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Archive for July 3rd, 2013

  • NM parks hope to draw more visitors for July 4th

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — During the last big holiday weekend, state parks around New Mexico saw their revenues and the number of visitors drop by more than 40 percent. Park officials place the blame squarely on the relentless drought, the seemingly endless...

  • Lawmakers question NM mental health audit

    July 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Several New Mexico lawmakers said the state’s largest behavioral health providers have been smeared by the suspension of funding and the secrecy surrounding alleged wrongdoing. Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen said a...

  • AP Analysis: Morsi’s fall a blow to Islamists

    July 3, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, June 29, 2012 file photo, Egypt’s President-elect Mohammed Morsi, center, opens his jacket to show that he is not wearing a protective vest while he gives a speech at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. A statement on the...

  • Gandolfini leaves bulk of $70M estate to children

    July 3, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This April 11, 2011 file photo shows actor James Gandolfini in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gandolfini, who died June 19, 2013, has left the bulk of his estimated $70 million estate to his 13-year-old son and infant daughter. The late “Sopranos”...

  • Expert: No Martin DNA on gun grip

    July 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Defense attorney Mark O’Mara, right, talks with Assistant state attorney John Guy before a recess during the George Zimmerman trial in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in...

  • Bolivia plane incident infuriates Latin America

    July 3, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A Zuleta indigeneous woman shouts in support of Bolivia’s President Evo Morales in front of the Spanish Embassy protesting over various European countries’ alleged refusal to let the Bolivian president’s plane cross over their airspace, in...

  • Gasoline prices begin summer slide

    July 3, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, July 1, 2013 photo, a sign advertising unleaded gas for $2.99 is seen at a QuikTrip station in Greenville, S.C. Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation...

  • At Tour de France, Cavendish edges toward legends

    July 3, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Simon Gerrans of Australia, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, rides with his teammates during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 228.5 kilometers (142.8 miles) with start in Cagnes-sur-Mer and finish in Marseille, southern...

  • Ala. man who drove Hank Williams on last trip dies

    July 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Charles Carr is shown at the graves of Hank and Audrey Williams in Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Ala. in this Monday, January 1, 2007 photo. Carr died on Monday July 1, 2013, after a brief illness. He was 77. Carr was driving Hank Williams through Oak Hill,...

  • Review: ‘Despicable 2′ is another zany escapade

    July 3, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film publicity image released by Universal Pictures shows characters Lucy, voiced by Kristen Wiig, left, and Gru, voiced by Steve Carell in “Despicable Me 2.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stealing the moon can be a tough...