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Archive for May 28th, 2013

  • Derailment, blast near Baltimore rattles homes

    May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...

  • News Corp unveils logo of impaired publishing unit

    May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This image provided by News Corp. shows their new logo as unveiled Tuesday, May 28, 2013. It is described as a new, friendlier-looking logo for its publishing division as it prepares to split the company in two by the end of June. The logo, in cursive...

  • Exec agrees to plead guilty in RI Navy kickbacks

    May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This panel of 2012 file photos show Ralph Mariano, left, and Mary O’Rourke outside federal court in Providence, R.I. O’Rourke, one of two remaining defendants in a kickback scheme that targeted the U.S. Navy, said Tuesday, May 28,...

  • NM man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

    May 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Gallup man has pleaded guilty to an involuntary manslaughter charge in connection with a 2010 car accident on the Navajo Nation. Federal prosecutors say 48-year-old Luke Spencer entered into a plea agreement Tuesday with the U.S....

  • NM gets $1M to expand advanced placement courses

    May 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico plans to expand advanced placement course offerings with $1 million from a not-for-profit organization that runs the program allowing high school students to earn college credit. Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday that...

  • NM man accused of threatening neighbor with knife

    May 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man is in custody for allegedly threatening a female neighbor with a knife. Police say 73-year-old Alberto Miranda is being held on suspicion of one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Las Cruces police...

  • New cardiac hospital proposed for Las Cruces site

    May 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Part of the site of the former Las Cruces Country Club is being proposed as the site for a new hospital that would specialize in cardiac medicine. If rezoning of the 30-acre site is approved, the 42-bed Park Ridge Medical Center...

  • Mobile units would help shelters welcome animals

    May 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When wildfires or others dangers threaten, one reason some people refuse to evacuate is that they have pets which aren’t welcome at emergency shelters. New Mexico State University hopes to alleviate some of that stress with two...

  • NM judge resigns to avoid disciplinary proceedings

    May 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district court judge in Alamogordo has resigned to avoid possible disciplinary action by New Mexico’s highest court for alleged misconduct and incompetence in his duties. District Judge William Brogan resigned Friday...

  • Derailment, blast near Baltimore rattles homes

    May 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...