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Archive for March 29th, 2013

  • Morocco’s rebel rapper released from prison

    March 29, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Mouad Belghouat known as el-Haqed or “the Enraged,” walks with flowers received from activists after a press conference at the old slaughterhouse in Casablanca, Friday March 29, 2013. The Moroccan rapper, known for his social activism and protest...

  • Argentina offers to pay debts with cash & bonds

    March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 2, 2012 file photo, Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez speaks at an event marking the 158 anniversary of the stock exchange in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The South American country has until midnight Friday, March 29, 2013...

  • NYC deal is key in sick days push, advocates say

    March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 9, 2012 file photo, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn laughs during a news conference at City Hall in New York. Quinn on Thursday, March 28, 2013, announced a deal between New York City legislators, labor...

  • Virtual reality, goggles and all, attempts return

    March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This publicity image provided by Oculus VR shows a virtual reality headset. The virtual reality headset, the doodad that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dimensional virtual worlds, has made a remarkable return at this year’s Game...

  • Crisis hotlines turning to text to reach teens

    March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 photo, Volunteer Sophia (last names not given) views the home page of the Teen Line center, that takes text messages and phone calls from teens seeking help, at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. As more teens have...

  • US consumer spending, income jump in February

    March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 photo, a customer counts her change after a purchase at Lodge’s store in Albany N.Y. U.S. consumers earned more and spent more in February, helped by a stronger job market that offset some of the drag from higher taxes,...

  • Dexter residents commemorate The Passion

    March 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Parishioners of Immaculate Conception in Dexter make the Stations of the Cross pilgrimage along Highway 2 from Hagerman to their church, Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Cyprus sends rumbles through shaky banking system

    March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades speaks on his phone in his car as he arrives at the airport in Brussels on Sunday, March 24, 2013. The EU says a top official will chair a high-level meeting on Cyprus in a last-ditch effort to seal a deal before finance...

  • Injured hiker found dead in NM’s Sandia Mountains

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rescue crews say an injured hiker in the Sandia Mountains has died. Bernalillo Fire and State Police Search and Rescue crews went to the crest Friday and started hiking down the La Luz trail to find the hiker. They say he was dead...

  • NM governor vetoes school proposals by Democrats

    March 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has vetoed several public school proposals by Democrats in the Legislature, including ones attempting to unravel administration education policies. Martinez criticized the measures Friday in a veto...