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Archive for February 24th, 2013

  • Feedlots, meatpackers closing with fewer US cows

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 photograph, cattle feed on a farm near Big Springs, Kan. Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to...

  • Romney to give first postelection interview to Fox

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, file photo, Republican presidential hopeful former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks with Chris Wallace on FOX News Sunday in Manchester, N.H. Wallace said on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, that he has landed the first...

  • Horse meat found in Danish pizzas

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS LOCATION In this Feb. 12, 2013 men ride on a horse pulled cart passing by the Doly Com abattoir, in Roma, Romania, one of the two Romanian plants suspected in the recent European horse meat scandal . Europe’s horsemeat scandal has focused the...

  • 45 arrested in Spain after anti-austerity protest

    February 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Firefighters extinguish burning trash containers burnt by demonstrators following a protest in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Tens of thousands of people marched on Spain’s parliament on Saturday to protest austerity measures, a demonstration...

  • How automatic budget cuts could affect New Mexico

    February 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The White House has released a list of impacts on New Mexico to automatic budget cuts that are set to take hold this week. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the...

  • NM faces huge digital divide despite investments

    February 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico faces a huge digital divide even though its rural areas have benefited from roughly $400 million in broadband development in recent years. The U.S. Agriculture Department’s rural development director for New Mexico...

  • Med license of NM doctor in DWI crash reinstated

    February 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Medical Board has reinstated the medical license of a surgeon who pleaded no contest to drunken driving in a car accident that killed a 4-year-old girl in Santa Fe. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/ZqJpUo)...

  • Can escape clause save voting rights provision?

    February 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2012, file photo people wait in line to enter the Supreme Court in Washington at the start of the new term. The Obama administration and civil rights groups are defending a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act at the...

  • 2nd blizzard bearing down on Plains region

    February 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    White blankets the town of Hutchinson, Kan., except for the intersection of Main Street and 2nd Ave on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. A major winter storm that moved across the city and central plains region dumped over a foot of snow in Hutchinson Wednesnday and...

  • Johnson wins 2nd Daytona 500; Patrick finishes 8th

    February 24, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Jimmie Johnson celebrates after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A big first for Danica Patrick, but...