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Archive for March 8th, 2013

  • Owners of NM Gas Co. consider selling

    March 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owners of New Mexico Gas Co. are considering selling the utility. Spokeswoman Teala Kail confirmed late Friday that there has been interest expressed in buying the Albuquerque-based utility. She declined to release any other...

  • NM proposal limits legislative email disclosure

    March 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A House committee approved a proposal Friday that could protect legislators’ email from being publicly disclosed through requests made under a New Mexico open government law. The proposed change in legislative rules unanimously...

  • NM couple withdraws lawsuit against Army Corps

    March 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A legal battle between a Santa Fe County couple and the Army Corps of Engineers over whether the couple could cleanup an arroyo on their 20-acre property without violating the federal Clean Water Act is over. A lawyer representing...

  • Albuquerque man wins more than $2M in Powerball

    March 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Lottery officials say an Albuquerque man has come forward to claim more than $2 million in prizes in this week’s Powerball game. John Baker says he put five wagers on a single Powerball ticket for Wednesday’s...

  • NM man convicted of killing officer denied parole

    March 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former death row inmate convicted of killing an Albuquerque police officer was denied parole, the New Mexico Parole Board announced Friday. In a statement, the board said it was not in the “best interest of society”...

  • Bin Laden son-in-law could yield info on al-Qaida

    March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and spokesman. Abu Ghaith has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, March 7, 2013, in what a senior congressman called a “very...

  • 2 Civil War sailors from USS Monitor buried in Va.

    March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A man in Civil War period attire salutes as two flag draped caskets arrive at Fort Meyer Memorial Chapel for services to honor two sailors from the Civil War ship, the USS Monitor, Friday, March 8, 2013 in Arlington, Va. A century and a half after the Civil...

  • Nicolas Maduro sworn in as Venezuelan president

    March 8, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Nicolas Maduro raises his fist after he was sworn in as Venezuela’s acting president by the President of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, right, at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)...

  • Valerie Harper to discuss cancer on ‘The Doctors’

    March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This May 16, 2012 file photo shows actress Valerie Harper at the Friars Club Roast of Betty White in New York. The daytime talk show “The Doctors” said that Harper will appear on the show Monday to talk about her brain cancer. The...

  • Family: Death of woman in lion cage was accident

    March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Dale Anderson, founder of Project Survival Cat Haven near Dunlap, Calif. speaks to the media Thursday, March 7 2013 a day after Cat Haven sanctuary worker Dianna Hanson, 24, died from a lion attack. (AP Photo/Eric Paul Zamora, The Fresno Bee) FRESNO, Calif....