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Archive for January 14th, 2013

  • NM pueblo seeks return of ancestral lands

    January 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Leaders of an American Indian community in northern New Mexico are seeking the return of all land within the boundaries of the 89,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve, citing the area as a “spiritual sanctuary” and...

  • Poor driving conditions reported on NM highways

    January 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Parts of Interstate 25 and some other highways in northern New Mexico are snow packed and icy as the latest winter storm moves across the state. The Department of Transportation says its crews have spent much of Monday plowing and...

  • Firm awarded NM contracts despite fraud inquiry

    January 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials awarded contracts to a Roswell-based firm that was at the time was and still is the subject of another agency’s investigation into alleged Medicaid fraud. The Department of Health Services awarded...

  • Conn. group launches anti-violence initiative

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jimmy Greene, left, kisses his wife Nelba Marquez-Greene as he holds a portrait of their daughter, Sandy Hook School shooting victim Ana Marquez-Greene at a news conference at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. One month after the mass...

  • Ex-President George H.W. Bush leaves the hospital

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 4, 2012 file photo, former president George H.W. Bush pauses for a photo before an NFL football game in Houston between the Buffalo Bills and the Houston Texans. A spokesman said Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 that the 88-year-old Bush has...

  • Mali rebels make gains, vow to avenge French bombs

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Oumar Toure comforts his wife Nicole Obre Toure, a French citizen, as she prepares to leave the region where she has lived for 12 years, in Segou, central Mali, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. As Islamist militants gained ground Monday morning, Toure decided to move...

  • Severe Beijing smog prompts unusual transparency

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Cyclists travel on the road on a hazy day in Huaibei, in central China’s Anhui province Monday Jan. 14, 2013. Air pollution is a major problem in China due to the country’s rapid pace of industrialization, reliance on coal power, explosive growth...

  • Dallas tears down ex-home of JFK assassin Oswald

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A bulldozer is used to demolish a two-story apartment building in Dallas, Texas on Monday, January 14, 2013 where Lee Harvey Oswald briefly lived before assassinating President John F. Kennedy. The rundown building was demolished by court order after a...

  • Obama: Debt limit fight imperils elderly’s checks

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks during the final news conference of his first term in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring “we are not a deadbeat nation,”...

  • 5 arrested in Los Angeles store hostage drama

    January 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Police secure the scene at the Nordstrom Rack store at Westchester Mall in Los Angeles, where LAPD SWAT officers rescued 14 people who were hiding in a storage room following an armed robbery, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Employees were closing up the store and...