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Archive for December 21st, 2012

  • Bicyclist gets $2.1M verdict but half the blame

    December 21, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque bicyclist has won a $2.1 million judgment for injuries he received in a crash with a delivery truck but will likely collect only half that amount because a jury said he was partly to blame. Bicyclist Simon Lees...

  • Snow in Midwest leaves some travelers scrambling

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by the Iowa State Patrol shows the scene of a 25-vehicle pileup that killed two people and injured several others Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 on Interstate 35 about 60 miles north of Des Moines, Iowa. Authorities say poor visibility caused the...

  • SKorea’s president-elect faces NKorea uncertainty

    December 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Anti-communist people shout slogans during a rally to celebrate the victory of South Korea president-elect Park Geun-hye of Saenuri Party in front of the party headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Park’s election as South...

  • Pakistani polio workers get police protection

    December 21, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Pakistani villagers attend a funeral of health worker Hilal Khan, who was killed by gunmen, in Wahidgari, outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Another victim from attacks on U.N.-backed anti-polio teams in Pakistan died on Thursday,...

  • House GOP puts off vote on ‘Plan B’

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama waves to the media as he walks from Marine One to the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in Washington, as he returns from Walter Reed National Military Medial Center in Bethesda, Md., where he visited injured...

  • Bernard Madoff’s brother gets 10-year sentence

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 29, 2012 file photo, Peter Madoff leaves Federal Court in New York after pleading guilty to criminal charges. The suspense surrounding the sentencing of the brother of Ponzi king Bernard Madoff will largely be absent because a plea...

  • All we want for Christmas is our gifts on time!

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 11, 2012 file photo, FedEx workers sort packages at the Oakland Regional Sort Facility in Oakland, Calif. A storm bringing heavy winds and snow to much of the Midwest on Thursday, Dec. 20 — the heaviest shipping day of the year —...

  • Newtown first responders carry heavy burdens

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2012 file photo, a woman holding her children embraces a firefighter shortly after Adam Lanza opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. While the people of Newtown do their best to cope with loss and preserve the...

  • Texas town allows teachers to carry concealed guns

    December 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, the town’s water tower rises above the railroad tracks in Harrold, Texas. The rural town’s lone school has a policy allowing teachers and other employees to carry concealed weapons on campus. Some lawmakers in at...