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Archive for January 19th, 2013

  • Gov. Martinez signed ballot request for husband

    January 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has admitted signing an absentee ballot request for a school board election on behalf of her husband, Chuck Franco. The Republican governor told the Albuquerque Journal (http://goo.gl/Uho4b) Friday that her husband...

  • Gallup Catholic High School to close

    January 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Diocese of Gallup has announced that Gallup Catholic High School will close at the end of the semester. The Gallup Independent reports (http://goo.gl/M1bwA) that Rev. James Walker, the interim superintendent of Catholic schools for...

  • NM woman severely burned by ex-boyfriend dies

    January 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman who deputies say was severely burned by an ex-boyfriend has died. Authorities say that 49-year-old Genevieve Fay died Thursday after spending months in the hospital for pneumonia and a series of surgeries. According to...

  • Fiery Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

    January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 16, 1979 file photo, Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver argues with third base umpire Steve Palermo, after Palermo ejected him during the second inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in Baltimore. Weaver, the...

  • Former president Spanier attends Penn State game

    January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, right, watches the Penn State men’s basketball game against Nebraska, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/StateCollege.com, Ben Jones) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) —...

  • Thousands rally against stricter gun control in US

    January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Gun-rights advocate Jerry McDonald, of Layton, Utah, holds a flag outside the Utah Capitol during the national Gun Appreciation Day Rally Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —...

  • Algeria: 32 militants killed, with 23 hostages

    January 19, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Two British hostages, Peter, right, and Alan, carrying his luggage, center, no family name available, gather their belongings after being released, in Ain Amenas, near the gas plant where they were kidnapped by Islamic militants, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013....

  • Chefs hail first foodies with inauguration salute

    January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2011, file photo, celebrity chef Art Smith discusses a healthy journey to wellness during an interview with The Associated Press in Miami Beach, Fla., at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. Smith served as Oprah...

  • Armstrong’s enemies find vindication, sadness

    January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 6, 2004, file photo, U.S. Postal Service’s Lance Armstrong rides ahead of Team Phonak’s Tyler Hamilton,, center, and T-Mobile’s Jan Ullrich, of Germany, during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race...

  • Te’o provides answers, but more may be asked

    January 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o listens during an interview with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap, right, on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. ESPN says Te’o maintains he was never involved in creating the dead...