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Archive for February 18th, 2013

  • European Union slaps more sanctions on North Korea

    February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A North Korean musical performance is held in Pyongyang with the words “Let’s strike the imperialists mercilessly with the same success we had carrying out the 3rd nuclear test” projected on a screen, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP...

  • Climate contradiction: Less snow, more blizzards

    February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2012 file photo, man-made snow coats a ski run next to barren ground under a chairlift at Shawnee Peak ski area in Bridgton, Maine. Scientists point to both scant recent snowfall in parts of the country and this month’s...

  • Ailing Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba

    February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, one of them holding a sign that reads in Spanish “We are all Chavez,” sit after his return to his country at Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Chavez returned to...

  • Ex-boyfriend: McCready left rehab too soon

    February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Yellow crime-scene tape blocks off the home of Mindy McCready in Heber Springs, Ark., on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. The country singer was found dead there Sunday in an apparent suicide. She was 37. (AP Photo/Jeannie Nuss) HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Mindy...

  • Round-the-world UK cyclists killed in Thailand

    February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this undated family photo supplied Monday Feb. 18, 2013, showing British couple Peter Root and Mary Thompson, both 34, who were killed in Thailand Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013, in a road accident during their round-the-world cycling odyssey. The couple from...

  • Colo. House passes gun-control measures

    February 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, center, talks with Rep. Joseph Salazar, left, and House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, right, D-Denver, about her bill on limiting the size of ammunition magazines at the Capitol in Denver on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. Kicking off a long,...

  • Israeli Ethiopian birth control ignites debate

    February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2013 photo, an Ethiopian Israeli, who asked not to be identified, is seen during an interview with The Associated Press in Jerusalem. Accusations that Israel deliberately attempted to curb birth rates among its Ethiopian community...

  • Girlfriend’s mom: Why did he do this?

    February 18, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this undated handout publicity photo supplied by Stimulii taken on the island of Jamaica, Reeva Steenkamp poses on set during the shooting of the reality show Tropika Island of Treasure which premieres on state television Saturday, Feb 16, 2013. South...

  • Pecos Diamond Pecans is a full service custom pecan shelling plant and retail store

    February 18, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    Pecos Diamond Pecans’ retail store carries a large selection of in-shell pecans; shelled pecan halves; and pecan pieces for baking; flavored pecans, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate, red chile and green chile pecans; candied pecans:...