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Archive for December 7th, 2012

  • Jury probes into NM police shootings may resume

    December 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg says she plans to begin tackling a backlog of 10 police shooting cases by February amid a federal probe into Albuquerque police. Brandenburg told the Albuquerque Journal...

  • Redford teams up with NM school on scholarships

    December 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winner Robert Redford is teaming up with a Santa Fe school on a scholarship program for artists and filmmakers. The program will be funded by the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Redford will help pick award recipients of...

  • Inmate accused in nun’s death faces arson charge

    December 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of killing a nun on the Navajo Nation tried to set the bed sheets in his cell on fire this week. Santa Fe sheriff’s Lt. William Pacheco says 21-year-old Reehahlio Carroll now faces a petty...

  • $2 billion price tag for presidential election

    December 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 12, 2012 file photo, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at a news conference for the Sands Cotai Central in Macau. New campaign finance figures for the final two weeks of the 2012 campaign show that Las Vegas...

  • Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses

    December 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Deb Dulaney, left, watches as her partner, Diane McGee, fills out paperwork for their marriage license at the Thurston County Auditor’s office at the courthouse, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. Washington state’s new voter-approved...

  • Michigan GOP approves right to work amid protests

    December 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Protesters are led out of the State Capitol Building in handcuffs after demonstrating against right-to-work legislation inside the Capitol in downtown Lansing, Mich. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Eight people were arrested for resisting and obstructing when they...

  • McAfee hospitalized after being denied asylum

    December 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Software company founder John McAfee lies on a gurney inside an ambulance, to be transferred from an immigration detention center to a hospital, in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 . He was examined by a doctor at the detention center, who said that...

  • Safety, need compete in typhoon-hit Philippines

    December 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Members of the Philippine Coast Guard carry relief goods for victims of flash floods caused by Typhoon Bopha in Davao province, while loading their ship in Manila, Philippines on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The powerful typhoon that washed away emergency...

  • Chinese Nobel literature winner: censorship a must

    December 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    The 2012 Nobel Literature Prize laureate, Mo Yan of China speaks during a press conference Thursday Dec. 6, 2012 at the Royal Swedish Academy in Stockholm. The official prize giving ceremony takes place in Stockholm on Dec. 10. (AP Photo/Janerik Henriksson)...

  • Gene-altered mosquitoes could be used vs. dengue

    December 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 photo, Key West, Fla. resident Joel Biddle gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Key West. Biddle was one of the 93 cases of dengue fever were reported in Key West in 2009 and 2010. The British...