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Archive for June 22nd, 2013

  • Ariz. pastor gets jail in NM traffic fatality

    June 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Arizona pastor who struck and killed a man changing a flat tire on the side of Interstate 40 has been sentenced to jail. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/12Zt3sk) that Wayne Salguero of Winslow, Ariz., was sentenced Thursday to 45...

  • NM physicist, wife plead guilty in nuke case

    June 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear physicist and his wife pleaded guilty Friday to charges that included communicating classified nuclear weapons data, federal prosecutors said. Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, 77, and...

  • Audit to examine NM health employees’ expenses

    June 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state auditor’s office has identified inconsistencies in expense forms submitted by the deputy secretary at the Department of Health and other agency employees, and that the expenses have raised red flags. State Auditor...

  • Farmington to cut bus service amid budget deficit

    June 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — City officials are cutting Red Apple Transit’s Saturday routes in an effort to streamline service in Farmington amid a budget deficit. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/12YNlCg) that starting July 6 the city...

  • Super full moon shines brightly this weekend

    June 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The moon in its waxing gibbous stage shines over a statue entitled “Enlightenment Giving Power” by John Gelert, which sits at the top of the dome of the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack, N.J., Friday, June 21, 2013. The moon, which will...

  • NSA leaker charged with espionage, theft

    June 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2013. According to a Department of Justice official on Friday, June 21, 2013, a...

  • Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

    June 22, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A message by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is broadcast live at the bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 21, 2013. The Brazilian ended her near-silence about more than a week of massive, violent protests, saying in a prime time TV broadcast...

  • Flooding kills 3, forces 75,000 from Calgary homes

    June 22, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    The Bow River overflows in Calgary, Canada on Friday, June 21, 2013. Heavy rains have caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuations in Calgary. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh) CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Floodwaters that devastated much of...

  • Administrator opens probe of spill claims lawyer

    June 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 21, 2010 file aerial photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice, La. A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator to review claims as part of the...

  • For re-enactors, Gettysburg is pinnacle of hobby

    June 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday June 5, 2013 photo, a monument sits atop a ridge held by Union troops, above the field of Pickett’s Charge, in Gettysburg, Pa. This year’s Gettysburg commemoration has even more significance, and Gettysburg will represent the...