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Archive for October 29th, 2013

  • Parents still turn to troubled-youth ranches

    October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 photo shows a sign and mailbox at the Tierra Blanca Ranch, a facility for troubled youths near Hilsboro, N.M. There are few options for parents with troubled youths, and in that vacuum, a relatively unregulated, off-the-grid...

  • Health policy cancellations: New blow for admin.

    October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act....

  • Istanbul’s new rail tunnel links Europe and Asia

    October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, third right, Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul, third left, and Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, second right, wait inside a train to cross the...

  • 4 French taken captive in Niger free after 3 years

    October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Saturday, June 22, 2013, file photo shows hostage’s families, friends and activists demonstrating, in Aix en Provence, southern France, to mark 1,000 days since four French hostages were kidnapped in Niger. President Francois Hollande...

  • Dow closes at a record high as Fed meeting begins

    October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the record closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Investors drove the Dow Jones industrial average to an all-time high...

  • Parents still turn to troubled-youth ranches

    October 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a...

  • NM man accused of killing his girlfriend’s kitten

    October 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Albuquerque man is in custody after being accused of killing his girlfriend’s kitten during a domestic dispute. Officers were called to a residence in southwest Albuquerque around 1 a.m. Tuesday about a...

  • Police in NM identify robbery-carjacking suspect

    October 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man shot by Albuquerque police after he allegedly robbed a woman and tried to steal a vehicle from another person at gunpoint. Police say 34-year-old Joaquin Ortega remained hospitalized Tuesday, but...

  • Kitten survives plunge down 90-foot shaft in NM

    October 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A kitten fell down a 90-foot intake shaft at a construction site at an eastern New Mexico lake but survived. The Clovis News Journal (http://bit.ly/1aEsll1 ) reports the kitten apparently had taken refuge for the night in a shed at the...

  • Jail inmate mistakenly released in Dona Ana County

    October 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in southern New Mexico are looking for a Chaparral man mistakenly released from the Dona Ana County jail in Las Cruces. According to the Sheriff’s Office, 23-year-old Humberto Escajeda was mistakenly released last...