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Archive for July 15th, 2013

  • New Mexico Medicaid overhauls wins approval

    July 15, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Medicaid recipients will face co-pays for some treatments and have their medical services tracked as part of a program overhaul that is intended to lower the costs of providing health care, Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration...

  • Leader of Mexico’s Zetas drug cartel captured

    July 15, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file image downloaded from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office rewards program website, shows the leader of Zetas drug cartel, Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, alias “Z-40”. Mexican media reports and a U.S. federal official...

  • Filibuster fight: Senators scrapping over nominees

    July 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 29, 1957 file photo, Sen.Strom Thurmond, D-SC, gives a wave as he leaves the Senate chamber at end of his 24 hour, 19 minute one-man filibuster against the compromise civil rights bills. The effort went for naught however, as less...

  • All involved agree, sand dune rescue ‘a miracle’

    July 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Dr. Tracy Koogler, medical director of pediatric intensive care at the University of Chicago Medical Center speaks about the condition of six year-old Nathan Woessner during a news conference, Monday, July 15, 2013, in Chicago. Dr Koogler who helped treat...

  • More tests needed for cause of Monteith’s death

    July 15, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A handwritten card is placed among flowers at a small memorial to Canadian actor Cory Monteith outside the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday July 14, 2013. Monteith’s body was found in a room at the hotel Saturday. (AP...

  • Cuban athletes and artists get in on capitalism

    July 15, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this June 19, 2013 photo, Cuban Hugo Morejon, a trombonist in the contemporary salsa group, Los Van Van, poses for a photo in his automotive repair shop, Van Van Garage, in Havana, Cuba. Armed with money and name recognition, Cuban athletes and artists who...

  • Salvage crews rush for 1 chance to move Concordia

    July 15, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    The Costa Concordia cruise ship lies on its side in the Tuscan Island of Isola del Giglio, Monday, July 15, 2013. Salvage crews are working against time to right and remove the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, which is steadily compressing down on...

  • Iranian guessing game: Ahmadinejad’s next move

    July 15, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, March 7, 2013, file photo, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves from his plane while leaving Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran, en route to Venezuela to attend Hugo Chavez’s funeral ceremony. No one is really...

  • Cirque du Soleil to resume Vegas show after death

    July 15, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Nov. 28, 2008, photo, Sarah Guyard-Guillot, left, and Sami Tiaumassi perform as “Forest People” during Cirque du Soleil’s “Ka” at MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas. Guyard-Guillot, a mother of two young children, was...

  • Drive-in theater making a comeback in Ionia

    July 15, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Movie-goers watch the premiere of “The Lone Ranger,” Friday, July 5, 2013, on a 70-foot wide inflatable screen, at Danny Boy’s Drive-In on State Road near Ionia, Mich. Dan Lower and his wife, Gail, opened the drive-in last month just south...