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Archive for June 4th, 2013

  • IRS officials enjoyed luxury rooms at conference

    June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, right, hugs Becky Gerritson, back to camera, of the Wetumpka, Ala. Tea Party, accompanied by her husband Eric Gerritson, left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, after organizations...

  • Chrysler refuses US request to recall vehicles

    June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by Chrysler shows the 2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade. Chrysler is refusing a request by U.S. safety regulators to recall about 2.7 million vehicles to fix fuel tanks that could leak and cause fires in rear-end...

  • Frozen berry mix linked to hepatitis A recalled

    June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This handout image provided by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows the label of Townsend Farms of Fairview, Ore., Organic Antioxidant Blend, packaged under the Townsend Farms label at Costco and under the Harris Teeter brand at those stores. The...

  • Fenton Lake closed due to safety issues

    June 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    JEMEZ SPRINGS, N.M. (AP) — Officials with the New Mexico State Parks division have decided to close Fenton Lake due to safety issues related to firefighting efforts. Helicopters are using the lake for water to fight the Thompson Ridge Fire in the Jemez...

  • NM health officials issue wildfire smoke advisory

    June 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials have issued an advisory for those areas of northern New Mexico that are affected by smoke from two wildfires. The state Department of Health says the communities that are most affected include Pecos, Jemez...

  • Judge bars, allows some evidence in Chavez case

    June 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — A judge has barred a telephone call alleging insurance fraud in the trial of former Albuquerque police officer accused of killing his wife in 2007. But state District Judge George P. Eichwald also ruled this week that prosecutors...

  • Thompson Ridge fire near Jemez Springs grows

    June 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    JEMEZ SPRINGS, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire in the Santa National Forest north of Jemez Springs has now burned nearly seven square miles after gusting winds and lower humidity returned to the area west of Santa Fe. The Thomson Ridge Fire is expected to put up a...

  • Man pleads guilty to threatening NM governor

    June 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE., N.M. (AP) — A Valencia County man who made threatening phone calls to Gov. Susan Martinez about cows causing accidents in his neighborhood has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges. James Sanchez was sentenced to two years of probation after...

  • Water flowing in Rio Grande riverbed in Las Cruces

    June 4, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Water is flowing in the Rio Grande’s riverbed in Las Cruces for the first time this year. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/ZqViMe) reports that water reached Las Cruces on Monday after releases from reservoirs in Sierra...

  • Judge accepts insanity plea in Colo. shooting case

    June 4, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo., on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Holmes was allowed to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross, Pool) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge...