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Archive for April 23rd, 2013

  • DuPont says first-quarter net income soars

    April 23, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -This Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, shows construction workers framing a new home in Pepper Pike, Ohio. DuPont Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) DOVER, Del. (AP)...

  • NM woman sentenced to prison in nephew’s death

    April 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Spencer Valley woman accused in the 2007 death of her 4-year-old nephew has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison. New Mexico prosecutors say 53-year-old Evelyne James was sentenced Tuesday. She must serve three years of...

  • 3rd person dies in NM crash involving racing car

    April 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a third person has died in a one-vehicle crash in Albuquerque that may have been caused by speeding and drag racing. Albuquerque police say the car went onto a sidewalk before hitting some trees about 8 p.m. Sunday....

  • Second inmate recaptured after escape from van

    April 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have now recaptured both Bernalillo County jail inmates who escaped from a transport van in Albuquerque. Sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Williamson says 37-year-old Brandon Davis surrendered peacefully to deputies after he...

  • NM court blocks ruling on water pumping

    April 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court will hear arguments next week in a case challenging the state’s ability to pump groundwater in southeastern New Mexico. The state has been pumping water from wells between Artesia and Carlsbad to...

  • LULAC faults NMSU over leader selection process

    April 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A civil rights group has faulted New Mexico State University for not including it in the selection process involving a new campus president. The criticism came in a letter disclosed Monday by the New Mexico League of United Latin...

  • Mormon bishop with Samurai sword runs off attacker

    April 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Kent Hendrix, 47, holds his Samurai sword near his house Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Hendrix, a Samurai sword-wielding Mormon bishop came to the aid of a woman who was being attacked in front of his house. Hendrix woke up Tuesday to his...

  • More rain expected for swollen Midwest rivers

    April 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jeanette Bricker watches the Illinois River rises out of it’s banks surrounding and flooding her home Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Spring Bay Ill. Floodwaters are rising to record levels along the Illinois River in central Illinois. . (AP Photo/Seth...

  • Israeli focus on Syria gives Hagel respite on Iran

    April 23, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, is welcomed by Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir, center left, as he arrives at the residence of Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh, Saudi...

  • Napolitano: Immigration bill would boost security

    April 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration...