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Archive for February 23rd, 2013

  • Coyote kill contest draws hundreds

    February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A local gun shop’s first-time sponsorship of a two-day coyote hunting contest this weekend drew some 200 entrants and plenty of attention. Larry’s Discount Gun Shop on North Main Street was filled with enthusiasts, though the coyote hunters had already...

  • High Risk program deadline March 1

    February 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Friday, March 1 is the last day uninsured New Mexicans with pre-existing medical conditions will be able to submit an application for the Federal High Risk Pool. Since 2010, the program has provided access to health insurance to those with pre-existing...

  • Dozens of stars rehearse day before Oscar ceremony

    February 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress Kerry Washington, left, laughs while talking to Hawk Koch, president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, during rehearsals for the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Academy Awards are scheduled for...

  • Nobu honored at South Beach Wine and Food Festival

    February 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2007 file photo, celebrity Japanese chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa smiles as he proposes a toast for his new restaurant Nobu, at a press availability in Hong Kong. Matsuhisa will be honored Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the South Beach...

  • Razzies put bite on ‘Twilight’ as worst picture

    February 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- This undated file photo provided by Summit Entertainment shows, from left, Judith Shekoni, Tracey Heggins, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Christian Camargo, Peter Facinelli and Casey LaBow in a scene from the film “The Twilight Saga: Breaking...

  • Nigella Lawson speaks her mind, minds her curves

    February 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, English food writer, journalist and broadcaster, Nigella Lawson poses during the 28th MIPCOM (International Film and Programme Market for Tv, Video,Cable and Satellite) in Cannes, southeastern France. With a new...

  • Oscar foreign film nominees reveal movie magic

    February 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director Alexander Payne, left, and director Michael Haneke pose together during the The Oscars Foreign Language Film Award Directors Reception at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013....

  • ‘Silver Linings’ leads Spirit Awards with 4 prizes

    February 23, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Director David O. Russell poses backstage with the awards for best director and best screenplay for “Silver Linings Playbook” at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan...

  • Samsung takes on iPad Mini with Galaxy Note 8.0

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated image provided by Samsung on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 shows the Samsung GALAXY Note 8 with a stylus. Samsung Electronics is beefing up its tablet range with a competitor to Apple’s iPad Mini that sports a pen for writing on the screen. The...

  • Senate vote passes $880 million highway reform

    February 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    State Sen. Kenny Alexander, D-Norfolk congratulates Sen. Frank Wagner, R-Virginia Beach on the passage of the transportation funding bill at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state Senate...