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Archive for February 12th, 2013

  • NM lawmakers: Water is critical issue this session

    February 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bipartisan group of New Mexico legislators announced Tuesday that they have introduced a series of bills aimed at tackling what they consider to be a looming crisis as the state grapples with a persistent drought, dwindling water...

  • New Mexico House panel OKs health exchange plan

    February 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers pushed ahead Tuesday with a proposal to establish a state-run health insurance exchange, despite objections from the insurance industry and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. The House Health, Government and Indian...

  • 2 more sentenced in Columbus gun ring

    February 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The sister and a cousin of former Columbus village trustee Blas “Woody” Gutierrez have been sentenced for their roles in a border gun smuggling ring that authorities say was led by Gutierrez. The Albuquerque Journal...

  • Santa Fe girl accused of taking BB gun to school

    February 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police want to arrest a 15-year-old high school student who can’t be located since she was suspended for allegedly taking a BB gun to school and displaying it in a threatening manner to two other students. Police say the...

  • And they’re off: Papal campaigning gets under way

    February 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson talks to the Associated Press during an interview, in Rome, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. One of Africa’s brightest hopes to be the next pope, Ghanaian Cardinal Turkson, says the time is right for a pontiff from...

  • NKorea brandishing nukes to get US to talk peace

    February 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    On a large television screen in front of Pyongyang’s railway station, a North Korean state television broadcaster announces the news that North Korea conducted a nuclear test on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. North Korea conducted a nuclear test at an...

  • GOP warns Obama against tax increases, spending

    February 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Feb. 7, 2013 photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks with The Associated Press in his Capitol Hill office in Washington. In the nearly 100 days since President Barack Obama won a second term, the Florida senator has taken calculated, concrete steps to...

  • AP source: Body found in rubble of burned cabin

    February 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image taken from video provided by KABC-TV, the cabin in Big Bear, Calif. where ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner is believed to be barricaded inside is in flames Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/KABC-TV) MANDATORY CREDIT: KABC-TV BIG...

  • General Electric gets out of the TV business

    February 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo made July 15, 2009, General Electric and NBC logos adorn the GE Building in New York’s Rockefeller Center. Comcast said Tuesday that it’s buying General Electric’s 49 percent stake in the NBCUniversal joint venture...

  • Obama: Half of US combat troops home within 1 year

    February 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures as speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president’s announcement that half of the U.S. troops now in Afghanistan will come home...