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Archive for November 29th, 2012

  • Rail line opens after southern NM train derailment

    November 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a southern New Mexico rail line is back open following a train derailment. Television station KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Tu6164) the derailment happened Tuesday night north of Las Cruces. It involved a freight...

  • Mexican gray wolf program sparks another lawsuit

    November 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is being sued over what environmentalists claim is the agency’s failure to implement decade-old recommendations aimed at boosting recovery of the endangered Mexican gray wolf. The Center for...

  • Commission exempts NM lab from animal ordinance

    November 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County commissioners have decided to exempt a large research laboratory from the county’s animal protection laws. The commission voted to approve the amended animal welfare ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. With...

  • NM deputy shooting nabs ‘person of interest’

    November 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A man arrested in the shooting of a Lea County sheriff’s deputy is a person of interest in two recent Chaves County murders. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RipsPV) that Chaves County Sheriff’s Department says Juan Uribe-Vidal...

  • Cudi man pleads guilty in fatal DWI crash

    November 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northwestern New Mexico man faces up to 8 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter for a fatal DWI crash outside Shiprock. The U.S. attorney’s office in Albuquerque says 20-year-old Jervis...

  • SF county to require cat licenses, higher pet fees

    November 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed overhaul of Santa Fe County’s pet licensing rules would require cat owners to license their pets and people who feed feral cats to get permits. The draft proposal approved by the county commission on Tuesday also would...

  • Myanmar cracks down on mine protest; dozens hurt

    November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Protesting Buddhist monks walk in Letpadaung mine, Monywa town, northwestern Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying a Letpadaung mine defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until...

  • Strike idles busiest Port of Los Angeles pier

    November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Striking protestors are shown at the Port of Los Angeles Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. Striking workers shut down the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles for a second day on Wednesday, ignoring an arbitrator’s order to return to work...

  • NJ places Sandy costs at $37B in seeking US aid

    November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a news conference at at fire house, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Middletown, N.J. Christie announced he will seek re-election to a second term. Christie says he want New Jerseyans to know that he’s “in this...

  • 3 BP employees arraigned on Gulf oil spill charges

    November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Robert Kaluza, second from right, a BP well site leader from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, arrives with his legal team at Federal Court to be arraigned on manslaughter charges in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW...