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Archive for March 18th, 2013

  • European stocks tank at open on Cyprus fears

    March 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this image taken Saturday, March 16, 2013, people queue to use an ATM machine outside of Bank of Cyprus branch in southern port city of Limassol, Saturday, March 16, 2013. Many rushed to cooperative banks which are open Saturdays in Cyprus after learning...

  • Myanmar president welcomes closer Australia ties

    March 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Ethnic Rohingya protesters demonstrate against a visit by Myanmar President Thein Sein outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on Monday, March 18, 2013. Many of Myanmar’s most pressing challenges involve strife among its many ethnic groups,...

  • Public-meetings notice bill headed to Martinez

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature has sent Gov. Susana Martinez a bill that would require boards, city councils and other government entities in New Mexico to make their agendas publicly available at least 72 hours before a scheduled...

  • Alamogordo man dies in truck-train collision

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A 60-year-old man died after his truck was struck by a train south of Alamogordo. Baldomero P. Barajas of Alamogordo was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday morning’s collision between the train and the truck. No one on the...

  • New Mexico doctor accused of abusing prisoners

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A doctor who treated inmates at some prisons in New Mexico is accused of sexually abusing nearly 20 inmates. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/10YBX3z) that two lawsuits allege that eighteen inmates at prisons in Santa...

  • Proposed settlement was smaller than jury award

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The family of an Iraq War veteran who was fatally shot by a police officer wanted to settle a lawsuit against the city of Albuquerque for $1 million before a judge ruled in February that the veteran was unlawfully killed. Instead,...

  • NM roadside workers take care around memorials

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    Bridget Spedalieri, spokeswoman for the New Mexico Department of Transportation, left, and Leo Montoya, project manager for NMDOT, stand near the descansos on March 8, 2013 in Las Cruces that honor Brett Sexton, who was killed in an accident after excessive...

  • NM roadside workers take care around memorials

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — They demolished an old ramp, constructed a massive new one and pushed around tons of dirt and desert brush. But in their year’s labor to build a more efficient connection between local highways, workers have yet to move three...

  • NM county launches branding campaign

    March 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos County is working with a Tennessee-based company to create a new brand for the northern New Mexico community. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/Ygtiu4) that officials with North Star Destination Strategies were...