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Archive for April 20th, 2013

  • Judge orders settlement talks over NM county jail

    April 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The detention center that serves New Mexico’s largest city and most populous county is crowded, and Bernalillo County commissioners have been ordered to court next month for settlement talks involving conditions inside the...

  • AG goes after banks over ‘slamming’ fees

    April 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico attorney general’s office is going after some of the nation’s largest banks for what it describes as deceptive marketing of protection plans for credit-card holders. Separate complaints filed this week in...

  • Chaves County lockups in line for renovation funds

    April 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Chaves County’s lockups are one step closer to getting more than $5 million for renovations. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/Z9LUhn) that county commissioners voted at their meeting this week to approve an...

  • Las Cruces aims to be ‘employer of choice’

    April 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — All city employees in Las Cruces got a raise this year, and they’re in line for another one if the city’s proposed 2014 budget is approved. City Manager Robert Garza tells the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/11w4mfL)...

  • Boston bomb suspect hospitalized under heavy guard

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This Friday, April 19, 2013 image made available by the Massachusetts State Police shows a police vehicle probing the boat where 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was hiding in Watertown, Mass. He was pulled, wounded and bloody,...

  • Shooting at Colo. pot holiday gathering injures 2

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Members of a crowd numbering tens of thousands smoke marijuana and listen to live music, at the Denver 420 pro-marijuana rally at Civic Center Park in Denver on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Even before the passage in November 2012 of Colorado Amendment 64...

  • Some residents allowed back home after Texas blast

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Texas and U.S. flags hang from a fire truck ladder above the West Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, April 20, 2013, three days after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. Wednesday night killed...

  • US doubles aid to Syrian rebels, who want more

    April 20, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and members of the Friends of Syria group are seen during a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Kerry is expected to announce a significant expansion of non-lethal aid to the Syrian opposition.(AP...

  • World finance leaders issue sober assessment

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso, right, talks to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim before the International Monetary Fund (IMF) family photo during the World Bank IMF Spring Meetings in Washington Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)...

  • Discovery documentary revisits Watergate movie

    April 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this file photo provided by Warner Bros., actors Robert Redford, right, and Dustin Hoffman appear in their roles as reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, respectively, in the 1976 film “All the President’s Men.” Personal details...