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Archive for July 22nd, 2013

  • People near Superfund site say cleanup is too slow

    July 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The effort to clean up contaminants from a tailings pile at the abandoned Homestake uranium mill in northern New Mexico is moving too slowly, say homeowners living near the Superfund site. The site’s owner says it expects to...

  • Flood sent rush of water into Santa Clara Canyon

    July 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A flash flood in northern New Mexico sent a rush of water Saturday night into Santa Clara Canyon and filled it with 9 feet of water. Santa Clara Tribal Sheriff Regis Chavarria tells the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/1bTJpE6 )...

  • Japan’s ruling bloc wins upper house elections

    July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A man reads a Chinese newspaper with a front page story reporting that Japanese prime minister’s ruling coalition won in upper house parliamentary elections, in Shanghai, China, Monday, July 22, 2013. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling...

  • Pentagon chief can’t offer hope in budget cuts

    July 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken July 17, 2013, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks with Air Force personnel at Joint Base Charleston near Charleston, S.C., on the last day of a three-day trip to visit bases in the Carolinas and Florida. When Hagel told civilian...

  • Autos troubles, race at root of Detroit collapse

    July 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Aug. 18, 2009, shown is downtown Pittsburgh, located at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers on the north side of Pittsburgh. Like Detroit, Pittsburgh was a community defined by its dependence on a single industry. But as...

  • Pope’s Brazil trip spurs security, protest worries

    July 22, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Policemen from the Pacifying Police Unit, or ‘UPP’, patrol in the Varginha area of the Manguinhos slum complex where Pope Francis will visit next week during his trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 21, 2013. In one of the key events of...

  • Company to inspect Texas coaster where woman fell

    July 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This aerial photo shows the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas where a woman fell to her death, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. Investigators will try to determine if a woman who died while riding the roller coaster at the...

  • Obama to begin new series of economic addresses

    July 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This July 19, 2013 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington. Drawing renewed attention to the economy, Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where...

  • A look at recent notorious cases in Cleveland area

    July 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, June 6, 2011 file photo, accused serial killer Anthony Sowell appears for the start of his trial in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court in Cleveland. Sowell was arrested Oct. 31, 2009, after police investigating a woman’s report...