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Archive for March 6th, 2013

  • Man held without bail in NY couple’s deadly crash

    March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Pennsylvania State Police, along with New York City police officers, transport Julio Acevedo, 44, from the State Police Barracks in Bethlehem, Pa, Wednesday night, March 6, 2013, to the Lehigh County Prison. Acevedo was wanted by the New York City Police in...

  • Ads out of closet, into mainstream with gay themes

    March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This image from video shows an image from a Kindle Paperwhite commercial featuring a young woman on a beach vacation lounging next to a young man, waiting for their husbands, shown in the background at the bar. Welcome to the latest in gay imagery in...

  • Volunteer killed by lion at Calif. animal park

    March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This 2012 photo provided by KFSN-TV shows a 4-year-old male African lion named Couscous at Cat Haven, a private wild animal park in Dunlap, Calif. Authorities say the lion killed a female intern-volunteer on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Cat Haven, where the...

  • Senator launches lengthy debate to block CIA pick

    March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, CIA Director nominee John Brennan, testifies before a Senate Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Democrats push for quick confirmation vote on John...

  • House votes to prevent March 27 federal shutdown

    March 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, leaves the chamber after Republicans passed legislation through the House to ease the impact of $85 billion in short-term cuts and prevent a government shutdown later this month, on Capitol Hill in Washington,...

  • Filipino sultan’s quest sparks crisis in Malaysia

    March 6, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, March 5, 2013 photo, Filipino Sultan Jamalul Kiram III answers questions inside his cramped bedroom at his home in Maharlika village in Manila, Philippines after undergoing dialysis at a nearby hospital. Unlike many other Muslim royalties...

  • UN says 21 peacekeepers detained on Golan Heights

    March 6, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks at the stakeout area outside the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Churkin, the current Security Council president, said talks are under way between U.N. officials from the...

  • Patton Construction Co.: Foundation Repair – Remodeling – Additions

    March 6, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    This concrete floor (top) had to be opened to repair a broken drain line. Patton Construction Co. then steel reinforced the floor before the concrete was replaced. Patton replaced the concrete and ceramic tile along with installing a new toilet (bottom. The...

  • It could still snow, y’know

    March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Trees around town are beginning to bloom, Tuesday, as springtime approaches. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Panel tables license ID bill

    March 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Senate Public Affairs Committee voted 5-3 Tuesday to table a bill sponsored by Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, that would have required more identity verification of driver’s license applicants. SB521 would have required a Social Security number...