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Archive for June 26th, 2013

  • Korean sites still down after war anniversary hack

    June 26, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    South Korean army’s K-55 A1 self-propelled howitzers fire during a military exercise to mark the 63rd anniversary of the start of the Korean War in Yeoncheon near the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, South Korea, Tuesday, June 25, 2013....

  • Taliban attack shows militant spirit unbroken

    June 26, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Afghan national security arrive near the entrance gate of the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Suicide attackers blew up a car bomb and battled security forces outside the presidential palace Tuesday after infiltrating one of...

  • Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases

    June 26, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 23, 2013 file photo, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Army is slashing the number of combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the...

  • Obama opens 2nd-term drive against climate change

    June 26, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama gestures during a speech on climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy...

  • Texas prepares to execute 500th inmate

    June 26, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Kimberly McCarthy, who is on death row in Texas for the 1997 killing of a neighbor during a robbery. McCarthy is scheduled to be executed on June 26 and would be...

  • Arts camp encourages creativity

    June 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Youngsters get a kick out of a karate class during the 10th annual Grace Fine Arts Camp at Grace Community Church, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Music is in the air this week at Grace Community Church as its Fine Arts Camp celebrates a decade of fostering...

  • Search for new judge continues

    June 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The selection process for a replacement for magistrate judge, District 2, continues. Unlike the nomination of district judge, with a panel to interview the candidates and make recommendations to Gov. Susana Martinez, the office of magistrate judge is strictly...

  • UFO fest promises wild ‘family fun’

    June 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Organizers for this year’s UFO Festival on July 5-7 finalized the event schedule Tuesday, revealing several family-friendly and thrilling alien-related events. “It’s going to be pretty wild, I guarantee you,” said Dusty Huckabee, director of...

  • Adopt a Soldier marches on

    June 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Boxes covered with children’s drawings and bright colors are lowered in nets from helicopters over Afghanistan. The soldiers point up and they know: Those are Vargas’ packages, they say. Nicole Vargas pulls resources to send soldiers care packages through...

  • Police Blotter: More money, more problems

    June 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Fraud Police were contacted about four separate incidents of fraud, Tuesday, including two cases of unauthorized checks —for $100 and $150 respectively — and two for unauthorized uses of an account for $750 and $700. Criminal damage Police responded to...