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Archive for June 2nd, 2013

  • China drawn to Mexico’s opening economy

    June 2, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    China’s President Xi Jinping speaks during a joint news conference with Trinidad & Tobago’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, unseen, at the Diplomatic Center in St. Ann’s, Trinidad, Saturday, June 1, 2013. Xi Jinping announced...

  • Crews on 2 NM fires hope to get break from weather

    June 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    PECOS, N.M (AP) — Crews fighting two large uncontained wildfires in New Mexico focused Sunday on building protection lines around the blazes amid anticipation that a forecast of storms could bring moisture to help reduce the intensity of the fires. Still,...

  • Las Cruces council to mull fireworks restrictions

    June 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Officials in Las Cruces will consider increased restrictions on the sale and use of fireworks for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/13wG0W1) that the City Council will consider...

  • Santa Fe mayor seeks monument designation for land

    June 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mayor of Santa Fe wants President Barack Obama to issue a proclamation establishing a La Bajada Mesa National Monument south of the city. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/17LHcLp) that Santa Fe Mayor David Coss has...

  • Santa Fe entrepreneur cashes in on raw dog food

    June 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Pen Road building has a new tenant — a natural dog-food kitchen and retail outlet that aims to become a social center for Santa Fe’s many dog lovers. Marty’s Meals got started in October 2010 when Sandra Bosben, a...

  • Damaging storms moving through east, south

    June 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Mayor of El Reno, Okla. Matt White, left, listens as Oklahoma Governor Fallin speaks to the media during a press conference on the campus of the Canadian Valley Technology Center in El Reno, Okla., Sunday, June 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams) PORTLAND, Maine...

  • Congressmen find few Boston attack clues in Russia

    June 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Rep. Steve King, a member of a U.S. Congressional delegation to the Russian Federation, speaks during a news conference in U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 2, 2013. The head of a U.S. congressional delegation to Russia says it learned little about...

  • Vinegar cancer test saves lives, India study finds

    June 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, May 21, 2013 photo, a local health worker, second from left, speaks about cervical cancer to a group of women from a slum in Mumbai, India. A simple vinegar test slashed cervical cancer death rates by one-third in a remarkable study of...

  • Erdogan rejects ‘dictator’ claims

    June 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken late Saturday, June 1, 2013, Turkish protesters clash with riot police near the former Ottoman palace, Dolmabahce, where Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan maintains an office in Istanbul, Turkey. Protests in Istanbul,...

  • Hezbollah, Syrian rebels in worst clash in Lebanon

    June 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Pope Francis celebrates a worldwide Eucharistic adoration ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, June 2, 2013. Pope Francis is appealing to the “humanity” of kidnappers in Syria to release hostages. Francis urged prayers...