Archive for March 2nd, 2013

  • Clovis approves prairie dog poisoning plan

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — City commissioners have approved a plan to poison prairie dogs in a Clovis park. The Portales News-Tribune reports ( that Clovis city commissioners on Friday approved an emergency budget transfer to purchase 250...

  • Owner to comply with Albuquerque minimum wage law

    March 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An owner of a malt shop at the center of Albuquerque’s new minimum wage dispute has announced that he will now comply with the city’s new minimum wage requirements. The Albuquerque Journal reports (

  • Rescuers end effort to find body in Fla. sinkhole

    March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Brenda Bush is escorted by a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy as she places flowers, Saturday, March 2, 2013, at a makeshift memorial in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed her son...

  • Syria, Iran say Assad to remain in power till 2014

    March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, left, and his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi, shake hands, at the conclusion of their press conference, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, March 2, 2013. The Syrian and Iranian foreign ministers on Saturday accused the...

  • Consequence to cuts no one thought would happen

    March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama pause as he speaks to reporters in the White House briefing room in Washington, Friday, March 1, 2013, following a meeting with congressional leaders regarding the automatic spending cuts. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

  • Ceremony for Monitor sailors stirs familial ties

    March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 6, 2012 file photo, phases of facial reconstruction of the two sailors of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, older is at left, are on display in the auditorium of the United States Navy Memorial in Washington. The remains of the...

  • Iditarod kicks off with festive ceremonial start

    March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    DeeDee Jonrowe drives her team during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska. The competitive portion of the 1,000-mile race is scheduled to begin Sunday in Willow, Alaska. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)...

  • Rove: GOP needs candidates who reflect diversity

    March 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican strategist Karl Rove gestures while at a luncheon at the California Republican Party convention, in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 2, 2013. Rove told California Republicans to “get off the mat”, and to find candidates to reflect...

  • 03/02/13

    March 2, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off