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Archive for January 26th, 2013

  • Spotty Midwestern snow a mixed bag for businesses

    January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Katherine Sleder shovels her driveway outside her home, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Traverse City, Mich. “It’s like we’re getting all our winter in one week” said Sleder. Snow accumulation is below normal across the Upper Midwest for the...

  • Hackers take over sentencing commission website

    January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This screen shot shows the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission after it was hijacked by the hacker-activist group Anonymous, early Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide. The website of...

  • NM gun show attendance could double amid new laws

    January 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Attendance at a southeastern New Mexico gun show scheduled this weekend is expected to double as gun owners race to purchase assault weapons that soon could be banned. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/V4wkyU) that...

  • Significant snowfall expected to hit northern NM

    January 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parts of northern New Mexico are under a winter weather warning until early Sunday. The National Weather Service says that the state’s northern mountains could see significant wet snowfall through Saturday evening. The San...

  • Zuni Pueblo gets USDA grant for homes

    January 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ZUNI PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The Zuni Housing Authority will build 12 new homes thanks to a new federal grant. The Gallup Independent reports (http://bit.ly/z0cIwR) that ZHA director Mike Chavez said Friday that the pueblo has been approved for a $279,000 grant...

  • Unmark graves found during Alamogordo survey

    January 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Officials say a below-ground survey near an Alamogordo cemetery is showing evidence of unmarked graves. Alamogordo Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/WZyWgQ) that Assistant City Manager Matt McNeile said this week that...

  • Proposed Mexico-NM rail sparking hopes

    January 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Border boosters are hoping that a new Union Pacific Railroad rail yard and fueling station in Santa Teresa will persuade Mexico’s federal government to approve a project connecting train tracks from Mexico’s interior to...

  • Trying to unlock secrets of dead serial killer

    January 26, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, JAN. 27 – FILE – In this file photo taken Dec. 4, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska, Anchorage police Detective Monique Doll speaks at a news conference after confessed serial killer Israel Keyes committed suicide at the Anchorage...

  • APNewsBreak: Harkin won’t seek 6th Senate term

    January 26, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 photo, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, speaks to reporters following a rally in support of three Iowa Supreme Court justices who are up for retention votes in the November election, in Des Moines, Iowa. Harkin says he will not seek...

  • Hospital: 61 killed in Venezuela prison riot

    January 26, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Relatives of inmates react outside the Uribana prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. A bloody riot erupted at the Uribana prison in the central Venezuelan city of Barquisimeto Friday when National Guard troops clashed with inmates....