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Archive for January 6th, 2013

  • School funding, tax changes on Democrats’ agenda

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this March 5, 2012 file photo, students march to the Capitol to protest the rising cost of higher education during a demonstration in Sacramento, Calif. Democratic lawmakers will begin the new legislative session, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, with something...

  • No movement: Lawmakers dig in heels on debt crisis

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive on Air Force One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., as they return from their Hawaii vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders on Sunday showed...

  • Egypt shakes up Cabinet, appoints 10 new ministers

    January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An Egyptian shouts anti-Mohammed Morsi slogans as she waves an Egyptian flag during a protest at Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt swore in 10 new ministers on...

  • Body found among charred remains of an NM home

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A body was found among the charred remains of an Albuquerque home that caught fire. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Xak6VE) that investigators couldn’t immediately identify the age, gender or other...

  • Education commission to re-do charter school votes

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Public Education Commission is planning to re-do its votes on the renewals of two Albuquerque charter schools after votes on the two schools were taken a day earlier than scheduled. The Albuquerque Journal reports...

  • Man accused of making false grenade claim arrested

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a man who claimed to have two grenades in his car at an Albuquerque mall was arrested on a weapons charge after officers determined the suspect had a toy grenade and a fireworks grenade. No explosives were found. No one...

  • County to mull support of research project

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Dona Ana County Commission is scheduled Tuesday to consider a proposal supporting a private firm’s plans to build a $1 billion scientific ghost town. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/SdtUjS) that Pegasus...

  • NMSU Carlsbad to offer new classes on journalism

    January 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is making some changes for the new year in hopes of livening up students and their course load. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/Www8GA) that NMSU Carlsbad will begin offer a...

  • Son of US Sen. Rand Paul arrested at NC airport

    January 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department via WCNC TV shows 19-year-old William Hilton Paul. Paul, son of United States Sen. Rand Paul, reportedly was arrested at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., and...

  • Google executive chairman heading to NKorea

    January 6, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt, center, and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, second from right, leave after their meeting at a hotel in Beijing Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Schmidt, who is part of a delegation led by Richardson, is scheduled...