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Archive for August 6th, 2013

  • Ex-legislator becomes Republican for NM House bid

    August 6, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former state Rep. Andy Nunez of Hatch plans to run for his former legislative seat in southern New Mexico but this time as a Republican. Nunez said Tuesday he’s changed his party affiliation to the GOP after being an independent...

  • Python’s strangling of 2 boys in Canada probed

    August 6, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A memorial sits outside the Reptile Ocean exotic pet store in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Autopsies will be performed Tuesday on two young boys who were strangled in their sleep by a large African rock python that escaped...

  • Manning’s max possible sentence cut to 90 years

    August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 30, 2013 file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. after receiving a verdict in his court martial. Few Americans in living memory have emerged from obscurity to become such polarizing...

  • AP sources: First charges filed in Benghazi attack

    August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. News reports say the Justice Department has filed the...

  • Rep: Jazz keyboardist George Duke dies at 67

    August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 13, 2009 file photo, US jazz artist George Duke performs on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Duke, 67, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused...

  • Attacks kill 28 people across Pakistan

    August 6, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    People look at the lifeless bodies of victims shot by gunmen at a local hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Dozens of gunmen disguised in police uniforms shot to death more than a dozen they pulled off of a convoy of buses in southwest...

  • NTSB: Capt took command before NY landing accident

    August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, July 22, 2013, file photo, a Southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, in New York. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday,...

  • US embassy closures a window into threat concern

    August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint on a road leading to the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain was among 19 American diplomatic outposts ordered closed following terror...

  • Pa. man charged with killing 3: Town stole my home

    August 6, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The property of Rockne Newell is seen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Saylorsburg, Pa. Newell has been arraigned on homicide charges and other counts after police say he fatally shot three people during a municipal meeting in the Poconos on Monday night, amid a...

  • Around Town: Chapter B P.E.O. to meet

    August 6, 2013 • VistasComments Off

    P.E.O. Chapter B, P.E.O will meet on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 9:30 a.m. in the home of Pat Walker with Mary Alice Lysak serving as co-hostess. Final plans will be made for our major fundraiser, a Bunco, Bridge & Brunch party to be held at St. Andrews Church...