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Archive for January 23rd, 2013

  • AP sources: Pentagon opens combat roles to women

    January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 19, 2013 file photo shows Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaking during a news conference in London. Panetta has removed US military ban on women in combat, opening thousands of front line positions. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)...

  • Sundance stars sound off on gun violence in film

    January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    From left, actresses Ellen Page, Brit Marling, director Zal Batmanglij and actor Alexander Skarsgard, from the film “The East” pose for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by...

  • Coast Guardsman in custody after disappearance

    January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This is an undated photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, of Petty Officer 1st Class Russell Matthews. Matthews, a Coast Guardsman who disappeared more than three months ago and showed up at his home over the weekend, is in military custody at Pearl Harbor...

  • After shootings, states rethink mental health cuts

    January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Caseworker Cheryl Boone talks to a client during a therapy session at the Johnson County Mental Health Center Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Shawnee, Kan. Lawmakers across the nation are rethinking cuts in mental health care spending in the wake of recent...

  • Women have caught up to men on lung cancer risk

    January 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 20, 2006 file photo, a woman smokes a cigarette during a break from work in downtown Chicago. New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine’s issue coming out Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, finds that women who smoke...

  • Area Scene: Free bankruptcy workshop in Las Cruces

    January 23, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop LAS CRUCES—A consumer debt/bank-ruptcy workshop will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at 9 a.m. at the Law Office of Kenneth Egan, 1111 Lohman Ave, Las Cruces. The workshop will include a presentation by volunteer attorney Kenneth Egan,...