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Archive for May 29th, 2013

  • Barbara weakens to tropical storm, kills 2 people

    May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT shows a low pressure system over the central United States with widespread showers and thunderstorms from Texas into the Northern Plains. Farther east, a warm front extended into the...

  • Most interesting man backs nonprofit group in Vt.

    May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this undated publicity photo released by Hathaway Communications, actor Jonathan Goldsmith is seen. Goldsmith, best known as the actor who portrays Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World” , will use his celebrity to help Clear Path...

  • Jeb Bush calls for education, immigration reform

    May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush prepares to board a carriage Wednesday, May 29, 2013, on Michigan’s Mackinac Island after delivering a speech to business and government leaders. (AP Photo/John Flesher) MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Boosting education...

  • Wildlife Center seeing more starving animals

    May 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From a family of bobcats to songbirds and raptors, the Wildlife Center in northern New Mexico says it is seeing a rise in starving and thirsty animals, the result of prolonged drought that is drying up food and water supplies....

  • Albuquerque officer cleared in ‘spoon’ shooting

    May 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities announced Wednesday that prosecutors won’t seek charges against an Albuquerque police officer who fatally shot a man reportedly holding a black plastic spoon during a 2011 confrontation with...

  • NM Gov. Susana Martinez attends GOP event in Texas

    May 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is attending a political event in Texas that’s part of effort by Republicans to recruit and elect more women and minority candidates. Martinez political adviser Jay McCleskey said the governor will...

  • Man in NM rent dispute deaths gets life sentences

    May 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A landlord convicted of murder in the shooting deaths of a tenant and her daughter’s boyfriend in Santa Fe has been sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms. Prosecutors say 54-year-old Arthur Anaya was sentenced Wednesday...

  • Man in triple NM murder case convicted, sentenced

    May 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A 50-year-old man has been convicted in the 2010 killings of a New Mexico couple and their business partner from California. Jurors found Eugene “Gino” Ferri guilty of three counts of first degree murder on Wednesday. He...

  • NM couple accused in child porn case plead guilty

    May 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico youth football league president and his wife accused of manufacturing and distributing child pornography both have pleaded guilty. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials arrested 42-year-old Frederick...

  • Buddhist mobs spread fear among Myanmar’s Muslims

    May 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A policeman and an army officer guard a burned mosque in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.Hundreds of Buddhist men on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in the northeastern Myanmar town on Wednesday, a...