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Archive for December 1st, 2013

  • Conn. university to test pot for contaminants

    December 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photograph provided by the a University of New Haven, and taken by a microscope set to 10-times magnification, shows a marijuana leaf covered with mold. The school, located in West Haven, Conn., is developing a new method to identify contaminants...

  • Blue ribbon panels stumble on trimming red ink

    December 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 1984, file photo, President Ronald Reagan displays reports gives to him by J. Peter Grace, right, of the Private Sector Survey on Waste and Cost Control in Government, in Washington at the White House. The Grace Commission was...

  • Police: Albuquerque officer shoots suspect

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a suspect is in critical condition after being shot by an officer. Authorities say the officer shot the suspect Sunday afternoon in Northeast Albuquerque following a call from a woman who reported that the...

  • Plane carrying cadets makes safe emergency landing

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A plane carrying several cadets and officers from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs made a safe emergency landing in the northern New Mexico city of Las Vegas due to ice build-up on the aircraft. The Las Vegas...

  • El Dorado man accused of choking woman Sunday

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man was arrested after he choked a woman who had given him a ride from a Santa Fe bar to his vehicle. Police say the 26-year-old woman agreed early Sunday to give 21-year-old Ryan Catron of El Dorado a ride to his...

  • UNM regents to consider investing in high-tech hub

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An effort to establish a high-tech research and development center in downtown Albuquerque could get an infusion of cash depending on what the University of New Mexico’s Board of Regents decides. The regents will review...

  • State report: More tourists visiting New Mexico

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Tourism officials in New Mexico say more people are visiting the state. A report from the state’s Tourism Department found that New Mexico saw 2.6 percent more overnight and day visitors in 2012 than it did in 2011. There were 32...

  • NM boy finally has father after years without one

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — John Rogers was sitting in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s United terminal, his connection from Thailand stalled for 13 hours by Hurricane Sandy, when he discovered Josiah Saunders. The 13-year-old boy’s face...

  • NM school district reports enrollment increase

    December 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Student enrollment at northwestern New Mexico’s Central Consolidated School District is up by about 6 percent. Superintendent Don Levinski tells The Daily Times (http://bit.ly/IxLKdP ) that this marks the first time in a long...

  • Thailand braces for more violence

    December 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    An anti-government protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by riot police in Bangkok, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. Police in Thailand fought off mobs of rock-throwing protesters armed with petrol bombs who tried to battle their way into the...