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Archive for July 24th, 2013

  • Munitions found in Alamogordo storage unit

    July 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Alamogordo police and Air Force investigators are inventorying weapons, military ammunition and other items found in a storage locker to find out whether it includes government property. The Alamogordo Daily News...

  • Report: New Albuquerque cruisers causing illness

    July 24, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New cruisers with the Albuquerque Police Department are being blamed for making a handful of officers sick, although officials say they are dumbfounded on the reasons why. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/19ieNwB) that officials are...

  • Pope urges Catholic faithful to shun materialism

    July 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Pope Francis embraces Brazilian Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno after the pontiff received from him the statue of the Virgin of Aparecida from during a Mass inside the Our Lady of Aparecida Basilica in Aparecida, Brazil, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Francis made an...

  • Spain passenger train derails, killing at least 40

    July 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open...

  • Experts: Gas in Gulf blowout is less damaging

    July 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Natural gas spewed uncontrolled from the well on Tuesday after a blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 workers aboard the drilling...

  • No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

    July 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 5, 2011 file photo shows letter carrier Diosdado Gabnat moving boxes of mail into his truck to begin delivery at a post office in Seattle. Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s about as...

  • House narrowly rejects effort to halt NSA program

    July 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich. walks through a basement tunnel to the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, for the vote on his amendment to the Defense spending bill that would cut funding to the National Security Agency’s...

  • Senate passes bill on student loan rates

    July 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – Prospective students tour Georgetown University’s campus in Washington, in this Wednesday, July 10, 2013, file photo. Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long...