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Archive for January 8th, 2013

  • NM county trying to get money for vacant complex

    January 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Mora County officials say they’ll be taking a different approach as they try again for state funding to resume work on the county’s uncompleted courthouse complex. The complex in Mora remains an empty shell because the...

  • Management, reporters defuse China censorship row

    January 8, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Security guards stand near protest banners and flowers are laid outside the headquarters of Southern Weekly newspaper in Guangzhou, Guangdong province Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. A dispute over censorship at the Chinese newspaper known for edgy reporting evolved...

  • Giffords, Kelly launch gun control lobbying effort

    January 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Guns are piled inside a crate outside a police station in Tucson, Ariz. on Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013, during Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik’s gun buy back program. Kozachik asked people to turn in their guns for a $50 gift certificate to a grocery...

  • Venezuela lawmakers postpone Chavez swearing-in

    January 8, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Venezuela’s National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello gestures as he holds a copy of the Venezuelan Constitution during a session in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. President Hugo Chavez won’t be able to attend his scheduled...

  • US sees Iran behind hostage photos of ex-FBI agent

    January 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated handout photo provided by the family of Robert Levinson, shows retired-FBI agent Robert Levinson. Levinson, 64, went missing on the Iranian island of Kish in March 2007. Levinson’s family received these photographs of him in April 2011. U.S...

  • $1 million donations wanted for Obama inauguration

    January 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – Dr. Ruth Westheimer, center, in the front-row watches President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the Western Inaugural Ball in Washington, in this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo. The sideline events throughout inauguration weekend are the...

  • Around Town: Party celebrates senior birthdays, New Year’s

    January 8, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    Seniors Party Senior Circle’s January birthday/New Year’s party is Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 3 p.m. The party is open to all members and prospective members at the Senior Circle facility in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next to Family Dollar. There...