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Archive for December 10th, 2012

  • Australian radio chair: Station reviewing policy

    December 10, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Members of the media opposite the entrance to the King Edward VII hospital in central London, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. King Edward VII hospital says a nurse involved in a prank telephone call to elicit information about the Duchess of Cambridge has died. The...

  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested near Sacramento

    December 10, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This file photo provided by the Coweta County Sheriff Dept. shows comedian and rapper Katt Williams after his Nov. 8, 2009 arrest in Newnan, Ga. The Sacramento Bee reports that Williams was arrested Friday night Dec. 7, 2012 in Dunnigan, Calif.,...

  • Arctic front brings heavy snow to northern NM

    December 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An arctic front has struck northern and central New Mexico, bringing in heavy snow and closing roads. The state Department of Transportation reported Sunday that heavy snow created difficult driving conditions in parts of the state...

  • Study: More cancer suits may cost NM millions

    December 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico may have to pay as much as $120 million for an estimated 101 new medical malpractice claims that could be part of a potential class action lawsuit, according to a new study. The Albuquerque Journal reports...

  • NM jail official on leave over medical pot use

    December 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Metro Detention Center officials say a corrections officer has been placed on leave for a positive drug test that may be a result of medical marijuana use. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RPWGqb) that officials at the Bernalillo...

  • NMSU may use search firm in new president quest

    December 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University may use a search firm to hire the next school president. The board of regents chairman Mike Cheney told the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/VXjx0A) that the board has put out a request and received...

  • Woman sues NM sheriff after crash over DWI claim

    December 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A woman injured in a crash is suing a northern New Mexico sheriff over claims he failed to hold a drunken driver accountable in her accident. The Las Vegas Optic reports (http://bit.ly/UodU8C) that 28-year-old Mora County Josephine...

  • NM game wardens still busy during holidays

    December 10, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by Courtesy Department of Game and Fish, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish conservation officer Ty Jackson, pictured with a bear he darted, radio collared and released, manages poaching reports in the northeast part of New Mexico....

  • Same-sex couples in Wash. state start wedding vows

    December 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Chase Lawrence, right, and Chris Henry embrace after being wed in front of friends on Sunday morning, Dec. 9, 2012, at a friend’s home near Medical Lake, Wash. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Tyler Tjomsland) SEATTLE (AP) — Scores of same-sex couples...

  • Chavez faces new cancer battle, surgery in Cuba

    December 10, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A woman reacts a supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez gather at the Simon Bolivar square in Caracas,Venezuela, Sunday Dec. 9, 2012. Chavez is to return to Cuba Sunday for another surgery in his battle against cancer, which has led him to...