wolf pups have reunited with their troubled pack in southwestern New Mexico, bringing some relief to environmentalists who were concerned about their chances for survival. Officials with the U.S. Fish...

  • Sandia physicist, cleanroom inventor dies at 92

    November 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Willis Whitfield, an award-winning physicist known for inventing the modern-day cleanroom, has died. He was 92. Sandia National Laboratories, where Whitfield worked for three decades, announced Monday that Whitfield died in...

  • Minn. man says he ‘fired more shots than I needed’

    November 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In a Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 photo, Rachel Brady, sister of Nick Brady, and cousin of Haile Kifer, who were shot and killed during an alleged break in on Thanksgiving Day, speaks about her brother to a crowd who gathered for a vigil in Little Falls, Minn. Byron...

  • Wal-Mart distances itself from fire in Bangladesh

    November 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A man takes photographs inside a garment-factory where a fire killed more than 110 people Saturday on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Bangladeshi workers protested blocks from the gutted fire Monday, demanding justice for the...

  • Cyber Monday likely to be busiest online sales day

    November 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Workers pack a shipping truck on “Cyber Monday” at the Amazon.com 1.2 million square foot fulfillment center Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Phoenix. Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals on Cyber Monday, which is expected...

  • Eurozone, IMF reach deal to reduce Greek debt

    November 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, second right, speaks with the media as he arrives for a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Eurozone finance ministers...

  • Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $32B in damage and loss

    November 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 aerial file photo shows the Breezy Point neighborhood, in New York, where more than 50 homes were burned to the ground as a result of Superstorm Sandy. Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and...

  • Despite talk of compromise, fiscal deal elusive

    November 27, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, file photo, shoppers wait on a check-out line in the Times Square Toys-R-Us store after doors were opened to the public at 8 p.m., in New York. U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the...