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Archive for May 13th, 2013

  • Sandoval’s school choice plan heard by committee

    May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Gerald Gardner, the Governor’s Chief of Staff, Interim Superintendent Rorie Fitzpatrick, and Julia Teska, with the Department of Education, talk in a hearing at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., on Monday, May 13, 2013. Gardner and...

  • Upton: Cause of nuke plant leak found, being fixed

    May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Tim Mitchell, chief operating officer at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert, Mich., answers questions during a news conference Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant. The plant recently went offline due to the presence of a water tank...

  • NM inmate wins court fight in 1979 murder case

    May 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man sentenced to two life prison terms for the 1979 killings of his wife and three stepchildren will be eligible for parole later this year, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decades-old legal fight waged by the...

  • NM land office brings in more than $45M in April

    May 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Royalties from leases, and oil and natural gas production on New Mexico trust land netted more than $45 million in revenue in April. The revenue coming into the State Land Office each month supports public schools, universities and...

  • News-Sun’s editor promoted to publisher

    May 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Daniel Russell, editor of the Hobbs Sun-News, has been promoted to be the newspaper’s publisher. The Shearman Corp. announced last week that Russell was being promoted to take the place of Judy Hanna, who is stepping down to move to...

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ actor to address NM LULAC

    May 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — “Breaking Bad” actor Steven Michael Quezada and Michelle Lujan Grisham, the state’s first Latina congresswoman, are scheduled to address a League of United Latin American Citizens New Mexico convention aimed at...

  • Raising cash for Dems, Obama bemoans partisan jams

    May 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Air Force Col. Bill Knight, right, greets President Barack Obama at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, May 13, 2013, before Obama boarded Air Force One before departing to New York City for private fundraisers. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dead at 85

    May 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo shows Dr.Joyce Brothers in the studio of her direct line radio show. Brothers saved a would-be suicide in 1968. The popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality has died in New York City on Monday,...

  • Top IRS official didn’t reveal tea party targeting

    May 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Monday, May 13, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, where they talked about various topics including Syria’s civil war and the...

  • AP IMPACT: Honduran police accused as death squads

    May 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this April 7, 2013 photo, police frisk a man as they break into a home during a shootout that ended in two suspects killed and one officer injured as police carry out an offensive against gang members in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The officers had surrounded a...