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Archive for December 2nd, 2012

  • NM teacher accused of dragging student down hall

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe teacher was put on leave after police say she grabbed a blind 6-year-old special-needs student by the ankle and dragged him down a hallway because she said the boy was uncooperative with her requests that he walk to another...

  • NM company moves ahead with pollution controls

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — PNM Resources Inc. plans to move ahead with the installation of federally required pollution controls at a coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico that serves more than 2 million customers in the Southwest. The Albuquerque...

  • Edge of fuel contamination may have been found

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Results of preliminary tests on Albuquerque’s water supply suggest the Air Force may have found the edge of a plume of contaminated groundwater spreading outward from a decades-old jet fuel spill at Kirtland Air Force Base....

  • NM governor to light Christmas tree Monday

    December 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez will help kick off the rest of the holiday season in New Mexico with the lighting of the state Christmas tree on Monday. The ceremony will take place outside the state capitol in Santa Fe. The governor’s...

  • 2 dead after bus crash at Fla. airport; 3 critical

    December 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Law enforcement officers watch as a bus which hit a concrete overpass at Miami International Airport is hauled away, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 in Miami. The vehicle was too tall for the 8-foot-6-inch entrance to the arrivals area, and buses are supposed to go...

  • Egypt’s president sets date for constitution vote

    December 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rally in front of Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Tens of thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and hoisting large pictures of the president are demonstrating across Egypt Saturday in...

  • Man killed father in Wyoming bow-and-arrow attack

    December 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Casper Police Chief Chris Walsh answers questions Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 in Casper, Wyo. during a press conference detailing Friday’s killings at Casper College and Hawthorne Avenue. Walsh identified the victims as Jim Krumm, 56, and his girlfriend...

  • Mexico swears in president amid violent protests

    December 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Newly sworn-in Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto walks past a line of visiting dignitaries including U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, as he leaves the National Palace after delivering his inaugural speech in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012....

  • Cold, mold loom as hazards in Sandy disaster zones

    December 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    John Frawley sits on the porch of his house, which was damaged during Superstorm Sandy, on the Rockaway Peninsula in New York, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Uncounted numbers of families have returned to coastal homes that are contaminated with mold, which can...

  • Searching for Debra Winger? Easy, look on Broadway

    December 2, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated publicity photo provided by Jeffrey Richards Associates shows Patti LuPone, left, and Debra Winger during a performance of the David Mamet play “The Anarchist,” at the John Golden Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Richards...