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Archive for March 30th, 2013

  • Algeria’s southern unemployed demand oil jobs

    March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo dated March 14, 2013, a demonstrator holds a sign reading “I am Algerian, where are my rights?” during a protest by thousands of young unemployed men in Algeria’s southern city of Ouargla. Protests by the unemployed in southern Algeria are...

  • Egypt, Iran resume direct flights after decades

    March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE — In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 file photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, center right, participate in an arrival ceremony at the airport in Cairo,...

  • Pale ale named after new national monument

    March 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — What better way to celebrate New Mexico’s new national monument than with pale ale? President Barack Obama this week designated a sweeping expanse of sagebrush, grasslands and volcanic cones near the New Mexico-Colorado border as the...

  • NMSU to hold ‘social justice’ symposium

    March 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is set to hold a conference on social justice. The school is scheduled Friday to start its annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium that aims to tackle quality of life issues in southern New Mexico....

  • LA police ID suspect in girl’s abduction case

    March 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A vehicle is dusted for prints in the driveway of a home on the 8800 block of Oakdale Avenue near Nordhoff Street Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Northridge, Calif., where 10-year-old Nicole Ryan disappeared during the night. Los Angeles police say the girl has...

  • Business, labor get deal on worker program

    March 30, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Several southwest Michigan pastors along with immigrant families and members of the general public take part in a pray-in for immigration reform event outside of Representative Fred Upton’s office in downtown Kalamazoo on Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP...

  • Patients of Oklahoma doctor line up for tests

    March 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This 1977 license picture provided by the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry shows Dr. Scott Harrington. Health officials urged thousands of patients of Harrington, an oral surgeon, to undergo hepatitis and HIV testing, saying unsanitary conditions behind his...

  • Pope presides over trimmed Easter Vigil service

    March 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Pope Francis leads the Easter vigil service in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, March 30, 2013. Pope Francis is celebrating a trimmed back Easter Vigil service after having reached out to Muslims and women during a Holy Week in which he...

  • Authorities: $600M scheme incubated in NC town

    March 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Sarah Chavez stands on the porch of her home in Lexington, N.C. Desperate to raise money for their 6-year-old daughter’s cancer treatments last summer, friends told Jose and Sarah Chavez of a way to quickly turn their meager...

  • Phil Ramone, Grammy-winning producer, dead at 79

    March 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    In this Oct. 6, 2008 photo, Arts Advocacy Award honoree Phil Ramone attends the 2008 National Arts Awards presented by Americans For The Arts at Cipriani’s 42nd St. in New York. Ramone, the Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer whose platinum touch...