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Archive for September 30th, 2013

  • NM marketplace for insurance opens this week

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — For a state that’s long struggled with one of the nation’s highest uninsured rates, New Mexico has a lot at stake with a new health insurance marketplace that starts enrolling customers on Tuesday. Individuals and small...

  • NM village fires police chief

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    HATCH, N.M. (AP) — Hatch village trustees have voted unanimously to fire Police Chief Mike Vega. Hatch Clerk Administrator Jim Schoonover tells the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/16G2Zxy) that it was a personnel issue. Vega told the newspaper he was not...

  • Who’ll blink? Dems, GOP in shutdown stare down

    September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This image provided by CBS News shows Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., speaking with Bob Schieffer on “Face the Nation” Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Washington. The United States braced for a partial government shutdown Tuesday after the White House...

  • At Zimbabwe golf club, ‘foreign’ trees exit stage

    September 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Monday, June 3, 2013, green keeper Fibion Chikwaya stands beneath the century-old thorn tree with an umbrella-shaped canopy that offers shade to players on the 13th hole of Zimbabwe’s oldest golf course, The Royal Harare Golf Club....

  • Wanted Greek lawmaker gives himself up

    September 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Lawmaker of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party, Christos Pappas, shouts as he exits Greek Police headquarters, escorted by anti-terror police in Athens, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. The government crackdown on the fiercely anti-immigrant party marks the first...

  • Marlins’ Alvarez throws odd no-hitter vs Tigers

    September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of an interleague baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Miami. Alvarez threw a no-hitter in the Marlins 1-0 win. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) MIAMI (AP) — With the...

  • Experts: Ariz. firefighter probe shows GPS need

    September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday, June 30, 2013, file photo, the Yarnell Hill Fire burns in Glenn Ilah near Yarnell, Ariz. Investigators are set to release a report Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, on the deaths of 19 elite firefighters in Arizona, nearly three months...