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Archive for January 28th, 2013

  • Democrats propose lifting film subsidy cap in NM

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A fight is brewing between the Democratic-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez over whether New Mexico should offer more tax subsidies for film production. House and Senate Democratic legislative leaders said...

  • Legislation would toughen human trafficking laws

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Legislation supported by Gov. Susana Martinez and Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry would toughen New Mexico’s laws against human trafficking. The legislation to be introduced by Reps. Monica Youngblood and Tim Lewis this week...

  • Fraud allegedly targeted Dell Computers

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Court papers allege that somebody fraudulently obtained more than $1 million in parts from Dell Computers by making hundreds of calls while pretending to place orders for Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories in New Mexico The...

  • Albuquerque officials eye changes to police review

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two members of the Albuquerque City Council say they want the city to consider changing how it oversees the Police Department. Councilors Dan Lewis and Don Harris are proposing a study to consider ways to revamp the existing system...

  • Fire in Albuquerque home kills family dog

    January 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Fire Department says a family dog died after the owners of a home returned home and found it full of smoke. One of the owners took the dog to an animal hospital but it did not survive. Meanwhile, firefighters put out...

  • Philippine dictatorship victims to be compensated

    January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Filipino poet Bonifacio Ilagan, one of hundreds of activists imprisoned during the Martial Law period which was declared by the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos, poses by the granite wall which is engraved with the names of Martial Law victims, including his...

  • Congress passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy aid bill

    January 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, react after the Senate passed a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Three months after...

  • No alarm, only 1 exit in Brazil nightclub fire

    January 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    People march near the Kiss nightclub honoring the victims of early Sunday’s fatal fire inside the club in Santa Maria, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. All the elements were in place for the tragedy at the Kiss nightclub early Sunday. The result was the...

  • Barge hits Miss. River bridge; oil cleanup ongoing

    January 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE TO JAN. 28, NOT JAN. 18 – The towboat Natures Way Endeavor, background, banks a barge against the western bank of the Mississippi River, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Cleanup crews with booms skimmed oily water from the Mississippi River Monday,...

  • Who are these guys at QB in Super Bowl?

    January 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talks with reporters during a news conference on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, in New Orleans. The 49ers will face the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game on Feb. 3. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) NEW...